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Gorham's Bluff - Romantic 2 Bedroom House

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Plenty of room for a nice family dinner and relaxing by the gas log fireplace.


Last updated: 05/17/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Situated high above a fork of the Tennessee River in North East Alabama, the picturesque community of Gorham's Bluff is the perfect destination for those desiring a romantic and peaceful escape. Lovely and tranquil, this two beautifully decorated cottage was designed for relaxation. It is across the street from the bluff, and has TWO very private KING MASTER SUITES on opposite sides of the house. With pine floors and 10 ft. ceilings, it's perfect for a getaway weekend for one or two couples, or for a family with older children. Both suites feature king sized beds. If extra space is needed for children, there is a sleeper sofa in the living room.

The two baths feature slate tile floors, separate showers and double pedestal sinks. The front bath suite contains a claw foot tub and the back suite has a jetted whirlpool tub.

French doors in the rear suite open onto the deck. The fully equipped kitchen features stainless appliances, granite tile surfaces and all the gadgets -- blender, microwave, toaster, mixer and coffee maker. If you wish to leave the cooking to a chef, Gorham's Bluff Lodge is a 5 minute walk away, and serves wonderful gourmet meals in it's lovely dining room. (Advance reservations required.)

Suggested activities:

Considering an afternoon stroll? Wander down the tree and flower lined streets and along the bluff. Venture down down to a small waterfall and enjoy the sound of splashing water hitting the rocks.

Take in the phenomenal view behind the Lodge, or bring your fishing tackle and wet a hook in the one of the small lakes, or enjoy a dip in the neighborhood pool.

Outside the community of Gorham's Bluff, many attractions are just a short drive away. Explore the nearby Pisgah Gorge in Pisgah, DeSoto Falls and Little River Canyon, near Mentone, Russell Cave National Monument near Bridgeport, Buck's Pocket State Park and the Bald Eagle colony at Lake Guntersville near Guntersville. Other area attractions are the Sauta Bat Cave, the Walls of Jericho, and don't forget the Tennessee Aquarium just up the road in Chattanooga.

After the day's activities, have a long soak in the back master suite's whirlpool tub, or in the romantic claw foot tub contained in the front master suite.

Enjoy sleeping late the following morning in our roomy king sized beds with pillow topped mattresses, feather bed toppers and 100% cotton sheets.

Easily reached from Birmingham, Chattanooga, Atlanta or Huntsville, this cottage is perfect for a month, a week, or just a weekend.

We do ask that our guests respect the serene atmosphere of the neighborhood and refrain from loud conduct which might disturb our neighbors.
No pets allowed.

We look forward to speaking with you, and do our best to fulfill any special requests to ensure that your stay is pleasant and comfortable.

Check out the comments from our on site guest book:

April 2014
'Thanks once again for sharing your beautiful home with our family. We love your house, we love Gorham's, the guys love the fishing. Perfect getaway for us.'

March 2014
'We had a wonderful time in this lovely cottage! We will definitely be back and will tell all of our friends and family about what a hidden gem this location is! Thank you for sharing such a beautiful home. God Bless.'

October 2013
'Thank you for sharing your beautiful home. We love the artwork, photography, the light in the house, and the relaxing clean color scheme. What a relaxing weekend!'

February 2010:
'What a dreamy place to be for a snowy Valentine's weekend. We were so very pleasantly surprised with the entire setting, and we have chosen your house as the best in the neighborhood. We felt welcome from the moment we opened your front door. Thanks for an amazingly peaceful time.'

'What a great place! Truly exceeded my expectations. We already want a return visit! The snow that came added to the ambiance. Not one thing to not love about your place! The collections of books, music, movies, were fabulous. Enjoyed the kitchen and having everything you needed.'

January 2010:
'Who knew that Gorham's Bluff was a piece of Heaven on earth? These beds are wonderful -- especially after a long day on the slopes in Mentone. We haven't even left and I can't wait to come back!'

