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Spacious & Comfortable 3 Bd-2 Ba Ranch On Large Lot

Bedrooms 3
Space 143 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6

This 3 bedroom 2 bath ranch has the feel of a cottage in a smaller town. Whether you're coming to see the Abraham Lincoln sites, historic Route 66 attractions, on family or business travel, or if you're making your annual pilgrimage to the Illinois State Fair, this home is close enough to the action for you to get there quickly. When the day is done, it also provides a nice retreat within which to kick back, take off your shoes and unwind. You'll find a fully equipped kitchen, linens and towels, high-speed internet, satellite television and complimentary WiFi. Come, relax, bring your suitcase, and leave the rest up to us.

Gordon Fidler
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, mandarin
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018

About Gordon Fidler

Gordon and Tammy are originally from the Peoria area, but have lived near Springfield since getting married in 1991. Gordon retired from a career in law enforcement in 2010, and in 2012 they bought their first rental property in Chatham. They have four children, three of whom were adopted and are still at home.

Gordon Fidler purchased this house in 2012

Why Gordon Fidler chose Springfield Lake Shore Improvement

This house was selected due to its close proximity to their residence, the quality of the school district, and the fact that it reminds them of their home growing up, and their grandparent's home. The layout of the house as well as the era both bring back great memories. For two years, the house had been unfurnished and rented out on an annual basis. In February of 2015 it was transitioned into a fully furnished home for rent by visitors to the area. It's not quite a bed and breakfast, but they still get to provide warm hospitality for their guests.

What makes this house unique

They love the peaceful feel when they walk into the house. There are times when they will take time to go to the house to sit and read, and Gordon has confessed he has taken a nap or two there as well. The kitchen is spacious, as are the bedrooms and living room. It's a comfortable place to relax.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Springfield Lake Shore Improvement

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 143 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Village ...
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Private bath for Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Initial toilet paper is provided.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf


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Spacious & Comfortable 3 Bd-2 Ba Ranch On Large Lot
average rating of 4.821429 based on 84 reviews

clean. neat. tidy. comfortable. cozy.

  • 5 of 5

Most important to me was the cleanliness of the house.. It was clean. Cozy decor. Located perfectly for us. Will stay again.

  • Submitted: 23-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We’re so glad your stay with us was a pleasant one. Thank you for your kind words. We know how important having a clean, comfortable environment is, so we strive to provide that. We’re looking forward to your return.
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  • 5 of 5

Second stay at this property, great as always.

  • Submitted: 11-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Callaway, VA

Clean and home-y

  • 5 of 5

A nice place for kids to decompress after sightseeing. Plus, I love having a place to do laundry--we're going home with clean clothes!

  • Submitted: 31-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hendersonville, NC

This place is great!

  • 5 of 5

I loved staying at this home! It was comfortable, clean, and well stocked. So many places we rent have 4 plates, 4 cups, etc. You spend all your tine washing dishes, getting ready for the next meal. This home had plenty of everything. We had a great Thanksgiving there. The kitchen is plenty big enough for your needs. I would recommend this home to any family. Yes, there are trains, but they pass so quickly, it is not a problem. They never woke us up at night. I would definitely stay there again if we travel that way. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Susan, in honor of the holiday most recently passed, we give thanks for you and your family, allowing us to provide a place for you to meet and enjoy each other's company. Thanks for your kind comments, and for choosing to let us host you and yours!
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Westlake california

Quick response time, and very Accommodating

  • 5 of 5

The house was very clean, comfortable, and stocked with everything we needed.

  • Submitted: 21-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jennifer, we're glad the house met your expectations! Thanks for staying with us, we appreciate it greatly.
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Nice size for a group. Clean and the beds were comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend group has spent two weekends here, and we plan to stay again next April for our spring get-together. The house is a nice size for our group. It’s very clean and bright.

  • Submitted: 6-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for giving us the opportunity to host you ladies again. We'll see you in the Spring!
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
Nearest Barpub
1.2 Miles
The Creek Pub and Grill
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Piper Glen Golf and Social Club
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Fulgenzi's Trattoria
Car: necessary

Paved walking and biking path is across the street from the house.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Springfield Lake Shore Improvement

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
2018 State Fair
Aug 9 2018 - Aug 19 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$96.09
Damage Deposit C$256.24

Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed.
No Pets
No Smoking

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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