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Romantic Stone Cottage Retreat

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Romantic Stone Cottage Retreat

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean15 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

The Bawden Furnace Schoolhouse was built in the 1870's and is close to downtown Galena (3.2 mi.), art and culture. The rustic ambiance, natural surroundings, and airy floor plan with wood burning stove make it easy to relax, unplug and unwind. The schoolhouse is perfect for couples and solo adventurers who are looking for a true getaway.


Air conditioning
Indoor fireplace
Laptop friendly workspace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 10PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


73 Reviews

Amber User Profile
November 2018
Wonderful space and amazing host.
Julie User Profile
November 2018
We had such a great time this past weekend staying at the cottage. It was such a relaxing time staying there, and I wish I was still there! The directions by Trisha were easy to follow and finding the place is no problem. It's just a short drive from town too which was very conve…
Ryan User Profile
October 2018
Beautiful place to stay if you are looking for a relaxing romantic weekend away from the big city life. Trisha is an amazing host who took care of our every need! We will definitely be back in the future!
David User Profile
October 2018
The cottage was sparkling clean, beautifully decorated, and appropriately appointed. Our host was close by, but never intrusive. Great communication with our host which I appreciated. Our host provided a quiet and restful setting which we needed. I would recommend this cottage an…
Abbey User Profile
October 2018
This stay exceeded our expectations! Great location, short drive into town. Beautiful and relaxing country setting. The cottage was equipped with everything we could possibly need! Fireplace offered a cozy ambiance, and front porch was perfect for morning coffee and enjoying natu…
Nicole User Profile
October 2018
This quaint cottage is a wonderful place to stay and get away from the stressful hassles of daily life. The nature surrounding the cottage is astounding, and Trisha really considers the personal touches that will make you feel comfortable and at home.
Rachel User Profile
October 2018
We loved this place! Galena is a great town with lots to do, but our favorite part of the trip was our time spent reading on the porch and cooking meals in the adorable kitchen (which has every dish/utensil you would ever need — it was awesome). It rained a couple nights while we…

Hosted by Trisha

Galena, Illinois, United StatesJoined in March 2015
Trisha User Profile
79 Reviews
Trisha is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I am a nurse, and my husband is a social worker. We have one cat named Maggie, and a dog, Sienna. We enjoy cycling, hiking, cooking, eating and working outside with our hands. We are non-smokers, health conscious, and like to experience new cultures and cuisines. We prefer quiet …
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