Mountaintop Log Cabin Getaway with Breathtaking Views, Eagles Nest at High Falls(95 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)
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Welcome to Eagles Nest at High Falls. This cabin is a 10-year dream for my husband and myself. This 'new' cabin is perfectly appointed. It was originally built in New Market, Alabama in 1836 and has been carefully moved and rebuilt on its present site high atop the mountain overlooking the Tennessee Valley Divide and Town creek. You will feel like you are a million miles away from everything but are only a 30 minute drive to many great restaurants and great shopping in downtown Guntersville. You are also only 20 minutes to Guntersville State Park with its hiking, fishing and swimming just to name a few of its amenities. Drive 30 minutes in the other direction and you can choose to visit Buck's Pocket State Park or High Falls Park, where for those with a great sense of adventure, (or a lack of better judgment), can jump off of the 40 foot Falls into to swimming hole below. The cabin itself boasts 8' to 12' wide hand hewn poplar logs, the original pine and poplar floors have been refinished while maintaining as much of the original character and patina as possible. The home is furnished with many period appropriate antiques and a King size bed made from reclaimed barn wood from the 1800's. A study complete with a desk and an incredible view of the gorge below is just off the master bedroom and would make a perfect spot for pastors seeking a time of prayer and retreat and sermon planning. The plush sofa and chairs in the family room make relaxing easy. The rocking chairs on the front porch offer a place to sit and watch the sunset over the mountains around you while listening to the sound of the water running over the two waterfalls on either side of the almost 10 acres atop the mountain. During the winter months Bald Eagles nest along the bluff and can be seen soaring along the rim of the bluff and you will have a front row seat. Eagles Nest at High Falls is the perfect spot for just one and would be an ideal place for a couple’s getaway too, but it will sleep up to 4 people. Please keep that in mind for any prayer and “rest” retreats that you or any of your friends church leaders might need. We do offer Gift Certificates! Quote from a recent visitor to Eagles Nest at High Falls' who needs to go to Gatlinburg when you have a place this amazing right in your own back yard!' Summer and Fall dates are filling up fast! Hurry and make your getaway plans soon! Check out our calendar link to see if one of our open dates would be perfect for you. •••••Tell your husband to whisk you away on a romantic retreat to the mountains. ••••
Keywords: antique log cabin, pre civil war log cabin, mountaintop cabin
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Member since: 2006
- 900 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
- King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Video Library
- Away From It All
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Porch / Veranda
- Screen Porch / Veranda
- Wood Deck
Pool / Spa
- Outdoor Hot Tub
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning and Linens $110 + tax
- Refundable Damage Deposit $150
- Tax Rate 6%
There is a 6% state lodging tax and an $100 cleaning fee added to every rental.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Other Activities: Hiking, Shopping, Kayaking, Boating, Wildlife Viewing, Rock Climbing, Health/Beauty Spa
Year Purchased: 2010
About the owner: My husband and I have 4 wonderful children and we manage 2 vacation rental properties which I have renovated.
Why the Owner Chose Albertville, AL, USA:
The view from this mountaintop is absolutely amazing and was the perfect spot for us to relocate the cabin to.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Breathtaking views, hiking, watching the wildlife around you. One of the most unique benefits you will receive is solitude and peace.
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Kitchen with custom lighting, heart pine cabinets and leathered granite counters
Lookout at the bluff edge, with Town Creek running gently through the basin.
Sitting room, study area just off of Master bedroom.
Spacious Master bedroom complete with King size bed
Stained glass window in the master bedroom
Enjoy your morning coffee or evening meal on our spacious screened porch.
Fireplace sits just beside the hot tub. Perfect for those chilly evenings.
View of the screened in back porch, firepit and grilling area.
Cozy fire sits next to private hot tub overlooking the bluff.
The amazing views start even before you arrive at the cabin.
We now have pictures of the gorge in all seasons....
Come on in, everything is ready for your perfect vacation.
Fire pit on the patio for those chilly mountain evenings.
Bathroom with custom vanity and slate and stone floors.
Family room looking toward the stairs to the Master bedroom
All decked out for Christmas, complete with a roaring fire!
Bluff viewing deck with adirondack chairs; a great place to enjoy the sunrise.
The view of the gorge from our lookout point.
Eagles Nest in a rare almost foot of snow.
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Tuesday, March 28, 2017
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