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The desk in Sleighbed room.  This popular room is now available!  Queen sized full sized  high mattress with  new clean  firm and comfy..with box  spring. Ralph Lauren 100 percent cotton sheets . Purchased new pillows this year. and replace frequently.
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 shared bath
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Soft sheets newer pillows Down Comforter full closet warm welcome. Safe & Quiet BRIGHT corner room. Full closet, desk. Mayor lives a few houses down. Wildlife Refuge, the Shawnee National Forest, Giant City State Park, Little Grand Canyon, the Garden of the Gods, Shawnee wine trails. I have two rooms for certified guests and will let you know if you will be sharing with another guest there is a good chance you will have a private bath or you can rent the whole house too on another listing.

The space

3 Bedroom rental, one bath home. Clean QUIET (cricket, owl sounds), SAFE, non party house Newer Organic pillows.. KITCHEN, -only available if i'm there, FLUFFY newer DESIGNER LINENS. 10 min walk SIU CAMPUS LAKE. HUDSON . NO FOUR SEASONS BUT COMFY.

This in one of two bedrooms I have listed on Airbnb in my three bedroom house. There is only one dog on premises (only if I'm there) , a sweet loving nonshedding English Cocker . The slightly larger and popular private room with queen sleigh bed is now available or you can rent the entire house for privacy Nicely eclectic decor, comfy quiet and SAFE SAFE SAFE .. neighborhood with older owners. .. all you hear are crickets at night. I only rent the plain ranch style house, so the outside of the house is not the taj mahal .. but it's a clean, homey small but upstanding inside.. you get cozy 300-count cotton Ralph Lauren sheets...and fresh (URL HIDDEN) neg thing the retro peach/ pink tub is clean but is old enamel tub with stains I can't get out.. .. I keep bleach solutions and other cleaning material at hand so no germs here if you help too !!! There is a 2nd bedroom that will be rented out on occasion too since I am traveling quite a bit this month. Close to down town.. I leave out tea and coffee fixings, sodas so you can help yourselves. In the summer there is fresh fruit in frig but in the winter I can leave it out. .. or if I'm making pancakes or oatmeal breakfast I'm happy to share.. There is expresso maker, french press and nutrabullet professional for shakes in kitchen..


10 minute walk to school. Wifi Bike or walk to food shopping PLEASE LET ME KNOW IF YOU HAVE ANY ALLERGIES OR SPECIAL NEEDS AHEAD of time. Any problems with scented candles or health concerns. It would be good to communicate ahead of time I'd love to make your stay as smooth as possible THANKS!!

Flexiable...I am an older master's student and teaching assistant . ....very nice friendly, down to earth, but respectful of your privacy.. just let me know how you'd like your stay to go and we'll be happy to host..

It has many large trees, is extraordinarily quiet , green, near tennis and basketball courts and law school fabulous school lake within walking distance .. school of mass com is nearby.. surrounded by retirees..and neighborhood watch area.

Bus system on campus and town available to airport and mall. There is a mobile app for routes , bus stops and current locations.

The beautiful campus lake is about a 10 to 15 minute walk as well as school theatre. The neighborhood is residential and not full of students or stores. Wine trails , state parks .. and hiking, fishing not far by car... will be happy to help you with food recommendations etc.. you are free to use well stocked kitchen and ref rig.

Guest access

You have lovely clean full kitchen, living room, access for your pet .. and unfenced for walking or smoking outside. Washer and Dryer is in basement under construction so if you bag up your wash I can do it otherwise sorry no wash when I'm away.

Interaction with guests

I have lots of local material from Chamber of commerce... love to help so ask me any questions.. or if you forgot supplies etc if I have it I can share... and /or I keep a respectful distance.. I travel a bit for work so changes are good I may not be around for your visit.

Other things to note

There is a public transportation available and train is a long walk 30 minute walk .

Family/kid friendly
Pets allowed
Free parking on premises
Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Common spaces
1 single bed, 1 couch
House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in time is 3PM - 2AM (next day)
Check out by 11AM


-Continental breakfast provide (cereals tea coffee toast, granola bar or muffin) . However for meals after breakfast BRING YOUR OWN SUPPLIES.

-IF possible please bring your own towel. If not, we do have limited supply.

-Clean 100% cotton sheets are provide. Please do not lay suitcases, shoes or sleep on quilts and bedspread. Turn down bed if and play items and bodies on sheets.
-Please place used linens and towels in the hamper at the end of the hall..and hopefully you listened about the bedspreads and blankets and they can remain clean for the next guest.

-No parties, drugs or loud TVs.. Quiet Hours in House from 10 pm till 8 am. IF other guests are in the house, showers requested to be limited to before 10 pm /11 pm.

-Extended stay discounted guests are ask to clean up and provide their own eating supplies for the long haul such as cooking oils salad dressing and condiments.

-House key is never to leave the property.

-Please take loud cell phone calls outside.

