17 reviews

1 / 57 Multilevel back deck



Pets allowed:
Wi-Fi available:

2 Full baths

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TripAdvisor Property ID: 5408026

About the area

Woods, Woods, Woods. Hike all day long on our many paths or journey a little farther to the State Forest and explore all of what nature has to offer, just under 13000 acres to explore. Follow our creek to a 7 foot waterfall (when water is high) on the State grounds or go try to find our family of deer that visit our small pond secluded in the woods. Swimming, fishing, canoeing or paddle boating at Pike Lake which is only 1.4 miles away. Play Frisbee disk golf at Pike Lake with a spectacular 18 hole golf course rambling through the hills and woods, hike, canoe, kayak or just lay back on our deck and enjoy the sun or stars. There are ATV Trails only 6 miles away. Our small town of Bainbridge on a Sat. night there is the Paint Valley Jamboree which has live country music.Trading Post Antiques. Also the best cheesecake I have ever tasted at Mystical Retreat Cheesecake!! Margie's Crafts. Seip Earthworks and other parks in the area are close by like Fort Hill. The Seven Caves Nature Preserve has 7 caves to explore and also extensive paths (small entrance fee), it is only 10 minutes away. You also have the Amish Bakery, My personal opinion, they have the best apple fritters, pretzels and cream pies, all made same day. New Amish craft mall right down from JR's General store that carry meats, cheeses, bulk foods, spices, hand crafted furniture and many more items. There are many more attractions in the area, such as Tecumseh is in Chillicothe, only 20 minutes away, or all the Indian mounds around the area like Seip Earthworks, Serpent Mound and Hopewell Cultural National Park. There are 3 canoe rental areas near by, Pike Lake, Waters Edge and Paint Creek rental on 50 towards Chillicothe. Paint Creek, Rocky Fork Lake, Lake White, Anderson Lake, are all about 10 minutes or so away. If you like to golf, Valley Vista golf course is only about 5.5 miles away that has one of the hardest courses in the US. It rambles through the hills of our beautiful area. Hiking Trails, Pike Lake State Park, state forest, bicycling Paxton's Restaurant, Subway, Lorisa's

Getting around

Car Necessary, bicycles are nice to enjoy a ride through the forest roads up on our hill.

Getting here

After deposit is made through me or my website- I email a confirmation page and rental contract to you. All directions and details are on these pages.

Interaction with guest

I live close by, so I am available if needed. Booking through October 2018

Owner profile

Tracie D.
Years listed:

Languages spoken: English

About the owner

Love people. Ready to help and accommodate all our customers.

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Check in time:15:00, Check out time:12:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This owner does not use online booking. Please contact them and they will be able to offer you a secure way to pay for your stay. Never pay for your holiday rental by wire transfer (such as Western Union or Moneygram) as this type of payment is untraceable.
Yes, smoking allowed
Cancellation policy
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  • Bedroom 1: King bed
    Bedroom 2: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 3: Full bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa beds Twin bed


  • Air conditioning
  • Grill
  • Heating
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Fireplace
  • Private garden
  • Linen provided
  • Mountain Views
  • Parking Included
  • Balcony/Terrace
  • Pet Friendly
  • Towels provided


  • Ceiling Fans
  • DVD player
  • High chair
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • CD player
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Satellite TV
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • TV
  • Video player


  • Cycling Trips
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Water sports
  • Horse riding


  • 2 Full baths

Reviews (17)

Excellent – based on 17 reviews Excellent
17 reviews

“Cozy vacation”

Reviewed 8 Jan 2017

We enjoyed our visit so much. The cabin was so cozy and comfortable. It was very clean and provided everything a person could want or need on vacation. We were impressed with how the decorations were so suited for the area. We really felt that we were staying in the Smokey Mountains. It was apparent that the owners put much thought and work into this place. We have already booked the cabin for another time.

Owner's reply: Thank you for your response. I hope that you come back and see us again. We strive to help our customers feel at home

“Our Winter Retreat”

Reviewed 27 Dec 2016

We've stayed at the Pine Ridge Retreat for the last three years and always found it to be a lovely home to rest our tired feet after long days of hiking. Nicely decorated, comfortable, and has everything we could want and then some. Owners are always there, should we need anything more.

