About the property
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 nights
Beautiful And Quaint With All Modern Updates On East Fork Of The Little River
This Beautiful Cabin was taken timber by timber from its original location in Etowah County, Alabama. The cabin is pre-civil war in construction, it was reconstructed using the old mortar technique and then added on to in its current location. The Cabin sits on a private road behind a gate. Secluded is an understatement. It is situated on a bluff overlooking the Crystal Clear East Fork of the Little River, just below a waterfall which can be heard as soon as you open the door to the car during the wetter seasons. We have an inviting front porch with a cozy antique swing where many a book has been read in the fragrant mountain air. The Cabin itself retains all of its antique charm as you enter the Great room with its enormous original stone double sided wood-burning fireplace serving the great-room and the Master bedroom both located on the lower floor. The Upstairs is separated by a staircase that leads to a private spacious upper loft that contains two Twin beds and a Queen Bed. There is a fully functional kitchen with stainless appliances/dishwasher/stove/oven/refrigerator/freezer. One Bathroom Downstairs, with High Efficency Maytag Washer and Dryer. Flat Screen TV with Apple TV/DVD/Inside/outside Stereo/Xbox/Wireless Internet/Dish Network/Central Heat and Air. Master Bedroom overlooks a large elevated back porch and the river can be heard from an open window. There is a large stone hearth wood burning fireplace in the bedroom. The Bedroom opens onto a cozy screened in porch with a 6 person water therapy spa/hot-tub. There is a charcoal grill on the back porch. There are steps to the fire-pit and picnic area overlooking the river, and steps to the river itself where depending on the water level you can swim/float/fish/lounge or sit in the crystal clear mountain water. The house is about 10 minutes from Downtown Mentone for antique shopping/cultural activity/or fantastic food and music at the Wildflower Cafe or other restaurants. The canyon is also about 10 minutes away, and 5 Minutes from Alpine Boys Camp, Desoto State Park, Desoto Waterfall, and Lake. There are wildflowers galore and wild blueberries and blackberries and plums along the road depending on the season. Wildlife abounds everywhere. The Tin Roof provides a great sound to sleep to when it rains.
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We Love Mentone and have multiple cabins here! See our other listings and comments and ratings so that you feel comfortable renting our newest additions! VRBO numbers-
666662, 480579, 1217444, 978404, 778417, 979224
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 27, 2018
About Rob Shaffer
We love the outdoors, and this place we have made our weekend getaway and solace. It exudes peacefulness and was designed to be cozy yet modern in every way, so we could truly relax and be surrounded by nature.
Rob Shaffer purchased this Cabin in 2008
Why Rob Shaffer chose Mentone
It is Away From it All!
What makes this Cabin unique
If you wanted a romantic getaway, you could not find a better place. http://www.mentonearts.org/index.html
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Away from everything and peaceful
Great cabin. Peaceful. You can hear the waterfalls and birds chirping. Great deck to sit on and enjoy a nice breeze. Definitely away from everything but not too isolated.
This cabin is exactly as advertised. Very private and somewhat secluded but has fast internet which was one of my concerns. I was able to stay on top of work while having an incredibly relaxing time with my family. Our dog had a blast as well! It’s set up perfectly for dogs with a small fenced in area connected to the porch. We will definitely be back! Thanks Robert for making this awesome cabin available at such an amazing price!
Had a really nice time....
.... and the cabin was very clean and updated. They even had a little fenced in area for our dogs which we really appreciated. As I've seen other people recommend as well, you must eat dinner at the Wildflower Cafe in downtown Mentone (their Black N' Blue Filet is one of the best filets I've ever had.)
Absolutely loved the location. Lots of peace and quiet! The living room furniture could stand improving. Not comfortable.
You read our mind!
New couch and chair have already been ordered!
Glad you had a great time!
Anniversary get away!
The stay was a perfect way to celebrate our 33rd Anniversary! The isolation and the waterfalls were so relaxing and peaceful. It was so cozy sleeping by the fire after relaxing in the hot tub. We had a great time and were sad to have to leave. We will be back! Everything was a breeze setting up through VRBO and wouldn't hesitate using their services again. Thanks for the new great memories!
Loved this getaway. We were isolated from life’s distractions and able to focus on writing. The view of the creek was beautiful and the hot tub was perfect on chilly nights. Would love to come back this summer and go swimming! Highly recommend.
Mentone sits atop Lookout Mountain in historic DeKalb County, Alabama. The area is rich in natural beauty: DeSoto Falls (inside DeSoto State Park), Little River Canyon (Little River Canyon National Preserve), Little River, endless hiking/biking opportunities and so much more. Natural recreation is available at the parks and several area businesses offer activities like kayaking, canoeing, and horseback riding. Golf is also available, and area cities like Fort Payne (10 mins), Trenton (30 mins), Chattanooga (45 mins) and Rome (40 mins) offer shopping and restaurants in addition to those found in Mentone.
We invite you to learn more about our area both before and during your visit. Visit these web sites to do just that, or contact us with your questions.
•DeKalb County Tourist Association
•Mentone Area Preservation Association Museums / Informative / Educational / Historical
Fort Payne Depot Museum
Housed in a 1800s train deport, this museum has
historical artifacts from the area and from around the
world. Well worth the visit. Located in FortPayne (15 mins)
Alabama Fan Club & Museum
Home of the most successful country music act ever
Located in south FortPayne (15 mins)
FortPayne is the sock capital of the world, and this
museum downtown by Union Park shows you how it
all happened. Located in Fort Payne (15 mins)
Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park
Located in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia (1 hour)
AREA PUBLIC GOLF COURSES
Lil Mole Run Golf Course
741 County Road 647
Minutes from downtown Mentone
Saddle Rock Golf Course
9 holes over 2,181 yards with a par of 63
721 County Road 614
Mentone, AL 35984
4 miles from Mentone
Dogwood Hills Course
18 holes over 6,463 yards with a par of 72
26460 Alabama Highway 71
Flat Rock, Al
24 miles from Mentone
Air Castle Course
18 holes over 6,405 yards with a par of 72
2060 Back Valley Road
25 miles from Mentone
MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL
Class A - affiliate of the Atlanta Braves
Located in Rome Georgia (1 hour)
Class AA affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds
Located in Chattanooga, TN (55 mins)
True Adventure Sport
DeSoto State Park
Little River Canyon National Preserve
Shady Grove Dude Ranch
Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park
Tennessee (1 hour)
Ruby Falls â€š Tennessee (1 hour)
Rock City, Tennessee (1 hour)
Incline Railway, Tennessee (1 hour)
RESTAURANTS Mentone/Valley Head
Wildflower Cafe: MY FAVORITE!!
Big Jim's Bama-Q:
The Old Barber Shop Cafe:
DeSoto State Park/Ft. Payne:
Most chains and some larger home-owned restaurants are in Fort Payne, about 20 mins from Mentone.
Downtown Mentone offers several great antique and unique gift shops:
- Orbix Hot Glass
- White Elephant Antiques
- Little River Hardware
- Crow's Nest Antiques
- The Gourdie Shop
- Crafts Village (beside Log Cabin Deli)
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
You will be sent a contract with detailed payment instructions if your dates are available, read it carefully and follow the instructions, it is self explanatory. The Cleaning and Wood fees depend on how many nights you stay-VRBO does not allow the option for selecting different fees-so your quoted fee from VRBO may be incorrect if you stay 3 days or more. Look at contract, pay accordingly.