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Wilmes Farmhouse-A great place for groups to stay

39 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Photos and Description of this 4 bedroom holiday farmhouse in Ferdinand - Wilmes Farmhouse

Farmhouse, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

The Wilmes Farmhouse is a 1900's farm home that has been newly renovated. The original oak trim and hardwood floors remain intact and add to the rustic feel of the farm home. It offers beautiful views from the front porch swing and throughout the home. Tranquil sunsets can be viewed from the adjoining balcony. The large shade trees are perfect for picnics. The home is suitable for single families or groups.

After a day at Holiday World, hiking, antiquing, or sightseeing the farmhouse is a peaceful place to relax. Children and adults alike will enjoy. A stay in the farm house will be a memory no one will soon forget.

Keywords: Two stories

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Gina Wilmes
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
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Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2016
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About Gina Wilmes

This home was built by my grandfather and has remained in the family since its construction. My family has worked together to restore the family home and bring it back to life.

Gina Wilmes purchased this farmhouse in 2002

Why Gina Wilmes chose Indiana

Our home is at a great location for Holiday World goers, also located close to Ferdinand, Jasper and centrally located between Evansville, IN and Louisville, KY.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Large families and groups of friends can stay together when they travel.


based on 39 holidaymaker reviews

Wilmes Farmhouse-A great place for groups to stay
average rating of 4.820513 based on 39 reviews

Great place for a get together

  • 4 of 5

If you are looking for dazzling and state of the art...this is not your place. If you are looking for comfortable and homey and well maintained this is for you. The setting is just wonderful, right smack in the middle of the heart of America's farmlands with grazing cows to keep you company. Our class reunion gathered here and loved it so much we booked it for next year already. It is well furnished with lots of room. simple and charming. The owners are gracious and accommodating. recommend it highly.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our family of 12!

  • 5 of 5

The Farmhouse let our 3 generations settle in for a few days of family time. The surrounding area is quiet and has no traffic, so it's good for the little ones. The upstairs bathroom is beautiful and big. The 3 bedrooms are quite comfortable and well supplied. The downstairs bedroom and full bath gave Nana and Papa a bit of quiet after a full day of family fun. Holiday World and Santa Claus are literally only minutes away. Lincoln State Park is less than 1/2 hour. Gina is an amazing hostess, too! We will definitely book again the next time we go to Holiday World.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wilmes Farmhouse- Peaceful place to relax!

  • 5 of 5

We have been coming to Holiday World off and on for 18 years and stayed at the local hotel. This time we wanted a place to spread out and relax. The Wilmes Farmhouse fit that perfectly for our family of 9. Gina always answered promptly to any questions we had and the house was clean and well supplied. My kids loved looking at the cows and the older girls LOVED the beautiful sunsets! We will definitely return to the farmhouse when we come back to Holiday World!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful place!!

  • 5 of 5

We went for a weekend getaway for our sons birthday and have some family time. The Wilmes farmhouse was perfect my parents and kids said this is where they wanted to stay the next time we go to Holiday World!! It's beautiful scenery, plenty of room and it's not far away from attractions and other things to do!! We roasted marshmallows and made Smores we basically enjoyed sitting together and the serenity of the farm my 9 mmonth old grandson liked the cows!! The Wilmes are close by if you have any problems or need anything!! Thank you for allowing us the use of your family's home it was beautiful!!

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review, you took such great care of the house, I hope your family is able to return.
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Awesome, clean and very roomy farmhouse!

  • 5 of 5

We had a small family reunion of 7 adults and 2 children and the house seemed to welcome us as soon as we drove onto the property. Pretty, well cared for flowers blooming along the entrance side of the old farmhouse and a nice porch swing all caught my eye. Once inside everything was very nice, large rooms for eating and socializing and 4 bedrooms plus 2 full baths made everyone very happy. This farmhouse was just perfect and only a few miles to Holiday World, the reason for renting this home. It is furnished nicely with all the conveniences of home and we all enjoyed our stay so much that this ole Farmhouse is going to be our go-to rental for our yearly family reunion! Many thanks to the owner for answering my questions quickly and for her cooperation allowing us a later Sunday morning checkout. We will be back and hope others find this old, sturdy home as lovely as our family did.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time for your wonderful review, I have the best travelers. I hope to see you back soon.
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Great place!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here during a trip to Holiday World and it was a fantastic find. The house is in great shape and feels like home. There is so much room and the rooms are all so neat in this older home. The closets were HUGE! The dollhouse was really neat as well. Having a washer and dryer was awesome as well. Gina was easy to work with and responded really quickly if we had any questions. The only thing we missed was wi-fi. We will come back here again during our next Holiday World trip. Thanks again for a great stay!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad everything went well, thank you so much for the review. We are definitely thinking about adding wifi. Thanks again for staying at the Wilmes Farmhouse.
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Monkey Hollow Winery, Santa's Stables, Lincoln Amphitheatre, Monastery, Seminary, Wendy's, Subway, and other restaurants available within a mile.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Ferdinand, Indiana

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Off season
1 Sep 2016 - 14 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 12.0%

The weekly rate for June-August is $1350.00
The weekly rate for September-May is $1150.00 Prices effective for bookings after October 19, 2014.

$200.00 deposit due upon booking. The balance is due two weeks before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Ferdinand, USA

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , located downstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , New sleeper sofa
  • Queen size Beds (4) 4 Queen beds, Double Beds (1) 1 double bed, new queen size sofa bed, and new futon double bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Player
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
located 1 mile south of interstate I-64, 4 televisions, 12 cup coffee maker, with 4 queen size beds,1 full size bed and a new pull out couch, and a new futon it is big enough for the whole crew.

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