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Rock River Hideaway - A nice balance of tranquility and outdoor activity


Property Details

Updated: Sep 24, 2016
House, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 8

This property is located on the tranquil Rock River in Oregon, Illinois and is perfect for a couple or family to get away. Enjoy fishing from the large deck or while out on the water with your boat. There is a boat ramp available in town and one hundred feet of river frontage at the house for convenient docking and ease of use. The barbecue will come in handy when you want to keep an eye on your fishing pole while preparing a delicious meal.

There are two bedrooms with two beds each. The master bedroom has two new queen beds. They are supremely comfortable so that you will sleep like a baby! The second bedroom has two twin beds and there's a hide-a-bed in the living room for larger get-togethers. The kitchen is fully stocked with a large table for your group to gather at. The living room has two full couches and entertainment center. Views of the river are also enjoyed from the bar in the sunroom. Our friendly neighbors might give you a wave.

Explore nature on any of the hiking trails of the surrounding three state parks. You'll find many activities to interest you such as horseback riding, dinner cruises, golf, and swimming at nearby lakes! Ask us where to find the bald eagle's nest! Bring your canoe, kayak, or other water sport toys.

Stay at the Rock River Hideaway to relax and unwind!

More Details
  • Sleeps 8
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Dish washer
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Bookable online

Recent Review

About the Owner

We are a husband and wife team working together to make your vacation comfortable and memorable.

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Speaks: english

20 Reviews

based on 20 traveler reviews


A wonderful weekend at the Rock River Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect weekend getaway location! My friends and I loved staying in Tanzie's home. It was the perfect place/location for a relaxing weekend of hiking and enjoying the outdoors and the home was well cared for, cozy, and clean. Highly recommended by all in our group!

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Pleasant place for outdoor enthusiasts

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed a week off at this nice place at the end of July, 2016. The house is spacious enough for a family of four or five and has all the stuff you might need including linens, cookware, etc. It is a bit old, but very clean and cozy. Beds are very comfortable and the place is really quiet. Tanzie is a perfect host carefully arranging everything and very responsive.

The house is on the river, so fishing is an obvious pastime as well as reading or sunbathing on the porch. There are at least four awesome places for hiking within 20 minutes’ drive: Lowden and Castle Rock State parks, Lowden-Miller Forest and White Pines Forest State park. Children may like Lake Louise in Byron – it is a clean, warm and shallow lake with a life-guarded beach. For kayaking try “White Pelican” in Oregon. And do check the local “Supervalu” store – you can be amazed with its wine selection.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you For your kind words. I'm glad you liked the places I suggested. Hope you come back soon.
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  • 5 of 5

Greatest vacation I've had with my grandchildren. The accommodations were wonderful and comfortable. We enjoyed the beautiful Rock, tubing, campfires at night. It was so relaxing and peaceful sitting on the deck by the river. If you want a quiet, relaxing vacation, this place is perfect! Hope to stay here again next year!

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Quiet and comfortable, good value

  • 4 of 5

Excellent hideaway location on the river for peace and quiet after a long weekend at the drag strip. Nice place to relax and cook and share a cocktail. It's an older structure and could use a few updates but it is still clean and comfortable.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Easy-going, relaxing getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and two other couples stayed two nights for a weekend away without our kids -- this house was a perfect escape! Right on the river with all the amenities you need to relax and enjoy the company.

Oregon is a cute small town, and we took a fantastic float trip down the Rock River that brought us past the house.

Tanzie was very helpful with all of our questions. We hope to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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This home was perfect, beautiful, clean and so comfortable to stay at!

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect getaway house for my girlfriends and I for the weekend. The view outside is breathtaking. The inside of the home was clean and welcoming. The beds were comfortable and there were plenty of blankets and pillows. The owner was very kind and responded quickly to questions. The town was very charming. We will be visiting this home again!

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. I'm so happy you enjoyed are little paridice .Come back soon.
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Activity and Interests

Car: recommended

Horseback riding at White Pines Forest State Park. Six miles of marked hiking trails at Castle Rock State Park. Trek over to the 50-foot Native American statue at Lowden State Park. Paddlewheel dinner cruise at Maxson Riverboat and Restaurant. Unique shopping village and train museum at Conover Square. Cross Country Skiing. Drag strip racing at the Byron Dragway. Johnson Recreation Center has indoor swimming, exercise equipment, and racquet ball.


Rental rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Mar 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning Fee $60

Accepting other methods payments; Paypal, Check
Memorial weekend, Fourth of July weekend & Labor Day weekend rates are $200.00 per night two night minimum.

Check In: 4 p.m.
Check Out: 11 a.m.

Thank you for smoking outside only.

Rates, conditions, and guidelines may change without notice at the owner's discretion.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Property Type

  • house


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Location Type

  • Waterfront


  • coin laundry
  • recreation center
  • restaurants

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • sound/bay fishing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


  • Bathroom 1


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 queen
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 sleep sofa /futon, Queen in living room


  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...


  • Guests provide their own meals


  • Wi-Fi locations and coin laundromat are available in town. Garbage is removed at the end of your stay.

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