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Apple Canyon Lake Secluded Hilltop Cabin - Getaway

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house


About the property

4 bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, Sleeps 10

* Fully Furnished Vacation Guest house Log Cabin Style

* Brand New Just Built '07 Home

* 4 Bedrooms * 3 Bathrooms

* Huge Outside 2nd floor Wrap-Around Deck

* Sleeps Up To 10 People Comfortably

* Galena, Illinois Only 25 Minutes Away

* Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort 40 Minutes Away

Activities: Beach (onsite) Boating (1 mile) Downhill Skiing (5 miles) Canoeing (1 mile) Grocery Store (1 miles) Fishing (onsite) Children's Pool (1 mile) Ice Skating (5 miles) Golf (onsite) Hiking (1 mile) Shopping Area (5 miles) Lake (onsite) Pool (1 mile) Hunting (10 miles) Park (onsite) Cross-Country Skiing (1 mile) Casino (25 miles) Playground (onsite) Miniature Golf (1 mile) Live Entertainment (25 miles) Snowmobiling (1 mile) Movie Theater (25 miles) Tennis (1 mile) Theme Park (25 miles) Volleyball Court (onsite) Restaurant (2 miles) Water Park (25 miles) Water Skiing (onsite) Horseback Riding (3 miles) Winery (25 miles) Bicycling (1 mile).


Other Nearby Cities/Attractions: Iowa is 30 minutes away.

Chicago is 2 hours away.

Wisconsin is 30 minutes away.

Minneapolis Minnesota is 4 hours away.

Mississippi River is 30 minutes away.

Galena, Illinois

Town of Galena

Galena Territory

Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort

Shenandoah Riding Center

Galena Cellars Winery

Galena Area Chamber of Commerce


Galena On The Fly

Oak Hill Wedding

Indulge Day Spa

Wild Clover Day Spa

Woodbine Bend Golf Course

Stockton, Illinois

Apple River Canyon State Park

Stockton Heritage Museum

Blackhawk Run Golf Course

Massbach Ridge Winery

Elizabeth, Illinois

Apple River Fort State Historic Site

Town of Elizabeth

Schurmeier Forest

Savanah, Illinois

Mississippi Palisades State Park

Wisconsin Destinations

Platteville, WI

Monroe, WI

Botham Vineyard - Barneveld, WI

Darlington, WI

Sleepers and Futons: 4 sleepers/futons in the great room and living room provide added sleeping arrangements, enough room for 2-3 small families!

More Details

Property Manager
Frank Aguilera
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 12, 2018


Apple River House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View
  • River
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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Apple Canyon Lake Secluded Hilltop Cabin - Getaway
average rating of 4.681818 based on 22 reviews

Awesome House!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a golf weekend with about 13 people and had an awesome time!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2009
  • Stayed: August 2009
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Great Time! Just what we needed

  • 5 of 5

Perfect getaway, excellent location for what we were looking for.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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  • 5 of 5

Perfect spot for quick getaway.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Chicago, IL

Would love to come back and visit again

  • 5 of 5

We were attracted to this cabin by its wooded hilltop location, and it exceeded expectations in every way. It’s a beautiful home, recently constructed and very well-maintained. There’s plenty of space for multiple families – we utilized only a small portion of the house (for five adults and two children). The living area is very comfortable, with vaulted ceilings and a rustic feel. There are bedrooms on all three floors of the cabin. The wraparound deck was perfect for our two little girls to play on. And the fire circle was fun – just steps from the cabin down the hill. We were here in April, before the leaves came out and could see part of the lake from the deck. We saw a number of birds including wild turkey, bald eagle and various songbirds. One can imagine that the cabin is fun in all seasons. The cabin is up a winding road and offered a lot of privacy and quiet.

Frank is very helpful and responded to my texts immediately when I had a question about turning on the water. He provided several suggestions for activities, and the cabin is stocked with local information. We did not utilize the Apple Canyon Association amenities, other than one nine-hole round at the golf course. The golf course is uniquely situated among ancient stands of oaks and rolling hills.

Galena is an easy, scenic drive from the cabin. We also made it to Dubuque and the Mississippi River Aquarium and Museum, which was a lot of fun for the kids. Highly recommend Crust pizza in Dubuque. We enjoyed exploring the historic town of Scales Mound, between the cabin and Galena.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Skokie Illinois

Amazing family vacation

  • 5 of 5

This house was exactly perfect for our family reunion. There were even more rooms and beds than we expected, plenty of seating for all 8 of us and 4 amazingly comfortable couches for us all to hang out. The rooms are on three different levels giving lots of privacy for everyone plus there's a great basement to hang out. The fire pit was also lovely. We spent time at the pool, which was free! I have rented cabins before and this was the best one we've rented. Frank, the owner was also very easy to contact and was also extremely helpful.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a great time

  • 5 of 5

The house was exactly as promised. Frank was extremely helpful and easy to deal with. He checked in with us occasionally to make sure we had everything we needed and all our questions were answered. Great turnaround on the security deposit also. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Rockford and Ohare Airports
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 20
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Apple Canyon Lake
Car: necessary

*Apple Canyon Lake....vacation log home.

* Apple River Golf Course

* Galena, Illinois Only 25 Minutes Away

* Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort 40 Minutes Away

* Beach Front of Apple Canyon Lake

* Local Trails For ATVs, Golf Carts, Biking, and Walking

* Apple Canyon Lake Down The Street From Guest House

* Trademark Restaurant & Bar 'The Cove' with Lake Front Deck

* Near By Hunting Ranges

* Swimming Pool At Community Center

*fishing at lake

*swimming pool

*winter skiing

* Department of Natural Resources (DNR)- Hunting, Fishing, Camping.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $200

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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