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The Cabin at Natural Valley Ranch

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 5,200 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

The Cabin at Natural Valley Ranch was built in 2011 using Indiana White Pine Logs and overlooks our private 3 acre lake. You will love having your morning coffee relaxing on the spacious wrap around deck. The Cabin has a total of 6 bedrooms and 5.5 baths. The main master bedroom has a large walk in closet, whirlpool tub, walk in shower with a wall mount head and a rain head. Televisions in all but one of the bedrooms. The living space on the main floor is an open concept.

Chuck & Marie Damler
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
23 April, 2018

About Chuck & Marie Damler

Marie and I built this home for us to use and enjoy. After allowing Marie's parents to live here for a few years we have decided to allow others to enjoy the beauty of the home and the tranquility of our property. Spend the weekend or the week with us and you will feel the difference.

Chuck & Marie Damler purchased this cabin in 2009

What makes this cabin unique

The home is semi private, the area seems secluded yet you are still close to shopping, theatre, entertainment, zoo, water park etc. You have use of our 3 acre lake in conjunction with the guests from The Cottage at Natural Valley Ranch as well as access to our trails the new B&O rail to trail byway and horseback riding while you are here.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We are happy to announce that we have a brand new state of the art water treatment system being installed this coming week. The system will allow for complete removal of all iron and hardness from the water. We have searched high and low for a system we believed in and we are confident that this system will be a solution to the comments we have received in the past. Although the water has always been safe to drink and bathe in, we understand that not everyone has been exposed to well -water and the peculiarities of it. We look forward to hearin from everyone after their stay to let us know how we did. The bottled water we provide will still be available in the kitchen for drinking, but should not have to be used for cooking.
Mar 2018
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Brownsburg

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 22
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Absolutely No Fireworks allowed. Anyone using fireworks will be removed immediately from the property without a refund.
  • Absolutely no discharging of firearms. We do permit firearms on the property if you are licensed to carry. Firearms may not be discharged.
  • No special events without prior approval. Events for guests preapproved and staying are allowed. No additional outside guests permitted
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 18 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 6 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 6 - 3 bunk bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 8 - 1 sofa bed/futon , Sofa sleeper in loft
    Bedroom 7 - 1 sofa bed/futon , sofa sleeper in basement
  • includes two queen size sofa sleepers. One in the basement and one in the loft.
  • Books
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • sledding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
We do not provide food. You will need to bring your own food and beverages. We do not provide life jackets for the lake. We do not provide personal bath items such as shower soap, Shampoo and Conditioner. Hand soap is provided as well as towels and wash cloths. The amenities offered are for guests staying in The Cabin only. If you are considering having a special event while you are in town, such as family reunion, wedding or birthday celebration our Outpost Country Occasions venue is available for rent. Additional friends and family members are welcome at the discretion of the owners. Please check with us first and we will do what we can to accommodate you. Filtered Bottled Drinking water is provided free Please let us know if you experience any problems with hard water or iron in the water. We can come by and adjust the water softener and iron filter to minimize hardness. We do have well water and it is not the same as city water The water is safe for bathing and drinking


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The Cabin at Natural Valley Ranch
average rating of 4.736842 based on 60 reviews

More then we could have hoped for !!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We used the facility for a church retreat and meeting with a sister church, Bethesda in Brownsburg. What a blessing. Our friends in Brownsburg that came to see us said "this is the best kept secret in this town". They will be renting from you for some of their retreats as a result. We came from Hollywood Ca., what a culture shock it was for us. A few of our people rode horses for the first time in their lives. Thank you and God bless

  • Review Submitted: 09/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind words. It is so nice to have guests that appreciate the big picture. We love to have people that get to see what our town and state are all about. Please come back and see us again.
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Perfect for families!!

