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Book your Fall Getaway. Enjoy the large deck, screened porch and treehouse!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Bedding for 4/max 6)On 2.5 Acres W/ A Treehouse

“Rustic Retreat' - Come stay in my Cabin and feel the warmth that I have created in this special home built in 2005 by the local Mennonites. This home is 1 1/2 miles from HWY 111, located in a Log Home community called 'Cozy Cabin Retreat' on a secluded 2.5 acres. No Highway noise here, just peace and quiet and lots of stars! Whether you come for a short weekend or a longer stay, you are sure to relax and enjoy small town living and all the beauty that the Cumberland Plateau offers. One of the special features of this home is the Custom Treehouse and will provide hours of activity for the children! The front porch has a screened in porch that provides an additional outdoor dining area and rockers to rock off the stress of everyday life. Out the back door boasts an elevated large deck that will also provide additional outdoor dining and lounging and overlooks the lush hardwood forest. My home has been decorated with pieces of history that I have found from locals but also has all of the luxuries one would want.

Relaxation is priority, so we have provided high quality bedding and linens. This home has all of the modern conveniences but will take you back in time when things were simpler...

Owner added Benefits to make you feel at home:

*Coffee filters,coffee, tea, sweeteners

*Spices, oils, condiments

*Paper goods

*Deluxe linens and bedding

*Shampoos, lotions, body wash, hairdryers

*Porch Rocking Chairs

*Firewood for Outdoor Firepit

*IPOD stereo

*Board Games

*Movies and Books

*Outdoor Grill

*2 Flat Screen TV's(one in Master)

*Farm Fresh Eggs available by request and Seasonal Produce (grown by Owners, ask for a list of available produce during summer months!) at additional cost

More Details

Owner
Mary Newman
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 15, 2017

About Mary Newman

I have many years experience in the Hospitality Industry and I had the pleasure of renting my home that I currently live in, prior to moving to Tennessee full time. I enjoyed sharing my home with families that were coming to the area to enjoy family vacations together. Once moving to Tennessee full time, we longed for the opportunity to find the perfect getaway to share once again. With the help of supportive family members and friends we have made this possible. I look forward to meeting new families and sharing all that this beautiful area has to offer. Our goal is to make your stay as comfortable, enjoyable and memorable as possible.

Mary Newman purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Mary Newman chose Spencer

This area is rich in nature and small town culture. Fall Creek Falls is the backdrop for this area, which is why I fell in love with this area almost 10 years ago, and provides days of activities. Whether you choose to go on day trips every day and back to a campfire at night, or just relax indoors at Rustic Retreat, we are sure you will enjoy your stay.

What makes this cabin unique

If you are looking for a home 'off the beaten path' and far away enough from the Highways, this is it!!! Enjoy sitting on the front porch in the rocking chairs reading a book or just relaxing. Watch the hummingbirds come within your reach! Make a fire outside in the fire pit in the evenings and have a glass of wine or roast a marshmallow! Enjoy taking day trips to Fall Creek Falls, Burgess Falls, Rock Island State parks and enjoy the waterfalls, hiking, swimming in the falls and have a picnic lunch. Take a trip to Chattanooga to visit the art bluff district and have a gourmet lunch or go to the aquarium.

Amenities

Spencer Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
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
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • The Master bedroom was designed to create a warm and romantic feel. The headboard is custom made out of local Barn Wood. You will enjoy relaxing and watching TV at the end of the day in the King size bed. The 2nd bedroom has 2 twins and the theme is Barn Star Primitive decor.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
ADDITIONAL PERSON FEE PER NIGHT $10 FOR OVER 4 PEOPLE. CHILDREN UNDER 5 ARE FREE. HOLIDAY FEES VARY. PLEASE NOTIFY IF YOU HAVE A PET. ADDITIONAL PET FEE $25 PER PET/MAX 2 PETS

Reviews

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5

Amazing weekend, beautiful place!

  • 5 of 5

We intended on spending a lot of time in the parks within driving distance but the property was so cozy and beautiful we never left!! We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Awesome

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed our stay. Very peaceful and relaxing. Love the decor in the cabin.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

very comfortable.

  • 5 of 5

very nice and quiet. Clean and well stocked.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

Great long weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying here. We love the secluded area away from it all. Close to the caverns for Bluegrass Underground. Try the fresh eggs provided by host. They were great.

Mary was helpful and responds quick with any info you need.

Will probably be back again.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Peaceful Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our weekend at the Rustic Retreat was a peaceful getaway from the busy city we live in. It was clean, well stocked with basic supplies and very quiet. It afforded us the opportunity to just relax and unwind, although our time there flew by much too quickly.

  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Home away for home!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was amazing....It was welcoming, warm, clean, and cozy. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook yummy meals. At night we sat by the fire pit with a bottle of wine and gaze at the stars, too numerous to count. The bed was super comfy allowing us to get well needed rest . The whole time we were there we only noticed one car passing by outfront it was super quiet and secluded. Yet there were several parks and some great shopping to be had. Would definitely recommend and we hope to make it back one day. Thanks for sharing this space with us, John and Michelle

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Map

Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Fall Creek Falls State Park
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Hwy 111
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Restaurants in Sparta a short 15 minute drive
Car: necessary

Fall Creek Falls, Burgess Falls, Cummins Falls and Cumberland Caverns all just a short scenic drive from the Rustic Retreat! The town of Sparta is just 15 minutes up the road where you can dine, Antique and fill all your shopping needs during your stay. Wineries, Jack Daniels and George Dickel Distillery, perfect for a day trip. Cookeville is 30 minutes away where you can spend the entire day shopping, Antiquing and dining. There is also a large cinema for movie viewing.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $80
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 16.75%

Security Deposit is refundable once Cabin is inspected as long as there is no damage
RATES ARE BASED ON UP TO 4 GUESTS. EXTRA PERSON FEE APPLIES OVER 4 GUESTS $10 PER NIGHT
HOLIDAYS:3 NIGHT MINIMUM/$25 HOLIDAY FEE
PET FEE: $25 (WILL VARY BY LENGTH OF STAY) PLEASE MAKE OWNER AWARE WHEN YOU BOOK!!
REFUNDABLE PET DEPOSIT $50 SMALL BREED/$100 LARGE BREED

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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