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Cardinal Cove Retreat-quiet, Secluded, Beautiful

Cottage -
4 Bedrooms , 3 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Effingham, Illinois
Undoubtedly, the most peaceful location on the lake. Surrounded by dense trees and wildlife but close to water and golf. True Paradise.
Cardinal Cove Retreat is ideally located between a quiet cove on Lake Sara and Cardinal Golf Course. The fishing/boat dock is out the front door at the bottom of the hill. Golf is out the back door with the 1st and 10th tee just a short walk down the paved cart path.

Cardinal cove has proven to be a wonderful site for group get-togethers, business meeting/retreats, vacations and family reunions. The spacious living room/dining room area situated adjacent to the kitchen will keep everyone in the conversation. A step onto the large deck and the group can enjoy nature, the beautiful scenery and the wildlife that is plentiful and playful.

The kitchen is a cooks dream. Upscale appliances, plentiful cookwa...
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Listing #FKN6790232
About the Owner
Chuck H
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:80%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2015
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Deck
  • Dishwasher
  • Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (2)
  • Garage
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Half Baths (1)
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Porch
  • Private Fishing Lake/River
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(4)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • VCR
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 4:00 PM
    Check out: 10:00 AM
    2 Full baths
    1 Half bath
    1 Sofa
    1 King
    4 Twins
    1 King
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  • Damage Deposit: $370 / stay - Deposit
  • Linen and laundry fee: $111 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Effingham Illinois is located at the intersection of I-57 and I-70. Beautiful Lake Sara is located only 4 miles from downtown Effingham. Our home is in an ideal location at the end of a cove on Lake Sara and backs up onto Cardinal Golf Course allowing the guests to choose the type of outdoor entertainment right for them. Fishing is always excellent and the homes perfect locations invites wildlife to pass by guests setting on the deck or covered front porch.
Effingham offers many fine restaurants as well as an abundance of fast food choices. Firefly Grill, Neimergs and Gabby Goat are some of our favorite restaurants. A lakeside restaurant also opened in 2015 which offers lake side dining all year.
The TREC trail is a newly completed multi-mile trail offering paved jogging, roller blade and...
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How to get there
Airport: St Louis or Champaign Willard are both just a short drive: 129.0 km
Railway: Amtrak: 6.4 km
We are South of Chicago 160 miles, West of Indianapolis 90 miles, East of St Louis 90 miles and North of Nashville 130 miles. We are situated in the center of several Central Illinois winery's. Effingham is also home to MidAmerica Motorworks, a large Corvette museum and Volkwagon museum is on the premises. An indoor fitness center should be complete in 2016 offering numerous activities including swimming, track and options seldom offered in a smaller community.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Golf Course Is On Site Or Within 15 Mins Walk, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby, Water Park Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 1.6 km.
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