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Luxury Cabin W/Private Beach in Woods - 1 Mi from Carbondale, Il & Siu Campus

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Spacious luxury cabin with 4 bedrooms with all sand beach on private pond.


Last updated: 04/30/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Sleeps:15
  • Bedrooms:4
  • Bathrooms:3
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Huge 4 bedroom, 3 floor cabin on private pond w/ sand beach and dock in woods.

RESERVATIONS FOR THE 2017 SOLAR ECLIPSE ARE BASED ON 15 PERSON OCCUPANCY. THERE IS A 4 NIGHT MINIMUM STAY THE FEE IS $2000 PER NIGHT FOR 1 TO 15 PERSONS. AT 15 PERSONS THE FEE WOULD BE $133.50 PER NIGHT PER PERSON. FOR 10 PERSONS THE FEE IS $200 PER NIGHT. Cabin with four private bedrooms on 30 wooded acres. Washer and dryer on every floor, vintage pinball machines, pool table and jukebox for entertainment. Fireplace. Three bathrooms. Entertainment center. Knotty pine interior. Private sand beach on 1.5 acre pond. Elevated wood deck with seating & grill. Canoe, paddle-boat and fishing from 27 foot 10' wide dock. Cabin located on 30 wooded acres with blacktop drive and ample parking. Everything is provided with the exception of personal hygiene Items. Wheelchair accessible. we have 2 other cabins on the property and a 2015 rv set I the woods. check our website out for details CHECK IN AT 4:00 pm CHECK OUT AT 11:00 am

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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/30/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 2700 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 15
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years of age...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    The beach and pond is great for kids. Paddleboat and canoe on-site....moreless

  • Smoking Allowed:

    OUTSIDE ONLY fee for having to pick up cigarette buts...moreless

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Massage


  • Alternative Lifestyle
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Entry ramp. Hand-bars & hand-held shower head in first floor bathroom. Hand-bars and lift chair in bedroom on first floor. Entire porch wheelchair accessible....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 8-15

  • Other (See Description)


  • Master Bedroom: 1 king, 3 sleep sofa /futon

    Huge room (16x24'). King-size bed & couch. Overlooks pond....moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Lower level bedroom. Queen size bed....moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Second floor bedroom with full bath....moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    First floor bedroom. Accessibility. Lift chair and hand bar....moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (3) Sleep Sofa or Futons (3) Futon Available....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Master bath: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    3 Shower heads in Jacuzzi tub. Washer & dryer....moreless

  • Lower level: toilet, shower

    Washer & dryer....moreless

  • First floor: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub

    Washer/dryer. Full bath. Hand-held shower head. Hand bars....moreless

  • SUMMARY: Master bath is jacuzzi tub with three shower heads. First floor full bath & lower-level half-bath....moreless

Other Amenities

  • On the four acre pond there is a private all sand beach with a 27 x 10 foot dock. The beach is approx 50 feet wide and 30 feet out. Going from a depth of 1 foot to 4 feet at the 27 foot distance. Canoes, paddle boats, rafts, inner tubes, and small boats are available at no charge. USE OF THE BEACH IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. CABIN BY THE POND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ACCIDENTS OR INJURY WHILE ON THE CABIN PROPERTY The cabin is located on a 30 acre wooded parcel of land. It is on a dead-end road with no thru traffic. There are deer, turkey, possum, raccoon and many other forms of wildlife. It's perfect for wildlife & forest lovers. CHECK IN AT 4;00 PM CHECK OUT AT 11:00 AM...moreless


  • Books:

    Large selection of coffee table books....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    living room and 3 bedrooms...moreless

  • Game Room:

    4 vintage 1970's pinball machines, jukebox (CD format), full-size pool table....moreless

  • Music Library:

    CD-jukebox on lower level (by pool table)....moreless

  • Pool Table:

    Professional, full-size pool table....moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Everything but pay-per-view available via satellite-TV....moreless

  • Stereo:

    living room and master bedroom...moreless

  • Television:

    60' in main room of cabin 60" lower level bedroom, 40" 2nd floor bedroom 60" in master bedroom...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Videos available (please inquire)...moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Beach View:

    Wraparound furnished wood deck overlooks private beach and pond....moreless

  • Beachfront:


  • Lake View:

    500 feet from a 4 acre lake. Canoe & paddleboat available for use. Stocked lake for fishing and swimming. Sand beach....moreless

  • Rural:

    Cabin is on 30 wooded acres with two ponds. No thru-traffic. Secluded with lots of wildlife including deer, turkey, and other birds....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Two units upstairs and first and lower floors....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    outdoor fire pit at beach and in the woods...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Two units: First floor and lower floor....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    60-inch television. DVD-player. Full satellite package (minus pay-per-view)....moreless

  • Parking:

    Ample parking for 8 vehicles....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Additional parking for cars, trucks and boat trailers...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Plenty of parking....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washer and dryer on each of the three floors....moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    NO Wireless provided. 4G wireless from all major mobile carriers can be used with personal hotspots or aircards....moreless


  • Catering Available:

