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SECLUDED GETAWAY FOR FAMILY AND FRIENDS-3 BDRM-3 1/2 BATHS-OUTDOOR HOT TUB

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 2,300 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

450' TIMBER LINED DRIVEWAY, VERY ENJOYABLE SECLUDED VACATION GETAWAY

TAKE A BREAK AND ENJOY THE GREAT WEATHER AND MANY COMFORTS OF THE LAKE HOUSE.

JUST $575.00 for 2 NIGHTS ($287.50 per night) + $100.00 CLEANING FEE AND $74.25 TAX = $749.25 FOR UP TO 6 GUESTS.

ENJOY THE GOOD COMPANY OF FAMILY AND FRIENDS at THE LAKE HOUSE (2,300 sq. ft. 2 levels, 3 BEDROOMS, queen beds, 3 1/2 baths, 1 queen sleeper), NESTLED IN THE WOODS ABOVE LAKE GALENA. ENJOY shopping, golfing, fishing, or hiking, or just relax and refresh in the HOT TUB. The LAKE HOUSE is builder designed/owned (ROBERT JOHNSON BUILDERS INC.) and HIGHLY maintained. Accommodations combine whimical decorating with lots of COMFORT. ENJOY 'just like home' amenities, washer/dryer, satellite TV's. PLENTY of towels, all bedding, sheets, pillows, blankets, soap and paper goods. Dish detergent, napkins and trash bags provided for your carefree stay. Outdoor deck, screen porch, picnic table, and charcoal grill (charcoal provided). Windows everywhere provide sunlight throughout open flowing interiors with hardwood floors.

COMPLIMENTARY WELCOME BAG, COFFEE AND TEA. WE KNOW YOU WILL LOVE GALENA AS MUCH AS WE DO.

THE LAKE HOUSE - LOG HOUSE - LONGWOOD HIDEAWAY - TIMBER RIDGE

ROBERT JOHNSON RENTALS LLC

More Details

Owner
Bobbie Johnson, Robert Johnson Rentals LLC. 815-777-9777 - sales@rjrentals.com
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 22, 2017

About Bobbie Johnson, Robert Johnson Rentals LLC. 815-777-9777 - sales@rjrentals.com

Bob and I decided to get away from it all and do a day trip to Galena. Before getting to town Bob wanted to see the golf course his brother played in The Galena Territory.

We passed the model homes and later visited them. We both fell in love with The Territory that day and we bought our first lot. While building our summer home, Bob fell in love with everything about Galena. He convinced me to move here with our son, Bret, then 7 years old. I gave Bob a year here and guess what? It was the best thing that we have ever done!!!!! It is a step back in time, everyone knows each other, you catch up with friends while shopping for groceries at Piggly Wiggly or Walmart. You know your children or grandchildren are safe at all times.

Bob and I feel privileged that we live in such a friendly, naturally beautiful, safe environment. We absolutely love everything about Galena and The Galena Territory. Bob is a general contractor, so we are able to use our vacation home rentals as models for clients who wish to build here. We also have a small subdivision in town.

Bobbie Johnson, Robert Johnson Rentals LLC. 815-777-9777 - sales@rjrentals.com purchased this house in 1995

Why Bobbie Johnson, Robert Johnson Rentals LLC. 815-777-9777 - sales@rjrentals.com chose Galena

I have always wished for a water view and I love wooded lots. THE LAKE HOUSE has both, wooded with a seasonal view of the lake! We would have built our own home on this lot but thought our son would accolade better at a larger school since we moved here from Naperville, IL.

What makes this house unique

Very secluded and private setting. HOT TUB is open to beautiful surroundings, glider swing set in the woods. Master bedroom has whirlpool tub with separate shower. 2 gathering rooms.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Bob and Bobbie....Just a quick note to tell you what a great time we had here. We really enjoyed staying in your Lake House. It was so beautifully decorated and so clean. The little touches you have here -the little nick-knacks all over, the well-stocked linen closet, and such a beautiful kitchen with everything one could possibly need - made this the perfect stay. Rather than staying in a hotel room, this was truly a home. As a handyman, I can certainly appreciate the superior quality of your building skillls - from the little touches like the angled wall next to the refrigerator, the built-in bathroom vanities, the angled ceilings, all the perfectly fitted moldings and of course, the beautiful back deck. And we got to see wild turkeys! (We think that's what they were.)



We want to express our thanks to you for letting us stay in your home, and hope to come back again next year.
May 2013
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Log Cabin Restaurant
"Galena's olderst restaurtant operating sine 1935. "
Car: necessary

All of our homes are located in The Galena Territory, Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa. 6,800 acres of beautiful rolling hills and valleys. Thousands of years ago Ice Age glaciers traveled from the North and leveled hills and valleys but divided and detoured, sparing Jo Daviess County. Native Americans called this land Manitoomie which means God's County, which describes our little 'town that time forgot.'

Amenities

The Galena Territory House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Large window above whirlpool tub, separate shower.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Connected to bedroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , Conveniently located on first floor
  • Each bedroom has a bath room.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Large window with wooded view. Own bathroom with shower.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Beautiful arched picture window/whirpool & separate shower
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Comfortable queen with own bathroom/shower
  • Master Bedroom on main level. Queen. Whirlpool tub with separate shower. Large vanity, linen closet. Q-tips, cotton balls, and all paper goods provided. Beautiful arched window. Decorated and very comfortable.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.909091 based on 23 reviews
5

Love this place, I can't say enough good things about it

  • 5 of 5

Bobbie was great, accommodating in every way possible. Check in and check out were effortless. The home is quite possibly in the most beautiful setting I've ever seen. Stayed 5 days, had a small family wedding and dinner. I couldn't have asked for a more beautiful place to have the ceremony and the house is very accommodating, hot tub was amazing. Kids enjoyed the free wifi!! Close enough to everything we wanted to do, fishing, boating, horse back riding, relaxing, swimming and shopping, you name it this place has it. We will always come back to this place when in galena and will be recommending to anyone going to galena.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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McKinney, TX
4

secluded getaway

  • 4 of 5

The location is stunning though a little bit far from downtown Galena. The area had so many wonderful sites which our group thoroughly enjoyed. There was plenty of room for our party of 5. When we had some minor problems ( toaster broke), a replacement was soon delivered.

The house was spacious with 3 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths , 2 living areas, extensive decks with views of the beautiful wooded area and lake.

It's a wonderful spot for a pleasant vacation.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great , spacious house with lots of provacy

  • 4 of 5

The house is huge; there is plenty of space for a large family, couples or girls getaway.

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Lake house was a perfect place to get away and enjoy the quiet and peacefulness.

  • 5 of 5

Our family came to Galena to relax and reconnect. The lake house was the perfect place. We enjoyed the country seclusion, the birds, and the beauty inside and out. Beautiful house, nice kitchen to do a little cooking, grilling on the deck, and dinner in the screened in sunroom. We will be back!!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Janesville
5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house. Great views.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Annual Galena Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

As always the Johnsons have provided a beautiful getaway for friendships to rekindle. We wouldn't stay anywhere else... Been going with their homes for 20+ Years....

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Additional Guest Fee $35 per person per night

$100.00 Cleaning Fee

We require a $100.00 deposit by check to secure your reservation.
I am sorry but we do not take credit cards at this time.
Balance of rental fee (BY CHECK) due day after arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.