The Beautiful Duck House

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Last updated: 10/17/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Fifteen minutes to the Grand Ole Opry... Five minutes to Music Row... Two minutes to the Bluebird Cafe and the Green Hills Mall... Five minutes to Vanderbilt and ten minutes to downtown and all sports arenas...

This light, bright and very classy fully furnished executive 4 BR 2 BA home is located in the heart of Green Hills with large old trees, in a park like setting…
It resembles a large but cozy old English cottage, with all amenities included.

Additional perks include an office, sunroom, fireplace, French doors, crown molding, large deck with bar-B-Q grill for old time southern soul food, a big fenced backyard,and a two cal garage. There are plenty of linens and kitchen utensils for those who want to try creating their own southern concoctions. Pets & kids are okay, once screened, with additional security deposit. This is a safe and very beautiful neighborhood with lots of friendly neighbors.

Known to the locals as The Duck House, it has been home to many recording artists through the years. Many hit songs have been written in this home, including Cleopatra, Queen of Denial. Gold records line the walls of the huge dining room/writers room.

The Grand Ole Opry, The Nashville Zoo, Radnor Lake, Cheekwood Botanical Gardens and mansion, the Parthanon, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the Frist Art Museum, the Nashville Ballet or Symphony, Nashville Children's Theater, the Bluebird Cafe and live music all over town at various venues, Oercy Warner Park and steeplechase race in the spring, football, baseball and hockey arenas, puppet shows at downtown public library, Tootsie's Orchid lounge and many entertainment attractions on lower Broadway and 2nd Avenue, hiking in Percy Warner Park.

The Opry Land Hotel which is especially beautiful at Christmas, the riverboat on the river in downtown Nashville, summer fun at Nashville Shores, Belle Meade Plantation, visit the Hermitage, home of President Andrew Jackson, view the starts at Dyer Observatory, see a show at the Planetarium or climb Adventure Tower at the Adventure Science Center, visit the Factory in Franklin, TN and just drive around the historic district, visit the Jack Daniels Distillery, drive down 'Music Row,' visit the Carter House in Franklin and hear amazing Civil War Stories, Travelers' Rest

Owner is a twice Grammy nominated songwriter who keeps a downstairs bedroom in the home, but is pretty much invisible and in the studio, unless guests request a tour of Music Row or a concert in the living room like concerts that owner gives at various music venues around Nashville.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • Washer, dryer, dishwasher, disposal, cable and color TVs, Y-Fi, central heat and air, fully furnished, including a 100 year old upright grand piano. This is a wonderful place to call your home away from home. Each upstairs bedroom is fully furnished with cottage charm and sleeps two....moreless


  • Piano
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Botanical Garden
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding

Location Type

  • Downtown
  • Lake

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Roller Blading
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining:

    Full round oak table, and three additional card tables in basement for larger gatherings....moreless

  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    high speed...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck


Write a review 4.8
from 22 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • cleaning fee $150
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 6%


$400.00 a night for 4 bedrooms

$300.00 a night 3 bedrooms

There is a $150.00 nonrefundable cleaning fee and a $500 damage deposit which comes back to you, with no damages.

This is a bed and breakfast arrangement, but with you fixing your own meals... You have the entire home. :)

This is a four bedroom rental.

Please email or call to see availability and special offers.

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 10/17/2016
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
12 South
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
40 and 24 and 65
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cheesecake Factory

Car: Necessary


Owner info

About the owner: Twice Grammy nominated singer/songwriter/publisher with songs cut by Whitney Houston, Melissa Manchester, Pam Tillis, Tim McGraw, Crystal Gayle, George Jones, and many more, and with songs in television (I.e. Hollywood Wives, Friends, etc.) and in film (i.e. My Cousin Vinnie) Owner is happy give house concerts and tours of Music Row at no additional charge, and can also let guests watch as a song is written.

Why the Owner Chose Green Hills, Nashville, TN, USA:
THE DUCK HOUSE is less than ten minutes from downtown, six minutes to The Gulch, four minutes to 12 South, and two minutes to Green Hills stores and attractions.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Home is perfect for family reunions, wedding parties and graduations. Large deck out back with built in Bar-B-Q grill, and located in beautiful park like setting in the safe neighborhood of Green Hills.

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Speaks: english



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    Front View of House

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  • Piano and dining area

    Piano and dining area

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VRBO #365044

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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