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Family Friendly Lodge, by Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Wildlife Area

(19 Reviews)

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Last updated: 04/22/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:18
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:4
  • Property type:Lodge
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Lodge close to Jim Edgar State Wildlife Area

Plattner's Ghost Hollow Lodge was built in the fall of 2014 & is now open for business. It is a 6,000 Sq Ft Lodge with all the amenities. The Lodge is handicapped accessible and includes a large dining area, an extra large great room with big screen TV, a full stone, wood burning fireplace, 4 spacious bedrooms, and 3 bathrooms. The lodge property also offers trails for hiking and wildlife viewing. We charge for each adult guest. Children under 12 years old stay for free. Please contact us about large parties and additional sleeping options.

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Member since: 2015

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/22/2017

Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 3000 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 18
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Minimum Age 21 Years Old...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18, Beds for 18

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Lodge also has a changing room with individual open lockers for any outdoor activity where you need to hang or change into outdoor clothing and footwear....moreless



  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming


  • Dining:

    Handmade harvest table that seats 12...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 24 people




  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large fire pit Washers game...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 5
from 19 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
1 night min stay

Rates are based on 1 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $25
  • Tax Rate 7%


$25 per night is based on per person in a bedroom that sleeps 1-4 persons. Meal packages can also be added for an additional fee. Booking deposits are refundable up to thirty (30) days prior to


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/22/2017
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Springfield, Illinois-Abraham Lincoln Airport
8 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Oakford, Illinois-Hitching Post
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Petersburg, Illinois-Shambolee Golf Course
30 Miles
Nearest Train
Springfield, Illinois-Amtrak
12 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 125
15 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Petersburg, Illinois-Gillmore's Cafe

Car: Necessary

If you are visiting Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Wildlife Area for Hunting, Fishing, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Camping, or Wildlife Viewing, Plattner's Ghost Hollow Lodge is within 5 minutes of the Main Entrance.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2014

About the owner: Owners Ron & Maureen Plattner were born & raised in the Central Illinois area. After retiring, they have decided to open their own year around lodge in West Central Illinois.

Why the Owner Chose Chandlerville, IL, USA:
Plattner's Ghost Hollow Lodge is a brand new lodge, built in the fall of 2014. It is situated in a country setting surrounded by timber, grain fields, and abundant wildlife for viewing. Which include Whitetail Deer, Red Fox, Coyote, & Turkeys. There is also hiking trails on the property as well.

The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
There is only one lodge like it in this area. Plattner's Ghost Hollow Lodge not only serves the visitors of Jim Edgar Panther Creek State Wildlife area, but also non resident hunters that come to West Central Illinois. Inside the lodge is complimented by Mounted Whitetail Deer, Bear, Bobcat, Coyote, & Rattlesnake.

Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 2 days
Response Rate: 90%
Calendar last updated: 04/22/2017

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VRBO #678159

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017

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