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Hawk's Nest Hideaway-Secluded getaway with a Pond and a Creek

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin

Overview

About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

Note: Due to the numerous unsolicited phone calls received daily I will not answer my phone unless you leave me a message. I will return the call immediately most times. I hope you understand.

Welcome! Our mountain retreat offers the perfect combination of beautiful scenery and comfortable amenities. We are conveniently located near historic Mentone, Alabama making our home an ideal destination for a quiet romantic getaway or a vacation packed with fun outdoor activities for an entire family. Hawk's Nest Hideaway is always CLEAN and FRESH to assure your stay is most enjoyable. Enjoy the secluded acres, the clear running creek and the pond with plenty of fish. Take a soak in the hot tub while waiting for the gas grill to heat up.

Come and enjoy beautiful natural hiking trails and breathtaking waterfalls. The scenic drives are a must-do especially for motorcycle enthusiasts. Your days can be filled with canoeing, fishing, horseback riding, antique shopping or golfing. The newly opened Little River Canyon Field School is a an exciting addition to this area. Stop in to see how they run off the grid and totally 'Green'

Any time of year, any season, Lookout Mountain is always beautiful and the views enchanting.

Spring offers popping green growth, wildflowers, roaring waterfalls. Summer, a cool swimming hole waiting around every bend and a picnic spot most times in perfect seclusion. Fall has of course wonderful colors of reds and gold with the winds swaying the trees. Winter offers the best of hiking, the crunch of leaves under your feet, the undisturbed view through the woods so you can see the massive rock formations and often times snow.

Come and explore the beautiful country side of Lookout Mountain and start making memories today.

A few Notes:

No pets allowed to assure it is always clean and fresh for all visitors. Violation will result in eviction without refund.

Price quoted is for 4 persons. Home sleeps 4 comfortably. 6 is the maximum number allowed. There is a $15.00 charge per person per day for additional over 4.

Hawk's Nest Hideaway has Smart TV viewing

Hawk's Nest Hideaway has Free Wi-Fi

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More Details

Owner
Michelle Mancuso
Member since: 2009
Premier Partner

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

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 16, 2017

About Michelle Mancuso

My home is in Baton Rouge, Louisiana but quickly fell in love with the Mentone/Lookout Mountain region. I never tire of the beauty or the people and I hope you fall in love too.

Michelle Mancuso purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Michelle Mancuso chose Mentone

We have traveled to Lookout Mountain for many years and decided we wanted a vacation home in this unspoiled area. It is so convenient to many other destinations and we often have intentions of using Hawk's Nest Hideaway as the headquarter for further adventures, but we end up falling in love with what the area has to offer in views and outings so we stay and never venture any further than a days drive away. Any time of year, any season we have never been disappointed.

What makes this cabin unique

This area is unique in that there is a little known fact that Little River Canyon is the deepest river canyon besides the Grand Canyon the USA and the river flows entirely on the top of the mountain. This area is so pristine, clean, uncluttered and unique. You will truly fall in love and want to return many many times. I welcome you and your family to my home.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Beautiful home. We married in Mentone and we come back every year for our anniversary. 6th year now. We have stayed in several different places but think we have found the "ONE" from now on. Great place to reconnect and leave behind all the worries of everyday life. We hate to leave.
Apr 2012
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Amenities

Mentone Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds in both bedrooms. Queen sleeper sofa
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
Notes:
Creek on property and pond for fishing

Reviews

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Hawk's Nest Hideaway-Secluded getaway with a Pond and a Creek
average rating of 4.85 based on 118 reviews
5

Beautiful place, so peaceful!

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time. The place was just beautiful

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
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5

Simply Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

The Hawk's Nest is a BEAUTIFUL getaway! The Cabin was so peaceful. It was so nice to have "no cell service". The home ( that's what it felt like) was very clean and comfortable. The hot tub was perfect. The scenery was AMAZING! My wife and I enjoyed being in God's Great Outdoors. The creek was so soothing. The accommodations were perfect.The area was also beautiful. We will DEFINITELY be back! Thank you once again for an AWESOME experience!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Scenic getaway

  • 5 of 5

All I can say is WOW! The pictures do not do justice to this incredible oasis in the woods. The backyard is absolutely lovely with varied levels of seating. The swing by the brook was magical and soothing. My friend and I enjoyed sitting on the decks nightly and just gazing at the stars. We did venture into nearby parks for hiking. Alabama has much to offer and we will come back to experience more. One of the nicest places I've rented. If you're looking for a place to chill, relax, enjoy nature, and have a wonderful time; this is the place!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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BEAUTIFUL & PEACEFUL

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed a weekend at Hawk's Nest Hideaway and enjoyed how peaceful it was to be inside or out. The house was decorated beautifully and was equipped with everything we needed. The deck and porch were perfect for sitting outside and enjoying nature. It rained an entire day and night we were there, so the creek completely filled and was so soothing to hear when sitting outside. The hot tub was enjoyed by the kids and adults. My husband and youngest daughter did a bit of fishing in the pond.

We were just a short drive from the shops in Mentone and also close enough to drive to Desoto Falls and Little River Canyon Falls. We saw the falls the day before the rain and went back to both the day after the rain and were amazed at the change! They were so pretty!!

Michelle was amazing to work with! Her responses were very quick and she was so accommodating. We hope to visit again and would definitely recommend Hawk's Nest. Thank you, Michelle, for sharing your treasure!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you were able to slow down and enjoy our little paradise. Come again.
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5

Exceptionally clean!!!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful girl's trip!! Thank you for sharing your wonderful home!! Everything was spotless and smelled fresh!!! The hummingbirds on the back porch were a pleasant surprise while enjoying morning coffee! The Wildflower Cafe and the Green Leaf Grill were excellent places to eat!! Also, we were so close to Desoto Falls for some light hiking! Precious memories were made and we will be back! Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

We were totally impressed with the property. The website specified that the owners wanted the property to be clean and fresh for each guest (reason for not allowing pets), and it was EXACTLY that! Very clean and fresh! So glad to have the gas grill - used it both nights! Our grandchildren loved the pond and the creek, my husband was happy to have a recliner in the living room, and I really enjoyed the hot tub. Will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind review. I really appreciate the time you took to do so.
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50
Refundable damage deposit $150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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