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Studio Apartment, Walk to Downtown Franklin, Pets, Big Yard & Operated by Locals

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type studio

Overview

About the property

Elegant & Romantic, 800 SqFT Studio w/ Parking, Amazing Views, Southern Charm

Captain's Quarters is a spacious, newly-converted studio apartment that is fully furnished and only 6 blocks from the heart of Downtown Franklin. The apartment sits behind our original family home - Stone Oaks - that was built in 1919.

You'll enjoy a truly comfortable night's sleep in our brand new king-size bed as well as other amenities such as a flat screen TV, a fully-stocked galley kitchen with stove/oven and a Keurig coffee maker, brand new tiled bathroom, and so much more.

The private setting and drive offers ample room to enjoy the outdoors with the assurance of quiet and comfort should you choose to stay in and relax away the day.

More Details

Owner
Damon Rogers
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Damon Rogers

Welcome! We are Damon and Mark Rogers, the grateful custodians of Damon's family home where we retired in 2000 after 30 years of Navy life. Mark is a retired Naval Officer, and we have been very fortunate to have lived and travelled all over the world.

The family home was built in 1919 and Generals Retreat (VRBO #496793) and Captains Quarters, two of our rental properties located behind the Big House, were originally built in 1970 as a guest home and office suite.

Much of the surroundings you'll see when staying at one of our vacation rentals in Franklin have been gradually collected during our Navy years and represent our strong Southern heritage and love of antiques.

Damon Rogers purchased this studio in 1919

Why Damon Rogers chose Franklin

Originally built as an office suite behind the original 1919 historic family home, you will be amazed at the beautiful conversion from a spacious office suite into an elegant studio apartment. This 800 square foot apartment boasts "brand new everything" with the exception of the family antiques and collected prints throughout.

The original office has become the elegantly-appointed living room, and the king size bed and kitchen nook are just two of many reasons to stay at Captains Quarters. The original powder room has become a fully stocked galley kitchen with microwave, doll-sized oven and stove (so precious!), 18 cubic foot refrigerator/freezer, toaster, Keurig coffee maker, Italian dishes and serving pieces, and plenty of pots, pans, pyrex and cooking utensils to cook the day away.

In what was once the adjoining storage room has now become a fully-tiled bathroom with tub/shower combination and houses a spacious walk in closet and separate laundry room!

The outside welcomes you with a sweet front porch, window boxes, and seasonal plants contained in wrought iron planters passed down for generations. Walk around to the side yard and enjoy badminton, corn hole or the fire pit with ample wood supplied. Relax in the common patio area or cook on the outdoor gas grill located on the outside patio.

This elegant studio is such a must see piece of real estate in charming Franklin, TN that we often joke about wanting to move in ourselves!

What makes this studio unique

I (Damon) pride myself on being a preservationist and believe in repurposing from old buildings. Shutters throughout the studio came from the basement of my family home, and the Civil War era window grills were bought from a friend after a historic home was demolished.

Both Captains Quarters (VRBO Listing #497691) and Generals Retreat (VRBO #496793) can be rented to accommodate up to 6 people! For extensive details of the three properties we own in historic Franklin.

Amenities

Franklin Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Full bath with walk-in closet and washer/dryer combo
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Luscious king-size bed with reading lamps and end tables
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • tennis
Notes:
Stroll along sidewalks to the heart of downtown Franklin in less than 15 minutes for the many festivals, shopping or eating or stroll 5 minutes to Jim Warren Park enjoying National Registry properties no matter the route.

Reviews

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Studio Apartment, Walk to Downtown Franklin, Pets, Big Yard & Operated by Locals
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 84 reviews
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Great time!

  • 5 of 5

We loved it here! Such a cute place with some very friendly owners who know how to make you feel at home. We definitely want to come back! Go explore Franklin- Puckett’s Boat house has great food we when their twice! Thank you again for an amazing time! We love your place!

-the Baldridge’s

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your generous review and I too love the “Boathouse”! We look forward to seeing you again!
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5

Very quaint and cozy cottage with wonderful hosts!!

  • 5 of 5

Wish we could have stayed longer. A lot to do in so little time. Wonderful property to come home to after a day. The hosts have thought of everything a guest could want ( even delicious banana bread). Great southern hospitality!! Will return again!!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable, Cozy, Clean and Convenient!

  • 5 of 5

My husband surprised me with a trip to Franklin for my birthday, and he booked us into the Captain's Quarters, located in a separate building behind the owner's main house. The check-in process was simple, the accommodations were EXCELLENT, and we even got visits from the property dog and cat. We were walking distance from downtown Franklin, and 30 minutes from downtown Nashville. GREAT birthday surprise - we plan to return to this place on our next visit!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you were surprised and so grateful for the kind review! It was our pleasure hosting you! Your husband has excellent taste!
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  • 5 of 5

Captain's Quarters was perfect and Mark and Damon are the BEST! Franklin is such a wonderful town and we were within walking distance to everything. Would highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

Great spot to stay. Rocking chairs on front porch is a great place to drink morning coffee. Nice quiet neighborhood. The Rogers family are friendly and welcoming. Relaxing place... would here stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time, Damon and Mark were so pleasant and welcoming. Beautiful accommodations and very convenient to many activities. Can't wait to visit again!!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind review. We loved having you and your sweet pups! You left Captain Quarters so clean and we appreciate your thoughtfulness. Look forward to welcoming you back anytime!
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Map

Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Nashville International Airport (BNA)
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Miles
Red Pony
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
Spencer Creek
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-65
Nearest Restaurant
0.9 Miles
Cork & Cow
Car: recommended

Whether you walk, drive or catch the Franklin Trolley, you are easily accessible to Carnton Plantation, The Carter House, The Lotz House, movies or live entertainment at the Franklin Theater, shopping, antiquing or sightseeing. Museum tours, bike tours, and ghost tours are abundant or walk a block to Jim Warren Park for fresh air and sunshine. Jim Warren also boasts a Skate Park!

If you are a foodie, you will be pleased as there are numerous privately owned restaurants within walking distance. For the wine aficionado, Arrington Vineyards is but a short car drive along picturesque country roads, or enjoy our quaint country neighbor, Leiper's Fork, where you can pick up the Natchez Trace Parkway and head into Nashville for another full day adventure.

Those of us living in Franklin boast that "we are 15 miles south and 100 years down the road from Nashville." A 30 minute drive gets you to 'Music City USA'! Franklin has been mentioned in major publications like Southern Living, CNN, Money Magazine, Forbes, and Business Week as one of the best places to live, work, and visit in the entire country, and Captains Quarters is centrally located in the historic district of Franklin - home to 150 places to explore that are on the National Registry.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 17.25%

Maximum 2 people.
Non refundable Pet Deposit of $100 per pet.
Non refundable Cleaning Fee of $50.00 per visit.
50% deposit is required upon booking. Balance is due 30 days prior to arrival. Cancellations within the 30 days prior to arrival are non refundable (sorry, no exceptions).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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