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Private & Pet Friendly - Ground Floor of Log Home On 6 Acres With Hilltop Views.

Bedrooms 2
Space 600 sq. ft.
Property type apartment


About the property

Ground Floor With Separate Entrance-king and Queen Bed W/ Full Bath & Kitchette

We welcome you to share what God has given us: A hilltop view of Williamson County, TN with beautiful sunsets and glorious trees. If you love nature and all of its gifts you will love Hibernation Hill. Hike to the top or sit out by the fire - or perhaps a game of ping pong? We will help customize your get-a-way...Just Ask! The property is listed only for the apartment on the ground level, but the upper floors are almost ready for rental so please send an inquiry if you are interested.

Jennifer Russell
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 November, 2017

About Jennifer Russell

In this section I am supposed to tell you about us - Jen and Wes. Well... we found each other 12 years ago and fell in love quickly. We are both extremely happy souls and are the best of friends. We Love and feel blessed that we are living in Franklin, TN and look forward to sharing some of it with you. Wes and I share a huge love of animals and work with a Dog Rescue Group in the area called Snooty Giggles Dog Rescue. We currently have three dogs: Allie Bear, Zoie, and Buster Douglas. Allie Bear is a Great Pyrenees Mix that was dropped off as a pup at my brother's farm - she is six now. Zoie came to us after being in the Tuscaloosa, Alabama tornado (actually up in the tornado - in her crate - they found her a mile from her foster home that was destroyed). Buster Douglas was an owner-surrender in Mississippi - they thought he couldn't make it from a horrible case of heart-worms, but Snooty Giggles brought him here and he is now a healthy English Bulldog and gives us great joy! We also have two cats - Bang Bang and William. Chick Chick is our adult hen. She is a very sweet white chicken that is now mostly just a part of the family. Our newest additions are five baby chicks and five baby ducks. We take great pride in asking you to stay with us and will do everything in our power to see that you are so very glad you did.

Jennifer Russell purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Jennifer Russell chose Franklin

A dear friend decided she should sell her home and came to me. She wanted me to buy it. My mind told me there was no way possible. She would not give up the thought and in less than two months it was ours - on paper. We consider it a "God Thing" :) We have shared some wonderful experiences here: Singing, Playing Music, Dancing, Dinners, Laughter, Animals. Everything seems magical on the Hill. We want to share it with you.

Hibernation Hill is very close to everything Franklin. The Ag-Expo Center is approximately 2 miles down the road, we sit about a mile from both I-65 and 840, and about 5 minutes from the center of downtown Franklin. Cool Springs Galleria and all of its amenities are only 5 miles on I-65. Leipers Fork is approximately 15 minutes by beautiful TN back-roads.

What makes this apartment unique

The drive up the steep driveway opens to our Log Home nestled in 6 acres of trees. It won't take you long to realize why it has become known as Hibernation Hill. A stone walkway will lead you to your home away from home. Inside you will immediately notice the fantastic view from the 4 floor-to-ceiling windows on the front of the house. You can watch the sun set from inside via rocking chair, the kitchen table, the sectional sofa, or the queen-sized bed. Also in this large, open living area is the kitchen. There is a large sink, counter top, microwave, small fridge, Keurig Coffee Maker, and other small kitchen appliances if needed. We have added a cooking station just inside the garage with toaster oven, two-burner hot plate, and griddle pan. Down the hallway you will find your full bath with tub/shower combo and then the bedroom equipped with the King-Sized bed. Your retreat is on the ground level of our home. You are welcomed to play Ping-Pong in the adjacent garage, sit out by the fire pit, enjoy the 40 inch flat screen tv, the bose stereo, do some bird watching or hike to the top of the hill for even more of a bird's eye view. Enjoy coffee or hot tea on the covered patio just outside your front door where morning or night you may see deer, turkey, squirrels, or bunnies.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Franklin in Williamson County

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Private Bedroom
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen Bed located in Open Living Area
  • 1 King, 1 Queen, and a sectional sofa - max occupancy depending on age and Family Size
  • Books
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
Franklin and Middle Tennessee have so much to offer and we are excited to help you enjoy all of it. We are available to cater to your needs... Just let us know what we can do for you :)


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Private & Pet Friendly - Ground Floor of Log Home On 6 Acres With Hilltop Views.
average rating of 4.78125 based on 32 reviews

Good Location Nice Apartment

  • 4 of 5

Apartment was clean. It was a nice living space with all the amenities of a home. Excellent location for access to Franklin and Nashville. Other than the king bed needing a new mattress, it was great.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed the apartment. I'm sorry you didn't find the mattress comfy.... I've had so many say it is extremely comfortable.... I have come to understand people enjoy different levels of firmness but I will definitely check it out! Thank you!
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Great get away

  • 5 of 5

Very nice place, went to a music festival in Franklin and it was away from the crowds and traffic making it easy to get back to "base". Very comfortable accommodations, friendly owners that made sure everything was in order for us.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Super comfy and clean. A breath of fresh air for a weary traveler

  • Review Submitted: 18-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and comfortable

  • 4 of 5

The place was clean and comfortable. Very quiet area. The owner is very nice.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Just what we wanted

  • 5 of 5

Was so nice to visit a city and find a cozy place outside of town. Safe and quiet. Owners were very nice. Very comfortable place.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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All the comforts of home

  • 5 of 5

Wife and I spent our 30th anniversary here , and we had an excellent time.

A beautiful house out in the countryside , but close enough to shops and the downtown Franklin area. The place was well furnished with anything that we could have needed during our stay.

One thing that I was very impressed with is that our hosts responded back very quickly to any question or concerns we had. They made us feel very welcomed.

  • Review Submitted: 22-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
27 Miles
Nearest Motorway
1.5 Miles


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Franklin, USA

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1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £13 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £45.46
Pet Fee £56.82 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.25%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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