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Hillcrest Farm 1905 The Starner Stuff family homestead.

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

We want your stay at Hillcrest Farm to be comfortable and relaxing for you; and so, we offer these accommodations:
• A formal living room with parlor doors and period antique furniture – the perfect setting for an intimate Victorian country wedding and reception.
• A formal dining room with expanding dining room table, painted glass chandelier, oak buffet, and a pass-through to serve the Thanksgiving turkey.
• A study with parlor doors for privacy, a walnut desk for the writers, and a 'sink in' comfortable couch to curl up with your favorite book.
• A “buttermilk warm” kitchen to gather in for morning coffee.
We named the bedrooms for the ambiance of each room:
THE BLUE MASTER BEDROOM
This light-filled bedroom has south and east facing windows, hardwood floors, a queen-size carved cherry bed and Select Comfort mattress with down bedding, a walnut dresser, walk-in closet, a dressing table with triple mirror, and a full length mirror for a bride’s final check of her gown.
THE PINK ROSE BEDROOM
This soft and subtle light-filtered bedroom has east and north facing windows, hardwood floors, a queen-size white wrought iron bed and Select Comfort mattress with down bedding, a painted soft pink hurricane lamp, wood dresser, walk-in closet, and a pink velvet rocking chair.
THE LOG CABIN BEDROOM
This rustic light-filled retreat has south and west facing windows, wide pine floors, a queen-size four poster bed and Select Comfort mattress with don bedding, blonde wood dressers, walk-in closet, and a bent willow side chair perfect for reading your favorite book.

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Farmhouse
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    Select Comfort queen sized bed with down bedding....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Select Comfort queen sized bed with down bedding....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Select Comfort queen sized bed with down bedding....moreless

  • Den: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Queen sized sleeper sofa with down bedding....moreless

  • Queen size Beds (3) Select Comfort queen-size bed., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    ...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Antique wash stand with vessel sink....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Bottled water dispenser in the kitchen.

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Games
  • Toys

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Leisure Activities

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

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill
 

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2 night min stay
$200 $300
Fri, Sat
$1,600

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 9%

Notes:

A $500.00 damage despoit is required on a credit card authorization to ensure the thoughtful care for Hillcrest Farm.


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Last updated: 08/15/2015
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Location

Car: Recommended

Located in the rolling hills of northwestern Illinois, Dixon is the boyhood home of Ronald Reagan, 40th President of the United States of America. Lowell Park is where a young Ronald Reagan served as lifeguard for swimmers on the Rock River. The White Pines State Park and Wedding Canyon are a ten minute drive north on the White Pines Road. Come and explore and discover the Pine Creek community where neighbors still know and care for their neighbors. Be well!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1905

Why the Owner Chose Dixon:
Hillcrest Farm was established in 1905 when John Parkinson Starner and his bride Orpah Susan Faulders Starner purchased the farm; and, built the homestead in 1906. Our family homestead has been lovingly and carefully restored for a glimpse into the American farm life at the turn of the twentieth century. The Starner-Stuff nine room homestead with original woodwork, parlor doors, dining room pass-through, and period antique furniture rests on 100 acres of farmland, woods, and rolling pasture with flowing creek; and, is the perfect setting for a Victorian country wedding, a relaxing get-a-way, and a romantic weekend. Located just six miles north of President Ronald Reagan’s boyhood hometown of Dixon, Illinois, you can follow what your heart desires most at Hillcrest Farm – from strolling through the gardens, watching an awesome sunset, lying in the pasture behind the barn stargazing at the milky way, rocking on the front porch, reading, resting, relaxing – there are endless possibilities; and, the only blackberries you will find here are the ones in a pie cooling in the kitchen window!

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Step back in time to Christmas 1905, to experience a more innocent time in American history. Enjoy Hillcrest Farm's Victorian Christmas 1905.


Contact us

Speaks: english

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Photos

  • Hillcrest Farm 1905
The Starner Stuff family homestead.

    Hillcrest Farm 1905 The Starner Stuff family homestead.

  • The Blue Master Bedroom with a queen-size carved cherry Select Comfort bed.

    The Blue Master Bedroom with a queen-size carved cherry Select Comfort bed.

  • The Pink Rose Bedroom.

    The Pink Rose Bedroom.

  • The Log Cabin Bedroom.

    The Log Cabin Bedroom.

  • The white enamel kitchen table to gather around for morning coffee.

    The white enamel kitchen table to gather around for morning coffee.

  • The formal living room with antique furniture and walnut corner cupboard.

    The formal living room with antique furniture and walnut corner cupboard.

  • The parlor doors to the study.

    The parlor doors to the study.

  • An alternate furniture arrangement for the study.

    An alternate furniture arrangement for the study.

  • The second floor full bathroom with washstand vessel sink.

    The second floor full bathroom with washstand vessel sink.

  • The back porch.

    The back porch.

  • The rose and hosta gardens to the north of the house.

    The rose and hosta gardens to the north of the house.

  • The Blue Master Bedroom.

    The Blue Master Bedroom.

  • The Pink Rose Bedroom with full-size white wrought iron Select Comfort bed

    The Pink Rose Bedroom with full-size white wrought iron Select Comfort bed

  • The Log Cabin Bedroom with a full-size four poster Select Comfort bed.

    The Log Cabin Bedroom with a full-size four poster Select Comfort bed.

  • The "buttermilk warm" kitchen with electric stove, refrigerator, and dishwasher.

    The "buttermilk warm" kitchen with electric stove, refrigerator, and dishwasher.

  • The formal dining room with the pass-through and expandable dining table.

    The formal dining room with the pass-through and expandable dining table.

  • The formal living room - a perfect setting for a Victorian country wedding.

    The formal living room - a perfect setting for a Victorian country wedding.

  • The study with walnut desk and "sink in" comfortable fold out sleeper sofa.

    The study with walnut desk and "sink in" comfortable fold out sleeper sofa.

  • The first floor full bathroom with tub/shower, sink and toilet.

    The first floor full bathroom with tub/shower, sink and toilet.

  • The second floor full bathroom with shower and toilet.

    The second floor full bathroom with shower and toilet.

  • East facing elevation of 5412 South Lowell Park Road, Dixon, IL 61021.

    East facing elevation of 5412 South Lowell Park Road, Dixon, IL 61021.

  • The back patio viwed from the southwest with the barn in the distance.

    The back patio viwed from the southwest with the barn in the distance.

  • Sunset from our back porch.

    Sunset from our back porch.

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