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Horizon House - Galena's Most Popular 4 Bedroom Rental Home

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Horizon House Six Person Hot Tub


Last updated: 09/21/2010

The property's calendar has not been updated in over 49 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability

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  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Galena house description

Nestled on a secluded hillside that overlooks miles of Galena Territory's wildlife preserve, Horizon House offers its guests total privacy, yet the convenience of being only minutes from the area's many popular amenities.

A famous resort and its 4 nationally rated golf courses are just around the corner. The Shenandoah Riding Stable and over 40 miles of trails are equally convenient. The historic town of Galena is only 6 miles to the west, while the Diamond Jo casino and the Dubuque Dog Track and casino are only a little further down the road.

Horizon House is not just another carbon copy resort rental. It is a unique private home that has many features seldom found in vacation rentals, as you will see from the following partial list:

- Four Bedrooms
- Three Full Baths
- Two King Suites with Private Bath
- Four Queen Beds
- One Queen Sleeper Sofa
- One Full Sleeper Sofa
- Central Heat & Air Conditioning
- Wood Burning Fireplace
- Fully Equipped Eat-in Kitchen seats 10
- Microwave oven
- Bar B Que Gas Grill
- Two Spacious Decks
- Large Screened Porch
- Six Person Hot Tub with a Spectacular View
- HD Satellite Dish
- Stereo System with MP3/Ipod Dock
- Phillips Ambi-light flat screen HDTV
- Four bedroom flat screen TV's
- Four DVD & blueray players
- Dolby Home Theater System
- Washer/Dryer
- Its Own Game Arcade Featuring:
Skeeball Alley
Operation Wolf Shooting Game
Electronic Darts
Fooz-Ball Table
TRON Arcade Game

Imagine that you have returned from a full day of golf, tennis, boating, gambling, shopping, skiing or any of the activities that historic Galena has to offer. It's time to sink into the spa on the Horizon House screened porch and enjoy a spectacular view of the unspoiled nature preserve that surrounds you. Watch the colors change as the sun moves over the horizon.

Although the area features some of the most spectacular golf in the country, this is not just a Summer house. In Fall, the changing colors are an attraction in themselves, while in Winter, the Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort is only minutes away and...


Horizon House has been tastefully designed and decorated to comfortably accommodate up to 10 guests of all ages. However, pets are not allowed. There is no smoking, except on the outdoor deck areas.

The availability of rental dates is always at a premium. Please inquire for reservations as soon as your desired dates are determined. Horizon House is located at 243 Blackhawk Trace (between Northridge Lane & Russet Lane) in The Galena Territory, Galena, Illinois. The entrance to the Territory is located on US Route 20 fifty miles west of Freeport in extreme Northwestern Illinois.

Horizon House requires a two night minimum rental. There are discounted rates available for off-season weekday stays. Weekly rates are available and there are sometimes free bonus nights that can be added to you stay. The adjacent four bedroom house can also be booked with Horizon House to easily accommodate up to 20 guests

Keywords: Vacation Rental Home

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Game Arcade with arcade video games, shuffleboard table, Foosball and Electronic Darts. Three deck areas. Extremely private setting with forest views...moreless


              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Foosball
              • Stereo
              • Video Games
              • Video Library


              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

                  • Fitness Center

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Miniature Golf
                  • Shopping
                  • Shuffleboard
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cross Country Skiing
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rafting
                  • Sailing
                  • Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing


                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Telephone
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wood Fireplace


                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator


                  • Balcony
                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub


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                      $200-$400/night plus tax
                      Minimum rentals from 2-4 nights depending on special rates quoted

                      Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.

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                      The property's calendar has not been updated in over 49 months. You can contact the owner for availability or look for properties with confirmed availability



                      Access to Owner's Private Club & Eagle Ridge Resort. There are also two casinos and a Dog Track in the vicinity.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2000

                      Why the Owner Chose Galena:
                      After visiting the Galena area for many years, we decided to purchase our own home there. We have not regretted our decision as we have hundreds of happy memories of our wonderful house and the good time that have been had there by all. We ourselves have rented many vacation homes all over the world and we have tried to give our house everything we thought was missing from the places we have rented.

                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                      Our house is conveniently located in the center of the Galena Territory/Eagle Ridge Resort complex. It is close to all amenities and on a main road, but it is located down a secluded ridge which gives it complete privacy. It is also adjacent to deep woods hiking trails, which we use quite often for morning nature walks. There have been more than a dozen deer in our backyard at one time and bald eagles have perched right outside our windows.

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                      Speaks: english

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                      • Horizon House Six Person Hot Tub

                        Horizon House Six Person Hot Tub

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Kitchen


                      • One of two King Bedrooms

                        One of two King Bedrooms

                      • Rear of Horizon House

                        Rear of Horizon House

                      • Lower Deck

                        Lower Deck

                      • Living Room

                        Living Room

                      • Front View

                        Front View

                      • Game Room

                        Game Room

                      • Upper Deck

                        Upper Deck

                      • Upper Deck

                        Upper Deck

                      • One of two Double queen bedrooms

                        One of two Double queen bedrooms

                      VRBO #317494

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                      This listing was first published here in 2010.

                      Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014


                      4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 10

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                      Member since: 2010
                      Speaks: english
                      • Calendar last updated 09/21/2010
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                      Horizon House - Galena's Most Popular 4 Bedroom Rental Home

                      Galena #317494

                      4 BR  3 BA  Sleeps 10

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