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Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

Galena Area Rentals 'Eagle's Nest' Residential & Corporate Retreats.

102 Reviews
Sleeps16
Bedrooms 8
Bathrooms11
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Galena House Rental Photos and Description

Eagle's Nest House' We offer tiered rates, please inquire over 2 night stays.

Please inquire for quotes of corporate and small events.(guests over 16 people) All wedding events require a tour prior to the rental contract quote offer and some smaller events may require a tour of the Eagle's Nest prior to an rental quote offer.

We offer tiered rates, please inquire over 2 night stays vs Instant Quote.

We offer the 'Eagle's Nest' more value in this extraordinary 12,000 square foot, 8 bedroom & 8 full baths, 14 King beds with 3 half baths vacation rental home located at the entrance of the Galena Territory in Northwest Illinois. There are many golf courses within & just outside the G.T.A. The “Eagle’s Nest” is the largest private rental vacation rental home in the area. It is handicap accessible on the main and lower levels and situated on 12 pristine wooded acres.

The Eagle’s Nest will surpass even the most sophisticated tastes; it was designed for small weddings, corporate events and meetings, golf, ski, groups, family reunions, multi family outings, wedding receptions and scrapbooking.

As you enter the main level great room, you immediately feel the spaciousness and luxury. The floor to ceiling windows provides natural lighting and panoramic views of the beauty in the surrounding woods. The centerpiece of the great room is the indigenous Dubuque limestone wood burning fireplace. It is flanked by warmth of fine leather furniture, natural hickory hardwood floors with large distinctive area rugs.

To the left is an intimate library nook. To the right are the twin dining tables seating for 16. The gourmet kitchen is fully equipped with a full open view. The granite countertops seating 12 and natural hickory cabinetry with stainless appliances is perfect for buffet style breakfast dinning.

Step out onto the main level furnished wood deck seating 20 with views and sounds of nature. Have a cookout on the gas grill or have a chef cook for you.

Each of the Eagle’s Nest (8) bedroom suites are themed Galena décor, with two bedrooms off the kitchen that are handicap accessible with one king bed in each bedroom suite. The other (6) bedroom suites have two king beds in each room. All (8) bedrooms have a luxurious jetted tub, two sinks, and walk-in custom designed tiled showers and nine foot ceilings. Two of the bedrooms have their own balcony with superb views.

There is plenty of room in this 4,000 sq. ft. lower level, we prefer not to exceed 60 people when set up for reception style dinning. When set up for leisure, there is plenty of entertainment with the 55” TV, pool table, poker table, air hockey, foosball, and ping-pong gaming tables with 27’ of wet bar. The southwest wall is wide open to the patio with (6) double sliding glass doors allowing the perfect view to the 12 acres of wooded scenery. This will welcome guests onto the seventy foot furnished patio seating 20 for alfresco dining with granite fire pit. In the center of the patio stands the towering 60’ stone fireplace.

You can also choose to walk on the path through the twelve pristine acres of woods or play volleyball on the sand court. At the end of your day enjoy the eight-person hot tub under cover in the gazebo located just off the patio.

During your stay at the “Eagle’s Nest” you will enjoy beautiful scenery, spacious affordable accommodations. It offers convenient access to the Galena area. This is one of the most exclusive and sought after luxury vacation rental accommodations in Illinois. It is truly a “must see/must stay”.

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More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english

About The Owner

Hi-Welcome to our home. We're Bill and Sue. Several years ago our friends invited us to take a drive out to Galena with them. We didn’t know then about the rich history Galena boasts of, the beauty of the deep vistas and the tranquility of the woods and abundant wildlife, however these are the wonders that brought us back....year after year. Each visit introduced us to new discoveries in Northwest Illinois and educational interests and experiences for our children.

The Owner purchased this house in 2007

Why The Owner chose Galena

Galena is close enough yet far enough away from home; 3 hours drive from Chicago making it the perfect get-away place for a weekend trip. It is tucked away in Northwest Illinois and unlike the rest of the state of IL, Galena is hilly and picturesque. Downtown Galena is like stepping back in time with mid 19th century architecture aligning Main Street and beyond. Located 8 miles from town is our home, nestled at the galena Territory. It is peaceful, yet a fun place for a large groups or extended family gathering. It is a solid built home. We love it here and hope you will too.

What makes this house unique

Enjoy a game of pool or ping pong, challenge your friends to a game of poker, or relax in the outdoor private hot tub. Enjoy grilling with our 'never run out of gas' grill. Experience the natural surroundings; take a hike down the many trails in the Territory. Golf the 'General' or ski down the slopes of Chestnut Mountain Resort. Zip line 2.5 hour canopy tours just 1.5 miles away, Year-round activities make Galena the escape weekend destination

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you Bill,



The person from our group that won the golf tournament in September is in charge of the outing for 2014. He has tentatively determined to host the tournament in Colorado in 2014.



