Featured in USA Today Midwest Living St. Louis Post WGN News Romance, Family, Groups, Girls Night Out, Scrapbooking We are the place for you!!! 11 Suites ALL with Private Baths and Jacuzzi tubs I'm sure we will find a suite that is right for you. Located along the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, Shawnee National Forest, Giant City Park, and near SIU Carbondale.
5 on September 17, 2012
Gary was Great, told us places to go visit and mapped out our adventure. Breakfast was at the top of the scale. Very nice people!
4.8 on September 09, 2012
7 couples, all cousins, loved the inn, the atmosphere, the rooms, and the wondeful breakfast. Would definitely recommend the inn and plan to return!
4.4 on May 03, 2012
My husband and I stayed here for one night during our honeymoon. The room was beautiful, clean, and the largest B&B room we have stayed in. Anna is a nice little town. We visited a local winery and had dinner at the Brick House Grill. We had a very relaxing evening at this inn and wrote out our wedding thank you cards the night we stayed there. Breakfast was perfect and gave us the energy we needed for a morning run before we headed to Ferne Clyffe Park to camp for a night. We will be back to The Davie School Inn. Robin & Bob Risky
It was very nice to meet you both. Thank you for staying at my Inn!
5 on December 31, 2011
My family has been staying at the Davie School Inn since 2007. Since that time, we have gone from a family of 2 to a family of 4 (now with a 1 year old and a 3 year old). It has become a God-send for us when we visit extended family in Southern Illinois. Gary is very thoughtful and tailors the experience to best fit our needs. The rooms are spacious and comfortable (we have stayed in nearly all of them at one point or another). The small kitchen area in the room comes in handy for snacks and the like. Breakfast is always quite satisfying, and I can't say we've ever gone hungry. I highly recommend the cookie plate and the cheese platter, too. After driving for 7 hours, it was wonderful to have something on which to munch as we unwound our legs. This year was a shorter stay for us than is typical, but it was just magic. It snowed the night we were there, and I will never forget my 3 year old pulling back the curtains to discover it. I am so thankful for this fabulous inn, truly a respite.
5 on December 05, 2011
Our family stayed here for 2 nights this past weekend and enjoyed our stay so much they we are already planning our next trip back! Between us, we stayed in 3 of the unique and spacious guestrooms. Each room had their own special decor that made you feel right at home! The owner, Gary showed us all of the other rooms not occupied at the time as we all chose which rooms we would like to try next time! The chalkboards in the room were fun to leave messages to each other as someone was enjoying their jacuzzi bath or wandering throughout the school, looking at the memorabilia collected from the days that the school was open. We loved the tiny little desks, water fountains, school maps, books and pictures in our rooms and scattered throughout this spotlessly clean Bed and Breakfast. Now, about breakfast.. WOW! Our first breakfast of Gary's outstanding omelette, home fried potatoes, thick sliced bacon,toast, amazing sweet rolls and juice had us anticipating the next morning's breakfast to come! A french toast casserole, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, hash browns, melon, sweet bread, and juice had our family of 9 eating at a large table on the landing so stuffed and happy that we could hardly move! We all said that this Inn was so comfortable and roomy that we would enjoy an extended stay on our next visit. What an amazing job Gary and Andrea have done to turn this beautiful 100 year old school house into one of the best Bed and Breakfast places I have ever stayed! Outstanding!
Antique Shops, Park is out the back door, Quiet Street, Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, Small town, Wine country
Carbondale, IL (MDH-Southern Illinois) 25 miles
On Rte 13 Head East to Rt 51 Go South 18 Miles To the Stop Light at Rt 146-- Turn Right- Go through 1 Stoplight Turn Left on Market Street(Police Station on Left) Cross Railroad Tracks- Come to "T" Turn Right which is Davie Street-- Go 2 blocks to Freeman Turn Left-- 2 Blocks on Left-- Can't Miss It- OR call we have a pickup service---
Antique Shopping, Casino, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Shawnee Hills Wine Trail, Southern Illinois University, Trail of Tears State Park, Bike Trails - Tunnel Hill, Cache River Wetlands, Heartland Climbing School, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Vineyard, Winery, Bicycle rental, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Indoor Basketball, Indoor Washers, Limousine Service, Bus Service for groups, Antique tours, Winery tours, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool, Tennis courts
Other, Historic Inn, Country Inn, Bed and Breakfast
Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Wi-Fi
Breakfast Served in Suite, King Size Beds, All Private Baths with Jacuzzi
Gary & Andrea Dahmer
Gary likes old cars and hot rods Andrea likes to go to Flea Markets and to cook.
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Cook: Gary
1. Lots of Eggs 2. Lots of Cheese 3. Lots of Veggies Wall La Gary's Famous Omlet