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Luxury Cabin on 30 Wooded Acres. 1 Mi. from Carbondale, Il & Siuc Campus

(28 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/28/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

Well-furnished cabin with one bedroom and loft with 2 beds nestled in the woods

Secluded cabin on 30 wooded acres with lots of wildlife and access to pond for canoeing. King-size bed in master bedroom and a full and twin on antique frame in the loft. 47-inch flat screen TV with full satellite package, a vintage 1970s pinball machine, outdoor furnished deck and firepit, horshoe pits and blacktop drive with ample parking. All-inclusive and well-furnished with everything you need. Just bring personal hygiene items and you are good to go! KEY WORDS: Southern Illinois Cabins for rent, cabin rentals in southern illinois, Southern Illinois cabin Rentals, giant city state park cabins, southern illinois lodging, southern illinois bed and breakfast, southern illinois vacation rentals, southern illinois wineries, southern illinois cabin rentals, cabins southern illinois, rental cabins southern illinois, garden of the gods illinois cabin, lodging southern illinois, Southern IL Cabin near Shawnee National Forest, Giant city cabin rentals, cabin close to carbondale il, Cabins on Southern Il Wine trail, lodging close to SIU, Southern Illinois House Cabin, cabin rental located in Southern Illinois, vacation rental cabins bordering Shawnee National Forest, Vacation Rental Cabins in Southern Illinois, Cabin rental in Southern Illinois's Shawnee national forest, Southern Illinois Wine Trail, Southern IL Cabin on Wine Trail 3 day limit for holidays, SIU events, Christmas, thanksgiving, etc. on all cabins if you have questions call 618 924 3100 CABIN 2 AND 3 RATES ARE $100/ NIGHT WEEKDAYS AND $125/NIGHT WEEKENDS. 2 NIGHT STAY REQUIRED OR A SURCHARGE OF $20.00 FOR ONE NIGHT. 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. cabins 2 and three rates $100 weekdays $125 weekends per night homecomming 10/24/2015 $25 fee for dogs check in 4:00 Pm check out Noon

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Member since: 2012

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/28/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 816 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 6
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 YEARS OLD...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:


Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Chauffeur
  • Massage


Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 5-6

  • LOFT: 1 double, 1 twin/ single


  • MASTER BEDROOM: 1 king


  • Master bedroom with king-size bed & 42-inch flatscreen TV with satellite package & DVD-player. Loft upstairs with 1 double & 1 twin/single antique beds....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Full bath with washer & dryer.

Other Amenities

  • Cabin 2 is 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 great for nature & forest lovers. CABIN BY THE POND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY INJURIES YOU OCCUR WHILE STAYING AT THE CABINS...moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    VINTAGE 1970' PINBALL...moreless

  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable:

    ALL CHANNELS...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    60 INCH FLATSCREEN...moreless

  • Video Library


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Cabin is three miles from downtown Carbondale, IL....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

  • Waterfront:

    500 feet from small pond with canoe and fishing available no charge. Small beach with sand and picnic table....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen:

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

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Gas oven/stove...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas oven/stove...moreless

  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    Half-deck with chairs and table....moreless

  • Golf:

    Five golf courses within 5 miles....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoe available on 4 acre pond....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Lawn with firepit & horseshoes....moreless



Write a review 4.7
from 28 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Aug 18 - Aug 21, 2017
4 night min stay

flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$125 $150
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Pet Fee $25
  • Tax Rate 11%


* Weeknights - $125 per night + 11% tax (2 night minimum or $25 surcharge for single night)

* Weekend nights -$150 per night + 11% tax (2 night minimum stay or $25 surcharge for single night)

* For extended stays, rates are negotiable. 3 night minimum stay for all SIU events, hunting season, and all holidays

* SIU Parents Weekend, Homecoming Weekend, Graduations, DuQuion State 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 618-924-3100 for information.

* Please call 618-924-3100 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 NOT BEING TAKEN AT THIS TIME AND FEES HAVE NOT BEEN ESTABLISHE FOR THE 2017 SOLAR ECLIPSE. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT ME REGARDING THE SOLAR ECLIPSE DATES.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 04/28/2017
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5 Miles
Nearest Airport
KDMH Southern Illinois Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Pinch Penny Pub
6 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Golf courses within 6 miles
3 Miles
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 51
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Downtown Carbondale
5 Miles
Nearest Beach
Cedar Lake (public beach)

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

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.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/28/2017

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  • living room

    living room

  • Pond on property with fishing and canoe available.

    Pond on property with fishing and canoe available.

  • living room

    living room

  • kitchen


  • twin bed in loft

    twin bed in loft

  • loft


  • fire pit (wood available)

    fire pit (wood available)

  • Local wildlife travelling between two ponds on property.

    Local wildlife travelling between two ponds on property.

  • Cedar Lake, 5 miles from cabin.

    Cedar Lake, 5 miles from cabin.

  • fire pit

    fire pit

  • which way to go!

    which way to go!

  • cabin


  • living room

    living room

  • kitchen from loft

    kitchen from loft

  • king bed

    king bed

  • full bed in loft

    full bed in loft

  • Horseshoe pit.

    Horseshoe pit.

  • Pond with canoe available. (no charge)

    Pond with canoe available. (no charge)

  • Cedar Lake, 5 miles from cabin.

    Cedar Lake, 5 miles from cabin.

  • Vintage 1970s pinball machine.

    Vintage 1970s pinball machine.

  • from front door

    from front door

  • front view cabin

    front view cabin

VRBO #477154

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017

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