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Spacious & Comfortable 3 Bd-2 Ba Ranch On Large Lot

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,540 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

This 3 bedroom 2 bath ranch has the feel of a cottage in a smaller town. Whether you're coming to see the Abraham Lincoln sites, historic Route 66 attractions, on family or business travel, or if you're making your annual pilgrimage to the Illinois State Fair, this home is close enough to the action for you to get there quickly. When the day is done, it also provides a nice retreat within which to kick back, take off your shoes and unwind. You'll find a fully equipped kitchen, linens and towels, high-speed internet, satellite television and complimentary WiFi. Come, relax, bring your suitcase, and leave the rest up to us.


Owner
Gordon Fidler
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, mandarin
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 18, 2017

About Gordon Fidler

Gordon and Tammy are originally from the Peoria area, but have lived near Springfield since getting married in 1991. Gordon retired from a career in law enforcement in 2010, and in 2012 they bought their first rental property in Chatham. They have four children, three of whom were adopted and are still at home.

Gordon Fidler purchased this house in 2012

Why Gordon Fidler chose Springfield

This house was selected due to its close proximity to their residence, the quality of the school district, and the fact that it reminds them of their home growing up, and their grandparent's home. The layout of the house as well as the era both bring back great memories. For two years, the house had been unfurnished and rented out on an annual basis. In February of 2015 it was transitioned into a fully furnished home for rent by visitors to the area. It's not quite a bed and breakfast, but they still get to provide warm hospitality for their guests.

What makes this house unique

They love the peaceful feel when they walk into the house. There are times when they will take time to go to the house to sit and read, and Gordon has confessed he has taken a nap or two there as well. The kitchen is spacious, as are the bedrooms and living room. It's a comfortable place to relax.

Amenities

Springfield Lake Shore Improvement House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1540 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private bath for Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Initial toilet paper is provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Spacious & Comfortable 3 Bd-2 Ba Ranch On Large Lot
average rating of 4.8208957 based on 67 reviews
St Peters, MO
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Family Home=Perfect

  • 5 of 5

We came up from St. Louis with grown kids and our boat! The house and backyard were perfect for everyone! We cooked a lot and had everything we needed.

Thanks much for sharing your beautiful home!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Susan, we're so glad it worked out for your family! Love that the weather was good so you could cook out and enjoy the lake! Come see us again!
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5

Super clean!!

  • 5 of 5

Super clean!! Owners communicated fast. The home was spacious and plenty of room for my wife and I with 4 of our kids

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Harvey! We enjoyed being able to host your family. We look forward to having the opportunity to see you again in the future.
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5

Made our stay in Springfield enjoyable !

  • 5 of 5

Very nice spacious house. Our host Gordon went out of his way to make us comfortable and meet our needs. Highly recommend !

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

8 sisters from Illinois,Missouri,Indiana,Oklahoma spent Thurs thru Sun and had a really wonderful ti

  • 5 of 5

Sitting outside under the shade of giant trees and walking the neighborhood was very enjoyable. The train was not a problem

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Joan for your kind remarks. We are so glad you ladies could all get together, and we could help facilitate that gathering. Come see us again!!
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5

This house was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for a place to stay in the Springfield area, look no more. This house is perfect. My first impression was that is was immaculately clean. That's always one of my first concerns. It was in a cute little neighborhood. We felt very safe there. The train track is close by, but it's moving so fast it's gone in 15 seconds. Literally. I timed it. The owner was kind and offered to do anything that we needed and asked us not to hesitate to call if we did. The kitchen is stocked with anything you think you may need. It's comfortable and cozy. We loved our stay there. We'll be going back again!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect for our needs

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place! Owners were wonderful.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sandy, you're very kind. Thanks for staying with us!
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.2 Miles
The Creek Pub and Grill
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Piper Glen Golf and Social Club
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-55
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Fulgenzi's Trattoria
Car: necessary

Paved walking and biking path is across the street from the house.

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Rates & Availability

Springfield Lake Shore Improvement House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
2017 State Fair
Aug 10 2017 - Aug 20 2017
2 night minimum stay
$130
 
 
Clayville Events
Aug 25 2017 - Aug 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$325
Flat fee
 
 
2018 State Fair
Aug 9 2018 - Aug 19 2018
2 night minimum stay
$135
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$115
$700
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Cleaning Fee $75

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.
No Pets
No Smoking

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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