Idyllic Log Cabin Rental with Views of Lake of Egypt in Southern Illinois

Goreville, Illinois (United States)
Log Cabins
1 unit
6 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed · Private Barbecue

This cozy cabin rental, across from Lake of Egypt, in southern Illinois has been renovated to luxury standards and is beautifully furnished to accommodate up to six guests. The cabin boasts two lofts with a queen-size bed and two twin beds. There is also a queen-size sofa bed for the guests who prefer not to climb the ladder to the loft's twin beds. The rustic bathroom has a bucket-turned-washbasin and a claw-foot tub for guests to relax in after a long day of kayaking or hiking. All linens and towels are kindly provided by the hosts.

Glampers will feel right at home in the cozy open plan living and dining area with a fully-equipped kitchen containing all the necessities for preparing delicious meals including a microwave, a stove, an oven, a refrigerator, a coffeemaker, and pantry essentials. There is also a dining table, a gas fireplace, and a Smart TV, meaning guests can relax after a day of adventures.

Outside, the deck is furnished with lovely patio furniture and a gas grill. There is also a fire pit with seating for when guests want to enjoy some tasty s'mores while surrounded by the peaceful sounds of nature.

Included in the rental is a private boat dock on the lake, a stargazing deck on the point, a kayak, a canoe, and a paddleboat for guests to use. There are also fishing poles in the cabin with a small tackle box. Additionally, the property has 2 mountain bikes available for use. The cabin has amazing views of the sky and easy access to the lake in the heart of Shawnee National Forest where guests will feel calm and immersed in the serene natural surroundings. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Bathroom
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Sink
  • Hairdryer
  • Queen-size bed
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Garden
  • Fridge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Freezer
  • Deck/Patio
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Dishwasher
  • Heating
  • Linens
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Dining table
  • Tea kettle
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Fire pit
  • Satellite/Cable
  • BR/DVD player
  • Games
  • Fan
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Private Barbecue
  • Fireplace
  • Air conditioning

This glamping retreat boasts luxury amenities with a rustic edge. The bathroom features a fishing bucket turned washbasin as well as a canoe-shaped shelf. The cabin proves guests with the comforts of home including free Wi-Fi access, a DVD library, cable TV, and a gas fireplace to snuggle up to. Linens and towels are provided along with a fully-equipped kitchen and pantry essentials.

The outdoor deck boasts a gas grill and a dining area, while the firepit with log seating makes a great place to relax come nightfall while toasting s'mores and admiring the dancing stars in the clear night's sky.

Guests will even have two mountain bikes provided so they can explore the area.

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Guest Services

  • Bicycle rental
  • Sports equipment storage

Location + Surroundings

  • Supermarket
  • Movie theater
  • Shopping
  • Clubs/Nightclubs/Bars

With a location set in the heart of southern Illinois and Shawnee National Forest, guests can relax and unwind in this cozy cabin across the street from the Lake of Egypt. This region of Illinois boasts plenty of outdoor activities for glampers to explore and enjoy and is surrounded by vibrant wetlands abundant in wildlife and scenic beauty. Glampers can enjoy sweeping vistas, rolling hills, historic small towns that ooze southern charm, and state parks with endless trails.

The nearest domestic airport is Williamson County Regional Airport, a mere 17 miles away, with Louisville International Airport approximately 180 miles away. Read More

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Bird watching
  • Meditation
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Wine tasting
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Water sports
  • Tennis
  • Stand-up paddleboarding

The Lake of Egypt located directly across from the glamping retreat is fully stocked and makes for a fun fishing experience with the family. There are canoes and kayaks at the dock and guests are welcome to take them out for a fun or romantic cruise around the lake. The heart of southern Illinois boasts plenty for the outdoor glamper and bustles with antique shopping trails in the historic districts, restaurants with local cuisine and southern charm, and of course the famous Shawnee National Forest.

Glampers can tantalize their pallets with a Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, or enjoy a day of hiking with the Giant City State Park hiking trails. Art lovers can get lost in the mini artist colony of Makanda or behold the natural beauty of Pomona Natural Bridge, a natural sandstone formation that runs along a ravine.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 2:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

Well-behaved pets are welcome for an additional fee.

Additional fees and taxes may apply.

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