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MOUNTAIN TOP COZY COTTAGE ON THE BLUFF WITH THE BEST AMAZING LONG RANGE VIEWS

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Private 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom on Cliffs Edge with All the Comforts & Great Views

Welcome to our cozy Cottage on TOP of Lookout Mountain!

We have OVER 100 Positive Reviews since 2014!!! What does that tell you?? You need to come on up to Buzzard's Roost & ENJOY !!!! We provide personal, caring, from the Heart Service because we care about our Guests!

Our Rates vary from $99/Night to $165/Night, depending on the Season & Number of Guests ~~~

Ask Miss Gail about YOUR particular Reservation & she will give you the BEST Rate possible, tailored to your situation ~~

There is a 2 Night Minimum stay on ALL High Season Weekend Nights.

We provide a FREE Entry pass to Cloudland Canyon State Park !!

We have the BEST View for the BEST Rates on Lookout Mountain!!!

CALL or EMAIL Miss Gail TODAY to secure your Reservation!! 407-791-2420 or email me from this page, where it says 'Contact Owner

Buzzard's Roost is a wonderful, whimsical, cozy cottage perched right on the edge of Lookout Mountain. Around here, they call it 'the Bluff'. We are on a winding, mellow, dead end road with little or no traffic, making it perfect for walks. Buzzard's Roost is a special place for you to let your hair down, relax & rejuvenate your Soul.

The hot tub is perfect to erase stress & to melt away your aches & pains. Buzzard's has 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms & can sleep 6. 4 in beds, 2 on Sofa Bed. The main floor is made up of a Bedroom with a Local Artisan crafted Queen Log bed, closet & the main bathroom with shower & tub just a few steps away. The mirror in this bathroom is also handcrafted by a local artist & made of local woods & branches. Also in this bathroom is a washer, dryer.

Moving on to the full kitchen, that has a full sized, side by side refrigerator/ freezer with ice maker, electric range with oven & toaster oven. all pots, pans, dishes, glassware & silverware & service ware. Also, for your added relaxation is a brand new dishwasher. No drudging away over dirty dishes. You are here to relax. The dining area seats 6 & is also perfect for a game of cards or puzzles or board games that are all here.

The living room area with an entire wall of windows & pine cathedral ceiling is perfect for relaxing with a book, or to enjoy a Movie on our 40 inch, flat screen TV with Dish Network, Satellite service. The corner electric fireplace/heater is just what you need during cool times to take the chill off. In warmer times, use just the flames to feel as though you are sitting by a campfire. We have central Heat & Air as well . The stairs lead to the loft bedroom & another wonderful local Artisan Art piece is there to greet you. It's an iron railing designed with a family of Buzzards to delight & protect you from harm.

The loft is made up of a private bathroom with Shower, a full sized closet & another handcrafted, Queen log bed. The view from this perch is beyond belief. It goes on for miles.

Out on the back deck is a wonderful relaxation area with a table for outdoor dining , Chairs to Relax & the hot tub. The view from out here is amazing. You can actually see 4 States from here. To the right, just off the deck is the BBQ area, & a trail that leads to our new Swing, Adirondack Chairs, a Hammock ,Rock formations & more beautiful views. The front yard is full of trees & boulders & great for exploring. The front deck can be a private get away if too much activity out back leaves you needing some alone time.

We hope you enjoy our Mountain Retreat & take advantage of all the wonders of this Mountain Paradise. 35 minutes away, are many Cultural, Recreational, Gourmet Dining & Shopping opportunities. We are 10 min. or less, from the 2nd largest Canyon in the US, Cloudland Canyon. The Hiking is amazing & there are several waterfalls there for you to enjoy. Ft. DeSoto State Park, in Alabama, is about a 45 min. drive. That Park has many Hiking trails, camping, & even an Olympic sized swimming pool. Also just 10 minutes away is the World Famous Canyon Grill for your dining pleasure.

After a scenic 35 minute drive away, in Tennessee, you can enjoy all that Chattanooga has to offer. You can see Rock City, Ruby Falls, The Tennessee Aquarium & The Inclined Railway & Chattanooga Choo Choo, & many more venues for some extra thrills.

