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Recent Indiana reviews

  • Better than ever imaginable!

    "My husband and I wanted a place to stay while visiting our son for IU parent weekend and found this perfect luxury place for the price of an inexpensive hotel! Our son and we enjoyed getting away form the traffic of blooming without being too far away. We enjoyed the zip line experience nearby as well as the beautiful location. The owners are a pleasure to work with and have thought of EVERYTHING to make your experience the best! Pictures don't do this house justice. It's really like having two very spacious bedrooms at opposite ends of the house, because the living area closes off as the second bedroom area. The bathroom also being very spacious and out of the way. The cleanliness is immaculate and the bedding all top notch! Everything felt like luxury here! Our 19 year old son even loved staying here. Hope to make this an annual get-a-way spot for our family. Thanks for everything Gerri and Tim, you two are awesome!"
    Guest: Proud IU parent Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: November 10, 2014
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  • Great for large group - lots of beds & HUGE grounds to roam

    "We had barn house & farmhouse. Since we mostly had adults in the farmhouse, it was always quiet there. The farmhouse has all window air conditioners (that only worked so-so) & ceiling fans. The barnhouse has the kitchen & all the living and eating areas plus full bathrooms on the main floor & upstairs. The vast majority of the barnhouse is rough-hewn wooden beams which makes it virtually indestructible. Compared to other rentals where I worry the kids might damage something, the barnhouse was great for the kids to play and run with no worries. There was 1 queen bed in the laundry room behind the kitchen on the main floor. Upstairs were 3 private bedrooms (2 with queen beds and 1 with a queen and a twin). There was also a big dormitory-style bunk room with 8 bunks that worked well for filling up with kids. The upstairs also has lots of tables & seating. Mostly the kids used it for playing board & card games or sitting on the sofas to watch TV. There was also a long bar where we sat & talked one evening. Plus there was an area with a very long table & chairs. We didn’t eat there but did move them out to make a big open space for our square dance. Elk Ridge Ranch is quite isolated from neighbors which made it nice so we could be as noisy as we wanted and not worry that we were bothering anyone. Also it was comforting to know the kids could run all around and there were no busy streets or hazards like a swimming pool. There is no place for bigger kids to ride bikes or skooters since all the driving surfaces are gravel - though small kids can ride trikes on the sidewalk. The wifi doesn’t always work; comes and goes. Adults enjoyed walking over to golf & to fish on the grounds. We also had a lot of fun sitting on the wooden benches around bonfires in a giant wire basket. We paid Dave, the owner, to take all of us on a hay ride. It was fun & he let the kids take turns helping him drive the tractor. They loved that. Our group also enjoyed going to the pioneer village at Spring Mill State Park, Holiday World Amusement & Water Park, deluxe golfing at Sultan’s Run, the French Lick casino, and swimming at a beach at Patoka Lake. We were lucky the big Stassenfest Festival was going on in Jasper when we were there. There were more things in the area that we wanted to do but ran out of time so will have to wait for our return to Elk Ridge Ranch."
    Guest: Will Date of Stay: August 2014 Review Submitted: October 7, 2014
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  • Nice, quiet getaway from life's distractions.

    "My husband and I were looking for a nice, quiet place between Cleveland and Chicago to meet up with our 2 daughters in college in those cities. This fit the bill to a T. Lake house was clean, cozy and my art student daughter especially loved the mid-century decor. Girls grumbled at first to have no internet or TV but we did puzzles and played cards and laughed and enjoyed each other's company, just what we wanted to do together. Loved having such close access to quiet beach as well. My oldest daughter was tickled by the "love letters" on the wall in the front bedroom since she has the same name."
    Guest: Empty Nesters Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 15, 2014
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  • a true castle in the sand

    "A well laid out, roomie house. A well appointed kitchen, except the very old oven did not work. Could use an upgraded oven & dishwasher. Addition of a fire pit would be nice too. Loved the private deck off master & the roof top deck was a great spot for day/night gazing. Nice furnishings & beach decor. Huge beach towels provided (need hooks for drying tho) Close to beach. Have stayed in 10+ homes in BW, Would rent 'Castle' again."
    Guest: Sandy Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 25, 2014
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