Our newest property by Brown County Vacation Homes specializing in large upscale vacation homes downtown Nashville where you can walk to everything! Designed for large family gatherings, girlfriend getaways, wedding receptions and business retreats with elevator to upstairs. Once you are upstairs all rooms on one level great for seniors or disabilities. Almost 5,000 sq ft penthouse suite above the visitors center with multiple bedrooms, 5 baths including one double shower with rainfall, family fun suite with joining kids room with safari decor for the kids! Family suite available for those with young kids fully equipped with tv and play area. You can rent one or combine rooms to take the whole floor. Modern rustic decor, two balconies and a large deck overlooking the downtown. Brown County Vacation Homes is not the least expensive options but offers you the best upscale vacation experience providing you with lots of amenities onsite and package/attraction options way in advance to plan the perfect getaway. You will love working with our Innkeeper/Tourism Director, Hannah Shields, prior to your arrival to make sure your experience is a memorable one. Girlfriends rooms available with twins and several king suites, sleeper sofas also located throughout.
Unique home by Brown County Vacation Homes specializing in upscale vacation homes in downtown Nashville. Within 1 block you have Chateau Thomas Winery, Cedar Creek Winery, numerous restaurants, stores and music venues and over 300 shops, art galleries and craft studios. Large Kitchen, dining room open to family room to enjoy one another or play games. Two staircases plus elevator leading to upstairs. Enjoy sitting on large deck after a fun-filled day of shopping or outdoor excursions at Brown County State Park, Indiana’s Crown Jewel. Planning a Girlfriend’s Getaway, business retreat, wedding or family reunion? This home is the perfect place.
Need more bedrooms, we also have other properties downtown Nashville all within two blocks of each other if you are hosting a large family reunion, business retreat or wedding. Total accommodations within downotwn is 60-70.
Only 2 miles to Brown County State Park offering the Midwest's best mountain biking trails, kayaking, canoeing, hiking trails, several lakes, pool, horseback riding and the best scenic views in Indiana compared to Gatlinburg. Also, very close to Yellowwood State Forest offering additional great natural amenities.
Brown County attractions include over 300 shops, numerous restaurants, designated as an Indiana Art Cultural district by the state of Indiana, many art galleries including two of Indiana's oldest art galleries, home and studio of Indiana's famous heritage artist T.C. Steele, Brown County Back Roads Studio tour featuring many local artists and craftspeople working in their home studios, famous Story Inn restaurant and village, home of Bill Monroe Bluegrass Festival. TC Steele's home and studio is one of Indiana's State Historical sites and is only minutes away.
To the west, is Bloomington, home of Indiana University offering over 10 performing arts venues, two wineries, multiple breweries and has become a foodie destination for the Midwest offering over 75 local restaurants including many different ethnic flavors and Indiana's largest lake, Lake Monroe, is only minutes away.
If you like Kayaking you can kayak gentle waters of Lake Monroe in small fingers/canals minutes away and easy put in at Crooked Creek launching ramp. This will then open up to a large part of the lake that is very shallow and safe to take children.
Midwest Mountain Biking Mecca
Brown County State Park's mountain bike trails have been crowned as "among the best in North America" by Bike Magazine.
In its article last year "33 Best Rides in North America" the international magazine says the following about the trails, which are located in Brown County State Park.
"This expanding trail system is quickly becoming a favorite destination for Midwest riders . its 19 miles of singletrack is among the most varied terrain east of the Mississippi. From berms to steep switchbacks to tight trees to rock gardens, these trails have it all. And even more are on the way, with an ambitious expansion plan already in the works."
The trails also were honored as runner-up in the Best Trail Network category by the magazine. Kingdom Trails in East Burke, Vt., won the category, and Park City, Utah, joined Brown County State Park in receiving a runner-up award.
Girlfriend/Family Getaway Packages
WINE/COFFEE AND CANVAS
Learn how to paint in the "Art Colony of the Midwest" while enjoying a fun-filled afternoon of wine and canvas with local a local artist! They will bring all the supplies and teach you how to paint your own Brown County souvenir masterpiece on canvas or can illustrate chalk painting an item from home teaching you her secrets in adding vintage charm to any piece with her chalk painting, waxing techniques. Don't want to paint, Donna can show you how to turn a plain manican into a real conversation piece. Inquire about special dates or book the whole house and bring your own girlfriends.
