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Mentone Rest Easy - "In Town" privacy and seclusion; access to Little River

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bed, 2 1/2 Bath Exceptionally Cozy Cabin Home, Minutes from Downtown Mentone

Very Quiet and Serene Location - Yet in Downtown Mentone!! Home is located within the city limits of Mentone, AL and is a 3/4 mile walk from downtown and 1 mile from the Brow overlooking Valleyhead, Fort Payne, etc.

Upscale cabin living perfect for a weekend retreat or a longer stay. All the comforts of home but nestled away in a secluded area of downtown Mentone.

The Home has 2 Fireplaces, both wood burning - 1 Indoor in Great Room, 1 outdoors on 350 square foot screened in porch. Located on a dead-end street and just across the street from Little River. The home offers a 2 1/2 story vaulted ceiling Great Room, kitchen nook and kitchen with an island, open living floor plan and French pine walls and hardwood floors. Contemporary colored walls have been integrated in the bathrooms and kitchen area, and tile flooring has been laid in the downstairs bathroom floors. The Great Room also features a stacked-stone fireplace!

Huge 350 sq. ft. fully screened in porch on back of home features a stacked stone fireplace, ceiling fans and a firebox blower fan unit to push the heat of the fire onto the porch during those cold Spring, Fall and Winter nights. Tree filled lot adds for an additional sense of privacy. Exceptionally comfortable and cozy place to rent and getaway for the weekend for couples, retreats, families, get togethers or just a chance to get some R&R away from the everyday stresses of life.

The cabin is located 5 miles from Desoto Falls and Desoto State Park where you can take in hiking and scenic views and 17 miles from Cloudland Canyon State park in Georgia. Home is also located right across Little River from Skyline Summer Camp and within minutes of all local Summer and Day camps in the Mentone area. Great place to rent for parents who have children staying at the local camps.

Amenities include both a stacked stone indoor and outdoor fireplace, 2 1/2 story great room, kitchen nook and kitchen island, 40' LED Flat Panel TV with Direct TV package, WIFI, stereo, 1 bedroom on the main floor and 1 upstairs which has a nice aft view overlooking the great room and fireplace below.

Home sits on a private, fully wooded 3/4 acre lot which allows for privacy and a very peaceful, relaxing stay.

TAGS: 35984 Vacation property rental, Mentone, property, rental, Mentone vacation home, AL, Mentone AL vacation property rental

More Details

Property Manager
Susan Collins
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, French, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 November, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

WE had a wonderful time! Your cabin is great, especially that screened-in porch. We will definitely be back! The TV really wasn't a big issue, there was so much to see and do. Thank you for the offer of a free night. We will take you up on it. Again, your property is just wonderful!
Jul 2014
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Facilities

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

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • village ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Main Bath - upstairs - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Secondary Bedroom Bath - main floor - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Hall Bath - Main Floor - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Main Bedroom - upstairs - 1 Large Double Bed
    Secondary Bedroom - main floor - 1 Large Double Bed
    Great Room - Full size 9' couch, queen size blowup mattress with bedding
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • caving
  • swimming

Reviews

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Mentone Rest Easy - "In Town" privacy and seclusion; access to Little River
average rating of 4.9 based on 111 reviews
5

An Upscale Cabin Near Countless Outdoor Activities

  • 5 of 5

This home was the absolutely perfect place to stay while vacationing around Mentone and Fort Payne. The cabin was incredibly clean and beautiful. It also provided all of the creature comforts you would want, including a full kitchen, a flat screen TV with satellite cable, Wi-Fi, exceptionally comfortable furniture, lots of hot water, powerful air conditioning, ceiling fans, ambient lighting, and so much more. Plus, the house is near parks where you can take in the gorgeous views from different outlooks, hike a wide variety of trails, rock climb, and swim. When staying at this cabin, you're also really close to fun eateries like Wildflower Cafe. If you are looking for a quiet and upscale place to stay during your mountain trip, I highly recommend staying at this home.

