Cabin in the Orchard

2230 Irish Ridge Road, Philo, Ohio 43771
Innkeeper(s): Bill & Vicky Thomas
  • Introduction

    Cabin in the Orchard Bed & Breakfast front of inn

    Rest, relax and enjoy your privacy as you stay in this two bedroom, two bath, fully furnished luxury log cabin on a working orchard and vineyard. Stay by yourself or share it with friends. Our amenities include a hot tub, fireplace, gas grill on the patio, large porch overlooking our pond, orchard and vineyard, porch swing,CD player,TV/VCR/DVD, satellite tv with local channels, soaker tub, oversized shower and central air conditioning.

    Breakfast food will be provided for you to cook as you wish, but please bring your own food to prepare lunch and dinner either in the spacious kitchen or outside on the gas grill.

    We were gladly voted #2 Best Romantic Inn" in Country Living Magazine.

  • Insider's Info

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Bill and Vicky Thomas for sharing their own secrets with!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Travelers stay at our inn for weekend getaways, while visiting The Wilds and other tourist events in area, meeting with family & friends, birthday, anniversaries, etc.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    Our cabin provides customers with a unique Home Away From Home on a working orchard/vineyard. We provide a private luxury getaway from normal hustle of every day life.
    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    The Wilds, Longaberger Basket Factory, Potteries and Antiques are several reasons to visit.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    Customers have said we are a quality clean cabin that provides for all their needs.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    The best kept secret is the beautiful hilly country.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Shop in Zanesville, large artist colony, Dresden Shopping, The Wilds, Potteries, and antiques, Longaberger Basket Factory, 2 state parks, golfing,etc.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    No, Just hiking our 60 acres.

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    Adornettos Pizza, Olde Falls Inn, and Market House Restaurant are our favorites.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    Zanesville/Muskingum County Website is a good reference.

  • The Thomas Family Orchard

    Cabin in the Orchard Bed & Breakfast apples

    The Thomas Family Orchard is located six miles south of Zanesville, Ohio, on State Route #555 directly behind Stovertown.

    The Orchard was planted in the 1930s by Dalton Swingle. As a young boy, Bill helped Mr. Swingle harvest his produce. Mr. Swingle maintained ownership of the orchard until Bill and Vicky purchased it in 1972. The original orchard consisted of old standard apple and peach tress.

    Today The Orchard consists of 26 different varieties of apples (approximately 400 trees), peaches, seedless table grapes, plums and blueberries. Fresh cider is available at The Orchard from the middle of September until Christmas most years.

    Our Harvest Seasons

    • June and July: Blueberries
    • July and August: Peaches
    • July to October: Apples
    • August and September: Grapes, plums and blackberries
  • Attractions

    Cabin in the Orchard Bed & Breakfast jacuzzi

    Activities During Your Stay

    • Longberger Homestead
    • Dresden Shops
    • Dillon State Park
    • Blue Rock State Park
    • EagleSticks Golf Club
    • Crystal Springs Golf Club
    • Vista View Golf Course
    • The World Famous Y-Bridge
  • Directions

    From the North

    1. I-77 S to I-70 W
    2. Exit 155 to St. Rt. 60 S to St. Rt. 555 S
    3. 6 miles to Irish Ridge Road
    4. 1 mile on right

    From the South

    1. I-77 N to I-70 W
    2. Exit 155 to St. Rt. 60 S to St. Rt. 555 S
    3. 6 miles to Irish Ridge Road
    4. 1 mile on right

    From the East

    1. I-70 W
    2. Exit 155 to St. Rt. 60 S to St. Rt. 555 S
    3. 6 miles to Irish Ridge Road
    4. 1 mile on right

    From the West

    1. I-70 E
    2. Exit 155 to St. Rt. 60 S to St. Rt. 555 S
    3. 6 miles to Irish Ridge Road
    4. 1 mile on right