Rivers Edge-Historic Hunger House-Upstairs-Madison


Entire rental unit hosted by Angela

  1. 4 guests
  2. 2 bedrooms
  3. 2 beds
  4. 1 bath
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A unique blend of historic character and contemporary comfort! Floor to ceiling windows, amazing staircase and hardwood flooring with modern kitchen & bathroom, this UPSTAIRS unit with private entrance will be your oasis. The balcony, w/view of the Ohio river, is perfect for early morning coffee or relaxing after a busy day of touring Madison. WELCOME to the River's Edge! Extended stay (week-mo) discounts 21%-49%. Rent one or both floors (See "River's Edge II-listing) SEND INQUIRY FOR PRICING

The space
This property was first recorded for sale by the founder of Madison, Indiana-John (and Sarah) Paul in 1828. Known to the locals as "The Hunger House" (The Hunger family resided here for 84 plus years), the upper level of this Italianate inspired home, has been totally renovated and is available for those planning a Madison experience! This first floor unit, the “River’s Edge II”, is now finished and expected to be available for booking soon!
All the amenities of home! The fully equipped kitchen is ready for those who love to cook or wishing to settle in for an extended stay! Many touches of home and "extras" throughout! WiFi and Roku TV's provided. Off street parking with shaded back yard area and 3 covered first floor porches available to share and enjoy!

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed

What this place offers

Free parking on premises
40" HDTV with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video
Washer – In building
Dryer – In building
Air conditioning
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard – Not fully fenced
Security cameras on property

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Where you’ll be

Madison, Indiana, United States

Wineries, Festivals, Eateries, Antiques, Riverwalk and the mighty Ohio River-all within easy walking distance! Historic Main Street shopping (recognized as one of Indiana's top rated Main Streets!)- North; Bicentennial Park and music festivals-West; the Madison-Milton bridge with pedestrian walkway ("Hubbard Walkway") to Kentucky-East and the mighty Ohio River-South.
All this activity making you thirsty...hungry?...."Off Broadway Taproom" is just two blocks down the alley!...Madison's newest microbrewery- "MadPaddle"-3 blocks away on Second Street-and the "Historic Broadway Hotel and Tavern" (near the famed "Broadway Fountain") …. all "Welcome partners" hosting special events, musicians, and artists to support the vibrant cultural scene of downtown Madison!
Don't forget the WINE!.....
Lanthier Winery-Madison's oldest and award winning winery on the river and Thomas Family Winery in our backyard!….all within easy walking distance and waiting to serve you!...
If hiking is more your style, visit Clifty Falls State Park and experience nature at its finest! Or consider the somewhat less strenuous “Heritage Trail”, a paved walking path connecting downtown to the hilltop, offering a scenic hillside stroll. Hosts will have information on site to insure your Madison experience is unforgettable.
Remember us when traveling to the larger cities for sporting or concert events (e.g. Kentucky Derby, Indianapolis 500, Cincinnati Reds/Bengals). Madison is located along the Ohio River Scenic Byway (Hwy 56) in southern Indiana, between Louisville, Ky and Cincinnati, Ohio (60-90 minutes)
PLUS Belterra Casino and Kentucky Speedway less than 40 minutes away, just down “River Road”!

Hosted by Angela

  1. Joined in October 2017
  • 178 Reviews
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My husband and I purchased this little “fixer upper” in 12/17 as a “3-5 year project”, with an eye toward retirement. He claims he’s only good for “lawn care and maintenance”, that I’m “administrative” and “a cleaner”, and our co-host is creative beyond belief...between the 3 of us, we’ve managed to finish this historical gem ahead of schedule... We can’t wait to share it with you!
My husband and I purchased this little “fixer upper” in 12/17 as a “3-5 year project”, with an eye toward retirement. He claims he’s only good for “lawn care and maintenance”, that…


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House rules

Check-in: 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events

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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm

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