Amenities and Attractions

Cozy Cabin living area, patio door to deck

Fully equipped kitchen

Relax in the double recliner couch

Large bath with shower

Washer and dryer, iron and board

Deck with table, chairs, gas grill

Fire pit, grill and picnic table

Porch with table and 2 chairs

Sledding on the hillside

The Cottage

The Cabin
  • 20 X 30 ft Log cabin, with 6 ft porch, 10 X 16 ft deck
  • Private bedroom, queen bed
  • Loft bedroom, queen bed
  • Full bath with shower
  • Deck with gas grill, table, chairs
  • Gas Franklin Stove
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens, towels, paper towels furnished
  • City water safe for drinking, making coffee
  • Washer and dryer
  • Fully equipped kitchen, stove, oven, fridge
  • Microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, dishes, pots and pans
  • Microwave popcorn, coffee, filters and tea provided 
  • Free WiFi
  • Smart TV, a selection of hunting and wholesome DVDs. 
  • Verizon cell phone reception, most times :-)  AT&T on top of the ridge
  • Outdoor fire pit with grill, picnic table, firewood provided
  • Well trained pets, $40 per stay per pet
  • PLEASE DO NOT BRING ATVs to our property
  • No hot tub.
  • Birding - We have a bird book a the cabin and a list of 22 birds seen in one weekend. (List below)


The Cottage has the same amenities, but all beds (1 queen, 4 twin) are in the loft.  Large porch with gas grill, table and chairs.

The Hideaway is a 5 bedroom house, with an upper and a lower floor.  

  • 4 bedrooms with queen beds, 1 room with 2 sets of bunk beds
  • 2 full baths, 1 with tub/shower, 1 with shower
  • Gas grill, fire ring and fire wood
  • AC, washer/dryer
  • Full kitchen, fridge, microwave, stove, dishwasher, toaster oven, Mr. Coffee/filters/coffee
  • Dishes, pots, pans, utensils 
  • Linens, towels, washcloths
  • WiFi, two 55 inch TVs, DVD players
  • No cell phone service.  We use wifi calling on our phones.  Texting when you connect to WiFi 
  • Porch swing, lots of chairs on porches
  • Well trained pets $40/pet/stay

Antler Ridge Policies

Check in 4 PM, check out 12 PM (11 AM at the Hideaway), unless other arrangements are made. Just ask, we are flexible.

No smoking in cabin. Well trained pets  $40/pet/stay

An advance payment equal to 30% of the rental rate is required when reservation is made. We accept check, Visa, MC, CashApp, Venmo and PayPal.  Balance of rent is due 14 days prior to arrival.  

In lieu of a security deposit, we will require a credit card number when you reserve. No charge will be made to your credit card with regard to damage provided the following provisions are met:

1. No damage is done to cabin or its contents, beyond normal wear and tear.

2. All soiled dishes are washed.  It would be nice if you start a load of laundry.

3. Garbage bags should be placed in large container outside or the box by the road.

4. No items are lost or damaged.

5. Cabin is locked upon your departure.

6. There is no evidence of smoking inside cabin.

Rates subject to change without notice.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Reservations for cabin rental that are cancelled more than two weeks prior to your stay, will receive a full refund. Cancellations less than two weeks, but more than three days prior to the reservation will receive a 50% refund. All credit card cancellations are subject to a 5% Cancellation fee or $50 whichever is greater.  We will be reasonable with refunds if we can rent the cabin for the time you had reserved.

Nearby attractions:  

The Twin City Opera House, The Ohio Valley Opry every third Sat. Summer programs each weekend 

Covered Bridges, one very close to the cabin

Locks and Dams on Muskingum River

Many interesting shops in McConnelsville

The Stockport Mill Inn and Restaurant 

Hickory Ridge

Burr Oak State Park and Lodge (30 minutes)

Historic Marietta on the Ohio River

The Wilds (35 miles, 40 minutes)

AEP Recreation Lands

Big Musky Bucket at Miner's Memorial Park

Ohio University, Athens, 30 minutes

Hocking Hills is about an hour from our cabins.


Amish community, wood crafts, baskets, baked goods, maple syrup, jams, soaps

Chesterhill Produce Auction, Mondays and Thursdays 4 PM (summer)

JoAd Specialty Market, meats, cheese, bulk foods, Nature's Sunshine products - McConnelsville

Boon Docks Restaurant, McConnelsville

Maxwell's Hunting & Fishing, McConnelsville

Civil War Enactment Days, second weekend in July, McConnelsville

Morgan County Fairgrounds, 9 hole golf course

The Living Word Outdoor Drama, Cambridge OH (65 miles 1 hr 15 min)

Birds seen at Antler Ridge April 7-9, 2017

Towhee, male & female                                 Turkey Vulture                                 Canada Goose

Eastern meadowlark, male & female             Eastern Phoebe                              Red-bellied Woodpecker

Bluebird                                                          Robin                                              Winter Wren

Gold Finch                                                      Chickadee (Carolina)                      Cowbird

Blue Jay                                                          Red Tailed Hawk                            Tufted Titmouse

Cardinal                                                          Brown Thrasher                             Yellow Shafted Flicker

Crow                                                               Red Winged Blackbird

Starling                                                           Field Sparrow

Birds seen April 30, 2018

at Antler Ridge (30)

Mourning dove                                          Redwing blackbird                                Common grackle                                       Song sparrow                                            Starling                                                 American goldfinch
Cooper's hawk                                           Red-tailed hawk                                   Black vulture
Turkey vulture                                            Northern Cardinal                                Eastern bluebird
Red-bellied woodpecker                            Scarlet tanager                                    Rose-breasted grosbeak
Blue-gray gnatcatcher                               Carolina wren                                       Chipping sparrow
Eastern wood pewee                                 Yellow-throated vireo                            Robin
Brown thrasher                                          Brown-headed cowbird                        Tufted titmouse
Eastern towhee                                         Chickadee                                             Blue jay
Chimney swift                                            Yellow warbler                                       Eastern kingbird

Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, 

and I will give you rest.  Matt 11:28