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Beautiful Lake View Townhome on Apple Canyon Lake

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type townhome
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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About the property

3 Bedrooms, 3 Full Bathrooms, Sleeps 8

This house is a convenient location and beautiful setting. It’s one of the best fishing lakes in Illinois. Pontoon rentals are also available at nearby marina. Excellent family restaurant and bar on the lake within walking distance. Take a nature hike on the thirteen mile trail around the entire lake. Tennis courts are available across the street. The adjoining townhome can also be rented for larger groups. Great year round retreat and very accommodating!

Unique Features of This Property: Location, Location, Location!! Gorgeous view of the lake. This home is close to everything you want. Walking distance to The Cove Restaurant, tennis courts, outdoor swimming pool, marina, clubhouse and hiking trails are just one block away. Rent a boat and enjoy Apple Canyon Lake. Other Area Attractions include: Galena Recreation Park featuring sand volleyball, pavilions, play ground equipment, outdoor public swimming pool and skate park. Historic Downtown Galena, many shops and excellent restaurants. Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort includes biking trails, alpine slide, miniature golf and great food with beautiful scenery overlooking the Mississippi River. Dubuque features the Diamond Jo Casino and National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium. Air balloon rides available in season.

Why We Chose Apple Canyon Lake:: We enjoy the casual atmosphere. The development is full of fun loving people. We enjoy boating and entertaining. We love the sunsets, the 13 mile nature trail around the lake and the Apple Canyon State Park nearby.

Owners Profile:: We moved from Chicago's Western suburbs 31 years ago. We have been building and selling vacation homes in Jo Daviess County since 1979. This is the second town home that we purchased and rent at Apple Canyon Lake. We bought this one so that we could rent to larger groups and families. Each unit can handle 8 adults. Having the units side by side also seemed to be a bonus. Deb is an AIA architect specializing in residential and historic properties. Paul is a real estate broker in Jo Daviess County specializing in new construction and farms. We enjoy meeting new people and helping them make their dreams come true.

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Property Manager
Paul Studtmann
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
28 March, 2017

About Paul Studtmann

Licenced Illinois Real Estate Broker

Guestbook comments from the manager

We really enjoyed staying here. This place is really satisfying, comforting, beautiful. We are likely coming here again soon!!

Thank you-
Oct 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday townhome rental in Apple Canyon Lake

Property Type:
  • townhome
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lake View ...
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 sofa bed/futon , Trundle Bed
  • Master and 2nd Bedroom on main floor. Third bedroom in lower walk-out level. Two Queen size trundell beds in lower level family room.
  • Books
  • books - fiction/non-fiction
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • games - kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • video player
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • Tennis Court
  • Walkway to Water
  • wooden decking
  • 6 garden chairs
  • long term rentals available
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Large game/activity room. Adjoining town home can be rented for larger groups.


4.8/5 -
(4 traveller reviews)

Beautiful Lake View Townhome on Apple Canyon Lake
average rating of 4.75 based on 22 reviews

Truly Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

Loved, loved, loved this townhome and the location! Far enough off the beaten track that we really felt like we were getting away and yet still close enough to Galena to enjoy the town, dining, shopping, etc. The unit is gorgeous, extremely clean, nicely decorated and very spacious. Nice view of the lake and quiet. Loved the location and the Apple Canyon community. The owner was wonderful and very helpful. I am pretty critical of where we stay when away from home and can't say enough about this great getaway!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Spacious town home with gorgeous view and all the comforts of home plus some. The owner was wonderful through the entire transaction promptly answering emails, texts and phone calls. Can't wait to come back with the entire family!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just as good as advertised

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay in and great location. It realy matched the owner's description and pictures. Very spacious on both floors, with plenty of supplies in each room. Everything looks brand new. Great view of the lake and Cove Restaurant is right down the hill. Owner was extremely helpful and showed us everything in the place when we arrived. Highly recommend staying here if you are headed to the Galena area.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful accomidations, outstanding owner!

  • 4 of 5

Brand new townhome with all the creature comforts. ACL is a nice community, friendly people and clean lake with good fishing. The only way it could have been better would have been if we were on the water with our own boat.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2010
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Dubuque, Iowa
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Apple Canyon Lake Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
The Cove Restaurant
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Chestnut Mountain (40 min)
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Nixon Beach
Car: recommended

This home is close to everything you want! Walking distance to The Cove Restaurant, tennis courts across the street, owners club house, rent a boat at the marina, swim at the outdoor pool and hiking trails are just one block away. Short drive to 9-hole golf course, the beautiful waterfall and sandy beach. Other area attractions include: Historic Downtown Galena (30 min drive), Chestnut Mountain Ski Resort (40 min drive), Dubuque's Diamond Jo Casino and National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday townhome in Apple Canyon Lake

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
15 Oct 2016 - 1 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee A$98 + Tax
Cleaning Fee A$163 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

No groups over 8. No exceptions

No renters under age of 25

3 night minimum for Holiday weekends

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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