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A Remodeled Log Cabin Surrounded By 6000 Acres Of Old Growth Forest

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,836 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bdr, 2 Bth, Completely Renovated. Can Walk Into State Park

* Stay 6 nights and get the 7th FREE during any season!!

From this renovated cabin you can walk off the driveway into Shades State park, out the back yard in to Pine Hills Nature Preserve and Turkey Run State Park is only a 10 minute drive. The cabin can sleep 8-10 and has wrap around decks with a 24 x 24 patio for large groups and cookouts. It is located 15 minutes from Rockville, Indiana which is the covered bridge capitol of the country, and is 2.5 hours south of Chicago and only 50 minutes west of Indianapolis. This property also adjoins another larger parcel that has another one of our listings (VRBO #837368). The property's can be rented together or separate. Please contact us directly to rent both.


Owner
Gabe Fauquher
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 August, 2017

About Gabe Fauquher

We have spent the past year or so building a small, cozy space for wellness, yoga and recreation in the wilderness of western Indiana. My husband and I purchased the log cabin surrounded by 6000 acres of gorgeous old growth forest, rivers, canyons, and pure silence and serenity. Our vision was to combine my work as a Life Change Consultant and Yoga Instructor with his work as a Naturopathic Doctor specializing in nutrition and wild plants.

Gabe Fauquher purchased this cabin in 2015

Why Gabe Fauquher chose Indiana

This property truly is located against one of the most unique backdrops in Indiana. The location is amazing and has been called the darkest place in Indiana, which makes for wonderful stargazing opportunities. It's perfect for camp outs, retreats, weddings or romance. It has been called the most unusual place in Indiana due to the many cliff formations in Pine Hills Nature Preserve. The cabin itself is very cozy and accommodating and filled with locally sourced furniture. The owner has built the log furniture and the stair rails with cedar logs from the property and all the other furniture has been made by local craftsmen from Rockville, IN. The 24x24 patio is literally 5 feet from The Pine Hills Preserve and deer frequent the property daily. The cabin also has a very comfy loft that looks out through the the vaulted ceiling windows and provides a wonderful place kids games or reading or just watching the sun go down.

What makes this cabin unique

The location of this cabin is remarkable. It is surrounded by protected ground on 3 sides and sits against some of the oldest trees in Indiana. It's uniqueness lies within its stillness.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Waveland in Montgomery County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1836 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
  • Both bathrooms are brand new. The downstairs has a stand up shower and the upstairs has a shower and a soaking tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Master bed has a Queen bed and attached full bath.Bath has soaking tub. There is also a private balcony that looks over the back yard. The upstairs opens up to a loft area that has a large couch and floor space for a cot. There are two bedrooms downstairs. One is a bunk room with 3 twin beds and 1 full. The other bedroom has a single queen.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • rafting
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
Firewood is provided by our neighbor and is stacked out front of the cabin. We just use the honor system and he charges $20 for a very generous stack of dry wood.

Reviews

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A Remodeled Log Cabin Surrounded By 6000 Acres Of Old Growth Forest
average rating of 4.7352943 based on 34 reviews
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Cozy log cabin retreat

  • 4 of 5

The cabin was exactly as described. The location is wonderful right near state parks and hiking trails. We ran into a couple of small glitches, but the owner responded promptly to our needs and quickly remedied the situation. We will be returning.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

One of a kind resort!

  • 5 of 5

My family rented the Log Cabin and the Farmhouse Cottage for our annual family vacation. The property and houses were amazing! We had zero complaints and the owners were very responsive and kind. If you are looking for a getaway with friends and family the Sugar Creek Resort is a must.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice, comfortable, secluded.

  • 5 of 5

Our family very much enjoyed our stay. All arrangements were easy and comfortable.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Cabin Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We found a little piece of heaven in west central Indiana. We were looking for a central location for a family get together with our two daughters and their husbands. The cabin is located right across from Shades State Park and right beside Pine Hills Nature Preserve. It was an ideal place to stay with comfortable accommodations. We were within driving distance of Turkey Run State Park but found that Shades met all our hiking needs and only left the area to canoe through Turkey Run. The cabin had everything we needed and we would stay again. I would recommend this cabin and location to anyone who wants to get away and leave the work world behind for a few days. Thank you so much for providing a great place to build memories with our family. Take care.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful cabin in perfect location for hiking, biking, canoeing, you name it

  • 5 of 5

We had an active vacation - we hiked Turkey Run and Shades State Park multiple times, bike the curvy blacktop and gravel at Shades, and so much more using this Sugar Creek Retreat as our base camp. Canoeing outfitters are 3 mins away, the best go karts are 20 mins away, etc. The grounds are fantastic, with everything you could need. Large patio with gas grill and plenty of seating, a great firepit with seating, wrap around porch with swing and plenty of area to hang out. Even a well-pump hose to wash off the sand and dust from our bikes, shoes, etc.

Great kitchen and eating area, but the kids love the loft/bunk/whatever bedroom and went crazy chatting after the firepit and settling to sleep.

This would be a great place for peace and quiet if you aren't looking for anything active. Great big windows for watching wildlife.

The owners are very responsive, too. We will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Stayed on property to celebrate high school graduation with 12 young men. The house and property were perfect, we were able to set up tents, Enos, corn hole, can jam, and spike ball. There was enough room for everyone. The patio area with 2 tables and benches were perfect for meals. The kitchen table was used frequently for games. The fire pit out back was great every evening, along with flashlight tag all around the property. It's a quick walk to both Shades and the Nature Preserve. The cross country runners loved the trails for training. The pass into the parks was handy and the boys played Ultimate Frisbee in the parks at dusk. We took advantage of the nearby Indiana Zip Lines - a must do - the owners are awesome and friendly. We also enjoyed the nearby kayaking and canoeing. It is the perfect place to be active and relax when you want to. The house itself is clean and well stocked kitchen. One of the bedrooms has 4 bunk beds perfect for kids. Highly recommend this place for nature lovers and families. The owners of the cabin were easy to reach and very accommodating, and answered all our questions.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Indianapolis

Attractions include clements canoe livery less than 3 minutes away that provides tours on the sugar creek river, rockville covered bridge festival which has more covered bridges than anywhere else in the country, shades sp, turkey run sp, pine hills np (the most unusual place in in) and literally hundreds of miles of hiking trails to experience what true nature is supposed to be.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Waveland, 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 season
2 Jun 2017 - 10 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£530
for 2 nights
From
£212
From
£238
Fri,Sat
£1,384
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£530
for 2 nights
From
£212
£1,384
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £104.69
Damage Deposit £77.55

Check in is at 3 pm and checkout is at 11:00 am. If your payment is processed through homeaway or you booked online, the payment processing center will hold your damage deposit for 7 days even if there is no damage. We don't hold it. (It was the shortest amount of time we could select). The damage protection is supposed to be an option when booking. We thought it would be good if someone was booking for a large group and didn't know everyone who would be coming or wouldn't be able to keep track of everyone. If the site requires you to select it and you don't need it, just let us know and we can remove. The taxes are listed at 10% which includes the Montgomery County Inn keepers tax.If you need propane for the grill and have to replace it send us a message and we'll refund the cost. We've had to add a pet fee recently due to the amount of time its taking to clean the dog hair thoroughly. It's just a flat rate and is not per dog or based on weight so please know your poochies are always welcome!!

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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