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Vaughn Edwards

Member since: 2011
Speaks english

Charming, Spacious House on Secluded, Seven Acre Private Lake-Woodland Setting

33 Reviews
Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Photos and Description of this Cloverdale holiday house

6-7 bedrooms, 5 full bathrooms, 1 half bathroom, sleeps 16+

A nice country retreat consisting of 40+ wooded acres looking out on a 7 acre private lake located 40 miles west of Indianapolis off Interstate 70 . Enjoy boating, swimming and great fishing-the lake is stocked with bass and blue gill. Miles of hiking trails venture in the adjoining woods of Dogwood Springs Forest Preserve that are especially beautiful in the fall. Large, fully equipped kitchen with seating for 20 includes industrial oven/range. Living room views the lake with comfortable seating and HD TV. A large deck off the kitchen and living room is equipped with barbecue and two patio tables. Or use the fire pit barbecue area near the lake. The cabin room has the fireplace and an assortment of books for reading. The game room is in the lower level having a television, pool table, kitchenette and walk out patio. The Dogwood Springs Guesthouse is a destination location suitable for family reunions & group getaways.

The house is recently remodeled, fully furnished and stocked with everything you need except food. We will do all we can to make your stay an enjoyable and memorable experience. Please use caution because you are in a wilderness area and use of the lakes is at your own risk. Life vests are provided for swimming. We recommend you bring sunscreen, insect repellent and your own fishing gear. No fishing license is required. Also, please use caution, there is heavy truck traffic on HWY 243 from the local quarries. Thank you for your interest.

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  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Vaughn Edwards (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Speaks english


based on 33 traveller reviews

Charming, Spacious House on Secluded, Seven Acre Private Lake-Woodland Setting
average rating of 4.969697 based on 33 reviews

The Perfect Getaway Home

  • 5 of 5

Both the interior and exterior of the property were kept in excellent condition. This home is perfect for entertaining large groups. There is plenty of room for people to sleep and the outdoor space allows for a variety of activities for any age including a playground, private lake, yard, hiking trails, golf cart and much more! The secluded location is a very nice feature too.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place for a family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved our time at Dogwood Guesthouse. It was clean with excellent appliances and electronics. We all had a great a a time using the paddle boats, fishing, cooking s'mores at the outdoor fire pit, and swimming in the lake. So glad we rented the golf cart which was a big hit. The kids loved driving thru the woods on Sassafras Trail. We highly recommend it and will definitely go back again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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July 17th thru July 20th Family Gathering

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved the home! We had three families come to the home for a yearly get together. Two families from Michigan and one from Kansas City, we met half way. All the adults had their own bedroom and grandma had her own family room and handicap bathroom. The kids from 10-16 had lots of room to hang out from boating to movies to playing pool, fishing and a Bon fire. They all wished we had one more day for fun and games. Wal-mart not too far away for groceries, the kitchen had everything we needed including tape to wrap birthday gifts. We hope we can return in the future. I recommend this home with five stars!!! Thank you to the owner, a wonderful person to work with.

Thank You! Thank You!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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An excellent getaway for anyone loving Nature!

  • 5 of 5

Our family found Dogwood Guesthouse a perfect place to relax and play. The woods and lake were wonderful for our five grandchildren--swimming in the lake, especially. A birthday celebration of ice cream around the fire pit our last evening was spectacular with a gorgeous sunset over the lake. The house provided more than we expected for our stay, and it was clean and well maintained. Getting help on a kitchen item was quickly resolved and helpful. We highly recommend this place for people in a wide range of ages.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful attention to detail

  • 5 of 5

I just spent a fabulous 2 days in this lovely home. I was on a Women's Retreat with 7 other ladies. The kitchen is stocked with every possible thing you could need. Cabinets are labeled so that things are easy to find and put away. The dishes are high quality - not a mish mash of garage sale finds. Even the paper products provided are high quality. We had trouble with the gas fireplace and one of the owners came over in minutes to light it for us. Thank you Nathan! It was a pleasure to stay there and we hope to do it again next year!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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A perfect getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our group of 5 couples had a wonderful stay at the Dogwood Springs Guest House. It was spacious and cozy at the same time. Lots of room for all of us to play games and watch movies but also some quiet spots for curling up with a book. The kitchen was supplied with any pot or utensil we could need. We all slept soundly in the comfy beds. The property is beautiful with lots of opportunities for enjoying nature. We loved it!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
33 Miles
Indianapolis International Airport
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Clover Meadows Golf Course
Nearest Train
42 Miles
Union Station
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Nearest Ski
85 Miles
Paoli Peaks
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Lieber State Recreation Area/Cagles Mill Lake
Car: necessary

The property is surrounded by the five hundred plus acre Dogwood Springs Forest Preserve which includes hiking trails. Also, adjacent to the Deer Creek Fish and Wildlife area. We are three miles north of the Lieber State Recreation Area and Cagles Mill Lake. We are in the heart of covered bridge country including the Park County Covered Bridge Festival. There is golfing at Clover Meadows golf course. DePauw University is 20 minutes north in the city of Greencastle. Greencastle is famous for it's award-winning restaurant 'Almost Home'. The Indianapolis Airport is 20 minutes east. The Indianapolis 500 Race is 45 minutes east. The Indianapolis Museum of Art is 30 minutes east. The Centre City Mall is 30 minutes east. The Indianapolis zoo and botanical gardens is 35 min. away.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Cloverdale, Indiana

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
4 Jan 2017 - 2 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add A$26 per night, per additional guest
2 Jun 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add A$26 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add A$26 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee A$131
Refundable Damage Deposit A$653
Cleaning Fee A$392
Tax Rate 12.0%

Optional: $25 per day to use the golf cart.
Optional: Pets require a pet addendum filled out and an extra $100/pet cleaning cost.

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.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Cloverdale

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • soap
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • water cooler
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 20 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , Main Floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , Main Floor
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower , 2nd Floor
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower enclosure , Lower Level
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower enclosure , Handicap accessible, Main floor
  • All bathrooms newly remodeled 2011. Handicap accessible bath new 2014.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , private bath
    Bedroom 5 - 2 single bed , Lower Level
    Fireplace room - 2 single bed , Has nice daybed, trundle and adjoining handicap bathroom.
    Bedroom 6 - 1 large double bed , Lower Level,
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed , Lower Level, adjoins bedroom 5 and private bathroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , Upstairs, bath in the hall.
    Bedroom 3 - 4 single bed , Upstairs, roll away bed is in the closet for a 5th twin bed.
  • There are 2 inflatable queen air mattresses with linens, blankets and pillows also.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat ...
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Pedal Boat
  • Veranda / Loggia ...
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wooden decking
  • 16 garden chairs
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Golf cart provided for our elderly guests at $20/day charge. Please indicate if you would like to rent the golf cart at the time of booking.