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Secluded Large 3-Level Home in Beautiful Adams County OH on 8+ Acres, Sleeps 10

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

3-Level House! 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Get 1 weeknight FREE when you rent 4 weeknights!! (Monday-Thursday) Escape to your own luxury hideaway...4 bedrooms, 3 full baths (1 with jacuzzi tub), fully-stocked kitchen, fireplace on 8+ private acres. Adjoins 12,000 acres in Brush Creek Forest. Everyone Loves The Sanctuary! Located on the edge of the forest and away from all the traffic, this well kept, roomy three-level house has everything you need for a great stay! Not just a cabin! Price includes up to 10 People!! With this private location, you can enjoy nature in luxury. Treat yourself to The Sanctuary of Adams County--just a short drive from Cincinnati, Columbus and Dayton. This is a 3-FLOOR, FULL-SIZED CUSTOM HOME situated on 8+ acres of total privacy. Explore the Serenity of Brush Creek Forest, from right off your porch. Located near Amish Country, Scenic Brush Creek Forest is just 60 feet off your front porch!! Watch for World Class Whitetail Deer!

With over 2800 sq. ft., The Sanctuary is your own private paradise, unlike any other! All for as low as $21 per person per day! NOTHING compares to "The Sanctuary" for price, location, and accommodations. Great for family gatherings. WE PROVIDE ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING you need, except for your food and drink--no need to pack paper towels, coffee, tea, spices, toilet paper, garbage bags, linens, soap, shampoo, body wash, etc.!

The main floor features a full 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 Amish-made king-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 remote controlled electric stove for chilly nights.

There is an awesome fire-pit in the woods to snuggle up by and roast marshmallows for smores! Come on out and leave the city behind! You'll be glad you did!!

Bring the entire family or just a friend for your home-away-from-home vacation, or a private, romantic weekend escape! You can stay in touch with hi-speed internet/Wi-Fi and 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, and re-connect with nature. 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. Welcome to the great outdoors! You are surrounded by the sounds of nature--what a breath of fresh air! 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--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 canoe or kayak and explore the scenic Brush Creek! Try the new 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 small mouths...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 forest setting. One of Adams County's finest.

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 with the spring-fed lake. Then take the back roads home 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. Then just head back to your home nestled in the woods with mother nature 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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Deb & Lee Giles
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2018

About Deb & Lee Giles

One day after work I decided to take a wooded road across the creek and toward the forest. When I reached the sign for the forest, I looked and the owner was putting up a "for sale" sign! What is the chance of that?

Deb & Lee Giles purchased this house in 2004

Why Deb & Lee Giles chose Peebles

We chose this place because it was the most beautiful place we'd seen. This secluded property in the forest is absolutely awesome! We can hike right off this property into the beautiful forest.

What makes this house unique

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 the 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. Your retreat in the forest is close enough to plenty of activities if you wish & the hiking is unbelievable!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Awesome place - we will DEFINITELY be back! Private, beautiful, everything you could ask for!!
May 2010
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Peebles

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Minimum age of renters: 25 No fireworks allowed (house is in middle of forest)
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , jacuzzi , in loft
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower enclosure , lower level
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , separate sink area; on main floor
  • 3 - one on every level of home (see details above)
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , on main floor; with flat screen TV & DVD player
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed , on lower level
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , on lower level; with walkout to rear patio
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 single bed , single rollaway bed on lower level
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Amish-made log bed in loft; adjacent bathrm with jacuzzi tub
  • King size beds (2) King Bed on main floor, King Bed in Loft, Queen size Beds (1) Queen bed on lower level, Double Beds (1) 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
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jacuzzi ...
  • churches
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • ski
  • swimming
FULL 3-LEVEL HOUSE (not just a cabin!), Forest setting, completely secluded, creek, 8+ private acres adjoining 12,000+ acres of Brush Creek State Forest (literally the last house residing on the forest border). 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!


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Secluded Large 3-Level Home in Beautiful Adams County OH on 8+ Acres, Sleeps 10
average rating of 4.882353 based on 35 reviews

An amazing place

  • 5 of 5

We all agreed that the pictures in the VRBO add don't do this property justice! Its incredible! We slept 6 will LOTS of room to spare. The hosts are very responsive and helpful as well. If you are looking to get away with a small group of 6-10 and "unplug" from society, this is the perfect place! We are already planning our trip back!

  • Review Submitted: 14/07/2018
  • Date of Stay: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review! We are so glad you liked it so much and had such a good time. We appreciate you leaving the house and grounds so nice also! We'd be more than happy to have you back anytime!
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Great house for our family gathering!

  • 5 of 5

Our family (6 adults & 4 children) from Columbus, Cincinnati, Knoxville and Nashville area met here for a mini vacation. We enjoyed the remote location, visited Longs Retreat and grabbed ice cream at a nearby dairy bar. When it rained we stayed inside and played cards and board games. We had a wonderful time!

  • Review Submitted: 27/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy your family was able to come together and that you all had a great time! Thank you for booking with us!
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Fun family trip

  • 5 of 5

10 of us including 5 kids stayed here and a good time was had by all

  • Review Submitted: 09/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad you had a good time!
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Excellent Family get away

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 8 enjoyed the really quiet and peaceful location and the house was awesome with lots of space and all the things we needed to enjoy our weekend. Wish we would have had more time to do more things inside and outside. A really great place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: 28/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect birding getaway

  • 5 of 5

We all came out for a migration weekend...and were greeted at the gate by 3 Indigo Buntings. Then we entered the gorgeous wooded grounds and house. Truly a sanctuary. Beautiful great room, birds galore from the deck, fun fire pit area and patio, kitchen had everything we needed, nice sleeping arrangements.

  • Review Submitted: 06/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Amazing property, incredible house, super relaxing and fun. Want to try and visit once a year, definitely need more time than a day.

  • Review Submitted: 29/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Waverly, OH
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
St. Rt. 73
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Peebles, OH
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Mineral Springs
Car: necessary

Enjoy hiking through the forest on site. Also nearby the Shoemaker preserve offers a hike along Cedar Creek. 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.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Peebles

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Hunting Season
31 Oct 2018 - 3 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
Winter 2018-2019
28 Dec 2018 - 3 Jan 2019
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection AU$106.48
Cleaning Fee AU$101.09 + Tax

Holiday rate - $259/night
$99 security deposit will not be refunded if you cancel reservation within one month of arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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