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Family Friendly And Family Fun At Natural Valley Ranch

People16
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Separate WC's1
Space 3,100 sq ft
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom, 4.5 Bath, Sleeps 12-16 On 78-Acre Horse Ranch, Close To Indianapolis

This beautiful 4 bedroom 4.5 bath home is situated on our family-owned WORKING 78-acre horse farm which specializes in trail rides. This is a working farm and you will see farm equipment both sitting around and in use. Please be careful and supervise your children. The farm's equipment are not toys.

We are convenient to Indianapolis, Indianapolis International Airport, Childrens Musuem and other area attractions. Indianapolis is known for motor sports — Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Lucas Oil Raceway are easy to get to, yet far enough away to relax and enjoy yourself. You can also find out what is happening in our area during your stay by checking out the websites for Hendricks County Visitors Bureau or Visit Indy.

Although their are plenty of dining out options within 25 minutes of the home, the kitchen is fully stocked with all the cookware and utensils for you to use to make meals at home. There is a gas grille on our spacious, private back porch for the grill masters in your group to use or if you want to dine by our lake there is a gas grille in our lakeside shelter.

Spend your day and evening sitting on our wrap-around porch watching our horses and goats at the Ranch, you'll probably see our free range chickens, ducks and pot belly pigs roaming around the property. Your evenings could be complete with a bon fire either by the house or by the lake.

Feel like fishing? Grab your pole and take a short walk to our 3-acre stocked lake for some bluegill, crappie or bass. This is a private lake that you will share with guests from The Cabin at Natural Valley Ranch. We currently have a canoe, boat and 2 paddle boats for your use at no extra charge. Bring your fly rod and head over to White Lick Creek and catch some small mouth bass. The home does not overlook our lake, but is on our property. Please be sure to check google maps if you are unsure of the walk. It is about 3 minutes and includes a small sand beach for swimming. Life jackets are not provided

Other options for fun while you are stay at The Cottage are playing basketball by the house or volleyball by the lake. Trail rides are what we specialize in so don't miss out on making more memories by riding one of our horses with a guide on our trails that meander through 50 acres of woods, fields and sometimes White Lick Creak. We offer 30 minute, 60 minute or 90 minute trail rides.

Having a family reunion or other event? Ask about renting our lake-side 'Outpost-Country Occasions' facility with more than 1,000 sq. ft. of meeting/event space with access for caterers should you so choose. There's even room for a tent.

We do have pets on the premises, cats, dogs, chickens, ducks, etc. All are friendly and none will be in the house.

Your stay includes the use of a two car garage with parking for another 10+ cars up to the largest vehicles, including a bus.

We are in Brownsburg about 12 miles west of Indianapolis. We have many dining and shopping options close by if you choose.

Family-friendly and family fun . . . you will discover the difference that family makes when you discover Natural Valley Ranch!

More Details

Owner
Chuck & Marie Damler
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

Marie,

Our families enjoyed a wonderful Christmas at your property. The house was perfect for 9 people plus a baby! All best wishes for the New Year to you and your family.

Linda
Dec 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Brownsburg in Hendricks County

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Absolutely NO Fireworks. If you use Fireworks you will be asked to leave the property immediately. No exceptions.
  • Absolutely no discharging of Firearms. We are a gun friendly property and encourage you to carry your legal sidearm. No Discharging allowed.
Location Type:
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Jack and Jill Bath upstairs
    Powder Room - Toilet , 1/2 bath in Hallway
    Master Bath #1 - Toilet , Jacuzzi , Bathroom in Master Bedroom
    Master Bath #2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , may access tub in Master Bath #1
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Full Bath in lower level
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Downstairs Bedroom with Full Bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master Bedroom with Private Porch and Full Bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Upstairs Bedroom with Queen Bed and Bunks, Full Bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , Upstairs Bedroom with Queen and Bunks, Full Bath
  • All above rooms have real beds i.e. box springs and mattresses. Air mattresses are available for an additional charge or you may bring your own. There is a queen sofa sleeper in the living room and a queen sofa sleeper in the basement.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • swimming
Notes:
We do not provide food. You will need to bring your own food and beverages. We do not provide personal bath items such as shower soap, Shampoo and Conditioner. Hand soap is provided as well as towels and wash cloths. The amenities offered are for guests staying in The Cottage only. If you are considering having a special event while you are in town, such as family reunion, wedding or birthday celebration our Outpost Country Occasions venue is available for rent. Additional friends and family members are welcome at the discretion of the owners. Please check with us first and we will do what we can to accommodate you.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(78 traveller reviews)

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Family Friendly And Family Fun At Natural Valley Ranch
average rating of 4.5128207 based on 80 reviews
5

We had a great time. It was very convenient to Indianapolis and DePauw University!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so very much. The house was very charming. We had 10 people ranging in ages from 13 to 59 from 4 states and everyone enjoyed themselves. They had lots of activities, we especially enjoyed the horses. All amenities were provided!

