EXPERIENCE THE LUXURY OF THIS BEAUTIFUL CASTLE.

Mitch King

Advertiser since 2010
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Sleeps21
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths2
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Mitch King

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EXPERIENCE THE LUXURY OF THIS BEAUTIFUL CASTLE.

Sleeps21
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths2
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

Overview

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Castle, 5 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 7 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Enjoy the Peace and Tranquility of The Castle. On This 40 Acre Forested Estate, which Boast a Fully Stocked Private Lake, with sandy beach area for swimming, and Pontoon Boat with a Suspension Bridge. Take the Hiking Trails for Adventures, Rock Hunting or Nature Walks.

Star Gaze through a Refractor Telescope in your own Private Observatory!

Visit Mahan's Arboretum. Or Golf at Terry Park 9 hole course!

This Modern Castle built in 2004 has 5 Bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, nearly 9000 sqft of living space, and over 2000 sqft of Deck, with 2 outdoor grills on the first floor for large family BBQ's, 5 Wood Burning Fireplaces, Professional Kitchen, Wood and Stone floors through out, Elevator Access on Three Floors, Cable and Internet Provided, and Outdoor Fire pit. Each floor is described in more detail below.

First Floor

Master Suite;

Fit for a King, 1000 sqft Grand Suite, King Size Hand Carved Mahogany Bed, Fireplace, 2 Flat Screen TV's, DreamWave Massage Chair, Hand Carved Desk, Thrown, Wet Bar, Access to Deck, Lake View, Full Bath, King & Queen Wash Station, Hot Tub for Two, Walk-in Sauna, Walk-in Shower.

Maids Quarters;

Sleeps two, Queen size Hand Carved Mahogany 4 Post Bed, Private Full Bath, 22 inch Soaking Tub/shower.

Grand Foyer;

Stone Floor, Twenty Two foot Ceiling, 5'x9' Oak Castle Entry, Handmade Guest Log Table, Hand Carved Mahogany King and Queen Thrown, Fortune Telling Booth.

Great Room;

Grand Fireplace , Grand Piano, Thurman, Parlor Type Furniture, 22 Foot Ceiling, Lake View, Access to Deck.

Formal Dining Room;

Huge Handmade Oak Table, Seats 10+. Lake View.

Lounge Room;

Fireplace, Flat Screen TV, Wii, Stereo, Blue Ray, Leather Lounge Furniture, Access to Deck.

Professional Kitchen;

Stone Floor, Walk-in-Pantry, Sub-zero Refrigerator/Freezer, Double Oven, Wolf 6 Top Stove/w Flat Top, Island Vegetable Sink, Dishwasher, Coffee Maker, Trash Compactor, Cookware, Silverware, Computer.

Breakfast Room;

Stone Floor, Flat Screen TV, Rubber wood Table, Seats 6, View of Lake and Bridge, Access to Deck/w Swing.

Exercise Room;

Stair Climber, Stationary Bike, Elliptical, and 21 lb. sport blocks with TV and wet bar. veiw of fountain and entry..

*The First Floor also includes, 2 Guest Bathrooms, Laundry Room, Boiler Room. Access to Sally port. Elevator access to 2nd and 3rd Floors.

Second Floor

Orange Room;

Sleeps Two, Queen Size Bed, Private Full Bath, Access to Covered/Open Deck Joining to King Midas Room, Lake Views..

King Midas Room;

Sleeps Two, Queen Size Sleigh Bed, Private Full Bath, TV, Access to Covered/Open Deck Joining Orange Bedroom, Lake View..

Princess Room;

Sleeps Two, Queen Size Mahogany Canopy Bed, Private Deck, Full Bath, Fireplace, Lake View.

Game Room;

Pool Table, Flat Screen TV, Wet Bar, Pinball Machine, Billiard and Lounge Furniture, over looks Foyer and Great Room.

Movie Room;

65 inch TV, Surround Sound, 2 Swivel Lounge Chairs, 2 Sofas, 1 Sleeper Sofa, Foosball Table

*This floor has elevator access to 1st and 3rd Floors

Third Floor Tower

The only way to access this Room is by Elevator or “Hook and Ladder” Enter at your Own Risk!

