Quiet Country Home with Pool and Hot Tub-in Franklin Close to Nashville(85 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:4-7 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Maximum Number of Guests - 8
MAXIMUM NUMBER OF GUESTS - 8
We rarely make exception to the maximum number of 8. This number includes adults plus children and is dictated by the rating on our septic.
The master bedroom has a comfortable queen bed, large walk-in closet (large enough to use as a small nursery with a Pak-n-Play), and a master bath with a large walk-in shower and double sinks. The second bedroom has a queen bed and private bath with a tub/shower and single vanity. The third bedroom has a queen bed and there are two twin beds in the bonus room. All upstairs rooms have access to the balcony.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED
We offer more than just a place to sleep! We go out of our way to ensure that your visit to the Nashville/Franklin area is comfortable and enjoyable. All you need to do is show up with your luggage. We provide linens, bath, pool, and hot tub towels, a fully equipped kitchen, etc. When we are in residence on the property, we are happy to meet all your needs. When we're not present, our property manager is a phone call away.
THE RIGHT PLACE
Whether you're looking for a country getaway, a place to stay while attending a conference, or simply a place to relax and let the world go by, you've come to the right place. You can get out and explore the sites and sounds of beautiful middle Tennessee-indulge yourself at a day spa, sightsee in historic downtown Franklin, or shop at nearby Cool Springs Mall. You can stay in and relax with your morning coffee on the patio, take a dip in the pool, enjoy the porch swing while you sip a traditional glass of Southern ice tea with mint you’ve picked from our herb garden, lounge in the covered pavilion and read a book, play a lively game of ping pong, toast marshmallows at the fire pit, or watch the gorgeous sunsets.
You'll feel comfortable and relaxed in our sunny, country retreat. The kitchen, dining room, baths, and laundry room all have ceramic tile floors; all other rooms downstairs are hard wood, and the upstairs rooms are all carpeted. Beautiful crown moldings accent the main living areas.
ON THE GROUNDS
ALL AMENITIES ARE PRIVATE FOR YOUR EXCLUSIVE USE AND WE RENT TO ONLY ONE GROUP AT A TIME. Our 5 acres of privacy offer many amenities for relaxing and having fun:
* patio just off the living room and dining room
* a 16 x 34 foot in-ground pool, 3-ft to 8ft deep
* a 24 x 48 foot covered pool pavilion with cooktop, frig, microwave, and plenty of eating area
* private sitting area adjacent to the pavilion with HOT TUB and fire pit
* gas grill
* large game room building with 50's diner decor
* ping pong table
* air hockey
* open grassy areas for kids to run and play
* a field for soccer, badminton, throwing baseball or football, etc
* 175 yd. driving range
* parking area large enough for any vehicles-RVs, trailers, boats-also great for younger kids to ride their bikes or rollerblade
Other amenities include Dish satellite TV, DVR, DVD player, extensive DVD library, book library, board games, and WiFi Internet access.
Staying in this area is a rich and colorful experience. Nashville, only 20 miles away, is home to the world of country music-from museums to tours of the stars' homes to the Grand Ole Opry. It's a country-music fan's mecca. You can honky-tonk your way through famous Printer's alley, take in an exhibit at the Frist Center for Visual Arts, or attend a sports event (Sounds baseball, Predator’s hockey game, Titan’s football game, Vanderbilt football or basketball game).
Franklin, brimming with old town, historic charm, is only 12 miles away. Franklin is one of the oldest towns in Tennessee, and it begs to be explored and appreciated. Spilling over with Southern hospitality, there is an endless array of eateries, antique shops, Victorian and Civil War homes, and battlefields.
VISIT OUR WEBSITE
Please email me for a link to our individual website for more photos, more information, and a list of this year's events and attractions in Nashville and Franklin.
WHEN TO BOOK
Our property books up about 3 - 6 months in advance, so we recommend that you try to book your dates as soon as possible. If the dates you want are already booked, give us a call anyway and we can put you on a waiting list in case there is a cancellation.
VISITING DAY GUESTS
Inviting people to visit you and enjoy the amenities of the property for the day carries a surcharge per person per day of $25. This privilege is limited however and requires prior written permission.
OUR CLEANING METHODS
We have a cleaning check list with over 140 items on it that we complete after each rental. The list is too long to include here, but here are a few of the cleaning routines that we perform to ensure that everything is fresh and clean for you when you arrive:
1. sanitize all bed pillows, decorator pillows, and upholstered furniture by steam-cleaning
2. replace all sheets, pillow cases, mattress pads, blankets, quilts, and bedspreads or coverlets with freshly laundered linens that have been washed and sanitized in the hottest.
3. replace all towels and wash cloths—even the ones that look like they may not have been used—with freshly laundered towels and wash cloths.
4. wash all dishes, glassware, silverware, and cookware in the dishwasher—again, even the ones that look like they may not have been used.
5. disinfect all hard surfaces, cabinets, and drawers in the kitchen and bath
6. wash and disinfect all bathroom tile floors (up close and personal - by hand).
7. vacuum and spot clean all carpeting.
