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Historic Creekside Cottage 1859 Leiper Fork and Franklin TN! No other like it!

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
cottage
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

Description

Fairview Cottage Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 2.5 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8-12

This incredible Historic Creekside Escape is cozy, loving and warm and just wraps you in her arms to take you away from all the stress of daily life! There is no other place like it! Perfectly located within a 20 minute drive of exciting Downtown Franklin and 35 minute drive to Nashville via interstate!! Come and see for yourself! You will Love it! And you'll be back every year! Make plans to stay here.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Owner
Sandy Dorris
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 29, 2016
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Why Sandy Dorris chose Tennessee

The cottage is actually located in Fairview, Tennessee not far at all from Franklin TN and the small village of Leiper's Fork Tn is just an extraordinary place that you must visit as it is so close. You don't meet a stranger. When you arrive, you are home. This beautiful structure was built in 1859 and was originally a church! It was restored in 2007 using as much of the original structure and wood as possible inside and out. You will absolutely fall in love with this gorgeous property. It just takes you somewhere cozy and warm and full of life!

What makes this cottage unique

There is simply no place, anywhere like it! This magical home is truly one of a kind! Whether enjoying a home cooked meal with your friends, gathering around the fireplace and flat screen for a good movie, or hanging on the back porch listening to the babbling waterfall, this place IS the place to vacation. Rest and relaxation is a must on vacation... This incredible, jaw dropping escape truly provides that with all the comforts of home. Fully furnished and fully equipped with all luxury linens, cookwares and service needs. So many things to do just a few of miles away! Come stay with us! The greatest way to experience beautiful Tennessee.

**** JANURARY:At this time the hot tub on the porch is not working and will most likely be removed in the Spring of 2015.

HOT TUB HAS BEEN REMOVED

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for sharing!! It's made my stay in TN so much more enchanting! Blessings
Nov 2013
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(63 traveler reviews)

Historic Creekside Cottage 1859 Leiper Fork and Franklin TN! No other like it!
average rating of 4.7777777 based on 88 reviews
3

Beautiful property with a few issues.

  • 3 of 5

We were four couples getting away for a long weekend. First impression of the house is Absolutely Beautiful! There was plenty of space for us all. The creek with small waterfall was very pretty and relaxing. Loved the large dining table as we played games and shared meals together so it was nice for all of us to be seated comfortably. Spent an afternoon shopping in Leipers Fork and an evening at Pucketts in Franklin with live entertainment (call for reservations).

Now for the troublesome side. Note: I would stay again but only if these issues were corrected. No water pressure! The master bath is fantastic to look at. But, the claw foot tub was peeling paint so we would not use it and the large multi-head shower had absolutely no water pressure. The side jets were simply a small falling water feature because there was not enough pressure to actually work as massage jets. Also, the hot water only lasts for 4-5 minutes then runs cold. If you wait about 2 minutes, the water will return to hot again. We got down a rhythm to match the hot-cold pattern. LOL

The air went out twice upstairs and it was 80+ degrees.

There were ants on the kitchen counter when we arrived so they only got worse as we were using the kitchen while we were there.

Even though I did not want to have to deal with problems while on my get-a-way, I must give props to the management of the property. She was immediate in her response to the issues and very apologetic. She had someone there two nights in a row to re-charge the Freon so we would have a/c at night and they also sprayed for the ants. Even with the issues we experienced, we still had a great time and as I stated earlier, if these items were corrected (especially the water), we would return to this property. It is beautiful.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for commenting the cottage was Absolutely Beautiful. I appreciate your sharing your concerns. I pride myself on my 5 star reviews so was sorry this one did not meet those standards. I got text upstairs A/C was not working. Got my repair man but he was on job and could not be there for about 2 hours. He did come A/C needed freon. Guests had left for evening so all working when they returned.. Got text about ants sent my exterminator over and he called and told me counters were covered with spilled sticky beverages cheese ball sitting out uncovered, and cracker an other foods uncovered on cabinets. I asked him to please clean them and cover all food which he graciously did. These sort of left out things draw ants any situation. I did not know there were water problems until I read this review.I wish they had text me about that as well. My next guests checking in the day they left did call me and told me what the water was doing. I immediately got my repair person there and he and a master plumber went under the house and found the "bladder" to the well had a leak. This had to be pulled and a new one put in. It was not a quick easy fix but it was done. These guests were very understanding knowing it was an issue that no one could have predicted. Priding myself in 5 star reviews I responded quickly as they mentioned This cottage is in rural setting beside a flowing creek with many trees and provides the best nature has to offer. It is designed to be a pleasant, relaxing setting in the country away form all hustle and bustle. I am so sorry about the issues these guests experienced. Happy to say all is fixed except the tub. The tub IS usable and have someone coming to fix it but cannot do it as long as guests are staying. I need a clear space so the fix can be done. It is scheduled but not until after October when I have a few days break to get the fix done. Please take time to read all my reviews below and know that this is a most unusual case. Things do happen from time to time to houses ( whether a rental or our own homes) that are out of the ordinary and it does take time to get them fixed. Again, I offer apologies to these guests as all guests are very special to me. I only hope they will come back as they said they wanted to do if issues were resolved. I want them to experience a 5 *****star stay. Please take time to read my others raving reviews. Hope you will decide to make a reservation in my "little slice of heaven." Sandy
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5

Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

Nine people spent the week in this wonderful place. The home was comfortable and very roomy. Yet it had a cozy feel about it. The decor made it feel very homey. A lot of time was spent on the back porch with the waterfall and creek a focal point. This was a fabulous place and would highly recommend it to anyone who wanted an out of way spot, yet not far from Nashville and other sightseeing spots.

