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Enjoy the Final Weeks of Summer in Dale Hollow at the Big Fish Cabin

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Highly rated, clean and comfortable 3 /2 cabin. TWO rocking chair porches.

Come and visit us if you want to check out Dale Hollow Lake for fun or fishing.

The kitchen is equipped with everything you would need to cook your fresh catch. ( We have added a new stove and refrigerator.) If you prefer a thick steak, the back deck has a gas grill waiting for you.

As noted, we are less than a mile away from Holly Creek Marina. Since you will be in the hills of TN, the walk to the marina is less than a mile down(hill), which is only an issue coming back :) Many of our guest have parked their trucks and boats in our drive, but please check out the photos to determine if it's right for your parking. Call me if you need alternate parking.

There are 4 marinas within 5 miles of our cabin. You may rent a boat or jet skis, or launch your own boat. Please call the marinas ahead to ensure you will be able to rent what you prefer.

Holly Creek Marina is less than 1 mile away.

Hendricks Creek Resort is approximately 4 miles away.

Cedar Hill Resort is less than 5 miles away.

Dale Hollow Marina is around 5.5 miles away.

After a day of exploring or fishing, come home to this cabin with a Master bedroom has a queen bed and ensuite bath.

Bedroom #2 (twin beds)

Bedroom #3 (queen bed)

Second bath with a new walk-in shower.

Dale Hollow Lake, less than a mile away has over 625 miles of natural shoreline and beautifully clear water. Dale Hollow Lake is perfect for boating, wake boarding, jet skiing, diving, and fishing. It's a prime location for smallmouth bass fishing, currently holding the world record for the largest smallmouth bass!

If you enjoy horseback riding or hiking, don't miss the Red Oak Ridge Horse Riding / Hiking Trail that is less than 3 miles away from our cabin. (You will drive pass Red Oak Ridge Road on the way to the cabin.) The cool, wooded riding area offers 18 miles of beautiful and scenic trails developed for horseback riding or hiking. Beginning on wooded ridge top, riders can descend to follow the Dale Hollow Lake shoreline. Seven loops provide for cutbacks to shorten or lengthen the trail, and the Eagles Bluff Overlook provides one of the most spectacular vistas of Dale Hollow Lake.

Need a few days of relaxation? You can fish, swim, bird-watch, read, or rock and reminisce while rocking on our front porch in our big rocking chairs. The cabin has DISH satellite TV and a DVD with a selection of movies. We also put a few board games out for those of you who want to escape electronics.

If you are interested, just email me at vicki.sewell at comecast dot net. Thanks and looking forward to having you at the Big Fish.

More Details

Owner
Vicki Sewell
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 August, 2017

About Vicki Sewell

My roots are deep in Tennessee. I was born a little more than a mile from this cabin and family members have lived in the area for over a 100 years. As a child, I spent all my summers and school vacations just 'up the road' at my grandparents' home; one day hoping to own my own 'Pea Ridge' piece of dirt!

While we currently live outside Atlanta, my husband and I bought the cabin in hopes that our children and friends will gather there with us for years to come.

Now we are opening it up to you, so that you can have the same 'state of mind' we enjoy each and every time we come home to Tennessee.

Vicki Sewell purchased this cabin in 2004

Why Vicki Sewell chose Tennessee

When you arrive at the cabin, the stress of the 'outside world' will evaporate. It's a place where you can ask a stranger for help or directions and they will not hesitate. Most people in the area still like to visit to sit and 'talk a spell.' Once you experience Dale Hollow, you will most likely be back.

What makes this cabin unique

You can hear wild turkey calling from deep in the woods while having your morning coffee on the back porch. Just having a respite from the hectic work schedule will make all the great difference toward a well balanced life.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I just wanted to thank u for everything you did for us last week, we really appreciated it. Despite the bad luck turkey hunting we did in fact have fun and enjoyed your place. Its very nice. We plan on watching the weather closer next year, and returning for revenge on the wild turkey!
Mar 2013
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Celina in Clay County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • No fires in fireplace
  • Please be conscious of the check in and out times. We need time to clean for you and the next guest. The cabin is in the CST zone.
  • There is a charge for extra guest. Please notify us of the correct number of guests.
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , New walk in shower
    Master bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , twin beds
  • Master bedroom and bedroom #3 each have queen sized beds. Bedroom #2 contains 2 twin beds.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
For those who wish to explore, you will find several historical venues withing a 25 miles radius of the cabin. Pick up a Tennessee guide book for further details or contact the local Chamber of Commerce.

