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Unique in town rental house near Lake Shelbyville. Our English Manor Style home sits within Kaskia Woods. Stay for Awhile and Remember Forever. We boost of a children's playground, airy rooms, and lots of space inside and out. Looking for that special party place, family reunion location or small rehearsal dinner? This is it. A great location for bringing friends or family together for any reason. We are walking distance to Lake Shelbyville, or Forrest Park where you can spend the day swimming, hiking or fishing. Shelbyville's quaint downtown area is just a few short blocks away. You will also find many antique stores, fine eating establishments and Boarman's Roxy Theater, where current movies are just $4.00.
We love children to visit. They always enjoy watching the wildlife and we have a 'Little People Playground' just for them....moreless
Non Smoking Only:
There is No Smoking inside the house or on the front porch area. We have provided containers for cigarettes and cigars to be disposed of in....moreless
Yes we do allow up to 2 dogs. Please see our website at www.kaskiawoodsestate.com for the pet contract. ...moreless
The patio area and the lower level of the house are wheelchair accessible, large doorways and hardwood flooring. However, the downstairs restrooms doorway would be considered too narrow for a wheelchair to roll into. The upstairs of the house is not wheelchair accessible. ...moreless
Master bathroom and another full bath are available on second floor.
1/2 bath available in downstairs area....moreless
Unique property with large enclosed sun room, provides a lovely place to enjoy all of the family meals or just to sit and visit. Lots of bird watching and deer frequently munch on the front lawn. Great family location, very quiet, tucked back in the Kaskia Woods away from the street. ...moreless
Lending Library. Bring a book but finish before you go? Feel free to borrow a book and take it with you when you go. ...moreless
Along with a library full of children's and adult movies to choose from....moreless
A large variety of card, dice and board games....moreless
Satellite / Cable:
Direct TV, DVR, DVD, for both children and adults are available for your use....moreless
9th Street Beach and Dock are available less than a mile away. Lithia Springs Marina and Findlay Marina have boat rental. ...moreless
Deck / Patio:
New patio, the best place to hang out after a day of doing anything! Relax under our big beautiful umbrella, draw us a picture on the patio, or take a little ride on our glider. Plenty of seating....moreless
Many golf courses nearby. http://www.lakeshelbyville.com/recreation.htm#golfing...moreless
Lawn / Garden:
A beautiful front lawn where many animals like to spend their days. ...moreless
Gas and charcoal grills are provided. BBQ pit, perfect for roasting marshmallows!
Tennis courts are available behind the middle school on 6th street. Less than a mile away. ...moreless
Water Sports Gear
Pool / Spa
The public pool is located in Forest Park, less than a mile away. http://www.shelbyvilleillinois.net/lake-shelbyville-illinois-area-forest-park-aquatic-center-public-swimming-pool/ ...moreless
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Pet Fee$25 + tax
Refundable Damage Deposit$500
Two Night Minimum Stay: Three night minimum stay required for the following Holiday bookings: Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Beautiful Lake Shelbyville has 172 miles of shoreline, encompassing 11,100 acres of surface area. Enjoy a trip out on the lake from the many boat docks, soak up some sunshine at the beach, or just go fish! You're sure to catch a big one if you give it a try. Here are a few of the varieties stocked: bass, perch, bluegill, pike, catfish, sunfish, crappie, walleye, largemouth bass, white bass, and the ever famous muskellunge.
There are three marinas located along the lakeshore. Each marina has boat docks to rent for your own boat, as well as various types of boats to rent, to include: Pontoon, Fishing, Party Barges, and House Boats. Call early to ensure availability.
Swimming (beach and pool), boating, canoeing, kayaking, picnicking, fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing, bird watching, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, shopping, movie theater, as well as many local state parks and forests.
Town of Shelbyville Information
Shelbyville has several unique shops and restaurants in the downtown area. Our movie theater has current movies at only $4 per ticket! You can't go wrong. We even have a WalMart if you have forgotten something. More information is available at the Chamber of Commerce website (www.shelbyvillechamberofcommerce.com, 217-774-2221) and we have also provided a Book of Knowledge for you to browse through at check-in.
Year Purchased: 1936
About the owner: Kaskia Woods Estate is owned an operated by the George Bolinger Family. The house was built in the early 1900's and has been a part of our family since 1936. It has provided us with many warm and wonderful memories.
Why the Owner Chose Shelbyville: This home has been the source of many fond memories for our family. Birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and many relaxing summer nights along with cold but comfortable winter nights have been spent in this house. We want you to have a chance to make similar memories.
The Unique Benefits at this House: We are located within a mile of Lake Shelbyville's 9th Street Beach/Boat Launch, and only four city blocks from Forest Park Aquatic Center and many miles of walking/hiking trails. We're also walking distance to a local grocery and 6 blocks from Shelbyville's downtown area, where you can visit and enjoy a variety of restaurants or take in a movie at our very own Roxy Theater.