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Incredible Family Reunion Place! Executive Home w/Indoor Pool, Hot Tub AND MORE!

Bedrooms 11
Space 603 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

10 Separate Sleeping Rooms/Areas, Theater & Billiard Room, Pool, Spa, 6 Acres

Beautiful, executive home with 3 levels, living room, conference/large dining room (seats 24) room, small dining room (seats 6-8), theater/billiard room, huge indoor swimming pool and hot tub, 8 private sleeping rooms + 2 common sleeping areas (10 sleeping rooms total) and 6 bathrooms. Beds/sofa beds to sleep 36 people. Extra portable bedding for a total of up 42 people for larger family reunions and certain group situations - contact owner for details. Exceptional for family reunions and retreats.

We are situated on nearly six park-like acres.

Features include:

Indoor Pool

Hot Tub

Theater Area with 10' screen

Billiard Room

Conference Room with huge conference table that seats 20

Table Shuffleboard

Fireplace Suites

Large Family Suites sleeping 5 to 9 persons

High Speed Wireless Internet (complimentary)

Available Spa Services including Massage and Facials

Living Room with Leather Seating & Gas Fireplace

Formal Dining Room (seats up to 10)

Catered Meals for conference/retreat groups

We feature 6 acres of park-like grounds for strolling, relaxing, and playing. On the property you will find:



Swing for Two under the Maple Tree

Lighted Patio Area with Seating for up to 18

Field large enough for the team sport of your choice.

Within 5 minutes you will find:

Award Winning 27 Hole Golf Course

Zip Line

Rock Climbing Wall

Hiking Trails

High Bank Motor Speedway

Tennis Courts

Drive-In Movie Theater

3 Screen Cinema

Antique Shopping

Family Dining

Sports Bar


Indoor Pool. A pool heating fee will apply to heat the pool for your group for the months of October through April. Indoor Hot Tub Open Year Round.

Owners maintain a private apartment with a separate private entrance on the north side of the house. Owners also have an RV and generally depart during guest stays during April through October but are available via phone/text 24/7 as your concierge to answer any questions you may have.

More Details

Ted Davenport
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
9 November, 2017

About Ted Davenport

Ted is a former management consultant and Director with Ernst & Young focusing on information technology related projects. Ted also worked for Price Waterhouse during his management consulting career.

Ted is a graduate of Ball State University with a B.S. is Telecommunications and a Business Administration Minor. In addition to directing activities at the Inn, Ted and daughter Kiera - an Indiana University graduate - operate Uncharted Pixels LLC - a web services, branding, and video production services company. Ted is also a private pilot.

Debbie imanages the housekeeping functions making sure the home is up to her exacting standards of cleanliness and comfort. She was awarded the Hoosier Hospitality award by Indiana's Lieutenant Governor!

Debbie attended Indiana University East in Richmond and has worked in the healthcare, childcare, and social services fields during her career.

Ted Davenport purchased this house in 1999

Why Ted Davenport chose Winchester

After living near Chicago, St. Louis, San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Cincinnati, We purchased this property to get back to our Hoosier roots near the Whitewater River valley. Both Ted and Debbie were born in Richmond just 25 minutes south of the property. Winchester is a great little town brimming with family values, lots of churches, nearby shopping, and close to our family.

What makes this house unique

With six park-like acres, 3 fireplaces, and an indoor pool and spa, a conference room that seats 24, separate formal dining room that seats 8, a nice patio with seating for large groups, and nearly 6 park-like acres, this property has everything you are looking for in a family reunion or retreat destination!. This home has something for everyone!. The older folks can sit by the living room fire or on the patio and have great conversation while the kids enjoy the pool or the theater/game room. The teenagers can play volleyball and badminton on the east lawn while the guys head over to the award winning 27 hole golf course and the ladies go antique shopping. We have a game closet filled with board games and playing cards. Free WIFI is available throughout the property and most rooms have HDTVs with HDMI connections. The winery tours are not to be missed with live entertainment on some evenings. Nearby Camp Yale offers a rock climbing tower and zip line as well as a low ropes course. Fishing is available in nearby Farmland, Richmond, and Muncie. The historic Winchester Speedway "the worlds fastest half mile" is 10 minutes away offering pulse pounding high banked auto racing and Eldora Speedway (about 45 minutes) offers awesome dirt track racing in the summer. Take a day and enjoy the Antique Alley trails for great shopping and don't forget to stop by Silvertowne for a unique gift shopping experience in Winchester. But you may never want to leave the property. This is truly a great family home with all we have to offer on the premises! Perfect for reunions and large family gatherings. Check out our ratings by our valued guests!


Nearest Airport
63 Miles
Dayton, OH
Nearest Barpub
1.5 Miles
A&B Cafe
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Winchester Golf Club
Nearest Train
47 Miles
Connersville, IN
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
US 27
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Randolph Grill
Nearest Ski
87 Miles
Mad River Mountain
Nearest Beach
22 Miles
Prarie Creek and New Paris, OH
Car: necessary

Winchester is a quaint town of just under 5000 people with a beautifully restored courthouse square with shopping and a 3 screen theatre. Within 30 minutes you can see Broadway shows, enjoy two symphony orchestras, ride a zip line, see an Egyptian mummy, golf on several beautiful golf courses, visit a beautiful cultural center and gardens, visit several excellent museums, go antiques shopping on two antique alley trails, go lake fishing, clear water snorkeling/scuba diving, snow tubing, and much more!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Winchester