  • 5 of 5

Our multigenerational Family of 17 spent a fabulous weekend enjoying Christmas and New Years at the Cabin at Natural Valley Ranch. We found a well appointed kitchen which was spacious enough for 5 cooks to work in! The bedrooms were spaced over the three floors with plenty of bathrooms for our needs. Sound issues were not a problem at all! In fact 7 grandsons played in the basement and did not bother the upstairs games or tv watching. There are a variety of tables throughout so many table or card games could be played at once. I especially appreciated the seating accommodations in the dining area as the whole family could eat together in one place at one time. There were plenty of outside activities but an extreme cold snap with temps below 0 during our stay encouraged us to stay warm inside. Everyone said their beds were comfy. There were plenty of towels and bedding for us. The Indianapolus airport is very close which made travel easy for the out of towners. The only complaint from our family was that we only booked two nights! They are already begging for a full week next year. I believe we have just started a new family tradition in this beautiful get-a-way! The Maller Family

  • Review Submitted: 04/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay for 4 days over Christmas break. We had a large group with several adults and children. The children did very well and we felt they were safe on the property. We appreciated the gates for the stairs and the water cooler. The surroundings were beautiful. We took walks around the lake and to see the horses, ponies, bunnies, and pig. It was a wonderful place to experience some cherished memories!

  • Review Submitted: 30/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The cabin is very comfortable and well equipped. This is our large family’s favorite getaway spot!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin and surrounding horse farm is welcoming and relaxing. Our family has now enjoyed this location in the summer and winter. Both stays were awesome! The children enjoyed the petting zoo, pony rides and beach. The teenagers loved the pool table, canoes and flatscreens. Parents appreciated the spaciousness for all the cousins!

  • Review Submitted: 19/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful home and accommodating owners

  • 5 of 5

We had a large group (16) stay at the cabin for 2 nights and absolutely loved it. The cabin has that southern Indiana feel but is still nestled within a few minutes from the city.

  • Review Submitted: 15/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Overall relaxing family weekend

  • 3 of 5

Overall, we had a great weekend with our kids and grandkids. There was plenty of space, plenty of bedspace and the setting was peaceful. The kitchen was extremely well stocked and easy to cook in.

That said, there were several items that could have used improvement or require guest consideration.

- The quality of pillows, linens, and mattresses was pretty bad. A few complained that their sheets had a mildewed smell.

- Some towels also had a mildewed smell as well. My husband had a plainly dirty towel in the master bath.

- The basement rec room carpeting was absolutely filthy and in dire need of cleaning.

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- Others who've noted the home construction were completely accurate. The stairs to the upper and lower levels are open and the planks to the upper level are more natural which makes them uneven. The railings are challenging to reach. Although we had 2 two year olds with us, we had 9 adults to watch them. It's definitely something to consider with small children.

- As others mentioned, the walls do not go to the ceiling. Once someone is up, the whole house is up.

- The construction is poor overall with poor finishing touches. The dry wall at the ceilings isn't finished and has jagged cut lines, there are nails sticking out of a wall in the lower level, a nearly destroyed box fan was in a bedroom in the basement, the ceiling fans barely moved air.

Of homes we've rented in the same price point, this one didn't have the quality touches we expected and have recieved in other homes.

  • Review Submitted: 01/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your stay at our Cabin. We do appreciate all comments that are given. We also understand everyone have different perceptions and points of view that are specific to them. We do not pretend to be a hotel or an event space that has the staff to attend to every little detail. What we do provide is a peaceful, natural, spacious, lived in cabin for our guests to enjoy their time together while being surrounded by the beauty nature has to offer. The open concept of our cabin main floor and the upper floor was a design choice to showcase the beautiful Southern Indiana white pine logs and views of the outside. The cabin is very sturdy and well constructed using Southern Indiana White Pine and trees harvested from our own land. There are pictures of the inside specifically so everyone can see the layout of the floors for themselves and make the decision themselves if it is right for their families. The mildew smell issue was investigated and corrected. There is an easily accessible linen closet in the master bathroom with extra towels and linens if needed. The basement carpeting is swept in between rentals but is currently stained from previous guests and is scheduled to be cleaned. Other maintenance of the cabin is scheduled for our slower winter times. We live on the property, we work the property, we maintain the property. Chuck & Marie Damler
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cabin in Brownsburg

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add AU$46 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection AU$103
Pet Fee AU$162.97
Tax Rate 15.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Fireworks on the property are strictly prohibited. Anyone using fireworks will be asked to leave the property immediately and will forfeit all fees associated with their reservation

Parties with people not staying at the property are strictly prohibited with out express prior approval from the owners.

Pets are prohibited unless the pet deposit has been paid and permission granted. All dogs must be kept on a leash at all times. Dogs must be crated if left alone inside of the home

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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