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Close to Downtown, 4 BR/3 BA Vacation Home, Sleeps 11!

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3-4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 9-11)

PLEASE CALL TO RESERVE...Please know that if you book through VRBO this does not include payment for the rental, only the service fee! This beautifully appointed, newly renovated, professionally decorated luxury home has wireless Internet, fully furnished kitchen, linens, and was built in 1900 and still has much of the charm of the era including the original staircase, woodwork and fireplaces. It has cable TV's in each bedroom as well as the big-screen TV in the living room, an eat-in kitchen nook that seats 4 as well as a formal dining room that seats an additional 6 guests. It has a luxury master suite. It has a DVD library, books and family games for your personal use. All the comforts of a 1900 sq ft home at the price of the average downtown hotel. It is located in a historic neighborhood currently in the process of being revitalized and restored. The home's location allows minutes access for business travelers or visitors to any of the local hospitals, businesses or UTC. You can enjoy all of the downtown and riverfront sites and activities quite easily.

Owner Description:: Year Purchased: 2010 - I grew up in Chattanooga and really enjoy coming back home so it seemed logical that I should buy a house there. There's so much for all four of my children to do there and so much to see and the location is so awesome that i couldn't resist!

More Details

Jackie Ryan
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About Jackie Ryan

I grew up in Chattanooga and really enjoy coming back home so it seemed logical that I should buy a house here. There's so much for all four of my children to do here and so much to see and the location is so awesome that I couldn't resist!

Jackie Ryan purchased this house in 2010

Why Jackie Ryan chose Chattanooga

The location is wonderful, so close to all that Chattanooga has to offer!! Only 6 miles to either Hamilton Place or Northgate shopping centers and 2 miles from the downtown area!! All of my neighbors are really wonderful and are fully supportive of the revitalization of the Orchard Knob Area....

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house was really nice and the best part was the location so close to downtown activities! It was also good to be able to cook our own meals and not worry about restaurants... the backyard was great for the kids and using the gas grill was great for a quick cookout! "
Apr 2010
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Orchard Knob House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
  • Family
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Security System
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 Downstairs - toilet , tub , Downstairs
  • 3 full size bathrooms.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen
    Small Bedroom downstairs - 1 twin/ single , Daybed
  • A king size bed in the master suite, a queen size in bedroom number 2, a twin size and a full size bed in bedroom 3, and a twin-size daybed in a small bedroom downstairs with a private entrance and full bathroom. Also available is a queen-size sofa sleeper.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing


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Close to Downtown, 4 BR/3 BA Vacation Home, Sleeps 11!
average rating of 4.769231 based on 29 reviews

Loved the house. Would definitely stay again

  • 5 of 5

Great place with games,grill and everything you would need to enjoy your stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent Vacation

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here! The house was very spacious, clean, and beautifully decorated. There was plenty of room for everyone to sleep, and cook, and hang out. The fourth bedroom downstairs is adjacent to an outside door to the home, but was comfortable and clean. A constructive comment to the owner to put some mats or stickies in the bottom of the tubs/showers upstairs because they were very slick to get into. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect weekend!

  • 5 of 5

House was so perfect for our bachelorette weekend getaway. The place was in great shape with all the amenities we could need and everyone had plenty of space. The beds were super comfortable and there was even a few snacks for us when we arrived. The only thing I could possibly say bad was that I slipped getting into the shower, twice, so could definitely use a slip resistant mat in the tub and I will work on my clumsiness ;)

never got to meet Jackie but she was super easy to get in touch with and even let us arrive a little early!

Thanks for the great memories ivy cottage!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home, close to the city

  • 5 of 5

Loved this home! Beautiful old architecture very well-kept with new furnishings. Full kitchen, grill, backyard with firepit. 7 minute drive to downtown.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Couldn't Have Been Better!!

  • 5 of 5

We recently made a trip to Chattanooga to celebrate a couple of friends birthdays. Our experience in this house could not have been any better!! It was extremely clean, had anything we could ever want, and was very very spacious. Also the house was very nicely decorated. It was only a very short $10 Uber ride to downtown.

Concerning previous comments about the neighborhood, like inside any Metro city you are not going be surrounded by million dollar houses. However, this house was absolutely kept up as well as the majority of the houses in the neighborhood. I never once felt unsafe walking or jogging around the neighborhood early in the morning or late in the evening. Just like any neighborhood you just have to use a little common sense and you will be fine.

Overall the experience was perfect and I can't wait for the opportunity to stay in the house again during our next trip to Chattinogga!!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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My Best Vacation Yet

  • 5 of 5

I absolutely loved this home. It was immaculately decorated, clean, fully stocked, in a quiet neighborhood, and just gave me a very comfortable, at-home feeling. I love the antique, fleur-de-lis, French feeling of the home. there were small, lovely touches all over, which shows me that someone went to great lengths to make this home beautiful. My family and I had never been to Chattanooga and this home made our stay so easy. The owner was so reasonable and helpful. I will definitely be booking one of her homes next time we come back to Chattanooga.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind words and you're welcome at any of my homes anytime!
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Nearest Train
2.5 Miles
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Car: necessary

Downtown Chattanooga Area - Chattanooga, East, Tennessee, USA (2.8 Mi to Aquarium, 6.4 Mi to Airport, 2.6 Mi to Choo-Choo) - close to all area attractions, especially Riverbend Festival and the Bessie Smith Strut. Just a couple miles to the Bluff View Art District and Hamilton Place and Northgate Shopping Centers as well as Rock City, Ruby Falls, Missionary Ridge, Lookout Mtn, Coolidge Park, The Incline Railway, UTC, local hospitals, downtown businesses, etc...

Other Activities: Shopping


Rates & Availability

Orchard Knob House Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 11.0%

$199 per night
Rate Per Night is $199/night (2 night minimum); Holidays minimum stay is longer depending on specific holiday...$75 nonrefundable linen fee per visit. Full payment is due at time of reservation. Cancellation Policy: Full refund for 90 day notice, fee forfeiture for notice less than 90 day notice IN WRITING. Additional number of people beyond 11 will be charged a $20.00 per person additional charge. . $200 security deposit for all payment types except credit cards. NO SMOKING OR PETS!! This policy supersedes all other possible stated cancellation policies.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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