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Walk Downtown Franklin!! 2 Master Suites/2.5 Bath SUPER Pet Friendly

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 1/2 Baths, Kitchen, Laundry, Fenced Yard W/ Deck On Deadend Street

Perfect for two couples, traveling pet owners and families with children. Each bedroom has private bathroom with walk-in shower, pedestal sink and private water-closet. Each bedroom has a brand new luxury memory-foam mattress with soft linens and blankets. The backyard is privacy fenced with a raised deck and small grill. The kitchen has new microwave, fridge, stove, dishwasher, coffee maker. The dining room seats 4 comfortably. The family room has 2 comfy chairs and a sofa for reading or watching the high-resolution flat screen TV. Complementary Wi-Fi. A screened porch offers another quiet place to sit. Laundry room located in 1/2 bath. We love well-behaved pets.


Owner
Elizabeth Knizley
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 3, 2017

About Elizabeth Knizley

We live nearby on a horse farm.

Why Elizabeth Knizley chose Franklin

Battlefield Cottage was built on the actual ground where the Battle of Franklin raged.

The little brick cottage was built in the 1930's. While development of a civil war battlefield would not happen today, much of the the Franklin battlefield was lost to commercial development in the immediate decades after the war. Today, preservationists are reclaiming the historically significant sites. In 2006, land bordering the southwestern end of the Carter House property (steps from Battlefield Cottage) was acquired with help of the Civil War Preservation Trust and local organizations. This site saw tremendous fighting and was part of a brief Confederate breakthrough. After the purchase, a house, out-buildings, and a swimming pool were removed. During excavation of the original Federal entrenchments some human bones were found.

The area around the intersection of Columbia Ave. and Cleburne St. (steps from Battlefield Cottage) has seen a serious renewed effort since 2005–06 to reclaim that area for the center of a future battlefield park. The location of the former Pizza Hut is now the home to Cleburne Park. The property where the Carter Cotton Gin was located during the battle was purchased in 2005. In 2008 the property behind this location and where the Federal line crossed Columbia Ave. was purchased and in May 2010 the property east of the Gin location and where part of the Gin may have stood was also purchased. A Domino's Pizza in a small mini-mart at the northeast corner of Columbia Ave. and Cleburne St. still stands in the center of the key battlefield area, but is scheduled to be removed.

Preservation organizations plan to reconstruct both the Carter Cotton Gin and some of the Federal entrenchments before the 150th Anniversary of the battle on November 30, 2014, as part of the Civil War Sesquicentennial

Amenities

Franklin Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • 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
  • hiking

Reviews

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Walk Downtown Franklin!! 2 Master Suites/2.5 Bath SUPER Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.775862 based on 58 reviews
5

An English Countryside Cottage in TN!

  • 5 of 5

We adored our stay at Battlefield Cottage. The home reminded me of staying in the pages of a Cottage Home Magazine! We loved Franklin and could have stayed two weeks and still would not see all the area has to offer. The cottage was very comfy and the two Master bedrooms were perfect for two couples. The kitchen had every amenity one could need but we favored local restaurants! Area was great for walking and was safely like home on the quaint cul-de-sac. We cant wait til we book the cottage again. Elizabeth is a A+++++ hostess!!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great

  • 5 of 5

Lovely house and great location!

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect little cottage right in Franklin.

  • 5 of 5

We love exploring new towns! Franklin is now one of our favorites and finding this pet friendly rental made the stay just perfect. We walked to downtown and even to The Factory. We dined, shopped, and explored without worrying about parking. The house itself is in a quiet spot with a perfect backyard to just relax and enjoy an afternoon. Loved this spot - hope to be back again!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Arlington Heights
5

Perfect home base for Franklin

  • 5 of 5

Great showers!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

A perfect home away from home.

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing and relaxing time at this cottage. Elizabeth couldn't have been kinder or more accommodating to us. I would highly recommend staying here, it had every amenity that a person could want while being away from home. Our pups didn't want to leave!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Great location close to everything

  • 5 of 5

A cute , clean house in the heart of Franklin. Tastefully decorated and remodeled. Would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nashville (BNA)
Car: recommended

Franklin, a small southern town located just south of Nashville, is a blend of modern and historic, with trendy places to shop and eat and attractions that tell the story of the Civil War Battle of Franklin. The historic downtown district is nationally recognized as a Great American Main Street. Franklin’s attractions include Carnton Plantation, Carter House and Lotz House. Arrington Vineyards, owned by musician Kix Brooks, offers free wine tastings and live music.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

house cleaning $85
Tax Rate 17.25%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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