B&B

Restored Farmhouse B&B Awaits You

Opening Memorial Day Weekend

An 1881 restored farmhouse in Mahomet, IL awaits you. Surrounded by acreage in all directions, a stay on Moon Grove Farm offers farmland views, cool breezes and relaxation.

In 2018, Moon Grove Farm’s bed and breakfast will open on Memorial Day weekend. We’ll be open every weekend through the end of October 2018.

Getting Here

Moon Grove Farm is conveniently located in Mahomet, IL. We’re a 15-20 minute drive from the University of Illinois located in Champaign-Urbana. From larger metro areas, we’re 139 miles from Indianapolis, 146 miles from downtown Chicago, and 175 miles from St. Louis, MO. Just far enough to “get away”, while not having to lose a day to travel.

Your Group's Farmstay

Whether you’re in town for an alumni event, attending a farm-to-table dinner at Prairie Fruits Farm & Creamery, doing a getaway girls weekend or just want to spend a night in a quiet rural setting - we have the farm stay experience to meet your group's needs.

The B&B Rental Package

The rental includes the second story of Moon Grove's restored farmhouse. The floor will be your private part of the house which includes three bedrooms and one full bath.

Three Bedrooms

Each room is outfitted with soft sheets, a queen-sized bed, ample pillows and rustic furniture. Fresh-cut bouquet of Moon Grove Flowers included in each room (when in season). Gaze out the windows at 200 year old trees or acreage for miles in each direction.

  • Mint Room - Queen bed, giant sugar maple tree views, adjoining door to the Winter Wheat room, rocking chair.

  • Winter Wheat - white wrought iron bed, Queen-sized bed, neutral palette, three windows with views.

  • Sky Room - Queen bed, great sunrise and sunset views overlooking our vegetable garden and flower pasture, original artwork by Frances T. Trammel (Jen's grandmother).

Private Bathroom

Your group will have a full bathroom that is designed with vintage touches including retro penny tile and subway tile. Take a shower in our modernized tub with a dual shower head.

Library

In the hallway, peruse the shelves to find the perfect book to browse during your stay. History buffs, artists, Vonnegut fans and gardeners will enjoy the featured selection.

Private Entrance & Parlor

You’ll also have a private porch and entrance to the farmhouse off the ground floor. Your hosts will close the french doors that separate the dining room from the parlor, to ensure your group has privacy and comfort. Enjoy a cozy living room with antique velvet chairs and a wood-burning stove. Or pop in a DVD to from our collection to watch a movie and relax.

Breakfast

In the morning, breakfast will be served to your group in the dining room at a true farmhouse table. Enjoy fresh eggs, bacon, biscuits and jam, fruit, coffee and juice. Where possible, items served are sourced locally such as coffee from Page Roasting, cheese from Prairie Fruits Farm & Creamery, meat from Bane Family Meats or fruit and veggies from Moon Grove Farm.

Planning Your Experience

Family-Friendly

For families staying at Moon Grove, board games, a dollhouse, children's books and DVDs available upon request. The yard surrounding Moon Grove is fenced in. It includes a swing set and a horse rocker.

Farm Experience

Step away from the daily routine and take a moment to unwind on our farm:

  • Visit with chickens - you’re welcome to take part in our morning routine of feeding the chickens. Or pull up a chair and watch them dig for bugs in the afternoon sun.

  • Stroll the flower farm - with a cup of coffee or glass of wine in-hand, stroll our one acre field to explore flowers that are in season.

  • Relax under maple trees - we have some of the oldest sugar maple trees around. Take a family photo or read a book under its shade.

  • Borrow a book - leave your smartphone behind, and browse our library of books to find a book to curl up with or browse outside.

  • Tech detox - your hosts are happy to keep your devices safely stored, so you can focus more relaxation and less screen time.

Expand Your Experience

Looking for activities for your group to do on our farm? Suggested add-ons listed below. Pricing available upon request:

  • Use of charcoal grill during stay and selection of local meats from Bane Family Meats for your cookout

  • Private fire pit for with smores fixings and saddle blankets to stay warm

  • Workshop - Introduction to Keeping Chickens

  • Transport to & from Amtrak

  • Transport to & from Prairie Fruits for day or evening event.

  • Transport to & from Lake of the Woods golf course or hiking trails

Nearby Places of Interest

(Coming Soon) - Full list of recommendations for activities, agritourism experiences, points of interest to visit and day trips. We recommend you follow Visit Champaign County for seasonal recommendations.