Verified Review icon check navigate-up navigate-left navigate-right expand mail svg-lightning svg-24hr svg-house svg-sleeps svg-bedrooms svg-bathrooms svg-stay svg-toilet calendar svg-report-flag pet-dog svg-multiunit Default Owner Icon heart-filled Family icon
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927
Book Online or call HomeAway Booking Assistance 888-640-7927

The Lodge at COSY Farms Peaceful, secluded, mountain views. Family friendly,

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq ft
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom/2 Bath Lodge, overlooking Clinch Mountain, with spectucular views

Looking for peace and quiet? This newly renovated Lodge is part of a 140 acre, self-sustainable farm, located far away from any busy road. It is a refuge from all of the hustle and bustle, yet close enough to the hustle and bustle that it is worth the trip to be able to come back to your own little slice of heaven at the end of the day. Six can sleep comfortably (1 King, 1 Queen and 2 Twins). On-site amenities include hiking, fishing, or just enjoying the mountain views from one of the porches, or from the fire pit. Fully stocked kitchen. Washer and dryer. Outdoor grill.


Owner
Kevin Wiles
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 an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 16, 2018

About Kevin Wiles

Welcome to COSY Farms. When we, Kevin & Tina, decided to buy a place where we and our families could get away from the "city life", we decided to REALLY get away, and picked a very remote location in a very small town.

Kevin Wiles purchased this lodge in 2010

Why Kevin Wiles chose World

COSY Farms has allowed us to grow our own, all natural foods, and share our philosophy of self-sustainability with those who visit the farm that have interest - or just give folks a way to "get back to nature".

What makes this lodge unique

The ponds, creek, pastures, views, and old, huge trees, together with the uniqueness of the homes and barns located on the property (a cabin and barn that are over 150 years old), and seashells in the rocks at the top of the mountain (if you are able to make it up there), remind us all of what has been, and of what is really important.

Amenities

World Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • Smoking and vaping allowed outside only. Ashtrays provided on the porches.
  • We welcome housebroken/well behaved furry friends (fenced area 4 them). We also welcome children (and adults) helping with feeding time on the Farm!
  • Fishing is "catch and release", unless otherwise approved. Please bring your own gear.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Handicapped accessible shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain climbing
Notes:
Golf cart available for those who prefer to "ride", versus walk, around the farm, should you prefer to do your own "tour", or take a ride to the pond to fish. When you arrive, we'll let you know the "feeding times" (season dependent) for the animals, so you can join in on the fun.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

96% Complete
4% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
0% Complete
The Lodge at COSY Farms Peaceful, secluded, mountain views. Family friendly,
average rating of 4.96 based on 25 reviews
4

Secluded and peaceful

  • 4 of 5

We spent 6 nights here with our three young kids. When I booked this, I was worried that the kids would be bored since there's no pool, no playground or the typical amenities that parents look for when booking a vacation. However, it was nice to be able to let the kids pretty much run free in and out of the house at will, as there is literally nothing else coming up to the house. They seemed to entertain themselves chasing lizards, picking flowers and the few toys we brought with us as well. As for the cabin, it's very homey and comfortable. The kitchen is well stocked with spices and basic pantry items which came in handy. The sunset views are spectacular from the back porch and where our evenings as a family were spent. There were a few issues partly because you're in the woods, while we were there we had a mouse problem but it wasn't awful, and Kevin was treating while we were there for the mice. Otherwise, we really enjoyed our time there. My kids loved riding around on the golf cart (we did many laps around the farm!) and fishing in the pond. We visited Pigeon Forge twice while there which is about 1.5 hours from the cabin so we just had to plan carefully before leaving. We also visit Briarwood Auto Safari about 45min away which I highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Mindy, for your kind words. We are glad you and your family had a good time while visiting. Many apologies for the mouse (it has since been removed - something Kevin wasn't comfortable doing with small children in the Lodge while you folks were still there). Unfortunately, field mice, as well as many other "creatures," like the woods as much, if not more, than we humans do. Please know that we do all that we can to make sure that all of the woodland creatures stay outside, where they belong, but occasionally they show us how "smart" they are. We hope your family will come visit again, and that you have a wonderful rest of your summer! Warm regards, Kevin and Tina The Lodge at COSY Farms
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

This place was wonderful. We have stayed in a lot of places and it's the best

  • 5 of 5

It's relaxing and quiet. There's farm animals and places to walk around. There's a pond if you want to fish. It's just is a beautiful place.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much, Tara! We enjoyed having you (and thank your son, again, for the help with the llamas - we still haven't gotten them to move, but it was fun trying!), and we hope you guys will come join us again! Warm regards, Tina and Kevin
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Very nice clean and cozy..

