EDEN Vacation Rentals
Harvard, IL

Escape the rat race. Rest, relax, and reinvigorate yourself at EDEN Gardens & Farms.

Discover EDEN Luxury Vacation Rentals in Harvard, IL

An EDEN vacation rental is an experience of gathering, entertainment, relaxation, and nature. It’s a slice of paradise at EDEN Gardens & Farms near the Wisconsin border, southeast of Harvard, IL.

EDEN is a 10-acre luxury farm getaway at EDEN Gardens & Farms. You’ll discover this vacation rental in the gently rolling hills off U.S. Route 14 between Woodstock, IL, and Harvard, IL.

Book Either Vacation Rental Unit or Enjoy a Private EDEN Getaway

The newly renovated luxury home itself boasts 34 skylights and 70 windows. The décor is luxury chic with industrial hardware touches. It includes all modern amenities. The designer home is divided into two units: the Panorama at EDEN and EDEN’s Garden Walkout.

Each unit has its own entrance but can easily connect by unlocking the double-sided lock. You may rent one or both units.

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The Panorama at EDEN

A 3,500-square-foot, newly renovated luxury home on a 10-acre working farm. Named for its beautiful landscapes that can be seen from a panorama of windows, The Panorama at EDEN encompasses the first and second floors of the newly renovated home. Sleeps up to 12.

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EDEN’s Garden Walkout

The 1,500-square-foot garden-level unit opens to a walkout and the 10-acre gardens and farm. The Garden Walkout features a huge recreation room with foosball, ping-pong, billiards, and other recreational activities. It also boasts a fully equipped kitchen, two bedrooms, and a laundry room. Sleeps up to six.

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The Private EDEN Getaway
The Panorama + Garden Walkout

Book The EDEN Getaway: The Panorama at EDEN AND EDEN’s Garden Walkout. Enjoy EDEN Woods, EDEN’s Pond, and the complete house, privately—with only you and your guests. Relax in the free-standing tub, soak in the Jacuzzi, or recreate in Adam’s Hideaway. Sleeps up to 18.

Explore EDEN Gardens & Farms

What Vacation Rental Guests Can Do at the 10-Acre Property

Please note that outdoor spaces are shared if you rent only one of the two units. However, if you rent both units, the following are private spaces for you and your guests to enjoy on the working farm.


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Tour EDEN Alfresco
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Relax by the Koi Pond

Listen to the gentle rush of water tumbling over the sandstone, limestone, granite, and other rocks that are native to the Lake Michigan Basin. Enjoy the beautiful flowers; look for the baby koi and goldfish. These fish joined EDEN in May 2023. Can you spy these babies?

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The octagonal gazebo that adjoins the deck is screened on all sides. It’s perfect for serving meals alfresco—whether prepared on the new gas grill or in the kitchen.

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The second gazebo is adjacent to the windmill and pond—a great location for picnics or happy hour.

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Eve’s Garden is for our vacation rental guests. Feel free to cook with our fresh basil, oregano, dill, parsley, or cilantro. Or pluck a few ripe tomatoes, green onions, cucumbers, squash, or cabbages, and feast on these summer delights. (Eve recommends avoiding the tree of the knowledge of good and evil.)

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Forge a Path Through EDEN Woods

Forge your own path through EDEN Woods, and delight in the grandeur of the majestic trees.

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Soak in the Outdoor Jacuzzi

Ahhh! Nothing is as calming as immersing yourself in a warm pool of bubbling water while sipping on a cool beverage.

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Observe the Honeybees

See the honeybees. Please BEE careful and do not disturb the hive. Our first honey harvest is expected in autumn 2023.

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Talk to the Chickens

Can you speak cluck? If so, you’ll want to chat up these chicks. Our feathered teens will become egg layers in early 2024.

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Listen to the Babbling Backyard Fountain

This is no birdbath! The unique contemporary fountain spans eight feet in diameter. The water cascades from three broad spouts.