You must also acknowledge
Pet(s) live on property - One non-shedding pure-bred English Cocker Spaniel.
Some spaces are shared - The bath is shared so please if there are other guests co-ordinate and watch your time .
Amenity limitations - Very nice clean sheets are provided but would like you to bring your own towels IF POSSIBLE :)

76 Reviews

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Nicole User Profile
October 2017
Luci is very accommodating and goes the extra mile for her guests to ensure they have a fantastic experience. We will definitely book a room with her again the next time in Carbondale. My son stayed in her home for 6 weeks while there for a training for work, and Luci never skipped a beat. She made sure everything was in perfect order, helped him get to know his surroundings, and even offered up some great conversations when she was available. Her hospitality is superb!

Patricia User Profile
September 2017
Lucy was very mice and proactive in her communications to me prior to my arrival. She had tea and breakfast items available as well as cold drinks in the fridge. The bed was comfortable as well. I had been traveling all night and was exhausted when I arrived. Lucy let me know that she would not be home that evening and that I would be the only guest. I didn't think this would bother me. However, when I arrived every window was open about 2". Nothing bracing the windows to prevent someone from the outside from cutting the screen and pushing the window up further. Thankfully the bedroom door locked but this was pretty unsettling as I was traveling alone. Also the house has a strong mothballs odor. I got up about 630 am to leave I went into the kitchen to grab my dinner leftovers from the fridge and noticed a drawer hanging open as well as napkins on the counter...none were from me. This made me so nervouse I just grabbed my bags and hurried to leave, forgetting my food or to even make the bed. Lucy sent me an email later letting me know that she had actually come home early before I woke up.
Luci User Profile
Response from Luci:
he windows are brand new so there are tiny safety locks . They can't be raised more than and 1.5 inches. No one can possibly break in . .. .. also You were free to close them.. They work like magic.. shut easily.. MORE IMPORTANTLY I say to my guests many times in emails when i'm not there... if you have any questions or concerns I'm available 24/7 so if the windows being open during beautiful weather bothered you .. A) you could have asked me about them and B) You were free of course to easily shut them having the house to yourself.Also Airbnb listing clearly states we don't offer TV as an amenites my hundreds of guests don't mind that.. as listing states 'no TV' . . I also have EVERY neighbor on the street's phone number on the fridge and in your room... two of whom are five star hosts ....and also Mayor of Carbondale lives three houses away. That street is the safest in the (URL HIDDEN) odd you said my home smells of moth balls and also complain about the locked safety windows being open , that keep the house safe and secure.. in one of the most quiet safe and cleanest areas in town which very safe windows.. I see this was your first Airbnb stay and Airbnb is like staying in a friends home. It's not cookie cutter uniform and you need to read all the information the host gives you . Most guests love getting a whole house to themselves, clean sheets and a clean sanitized . Many love the maple trees and fresh air coming in .. room and bath to themselves for $35 .. and don't mind the host returning to her own home in the morning. AFter all it is advertised as a shared home.. and you checked in early to enjoy by yourself... AND I let you have the upgraded room WITH NO CHARGE ---it was and is a great value.
September 2017

Anita User Profile
August 2017
Stayed at this location. As advertised in a nice, quiet part of the city. Super close to SIU. We had one hot day as the AC had broken, but Luci (who was out of town at the time) worked hard to get it remedied (even guiding me through some potential fixes in areas normally off-limits to guests). It was clear that Luci wanted her guests to be comfortable and happily - she called in an AC fellow who fixed it. Made the place a wonderful stay and I enjoyed the quiet neighborhood in Carbondale.

Ahmed User Profile
July 2017
Luci is very kind and she has a lovely and clean house . I would definitely stay again.
Luci User Profile
Response from Luci:
Ahmed you are an outstanding individual. Good luck , keep us posted. I'm sure you will have much success.
July 2017

Adrian User Profile
July 2017
The accommodations were excellent, clean, friendly, and safe, with a host showing very good communication, and solicitous and responsive to any questions that a guest might have during their stay in Carbondale.
Luci User Profile
Response from Luci:
Adrian is the best.. I hope to see you again soon!!
July 2017

Rosanne User Profile
July 2017
Luci is a great host. Very accommodating and welcoming. The location was easy to get on the highway and is close to the local co-op which is AWESOME. Great farmers market on Saturday mornings. The sleigh bed is a dream! The dog is super sweet too!
Luci User Profile
Response from Luci:
I'm so glad you found the farmers market. There are so many fantastic vendors from Cobden's own bison , to world famous Scratch brew house bread.. to the 'squash' lady with dozens of varieties of eggplant and squash.. !! Also Thanks so much for the CURAMIN !!!I would not have believed the headache cure if it didn't happen to me.
July 2017

Brendan User Profile
July 2017
Thanks for your hospitality Luci, very much appreciated!
Luci User Profile
Response from Luci:
Brendan, Pleasure meeting you .. you are five stars guest!!
July 2017

Carbondale, Illinois, United StatesJoined in May 2014
Luci User Profile
Recent master's graduate assistant My interests are finishing master's project, working on small side business organic foods, travel and photography Meeting people, making a modest but warm, safe and clean Airbnb experience for guests and experiencing life's positives.…
Languages: Italiano
Response rate: 95%
Response time: within an hour

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