Owner's reply: Thanks for returning to Pine Ridge Retreat!!! We strive to give the utmost comforts and amenities!! We want our customers to come back again and again to see all the improvements and updates we have accomplished year after year!!! Thanks for being such great customers!!!!

“Comfortable getaway”

Reviewed 15 Sep 2015

Located on a remote hilltop, the house is decorated with woodsy flair, giving a homey welcome. Beds are comfortable, the home is clean and lovingly prepared and the fire pit area is the most charming we've experienced. Having nearly everything we could need for a relaxing time away from urgency, phones, and internet, we enjoyed the quiet and the trees and the access to several local points of interest not too far away. Owner was very hospitable and friendly and interested in making sure we were happy during our stay.

Owner's reply: Paula, thank you so much for your commendable words😀. We get some of the most wonderful customers and hope that you will return to see us again here at Pine Ridge Retreat😄😄

“Very Nice!”

Reviewed 3 Aug 2015

Fantastic remote location with nice park, hikes, frisbee golf, small lake with beach, and small-boating a couple miles away. Host very helpful and next door. Plush bedding, lots of kitchen gear, great A/C, well manicured landscaping, etc etc. :)

Owner's reply: Thank you!! Hope you can come and visit us again in the future!


Reviewed 27 May 2015

I loved this ranch house , with all of the amenities of my own home. Beautifully decorated. Clean. Enough towels and washrags for 6 adults for three days. My nephew did not want to leave the fire pit area and I loved the deck area, so quiet , I sat out there and had my morning coffee and enjoyed nature. I will be back.

Owner's reply: I am so happy you enjoyed our place and much thanks for the bottle of wine 😀😀

“Spotless; warm & inviting!”

Reviewed 8 Sep 2014

Very close to Pike Lake, not far from Bainbridge or the amish stores and is a beautiful area! Hiking trails out your back door & a great firepit area with wood supplied! Home is well supplied, even beach towels! Tracie was so helpful if you should need anything & is just down the road! Love, love, love all the decorating & special touches. Also had lots of brochures, etc. for the area for things to do. Went to Serpent Mound, and all of the amish places on 41-easy to get to too! Don't try to find Cave Lake-you can't get in to it-long term camping! Wehn coming from Bainbridge, just look for big Pine Ridge Retreat sign. Took Tracie's recommendation for Paxton Restaurant's fried chicken-yummy and the place was very cute and CLEAN! As mentioned, Pine Ridge is spotless-she & her daughter are great cleaners!! Beds are cozy; the huge flat screen TV in the living room was awesome-watched some great movies!! All around awesome experience & can't wait to go back! Thanks Tracie-it was great!

Owner's reply: Thanks JUDY!!!

“Excellent Get Away”

Reviewed 17 Aug 2014

We had a wonderful stay at this home. The house was very clean and the owner was very kind hearted. We loved the fire pit out side & we were very thankful that the firewood was provided. The bed rooms had plenty of room & had very comfortable beds to sleep in. We definitely plan to come back.

Owner's reply: So glad you liked it. Hope to see you again!!!

“relaxing and quiet”

Reviewed 9 Jun 2014

Able to spend quality time with my husband , my expectant daughter and her husband.. Cookouts, wiener roasts, and hikes in the woods . how wonderful! I cannot say enough about the people of Bainbridge, no matter where we went, we were treated with kindness.

Owner's reply: I am so happy you enjoyed yourself. We do hope you return to see us here at Pine Ridge Retreat!!

“Great Family Time”

Reviewed 8 Aug 2012

Our family had a great time staying at the Pine Ridge Retreat. It was a great location (half way between our two groups) and the kids had fun at Pike Lake - fishing and swimming. Enjoyed Tecumseh and plenty of s'mores at the fire pit! Thanks ~ Tracie

Owner's reply: So happy that you had great time!! Come back to see all our newest updates!

“Pine Ridge Retreat”

Reviewed 30 Dec 2009

My dad and I had so much fun in this quiet little town - so peaceful. We would absolutely return in the June or July and do all the summer activities! Thanks so much Tracie and family :]

Owner's reply: Thanks guys. we hope you come back and visit us soon!!!

