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Gail Bower

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english

MOUNTAIN TOP COZY COTTAGE ON THE BLUFF WITH THE BEST AMAZING LONG RANGE VIEWS

86 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Rising Fawn Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Private 2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom on Cliffs Edge with All the Comforts & Great Views

>>>>>>>>>>> LOOK >>>> SAY GOOD BYE TO SUMMER SPECIAL !! <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<

9/ 19 TO 9/22/16 ONLY !!!! 2 Nt. Minimum

$99.00/ Per Night for 2 Guests

$120 / Per Night for 4 Guests

Call Miss Gail to get these SPECIAL Rates !

***** Damage Deposit & Cleaning Fee must also be added ******

Our Rates vary from $99/Night to $165/Night, depending on the Season & Number of Guests ~~~ Holiday pricing & Fall Color Rates may be higher.

I will send you a PERSONAL RATE QUOTE that may vary from the one that VRBO or Home Away sends you. Contact me @ gzylbower@yahoo.com or 407-791-2420 to make your Reservation.

Ask Miss Gail about YOUR particular Reservation & she will give you the BEST Rate possible, tailored to your situation ~~

We Discount Rates for stays of 3 Nights or more, excluding Holidays, & Specials.

There is a 2 Night Minimum stay on ALL High Season Weekend Nights.

We provide a FREE Entry pass to Cloudland Canyon State Park !!

We have the BEST View for the BEST Rates on Lookout Mountain!!!

CALL or EMAIL Miss Gail TODAY to secure your Reservation!! 407-791-2420 or email me from this page, where it says 'Contact Owner

Buzzard's Roost is a wonderful, whimsical, cozy cottage perched right on the edge of Lookout Mountain. Around here, they call it 'the Bluff'. We are on a winding, mellow, dead end road with little or no traffic, making it perfect for walks. Buzzard's Roost is a special place for you to let your hair down, relax & rejuvenate your Soul.

The hot tub is perfect to erase stress & to melt away your aches & pains. Buzzard's has 2 bedrooms & 2 bathrooms & can sleep 6. 4 in beds, 2 on Sofa Bed. The main floor is made up of a Bedroom with a Local Artisan crafted Queen Log bed, closet & the main bathroom with shower & tub just a few steps away. The mirror in this bathroom is also handcrafted by a local artist & made of local woods & branches. Also in this bathroom is a washer, dryer.

Moving on to the full kitchen, that has a full sized, side by side refrigerator/ freezer with ice maker, electric range, convection oven & toaster, all pots, pans, dishes, glassware & silverware & service ware. Also, for your added relaxation is a brand new dishwasher. No drudging away over dirty dishes. You are here to relax. The dining area seats 6 & is also perfect for a game of cards or puzzles or board games that are all here.

The living room area with an entire wall of windows & pine cathedral ceiling is perfect for relaxing with a book, or to enjoy a Movie on our 40 inch, flat screen TV with Dish Network, Satellite service. The corner electric fireplace/heater is just what you need during cool times to take the chill off. In warmer times, use just the flames to feel as though you are sitting by a campfire. We have central Heat & Air as well . The stairs lead to the loft bedroom & another wonderful local Artisan Art piece is there to greet you. It's an iron railing designed with a family of Buzzards to delight & protect you from harm.

The loft is made up of a private bathroom with Shower, a full sized closet & another handcrafted, Queen log bed. The view from this perch is beyond belief. It goes on for miles.

Out on the back deck is a wonderful relaxation area with a table for outdoor dining , Chairs to Relax & the hot tub. The view from out here is amazing. You can actually see 4 States from here. To the right, just off the deck is the BBQ area, & a walking trail that leads to our new Swing, Adirondack Chairs, a Hammock ,Rock formations & more beautiful views. The front yard is full of trees & boulders & great for exploring. The front deck can be a private get away if too much activity out back leaves you needing some alone time.

We hope you enjoy our Mountain Retreat & take advantage of all the wonders of this Mountain Paradise. 35 minutes away, are many Cultural, Recreational, Gourmet Dining & Shopping opportunities. We are 10 min. or less, from the 2nd largest Canyon in the US, Cloudland Canyon. The Hiking is amazing & there are several waterfalls there for you to enjoy. Ft. DeSoto State Park, in Alabama, is about a 45 min. drive. That Park has many Hiking trails, camping, & even an Olympic sized swimming pool. Also just 10 minutes away is the World Famous Canyon Grill for your dining pleasure.

