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King Family Homestead

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Last updated: 04/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This is a 4 bedroom cozy brick bungalow nestled on 80
mostly wooded acres of recreational land. It has a park-like
front and back yard, large screened sitting porch, high ceilings, hardwood floors, beautiful windows and woodwork. Located near bike path to Lowell Park(designed by architect Frederick Law Olmsted) and a 1200 acre city park with horseback, hiking and mountain bike trails.

Near golf courses, Rock River boat landings historic downtown Dixon. There are 4 State Parks within easy driving distance(less than 15 Miles).

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Renters must be 25 years or older....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • screened-in porch; secluded hiking trails; parklike lawn; mature oak woods...moreless

Entertainment

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Cell phones are awesome! Or, better yet, disconnect for awhile!...moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave:

    Brand new microwave!...moreless

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator:

    Brand new refrigerator!...moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    wooded view with frequent glimpses of wildlife; bird watching is quite fun!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 5%

Notes:

Arrival 4:00 p.m. Departure 12:00 p.m.


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

Come visit Dixon, IL and enjoy the comfort of a rustic 4 bedroom, 2 bath farm house on 80 acres of recreational land.

Dixon is a picturesque small town situated on the Rock River just 90 miles west of Chicago. Ronald Regan’s boyhood home offers quaint shops, restaurants, several state parks within easy driving distance and a variety of activities so there is something for everyone!

The farm house is adjacent to various trails for hiking, biking, horseback riding or jogging. A large fire pit invites you to enjoy evenings in a park like setting with friends and family. The combination of old farm house and modern comforts make for an enjoyable vacation.

King’s Family Homestead offers comfortable beds, a fully equipped kitchen, bbq grill and internet access. Enjoy your morning coffee on the screened in front porch or on the back patio where glimpses of wild life are common.

Come visit Dixon and the King’s Family Homestead with all it has to offer…

Rock River: Boating, Canoeing, Kayaking, Water Skiing

Golf Courses (several within ½ mile of the farm house)

Lowell Park, Louden State Park, Castle Rock State Park, White Pine State Park

Hiking

Biking

Skiing and snow shoeing are wonderful winter sports you can enjoy on the homestead land.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1915

About the owner: The house and farm were a wedding present to my grandparents when it was built in 1915 and has been in the family since then. It was an operating farm until the mid 1980's and is now used for recreation.

Why the Owner Chose Dixon:
We have retained the property in the family due to its uniqueness. It is manage as a certified family forest. It has an orchard, prairie restoration and wildlife food plot.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The house has a unique setting, nestled in a mature oak forest. You can enjoy the beauty of nature, take advantage of the recreational opportunities or explore Dixon's quaint downtown and many historic sites.


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VRBO #419882

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Date last modified - Sunday, May 03, 2015

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  • Sleeps
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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    2
  • Property type
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Owner
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 24 hours
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 04/29/2015
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(608) 233-9588 (Wisconsin, USA)

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