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Vacation Rental Home in Beautiful Crossville, Tennessee

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'Winter Storm' cottage was 1 of 250 built during Pres. Roosevelt's 'New Deal'

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The house (Winter Storm) is located in the Cumberland Homestead National Historic District built during the Great Depression during Franklin D. Roosevelt's presidency. The housing project was a hands-on training project to retrain people and put them back to work. It has three bedrooms, living room/dining area, kitchen and 1 bath. It is made of field stone and has the original hardwood floors. A pond on the premises offer relaxation and fishing. The home is located one mile from Cumberland Mountain State Park. The park has an excellent restaurant and Olympic size swimming pool. My childhood family home (Summer Breeze) is next door and also available for rent. Both cottages are original Cumberland Homestead houses in the National Historic District. Please email me at owings_m@bellsouth.net or call 865-354-0874 to verify availability.

Other attractions within one to two hour drive: Knoxville Art Museum, Home of Alvin York (WWI Veteran & Hero); Birthplace of Cordell Hull, U.S. Secretary of State; Pickett State Park; Big South Fork Recreational Area; Rugby (Historic English Utopian Settlement; Highland Manor and Stonehaus Wineries; Prisoner of War Camp Museum; Mennonite Community at Muddy Pond; American Museum of Science & Energy; Fall Creek Falls State Park; Grand Ole Opry at Nashville; Great Smoky Mountains National Park; Dollywood Theme Park; Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge, The Hermitage (President Andrew Jackson home; Chattanooga Aquarium; Chattanooga Choo-Choo; Lookout Mountain & Rock City; Chickamauga National Civil War Battlefield; Ruby Falls; The Lost Sea (underground lake and cave); Rhea County Courthouse (Evolution Trial Drama); Cumberland County Playhouse; Occoe River (white water rafting) Star of Knoxville Boat Cruise; Museum of Appalachia.

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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

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

    adults and adults with children...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 9-10

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • One mile from Cumberland Mountain State Park and Restaurant. Park offers swimming, boating, golf, hiking, tennis. Located in National Historic District 1 1/2 miles to Hwy. 127, 3 miles to Hwy. 101, 8 miles to I-40 Interstate, 5 miles to Crossville, TN, and to hospital ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    sun porch with card table, four chairs....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    central HVAC...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    central HVAC...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    queen size sleeper couch...moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates quoted are for two people. Add $11.00 per night for each individual over 12 years of age. Taxes and clean up fee are included.

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Location

100 Miles
Nearest Airport
Nashville
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Crossville
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Bear Trace at Cumberland Mountain State Park
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 127
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cumberland Mountain State Park
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
Pool at Cumberland Mtn. State Park

Car: Necessary

The cottage at Tennessee Plateau Vacations is located on Pigeon Ridge Road which connects Hwy. 101 and Hwy. 127 in Crossville, TN. It is on mile from Cumberland Mountain State Park, near 12 golf courses, and an easy drive to Cumberland County Playhouse (live theatre).

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: I grew up in Crossville, Tennessee and have loved this area all my life. My childhood home was part of the Cumberland Homestead National Historic District. I wish to share this little bit of heaven with others. I attended school 12 years in the school built by the CCC (Civilian Conservation Corp) and men from the families chosen to live in the Cumberland Homestead project. I played in the Cumberland Mountain Park that was built by the CCC for the recreation of the residents of the project. The park was turned over to the State of Tennessee when the houses were sold during Harry Truman's presidency. The project was the forerunner of public housing. Later, my career was that of Executive Director of a public housing apartment rental complex. I felt I had come full circle. I enjoy people, and my retirement plan was to open a bed and breakfast in the area I call 'home.' However, most people prefer just the standard vacation rental because they are anxious to get to the many events and beautiful places that area has to offer.

Why the Owner Chose Crossville:
I bought this house because it is next door to the house I grew up in. Both houses are located in a National Historic District on the Cumberland Plateau in Crossville, Tennessee. Both are available for vacation rental. They are only two of the two hundred and fifty homes built during the Great Depression to teach new skills to out-of-work miners and farmers during Franklin Roosevelt's presidency. These men also built schools and churches in the community. A park built for the community later became Cumberland Mountain State Park. The park is one mile from the vacation home. Many government agencies assisted in the training program. There are two museums in the Historic District to tell the story of these people who were part of the 'Greatest Generation.'

