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Cabin On The Lake Is Your Own Hideaway On A Private 10 Acre Lake

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Cabin On The Lake Is Your Own Hideaway On A Private 10 Acre Lake

Secluded cabin on 200 acres with your own private lake. Relax on the large deck with a spectacular view of the lake and forest any time of day or night. Enjoy fishing in the lake, hiking the many miles of trails, swimming, or just relaxing on the beach. The lake is equipped with row boat and canoe. In the evening, enjoy a campfire in the fire pit. Perfect for a family vacation or a romantic getaway. Sleeps six with queen murphy bed in master bedroom: twin bunk beds; and queen sofa bed in living room. Fully equipped kitchen with dining area, 1 1/2 bathrooms, washer/dryer, ac, wifi, tv/vcr, deck and patio. Only 11 miles from galena with shopping, dining and many attractions. Maximum occupancy 6. Sorry, but no pets or smoking. Rentals are available april through november.

Linda McDonough
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 14, 2018

About Linda McDonough

Our family went on houseboat vacations cruising the Mississippi river and skiing at Chestnut Mountain Resort when we were growing up. We loved the area so much my parents looked at property to buy in the Galena area. The first piece of property they purchased was in 1966. The cabin was eventually built in 1983.

Linda McDonough purchased this cabin in 1983

Why Linda McDonough chose Hanover

Our parents built a cabin for guests and family to stay in when they visited. After they passed away, we decided to rent the cabin out 5 months out of the year. We haven enjoyed vacationing there for many years and would like to share it with others.


Hanover Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , There is a dresser in the bathroom for storage.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Powder room with toilet and sink with cabinet.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 bunk bed
    Bedroom 1 - 1 murphy bed
  • There is also a Queen Sofa Bed in the Living Room.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Cabin On The Lake Is Your Own Hideaway On A Private 10 Acre Lake
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews

Beautiful cabin on perfectly private lake!

  • 5 of 5

This property is beautiful and so private...almost too good to be true. The owners were always available to answer questions yet were not nosey or pesty. The cabin is clean and modern yet still remains rustic, the pictures don't do it justice. The fires by the lake were perfect. The accommodations were great for 5 adult females. A perfect getaway for anyone. I have no regrets and will definitely be back one day! Thank you, Linda, for a great rental experience!!

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful secluded cabin with everything you need inside.

  • 5 of 5

Our 6 adult crew looking for a getaway from the big city thoroughly enjoyed the Cabin on the Lake. This was the perfect secluded time away from the noise that we needed. Not being experience campers, this cabin had all the amenities that we needed to enjoy the outdoors without all the fuss of camping. The owner was easy to contact with any questions we had and made us feel right at home. Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cabin on the lake

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is very well maintained and super clean. We could not have asked for anything more. My husband and nephew had a great time fishing in the crystal clear water and although all caught were too small to keep - maybe next time! We will absolutely be coming back, really relaxing wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This was a definite 5-star experience for our family. This cabin and lake was the perfect spot!

  • 5 of 5

We found this cabin and lake to have all that we were looking for! Great location built into the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi. Just a short drive to Chestnut Mountain Resort for off site activities. Rustic cabin and a beautiful lake offered complete privacy where we enjoyed fishing swimming and boating, and we used all three: the paddle boat, canoe and rowboat! The property had several well marked paths for hiking in and around the timbered bluffs. We especially enjoyed the fire pit area all 3 nights located right in front of the lake. Grandkids really loved this place and are already asking to go again next year! Just the perfect getaway place!

  • Submitted: Aug 19, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Our family had a great time at the cabin.

  • 5 of 5

The property was beautiful.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great family getaway - private time on beautiful property while still close to fun places

  • 4 of 5

Simple family fun on the private lake! Fishing, swimming, relaxing, and more just 2-3 hours from home. Cabin is comfy with enough amenities to feel at home. Hard to believe you can wind down that dirt road, hit the lake and forget the rest of the world so easily. When you want to step back into society, Galena area is just 15 mins away. Deer, owls, cranes, turtles, etc all over. Just sit and watch.

Great property, great location, great time.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Nearest Airport
34.6 Miles
Dubuque regional Airport
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Eagle Ridge Resort South
Nearest Motorway
6.4 Miles
US Highway 20
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Galena, IL; Chestnut Mtn. Resort
Nearest Ski
4 Miles
Chesnut Mountain Resort
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $80 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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