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Tom T. Hall Cabin: Water Front, Secluded, Luxurious Mountain Log Home

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,850 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Mountain Home - 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s) - 2 Baths - (Sleeps 8-12)

The Tom T. Hall Vacation Log Cabin... A Whole Home with The Whole Family for a Wholesome Vacation. Just south of the Tennessee/Kentucky border, this beautifully furnished musician's retreat rests on 16 secluded acres overlooking its own private pond for swimming and fishing. A canoe is provided at no charge. Spend hours rocking on porches enjoying the fresh mountain air surrounded by rustic beauty and solitude of the Cumberland Plateau. The property borders The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, offering white water canoeing and 150 miles of trails for hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking just outside your back door. Decorated with recording artist Tom T. Hall's and Music City memorabilia, the spacious 1800 square foot, log home spares no expense in offering guests luxurious comfort and name brand amenities. There are three bedrooms with one King Bed, Three Queens, Two Twin Bunks and Two Additional Single Floor Mattresses. This is the opposite of Gatlinburg or Panama City Beach with traffic and noise... this vacation is about spending quality time with family and friends while those 'stressed out and worried travelers' are at those 'stressed out and worried' vacation spots.

The Tom T. Hall Cabin is the perfect place for relaxing in a peaceful quiet setting. If your desire is to settle down with friends and family, read, play the piano, swim, fish, ride horses, white water canoe and hike nature trails this is the place! In the evenings take in an unrestricted view of the glorious night sky and stars in the six person hot tub or roast marsh-mellows over the open outdoor fire pit. Firewood is provided at no extra charge.

High Speed wireless internet service is provided as well as Four TV's with Dish Network Premium Movie Packages, DVR and Blu-Ray in Great Room. This is one of the best stocked kitchens you will ever find in a vacation rental! Check out what former guest have written and be sure to visit the Tom T Hall Cabin Facebook page and owner's website for more photos and info about the area. This property offers more for what is charged than any other rental in the area.

More Details

Owner
Dennis Sheffield
Member since: 2001
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, Southern
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Dennis Sheffield

My name is Dennis Sheffield. (2nd from the left between Earnest T. Bass and Barn). I have lived in Nashville since 1991 but am originally from Marianna Florida, a small town in the panhandle about 50 miles north of the Gulf Coast. (Florida State Seminole Country - 1981 Alum) I own a promotional products and T-Shirt business, and am one of the top Traeger Wood Fired Grill Dealers in the South. I know how to sing a good song and can tell funny jokes. I'm single and in search of a wealthy 90 something (female) to marry with a really bad cough.

Dennis Sheffield purchased this cabin in 1997

Why Dennis Sheffield chose Oneida

After living on the North Florida Gulf Coast and observing what made vacation rentals succeed, I spent years looking for a new development in the Tennessee mountains. I wanted undiscovered country since Gatlinburg reminded me too much of Panama City Beach. Sharing space, restaurants and Highways with millions of tourists was not my idea of relaxing. While driving in North East Tennessee one weekend I happened onto the Big South Fork National River and Recreational Area after being lost. This was the beautiful secluded river with high bluffs, incredible natural settings (but no tourists) I had dreamed about. Bought the land, created a large pond between the ridges and built a fantastic log home. The legendary singer/song writer, Tom T. Hall, liked it so much he said I could name it after him if he and Dixie could stay and write songs from time to time. Great folks - very generous arrangement.

What makes this cabin unique

This is the most relaxing place you could ever imagine. I tell people there's nothing to do but ya don't have enough time to do it all. I usually never leave the cabin for days at a time after hiking, swimming, fishing, love cooking in that incredible well stocked kitchen, grilling and smoking on the Traeger Wood Pellet Grill, reading, and playing music. There is a great Yamaha upright piano that fills the home with harmonics. Sitting in the hot tub gazing at night skies that are like nothing I've ever seen in the south. You can pick out satellites and shooting stars streaming across the heavens. Rocking outside on the covered porches or out on the dock reading while enjoying the north western breezes enjoying the quite solitude makes for the perfect get a way from it all vacation I've ever experienced. It's a hard place to leave once you've unwound. I also wanted to provide a place that families would enjoy for gatherings and vacations. Kids really love the pond and hiking into the Big South Fork Park, horseback trail riding and the train to the old mining camp in Stearns KY are highlights for guests. And of course the Big South Fork River for rafting and white water canoeing is spectacular. There are beautiful hiking trails along the river to Angle Falls and other points that are considered the best trails in the country.

