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The Beautiful Lake of Egypt's Premier Home - *30% Off Oct-Apr

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Lake of Egypt in the snow


Last updated: 02/19/2015

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Stay in the Carriage House of one of Lake of Egypt's finest waterfront homes. Enjoy the three acre manicured grounds with rose garden, waterfall, fountains, bridge, swimming pool, hot tub, 2 boat docks, beach with boat dock/swimming platform, and private patio with a stunning view of the beautiful Lake of Egypt.

The carriage house is a separate home attached to the main house via an under ground tunnel. Complete with heated driveway and guard houses flanking the entry to welcome you. The carriage house is nicely appointed with all the comforts of home including large screen television, DVD, stereo, game table, wireless internet, 2 sunny bedrooms both with queen size beds, full bath, foyer, living room with very comfortable queen size sleeper sofa and walk out kitchen with Jenn-air appliances.

The beautiful Lake of Egypt is located fifteen minutes from downtown Marion Illinois. Twenty Minutes from Herrin Illinois. Twenty minutes from Carterville and John A. Logan College, Thirty minutes from Carbondale Illinois and Southern Illinois University. Forty Five Minutes from Paducah Kentucky.

Lake of Egypt is centrally located in the heart of Southern Illinois and provides easy access to many surrounding towns as well as John A Logan College and Southern Illinois University. The Southern Illinois areas is home to many beautiful lakes, wildlife, fragrant orchards and hillside vineyards. The Lake of Egypt is nestled within the Shawnee National Forest which lays between the borders of The Great Mississippi and Ohio rivers and is made up of 280,000 acres of mountain tops and rugged rock formations. Enjoy miles of hiking, biking and horseback trails, including The American Discovery Trail.
Southern Illinois is home to the Southern Illinois Miners baseball team, Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge, Shawnee National Forest, and many state parks. Outdoor activiities are abundant in this area. Ask me about SNS Guide Service, let Matt show you to all the hot fishing holes, boating, hunting, hiking, camping, golfing and horseback riding are to name a few. Of course, the area also offers shopping, theater, and fine dining. Ask me about a 20% discount at The Annex Coffee and Deli, Southern Illinois Dermatology for your Botox, Dermal Fillers and laser services.

Beautiful Southern Illinois is centrally located to many surrounding metropolitan areas including St. Louis, Missouri (2 hours), Cape Girardeau, Missouri (1) and Paducah, Kentucky (45 minutes).

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Property Type

  • Estate

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • Convertible bed(s)


  • Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed in each bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Very good quality, comfortable sleeper sofa located in living area...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Lakefront
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Wind-Surfing


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    roadside parking for boat trailers...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool


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$220/night .. $1,400/week .. $4,200/month
Reservation Deposit of $200.00
Cleaning fee $100.00
For weekly rentals: Ck in Fri after 3PM, Ck out following Fri before 10AM
Please be courteous to the housekeeping staff and be sure to ck out by 10AM

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Car: Necessary

The Annex Deli = Southern Illinois' Best Deli

Garden of The Gods = Miniature Grand Canyon

Giant City Lodge = Homestyle Fried Chicken

The Wine Trail = 'The Napa Valley of the Midwest' - One of Americas largest wine producing regions

Walker's Bluf and Blue Sky = Two of 2 dozen Vineyards

DermaCare Body Boutique = Physician strength skin care and makeup

The Egyptian Revival Day Spa = Illinois Premier Spa

Southern Illinois University


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2002

About: Rumor has it this home was sought out for purchase By the wife of a famous mobster while he was incarcerated in the nearby Marion Federal Penitentiary

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Speaks: english



  • Lake of Egypt in the snow

    Lake of Egypt in the snow

  • Pool area

    Pool area

  • Gazebo


  • Kitchen area (Carriage House)

    Kitchen area (Carriage House)

  • Guest bedroom (Carriage House)

    Guest bedroom (Carriage House)

  • Lake of Egypt in the snow

    Lake of Egypt in the snow

  • our dock on Lake of Egypt

    our dock on Lake of Egypt

  • The rose garden (Carriage house on right)

    The rose garden (Carriage house on right)

  • Pool area with dock

    Pool area with dock

  • Living room area ( Carriage House)

    Living room area ( Carriage House)

  • Master bedroom (Carriage House)

    Master bedroom (Carriage House)

  • Bathroom (Carriage House)

    Bathroom (Carriage House)

  • Foyer


VRBO #165050

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This listing was first published here in 2008.

Date last modified - Friday, April 24, 2015

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Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 70%
  • Calendar last updated 02/19/2015
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(321) 953-2519 (Florida, USA)

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