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Reviewed 15 March 2013

This beautifully decorated & comfortable historic home is only topped by its gracious, warmly helpful & enjoyable hosts! Doug & Rosalie & their sweet little dog Izzie make it feel like we're with family! And Rose's blueberry waffles are heavenly! Any visit to the Springfield area must include a stay!

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Avon, Indiana, United States
Reviewed 29 January 2013

Even though we arrived much later than the usual check-in, we were warmly greeted by Doug and Rose Polite, the owners of this charming B&B. We stayed 2 nights in the Lincoln Room, which was very comfortable. The breakfasts were delicious and filling, and between Doug and Rose we got directions to the local attractions and great restaurant recommendations. Doug...

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Reviewed 26 November 2012

This place is perfect if you're looking to explore Springfield, IL, or if you are travelling on Route 66. Doug and Rosalee are very friendly and know how to act as good hosts and are helpful with the local area. The Lincoln Room (where we stayed) is spacious, quiet and has a nice en suite bathroom. Breakfast was well presented...

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Iowa City IA
Reviewed 21 October 2012

This was a clean, comfortable and welcoming B&B. We enjoyed it because it was quiet and out of Springfield. Doug and Rosie along with their dog, Isabella were very helpful with restaurant suggestions, directions to sites and tickets to the Lincoln Museum. Our room, the Lincoln Room was bright and looked out at the golden maples that were stunning. Breakfast...

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
Reviewed 23 September 2012

We had a lovely two nights at this warm and charming B&B. The home is beautiful and so well kept. I love the idea on their website that lets you see and choose which room you'll be staying in. But since we were the only couple at the Farmstead I got to peek into all the rooms and you can't...

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Thank GeorgeandJanet
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 17 September 2012

The proprietors are friendly & accommodating, but at the same time respectful of your space & privacy. The two front parlors & the wrap-around porch provide options for relaxing and visiting during your stay. Breakfast was hot & delicious. The property (inside and out) is well preserved & maintained. My wife & I stayed in the Cornelius Flagg Room, and...

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North Redington Beach, Florida
Reviewed 11 September 2012

Doug and Rose, the proprietors, are such warm and gracious people. I almost immediately felt like an old friend in their lovely and historical home. Rose's hash brown quiche is utterly delicious! I truly enjoyed my stay, especially sitting on the back porch with their dog daughter, Isabella, protecting me from the squirrels. Pam North Redington Beach FL

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Peotone, Illinois
Reviewed 7 September 2012

The hosts are great and very accommodating. The building and grounds are beautiful, quiet, and romantic. The breakfast is delicious. And, the room comes with 2 free passes to the Lincoln Museum and Library.

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Saint Charles, Missouri, United States
Reviewed 4 September 2012

If you're in the mood to experience Springfield, Illinois and are looking for accommodations which will bring feel just like home, then The Flagg Farmstead if your venue. Each room is historically decorated. The bathrooms are clean, the breakfasts are tasty, and there is plenty of space in the home to recline and enjoy the country scenery. Coming in early...

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Northbrook, Illinois
Reviewed 9 August 2012

Incredible home dating back to 1871. Comfortable, clean. Hosts were friendly and happy to share the history. Breakfast was terrific. We stayed in the Cornelius Flagg room which has an updated bath, very nice. A great escape to relax or take in Springfield, IL which is only 10 minutes away.

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Flagg Farmstead B&B is an 1872 Italianate mansion 15 minutes from the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and 18 miles from Lincoln's New Salem located on one of the roads Mr. Lincoln traversed on his many trips to Springfield, Illinois. ... more   less 

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Address: 500 Old Tipton School Rd, Sherman, IL 62684-9600
Region: United States > Illinois > Sherman
Number of rooms: 5
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