Lake House


Entire residential home hosted by Ray

  1. 7 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 4 beds
  4. 1 bath
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Lake house located in rural Franklin county 2 miles southwest Benton, Illinois with 6 acre lake. Recently updated and painted throughout the inside, this cozy home is equipped with a full service kitchen, modern appliances and views of a private lake. You'll enjoy 2 furnished bedrooms, 1 bathroom, covered front porch, and a spacious living room with a electric fireplace. The location is conveniently located near Rend Lake between Marion and Mt Vernon with ample shopping & restaurants available.

The space
50 acres of beautiful wooded property with an amazing 6 acre lake located in the center of the property. Moderate walking available around the lake. Fishing is catch and release unless other arrangements are made. Two paddle boats are available on the property. Kayaking is also allowed. Life jackets are required anytime any one is out on the water.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Common space
1 sofa bed, 1 floor mattress

What this place offers

Free parking garage on premises
Air conditioning
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer

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Where you’ll be

Benton, Illinois, United States

If you enjoy the outdoors, we are 5 minutes from Rend Lake with boating, kayaking, beaches, 10 miles of bicycling trails, Benton city park and nearby Pheasant Hollow winery. Downtown Benton hosts several dinning opportunities, including local favorites; Seasoning Bistro, The Buzz, Fish Co, and the new Cafe BLOOM. Located 3 miles from the Extreme Exigency Training Academy and Shooting Park and Home of the Armed Barbers, a local favorite old school barbershop. We are within 20 minutes of Marion with lots of restaurants and shopping, it is also the home of Southern Illinois Miners miner league baseball team, Black Diamond Harley Davidson and drive in theater. Just 35 minutes from SIU Carbondale university, home of Salukis. For additional outdoor activities there are Lake of Egypt, Shawnee National Forest, Giant City State Park, Ferne Clyffe State Park, all awaiting your hiking, rock climbing and outdoor entertainment. If you are a Wine connoisseur there are many wineries on the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail. We are also 25 minutes south of Mt Vernon, with Road House Harley Davidson, Aquatic Zoo waterpark, shopping and restaurants.

Hosted by Ray

  1. Joined in December 2015
  • 34 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost

During your stay

Owners live short distance from property and can be available anytime if needed without joining in your fun.

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with keypad
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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