  • 5 of 5

Amazing view of mountain and rolling hills.A+ for off the beating path of craziness. R + R it will. Just happen..

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Dale, for the kind words! We enjoyed having you here. Please come again! Warm regards, Kevin and Tina The Lodge at COSY Farms
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
West Columbia
5

Amazing, perfect, loving, kind, care, and a blessing all the way!!!

  • 5 of 5

The beauty of the 5 star place is so breath taking that all you want to do is spend time on the back porch and feeling relaxed and at peace. Perfect place.

Thank you Kevin and Tina for this wonderful birthday weekend.

Sincerely

Clifton and Nancy Flint

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
Spring Hill, TN
5

Rest, Relaxation, and Restoration at Cosy Farms

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderfully restful getaway at The Lodge. We have stayed in many places booked through differing companies. Often you cannot really tell what you are getting until you arrive. Kevin & Tina have gone far & above with attention to detail & preparation. We particularly appreciated the comfortable bed, ample towels & supplies, and well outfitted kitchen. This is important because it is about 30 minutes to the closest town with restaurants, so it is necessary to eat most meals at the Lodge. Also, the Lodge is pet-friendly, so they even fenced a portion of the yard in back so your pet can be out without a leash. Although somewhat “off the grid”, there is still plenty to do with the farm animals, fishing, hiking, a golf cart to ride around on, and even a fire pit out back for S’mores! Wood for fire pit and wood-burning stove in Lodge is plentifully provided. The Lodge is comfortably spacious for a couple or for the whole family. Also, just 45 minutes to Gatlinburg/Pigeon Forge. We would highly recommend this property!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words, and for the note you left behind. I was able to fix the couch and had no idea that the gas was out on the grill. The note was very helpful. Hope you guys come back soon. Thanks Kevin
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0
5

Love love the cabin!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Kevin and Tina are super sweet and kind. We had a great stay! Look forward to stay with you guys again.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much, Wenjie! We hope you guys can come again soon (and that all is well with you all...thinking about 'ya with all that you have going on)! Kevin & Tina The Lodge at COSY Farms
Did you find this review helpful?
0 0

Map

Nearest Airport
52 Miles
Knoxville, TN
Nearest Barpub
30 Miles
Morristown, TN
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Bean Station, TN
Nearest Restaurant
30 Miles
Morristown, TN
Nearest Ski
65 Miles
Gatlinburg, TN
Car: necessary

Very secluded and peaceful location. If you want to get away from it all, but still drive to Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg, Morristown, Knoxville or Bristol for a day of park activities, shopping, fishing, a football game or a race, you're not that far away. But at the end of the day, you can come back to a night, or a couple of days, of truly quiet time.

The Farm is situated between Norris Lake and Cherokee Lake; access to either is within a 20 minute drive, and both have boat rentals (if you don't have your own) for great fishing.

The Farm itself has 2 stocked, spring fed ponds, and several farm animals that are "kid friendly".

Only serious hikers should attempt to hike up the portion of Clinch Mountain located on the Farm, but all are welcome to try.

If you have a horse of your own, we have a stable available, along with a pasture for overnight/weekend stays, and know of a few nice rides in the area.

Nights by the fire pits, especially in the Fall and Spring, are truly COSY.

Bird watching and wildlife viewing are incredible, as we have several acres of "untouched" forest on the Farm...deer, turkey, many bird species, butterflies, fox squirrels, lightning bugs...there is always something to watch, no matter the season.

The "Lodge" as we call it, has basic TV and a stereo system, a DVD/VHS player and a landline (as most cell phone carriers are not covered in this area).

It is truly a place to be "on vacation" for a few days or a week. Read, listen to music, enjoy the outdoors, and most of all, the peace and quiet...get COSY!

Photos

Rates & Availability

Available
Unavailable
Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $25
Cleaning fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $150

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.

You might like these similar properties