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Your Escape To Pine Mountains And Callaway Gardens/FDR Hiking

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,350 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2/2, Romantic Log Cabin, Rockers On Wrap Around Porch, Fireplace, Jacuzzi, W/d

Whether you plan to celebrate a honeymoon or anniversary, or enjoy a few days of "family time", we welcome you to Casa Cardinal. Rock on the porch, or go for long walks in the woods, then enjoy cooking in a completely outfitted kitchen. Savor the sounds of nature, or watch your favorite games on satellite TV. This is a custom built cabin offering a peaceful retreat! and located, literally, at the end of the road at Mountain Top. As you'll see from the most sweeping porch in the resort, cardinals, hummingbirds, deer and other wood critters appreciate the remoteness, and so will you.

All year 'round, you'll enjoy the ever changing panorama from the porch rockers and swing: spring blooms, summer shade, or cascade of fall color. If you're a winter hiker, you'll return to a roaring fire in the stone fireplace, and a therapeutic soak in the double jacuzzi. Two bedrooms, two baths and a loft - sleeps four adults and 3-4 children comfortably. The decor is comfy without being too frilly, or too "country"... just your "home away from home". The entrance ramp and interior, master bath and bedroom, were built to accommodate guests with mobility restrictions on the first floor. On a rainy afternoon, the upstairs loft provides a comfy reading nook, skylight and a second full bath. Fully furnished for a weekend, or a few weeks, "mi casa es tu casa".

Casa Cardinal is located only a few miles from Callaway Gardens and Warm Springs, and provides a picturesque setting, spacious living, two bedrooms which sleep up to four adults and two children; a kitchen with full sized stove, refrigerator, microwave, and coffee maker, and all the cooking and eating utensils you’ll need!

Kim, Ali and Stefani invite you to share our take on tranquility.

More Details

Owner
KIM M. LEWIS
Member since: 2015
Speaks english, spanish
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 June, 2018

About KIM M. LEWIS

Kim, Ali and Stefani welcome you to our beloved log cabin and hope you make your own family memories! We three built the cabin to be a place of peace and spirituality-- a place to enjoy nature and one another. Over the years, we have hiked, biked and horseback ridden pretty much all of Callaway Gardens, FDR park, Warm Springs, LaGrange, Westpoint and surrounding countryside. A former military family, we still travel the world, but love to return to Casa Cardinal, to rock on the porch, enjoy the fireplace, play board games and enjoy photography. Now that reliable internet has arrived;-) we particularly enjoy sharing our home-away with other foreign service and military members and their families, teachers, authors & artists,and all who are young at heart or who find the flora and fauna, as well as rich history and outdoors activities in the area, a welcomed change of pace.

KIM M. LEWIS purchased this cabin in 1994

Why KIM M. LEWIS chose Warm Springs

With roots in Atlanta, but a life spent in Florida, Callaway Gardens was a family "stop" along the oft traveled road in-between. On one such stop, to marvel at the Christmas Fantasy of Lights at Callaway Gardens, Kim, Ali and Stefani found Mountain Top Resort was being planned, near FDR park and above Callaway Gardens. We chose the lot literally at the end of road, bordering the forest and brimming with fireflies and birdlife as a place to relax, observe and enjoy nature and our own ever-changing lives. From the start, young Stefani (later an architectural student and designer) had clear ideas as to how to build and furnish our cabin. Over the years, Ali (now a medical student) and Kim also brought items which reflect our international travels and interests, yet fit harmoniously into our simple place. When the girls were small, the surrounding attractions offered safe but beautiful trails for them to explore; as they grew up, the cabin, Callaway and day-trips to Atlanta's great museums, shopping and restaurants made our cabin the perfect place to share with friends. Designed with future accessibility and space utility in mind, we three plan to keep the cabin for decades to come and to continue to enjoy the seasons of our family's life, as much as the panorama of nature's changing annual seasons, at Casa Cardinal. We hope you will do likewise, as our guests.

What makes this cabin unique

There are many log cabins sprinkled around Pine Mountain and Warm Springs, but our cabin was one of the first. We situated our cabin to allow for privacy and proximity to woodlands nature. We enjoy morning coffee on the porch, rocking or porch-swinging; and evening wine as the sun sets and the wood fire in the fireplace is started. The downstairs master has a jacuzzi and walk-in shower with a built in seat. Upstairs, the girls' room, has a skylight which often showcases a passing moon, as well as a loft for reading or naps. A metal roof allows just the right amount of soothing patter on the roof when the rains come. It's simple, but cozy and convenient. Internet, cable TV, dishwasher and stackable washer/dryer make the cabin modern. If you like the all white sterility of chain hotels, then our cabin is not for you. If you prefer the peace and quiet, and tasteful colors and textures of nature, then you will find your comfy escape here.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Warm Springs

