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Cabin on the Ohio River

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type cabin

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Property
cabin
People
4
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1

About the property

Charming Historical Cabin, 2 Bedroom, 1 1/2 Bath Cabin on the Ohio River

This 2 bedroom cabin (one queen bedroom and one full size bedroom) is tastefully decorated with charm, with a full bath to include a claw foot tub/shower located on the lower level and a half bath located on the bedroom level. The cabin is fully furnished in keeping with the period, but with all modern conveniences. For those who cannot do stairs, there is an electric stair lift. The kitchen is fully furnished with all the necessities of a home kitchen, including washer and dryer. The cabin is located directly on the Ohio River in downtown Rising Sun, Indiana, which is within walking distance of the Rising Star Casino and within 20 miles of Belterra Casino and the Hollywood Casino.

In 1819 the cabin site was used as a hat shop and became the original post office for Rising Sun. The cabin was last restored in the mid-90's.

The cabin has all modern conveniences to include big screen TV, charming fireplace with insert for a cozy feeling with a view out the front windows of the cabin of the Ohio River. Excellent location for boaters on the Ohio River or for a romantic get-away, or a beautiful location for a wedding on the river front or in the gated backyard. Alley access is available for off the street parking with a covered car shelter. The cabin has such charm and you will enjoy strolling the river front enjoying the views, the downtown shopping area of Rising Sun and the local area activities.

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Owner
Dan and Kay Rager
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 February, 2017

About Dan and Kay Rager

My husband and I are local to the area and we will be greeting and meeting you when you check in the cabin. If you need information about the local area and attractions, we will be glad to assist you.

Dan and Kay Rager purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Dan and Kay Rager chose Indiana

We purchased this property from a private owner's estate and have tried to maintain the property as the former owner would have liked. The cabin is a charming, peaceful place to enjoy the river front and activities of the community on the river front.

What makes this cabin unique

Many guests have remarked that staying at the cabin is like being at home as we try to provide everything a guest would need while staying with us. We offer so much more than a hotel room and the cabin provides you more privacy than a bed and breakfast. This is your home away from home!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(17 traveller reviews)

Cabin on the Ohio River
average rating of 4.882353 based on 17 reviews
5

Restful and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

We spent a delightful weekend at the Cabin on the Ohio River and loved it--it was an authentic cabin and what a joy! It was like stepping back in time (with some modern-day luxuries)....Even though the weather was quite cold--that did not keep us from enjoying the view of the Ohio River (right at the front door) and the feeling of experiencing another era....We totally enjoyed it--everything at your fingertips--full kitchen--antique bathtub--historic feel....Now I want to go back when the weather is warm to see the lovely gardens and sights....We visited the Ark Experience in the area and it was a great day too...So if you are looking for a great time away and to get out of the city--conveniently located to many cities including Cincinnati, Indianapolis, Louisville, Dayton--You would love this!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review. And I do hope you return when the weather is warmer and the river front is more inviting for outside activities. Thanks again....until we meet again. Kay
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5

Olde Post Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this quaint cabin right on the river. Lots of little unexpected extras. We used this as a take-off point for visits to the Creation Museum and The Ark. We highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review and glad you enjoyed your day trips from the cabin. Hope to see you again in warm weather. Kay
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5

Historic and Quaint Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We needed a vacation and my husband and I wanted to visit The Creation Museum and The Ark, both of which are in Kentucky. Even though the cabin is in Indiana, it is only 30 minutes from The Creation Museum and 60 minutes from The Ark. Since my 87-year-old mother accompanied us, we needed a 2-bedroom, 1 1/2- or 2-bathroom place with a kitchen and living room so that we could relax after a day of sightseeing. The cabin was the perfect spot for us and we all enjoyed the coziness of this historic, restored log cabin. Because of where it is situated, it reminded me of the children's story written by Virginia Lee Burton, "The Little House". The beds were very comfortable and the entire place was clean. Our stay was for three nights the week before Christmas. The owner, Kay Rager, responded quickly to emails and was very sweet. She met us when we arrived and gave us a tour of the place as well as information on the area. There is an unobstructed view of the Ohio River across the street with a park area. My husband, especially, appreciated the home, not only because he admires log cabins, but he could walk along the river to help unwind. He even found some cool pieces of driftwood which came home with us. The only local eatery we happened to patronize was the Rising Sun Cantina, a Mexican restaurant situated just around the corner from the cabin. We got take-out for supper, two nights in a row. It is no surprise that it is often busy...the food was delicious! We would not hesitate to stay again at the cabin or to recommend it to others.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review and being super guests. I love having southern guests as it keeps me grounded in my roots. I hope you will pass along the cabin information to friends and family that would like to visit the area for the Creation Museum/Ark or other attractions in the tri-state area. Bless you and yours and have a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Kay & Dan
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5

Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

An excellent home to stay in if you are visiting the nearby Creation Museum and Ark Encounter. The house is very comfortable, loved the cabin, much better than staying in a hotel!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review. So enjoyed having you as our guests. We hope if you travel our way again you will consider our cabin your home away from home again. Thank you and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Dan and Kay
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5

Little bit of history

  • 5 of 5

Love the home. History of it. The town, small family owned business. Everyone was nice, helpful. Oh seaplane ride. Great time!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for being our guests. I hope you had a good time and enjoyed our riverfront. Hope to see you again. Kay & Dan Rager
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Alexandria, IN, USA
5

One of a Kind

  • 5 of 5

We spent a very enjoyable week at this 200 hundred year old “Olde Post Cabin” in Rising Sun, Indiana. What a unique experience! Between the amazing restoration and the owner's beautiful decorations and furnishings, this adorable historic cabin is surely one of a kind.

Completely stocked with everything that you will need was more than we expected and we found it to be spotless when we arrived. Kay was also very helpful with everything to do and places to eat in the area including the history of the cabin.

Being on the banks of the Ohio River and watching the barges go by from the cabin or the beautiful park across the street was something to see. You'll also find that the town shops and of course the riverboat casino are just blocks away.

There were 79 visitor's comment sheets in the guest book on the coffee table. I read each one and agree with them all. A delightful & relaxing place to stay, in a beautiful historic cabin, on the Ohio River, in a quaint town, close to everything with very nice owners.

Unforgettable for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the excellent review. Meeting you and your son was the highlight of my week. So glad you enjoyed your stay with him and your wife. Hope to see you again in the future! Kay and Dan
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Location

Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky
Nearest Ferry
22 Miles
Anderson Ferry
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Rising Star Casino
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Located off Highway 56
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Rising Sun Cantina
Nearest Ski
22 Miles
Perfect North Slopes
Car: necessary

The Creation Museum is only a 30 minute drive from the cabin. The Ark is about a one hour drive - Williamstown, Kentucky. Many guests are finding it easy to make both attractions while enjoying the cabin on the river front. The Red Wolf Sanctuary is only minutes away (reservations required for tour). The Rising Star Casino is within walking distance and on shuttle bus route.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Rising Sun, Indiana

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
January/February
2 Jan 2017 - 28 Feb 2017
1 night minimum stay
£86
for 1 night
From
£86
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£117
for 1 night
From
£117
From
£153
Fri,Sat
£428
 

Additional pricing information

Tax Rate 12.0%

Contact owners for weekly rates.

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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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Rising Sun, USA

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Half bath is on second level
  • All amenities are furnished for the baths to include soap, shampoo, hair dryer, and towels
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
  • The living room couch is also a full size sleeper sofa bed. Each bedroom has its own TV.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • gambling casinos
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking

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