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A Tennessee Mountain Home

Bedrooms 5
Separate WC's1
Space 3,400 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

House is beautiful five bedroom home, situated in six wooded acres in Clifftops, a gated community in Monteagle, Tennessee, five minutes from Sewanee and University of the South, Monteagle Sunday School Assembly, Dubose Conference Center; offers hiking, biking, swimming in community lakes and pools, canoeing and sports galore. house is wheel chair accessible. pet friendly -- dogs only.

Home can sleep ten (12 with sofa bed), has four full, and one half bathrooms, comfortable kitchen, lounge, formal dining room, family room, large grounds and walking trails on property.

Configuration of bedding: 3 king bedded rooms, 1 queen bedded room and one room with 2 twin beds. (or can be configured to 2 king, 1 queen and 4 twins)

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Susan Herrick
Member since: 2005
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
20 April, 2018

About Susan Herrick

I am a transplanted Australian, by way of California, and chose the Tennessee mountains as a perfect place to semi-retire and enjoy the beauty of middle Tennessee.

The house reflects a combination of my Australian heritage and a little of the south and the name 'Moongalbah' is an Australian Aboriginal word meaning 'a sitting and resting place' and I invite you and your guests to use the front porch rockers and do just that... enjoy, relax and breathe the fresh mountain air.

Susan Herrick purchased this house in 2005

Why Susan Herrick chose Clifftops

'Moongalbah' in Clifftops is a perfect retreat for guests attending events at the University of the South, whether it be key university weekends, weddings, reunions etc. This gated community allows privacy, and a perfect base to explore the Cumberland Plateau, hiking trails and so much more.

What makes this house unique

A safe and secure home in a gated community.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Clifftops in Monteagle

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 13:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 13:00
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • 100% penalty for cancellations 7 days and under No smoking in doors.. outside OK, nor fireworks at any time Doggies rules applicable and enforced
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • library
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis
House has internet router connection, bring own computer and devices with network capability. Password/Login given at time of check-in. Small workout room with treadmill, and stair stepper. Check in and check out times. no earlier than 1pm on arrival, no later than 12 noon on departure.


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(16 traveller reviews)

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A Tennessee Mountain Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews

Beautiful home.

  • 5 of 5

Lots of space!

  • Review Submitted: 22-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great guests, welcome back any day!
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Amazing place

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I took my 3 children and 6 grandchildren for our Christmas retreat together. This place was perfect! Plenty of room, lots of privacy, outdoor fun. And every minute detail was thought of to make our stay perfect. This place would be great anytime of the year. We will return!!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ronnie and Lea Ann and family, many thanks for the kind review, I know it's a perfect house for a large family and always nice to read revues that it met your expectations. . I am glad you enjoyed your Christmas family vacation at Moongalbah .. come back again.
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  • 5 of 5

we had a great time just relaxing and enjoying the scenery. would love to return sometime in the future.

thanks for the hospitality!!

The Hawkins'

  • Review Submitted: 04-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Anna and Chris, glad you and the family enjoyed the house and thankful for good weather during your stay. I look forward to your return visit.. and thanks for leaving the house so neat and tidy on your departure. Sue and Andy
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Great house- just as described.

  • 5 of 5

Clean spacious and comfortable - highly recommend this jewel in Clifftops.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, well-appointed, inviting

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous, spacious and secluded home, with beautiful views of the wonderful woods. Easy access to tennis courts, pools, lake, and the amenities of town. Perfect for families and groups of friends. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lauren and family, it was a pleasure to have you all here.. thanks for being wonderful guests, for taking care of the house nicely and for having a good time at the house. come back again at another time! Sue
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Peace and Quiet

  • 5 of 5

This place was perfect to get my family together.

  • Review Submitted: 01-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Chattanooga (or Nashville - 85 miles)
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
University of the South - Sewanee
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
several in Monteagle and Sewanee
Car: necessary

Biking and Hiking Trails in Cumberland State Park, Mountain Goat Trail (6 miles) to Sewanee.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Clifftops, Tennessee

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Standard pricing
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £71.43
Refundable Damage Deposit £107.15

5 bedroom rate is $475.00 per night for up to 12 guests
Additional guests over noted above $25 per adult, $15 per child (over 6 years), per night.
All rates at the discretion of the owner.
Cleaning Fee of $100 for rental or at discretion of owner with additional guests.
Note: 3 night minimum on holiday, summer and Special University events (Parents Week, Homecoming, etc) Graduation week - 7 night rental
Cancellation Policy addendum.. cancellations within 7 days of arrival - 100% penalty, no refunds given

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