The Sheriff's House was constructed in 1904 in a dramatic renovation of the old 1850's Lawrence County Jail, using massive blocks of local Dark Hollow limestone.Weather permitting, you can enjoy your delicious breakfast out on the porch.
Tower Room in Bedford
Hosted by Rowena
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2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Our "castle" is the former Lawrence County Jail and Sheriff's Residence in Bedford, about 40 miles south of Bloomington and an hour from French Lick. The Tower Room has a comfortable queen-sized bed, private bath, and interesting original art.

Wireless Internet
Free parking on premises

Extra people No Charge
Weekly Discount: 33%
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Safety features
Smoke detector
Carbon monoxide detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

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Rachel User Profile
October 2017
Staying at the Sherriff’s House B&B was an absolute delight! Rowena was a delightful and engaging hostess. Her breakfasts were amazing! The room was spotless and the private bathroom was a plus. The tour of the old jail behind the house was a great end to a relaxing weekend g…

Dani User Profile
October 2017
Rowena is a such a delightful host!! She cooked us the most amazing and extravagant breakfast! We felt so spoiled. We are both gluten free and I am lactose intolerant and she went out of her way to bake us gluten free/dairy free muffins. So sweet!

Ron User Profile
September 2017
Really a joy to stay here. Respectful and personal. Architecture very interesting and comfortable. Loved the breakfasts, a different experience each morning. However Rowena and Reza will accomodate whatever your taste. If you have time, recommend getting to know your hosts. …

Donna User Profile
September 2017
This was my second stay. I felt like I was coming back to visit a friend. Rowena gave me a tour of the old jail which was so interesting. She goes the extra mile to make her guest feel welcome. Thank you so much.

Donna User Profile
August 2017
I had such an enjoyable stay. Rowena is an excellent host. The house is beautiful, clean and historic. This is a great place to stay in bBedford.

Donna User Profile
August 2017
This is such a unique experience. The residence is beautiful. The hosts are welcoming. Breakfast was wonderful. Highly recommended if you find yourself in Bedford.

Peggy User Profile
June 2017
Rowena is a great cook with the most pleasant personality. This is the most comfortable BnB I have ever stayed in. You will appreciate all the little extras, she has thought of everything. You even get a historical tour. Couldn't have asked for more. I will be looking forward to …

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Bedford, Indiana, United StatesJoined in September 2014
Rowena User ProfileRowena is a superhost.
I am a retired Foreign Service Officer. During my career I served in Germany, three countries in Africa, Georgia (the former Soviet republic, not the state), and Washington, D.C. I live with my husband Reza and our cat, Mr. Fuzz, in the former Lawrence County Jail and Sheriff's H…
Languages: Deutsch, Français
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour

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