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Resort Area Golf Villa - Close to Inn, General Store, and Member's Club!

Bedrooms 2
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Townhome, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Valleywood Escape is located between the 15th & 16th holes of the North Golf Course and nestled among the rolling hills and greenways of over 6800 acres that make up the beautiful Galena Territory. Relax at this 2 bedroom and 2 bath golf villa plus a loft with trundle bed.

Please call TODAY and get the lowest rate for the best value in Galena .

We are walking distance to the Inn, North Course, General Store and 15 minutes from downtown Galena and the Chestnut Mountain Resort. Whether you're celebrating a holiday, scheduling a business meeting, planning a family retreat or just getting away from it all, Valleywood Escape offers a unique experience that's been described as 'one of the best-kept lodging secrets in Northwest Illinois'.

Take in the unspoiled beauty of Galena Territory and relax in a spectacular summer setting. Enjoy a leisurely walk on miles of hiking trails accessible from Valleywood Escape or spend the day swimming at the new Owner's Club indoor/outdoor pool or fishing/boating at Lake Galena. Enjoy the day skiing at nearby Chestnut Mountain and the evening relaxing by the fire in our home. Whichever you choose, we are certain you will not be disappointed.

Our guests return year after year because we offer great service and accommodations at the best price in Galena--40 percent less than the Galena Territory Resort Rate! We're a family-owned small business, and you'll be treated like family when you spend time in our country home.

More Details

Demi A.
Member since: 2008
Speaks: greek
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Demi A.

We are family business and rent our home to friends, family, and others ( a lot of silent auction charity events) so they can enjoy and spend quality relationship time, like we do, with their family, friends or business colleagues in relaxing environment. A great place to just unwind and take in nature.

Demi A. purchased this townhome in 2007

Why Demi A. chose Illinois

We fell in love with the area and wanted to build our family memories in a great place that has so much to offer. It is so close to the Inn, walking trails, and general store. Kids love it. You need to go horseback riding!

What makes this townhome unique

Our home is cared for with love and appreciation of the natural beauty around it. Stay with us and enjoy all that Galena has to offer… will not be disappointed. My family will guarantee it:). We support several charities by donating our home for several silent auctions to raise money for several great causes. We just got a new stainless steel fridge and stove, why not!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a GREAT time! Everything met or exceeded our expectations. My boys had a great time. We are looking forward to using it again in the future.
Feb 2010
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Galena Townhome Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • townhome
Building Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • tennis
Our home has an extra room in the 2nd floor. Our Loft has a trundle bed and sleeps two additional guests. It overlooks the great room.


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Resort Area Golf Villa - Close to Inn, General Store, and Member's Club!
average rating of 4.7916665 based on 26 reviews

This vacation rental was perfect for our family of 5.

  • 5 of 5

There was so much to do with the access to the Owners Club. The pool was very nice and the game room and snack bar was also a bonus. We loved our stay and will definitely itself return.

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kelly, We are so happy that your family enjoyed our home and your time in Galena. Thank you for choosing to stay with us and we look forward to having you stay with us in the future. Best, Demetra
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Perfect Family Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely great time. With 3 grown kids, it was great to have room to spread out a bit. Demetra was awesome - staying in communication all the way up until the night before. She provided all of the necessary information and more! She gave great tips on restaurants and recommended the Farmer's Market, which we really enjoyed. We have 3 very active children (one high school, one college, one grad school) and trying to find time together is not easy. All five of us really had a great time and have already talked about renting again - either over the winter or next summer! Thanks again - we highly recommend it!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cerro Gordo, Illinois

A warm, wonderful home!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay! The townhome was wonderful, the beds were comfortable and the kitchen was well equipped. The area was lovely and Demetra gave us some wonderful ideas of what to see and where to eat. We had a lovely time and we highly recommend this Eagle Ridge townhome!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very scenic property

  • 4 of 5

The resort was very scenic and it was nice to have a pool on the grounds. The resort is VERY large so you need a car to go wherever you want. It was about 5 miles out of town as well. The villa was very comfortable for the 6 of us and a great option for 2 small families.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Des Moines, IA

The resort golf villa could not have been better for our short anniversary vacation.

  • 5 of 5

We arrived on a Sunday afternoon after touring the town of Galena. The drive into the resort was beautiful with the views of the hillside. The condo instructions were easy to follow and we unpacked and immediately went for a walk on the trails. As for the condo itself, it worked very well for two people just wanting to get away. The decor was nice, the beds were comfortable, and the kitchen was a plus. The only two things I would point out is, no wifi and the water pressure is a little high in the showers, which I think others have mentioned. No worries though, we're here to relax and I could use a good shower massage every so often. Also, the Owner's Club is amazing. It has free WiFi, 3 pools, a basketball court, and an indoor rec area serving food. Lastly, we ate at the restaurant inside the General Clubhouse and the food along with the views were perfect.

Overall, this condo met and exceeded expectations and I'm glad we chose to stay here. It made our Galena experience much more enjoyable and we'll most likely be coming back in the future.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful stay!

  • 4 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this location. The communication with the owner was great and the villa is exactly as described. There were no surprises and this was an easy stay. Thanks again for the experience!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Insurance $59

Rates are 30%-40% lower than Eagle Ridge Resort Fees. Same accommodations as Eagle Ridge without all the hidden fees. Units in same town homes complex are much higher in rate.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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