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy to hear the nine of you enjoyed your stay at my cottage. I really appreciate your 5 star review and hope you spread the word to your friends and family. I love having referrals. The cottage is such a great place for a gathering of friends and family.....glad the large farm table was a gathering place to experience good times. The setting of the cottage offers such a great display of all that nature has to offer. Rural setting yet so close to other places to venture out and enjoy good shopping, live music in Leiper's Fork Village, Franklin, Tn. and clos to downtown Franklin for more of the same. Not that far to take a trip to downtown Nashville. Thanks again and please keep my cottage in mind for your next weekend get away. Sandy
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5

This cottage exceeded all of our expectations.

  • 5 of 5

Nine of us rented this cottage. All of us were so excited. It exceeded our expectations. It is cozy and easily accommodated all of us without being cramped. It is clean and is all up to date with comforts that made it feel so homey. Take a minute to relax by the brook. The ultimate in relaxation. Never will I stay in a hotel sitting on the bed all evening when this is an option. It is decorated so beautifully that I am taking home so many ideas for a home makeover. Sandy was so professional and kind to work with. Five Star service!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect place for our Nashville stay!!!

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 8 and loved every bit of being at the Creekside Cottage! It is so nice with beautiful furnishings but at the same time so comfortable and cozy! The creek is amazing and offered hours of fun for our 11 year old son! Communication was clear and everything was organized and very clean! Hardest part was leaving cause we wanted to stay longer!!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for letting everyone know you enjoyed "every bit" of your stay. That sort of sums it up for everyone. My goal is to have every guest feel that way when they arrive and when they leave. The creek is always a feature that everyone enjoys. Please return soon for another Creekside Experience. Would love to have you again. All season are beautiful at the cottage. Sandy
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Beautiful setting yet convenient to Nashville

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in Fairview. This old cottage was once a church . You feel like you have stepped back in time with modern amenities. Franklin ,Leiper's Fork and Nashville are all convenient. We made the trips daily and looked forward to returning to the country and the sounds of crickets and creek water flowing. Their is a great local coffee shop nearby called 1st District. So awesome! Definitely recommend and Sandy was so helpful .

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I loved that "you loved" your time spent at my cottage. So happy to hear you ventured out and about an enjoyed all this area has to offer. So many places to go and see....downtown Franklin, Nashville, the quaint little village of Leiper's Fork. and even found the nice coffee shop in the area. Please start planning now for a return visit. Now that you found us....please book another stay real soon. Thanks again for sharing you experience for others to see. Sandy
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5

Charming home with current amenities yet saturated with nostalgia!

  • 5 of 5

We had a memorable stay! Creekside location, inviting decor, and luxurious bedding make this "cabin" a go-to for TN travelers!

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I so appreciate the 5 star review you left on my cottage. My goal is to all my guests enjoy their stay from the minute they walk in the door. Looking forward to having for a return visit soon. Sandy
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Franklin
"Sweet, Historical town with so much to do and so many amazing people!"
Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant
"Best food and amazing shows!"
Bunganut Pig Restaurant
"Great food and great music!"
Snappy Tomato Pizza Company
Puckett's Grocery & Restaurant
Leipers Fork Market
Country Boy Restaurant -- CLOSED
Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nashville International Airport - (BNA)
Nearest Golf
14 Miles
Golf Club of Tennessee
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
I-840
Car: necessary

Enjoy exciting Nashville... Home of the Country Stars.. only 30 miles away! Also, visit historic downtown Franklin 20 miles away! So much to do and such wonderful people to meet. We are in middle of all the excitement! Come on out and hang with us! We love our magical escape and we can't wait to share it with our guests!

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Rates & Availability

Fairview Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Christmas Season
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$215
From
$245
Fri,Sat,Sun
$4,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 13.25%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Reservation is not confirmed until first payment is received.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

Fairview Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2018 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Master bath - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , Claw Foot Tub and Walk-in Slate Rainshower
  • Master bath - Complete with Slate Walk in Shower with Rain shower option and jets. 100 year old Claw Foot Tub with hand held shower option. Two sink vanity and access to huge covered porch. Yes, you can hear the creek from the bedrooms! Upstairs bath ~ Full shower/tub combo in slate. Single vanity. Located in game room in general location for each room. Downstairs located in living area, Half bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Master - 1 king , Luxury Bedding and Flat Screen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , Luxury Bedding & View of WaterFall
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Luxury Bedding, Wing Chair, Beautiful Decor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Luxury Bedding, wing chair, incredible decor
  • Master Bedroom ~ King Size bed with luxury bedding for your comfort. Window length bench with huge pillows. HD Flat Screen. Bedroom 2 - Queen bed with complete luxury bedding Bedroom 3 - Double bed with memory foam & complete Luxury bedding Bedroom 4 - King bed with memory foam & complete luxury bedding with view of water fall! Access to Upstairs bath from each room Also available for extra guests - 2 queen size raised inflatable beds - set up for you upon arrival.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
If you care to reserve a driver there is a 3 hour minimum SUV service (at an hourly rate)rather than drive your own car please contact James Moore 615-479-2183. There is a charge for this service and not provided by Creekside Cottage. There will be an hourly charge + tip . Rides to and from airport can be arranged and discussed when you call the driver.

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