  • Review Submitted: 04-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Emily, Thanks again for your stay and the wonderful feedback. It was an absolute pleasure to host you and your boyfriend and you took outstanding care of the home. We definitely hope you will come back and visit with us soon. Warmest regards and sincerest thanks for choosing our home to spend your stay in Mentone! Owner - Greg and Julie Sippel Property Manager - Susan Collins
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5

Wonderful cabin in the woods. Exactly what we were looking for. Very clean and comfortable. We will

  • 5 of 5

We brought bikes and could easily bike to Mentone on back road away from traffic. River is just across the road. It was all good.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful cabin! Clean and comfortable. Perfect for a few days (or weeks). Susan is great to work with and always easy to reach if needed. Hope to return.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very impressed!

  • 5 of 5

This was a beautifully decorated cabin that was in a great location....we thoroughly enjoyed the outdoor fireplace on the screened in back porch and it was extremely private and peaceful back in the woods. Greg (owner) and Susan (property manager) were very helpful prior to our visit and answered all of our questions. This cabin has everything you could want and we plan on coming back next year!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice weekend getaway

  • 4 of 5

Nice cabin in the woods for a weekend getaway. The back porch was awesome and wish the weather was colder for a fire in the fireplace. Bad day with a very rainy Sunday and the cabin has two leaks in the ceiling that we reported. Otherwise it was a great weekend. Thanks

  • Review Submitted: 09-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The cabin was beautiful, very well equipped and the perfect location for a quiet get-away.

  • 5 of 5

We have nothing but wonderful comments about our stay at "Rest Easy". The cabin was large and very well stocked with everything a guest could want or need..

We loved that the cabin was located close to town but in a private serene setting. We would definitely plan to return if we get back to Alabama.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
48 Miles
Chattanooga, TN
Nearest Barpub
15 Miles
Fort Payne or Menlo, GA; home is in a Dry County
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Lil' Mole Golf
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
Alabama Interstate I-59
Nearest Restaurant
0.75 Miles
Wildflower Cafe
Nearest Ski
5 Miles
Cloudmount Ski Resort
Car: necessary

Mentone sits atop Lookout Mountain in historic DeKalb County, Alabama. The area is rich in natural beauty: DeSoto Falls (inside DeSoto State Park), Little River Canyon (Little River Canyon National Preserve), Little River, endless hiking/biking opportunities and so much more. Natural recreation is available at the parks and several area businesses offer activities like kayaking, canoeing, and horseback riding. Golf is also available, and area cities like Fort Payne (10 mins), Trenton (30 mins), Chattanooga (45 mins) and Rome (40 mins) offer shopping and restaurants in addition to those found in Mentone. We invite you to learn more about our area both before and during your visit. Visit these web sites to do just that, or contact us with your questions. •DeKalb County Tourist Association •Mentone Area Preservation Association Museums / Informative / Educational / Historical Fort Payne Depot Museum Housed in a 1800s train deport, this museum has historical artifacts from the area and from around the world. Well worth the visit. Located in FortPayne (15 mins) Alabama Fan Club & Museum Home of the most successful country music act ever Located in south FortPayne (15 mins) Hosiery Museum FortPayne is the sock capital of the world, and this museum downtown by Union Park shows you how it all happened. Located in Fort Payne (15 mins) Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Located in Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia (1 hour) AREA PUBLIC GOLF COURSES Lil Mole Run Golf Course 18 holes 741 County Road 647 Mentone, AL35984 Minutes from downtown Mentone Saddle Rock Golf Course 9 holes over 2,181 yards with a par of 63 721 County Road 614 Mentone, AL 35984 4 miles from Mentone Dogwood Hills Course 18 holes over 6,463 yards with a par of 72 26460 Alabama Highway 71 Flat Rock, Al 24 miles from Mentone Air Castle Course 18 holes over 6,405 yards with a par of 72 2060 Back Valley Road Trenton, GA30752 25 miles from Mentone MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL Rome Braves Class A - affiliate of the Atlanta Braves Located in Rome Georgia (1 hour) Chattanooga Lookouts Class AA affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds Located in Chattanooga, TN (55 mins) OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES True Adventure Sport DeSoto State Park Little River Canyon National Preserve Shady Grove Dude Ranch Ski Cloudmont Lake Winnepesaukah Amusement Park Tennessee (1 hour) Ruby Falls ‚ Tennessee (1 hour) Rock City, Tennessee (1 hour) Incline Railway, Tennessee (1 hour) RESTAURANTS Mentone/Valley Head Moonlight Bistro: Wildflower Cafe: MY FAVORITE!! Big Jim's Bama-Q: The Old Barber Shop Cafe: Tigers Inn: DeSoto State Park/Ft. Payne: Most chains and some larger home-owned restaurants are in Fort Payne, about 20 mins from Mentone. SHOPPING Downtown Mentone offers several great antique and unique gift shops: - Orbix Hot Glass - White Elephant Antiques - Little River Hardware - Crow's Nest Antiques - The Gourdie Shop - Crafts Village (beside Log Cabin Deli)

