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World Famous Muscle Shoals Music House

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View of Muscle Shoals Music House from McFarland Park.

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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:4
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

Sleeps 4. 2 Bedrooms. 2 Baths.

This property is secluded in at the end a neighborhood and sits on a bluff overlooking the Tennessee River. The top floor is 2100 square feet of living space for our guests and I live in an apartment in the downstairs walkout basement. The house was owned by the world famous Muscle Shoals Sound Music Recording Studio.

This home was used by the studio to house the stars while they were here recording.

The following is a list of artist that recorded at Muscle Shoals Sound Studios while they were using this house for musical guests. Bob Dylan, Eric Clapton, Glenn Frey, Bob Segar, Dr. Hook, James Brown, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Carlos Santana, Alabama, Ronnie Milsap, The Amazing Rhythm Aces, George Michael, Joe Cocker, Dire Straits, Julian Lennon, The Oak Ridge Boy, Jimmy Buffett, Joan Baez, Jerry Jeff Walker, Helen Reddy, Chris Hillman, Roger McGuin, Eddie Rabbitt, John Prine, John Conlee, Millie Jackson and Isaac Hayes, Staple Singers, Tony Orlando, Delbert McClinton, Billy Crash Craddock, Michelle Pillar, Forester Sisters, Phoebe Snow, , Latimore, Prince Phillip Mitchell, Bobby Womack, Donna Fargo, Levon Helm, Mavis Staples, Starland Vocal Band, Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes, Johnny Taylor, Greg Adams, Witch Queen, Kate Taylor, Patti Austin, Johnny Rivers, Jackson Highway, Billy Burnette, Lenny LeBlanc, Billy Vera, Russell Smith, Frankie Miller, Lou Ann Barton, Z.Z. Hill, Steve Cropper, Will McFarlane, Muscle Shoals Horns, Margie Joseph, Thrasher Brothers, Steve Bassett, Peter Pringle, Little Milton, James Govan, The Convertibles, The Dealers, Ahmad Jamal, Latimore, Denise Lasalle, Rose Brothers, William Lee Golden, Willie DeVille, Jeff Dugan, Gotham Flasher, and Boule Noire

We are centrally located in Sheffield, AL just five minutes from Muscle Shoals, Florence and Tuscumbia. Collectively known as the Shoals, we are known for our two Robert Trent Jones golf courses, the second largest locking dam in the world at the Wilson dam, the home place of both father of the Blues W.C. Handy and Helen Keller. Handy is celebrated by an annual music festival in July and Keller also celebrated with a festival in June. The Tennessee River brings in many bass fisherman and boaters. We also have one of the few Frank Lloyd Wright homes as a museum in Florence.

We can help direct you with your itinerary and point you toward fun things to do while you are here. Our kitchen is stocked with some basics in the event you wake up and need a snack.
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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2100 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 4
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    age 25 ...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    If someone smokes in the unit, we will request an additional $250 for a cleaning fee....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television:

    No Televisions in the bedrooms but there is one in the living area....moreless

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Pier Fishing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Heat and Air...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    It is an electric fireplace insert, but it still feels good and create a romantic mood....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking:

    Only parking for two vehicles. For fisherman who wish to park a boat. We only have room for 1 fishing boat at property. No exceptions....moreless

  • Towels Provided

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Both regular and decaf coffee is provided....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen is fully stocked with pots and pans and utensils....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Cereal, loaf bread, peanut butter, cooking oil, spices and a few snacks etc. ...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    In the frig we have the normal condiments, milk, orange juice, butter, yogurt, creamer for coffee and a goodie or two....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Patio is available and has a great view of the river....moreless

  • Golf:

    Robert Trent Jones golf trail is about a 15 minute drive from property....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis:

    Several tennis courts near by. One is within walking distance. We also have a clay court public facility about a 10 minute drive....moreless

 

Reviews

4.8
from 22 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fourth Celebration
Jul 3 - Jul 4, 2017
2 night min stay

$800
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$159 $189
Fri, Sat, Sun
$950 $2,500
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 3%

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 05/23/2017
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Location

3 Miles
Nearest Airport
Muscle Shoals Regional Airport
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Robert Trent Jones
80 Miles
Nearest Train
Birmingham
90 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Talledega
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Downtown Florence
3 Miles
Nearest Beach
McFarland Park Beach
 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: My career began at the age seven on my grandfather’s farm raising chickens and learning the meaning of a long row to hoe. In the years following, I worked as a furniture assembler, lifeguard, paper boy, waiter, cookie salesman, oil field roustabout, teacher, and talk show host. I have also worked entrepreneurial ventures in insurance, real estate. Now I mostly run a B&B and do tennis instruction.

Why the Owner Chose Sheffield, AL, USA:
Its all about the music history and the view.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The vibe is historic in this house.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 24 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/23/2017

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Photos

  • View of Muscle Shoals Music House from McFarland Park.

    View of Muscle Shoals Music House from McFarland Park.

  • Stills Slept here

    Stills Slept here

  • Bob Dylan Room

    Bob Dylan Room

  • The Dylan room.

    The Dylan room.

  • For when you get the munchies

    For when you get the munchies

  • Muscle Shoals is the Soul long & Short sleeve available.

    Muscle Shoals is the Soul long & Short sleeve available.

  • Great place to dine or have a meeting

    Great place to dine or have a meeting

  • View of park across the Tennessee River

    View of park across the Tennessee River

  • pathway to a peaceful nights rest

    pathway to a peaceful nights rest

  • Want to Kayak?  We can make that happen too.

    Want to Kayak? We can make that happen too.

  • Stephen Stills Room

    Stephen Stills Room

  • Stills room

    Stills room

  • Bob Dylan slept here.

    Bob Dylan slept here.

  • Dylan Bath

    Dylan Bath

  • Relax and watch a little TV or the barges go down the river.

    Relax and watch a little TV or the barges go down the river.

  • A little fruit of the vine while enjoying the view.

    A little fruit of the vine while enjoying the view.

  • Come stay with us this winter.

    Come stay with us this winter.

  • I love this picture from a nearby farm.

    I love this picture from a nearby farm.

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Tuesday, May 23, 2017

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