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Log Cabin with Spectacular Bluff Views and Private Creek

Bedrooms 3
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.5 Baths, (Sleeps 6-16)

FULL GAME ROOM - billiards, Ping-Pong, table games, over 400 movies, book lending library, and high-speed wifi Internet. If you love the look of wood, this Heritage Log Cabin is perfect for your next vacation. All wood interior; unique, hand-crafted wood furniture by local artist. Take in the grandeur of the mountain views from the full wraparound covered porch or from the private master suite balcony while listening to the creek flowing down the mountain side; or cozy up to the wood-burning fireplace to enjoy the views from the living room. Cabin is over 2500 square feet with an open floor plan. Private setting on cul-de-sac.

The cabin has an upstairs master bedroom with a king bed; master bathroom and an upstairs loft with queen 'clic-clac'. The main level features 2 bedrooms: one with a full sized bed and the other with two twin beds that convert to a king and a bunk bed. The game room level has 2 daybeds with trundles and a 'clic-clac' that converts to a full sized bed. The half bath sits on the game room level. Follow the link below to see more pictures and a floor plan.

Just added September 2011: New stairway to lower property level to access fire pit with bench seating. Send the kids out to hunt up your outdoor fire wood while you enjoy the tranquility amongst wild life and beautiful mountain vistas.

Just Added January 2012: Hiking trail to the bottom of the valley. Follow the trail past the fire pit to see the beautiful view from the valley floor ... and the waterfalls!

Just added May 2012: If you thought the view from the walk-around porch was good, wait until you see the view from the observation deck! Cross the bridge and follow the trail up the hill to the gem of a view that awaits you. Relax under the tree canopy and take in the sounds of nature and the wind rustling through the trees. Ahhhhh: peace and tranquility!

Just added October 2013: additional bedding so the cabin now sleeps 14 in beds and 16 if you have couch sleepers!

Added April 2015: NEW stainless gas grill.

Just Added December 2016: new quartz kitchen counters and glass backsplash, expanded deck seating, new master balcony seating, super high speed internet.


* regular, decaf and espresso coffee provided

* coffee filters, basic condiments provided

* all linens, towels, dish towels, extra pillows and blankets

* paper towels, toilet tissue

* hand soap, shampoo, conditioner, body wash

* firewood for INDOOR fireplace cut and stacked

* firewood for fire pit cut - send the kids out to hunt & pick

* hair dryer

* iron and ironing board

* nice selection of non-electronic games

Easy to find, convenient location off Highway 111, near Fall Creek Falls, Rock Island, Cordell Hull Lake, Standing Stone Park, Burgess State Park, Cumberland Caverns, Center Hill Lake Area, many other parks and attractions and Muddy Pond. Only 30 minutes from Upper Cumberland Regional Airport and Cookeville; 20 minutes to Sparta; one-and-one-half hour drive to Nashville.

Check in time is 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 4:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Check out is 11:00 a.m.


Need some extra space: Ask about our in-laws cabin located only 5 miles away under VRBO Listing # 198442.

Keywords: Log Cabin, Fall Creek Falls, Water Falls, Mountain View

More Details

Terry Carbonell
Member since: 2006
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 3, 2017

About Terry Carbonell

I am a private pilot and could choose to have my vacation home anywhere; but I chose Spencer, TN. Why? Friendly folks, natural beauty, peaceful living. That's what I want in a vacation. You are close enough to Knoxville, Chattanooga or Nashville to go enjoy the Grand Ole Opre for an evening then come back out of civilization to the tranquility of the cabin.

Terry Carbonell purchased this cabin in 2006

Why Terry Carbonell chose Spencer

There are 10 State Recreational Parks in the Cumberland Plateau area; miles of waterways and some of the friendliest people you will ever meet.

Fall Creek Falls is amazing but do not overlook the other attractions in the area: Burgess Falls, Rock Island Falls, Cumberland Caves, Edgar Evans State Park, the Centerhill Lake area and the red roof cabin at Mountain Crest!

While the area is beautiful - the red roof cabin at Mountain Crest IS your vacation destination. There is everything you could possibly need for a long term or a short terms stay. No worries if it rains: with over 400 movies, games, satellite TV and internet, there is no need to go anywhere else.

