Oak Haven Bed & Breakfast

2668 Owl Creek Road , Nashville, 47448 USA (Show map)

About

Relax in premium accommodations surrounded by antiques and handmade quilts while secluded in the woods. Located four miles from Nashville, Indiana, in the hills of Brown County. Four rooms available, each with a private bath and amenities, with a full country breakfast served daily. Brown County has miles of mountain bike and hiking trails, welcomes road cyclists (Oak Haven has awesome routes right out the door). It is the Art Colony of the Midwest, located 16 miles from Columbus IN, an architectural mecca and 13 miles from Bloomington IN where Indiana University is located. We encourage outdoor enthusiasts, nature and art lovers to enjoy our property and the jewel that is hidden in southern Indiana.

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Overall
4.9

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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.9
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.9

Such a relaxing place to go!

5 on March 12, 2018

Kind friends paid for us to stay at this beautiful B&B for a few days to help us get away and relax. We stayed in the Master Suite and it was very clean and comfortable. There was a sitting room in the suite that was so nice to get up and read in. Our hostess was extremely welcoming and kind and she also made delicious breakfast each morning. She was very flexible with arrival and breakfast times. The property offered a couple fun walking trails through the woods which was the perfect ending to our trip. It was also a short drive from the shops in Nashville. We would recommend this lovely place to anyone who wants to take some time to get away and take it easy.


Excellent quiet getaway

5 on March 10, 2018

Quiet and secluded location, comfortable room, friendly innkeeper and amazing breakfast made for nice overnight getaway. Will return here in the future!


Great mini Vacation!!

5 on February 24, 2018

My boyfriend and I stayed at Oak Haven for my birthday, we had an awesome time away from the city! I felt very comfortable and relaxed in our room. The host was amazing and friendly! We will definitely going back to Oak Haven soon!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you so much for your review! It's always good to hear from our guests.

- Sharon (innkeeper)


Quiet, Peaceful, and Relaxing

5 on February 19, 2018

My husband I stayed at Oak Haven for the weekend to celebrate our anniversary. It was a very peaceful and relaxing weekend. Sharon, the hostess, was wonderful and friendly. She made us feel right at home. The house is beautiful with large windows throughout so you can enjoy the scenery no matter where you are at. The house sits way back off the road and is surrounded by woods. The property is located just a short distance from Nashville and easy to find. There is a refrigerator in the upstairs sitting area to place anything you might bring back from an outing, just leave your name on it. Sharon provides snacks and soft drinks free of charge. There are plenty of movies and games to choose from. She served us a delicious breakfast each morning. We especially liked the apple dutch pancake. We stayed in the Grandma's room which is very small but fitted our needs perfectly. We are planning on spending our anniversary here every year. Hopefully next year it will be warm enough to enjoy the hiking trails on the property.


Surprising Retreat Deep in the Woods

4.8 on December 25, 2017

Oak Haven was a very nice bed and breakfast. The rooms were nicely furnished, the bed was comfortable and the host was very welcoming! Breakfast was very good and it gave us the opportunity to learn more about our host and the B & B.


Wonderful Visit in a Seculuded Setting

5 on December 10, 2017

Wonderful, secluded setting that was an easy 4 mile drive to Nashville. Room was clean, comfortable, and well appointed. Breakfast the next morning was delicious. Thanks to the owner Sharon for the relaxing first time experience. We’ll refer to all our friends and be back for another visit for certain!

Innkeeper Response
We are always glad to know what we are doing right. Looking forward to having you and your friends come to stay!

- Sharon (innkeeper)


Quiet, isolated and charming

5 on December 05, 2017

Very friendly inn keeper, made us feel like home, breakfast was Spot on, only stayed one night but talking with other guest was told The morning before was delicious,,, room were clean and beds very comfy,, Will go back,,, highly recommend this place,,, ,,


Beautiful and Relaxing

5 on September 12, 2017

My wife and I celebrated our 36th wedding anniversary. I love hiking and she loves shopping. This is the place to be ! We were glad we stayed at Oak Haven. We both loved the quiet and beautiful setting. The food was great and Sharon recommended places to visit and good places to eat.


