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Located Right Across The Road From Holiday World & Splashin' Safari!

Bedrooms 1
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Large And Spacious Rooms That Sleeps Up To 10

All the comforts of home! The Gingerbread House sleeps up to 10 people. The large family room has a queen size bed and 2 bunk beds. The large leather sectional sofa has a queen size hide-a-bed. There is 1 separate bedroom that is furnished with a full size bed and dresser plus a closet. The rental has one (1) bathroom. A very spacious kitchen stocked with dishes, pots and pans, dish ware, flatware, coffee maker and even a waffle iron. This unit offers a washer and dryer. All linens and towels are provided at no extra charge. We also provide a charcoal grill and fire pit. There are various games in the cottage for your enjoyment. Along with the TV is a Bluray player. We have Netflix which hosts many choices for tv shows and movies. We provide WiFi. Our rental is comfortable and clean and we want you to feel relaxed and right at home!

Trena Jenkins
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 29, 2018

About Trena Jenkins

Bill and Trena are the owners. We have seven (7) girls ranging in age from 30 to 9 years old. Now in our early 50's the purchase of this property has allowed us to create an atmosphere that we enjoyed so much when we raised our children. We have been blessed with great memories, which we hope will now be passed on to all guests that stays with us.

Trena Jenkins purchased this cottage in 2007

Why Trena Jenkins chose Santa Claus

As parents we have found that some of our favorite memories are the trips we have taken with our girls. We know that you as a guest will also be creating great family memories with your stay in Santa Claus, Indiana. Many stores have Christmas names and themes. During the Holiday Season visiting the Post Office is even a treat. Holiday Foods is around the corner for all of your grocery needs. Golfing and fishing available for those that wish to relax in the outdoors.

What makes this cottage unique

Holiday World is across the street. It's always fun to listen to the laughter as the famous Raven Roller Coaster swishes by. Five miles down the road is the Lincoln Boyhood National Park…where you can create more family memories and learn our 16th Presidents' childhood history. Lincoln Boyhood preserves the place where he learned to laugh with his father, cried over the death of his mother, read the books that opened his mind. Antiques: If you like to shop for antiques, there are plenty of stores in the surrounding small towns within 20 minutes from the cottage. The St. Meinrad Archabbey is also a 20 minute drive and offers daily tours.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Santa Claus

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 11 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • The private bedroom has a full size bed, dresser, private entrance. Linens provided free of charge
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Outdoor Grill
  • churches
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
The large family room boasts a large leather sectional sofa that makes out into a bed as well as 2 recliners. There is a queen size bed as well as 2 sets of bunk beds. There is plenty of room to relax and rest


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Located Right Across The Road From Holiday World & Splashin' Safari!
average rating of 3.3333333 based on 3 reviews
Crown Point, IN

Fall break with family.

  • 3 of 5

The house was good. I didn't really care for the total open concept of beds/living room together and 1 bathroom for a large number of people. The kitchen was great, nice big table and washer/dryer available. The price was good for such a large number of people to stay together, and the owner is very responsive to any communication. TV and internet reception were poor during our stay. But, keeps family members interacting with each other and not their phones!

  • Submitted: 27-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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3 stars

  • 3 of 5

It was fine for our two families. Plenty of room but nothing fancy. Would of been nice if it had two bathroom. Location is great!! Overall a great experience.

  • Submitted: 30-Jul-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Gingerbread House

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here recently. The layout of this house worked great for us as we had a couple that had to leave early in the morning to go to work so they had the separate bedroom that was away from all our noise. It had its own private entrance as well. We enjoyed all the Christmas decorations and the spaciousness. The kitchen area was great, loved the big table! The beds were not too comfortable but we were only staying the one nite. Loved the location, we were at Holiday World and the GingerBread House is located right across the street. The coded key entry worked very nicely, so handy as we arrived at different times.There was a very nice book inside that had pages n pages of area attractions and info. The towels were very nice and plenty of linens, blankets, etc, unfortunately when we visited the hot water heater was not working (I reported this and they are checking it, must have flipped a breaker). The entire house was very clean and had everything we needed to enjoy our stay! We ate at Wendy's in Dale as we didn't want to have food in the car all day while we were at Holiday World and Holiday foods which is nearby as closed at 9 when Holiday World did. We did fix breakfast here and enjoyed the wafflemaker.Everytime I contacted the owner, she always responded very promptly and was very knowledgable and helpful. We wanted to stay in a house or cabin during our visit since we had small children with us and didn't want them to be too loud at a motel, this worked great, they could run and be loud and it was not a problem.

  • Submitted: 4-Aug-2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Evansville Regional Airport
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Christmas Lake Village Golf
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy. 62
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Brick Oven Pizza
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Lincoln State Park
Car: recommended

Santa's Candy Castle is a fun place to take the family. They serve frozen hot chocolate and have the biggest variety of flavored candy canes!

Santa's Stables offers horseback riding!

Santa Claus Christmas Store is a magical place to shop.

There are antique shops in nearby towns about 15 minutes away.

Relax under the stars and watch two current movies at the Reo Drive-in which is a 20 minute drive from our cottages.

Lincoln State Park and Lincoln Boyhood Memorial are 5 miles down the road. This is a full park, which offers, paddle boats, swimming, fishing, hiking and many more family fun activities. This State Park also has a museum that feature the history of Abe Lincoln.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Santa Claus

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

If you cancel a booking 1 month before arrival date you receive 100% refund of payment made.
If you cancel 2 weeks before your arrival date you receive 50% refund of payment made.
If you cancel up to 1 week before your arrival date payment is forfeited.

For information on our other rental please contact us.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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