The Southern Tunnel Hill Trail & Public Land < 1/4 mi away!

4 Bedrooms • 2 Baths • Sleeps 1-8
Allows pets Internet Water View Forest (more...)

Why This Property?

"The Southern" is an adorable country home centered on 45 private acres. Fish, Hunt, Hike and Bike all without getting back into your vehicle. The remoteness of this home, next-door state public land and Tunnel Hill Bike Trail provides the perfect R & R for outdoor enthusiasts. 

Sleeping Arrangements:

1 Queen Bed in Master bedroom main level
1 Full Bed in 2nd bedroom in upper level
1 Single Bed in 3rd bedroom in upper level
1 Full and 1 Twin in 4th bedroom in upper level

Layout- Main Level:

Living Room w/ Smart tv and dvd player
Kitchen & Dining Area
Walkout Deck with charcoal grill
Washer and Dryer
Master bedroom with Queen bed and ensuite bathroom

Layout- Upper Level:

1 Full Bed in 2nd bedroom
1 Single Bed in 3rd bedroom with writing desk
1 Full and 1 Twin in 4th bedroom with writing desk
Full Hall bathroom


Fire pit for relaxation between house and pond on front side of property
Fully stocked pond in front of the house for bank fishing
Trails and Trails! 45 acres of mowed/cut trails on property
Walking distance to 555 acres of public land- Only access is from our private 30 acres
Walking/biking distance to Tunnel Hill Bike Trail- Only 1/4 mile from the trail

Nearby Recreation:

Tunnel Hill State Trail  < 1/4th mile away
Shawnee National Forest- all over! Trailheads within 10-40 minutes
Camp Ondessonk < 10 minutes
Burden Falls < 20 minutes
Jackson Falls < 20 minutes
Ferne Clyffe State Park < 20 minutes
Bell Smith Springs < 30 minutes
Garden of the Gods < 40 minutes
Rim Rock < 40 minutes
Pounds Hollow < 40 minutes

Each guest receives a personalized online Welcome Guide immediately upon booking- so you can plan your trip with all of our personal recommendations of places to go and things to do.

Know Before You Go:

Absolutely no hunting on owner's land- violators will be prosecuted. We can provide hunting locations within walking distance.
Absolutely no trespassing on private land- neighbors will prosecute.
$75.00 pet fee applicable, per pet, per stay. Max 2 pets
This is an adorable country home built in 1978. That comes with imperfections and authentic charm :)
Basic checkout procedures are appreciated: start a load of used towels and start the dishwasher before you go.


The rates below  👇 do not include include taxes or surcharges. 

Cancellation Policy: Ninety-seven percent (97.00%) of the total booking charges will be refunded if the cancellation is made more than 14 days prior to the arrival date of the reservation. Fifty percent (50.00%) of the total booking charges will be refunded if the cancellation is made more than 7 days prior to the arrival date of the reservation. For cancellations made within 7 days prior to the arrival date, no refund will be issued.

We use dynamic pricing. Prices are subject to change based on demand.
Allison is owner of Southern Illinois Vacation Rentals, a property management company specializing in boutique, unique and luxury accommodations. The Southern is owned by Paducah residents.

Creal Springs, Illinois

Property Type House
Accommodation Entire Home
Check-In Smart lock
House Rules
  • Maximum occupancy: 8
  • Infants welcome
  • Smoking not allowed
  • Limited accessibility
  • Minimum age of primary renter: 25
  • Pets welcome
Setting & View
  • Water View
  • Forest
  • Rural
  • Internet
  • Air Conditioning
  • Central Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hot Water
  • Private Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wifi
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Laptop Friendly Workspace
  • Basic Soaps
  • Paper Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hangers
  • Private Entrance
  • Free Internet
  • Body Soap
  • Hair Conditioner
  • Shower Gel
  • Clothing Storage (closet or wardrobe)
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Spices/Pantry Items
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Ice Maker
  • Freezer
  • Pots & Pans
  • Dining Table
  • Baking Sheet
  • Barbeque/Grill Utensils
  • Coffee
  • Wine Glasses
Bathrooms 2 Baths
  • Master Bathroom – Combination Tub/Shower, Toilet, Tub
  • Hall Bathroom – Combination Tub/Shower, Toilet, Tub
Sleeping Arrangements 4 Bedrooms, sleeps 1-8
  • Master Bedroom – 1 Queen bed
  • Bedroom 2 – 1 Double bed
  • Bedroom 3 – 1 Twin bed
  • Bedroom 4 – 1 Double bed, 1 Twin bed
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • Smart TV
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck/Patio (uncovered)
  • Private Yard
  • Fire Pit
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Parking
  • Free Parking
  • Free Parking On Premises
  • Luggage Dropoff Allowed
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Winery Tours
  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Gambling/Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Water Sports
Sports & Adventure
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • Scuba Diving/Snorkeling
  • Skiing
  • Water Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing
  • Carbon Monoxide Detector
  • Deadbolt Lock
  • Emergency Exit Route
  • Fire Emergency Contact
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Medical Emergency Contact
  • Exterior Lighting
  • Police Emergency Contact
  • Smoke Detector
  • Enhanced Cleaning Practices
  • Cleaning Disinfection
  • Common Surface Disinfectant Cleaned
  • Linens High Temp Wash
  • Cleaning Products
  • Requires Stairs
  • Cameras/Surveillance
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