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1350 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • 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 ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • MB Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi , Jacuzzi for two plus step in shower with seat on main floor
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower , Glass doors to tub/shower, window with woods view off loft
  • Downstairs master bath is a full bath to share with visitors (separate entrances from kitchen and bedroom) and has a walk-in shower with seat; a Jacuzzi hot tub for two beckons from a corner of the MB for a good soak after biking and hiking, or romantic bubbles and wine.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • First floor Master bedroom - 1 large double bed , Accessible walk-in shower in master bath, jacuzzi tub in MBR
    2nd story Larger bedroom - 1 large double bed , 1 double bed , Family or children love skylight & windows; tub bath; loft
  • Downstairs Master is actually "ground floor" with fireplace, Jacuzzi and it's own full bath. Upstairs bedroom allows family or kids to enjoy the moon passing by the skylight, or rain pattering on the metal roof. Both fully furnished with quality sheets, pillows and comforters for the seasons.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
Notes:
With so much to enjoy in the Pine Mountain and Warm Springs areas, you'll appreciate the spacious cabin and private, woodlands setting each evening. Why be cramped in a lodge or hotel room, eating out, when you can rent this beautiful homelike cabin for comparable pricing?

Reviews

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Your Escape To Pine Mountains And Callaway Gardens/FDR Hiking
average rating of 4.887097 based on 62 reviews
Naples ,Florida
5

Fabulous Peaceful Getaway !

  • 5 of 5

Now I understand all the wonderful reviews of Casa Cardinal Cabin & The Pine Mountain Area. We found the cabin nothing short of " Perfect " As Kim suggests, we did not come here to watch tv (the wifi ,small tv, and our phones worked fine) My wife & I favorite pass-time is riding motorcycles. I like to write about motorcycleing as you don't often see in reviews . Kim assured me parking (for pick-up & trailer) and the excess would not be an issue and it wasn't .(this has been a problem for us before) Thanks Kim . We found the county road & scenic hwy riding to be some of the best ! I ride a goldwing, wife has a shadow. The longer sweeping turns, hills, and less traffic has made this a must return area to ride ! (not like"the dragon") Most memorable ride was northwest into Alabama and down 281 thru Talladega National Forest and lunch at Cheaha State Park . Dealing with the friendly owner "Kim" was also a highlight of our experience !!! Rodney & Robyn (S/W Florida)

  • Review Submitted: 24/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rod, really appreciate your review, kind words and helpful tips to others who share your passion for memorable rides along scenic southern byways! I look forward to your return! KIm
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5

Clean and well stocked for all your needs.. Very close to all the attractions.

  • 5 of 5

The true CABIN experience. Check out Wild Animal Safari..worth every penny.

  • Review Submitted: 11/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice place - clean and comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

The owner was really nice and quick to respond to any questions. We had a good time - enjoyed the stay!

  • Review Submitted: 24/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect location for a chilly spring hike!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our time at the Casa Cardinal. Fully stocked, clean and comfy. Surrounding woods are completely spring green, but still cool. Great stay.

  • Review Submitted: 18/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

All We Wanted

  • 5 of 5

A great cabin with all we wanted. Located on a corner lot at the end of the road it was quiet and peaceful. The house was clean, comfortable and had all the conveniences we wanted. The wrap around porch was great for early morning coffee and watching wildlife(turkeys, deer, squirrels, and birds) in the yard.

We really enjoyed our time here and know that you will too.

  • Review Submitted: 14/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jacksonville, Florida
5

Excellent property - great stay!

  • 5 of 5

We spent a wonderful three days with our two grandchildren (ages 6 and 9). They (and we) loved the cabin and it immediately felt like home. We found the cabin to be clean upon arrival. The kitchen was well-equipped and the cabin had ample linens and towels. They keypad entry was much easier than fooling with a key.

Kim's instructions and suggestions were great. The cabin was convenient to Warm Springs, Pine Mountain, Callaway Gardens, FDR State Park and Manchester (which had a grocery store - Piggly Wiggly.)

The grandkids loved horseback riding at Roosevelt Riding Stables and the day at Callaway Gardens. They especially enjoyed the Birds of Prey show and the Sapling Course which was the part of the Tree top Adventures designed for younger children. Surprisingly, they were also very interested in our visit to FDR's Little White House at Warm Springs.

All in all, a fun and comfortable stay.

  • Review Submitted: 02/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
53 Miles
Pine Mountain or Atlanta (ATL)
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Callaway's or Pine Mountain
Nearest Ferry
unknown
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Callaway's Gardens & Golf Courses
Nearest Train
unknown
Nearest Motorway
18 Miles
I185 or I75
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Chipley Village & Callaway's
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Water - Callaway's Robin Lake/ Snow - ?
Nearest Beach
7 Miles
Robin's Lake, Callaway Gardens
Car: necessary

Ft. Benning and Columbus are 35 miles south of the Cabin ; ATL and all that Atlanta offers approx. one and half hours north from the cabin! Fifteen minutes to Callaway Gardens and Pine Mountain to the West; Fifteen minutes to Warm Springs and the FDR's Little White House to the East; five minutes into FDR State Park.

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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$100.79
Pet Fee AU$134.39

Military, LEA and Senior Guest rates available, as well as long term or seasonal rentals. Cleaning fees and pet fees (per pet) are fixed regardless of number of nights and these will be collected in advance. Welcome your inquiries for special accommodations.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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