Of course, if pure & Simple Relaxation is what you are after, Buzzard's Roost is the place to be without any traveling at all. Soak up the Peaceful atmosphere & wind down from the hustle bustle of daily life. Take a walk, read a book or magazine, watch a movie, take a nap, cook a meal, listen to the wind in the trees & the birdies singing. We also have a wonderful Swing & Hammock to Relax & enjoy!

Of course, the Hot Tub is waiting for you at the perfect Temperature, too!

3 Night Minimum stay required during all Holidays.

Rates quoted here are for 2 Guests. An additional Fees charged for parties over 2.

Remember, if you want to bring your Pet along, WE ARE Pet Friendly! GOOD Dogs, Only, ha ha ~~Ask for details while inquiring about your Reservation.

>>>> Due to some recent Pet Owners that have stayed at Buzzard's Roost & have disrespected our Home & Property, we will now be charging a $25 Pet Fee for the convenience of bringing your Good Dog along.

*** Please Note ***

Our Cancellation Policy / Plz. Read

All Fees Paid are Refundable if Cancellation is made 60 days or more, prior to your Reservation.

**** Please Note~~ Please respect our Home & Property. We have worked very hard to get it & are pleased to be able to invite you to enjoy it as well ~~ Happy Trails ;0)

No Refunds at all for poor weather, lack or interruption of internet, Satellite TV service, or Utilities that are beyond our control.

*** Active Military ~~~ We can offer a 10% per Nt. Discount during Low Season. Please ask while inquiring about your Reservation *** Thank You for your Service!!

More Details

Owner
Gail Bower
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 25, 2017

About Gail Bower

We are Avid hikers, photographers & all around outdoor folks, we fell in Love with this area several years ago. We finally stumbled onto Buzzard's Roost & it was Love at first sight. A great property with all the features that we would want & are proud to offer to our guests. Enjoy your stay at this very special piece of the Georgia Mountains.

Since purchasing this lovely Cottage in 2013, we decided to relocate to Lookout Mountain ourselves & can now oversee out Cottage personally. We are LOVING our decision & the area now as Locals ;0)

We strive to provide an environment that will give you BOTH a Physical & Mental Vacation!

Our hope is that you will leave refreshed , & aware that your stress & worries are much less than when you arrived.

Gail Bower purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Gail Bower chose Northwest High Country

Buzzard's Roost offers the perfect mixture of all the important Vacation elements. A comfortable cottage, & access to many exciting Vacation friendly opportunities. The View is among the BEST in the area.

Read our 100+ Positive Reviews to see what our satisfied Guests have to say!

What makes this cottage unique

Buzzard's Roost is a few minutes from world class hiking, dining & exploration. Buzzard's is also less than an hour away from many interesting, exciting, historical & cultural venues. Chattanooga is full of any type of stimulating Vacation areas you could imagine & is also less than an hour away. Than have the comfort of going home to Buzzard's Roost to snuggle in & enjoy the quiet of Lookout Mountain.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Highly Recommend !!!!

We certainly picked the best property on Lookout Mountain! The view from the back Deck & also from the Hot Tub is AMAZING!!!! The Cottage is comfortable & homey & the Owner is wonderful to work with. They provide a Free Entry Pass to any GA. Park & Cloudland Canyon is 5 Min. away with world class Hiking. 10Min from Hang Gliding & a 30 min drive to Chattanooga.

Go to the Aquarium!
May 2017
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Amenities

