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Veteran Owned 1903 Sustainably Remodeled Historic Home on Civil War Battlefield

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house

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People
6
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
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Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday home in Franklin - Generals Charge Downtown

2200 SqFT, 3 Bd/2 Bth Home, Short Walk to Historic Downtown in Heart of Franklin

Generals Charge rests in the middle of where the Battle of Franklin took place and is walking distance to the Carter House, the Lotz House, and Historic Downtown Franklin with its award-winning shopping and dining.

This 2,200 square-foot, 3 bedroom/2 bath home was originally built in 1903 but recently renovated - offering 300-year-old reclaimed wood, a brand-new master bath w/ jacuzzi tub, rain showers/body sprayers, tankless hot water, ethernet connections, modern appliances, and a front porch + outdoor patio and fire pit.

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Property Manager
Damon Rogers
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
30 November, 2016
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About Damon Rogers

I'm Matthew Rogers, and I am a designer/brand strategist exploring a nomadic creative lifestyle. After 10+ years of building partnership-based design businesses and working in creative agencies and startups, I began to notice a sense of stagnancy. So, I decided to invest some of the fruits of my hard work into fully renovating and renting out my historic home. I now live and travel full time in a 31-foot RV with my dog (Doris-Akin), and daughter (Ryely).

My home is a labor of love and I'm honored to share it with you. I am a 7th Generation Franklinite and co-owner of Rogers Homeport with my parents. I come from a military family (GO NAVY! BEAT ARMY!) and my father served over 30 years as a disquished Naval Officer. Together, we own and operate 3 beautiful and unique properties all located in the heart of Downtown Franklin, a short walk from everything. You won't find friendly folks to welcome you to our little city and show you the best spots to go. We are true locals with hospitable Southern charm.

Damon Rogers purchased this house in 2009

Why Damon Rogers chose Tennessee

I am an artist and a designer passionate about aesthetic, but I am equally passionate about being eco-conscious - so I took great care in repurposing almost all the original materials into something new and installing green fixtures and appliances where possible.

The house was 105 years old when I purchased it in 2009 and the red oak wood that supports it was 200 years old when the trees were cut down. It is truly a one-of-a-kind home decorated with art from local artists as well as some of my own work. The halls are filled with found objects, pictures of my family and loved ones, and a variety of interesting antiques, fossils and trinkets. I was a picker by the age of 12 and it shows.

What makes this house unique

The home is located central to all that Downtown Franklin has to offer: The public library, the Carter House, a new park near a historic civil war attraction, a great sushi spot, and a lively local bar with the best burgers. Mere blocks away are antique stores and the Harpeth River canoe launch.

I have absolutely loved living on this quiet, quaint little street full of friendly neighbors and beautiful scenery - and I know you'll love it too.

Whether you need a 3 bedroom, 2 bedroom, or a studio apartment, we've got you covered!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

Veteran Owned 1903 Sustainably Remodeled Historic Home on Civil War Battlefield
average rating of 4.6875 based on 16 reviews
Southaven, MS
5

Very eclectic and interesting home!

  • 5 of 5

Our visit was a quick girls night. This house did not disappoint. The bathrooms really topped the cake! I would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you got the vibe of this home and thank you for taking the time to write such a wonderful review! Girls getaways are the greatest!
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5

quaint

  • 5 of 5

There were 5 women and we had plenty of space. The one thing we really enjoyed was how close it was to Franklin. The weather was really nice and the walk was easy. We do this trip once a year and would definitely staff here again.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review! The home was rehabbed for folks like you to enjoy and we are so happy you did!
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3

Unique and warm place

  • 3 of 5

The home was decorated in unique ways with attention to detail. Since it is an older home, we had one person who could not stay in the hope because of his asthma, he had to find a hotel for the during of the conference. As stated in the information we received, parking was limited so I would not recommended it for a group. Also the price is based on two people staying, even though it sleeps 6. If you have more than two persons you will be charged and "extra person fee."

It was in a great location and was a fairly quite neighborhood.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. The rate is based on double occupancy with an added per person fee as described on our site. $225 for 6 people would be a quite the deal in Franklin, TN but since it is a 3 bedroom, 2 full bath home we charge for additional people since it sleeps up to 6. Hope you enjoyed the welcoming banana bread and complimentary waters, coffee, and tea.
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5

Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Great home and location. I would recommend to friends and relatives.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your generous review! We love what we do and so appreciate your kind remarks!
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4

Child Free Getaway

  • 4 of 5

This was an amazing historical property right in the middle of town. We were so comfortable on our "kid-free" getaway. Loved the master suite and bathroom....AMAZING! Artwork is beautiful and we felt right at home.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted you had a wonderful experience away from your children. Hope you enjoyed the welcoming banana bread, coffee or tea, and complimentary waters too! My son takes great pride in his art (most done by him) and we always love the positive comments. Thank you for your review.
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5

Really wonderful!!

  • 5 of 5

My girlfriends and I decided that Franklin would be well-suited for a low-key bachlorette party, and we found this house. It was absolutely wonderful! The house is SO well decorated! All the furniture is really nice looking, and the beds were really comfortable. It was awesome to be able to stay so close to downtown Franklin. It was absolutely everything that we could have hoped for for our weekend getaway. I would definitely recommend staying here- we're already looking for a weekend in the fall when we'll be able to come back!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you enjoyed your weekend and thank you so much for your generous review! The home is a labor of love rehabbed by my son and how wonderful for you to appreciate all the amenities. We welcome you back anytime as there is always something going on in Franklin!
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Location

Carnton Plantation
"Civil War buff? Love tours of Historic Homes or Confederate graveyards? Take a walk across t..."
Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant
"Live music, southern cooking at farmers market groceries near the heart of everything Frankl..."
The Carter House
"Right across the street! "
Merridee's Breadbasket
"You want to go back in time 50 years? Or have an eggsalad sandwich that will make you cry? W..."
Factory at Franklin
"Local shopping, live music and the farmers market. What else could you need? "
Red Pony Restaurant
"Beautiful people watching for foodies and people who appreciate a well poured drink. I have ..."
55 South
"A rowdier crowd for foodies and people who appreciate a well poured drink. I have 3 go-to pl..."
Cork & Cow
"The finest of dining in Franklin for the beautiful people watching for foodies and people wh..."
Frothy Monkey Coffeehouse
"You'll see me there most mornings. "
Bunganut Pig Restaurant
"Anyone staying at my place can walk here in 3 minutes. Great for a night cap. Live music, gr..."
Pinkerton Park
Nearest Airport
25 Miles
BNA
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Bunganut Pig
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Forrest Crossing Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
3.5 Miles
I-65
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Bunganut Pig

We are located across the street from the Franklin Public Library and next to a Civil War era park that was part of the Battle of Franklin. Walking distance to Historic Downtown Franklin.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Franklin, Tennessee

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
£270
for 1 night
From
£186
From
£209
Fri,Sat
£1,293
£3,805
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £79 + Tax
Non refundable cleaning £71 + Tax
Tax Rate 17.25%

6 people maximum. Pets are more than welcome with $100 non refundable pet fee.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Franklin, USA

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
Theme:
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
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
  • Master Bathroom - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
    Guest Bathroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Dual shower heads, shaving bench and triple body sprayers.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Office Bedroom - 2 Single Bed
    Guest Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
  • The Queen bedroom is a high teester bed conducive to this 1903 period. Steps are provided to get onto the bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • tennis

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