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Studio Apartment, Walk to Downtown Franklin, Pets, Big Yard & Operated by Locals

Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Elegant & Romantic, 800 SqFT Studio w/ Parking, Amazing Views, Southern Charm

Captain's Quarters is a spacious, newly-converted studio apartment that is fully furnished and only 6 blocks from the heart of Downtown Franklin. The apartment sits behind our original family home - Stone Oaks - that was built in 1919.

You'll enjoy a truly comfortable night's sleep in our brand new king-size bed as well as other amenities such as a flat screen TV, a fully-stocked galley kitchen with stove/oven and a Keurig coffee maker, brand new tiled bathroom, and so much more.

The private setting and drive offers ample room to enjoy the outdoors with the assurance of quiet and comfort should you choose to stay in and relax away the day.

More Details

Owner
Damon Rogers
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 29, 2017

About Damon Rogers

Welcome! We are Damon and Mark Rogers, the grateful custodians of Damon's family home where we retired in 2000 after 30 years of Navy life. Mark is a retired Naval Officer, and we have been very fortunate to have lived and travelled all over the world.

The family home was built in 1919 and Generals Retreat (VRBO #496793) and Captains Quarters, two of our rental properties located behind the Big House, were originally built in 1970 as a guest home and office suite.

Much of the surroundings you'll see when staying at one of our vacation rentals in Franklin have been gradually collected during our Navy years and represent our strong Southern heritage and love of antiques.

Damon Rogers purchased this studio in 1919

Why Damon Rogers chose Tennessee

Originally built as an office suite behind the original 1919 historic family home, you will be amazed at the beautiful conversion from a spacious office suite into an elegant studio apartment. This 800 square foot apartment boasts "brand new everything" with the exception of the family antiques and collected prints throughout.

The original office has become the elegantly-appointed living room, and the king size bed and kitchen nook are just two of many reasons to stay at Captains Quarters. The original powder room has become a fully stocked galley kitchen with microwave, doll-sized oven and stove (so precious!), 18 cubic foot refrigerator/freezer, toaster, Keurig coffee maker, Italian dishes and serving pieces, and plenty of pots, pans, pyrex and cooking utensils to cook the day away.

In what was once the adjoining storage room has now become a fully-tiled bathroom with tub/shower combination and houses a spacious walk in closet and separate laundry room!

The outside welcomes you with a sweet front porch, window boxes, and seasonal plants contained in wrought iron planters passed down for generations. Walk around to the side yard and enjoy badminton, corn hole or the fire pit with ample wood supplied. Relax in the common patio area or cook on the outdoor gas grill located on the outside patio.

This elegant studio is such a must see piece of real estate in charming Franklin, TN that we often joke about wanting to move in ourselves!

What makes this studio unique

I (Damon) pride myself on being a preservationist and believe in repurposing from old buildings. Shutters throughout the studio came from the basement of my family home, and the Civil War era window grills were bought from a friend after a historic home was demolished.

Both Captains Quarters (VRBO Listing #497691) and Generals Retreat (VRBO #496793) can be rented to accommodate up to 6 people! For extensive details of the three properties we own in historic Franklin.

Amenities

Franklin Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Full bath with walk-in closet and washer/dryer combo
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Luscious king-size bed with reading lamps and end tables
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • racquetball
  • roller blading
  • tennis
Notes:
Stroll along sidewalks to the heart of downtown Franklin in less than 15 minutes for the many festivals, shopping or eating or stroll 5 minutes to Jim Warren Park enjoying National Registry properties no matter the route.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(63 traveler reviews)

Studio Apartment, Walk to Downtown Franklin, Pets, Big Yard & Operated by Locals
average rating of 4.904762 based on 63 reviews
5

Perfect sanctuary not far from downtown Franklin.

