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Streator

Baldwin House of Streator, the Hotel Alternative

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
6 guests
1 night minimum
Holiday Rental House
Baldwin House Welcomes You to Streator! Fully furnished and conveniently located in Streator, Illinois, Baldwin House offers all the comforts of home while you are away from your own. Built in 1880, Baldwin House is filled with charm. Rich dark wood crown molding is found throughout the home and adorning doors and windows. Beautiful French doors open from the sun room and dining room into a spacious living room. The layout of the living room lends itself well to a conversation area while built in book shelves create a reading nook in front of the fireplace. Enjoy dinner in the formal dining room complete with original wall sconces and the charm of another time and century. Baldwin House sleeps up to six people comfortably. Two spacious bedrooms include a queen bed in t... Baldwin House Welcomes You to Streator! Fully furnished and conveniently located in Streator, Illinois, Baldwin House offers all the comforts of home while you are away from your own. Built in 1880, Baldwin House is filled with charm. Rich dark wood crown molding is found throughout the home and adorning doors and windows. Beautiful French doors open from the sun room and dining room into a spacious living room. The layout of the living room lends itself well to a conversation area while built in book shelves create a reading nook in front of the fireplace. Enjoy dinner in the formal dining room complete with original wall sconces and the charm of another time and century. Baldwin House sleeps up to six people comfortably. Two spacious bedrooms include a queen bed in the Master and one queen and one full size bed in the second bedroom. There is one full bath complete with the claw foot tub and separate shower and one half bath. Unlike a bed & breakfast, this home provides flexibility of menu and meal times as you determine what best suits your needs and schedule. The kitchen is complete with dishes, silverware, cooking utensils, pots and pans, coffee maker, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave. Enjoy sipping your morning coffee in the sun-room overlooking beautiful City Park, featuring the Plumb Pavilion Band-shell and The Reuben Soderstrom Memorial. The City Park is home to many community activities and events including Park Fest in May, Summer Concerts at the Plumb Pavilion, 4th of July festivities and famous Cruise Night on Labor Day Weekend. You don't want to miss Light Up Streator and The Annual Lighted Santa Parade signaling the beginning of the season of Christmas in Streator. At Baldwin House, you have a front row seat on the wrap around porch sitting on the porch swing. Located only steps away from Heritage Park , Main Street and downtown, Streator Baldwin House offers easy access to dining and entertainment. Surrounding the City Park Square you will find the Streator Post Office, Park Presbyterian Church, The VFW Hall, The Elks Club, The Silver Fox Banquet Hall, Chix Restaurant and Family Video Store. Take a short walk to Main Street for specialty shops, restaurants, and don't forget to stop in Streator's Historic Andrew Carnegie Library, listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places since 1996,and Streatorland Historical Museum located within walking distance. Streator is a nature enthusiasts dream. Streator's Spring Lake Nature Park created and maintained by efforts of local civic minded volunteers is only a 10 minute drive from Baldwin House. The park contains two creeks, a sandstone formation waterfall, a trail system, and flora and fauna typical of central Illinois. Enjoy hiking, bird watching, fishing, horseback riding, dog walking, photography, and the abundance of vegetation and wildlife in the park's varied terrain. Streator is located within a 12 to 30 minute drive of three major interstates, I-39, I-55 and I-80. A short drive brings you to Starved Rock State Park, Matthiessen State Park, Buffalo Rock State Park, and the Illinois Michigan Canal State Trail. Chicago and Springfield, Illinois' capital city are easily accessible and an approximate 90 minute drive takes you to the shores of the mighty Mississippi River and Quad Cities in Iowa . Baldwin House is the ideal alternative to hotel accommodations. Amenities include cable television, internet service, and in-house laundry. Daily and weekly rates available. More
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About the Owner
Toni P
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2014
Interaction with guests
Hi, I will meet you at Baldwin House upon your arrival. I'll give you a quick tour of the house and answer any questions you may have. I am happy to share with you the 'Must see' points of interest in Streator and highlight the specialties of some of the local restaurants. I'll share some history of Baldwin House and Streator, and leave you to enjoy the comforts of the House. I only live a few minutes away so if you need any assistance I can be there quickly.
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Reviews (4)
Reviewed 2 August 2016

My husband and I just loved our stay at the Baldwin House with our three young children. The house was very clean and so charming. Our children just loved the porch swing while my husband and I loved watching the sunrise in the sun-room. We...More

Date of stay: July 2016
Thank Holly K
Management response:Responded 3 August 2016

Thanks for taking a few minutes to share your experience. I loved having the opportunity to meet you and your family. I look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Thank you for choosing Baldwin House for your visit. Sincerely, Toni

Reviewed 30 July 2016

First of all, Toni is so warm and welcoming. The beautiful home is fully furnished, with an entire kitchen and two bedrooms all to you and your guests. The living room has ample sitting space, and a TV. With a video rental store just down...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank Emily W
Management response:Responded 30 July 2016

Thank you for sharing your experience and thoughts about your stay at Baldwin House. I am both grateful and fortunate for the wonderful people I meet via Baldwin House. Looking forward to your next visit! Sincerely, Toni

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Reviewed 29 July 2016

I stayed at the property with my husband and two adult children. Lovely property and lovely proprietor! Will stay again!

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank team177
Management response:Responded 29 July 2016

I am so glad Baldwin House was your choice for lodging while visiting Streator. Thank you for you kind words and I look forward to seeing you on your next visit. Sincerely, Toni Pettit

Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

This was a great place to stay! Far better than a hotel, and very reasonably priced. It was charming, and clean, and I love learning about the history of the home and the people that live there.

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank KimberlyMooney
Management response:Responded 29 July 2016

Thank you for choosing Baldwin House and your review ! It is my pleasure to provide a comfortable place for visitors to town. I am so happy to have hosted your visit. I look forward to seeing you for any future visits. Sincerely, Toni

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Housekeeping Included
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Paper Towels Provided
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Cycling Trips
Books
Ceiling Fans
Hairdryer
TV
Parking
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Fishing Nearby
Alarm Clock
Central Heating
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Hiking Trips
Microwave
Wi-Fi
Kettle
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About the neighbourhood
Baldwin House is located in the heart of Streator Illinois. Within walking distance of downtown and across the street from the City Park providing easy access to dining, entertainment and special events. Streator is home to Engle Lane Community Theater, Spring :Lake Nature Park, Weber House and Gardens, Andrew Carnegie Library and the Vermillion River. For outdoor activities. Marilla Park offers hiking and biking trails as well as Frisbee Golf. Spring Lake Nature Park, operated and maintained by volunteers,hike along numerous trails, cross the swinging, suspension rope bridge and enjoy the beautiful Spring Lake Falls. The entire area is a perfect photo opportunity. Tubing and canoeing is a seasonal favorite on the Vermillion River.
Getting around
Many attractions are within waking distance but I suggest either bicycles or car transport to best experience Streator.
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