Rising Fawn Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • No Parties or Loud, Irresponsible Behavior Respect our Home & Property 2 Adults in the Hot Tub at a time. No open Fires No Indoor Smoking. Enjoy!
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Private Loft bathroom on 2nd floor, Shower,Sink & Antiques!
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Large Bthrm. w/Vanity & hand crafted Branch Mirror, W & D
  • Bathroom on Main Floor is Large, w/Room to Move. It has a Full sized Vanity & Hand Crafted Branch/Wood Mirror. Toilet, & Bath Tub w/Shower. Also holds the Washer, Dryer for the Cottage Laundry. Loft Bathroom is Cute with Large Shower, Toilet, Sink & Antiques! Nice! Private!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Loft bedroom has a hand crafted Queen log bed & full clost &
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen, Local Artisan crafted bed, Private Bathroom w/Shower
  • Main Floor Bedroom has a local Artisan, hand crafted, queen bed, closet & the Large,Main Bathroom with Shower & Tub is steps away. Another hand crafted, Queen bed in Loft. Loft has a Private Bathroom w/Shower & a Desk/Vanity w/Antique Chair. There is a Full sized, Pull out Bed in the Living Room couch, if needed. Sleeps 2. There is an Extra Person charge of $ 15 per Night for over 2 Guests.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 7 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
We will go above & beyond to help you enjoy your time at Buzzard's Roost & Lookout Mountain. The Hike down to the Valley floor & the Waterfalls in Cloudland Canyon is worth the effort! WE are minutes away from a World renowned Hang Gliding Flight Park & the Canyon Grill Restaurant. This part of N.W. Georgia is teeming with Outdoor opportunities. Also, we are a short, scenic drive to Chattanooga, TN. & The Aquarium, Incline Railway, Rock City, Ruby Falls, great Restaurants, Concert venues & Farmer's Markets, Antiquing & More! We want to offer you a comfortable Home away from Home that will exceed your expectations.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(109 traveler reviews)

MOUNTAIN TOP COZY COTTAGE ON THE BLUFF WITH THE BEST AMAZING LONG RANGE VIEWS
average rating of 4.9174314 based on 113 reviews
5

Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Location is perfect. The cabin is on the side of a mountain overlooking the scenic countryside. Great hiking is nearby and a Park Pass is provided. A 30 minute drive to Chattanooga was a big plus. We were able to visit historic sites and eat out at many fine restaurants. The rental was extremely clean. Four of us, all adults, stayed at the cabin for 3 nights. There was ample room and the owner responded to any questions we had within minutes. The only thing I would change is my checkout date. I wish we could have stayed another couple of weeks!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate when Guests share their experiences so other potential Guests will understand just how SPECIAL our area is & also how SPECIAL Buzzard's Roost Cottage is!
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5

Peace and quiet!

  • 5 of 5

What a view! Cottage was clean and comfortable. Ample supply of towels and sheets. I will say you need to be in decent physical shape to navigate the property. Lots of steps and boulders. We dealt with rain for several days, but we spent our days in Chattanooga (35 minutes away) and enjoyed the touristy stuff. We also had to deal with a bad refrigerator, but understand that things like that happens. The owner was quick to respond and apologetic for the situation. Overall we had a nice time.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We truly appreciate it when Guests are understanding of situations that are out of our control. Thanks for your great attitude & we hope you will be back at a dryer time so you can see the beautiful new Fridge & the Views when its dry & clear ;0)
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5

Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Very nice and cozy cabin with an amazing view. Would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: As Owners we try to set the stage for a Relaxing & comfortable getaway for our Guests. So glad that we accomplished our goal for you!We look forward to your next visit! You should see that amazing view in the Fall! Warm Regards, Miss Gail
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was everything promised. Great views, well stocked, very clean and comfortable. Tons of towels, but be sure to bring soap for the shower.(about only thing she didn't have). Be warned-23 steps from parking to cabin, might be hard for some. Be sure to read the comments book-good tips. Definitely go to Canyon Grill-great food-but must bring own beer or wine and opener. Aquarium and Cloudland Canyon State Park are musts. Definitely recommend Buzzard's Roost-we will be back!

  • Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: LOVE ALL our POSITIVE Guest Reviews! & they truly show how much of a wonderful experience you will have here! 106 POSITIVE Reviews with MANY more to come! See for yourself!
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5

Great place, great owner!

  • 5 of 5

A fantastic getaway! Great view, comfortable surroundings, quick access to Cloudland Canyon Park and Chatanooga...would recommend to any couple looking for quiet time away!

  • Submitted: May 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Gorgeous views, very private and secluded!