  • 5 of 5

Property was just as described and perfect for us. My husband and I were visiting family in the area and just needed a place to hang our hat at the end of the day. Damon and Mark thought of everything one might need. We would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: What a kind and generous review! We loved having you and hope you will return! Lovely guests!
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5

Excellent ......perfect

  • 5 of 5

This place is quaint & lovely. It is so quiet & the perfect place to get some rest. The hosts are sure to greet you with real southern hospitality. All the amenities you need are here.!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you return to visit and thank you for the lovely review! Come back to visit us anytime and so glad you got your much needed rest!
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5

I had only one night to stay in Franklin this trip so waffled between staying here or just a hotel.

  • 5 of 5

So glad I stayed here. Completely easy checkin/checkout. Comfy bed. Beautiful location and walking distance to "downtown" Franklin with restaurants, coffee shops, and beautiful historic homes. Much nicer than the hotels near you he Interstate and no less convenient.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: How sweet of you to take the time to give us such a wonderful review! Hope you'll tell your friends and come back and spend more time in Franklin. The pleasure was ours!
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5

Always a great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our time there again, immensely! Always fun to be there and be able to enjoy all that Franklin has to offer. Great hosts complete a positive experience for us!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are the dearest, sweetest couple and we adore having you come for rest and relaxation. Our driveway talks are so interesting and love how you take advantage of all the numerous sites in the area! Rosa and Slayden looked for you all day and miss you too! Thank you for your generous review and we look forward to next time!
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5

Cozy, Clean, Comfortable and Convenient

  • 5 of 5

My daughter and I stayed here and we loved it. Very clean with all the amenities that were needed plus more. Felt safe and secure which was very important to us. Would stay here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Felt like a personal guest

  • 5 of 5

I had such a wonderful time staying in the Captain's Quarters. I was so welcomed, I felt like I should send a handwritten thank you afterward! The hosts have thought of everything, and they themselves are so charming. I work for myself and was in Franklin for a business meeting. The morning I was to drive home, I stayed until the last minute, as I was feeling so inspired by the surroundings - I sat there and worked! My professional life is all about creating wonderful experiences and outstanding hospitality. I may need to use this experience in my next speech on the way to do it perfectly!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
26 Miles
Nashville International Airport (BNA)
Nearest Barpub
0.9 Miles
Red Pony
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
Spencer Creek
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-65
Nearest Restaurant
0.9 Miles
Cork & Cow
Car: recommended

Whether you walk, drive or catch the Franklin Trolley, you are easily accessible to Carnton Plantation, The Carter House, The Lotz House, movies or live entertainment at the Franklin Theater, shopping, antiquing or sightseeing. Museum tours, bike tours, and ghost tours are abundant or walk a block to Jim Warren Park for fresh air and sunshine. Jim Warren also boasts a Skate Park!

If you are a foodie, you will be pleased as there are numerous privately owned restaurants within walking distance. For the wine aficionado, Arrington Vineyards is but a short car drive along picturesque country roads, or enjoy our quaint country neighbor, Leiper's Fork, where you can pick up the Natchez Trace Parkway and head into Nashville for another full day adventure.

Those of us living in Franklin boast that "we are 15 miles south and 100 years down the road from Nashville." A 30 minute drive gets you to 'Music City USA'! Franklin has been mentioned in major publications like Southern Living, CNN, Money Magazine, Forbes, and Business Week as one of the best places to live, work, and visit in the entire country, and Captains Quarters is centrally located in the historic district of Franklin - home to 150 places to explore that are on the National Registry.

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Rates & Availability

Franklin Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Pilgrimage Festival 2017
Sep 22 2017 - Sep 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$800
Flat fee
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$150
$950
$3,200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 17.25%

Maximum 2 people.
Non refundable Pet Deposit of $100 per pet.
Non refundable Cleaning Fee of $50.00 per visit.
50% deposit is required upon booking. Balance is due 30 days prior to arrival. Cancellations within the 30 days prior to arrival are non refundable (sorry, no exceptions).

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

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