Thank you for thinking of us, your home was one of the best venues we have had in the 30 years we have been doing this tournament.



Doug
Sep 2013
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based on 102 traveler reviews

Galena Area Rentals 'Eagle's Nest' Residential & Corporate Retreats.
average rating of 4.970588 based on 105 reviews
Chicago, IL
5

Perfect for large groups

  • 5 of 5

This house is filled with first class accommodations including comfortable beds, spa-like bathrooms, multiple leather couches/chairs, huge game room, bar, two giant fridges, and a nice outdoor grill just to name a few. Everything is extremely clean and looks brand new. There is also tons of outdoor space to use. I highly recommend this house for large gatherings.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St Paul, MN
5

Great house, lots of space, plenty to do!

  • 5 of 5

Huge house, tons of space for everyone. Lots of activities provided. Perfect place for large group.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cambridge, MA
5

Excellent for large groups

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for the perfect spot for your large gathering, this is it. Comfortably slept 16 in large/spacious rooms. Great beds, plenty of bathrooms and showers for all of us. Downstairs game room was a bonus -- pool table, ping pong, fooseball, bar room (with ice maker)! We couldn't stop talking about how perfect the place was. Highly recommend it.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago
5

Great Place

  • 5 of 5

Spectacular place for a great golf trip. The place is immaculately clean, has an incredible amount of room, and was a great bargain. Will definitely be looking to return.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Mundelein, IL
5

Perfect for Large Groups

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our weekend here. The house is amazing and 2 minutes from the General Course. Perfect for large groups with plenty of amenities.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL
5

Beautiful, huge, well appointed house

  • 5 of 5

This house was gorgeous and gigantic loaded with all the amenities you could ask. Really enjoyed our stay - thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
77 Miles
Chicago/Rockford
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Wood Stone
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Eagle Ridge
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Rt 20
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Wood Stone
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Chestnut Mtn.
Car: necessary

Studio One Spa & Salon mobile to the Eagle's Nest Tina Knautz (815) 777-1275 or (815) 777-1275 310 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036 Also Fever River Outfitters 525 S. Main St. Galena, IL. 61036

815-776-9425

Please see Item (S) the Galena water park on our vrbo points of interest map.

Also Ramada Inn,11383 Hwy 20W, Galena, Illinois 611036,Phone 815-777-2043. $5.00 per person, per day, hours of the pool 7:00am-11:00pm

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Rates & Availability

Galena House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 24 2016 - Nov 25 2016
2 night minimum stay
$3,728
Flat fee
 
 
Christmas
Dec 24 2016 - Dec 25 2016
2 night minimum stay
$4,028
Flat fee
 
 
New Years
Dec 31 2016 - Jan 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
$4,228
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$1,748
$8,386
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $550 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

We offer tiered rates, please inquire over 2 night stays. Above rates for residential type use of 16 people, please inquire for weddings, corporate, special events (guests over 16 people) Galena Area Rentals will determine the type of contract and when event rates apply. Eagle's Nest decorated for seasons and most major holidays and located 7 Miles East Of Galena.

Must be 25 yrs to sign contract. Please include total in party, type of rental use and arrival/departure dates/time.
Payment due 15 days prior to arrival.
Until confirmed, rates subject to change. Galena Area Rentals will determine the type and when event rental contract and rates apply.

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Amenities

Galena House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 12000 sq. ft.
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 11 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
    Bathroom 6 -
    Bathroom 7 -
    Bathroom 8 -
    Bathroom 9 -
    Bathroom 10 -
    Bathroom 11 -
  • Each bath, dual sinks, jetted tub, large walk-in showers.
Bedrooms:
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • 14 King size beds in eight bedrooms Each Of The 8 Bed Rooms Decorated As Fishing, Equestrian,Ski,Hiking,Spa,Wine,Golf,Balloon Rooms., Baby Cribs (3) and (2) chairs.
Entertainment:
  • Air Hockey
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Studio One Spa & Salon mobile to the Eagle's Nest Tina Knautz (815) 777-1275 or (815) 777-1275 310 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036 www.studioonegalena.com Ask us about our banquet tables and chairs. Hand soap, shampoo and conditioner, kitchen dish soaps, coffee. Note: If you require additional amenities, i.e., baby crib, gift basket, wine, flowers, private chef, we will have your selections available for you awaiting your arrival. (Additional charges apply)

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