Homestead Cottage


Entire guesthouse hosted by Chris

  1. 4 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
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Enjoy tiny farmhouse life in this adorable 375 sq. foot cottage. Loaded with everything you need this little cottage is nestled privately behind some trees on our 11 acre farm. You will soon forget how close you are to town with the beautiful view from your windows and the pasture fence just steps out the back door. Whether you’re here for the wineries, amazing hiking, an SIU event (3 miles) or to visit with family, the Homestead Cottage will provide a comfortable retreat from any adventure.

The space
We have a few animals on our property, some the horse, donkey, goats and chickens and others free roaming like our dogs and cats. The dogs and cats are very friendly and will always want to greet whoever comes to stay. Feel free to say hello to the horse from the outside of their space and if you would like to see a chicken just let me know since I know which of my ladies are the friendliest.

Unfortunately, if animals are not your thing our place may not be the best for you.

We do have internet, however, living out in the country does have its downfalls and reliable service is one of those. We do our best but sometimes things like mowing tractors can wipe out our service. Let me know if you have an issue and we will do our best to resolve it.

Where you'll sleep

1 queen bed
Living room
1 sofa bed

What this place offers

Dedicated workspace
Free parking on premises
Air conditioning
Private patio or balcony
Shared backyard – Not fully fenced
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

7 nights in Carbondale

Jan 16, 2023 - Jan 23, 2023

5.0 out of 5 stars from 80 reviews


Where you’ll be

Carbondale, Illinois, United States

We only have one neighbor at the front of the property across the pond. Our house sits almost 1/4 mile back from the road with the cottage even further back.

Hosted by Chris

  1. Joined in March 2018
  • 80 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
Wife of a hard working husband and mom to two great girls. We love the outdoors and traveling together.

During your stay

Our house sits at quite a distance from the cottage (nearly 100 yards) so if privacy is what you seek than you are in the right place. However, we are friendly people and always enjoy getting to know someone new.

Chris is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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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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Smoke alarm

Cancellation policy