Amazing

5 on August 09, 2017

We truly enjoyed our weekend stay at this B&B. We will certainly be back when we get the opportunity. If you are looking for a small, quiet, away from the hub-bub trip, then this is the place for you! Amazing service and an even better breakfast!


Great B&B

4.8 on July 10, 2017

We found this B&B while searching for a place to stay while attending the Beanblossom Bluegrass Festival at the Bill Monroe Park. Oak Haven was the perfect place to stay -- very close to the park and the breakfasts were fantastic. We stayed 3 nights and Sharon served something different each morning AND it was all freshly homemade each morning. It is a great location and a lovely country property. Sharon has a great knowledge of the area and is very helpful. My husband and I would highly recommend this B & B for anyone looking for a nice clean, quiet place to stay in the Nashville, Indiana area.


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Rooms & Rates

Master Suite

This is Oak Haven’s largest and only room on the main floor. The octagonal sitting area is part of the Master Suite, placing you in the midst of the trees with the surrounding windows. Guests looking for a room without frequent stair climbing will prefer this room. As always, every room has a private bath and a full breakfast is served each morning of your stay.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Grandma's Room

Enjoy this cozy, cheerful room with a grandma’s quilts on the bed (we’re serious, the innkeeper's grandma made the quilt!). A charming window overlooks front garden, double doors open onto the interior balcony to a spectacular view through the great room windows. As always, every room has a private bath and a full breakfast is served each morning of your stay.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Red Oak Room

Walk onto oak hardwood of this spacious bedroom, fill the claw foot tub for a hot relaxing bath. Add cozy ambiance with the fireplace during the colder seasons. Surround yourself with antiques and quilts, but still enjoy the comforts of today.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Blue & White Room

This is the innkeeper's favorite room accompanied by its popular lavender bathroom. Sleep in a queen sized bed covered with a handmade quilt. Wake up to a country view from windows on three sides. As always, every room has a private bath and a full breakfast is served each morning of your stay.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

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Location

Location Type

Countryside, Small town, Wine country

Airport

Indianapolis, IN (IND) 45 miles

Directions to property:

At SR 135 and Main St. crossroad and light, go west on W. Main St/Helmsburg Rd in Nashville, drive 2.2 mi. Turn left onto Owl Creek Rd. Drive 1.8 mi. Turn left into driveway at 2668 with Oak Haven Bed & Breakfast sign.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, architecture, Brown County State Park, art studios, Yellowwood State Forest, golf, Monroe Reservoir, Outlet Stores, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Tours, University, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Villa

On-site amenities

Air conditioning, Board games, Fridge, Library, Microwave, Movie library, Parking, Piano, Telephone, Videos , deck, screened porch, complimentary soft drinks, small group meeting room, wildlife/garden/wildflower field, Brown County State Park/Yellowwood State Forest

Room amenities

Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Ironing Board, Radio, TV, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Hiking trails

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:30-7:00
  • Check Out:: 11:30
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Guests are provided with ashtrays to use outside on the deck
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Over 12 only. With all rooms rented, no age limit.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night minimum for Fri/Sat in fall, some holidays and IU Graduation
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night stay

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Sharon Guingrich

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs

About the innkeepers

Sharon: quilting, cooking, gardening, current events, volleyball, pickleball, classical music, travel, talking and learning about guests! Duane: engineering, economics, politics, China, music, construction (ask him how he built Oak Haven). College Kids: Purdue, IU, photography, piano, French, neurology, engineering, cats & dogs.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 9:00 or by special arrangement
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Innkeeper always inquires about special needs upon reservation


Signature Dish

Dutch Pancake; Summer Pudding; Homemade Cinnamon Rolls; Farm fresh Omelets
Served most often with baked peaches on top, this buttery dish comes out of the oven puffed and crispy. Seasoned with cinnamon and nutmeg and topped with powdered sugar, the aroma promises breakfast is about to be served. Guests most often comment: "It's like having pie for breakfast."


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