When you book through the HomeAway checkout, your booking is backed by our Book with Confidence Guarantee™ offering comprehensive payment protection.Learn more
We also have another cabin just down the road from this one, if the dates are not available for this cottage, check out our other cabin! Property Name: White River Cabin - The Cabin
Get your fishing poles ready, hiking shoes on and bathing suits to swim, in the evening the fire pit is great for sharing stories and eating s'mores! We provide you with the firewood! The cabin is directly on the river’s edge and is surrounded with the serenity of natures hills. With the convenience of town located a mile away, and French Lick Casino 20 minutes away.
The cabin is located on 10 acres, with the river directly in front of cabin and a quite county road with HUGE rock bluff located behind the cabin. The nearest house is 1/2 mile away. You have your privacy!
All year – FRENCH LICK CASINO is 20 minutes
Summer – HOLIDAY WORLD AMUSEMENT PARK is 1 hour
Winter – PAOLI PEAKS SKI RESORT 30 minutes
Distance to popular Lakes:
West Boggs Lake: 15 minutes
Patoka Lake: 45 minutes
Dogwood Lake: 45 minutes
Monroe Lake: 60 minutes
This is the perfect place to bring your friends and family to experience many outdoor activities.
Bedroom accommodations: cabin sleeps a maximum of 6 people, two private bedrooms (one room with a queen bed and the other room with two queen beds) with clean and fresh linens provided.
Bathroom accommodations: the full size bath features a large shower/tub, clean and fresh towels, hand-soap and toilet paper provided. Please bring beach towels as we do not permit bath towels to be taken from the cabin.
Living accommodations: features a cozy living room with cathedral ceiling and large electric fireplace, leather couch, oversized chair, tv, dvd player, central heat & a/c throughout, or leave the french doors open to let the fresh air come inside.
Dining accommodations: fully furnished kitchen provides full size refrigerator, stove/oven, microwave, dishwasher, toaster, coffee maker, hand and dish soap, hand towels, paper towels, trash can liners, fully stocked utensils, silverware, dishes, pots and pans. There is harvest table, seating for 8 people.
Porch accommodations: the upper porch looks over the river and has a small patio table and chairs, gas grill and french doors leading into the cabin. Below the cabin features patio furniture for 8 people, a picnic table for 8 people, 6 lawn chairs, and open fire pit with campfire ring and benches.
Note: cabin is non-handicap accessible. There are stairs that have to be climbed, due to the inaccuracy of the river level; the cabin is located 10? Off ground level.
Outside cabin features
*private dock at cabin for easy river access, boat launch at public access site 1 mile from cabin.
*outside gas grill.
*fire pit for bonfires or grilling.
*starter quantity of firewood to enjoy a fire, additional firewood available for purchase.
*picnic table seats 8 people comfortably.
*patio furniture for 8 people (table with 8 chairs).
*flowing creek on cabin property, located next to the cabin.
We live and own our business in Shoals, Martin County, Indiana. My husband works a full time job along with owning and operating White River Marine. As if we don't have enough to do, we decided to open a cabin for people to come in and enjoy our county! :) We are on the river every chance we get and love love love the beautiful scenery here and would love to show people how nature can really relax a person! We have three children that love to be on the river or in the woods climbing on rock bluffs. Just makes for great family time! We would love for you to come and stay with us for your family time! Cody and Michelle Roush
Michelle Roush purchased this cabin in 2012
The cabin is located directly on the river’s edge and is surrounded with the serenity of natures hills. With the convenience of town located a mile away.
This is the perfect place to bring your friends and family to experience many outdoor activities. There are two canoes that come along with the cabin rental.
We are located directly on the White River with a private dock. Fishing, boating, and sun bathing are at your door step! Martin County is made up of huge rock bluffs that are every where you turn, The Pennicle Rock Bluff is directly across from the cabin and the House Rock Bluff in walking distance. We are located 15 Minutes from French Lick Casino and 1 hour from Holiday World Amusement Park! Also centrally located between Patoka Lake, Monroe Lake and West Boggs Lake. 1hr 9min from Holiday World! Fun for all the Family!!!
We had a wonderful time at the cottage and we are seasoned travelers to several hotels and cabins on VRBO. Your place was a constant reminder of why owners as yourself need to be commended on such wonderful details and making the place so inviting and wonderful to stay!!!
Finally, this is kind of funny story and it has to do with I believe your husband who checked us in. So he seemed laid back, pretty straight forward, nice guy. He told us about a 'pool' when he showed us the map. He explained it was within walking distance and it was okay to use it. Well we didn’t think we would but about a few hours into our stay we thought we would check it out for a bit and come back. We almost walked but decided to drive. We drove up about a mile when thought 'there is no pool'.. Then we asked someone and they kind of laughed and said as they pointed to river 'There is your pool!' --- So we took it as a joke... the pool never existed in terms of an actual pool... but the fact we drove up and down for a bit looking for a chlorine filled pool was kind of humorous!
We loved the area. Actually the kids and us did jump in river right off pontoon - the kids loved it! Overall, awesome and again... you were so understanding with all the back and forth decisions and I truly appreciate your graciousness.
Cindy and Mike
It's so beautiful there, Michelle has everything you need stocked. Gas grill was great, loved playing corn hole. Caught a few fish. Just terrific
We really were impressed with the property and everything that was provided.
Will probably want to come back again.
Absolutely all positive comments. No gripesabout anything. We WILL be back
We spent the weekend away from home on a family retreat. Apprehensive at first that this would be the getaway that we were hoping to accomplish. My fears were relieved the moment we walked through the doors. The owner was super helpful and flexible with our schedule and departure. She was also quick to answer questions. The home is beautiful and decorated so nice. It felt very warm and cozy. The views of the river were spot on. We loved that we could hang out for a while outside and come in and relax when we got too cold. Everything was well stocked and we found the property very hospitable. Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to stay here!