This Octagon shaped Tower Room with 360 degree Views of the Lake and Forest, includes Bar and Lounge Seating, Flat Screen TV, Access to 800 sqft. 3rd Floor Deck , With Outside Fireplace, BBQ Grill, and Access to Spiral Staircase that Leads to …

Fourth Floor Lookout

This is at the Top of the Castle, The Lookout’s Walls Stand 44 Feet High from Ground Level. 360 degree Views of the Lake and Forest. A great place to Sun Bathe, or Watch for Wild Life.

Keywords: Castle, Estate, Mansion, Lodge, Luxury, Lake, Relaxing, Private, Secluded

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Mitch King (Owner)
Advertiser since 2010
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About Mitch King

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Why Mitch King chose Palmyra

This Castle is one of my Personal Residents, and by far my favorite. All the wood floors, cabinets, moldings,etc. were handmade and milled on sight, from wood taken from trees of this Forest!. With the four seasons the Forest is constantly ever changing its beauty. The Castle is secluded and private. It is my Place for peace and tranquility...

What makes this castle unique

Wonderful place to Fish, Hike, Mushroom hunt, Rock Hunt, Star gaze, relax, BBQ out, or just be lazy. There is endless opportunities to entertain Yourself, Family, and Friends.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for letting us stay at The Castle, Mitch. It was a great place for a family reunion.







Mark
Aug 2013
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Sleeps21
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths2
Property type castle
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 35 traveler reviews

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Family Trip

  • 4 of 5
We took our first whole family trip with 13 people!! The castle was a great location for our families with it being just about an hour out of Springfield, IL. We enjoyed fishing, hiking, swimming and sitting by the camp fire together. It gave us a place to go and just be together as a family. We didn't have to worry about keeping everyone entered as there was something for everyone to do. The kids liked the secrecy of the hidden room and the adults like the secrecy of the third floor. The overall feel of the castle was nice. The massage chair, big bathtub and sauna were a favorite of many family members. I really enjoyed cooking in the kitchen! I would recommend the castle if your family REALLY wants to get away from it all. No hussle and bussle any where near the castle. Just time to relax and be with family.
  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
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Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you, I am glad you enjoyed the seclusion of the Castle..Great Escape from the city....

Thank you,

Mitch
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The Castle Palmyra,IL

  • 5 of 5
We had a great family vacation at the Castle. There were 8 adults and 7 children ranging in age of 9 months to 17 years old. With the help of the Gator that we took, my husband who has COPD, could also enjoy the outside activities. The baby could stay on schedule with naps and feedings. The grandchildren caught enough fish for a fish fry. The pontoon boat, sand beach, tree swing, hammock, bridge over the water, massage chair, game tables, and movie room were favorites. We all appreciated the Castle atmosphere. We were not aware however, that there were only beds to sleep 12. Next time we will take air mattresses to better accommodate the kids. Debbie was a great help in this matter. She also mailed to us an item that we had lost. She was great! Our family vacation was fantastic at the Castle, and I recommend it to anyone who wants a quiet, relaxing vacation by the water.
  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
Owner's Response: Nothing like fresh caught fish for a family fish fry.... :)
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Family vacation

  • 4 of 5
We had a very good time, relaxing and fun. I would say the highlights are the pontoon boat and the massage chair. The outside sitting area is excellent. We went with our families including grand kids. Except when sleeping, kids were out in the backyard the whole time. We loved the out doors, the deck. One point I would like to mention is that, the castle address was not available on the website. It should be included on the website.
  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: The reason for not putting the address on the site, is for the privacy of the guest. Otherwise people will drive by the Castle just to look, and disturb the guest. Also, only the serious inquiries will actually have the physical address... Privacy Please... :)
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Leonore Lodenkamp

  • 5 of 5
I would highly recommend this castle setting. The kitchen layout easily accommodates a large group of people. We cooked out on the grill one nite and then had a candle lite dinner.Another nite we lit a fire in the pit and roasted marshmallows and made s'mores. Everyone in our group of 15 was very happy and commented about coming back again. Debbie was most helpful to us and even took time to take pictures. Lee. July 3. 2014
  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thank you, Kids love the Castle... it is a good place for adventures! :)
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Fun Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5
We had 11 adults and 13 children enjoy this wonderful getaway. There was so much to do for the kids-swimming, fishing, playing ball in the yard, hiking, and catching little frogs. Fishing on the pontoon boat was a favorite among the kids. I was expecting a nice easy stroll when we went on the hike and was pleasantly surprised that the hike was full of little obstacles that the kids found challenging and loved.

