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Joyce O'Donnell

Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

Charming home on the hill

20 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

The Galena Territory House Rental Photos and Description

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)

This quite home offers amazing views from the back deck. Located across the road from the East Golf course. Amenities include a fully furnished Kitchen equipped with microwave, dishwasher, washer and dryer. Bedrooms feature 2 queen size beds and 2 twins. Game table in great room. Cable TV, DVD, VCR and internet.

The Galena Territories is home to 6,800 acres of natures beauty. With in the territories there are four golf courses, hiking trails, boating, fishing, horseback riding, cross country skiing, restaurants, spa and general store. Five miles down route 20 is the historic town of Galena which offers a variety of fine dining and shopping. Conveniently located near Chestnut Mountain for skiing. The city of Dubuque is 30 minutes away and offers river boat cruises, dog tack, casino, water-park, theaters and Museum.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Joyce O'Donnell (Owner)
Member since: 2008
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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for sharing your home with us. A perfect place for old friends to gather and catch up.
Jun 2014
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Reviews

4.5
based on 20 traveler reviews

Charming home on the hill
average rating of 4.5 based on 21 reviews
5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

The house was the perfect size for 4 of us! It was clean and we had everything we needed. the only "problem" was that the main living area was on the cold side and when warmed up, the bedrooms were VERY warm. We figured out a happy medium and used the plentiful extra blankets while we were watching a movie. Overall, a great place that I would use again!

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The heat usually is not to much of a problem if you keep the upstairs doors closed and the 2 glass french door off of the great room closed. I am glad you were able to work it out and enjoyed your time in the territories. Thank you for taking the time to write a review.
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4

Perfect weekend getaway!

  • 4 of 5

This house was perfect for me and my friends! There was definitely enough room for everyone to enjoy. The kitchen was fully stocked, even along with some extra spices to cook with. I would highly recommend staying here if you want to explore Galena or even the outskirts into Iowa. We took a day trip over the Maquoketa Caves State Park. It took us about 45 min and was totally worth it. This is the perfect location to be close to everything Galena has to offer. The only thing I can say that was bad, was that it didn't seem to have been cleaned before we arrived. There were pieces of candy on the floor in one of the bedrooms. Also a few dead bugs spread across the floors. Otherwise it was perfect!

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. The bugs unfortunately come into the home with the doors opening and closing and usually meet their demise after our guest leave. Pest control also visits and during the spring when the home is not occupied as much as summer so they sometimes die after housekeeping has left the building. The piece of candy on the floor I cannot account for and will take it up with our caretaker. It is unusual for her to miss something like that but will bring it to her attention. We are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and I am sure the tip on the Maquoketa Caves will be enjoyed by others.
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5

simply the best!

  • 5 of 5

I just want to express my thanks to the owners on how wonderful and perfect our stay was there. Top notch condo and all the amenities you could hope for. You owe it to yourself to check this place out! We will be back!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed yourselves and will welcome you back anytime. Thank you for taking the time to write a review.
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5

WONDERFUL!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and a took a trip up from Oklahoma to beautiful Galena for a wedding. After reading the reviews for this place, we decided to take a chance on it. I'm so glad we did! The place was perfect for us and had everything we needed for the weekend. There were even movies, which we enjoyed the day after the wedding (when we may have had a little too much to drink). The owner was so helpful, and even helped us out (via phone) when we got lost on our way in. We enjoyed our trip so much, we plan to make this our yearly "girl's weekend" trip and will DEFINITELY stay in this home again.

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our home. You came quite a long way and I am happy to hear you were had a great time. We look forward to your return.
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5

Pefect house for family getaway

  • 5 of 5

First time to Galena and this was the perfect getaway with the family. The house is close to everything that we needed and was in great condition. The views from the deck are incredible. Would stay again!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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A Great Place To Enjoy Family Time!!!

  • 5 of 5

We have been staying in Galena for years and found this house clean, cozy and a perfect fit for everyone's needs. The kitchen was well stocked so that we could enjoy family meals both in the house and on the back deck. The view from this house is amazing!!!!!

I would recommend this house to my friends and family and look forward to returning in the winter.

Thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to here you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return Thank you for taking the time to write a review
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Rates & Availability

The Galena Territory House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
summer
May 22 - Oct 31
2 night minimum stay
$160
From
$220
Fri,Sat
 
 
winter
Nov 1 - May 21
2 night minimum stay
$130
From
$175
Fri,Sat
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$130
 

Additional information about rental rates

houskeeping $70 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Must be 26 years of age.
Rent 3 nights and the 4th is free!
All holidays require a 3 night minimum

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

The Galena Territory House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Resort
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis

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