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A Li'l Stone Cottage, Charming! Compelling!

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4-5)

STONEYBROOK COTTAGE... A touch of charm in the midst of East Tennessee's Mountain Wonderland! Looking for a little serenity, yet convenient to anywhere in east Tennessee?


Enjoy the quiet, quaintness, and beauty of the Unicoi Mountains in East Tennessee. Listen to the sounds of the babbling brook just steps from your porch swing or deck. Surrounded by nature's beauty - you will find this a rare and delightful get-away! Minutes from numerous attractions with a variety of activities for everyone! There are arts communities nearby along with flea markets and antique shops to challenge the most discriminating shoppers.

You will be minutes from the scenic Cherohala Skyway, the Tail of the Dragon at Deal's Gap, Blue Ridge Parkway, Cherokee, Fontana Dam, and the Natahala River Gorge. An hour + to Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Smokey Mountains National Park, Cherokee National Forest and numerous State Park facilities, the Ocoee and Natahala rivers offering world class whitewater kayaking and rafting, fly fishing from many lakes and rivers as well as a host of other outdoor recreational opportunities.

STONEYBROOK COTTAGE is a unique and memorable experience for your family! Furnished in antiques and period furniture, it offers all the amenities of home yet with a simplicity and serenity you won't want to miss! A small 'English Cottage' - comfy, warm and cozy! You will enjoy this affordable, charming cottage - and will definitely want to come back again soon!

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Woody Mason
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About Woody Mason

This is our second home and our vacation paradise, not just a rental income property. We have enjoyed hiking and motorcycling in the area for over 15 years and wanted a more permanant place to stay that felt more like home. We are so very thankful to be able to share our retreat with a joyful heart.

Please enjoy Stoneybrook Cottage as much as we do!

Woody Mason purchased this cottage in 2004

Why Woody Mason chose East

After looking at other properties is East Tennessee and western North Carolina, we discovered what is locally known as the Rock House. It was built by a local lumber / saw-mill baron in the 1950's for his personal retreat. It was then and is now truly unique. There is a calming influence permeating the cottage, allowing us to relax and re-charge from our busy schedules. We enjoy hiking for recreation and there are many trails to explore close by. We are also avid motorcyclists and this area provides so many great riding experiences and sightseeing opportunities that we haven't made a dent in them so far. Many vacation homes are newly constructed log cabins, sometimes built in almost cookie-cutter, sub-division fashion. Stoneybrook Cottage stands alone and it has the comforting feeling of returning home each time we arrive.

What makes this cottage unique

Stoneybrook Cottage is also a bird watchers paradise. We have feeders for our many bird visitors and bird watchers alike. Humming birds abound along with more varieties than I can count.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Woody,

Our stay in the cottage was wonderful. We could open up the windows in the bedroom, the bathroom and the kitchen and didn't have to turn on the air-conditioner which enabled us to go to sleep and wake up with the the birds and frogs Everything was clean. We would like to compliment you for the way the cottage has been taken care of. Everything we needed was there-you didn't forget anything! We hope we can return next year.


William and Michelle
May 2013
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Madisonville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • snowmobiling
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Comfortable Amenities, simply waiting for YOU! Cozy Gas Fireplace, Queen Bedroom, Double Bedroom, Completely Equipped and Stocked Kitchen, Linens & Towels provided, Large Covered Porch with Swing, Wood Deck for outdoor relaxation with BBQ Grills, Outdoor firepit for those marshmallows, Card Games along with a library of DVD & VCR movies for your enjoyment! Tellico River / Big Creek public access within walking distance to boat ramp, canoeing & rafting, NO SMOKING inside please, Smoking outside permitted, Easy Access - No Dirt Roads to Travel! Pets? Let's talk, Motorcycle Friendly, too


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A Li'l Stone Cottage, Charming! Compelling!
average rating of 4.7894735 based on 60 reviews

