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Hilltop Haven on Center Hill Lake Close to Sligo Marina

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Lake House, 5 Bedrooms + three bathrooms (sleeps 18)

"Hilltop Haven" was built in 2008 and is a premier lakehouse destination on Tennessee’s Center Hill Lake only twenty minutes away from Sligo Marina. At over 3,000 square feet, the spacious five bedroom, three full bath, two-story lakehouse is a quiet and luxurious retreat located on a dead end cul-de-sac. It is the perfect destination for a family vacation or reunion.

Recently decorated with comfortable, plush furniture, Hilltop Haven invites an afternoon on the deck with a 180-degree view of the lake or a lively day of jet skis and pontoon boat rides. There is no better getaway for watching the famous autumnal Tennessee leaves change while relaxing in the hammock or grilling out on the two story deck overlooking the lake. Hilltop Haven has something for everyone. The surrounding view of trees and lake with the sounds of countless Tennessee birds can become the soundtrack to your most relaxing summer vacation yet. The front yard and surrounding area have seen kite-flying, Frisbee games, and many short hikes for all levels of experience.

At the heart of the house is a culinary foodies dream kitchen with brand new stainless appliances and seating for twelve in the dining room and breakfast room and outside on the patio. The house easily sleeps eighteen including two bunk beds located in the fifth bedroom/playroom. Flatscreen and Apple TVs are in the living room, den, playroom and master bedroom. A SONOS sound system keeps music streaming throughout the home, and wireless internet keeps you connected in every room. Wood burning fireplaces are located in the living room and master bedroom. Washer and dryer are in the laundry room.

Just a short drive away through some of Tennessee’s most beautiful countryside is the famed and award-winning Foglight restaurant situated right on the Caney Fork River. Center Hill Lake is calling your name. We hope to welcome you at Hilltop Haven soon!

Close to Smithville, Tn., Sligo Marina, Four Seasons Marina, Hurricane Marina

Keywords: Hilltop House, Lake House, Center Hill Lake, Smithville, Sligo Marina, Hurricane Marina, Sparta

More Details

Marcie Allen
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2017

About Marcie Allen

The Van Mol's split their time between Nashville and New York. You will pick up the fact that music has had a huge influence on the owners’ intertwined lives since childhood. From the birdhouses to the art collections, music and memory-making permeate the lake house. We hope that you will find joy in the cheerful and upbeat space that has been built and decorated at Hilltop Haven.

Marcie Allen purchased this house in 2008

Why Marcie Allen chose Center Hill Lake

A Writer's Retreat, A Musician's Sanctuary, A Family Getaway for Memory-Making. Enjoy the sounds of nature by stepping away from the busy city life. Unplug to hike or plug in to write.

What makes this house unique

Two levels of household space and living make it easy for adults to enjoy time together while kids play and enjoy children activities together. Ample communal space and the best sunset watching view on Center Hill Lake.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Our family loved having our reunion at Marcie's beautiful lake house. Very spacious...great floor plan...luxurious beds...& even the sofas were comfortable! Exquisite decor...casual but elegant...peaceful and private...exceptional views. We loved sitting on the decks for dinner & sunsets. In short...a perfect vacation retreat!
Jul 2010
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Sparta House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • There are 2 Full bathroom upstairs and one Full bathroom downstairs.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 Bonus Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 2 bunk bed , 2 sets of bunk beds downstairs (4 Twins)+1 foldout sofa bed
  • There are also two queen air mattress available.
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • marina
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Lake access is twenty minutes away at Sligo Marina. Sligo Marina is a family owned and operated marina and has been around for over 35yrs. Sligo is located on Center Hill Lake off Hwy 70. 350 Sligo Road Smithville, Tennessee 37166 Phone: 615-597-5245


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(23 traveler reviews)

Hilltop Haven on Center Hill Lake Close to Sligo Marina
average rating of 4.9565215 based on 24 reviews

