This wonderful property provides an ideal way to get in tune with nature, relax and create, yet still have ready access to the most charming mountain town. Perfect for monthly or weekly lodging as well as overnight stays!
This sweet little property in the mountains of northern Alabama is offered by writer and owner John Lee. Enjoy peace, quiet and breathtaking views of the surrounding woods and horse pastures from both a front and back deck under massive trees. The cottage is ideal for long-term monthly or weekly stays as well as nightly visits.
If you're ready to stay in, the rustic cottage and surrounding land provide perfect space for resting, creating, writing, meditating and more. If you're ready to go exploring, the cottage is within walking distance of the hike and bike trails of DeSoto State Park.
The property is located about 5 miles from Mentone, a quaint, artistic town only 10 minutes away from Interstate 59 (Exit 231) on Lookout Mountain. Mentone offers great restaurants, stores and shops along with breathtaking mountain views and incomparable natural beauty.
The cottage sleeps up to 4 people on one king-size bed in the bedroom, and a couch in the living room which unfolds into a queen size bed. The cottage has a land line phone and WiFi, as well as DirectTV with the premium package.
The kitchen is fully equipped with all the amenities of home: electric stove and oven, microwave, dishwasher, coffeemaker, side-by-side refrigerator/freezer and water filter on the faucet. The quaint cabinets are handmade by a local carpenter and the dining area has a beautiful view of the trees on the property and the horse pastures across the road.
The large bedroom features a king-size air bed (not just an air mattress, but a fully padded, meant-for-daily-use air bed!). You can store your items in the closet and dresser, and the bathroom off of the bedroom has a whirlpool tub perfect for relaxing after a beautiful hike in DeSoto State Park. The second bathroom has a shower if you prefer.
Located on the property in a small building a few yards away from the cottage are the full-size washer and dryer.
This getaway is very pet friendly; 1 acre is fully fenced, and yours are welcome to the entire area, but please notify owner in advance, crate when left alone, and clean up after them.
There is plenty of free on-site parking.