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The Pool House viewed from the fire pit.The Pool House, with Danish Modern furnishings, invites guests to linger in comfort.
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The Pool House - Historic Carbondale

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The Pool House - Historic Carbondale

4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
1 bath
Great location95% 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.
Sparkling clean18 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.

The Pool House is ideal for parents visiting SIUC, visitors enjoying the Wine Trail, and business travelers. A completely separate cottage located in the back of our fenced and gated property and surrounded by gardens and the pool. It's a short walk to SIUC, Memorial Hospital and Downtown.

Hosts are Jane, an anthropologist and D. a retired photojournalist for the New York Times. The Pool House has been inspected by the City of Carbondale and was issued Vacation Rental License No. VRU-18-02.


Air conditioning
Cable TV
Ethernet connection

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 sofa bed, 1 air mattress

House Rules

No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 9PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with keypad


Wide doorway to the home’s entrance
Well-lit path to entrance


49 Reviews

Rich User Profile
August 2018
The Pool House is a true home away from home! Every detail was considered to make you feel instantly comfortable. So many extra treats and amenities were provided! The gardens, flowers, pool, and Jane's zucchini bread were so special! We truly felt loved staying here and canno…
Stella User Profile
August 2018
Do not hesitate to book this amazing pool house. Jane and D have set up a luxury resort maxi tiny house and the place is peaceful, immaculate, and filled with amenities! Essential oil diffuser, home grown dried herbs for cooking, towel warmer in the bathroom, high quality sheets,…
Joel User Profile
August 2018
We LOVED our stay at The Pool House! D and Jane were very responsive to any questions we had, and even went above and beyond to accommodate our 2 year old. The entire place is cute and cozy. There were fresh picked flowers and a bowl of fresh tomatoes from their garden for us whe…
Sarah User Profile
July 2018
The pool house was very nice for our girls weekend. The bed situation was a king onthe main floor. The futon and air mattress are upstairs in the a-frame low ceiling loft. It was close quarters with both beds but to sleep it’s cozy. They have all linens labeled and organized. The…
Myrna User Profile
July 2018
She will make you feel at home. The pool house has every amenity that you can imagine. There is a pool, fire pit and beautiful garden. My children loved it. You will too.
Tim User Profile
July 2018
D and Jane's Pool House was above and beyond our expectations. They are excellent hosts and respond very quickly with any questions that might arise. The Pool House is updated beautifully and I would highly recommend staying there. My family is already planning on another visi…
Giorgio User Profile
July 2018
Beautiful country home setting with modern amenities inside the home and outside. The pool house includes a roof patio as well as an open one that is nestled in their wonderful gardens that is rich with flowers, herbs, and vegetables. The swimming pool was fabulous, and we took e…

Hosted by D.

Carbondale, Illinois, United StatesJoined in July 2017
D. User Profile
51 Reviews
D. is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
D. is a retired NY Times photographer, his wife Jane is a retired SIUC professor of anthropology. We love to travel in our restored 1967 Avion truck camper. Airbnb is our goto for other travel, both domestic and internationally. We've stayed at Airbnb in places like Copenhagen, A…
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Languages: Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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