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
I enjoy getting away from the stress of our world today, and slipping back to a simpler place in time. It is a place to just slow down, to appreciate nature, and get back in touch with one's self and what is important in life. There is ample wildlife, a pond for fishing, camping, or star gazing. However, it is only a short drive (five miles) into the town of Crossville, TN which has evolved from a farming community to a tourist mecca. The State Park (1 mile away) offers an olympic size swimming pool, hiking, fishing, boating, and an excellent restaurant. Bear Trace Golf Course is two miles away. Crossville is known as 'The Golf Capital of Tennesse, boasting a total of 12 golf courses. There are shops, outlet mall, restaurants, a community playhouse known worldwide, a ten movie theatre. Country music is appreciated at many local restaurant/bars. It is a small town with a big city attitude. Twelve golf courses nearby offer recreation and dining. The outlet mall and local antique shops offer plenty of shopping opportunities. There many area attractions for 'day trips' and the landscape you will enjoy getting to those points is beautiful. There are many waterfalls in the area you will enjoy visiting. There are many restaurants and grocery stores in town. If there are health concerns, the hospital is only ten minutes away.


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  • 'Winter Storm' cottage was 1 of 250 built during Pres. Roosevelt's 'New Deal'

    'Winter Storm' cottage was 1 of 250 built during Pres. Roosevelt's 'New Deal'

  • Living Room (Queen Sleeper)

    Living Room (Queen Sleeper)

  • Master Bedroom (King Bed)

    Master Bedroom (King Bed)

  • Upstairs Bedroom

    Upstairs Bedroom

  • On site mountain views at Tennessee Plateau Vacations

    On site mountain views at Tennessee Plateau Vacations

  • Pond for daydreaming

    Pond for daydreaming

  • Farm fields and Autumn leaves

    Farm fields and Autumn leaves

  • One mile to walking trail at Cumberland Mtn. State Park

    One mile to walking trail at Cumberland Mtn. State Park

  • Homesteads Apple Festival is every Sept, art-crafts-food-fun! Don't miss it!

    Homesteads Apple Festival is every Sept, art-crafts-food-fun! Don't miss it!

  • Fall Creek Falls State Park is only a 30 mile drive

    Fall Creek Falls State Park is only a 30 mile drive

  • Genealogy searches start here,  new library with computer lab is behind it

    Genealogy searches start here, new library with computer lab is behind it

  • Crossville is the'Golf Capitol' of Tennessee, 12 golf courses in the  area

    Crossville is the'Golf Capitol' of Tennessee, 12 golf courses in the area

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Upstairs Bedroom (3 twin beds)

    Upstairs Bedroom (3 twin beds)

  • Upstairs Bedroom (full bed)

    Upstairs Bedroom (full bed)

  • The pond at Tennessee Plateau Vacations

    The pond at Tennessee Plateau Vacations

  • Cumberland Homestead Tower Museum tells the story of the historic district

    Cumberland Homestead Tower Museum tells the story of the historic district

  • One mile from Cumberland Mtn. State Park  bridge built by the CCC in 1930's

    One mile from Cumberland Mtn. State Park bridge built by the CCC in 1930's

  • Ozone Falls, part of Cumberland Mountain State Park and only a 15 
mile drive

    Ozone Falls, part of Cumberland Mountain State Park and only a 15 mile drive

  • Hwy. 127 yard sale is first weekend in August each year,640 miles of treasures

    Hwy. 127 yard sale is first weekend in August each year,640 miles of treasures

  • Cumberland County Playhouse (live theater) no visit is complete without it!

    Cumberland County Playhouse (live theater) no visit is complete without it!

  • The Homestead Crabtree House Museum is across road tickets at Tower museum

    The Homestead Crabtree House Museum is across road tickets at Tower museum

  • Palace Theater on Main Street offers live entertainment. Check schedule online

    Palace Theater on Main Street offers live entertainment. Check schedule online

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within a few days
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 07/28/2015
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