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Walk Downtown Franklin!! 2 Master Suites/2.5 Bath SUPER Pet Friendly

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 1/2 Baths, Kitchen, Laundry, Fenced Yard W/ Deck On Deadend Street

Perfect for two couples, traveling pet owners and families with children. Each bedroom has private bathroom with walk-in shower, pedestal sink and private water-closet. Each bedroom has a brand new luxury memory-foam mattress with soft linens and blankets. The backyard is privacy fenced with a raised deck and small grill. The kitchen has new microwave, fridge, stove, dishwasher, coffee maker. The dining room seats 4 comfortably. The family room has 2 comfy chairs and a sofa for reading or watching the high-resolution flat screen TV. Complementary Wi-Fi. A screened porch offers another quiet place to sit. Laundry room located in 1/2 bath. We love well-behaved pets.


Owner
Elizabeth Knizley
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Elizabeth Knizley

We live nearby on a horse farm.

Why Elizabeth Knizley chose Tennessee

Battlefield Cottage was built on the actual ground where the Battle of Franklin raged.

The little brick cottage was built in the 1930's. While development of a civil war battlefield would not happen today, much of the the Franklin battlefield was lost to commercial development in the immediate decades after the war. Today, preservationists are reclaiming the historically significant sites. In 2006, land bordering the southwestern end of the Carter House property (steps from Battlefield Cottage) was acquired with help of the Civil War Preservation Trust and local organizations. This site saw tremendous fighting and was part of a brief Confederate breakthrough. After the purchase, a house, out-buildings, and a swimming pool were removed. During excavation of the original Federal entrenchments some human bones were found.

The area around the intersection of Columbia Ave. and Cleburne St. (steps from Battlefield Cottage) has seen a serious renewed effort since 2005–06 to reclaim that area for the center of a future battlefield park. The location of the former Pizza Hut is now the home to Cleburne Park. The property where the Carter Cotton Gin was located during the battle was purchased in 2005. In 2008 the property behind this location and where the Federal line crossed Columbia Ave. was purchased and in May 2010 the property east of the Gin location and where part of the Gin may have stood was also purchased. A Domino's Pizza in a small mini-mart at the northeast corner of Columbia Ave. and Cleburne St. still stands in the center of the key battlefield area, but is scheduled to be removed.

Preservation organizations plan to reconstruct both the Carter Cotton Gin and some of the Federal entrenchments before the 150th Anniversary of the battle on November 30, 2014, as part of the Civil War Sesquicentennial

Amenities

Franklin Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • 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
  • hiking

Reviews

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Walk Downtown Franklin!! 2 Master Suites/2.5 Bath SUPER Pet Friendly
average rating of 4.75 based on 52 reviews
5

Cozy cottage - perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Very homey, cozy cottage. Lots of comfort throughout. Modern bathrooms with incredible showers in both master suites. Great owner and a complete kitchen. Location is within easy walking distance of downtown Franklin, local library, and some very cool Civil War sites. On the main road south from Franklin as well. Fenced in backyard and screened in porch means lots of space to stretch out. Quiet side street, too!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Property was lovely, emmaculate, and located perfectly.

  • 5 of 5

Property was lovely, emmaculate, and located perfectly.

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Mississippi
5

L❤️VE

  • 5 of 5

This home is precious! It is the perfect little getaway, conveniently located to downtown Franklin. It is very charming and beautifully restored. This home is crisp and clean. The 2.5 baths are really nice and hard to find in an older home like this. A huge plus! We loved the screened porch and the fenced backyard too. Elizabeth is super friendly and responds quickly to any questions that may come up. We highly recommend this gem that's tucked away on a quiet cul-de-sac.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect location and cute cottage

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here on business. Perfect location and the cottage was exactly what we wanted. Comfortable and roomy. We plan to come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Lovely neighborhood

  • 3 of 5

Neighbors were friendly. Great place for morning walks, both in the cul de sac and across the road at a campus that includes a performing arts center, a senior community center, a high school, and a library! Also walking distance to historic Civil War sites. Owner welcoming and helpful.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nashville TN
5

Beautiful cozy cottage with spacious bedroom and bathrooms!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Conveniently located and pet friendly, Battlefield cottage is the perfect place for appropriate ambiance! You couldn't ask for a more wonderful weekend!

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nashville (BNA)
Car: recommended

Franklin, a small southern town located just south of Nashville, is a blend of modern and historic, with trendy places to shop and eat and attractions that tell the story of the Civil War Battle of Franklin. The historic downtown district is nationally recognized as a Great American Main Street. Franklin’s attractions include Carnton Plantation, Carter House and Lotz House. Arrington Vineyards, owned by musician Kix Brooks, offers free wine tastings and live music.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $85

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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