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The Red Mule lodge, a little larger with a full kitchen!

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin


About the property

Our second tiny house is a little larger with a huge screened porch with an infra red sauna, a large farm with walking trails, horses, dogs, 2 chickens and a million fireflys in June! Come spend a night in the country! If you travel with friends, our White mule Lodge just 75 feet away and listed here also. We have a large organic garden and orchard world class salads you can create from whatever fruits and vegetables are available during your stay. Full size stove and fridge.

Dan Holman OR Joann Holman
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Dan Holman OR Joann Holman

We play string music, raise English Shepherd dogs, Tennessee walking horses and raise organic garden. I am often available to jam in the evening.

Dan Holman OR Joann Holman purchased this cabin in 1942

Why Dan Holman OR Joann Holman chose Sparta

My parents left me this property to cherish and I enjoy showing it to our visitors while discussing the history of the area.

What makes this cabin unique

This is a wonderful place to unwind.


Sparta Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered ...
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Books
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • swimming


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The Red Mule lodge, a little larger with a full kitchen!
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews
Sterling, MA

Charming cabin in a gorgeous rustic setting

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 3 nights in late August. Dan & Joann were so welcoming and friendly, and it was clear how much thought and care they had put into making the cabin feel like a cozy home-away-from-home. Every amenity was provided, from local trail maps to shower necessities to coffee and cooking spices. The screened porch was a lovely place to relax with a beer while the sun went down over the meadows. The garden was unfortunately spent, but roads were very well-marked, so we easily picked up dinner fixings at Brasel's Fruit Market in Sparta. Wildlife sightings included a bunny, a northern harrier, and a 5-lined skink! Very pleased overall with this trip; we will savor many good memories of our stay in Tennessee.

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the lovely review. We really enjoy sharing this land with new friends!
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Nashville, TN

A little slice of heaven!

  • 5 of 5

We so enjoyed meeting our hosts, and spending time away from the hustle and bustle of Nashville. Wandering around in the woods accompanied by their amazing dogs, or standing in the pasture surrounded by the enormous heads of five curious horses (and a mighty regal white speckled mule) was medicine for the soul. It could not have been lovelier.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful quiet place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

Was great Dan and his Family's place is great ace to stay. They were very accommodating. Cabin was very clean and cozy. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Thank you to the Holman's for the sweet, comfortable little house with the big porch. We enjoyed your hospitality, the tomatoes from your garden, eggs from your hens and the guided tour of your enchanting land by the those three wonderful dogs.

We will see you again and already have told our friends about your wonderful and welcoming hospitality.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sparta Drive-In
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Roberts family Resteraunt

We are on a large farm with lots of wildlife, streams, also close to the Smithville Fiddlers Convention.




Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Tax Rate 14.5%

Owner'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.

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