Simple Pleasures B & B
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IntroductionThis beautiful Victorian Mansion was built in the 1870's and has since been converted into a welcoming bed and breakfast, perfect for a weekend getaway or hosting various events. It rests on eleven acres of lush forest with the calming Scattered Forks River bordering its south side.Amenities inside include: private bathrooms in each bedroom, a parlor room with a fireplace, a formal dining room, a common area complete with a pool table, a T.V., reading material and plenty of comfortable seating.Amenities outside include: a hot tub in the Conservatory, a front wrap-around porch and back patio, a fire-pit for cook-outs, walking paths along the river, and hiking through the forest.Simple Pleasures is minutes from: the University of Illinois, Eastern Illinois University, Amish country, the Tuscola Outlet Mall, golf courses, antique shopping, the Thomas Kincade gallery, the Broom Corn festival, and the Raggedy Ann & Andy festival in Arcola, Illinois.
Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Jamie Thomas for sharing her 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?