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Last updated: 08/27/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Enjoy your next visit to Springfield from the comfort and privacy of a family friendly, two bedroom home with sleeping accommodations for four adults. Whether you are here to experience Lincoln and Civil War history, visit our medical district, participate in state government, or to enjoy one of our many downtown festivals or State Fair events, an approximate 30 minute walk or 10 minutes by car will get you to Springfield's most popular destinations. Save money by preparing meals and beverages in our fully equipped kitchen and by using our washer/dryer. Well lit street parking is just outside our front door. Receive recommendations for locally owned restaurants. Enjoy the art collection of local artist Michael Houser. (There will be a new exhibit each time you stay with us.)

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House
  • 1068 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Groups
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Singles
  • Children Welcome:

    We have a highchair and pak-n-play....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Most pets are welcome, but owners permission is required. Maxim of two pets. Our pet fee is $10 per day....moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

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

  • Front Bedroom: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Comfortable bedswith soft 400 count sheets. Ceiling fan and individually controlled air conditioning in each room....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Photography
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Our home is in a quiet historic neighborhood about a mile from “downtown.” Restaurants and grocery stores are just a few blocks away....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Ice Skating
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Our living room has a great view of Lincoln Park and is decorated with contemporary art....moreless

  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Street parking is available just outside our front door....moreless

  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Yard

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$110
$700 $1,500

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $100 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $50 Nightly

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

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $20 + tax
  • Cleaning $75 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 11.64%

Notes:

Rates do not include 11.64% hotel tax. Pet fee may vary based on the size and number of pets.

Housekeeping or a personal chef are optional services. Contact the owner for details.


Cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Last updated: 08/27/2015
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Location

2 Miles
Nearest Airport
Abraham Lincoln Capitol Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bergen Golf Course
1.6 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrack
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sam's Italian Pizza

Car: Recommended

Anyone who cares about American history should visit the The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. It is a national treasure that has consistently been the most visited presidential museum since it opened in 2005. Our area has much more to offer Civil War and history buffs - Lincoln's Home, Lincoln's Tomb, New Salem State Park, two historic State Capitol buildings, just to name a few. Frank Loyd Wright's Dana Thomas House and the National Museum of Surveying are other gems that visitors should not miss. As you may surmise, visiting all these great places takes some time. Visitors should plan on spending at least two or three days to experience our town.

Purple Awning House is across the street from 88 acres of open space at Lincoln Park, one of Springfield’s oldest and most popular parks. Sports oriented facilities at the park include: trails for walking, running, or cycling, a soccer field, 2 disc golf courses, 3 tennis courts, 3 shuffleboard courts, 6 ball diamonds, and 21 horseshoe courts. The Nelson Recreation Center contains an outdoor swimming pool , 2 indoor ice rinks and Junior Blues Hockey games.

Make this “party headquarters” for your next family celebration or business meeting. Reasonably priced venues for weddings, showers or business meetings are within walking distance at Lincoln Park Pavilion or Edwards Place. The bridge at Lincoln Park Lagoon is a very popular location for outdoor weddings and wedding pictures. Benedictine University, the Brinkerhoff Home and public transportation are less than a block away from Purple Awning House.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1988

About the owner: Although we both have lived in other parts of the world for extended periods, we have deep roots in Springfield. We recently left for Massachusetts to be close to children and grandchildren. We hope others will enjoy being at Purple Awning House as much as we do.

Why the Owner Chose Springfield:
Sally purchased the house as a single mom thinking that it would be a good place to raise her two children. Her strategy worked because they both became wonderful, successful adults. We have our many fond memories of our old house and love the neighborhood.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Purple Awning House combines the advantages of being in a city and open space. Lincoln Park is a wonderful place to enjoy the outdoors, yet you can get grocery stores and restaurants with a short walk.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Living Room looking south

    Living Room looking south

  • View of Lincoln Park from our front window

    View of Lincoln Park from our front window

  • .Our kitchen facing east.

    .Our kitchen facing east.

  • Kitchen west wall

    Kitchen west wall

  • .South bedroom -south and west walls

    .South bedroom -south and west walls

  • North bedroom - north wall.

    North bedroom - north wall.

  • East side of home.

    East side of home.

  • The Lincoln Presidential Museum is a national treasure.

    The Lincoln Presidential Museum is a national treasure.

  • Lincoln's Tomb - a .few blocks away and very interesting place to visit

    Lincoln's Tomb - a .few blocks away and very interesting place to visit

  • Lincoln Park Pavilion can be rented for family or business functions

    Lincoln Park Pavilion can be rented for family or business functions

  • .Our living room facing north.

    .Our living room facing north.

  • Front view of the house

    Front view of the house

  • South wall of kitchen

    South wall of kitchen

  • .North bedroom - east wall

    .North bedroom - east wall

  • North bedroom - west wall.

    North bedroom - west wall.

  • .washer/dryer closet

    .washer/dryer closet

  • Front Door

    Front Door

  • Lincoln's Home is surrounded by historic buildigs.

    Lincoln's Home is surrounded by historic buildigs.

  • The Lincoln Park Lagoon is a few steps away.

    The Lincoln Park Lagoon is a few steps away.

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  • Bedrooms
    2
  • Bathrooms
    1
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 08/27/2015
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