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This is it! ..Secluded, Private 2,800 Sq. Ft. Custom Home Bordering State Forest

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Custom kitchen that has everything you'll need!

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Last updated: 05/23/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

SAVE, SAVE, SAVE. Price includes up to 10 People!! No extra charges per person,
per night, like the others! Escape to your own luxury hideaway.
The 'Sanctuary of Adams County'
-- just a short drive from Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton. Not a cookie-cutter cabin, this is a 3-FLOOR, FULL-SIZED CUSTOM HOME situated on 8+ acres of total privacy. Just 60 feet off your front porch is Beautiful Brush Creek Forest
comprising over 12,000 acres! ... With over 2800 sq. ft.,
The Sanctuary is your own private paradise, unlike any other!
All for as low as $18 per person per day! NOTHING compares to "The Sanctuary"
for price, location, and accommodations. WE PROVIDE ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING
you need, except for your food and drink--no need to pack paper towels, coffee, tea, spices, tp, garbage bags, linens, soap, shampoo, body wash, etc.!

The main floor features a custom kitchen, hardwood floors, a floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace and arched windows, and has a king-sized bed, flat-screen TV & DVD player. A private rear deck stretches the length of the home, overlooks the winding creek, and features both charcoal and gas grills. (Propane and Charcoal Provided! )

The loft, with its full-sized bed, features its own full bathroom with Jacuzzi tub.

The lower level features two bedrooms (1 queen and 1 full) both with Custom Built Amish Log Beds!, a full bathroom, washer and dryer, and lounge area with TV/DVD/Wii gaming system, a wide selection of books and board games, plus a wood stove for chilly nights.

Bring the entire family or just a friend for your home-away-from-home 'Staycation' or a romantic weekend escape! You can stay in touch with hi-speed internet/FREE Wi-fi/free long-distance telephone.

You'll feel hundreds of miles away but you're really only minutes away. Just a short drive leads you to Amish Country...Home of Buggies, Covered Bridges & Miller's Amish Market. Slow down and enjoy homemade doughnuts and mouth-watering turnovers, and other handmade sweet treats await you. Enjoy them there or bring some back with you. Or, visit famous 3000+ yr old Serpent Mound or Ft. Hill Indian Earth Works, then head back to your home in the hardwoods and relax on the covered front porch. Or simply stay in, light a fire, or turn on the central air, relax and do nothing! But don't forget fishing..the big catfish await...20lbs, 40lbs, 60lbs and better. Just let us know ahead of time, and we will include a FREE 6hr pass, 2 catfishing poles, & tackle, so you can try your luck at Dailey's Fishing Lake (May thru September). Trout are stocked at Adams Lake each year in West Union. (Check ODNR for dates). Bring your own tackle and try the Brush creek access points (st. rt. 73 by Serpent Mound, and st .rt. 41 South of st. rt. 32) or wade into the unknown at the entrance of Coffee Hollow Rd. for smallmouths...but you can't beat taking a picnic lunch or grilling out, and renting a boat to fish or just paddle around at (close by) Shawnee State Forest...a pristine lake surrounded by a beautiful mountain setting.

Got Kids? Take them to Long's Resort for swimming and lots of fun! If it's hot out go to Mineral Springs Lake--it's a COOL swim year round, and take the back way to find Davis Memorial Forest for a great hike in the trees by the stream, and keep an eye out for beavers and deer. We are close enough to plenty of activities if you so wish. Kings Island (One of the best roller coaster parks anywhere) and the Zip Line over the Little Miami River Gorge are day trips for the unafraid. (Good Luck!) Then just head back to your home in the forest for a campfire, dinner and drinks, and some smores....It's the GOOD LIFE.

We are priced right so you can afford to come back time and time again. You are always welcome here!

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be an adult 21 years or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking only allowed outside...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    on main floor; with flat screen TV & DVD player...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    in loft; adjacent bathroom with jacuzzi tub...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double

    on lower level...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    on lower level; with walkout to rear patio...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 twin/ single

    single rollaway bed on lower level...moreless

  • King size beds (1) King Bed on main floor, Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed on lower level, Double Beds (2) 1 Double Bed in Loft 1 Double Bed on lower level, Twin or Single Beds (1) 1 rollaway twin bed on lower level, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 1 double futon in Loft...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, jetted tub

    in loft...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    lower level...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    separate sink area; on main floor...moreless

  • 3 - one on every level of home (see details above)

Other Amenities

  • FULL 3-LEVEL HOUSE (not just a cabin!), Forest setting, completely private, creek, 8+ private acres adjoining 12,000+ acres of Brush Creek State Forest (literally the last house residing on the forest border), 5 bicycles on property--pedal through forest, hike through forest, view wildlife from porches. Or simply relax indoors and do nothing! Free long-distance so you can stay in touch with family and friends! Treat yourself and get away from it all!...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    a wide variety of books/magazines available...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Television:

    (3) Big Screen 52' in lower level Flat Screen TV in Great Room Flat Screen TV in Main Bedroom...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Game Console:

    Wii Gaming System...moreless

  • Video Games:

    Wii...moreless

  • Video Library:

