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Welcome To Arranmore - A Five Star Retreat Experience

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 6,000 sq ft
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

6000 Sq Ft Primary Residence With 4 Br, 3.5 Ba & Superior In & Outdoor Living

Spring, Summer and Fall are WONDERFUL times at Arranmore! come and enjoy swimming, kayaking, zip lining and more. Renovations for the farmhouse/guesthouse are finally complete and we are hosting guests in this wonderfully restored early 19th century cabin with all the historic charm you'd expect coupled with 21st century amenities! The farmhouse is only offered with rental of the main house at an additional cost. The beautiful pool provides privacy and comfort.

Whether you’re looking for a simple get away or desire a more personalized experience, Arranmore is the place to be! Located in the rolling hills of the middle Tennessee and only 20 minutes from downtown Nashville. Arranmore is a 20 acre property ideal for your dream get away, corporate retreat, family vacation and more. This well-appointed property features scenic vistas, high end accommodations, and concierge services, if desired, to meet the most discriminating clientele. We specialize in helping you craft the perfect get away experience. Arranmore is located within minutes of Highway 70 and I40 for a quick trip (20 minute) to downtown Nashville. The property also offers 2 well stocked ponds for fishing fun. With the sprawling landscape, you can view the deer roaming at dusk from the comfort of the front porch rocking chairs. Close by, the Harpeth River offers winding lazy granite-bottomed river experience for the casual floating, swimming hole, canoeing and kayaking experience. There are 3 canoe and kayak rental facilities within one mile of the home to accommodate large groups. If you're in for a few thrills, consider zip-lining which is all available just minutes from the property. Nearby are the Narrows of the Harpeth for hiking trails, Montgomery Bell State Park with great hiking and dining, and Mound Bottom State Park where you can explore the heritage of the native Indians.

If you've come to Nashville to enjoy phenomenal music but wanting a more laid back experience, then consider downtown Kingston Springs and visit The Fillin Station which features some of the Nashville's finest musicians in a casual indoor/outdoor setting.

Arranmore is a beautiful custom built home has wood flooring throughout its 6000 square feet of luxurious living. Along with it's many amenities, it has multiple living spaces that accommodates up to 12 individuals that allows for a relaxed, multi-faceted experience. With plenty of natural light, leaded glass doors with front and back entrances, a gas log fireplace with cathedral ceilings, it offers sweeping vistas from every angle in the more formal living area. The resounding acoustics are a musicians dream so bring your guitar. For a more relaxed setting, the spacious lodge-like causal living area offers floor to ceiling stone fireplace, and vaulted wood ceilings that lead to a large chef friendly open kitchen with granite counter tops.

The master suite that is located on the first floor in a private wing of the home, has first class accommodations including two master walk-in closets, gas fireplace, extensive wood-beamed ceilings, a private sitting area, as well as your own private porch for morning coffee in the peace of nature. The master bath was designed with pampering in mind with its soothing large jetted tub and private tiled shower. Two well-appointed walk-in closets that will please the most discriminating tastes.

Two additional bedrooms are located on the second floor with walk-in closets that are beautifully decorated. One offers a private onsuite, queen bed and sweeping views from the second story window. The second bedroom upstairs has a king size bed and a bath across the hall and beautiful countryside views.

The fourth (ground floor) bedroom has a queen bed and comfortable sitting area.

Upstairs located off of the 2 bedrooms is a bonus room with wet bar, twos twin beds and a queen futon. The bonus room also has a flat screen TV with surround sound and an xbox.

The 2 car garage has the pool table and ping pong table set up. The outdoor living spaces offer three separate porches and an extensive patio with substantial stone fireplace and outdoor grill for entertaining. Both interior and exterior spaces are wired for surround sound.

The log home/guest house can be leased separately and there is a separate charge for the cabin. It has been restored with attention to detail and offers two additional bedrooms. Downstairs you’ll find a master suite with king bed, a chef’s kitchen designed by a local executive chef, a cozy living room with log walls and gas log fireplace. Upstairs is the second bedroom with a queen bed, sitting area, tiled shower, and small kitchen. The second floor apartment bedroom is accessible through a private entrance offering complete privacy and has a private balcony/deck overlooking the entire property!

Outside of the log home you’ll find a wonderful covered and screened brick patio adjacent to the pool.

The pool is available to guests of both residences.

More Details

Property Manager
Patrick Smith
Member since: 2016
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 a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 17, 2018

About Patrick Smith

Executive Chef Pat Smith has lived and worked in Nashville for 30 years. World traveler, Chef Pat, is a bar-b-que aficionado, and has spent his life following his passion for food and hospitality.

