Galena Area Rentals' We Offer Tiered Rates, Please Inquire Over 2 Night Stays.

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Last updated: 10/27/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

We offer tiered rates, please inquire over 2 night stays vs Instant Quote.
4' wide concrete ramp accessible entry for elderly/wheelchair.
Are you looking for a spacious home with upscale decor for your accommodations?
We offer the 'Retreat House' more value in this 5 bedroom, 5 1/2 bath.(6 Beds) and (1 Sofa sleeper) Pool table, ping-pong and poker tables. This 3054 sq. ft. distinctive custom home is situated on a heavily treed hillside with rock outcropping offering valued privacy. As one enters the interior the stunning great room welcomes you with seating around a wood burning fireplace with an over sized Dubuque stone hearth. A dining room(seating for 11) and open kitchen are on the right.

Completing the main level is the convenient laundry room, powder room, and master suite, which has a large soaking 2 person jetted tub, and separate shower. The great room has large comfortable sofa.

Take in the countryside vistas through the floor to ceiling windows along the back of the home. A sliding door opens to the furnished outside dining area (seating for 6) on the upper deck with a 52' gas grill. The furnished three season's outdoor room (seating for 8) offers fresh air, the soothing sounds of nature, and a favorite quiet gathering place to socialize. The upper level of the home has 3 bedrooms with 3 baths and TVs in all bedrooms.

Walk into the lower level and you will find a pool/ping-pong table, a bar (3 bar stools), private poker room (table with 4 chairs), entertainment room with TV, a sleeper sofa, a full bath, and one bedroom with two queen beds and TV. One of the highlights of the lower level are the amazing views and easy access to the outside hot tub. The outside deck is furnished(2)tables and(8)chairs. Take the steps down to the exterior fire pit with additional seating. Enjoy this exclusive location, convenient to all the shopping, dining, and activities in 'The Galena Territory' and surrounding areas. The Retreat House is located 7miles east of Galena and 1/2 mile into the Galena Territory Association.

Thank you for your interest in 'Retreat House'.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25 to sign rental packet...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 12

  • Master main level: 1 king

    Dual jetted tub and shower...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Upper level Tub/Shower...moreless

  • Upper level : 1 queen

    Full bath and shower...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

    TV Room with double Sofa Sleeper, full bath and shower...moreless

  • Upper level : 1 queen

    Full Bath and shower...moreless

  • Lower level Dual Queen: 2 queen

    Full Bath with shower shared with TV room next door....moreless

  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1) One crib and high chair, 1 queen sleeper sofa lower level TV room....moreless

Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Studio One Spa & Salon mobile to the Eagle's Nest Tina Knautz (815) 777-1275 or (815) 777-1275 310 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036 Hand soap, shampoo and conditioner, kitchen dish soaps, coffee. Note: If you require additional amenities, i.e., baby crib, gift basket, wine, flowers, private chef, we will have your selections available for you awaiting your arrival. (Additional charges apply)...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Lower Level...moreless


  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Internet:

    Superior Service...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bath mats, down comforters, extra pillows, extra blankets...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Great room with TV and plenty of seating....moreless

  • Parking:

    Off Street...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Paved driveway...moreless

  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Fully equipped laundry room on main level...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:


  • Wood Fireplace:

    Main Level wood burning...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    crock pot, blender, toaster, coffee pot, ice bucket, hand mixer, serving bowls, cork screw...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Service for 12 (dishes, flatware, beverage) ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Main level deck has large gas grill with table/chairs....moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    G.T.A. Pools. Also please see the Galena water park on points of interest page. And the indoor pool at Ramada Inn,11383 Hwy 20W, Galena, Illinois 611036,Phone 815-777-2043. $5.00 per person, per day, hours of the pool 7:00am-11:00pm...moreless



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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nov 23 - Nov 25, 2016
2 night min stay
Dec 24 - Dec 25, 2016
2 night min stay
New Year
Dec 31 - Jan 1, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$575 $575
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning fee $150 + tax
  • Tax Rate 11%


We offer tiered rates, please inquire over 2 night stays.(6 Beds) Retreat house decorated for seasons and most major holidays and located 7 Miles East Of Galena & 1/2 Mile Into the G.T.A.