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Take a Selfie in Front of the Temptation Orchard Sign

Good? Or evil? Which do you choose in the Garden of Paradise? Coming soon.

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Buy Organic Produce From Harvest to Home™ Farmstand

Our Harvest to Home™ stand is located at the front of the property. Learn more about buying organic farm produce from EDEN’s Harvest to Home™.  Sign up below to see what’s growing on at EDEN.

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Wade into EDEN's Pond

The pond is 12 feet deep at the center. We urge parents to mind young children and non-swimmers to stay out of the water. No lifeguard; swim at your own risk.

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Fish Under the Windmill at EDEN’s Pond (Coming 2024)

The fish are growing. Thanks for your patience. Bring your rod and reel in 2024.

Reward Yourself With the Panorama at EDEN

You'll Revel in the Panoramic Views

Enjoy 3,500 square feet of luxury rooms on the first and second floors of EDEN’s 10-Acre Luxury Farm vacation rental. The upper two floors of the EDEN Getaway sleep up to 12 people.


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Tour the Panorama at EDEN
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The Clean, Modern Kitchen Vista

At the Panorama, the Vista is a bright, airy, fully equipped kitchen with a 7-foot breakfast island and a large farm table. The coffee station offers a variety of teas, coffee, and a Nespresso® machine.

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The Windows of the Kitchen Vista

Enjoy the expansive views of the backyard and nearby farm fields from the first-floor Kitchen Vista. With 12 skylights and 15 beautifully framed windows across four adjacent walls, the Kitchen Vista is aptly named. Ample light pours in from all directions.

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The Farm Table

Gather in luxury around this dining table in the Vista. You’ll be able to seat up to 12 people at this spacious farm table.

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The Scenic Hub

Take three wide steps down from the kitchen Vista into the Scenic Hub, where you can connect with others, work at the desk, or simply relax. The Hub’s abundant seating comfortably accommodates 12 people. The wide comfortable sofas offer delightful afternoon naps or a good night’s sleep. You can also use the Wi-Fi for work or stream Netflix, Prime, or Hulu movies on the 75-inch flat-screen TV.

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The Hub’s Stone Fireplace

Showcasing the EDEN landscape, a series of three six-foot windows bookend the focal point of the Scenic Hub: its majestic stone fireplace. The wood-burning fireplace has a gas starter. Start a roaring fire, contemplate the flames, or enjoy a fireside chat with friends and family.

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Bedroom 1: Blossom’s Breeze

Open the window to the floral scents of the meadow in Blossom’s Breeze. This first-floor bedroom features six windows with views of EDEN Pond and EDEN Woods. Its twin beds are perfect for siblings or friends.

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Bedroom 2: Whispering Meadows

Also on the first floor, Whispering Meadows boasts seven windows and hosts a king-size bed. Its workstation offers impressive views of the meadow and the forest beyond it. On the adjacent wall, the windows frame the backyard fountain. In addition, Whispering Meadows connects to the spacious bathroom: Meadows Mist.

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Meadow’s Mist

To call Meadow’s Mist a bathroom is like calling a Ferrari a car. Meadow’s Mist is fully renovated. The expansive shower is exquisitely tiled and showcases a 12-inch rainwater shower head. It also is home to a double sink. The commode includes a bidet and a heated seat. (You may not want to leave.)

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The Loft

The Loft is the Panorama’s bright, open upstairs hallway. It overlooks the Kitchen Vista on one side and the Scenic Hub on the other. The Loft also includes four skylights and a space for reading or meditation.

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Bedroom 3: The Pondview

At one end of The Loft is The Pondview. It offers a comfortable king-size bed and 10 windows, including views of EDEN Pond and EDEN Woods. It also has a 32-inch flat-screen TV. Its angled walls feature five skylights. At The Pondview’s entrance is an alcove with a seating area called Nature’s Nook.

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Nature’s Nook

At the entrance to The Pondview is Nature’s Nook. Nestle on the sofa with a good book during the day and open the queen sleeper at bedtime. Two skylights and five windows overlooking EDEN Woods complete the Nook.

