About the property
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 - 5 nights
Sleeps 15! 3 bed, 3 bath, sleeping loft, family room with 3 futons couch/beds.
Next to Iowa City, Cedar Rapids & Amanas. This incredible property has original beams and flooring from a 1800's church! Renew your spirit with state park hiking trails or a hammock. Walk down the 2 minute path to the Coralville Reservoir and enjoy the beach! Nestled between Lake MacBride State Park and the beautiful Coralville Reservoir, this retreat is a Godsend! Boat rentals 1 minute away! Located next to trails for hiking, cross-country skiing, or snowmobiling.
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- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 21, 2018
About Lisa Martin-Eatinger
I grew up in Iowa near here and enjoyed the family picnics at the state park. My extended family is still in the area! We now live in downtown Chicago, and this retreat is a great escape from our hectic lives.
Lisa Martin-Eatinger purchased this House in 2011
Why Lisa Martin-Eatinger chose Big Grove
My family has been enjoying Lake MacBride since it first opened. My grandmother told me about her experiences growing up and enjoying the lake so she made sure to bring her children. My mother has great stories of Lake MacBride and the Coralville Reservoir and she made sure to bring me and my brothers! Now a fourth generation, my own daughters, are growing up with peace and tranquility because of this fabulous property.
What makes this House unique
We are next to cross-country ski and snowmobile trails!
Local Services & Businesses
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Cozy & Charming!
We just returned from a weekend at this cabin, celebrating a belated family Christmas. This cozy home had everything we needed to suit the needs of 8 adults and 5 young grandchildren. Although the winter weather prohibited outdoor activities, we enjoyed the gorgeous view of the lake as well as watching deer pass through in the morning. The kitchen had everything we needed and having three bathrooms was a big plus. Plenty of room for sleeping (the king size bed was quite comfortable). On a side note, there are three levels to the home, which meant managing steps....not an issue for our family; however, something to keep in mind. Great property for multiple families!
Beautiful cabin n setting!
My family and I had a great time staying at this cabin! We plan to do it again sometime next year:) It was so cozy we all wanted to stay in the cabin rather than sightseeing. And Lisa was so great to work with! I’d recommend this experience to anyone. So easy to rent this awesome cabin. Thank you!
A fantastic local get-away
We rented this cabin while in the area for activities in both Mt. Vernon and Iowa City. It was the perfect solution - rustic setting but with all the amenities. We also found the local restaurants in Solon to be really quite good. We telephoned Vespa Pizza as we left Iowa City and piping hot artisan pizzas were ready when we arrived. Will definitely be back!
Lovely property. House is rustic and modern with a great deck that wraps around two sides of the house. We had a rainy weekend and enjoyed staying warm and cosy in the house. The kitchen had everything we needed and the washer and dryer were updated and came in handy due to the wet weekend. Plenty of showers for the crew and we enjoyed the soaking tub too.
Wonderful property and great location near the lake
We enjoyed going to Amana Colonies and then hanging out by the lake. The owners were easy to deal with and took good care of us.
A comfortable house for families and groups
I stayed at the house with a group of friends for a college reunion, and it was the perfect venue. Lots of comfortable sleeping space, a well-supplied kitchen, grill, firepit. It was close enough to walk to the trails in Lake MacBride State Park. Highly recommended!
We are located 15 minutes from Iowa City, Cedar Rapids or Amana Colonies! We are also right next to Lake MacBride State park. There are hiking and biking trails, public beaches and boat rentals including paddleboats, canoes, kayaks, & pontoons. Enjoy Iowa City nightlife including shopping, Hawkeye football games & shows. Fossil hunting is nearby at the Devonian Fossil Gorge.
Additional information about rental rates
Some weekends, holidays and time periods require a 3 night minimum or longer. Cleaning fees are dependent on the number of beds needed for your stay.