Cozy Cottage on the Vermilion River in Rural Illinois. ~1 1/2 Hours from Chicago

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Our cottage offers all the amenities of home with amazing outdoor views and sounds of nature overlooking the Vermilion River. Come and get away from it all anytime of year to enjoy the scenery and wildlife(turkey, deer, birds). For summertime fun, we have an outdoor fire pit and a 3 season room with wood burning fireplace. If you choose to come in the winter, cozy up around one of our two wood burning stoves and wait out a snowstorm. The cottage offers 2 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, a loft, large deck overlooking the river, and a walk out basement with pool table.
-2 bedrooms Main level: 2 twin beds
Upper level: 1 king with balcony
Upper level: loft with futon(sleeps six if guests use futon)
-2 bathrooms Main level: toilet, tub/shower
Lower level: toilet, shower
-outdoor fire pit
-3 season room with wood burning fireplace
-large walkout deck overlooking the river
-gas grill
-full kitchen with stainless steel appliances
-pool table and family games
-dish network(tv in main living room and lower level)
-peaceful and relaxing but still offers many attractions within driving distance for a day trip
-beautiful views and nature watching anytime of year
-10 minutes to golf course and dining
-State parks all within about 15-45 minutes driving distance: Starved Rock, Humiston Woods, Spring Lake, Matthiessen, Buffalo Rock, and La Salle Lake.
The Vermilion river is navigable but not terribly deep. Smaller fishing boats and pontoons are most popular. There is boat ramp access about 10 minutes away. Please call for more information on boating and area eating, drinking and entertainment ideas.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Feel free to smoke outside or in 3 season room. Please pick up all butts. ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Churches
  • Library
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Stove


  • Balcony
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    multiple courses with in 10-20 minutes...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


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from 12 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$899 $2,100

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

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Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/25/2016
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Year Purchased: 2015

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Thursday, October 27, 2016

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Cozy Cottage On The Vermilion River In Rural Illinois. ~1 1/2 Hours From Chicago

Cornell, IL, USA #739849

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