    Numbers can be provided....moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Everything available. If necessary owner will provide more....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Full kitchen with microwave, coffee pot & all necessities....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items


  • Boat:

    Canoe & paddle-boat provided for use....moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Fully furnished wraparound raised deck with view of beach/pond....moreless

  • Golf:

    Five golf courses within five miles of cabin....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoe & paddle-boat provided for use....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas grill gas provided at no charge...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda:

    Furnished deck surrounds 3/4 of cabin. 1/3 of deck is covered. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    40x30' all sand beach. Ideal for children and adults. Canoe & paddle boat. SWIM AT YOUR OWN RISK. CABIN BY THE POND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INJURY OR DEATH OCCURRING ON THE CABIN PROPERTY....moreless



Write a review 4.6
from 26 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 11 - May 13, 2017
3 night min stay

flat fee
May 26 - May 29, 2017
4 night min stay

flat fee
4TH OF JULY 2017
Jun 30 - Jul 5, 2017
6 night min stay

flat fee
2017 solar eclipse(15 persons)
Aug 18 - Aug 21, 2017
4 night min stay

flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$300 $350
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
  • Tax Rate 11%


One week - 7 continuous days negotiable (contact us for price)

* - $25/person per night for each additional guest over 8 persons.

* SIU Parents Weekend, Homecoming Weekend, Graduations, Hunting season DuQuoin Stair Fair Weekends, and major holidays (Christmas, Easter, Thanksgiving, Labor Day, Memorial Day etc.) require a three night stay MINIMUM (contact us to request exceptions)


* We also have a 2015 RV that sleeps four available for rent. Call for information.

* Please call with any questions.

* Cabin by the Pond LLC is not responsible for any accidents, injuries or death occurring while staying at the cabins. You swim at your own risk. RESERVATIONS ARE TAKEN AT THIS TIME AND FEES FOR THE 2017 SOLAR ECLIPSE ARE $8000 FOR 12 PERSONS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT ME REGARDING THE SOLAR ECLIPSE DATES.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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Last updated: 04/30/2017
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8 Miles
Nearest Airport
KDMH Southern Illinois Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Pinch Penny Pub
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Stone Creek Golf Course
3 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 51
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Carbondale downtown
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Cedar Lake (public beach)

Car: Recommended

Cabin by the Pond Is located within 15 miles Of 12 wineries on the Shawnee Wine Trail. Giant City State Park is seven miles south with 80 foot rock bluffs, an excellent dining room, rock-climbing & hiking trails. Little Grand Canyon is ten Miles to the east. There are four lakes within eight miles for swimming, fishing, skiing, diving and boating. Lake Kinkaid is 15 miles west for fishing and water-skiing. Arnold's Market, a country grocery, is two miles from cabin with local produce & an excellent meat department. A farmer's market is available in town on Saturdays. The campus of Southern Illinois University, is just minutes away (1 mile) & downtown Carbondale, IL is five minutes away. The cabin is located on 30 wooded acres with two ponds. No fishing license is required on property. Blacktop drive with plenty of parking. A Dungeons And Dragons themed kids park is minutes away, free to the public.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

Why the Owner Chose Carbondale, IL, USA:
Property is on 30 wooded acres 1/2 mile from city limits, 1 mile from Southern Illinois University campus. No thru-traffic and very private wooded grounds.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Our cabin offers a ramp to the porch and wide doors for wheelchair accessibility. There are hand bars in the bathroom and bedroom with a lift chair. Also provided is a seat for the shower. The tub has a hand held shower head. This cabin offers fishing , swimming on a private beach on the pond, canoeing, paddle boat, horseshoes and other outdoor games. There is a fire pit with wood available. Inside there are 3 vintage pinball machines, a standard pool table and a jukebox. Televisions in two of the bedrooms and a 60-inch TV in the living room. Full satellite TV package. Gas and charcoal grills are available. Gas is provided at no cost.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/30/2017

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  • Spacious luxury cabin with 4 bedrooms with all sand beach on private pond.

    Spacious luxury cabin with 4 bedrooms with all sand beach on private pond.

  • Aerial photo of property with 4 acre private stocked pond for fishing & swimming

    Aerial photo of property with 4 acre private stocked pond for fishing & swimming

  • Wraparound wood deck overlooking pond.

    Wraparound wood deck overlooking pond.

  • Inside nearby antique store.

    Inside nearby antique store.

  • lower lever queen bed with bath

    lower lever queen bed with bath

  • 2nd floor bedroom

    2nd floor bedroom

  • full size pool table

    full size pool table

  • dinning nook

    dinning nook

  • Spacious luxury cabin with 4 bedrooms with all sand beach on private pond.

    Spacious luxury cabin with 4 bedrooms with all sand beach on private pond.

  • Blacktop drive down lane in fall.

    Blacktop drive down lane in fall.

  • Guests enjoying the  private pond and beach.

    Guests enjoying the private pond and beach.

  • Our antique store in Cobden, IL, minutes away.

    Our antique store in Cobden, IL, minutes away.

  • Firepit


  • clear water from swimming  all sand beach

    clear water from swimming all sand beach

  • living room

    living room

VRBO #426929

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Sunday, April 30, 2017

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