Cozy Monte Sano Bungalow Sleeps 8(16 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Fascinating mountain home of one of Huntsville's Rocket Men
This one story mountaintop bungalow sits on two acres and is perfect for a family vacation, girl's retreat or home base when attending a Lodge or Burritt wedding. Those interested in Huntsville's space history will find this house and the story it tells fascinating. With the wonder of nature right outside your back door, you are able to walk or ride a bike to the state park with its beautiful hiking trails and you are still only minutes away from the Medical District, 5 Points and the Space and Rocket Center. If you head west you are only 5 miles from the Robert Trent Jones golf course and Hampton Cove. This fully furnished home has a king bed in the master bedroom and a toddler bed tucked away in its huge walk in closet, a twin and double bed in the second bedroom, and a fold out sofa and twin bed in the third bedroom/library. There are also two foldaway beds and a baby bed if you need one. There are two full bathrooms; one with a tub shower, and the other with a walk in shower. There is plenty of closet space, a full sized washer and dryer, iron and ironing board, cookware, dishes and utensils, a dining table that will seat 10, a well stocked library and a gorgeous fireplace to sit and enjoy yourself for as long as you like. TV, cable, wireless internet, outdoor fire pit grill, covered porch,and many more amenities are provided. This lovely home is filled with beautiful antiques, oriental carpets and all the extras to make you feel right at home. The hosts live next door and can help with any particular needs you might have.
Member since: 2014
- 2800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
- Limited Accessibility:
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Botanical Garden
- Live Theater
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 20 - Dec 31, 2016
3 night min stay
Jan 1 - Mar 4, 2017
3 night min stay
Mar 5 - Jun 2, 2018
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Cleaning fee $100
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Refunds for cancellations at least 7 days prior to your expected arrival will be subject to $100 rebooking fee. Refunds for cancellations/early checkout after that time will be 50%. Unless otherwise agreed to in writing by the owner, reservations will be cancelled and 50% of the total rental fee will be forfeited if not paid in full 7 days prior to expected arrival.
You will be charged $20 per night per person in excess of 8.
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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Close to Space and Rocket Center, home of Space Camp; Monte Sano State Park and Lodge; and the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail
Year Purchased: 1960
About the owner: We are both from Huntsville, but have lived in many other places. We moved back to Huntsville in 1996 and bought the house next door to this one, which is the house Fred grew up in.
Why the Owner Chose Monte Sano Mountain (Huntsville, AL, USA):
Wouldn't live anywhere else in Huntsville but Monte Sano. It's like always being on vacation. Monte Sano, Mountain of Health, has long been known for its healthy environment and was historically believed the furthermost southern area to escape malaria, yellow fever and cholera due in part to its cooling winds, el viento.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
1 mile to Monte Sano State Park, 7 miles to Robert Trent Jones Golf Course, 5 miles to Space and Rocket Center, this property is centrally located but has the room and privacy of a cabin in the woods.
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Huge backyard, winter bluff views
Kitchen fully furnished with cooking and eating utensils
Covered porch, perfect for morning coffee or candlelit dinner!
Library with fold out bed and day bed
Sitting area in Master bedroom
Ready for Christmas!
Extra seating for a big party
Kids on scooters on the long drive
Living Room with gas fireplace
Huge dining table for family dinners
Gorgeous antiques and oriental carpets throughout
Library with single bed and full pull out sofa. Curtains in doorways for privacy
View from library down back hall
Bunk room, de-bunked! Not visible is a pull out single trundle.
Ready for Thanksgiving
Extra seating on the sun porch
Hanging out by the fire
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Tuesday, December 06, 2016
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