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1905 Cabin, Gateway to the Shawnee Forest! Updated

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

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Last updated: 03/31/2014

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  • Minimum stay:7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

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

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          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

          Kitchen & 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

          • Oven:

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

          • Stove:

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

          • Pantry Items:

            Filters, paper towels, coffee, ...moreless

          • Dishwasher:

            Fridgidaire high temperature...moreless

          Amenities

          • 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

          • Living Room:

            Couch, loveseat, tables, chairs, danish american coffee table, Sony 32 inch flat screen, ceiling fan, stereo ...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Front Loading Hi efficiency Whirlpool ...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Front loading Hi Efficiency Whirlpool...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

          • Heating:

            central forced air...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

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

              Communications

              Outdoor Features

                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Activities

                  • Cinemas
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Racquetball
                  • Golf
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Sailing
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Fishing
                  • Hunting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Tennis
                  • Cycling
                  • Swimming
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rafting
                  • Medical Services
                  • Spelunking
                  • Hiking
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Ski Privileges Optional
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Roller Blading
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Basketball Court
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Ice Skating
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Hunting Big Game
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Skiing
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Hospital
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Water Parks
                  • Synagogues
                  • Shopping
                  • Ruins
                  • Playground
                  • Marina
                  • Library
                  • Churches
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Arboretum
                  • Restaurants
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Laundromat
                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Shelling
                  • Walking
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Sledding
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Base Rate
                  7 night min stay
                  $86
                  Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $599 $2,426

                  Discounts: 8 nights or more: $79 Nightly

                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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                  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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                  Location

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

                  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.


                  Contact us

                  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!

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                  This listing was first published here in 2010.

                  Date last modified - Friday, August 08, 2014

                  $599 per week (USD)
                  6

                  3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 8

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