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Owner Supplied Testimonials

Mary Jane Severt, Josh, Keri, Lane & Elly Grimm.
Thanks for being our guardian angel this weekend This is a beautiful place. 10/7/07

Sue. Kansas City MO
What a wonderful setting - quiet and very peaceful. If I'm ever back in this part of Ohio I will stop again. Thanks to your husband for helping me get a fire going. I hope your dreams come true. 10/14/07

The Picketts.; (Nellie & Ray Monel & Zachary)
We really had a good time and a great stay. Tracy was very friendly & courteous and saw to our every need. Everything was great and everything we needed was supplied. We really enjoyed our stay and will be back next year, hopefully. Made some good friends also. 11/2/07

John, Stacy, Katlyn & Michael Pickett.
This was a wonderful stay. Tracy and her family are very special. I will surely stay here again. 11/2/07
Thanks for reserving with us again this year!!!! 11/4/2013

Glenn, Gail & Merrie Beth Scherff.
Tracy - Well... Greenbriar Ranch was every bit of the beauty and serenity I'd hoped it would be. We each enjoyed our specially themed rooms, the views from our windows and all the little amenities you so thoughtfully provided. And then the snow topped it all off as we woke up Friday morning to see it flaking down from the sky. I feel honored to be your first reservation! And am so happy that you've already had so many others to stay. You are a kind and gracious hostess going the extra mile! With every good wish. P.S. Thanks for the flowers and wine too!! 12/1/07

Bob and Nancy Tholen,
Had a great time. Beautiful cabin decor. 12/23/07

Eric & Penny Petersen West Alexandria, Ohio
Thank you so much for a great stay. We were able to enjoy the outdoors to the fullest. Your property is wonderful. While my husband and older boys were out turkey hunting early in the morning, the younger boys and I explored the woods. We loved skipping rocks in the pond, bouncing on fallen trees and searching for morel mushrooms. In the afternoons we enjoyed frisbee golf - tons! Thanks for providing the discs. We also went to Chillicothe and visited the Adena Museum (very interesting) and enjoyed lunch on the patio of the Old Canal Resturant. It was great. Thank you for providing such a comfortable place to stay. You provided everything we needed, down to the finest detail. Tracy, you were a great hostess. Thanks for the banana bread. The boys also, really enjoyed hanging out with your son. We had a wonderful family get away. Hopefully we get back next year. 4/23/08

The Broyles family.
Thank you for everything! We thought we would be roughing it in our house while we worked this weekend - no water or appliances. We really appreciated being able to come back to luxury every evening. We look forward to being neighbors! 8/10/08

Tomorrow and Paul.
Can't wait to come back! Love each room, especially the living room. 8/16/08

Kathy Turner, Hannah. Portsmouth, Ohio
Tracy, Thank you so much for everything!! I am sitting here Tuesday morning drinking my tea - enjoying the peaceful moment ( something us moms don't get often) and I'm thinking of all the love and care you have really put into your beautiful retreat - the little added extras you wouldn't see in the other local cabins. The real personal concern you have for your renters is something you don't see these days. We all thank you again and plan to be back again!! I hope great blessing for you and your family. 8/19/08

Mary Jane, Phil & Teresa Severt.
We had a wonderful time -again! It keeps getting better every year! 10/3-5/08

Gen & Shirley Knowes - Plano, Texas
Thanks so much for our stay at your "Ranch". What a peaceful place and beautiful setting - and dark! You really showed artistic ability in your decorating the cabin - the luxurious cabin. We enjoyed our stay so much. Thanks again. 10/26/08

Mike & Debbie Razoffi OH-7.
We had a wonderful time here - so peaceful & quiet & beautiful! We can't wait to come back this way. Thank you so much for your hospitality! 10/29/08

Jim & Joyce Reed - Kokomo, Indiana
We really enjoyed our stay at your "Lodge House"!
It was the first time in many years that didn't have to cook Thanksgiving Dinner, but we came to our daughter's to be with them at their cabin in the woods. We have enjoyed ourselves here in your nicely furnished place. Our other daughter joined us from Nashville, TN. and Kelsey and Drew. It was very peaceful here and lovely to look out at the woods and nature. It was a comfortable and relaxed "get-away". Thank you. 11/26-27/08