Beautiful home! Large and comfortable space which was great for our family reunion!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time despite the bad weather! Was perfect size for our family reunion. The owner was very helpful and easy to reach when needed! Home was decorated beautifully and all the beds were comfortable! Will be going back!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Our family needed some down time and this was the place for us! Hilltop Haven is super private atop a mountain, overlooking Center Hill Lake. We saw every kind of wildlife around the house, and endless stars at night. We visited incredible parks with great hikes to beautiful waterfalls and boating on the lake itself! So much to do...Then there's the house - perfectly appointed with everything you could need from the spacious accommodations; many bedrooms, decks, indoor and outdoor spaces to the games and puzzles for the kids, ping pong table, Sonos, Apple TV and more... we had a fantastic time at the house and all around it. We look forward to going again!

  • Submitted: Mar 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing weekend away with friends and it was perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Hilltop Haven is a truly beautiful home with everything you could possibly need. We were blown away by the hospitality and thoughtfulness of our hosts and loved the beautiful view of the river below. There are plenty of restaurants in the area if you don't feel like cooking but it's far enough out to have the retreat experience. Thanks so much for sharing your home!

  • Submitted: Jan 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome place to chill

  • 5 of 5

We just spent New Years Eve at the cabin and loved our stay. The layout of the house is great. We had a bunch of kids with us, so the extra living room downstairs was ideal. I loved the two dining tables too, as it really allowed room for everyone. The view is beautiful! It really was lovely. There are two refrigerators too which allowed us to really stock up. Only thing is if you don't like Keurig coffee I would pack your coffee maker. I would stay here again in a heartbeat!

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house, Great vacation!

  • 5 of 5

The house was very nice! We enjoyed our visit so much! My siblings and their families, my parents and my family met to celebrate Thanksgiving together. We had a wonderful time and enjoyed the patios and space! There was plenty of space for our large family to spread out. Often on vacations my little ones wake up at an undesirable time and end up waking everyone else. That was not the case here, lots of room and privacy! The house is well stocked with odds one might need. The only thing we think potential guests might need to know is that if you intend to cook for a large party although there is tons of serving platers, plates, cup, wine and cocktail glasses there isn't much in the way of materials for cooking- no large griddles for pancakes for a crowd etc. So one might consider bringing that. If the group is smaller the pans there might workout fine. We made due and scrambled eggs in several pots etc. There were two refrigerators which was great! The appleTv and sound system made for a relaxing time and the kids enjoyed hanging out on the hammock. The house is out a ways from civilization- definitely secluded! No direct lake access! We went hiking at Rock Island State Park and checked out the beautiful falls! Everyone very much enjoyed the vacation!!! I would definitely recommend this house!

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect comfort

  • 5 of 5

We spent a weekend in this beautiful home celebrating my husband and his mother's birthdays. We loved the home and the beautiful nature that surrounds it. It has been years since I have seen stars so bright! The sunset is beautiful to be enjoyed from the upstairs or the downstairs decks with a glass of wine and good food. Found stylish extras whenever I looked. For instance pretty placemats and cloth napkins when I wanted to set a nice table for birthday dinner. We relaxed so well and really enjoyed chilling in a great home with art, decor, sound system throughout, the views, the excellent kitchen, & comfortable beds!! We want to go back with friends and there is plenty of room.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75.3 Miles
Nashville Metropolitan Airport Authority
Nearest Restaurant
25.19 Miles
Hillcrest Resturant
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Sparta House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
4th of July
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Labor Day Weekend
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Off-Peak Season II
Oct 1 2017 - Apr 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
New Years Eve
Dec 29 2017 - Jan 1 2018
4 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $200
Property Damage Protection $59
Refundable damage deposit $750

Until confirmed, rates subject to change without notice.
** Holidays Rate are $400. a night with a 3-5 night minimun (Can fluctuate date to fit 3-5 night stay)-
Holiday Rate includes New Years Eve, Memorial day, Labor day, July 4, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.
100% Refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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