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Vaughn Edwards

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Charming, Spacious House on Secluded, Seven Acre Private Lake-Woodland Setting

30 Reviews
Sleeps20
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Indiana House Rental Photos and Description

6-7 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 16+

A nice country retreat consisting of 40+ wooded acres looking out on a 7 acre private lake located 40 miles west of Indianapolis off Interstate 70 . Enjoy boating, swimming and great fishing-the lake is stocked with bass and blue gill. Miles of hiking trails venture in the adjoining woods of Dogwood Springs Forest Preserve that are especially beautiful in the fall. Large, fully equipped kitchen with seating for 20 includes industrial oven/range. Living room views the lake with comfortable seating and HD TV. A large deck off the kitchen and living room is equipped with barbecue and two patio tables. Or use the fire pit barbecue area near the lake. The cabin room has the fireplace and an assortment of books for reading. The game room is in the lower level having a television, pool table, kitchenette and walk out patio. The Dogwood Springs Guesthouse is a destination location suitable for family reunions & group getaways.

The house is recently remodeled, fully furnished and stocked with everything you need except food. We will do all we can to make your stay an enjoyable and memorable experience. Please use caution because you are in a wilderness area and use of the lakes is at your own risk. Life vests are provided for swimming. We recommend you bring sunscreen, insect repellent and your own fishing gear. No fishing license is required. Also, please use caution, there is heavy truck traffic on HWY 243 from the local quarries. Thank you for your interest.

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Vaughn Edwards (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english

Reviews

5
based on 30 traveler reviews

Charming, Spacious House on Secluded, Seven Acre Private Lake-Woodland Setting
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 30 reviews
5

An excellent getaway for anyone loving Nature!

  • 5 of 5

Our family found Dogwood Guesthouse a perfect place to relax and play. The woods and lake were wonderful for our five grandchildren--swimming in the lake, especially. A birthday celebration of ice cream around the fire pit our last evening was spectacular with a gorgeous sunset over the lake. The house provided more than we expected for our stay, and it was clean and well maintained. Getting help on a kitchen item was quickly resolved and helpful. We highly recommend this place for people in a wide range of ages.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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5

Wonderful attention to detail

  • 5 of 5

I just spent a fabulous 2 days in this lovely home. I was on a Women's Retreat with 7 other ladies. The kitchen is stocked with every possible thing you could need. Cabinets are labeled so that things are easy to find and put away. The dishes are high quality - not a mish mash of garage sale finds. Even the paper products provided are high quality. We had trouble with the gas fireplace and one of the owners came over in minutes to light it for us. Thank you Nathan! It was a pleasure to stay there and we hope to do it again next year!

  • Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Indianapolis
5

A perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 5 couples had a wonderful stay at the Dogwood Springs Guest House. It was spacious and cozy at the same time. Lots of room for all of us to play games and watch movies but also some quiet spots for curling up with a book. The kitchen was supplied with any pot or utensil we could need. We all slept soundly in the comfy beds. The property is beautiful with lots of opportunities for enjoying nature. We loved it!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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5

Perfect Place for Ministry Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Dogwood Springs. We took the young adults ministry from our church and had a weekend away. We wish it was summer time so we could have taken advantage of the beautiful lake! We loved the large dining table that sat 20 and bonfire pit with plenty of wood to burn. A nice touch was that the kitchen came fully stocked with pots/pans/dishes so we didn't have to worry about everything! If our ministry weren't growing we would definitely come back here! Thanks for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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Mooresville, Indiana
5

Exceeded Expectations!

  • 5 of 5

We hosted a surprise 60th birthday party at Dogwood Springs. The property couldn't have been more perfect for our event. Plenty of room for out-of-town family to stay the weekend. We really took advantage of the back deck tables & chairs for eating breakfast and visiting. We were also able to watch the kids fishing on the dock below. The huge kitchen table came in handy when it rained during lunch one day. My family really enjoyed the paddle boats, fishing boat and floating pontoon. The property is conveniently right off I-70 and well maintained. The house was very clean with plenty of towels, blankets and dishes. We really appreciated the beach towels. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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5

Better than Disneyland!

  • 5 of 5

Home is beautifully furnished, clean and maintained. Kitchen well equipped. Our 7 grandchildren, ages 1 - 9, went from swimming, to hiking, to riding the golf cart, to boating, to playing on the playground, to playing croquet, etc. Never a bored, dull moment.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
33 Miles
Indianapolis International Airport
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Greencastle
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Clover Meadows Golf Course
Nearest Train
42 Miles
Union Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-70
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Cloverdale
Nearest Ski
85 Miles
Paoli Peaks
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Lieber State Recreation Area/Cagles Mill Lake
Car: necessary

The property is surrounded by the five hundred plus acre Dogwood Springs Forest Preserve which includes hiking trails. Also, adjacent to the Deer Creek Fish and Wildlife area. We are three miles north of the Lieber State Recreation Area and Cagles Mill Lake. We are in the heart of covered bridge country including the Park County Covered Bridge Festival. There is golfing at Clover Meadows golf course. DePauw University is 20 minutes north in the city of Greencastle. Greencastle is famous for it's award-winning restaurant 'Almost Home'. The Indianapolis Airport is 20 minutes east. The Indianapolis 500 Race is 45 minutes east. The Indianapolis Museum of Art is 30 minutes east. The Centre City Mall is 30 minutes east. The Indianapolis zoo and botanical gardens is 35 min. away.

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Rates & Availability

Indianapolis House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Jun 4 2016 - Aug 21 2016
2 night minimum stay
$600
From
$690
Fri,Sat
$4,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Jan 4 2017 - Mar 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
$500
From
$550
Fri,Sat
$3,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
Jun 2 2017 - Jul 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$650
From
$700
Fri,Sat
$4,200
 
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$500
From
$600
Fri,Sat
$3,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Cleaning Fee $300
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 12.0%

Optional: $25 per day to use the golf cart.
Optional: Pets require a pet addendum filled out and an extra $100/pet cleaning cost.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Indiana House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Cooler
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main Floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Main Floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 2nd Floor
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Lower Level
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Handicap accessible, Main floor
  • All bathrooms newly remodeled 2011. Handicap accessible bath new 2014.
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , private bath
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , Lower Level
    Fireplace room - 2 twin/ single , Has nice daybed, trundle and adjoining handicap bathroom.
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen , Lower Level,
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Lower Level, adjoins bedroom 5 and private bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs, bath in the hall.
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , Upstairs, roll away bed is in the closet for a 5th twin bed.
  • There are 2 inflatable queen air mattresses with linens, blankets and pillows also.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 16 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Golf cart provided for our elderly guests at $20/day charge.

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