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Map pinPomona · Illinois
5.0 · 
Spacious Creekside Cabin on the SI Wine Trail!
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Spacious Creekside Cabin on the SI Wine Trail!

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Located at the start of the wine trail and tucked into the Shawnee National Forest and built on a 70 acres organic farm, The Barn is a spacious, architecturally unique property with plush amenities. The Barn sleeps up to 16 and is ideal for four to five couples or large families. It’s a great spot for adventure seekers as well as people wanting to relax in nature! Professionally Managed . Professionally Cleaned + All Are Welcome Where some people see a barn others see open spaces for family gatherings and lots of potential. That was the case for The Barn! Lovingly transformed in 2005 by the Browns from a traditional barn to an architecturally unique home that features a spacious open floor plan, a modern galley-style kitchen with lots of room for helpers, and five comfortable bedrooms. The Barn is a flexible space with custom craftsmanship and plush amenities that can sleep up to 16 using 8 beds. Located on 70 acres in the Shawnee National Forest and just 15 minutes away from shopping and restaurants in Murphysboro, you'll love the privacy and the gorgeous vistas. Read on to learn why you will loving staying at The Barn! GENERAL AMENITIES - 24 hour check-in - Private - Safe, rural location - Toddler gear with prior notice: highchair, cutlery, plate, and sippy cup with advance notice. (Spiral staircase has a built-in baby gate.) - Landline telephone - Fast Starlink Internet!!! BEDROOMS - Master Suite: king size bed, seating area with desk, and en suite bath - Guest Room #1: queen bed & en suite bath and small seating area - Guest Room#2: queen size bed, seating area, spacious closet, and changing room. - Guest Room #3: queen size bed, seating area and writing table - Guest Room #4: Great for Kids! 4K HDTV & Gaming Systems. Three beds (one full below, one single below, and one full size mattress above in the loft.) KITCHEN & DINING Well appointed, spacious galley-style kitchen - Dishwasher - Double oven - Range top and stainless range hood - 2 sinks - Bistro table seats 2 - Coffee maker with filters - French press coffee maker - Microwave - Toaster - Blender - Cookware, tableware and all the basics - Breakfast nook seats 3 - Hand-hewn Dining table seats 9 - Handmade black walnut bar seats 4 LIVING SPACE - Custom spiral staircase- Perfect for photos! - Large 4K HDTV with streaming - Blu-Ray player and library of movies - Futon with inner spring full size mattress BATHROOMS - Master Bath Downstairs - attached on one side to master and at the other end is an entry from the living room - Hall Bath Upstairs - walk-in shower, vanity, linens and all the basics - En Suite attached to guest room # 1 LAUNDRY - Washer and Dryer - Detergent OUTDOOR - Hand laid stone patio with outdoor seating - Creekside hammock - Grill - propane included - Fire Pit (Firewood is not supplied but is readily available at area markets.) - Playground, gaming system, & library of board games - Acreage with trails to explore - Creek runs along the side of the property near the Please reserve your dates today before someone snatches them up. We’d love to leave the light on for you! Guests have full access to the house and grounds around the home with the exception of areas marked for employee use. We are nearby and are very responsive to texts, emails and phone calls. Pomona is a small hamlet located outside of the Carbondale (30 min.) and Murphysboro (15 min.) area near Cedar Lake. Less than 5 minutes off of a main highway, the cabin is just 15 minutes from shopping, award winning BBQ and supplies in Murphysboro and 25 minutes from Carbondale. Read more to learn about all the things to do in the area. ABOUT THE AREA - Southern Illinois Wine Trail A big draw for the region is the Shawnee Wine Trail. With over a dozen wineries in the area, there's no shortage of styles and cool places to visit! Many of them offer live music on the weekends when the weather is warm (which is most of the year), as well as delicious food and scenery that helps you kick back and relax. Let us know what style of wine you like and we can point you to some places you are sure to love! We can also help you make arrangements for a shuttled private tour! As us for details. - Farmers Market, Fruit Stands & Agritourism The Southern Illinois region is known as "Little Egypt" because of its proximity to the great Mississippi River and because of its fertile land! The region is full of farms, orchards, and groves of all sorts and hub of entertainment. Carbondale, plays host to one of the oldest farmers markets in the mid-west and is certainly one of the largest in the region! It is held on Saturdays