Historic Music City Nashville Log Home- 4 Miles to Downtown-
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
A unique home in the heart of East Nashville with that Music City Country feel yet is walking distance to the popular stores and restaurants of Porter Road and Eastland, minutes from Five Points, and just a few miles from downtown Nashville (~4 miles) and convenient interstate access. This house is also near Shelby Park, the Shelby Golf Course and the Greenway nature trails.
My great grandfather built this charming log house in the 1930s to accommodate his large family. As a railway worker and renaissance man, he reused and re-purposed materials to build the home- the ceiling joists from the railway roundhouse service station were used for the walls, boxcar wood now serves as the hardwood floors, and marble from Union Station lines the bathroom floors. Much of this neighborhood used to be the family farm and has a musical history of hosting bands from the Opry and Nashville recording artist.
The home features 2 king bed rooms, 2 queen bed rooms, and has three full baths. Each bedroom has individual, private locks.
The home is only four miles to downtown and is located in the heart of popular East Nashville, walking distance to shops and restaurants, where you can get coffee, ice cream, drinks, dinner and souvenirs. The house is on a corner lot with a large front yard and a gravel driveway that allows access from both streets. The front porch swing and rocking chair are great places to relax and enjoy the neighborhood.
The home is furnished, has central heat and air conditioning and ceiling fans, wifi Internet, and Comcast cable with a large HD TV. The house also has a dishwasher, stove, microwave, refrigerator with ice maker, coffeemaker, toaster, kettle and a compact washer and dryer. A bus stop is located just footsteps away where Tillman Lane meets Porter Road.
The Sun King and Ice Queen rooms are divided by a full bathroom. The bathroom doors may be locked from the inside and outside for privacy. The Sun King features a modern decor with a king bed, large chest of drawers, closet, bedside table, small table and chair, ceiling fan and sun-blocking curtains. The Ice Queen features an antique decor with a queen bed, bedside table, mirrored closet, small table, desk, chair and ceiling fan.
The Green Queen bedroom features a queen bed, mirrored closet, chest of drawers, chair, ceiling fan and small bedside table/bench. The recreation/study room is next door to this bedroom but is separated by a door that locks on both sides.
The Sea King bedroom has a private exterior entrance. The room features a king bed, ceiling fan, two closets, large chest of drawers made by the Amish, a bench, small table, and mirror with coat/key hooks.
The Log House is in a residential and commercial neighborhood of East Nashville. Shops and restaurants are two blocks away on Porter Road and Eastland, and the popular Five Points area is about 2 miles away. Downtown Nashville, Lower Broadway, Riverfront and many main tourist attractions are about 4 miles away. It usually takes around 10 -13 minutes to get from the Log House to downtown and a cab is approximately $11 for two people. We also have Uber and Lyft and a lot of those drivers are available in East Nashville. Taxis are typically only available outside of the airport or downtown.
From the Log House to Green Hills in the heart of West Nashville a cab for two people will be about $26 and it takes about 20 minutes if you use the Interstate to travel the 13 miles.
There is usually a flat rate from the airport to any location of about $25.
We require a two night minimum reservation. Special restrictions apply for CMA Fest.
Check-in is typically from noon on, unless we have a guest checking-out the day of your arrival. If we have a check-out and check-in on the same day, your check-in time will most likely be from 4pm on. Check-out time is usually before noon. If we have a guest checking-in the same day as your check-out, your check-out time will be before or at 10 a.m
Please note the Log House is located in the heart of a residential and commercial neighborhood. We ask that all guests are respectable of the neighborhood and must keep noise levels within appropriate levels and city ordinance time frames.
Please note that TN requires a 9.25% sales tax, a 6% Occupancy tax and a $2.50 occupancy tax per night of your reservation. VRBO only lets you list one tax through their system so all reservations will have an additional tax invoice. Please note that due to the Nashville short-term rental law, no vacation rental is allowed to have more than 12 guests or 4 bedrooms.
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Member since: 2013
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Optional
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 8-12
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Recreation Center
- Water Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Outlet Shopping
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 12 people
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Housekeeper Optional
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Rates are based on 10 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- $2.50 Occ. Tax per night $3
- Cleaning Fee $145 + tax
- Tax Rate 9.25%
Minimum three night stay for the weekends. Minimum two night stay during M-Th. A rental agreement is required. Please feel free to inquire about the agreement prior to booking the house. 60 day cancellation policy. No refunds issued if weather permits travelers from arriving in Nashville. Please note the lessee must be 21 years or older. Also, note that TN has three taxes: a 9.25% sales tax, a $2.50 occupancy tax per night and a 6% occupancy tax.
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Year Purchased: 1935
About: Hello! I'm a native Nashvillian and my family has lived in East Nashville for generations.
Why Rolling Acres, Nashville, TN, USA:
My great grandfather built this property in the 1930s to accommodate his large family. He was a renaissance man, re-purposing and reusing railway materials to hand build the house. In his day, the Log House was where the Nashville railway lines stopped and the country began. Today the property is in the heart of popular East Nashville yet the house and land give you a relaxed Music City county feel while being footsteps away to the city action. The Log House is about four miles from downtown Nashville and just blocks from shops, bars, and restaurants.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
Historic, unique Log House in East Nashville- from the hand-built structure to the large yard- the home is just footsteps away from shops and restaurants in East Nashville and has convenient access to downtown and the remainder of Nashville.
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Living Room with TV, wifi, game table, three couches and two lounging chairs.
Kitchen view, showing back porch entry door. Dishwasher, refrigerator, stove.
Dinning Room with a hand-built table that can accommodate a large crowd.
Sun King bedroom -chest of drawers, bedside table, chair, small table, closet.
Bath view from the Sun King looking towards Ice Queen. Doors lock for privacy.
Ice Queen bedroom, closet, two bedside tables, desk, and chest of drawers.
Second full bathroom at the end of the hallway- between Ice & Green Queen rooms.
Green Queen bedroom with desk, chest of drawers, bedside table and closet.
Sea King bedroom additional view, opens to hallway and beside gray bathroom.
This is the front of the Log House from Tillman Lane.
This view shows the front and back kitchen doors. There's a covered back porch.
Living Room view. The dinning room is the door to the left.
This room shares a full bathroom with the Ice Queen bedroom.
Bath view from the Ice Queen. Doors lock from inside and outside for privacy.
Ice Queen bedroom.
Green Queen bedroom- chest of drawers, desk, closet, and bedside table.
Gray bathroom, full bathroom, by the Sea King bedroom.
The front porch has a swing and reclining rocker and is a great place to relax.
The Log House, ready for the holidays.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016
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