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WINTER SPECIAL!! Stay 3 Nights Get the 4th Night FREE!! For Stays Jan.-Feb.

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

Convenient to everything.... but a million miles away. Just 20 min. from downtown Chattanooga, this 4 bedroom 4.5 bath home is located high atop Walden's ridge near Signal Mountain and The Tennessee River. Completed at the close of 2014, this gorgeous mountain retreat is complete with wrap around decks, indoor and outdoor fireplace, Full Kitchen, Dining, and Living Space and all the amenities to ensure you never want to leave! High ceilings and exposed beamwork create a warm open lodge atmosphere.

Be sure to check out listing # 920261, Sparrows Nest. This quaint cabin is the sister property to Gorgeous Mountain Retreat. Sparrows Nest sleeps 4-6 and can be rented in combination with Gorgeous Mountain Retreat for large reunions and/or retreats.

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Amenities

Chattanooga Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:30 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Main Level Guest Suite Bath - toilet , shower , This bathroom has a very large walk in shower.
    Master Suite 1 On Suite Bath - toilet , tub , shower , This bathroom has a large garden tub with seperate shower
    Lower Level Bedroom On Suite Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , This is a cozy bathroom with Clawfoot tub/shower combo
    Master Suite 2 On Suite Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Includes double vanity, clawfoot tub and seperate shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet
  • Bathrooms are well appointed with brand new tiled floors and showers, large soaking tub or clawfoot tubs with the exception of the main level guest suite bath which has a very large walk in shower only to accomodate handicap guest.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Main Level Guest Suite - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Please specify if you would like to utilize stow away bed
    Master Suite 1 with Balcony on top level - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , This room is complete with balcony and extra day bed
    Master Suite 2 with Balcony on top level - 1 king , This room is complete with balcony and sleeps up to 3
    Lower Level Bed and Bath with Private Entrance - 1 queen , The smallest of the 4 bedrooms with private entrance
  • Each bedroom is complete with on suite bath. The bedrooms on the top level are large bedrooms with vaulted ceilings, additional trundle or day beds, sitting area and french doors which open to a balcony. The main level bedroom is a comforatble size with sitting area and is convenient to the kitchen, living and dining. The lowever level bedroom is the smallest of the four, howerver it has it's own private entrance and patio. Each bedroom is very nicely appointed with quality furnishings, top of the line mattresses and decor to compliment the rustic surroundings on the mountain.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility
Notes:
Note: If you should should need immediate assistance while you are at the cabin, please contact the owners at the number below. There is an on site tenant in the semi detached apartment off the lower level of the cabin. This number is also listed below if we are not available at the time of your visit. Tony & Susan/Owners (270) 724-6540 On Site Tennant/Management (270) 577-0799

Reviews

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WINTER SPECIAL!! Stay 3 Nights Get the 4th Night FREE!! For Stays Jan.-Feb.
average rating of 4.857143 based on 63 reviews
5

Amazing Trip!

  • 5 of 5

We LOVED this home! We had so much space inside the house with 4 adults and 6 kids under age 7! It was a perfect location also with not much traffic and space outside to play! The owners were amazing and accommodating and such a blessing! We will back for sure!!!!!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hurry back Darr family! You are all so missed!! We hope you made sweet memories this summer at the cabin. We will look forward to hearing from you again Allie. Your sweet family was absolutely delightful. The next night is on us!
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5

BEAUTIFUL cabin!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is gorgeous!! The furnishings, bedding, appliances, etc. are all top notch and extremely comfortable! The drive up and down the mountain is amazing and absolutely stunning! The views, rocks, and waterfalls are captivating! There are hiking areas close by as well. We will definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Stay

  • 5 of 5

Our group really enjoyed our stay at this property. Cozy house with plenty of room for our group of 8. Great view across the road and from the upper floor.

  • Submitted: Dec 31, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The cabin was everything we expected and more. The four bedroom suites were perfect for our family

  • 5 of 5

We would definitely stay here again and recommend it. The hosts responded quickly to our messages and were very polite.

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Christmas Lights

  • 5 of 5

The house is a great place to stay. Our family takes a trip to see the Christmas lights every year in Chattanooga. We had 3 generations and plenty of room for everyone. The boys loved roasting marsh mellows in the outside fireplace. Which is amazing. We will be back again

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We loved it. From the day we arrived with a warm Christmas decor and the beautiful rooms.

  • 5 of 5

We loved having 4 bedrooms and each one having its own bathroom. Our grandchildren really enjoyed being able to spend time with each other with plenty of room. I would suggest having a few more towels and wash clothes, check the electric stove. It took a long time to cook anything..,so it needs some attention. But we made it, we were all so happy to be together that it didnt matter if dinner was late. Great environment. Would love to go back again next year

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Theresa, We are so glad your family enjoyed your time at the cabin... We would have been happy to supply more towels upon request. Please let us know if you need anything next time you are visiting. We will get the stove checked out this week. We look forward to your family's return. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year This Skaggs Family
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Owner

Susan Skaggs
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Susan Skaggs

Hospitality is definitely my hobby... Little did I know how much of this hobby I would get to enjoy with VRBO! Our family moved to the Chattanooga in 2013 with the vision to build Gorgeous Mountain Retreat overlooking beautiful Sequatchie Valley in the Blue Ridge mountains of TN. We have loved adding special touches to the cabin, recommending our favorite Chattanooga dives and outdoor gems, and meeting a few of the wonderful families that have stayed at the cabin.

Why Susan Skaggs chose Chattanooga

Gorgeous Mountain Retreat was built as a retreat for missionaries and their families in 2014. When missionaries are not staying at the cabin, we make these dates available to friends and families from around the world. A percentage of each stay helps support missionaries on the field through our ministry, More Than A Sparrow Ministries.

What makes this lodge unique

There is so much to love about this cabin...Indoor/outdoor fireplaces add great ambiance and solstice along with private balconies and wrap around deck. The cabin is surrounded by Prentice Cooper State Forest atop Walden's Ridge. You feel like you can touch the stars. Visitors love to sit outside with a cup of coffee in the crisp morning air and listening to the morning birds and watching the clouds roll through the valley. Our guest love that each spacious bedroom has it's own bathroom. There is plenty of room to spread out in the cabin and great spaces to come together.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130
Damage Insurance $59
Damage Deposit $250

Nightly rate is based on occupancy of eight. CHARGES OF $15 PER ADDITIONAL GUEST PER NIGHT WILL APPLY WHEN OCCUPANCY OF (8) IS EXCEEDED. THESE FEES IF MISSED IN THE INITIAL BOOKING MAY BE COLLECTED UP UNTO THE FIRST DAY OF YOUR RESERVATION. This applies to ALL GUEST EXCEEDING (8) AND OVER THE AGE OF 2 YEARS. $130 cleaning fee. Reserve a week and the 7th night is free!
Check in is at 3:30pm. Checkout is at 10:30 a.m. EST.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund. Damage deposit is 100% refundable if cancellation is made within 90 days of reservation. Guest may request to reschedule dates due to emergencies or inclement weather. A reservation change fee of $100 will apply, due with final payment of booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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