Kim Sanford, Hillsboro, Oh
A new year, a new beginning. We had a very nice time getting away from it all. Enjoyed the time spent with my 2 sons, my mom Jenny, my brother in from college Rick and my best friend Amber. We ate, we laughed, played cards, listened to music and just enjoyed the atmosphere, Tracy, here's to you and yours in the new year. "have one of the best yet!! Look forward to coming back. Thanks. 12/31/08 - 1/3/09

Jeff Peck and family, - Cambridge, OH - Jody & Fred McLauglin - Bellville, Oh
The cabin is everything we could dream it was and more. A family emergency brought us in from out of town, several of us from several towns with young children) and Tracy saw to it that we didn't have anything to worry about other than our own family needs. Thanks. This area is beautiful and we hope to come back to the cabin soon. Thanks. 3/8/09

Sam Handley - Cheshire, OH, Evan Kisor - Vinton County, OH, Annie & Jason Johnson - Vinton, OH, Kayla Jones - Bidwell, OH, Justin Kisor - Columbus, OH, Austin Casto - Vinton, OH
We loved this cabin, it was a good escape from home. This place is beautiful! Thank you so much for your kindness. We couldn't have hoped for a better vacation in the woods. We hope to come back and stay again. I love the way you decorated the cabin, it is beautiful, you are very creative. Thanks again for everything!! 3/13-15/09

Jeremiah Johnson, Vinton, OH
Thanks for being so nice and cooperative. we really like the serenity and location. We really liked sitting around the fire as well as the peace and quiet. This place was just what my friends & I were looking for. The six of us listened to music, played cards, and did a whole lot of lounging around. we made homemade pizza and had awesome big breakfasts. 3/13-15/09

Sadie Spencer (dog Terrier) Madison Spencer (dog Beagle) Toledo, OH
Hi & WOOF to everybody that reads this! From our point of view, this place is great! See, we're dogs from the city & our humans brought us here with them as a little getaway. We hiked in the woods and there was LOTS of interesting smells. The air was fresh and clean. We sunned ourselves on the deck and fell asleep since it was quiet and peaceful. The windows of the cottage were nice and low so we could look out anytime. We barked at some strange noises in the night. We'll try to get to know Tabby better next time but here human was very nice. Well, it's back to the city in the morning after a good rest in the King size bed! See Ya! 4/17-19/09

Jeff, Nancy Aaron, Mellissa, Tiaia, Tyler, Trevor Fuego
Thank you for a wonderful, peaceful weekend! We had a fantastic time. We enjoyed the fire pit and the deck. Thanks again. 5/23-25/09

Mike, Holly & Ellie Cincinnati, OH
We had a great relaxing weekend! The cabin was a perfect getaway. Our most exciting moment was spending 45 min. in the closet due to a tornado warning which reported that a tornado had been sighted by the Paint Creek Sate Park and was headed for Bainbridge. good fun! We enjoyed our time hanging out on the deck, barbecuing, and exploring the area. We look forward to coming back in the near future! 5/31/09

Tim, Stacie, Alyssa & Colby - Wahington State
Mark, Diane & Marky - Michigan
Henry & Nancy Weinerd - Rosewood, OH
We were very surprised when we opened the door. Every room is just great. So clean & organized. Decor is just great. We will tell our friends and recommend this home. 8/2/09

K.C., Joanne - Cincinnati, OH
Mike, Jill, Brad, Brian, Bryce, Harold & Marcia - Indy
Thanks! very nice place to stay in the woods of Ohio! We hiked, took photos for Christmas, popped popcorn at the campfire, played the Newlywed game, ate smores,ate a lot of food, picked on Jill, teased Jill, spied deer, heard a pileated woodpecker, star gazing (meteor shower!) drove to the bakery and country store on Saturday but alas it was closed, went to the Banbridge IGA, we saw Beaver damage, we saw horses, we ate cheesecake, Bryce received an education, and the autumn colors were spectacular!! 10/23-25/09