in the Murdale Shopping Center area of Carbondale. So, if you are into cooking, you will love all of the heirlooms, unique varietals, and cottage industry products found at this terrific market. (Available April-November). Want other culinary stops? Area towns have festivals, U-pick fruit farms, farm tours and other agritourism jaunts, as well as great area markets! Ask us what’s going on when you’ll be in town! We’re happy to help you make a memory. - Rock Climbing, Hiking, Sightseeing & Water Sports There is a little something for everyone in Southern Illinois. The region is famous for rock climbing, hiking, mushroom hunting, and water sport destinations! Closest to the house - The Pomona Natural Birdge is within walking distance, Cedar Lake is just minutes away and is a great spot for getting on the water and picnics! Check out the Shawnee National Forest - known for its annual snake migration every April! Giant City Park with some of the best rock climbing to be had in the region! Devil's Backbone, Crab Orchard Lake and the National Wildlife Refuge - terrific for bird watching - are other great natural attractions in the area! Trail of Tears State Park, . . . to name just a few. Petroglyphs, drawings by Native Americans on rock faces and in caves, are something unique to the region. Visiting these sites is something like a treasure hunt for hikers and is perfect for history buffs, too! - Restaurants & Things To Do Just 15 minutes away in Murphysboro visitors will find 17th Street BBQ - voted the #1 BBQ in America by Bon Appetit magazine and the Food Network! There's also an ice cream shop, Cummares Italian Restaurant, Brews Brothers pub, great antique stores and mom and pop shops downtown. The town also offers Riverside Park, which banks the Big Muddy River. The park is known for its dog park, paved walking trails and terrific playgrounds! And, though technically in the the town of Ava, Scratch Brewery draws people from all over to their craft brewery and restaurant, so when you come be sure to put them on your list. It's a small trek to get to, but is totally worth it! Carbondale is the main hub for the region. It is about 20-25 minutes from The Barn using HWY 127. Carbondale is the home of the Salukis! Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a world class teaching and research institution. Like any college town, you can pick from any number of terrific restaurants and night spots or cruise out in the morning for a hot cup of coffee and from scratch breakfast at one of the many local restaurants. We love Harbaugh's, The Co-op, Longbranch Coffee House, Thai Taste, Newell House, Global Gourmet, The Hanger 9 Bar, and so many others. Please ask us for tailored suggestions! We are glad to help. The University Mall in Carbondale has a bevy of stores for shopping, plus a state of the art theater. If you are looking for something a little more mom and pop, the downtown area of Carbondale, plus the smaller towns in the area like Murphysboro and Cobden are just the ticket. They offer craft stores, antique shops, cool home goods and clothing stores and knickknack stores where bargain hunters can find a treasure! Nearby, the town of Cobden is home to quaint art galleries, antique shops and restaurants such as the Yellow Moon Cafe, a hidden gem for great desserts, local fare, and live music on weekends. On the streets of Cobden you can also find the Taquería Pequeña, an amazing “little house of tacos” and The Old Feed Store, a music venue featuring local and national talent. The region has numerous festivals: Brew Fest, Wine Festivals, Murphysboro Apple Festival, music festivals of all sorts in downtown Carbondale. Both Carbondale and Murphysboro have fantastic Thursday night Sunset Concerts in the summer! Ask us about what might be going on during the time you plan to visit and we'll send you some great ideas! Guests will need a vehicle to get around, as this is a rural location. 4 wheel drive is not necessary. CELL PHONES: Verizon is the predominant carrier for the region. Other carriers can be spotty or have no service at all. A landline house phone is available for guests to use. Calls on the landline are free in the continental US. Cells phones may be enabled for Internet calling to assist with receiving calls in and near the home. INTERNET: For a rural location, ours is one of the best around. However, our internet package is limited and not to be used for streaming, gaming, or Zoom meetings. Please note, overage charges may apply with heavy usage. REFUNDABLE DEPOSIT: An additional refundable deposit may be required for large groups, and/or groups with a disproportionate number of children to adults. EVENTS: All events must be pre-approved by the owners. An event fee may apply. DRIVEWAY: During flash floods the creek will cover the driveway.


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