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Unique, Executive, Rustic, Gated Home on 4 Private Acres

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Last updated: 09/03/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Chattanooga house description

Wow! Is how you will feel as you pull up to our gated home. If you enjoy bird watching and wildlife viewing (we see lots of bunnies, squirrels, deer, fox and turkeys) and can appreciate a rustic home this IS the perfect vacation home for you and your family. Over the 4 manicured acres you will find lots of photo opportunities from the unique bird houses and potting shed handmade from old salvaged architectural pieces, an herb garden, wishing well, a fabulous in ground swimming pool, cabana with hot tub surrounded by tropical plants such as banana trees, cannas, and elephant ears, the pool/hot tub area has a half bath, and a screened in eating area with a table and chairs. Around back there is a large timber tech deck with an outdoor cooking area equipped with gas grill and screened in living area, roast marshmallows on the outdoor fire pit table or laydown on the double chaise lounger looking up at the stars. Apple, fig and cork screw pussy willows are just some of the trees you will find. There is large playground for the kiddos which includes 2 slides, 2 swings, rock climbing and rope. The front yard is fairly flat and great for a family game of football or soccer. The front porch is welcoming with a swing and rocking chairs. Cedar siding and cedar shank roof give our home the cabin feel.

As you walk into the front door you will discover 14-foot vaulted ceilings with exposed wood beams in the great room boasting oak pegged hardwood floors and a stacked stone wood burning fireplace. A great place to unwind with a glass of wine after a day of seeing all the fun and excitement that Chattanooga and the surrounding area has to offer. Be lazy on the couch searching over 250 channels of Direct TV on a 42' flat screen TV that includes the NFL Sunday Ticket and premium movie channels.

The great room opens to a chefs dream kitchen with plenty of granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances including a flat top stainless stove. Here you will find an abundance of space to cook and entertain with tons of cabinets and drawers filled with all of the cooking necessities. Easy cleaning with a double deep stainless sink and dishwasher overlooking the outdoor cooking area. The dining room area features a handmade aged pine dining room table sure to fit the whole family with a bench on one side and 5 chairs around.

Off of the great room/ kitchen/dining room the french doors open up to an outdoor living space. Relax in the comfort of one of the screened in areas on pottery barn cuddle couches. A GREAT place to sip on your morning coffee, bird watch or flip on the flat screen TV. For those cool spring and fall nights where the stars are abundant turn on the copper heater to warm up.

As you walk down the hall will see no details have been spared. Vintage pine corbels and bookcase with ladder greet you as you walk down the hallway to the rest of the home. Down that hallway you will find a full bath, pantry, and laundry area fully equipped with front end loader washer and dryer.

A stacked stone gas fireplace and sea grass furniture welcome you into the den. Let your creativity go wild in this brightly colored our antique piano or pluck on the guitar. Off of the den you will find the sunroom a peaceful place to read a book, catch up on emails or facebook on the nations highest speed internet. The sunroom overlooks the outdoor courtyard area that leads to the potting shed made from old salvaged architectural pieces and herb garden full of our favorite's lemon mint, basil, oregano, tyme, rosemary, and dill.

French doors will lead you from the sunroom into the 'dinosaur room' my son's favorite! Here you will find the kids room with two twin beds. Already stocked with kids favorite reads, toys and tv. This room is a hit for 'kids' all ages. On the other side of the room an old barn door takes you to a full bath featuring travertine tile throughout and another old barn door.

Off of the other end of the den you will find the master suite. Spa like in every aspect from the smells of lavender and eucalyptus to hardwoods under your feet and above you with a tongue and groove vaulted ceiling...this is our personal oasis. Oversized travertine tiles in the master bath with a large soaking tub, handmade vanity with his and her sinks. Settle down on the pillow top king size bed and hope for a rainy night during your stay. The sound of the rain coming off the cedar shingle roof will make for a romantic evening.

As you walk upstairs you be able to tell you are in the original part of the 'cabin' built in the 1940's with the old hardwood floors. The first bedroom is filled with my grandmom's antique furniture with a double bed, 2 dressers, vanity, trunk, desk and flat screen tv. The second bedroom has my husband uncle's antique double bed. There is a full bathroom upstairs that has been completely remodeled with travertine tiled shower, handmade wood vanity and concrete vanity top.

As you walk downstairs in the basement there is a hidden door our 'wine' room. In the carpeted downstairs there is a queen bed on one side and play area with sofa, games and TV on the other and a full bathroom.

This home is by far the best ever to play hide and seek. Inside there are tons of closets/hiding places (2 in every room) and outside with the barn, shed, screened in rooms the layout of this home makes it so much fun with kids.

We also own The River Inn Events a great place on the Tennessee River to have a rehearsal dinner, wedding reception, birthday party, or any special event. Ask about our special if you book both our home and event venue.

Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 10-12

              Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom


              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable


              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Horseback Riding
              • Miniature Golf
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Walking
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Basketball Court
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Hiking
              • Hunting
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Racquetball
              • Rafting
              • Rock Climbing
              • Roller Blading
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Water Skiing
              • Whitewater Rafting


              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 10 people


              • Air Conditioning
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Covered Parking
              • Garage
              • Gas Fireplace
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided
              • Parking Off Street
              • Washing Machine
              • Wireless Internet
              • Wood Fireplace


              • Coffee Maker
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Microwave
              • Oven
              • Refrigerator
              • Stove
              • Toaster


              • Deck / Patio
              • Outdoor Grill

              Payment Type

              • Amex
              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              Pool / Spa

              • Hot Tub
              • Private Pool
              • Jetted Tub


              Write a review 4.9
              from 11 traveler reviews
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              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
              • Cleaning Fee $150
              • Tax Rate 8%

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              Last updated: 09/03/2014
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              16.5 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport
              2.5 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              El Matador
              3 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Honors Course
              2.5 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Interstate 75
              2.5 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Cracker Barrel

              Car: Recommended

              Convenience and privacy the best of both worlds! Our White Oak Mountain home is centrally located between Chattanooga and the Ocoee. This gated home is located four minutes to I-75 and under 10 minutes to the new Volkswagen/Enterprise South. This property is about 20 miles from the Tennessee Aquarium, IMAX 3-D Theater, Children's Discovery and Hunter Art Museums, Riverpark, Rock City, Ruby Falls, and a lots of awesome restaurants in downtown Chattanooga. It is about 20 miles to the Ocoee River home of the 1996 Olympic White Water Rafting competition, where you will enjoy whitewater rafting, kayaking, paddling, etc. One of Tennessee's largest shopping mall's Hamilton Place is a short 10 minute drive. The BI-LO Grocery, Wal-Mart, and Walgreens are located within 4 miles of this property. The Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport is 15 miles. Atlanta, Nashville and Knoxville are each about a 2 hour drive.


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2008

              About the owner: We grew up in Hixson, TN on the other side of Chattanooga. We met in high school at our alma mater Hixson High School. We relocated to various cities in South Carolina for our jobs. After having our son in 2008 we wanted to move back to Chattanooga to be closer to family and so our son could grow up in one of the best cities for kids. Circumstances have it that we bought a business in Scottsboro, AL and bounce back in forth from Chattanooga and Scottsboro. We absolutely love the uniqueness of this house and the Ooltewah area so we wanted to make it available to share with other folks when we can't be there. We also own The River Inn Events a great place on the Tennessee River to have a rehearsal dinner, wedding reception, birthday party, or any special event. Ask about our special if you book both our home and event venue.

              Why the Owner Chose Chattanooga:
              When we drove up to this home we knew that this was the house for us. We wanted something rustic and welcoming yet with modern conveniences. I always wanted to live in a home that had 'my grandmom's house' comfy feeling, full of antiques and neat cubbies and hiding area's and you will see there are plenty of these. When we saw the bird houses and potting shed made with the salvaged architectural pieces, and the GREAT room where we LIVE when we are here to the spa like feeling in the master suite we fell in love with this house. It is a great home to entertain in and spend family time making memories. We hope that you enjoy the uniqueness and personality of this home just as much as we do while you are visiting.

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              • Back of the home

                Back of the home

              • Screened in living area

                Screened in living area

              • Front on the home

                Front on the home

              • front walk way

                front walk way

              • potting shed

                potting shed

              • Great room...wood burning fireplace

                Great room...wood burning fireplace

              • Den


              • Entrance to master bath

                Entrance to master bath

              • Dinosaur room- 2 twin beds

                Dinosaur room- 2 twin beds

              • upstairs bdr 2- full size bed

                upstairs bdr 2- full size bed

              • .


              • Courtyard


              • Back deck

                Back deck

              • Pool area

                Pool area

              • front of home from the left

                front of home from the left

              • potting shed/herb garden

                potting shed/herb garden

              • Great room

                Great room

              • Kitchen


              • Master Bedroom- King bed

                Master Bedroom- King bed

              • Master Bath

                Master Bath

              • Upstairs bdr 1- full size bed

                Upstairs bdr 1- full size bed

              • upstairs bathroom

                upstairs bathroom

              • basement...queen size bed

                basement...queen size bed

              • view from front porch...set back from the road

                view from front porch...set back from the road

              VRBO #438553

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, September 30, 2014

              $375 per night (USD)

              5 Bedroom / 5.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 12

              View calendar: Updated 09/03/14
              Minimum stay: 3 nights
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              Member since: 2012
              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated 09/03/2014
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