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The Gowler Lodge

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The Gowler Lodge

10 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
1.5 baths
10 guests
3 bedrooms
6 beds
1.5 baths
Great location91% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Self check-inEasily check yourself in with the lockbox.

The Gowler Lodge is a mid century brick ranch home set on the 90 acre nature preserve section of Farraway Farm in picturesque Southern Illinois. The lodge has 3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and 1 half bath and is perfect for families, writers, hunters, etc.


Air conditioning
Cable TV
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
2 single beds
Bedroom 2
3 single beds
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

House Rules

Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
Check-in time is 1PM - 7PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with lockbox


47 Reviews

Marty User Profile
March 2018
Lots of room. Good place for walks. Unfortunately lots of rain kept us inside more than we planned on.
Gerald User Profile
December 2016
This was a quiet place for our family of 10. Perfect location for our purposes with easy access. Will stay there again if we have opportunity.
Marshall Louis User Profile
Marshall Louis
August 2018
The lodge and the land it sits on were fantastic. I stayed for a week and it was very comfortable--good ac, fast internet, and nice kitchen space. For any dog owners passing through, I would recommend Frontline as there are a lot of ticks in the woods (to obviously not something …
Sarah User Profile
August 2018
We enjoyed our stay. The house had tons of space and huge yard, lots and lots of wildlife. It was very comfortable, made us feel as we were at home. Elizabeth is a wonderful host, any questions she would respond within minutes. We greatly appreciated her working with us.
Sarah User Profile
June 2018
Emily is so helpful and kind. We appreciate all her help during our stay.
Amber User Profile
June 2018
The Gowler was a welcome change of pace from urban, cold accommodations. It has a cozy cabin feel, plenty of outdoor space for pets and children (and husbands!), and is away from the hustle and bustle. Some aspects of the space could use updating, but our host Emily was quick to …
Vohney User Profile
April 2018
The host canceled this reservation 69 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Hosted by Emily

Bluford, Illinois, United StatesJoined in March 2018
Emily User Profile
Hi! My name is Emily, and my dog is Kain, a Border Collie/Aussie mix who loves playing fetch and trying to steal your socks. I am a hand on Farraway Farm and also a student at Murray State, where I am studying Animal Science. I recently graduated from Rend Lake College with deg…
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