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"Great Are the Simple Things in Life'' at "Rooks Nook"

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 325 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 14 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)

"Great Are The Simple Things In Life" No Doubt you will experience this in our Brand New Cabin. You'll find that "Rooks Nook" features many personal touches, from the high-end antique distressed cabinets and furniture. "Rooks Nook" is a spacious 1500 sq. ft. log cabin, where the exposed beams and rustic wavy board siding were cut from pine trees cleared from the lot. The wrap around porch is inviting, with two wooden log swings and rocking chairs, with a black distressed finish. Also features a hot tub deck.

The hand railings on the porch gives an extra eye catching interest with chicken wire and wooden supports accented with cut outs of cowboy boots and saguaro cactus. The property entertains some large boulders close to the cabin, where the kids will find hours of fun just playing, allowing nature to be their play mate.

Located just minutes from Desoto State Park, Desoto Falls, Cloudmont Ski & Golf Resort, and Mentone, where you can enjoy shopping in many of the antique shops, also offering a variety of foods.

Member of Dekalb County Tourist Association.

Keywords: Cabin

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About The Owner

Hello: We are Kevin & Cynthia Rooks. Kevin grew up in this area, Lived in Tennessee for 15 yrs then returned to this area. Cynthia was born in upstate New York, the family moved to West Alabama when she was 9 yrs old because her mother hated the cold. We meet in 1989 and were married in 1990. We,ve been self employed all those years, and have been able to work together,in the Custom Cabinet industry, we enjoy being able assist our customers in design and color selection of their custom cabinets.

The Owner purchased this cabin in 2007

Why The Owner chose Mentone

We chose to build in Mentone, because for one, we LOVE the Mountains and always vacationed in the mountains, in East Tennessee or out West. Mentone is very beautiful all seasons and has so much to offer, for that that quite get-away, so I coined the phrase "GREAT ARE THE SIMPLE THINGS IN LIFE". And I really beleive that the simple things in life are the most enjoyable. I,ve always wanted to build my own cabin since I've been in the construction industry, this helped me to design and built the cabin, and with Cynthia's input on the color skeam it was a very enjoyable project, in which we put many personal touches for your enjoyment.

What makes this cabin unique

There are many things we enjoy about our cabin Rooks Nook most in the decor. Take notice of the Exposed Beams which were Sawn from Pine Trees cut off the lot itself, these were sawn by a local Saw Man which brought his Portable Saw mill onto the lot and sawed the Beams on site. The Log walls came from North Carolina (not a kit) Each room has a Beadboard plank wainscoat which has a painted distressed finish, the Balcony Railings are Black Rubbed Distressed finish, the Kitchen is a Pine Cabinet with a Green distressed finish, and Red Knobs. All the furniture pieces were custom designed & built by our shop. There is a Pool table on the Balcony, Tile shower & Heart Shaped Jacuzzi in the Master Bath. Hot Tub & Rockers & Swings on the wrap around porch, Just relax and enjoy your self. We hope you get as much enjoyment from your stay as we do. And remember "GREAT ARE THE SIMPLE THINGS IN LIFE"

Amenities

Mentone Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 325 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • spelunking

Reviews

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"Great Are the Simple Things in Life'' at "Rooks Nook"
average rating of 5.0 based on 32 reviews
5

Great cabin in the woods!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a lovely weekend in this cabin. The kitchen was well stocked and the beds were super comfy. We enjoyed sitting on the porch in the cool weather, the hot tub and pool table. I would highly recommend Rook's Nook.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Carla and family we're glad you enjoyed Rooks Nook hope you come back to our beautiful little town of Mentone again. Kevin & Cynthia
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5

Nice getaway at Rooks Nook

  • 5 of 5

We had a great trip to Mentone, DeSoto Falls, Little River Falls. Rooks Nook was a cozy and convenient home base. Hiking nearby was excellent!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great really are the simple things in life!

  • 5 of 5

We loved spending our spring break away from Panama City in this beautiful cabin in the woods! Definitely the spot for adventurers! The cabin had everything we needed and more, can’t wait to visit again soon.

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much Jillian we are glad you guys enjoyed your stay at "Rooks Nook". Hope you can stay with us again sometime. Thanks Kevin & Cynthia
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5

Beautifully decorated and well stocked

  • 5 of 5

We spent 3 nights at Rook's Nook. The cabin was wonderfully stocked. It is decorated in an appropriate rustic cabin theme. The beds are SUPER comfortable. The hot tub outside was the perfect way to end each day. The kitchen and bathrooms are well stocked. Our ONLY complaint was that the couch and recliner were uncomfortable to sit on, but we could easily relax outside on the porch or in the bedrooms so it wasn't an issue big enough to keep us from having a wonderful time. We would recommend Rooks Nook and will come back!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice, clean and well stocked cabin.

  • 5 of 5

We spent a great weekend getaway at Rooks Nook. Watched wildlife, hiked and rested. Perfect cabin to do all of this. Highly recommend

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Awesome log cabin surrounded by woods and God's creation!

  • 5 of 5

We celebrated our 14th anniversary at the cabin and had a great time! Cabin was very clean and easy to find. We have to bring our three boys with us next time.

The Adams family

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You Eddie We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Rooks Nook.
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Map

Nearest Point of Interest
Cloudmont Ski & Golf Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Desoto Lake & Falls
Nearest Point of Interest
Mentone, Alabama
Nearest Point of Interest
"Alabama" Band Fan Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Sequoyah Caverns

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 11.5%

After Payment is made in full we email you a 4 digit code to the Key lock box that isto the left of the front door.

Reserve your stay with one night down, the Balance is to be paid 15 days before your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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