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Great Getaway on Lookout Mountain!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cottage, 2 bedrooms, 2 baths, (sleeps 4-6)

Whether you come to relax, browse through quaint shops, or explore the natural beauty of Mentone, Chestnut Oaks is the perfect getaway for you.

Our cottage, nestled on the west brow of Lookout Mountain between the historic town of Mentone and Desoto State Park, has a wrap-a-round porch with rockers to enjoy the breathtaking view.

Even though our cottage is equipped with satellite TV which means you won't miss your favorite ball game in the fall, most of you will leave it off to enjoy your restful surroundings. The large porch is the perfect place to enjoy the cool shade of the trees in the summer and colorful fall. The winter months reveal the beauty of the valley below and the ridges in the distance.

Family, friends, or just the two of you can enjoy the rustic pine paneled 'gathering room' where you can read books, play cards or board games, watch TV, or cook up something is the fully equipped kitchen. On a chilly day enjoy a fire in the gas log stove on the stone hearth. There is a small stone patio with a charcoal grill for your cookouts.

The two bedrooms each have a queen sized bed with linens and warm comforts. Each room has storage space in chest of drawers and good closet space. There's a cot in one bedroom. The sofa opens to sleep two if needed. The two bathrooms are equipped with towels, tissue, and hand soap.

The cottage is located 4.6 miles from downtown Mentone and 2 miles from Desoto State Park. Some of the many activities available for you include incredible water falls, hiking, horseback riding at the Dude Ranch, snow skiing at Cloudmont, and golf at Lil Mole Run. Go to Desoto State park or the Canyon Center for more information on events provided. Try the shops in Mentone. Don't miss the antiques at White Elephant, the art at Kamama's, or the pottery at Miracle Pottery.

If you don't want to cook at the cottage, try some of the wonderful restaurants in Mentone. Some of our favorite eats are found at Wildflower Cafe, J. Spencers, Moonlight Bistro, Mentone Springs Hotel, and special treats at Kamamas.

More Details

Property Manager
Susan Collins, Southern Properties Agency
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2017

About Susan Collins, Southern Properties Agency

My husband and I love the Mentone area, and in the past we enjoyed staying in rented cabins and the state park. We live 2 hours away, and in 2005 we purchased a cabin of our own on the west brow. We enjoy the area so much, we purchased land and built another cottage for renters and 'spill over' room for our family gatherings. Our cottage is managed by Susan Collins with Southern Properties Agency.

Susan Collins, Southern Properties Agency purchased this cottage in 2006

Why Susan Collins, Southern Properties Agency chose Alabama Mountains

Several years ago my husband and I fell in love with Mentone and this area of Lookout Mountain. We love the West brow view with its beautiful sunsets and distant sounds of the trains traveling in the valley to Chattanooga. In 2006, we purchased land directly across from Comer Boy Scout Camp on Desoto Parkway (County Road 89) and built our Chestnut Oaks in the quaint Mentone style on the edge of the west brow.

Amenities

Mentone Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
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
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (2), Child Beds (1) cot in bedroom 1, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) sofa pulls out to double bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
The leaves are giving us a show as we move into this wonder fall season. The views from the cabin should be are great!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

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Great Getaway on Lookout Mountain!
average rating of 4.818182 based on 22 reviews
5

It was clean and restful. Close enough to towns , restaurants and things to do. Would return!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time and would love to have a vacation home there ourselves

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy retreat

  • 5 of 5

My family and I recently stayed for a few days here at Chestnut Oaks Cottage in Mentone, AL. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay together. Everything we needed was provided, and we found it clean and comfortable. Thank you for allowing us a place to withdraw and refresh.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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5

A Serene Hideaway

  • 5 of 5

While we spent most of our time on the back porch, this cabin is one of our new favorites, inside and out. The kitchen is equipped with most everything a home cook needs, while the two bedrooms and baths are great for a couples double date weekend, a small family or "dinks" such as ourselves. It's that porch that won our hearts. Rain on the tin roof, the lonesome melody of a train in the distance with the nightly lullaby of crickets and hoot owls was music to our ears. The sunsets and "smoke" on the mountain were just what the doctor ordered. There's a charcoal grill and fire pit for those starlit evenings. And, there's plenty of hiking within 10 minutes from this perfect little hideaway. NOTE: Due to lack of wi-fi and spotty signal on the mountain, make sure to download directions, movies, etc. prior to heading up for an "unplugged" peaceful retreat. You just may talk to one another, read that book on your long overdue list and reconnect your mind to your heart. Follow my favorite Mentone/Fort Payne hikes, and inspiration for your next travel adventures on Instagram @melcorbin.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing, quite and beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay. Very quite and private perfect for relaxing. Clean and just beautiful. This was truly home away from home. Loved our vacation and would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

I loved it

  • 5 of 5

It was really beautiful I would have really loved to see the valley below and rocks. It was peaceful and my kids really enjoyed themselves.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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5

Very nice with great outdoor space. Convenient to many destinations. We really enjoyed it.

  • 5 of 5

Great place to spend some quiet time.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
58 Miles
Chattanooga, TN
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Lil Mole Run
Nearest Ski
1.5 Miles
Cloudmont
Nearest Beach
60 Miles
Lake Guntersville State Park
Car: necessary

Mentone is a small, historic resort town atop Lookout Mountain. It is home to numerous camps and Little River winds through the area. Desoto State Park and Little River Canyon Center offer many opportunities for outdoor activities.

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Rates & Availability

Mentone Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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2 night minimum stay
$100
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50

Manager'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.
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