After a scenic 35 minute drive away, in Tennessee, you can enjoy all that Chattanooga has to offer. You can see Rock City, Ruby Falls, The Tennessee Aquarium & The Inclined Railway & Chattanooga Choo Choo, & many more venues for some extra thrills.

Of course, if pure & Simple Relaxation is what you are after, Buzzard's Roost is the place to be without any traveling at all. Soak up the Peaceful atmosphere & wind down from the hustle bustle of daily life. Take a walk, read a book or magazine, watch a movie, take a nap, cook a meal, listen to the wind in the trees & the birdies singing. We also have a wonderful Swing & Hammock to Relax & enjoy!

Of course, the Hot Tub is waiting for you at the perfect Temperature, too!!

We offer a 10% Discount for Active Military on Regular Rates with Valid Military ID!!! ( 3 night min. stay required) Thanks for serving our Country!

3 Night Minimum stay required during all Holidays.

Rates quoted here are for 2 Guests. An additional Fees charged for parties over 2.

Remember, if you want to bring your Pet along, WE ARE Pet Friendly! Ask for details while inquiring about your Reservation.

*** Please Note ***

Our Cancellation Policy / Plz. Read

All Fees Paid are Refundable if Cancellation is made 60 days or more, prior to your Reservation.

1/2 of Fees Paid will be Refunded, if Cancellation is made at least 45 Days Prior to your Reservation.

ONLY your Security Deposit will be Refunded if Cancellation is made between 30 - 45 Days Prior to your Reservation.

If Cancellation is made less than 30 Days prior to your Reservation, for any reason, there will be NO Refund of Fees paid. Reason being ~~This short notice makes it VERY difficult for the Owners to re-rent the Property & results in loss of Revenue for us.

**** Please Note~~ Please respect our Home & Property. We have worked very hard to get it & are pleased to be able to invite you to enjoy it as well ~~ Happy Trails ;0)

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Gail Bower (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Gail Bower

We are Avid hikers, photographers & all around outdoor folks, we fell in Love with this area several years ago. We finally stumbled onto Buzzard's Roost & it was Love at first sight. A great property with all the features that we would want & are proud to offer to our guests. Enjoy your stay at this very special piece of the Georgia Mountains.

Since purchasing this lovely Cottage in 2013, we decided to relocate to Lookout Mountain ourselves & can now oversee out Cottage personally. We are LOVING our decision & the area now as Locals ;0)

We strive to provide an environment that will give you BOTH a Physical & Mental Vacation!

Our hope is that you will leave refreshed , & aware that your stress & worries are much less than when you arrived.

Gail Bower purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Gail Bower chose Georgia

Buzzard's Roost offers the perfect mixture of all the important Vacation elements. A comfortable cottage, & access to many exciting Vacation friendly opportunities. The View is among the BEST in the area. Read our 70+ Positive Reviews to see!!

What makes this cottage unique

Buzzard's Roost is a few minutes from world class hiking, dining & relaxation. Buzzard's is also less than an hour away from many interesting, family friendly, exciting & cultural venues. Chattanooga is full of any type of stimulating Vacation areas you could imagine & is also less than an hour away. Than have the comfort of going home to Buzzard's Roost to snuggle in & enjoy the quiet of Lookout Mountain.

Guestbook comments from the owner

I would have never guessed that this Cottage had the Views & amenities that it did !

Totally WONDERFUL !!! You MUST stay here! Highly recommended!

The Cottage has everything you might need & the property is Great!

The VIEW is just beyond Belief! & a great value for the reasonable cost!

A perfect Cottage for a get away to retain your sanity & to erase your stress!

The Hot Tub does wonders for sore & weary muscles & also has a great View!

Miss Gail was the BEST to explain everything & to suggest Restaurants & activities which we did!

We visited the Tennessee Aquarium, Ruby Falls, Rock City, The Incline Railway, Point Park & the Chickamauga Battlefield. The battlefield is a MUST SEE for any History buff of the Cival War!

Miss Gail also give us fresh EGGS & Veggies from her Garden!!!! Really ????

We WILL return in the Fall when the leaves are changing! What an additional PLUS to the rest of the AWESOME!!!

Ricky & Babe Stanton/ Charleston, SC
Jul 2016
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Reviews

4.9
based on 86 traveler reviews

MOUNTAIN TOP COZY COTTAGE ON THE BLUFF WITH THE BEST AMAZING LONG RANGE VIEWS
average rating of 4.895349 based on 89 reviews
5

Beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is really beautiful inside and out. View is gorgeous. Easy access to park with nice trails and to Chattanooga attractions.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Michigan
5

Superb!!