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Bedroom 4: Sunset Serenade

Opposite the Pondview and Nature’s Nook is Sunset Serenade. Open the French doors, and take six broad steps down. A wood-burning fireplace graces this bedroom just beyond the spacious laundry room. You’ll also immediately notice the sofa and the luxurious king-size bed that crowns the wall opposite your entrance. An exit door leads to your balcony and the backyard. But the most magnificent feature of this room is its Ensuite.

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The Serenade Ensuite

The Serenade Ensuite is possibly the most enormous private bathroom you’ll ever see!  Relax in the free-standing tub in the spa-like ensuite. (Fig leaf optional.) Besides the free-standing tub, two chaise lounges adorn the room. (Masseuse not included.) Double sinks, a dressing table, roomy newly tiled shower with a 12-inch rainwater showerhead. Tucked away, you’ll find the commode with a bidet and a comfy heated seat.

Six skylights and architectural windows allow sunshine to pour into the Ensuite. Relax! The neighbors are too far away to see you, and the windows are tinted.


For Lovers and Players Alike

Play and sleep in the 1,500-square-foot, garden-level unit with a walkout, fully equipped kitchen, and a modern laundry room. Sleeps six.


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Tour EDEN's Garden Walkout
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Relax in Adam’s Hideaway

The combination recreation room and family room is Adam’s Hideaway—although Eve also will be tempted to join the fun. Adam’s Hideaway includes comfortable seating with two sofas, cozy chairs, and the requisite 75-inch flat-screen television for your viewing pleasure. Wi-Fi and streaming media include Netflix, Amazon Prime, and Hulu. Feel free to bring your video game sets from home.

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Recreate in Adam’s Hideaway

Are you renting the entire home? Send the kids, teens, (or adults) to Adam’s Hideaway to play billiards, foosball, ping-pong, darts, or other games. The Hideaway has been teen-tested and approved. The Hideaway, which tends to be cooler, also features a contemporary electric fireplace for year-round comfort. A good any-day plan—and a great backup plan when the weather insists you stay indoors.

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The Culinary Cove

Prepare a feast in the Culinary Cove, a completely equipped kitchen for guests who are renting the Garden Walkout. The Cove includes a breakfast island that is more than six feet long and a round kitchen table. For guests who rent both units, the Culinary Cove is a convenient rejuvenation station for those hanging out in the recreation area.

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Breakfast in Bed

Just around the corner from The Culinary Cove is “Breakfast in Bed,” a double-size sleeper sofa. The bed faces the second modern electric fireplace in the Garden Walkout.

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Bedroom 5: The Secret View

The window of the Secret View faces EDEN Pond and EDEN Woods. It also contains a king-size bed, two full closets, and plenty of drawers and storage.

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Bedroom 6: Secluded Nights

Tucked away next to the kitchen is Secluded Nights. You’ll appreciate the privacy of this octagonal-shaped room. Cozy under the quilts in the queen-size bed, or use the remote control to turn on the Garden Walkout’s third electric fireplace. The bedroom also has a workstation and double closets.

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Bathroom 3: Lavish Loo

The Lavish Loo is the garden-level bathroom with pocket doors and a heated commode and bidet. The shower features subway tiles and a 12-inch rainwater showerhead.

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Modern Laundry Room and Other Amenities

Bringing the kids? Then you’ll appreciate this front-loading washer and dryer. Other amenities include plenty of workspaces, Wi-Fi throughout, and ample unique gathering spaces.

What Vacation Rental Guests Can Do Near the 10-Acre Property

You may not want to leave paradise. But if you choose to leave EDEN, you can take a short drive and:

Please Note: Our luxury home vacation rentals are set back approximately 400 yards from the EDEN’s Harvest to Home™ farmstand to allow our guests privacy. With few exceptions, the vacation rentals are open year-round for:

  • Registered guests.
  • Scheduled retreats (corporate retreats, yoga classes, painting, and art retreats)
  • Other special events

Book your slice of heaven now or call for retreat availability.