The ultimate foodies bed and breakfast, this award winning property was recently featured in Midwest Living Magazine as one of the 30 top B & B's in the Midwest. Chef Monika creates Mediterranean inspired gourmet dinners using locally grown organic foods from several farms. Enjoy big city dining in a small town atmosphere.
This spacious suite offers two bedrooms, one with a full size bed and the second (Buddy's Roost) with a single bed. The private bath of this suite has a spacious standing shower with no tub. A separate sitting porch has Satellite TV/VCR/DVD with over 1000 titles and a private dining room. Amenities include plush robes, silky sheets, snacks/bottled water, signature toiletries and small refrigerator.
Nightly Rate: $129/$119
This elegant suite features a King sized bed, fireplace, private bathroom with standing shower and soaking tub and a private dining room. Amenities include Satellite TV/DVD/VCR with over 1000 titles, plush robes, silky sheets, snacks/bottled water, mini refrigerator and signature toiletries.
Nightly Rate: $179/$169
This room features a king sized bed. Light blues, yellows and whites adorn this suite and it features unique blue plates from all over the world which adorn the walls. The suite has a private bathroom and a walk in closet. Amenities include Satellite TV/VCR/DVD with over 1000 titles, plush robes, silky sheets, snacks/bottled water and signature toiletries.
Nightly Rate: $139/$129
This suite features a queen sized bed. The room is distinguished by its rich decor of dark burgundies, greens and blues. The suite has a private bathroom. Amenities include Satellite TV/VCR/DVD with over 1000 titles, plush robes, silky sheets, snacks/bottles water and signature toiletries.
Nightly Rate: $129/$119
4.8 on December 08, 2013
My husband and have stayed at many B&B's in Illinois and the Chestnut Inn is by far our favorite. The home is outstanding as are the accommodations. Jeff and Monica are very personable hosts and make us feel very welcome. Monica is a chef and we always include dinner with our stay in the spacious Rose Suite which features a fireplace and a vintage soaking tub. There is always fresh baked goodies and chocolates to enjoy. We are looking forward to many more visits with them. Mike and Phyllis
5 on November 30, 2013
We booked a room for a one night and wished we could have stayed longer! The food is FANTASTIC! It was so nice to be able to have wonderful meal at the inn and not have to go out to a restaurant after driving on the highway for a long time. The rooms were very clean and the mattress was very comfortable (my husband has back problems and was happy not to wake up sore!). Even though it was only 25 degrees outside, there were no drafts in the room, even in the bathroom, which has an exterior wall. We definitely plan on coming back again.
4.4 on November 24, 2013
I happened on the website of the Chestnut Inn while searching for another B&B. I'd never heard of Sheffield, IL but was intrigued by the history of the Chestnut Inn and the present owners, Jeff & Monika. My husband and I only had the chance to stay there one night, but we were welcomed and made very comfortable upon our arrival. Breakfast was outstanding. We were served delicious Apple & flax seed whole grain pancakes with crispy bacon and fresh fruit. The perfect breakfast to set us on our way to hiking in Starved Rock State Park. We can't wait to go back and partake of one of Monika's famous dinners. I would highly recommend this B&B.
5 on November 20, 2013
What an amazing get away...no special occasion, no special celebration...just a mid-week break from everything! Monika and Jeff made us feel welcome, comfortable and at home in their lovely home. Our room was clean and comfortable and had all the nice little touches that show just how much they care about the Inn and the guests. We had a BLAST taking a cooking class with Monika, and learned so many great tricks to try in the kitchen at home. Thanks again for the foil tip! The food we helped create made for an amazing dinner and we went to bed still stuffed from the feast. In the morning, we were greeted by an incredible breakfast and wonderful conversation with our hosts. Thank you so much, we will be back for more!
4.6 on November 14, 2013
We booked a room on both legs of our journey to the heartland of the Midwest. We opted and arrived in time for the optional dinner and were very impressed with the attention to detail of the meal. Not your standard fare by far. As was the delightful breakfast on both days.
Countryside, Small town, Village
Peoria, IL (PIA-Greater Peoria) 50 miles
North of Interstate 474 to Route 40. Route 40 North to Sheffield.
Antique Shopping, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Bishop Hill, Hennepin Canal, Festival 56/November 10, Hornbaker Gardens, Goods Furniture, Starved Rock, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery, Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Canoeing, Cross-country ski trails, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Hunting, Spa Services, Historic Sites, Geocaching, Antiquing, Letterboxing, Wineries, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts
Other, Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn, Country Inn
Air conditioning, Board games, Computer, Copier, Internet Service, Library, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wi-Fi
Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, DVD Player, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Videos
Gourmet International Dinner Available, Signature Toiletries, Full Hot Breakfast
Monika and Jeff Sudakov
Hungarian, English, French
Chef Monika has a Master's Degree in Cultural Anthropology with an emphasis in Food and Culture. Her particular area of interest is foods of the Mediterranean. She teaches cooking classes at numerous venues and makes regular appearances on a local Quad Cities television show. Jeff is an avid golfer and movie buff.
Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Dairy Free , Gluten Free
Spanish Tapas, French, Italian, Greek, Middle Eastern, Moroccan and more. Monika utilizes the best locally available meats, produce, eggs and more to create exotic and flavorful cuisine which will not only please your taste buds but educate you in the foods of cultures you may not be familiar with.