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 603 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 44 ...
  • Max. adults: 44
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Remove shoes upon entering and keep shoes off wearing socks only during your stay - light colored carpet throughout.
  • No fireworks of any kind. No outdoor activities/noisy activities (volleyball, badminton, music) after 10pm
  • Children must be supervised by a responsible adult at all times while in the swimming pool room. No children under the age of 14 in the hot tub.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • Master Suite Bath - toilet , bath with shower , Double Bowl Sink
    Road Warrior Bath - toilet , shower enclosure , 48' Shower with built-in seat
    Parents Room Bath - toilet , shower enclosure
    Chateau Suite Bath - toilet , bath with shower , Sunken very deep bathtub w handheld shower, double bowl sink
    Fireplace Suite Bath - Bathroom can be accessed from 2 rooms
    Library Bath (#6) - toilet , shower enclosure , Double Bowl Sink Black Kohler Fixtures
    Owners Suite Bath (#7) - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Most bedrooms have en-suite private baths. (Rooms 5A and 5B use the bathroom for #5, 7A and 7b uses the bathroom for 7 (2 bedroom apartment).
  • 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 44
  • Master Suite (#1) - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Queen is a fold-out sofabed, Full bath. Sleeps 4
    Parents Room (#3) - 1 extra lg. double bed , King bed, Private Bath with Shower/ Sleeps 2
    Road Warrior (#2) - 1 large double bed , This is our smallest bedroom with ensuite bath. Sleeps 2
    Fireplace Suite Dorm Room (#5A) - 1 bunk bed , Adjacent to Theatre/Game Room Sleeps 3 (Twin over Full Bunk)
    Chateau Suite (#4) - En-suite bath with sunken oversize tub, fireplace, Sleeps 5
    Fireplace Suite (#5) - 1 extra lg. double bed , With fireplace, adjacent to the Theater/Game Room Sleeps 2
    Library (#6) - 1 large double bed , Private Bath with shower and double bowl sink. Sleeps 2
    Executive Suite (#7) - 1 extra lg. double bed , King in Private Bedroom, Sleeps 2
    Fireplace Suite Theater Room Area (#5B) - 2 single bed , 3 sofa bed/futon , Great room for kids and teenagers. Sleeps 8 (1 on sectional)
    Executive Suite 2nd Bedroom (#7a) - 1 large double bed , Part of the 2 Bedroom Executive Suite Sleeps 2
    Executive Suite Living Room (#7b) - 1 sofa bed/futon , Living room area of the Executive 2 BR Suite. Sleeps 2
  • Most bedrooms include a TV and DVD or Blu-Ray Player and en-suite private baths. Several bedrooms have flat-screen HDTVs. WIFI Available in all rooms. For large groups we have portable bedding available that can fit in several of the bedrooms.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • tennis
This property is advertised here ( and as a Vacation Rental property. Breakfast is NOT INCLUDED under the pricing of this plan. Property can also be booked as a Bed and Breakfast with catered meals. Owners live in a private suite on the property.


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Incredible Family Reunion Place! Executive Home w/Indoor Pool, Hot Tub AND MORE!
average rating of 4.8157897 based on 38 reviews
Springfield, OH

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

My group and I took a long weekend here and had a blast! Tons of stuff to do and Ted worked with us on several occasions in answering questions and making our trip the best possible.

  • Review Submitted: 30/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very impressed with overall layout and every room

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic place to bring a medium to large group of people! The pool and big backyard are hard to beat.

  • Review Submitted: 17/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were delighted to have this group of 40 people at our property. They did an excellent job following the check-out procedures and left the property in great shape. Our cleaning crew remarked about what great condition the property was in considering 40 people - many of them younger people, had just checked-out. We would be delighted to have this group back!
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Great place for a large group gathering!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing weekend in Winchester. This house provided everything we were looking for in a girls weekend getaway, from comfortable furnishings to great space for large gatherings (like a huge dining table allowing us to all eat together and lots of outdoor seating where we could gather on the patio or around the fire pit). The owners were quick in answering all of our questions leading up to our stay and while we were there, and even facilitated the incredible massage services we received at the house. Thank you for a fantastic weekend!

  • Review Submitted: 10/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great for our group of 35. Let's of bedrooms but still plenty of common space to relax and hang out.

  • Review Submitted: 27/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We truly enjoyed our long weekend!!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place for a family vacation!

  • Review Submitted: 07/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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What a Blessed Family Reunion

  • 5 of 5

What a blessing it was to stay at such a beautiful place. The place was clean and spacious

enough for everyone to do their own thing. Everything we needed was at hand. There were many things to do to keep everyone from the youngest to the oldest busy. The most precious thing of all was being able to wake up with everyone under one roof and enjoy a cup of coffee/tea together. Everyone agrees that this was not just a memorable experience because of our reunion but it could not have been as perfect without a perfect place. This Winchester Home was that perfect place. I couldn't say enough good things about Ted and Deb - very welcoming, helpful and simply beautiful people.

What a great experience.

  • Review Submitted: 30/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was absolutely delightful having this group stay at our property! One of the things we pride ourselves on is keeping our place clean and inviting. Deb is obsessive about cleanliness and oversees the cleaning team's activities and double checks every room and area. One of the things we informally suggest to our guests as a totally optional activity is to do us a favor and throw some of the used towels into the washer for us as they are leaving. This group went above and beyond by actually washing, drying and folding towels for us. We were delighted to find a large set of ready to use towels on the conference room table upon our arrival. Delightful guests. They only left a few days ago and have already inquired about returning for a longer stay next year! A warm thank you goes out to this family! Ted
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Winchester

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add AU$13 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection AU$131.84
Cleaning Fee AU$266.34
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed and initial payment has been made. Renter must agree to the terms of the rental agreement. Renter must put an accurate estimate of the total number of persons age 2 and older who will be occupying the property in order to accurately calculate the total rental amount.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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