I stayed for a weekend at this beautiful home with a few friends and had a wonderful time. I definitely would like to go back in the summer time to enjoy the outside more. The cottage is equipped with everything you need, so if you forget something no worries you will find it there. I would highly recommend this cottage for anyone who is looking for a nice view and cozy up-to-date house. If I could ask for anything to be added it would be wi-fi, even though it was nice not to have it for a few days. :)
We spent the weekend in the cottage, and could not have been more pleased. It is clean, in wonderful shape, the beds are extremely comfortable, and is furnished with every imaginable amenity... from satellite TV to games and cards, to frosted mugs in the refrigerator! It was rather cold this weekend so we couldn't spend time on the large patio overlooking the river below, or the deck above, but we look forward to coming back next year in warmer weather. Thanks Michelle!
*Main Street Laundry, open 24/7 with coin changer and soap dispenser available.
*Local restaurants, grocery, bank and post office are located in the town of Shoals.
*Tranquil Inn Spa is truly a rejuvenating experience. Indulge yourself and enhance the overall well-being of your mind and body.
*Overlook Park is a panoramic view that showcases all that we have to offer in scenic Martin County. A map and tourist information is available on-site.
*Jug Rock is a massive 60 foot high sandstone formation may be viewed by a walk along a 60 yard woodland path from the marked roadside turnout, west of Shoals on US 50.
*The Pinnacle Rock Bluff(directly across from the cabin) is a geological rock formation along a cliff overlooking the East Fork of the White River at Shoals. Views of the valley at the top of the Pinnacle are worth the uphill hike to this “tower of rock”.
*House Rock Bluff (1/4mile north of the cabin) is where Indians and the first settlers used the “rock houses” as meeting places, conventions centers of their day. It is formed by two several hundred-ton sandstone blocks slipping on the weak underlying foundation and lodging upon each other. This particular formation is the greatest of the cave shelters along the White River.
*Bluffs of Beaver Bend is a peninsula of land containing over a mile of river frontage along the White River with a varied terrain and unusual diversity.
*Spout Springs is a cold and clear water continues to flow from the ground at Spout Springs.
*Williams Dam & Covered Bridge formerly a site of a power plant, the Williams dam is still in place holding the White River back and raising the water level to provide drinking water for Bedford and Mitchell. The raised water level also provides boating and fishing for sportsmen. South of the dam, just down the road, is the wooden covered bridge. In 1981, the bridge was added to the National Register of Historic Places.
*Hindostan Falls is the first county seat of Martin County, is worth visiting to view the low, wide waterfall and to learn the social history of the former village of Hindostan Falls.
*Martin State Forest visitor may discover many hiking trails, nature studies, wild foraging, hunting, picnicking, shelter houses and playgrounds.
*Blue Spring Caverns take you below the surface to explore what lies below. Tour guides pilot custom tour boats along the course of a subterranean river for over a mile, pointing out the natural forces that are yet at work creating great chambers below the rolling hills.
*Spring Mill State Park is taking a step back in time to the early 1860’s, from the pioneer village with 20 historical structures, rock and cave exploring to visiting the Virgil I. “Gus” Grissom Memorial.
*Lakeview Golf Course & Amish Restuarant is located at West Boggs Lake; this 9-hole course has a beautiful view of the lake.
*French Lick Golf course has the rolling hills of southern Indiana that provide a beautiful yet challenging golf destination.
*French Lick Casino is a 51,000 square foot Vegas-style gaming facility all on one floor with soaring 27-foot ceilings. A newly expanded non-smoking gaming area offers the latest state-of-the-art slot machines and live-action blackjack, roulette and craps tables.
*French Lick Winery has award-winning wines that are produced on site. Visitors can observe our production facility via observation windows in our tasting room. They have received over 250 medals in state, national and international competitions.
*Lark Valley Zip Lines has 11zip lines that extend over one mile through the beautiful woods of Southern Indiana and over a scenic lake. We are located on Hwy 150 between Shoals and French Lick.
*Lark Ranch has many activities such as the corn maze, pumpkin patch, wagon ride, gem mining, dinosaur dig, bouncy house, pony rides, a weaving exhibition, and many other activities
*French Lick Indoor Karting the most popular option is the “arrive & drive” racing. Arrive & drive racing is an 8 minute heat race.
*Indiana Railway Museum located in French Lick, IN. You will ride aboard historic pieces of rail equipment on a 1-3/4hour, 20mile road rail ride. While on your journey the train will pass through portions of the Hoosier National Forest, the 2200-foot Burton Tunnel and past impressive limestone rock cuts. Special trips are scheduled through-out the year including the Haunted Train Ride and Polar Express Train Ride!
*Gasthof Amish Village on 92 acres include a hotel, a restaurant, antiques and craft shops, and access to a 25 acre lake. Our large buffet is famous for its authentic Amish recipes prepared by Amish women and served in a rustic building, constructed by Amish carpenters in traditional mortise-tenon joints and pegs style, using Indiana oak and poplar timber. Our bakery makes fresh homemade pies, bread, noodles, cookies and cakes every day.
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly||Event|
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest|
*ALL RATES ARE LISTED FOR UP TO 4 GUEST! ADDITIONAL GUESTS ARE $10.00 PER PERSON / PER NIGHT.
Your quoted invoice may change depending on the number of guest staying. Reservations require a deposit of 50% of the rental cost. Reservations are confirmed upon receipt of deposit. Once your deposit is received a confirmation invoice will be emailed to you.