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Farmhouse in the Fork: Lake, Waterfall, Fishing on 41 Private Acres Leipers Fork

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There are four ponds on the property - we provide the fishing poles!

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Last updated: 12/17/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-5 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

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Farmhouse in the Fork - a Shelter + Roost property

Farmhouse in the Fork is located in legendary Leiper's Fork, just a short scenic 30 minute drive south of Nashville in the best community in the area. This is where the stars live and breathe. The close proximity makes it a perfect getaway for recording artists and entertainment professionals looking for peace and quiet during their stay in Nashville.

Leipers Fork is one of those places where you feel instantly at home and don't want to leave.

Stay long enough and you're bound to come across some of them who didn't: the Nashville Record Producer - now Grocer and owner of Puckett's, the Manhatten Mall Developer - now farmer, restauranteur and owner of Joe Natural's and the San Francisco Interior Design Firm Buyer - now Antique Dealer and owner of Serenite Maison. We encourage you to explore and experience the charm and character of what is known as Leipers Fork.

Our beautiful home sits on forty-one secluded acres in a storybook setting, minutes from Historic Leipers Fork Village. This home is ideal for a romantic getaway, weekend with friends, escape for the whole family, artist / writer's retreat, special events, corporate retreats and family reunions. Whatever that it may be that you are looking for, you'll most likely find it here.

The Farmhouse is located in a secluded setting in Leipers Fork, four miles from Historic Leipers Fork Village, twelve miles south of Franklin and thirty miles south of Nashville. The Natchez Trace Parkway is a little over a mile away and is perfect for hiking, biking, horseback riding and scenic drives.

Our five year old son, Wyatt loves to wake up early to see the family of river otters, catch frogs or go fishing in the pond, eat breakfast on the front porch, make s'mores over the crackling fire in the outdoor fireplace and play countless games of Uno and pool in the game room. My husband, Michael instantly fell in love with the beautiful views and the most amazing lightning bugs we have ever seen - hundreds that appear to be dancing all around you. I love waking up with a cup of tea on the front porch or in the sunroom and watching the catfish jump in the lake, lazy afternoons in the hammock - dozing off while reading a good book, eating dinner together outside on the back deck and listening to the banjo strum sound that the Green Frogs make.

Our home features an open living room with a vaulted ceiling and exposed beams and a hand laid fireplace built from stones off the land. The kitchen has granite countertops, a breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances and is stocked with everything you need, from a bottle opener to pots and pans, baking dishes to forks and knives. There is a game room with a pool table, television and a dartboard for endless entertainment as well as movies and board games. The sunroom and master bedroom also have televisions and DVD players. There are three spacious bedrooms in the house. The master bedroom is located on the first floor and has a king sized bed and walk-in closet. The other two rooms have queen size beds and are located on the second floor. An optional inflatable queen bed and two couches will allow for additional guests. Highchair and crib available upon request. The front porch has beautiful lake views and includes rocking chairs, a porch swing and an outdoor table and seating. There is a wood deck in the backyard with an equally beautiful view with a second hand laid fireplace built from stones off the land and a small kid's play structure. There is plenty of open space to play catch or toss the Frisbee and a pond near the barn... the pictures say it all.

The Farmhouse truly has a character all it's own... a story to be told, memories to be made... a secluded retreat nestled amongst the trees with wild life aplenty. Sit back, relax and enjoy.

About Us: Shelter + Roost gives you the chance to enjoy Nashville, Franklin and Leiper's Fork, Tennessee while staying in one of our unique properties. Featuring the extra space and comforts of home, you can spread out, relax and enjoy your time with friends and family.

Shelter + Roost features five distinctive vacation rental properties, each offering something a little different—making it a lot easier to select a property that is right for you:

Farmhouse in the Fork: A little bit of country (41 acres to be exact) just off the beaten path. Fishing poles included.

Storybook Cottage: Hansel and Gretel could’ve lived here… really. And they would’ve loved the outdoor shower.

Jefferson House: A beautifully restored historic home, just walking distance to Main Street. This one belongs in a magazine. c.1900

Brigadoon: Imagine if Ralph Lauren had a yard sale and you’ll capture something of the essence of this dreamy place.

Leiper's Fork Inn: Two historic homes, rescued, moved, and restored were combined to create this charming property. This property is rented to one family/group at a time, not by individual rooms. Perfect for weddings and events.

And when it comes to taking care of your needs, we do everything we can to ensure your family can relax and enjoy the surroundings, worry-free. Each property is hand picked and personally owned and managed by our family so you can feel confident your stay will exceed expectations. If something comes up during your visit, one of us is always available to answer your questions or assist you. In fact, we pay attention to all the details so you don’t have to.

