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Our Tuscola, Illinois secluded country retreat is an 1870 Victorian mansion nestled in 11 acres of woods with Scattering Fork River running along the edge. After a walk, you may relax in the hot tub that's centered in the all-glass conservatory surrounded by tropical plants. There are several places on the wraparound porches to sit and chat or read a book. In the game room you will find a regulation-sized pool table, a color TV, reclining sofas and games to play. Evening snacks are served around 8 pm. In the morning a full breakfast is served in the formal dining room or cozy country kitchen.
We are conveniently located near: Amish Country, The University of Illinois, Eastern Illinois University, The Krannert Center of Performing Art, the Assembly Hall, Shopping at the Tangier Outlet Mall, antique shops, skeet, trap, and sporting clay shooting and the Iron Horse Golf course.
Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Bob and Berniece Newkirk for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com! Why do most travelers stay at your inn?
Parents visiting their kids at the University of Illinois and Eastern Universities, Amish Country, Tanger Outlet Mall.
What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?
Warm, welcoming, comfortable, quiet & relaxing atmosphere. Nature walks & hot tub. Good breakfasts.
If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?
Tanger Outlet Mall/Amish Country
What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?
When people leave here, they have been refreshed, relaxed, and are ready to face the world again.
What’s the best kept secret about the area?
Flessors Candy Kitchen –Homemade candy and ice cream & lunch specials.
If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?
Go to the Lincoln Museum in Springfield or various festivals in and around the area, Rockhome Gardens.
Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?
No, but guests can walk by the river or through the paths in the woods and observe nature.
What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?
Yoder’s Amish Buffet/ Flessor’s Candy Kitchen.
Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?
How many rooms does your inn have?
5 bedrooms/5 baths plus game room, dining room, parlor, and music room.
Do you accept pets?