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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 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
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english, mandarin
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 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 Lake Shore Improvement

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 4.8125 based on 80 reviews
5

clean. neat. tidy. comfortable. cozy.

  • 5 of 5

Most important to me was the cleanliness of the house.. It was clean. Cozy decor. Located perfectly for us. Will stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We’re so glad your stay with us was a pleasant one. Thank you for your kind words. We know how important having a clean, comfortable environment is, so we strive to provide that. We’re looking forward to your return.
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5

Nice size for a group. Clean and the beds were comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend group has spent two weekends here, and we plan to stay again next April for our spring get-together. The house is a nice size for our group. It’s very clean and bright.

  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Cute getaway

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Fidler's Roof! The place was very clean and we had everything we needed. We live in Texas and met our friends from Indiana there for a quick getaway. This is very close to the Lincoln sites - only about a 15 minute drive, and close to anything else you may need such as grocery or drug store. Be prepared for the trains during the night!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I’m so glad we could serve as a meeting place for your visit with friends. Thanks for choosing to stay with us, you’re always welcome.
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Taylorville Illinois
5

This home was perfect! The master bedroom was so cozy. The kitchen was perfectly equipped.

  • 5 of 5

This home had everything we were looking for. The king sized bed was extremely comfortable. We woke up refreshed each day ready for our next adventure. Thanks Gordon!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Tomra, come back to see us again!
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5

Great House!

  • 5 of 5

There were six of us that stayed the weekend and had a wonderful time! The house was clean, inviting, very nicely decorated and exceeded our needs and expectations.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your kind comments! We're glad you were satisfied with your stay!
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5

Fidler's roof

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. The house was very nice, perfect for our needs.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Angela. It was great having you stay 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

Available
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Taxes and fees are additional

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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