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The Flagg Farmstead

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Springfield, IL, USA
Reviewed 15 May 2013

My daughter recently got married in Sherman so she stayed 2 nights at the Flagg Farmstead B&B. On the last morning, there were 21 family members who came for breakfast (we had tables in both sitting rooms and the dining room). It was wonderful. The best egg casserole that I have ever eaten, and hearty portions. Rose even made me...

1Thank Charlotte W
Reviewed 8 May 2013

We enjoyed an all-too-short evening in the Lincoln Room this past week and it was a true pleasure. As an annual visitor to Springfield (business) I've experienced the national chains and a few of the other offerings. Staying at the Flagg Farmstead was wonderful in every way. The house is a lovingly restored gem with nary a detail overlooked. Carefully...

Thank conditionalmom
Reviewed 6 May 2013 via mobile

We were delighted to be thefirst Scots to stay with Rosalie and Doug, I am sure we will not be the last. We were made most welcome by them both and Izzy. The house has been beautifully furnished and restored. Rosalie is a lovely cook and Doug is a great waiter. They made us very much at home.Pat and John...

Thank Pat K
Reviewed 28 April 2013

We just got back 2 days ago. (April 25) We still can't stop talking about our wonderful experience. Rose, Doug and Issy really made us feel at home. We had a lovely room and a very comfortable bed. Springfield is just about 10 to 15 minutes from here. Forgot to mention the delicious breakfast we had each day. When we...

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 22 April 2013

This B & B in Sherman, Illinois, is the perfect place to stay to take in the Lincoln sites in Springfield or for a simple reprieve from the pressures of life. This wonderful old home has all the appointments needed for a comfortable and relaxed stay. It is as close to home-away-from-home as a guest will find. Owners Doug and...

Thank Harold M
West Chester, Ohio
Reviewed 17 April 2013

Driving up to the Flagg Farmstead gives you no clue how historic this home is. It is a wonderfully taken care of farm house of a well-to-do gentleman and family. It makes for a perfect setting for a bed and breakfast, with charming and helpful hosts, Roselle and Doug. Our room that we chose, was the New Salem Room, as...

Thank TemPac
Bolingbrook, Illinois, United States
Reviewed 7 April 2013

This is my 1st B&B experience and I love it! My wife and I had good time during our short stay. The house itself is an antique but very clean and comfortable. It's a plus to have bathroom in every guest room. Breakfast is healthy fresh fruit with a touch of yogurt + delicious blueberry waffle with bacon. It tasted...

Thank Rick T
Atlanta, GA USA
Reviewed 29 March 2013

About 10 minutes out of Springfield and back in time to an excellent overnight when visiting the area. Comfortable and interesting restoration of a well-to-do country home. Friendly and helpful hosts, good breakfast, good coffee, nice, fun, old-timey room. If I'm going to Springfield again I'll be staying here.

Thank IntentionalTraveler
Evanston, Il
Reviewed 28 March 2013

Three friends ventured down to Springfield from Chicago to see the Lincoln sights. The highlight of our getaway was staying at the Flagg Farmstead. Doug and Rose Polite were the perfect hosts. Not only were the rooms spacious and comfortable and breakfast delicious but Rose helped us change our plans given the un-Springlike weather. A must stay for anyone visiting...

Thank prolfes
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!

Thank sueandgeorge

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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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“We enjoyed the Lincoln Room...lots of windows and sunshine!”
mhtravel426, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All of the rooms looked great. Ours certainly was.”
evanbrewer78, 17 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the Salem Room which had a day bed for a child.”
JuSq, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Comfortable stay”
djsjunk716, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are lovely!”
m0llydee, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
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