The properties of Shelter + Roost will bring you and your family an experience you’ll never forget.

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Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Farmhouse
  • 2900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Events Allowed
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Must be 21 years of age to rent...moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Children are always welcome - this is a wonderful place for the entire family. There is a small play structure with slide in the backyard as well as a frisbee, soccer ball and football....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Please contact us regarding accessibility. There is a ramped entrance....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 6-10

          • Master Bedroom: 1 king

            Crib available ...moreless

          • Lake View Bedroom: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Barn View Bedroom: 1 queen

            ...moreless

          • Game Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Private space with bathroom...moreless

          • All linens provided.

          Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

          Other Amenities

              • Property is located on forty-one secluded acres. Additional amenities include an expansive front porch with porch swing, rocking chairs and patio table and seating, hammocks perfect for a lazy afternoon nap, sun room, selection of coffee and teas, pool table and dart board, iPod / iPad docking station, board games for the entire family, puzzles, checkers, chess, bingo, playing cards and uno, outdoor fireplace and deck, children's play structure and slide, barn, iron and ironing board, hair dryer. Wi-fi available....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Game Room
              • Games:

                Selection of games for all ages...moreless

              • Music Library:

                Sony docking station available for your iPod or iPad...moreless

              • Pool Table
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Over 160 channels of Direct TV...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Sony docking station available for your iPod or iPad...moreless

              • Television:

                (3) Three televisions are conveniently located throughout the house - in master bedroom, sunroom and game room - all have over 160 channels and two of them have DVD players...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Large selection of DVD's available for all ages...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Romantic
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Water Parks
              • Winery Tours
              • Zoo

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

                  • Lake View:

                    Oversized pond - watch the catfish jump and the river otters play! Bring your fishing pole!...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Tubing

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace:

                    (2) Two hand-laid fireplaces with stones from the land - one in living room and one outside fireplace...moreless

                  • Garage:

                    Covered parking available for two cars, plenty of additional parking on property...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking:

                    Covered parking available for two cars, plenty of additional parking on property...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Detergent provided...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher:

                    Detergent provided...moreless

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    Everything you need is provided to make your stay as comfortable as possible, if you feel something is missing please let us know. Highchair available. ...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    One of our favorite places on the property is the wood deck with table, chairs and an outdoor fireplace with beautiful views...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 10 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Winter Special
                  Jan 5 - Feb 28, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $200 $250
                  Fri, Sat, Sun

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  CMA Fest
                  Jun 9 - Jun 14, 2015
                  5 night min stay
                  $500

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  Independence Day
                  Jul 2 - Jul 5, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $500

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  Labor Day
                  Sep 4 - Sep 7, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $500

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  Thanksgiving
                  Nov 25 - Nov 30, 2015
                  4 night min stay
                  $500

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  Christmas / New Year's
                  Dec 19 - Jun 3, 2016
                  5 night min stay
                  $500

                  Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $275 $325
                  Fri, Sat, Sun

                  Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Cleaning Fee $125 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $250
                  • Tax Rate 13.25%

                  Notes:

                  PLEASE NOTE: WE DO ALLOW A LIMITED NUMBER OF WEDDINGS AND EVENTS AT OUR PROPERTY. ADDITIONAL FEES APPLY. ANY GUESTS THAT HAVE UNAUTHORIZED WEDDINGS, EVENTS OR PARTIES WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE.


                  Cancellation policy:

                  100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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                  Last updated: 12/17/2014
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                  Location

                  30 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  BNA
                  4 Miles
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Puckett's

                  Farmhouse in the Fork is located in legendary Leiper's Fork, just a short scenic 30 minute drive south of Nashville in the best community in the area. This is where the stars live and breathe. The close proximity makes it a perfect getaway for recording artists and entertainment professionals looking for peace and quiet during their stay in Nashville.

                  Leipers Fork is one of those places where you feel instantly at home and don't want to leave. Stay long enough and you're bound to come across some of them who didn't: the Nashville Record Producer - now Grocer and owner of Puckett's, the Manhatten Mall Developer - now farmer, restauranteur and owner of Joe Natural's and the San Francisco Interior Design Firm Buyer - now Antique Dealer and owner of Serenite Maison. We encourage you to explore and experience the charm and character of what is known as Leipers Fork.

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2012

                  About the owner: We believe in make believe. We love to live. We live to create. We believe family are the friends you choose. We like to think the more you push the elevator button the faster it comes. We love small towns. We still believe a handshake and a smile mean something. We prefer taking the scenic route. We laugh. We hug. We dream. We find inspiration everywhere. We collect moments. We under promise. We over deliver.

