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Top Notch Golf Getaway, Family Reunion or Forum Retreat

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Space 3,000 sq ft
Property type house


About the property

5 Bedroom Home on the 1st hole of Bull Valley Golf Club

Welcome to Black Hawk Lodge and Bull Valley Golf Club your perfect location for a forum retreat, golf retreat, family reunion or a getaway with friends. Amazing sunsets from your deck await you overlooking the 1st hole of one of Illinois best private courses. Snuggled in the rolling hills of Bull Valley, IL and located on the 1st hole of the Private Bull Valley Golf Club. With the rental, a social membership to the club is included and allows the use of all its amenities (with reservations) including four foursomes of guest rate golf and dining privileges.

The 4,200 square foot home features living areas both indoors and out along with a downstairs recreation area including a pool table, ping pong table and arcade game. Enjoy cozying up to fireplace when there’s a chill in the air, or enjoy the barbeque grill on those beautiful Northern Illinois evenings on the deck or the slate patio.

At the end of your busy day you can retire to one of 5 bedrooms. There are 2 King suite bedrooms, 2 King bedrooms and a bunk room with 4 queen beds. There are 4 full bathrooms and 2 powder rooms. High speed wireless internet and cable are included.

The fully furnished kitchen includes a breakfast bar and dining area. For the grilling chef, a large barbeque grill and seating for 12 awaits on the deck areas. In addition to Bull Valley, the nationally recognized private golf course, nearby attractions include Lake Geneva (30 minutes), Chicago (commuter train 90min away) and of course, the charm of historic downtown Woodstock, home of the movie Ground Hog Day.

$800/night for up to 12 people. Includes “ Bull Valley Social Membership for the day” provides access to the restaurant, clubhouse and golf course at a reduced rate. Personal Chef/Meal delivery available at additional cost.

More Details

Property Manager
Eileen Lackovic
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 21, 2018


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Woodstock

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Max. adults: 16
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 6 - toilet
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • There are 4 full bathrooms and 2 powder rooms.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 5 - 4 double , Finished Loft Space
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , En Suite - has Private Full Bath. Bed Converts to (2) Single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , En Suite - has Private Full Bath. Bed Converts to (2) Single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Share Hall Bath w. Bed #4 Bed. Converts to (2) Single Beds
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Share Hall Bath w. Bed #3. Bed Converts to (2) Single Beds
  • 2 King Suite Bedrooms, 2 King Bedrooms and a Bunkroom with 4 Double Beds
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
Catering from Bull Valley Golf Club Available with advance notice. Minimum 25 years old to rent required


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(5 traveler reviews)

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Top Notch Golf Getaway, Family Reunion or Forum Retreat
average rating of 4.4 based on 5 reviews

Spacious lovely home

  • 5 of 5

We always enjoy our time in your home. Clean and fresh. Thank you.

(The utensils in the kitchen have become a little basic and tired)

  • Submitted: 16-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were happy to have you! Thank you for the review. We will look into the kitchen utensils. We hope we have the opportunity to have you back again someday! Bull Valley Golf Club Blackhawk Lodge
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Nice house, odd management issues

  • 2 of 5

The house was the perfect size for our large group and cost less than purchasing hotel rooms for everyone. But, it seemed as though the house had not been cleaned in quite some time. There were many light fixtures with cob webs and dust all over them, the sink/drain had a horrible smell once we used it, the garage stunk of cigarettes, and the staff did not know the gas line to the grill had been cut (and they didn't remove gloves and old utensils from the inside of the grill from the last time it was used). There were random body soaps and lotions (large left over bottles from other guests?) under all the cabinets yet we had to buy hand soap from the Jewel down the street because the bathrooms had empty hand soap dispensers. Also, we had multiple cars of people driving to meet at the house... I made the reservation, had left no names with any of the staff at this property, etc... yet, the staff gave the keys to the first person who arrived, who they did not know, and didn't even ask for ID.

  • Submitted: 13-Jun-2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nicole, We apologize if you felt that your stay was less than you expected. The house is professionally cleaned between every guest stay. Thank you for your feedback about a few minor cob webs, they have been taken care of. We have found that renters do not know how to use disposals, throwing in things like can tabs, causing it to jam often, then renters continue to throw in food items, causing an odor, because it doesn't drain. We try to stay on top of this as much as possible. It is already fixed. Not sure about the smell in the is no longer there. The grille has not been operational for a long time, and "the staff" you refer too is not responsible for the house. He was a golf pro, here at the club, and was just trying to help out. We are working diligently to try and get it operational again. Since it is a large, built-in unit, the fix is not simple. We thought, as a courtesy, we would leave soaps/shampoo for future guests, we will re-evaluate that practice. If you would have simply let us know about an empty soap dispenser, we would have been able to supply soap. You implied that NONE of the dispensers had soap, which is not true. The golf staff is informed of a renter coming in to get the key on the days of a check-in. We will re-evaluate our policy about asking for ID. Thank you for the feedback, we cannot make it a great stay without this type of information, The Management of Blackhawk Lodge
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The property itself was great and very comfortable!

  • 5 of 5

Eileen (the manager) was extremely accommodating, and it was really a pleasure staying at this property.

  • Submitted: 27-Apr-2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Extraordinary Week of Family Reconnecting

  • 5 of 5

My family all reconnected for several days after 3.5 years of not having all been together. We had family from Australia, Cincinnati, Des Moines, Los Angeles and Chicago all gather to meet our new grandchildren and renew family ties.

This home is perfect for such a gathering - lots of room on three levels; a large deck overlooking a spectacular golf course and huge pond with fountains. There is a pool table, ping pong table and pinball machine all in the lower level. Five large bedrooms (two with adjacent large bathrooms - four with king sized beds). The fifth bedroom (top level of the house) has multiple queen sized beds positioned well for multiple people to share comfortably.

The location was beyond compare, with many walking options and biking. The home is located within a very short distance (less than 2 miles) of the charming quintessential Midwestern small town of Woodstock. Woodstock has a picturesque downtown, with an historic square, restored movie theatre and many noteworthy buildings (setting of the movie "Ground Hog Day"). There were several great restaurants nearby, as well as the Bull Valley Golf Club food offerings (had one of the best hamburgers ever at the pub). Golf is available if desired, as is fine dining in the evening.

Very large kitchen, ideal for food preparation and social interaction. Beautiful granite counter tops and large stainless steel sink. Beautiful views from every window of rolling hills, mature trees and the golf course. We had a couple of great BBQs and took advantage of the double ovens and large Viking gas (eight burners) stove.

Lots of comfortable chairs available with many others available in the garage for larger gatherings. Large wooden table in the kitchen, with tall chairs for use at the island counter. Beautiful dining room with table and chairs for 10-12. Large flat screen TVs in living room, each bedroom and downstairs, with cable and WiFi.

Owner's maintenance man stopped by a couple of times to make sure we had what we needed and took away garbage and recycling during the week.

The towels and bed linens were of great quality and the washer/dryer were great to have.

  • Submitted: 29-Jun-2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

Great place for a family gathering or a golf weekend on a private course.

  • Submitted: 13-Jun-2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
55 Miles
OHARE/ROckford/Gen Mitchell in Milwaukee
Nearest Barpub
Bull Valley Golf Club
Nearest Golf
Bull Valley Golf Club
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
HWY 47
Nearest Restaurant
Bull Valley Golf Club
Nearest Beach
30 Miles
Lake Geneva
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Woodstock

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$1,990.35
Cleaning C$132.69

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. No Pets. Golf and Dining require advance reservations and subject to availability. Minimum age to rent is 25 years old.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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