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Carriage House;Bluff Views;Trails;Pet Friendly;Sewanee;Monteagle

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-3)

Need a break from the stress of city life? Do you enjoy outdoor activities? Come to the Cumberland Plateau and stay at the Carriage House. If you love hiking, cycling, and outdoor activities you can do them here or practically anywhere in a thirty-mile radius, in which numerous waterfalls are located. South Cumberland State Park Visitor and Information Center is about 7 minutes away. The park, which includes Sewanee Natural Bridge, Fiery Gizzard Trail (ranked in the top 25 by Backpacker), Foster Falls, Savage Gulf, Stone Door, Greeter Falls, Meadow Trail and Grundy Lakes has some of the most noted hiking trails in the country. The Mountain Goat Trail, between Sewanee and Monteagle, is also a lot of fun. If you truly need to relax, go no further than the gardens and trails of the Carriage House. We are nestled approximately 1.5 miles from Highway 56 on part of a 400-acre farm. The Carriage House is the end of the trail and is quiet and peaceful. The butterfly garden attracts many visitors. It is filled with butterfly bushes, bee balm, lantana, phlox, lilies and of course, butterflies. Hostas, trilliums, and columbine make up the shade garden. Red Bud, dogwood and river birch are beautiful spring, summer, and fall. A short walk away is the lake. The ducks are very friendly and love to be fed. Hopefully, you'll also see a visiting Blue Heron, eagle, deer or turkey. We have built a cabin on the lake, you can watch the fish jump or other wildlife from the porch, fish from the jetty or pitch horseshoes on the dam. We've also added a picnic area with a firepit in the cabin area. From the lake, walk up the trail and visit our miniature donkeys, Lizzie and Sadie or go in the other direction to Buzzard Rock with its spectacular view of the gulf and Payne's Cove. We don't charge you to bring your pet and we've added a deck to the entrance where you can keep them when they want some fresh air.

Are you music lovers? In March 2018, Bluegrass Underground began performances in its new home, the Caverns, at the foot of Monteagle Mountain. The Caverns showcases the two best things about Tennessee: our natural beauty and our music. The Caverns is a full-fledged music venue hosting performances year round. Several of these concerts will air across the nation on PBS channels. Bluegrass Underground is a short., scenic drive down the mountain.

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Jim DeLozier
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
19 July, 2018

About Jim DeLozier

My wife and I are retired teachers. She has several piano students and, in fact, the Carriage House is her music studio when we have no guests. We love animals. That's why we have dogs, miniature donkeys, cats, ducks, chickens, and fish. Our two outside dogs, a Great Pyrenees, and a German Shepherd have important jobs. They greet the guests and protect the property. Although we still hear coyotes, Roxie and Charley are always on the job, keeping them away. Our miniature donkeys are our most recent addition and they love attention, treats, and pets.

Jim DeLozier purchased this apartment in 1948

Why Jim DeLozier chose Pelham

We've dreamed of a home on the bluff for years and 10 years ago we built our house. We are living our dream.

What makes this apartment unique

Seclusion. We live almost two miles from the highway, with no through traffic, one neighbor across the creek, bluff views and miles to walk in all directions.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Pelham

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • video player
  • Video Library
  • Boat ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Veranda / Loggia
  • churches
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • caving
  • swimming
As a special service to our guests, we have no cable/satellite tv and no through traffic. The only sounds may be Roxie or Charley barking, a rooster crowing and the sound of a waterfall (during the wet season).


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Carriage House;Bluff Views;Trails;Pet Friendly;Sewanee;Monteagle
average rating of 4.8958335 based on 48 reviews
Crown Point

Very clean &well kept!

  • 5 of 5

A very charming Carriage House! A great experience! Would definitely stay again!

  • Review Submitted: 26/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great get away. The Carriage House is clean and comfortable. Owners were very helpful.

  • 4 of 5

Nice quiet place. The Carriage House is next to the owners house but they gave us plenty of privacy while letting us use the property. Our dog loved to go on walks in the woods and see the donkeys. WiFi was out for a day but we could live without it. We went to see some of the many water falls in the area and travel the scenic roads.

  • Review Submitted: 10/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful quiet get away!

  • 5 of 5

Carriage House is a quiet place in the TN Cumberland plateau located near all of the state parks and the Caverns. Perfect for couples.

  • Review Submitted: 20/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rockwood michigan

Would stay again

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time .beautiful place and great owners .thx for great time very helpful

  • Review Submitted: 01/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Carriage House is amazing! The owners were super helpful and their property is amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful property. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: 27/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peaceful Stay

  • 5 of 5

The Carriage House is a lovely place to unwind and enjoy the nature all around. My husband and I, along with our pet, visited on a cool November weekend when the leaves were falling. We enjoyed the walking around the property and visited several nearby landmarks. Be ready to "unplug". Our phone service was great but the wi-fi was spotty. There is no television service so we enjoyed watching some old videos. The place was very clean and the bed was comfortable. We enjoyed visiting with the owners pets, and were delighted to see the miniature donkeys, ducks and chickens.

  • Review Submitted: 15/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We are located atop the plateau about 1.5 miles from Highway 56. We are surrounded by state parks, Savage Gulf, Foster Falls, Fiery Gizzard, and other parts of the South Cumberland State Park. We're about 4 miles, as the crow flies, from The Caverns where Bluegrass Underground puts on some fabulous shows, underground, naturally. That's about 12 miles if you'd rather drive. You might be interested in seeing the historic coke ovens or walking the trails around Tracy Lakes. After your hike, visit the oldest bakery in Tennessee, The Dutch Maid Bakery. The University of the South is only a short distance away, where cultural activities abound. Concerts, plays, and guests speakers are regular fare. Head in the opposite direction and visit Beersheba Springs with its historic Methodist Assembly Grounds and its original log homes.

If you are hungry a 10- minute drive takes you to Monteagle for fast food or relaxed dining. The Smoke House offers live music on weekends. High Point provides historic dining on the summit between Chicago and Miami. Local legend has it that Al Capone stayed at High Point on trips between his Chicago and Florida homes. If you're looking for a quick meal or tasty sandwich the Mountain Goat Deli is where many hikers, cyclists, and students stop.

If you want to stay closer to home we are located on a 400- acre farm with several miles of bluff views, walking trails, and roads. Bring your camera.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday apartment in Pelham

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee-refundable AU$33.79

The reservation software asks for payment on the day the reservation is made, even if it's 5 minutes to midnight. Please pay at your convenience. Also, the payment requests states that you should call before paying. If you're using a credit card I see no need to call, unless that's something you want to do.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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