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Hilltop Hide A Way Log Home.......................................

Bedrooms 2
Space 748 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

This is a two Bed room Two story Log home with 1 1/2 baths, cabin has all the furnishings for your comfort nothing to bring except food,all linings and cookware coffee pot, micro,furnished,one queen bed, one double, one single,sofa ,satellite TV.Grill,picnic table,front porch swing,relax and watch the deer , fishing pond,................................................................................................................................................................................................................................

Barbara Sparks
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Barbara Sparks

My Husband and I have repurposed several cabins in the last 30 years, we enjoy sharing them with you .We have the cabin my grandparents built in early 1900 ,moved to our property.We also enjoy motorcycling,on our Harley's.

Barbara Sparks purchased this cabin in 1990

Why Barbara Sparks chose Richmond

We purchased this property because of the location.

What makes this cabin unique

Our cabin is the only one in the Richmond area so that makes it a special place to stay.


Richmond Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 748 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 1/2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , 1/2 bath downstairs
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 2 sleep sofa /futon , sofa bed in livingroom
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • water skiing
If you are looking for a quiet place to relax and get away from all the traffic and noise, this is the place to hear the birds sing,and drink your coffee on the front porch.


Excellent! 4.3/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

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Hilltop Hide A Way Log Home.......................................
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 9 reviews

Great Cabin

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to stay that is close to Richmond but in the country and very quite. The Owners are very nice and great host. I would recommend this Cabin to anyone.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay there. It is as advertised. The owners are easy to work with and nice people. It is only a few minutes away from Richmond, several antique malls and restaurants, but it really feels like you are far removed from the city. It was a good get-a-way for my daughter, wife and myself. God Bless

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Enjoyed having your family please come back
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Great cabin and host!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend at Barbara's cabin. She was a wonderful host, The cabin is charming. Richmond is surprisingly beautiful with rolling hills and horsefarms. It felt more like Virginia or Kentucky than most of the midwest. My wife and I will take our kids next time.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing and convenient

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with our baby and friends when visiting Richmond for an Earlham College reunion. Cabin was very convenient to campus and town and had everything we needed. It was clean and well appointed, with tons of bedding/blankets provided that we didn't end up needing since it didn't get very cold. Beds were not super comfy but certainly good enough! Very nice sized cabin and would have been fine for a group larger than ours as well, with multiple rooms, two bathrooms, and a large open main floor living space. Especially loved sitting out on the porch enjoying the beautiful fall evening air. Thanks for a lovely stay, we'll definitely be back if visiting the area again.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice response sorry we didn't get to meet out of town new grand baby. Thanks for leaving cabin clean Barbara
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Quaint older property on owner's compound

  • 2 of 5

This log home is on a piece of land with 3 other homes, 2 of which are permanently occupied, and one which is an unoccupied older log cabin. It's furnished creatively and has lots of character, but lighting is dim and furniture is well worn. Not recommended for children or those who prefer privacy. The owner's front porch overlooks the small fishing pond, and the other neighboring home is pretty close to rental. The water didn't work while we were there, but apparently turned on later. The terrain is suprisingly hilly.

That said, Barbara & her neighbor were friendly and helpful. It wasn't the best choice for a single mom w/kids, but might be good for more adventurous folks who are looking for a step up from camping. It has lots of neat decor, an open kitchen w/cookware,etc, and is in a quiet area. Bring sleeping bags in case you prefer your own bedding & stop for groceries in town. About 30 min from Hueston Woods State Park, and 15 min from Richmond area.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A bit disappointed with this post since I have 2 new sofas and leather chair don't know where the well worn comes from,also a step up from camping, air condition and two bath rooms, is quite a step up, beds have sheets and blankets,but thanks for the good part. Barbara
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Cabin sits on a very lovely yard.

  • 4 of 5

Brought my mom, aunt and son for a 2 night visit. They really enjoyed the property. Barbara and her husband were very sweet. Would love to go back again.

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Dayton ohio
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
I 70
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Brookville in
Car: recommended

We are just 5 miles from the largest antique mall under roof, Centerville In,also private shops.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.0%

No pets. service animals only. check in 2 out 12 special check in on request.Guest are required to leave cabin clean all dishes washed,floor swept.Remove sheets.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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