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Gorgeous Log Home On Fox River IL, Serene Wooded Setting, Porch, Deck, Firepit

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 156 m²
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Relax On The Porch Or Around The Fireplace, Explore Starved Rock,Hike/Bike/Fish

Woodhaven Cabin is a charming, newly remodeled log cabin getaway in the woods overlooking the Fox River in historic Glen Park, Sheridan IL. Open kitchen, dining, living room area with stone fireplace. Your family and friends will sleep comfortably in two bedrooms plus loft with queen futon; extra queen hid-abed sleeping space on main floor, two full bathrooms. Front porch with rocking chairs, rear deck with grill and fire pit area. Pets allowed, wheelchair accessible. Serene location just 65 miles SE of Chicago. 30 min from Starved Rock, Sky Dive Chicago..


Owner
Candice Hadley & Leigh Anne Scoughton
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, french
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2017

About Candice Hadley & Leigh Anne Scoughton

Candice & Leigh Anne operate Gaylord House & Gardens in Oswego IL, a wedding and event venue on an historic 150-year-old farm. We love to travel and our goal is to visit every national park over the next 10 years.

Candice Hadley & Leigh Anne Scoughton purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Candice Hadley & Leigh Anne Scoughton chose Illinois

Woodhaven Cabin is a wonderful weekend getaway--we love it and enjoy sharing it with others who enjoy nature and feeling like you are in the north woods of Wisconsin yet only 65 miles from Chicago!

What makes this cabin unique

A tranquil respite, enjoy nature, rustic comfort & connectivity if desired. Outdoor activities abound.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Sheridan

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 156 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 main floor - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 2 upstairs - toilet , bath with shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double bed , 1 single bed
    Loft - 1 sofa bed/futon
    First floor den - 1 sofa bed/futon , Disability accessible
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

Gorgeous Log Home On Fox River IL, Serene Wooded Setting, Porch, Deck, Firepit
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews
4

Loved it!

  • 4 of 5

Other then the mattresses needing to be updated; everything was perfect!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful cabin. Great location for us.

  • 5 of 5

Six of us spent Easter weekend here. Decorated beautifully. Cozy. Clean. Great size. Beds are a little uncomfortable, but wouldn't stop us from coming back. We enjoyed fires in the fireplace inside and a fire outside in the fire pit. Owners are great! Easy to get a hold of. Highly recommend!!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

This cabin was everything we expected and more!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was fantastic! The cabin is beautiful inside and out and was perfect for a weekend away. Not only is the cabin great but the small town of Sheridan is nice too. The people in town are welcoming, their beer is cold, and the little diner up town (Calico Cafe) is an amazing breakfast spot. If you're looking for a great place to relax then you've found the right place to stay!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, relaxing get away for both us and the kids

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay here in early March while our kids were off school for a few days! The cabin is beautiful inside and out, with comfortable beds, lovely decor, and well-equipped for children (pack n play, large 2nd bedroom, video games, and movies). If you have a toddler who loves to climb, supervision is definitely needed on the wooden stairs. Our 7, 5 and 3 year olds were fine, but would have been a challenge with a one or two year old. The kids loved the fire pit out back, along with exploring the woods and the banks of the Fox River. It was an easy drive to Starved Rock, where the waterfalls were flowing this week after the rain. We would highly recommend this property to anyone wishing to escape! We had a fabulous time.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Long Grove, Illinois
5

We loved our stay!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this lovely log home for 4 nights during our trip to Starved Rock. While it is about a 30 minute drive to the park, it could not have been a more welcoming, relaxing place to come back to after a day of winter hiking. The fireplace was a favorite with the family which consists of myself, my husband, our 19 and 20 year old boys and our furry friend, Meli. The owners were delightful to deal with and answered all our questions prior to our stay. We made great memories, cooking simple meals, playing games, relaxing by the fire and hiking the park to see its beautiful winter waterfalls.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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St. Louis, MO
5

Great getaway spot to catch up with friends and family

  • 5 of 5

We had two families (7 people) meet at this wonderful cabin. All the amenities we needed were there and the quietness of the area was just what we needed. The driveway is a little tricky to navigate but that is very clear up front that this is the case. The owners were a pleasure to work with during our stay. We will definitely stay here again the next time we are in the area.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
59 Miles
Midway Airport, Chicago
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Old Mill
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
The Bourne Golf Course
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Amtrak, Plano
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I-80, I-52
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Calico Cafe, Cadillac Grill
Nearest Beach
69 Miles
Chicago Gold Coast
Car: necessary

Relax in this log cabin getaway in woods overlooking Fox River or use it as your home away from home to explore Starved Rock State Park and other nearby forest preserves, canoe/kayak the Fox River, Ski Dive Chicago or visit area wineries and antique stores.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Sheridan

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring 2017
17 Mar 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$301
From
A$334
Fri,Sat
A$1,686
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend
26 May 2017 - 29 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$368
 
 
First Half Summer 2017
30 May 2017 - 29 Jun 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$334
From
A$368
Fri,Sat
A$2,007
 
 
July 4th Weekend
30 Jun 2017 - 4 Jul 2017
4 night minimum stay
A$334
 
 
Second Half Summer 2017
5 Jul 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
2 night minimum stay
A$334
From
A$368
Fri,Sat
A$2,007
 
 
Labor Day 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$368
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$247
From
A$268
Fri,Sat
A$1,498
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$133.78
Property Damage Protection A$105.69
Pet Fee A$66.89
Tax Rate 11.0%

Three-night minimum holiday weekends, four-night minimum Thanksgiving. Eight persons maximum, all guests must be 25 or older unless parents are present. Rates subject to change until booked. Photo of driver's license or passport required at time of booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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