Howard, Judy & Brian Hespen - Clarkston, Michigan
We enjoyed our stay in your lovely cabin. We appreciate all the time you spent decorating each room. Our son, Brian, had fun walking the trails in the woods. Being a teenager, he also liked having his own TV. Our tow dogs, Bandit and Shadow, rallly like walkin in the woods with us. >as t might after the moon went down, the stars were beautiful in the sky. The popcorn and hot cocoa were yummy! Everything was truly comfortable and we felt right at home . We were able to have a special Thanksgiving with our family in Greenfield. Thank you so much. 11/25 - 28/09

Al & Madeline Gabor - Cleveland, OH & China
Mrs. Tracie
We had an awesome time here in Bainbridge and at your cabin. It is absolutely beautiful and we really enjoyed staying in it! I lived our evening walks and early morning walks as well- we never get a chance to do tat in Cleveland or China. Another good experience wast attempting to make a fire! Let's just say it wasn't exactly roaring. We did succeed in making a snowman thought! Well, we wanted to thank you for showing us around town on Monday - It was great getting the scoop on the best restaurants and bakery's! We loved our apple fritters and warm pretzel. Again thank you for making our Christmas vacation such a memorable one. We hope your plans for the future come true! P.S. Jazmin, I had so much fun playing with you - you are so sweet! 12/20-23/09

Brock Foody age 13 1/2 wrote this, Greenfield, OH
We had a great stay here at Pine Ridge. It was an awesome time!!!! We really loved the fireplace and also thank you Tracy for shoveling out the place and letting us go tubing with your children. we had a blast. 2/12-14/10

Gerald & Hilda Powas - WCH, OH
What a wonderful "Retreat". the location and serenity was wonderful. We enjoyed the fire pit and the deck for our morning coffee. It was , also, nice to have Tabby visit us -what a well behaved dog. Tracey - We hope your plans for the future expansion come true. best of luck to you and your family. 4/18-22/10

John & Susan Lee - Grove City, OH
Tracy, we really enjoyed coming to a new area.. would not have even known about this lovely cabin, if not for picking up your brochure at Rocky Creek Sate Park (2 years ago) leaned that sleeping in that lovely king size bed was way better than waking up on the ground. All the "group campers" were envious. We plan on returning to get out of the hustle & bustle of the city (away from all the gadgets) 5/31/10

McAfee's & Cambell's - Wooster, OH
We really enjoyed the place and the way it was decorated. Enjoyed the deer early in the mornings too! Thanks a bunch!! 7--10/10

Brian & Lisa Bailey
We really loved our stay here. The cabin is really cute and the fire pit under the fall leaves was the best! Thanks! 10/10/10

Tiga, Liz, Andy, Sydney & Trevor - Lagrange, OH
Thank you for our hospitality, we loved this little cabin! It was a great place to ring in the new year! May your family have many blessings in 2011!

The Fernung Family
Thank you for your hospitality. The cabin is awesome. We were all comfortable and had extra space. Perfect accommodations for a one night stay or a lengthy stay. we plan on making it back to spend more time. Thank you.

Bambi & Greg
Thanks for a peaceful retreat. We also felt the blessings of God.

Jim, Thomas, Jen, Hanna, Amy, Ryan and Holmes (dog)
Thank you so much! We loved the cabin, its beautiful! you and your family are so kind. We can't thank you enough. We all needed a vacation and you make that possible. Thanks 7/2011

The Dean Taylor Family - Ephrata, PA
Thank you so much for allowing our families to come together at this very special place! We loved this cabin and it's beautiful surroundings! We will always treasure our memories made at this special retreat! 8/9/11

Jnon -Tennessee
Nice place to stay, everything was what we expected. Wish the deer hunting had been better but all in all it was a good trip. back to TN we go. 11/5-10/11

The Antenucci's
We had a great weekend. Enjoyed the house, trails , fire pit and state park. Thank you for everything! 11/27/11

Mike & Beth
This is truly gods country. Thank you for letting it created for folks to kick -back and rest from the mess of life. The silence and darkness had been a healing for our mind, body and spirit. We can't express the amount of Love and appreciation shared within the walls of this cottage in the woods. 2/13/12