Dragonfly Apartment


Entire townhouse hosted by Elena And Justin

4 guests, 2 bedrooms, 2 beds, 2 bathrooms
Entire home
You’ll have the townhouse to yourself.
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Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Completely remodeled beautiful front apartment in a tri-plex built in eighteen fifty-nine. Located in Historic Westside Springfield, IL. Near downtown, Washington Park, historic sites and shopping.

The space
Because its 2020 I have to start with the unfun stuff.
Justin and I take it very seriously. We do all the cleaning ourselves. I had planned on hiring help for the cleans, but that was before covid. Now I like to know without a doubt that everything has been cleaned and sanitized. Beyond just cleaning though we also take other precautions. Personally, we do not leave the property very much, have most groceries and such delivered and keep our contact with other people to a bare minimum. In this way we keep our risk low. We do not allow parties, additional people and have a maximum capacity of 4 people in the apartment. This also minimizes risk. We are doing everything we can to ensure your safety.
We bought this property in 2012 it is an acre lot in the middle of the Historic Westside in Springfield, IL. There’s a house and duplex on the property. The house had been abandoned for almost two years when we bought it. We gutted the house down to the studs and rebuilt it from the foundation up. My husband and I did most of the work ourselves...which is why it’s taken so long! :)
The house was originally built in eighteen fifty-nine as a single-family home. Over the years several additions were built on to the original structure. Sometime in the late nineteen thirties it was converted into a triplex. When we renovated the property, we left it as a triplex. The dragonfly apartment is the front apartment, my husband and I live upstairs and there is another short term rental, Hermit’s Hideaway in back. About two years into the renovation we ran out of money so to finish the project we had to get creative. This apartment was finished with; second hand finds, scavenged and repurposed items, hope and prayer. :)
We allowed ourselves to be creative and have fun and this apartment is the result.
Almost every item in the apartment has a story.
We poured our hearts into this apartment, we love it and love sharing it with people.
There will always be projects going on in and around the yard, always a bit of controlled chaos, especially with both of us home at the moment. We have 20 very friendly free ranging chickens in the back, fresh eggs are always a possibility. We also have 2 65 pound dogs; EmmaJane NaughtyPants and Link Underfoot. They are friendly in your face kind of dogs. We do our best to keep them away from guests, but they are around... and just to repeat...NO PARTIES.

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
Washing machine
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Indoor fireplace

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4.99 out of 5 stars from 154 reviews


Where you’ll be

Springfield, Illinois, United States

Hosted by Elena And Justin

  1. Joined in October 2018
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House rules

Check-in: 16:00 - 00:00
Check out: 11:00
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

Health & safety

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Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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