There was plenty of room for everyone, and the big tv room above the carport/garage area was perfect for the kids. I think we had 8 kids sleeping comfortably in there.

The castle had everything we needed to enjoy a nice, relaxing vacation. Highly recommend!
  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Owner's Response: I am Glad your family had a Happy Time... :) If the frogs pee on you make a wish... they are magic frogs...
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Beautiful Experience, Beautiful Place!

  • 5 of 5
We had such a wonderful time at the castle. Everything was very clean and the kitchen was well stocked. The entire place was so comfortable it felt like home. There was always something new to discover or a comfortable quiet place to sneak away. Time feels like it is at a stand still while you stay. Even our short visit was extremely rejuvenating and relaxing. We highly recommend this property!

Thank you Mitch and family for welcoming us and allowing us to have our special day at your wonderful home. Thanks Debbie for going above and beyond to ensure that we had everything we could possibly need! The weekend could not have been more perfect!

PS. Make sure to take the massage chair in the master bedroom for a spin!
  • Submitted: May 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
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Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
St.louis Mo. / Springfield Il.
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Opera House / Old #7 , Palmyra, Il.
Nearest Ferry
40 Miles
Kampsville,Il.
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Terry Park, Palmyra, Il.
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Carlinville, Il.
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
111 Hwy.
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Palmyra, Il.
Car: recommended

Star Gazing, Mushroom Hunting, Rock Hunting, Nature Trails

2 miles to Palmyra with 2 resturants with full bars Opera House 103 E State St · Palmyra (217) 436-9121, and Old Seven Saloon 103 E State St · Palmyra (217) 436-2613. Casey's General Store/Gas also serving Pizza and food items.Terry Park Golf Course 9 hole Regulation Regulation. http://terryparkgc.com/ . Zelmer Memorial Airpark Zelmer Memorial Airpark Inc, Po Box 102, Palmyra, Il 62674, 618-436-9003.

17 miles to Carlinville http://carlinvilleonline.com/ . Carlinville is Macoupin county seat. There is a Wal-Mart, Many Resturants including fast food , bowling alley and a movie Theatre.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $750 Per night

Palmyra Castle Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall
Sep 16 2014 - Nov 15 2014
2 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
 
Winter
Jan 10 2015 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring
Apr 10 2015 - Jun 10 2015
2 night minimum stay
$1,150
 
 
Fall15
Sep 15 2015 - Nov 15 2015
3 night minimum stay
$1,150
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$950
 
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $400 + Tax
Tax Rate 8.5%
Notes owner prefers payment by echeck..

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Amenities

Amenities

Palmyra Castle Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • castle
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 9000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Sauna, Thrown Room..Private
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Deep Tub, Private
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Private...
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private...
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , Guest
    Bathroom 7 - toilet , Guest..
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private
  • Full Bath in every bedroom, Two half Baths...
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 21
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom, 1st Flr, Hot Tub, Sauna, Wet Bar, Fireplace
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Princess Room, 2nd Floor, Fireplace, Balcony, full Bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Orange Room, 2nd Floor, Balcony, Private Bath...
    Other (See Description) - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Movie Room, other couches too..
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , King Midas Room, 2nd Floor, Balcony, Private Bath...
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Maids quarters, 1st floor, Private Bath, soaking tub....
  • King size beds (1) 1 King size bed located in Master Bedroom hand carved mahogany., Queen size Beds (4) 4 Queen size beds located in Maids Quarters,Orange Room, King Midas Room, Princess Room. Queen size pull out in Movie room., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size sofa bed in Movie Room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 15 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • pier fishing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
Private Observitory with 11' Refractor Celestron Telescope Walking Trails throughout the forest, Fishing, Campfires, Weenie roast, hiking....
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