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Map pinRockton · Illinois
5.0 · 
HD Jameson Historic 1855 River House
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HD Jameson Historic 1855 River House

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Nestled on the Rock River, the HD Jameson House, a National Historic Register gem, seamlessly blends historic charm with modern amenities. Enjoy river views. Explore the Village of Rockton, with quaint shops and restaurants, it's a perfect retreat. Conveniently off I-90, this hidden haven is under two hours from various destinations, ideal for a romantic getaway, peaceful retreat, or wedding celebration. The HD Jameson House is a heavenly escape, a fusion of past beauty and present allure. Welcome to the HD Jameson House. Upon entering the home, the first door leads to a cozy TV sitting area, and through the second door lies the inviting living room adorned with comfy seating and a piano. Off the living room, discover the elegant dining room with an 8-place table and a breathtaking antique crystal chandelier. Offering access to the covered back porch for riverside meals or relaxation, and housing a spacious downstairs half bath. Continuing through the dining room, you'll find the modern kitchen equipped with a gas stove, microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator, and gleaming granite counters. Basic cooking utensils are provided, along with pots, pans, dishes, and glasses in the cabinets. A convenient coffee station awaits your morning brew or evening decaf. Ascending the steps in the entryway, explore four bedrooms and three bathrooms. The master suite boasts a private balcony, attached bathroom with a shower, cozy seating, and a small coffee bar. Windows on two sides offer picturesque views of the river and pool. Across the hall, the ivy bedroom features two twin beds and a comfortable chaise lounge, complemented by a bright and roomy attached bath. Views from this room showcase the tree-lined drive and additional acres. Descending two steps, discover two additional bedrooms and a shared bathroom. The first bedroom boasts an antique brass queen bed with down comforter and pillows, plus a comfortable chair. The last bedroom offers twin beds with down pillows and comforters, overlooking the north end of the property. The shared bathroom features a claw-foot bathtub with provided bath salts for a soothing soak, complete with a handheld spray head for a relaxing rinse. Guests can enjoy access to a scenic stretch of the Rock River, perfect for canoeing, fishing, and birdwatching, adding to the allure of this charming retreat. Welcome to the HD Jameson property – your cozy home away from home! As a whole-house Airbnb, you'll have full access to both floors, making it the perfect space to unwind and create lasting memories. The expansive two-acre property, complete with a dock and pool, is a shared haven for all guests, extending up to the fence lines. For a delightful evening by the fire, simply ask our friendly property managers for a supply of firewood – we've got you covered! Please note that outside firewood isn't permitted to maintain the cozy atmosphere we all love. Laundry facilities can be arranged for stays of 5 nights or longer, ensuring your comfort during your extended visit. To make your stay enjoyable for everyone, we kindly ask guests to respect the shared spaces and adhere to any decisions made by our management team. While the Carriage House and barn are off-limits, there's still plenty of charm and comfort awaiting you in the main house and surrounding grounds. Thank you for choosing HD Jameson – your ultimate retreat awaits! At HD Jameson, we're here to make your stay as delightful as possible! We can be as involved as you'd like or, if you prefer, we're just a request away. Living right next door, we're here to assist you most evenings until 9 pm. Count on us for insider info on local gems and exciting activities – we love sharing our knowledge to enhance your experience! Remember, the driveway is a shared space, so please be mindful not to block it. As we strive to keep our property in tip-top shape, you might notice some maintenance work during your stay – think lawn care, pool TLC, and a bit of fixing here and there. Rest assured, it's all in the name of keeping your retreat in top-notch condition! Feel free to reach out anytime, and let's make your HD Jameson stay absolutely fantastic! The property is surrounded by nature on three sides. With the river at your doorstep and surrounded by preserve and conservation land, there is fishing, bird watching, and canoeing. Sightings of Bald Eagles, waterfowl during the day and bats in the evening are not unusual and hearing the coyotes in the evening while enjoying the firepit is quite an experience. This home was originally a functioning farm as recently as the 1990’s and has a rich history. Just 3 blocks to the south is the northern edge of Rockton’s’ Nationally Registered Historic District. A walk through the Historic District shows many fine examples of Limestone homes and turn of the century dwellings that are contributing buildings to the Historic District. It is less than a mile to the eclectic downtown that features antique and specialty shops, a candy store, a coffee shop for the early risers, along with first class restaurants and taverns. Enjoy a splurge of handmade chocolates at Sugar Britches. Be dazzled by the array of color and the work of multiple local artists at Jill Rae Finally Art. Once you are worn out from shopping, stop into Rookies for a craft beer or FIBS for the Prime Rib special. The walk to Settlers Park for a Wednesday evening summer River Market is easily covered in 15 minutes. There are several more stores and restaurants to visit and enjoy your time in Rockton. Downtown Rockton is within walking distance and of course the river is just a few steps away. The property canoes are available to the guests by request. There are extensive bike trails nearby. Wineries and breweries are all within a short drive and all of the entertainment of Rockford is just 25 minutes away. Guests can be in Madison is within an hour. Welcome to HD Jameson – our charming gated haven! To ensure smooth access, kindly park in designated areas and steer clear of blocking additional property access. The Jameson House, over 165 years old, brims with character, featuring creaky floors and sticky doors. But fear not, these quirks only add to its unique charm. While our thick stone walls create a peaceful atmosphere, they can sometimes play tricks on Wi-Fi signals. We've harnessed modern tech to enhance connectivity, especially upstairs, so you stay seamlessly connected. Embrace the enchantment of our property, home to various forest creatures. Despite our best efforts, the occasional bug may join the party. It's not uncommon to encounter a baby turtle or a friendly snake – all harmless, unless you're a tiny rodent or insect. Meet the canine companions! On the adjacent property, our onsite managers' dogs add to the friendly atmosphere. Rest assured, they don't roam freely on the HD Jameson side. So, come enjoy the quirks, creatures, and canine charm – your unique retreat awaits!.

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