WINE OR BOURBON DINNERS
Meet Chef, Paul Buel, from the Chicago Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute, he can do any type of demonstration and cook any type of meal you are interested in but here are some suggestions:
-cooking with herbs
-how to use knives properly
-how to cut and prepare meat
-specialty garnishes - how a tomato becomes a rose
Chicken, filet mignon, fish, pork or pasta
Add wine tasting from Chateau Thomas winery and learn what wines to pair with what foods as well as bourbon made right here in Brown County.
HONEYMOON/SPECIAL OCCAISION PACAKAGE
If you’ve just gotten married, sharing an anniversary or “just because” enjoy a special candlelight night with rose petals throughout your room, your choice local wine from one of our four wineries and assortment of locally made chocolates adorning your room. $60 for any one room. Birthday packages also available with cake, balloons etc….
MUSIC ON THE PATIO
Enjoy two hours of easy listening music by local musician, Bobby Bowden! He will come to the home and play on your patio or inside depending on weather, can play lots of requests. Two hours, $75.
COFFEE or TEA PARTY
Dress up and enjoy an old-fashioned tea party complete with china, tasting a variety of gourmet teas and local coffee while Chef Paul shows you how to make gourmet tea sandwiches.
Destress while spending time at a local spa! Or have her come to you!
FARM AND ART
Belmont – take a beautiful scenic drive about 10 minutes away and visit Donkeytown, Tonya’s Mediterranean Miniature Donkeys, known as the most “Lovable Creatures on the Planet” paired with a visit to the T.C. State Historic Site, home and studio of the famous artist T.C. Steele. $3 admission to T.C. Steele, closed Monday.
PICNIC IN THE PARK
We have available at the house, a park pass for Brown County State Park and picnic baskets for you to enjoy a hike or just sitting on a picnic table and take in the view.
RICH HILL’S MAGIC EMPORIUM
Located across the street from Allison House at 75 S. Jefferson Street is a magic show every Saturday night at 6:30, tickets are $12 for adults & $8 for those under 18. Ask us about buy one get one 50% off.
See beautiful Brown County by horseback, riding through the hills and valleys of beautiful Yellowwood State Forest on a one-hour running ride at Schooner Valley Stables. Whether you are a greenhorn or an experienced rider, they have a horse that will suit your needs. Offering walk, trot, and cantering rides which you won’t find at many stables. Bring the whole family no age limit. Children small enough to ride with a parent can do so, but anyone over 6 yrs old ride their own gentle horse.
This is also in Belmont so can be combined with Donkeytown and TC Steele.
ZIPLINING OR HUMVEE
See Brown County by Zipline or Hummer tour! This tour will accommodate groups of 4-14 on a 1-hour scenic historic tour through the hills and hollers of Brown County, Indiana. Ride in an authentic Military HUMVEE troop hauler with a knowledgeable driver. Experience the climbs and descend to lush valleys where native Indians and Pioneers once lived.
Brown County is a great place to kayak through many lakes, creeks and streams and enjoy the beautiful views. Bring your kayaks or feel free to use ours, we have two kayaks you can use and a map for our favorite place to go about 10 minutes from town on Lake Monroe or you can hire a guide to take you through and provide all equipment.
Take home a souvenir you made yourself with a Brown County artist!
-Have fun with a local shop owner and artist that can provide handmade wooden box and demonstrate how to custom paint your own wooden flower/herb box. $25/person
-Local jewelry artist can show you how to make your own earrings.
-Learn to weave with local weaver in her shop while making your own potholders to take home.
At least 3 and up to 10 people
Each gets to make a large potholder (or two)
Price is $6 per potholder made
Time: approx. 1-2 hours
Need to book at least 5 days in advance, with weaver’s schedule permitting.
Bachelorette/Birthday Party Package:
At least 4 and up to 8 people
Each participant gets to make a potholder and weave on a floor loom to make part of a rug for the bride/honorary guest
Price: $100 for the bride/honorary guest’s rug plus $6 per potholder made.
Time: approx 3-5 hours
Let us know if your group has any interest in these ideas or if they have some of their own! Prices depend on size of group and groups desiresGet the full listing »