  • 5 of 5

We had such a wonderful weekend staying at Miss Gail's place to celebrate our one year anniversary! The cabin was perfect with a spectacular view of the mountain, especially from the hot tub. it was a stormy weekend and we loved having all of the windows to watch and stay inside cozied up. We took advantage of visiting Cloudland Canyon State Park with the free pass that she offers and enjoyed a wonderful and strenuous hike to the waterfalls! Lol We will definitely be returning!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Chattanooga
Nearest Barpub
38 Miles
Chattanooga, but U can BYOB to Restaurants here ;)
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Canyon Ridge Golf Club, 14653 Hwy 157,Rising Fawn
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Canyon Grill & Geneva's around the corner
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Cloudmont Ski Resort, Mentone, AL
Car: necessary

Buzzard's Roost is in a rural & secluded mountain area but also located less than an hour's drive to Alabama, and only 30 minutes from all the attractions in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Cloudland Canyon State Park is 5 min. away for the wonders of America's 2nd largest Canyon after the Grand Canyon! & we provide a FREE Park Pass for our Guests!

Hiking & Mountain Biking trails are also plentiful in our immediate area.

De Soto State Park, 45 min. away in Ft. Payne, Alabama is a wonderful Park & has enjoyment access for ALL levels of ability & an Olympic sized Pool to use in the Summer months.

Rock City, Ruby Falls, The Tennessee Aquarium & the Incline Railway are 35 minutes away.

Our Cottage is 10 minutes from a world class Hang Gliding School & several Stables to go Horse Back Riding & also Caving opportunities as well. Hay Rides are available at Cloudland Canyon in the Fall.

Several Civil War Battlefield Memorials & actual Battlefields are woven in & out of our immediate area.

So many diverse recreational opportunities just a short distance from our cottage. Or~~you can just relax in the swing or Hammock & enjoy the View & the Birdies singing~~ and Relax your troubles & Stress away in the Hot Tub ;0)

WE ARE PET FRIENDLY!! Please ask about our expectations while inquiring about a Reservation.

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Rates & Availability

Rising Fawn Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
HIGH SEASON
Feb 3 2017 - Nov 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$155
From
$160
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving Holidays
Nov 19 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$170
 
 
Christmas Holidays
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
$170
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$155
From
$160
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee 2 Guests $85
Refundable damage deposit $100
Pet Fee $25
Tax Rate 8.0%

Check In is After 3 pm & Check Out is Before 10 am. Additional Fees will be charged for late Check Out.
Our Nightly Rates vary & range from $99 to $185 per night depending on the Season & Number of Guests.
We are NOT a "Party House"! No Loud or obnoxious behavior will be tolerated. Sorry to even have to bring this up but~~~ Some folks just don't get it.
Additional Fees are Required for more than 2 Guests & for Pets. A Separate Refundable Pet Deposit is charged.
There is a Cleaning Fee & GA. Lodging Tax added to every rental. No Refunds will be given for poor Weather or lack of Internet, Cable TV, or Utilities that are beyond our control.
Ask Miss Gail, Owner, for the Pricing for your Particular Requested Dates & the # in your Guest party.
We do discount per Night fees on Weekly rentals, as well as occasionally run $99/night Specials so keep checking back to our page ;0)
We do, as Owners, reserve the right to alter our Rates as we see fit. Our Home, Our Rules.
Our Cottage is totally Non Smoking & we would ask that if you are bringing your "Fur Baby" with you, that you clean up after potty breaks.
Please respect our Home & Property as you would expect others to respect your's. God Bless, Miss Gail

Please Note** There is a 2 Night Min. Rental on ALL High Season Weekend Nights
The View is awesome!!!!! Come on up to the Roost!! Buzzard's Roost !!!!
Nothing is set in Stone & we try to be fair & work with our Guests regarding pricing.
WE have the best Rates for the Best View on Lookout Mountain ;0)

** Please Read our Cancellation Policies noted under the Description Area, at the bottom of the page.

***
We expect our Guests to behave in a respectful & civilized manner. There are to be NO Loud Parties & there is a Noise Ordinance in force after 10pm. Please be respectful of others in the area.
Monies will be deducted from your your Security Deposit for late Check Out. Check out is BEFORE 10am. Thank You.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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