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Gorgeous 4 BR/4.5 BA Home with Hot Tub, Fire Pit, WiFi.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 3,945 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

A Beautiful, Huge & Immaculate 4 BR/4.5 Bath Home With Hot Tub and fire pit

This is our #1 rental home, and one look at the pictures will show you why. Enjoy some of the best views in the Territory from the one-of-a-kind 3-story wall of windows featured in this 4 bedroom, 4.5 bath home set back on a hill above the Shenandoah Valley. This home is immaculate, perfectly maintained, and decorated in the contemporary style you want. If you've stayed here before, you'll find that the owners of this home are well on their way to updating the entire home. With 4000 square feet of living space, this is a home that will give you more than enough room for everyone.

When you enter the home, the 2-story great room with its wall of windows will take your breath away. The large gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances will accommodate all the cooks in your group, and there are two dining areas so that everyone can have their own chair. This is only the main level, but it offers space for everyone to be together, whether they want to sit and enjoy the fireplace, prepare and enjoy a meal, or watch television in the adjacent den, all while enjoying the light and view that seem to be right in the home with you.

The main-level master bedroom offers the same great views from the king size bed, and the master bath is truly a wonder to behold with a whirlpool tub and a walk-in shower with 5 spray heads. The master bedroom is adjacent to the rear deck and hot tub, and it also has its own balcony to enjoy the view. The upper level loft bedroom soars high above the rest of the home and feels like a private bedroom. It features a queen bed, a bath with a shower, and a balcony overlooking the hot tub and firepit. There are two bedrooms in the lower level, each with the same stunning view as you get from the rest of the home. The lower king bedroom has an adjacent full bath and its own patio area. The twins bedroom has its own bath and a walk in closet.

The lower level family room is all new, with a 65” flat screen television, surround sound, DVD player, and Bluetooth sound speaker for streaming your music. The pit group couch is large and sumptuous, and there are two other chairs and a table that form a nice conversation area. Wherever you sit in the room, you’ll enjoy the view and the warmth of the fireplace. If you want something cooler, there’s also a wet bar with a refrigerator.

The rear deck with its large hot tub provides a great place to relax, and the firepit next to the deck is a great place to gather in the evening. Back inside, there is high-speed internet with wifi, telephone service, and Directv satellite service for every television.

This home books up fast – don’t wait too long to reserve your dates!

More Details

Property Manager
Tracey Hartz
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 13, 2017

About Tracey Hartz

The owners built this home because they wanted a big, beautiful house situated to take advantage of the grand sweeping view that this property location offers.

Tracey Hartz purchased this house in 2003

Why Tracey Hartz chose The Galena Territory

The owners fell in love with this property right away, and you will too.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you. Tracey! We all had a wonderful time and enjoyed our reunion! The houses were great and worked out well for us! Everyone was pleased with their accommodations. Thank you for working with us on all the details. We really appreciated it! Our next reunion will most likely be in two years. We should be in touch then if not before. Thank you again!
Aug 2014
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The Galena Territory House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3945 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10 ...
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • If your stay includes a free 3rd or 4th night we will adjust the amount due when we receive your booking. VRBO's system cannot apply the discount.
  • Check in is at 4:00pm. Check out is at 11:00am. Send an inquiry if you need an early check in or late check out.
  • Do not book this home if you are a high school or college age group, even if there is a chaperone. You will be turned away at check in with no refund.
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , This bedroom has its own full bath with a walk in shower
    Loft bedroom - 1 queen , A very large space with its own bath and a private feel.
    Twins bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Nice bedroom with view, private bath, and walk in closet.
    King bedroom - 1 king , Secluded in a corner of home with adjacent bath and patio.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • 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
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Gorgeous 4 BR/4.5 BA Home with Hot Tub, Fire Pit, WiFi.
average rating of 4.888889 based on 10 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed the beautiful views from inside looking out through those gorgeous windows. It was spacious & cozy enough to accommodate our group of 12. We will return again next year!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great weekend get away.

  • 5 of 5

This property lived up to it's expectations. Our group consisted of four couples, we all had our own bedroom with our own bathroom. While our husbands were enjoying the big screen TV watching football, we enjoyed the hot tub. Then after a day of shopping in downtown Galena and grilling supper, we enjoyed the fire pit.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for our sibling reunion during Galena’s Oktoberfest. Spacious. Well-appointed. Spectacular views. We’d rent again. Dishwasher leaked but property manager was responsive.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazingly Spacious and Clean Home

  • 5 of 5

This spacious home was exceptionally clean and wonderful overall! The Great room was fantastic for movies, there was plenty of space for the entire family, and the Hot Tub was the Highlight of the weekend. My husband and I felt at home and we didn't want to leave. We really appreciated the variety of pots and pans available in the kitchen- it was a great space to cook in! This is a perfect location for bonding, memories, and having a great vacation for all ages. The manager Tracey was extremely pleasant and very professional when called upon. I highly recommend this home and definitely will be back.


  • Submitted: Mar 24, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home with lots of room!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful home with great views. Lots of room for everyone to spread out and enjoy their stay. The pictures do not do this property justic!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Goodfield, IL

Long weekend getaway with the kids!

  • 4 of 5

We picked this property for the size and value. We were not disappointed! Lots of space and nicely decorated. The great wall of Windows is pretty spectacular......loved it. Even with a couple rainy days, the owners club saves it(pool, game room, and gym). Tracey came within a half hour of being called to get the satellite and ceiling fans working. Excellent response time. Very clean also. Only 4 stars for a few reasons.....many light bulbs need replacing, we would have loved a fire pit out back (our preference), satellite tv on main floor was very touchy, older lower level furniture, and the grill needed a good cleaning(about started the patio on fire for all the grease in the bottom of it). We would absolutely rent here again! Sometimes the imperfections add to the best memories.....

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2014
  • Stayed: October 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Dubuque Regional Airport
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
US Highway 20 West
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $80
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 11.0%

Stay 2 nights get a 3rd night FREE during Value Season excluding holidays and Holiday Season.
Stay 3 nights get a 4th night FREE - available for all stays.
Stay 5 nights get 6th & 7th nights FREE - available for all stays.
3 night minimum Memorial Day Weekend, July 4th Holiday, Labor Day Weekend, Columbus Day Weekend, Thanksgiving Holiday, some dates in Holiday Season, and New Year's Holiday.
Rates subject to change or correction until your reservation is confirmed
Your rate is determined when your reservation is confirmed.
All weekend stays must include a Saturday night.

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.