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Floor to ceiling windows looking towards the sunrise. The bedclothes change with the seasons.
Private room in guest suite

The Kitchen's Garden Retreat

The Kitchen's Garden Retreat

3 guests
Studio
2 beds
1 private bath
3 guests
Studio
2 beds
1 private bath

I offer you a beautiful mini apartment - built as a small private wing on our farmhouse. You will have a kitchenette and bathroom, a lovely Queen bed with crisp white sheets, the tiny loft has two deep single mattresses with colourful linen for the young people. Vaulted ceilings, big windows and glorious light, blonde wood floors, handmade cabinets and tall bookcases. This is an old fashioned hobby farm with pigs, cows, peacocks, dogs and lots of barn cats. You are very welcome!

Amenities

Air conditioning
Essentials
Heating
Iron
Laptop friendly workspace
Washer

House Rules

No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 12PM (noon)

7 Reviews

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Stephanie User Profile
Stephanie
April 2018
Cecilia is a wonderful hostess, and her family of animals make up the best welcoming party! We were able to tour the grounds with her, and meet several animals she has rescued and saved. The space is just perfect, and we had fresh made bread waiting in the room upon arrival. We w…
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Katrina
April 2018
We were looking just to get out of the city for a night and were pleasantly surprised when we arrived at Cecilia's home. The space is beautifully designed to make you feel close to the landscape and is simply but elegantly decorated and it is off the main house which offers priva…
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Natalee
March 2018
Cecilia's place was gorgeous with unique architecture and county touches. If you're looking for a quiet place away from the city this is it.
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Jennifer
March 2018
Cecilia was a delightful and helpful host! She lives on a working farm and my husband and daughter really enjoyed the tour and the animals. The location is a peaceful, get away from it all kind of experience. Plenty of books to read too. Cecilia was very easy to work with and ver…
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Response from Cecilia:
I would love you all to come back! That would be fantastic! So glad you loved the books - so do I!
March 2018
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Jordan And Ashley
February 2018
Friendly rescue pigs, playful pups, and cows that talk to you, oh my! Wow wow wow, we could not have enjoyed this gem more! The perfect little getaway with magic around every corner. Celi is the sweetest host we've met and this Airbnb is sure to delight anyone! We came in winter …
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Response from Cecilia:
You are most welcome. Thank you so much for leaving the rooms so clean and tidy. And thank you for the great conversation as we walked about the farm. It was a lovely visit. c
February 2018
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Yvonne
October 2017
We just loved our stay at the Kitchen Garden, Celia was so nice, she also provided us with home made bread and fresh milk from her cows, delicious! So nice to stay in the country, so tired of hotel complexes with traffic noise etc. We did get to see her pig ( a rescue) and connec…
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Response from Cecilia:
I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. Maybe next time it will not be so stormy!! I hope your further travels on Route 66 went well. Love c
October 2017
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Jessica
September 2017
We really enjoyed our stay. The room is so peaceful and relaxing. Then, if you choose, you can walk the grounds where there are pigs, tons of chickens, a cow and even a peacock. If you love farm life and want to relax, this is an excellent place to go. Took my nature loving 10 ye…
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Response from Cecilia:
I am so glad you found us. You are most welcome to return at any time! Much love, cecilia.
September 2017

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Chicago, Illinois, United StatesJoined in January 2016
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I am a farmer on the plains of Illinois, milking cows, raising pigs and calves and chickens with a big beautiful vegetable garden.
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Location
Kempton , IL, United States

We are on a farm in the middle of corn and bean country so the neighbours are not close. It is wide open here - full of sky. The farm is about 30 minutes from Route 66 Pontiac with all its lovely mus…

Getting around

You can of course park your car right here by the house and walk through the garden to your own entrance. University Park Metra station is 60 minutes away.

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