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4BR Galena House w/Hot Tub & Fire Pit in Backyard!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,778 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Galena, Illinois

Peace and tranquility await you at this picturesque Galena vacation rental house, nestled in a private, wooded setting far from the hustle and bustle of the big city. This lovely 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom home has enough space to accommodate 10 guests comfortably and provide a relaxing escape. You'll adore your time here, relaxing in the private hot tub or in the gorgeous backyard. Near skiing, golf, dining, and more!

THE PROPERTY

With 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and enough room to comfortably accommodate 12 guests throughout 1,778 square feet of tastefully appointed living space, this cozy residence is perfect for families and friends out for a genuinely relaxing retreat. You'll immediately feel at ease the moment you arrive at this secluded wooded property, surrounded by beautiful thick trees. Look forward to spending quiet mornings out on the screened porch, where you can sit at the table with a hot cup of coffee and take in the home's serene atmosphere. For dinner, whip up some tasty barbeque on the grill located on the back deck, followed by s'mores around the new fire pit in the backyard with your loved ones. Everything you need to cook or grill meals is provided!

Your favorite relaxing spot will quickly become the home's private 6-person outdoor hot tub on the deck, which you'll surely appreciate after a day of skiing in the wintertime. The house also features an inviting fireplace to keep you warm on chilly evenings. During the summer months, lounge on the hammock in the backyard while listening to the soothing sounds of nature.

THE LOCATION

This property is ideally located near a variety of exceptional outdoor activities for every season, from golfing, boating and kayaking to hiking, swimming, and tennis. Venture just a few minutes away to enjoy the recreational facilities at the nearby clubhouse, which include indoor and outdoor swimming pools, gym, and activity center. You'll also find 2 tennis courts, a marina for fishing, and rental pontoons available close by, in addition to pristine hiking trails right outside the home's door. Plus, you'll get to enjoy access to the territory's Owner Club, which has an indoor and outdoor pool, basketball court, game room, and fitness center available for use.

In winter, the conditions are perfect for downhill skiing, cross country skiing, sledding, and ice skating. Golfing enthusiasts will be pleased to find 4 premier golf courses within minutes of the house. If you're not in the mood to cook at home, you'll find a nice selection of restaurants and pubs within easy reach. Be sure to spend at least one day visiting the quaint town of Galena, Illinois for historic attractions and shopping, conveniently just 10 minutes away from the house. Regardless of how you choose to spend your time during your stay, this delightful Galena vacation rental home will not disappoint!

THE EVOLVE DIFFERENCE

Evolve Vacation Rental Network is on a mission to make vacation rental easy for guests. Every property in our network has been vetted and verified so you can book with confidence. If you have questions prior to your trip, we are happy to assist you 7 days a week. During your stay, your designated Guest Contact will be available 24/7 to help with any issues that may arise.

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

Key Residence Features:

- Amenities include a fully equipped kitchen, screened porch, back deck with grill and private hot tub for 6 people, beautiful backyard with hammock and new fire pit, electric car charger, wireless internet access, fireplace, in-unit washer/dryer, air conditioning, cable TV, and much more

- Very private, secluded setting surrounded by picturesque dense woods

- Only 10 minutes from the town of Galena and close to restaurants, pubs, golf courses, skiing, hiking trails, and numerous other attractions!

Bedroom Configuration:

- Master Bedroom (Upstairs Master): Queen-sized Bed

- Bedroom 2 (Downstairs Master): Queen-sized Bed

- Bedroom 3: Queen-sized Bed

- Bedroom 4: 2 Twin-sized Beds

Additional Sleeping:

- A Pullout Sleeper Sofa in the Living Room, a Futon in the Loft, and a Pullout Single Chair can accommodate extra guests

Policies:

- No smoking

- Pet-friendly with fee

- Pet Fee: $50 Per Stay

- Must be at least 25 years old to book

- Additional fees and taxes may apply

More Details

Property Manager
Evolve Vacation Rental Network
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, french, german, spanish
Manager indicates their response time is:
Within an hour
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

Amenities

The Galena Territory House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 1778 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master Bedroom (Upstairs Master) - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 (Upstairs) - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 (Downstairs Master) - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 (Basement) - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Very Good! 4.1/5 -
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4BR Galena House w/Hot Tub & Fire Pit in Backyard!
average rating of 4.1363635 based on 22 reviews
4

Beautiful home. Secluded and what I expected

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful home. Plenty of room for our party of 12 for my daughters bachelorette party. Loved the outdoor deck and hot tub. Well maintained and clean. Close to Countryside wine tour, dinner at Fried Green Tomatoes and shopping in town. Definitely would recommend!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Love the territory unfortunately not this house

  • 2 of 5

We've been staying in the territory over 10 years. Very disappointed in this stay. Upstairs tv did not work, the fire pit area was very muddy, the hammock was very dirty, no lights on the stairs outside very hard to see, refrigerator was not cold.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Colleen, Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience in this home and we are very sorry to hear of the issues you experienced. We’ve shared your feedback with the homeowner who let us know that the issues with the fire pit and hammock were unfortunately a result of two very large recent storms. The first storm created a little gully down the steep hill, which diverted water and mud onto the fire pit patio. It was cleaned, but the second storm hit before they could create a more permanent diversion for the gully that was created. Both have been taken care of since. The homeowner also let us know that the cable company has been called to address the issue with the upstairs TV, the lights will be replaced, and the refrigerator settings updated to ensure these issues don’t recur for future guests. We thank you for letting us know, as we want guests to have an exceptional stay in this vacation home. Best, The Evolve Team
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4

Bachelorette Party weekend

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay in this beautiful home. It was a nice weekend getaway! Although some of the lights didn't work the place was very spacious and not too far of a drive from downtown.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A nice retreat for the family

  • 4 of 5

We stayed at the property for 5 nights. The property sits on a wooded lot with plenty of privacy from the neighbors. Bring your bug spray as the nats and mosquitoes were pretty bad. The fire pit area is large enough to fit a group of 10+ and there was plenty of wood already chopped and ready to burn. The accommodations of the home were as described. The main floor is open concept, so everyone felt connected whether they were in the kitchen, dinning area or living area. The kitchen is small and dated, but it had everything we needed to make meals to serve 7 adults and 3 kids. The bedrooms were ok (the mattresses are rock-hard, which my wife loved but took me a few nights to get used to). The bunk beds on the second floor are old and don't really meet today's standards for safety. We did not use the top bunks and had to instead use the pull-out in the upstairs loft area (right outside the bunk bed room). The internet is spotty, especially when multiple people are using it at once, but we were still able to stream movies at night (using the Roku stick that we brought with). The owner's club is nice and is located just a short drive from the property, as are the main lodge and other activities such as hiking trails and the horse stables. Overall, we had a nice experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable and very nice house! Perfect location - just 15 minutes away from Galena downtown and 30 minutes from Mississippi Palisades States park (both a must see). We truly enjoyed private surroundings of the property, hot tub was a nice addition. Our family had a great time celebrating Father's Day in this beautiful place.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely site, clean house, easy to find

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for our late-20s Chicago-area daughter and a few friends, several of them chefs, for a getaway weekend in March 2017. They arrived late at night, found the house well-lit, and loved their stay. They used the hot tub and the fire-pit, enjoyed both, and said they'd like to return for another visit. The local manager was professional and returned calls immediately.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • Additional fees and taxes may apply

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