  • 5 of 5

The home was not only clean, but beautifully decorated. All furnishing were delightfully tasteful. The view is breathtaking! I would highly recommend a stay and hope to call it "home" on our next visit to the area!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so grateful that our Guests enjoy our cozy Cottage on top of Lookout Mountain! We enjoy opening our doors for & sharing the beauty of this unique area. Come on up to see !!
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Huntsville, AL
5

At Home on a Mountain Top

  • 5 of 5

This was our second stay at Buzzard's Roost. We knew we would feel totally relaxed and no surprises. The kitchen was filled with basic cooking needs and even had fresh eggs in the frig, an assortment of tomatoes and peppers and fresh flowers on the counter. For two early risers, we were disappointed that we slept past sunrise each morning. We took different routes to Chattanooga each day after reviewing the guide books provided. We loved getting back up the mountain to the peace and quiet. Would love to be there to see the fall leaves and feel a little chill in the air. Thanks for the homey stay and no motel maid service knocking on the door at 9 o'clock.

Adelaide and Jim

  • Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This type of Review is a Property Owners Dream! To know that our unique slice of Heaven on top of Lookout Mountain is bringing Guests back for multiple visits is a wonderful feeling of success & affirmation that we are doing something right & Folks appreciate it. Come on up & see for yourself ;0)
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5

Great view

  • 5 of 5

Got engaged here, 10/10 would do again.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

If you want a quiet, peaceful get away then this is the place. The house is exceptionally clean and presents a joyful surrounding. The view overlooking the valley is something to behold. Although we had showers, we achieved our goal of a quiet two day retreat. We appreciate the fresh eggs left for our use. I would recommend this place to all.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our central location gives our Guests the choice of being active, with all that Chattanooga & the nearby attractions have to offer, or, like these Guests, staying at the comfy Cottage & enjoying the peaceful surroundings. Either way, Buzzard's Roost is a Great choice! Come see for yourself! Our Fall Calendar is already getting booked up, so make your Reservations Today ;0)
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5

AWESOME, in every respect ! Highly recommend !

  • 5 of 5

Where to start?? The entire process from making an Inquiry, to staying at this charming Cottage was A++++

The Owner, Gail, was so very helpful & went above & beyond to provide us with excellent Customer Service. She was both Professional & warm & welcoming. She even left us a dozen fresh eggs from her chickens & Veggies from her garden! That was a 1st for me & I have stayed at many Home Away/VRBO properties!

The Cottage was clean, tidy & decorated in such a manner that you felt at Home, immediately. The Kitchen was well stocked with everything needed to cook breakfast, or a large Thanksgiving dinner! There was also a Gas grill or charcoal grill to use & use them we did! Eating out on the Deck with such a FABULOUS View for a back drop was AMAZING !! The Fridge had an ice maker too, that was very convenient.

We enjoyed the large flat screen TV that had a satellite dish & even brought a couple of our favorite Blue ray DVD's to share with my Grandson.

The Beds were very comfortable & what a treat to wake up in the Loft bedroom & be able to watch the Sunrise from Bed!! Really!!

Now the icing on the cake ~~~

The VIEW !!! Wow!!! you can see for miles & miles & even the Smokey Mtns at times. Such a serene spot to be able to Relax on the swing or in the hammock or in the Hot Tub ! Wow, The Hot Tub was glorious & with a View!

We did pop up to Chattanooga to see the sights a couple of times & the drive was short & pleasant. A Must See is Point Park & Ruby Falls & the Tennessee Aquarium, too.

We really did not want to leave & we WILL be back ! Probably in the Fall, when I'm sure that the View will eve be enhanced more (hard to believe it could get any better!)

We are Thankful we found this Special part of Paradise on Lookout Mountain.

We highly reccommend this Property!

  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: These type of Guests make it all worthwhile! We offer a Special experience & property & Love when it's appreciated! Come on up & see for yourself! Our Cottage offers a fabulous Lookout Mountain get away & you will leave feeling refreshed & alive!
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Cloudland Canyon State Park
"Always something new & beautiful to see. Mother Nature really outdid herself here! Trails, b..."
Canyon Grill
"Exciting Meals done with a Southern Flair! Highly recommend & it's a 5 min. drive from Buzza..."
Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Chattanooga
Nearest Barpub
38 Miles
Chattanooga, but U can BYOB to Restaurants here ;)
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Canyon Ridge Golf Club, 14653 Hwy 157,Rising Fawn
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Chattanooga Choo Choo
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Canyon Grill & Geneva's around the corner
Nearest Ski
15 Miles
Cloudmont Ski Resort, Mentone, AL
Car: necessary

Buzzard's Roost is in a rural & secluded mountain area but also located less than an hour's drive to Alabama, and only 30 minutes from all the attractions in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Cloudland Canyon State Park is 5 min. away for the wonders of America's 2nd largest Canyon after the Grand Canyon! & we provide a FREE Park Pass for our Guests!

