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Blackhawk Lodge: Galena Territory Vacation Home

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Beautiful, comfortable home located on a wooded lot in the exclusive Galena Territory. This is a 4 bedroom, 3-1/2 bath home with a master suite on the main level equipped with a Jacuzzi tub and three more bedrooms on the lower level. Large, open living area upon entrance into home equipped with full kitchen, dining area, and lounging area with satellite television and fireplace. Personal hot tub on screened porch as well as a large deck with a grill and outdoor seating area overlooking wooded area. The lower level offers an additional common area full of gaming and a laundry room.

Close to the best that Galena has to offer including multiple golf clubs, horseback riding, miles of hiking trails in Galena Territory. Directly outside of Galena Territory is historic downtown Galena which offers an antique shopping experience along with many other types of shops. In addition to the small town feel that Galena has to offer, the home is a 30 minute drive to Dubuque, Iowa which offers movie theaters, larger shopping malls, casinos greyhound racing, OTB and more.

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Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

Why The Owner chose The Galena Territory

After vacationing at the Eagle Ridge Inn and Resort in the Galena Territory in Galena, Illinois, we decided to build our own home so that other people could enjoy the area just as we have for so many years. Galena is equally beautiful in the summer and winter and the fall colors are amazing. There are so many activities to offer everyone, from sitting by the fire reading a book or sitting on the deck watching the flora and fauna to downhill skiing or golf.

What makes this house unique

This home offers the privacy and relaxation yet has all the comforts of your home in the beautiful surroundings of Galena, Illinois.


The Galena Territory House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 1 Master bath with shower and Jacuzzi tub. 2 bath/shower combos. 1 half bath off Great Room
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1) Crib / playpen in patio room closet, Sleep Sofa or Futons (3) Queen sofa/sleeper in Great room. Twin Futon in Master Twin Futon in game area
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Games ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
Game room with foosball, electronic darts and full size basketball arcade video game ( Arch Rivals )


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Blackhawk Lodge: Galena Territory Vacation Home
average rating of 4.95 based on 20 reviews
Libertyville ,IL

Fantastic place for a family get-a-way!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a lovely weekend at the Blackhawk lodge with family. Perfect location with private deck and hot tub. Lodge is clean and spacious. Will accommodate family plus a few extras.

Tom was very responsive to and questions that we had. Would strongly recommend this vacation home!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words. I'm so glad you were satisfied with the house. Come back soon.
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  • 5 of 5

Very comfortable, peaceful setting. Home was very clean and ever thing we need to make our stay comfortable.Was great for my couples retreat. We would stay here again! Thanks Tom !!

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words Indy. Glad you had a great stay and hope you can stay again in the future. Nice to know my people who service the house are doing great work.
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Des Moines

Great home & plenty of space for 10 of us

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the cabin & that it was tucked away off the main road. We had ten of us and there was plenty of room! Owner was responsive & very nice. Definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the kind words and glad you had a great time. I appreciate your business and hope you can stay again in the future. Tom
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Weekend with the family

  • 5 of 5

We had an extremely enjoyable weekend in September. The house was perfect for our needs. My 80 plus year old parents and my siblings and spouses couldn't have been more pleased. The house was clean and had everything we needed for the weekend. The weather was beautiful which allowed us to spend a good deal of time on the deck and use the hot tub. We grilled out one night and ate on the deck. The Owner's Club is terrific. The fitness center is large with new equipment. Both the indoor and outdoor pool were open when we were there. There was a nice farmers market on Sunday too. We spent some time in downtown Galena which was just a short drive away. The lake was calm and we had a fun couple of hours on a pontoon boat. We even saw a bald eagle. All and all a great weekend at a great place.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lockport, L

Relaxng Family Weekend for Labor Day

  • 5 of 5

We had 6 adults, 2 children, and 2 dogs stay at this house for Labor Day weekend 2016. Our family really enjoyed spending time here. Although there are many houses nearby, this house is tucked in the trees and really does give you the feeling of seclusion. My kids enjoyed the extremely large back yard, we played many games of baseball back there over the weekend. The kitchen is very well stocked with everything you could need. The house had plenty of room and we did not feel cramped at all. We enjoyed the hot tub on the screened in deck, as well as breakfasts, coffee, and game time on the nice outside table on the other deck. We also really liked the basement, with foosball, electronic darts, a basketball arcade game, and also there were many games and books there. My kids especially enjoyed all the Disney books. We didn't use the pool while we were there, but it looked nice. We did go kayaking on the lake on the property grounds, which was really nice. It was very calm and not busy at all, even with it being Labor Day weekend. We also loved being so close to downtown Galena. I would recommend this house to any large group looking for somewhere to stay for a nice, relaxing weekend, or even a longer trip, lots you can do. Thanks Tom!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

The house could not have been more perfect for the 6 of us! We utilized the hot tub as well as a surf and turf dinner on the gas grill! There was more than enough room throughout the house and the view from the deck was great. Perfect accommodations and a big thanks to owner Tom for his hospitality! We can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50

$350/nt rate 2 night minimum and 3rd night $100 plus tax and cleaning fee Jan. through May 2018 excluding Valentine's and Memorial Day weekend. 3 night minimum for all major holidays.Please message with any questions.

Check in is 4pm and check out is 11am. Times may be flexible when possible.Code to lockbox on front porch where key is kept will be provided after final payment.
Please place all garbage in the plastic bags provided and then on the the trash cans on the deck until you check out. Then please dispose of bags at the refuse center site just past the riding stables.
Regarding the Owners Club: 6 proximity cards are provided in a basket under the phone in the kitchen that allow you access to the Owners Club ( indoor/outdoor pool, workout facility and game room, etc. ). There is a $5 charge per person per day for additional cards that can be obtained from the office at the Owners Club. Children under 6 do not need a card. There is a $50 charge for lost cards.

A parking sticker needs to be obtained from the Owners Club office for parking at the Owners Club or Marina. Galena Territory Security could issue $100 tickets for not displaying the sticker at the Marina or Owners Club.

Local telephone calls are not charged however any excessive charges ( exceeding $10 ) will be billed once the phone bill is received.

Please open the fireplace flu before lighting a fire. If you need wood it is located under the screened porch. If you run out of wood please advise and we will arrange delivery.

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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