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Mentone, Alabama

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Thanksgiving Week 2017 Rate
19 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£263
for 2 nights
From
£103
£682
 
 
Winter Nightly rate
27 Nov 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£171
for 2 nights
From
£58
From
£99
Fri,Sat
£552
 
 
Winter Rates December 2017
1 Dec 2017 - 23 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£196
for 2 nights
From
£70
From
£96
Fri,Sat
£552
 
 
Christmas/New Years 2017 Rate
24 Dec 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£265
for 2 nights
From
£104
£661
 
 
Winter 2018 Rates
1 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
£188
for 2 nights
From
£66
From
£91
Fri,Sat
£536
£1,786
 
 
Spring 2018 Rates
1 Mar 2018 - 31 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
£238
for 2 nights
From
£91
From
£108
Fri,Sat
£636
£2,053
 
 
Summer Begins 2018 Rates
1 Jun 2018 - 29 Jun 2018
2 night minimum stay
£251
for 2 nights
From
£98
From
£108
Fri,Sat
£661
£2,036
 
 
July 4th week
1 Jul 2018 - 8 Jul 2018
2 night minimum stay
£260
for 2 nights
From
£102
From
£110
Fri,Sat
£715
 
 
Rest of Summer 2018 rates
9 Jul 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
2 night minimum stay
£251
for 2 nights
From
£98
From
£108
Fri,Sat
£682
£2,036
 
 
September 2018 Rates
1 Sep 2018 - 27 Sep 2018
2 night minimum stay
£231
for 2 nights
From
£88
From
£103
Fri,Sat
£619
£2,036
 
 
Fall 2018 Rates
28 Sep 2018 - 3 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£255
for 2 nights
From
£99
From
£116
Fri,Sat
£702
£2,536
 
 
November 2018 Rates
4 Nov 2018 - 17 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£231
for 2 nights
From
£88
From
£103
Fri,Sat
£598
 
 
Thanksgiving Week 2018 Rates
18 Nov 2018 - 24 Nov 2018
2 night minimum stay
£273
for 2 nights
From
£108
£719
 
 
Winter 2018 Rates
25 Nov 2018 - 22 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£231
for 2 nights
From
£88
From
£103
Fri,Sat
£636
£1,886
 
 
Christmas 2018 Rates
23 Dec 2018 - 31 Dec 2018
2 night minimum stay
£273
for 2 nights
From
£108
£719
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£255
for 2 nights
From
£99
From
£112
Fri,Sat
£702
£2,036
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £75.1
Housekeeping - 4+ guests £18.77
Pet Fee £26.28
Housekeeping £37.55
Tax Rate 11.0%

My property manager, Susan Collins, will be in contact at least 7 days prior to your arrival with access instructions and address to the home.

Check-in is 4pm CST on the day of your arrival; if we don't have any guests checking out on the day of your arrival, you may be able to check-in earlier than 4pm. Check-out on day of departure is by 11am CST. Access to the cabin is via a lockbox on the front door; property manager will provide code.

Manager'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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