    Many DVDs available...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseshoes
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    with 20x20 firepit surrounded by large boulders in woods at the foot of Tener Mountain...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining:

    next to the dining table is a bar with 2 stools...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Large-capacity Dryer sheets provided...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Stay in touch with family and friends!...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace:

    Floor-to-ceiling stone gas fireplace...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Bed linens provided Towels/wash cloths provided...moreless

  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    plenty of parking; large circular drive plus other big parking area...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Will hold 5-6 cars easily...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    with FREE long-distance...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    plenty of towels - no need to bring your own!...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Large-capacity Laundry detergent provided...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    FREE Wi-Fi...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    FREE firewood for wood stove and for fire pit...moreless

Kitchen

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Custom Kitchen with oak cabinets and wood flooring Complete with all small appliances & dishes & silverware We provide coffee, coffee filters, spices, paper towels, aluminum foil - everything you need!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    we provide paper towels, cooking oil, spices, foil, trash bags - everything you need except your food & drink!...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    with Ice Maker and Water in Door...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    2 toasters - 1 wide slot...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    we have 3 adult bikes and 2 kids bikes available...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) Front Porch/Deck Rear Deck Rear Patio Side Patio w/wood-burning stove (free firewood)...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Both propane and charcoal grills...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub:

    Jacuzzi Tub in Bathroom in Loft...moreless

 

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$179 $199
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$999 $3,600
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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $99
  • Cleaning Fee $50 + tax
  • Tax Rate 3%

Notes:

Holidays - $225.00/night


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 05/23/2015
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Location

75 Miles
Nearest Airport
Cincinnati
18 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Ye Olde Tavern
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
St. Rt. 73
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Dakota's

Car: Necessary

3 bicycles on property--enjoy pedaling through the forest. Also nearby the Highland Nature Preserve you can rent fishing boats and pontoons at Paint Creek State Park. Or drive south to Shawnee State Forest where you can also rent fishing boats and catch the elusive trout. If you're the adventurous type, take a drive through the Shawnee State Forest Wilderness area, and if you're lucky, you might catch a glimpse of a bobcat, black bear, wild boar or bald eagle. Or take a cool dip in the spring-fed waters that stay a constant temperature all summer long at Mineral Springs Resort. If you're into Indian culture, we're very close to Serpent Mound and Ft. Hill Indian Earth Works--both of which are one-of-a-kind in Ohio.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

Why the Owner Chose Brush Creek Forest:
We chose this place because it was the most beautiful place we'd seen. Total privacy in the forest - awesome! We can hike right off this property into the beautiful forest.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
This is a one of a kind location with not another house in sight. Nestled up to your own private forest, you can watch deer and wild turkey while you sip coffee on your covered porches. Or if you choose, from the end of your driveway take a walk through the forest on level ground that leads you a quarter of a mile into this pristine Ohio forest land located at the base of Tener mountain. Close enough to plenty of activities if you wish & the hiking is unbelievable!


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  • Custom kitchen that has everything you'll need!

    Custom kitchen that has everything you'll need!

  • Relax by the fire in the great room

    Relax by the fire in the great room

  • You'll cross beautiful Brush Creek to enter the "Sanctuary"

    You'll cross beautiful Brush Creek to enter the "Sanctuary"

  • Custom home (over 2800 sq. ft.)  in private setting overlooking mountain stream

    Custom home (over 2800 sq. ft.) in private setting overlooking mountain stream

  • First floor bathroom with bathtub and shower

    First floor bathroom with bathtub and shower

  • First floor bedroom with king bed, flat screen TV and DVD player

    First floor bedroom with king bed, flat screen TV and DVD player

  • Dining Room with seating for 6 plus bar with room for more

    Dining Room with seating for 6 plus bar with room for more

  • Lower level has wood burning stove, wide variety of books and board games

    Lower level has wood burning stove, wide variety of books and board games

  • Bathroom in Jacuzzi Room. Loft

    Bathroom in Jacuzzi Room. Loft

  • Full Size Rear Deck, Partially Covered.

    Full Size Rear Deck, Partially Covered.

  • side view from forest

    side view from forest

  • firepit

    firepit

  • Living Room, Loft Staircase

    Living Room, Loft Staircase

  • Fireplace in the woods

    Fireplace in the woods

  • View of home from Brush Creek Forest; Full-size 3-level home - not just a cabin!

    View of home from Brush Creek Forest; Full-size 3-level home - not just a cabin!

  • Roomy first floor bathroom has separate vanity area

    Roomy first floor bathroom has separate vanity area

  • Queen bedroom with access to rear patio

    Queen bedroom with access to rear patio

  • Loft bedroom with double bed & bathroom w/jacuzzi tub

    Loft bedroom with double bed & bathroom w/jacuzzi tub

  • Jacuzzi tub in loft bathroom

    Jacuzzi tub in loft bathroom

  • Lower level bathroom with shower

    Lower level bathroom with shower

  • Rear Deck, Overlooking Mountain Stream.

    Rear Deck, Overlooking Mountain Stream.

  • Leave the City, Come to The Forest!

    Leave the City, Come to The Forest!

  • Entrance to full-sized 3-level unique home!

    Entrance to full-sized 3-level unique home!

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Speaks: english
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