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1905 Cabin, Gateway to the Shawnee Forest! 618 549 1717

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The front porch, original cedar siding, new roof, plenty of greenery

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Last updated: 11/27/2014
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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Carbondale cottage description

Thank-you for looking at this authentic 1905 cabin, we appreciate all our visitors, even virtual visitors. The internet is often your first encounter with businesses and service providers and we strive to make sure you feel welcome and comfortable right from the start. We know that when you are seeking a Cottage, Cabin, inn, B&B, or guest house you are searching for more than just a hotel room, You are in search of a warm, welcoming, home away from home. We endeavor to provide that experience by offering welcoming friendly service, personal attention to needs and clean, comfortable, cozy rooms. For those of you coming by train, we are conveniently located for access to the Amtrak railway station. Amtrak’s southernmost Illinois stop is your gateway to the Shawnee Forest and the land between the Mississippi, Ohio and Wabash rivers. There are 266,000 acres of Forest awaiting your exploration! This cabin supplies the convenience of fairly secluded in-town living yet shares a 'window property' common boundary with Southern Illinois University. Enjoy a hike in the renowned Shawnee Forest, catch a wonderful evening dinner in town and stroll back to your 1905 cabin. Your adventure awaits...and don't forget we are a 10 minute walk to Graduation 2014 Ceremonies! Call about our graduation special.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Antique dresser, windows south and east....moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            Antique dresser, windows north and east...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Private terrace, windows south and west,...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (2)

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            huge 6' x 3' shower with true glass doors, window...moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Front loading Whirlpool W/D are exclusively for renters. Nearby Rec Center is available for $5 and includes Olympic Pool, 30 Nautilus Machines, 25 Racquetball Courts, 10 basketball courts, 2 indoor tennis courts, canoes, kayak's, ping pong, indoor tracks and much more....moreless

              Entertainment

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

              Attractions

              • Arboretum
              • Botanical Garden
              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Synagogues
              • Theme Parks
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Horseshoes
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Sledding
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Rafting
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Sailing
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Ski Privileges Optional
                  • Skiing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Spelunking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining:

                    Outrageous wooden Danish Modern Thanksgiving Table with original exquisite padded vinyl top and true maple wood, from Lammert's in Clayton Mo. ...moreless

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 14 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    central...moreless

                  • Broadband Access:

                    WIFI...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Front loading Hi Efficiency Whirlpool...moreless

                  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

                    Right beside the 40 million dollar SIU recreation center and attached Health complex with Doctors, pharmacy, Olympic Pool,18 racquet ball courts, etc...moreless

                  • Garage:

                    private...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    on the property is parking for 5...moreless

                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                    plenty for trailers and trucks...moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    everything kitchen and bath...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Front Loading Hi efficiency Whirlpool ...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    WIFI...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave:

                    GE rotating center...moreless

                  • Oven:

                    Range has Huge new stainless steel KitchenAid exhaust hood, 1200cfm....moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    Filters, paper towels, coffee, ...moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    New big Fridgidaire...moreless

                  • Stove:

                    New Whirlpool gas stove with iron grates and gas self cleaning oven...moreless

                  • Toaster:

                    4 slice Hamilton Beech...moreless

                  Outside

                      • Outdoor Grill

                      Payment Type

                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Shared Hot Tub
                           

                          Reviews

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                          7 night min stay
                          $86
                          Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                          $599 $2,426
                          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Taxes Not included

                          Notes:

                          7 nights between 5/5/14 and 5/16/14. Choose any 7 consecutive nights.

                          Full Payment due within 10 days of booking


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 11/27/2014
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                          23 Available
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                          Location

                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Airport
                          SIU
                          0.01 Miles
                          Nearest Barpub
                          Pinch Penny
                          39 Miles
                          Nearest Ferry
                          Ohio River
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Golf
                          Stone Creek
                          0.1 Miles
                          Nearest Train
                          Amtrak
                          0.5 Miles
                          Nearest Motorway
                          13 and 51
                          0.01 Miles
                          Nearest Restaurant
                          Pinch Penny
                          4 Miles
                          Nearest Beach
                          Cedar Lake

                          The Shawnee Forest covers 266 thousand acres and Amtrak, (the City of New Orleans from Chicago to New Orleans), stops three times a day and is only 6 blocks away. Pubs, coffeehouses and restaurants are nearby.

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2000

                          About the owner: A hydrogeologist and house remodeler, I hope to provide simple access to the Shawnee Forest, Southern Illinois University and Carbondale IL.

                          Why the Owner Chose Carbondale:
                          This is a wonderful 1905 cottage near all the fun features of the city, university and the Forest. The SIU recreation center is nearby and the house is located near Carbondale Main Street, Campus and Pinch Penny.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          Walk to SIU Football, Basketball, local theater, Old Campus, Campus Lake, an authentic old-school Dairy Queen, the SIU Museum, City Hall, Buckminster Fuller's geodesic dome home, two Japanese gardens, the Farmers Market, the Health Food store, the Peace Labyrinth, Thompson Woods, Marberry Arboretum and other numerous locations, everything is just minutes away. Check out the Thursday night Sunset Concerts, the wineries, and always visit the local businesses, the University Mall is about one mile away. The Shawnee Forest is a joy to explore! Get maps and directions to Inspiration Point, Garden of the Gods, the TransAmerica bicycle route and other terrific sites.


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                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • The front porch, original cedar siding, new roof, plenty of greenery

                            The front porch, original cedar siding, new roof, plenty of greenery

                          • An interior photo with a view toward a bedroom and the kitchen.

                            An interior photo with a view toward a bedroom and the kitchen.

                          • Your comfort awaits.

                            Your comfort awaits.

                          • Night Light

                            Night Light

                          • Stoneface and over 100 nature trails are scenic, inspirational, hidden and fun.

                            Stoneface and over 100 nature trails are scenic, inspirational, hidden and fun.

                          • Nicely updated kitchen with garden window, dishwasher, new gas stove...

                            Nicely updated kitchen with garden window, dishwasher, new gas stove...

                          • The Bed and Breakfast next door should be seen and enjoyed!

                            The Bed and Breakfast next door should be seen and enjoyed!

                          • The spuds await breakfast.

                            The spuds await breakfast.

                          • A View Toward Campus!

                            A View Toward Campus!

                          VRBO #271709

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                          This listing was first published here in 2010.

                          Date last modified - Thursday, November 27, 2014

                          $599 per week (USD)
                          6

                          3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 11/27/14
                          Minimum stay: 7 nights
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                          Member since: 2010
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated: 11/27/2014
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                          Carbondale #271709

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