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Cozy Country Cottage

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Relax and enjoy life in the Country Cottage surrounded by woods

The Country Cottage is located on the edge of a large wooded lot.

House rules: Must be over 25 to book, if you bring a pet there is a small fee that is not included in the booking price-please contact to discuss, smoking is not allowed inside.

The cottage sits back off the main road and has a long gravel driveway that wraps around a 200 year-old pecan tree.

There are two bedrooms downstairs with two queen beds and two single beds and a pull out bed upstairs.

There is Wi-Fi, cable TV, a sun room, laundry room, fire pit, gazebo rocking chair porch, and fenced yard.

The property is located approximately 25 miles south of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport; 30 miles south of Atlanta; 25 minutes from Pinewood Studios in Fayetteville, and 15 minutes from the Atlanta Motor Speedway.

My cottage is close to parks, arts and culture, and great views. You’ll love my place because its close to lots of fun activities and is a great place to just unwind and relax.

The cottage is a great place for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, families (with kids), big groups, and furry friends (pets).

Nearby Attractions Include:

Atlanta Motor Speedway

High Falls State Park

Indian Springs State Park

Panola Mountain State Park

Pumpkin Patch at Yule Forest

Noahs Arc Animal Sanctuary

Locust Grove Train Watching Platform

Sandy Ridge BMX

Hot Shots Paint Ball at Windy Hill Park

J.P. Mosely Park Disc Golf Course

Southern Belle Farm

Jailhouse Brewing Company

Nash Farm Battlefield

Red Hawk Nature Preserve Park

Army Aviation Heritage Foundation

The cottage is 30 miles south of Atlanta and attractions such as the Coca-Cola Museum, Aquarium, Civil Rights Museum, Martin Luther King, Jr. Historical Site, Historic Oakland Cemetery, CNN Center, Porsche Driving Experience, Skyview Ferris Wheel, and Centennial Park, and only 45 miles from Stone Mountian. It is also close to Walking Dead Tour sights.

More Details

Ginger Criswell
Member since: 2016
Speaks: english, french, german, spanish, italian, dutch
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 28, 2018

About Ginger Criswell

I am the mother of two girls and have owned this property for many years as a regular rental property. In 2016, I renovated the cottage and made it available to travelers from around the world. The cottage is fully furnished with a washer, dryer, and ready to use kitchen.

There is also a fenced yard for pets and children, a gazebo porch with rocking chairs for relaxing and enjoying the woods, and a fire pit for roasting marshmallows or hot dogs, or baking potatoes.

Why Ginger Criswell chose Locust Grove

The Country Cottage is close to state parks, arts and culture, and has great views of the surrounding woods. The home is just 25 miles south of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and 30 miles south of Atlanta.

The cottage is close to lots of fun activities and is also a great, quiet place to relax and unwind.

It is an ideal place for couples, solo adventurers, business travelers, families (with children), and furry friends. (There is a fenced yard for dogs.)

What makes this cottage unique

The cottage is located on a private, wooded lot at the end of a long gravel drive. Occasionally deer and other wildlife stop by. It is very peaceful. We have two Queen beds in each downstairs bedroom and 2 single beds upstairs, as well as a pull out bed in the closet. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to cook meals and there is an electric grill that can be used outside on the porch. There is Wi-Fi and cable TV available. The front porch features rocking chairs under the gazebo for enjoying the woods and listening to the crickets and cicadas (and maybe seeing a deer if you're lucky!). There is a fire pit outside for roasting marshmallows, cooking potatoes and hot dogs, or just enjoying the fire light.


Locust Grove Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
  • Please see photos.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Upstairs Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Fold away bed with futon mattress is in the closet upstairs
  • The two bedrooms downstairs each have queen sized beds. The upstairs bedroom has two single beds and a pull out bed in the closet.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Cozy Country Cottage
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 6 reviews

Gorgeous home located in a beautiful quiet location.