When you stay with us, you don't have to wonder if the towel you take out of the cabinet might have been slightly used and returned to the cabinet. You don't have to fold the bedspread back so you don't have to touch it. You don't have to worry that the last guest who used that spoon simply rinsed it off and replaced it in the drawer. You can just relax and enjoy yourself.
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8 am to 11 pm Central Standard Time
Member since: 2010
- 1800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Low Allergen Environment
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome:
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed:
- Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Air Hockey
- Audio Tape Player
- Books For Kids
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
- Game Room:
- Games For Kids
- Ping Pong Table
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Botanical Garden
- Coin Laundry
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Equestrian Events
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Roller Blading
- Water Skiing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning:
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Filtered Water
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Grinder
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Garbage Disposal
- Ice Maker
- Lobster Pot
We provide coffee filters, plastic wrap, aluminum foil, zip-lock bags, garbage bags, automatic dishwasher detergent, liquid dishwashing soap, laundry detergent, and fabric softener sheets. ...moreless
- Beach Chairs
- Beach Towels
- Deck / Patio
- Golf Clubs
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Furniture
- Outdoor Grill:
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Porch / Veranda
- Porch Furniture
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 27 - Dec 21, 2016
4 night min stay
Christmas-New Years 2016
Dec 22 - Jan 1, 2017
4 night min stay
Jan 2 - Jun 3, 2017
7 night min stay
Jun 4 - Jun 13, 2017
7 night min stay
Jun 14 - Nov 30, 2017
7 night min stay
Dec 1 - Dec 31, 2017
7 night min stay
My Standard Rate
7 night min stay
Rates are based on 8 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $150 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $250
- Tax Rate 13.25%
Ask about discounted rates if you can use fewer than 4 bedrooms.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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The Franklin and Nashville areas are home to Civil War battlefields and the Grand Ole Opry, antique shopping and music row, fine dining and award-winning barbecue, the Arrington Vineyards and the Parthenon, walking tours of historic sites and bus tours of the homes of the country music starts. There's something for everyone - golf, canoeing, professional and collegiate sports, including football, basketball, hockey, and baseball.
Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: This home and property has always been a gathering place for family and friends, and it was just a natural extension to open our home to travelers and vacationers who prefer not to stay in an impersonal hotel. When we are in residence, we are 'practically invisible' but we are happy to be as attentive to your needs as you desire while you vacation on the property.
Why the Owner Chose College Grove, TN, USA:
We chose this location because it's in the country, surrounded by fields and horse farms, but just 12 miles from the center of downtown Franklin or Cool Springs - the hub of shopping, dining, day spas, and entertainment. The pastoral countryside and the sights and sounds of this place encourage you to slow down and enjoy the peacefulness. When you're outside, you can hear the wind chimes and the trickling of fountains, listen to the birds calling to each other from our two dozen Southern pines, and sometime hear a distant farmer's rooster crowing in the morning. If you listen carefully and at just the right time, you can hear the faint whistle of a distant train. When you drive down our road, you'll pass horse farms, a big red barn, a log cabin, a lake, acres of pasture land, and the rolling hills rise up to meet you just as you turn into our driveway - food for the soul everywhere you look. The 200-foot driveway, lined on both sides with crepe myrtles, is an explosion of pink from late July until September. Summer nights are cooler and the stars are brighter here. Fireflies poke holes in the dark and beckon to be captured in glass pickle jars.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Our guests seem to especially love the pool/picnic pavilion and the nostalgic ’50’s diner located in our 40-ft x 60-ft activities building, filled with automotive memorabilia, antique gas pumps, old general store signs, Coca Cola memorabilia, and an array of model cars and replicas. An old neon restaurant sign and a 1909 gas pump mark the entrance to the building.
- Primary: +1 6155663331 8 am to 11 pm Central Standard Time
- Fax: +1 6155343941
Pool gets sun all day, but the 24x48 covered pavilion provides shade all day.
The porch swing under the pool pavilion is a popular spot.
Fully equipped kitchen with pass thru to dining room
Master Bedroom with Queen bed, large walk-in closet, private dual-sink bath.
Bedroom #2 with queen bed and private bath.
Bedroom #3 with twin beds, sitting area, and balcony
Bedroom #4 - shares bath and balcony with bedroom #3.
The Activities Building has skee ball, air hockey, ping pong, and foosball.
Your entire group can enjoy the 50's diner inside the Activities Building
Recording artists who stay with us often give us a concert if we are in town.
Outdoor kitchen in pavilion by pool has refrigerator, microwave, and cooktop.
Pool is 16' x 32' and goes from 3 feet to 8 feet in depth.
Cozy living room
Dining room with sunny, Country French decor.
Double sink and walk-in shower in Master Bedroom
Private bath for bedroom #2
The separate Activities Building houses the 50's Diner, Skee Ball, and lots more
Play ping-pong in the middle of the highway - Rt. 66!
Air hockey is one of several games in the Activities Building.
Practice your iron shots on the 175 yd., private driving range on our property.
Fire pit area where our guests enjoy making s'mores.(Hot Tub in background.)
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Thursday, December 08, 2016
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