À propos de ce logement
Traveling on I-70 to the Midwest? The softness of a saddle blanket duvet is within 5 minutes of your trail. Equipped for writing poetry or playing cards this room accommodates a herd of five (5) if you wrangle two (2) air mattresses on the floor.
We practice sustainable living values. In addition to serving locally grown foods, our property is supported by solar electric and passive solar hot water systems. Bedrooms are appointed with restored and/or locally crafted furnishings, original art, hardwood floors and natural fiber rugs. Public areas (living room, dining room, kitchen) as well as upstairs guest rooms provide a front row seat to birds and wildlife active in the surrounding Eastern Woodland and native grass meadow habitats.
Accès des voyageurs
Two upstairs guest rooms share a full size bathroom (bath/shower) accommodation. Reservations include a continental style breakfast of homemade breads, jams, yogurts, proteins and fresh fruits. Guests may request a hearty country breakfast served family style for an additional charge. A refrigerator and microwave are available - located in the common kitchen area. The common kitchen may be utilized for meal preparation as part of a large group (10 or more) reservation. Contact proprietor for details. Tours of ongoing restoration of habitat areas and sustainable technologies are welcome as time allows.
Échanges avec les voyageurs
Upon arrival, allow a few minutes to become familiar with site security and business office features, bedroom, bathroom and public areas. Guests provide breakfast service preferences during check-in and designate entrees (if appropriate). Proprietor lives on site.
Our establishment is conveniently located near the campus areas of Indiana University East, IVY Tech, Purdue University (Richmond), Earlham College, Earlham School of Religion and Reid Hospital. While visiting, we recommend you take advantage of locally owned dining, winery, microbrewery and specialty music entertainment venues.
Within a 10 minute drive you can be browsing shelves at an Amish grocery establishment, drinking specialty tea while reading a used book, bike riding the Cardinal Greenway, bass fishing at the local reservoir, shopping the latest children’s toys, admiring a collection of vintage Model T automobiles, checking out your favorite candle outlet store or combing through scores of antiques. You may also want to include exhibits at the Richmond Museum of Art, Richmond Museum of History or the Indiana Football Hall of Fame.
Within a 30 minute drive you can trade at one of the largest and most respected coin dealers in the world, taste the official sugar cream pie of the White House, attend an Amish fresh produce auction, watch a professional chocolatier produce gourmet chocolates and French pastries as confections are being readied for export (samples available) or travel through time on Indiana’s most scenic railroad, an operating railroad museum with special event opportunities including “Day Out with Thomas,” “Fall Foliage Flyer,” “Polar Express,” “Metamora Canal Days” and many more! Advanced reservations recommended. Contact proprietor for details.
Only limited public transportation is available within Richmond, Indiana and the surrounding area - strongly recommend visitors rent vehicles when they arrive at nearby airports Dayton, OH (DAY), Cincinnati, OH (CVG) or Indianapolis, IN (IND). Limousine services are available to/from Dayton, OH airport and Amtrak station Connersville, IN (COI), $$$.
Safety: assigned keyless entry.
Comfort: pillow top mattress type, goose down pillows (standard), synthetic available upon request.
Engagement: board games available.
Tours of ongoing restoration of habitat areas and sustainable energy technologies welcome as time allows.
10 PM – 7 AM, guest room quiet hours.
No Smoking except in designated area.
Food and drinks allowed in designated areas only.
Guests may be asked to remove shoes near front entry during wet and/or snowy weather conditions.
No pets - Bed and Biscuit kennel available nearby. Advanced reservations required. Contact proprietor for details.
Si vous annulez jusqu'à 24 heures avant le voyage, vous recevez un remboursement intégral, frais de service compris.
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Enjoy meeting people and sharing the benefits of living near the headwaters of the Whitewater River including watching birds and other wildlife. Grew up on a farm and learned sustainable living skills at an early age, subsequently honed those skills through engagement as a professional scientist at the University. Enjoy cooking and baking with locally grown proteins, fresh fruits and produce.
Favorite travel destinations include climbing Mount Sinai and the respite at St. Catherine monastery; white water rafting in the Canadian Rockies, Banff; Any beach along the southern coast of Portugal; Scuba diving among coral reef in the Gulf of Aqaba; Museum surfing in Washington D.C. and more recently venues in Austria, Hawaii and Austin, Texas.
Style of Airbnb hosting: pleasant and comfortable surroundings.
Travel preferences: flexible, appropriate to destination.