A posh inn set on the peaceful grounds of an apple orchard sounds like a daydream. But, you will find this reality in Rockton at the award-wining Copperstone Inn. The original Greek Revivals style limestone house, built in 1858, underwent three years of meticulous renovations, and the inn was reopened to the delight of travelers.

This 5-star inn landed on Reader Digest’s 50 Most Romantic Hotels in Every State. At this farmstead, you can truly experience a serene getaway in a grand country inn where rustic and sophistication are blended in perfect elegance.

About the Inn

Once inside the gated fence, you arrive on the peaceful grounds of this grand estate. Upon entering the inn’s doorway, you are greeted by friendly innkeepers awaiting your arrival with freshly baked cookies on a platter. The 1800’s style along with period furniture graces the entryway, main dining room, and breakfast room. Straightaway you will realize how much thought and time was put into crafting this beautiful bed and breakfast.

Unique Guest Rooms

The original owners, Richard and Chrissie Spanton’s incredible attention to detail can be seen in the seven guest rooms. Each has a different theme, making it uniquely its own.

Sundance Suite is a nod to the Wild West. Under a wagon wheel chandelier and with a holstered pistol hanging from a bedpost you find an ornate dark wooden bed. Sheriff badges and another pistol adorn the stone fireplace. Saloon doors open into the bathroom.

sundance room, cooperstone inn, rockton, illinois

Elegant floral wallpaper surrounds the insideof the Queen’s Retreat. A plush bed with an elegant royal red duvet boasts an oh-so-soft suede headboard and footboard. This spacious guest room has a comfortable sitting area with an antique wardrobe and full-length mirror.

The quaint Farmers Quarters is an ode to the country life. Stone-covered walls fill this two-story suite, complete with a comfy couch, wood stove and rocking chair in the living room. The upstairs bedroom is decked out with a quilted wrought iron bed and footed bathtub.

Whichever guest room you stay in, cozy robes, plush towels, walk-in shower, and in-room flat screen television are offered. Wireless internet access and surround sound for music and television are available. Wake up to a delicious breakfast where any dietary needs are accommodated.

Things To Do

Downstairs, there is a theatre room with a 60-inch flat screen television and extensive movie collection. Book a massage, manicure, or pedicure in their mini spa. Step inside the Hideaway Bar for a nightcap or unwind in the four-person hot tub.

Taking a stroll around the beautiful 130-acre apple farm is a real treat. On this serene property, you’ll find walking trails to further enjoy the scenic outdoors. Six miles away is the historic village of Rockton – a quaint place to explore. Still need a few more things to do, ask the helpful innkeepers for suggestions on places to go, things to do, and best restaurants in the area.

Copperstone Inn is one of the most luxurious country inns you will ever experience. Here you will find the innkeepers go above and beyond in a country inn where you can unwind from the hustle and bustle of your daily life.

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