  • 5 of 5

Loved staying in Ginger's home. Absolutely loved the house and Ginger is very kind and thoughtful. It is very beautiful and peaceful here. Couldn't have asked for a more perfect place to stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 10, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice cottage! Ginger was so welcoming and was always available for any help you need. The cottage was very nice and comfortable. We enjoyed the sunroom immensely. Overall, it was a perfect little place to stay. Highly recommend!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Harper, TX

Great peaceful cottage!!!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage and location were absolutely perfect. Ginger was very responsive and accommodating. We WILL stay here again if ever back in the area.

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Bonnie-you guys left the cottage in such great condition....and I must say that when I opened the refrigerator door, my first thought was "Best Guests Ever!!":) (I ended up sharing the beer with my brother since he helped my nephew cut the grass. They live next door.) Anyway-you guys are dream guests. I hope you will return one day. I wish all my guests took as good care of the cottage you guys. Thanks again! Ginger
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We had a great time at the cottage it has a very warm homey feeling to it.

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed the gazebo and fire pit. It was just what we needed, location was convenient.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy, quiet weekend stay.

  • 4 of 5

Had a lovely stay at Ginger's house. Beds were comfortable, water pressure plenty, and the kitchen is well stocked for all your cooking needs. We didn't use the outside fire pit, but maybe next time! Ginger was available if needed. Would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Maggie thanks for leaving the cottage in great shape. Hope you all will visit again. I'm about to start a blog about being a VRBO...and Airbnb owner and what the pros and cons are. Please let me know what I can do to make the cottage more comfortable. I'm aiming for 5 stars on both websites:) Thanks so much for your visit. Ginger
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Not a perfect vacation house

  • 3 of 5

House was in decent shape not great there was some cracks in chairs/furniture. Neighbors were super nosy. Shower curtain not even the right size now owner is complaining about some small stuff not being cleaned up (what's the point of $75 cleaning fee?) every place we've stayed at we've never had any issues would not recommend to anybody under the age of 65. This company is great most places are fantastic this place was metiocor at best will be using this app again just not this owner she was harassing my entire stay

  • Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thus far, I have rented my guest cottage to families and individuals who have been very respectful and communicative. This was the first time, young college students rented the property and they seemed to have basically held a large spring break party at my cottage. The neighbors called as a result of the loud music and I had to call them to ask what was going on. There were apparently mulitple cars and people at the cottage, with a banner hanging out front. When I went to clean up, I found at least six empty cases of beer and an empty case of spiced rum, overflowing trash cans filled with bottles and cans, cigarette butts thrown all over the grounds, an abandoned tire filled with hotdogs, french fries and ants, a missing fan light pull, deep cuts and scratches in the floors-apparently due to moving chairs around, and a total of 10 of my expensive white towels and white hand towels covered with grease-(perhaps from washing cars with them) that were completely ruined and would not come clean after two soakings in bleach. This guest's comment is in direct response to my personal communication with him about the damage resulting from his visit that cost me twice the amount that he and his friends paid for their stay. The only cracks in the furniture were made by them, for which, among many things, extensive documentation has been made and an insurance claim has been filed. This has definitely been a learning experience and I will certainly be more careful in the future about renting to college age students.
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Jailhouse Brewing Company
Southern Pit Bar-B-Que
Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Publix Shopping Center
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Nearest Train
30 Miles
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Public Shopping Center
Car: necessary

Atlanta Motor Speedway hosts a variety of events, including races and concerts.

Tanger Outlet Malls feature great shopping.

Hampton, GA features the Yellow Pollen Festival and the Jailhouse Brewery.

McDonough, GA features the Geranium Festival.

Locust Grove features a train watching platform and Noah's Ark zoo.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change until confirmation. If you are interested in staying less than 3 nights, please send me a message.
Rentals to persons under age of 25 are not allowed. Please contact the owner for additional information about rental age.

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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