Chef Pat purchased Arranmore because it reminded him of the rolling hills of Arranmore Island, located in Donegal County Ireland. His relatives migrated to the US during the potato famine where they took up residence on a beautiful island in Michigan which reminded them of their Irish home.

Arranmore is a tribute to both the Northwestern coastal Ireland and the island home Chef's Patrick's ancestry.

Patrick Smith purchased this estate in 2009


Kingston Springs Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub , Master Bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , The game room has been converted w/ XBox
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom, gas fireplace, coffee and sitting area
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , on suite with full bath in room.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , King bed with full bath a cross the hall
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Downstairs bedroom with queen bed and sitting area.
  • There are two additional pull out twin memory foam beds and 4 foam sleep mats (twin size) best suited for kids. Note bedroom 5 is a bonus room , large and set up for kids.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef
  • festivals
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


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average rating of 4.714286 based on 35 reviews

Great property for a family reunion!

  • 5 of 5

For the last four years, our three families with six children total, have met for an annual get together in the Nashville area. This property was our favorite and accommodated all of us beautifully. The kids ranging from 6 to 17 had a blast (as did the adults) playing pool and ping pong. The clean and refreshing swimming pool was a fabulous respite to the summer heat. Patrick was helpful and always available if we had any questions. We plan to return in a couple of years!

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful review. We strive to make our guest experience a good one. A very wonderful Family. We look forward to your return.
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Fabulous property.

  • 5 of 5

Arranmore is a beautiful setting to share good times with family and friends. Our group of eight adults had a fabulous time. The home is very inviting and comfortable, the setting so relaxing. The owner of the property is the perfect host. The many little extras he provided from fresh flowers to candy, fruit, and a mouth watering barbecue dinner on our arrival night makes this welcoming retreat all the more special to visit. Many thanks to our host.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2018
  • Stayed: September 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful house with lovely grounds! And fabulous host, Patrick!

  • 5 of 5

Party of 9 and we had such an excellent time at this wonderful home! Plenty of room for everyone, great kitchen, beautiful bedrooms and great outdoor space. Awesome, huge pool too! Patrick was such a great host and so accommodating. And only 30 minutes from Nashville proper. Great stay. Would rent this house again!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A truly fine group of friends. Clean, respectful and classy.
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Fantastic property with great owner!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 16 stay at the Arranmore and the guest house August 9-12 for my wife’s 40th. Prior to arrival, owner Patrick provided great communication and answered all of our questions. Upon arrival, Patrick was gracious enough to leave us some extremely delicious BBQ ribs to share along with a plate of cookies. This was a very pleasant surprise. There were a few questions we had during our stay and Patrick was always available by phone with an answer or suggestion. The house is amazing!! It provided plenty of room for our group. It is well stocked with all of the needed cooking utensils, cookware, and dishes. The outdoor fireplace area and the pool were both a big hit for us. The location of The Arranmore is about a 20-25 minute drive from Broadway in downtown Nashville. The Arranmore definitely has a secluded country feel but is still very close to stores and restaurants. We will definitely stay there again soon!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Outstanding guest Clean, respectful and very nice. Always welcome. And thanks for the great review.
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Peaceful, relaxing, great place for family and friends.

  • 5 of 5

Great time in a wonderful home. All the accommodations and a quiet place to relax. Everyone enjoyed the pool. House was beyond exceptional. Thanks Patrick for a fabulous time. Would recommend to everyone.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: A wonderful family who was very respectful. I am so happy you had a great time.
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Great property!

  • 5 of 5

Property was great and in a fantastic location! Patrick does a very good job at making sure everything is taken care of. Thanks for a great vacation!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nashville International Airport
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Downtown Kingston Springs
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Montgomery Bell State Park
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Downtown Kingston Springs
Nearest Beach
11 Miles
Lake - Montgomery Bell State Park
Car: recommended

Montgomer Bell State Park has three lakes for boating (no outboard motors), 23.5 miles of mountain bike trails ranging in difficulty, golf and lake swimming. Also a lodge and dining.

The Harpeth River State Park offers kayaking, canoeing or 'floating' with very small rapids and hiking. Kayak/canoe rental facilities within minutes of home. (Home maintains 4 kayaks for guest pleasure)

Zip Line within minutes of home

Mound Bottom - Native American complex which consists of earthwork platforms and burial mounds and habitation areas built between 950 and 1300 AD.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $175
Pet Fee $250
Property Damage Insurance $79
Refundable Damage Deposit $500

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Cancellations are fully refundable prior to 30 days prior to booking, at which point, no refunds (partial or fully) shall be issued.

100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days prior to arrival date.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.