Adorable little cottage in the hills

  • 5 of 5

We loved this quaint little cottage in the hills. We had zero cell phone service at the cottage, which worked out perfectly for us. No annoying calls or texts distracting us from our family time! And I mean that sincerely, not sarcastically. The cottage itself was charming and cozy. Felt comfortable and safe for the entire stay. Would definitely stay again if we travel to TN again in the future. Beautiful countryside with amazing hospitality!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are always grateful that folks share their good times at out little piece of heaven and enjoy the peace and quiet the same way that we do. Sharing Stoneybrook Cottage with vacationing families is one of the side benefits of ownership. Come back again any time. The door is always open.
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nice old cottage in rural location

  • 5 of 5

Defiantly enjoyed my 2 day stay at the cottage. Peaceful !!

perfect place to retreat to after a day in the mountains, light a camp fire and relax.

only issue is a little mildew smell in the cottage and a little funky around the bath tub - considering the age of the place i think thats its par for the course, only mention it for those that may be allergic to mildew/mold.

would recommend it to friends !!!

  • Submitted: May 24, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Had a great time. Lovely area. Wish we had had more time to the quiet Would definitely stay again!

  • 4 of 5

Great time. Wonderful place

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Snowbird's Dream

  • 5 of 5

While staying at this charming cottage, my sister and I were able to explore the area and test out the Tennessee winter. Everyone said that this winter was a mild one. It only snowed once during the two-month stay. It was the perfect jumping off point to finding a retirement home in the area. People in the area were warm and welcoming. When my sister joined me we were able to find a house in 5 weeks and handle many of the reality and banking needs. It was just the small town atmosphere we were looking for with many local sites within easy driving distance. Pigeon Forge is an hour and a half north and Chatanooga is the same distance south. The Cherohala Skyway which starts in Tellico Plains is only minutes away so you are nestled in the foothills of the Smokies.

The only drawback that we experienced was that there was no cell phone reception and the Internet connection was slow and spotty. Since this was not the main purpose of our visit we were able to adjust and make our calls when we were in town and the public libraries in the area have Internet access if you need better speed and steady connection.

Overall we had a wonderful stay and would highly recommend this cottage to family and friends. Whether you are looking for a weekend or a longer stay this is the place to visit if you want to explore Eastern Tennessee.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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ST Petersburg, FL

A quaint little place

  • 4 of 5

A very quaint little place. It was a perfect setting for a weekend with the girls.

I gave a four due to the structure damage. The floors are very uneven due to the foundation shifting.

This also left cracks in the walls which made the cottage drafty. I could not get the fireplace to work either.

This little place would be great in the warmer months.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are really happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and enjoyed the charm of the 65 year old stone cottage that is certainly not in the cookie cutter vacation rental vein. One persons 'damage' is someone else's old school charm. I do wish that there had been a phone call from the guest, because I can usually help folks resolve performance issues, making for a more perfect vacation. I always tell guests to call me if there is an issue they can't resolve. All it takes is a phone call and while there isn't good cell service in the valley for some folks, there is a land line just for that purpose. I can't help fix what I don't know about and I strive for perfection. Our cleaning folks got the fireplace to start right up when I asked them to look into the situation. So, please come back again so we can do better next time; and because our guest was from Florida, a warmer weather visit might yield better results. Please try us again.
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Macon, Ga.

Absolutely delightful experience. Cottage was better than pictures. Had great communications .

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful. Close to lots of nature. Really enjoyed Cherokee National Forest. We saw our very first bald eagle flying up the Tellico River near Tellico Plains. Cottage is awesome.

Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Interstate 75
Car: necessary

Enjoy the Foothills Area of the Unicoi Mountains in East Tennessee. Minutes from the heart of the Cherokee Nation and the beautiful Cherokee National Forest, Trout / Fly Fishing, Antique Hunting, Flea Market Finding, Major Attractions & Multiple State Parks. Some of the best motorcycle riding roads in the country, such as the Cherohala Skyway and the 'Tail of the Dragon' at Deal's Gap!!


Rates & Availability

Madisonville Cottage Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150
Cleaning $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.75%

Ratees are calculated for 2 adults and children under 12. Additional adults are $10 per day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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