1305 S. Rocky Comfort Road,  

Rental Policy

Rental Policy

By submitting your reservation request you agree that you have read the following rental policy and agree to the terms and conditions.

Check-in is 3:00pm, check-out is 11:00am. Early check-in, late check-out may be available with prior approval.

Cancellations must be made no less than 21 days prior to reservation date.

Cancellations made less than 21 days prior to arrival date will be charged the full amount due unless we are able to rent the property to someone else.

Cancellations are subject to a $100.00 cancellation fee.

Whippoorwill Acres LLC reserves the right to cancel any reservation up until the time of scheduled check-in. Sometimes situations may arise that may cause the property to become unusable. In the event a reservation has to be canceled, although nothing may be available, every attempt will be made to find alternate compairable accommodations.

All reservations must be secured by credit card even if paying by check or cash.  Whippoorwill Acres, LLC charges a $25.00 fee for any returned checks.

You must be at least 25 years of age to rent, and provide a valid photo ID. Renter must be present and will be held responsible for Policy adherence.


Children are welcome but must be closely supervised by an adult. The porch, fireplace and lake area can be dangerous to small children. All children must be accompanied by an adult at all times when visiting the property.

Whippoorwill Acres, LLC  is not responsible for your lost, stolen, or damaged personal property.

Whippoorwill Acres, LLC. is not responsible for any actions you or your guests take or do while staying at the cottage or its grounds.

You are responsible and civilly liable for lost, stolen, or damaged property belonging to Whippoorwill Acres, LLC including the buildings themselves.

Please take care of the property and treat it with the same respect as you would your own home.

Smoking is not allowed in the buildings. If we smell tobacco smoke you will be charged a $50.00 de-fuming fee. Do not throw butts on the ground, use the provided butt buckets.

Whippoorwill Acres is located in a rural setting with natural dangers including the possibility of biting insects (mosquitos, ticks, chiggers, spiders) snakes, and various wild animals. Do not leave any food outside or attempt to interact with or feed any animals you may encounter.

There is no daily maid service. Sufficient linens are provided for the duration of your stay. Extended stay vacations may require guests to launder the linens. Laundry supplies are provided.  

Only the number of specified guests are allowed to occupy the property. Two bedroom rental sleeps four, three bedroom rental sleeps six maximum. You may not have outside guests without prior approval from Whippoorwill Acres, LLC.

Check in and check out times must be conformed to. We only have a short time to get the property ready for the next guests. Early check-in / check-out may be available depending on occupancy at the time and is subject to change.

The cleaning policy along with other instructions are posted in the cottage.

Cleaning policy includes:

Wash and put away all dishes that you use including coffee pot and microwave tray.
Wipe off counters, table, stove and rinse out sink.
Take trash to outside receptacles and make sure they are securely closed.
Immediately wipe up spills on floors and furniture.
Leave used beds unmade and place used towels in the shower.

You will be charged an additional $40.00 cleaning fee if the property is left in disarray and dirty. You won’t be charged if you use basic common sense and consideration.

Whippoorwill Acres, LLC is not responsable for items left at the property. Claimed items must be retrieved within 14 days of departure date or will be disposed of. Items may be mailed upon request and guests are responsible for all shipping costs and handling fee of $10 minimum.

Whippoorwill Acres, LLC reserves the right to change rental rates at its discretion.

Guests come to Southern Illinois to enjoy the peace and tranquility, not to hear their neighbors!  Noise is to be kept to a minimum!

Whippoorwill Acres, LLC reserves the right to vacate the property and evict any guest if any portion of the rental policy is violated.

Whippoorwill Acres LLC reserves the right to refuse rental to anyone.

Photographs and property description may not reflect current property conditions or upgrades and are used as a general reference only.