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Spacious Vacation Rental for Large Groups on the Edge of Hoosier National Forest, Indiana

French Lick , Indiana (United States of America)

Spacious Vacation Rental for Large Groups on the Edge of Hoosier National Forest, Indiana

Nature Lodge
21 guests
Private Bathroom
Private Kitchen
Private room

This restored 1890s vacation rental on the edge of the Hoosier National Forest is located in Shoals, Indiana, and can accommodate up to 21 guests. There are five bedrooms and several bathrooms with showers. Three bedrooms on the upper level have a queen-size bed. One bunk room has nine twin-size beds. The fourth bedroom, on the ground level, has a queen-size bed. Additionally, there is a loft overlooking the banquet hall with two queen-size beds. This makes for sleeping space for 21 guests, which is convenient for weddings, receptions, hunting clubs, church retreats, and other large groups.

The spacious banquet hall features a timber beam bar, wagon wheel chandelier lights, exposed ceiling beams, and a stone fireplace to give a historic and rustic setting. There is seating for 80 in the banquet hall, with additional seating for 40 on the outdoor deck. A commercial-grade kitchen has a six-burner Vulcan gas range, a large convection oven, a three-compartment sink, three additional sinks, and a dishwasher. There is a second kitchen with a dining table that seats 10. A dinette in the ground floor lobby seats six.

Outside, guests will find a deck, furniture, a vineyard, a greenhouse, a fishing pond, and a nine-hole golf course. Additional amenities include internet access, ping-pong tables, pool tables, a gym, satellite television, a bar, and an infrared sauna. There is plenty to keep guests entertained during their stay at this vacation rental.

This property is the perfect choice for family reunions, church retreats, weddings, hunting expeditions, and other large gatherings. There is a banquet hall, outdoor seating, a commercial kitchen, a gym, a bunk room, and several private bedrooms. The banquet hall can seat up to 80, and there is room for another 40 on the covered indoor/outdoor deck. Additionally, there are pool tables, ping-pong tables, satellite television, an infrared sauna, and a bar, as well as a nine-hole golf course, a greenhouse, a fishing pond, and nature trails.

The gym has a projection screen for movies or presentations. The gym has free weights, weight machines, yoga mats, exercise DVDs, and a shower. Guests can request secure areas for target shooting and archery.

Features and services

  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Washing machine
  • barbecue Shared Barbecue
  • Coffeemaker
  • Television
  • Shower
  • Private Kitchen
  • Pool table
  • Ping-pong table
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Accommodation rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared
This is a non-smoking property. Pets are not permitted.

Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.

Cancellation policy: Moderate

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Free cancellation until .

After that, cancel before and get a 50% refund (minus service fee).

If you cancel before check in day get a 50% refund (minus service fee).

It is at the discretion of each individual host as to whether the booking can be rescheduled to another available date. If you cancel at any time, you will not receive any refund.


Location and surroundings

French Lick , Indiana (United States of America)

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  • Swimming
  • Winter sports
  • Biking
  • kayak Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Boating/Sailing
  • ATV/Quads/4x4
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Wildlife watching
  • Golfing

The hills and trails of Hoosier National Forest offer a wide variety of outdoor recreation and natural beauty for visitors. Guests can go hiking, mountain biking, climbing, and horseback riding, as well as hunting, nature viewing, and fishing. Hardin Ridge and Tipsaw Recreation Areas offer swimming and boating. Other park scenery includes historic log cabins and trails that lead past waterfalls, cliffs, rock formations, and overlooks of the Ohio River.

Guests will want to gather the whole group and head to Patoka Lake for a day of swimming, fishing, and boating. Paoli Peaks is the place to go for skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing. The French Lick Scenic Railway, an antique diesel locomotive, takes visitors on a ride through the scenic Hoosier National Forest, making a great trip for guests of all ages. Other attractions include Animal Encounters at Wilstem Ranch, French Lick Zip Lines, and Springs Valley Lake and Trail.