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Peaceful Cabin on 8 wooded acres 3 Miles From MSU Campus

People8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom 2 Bath Cabin On 8 Wooded Acres

Awakening Spirit Retreat is a 3 Bedroom 2 Bath cabin that is located on 8 wooded acres that are yours to explore and hike during your stay. The cabin has a separate garage that has been closed in that is home to Awakening Spirit Massage Therapy and Hypnosis Monday through Friday. The entire cabin was originally used for the business until we closed off the garage so that we could live there during the construction of our home. Our new home is now complete and we wanted to share the simplicity and tranquility that we found while our family stayed in the cabin. The cabin has a covered front porch perfect for drinking your coffee and watching the wildlife as you wake up in the morning, an open back porch with plenty of seating, and a fire pit that is perfect for enjoying the sunset and a glass of wine. The cabin is equipped with a full kitchen that has most of the basic utensils you will need, and a charcoal grill on the back porch. It has a central heat and A/C unit, as well as a wood burning fireplace with wood provided. The main bedroom has a queen size bed and adjoins a full bathroom. The second bedroom has a full size bed, and the third bedroom has a queen size bed with a twin bunk above.


Owner
Russell Winston
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
23 June, 2017

About Russell Winston

Amy and I were both born and raised here in Starkville, MS. We both attended high school at Starkville schools, then continued our education at Mississippi State. After graduating, I began my career in the automotive collision repair industry, and Amy attended The Cayce Reilly School of Massotherapy in Virginia Beach, VA. Amy has been self employed as a massage therapist for 15 years, and I now own Advanced Collision Repair in Starkville. We have 3 young children, and love to travel and discover new places. We enjoy staying in cabins and houses that we find on VRBO, and we are excited to have the opportunity to share our retreat with others.

Russell Winston purchased this cabin in 2010

Why Russell Winston chose Mississippi

The land the cabin is on first belonged to my grandfather. He sectioned off the 8 acres and gave it to his sister so she could have a place to build outside of town to get away. Louise and Kenneth Pyron built the cabin on the property in 1968 where Louise would come to paint and read, and Kenneth would come to work on woodworking projects in the adjacent shop. When Louise and Kenneth passed away the cabin went through several hands, until 2010 when Amy and I had the chance to purchase it to reclaim and restore it for what the property was originally intended. We love this property and are excited to share this peaceful retreat with others.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Starkville in Oktibbeha County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
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
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Single Bed
  • All bedroom are furnished with linens, and additional blankets.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • Shopping
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(13 traveller reviews)

Peaceful Cabin on 8 wooded acres 3 Miles From MSU Campus
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
5

First impression was great, then it got even better!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful rural setting and close to town. Home is extremely clean with comfortable beds and well stocked. Owner thought of everything. We can't wait to return next year!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful Cabin retreat!

  • 5 of 5

We drove into Starkville for a wedding and was thrilled to have the opportunity to stay at this cabin! It was well furnished and on a beautiful plot of land. The owners couldn't have been more gracious and ensured the whole stay was tremendous! Thanks and we'll see you next time!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Completely awesome

  • 5 of 5

These folks are the best. This is our second stay and we would do it again in a heartbeat! The house is perfection and Russell is a breeze to work with!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in this cabin in the woods. It was a great place to celebrate our daughter's graduation. The back deck was a wonderful place to eat and we did use the fire pit. The cabin was cozy and well stocked. We will definitely would stay there, again.

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Having stayed in this cabin 20 years ago as an MSU student it is stunning how beautiful the updates are! The original rustic feel of the cabin was maintained but the cabin has been completely reformed. The owners thought of every detail for the visitors needs, from items for making smores, to small household items and nice toiletries. Our children loved exploring and playing in the acreage. The cabin was clean, comfortable and beautiful! We will come again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Great place to spend a weekend supporting the Dawgs!

  • 5 of 5

We are already looking for a future date to come back!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Golden Triangle Airport
Car: necessary

Our cabin is located on 8 wooded acres, and is a perfect setting for a weekend of relaxation. We are located 3 miles from the campus of Mississippi State University, and 3 miles from the Mississippi Horse Park. We are just far enough out of town to not see another person if you like, but still close enough to be in the middle of any events that Starkville has to offer with in 5 minutes.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Starkville, 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
 
MSU Vs Charleston
1 Sep 2017 - 2 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£657
 
 
MSU Vs LSU
15 Sep 2017 - 16 Sep 2017
2 night minimum stay
£734
 
 
MSU vs BYU
13 Oct 2017 - 14 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£657
 
 
MSU vs Kentucky
20 Oct 2017 - 21 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£734
 
 
MSU vs UMass
3 Nov 2017 - 4 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£657
 
 
MSU vs Alabama
10 Nov 2017 - 11 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£734
 
 
MSU vs Ole Miss
22 Nov 2017 - 23 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£734
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£301
for 2 nights
From
£151
£928
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £57.98

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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