Mill Spring Cottage

Entire cabin hosted by Heather

  1. 7 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 5 beds
  4. 2 baths
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Relax with the whole family at this unique and peaceful place to stay in the middle of the 900 acre Franklin Creek State Natural Area.

The space
This 2 bed, 2 bath, and loft cottage offers modern amenities in the middle of a 900 acre State Natural Area. There is easy access to hiking, fishing, trail running, bird watching, cross country skiing, and much more! The Grist Mill stands as a welcome and interpretive center with a working water-powered grinding operation. Just to the north of the cottage, you can find the 4000 acre Nachusa Grasslands that has 120 Bison roaming on their land! Dixon is just 15 mins away if you need the hustle and bustle of a city with great restaurants, shops, and activities. Come, relax, and have a good time!

Where you'll sleep

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What this place offers

Park view
Free driveway parking on premises
EV charger
Air conditioning
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard

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4.71 out of 5 stars from 7 reviews


Where you’ll be

Franklin Grove, Illinois, United States

Located in the middle of a State Natural Area, the cottage is secluded but is only 15 minutes away from Dixon.

Hosted by Heather

  1. Joined in August 2021
  • 7 Reviews
  • Identity verified


  • Jennifer

During your stay

This Airbnb is run by a non-profit with local members that are available if needed.
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
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Things to know

House rules

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

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm
Security Deposit - if you damage the home, you may be charged up to $500

Cancellation policy