November 2009:
This was our second trip to Gorham's Bluff and our first to this spectacular home -- but it won't be our last! We love everything about this house, and you guys should be so proud of every square inch, every detail. It was such a peaceful relaxing weekend, riding bikes, napping, watching movies (great selection)walking, sitting on the front porch.'

More on site guest book quotes:

'Spent Mother's Day week-end here May, 2008. We had so much fun riding bikes and just visiting. Thanks for sharing your beautiful place with us.'

'Had a wonderful time! The beds are to die for!'

'We had so much fun! The house and community are perfect for a relaxing getaway.'

'The house is so wonderful. The calm and serenity of Gorham's BLuff was absolutely heaven-sent. We loved every minute.'

'Oh my my! What a house! And the beds - love, love them. (Quicksand.) We had an amazing time.'

'We had so much fun hanging out by the pool, fishing, riding bikes, sleeping in the fabulous beds, and even riding over to Chattanooga. We enjoyed the beautiful house and community.'

'What a beautiful home and peaceful setting. What a wonderful weekend...'

'We had the most perfect weekend! We spent Saturday afternoon by the pool sunning and Saturday evening by the bluff watching the sunset. We left with renewed friendship and a peaceful heart.'

'We thoroughly enjoyed your home. It was perfect in every way. We might have to keep this secret to ourselves so we can come again. We definitely plan to return.'

'We were here for a wedding, and loved your delightful house. We have such good family memories here now.'

'Loved it here! Like a best kept secret. We appreciate the hospitality and all the 'extras' you offered. More than enough was accommodated!'

'My mother and I had a wonderful visit to Gorham's Bluff. The Burns Cottage is fabulous with all the conveniences and luxuries. We look forward to a return visit.”

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Absolutely no pets allowed. ...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    A wide selection of dvd's...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Gorham's Bluff as a neighborhood sits on a bluff. Our house is across the street from the bluff. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    There is a fitness room at the visitor's center. ...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Two car parking in driveway only. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker:

    Drip coffee maker. ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Stainless appliances. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster


  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles available for borrowing at the visitor's center 3 blocks away. Guests are responsible for returning any borrowed equipment. ...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    A large deck, accessible from both the living room and the back master bedroom has a table and seating outside. ...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool
  • Jetted Tub:

    Jetted tub in back master bathroom. ...moreless



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  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 7%


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Last updated: 05/17/2015
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57 Miles
Nearest Airport
Chattanooga, TN

Car: Necessary


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: We chose to build our vacation home at Gorham's Bluff because we love the tranquility and quiet that this location offers. We hope that you will enjoy it as well.

Why the Owner Chose Pisgah:
Gorham's Bluff is a peaceful location, and that's one of the reasons we built our cottage here. It's also close to so many other wonderful areas such as Little River Canyon, Desoto Falls and Guntersville Lake and the eagle colony there. We love spending time here.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
While we were planning the house, our architect, Christopher Sides, who is well acquainted with Gorham's Bluff, managed to capture the serenity we envisioned in the dwelling itself. Our builder, Tim Evans, also was able to steer us in the right direction with materials that lent themselves to the same atmosphere of tranquility. We chose furnishings that are comfortable and pleasing to the eye, so that our guests will leave refreshed and relaxed.

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  • Plenty of room for a nice family dinner and relaxing by the gas log fireplace.

    Plenty of room for a nice family dinner and relaxing by the gas log fireplace.

  • Front Door looking toward kitchen

    Front Door looking toward kitchen

  • Rear Master Bedroom

    Rear Master Bedroom

  • Serene Front Master Bath

    Serene Front Master Bath

  • The view behind Gorham's Bluff Lodge

    The view behind Gorham's Bluff Lodge

  • Front of cottage

    Front of cottage

  • Living, Dining, Kitchen

    Living, Dining, Kitchen

  • Back master bedroom looking toward bath

    Back master bedroom looking toward bath

  • Front of cottage in winter.

    Front of cottage in winter.

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Date last modified - Friday, May 29, 2015

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