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John Barton

Member since: 2001
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Speaks: english

Kelly's Kabin (Clifftops Resort)

37 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

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Monteagle Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 2 bedrooms (Queensize beds), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 4)

KELLY'S KABIN is just minutes away from The University of the South (SEWANEE)!

KELLY’S KABIN is nestled on a five (5) acre lot in the exclusive, private Clifftops' Resort. Access to Clifftops is controlled by security personnel and electronic gates, so you can feel completely safe and secure during your stay! In the evening hours, there is always a choir of crickets to serenade you. This entertainment is provided each night free of charge!

The cabin has all the comfort and conveniences of home, but with the peace and quiet of a remote hide-away. From the minute you enter this mountain oasis you recognize the warm and inviting finishes it has to offer. From the hardwood floors to the fully equipped kitchen, to the pool table in the family room. You realize you have made a great destination decision.

The cabin features 2 bedrooms (queen size beds), 1 bath (tile), burbur carpeting in the 2 bedrooms, raised panel cabinetry (kitchen and bath), hardwood floors in the family room, and kitchen appliances (GE Profile).

The dining area features a table that seats 6 adults comfortably, with additional seating with TV tray set-up. You will run out of guests or family members before you will run out of seating when it is time to eat.

The family room offers a sofa. The rocker chair & recliner, makes watching a DVD movie on the 24' LG TV priceless family entertainment.

Tired, worn-out, stressed? Haven't had a vacation in a long time? Need to just call time out, getaway, and rest?

KELLY'S KABIN is your answer!

Relax in the hot tub, swim at the Clifftops Bluffside pool, take a stroll on the Domain of The University of the South (Sewanee), or just plain sit back and completely decompress.

Have a question? Give us a call or drop us a line.

*To make a RESERVATION, click the BOOK IT button to the right! As soon as we receive your reservation, we will forward you a CONFIRMATION email with specifics regarding your stay. (directions/lockbox code/resort gate code, etc.)

Thanks in advance for staying at KELLY'S KABIN!

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  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
John Barton (Owner)
Member since: 2001
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Why John Barton chose Tennessee

Gatlinburg / Pigeon Forge used to be our favorite weekend getaway destination. Then we discovered Monteagle Mtn (Closer to home, No crowds, No Traffic, Scenic mountain vistas beauty)

What makes this cabin unique

1 day getaway at KELLY'S KABIN = a feeling of a 3 day weekend full of rest and relaxation

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear John,

Your beautiful house was thoroughly enjoyed by our family. Thank you so much for making it available to us.

We closely followed all the instructions in your notebook yet one of my sons still managed to leave his favorite baseball cap in the front bedroom.

I would like to send a self -addressed, postage paid envelope to you so it can be sent to him in Washington, DC. I will be most appreciative if you can have your property manager retrieve it for me.

With warm regards,
May 2016
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Kelly's Kabin (Clifftops Resort)
average rating of 4.891892 based on 38 reviews

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

We were there for Sewanee Parents Weekend - our last! The cabin is very comfortable - stocked with all the trappings for a restorative weekend. Hot tub, fireplace, front porch, bikes - what more could you need? It's also convenient to campus as well as restaurants. We would stay there again.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2007
  • Stayed: Sep 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Quaint little getaway w/ a hot tub!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this simple little getaway, it was perfect for what we needed! The hot tub was a big selling point, and we definitely got some good use out of it! It's pretty far back into the neighborhood (probably like 10-12 minutes) so if you're doing a lot of back and forth in one day just something to consider. Overall we were thrilled with our find and thoroughly enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you guys enjoyed the hot tub and cabin! The cabin is located deep in Clifftops, however, the peace and quiet, solitude, and seclusion, are awfully hard to beat! Thanks for staying at Kelly's Kabin!
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  • 5 of 5

Beautiful location, really enjoyed our time there. Just a couple of thoughts:

1. The mattresses are pretty firm/hard, maybe look into upgrading those to something a little more comfortable.

2. Would have been nice to just be able to start the dishwasher and leave vs. having to put everything away as well. We were needing to get on the road and had to hand-wash our dishes. The dishwasher is more sanitary than hand-washed for the next guest.

Other than that, it was great, very clean and a gorgeous lot. Would absolutely recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy and cute, with all necessary amenities

  • 5 of 5

If you're looking for a simple, frills-free but comfortable place in the Sewanee area, I'd recommend Kelly's Kabin for your stay. The property is located in a gated community but feels absolutely secluded--I couldn't see or hear any neighbors from the house, which sits on a wooded lot deep in the community. The home is more than a cabin but isn't by any means luxurious--but then again, I tend not to seek out luxury in rural Tennessee. That said, it's got everything you need to make a temporary home--washer and dryer, dishwasher, kitchen stocked with all necessary cooking utensils, plenty of blankets and towels--plus a little extra, like a hot tub, tiny hibachi grill, and bicycles for tooling around. I had no need to contact the owners during my stay since the directions on getting into the community and property were clearly explained via email, but I have no reason to believe they'd be difficult to reach if necessary.

There aren't many offerings in the area in the way of culture, dining, or nightlife, but if you're planning a trip to Monteagle/Sewanee, you probably don't expect there to be. A cute cafe, basic grocery, and some very pretty hiking is what we found and all that we needed for our weekend getaway.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy cabin in the woods!

  • 5 of 5

A beautiful, cozy setting. The perfect get away for my husband and me! Everything we needed including a choice of jigsaw puzzles on a rainy day! Only thing we didn't think to bring was charcoal for the small easy fix at Dollar General! Kelly's Cabin had all of the kitchen essentials, plenty of linens and most of sll -- lots of beautiful nature to sit on the covered front porch and enjoy!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent! So CLEAN and well appointed. When vacationing it is nice to have a big gathering space.

  • 5 of 5

Spacious bedrooms. Lots of linens. VERY clean. Excellent instruction book. Add instructions about your expectations for taking out garbage? I put it all in the outside barrel but worried about the pickup date vs critters. Common area was big and inviting-so nice.

Owner was so responsive and wonderful!

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Sewanee Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 41
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Car: necessary

Traveling with another family and need another cabin at Clifftops, no problem. We have several good friends with cabins at Clfftops ranging in sizes of: 1 bedroom, 2 bedrooms, and 3 bedrooms. We will be happy to assist in making these reservations work for you. We will do whatever we can to make your vacation in paradise as memorable as possible.


Rates & Availability

Monteagle Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Thanksgiving Weekend
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
New Years
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Sewanee Graduation
May 11 2017 - May 14 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.5%

CANCELLATIONS: All reservations must be cancelled 90 days prior to arrival to receive a refund minus a $35.00 cancellation fee. Reservations not cancelled 30 days prior to arrival will not be refunded for any reason. Guest shall have the opportunity to reschedule their stay for another time, if available. (Holidays and Special weekends excluded.)

REFUNDS: No refunds will be given due to weather conditions or for early departures.

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Monteagle Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Total - 2 Queen size Beds (1) One bedroom features a queen size bed with side table & lamp, a dresser with mirror. (2) The second bedroom features a queen size bed with dresser & lamp.
  • CD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • 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
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis

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