Note: Please inquire for seasonal rates. Clarify type of use i.e. small weddings, family reunions and bachelor or bachelorette and other parties.

Must be 25 yrs to sign contract. Please include total in party, type of rental use and arrival/departure dates/time.

Payment due 15 days prior to arrival.

Until confirmed, rates subject to change.

Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking

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Last updated: 10/27/2016
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77 Miles
Nearest Airport
1 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Woodside Fire Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
Eagle Ridge
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Rt 20
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Woodside Fire Restaurant
16 Miles
Nearest Ski
Chestnut Mnt.
24 Miles
Nearest Beach
Dubuque, Iowa Airport

Car: Necessary

Studio One Spa & Salon mobile to the Retreat House Tina Knautz (815) 777-1275 or (815) 777-1275 310 N. Main Street Galena, IL 61036 Also Fever River Outfitters 525 S Main St.Galena, IL 61036 815-776-9425 Please see Item (S) the Galena water park on our vrbo points of interest map. Also Wine tasting, star gazing, ice skating, sledding. Hiking on 23 miles of trails through pristine woodlands and prairies,


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Hi-Welcome to our home. We're Bill and Sue. Several years ago our friends invited us to take a drive out to Galena with them. We didn’t know then about the rich history Galena boasts of, the beauty of the deep vistas and the tranquility of the woods and abundant wildlife, however these are the wonders that brought us back....year after year. Each visit introduced us to new discoveries in Northwest Illinois and educational interests and experiences for our children.

Why the Owner Chose The Galena Territory, Guilford Township, IL, USA:
We offer tiered rates, please inquire over 2 night stays. Galena is close enough yet far enough away from home; 3 hours drive from Chicago making it the perfect get-away place for a weekend trip. It is tucked away in Northwest Illinois and unlike the rest of the state of IL, Galena is hilly and picturesque. Downtown Galena is like stepping back in time with mid 19th century architecture aligning Main Street and beyond. Located 8 miles from town is our home, nestled in the Galena Territory. It is peaceful, yet a fun place for a large group or extended family gathering. It is a solid built home. We love it here and hope you will too.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Enjoy a game of pool or ping pong, challenge your friends to a game of poker, or relax in the outdoor private hot tub. Take a swim at the outdoor pool located at the owner's club on Territory Drive. Enjoy grilling with our 'never run out of gas' grill or just relax and enjoy the soothing sounds of nature from the three seasons room. Experience the natural surroundings; take a hike down the many trails in the Territory. Golf the 'General' or ski down the slopes of Chestnut Mountain Resort. Zip line 2.5 hour canopy tours just 2 miles away, Year-round activities make Galena the escape weekend destination.

Contact us

Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Great room main level

    Great room main level

  • King upper level

    King upper level

  • Queen upper level

    Queen upper level

  • Double Queen, lower level

    Double Queen, lower level

  • Outdoor hot tub lower level deck

    Outdoor hot tub lower level deck

  • Lower Level

    Lower Level

  • Main level deck.

    Main level deck.

  • Fire pit

    Fire pit

  • G.T.A. Basketball Court

    G.T.A. Basketball Court

  • G.T.A. Outdoor Pool

    G.T.A. Outdoor Pool

  • Kitchen


  • Master bath main level

    Master bath main level

  • King main level

    King main level

  • Queen upper level

    Queen upper level

  • Screen porch

    Screen porch

  • Lower level TV room

    Lower level TV room

  • Poker room

    Poker room

  • Large Grill 500 Gal. LP Tank Please inquire for our tiered rental rates.

    Large Grill 500 Gal. LP Tank Please inquire for our tiered rental rates.

  • G.T.A. Fitness Room

    G.T.A. Fitness Room

  • G.T.A. Indoor Pool

    G.T.A. Indoor Pool

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This listing was first published here in 2010.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 27, 2016

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