Enoying retirement or have time off? 

Discounts for weekday packages

Book during the week and save while beating the crowds!  Super-saver rates for weekdays starting at $95!  

SPECIALS AND PACKAGES

Request for a special or package must be made at time of reservation.  

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 artist Donna Rosenberg!  She 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. 

 

 

SPA DAY

 

Destress while spending time at a local spa! Or have her come to you.

 

90 min massage, one-hour massage $75, half hour massage $40

Chair massage $1 per minute, individual or group

Ear Candling, $45

Raindrop Therapy $95, add cupping or aromatherapy $10

Cupping 45 min, $55

 

 

 

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. 

 

 

ADVENTURE

 

HORSEBACK RIDING

 

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. 

 

 

 

MAKE-AND-TAKE ITEMS

 

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.  

 

Weaving packages:

 

Girlfriend Getaway:

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

Need to book at least 7 days in advance, with weaver’s schedule permitting.



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 desires.