                  Why the Owner Chose Nashville:
                  Our son five year old son, Wyatt loves to wake up early to see the family of river otters, catch frogs in the pond, make s'mores over the outdoor fireplace and play countless games of Uno and pool. Michael instantly fell in love with the beautiful views and the most amazing lightning bugs we have ever seen - hundreds that appear to be dancing all around you. I love the lazy afternoons in the hammock, dozing off while reading a good book, eating dinner together outside on the front porch or the back deck and listening to the banjo strum sound that the Green Frogs make. The Farmhouse truly has a character all it's own... a story to be told, memories to be made... a secluded retreat nestled amongst the trees with wild life aplenty. Sit back, relax and enjoy.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
                  In the beginning of 2011, we stumbled upon Leiper's Fork by pure chance, it was supposed to be a stopover, a rest stop, on our way to the next destination. It's not everyday we're moved by a person, a place, or an entire town. But we were, and we listened. We spent a year looking at more than 50 homes across Leiper's Fork and Franklin, until we finally made an offer on what would eventually become 'Farmhouse in the Fork'. Since we still lived in California, we decided to make the house available to the occasional guest or short-term renter when we weren't there. Before we knew it people started renting the Farmhouse and they kept coming back. And when their friends and families started contacting us wanting the same experience, we knew we were doing something right. Before we knew it one property turned into two, two turned into four and now Shelter + Roost offers five distinct properties to choose from. Not just any homes, but ones we've spent months and even years searching for. Every property is a reflection of us, our personality, and the places we love to stay. They're home. With two children and a family owned baby products company as our day job, people often ask us why we don't turn things over to a property manager. The reason? We truly enjoy the relationships we make with our guests. We're not a hotel, we've opened up our homes to you, for you, to enjoy with family and friends. Besides the late nights spent answering emails while the kids sleep or the hours upon hours we spend making sure everything's perfect for our guests, there's something so fulfilling about sharing our properties with others. It's the stories we hear from them, the memories they make and the time they share together in our homes that make us smile. -Sarah, Michael, Wyatt and Scotch, Innkeepers


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                  Photos

                  • There are four ponds on the property - we provide the fishing poles!

                    There are four ponds on the property - we provide the fishing poles!

                  • Farmhouse in the Fork - be sure to check out all of our excellent reviews!

                    Farmhouse in the Fork - be sure to check out all of our excellent reviews!

                  • Front porch with views of the large stocked ponds

                    Front porch with views of the large stocked ponds

                  • Front porch with views of the ponds -one of my favorite places to eat breakfast

                    Front porch with views of the ponds -one of my favorite places to eat breakfast

                  • Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Staircase leads to two bedrooms and bathroom

                    Vaulted ceiling with exposed beams. Staircase leads to two bedrooms and bathroom

                  • Open kitchen and breakfast bar

                    Open kitchen and breakfast bar

                  • Master bedroom with king size bed, walk-in closet and tv with over 160 channels

                    Master bedroom with king size bed, walk-in closet and tv with over 160 channels

                  • Upstairs bedroom with queen size bed - lake view

                    Upstairs bedroom with queen size bed - lake view

                  • Upstairs bedroom with queen size bed - barn view

                    Upstairs bedroom with queen size bed - barn view

                  • Barn

                    Barn

                  • Perfect spot for dinner, s'mores or entertaining. Small kids play structure

                    Perfect spot for dinner, s'mores or entertaining. Small kids play structure

                  • Private Driveway

                    Private Driveway

                  • We see all kinds of wildlife: birds, turkey, river otters, deer...

                    We see all kinds of wildlife: birds, turkey, river otters, deer...

                  • Rocking chairs and porch swing - best seats for watching the lightning bugs

                    Rocking chairs and porch swing - best seats for watching the lightning bugs

                  • Great room with hand laid fireplace made with stones from the land

                    Great room with hand laid fireplace made with stones from the land

                  • Beautiful kitchen with granite countertops and cherry cabinets

                    Beautiful kitchen with granite countertops and cherry cabinets

                  • Relax in the sunroom with a good book or choose from over 160 tv channels.

                    Relax in the sunroom with a good book or choose from over 160 tv channels.

                  • Master bathroom with shower / tub combo

                    Master bathroom with shower / tub combo

                  • Game room with pool table, cable tv and sleeper sofa

                    Game room with pool table, cable tv and sleeper sofa

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                  3 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 10

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                  Speaks: english
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