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Carriage House;Bluff Views;Trails;Pet Friendly;Sewanee;Monteagle

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-3)

Need a break from the stress of city life? Do you enjoy outdoor activities? Come to the Cumberland Plateau and stay at the Carriage House. If you love hiking, cycling, and outdoor activities you can do them here or practically anywhere in a thirty-mile radius, in which numerous waterfalls are located. South Cumberland State Park Visitor and Information Center is about 7 minutes away. The park, which includes Sewanee Natural Bridge, Fiery Gizzard Trail (ranked in the top 25 by Backpacker), Foster Falls, Savage Gulf, Stone Door, Greeter Falls, Meadow Trail and Grundy Lakes has some of the most noted hiking trails in the country. The Mountain Goat Trail, between Sewanee and Monteagle, is also a lot of fun. If you truly need to relax, go no further than the gardens and trails of the Carriage House. We are nestled approximately 1.5 miles from Highway 56 on part of a 400-acre farm. The Carriage House is the end of the trail and is quiet and peaceful. The butterfly garden attracts many visitors. It is filled with butterfly bushes, bee balm, lantana, phlox, lilies and of course, butterflies. Hostas, trilliums, and columbine make up the shade garden. Red Bud, dogwood and river birch are beautiful spring, summer, and fall. A short walk away is the lake. The ducks are very friendly and love to be fed. Hopefully, you'll also see a visiting Blue Heron, eagle, deer or turkey. We have built a cabin on the lake, you can watch the fish jump or other wildlife from the porch, fish from the jetty or pitch horseshoes on the dam. We've also added a picnic area with a firepit in the cabin area. From the lake, walk up the trail and visit our miniature donkeys, Lizzie and Sadie or go in the other direction to Buzzard Rock with its spectacular view of the gulf and Payne's Cove. We don't charge you to bring your pet and we've added a deck to the entrance where you can keep them when they want some fresh air.

More Details

Jim DeLozier
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 16, 2017

About Jim DeLozier

My wife and I are retired teachers. She has several piano students and, in fact, the Carriage House is her music studio when we have no guests. We love animals. That's why we have dogs, miniature donkeys, cats, ducks, chickens, and fish. Our two outside dogs, a Great Pyrenees, and a German Shepherd have important jobs. They greet the guests and protect the property. Although we still hear coyotes, Roxie and Charley are always on the job, keeping them away. Our miniature donkeys are our most recent addition and they love attention, treats, and pets.

Jim DeLozier purchased this apartment in 1948

Why Jim DeLozier chose Pelham

We've dreamed of a home on the bluff for years and 10 years ago we built our house. We are living our dream.

What makes this apartment unique

Seclusion. We live almost two miles from the highway, with no through traffic, one neighbor across the creek, bluff views and miles to walk in all directions.


Pelham Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • churches
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
As a special service to our guests, we have no cable/satellite tv and no through traffic. The only sounds may be Roxie or Charley barking, a rooster crowing and the sound of a waterfall (during the wet season).


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Carriage House;Bluff Views;Trails;Pet Friendly;Sewanee;Monteagle
average rating of 4.902439 based on 41 reviews

Beautiful Countryside

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I really enjoyed our stay in the DeLozier's Carriage House. It was clean and comfortable with a beautiful deck. Our hosts were friendly and helpful.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Beautiful Setting

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I recently enjoyed some time away from home at the Carriage House. While the house itself was nice, we especially enjoyed the property and the scenic setting the house offered. We were even accompanied on several walks by their two friendly pups.

The house is far enough out there to get away from things for a while, yet close to small towns like Monteagle, which has unique shops and sights to see. We even took a day trip to Chattanooga while we were there and enjoyed everything the area had to offer.

If we are ever back in the area, I'm sure we will enjoy another stay at the Carriage House.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy & Comfy!

  • 5 of 5

The Carriage House was a cozy and comfortable place to stay. It was bigger than expected and very clean. Wish we could have stayed longer. Very restful and quiet location. We hope to return!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay and we hope you will come again.
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Peaceful Getaway

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I loved our extended weekend at the Carriage House. It's a gem for privacy, comfort, and the view of the bluff (just a short distance from the property) is sublime. Jim was friendly and a great host. We hope to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to your next visit. The mountain is beautiful in the fall.
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Peaceful Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Very accommodating hosts. The apartment has everything you need. Slept great in the comfortable bed. Enjoyed the deck outside. Very quiet. Want to come back in the fall when the leaves change.

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hope to see you in the fall when the mountain is gorgeous with all the colors of the season.
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Clean, beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

The Carriage House is very clean and surround by beautiful big woods. This was a great alternative to staying at a hotel and it is PET FRIENDLY which can be challenging when looking for a nice place to stay. If we come back to the area, we will stay again.

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We are located atop the plateau about 1.5 miles from Highway 56. We are surrounded by state parks, Savage Gulf, Foster Falls, Fiery Gizzard, and other parts of the South Cumberland State Park. You might be interested in seeing the historic coke ovens or walking the trails around Tracy Lakes. After your hike, visit the oldest bakery in Tennessee, The Dutch Maid Bakery. The University of the South is only a short distance away, where cultural activities abound. Concerts, plays, and guests speakers are regular fare. Head in the opposite direction and visit Beersheba Springs with its historic Methodist Assembly Grounds and its original log homes.

If you are hungry a 10- minute drive takes you to Monteagle for fast food or relaxed dining. The Smoke House offers live music on weekends. High Point provides historic dining on the summit between Chicago and Miami. Local legend has it that Al Capone stayed at High Point on trips between his Chicago and Florida homes.

If you want to stay closer to home we are located on a 400- acre farm with several miles of bluff views, walking trails, and roads. Bring your camera.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee-refundable $25

The reservation software asks for payment on the day the reservation is made, even if it's 5 minutes to midnight. Please pay at your convenience. Also, instead of tax not included, the listing should state that there is no tax. Also, the payment requests states that you should call before paying. If you're using a credit card I see no need to call, unless that's something you want to do.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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