What makes this cabin unique

My favorite things to do at Mountain Crest:

1. Sit by the fire

2. Sleep by the fire

3. Work by the fire (do you see a theme here?)

4. Play games in the game room

5. Sit on the porch swing and watch the day go by


Spencer Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 16
  • Events Allowed
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 2 bunk bed , Daybeed and trundle convert to king.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Custom built pencil post bed.
    Convertible bed(s) - Daybeds w/trundles in game room; clic-clac in loft.
  • King size beds (1) Hand crafted king bed in master suite upstairs, Double Beds (1) Hand crafted pencil post double bed in main level bedroom #3, Twin or Single Beds (1) Twin/King conversion in main level bedroom #2 bunk beds in bedroom #2, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) 'Clic-clac' in loft area and in game room both convert to double; 2 daybeds w/trundles in game room area.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • spelunking
Two Fireplaces (one wood-burning and one electric), Loft, Full Kitchen with Stainless Appliances, Jenn-air Stove, Toaster Oven, Electric skillet, full set of cookware, Coffee Makers. Coffee provided (regular/decaf & espresso), linens & Towels and firewood for indoor fireplace provided. Just bring your toothbrush and toothpaste - everything else is already here waiting for you! You asked for it, you got it: outdoor fire pit with bench seating. *NEW* Hiking trail to the BEST bluff view on the observation deck. CHECK IN is at 4:30 p.m. local time Monday-Saturday; 4:30 p.m. Sunday and CHECK OUT is at 12:30 p.m. local time. NO SMOKING - NO PETS.


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Log Cabin with Spectacular Bluff Views and Private Creek
average rating of 4.8513513 based on 74 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Beautiful, spacious, immaculate, fantastic views! Ideal for family getaway. Exceptional!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property, great views, and awesomely stocked with everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely great property and we will be back. In striking distance to many great parks and waterfalls in middle Tennessee. Great for families to unplug from tech and just relax.

Only feedback would be to sacrifice a little space in downstairs bedroom and provide a queen bed. Full is a bit tight for two adults.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Needs new pool sticks and pingpong paddles but other than that perfect get away!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you. Pool cues and ping pong paddles were replaced on September 12th.
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Family vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time the house was beautiful and fit our family of 8 very comfortably. Very close to Fall Creek Falls we went everyday and had a blast. We can't wait to visit again😊

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean cabin, great view.

  • 5 of 5

Great time at the red roof cabin. Quiet and spacious with a great view

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

It’s hard to express just how awesome it was to stay at this cabin. It’s perfectly nestled in a serene wooded scenic area off the main road but close to all the activities we wanted to partake in. We all felt right at home as soon as walked into the cabin. It was clean, spacious, and welcoming to our large group of 4 adults, 4 children, and 70 year old grandmother. The kids immediately made claim to the basement and commenced to have a blast.

The cabin is well equipped and has a great kitchen and cooking spaces. Don’t discount the small grill outside – we cooked some great meals on it as well. There is a pond next to the cabin that is not for swimming but has potential to be a fun fishing hole for kids if stocked with fish.

Or best times, when not at Fall Creek Falls State Park, were spent playing ping-pong, pool, and relaxing on the outside wooden deck. The view from the deck is amazing. In the evening the sounds of wildlife are peaceful to listen to.

This is a vacation we will talk about for years to come.

Thank you Terry!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
66 Miles

Cabin sits on 5 acres on the side of the mountain. We have built a hiking trail to the bottom of the mountain where you can look out to see the expansive view from the bottom of the valley (January 2012). Just completed May 2012 is the hiking trail to the top of the mountain where you will be able to look down over the valley below.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 16.75%

Rates are based on a maximum of 6 guests. Each guest over 6 shall be an additional charge of $25 plus applicable taxes. Weekly rate is $1000/week up to 6 guests. Parties or large groups charge is $100 additional cleaning charge. A refundable security deposit of $250 may be waived at the discretion of the owner.


All rates plus additional tax.
No cleaning fees.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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