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Centennial Cottage Information

Description

Centennial Cottage is centrally located within the Shawnee National Forest and surrounded by countless activities and adventures. Contact us to arrange for wine to be ready for you upon your arrival! Outdoor enthusiasts are perfectly located to access a plethora of hiking trails that range from novice level to the enthusiastic boulder or rock climber. Nearby lakes and streams provide opportunities for kayak rentals, canoe rentals, or fishing. Hunters and fisherman will find a comfortable space to sleep here and room for parking trailers. Visit the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail or any of the nearby breweries. Attend any of the many festivals held in the area year-round. Find your palate's desire at any of the unique restaurants in the area. Take home a treasure from one of our many local artisans, there's even a Southern Illinois Pottery Trail! Live Music is available at countless venues as the area boasts some of the finest original and cover artists. Start your day at the eclectic breakfast guru, The Iron Whisk, with a unique breakfast cocktail and their famous dutch baby entrée. Head to Alto Pass, IL, for an easy hike on the historic Quetil trail. Stop at Rendleman Orchards for a step back into time on a working orchard farm and leave with a treat. Then quench that thirst with a free wine tasting and a discounted bottle of wine at The Peachbarn Winery & Café with your leashed Fido and enjoy a scrumptious lunch and live music. Continue up the road to gawk at the colossal view of the Forest seeing all the way to Missouri at the Bald Knob Cross attraction on the second highest point of Illinois. Swing by Alto Clay works and pick up a unique piece made by hand and fired in one of the country's few wood-fired kilns left. Grab dinner at VonJakob Vineyard or head back to the Cottage for a wood-fired pizza from That Pizza Place or top your night off with a cocktail at the famous dive bar, Fuzzy's, just 2 blocks away. There's something for everyone here in Southern Illinois!

Centennial Cottage

Scott & Jenny Schroeder are the owners of the Peachbarn Winery & Café since December of 2019. The winery also has a 2-room suite rental available to stay onsite in a real barn! Visit the winery during your stay and receive a free wine tasting and get a discount on wine purchases. Take in the view of the vineyards and the Shawnee Forest from the deck while sipping on a glass and listening to live music!

Centennial Cottage has been welcoming guests since October 2022

Cleaning and safety

  • Professionally cleaned
  • Disinfected between stays
  • Contactless check-in/out
  • No staff present
  • High-touch surfaces disinfected
  • Linens washed to local guidelines
  • Linens washed above 60°C/140°F
  • Mattress and pillow protectors
  • First aid kit

Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Books, DVD, games
  • Laundry
  • Terrace
  • Kitchen/kitchenette

Parking

  • On-site parking
  • Free parking
  • Private parking

Activities and Experiences

  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Fine dining
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding
  • Karaoke
  • Kayaking
  • Rock climbing
  • Antiques & fairs
  • Walking
  • Wine tasting
  • Adventure
  • Arts & crafts
  • Concerts, music
  • Family fun
  • Hunting
  • Wild life
  • Hiking

Policies

  • Check in
    3:00 PM (Reception open 24 hours)
  • Check out
    11:00 AM
  • Child Policy
    No preference
  • Smoking Policy
    No smoking
  • Pets
    Pets welcome
  • Parties Allowed
    Parties not allowed
  • Quiet Hours
    Quiet hours between 23:00 and 07:00
Booking Terms and Conditions

Accessibility

There are two steps up to enter the home that is all on one level. Bathroom is small and not wheelchair accessible.

Directions

  • Road from Carbondale, Illinois (23.0 miles)

    Coming from the north take either Rt 51 south out of Carbondale or head further west on Rt 13 in Carbondale to take the more scenic Rt 127. Head south on either road into Cobden, IL, 62920. The entrance to the property and parking is behind the house and off of Oak St. next to the closed down business.


    Coming from Cape Gireardeau, MO, head east over the Bill Emerson Memorial Bridge. Turn left(north) onto IL-3, turn right(east) onto IL-146, then left(north) onto IL-127. Turn right(east) onto Aldridge Rd, then left onto Lingle St, then right onto Oak St. The entrance to the property and parking is behind the house and off of Oak St. next to the closed down business.The entrance to the property and parking is behind the house and off of Oak St. next to the closed down business.

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