Grandpa's Log Cabin on the Hillside

Grandpa's Log Cabin is situated on a hillside, bordered by several acres of trees, and includes Grandpa's Pond which is stocked with Bass, Bluegill, and Catfish for catch and release fishing only. The cabin is located at Antler Log Cabin Rentals west of downtown Nashville, Indiana. A fishing license is not required. Swimming is not permitted. Grandpa's Log Cabin also has a campfire fit to enjoy quiet evenings (firewood and kindling are not provided). Grandpa's log cabin features walnut and oak flooring. On the main floor, there is a fully equipped kitchen featuring elegant cherry cabinets with antler handles.

The main floor also includes a dining room, a full bathroom, a living room with a sofa, a wood-burning stove (firewood & kindling are not provided), and a TV with a full satellite package including XM radio and a DVD player. Behind the sofa, there is a queen size bed for guests to retire to and enjoy a peaceful night's rest. The upstairs loft has a twin-size bed and can accommodate a third guest.

The back deck has a hot tub with seasonal views of Grandpa's Pond. The back deck area includes a charcoal grill for outdoor cooking. Picture yourself sitting in the hot tub and enjoying the view while you watch for deer and wild turkeys. Grandpa's Cabin also has an inviting front porch complete with chairs and a swing. The main level also has a full bathroom, completely equipped kitchen, dining room and living room with wood burning stove, and a TV with full satellite package including a DVD player too. Bring your fishing pole to use on Grandpa's Pond. Grandpa's Cabin includes a row boat with a nightly rental on Grandpa's Pond. Grandpa's pond is stocked with catfish, bass, and bluegill for catch and release fishing only.

There is a rowboat and fishing nearby at Lake Solitude (the property's 4-acre lake) also included in your nightly rental rate. The lake is stocked with bass, bluegill, and catfish for catch and release fishing only. A fishing license is not required. Swimming is not permitted. Access to fishing on Lake Solitude, a row boat included in the nightly rental.

Nearly two hundred years ago, David Chitwood traveled from Tennessee to stake his claim during the Land Act of 1820. He left what is now known as Daniel Boone State Forest to pursue 200 acres of rolling, wooded ground. The woods were so thick that it looked like nighttime under a canopy of trees. They had their work cut out for them as trees were logged to make way for farm ground.

The Chitwood family cleared the land and built their cabins and barns, boiled tree sap into delicious maple syrup, harvested their crops, and meats, crafted quilts, furniture, and so much more. Now, nearly 200 years later, the homestead still has a purpose. In true Hoosier hospitality fashion, the Chitwoods have offered their guests a piece of tradition. Eight of the nine wood cabin buildings have been handcrafted by the owners.


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