Reviews

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Enjoy the Final Weeks of Summer in Dale Hollow at the Big Fish Cabin
average rating of 4.857143 based on 57 reviews
5

All you need!

  • 5 of 5

I've been going to Dale Hollow Lake for 28 years now. I have stayed in a variety of different cabins - this is definitely one of the best! This house is beautiful, clean, and well stocked. It's very close to numerous docs, which is a huge plus!! We will definitely be checking the availability for this cabin in the future. Would love to stay again!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for staying at the "Big Fish". We welcome you back! Regards, Vicki
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Very nice cabin just down the road from Holly Creek Marina.

  • 4 of 5

Great cabin! Only negative at all is the steep driveway.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. You are right that the drive is on the steep side, as shown in the photos. The hills of TN can be a challenge. :) Thanks again.
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Really nice place to stay with close access to the lake

  • 4 of 5

We were very pleased with our stay at The Big Fish. Very clean and roomy. Vicki is so nice and sweet! By being there on a Holiday, the marina was very packed and parking was rough with having a boat trailer and vehicle. It all worked out though and the people at the marina were absolutely wonderful!! Their hospitality was one to remember. Thank you Holly Creek Marina!! The only thing I had issues with (and trust me, it was minor) was not having enough cooking supplies such as baking dishes and utensils (whisk). The pots and pans/skillets there weren't the best. Plus the oven didn't seem to heat according to the temp I would set it at but like I said this is all minor things. We made due. We just didn't want to go out to eat and instead cook our food at the house. Again thank you Vicki!!!! Your place was wonderful!!! :) PS our little boy found the stash of toys/books you had in one of the closets. He was pretty happy to discover that!! :) Thank you!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the review. You and your family were a delight and we are glad you selected the "Big Fish" for your stay. I appreciate letting me know what is needed for the cabin. I'll see if we can't improve our stash of cooking supplies! Additionally, thank you for letting me know about the stove, as it turns out, one of the oven elements was out. We now have a brand new stove in the kitchen. I'm glad your son liked the books and toys. I hope he enjoyed the book and characters, The Magnificent Sprinkles, as i'm the author and creator of the Magnificent Sprinkles. Again, thank you for staying at the Big Fish and we look forward to your return. Regards, vicki
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5

Super clean and awesome stay

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely loved our stay here! We only had on issue with the grill not working right once, but we got it working and had no other issues! Would definitely recommend and will be back to stay again! Thank you!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the recommendations. You are a great guest. Hope to see you again soon. Vicki
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5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

Great cabin hiden in the woods, everything was clean and neat. Looking forward to stay here in the future!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so very much for your recommendation. You are a great guest. Vicki
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5

Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Just what we needed, it was very clean and very well furnished. The location was perfect for what we wanted to see and do. Doris's was great for breakfast and the Mexican restrant was awesome for supper.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at the Big Fish! We very much appreciate your review and hope to have you visit us again. Regards, Vicki
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Location

Nearest Airport
107 Miles
Nashville International Airport (BNA)
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Dale Hollow A Frame on Hwy Old 53, Celina, TN
Nearest Golf
14.1 Miles
Dale Hollow Lake St. Resort Park, Burkesville, KY
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
TN State Hwy 53 and KY State HWY 161
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Ollie's, Doris', Mexican, BBQ, in Celina, TN
Car: recommended

Enjoy the spectacular views around the Dale Hollow Lake, where the reigning champion of the largest, small-mouth bass was caught! We are less than 1 mile from Holly Creek Marina on Dale Hollow in a picturesque area called Pea Ridge near Celina, TN. Known for it's quaint shops and friendly people. We are just minutes from golfing and a host of other outdoor activities including the state's Red Oak Ridge riding and hiking trails.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Celina, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Summer
3 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£280
for 2 nights
From
£111
 
 
Winter 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 31 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
£263
for 2 nights
From
£102
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£288
for 2 nights
From
£115
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £58.26

Reservations are confirmed on payment receipt. We trust that you will use our home with care. Please inspect the home upon your arrival to confirm that everything is in working order. While the cleaner does an inspection at each cleaning, please let us know should you find anything out of order.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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