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Spectacular View of Lake Galena(Seasonal View)

64 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights


The Galena Territory Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Let us tell you about our lakeside home in the beautiful, rolling hills of Galena Territory, conveniently located near the Eagle Ridge Inn, the North Course Pro Shop and the General Store…

Calming views of Lake Galena sooth the soul.

In addition to the breathtaking scenery outside our windows, the inside of our home has been lovingly decorated with antiques, artwork and comfortable, attractive furnishings. Quite a few teddy bear friends will keep you company; hence we were named “Teddy Bear Place” by one of our young guests. The charming screened-in porch completes the peaceful atmosphere.

All you need to bring is yourself.

Our home has all that you will need for your vacation. The two bedrooms contain very comfortable queen size beds, one a pine four poster bed, the other a brass bed. In addition there is a very comfortable sleeper sofa in the living room that allows a maximum of six people to occupy the condo overnight. There are two full baths and all the linens are provided. The kitchen, overlooking the living and dining areas, is fully equipped with microwave, dishwasher, toaster, coffee maker and pretty much everything else you will need. In the living room area you are invited to enjoy the CD player, HD cable television and VCR, as well as an eclectic selection of CDs, tapes, movies and books. Finally, the cozy fireplace adds just one more element of warmth to the whole room.

Keywords: Golfing, Fishing, Hiking, Skiing, Cross Country Skiing, Boating, Relaxing, Antiquing, Shopping, 2.5 hour drive from many midwestern cities

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Charles Lohenry
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 5, 2016
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About Charles Lohenry

My wife and I have been retired for over 10 years and the condo has been in the family since 1984. We discovered tnat the Lohenry ancestors settled in Galena approx in 1840 and we have unearthed many interesting facts about them since.

Charles Lohenry purchased this condo in 1995

Why Charles Lohenry chose Galena

The Galena Territory offers something for everyone. The rolling hills of the territory offer three internationally acclaimed golf courses, including the challenging eighteen hole course named “The General”, tennis courts, hiking and fitness trails, boating, excellent fishing, swimming, horseback riding and lessons and fine restaurants for casual or special dining. Nature lovers will especially enjoy the countless critters that are frequently spotted within the territory, including deer, wild turkeys and an occasional fox. Also, the quaint, historic town of Galena with its exquisite architecture, unique shops and excellent restaurants is only ten minutes away.

What makes this condo unique

Find the best of both worlds during winter at the Territory. Even the winter months are enjoyable at Teddy Bear Place. There are so many activities to partake in, such as sledding, ice skating, hiking, ice-fishing and cross-country skiing. Downhill skiing is available at nearby Chestnut Mountain. Afterwards, you can retreat inside, cuddle up near the warm, cozy fireplace with a steaming cup of hot chocolate or relish in the luxury of an afternoon nap.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are once again enjoying our stay at your conco. It is always decorated so nicely and it provides a relaxing environment in which we can get away from the stresses of life. Thank you for having us a repeat guest at the Teddy Bear Place.
Jun 2012
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Spectacular View of Lake Galena(Seasonal View)
average rating of 4.890625 based on 67 reviews

Beautiful Area!

  • 5 of 5

Great Experience! We loved it! Had everything we wanted or needed right in the area. Will definitely consider it again!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Teddy Bear First Timers

  • 5 of 5

This was our first visit to Galena for our big girls weekend trip and I have to say we had a blast. Before planning our trip I spent a lot of time reading reviews about rooms and condos before even booking. The Teddy Bear Place stood out, it had a lot of great reviews, the price was reasonable , and the pictures looked awesome, so I figured why not try it, but I have to say I was a little hesitant believing everything I read online. Happy to say the reviews were correct!!! The Teddy Bear Place was easy to find, secluded from the hussle and bussle of a lot of people and traffic, but yet a very easy short drive into town. The view and setting of the condo was beautiful and it was so peaceful and relaxing both during the day and night. The condo was very clean, spacious and had everything we needed. Trust me if you forget something at home, chances are Teddy Bear has it already there waiting for you. The décor was very cute and the atmosphere provided a very homey and cozy feeling. The information left in the condo had details and answered any questions we had about Galena and since this was our first visit that was very helpful. The night before leaving for our trip, I had a question for the owner, he responded back within a few hours and when I booked online with him I received an email as well as a detailed letter in the mail with all the information needed for our stay. I would highly recommend booking your stay at The Teddy Bear Place for a nice peaceful relaxing home away from home feeling. If we are ever in the area again we will for sure be booking our stay again with Teddy Bear Place

Thank You

The Gals 9/25/2016

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Stay at The Teddy Bear Place

  • 5 of 5

My two sisters and I called the Teddy Bear Place home for four days in early September. Our visit was wonderful. The property is very comfortable, spotless and well maintained. The owners provided wonderful written instructions re: how everything works, TV/DVD players, the door lock system. There is a well- thought -out 3-ring binder loaded with brochures explaining things to do in the area. With two bedrooms and two baths (plus the hide- a -bed sofa, which we did not use), we had plenty of room. Our hosts thought of everything visitors might need--bathrooms well supplied, very well equipped kitchen, wonderful screened in porch to enjoy, stepping stool for short people, an extra umbrella, laundry facilities, lots of games to enjoy. We had one question about the property upon arrival, and our hosts were readily available and easy to reach. It was very hot and humid during our stay, and the air conditioning system was excellent. We made use of the walking trails and indoor pool at the Owners Club. The Galena Territory is a fabulous resort , beautiful to drive through and enjoy the vistas. We would not hesitate to return to the Teddy Bear Place or recommend this property to others.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Comfortable and warm place with wonderful amenities! Great sister time!

  • 4 of 5

We were a little confused on where to rent boats but once we got there we rented a pontoon and toured the lake. Wonderful!

I know this was out of the owners control...they were working on siding and 4 wheelers went right past our windows for the last 3 mornings at 7 a.m.! A little disconcerting because we all wanted to sleep in.

Really didn't have to bring much to the condo and was very comfortable!

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry about the siding replacement! We wish we knew sooner. Thanks for the kind words.
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Teddy Bear house

  • 5 of 5

This a repeat review as it may not have posted , and deserves to be done .

Thanking Chuck and Sue for the opportunity to stay at their very well done vacation home.

It was well appointed , neat and clean and perfectly located for our trip, hoping to stay again .

Bill and Hedi

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful get away

  • 5 of 5

The property was quiet, clean, and well appointed. It is close to the Inn, golf courses, and the general store; yet secluded enough to provide a relaxing experience. We particularly enjoyed the pool that is for this condo community. It is walking distance, clean, and not over populated. A nice alternative to the Owner's Club pools. We had a wonderful time. Thank you to the Lohenry's!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Owners Club
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Back Road to Galena
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

The Galena Territory Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 25 2016
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
December Special
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 22 2016
2 night minimum stay
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
New Years Eve
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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The Galena Territory Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 0
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Best shower you will ever experience!
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Second best shower you will ever experience!
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Guest Bedroom
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Attractive Queen -Convertible Sleeper Sofa
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Guests have access to an indoor/outdoor pool at the GTA Owner's Club.

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