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"Great Are the Simple Things in Life'' at "Rooks Nook"

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)

"Great Are The Simple Things In Life" No Doubt you will experience this in our Brand New Cabin. You'll find that "Rooks Nook" features many personal touches, from the high-end antique distressed cabinets and furniture. "Rooks Nook" is a spacious 1500 sq. ft. log cabin, where the exposed beams and rustic wavy board siding were cut from pine trees cleared from the lot. The wrap around porch is inviting, with two wooden log swings and rocking chairs, with a black distressed finish. Also features a hot tub deck.

The hand railings on the porch gives an extra eye catching interest with chicken wire and wooden supports accented with cut outs of cowboy boots and saguaro cactus. The property entertains some large boulders close to the cabin, where the kids will find hours of fun just playing, allowing nature to be their play mate.

Located just minutes from Desoto State Park, Desoto Falls, Cloudmont Ski & Golf Resort, and Mentone, where you can enjoy shopping in many of the antique shops, also offering a variety of foods.

Member of Dekalb County Tourist Association.

Keywords: Cabin

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
70%
Calendar last updated:
24 September, 2017

About The Owner

Hello: We are Kevin & Cynthia Rooks. Kevin grew up in this area, Lived in Tennessee for 15 yrs then returned to this area. Cynthia was born in upstate New York, the family moved to West Alabama when she was 9 yrs old because her mother hated the cold. We meet in 1989 and were married in 1990. We,ve been self employed all those years, and have been able to work together,in the Custom Cabinet industry, we enjoy being able assist our customers in design and color selection of their custom cabinets.

The Owner purchased this cabin in 2007

Why The Owner chose Alabama Mountains

We chose to build in Mentone, because for one, we LOVE the Mountains and always vacationed in the mountains, in East Tennessee or out West. Mentone is very beautiful all seasons and has so much to offer, for that that quite get-away, so I coined the phrase "GREAT ARE THE SIMPLE THINGS IN LIFE". And I really beleive that the simple things in life are the most enjoyable. I,ve always wanted to build my own cabin since I've been in the construction industry, this helped me to design and built the cabin, and with Cynthia's input on the color skeam it was a very enjoyable project, in which we put many personal touches for your enjoyment.

What makes this cabin unique

There are many things we enjoy about our cabin Rooks Nook most in the decor. Take notice of the Exposed Beams which were Sawn from Pine Trees cut off the lot itself, these were sawn by a local Saw Man which brought his Portable Saw mill onto the lot and sawed the Beams on site. The Log walls came from North Carolina (not a kit) Each room has a Beadboard plank wainscoat which has a painted distressed finish, the Balcony Railings are Black Rubbed Distressed finish, the Kitchen is a Pine Cabinet with a Green distressed finish, and Red Knobs. All the furniture pieces were custom designed & built by our shop. There is a Pool table on the Balcony, Tile shower & Heart Shaped Jacuzzi in the Master Bath. Hot Tub & Rockers & Swings on the wrap around porch, Just relax and enjoy your self. We hope you get as much enjoyment from your stay as we do. And remember "GREAT ARE THE SIMPLE THINGS IN LIFE"

Location

Nearest Point of Interest
Cloudmont Ski & Golf Resort
Nearest Point of Interest
Desoto Lake & Falls
Nearest Point of Interest
Mentone, Alabama
Nearest Point of Interest
"Alabama" Band Fan Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Sequoyah Caverns

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Mentone in DeKalb County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • horse riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • ski
  • caving

Reviews

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(22 traveller reviews)

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"Great Are the Simple Things in Life'' at "Rooks Nook"
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews
5

Glamping at its best!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful cabin located ina beautiful area. The cabin is very very nice and top notch. The pics on the website do not do it justice! Absolutely beautiful! They even have two ACs for the upstairs and downstairs. This makes for a guaranteed comfortable tempature throughout the cabin. My teenage boys loved the pool table and loved exploring the woods around the cabin. The house has everything you need! Nothing left out. And it is so pretty and clean and well kept. The bathrooms and kitchen are very very clean. We didn't get to use the hot tub but it was nice and clean too. It looked very inviting but we just didn't have the time. I highly recommend this place. You will not be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Birmingham
5

A wonderful retreat

  • 5 of 5

Our group of friends doesn't get to commune often, so when we do, we like to make the best of it! This cabin was everything we wanted and more. It was clean and spacious, and the location couldn't be better for taking advantage of Mentone's outdoor opportunities. Throughout the weekend, someone would walk into the room and say, "We've really outdone ourselves with this cabin." We plan to make it an annual event — thanks for such a wonderful weekend!

P.S. That porch is the stuff of dreams.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful and relaxing.

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing vacation at this cabin! It's so beautiful.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Friends getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived late in the afternoon the home was glowing from the welcoming porch light and toparares at each door! The sound of spring screen doors made you remember grandma's! We had a wonderful time playing dominoes, and cards on the porch in the evenings! Game and movie selection was nice. Very clean with a lot of thoughtful touches. Kitchen nicely equipped but the grill was our favorite place to hangout! Although we didn't have any younger children as ours are grown with no grandchildren (as of yet) perfect place for them also!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Birmingham
5

Recharging again

  • 5 of 5

As before we were very pleased with your little slice of heaven on the mountain. All the little extras you do make it feel like home. Thank you for opening your home for us. Maybe next time I'll see some deer.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Birmingham
5

Needing to recharge

  • 5 of 5

Thank you for opening your home to us. We felt so welcome and it felt just like home to us. We enjoyed the morning sun coming through the trees and the sun setting through in the envening as we watched for deer eating in the woods. We only left once for a quick trip out because we enjoyed the peace and quite of your cabin. It felt so surreal to have the doors open and just fall in love with natures beauty. Your cabin has everything you need to enjoy your time away. It is one of the most beautiful cabins I've ever stayed in. I fell in love with your cabinets and all the detailed work you put into them and the cabin itself. We will definitely be back and hope to stay longer. You can really tell all your hard work and time you spent in this beautiful cabin. Thank you again for opening your home to us. Love the fact it is less than two hours from Bham. We feel recharged and ready for the rest of the year.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 7, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Mentone, Alabama

Rental Basis:
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1 night minimum stay
£124
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Additional pricing information

After Payment is made in full we email you a 4 digit code to the Key lock box that isto the left of the front door.

Reserve your stay with one night down, the Balance is to be paid 15 days before your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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