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

French Lick , Indiana (United States)
Nature Lodges
1 unit
21 guest capacity

Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Barbecue

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. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Bathroom
  • Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Sink
  • Queen-size bed
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Garden
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Deck/Patio
  • Gym/Exercise room
  • Microwave
  • Kitchen
  • Dining room
  • Stove
  • Television
  • Dining table
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Ping-pong table
  • Washer
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Pool table
  • Parking
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Shared Barbecue

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.

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Guest Services

The kitchen has utensils and place settings for up to 50 guests. Additional items for larger groups can be reserved if needed.

Massage/Reiki appointments can be made by prior arrangement.

Location + Surroundings

This restored 1890s barn vacation rental is located in French Lick, Indiana. Backed by the scenic Hoosier National Forest, the area is a great choice for outdoor enthusiasts, photographers, and nature fans of all ages. Guests can enjoy the forests, waterfalls, and mineral springs of southern Indiana while taking part in adventurous outdoor activities. Local landmarks include the Hoosier National Forest, Paoli Peaks, and Patoka Lake. Jasper, Bedford, and Mitchell are within close proximity to French Lick. Louisville International Airport (SDF), in Louisville, Kentucky, is the closest airport. Guests may also choose to fly into Evansville Regional Airport (EVV). Read More


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

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.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

  • You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 15 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

This is a non-smoking property. Pets are not permitted.

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