Hiking & Mountain Biking trails are also plentiful in our immediate area.

De Soto State Park, 45 min. away in Ft. Payne, Alabama is a wonderful Park & has enjoyment access for ALL levels of ability & an Olympic sized Pool to use in the Summer months.

Rock City, Ruby Falls, The Tennessee Aquarium & the Incline Railway are 35 minutes away.

Our Cottage is 10 minutes from a world class Hang Gliding School & several Stables to go Horse Back Riding & also Caving opportunities as well. Hay Rides are available at Cloudland Canyon in the Fall.

Several Civil War Battlefield Memorials & actual Battlefields are woven in & out of our immediate area.

So many diverse recreational opportunities just a short distance from our cottage. Or~~you can just relax in the swing or Hammock & enjoy the View & the Birdies singing~~ and Relax your troubles & Stress away in the Hot Tub ;0)

WE ARE PET FRIENDLY!! Please ask about our expectations while inquiring about a Reservation.

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Rates & Availability

Rising Fawn Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
HIGH SEASON
Mar 25 2016 - Oct 13 2016
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$155
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving Holidays
Nov 22 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
$165
 
 
Christmas Holidays
Dec 21 2016 - Dec 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
$165
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
From
$155
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning Fee 2 Persons $75
Tax Rate 8.0%

Our Nightly Rates vary & range from $99 to $185 per night depending on the Season & Number of Guests. Additional Fees are Required for more than 2 Guests & for Pets. A Separate Refundable Pet Deposit is charged.
There is a Cleaning Fee & GA. Lodging Tax added to every rental.
Ask Miss Gail, Owner, for the Pricing for your Particular Requested Dates & the # in your Guest party.
We do discount Rentals of 3 Nights or more, (excluding Holidays), & we do occasionally run $99/night Specials so keep checking back to our page ;0)

Please Note** There is a 2 Night Min. Rental on ALL High Season Weekend Nights
The View is awesome!!!!! Come on up to the Roost!! Buzzard's Roost !!!!
Nothing is set in Stone & we try to be fair & work with our Guests regarding pricing.
WE have the best Rates for the Best View on Lookout Mountain ;0)

** Please Read our Cancellation Policies noted under the Description Area, at the bottom of the page.

***
We expect our Guests to behave in a respectful & civilized manner. There are to be NO Loud Parties & there is a Noise Ordinance in force after 10pm. Please be respectful of others in the area.
Monies will be deducted from your your Security Deposit for late Check Out. Check out is BEFORE 11am. Thank You.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Rising Fawn Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Private Loft bathroom on 2nd floor, Shower,Sink & Antiques!
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Large Bthrm. w/Vanity & hand crafted Branch Mirror, W & D
  • Bathroom on Main Floor is Large, w/Room to Move. It has a Full sized Vanity & Hand Crafted Branch/Wood Mirror. Toilet, & Bath Tub w/Shower. Also holds the Washer, Dryer for the Cottage Laundry. Loft Bathroom is Cute with Large Shower, Toilet, Sink & Antiques! Nice! Private!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Loft bedroom has a hand crafted Queen log bed & full clost &
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen, Local Artisan crafted bed, Private Bathroom w/Shower
  • Main Floor Bedroom has a local Artisan, hand crafted, queen bed, closet & the Large,Main Bathroom with Shower & Tub is steps away. Another hand crafted, Queen bed in Loft. Loft has a Private Bathroom w/Shower & a Desk/Vanity w/Antique Chair. There is a Pull out Bed in the Living Room couch, if needed. A bit cramped for 6 Adults & there is an Extra Person charge over 4 Persons.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 7 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
We will go above & beyond to help you enjoy your time at Buzzard's Roost & Lookout Mountain. The Hike down to the Valley floor & the Waterfalls in Cloudland Canyon is worth the effort! WE are minutes away from a World renowned Hang Gliding Flight Park & the Canyon Grill Restaurant. This part of N.W. Georgia is teeming with Outdoor opportunities. Also, we are a short, scenic drive to Chattanooga, TN. & The Aquarium, Incline Railway, Rock City, Ruby Falls, great Restaurants, Concert venues & Farmer's Markets, Antiquing & More! We want to offer you a comfortable Home away from Home that will exceed your expectations.

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