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Voted #1 Best Views on the Shawnee Wine Trail. Modern Lodge with Spacious Deck

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Last updated: 08/19/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-6 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Located on 75 secluded acres on the Shawnee Wine Trail, Firefly Valley Lodge offers spectacular views and a peaceful setting for your getaway. The Lodge offers breathtaking views of nature to be enjoyed from the large wrap-around deck. For those cool evenings, a large oversized two-tiered custom fire pit is available to keep you warm after a long day on the wine trail. Located within a few miles of Blue Sky, Owl Creek, StarView and Orlandini wineries, the Lodge is on Rocky Comfort Road, right in the heart of Southern Illinois Wine Country.

Connected to our private property is 140 acres of the Shawnee National Forest. Hunting and hiking possibilities are endless at Firefly Valley. The Lodge is within minutes of Southern Illinois University, Giant City State Park, Devils Kitchen and Little Grassy lakes.

The Firefly Valley Lodge is a 2 story cedar sided Lodge. The 4 bedroom 2 bath house features a open concept living room and kitchen with a magnificent vaulted ceiling and beautiful hardwood flooring.

The Living room features leather couches including a pull-out bed for additional guests. The Kitchen is fully stocked with everything you would need including all stainless steel appliances and a beautiful dining table. The main floor also includes two Guest Bedrooms both beautifully appointed with Queen beds. A full bath completes the main floor. A luxury Master Suite with a King size bed with its own bath are up the stairs for your privacy. The fourth and final bedroom is located in the basement. This bedroom is an oversized room big enough to hold a Queen bed and a full size couch. The living room and all main floor bedrooms and the master bedroom contain 47 inch flat screen TVs with satellite service.

All linens, utensils etc. are included in your rental. The furnishings in the home are stylish and high quality. Each item was chosen for this lodge specifically as if it was our personal home, making the Lodge stand alone in quality

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 2600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 25 or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    We only have one step into the Lodge...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 10-15

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Ask about.......Shop N Drop Grocery Service Do you want to have your groceries delivered and stocked prior to your arrival at Firefly Valley Lodge? You can provide us a grocery list, and we will do the rest so you can enjoy your vacation in style……and immediately when you arrive. How does it work? Simply email the owners at lodging@fireflyvalleysi.com a list of items requesting. The order must be a minimum of $200 with which a surcharge of 30% will be added to. Pay prior to your stay Firefly Valley $300, and the difference will be refunded if applicable. For further info please contact Firefly Valley Lodge at 618-694-5162. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Direct TV with movie channels...moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Set in the heart of the Shawnee National Forest, hills and valleys all around...moreless

  • Rural:

    Set in the heart of the Shawnee National wine trail you are secluded and in Rural Southern Illinois...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Enough to accommodate 8 persons...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    stainless steel...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Huge - Nobody even comes close...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Labor Day 2016
Sep 2 - Sep 4, 2016
3 night min stay

$1,200
flat fee
SIU Family Weekend 2016
Sep 23 - Sep 25, 2016
3 night min stay

$1,200
flat fee
SIU Homecoming 2016
Oct 21 - Oct 23, 2016
3 night min stay

$1,200
flat fee
Deer Season #1
Nov 17 - Nov 20, 2016
4 night min stay

$2,500
flat fee
Thanksgiving 2015
Nov 24 - Nov 27, 2016
4 night min stay

$1,600
flat fee
Deer Season #2
Dec 1 - Dec 4, 2016
4 night min stay

$2,500
flat fee
SIU Graduation
Dec 16 - Dec 18, 2016
3 night min stay

$1,200
flat fee
New Years 2016
Dec 30 - Jan 1, 2017
3 night min stay

$1,200
flat fee
Siu Graduation
May 12 - May 14, 2017
3 night min stay

$700
flat fee
Memorial Day
May 26 - May 29, 2017
4 night min stay

$1,500
flat fee
Fourth of July 2016
Jun 30 - Jul 5, 2017
6 night min stay

$2,000
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$195 $235
Thu, Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Housekeeping Fee $50 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 11%

Notes:

Pricing

$195 per night for 6 guests standard rate Sunday-Wednesday (Min 2 night stay)

$235 per night 6 guests weekend rate Thursday-Saturday (Friday and Saturday must be rented together)

*Pricing subject to change due to holidays/hunting or special events-Event Fees do apply

*$50 extra per guest per night up to 9 guests, large group rate of 10-15 is $50 /night/guest

large group rate will be applied by lodge owner


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Calendar

Last updated: 08/19/2016
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Location

20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Williamson County Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Stone Creek
10 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
HWY 51

Shawnee Wine Trail

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2013

About the owner: Owners of mavoproperty located in southern Illinois

Why the Owner Chose Makanda, IL, USA:
The views are incredible. Also, not only is the property large with 75 acres….it borders 140 acres of the Shawnee National Forest.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Bordering the shawnee national forest all the hiking you could ever want. Lodge sits on top of Firefly Valley. Incredible views


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Fall colors starting to take shape

    Fall colors starting to take shape

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Deck with awesome view of Firefly Valley

    Deck with awesome view of Firefly Valley

  • At night we have lighting around complete cabin, very well lit if you choose to have them on

    At night we have lighting around complete cabin, very well lit if you choose to have them on

  • Custom made two tiered fire pit overlooking Firefly valley

    Custom made two tiered fire pit overlooking Firefly valley

  • Special care was given to the beds and linens.

    Special care was given to the beds and linens.

  • another view of the same bedroom

    another view of the same bedroom

  • Full bathroo, we have two….again all is brand new

    Full bathroo, we have two….again all is brand new

  • Style Through out

    Style Through out

  • Snow covered Lodge…should be a postcard

    Snow covered Lodge…should be a postcard

  • Kitchen view from living area.  Open Concept

    Kitchen view from living area. Open Concept

  • Side view of Lodge

    Side view of Lodge

  • Firefly Valley view.

    Firefly Valley view.

  • living room view from hallway

    living room view from hallway

  • Style in all bedrooms, this is a queen bed

    Style in all bedrooms, this is a queen bed

  • bedroom, also a queen bed, large room

    bedroom, also a queen bed, large room

  • Master suite, king bed, large room

    Master suite, king bed, large room

  • All rooms have a 47' flat screen tv with Direct TV

    All rooms have a 47' flat screen tv with Direct TV

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Thursday, August 25, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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