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Kennesaw Battlefield Cottage

13 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
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Secluded on 3 acres with 3 bedrooms, 3 baths, screened porch, 2 tiered deck

We are so pleased you are thinking about renting our cottage. Located on three acres of woodland just outside Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, the cottage easily houses six adults in its three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and a lovely screened in porch and two-tiered deck for relaxing. Spend a nice weekend relaxing in this quiet setting or get together with family and friends. Three night minimum stay required.

Historic property of the Civil War era: Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park is a 2,923 acre National Battlefield that preserves a key Civil War battleground of the Atlanta Campaign. Over 67,000 soldiers were killed, wounded or captured during this campaign. The Park today has many hiking trails, including a trail to the top of Kennesaw Mountain, at 1800 feet, the highest point in the Atlanta metro area. You can walk up the 700 feet from the Visitor Center to summit, or take the bus!

Civil War Relics found on property: Based on the remnants of trench lines and skirmish pits we have found on our property, we know that it was a site of significant combat during the battle. We have found many Civil War relics on our property, including bullets, buttons, buckles and the like. You are of course welcome to walk the property, but we request that you leave it undisturbed. We consider all relics on the place to be part of the property.

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Rodney Bowers
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
October 9, 2016
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based on 13 traveler reviews

Kennesaw Battlefield Cottage
average rating of 4.923077 based on 13 reviews
Thousand Oaks, CA

Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

A stay at this wonderful home was a perfect fit for two sisters and one brother and their spouses, coming from out of state to attend our niece's wedding. It had everything we needed. The home is tastefully appointed and the surrounding property is so beautiful and peaceful. Ruth and Rodney were very accommodating in the rental process and described the place in detail so we knew what to expect. It, in fact, exceeded expectations. We will definitely be back and would recommend it as a great family getaway spot.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Great home. We truly enjoyed our stay.

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay. Adorable home hidden in the forest but close to everything. The homeowner takes great pride in their home and makes sure all your needs are met. Would definitely rent again if we find ourselves in the area. Would highly recommend this lovely home to anyone staying in the Marietta area.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kennesaw Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed a family holiday in this comfortable and cozy home.

The master bedroom was enormous with a king sized bed and a wonderful attached bath. The shower was visually gorgeous, and an attached huge dressing room and closet were great for unpacking.

The kitchen, although small was well stocked and functional. A dining room with a large dining table enabled us to have family style meals. A big window showcased the back yard, and brightened the room.

An ajoining pantry and laundry room were welcome addition for extra spices, and cleaning materials.

The heart of the home, the family room and large fireplace was the center of our family fun. It was a rainy week and the fireplace was much appreciated. The room was comfortable with large chairs, a couch and a built-in bookcase loaded with a variety of books. We appreciated the many historical books and books related to the civil war.

The attached screened porch was a great space to look at the natural habitat, and the nearby stream. While we visited we saw at least 4 deer. We did see a large buck with a beautiful set of antlers!

The two other bedrooms were nicely done. Both rooms had their own separate baths.

So, we had a wonderful experience and thank our hosts Ruth and Rodney for a memorable holiday.

  • Submitted: Dec 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Woodland Home!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful place to stay. A true home away from home. Beautifully decorated and very comfortable with plenty of room. Very neat and clean. The screened in porch is fabulous. We will definitely visit again. Loved it!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Beautiful retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Tucked away but convenient to so much! Fully equipped vacation home and the owners are so accommodating. We enjoyed a spectacular meteor shower on the back deck in the Adirondack chairs with tikis blazing. I knew it was going to be a great stay when 4 deer greeted me in the back yard the first day. Thank you Bowers!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cottage and property

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was wonderful. Perfectly appointed, beautifully decorated, and situated in a tranquil wooded setting. Exceeded our expectations!!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Atlanta Hartsfield Jackson Airport
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Interstate 75 and Chastain Road

Golf: Plenty of great golfing nearby with Marietta Country Club, Cobblestone and Brookstone Country Club

Ski: Water skiing and jet skiing are available at nearby Lake Alatoona


Rates & Availability

Acworth Cottage Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.0%
Cleaning USD50
Available arrival
Available stay (no arrival)


Acworth Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bathrooms are modern with tiled flooring and bathing areas. Roomy with excellent lighting.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • Large Master bedroom with adjacent master bath. Carpeted sitting area and tray ceilings with ceiling fan. Master bath has huge walk in shower and closet area, double vanities and large tub. Other bedrooms are modernized with beautiful hardwood floors, ceiling fans, large closets and their own adjacent bathrooms with shower/tub combination.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Large Cooler
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
There are remnants of Civil War trench lines and skirmish pits on the property. Over 300 Civil War relics have been found here, so the property is of historic significance. There are two creeks on the property. One is Mud Creek, which is famously referred to in battle reports in the Civil War archives. Pets are considered as long as they remain outside. The property a great screened porch where a pet could sleep comfortably. Smoking is available from the screened porch or the decks, but not inside please.

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