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Rock River Hideaway. A nice balance of tranquility and outdoor activity.

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 8

This property is located on the tranquil Rock River in Oregon, Illinois and is perfect for a couple or family to get away. Enjoy fishing from the large deck or while out on the water with your boat. There is a boat ramp available in town and one hundred feet of river frontage at the house for convenient docking and ease of use. The barbecue will come in handy when you want to keep an eye on your fishing pole while preparing a delicious meal.

There are two bedrooms with two beds each. The master bedroom has two new queen beds. They are supremely comfortable so that you will sleep like a baby! The second bedroom has two twin beds and there's a hide-a-bed in the living room for larger get-togethers. The kitchen is fully stocked with a large table for your group to gather at. The living room has two full couches and entertainment center. Views of the river are also enjoyed from the bar in the sunroom. Our friendly neighbors might give you a wave.

Explore nature on any of the hiking trails of the surrounding three state parks. You'll find many activities to interest you such as horseback riding, dinner cruises, golf, and swimming at nearby lakes! Ask us where to find the bald eagle's nest! Bring your canoe, kayak, or other water sport toys.

Stay at the Rock River Hideaway to relax and unwind!

More Details

Property Manager
Tanzie Witthoeft
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
19 February, 2017

About Tanzie Witthoeft

We are a husband and wife team working together to make your vacation comfortable and memorable.

Tanzie Witthoeft purchased this house in 1999


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(25 traveller reviews)

Rock River Hideaway. A nice balance of tranquility and outdoor activity.
average rating of 4.84 based on 25 reviews

relaxing and refreshing!

  • 5 of 5
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We loved our stay on the Rock River! The spacious deck and side yard with firepit was the perfect place to enjoy the river. When it got too chilly, we could use the sunroom porch with equally stunning views. The cabin was clean and comfortable, with all the kitchen amenities you might need. We enjoyed grilling and playing corn hole with the equipment from the shed. Our 2 year old daughter enjoyed throwing rocks and sticks in the river from the deck. The neighborhood was quiet, perfect for morning fall walks. Just 5/10 minutes to town where we could get groceries. Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting a low key, relaxing location.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4 Women Friends Getaway Weekend

  • 4 of 5
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This place had many features we liked. First, it was centrally located for our group coming from Iowa, western Illinois and Chicago and in quiet area close to several state parks to explore. It was right on the river with a beautiful view of the wooded opposite bank. We enjoyed the fire pit and variety of places to sit both inside and out. The owners/managers were good communicators and graciously allowed us to check-in a couple hours early. We enjoyed hiking Castle Rock trails, Nachusa grasslands and antiquing in Oregon. If weather had been warmer we would have taken a canoe trip. A warning to anyone who requires cell connection: we could not get cell signal or wifi connection in the area from Verizon, T-Mobile or Virgin - so no calls, texts or internet. However, there is a landline available. Also, we felt 11am checkout was too early for a Sunday. Bedroom light fixtures were not all working, so reading in bed was tricky. But, overall, these small issues didn't keep us from having an enjoyable weekend of fun and friendship. On a final note, the owner was extremely helpful to me after our stay by searching through our garbage for a lost item and then mailing it to me. This went beyond my expectation and I really appreciated this. THANK YOU!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just what we were looking for

  • 5 of 5
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My husband and I found the perfect place to celebrate our anniversary. We were looking for peace and quiet and this property well provided it . If you like to hike there are several state parks in the area to explore. If you like to fish you could do it right from the huge deck. The place really felt like home to us. Tanzie's paradise has everything you need. We look forward to coming back.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 8, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your responce. We miss you already. Hope to see you this September. 😉򒐮 Tanzie
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Last hurrah of (late) summer!

  • 5 of 5
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This was our second stay at the Rock River Hideaway this year, and it was just as enjoyable as the first! We had zero luck with the fish and had to deal with a little bit of rain, but we still had fun hanging out on the deck. Everything was just as comfortable, accommodating, and clean this time around. Thanks, Tanzie! We hope to be back again next summer!

Oh, and Father & Son Pizza = really good pizza!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Perfect place to celebrate our wedding anniversary.

  • 5 of 5
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We spent 3 nights here in Sept. to kickback, relax, and celebrate our anniversary. This place was exactly what we were looking for. The deck is right there on the rivers edge and provided a great spot to watch the river flow by and soak into the nature feeling. Inside the house was very clean, had all the things as expected and felt comfortable as soon as we walked in. Tanzie the manager was excellent with communicating with us before, during and after our stay. We had our anniversary dinner at La Vigna, a fantastic Italian restaurant nearby.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your reference. I'm glad you got to enjoy are little paradise. Hope to see you soon. Maybe this September... Miss you already. Tanzie
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A wonderful weekend at the Rock River Hideaway

  • 5 of 5
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What a perfect weekend getaway location! My friends and I loved staying in Tanzie's home. It was the perfect place/location for a relaxing weekend of hiking and enjoying the outdoors and the home was well cared for, cozy, and clean. Highly recommended by all in our group!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended
Other Activities:

Top Thing to do in City:

* Tabogganing.

* Four Wheeling.

* Fishing.

* Boating.

* Golf.

Top Thing to do in Budget:

* Canoeing.

* Horseback Riding.

* Hiking.

* Swimming.

* Hunting.

Top Thing to do in Family:

* Dinner cruise.

* Skiing.

* Fishing.

* Drag Strip Racing in Byron.

* Bowling.

Horseback riding at White Pines Forest State Park. Six miles of marked hiking trails at Castle Rock State Park. Trek over to the 50-foot Native American statue at Lowden State Park. Paddlewheel dinner cruise at Maxson Riverboat and Restaurant. Unique shopping village and train museum at Conover Square. Cross Country Skiing. Drag strip racing at the Byron Dragway. Johnson Recreation Center has indoor swimming, exercise equipment, and racquet ball.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Oregon-Nashua, Illinois

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
1 Mar 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$33 per night, per additional guest
1 Nov 2017 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$33 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$33 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$131
Cleaning Fee A$78

Accepting other methods payments; Paypal, Check
Memorial weekend, Fourth of July weekend & Labor Day weekend rates are $200.00 per night two night minimum.

Check In: 4 p.m.
Check Out: 11 a.m.

Thank you for smoking outside only.

Rates, conditions, and guidelines may change without notice at the owner's discretion.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Oregon-Nashua

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 sofa bed/futon , Queen in living room
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term rentals available
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • ski
  • bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Wi-Fi locations and coin laundromat are available in town. Garbage is removed at the end of your stay.