  • Review Submitted: 04-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We work hard to make the house welcoming and give the guest a relaxed home like atomosphere. We are happy that we can provide many outdoor activities for everyone to enjoy and are close enough to the big city if someone wants a little more excitement.
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5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

This place is perfect for any get together! It’s clean and a cute place that sleeps comfortably.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very Comfortable Accommodations

  • 4 of 5

We are repeat guests and once again enjoyed a very comfortable stay at the Cabin at Natural Valley Ranch. The accommodations are welcoming and perfect for a family or group of friends. The location is real enough to be relaxing, yet close to the attractions and conveniences of the city.

The owners are very friendly and responsive despite minor inconveniences such as trouble finding the magnetic key for the exercise equipment, and a broken can opener.

Overall, we highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 03-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfy and Enjoyable

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 11 stood at the cottage during the Christmas holiday. Everyone fit comfortably and plenty of room to spread out. Everything we needed was available (towels, dishes, bakeware, linen, blankets, games, etc). The property was very nice and get to take family pictures. Definitely would stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 26-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Munster, IN
5

Family Get Together

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at The Cottage in October, 2017 for the weekend and had a ball. There was 9 of us plus our daughters dog that stayed on Friday/ Saturday with checkout on Sunday. We had our Southern Indiana relatives visit us in the afternoon and evening which was a blast. We played basketball, rode the horses, visited the goats, pigs, horses, and cats, dogs, and viewed a turkey and geese on the property. The Cottage was very clean and comfortable. The only thing that I viewed was there was various maintenance items that needed to be fixed which did not effect our stay to any degree. I would recommend this for any large family get together.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

nice setting but a little far from indianapolis motor speedway (traffic bad)

  • 4 of 5

property attention to detail could be better. upstairs shower did not drain well - repaired when we pointed it out to owner. master bathroom had nice Jacuzzi tub, but no shower - we did not appreciate this from the property description. water, likely well water, has a serious bad odor to it - likely sulfur. kitchen drawer labeled cork screw - no cork screw available in kitchen. owner acknowledged in email and at checkin that I was mistakenly over charged $60 and he would give me cash refund - owner lived on property but did make any effort to bring me the $60 cash.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We do not always catch, especially if not notified of maintenance issues at the Cottage. We were able to fix the drain in the bath the next day after being notified. We appreciate our guests letting us know of issues that we need to take care of. The home does have well water. We have not had any comments about sulfur smells in the water in a couple of years. I will look into this situation immediately. I did talk to the guest about refunding the monies and talked to him directly on check in. I told him that I would bring him the the money that week. I did forget and left to go to my sons military graduation. I remembered while there and had every intention of mailing out cash upon my return, which will be this week. The home is about 3.5 miles from Indianapolis Raceway Park. I drive right past there every day and even with traffic it takes about 8 minutes to get there. The indianapolis motor speedway is a little farther, but it takes about 20 minutes to get there even with morning traffic.
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Location

Nearest Airport
12 Miles
Indianapolis
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Many
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
West Chase
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
Interestate 74
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Many
Car: necessary

The home is located on 75 acres. We have trail for hiking or horseback rental. You may fish in our pond or White Lick Creek. Close to Indianapolis for museums, zoo, theater, sporting events etc.

• Indianapolis Museum of Art

• Indiana State Museum

• Eiteljorg Museum of American Indian and Western Art

• NCAA Hall of Champions

• Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Museum

• Indianapolis Zoo and White River Gardens

• White River State Park

• Victory Field - Home of Indianapolis Indians (Triple A affiliate of Pittsburg Pirates)

• Lucas Oil Stadium - Home of Indianapolis Colts

• Bankers Life Field House - Home of Indiana Pacers (NBA) and Indiana Fever (WNBA) and Indianapolis Ice (hockey)

• Nearby Universities: Butler University, Indiana University - Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI), Marian University

• Indiana Convention Center

• Numerous concerts are performed at Lucas Oil Stadium, Bankers Life Field House, White River State Park and Klipsch Music Center

• Performing Arts include: Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Ballet, Indianapolis Opera

Looking for something a little more adventurous? We have numerous golf courses that are close by as well as a water park. Eagle Creek Park is just a short drive it's the largest municipal park in the state and one of the largest in the country. Eagle Creek Park has a zip line, kayaking, hiking and adventure tours.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Brownsburg, 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
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£740
for 2 nights
From
£349
From
£370
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 12 guests; add £16 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £89.29
Property Damage Protection £42.14
Tax Rate 15.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Fireworks on the property are strictly prohibited. Anyone using fireworks will be asked to leave the property immediately and will forfeit all fees associated with their reservation

Parties with people not staying at the property are strictly prohibited with out express prior approval from the owners.

Pets are prohibited unless the pet deposit has been paid and permission granted. All dogs must be kept on a leash at all times. Dogs must be crated if left alone inside of the home

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
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