Amenities

Oneida Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1850 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 29
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Pets must have Vet Brand Flea and Tick Applications, Bathed Before Arrival. Allowed on Bedding or Furniture Pets and Ya Gotta Scoop the Poops
  • You'll receive a list of House Rules... just please make sure you read them.
  • HAVE THE BEST VACATION EVER!!! You can call Dennis the Owner ANY TIME! Read the reviews.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Gourmet Kitchen
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 16 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , 2 twin/ single , Twin Loft Bunk Beds Over Queen Beds
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Two Twin Floor Mattresses Under King Bed
  • Perfect for family vacation, reunions, girl's long weekends (or boys) the home provides sleeping accommodations for up to 12 people. All bedding is of high quality, nicely decorated and very comfortable. Every bedroom has Flat Screen TV's with DISH NETWORK DIGITAL HOPPER, DVR & FREE MOVIE CHANNELS! The downstairs master bedroom (Dixie's Boudoir) has a king size bed with shared bath. The upstairs 'Chipola River Room' over looks the water with a queen bed and shared bath. The 'NashVegas Room' has two queens with two loft twin bunks and a 40" Flat Screen. There are two single additional floor mattresses. All Linens Provided.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVR
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Gated Community
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Raft
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
Suitability:
  • Singles
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Outdoor Fire Pit, 40' Flat Screen TV with Surround Sound and DVR, 2 upstairs TVs all with Premium Satellite Dish Movie Packages and DVR, Blue-Ray, 2 DVDs, Fully Stocked Gourmet Kitchen, 2 Coffee makers, Quality Dinnerware, Cooking Utensils, Paper goods and Cleaning products are provided, Yamaha Upright Piano, Guitar, Board Games, Traeger Wood Pellet Grill, Horse Shoes, Dock & Pergola, Large Private Pond with Free use of Canoe, All you need to bring is food and beverages.

Reviews

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average rating of 4.9823008 based on 113 reviews
5

Absolutely the best cabin!!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time staying at the Tom T. Hall cabin. It was a perfect getaway for our family. Our boys are 4 and 6 and they loved exploring around the property, fishing in the lake, canoeing, sleeping in the cozy bunk beds, getting into the hot tub, playing horseshoe, and making s'mores by the fire. Dennis could not have been any nicer. He was so helpful and wanted to make sure that we had everything that we needed. I don't think there is a better cabin than this one. We look forward to coming back next year.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thanks so much Julie for breaking in the brand new granite counter tops (I haven't seen them yet) and these incredibly kind words. You were terrific renters and I can't wait to have you all back for a longer stay.
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5

log cabin getaway

  • 5 of 5

it was so peaceful

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

One of the best places I have ever stayed.

  • 5 of 5

I will definitely revisit here in the future. The cabin was beautiful and had everything you could ever need. The setting was great and I was able to relax and feel comfortable after some stressful days. The owner is the best and is definitely there to make your stay the best possible experience, thanks for everything Dennis my family appreciated it greatly. Look forward to a future rental with you.

  • Submitted: Feb 7, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Cozy, well stocked

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great Christmas at the cabin. It’s clean, well stocked with lots of bedding, firewood and kitchen supplies. Dennis was great and provided tons of helpful info. We’d highly recommend it to anyone looking to get away and relax.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You!
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Madison, AL
5

Amazing cabin!!

  • 5 of 5

I have rented lots of homes and cabins all over the USA and this is one of my absolute favorites. When Dennis tells you it’s well stocked, he’s not kidding. We had Thanksgiving dinner for 13 people and we had everything we needed. It’s on a beautiful piece of property, it’s cozy and quiet, and it’s perfect for spending time together. We really hope we can return in the summer to use the pond more and have more time to explore.

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much Harmony... you were pretty good company. Sorry. It was a pleasure getting to know you and absolutely you all need to return in the summer,
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5

Felt right at home!!!! Found everything in good order and clean.

  • 5 of 5

This location is gorgeous. We loved the cabin, and feel the pond makes this place even more special. Certainly plan to go back!!!

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You all were so much fun and I really look forward to having you back!
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Knoxville Tennessee
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Crooked Creek Golf Course, Oneida TN
Nearest Motorway
30 Miles
I - 75
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Oneida TN
Car: necessary

The property borders The Big South Fork National River and Recreation Area, just south of the TN/KY state line in Northeast Tennessee. The area offers white water canoeing down the free flowing Big South Fork of the Cumberland River and 150 miles of nature trails for hiking, horseback riding and mountain biking, just outside your back door.

Other Activities: Nature Hiking, Whitewater Canoeing, Curling up in front of the fire place reading OR Just Doing Nothing!

Golf: See owner's website for activities in the area.

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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $55
Cleaning $85
Tax Rate 12.0%

NO CANCELLATION POLICY AFTER 60 DAYS BEFORE ARRIVAL
Three to Five Night Rentals should either start or end on Sunday. (Saturday before or after a Sat-Sat weekly rental).
Summer Weekly Rentals are Saturday-Saturday Only.
Bringing Rover? $25/pet First 3 Nights Add $7.50 Each Additional Night.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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