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Gorgeous Log Home near Lake Monroe

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Situated on 7.5 wooded acres, ONE MILE from Moores Creek boat ramp on Lake Monroe, this newly built log home offers the best of both worlds. After a long day of boating, water skiing, or fishing, guests can return home and relax in the hot tub or continue the day's fun in the games room playing pool or darts. The Fairfax State Recreation area is also nearby for swimming at Lake Monroe. Guests can bring their own water craft or they can rent a boat from one of the local rental companies. The cabin reservation includes complimentary use of three kayaks (liability waiver must be signed prior, and guests must transport to the lake.) The Lake House sleeps 6 guests and is just minutes away from Bloomington, IU, and Nashville where good dining, entertainment, and shopping are in abundance.

Keywords: log cabin, log home, cabin, vacation rental, tourist rental

More Details

Owner
Suzanne Sharp
Member since: 2008
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
22 August, 2017

About Suzanne Sharp

Designed and hand built by the owner

What makes this cabin unique

Five minutes from Lake Monroe! Also, just a 15 minute drive to the cosmopolitan university town of Bloomington, IN.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Bloomington in Monroe County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Player
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Gazebo
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • Racquetball
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(18 traveller reviews)

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Gorgeous Log Home near Lake Monroe
average rating of 4.888889 based on 18 reviews
5

Birthday surprise weekend

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was a great place to take my wife for a surprise birthday weekend. The cabin was clean and had everything that you would need. The hot tub was great and the covered gazebo was perfect to keep some of the light drizzle out. The pool table, darts and board games gave us some extra activities to enjoy as well. We took the kayaks out on the lake and had a blast! It literally is less than a mile from the cabin. An absolute awesome weekend. Communication was quick and detailed. Great time was had.

George

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: George, it was fun being a small part of your wife's surprise birthday weekend! You were so thoughtful in the execution of it for her. We appreciated your good communication and responsibility as our guest, as well. Thank you and many blessings! Peter and Suzanne
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5

Very nice property

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home. We enjoyed every amenity including the pool table, the fire pit, the hot tub and the kayaks. Thanks

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Marla! We appreciated your thoughtful communication with us. You were enjoyable guests. Sincerely, Peter and Suzanne
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5

Keeps getting better

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time using Back to Nature and it was just as great as the first time! The house was clean a cool, which was much appreciated due to the crazy heat. Though we didn't use all the features of the cabin, it was nice to have the options. They had kayaks, hot tub, fire pit, billiards room, and more. It was so close to the lake, which is so hard to find something like this so close! My family stopped by and they were ready to go on another vaca using Back to Nature! I love it that they recommended grocery stores and restaurants, it made it easy! Thanks for your hospitality! ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

  • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aw, Megan, THANK YOU! We love having you return. And best wishes on your new marriage! We hope to see you again soon. Peter and Suzanne
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5

We loved the cabin layout, cleanliness as it was very clean and waiting for us.

  • 5 of 5

More instructions for the hot tub and more efficient lighting in the master bath would be helpful. The air conditioning and bedroom size with the walkout porch the master were awesome.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your idea about more instructions for the hot tub, Ray. Good idea. We are pleased you enjoyed your overall experience! Please return again soon! Best wishes, Peter and Suzanne
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5

Awesome!!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful and relaxing setting. Very clean. All of our concerns handled promptly. Can't wait to stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your comments, Emily! You were easy guests to have, as you have the "right idea" to enjoy the outdoors and nature and all the active things you can do around this area. Please come again! Peter and Suzanne
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4

Nice cabin, peaceful surroundings

  • 4 of 5

Nice clean cabin, roomy enough. Towels, sheets and blankets provided along with dishes, cookware and utensils and small appliances in the kitchen.

A little out of the way from swimming areas; 9 miles to the Fairfax beach and 11 miles to the Paynetown area. No lake view but nice wooded view.

It was quiet other than the occasional traffic/motorcycles going down the road. I couldn't hear people. (That's the point of a get-away, right?)

The wrap around deck had plenty of rockers, chairs and wicker seating including a patio table for 6 if you want to dine outdoors.

Hot tub was clean but all of the jets didn't work. I know the owner would have fixed it, but I didn't bother calling them as it was just fine the way it was and I didn't want to interrupt their holiday weekend.

Beds were comfortable. (Kings). The sleeper sofas were double sized so the cabin would easily sleep 8 people, two per bed. If you have a bad back, make the kids sleep on the sofa beds as those arent quite as comfy as the Kings.

Enjoyed the pool table, hot tub and fire pit. We rented a pontoon, so did get to enjoy the lake.

I will say, cabin was a bit hard to find as there is nothing at the angled gravel driveway giving the address and the cabin is hidden behind the trees, but GPS saved the day.

At one point we were all chasing a chameleon around the living room, caught it behind the couch. The two kids were fascinated. I suppose it slipped through the door when we were going out.

All in all it was a relaxing 3 days. The last morning we heard an Eagle overhead but couldn't see it for the trees. Being country people, we know what an Eagle sounds like and certainly would have loved seeing it! Saw a few squirrels and one deer on the way back from the marina.

There is a small convenience store a few miles from the cabin, a couple of restaurants and a bait shop.

I would recommend this cabin to anyone looking for a secluded retreat. I gave it a 4-star rather than 5 stars simply because it was difficult for me to find, the outer deck needed to be sprayed for spiders and the yard wasn't mowed. That was understandable however considering the cabin had been occupied most every day and there was no time for someone to come mow in between renters.

I think the owners do a fantastic job in keeping the place clean. Thank you for allowing us to spend the July 4th weekend in your cabin.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your thoughtful details about the cabin and its surroundings, Julie! It is always helpful for other guests to hear a former guest's thoughts and tips, so they might have a good experience too. We are happy you had a good visit! Peter and Suzanne
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Location

Car: necessary

ONE MILE from Lake Monroe (Moores Creek access.) 20 minutes from downtown Bloomington/IU.. 45 minutes from the village of Nashville.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Bloomington, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer, Fall, Dec. 2017
1 Jun 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£402
for 2 nights
From
£201
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £26 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£402
for 2 nights
From
£201
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £26 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Additional Guest Fee £23.4 per person per night

SPECIALS:

Stay two week nights and get your third week night FREE! (Pertains to Sunday through Thursday; excludes weekends, holidays and the month of October.)
WINTER SPECIAL: Stay one night during the week in January or February, and get next night FREE! (Excludes Friday and Saturday nights.)
Stay 6 nights and get the 7th night free!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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