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Historic Guest House on the Illinois River

  • Historic Florence Guest House
    Historic Florence Guest House
    Historic Florence Guest House
    Historic Florence Guest House
    Property description
    Holiday Rental House – 
    3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
    Built in 1850, this former hotel now a Guest House began operation August 1st, 2003. Extensive renovations turned this 3 story building where Ab Lincoln had stayed into a peaceful, private, safe lodging experience. The main floor is 1,200 sq. ft & has a fully equipped kitchen for Your use if You don't want to eat out or carry in, living room/dining room combo, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathroom w/walk-in showers. The west deck has two grills while the east deck has a direct view of the Illinois River. With deer outnumbering (NO hunting in town) the residents, FGH provides a Safe, Private "home away from home" atmosphere that has repeat customers returning every year since opening.
  • Amenities & details
    • Air Conditioning
    • Alarm Clock
    • Balcony
    • Blender
    • Books
    • Ceiling Fans
    • Central Heating
    • Cooker
    • Deck
    • DVD Player
    • Freezer
    • Grill
    • Hairdryer
    • Housekeeping Optional
    • Kettle
    • Linens Provided
    • Local Guides/Maps
    • Microwave
    • Outdoor Dining Area
    • Paper Towels Provided
    • Parking
    • Patio
    • Porch
    • Private Fishing Lake/River
    • Refrigerator
    • Safe
    • Satellite TV
    • Secure Parking
    • Soap/Shampoo Provided
    • Stereo System
    • Toaster
    • Towels Provided
    • VCR
    • Water Views
    • Wheelchair Access:
    • Elder Access:
    • Pets Allowed:
    • Smoking Allowed:
    • Suitable for Children:
    Listing #FK637425 by: FlipKey
  • Rates

    Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

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    Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to British Pounds and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
    • Cleaning fee: £12 / stay - Cleaning Fee
    • Pet: £15 / pet - Other
    • Damage insurance: £22 / stay - Insurance
    • Tax rate: 10.0% of rental - Tax
  • Property location
    Things to Do
    Additional Location Information
    Remote location in a small town of only 25 people. One bar/restaurant in town and 10 miles away from nearest town/ grocery store. Located directly on the Illinois River with river access for pleasure boats, fishing. In the evening one can watch the deer eat from the backyard trees, then watch them travel to the river for a drink of water. ~~ABSOLUTELY NO HUNTING IN OUR TOWN!!~~
    54 miles west of Springfield, Illinois. 54 miles south east of Quincy, Illinois. 20 miles from the Mississippi river/Missouri border.
    The night sky is soooo dark from lack of smog & night lighting, millions of STARS are visible all night long!!!!
    The night air is soooo quiet (lack of busy street & city noises) it's a unique experience!!!
    ~~WE DON"T Advertise having tennis courts, swimming pools, golf course, theaters or malls.....because we don't have them.
    ~~WE DO OFFER a Safe, Peaceful, Quiet Lodging for People looking to get away from the fast pace life of people, cars, noi...
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Alsip, Illinois
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago for a stay in August 2014

The Florence Guest House Had everything we needed. All you had to do was bring yourself, clothing, and food if you wanted to cook. You could go to bigger towns if you needed supplies,Pittsfield was 9 miles away about ten minutes. Jacksonville was about 20 minutes away. The house was clean and comfortable. We fished while we were out there and caught some great cat fish that we froze and brought home. There was a fire pit for the evening and many places to sit outside and relax including a deck. more

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Listed since : Nov 2013
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