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Bedrooms 2
Space 1,059 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 bedroom, 1 bath stone cottage with countryside views!

LOAFER'S GLORY...My renovated stone cottage sits in the historic Village of Leiper's Fork. It is located 8 miles from Historic Franklin Main Street and 35 minutes from downtown Nashville. Its situated on a knoll with large oak trees and breath taking views! It features hardwood floors, exposed beams, quaint and charming furnishings, a king size master bedroom and secondary queen bedroom. Home has large bathroom featuring carrera marble and travertine tile with seamless glass doors! Come, relax on my front porch and watch the days go by!

Property Manager
Sandy Dorris
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
19 June, 2018

About Sandy Dorris

Living in this area for years now has been such a wonderful experience for me. I am so happy to now have LOAFER'S GLORY to share with others so they too can enjoy stepping back in time in the quaint little Village of Leiper's Fork. Down home feel, live music in the village, quaint shops , art galleries, good eating, friendly people, close to downtown square of Franklin, peaceful and quiet times sitting on front porch sipping your morning coffee, or sight seeing to Natchez Trace, downtown Nashville....wineries close by.. trail riding, you name it.

I am looking forward to sharing my little piece of heaven with others so they too may experience what rural Leiper's Fork has to offer.

Being retired now gives me more opportunity to share my cottage and village with you....LOAFER'S GLORY is waiting to give you the royal pamper experience. I am all about sharing the "glory!"

Sandy Dorris purchased this house in 2013

Why Sandy Dorris chose Franklin

This property has everything to offer you, my guests, the best of everything. It is located in the quaint little village of Leiper's Fork which is know "world wide" as the place to visit. People come here from far and near just to experience the down home feeling of staying in a rural town yet so close to so many things to do. Everyone who visits always tell me they wanted to stay longer, they want to come back for a return stay, and yes "they want to move here." It happens over and over and I do get many return guests. So my little stone cottage, LOAFER'S GLORY, lets me share everything about this area with all who choose to stay here. My cottage has been designed and appointed with YOU in mind. Great thought has gone in to making it warm, comfortable, and inviting. It sits nestled back on the property making it very quiet and peaceful, allows you to sit on front or side porch and no one sees you enjoying your relaxing time, and is 2 minutes from all that goes on in the village ie: live music, quaint shopping, a variety of places to eat, trails to ride or hike, wineries, art galleries, sightings of many famous artists who have chosen this community to live in just because they can appreciate it's beauty and the people here who allow them their personal privacy . LOAFER'S GLORY is situated right where it needs to be for the perfect get away for my current and future guests. Wanna drive to the square of downtown Franklin then you can be there in 8 minutes, wanna drive to downtown Nashville then you can be there in 25 minutes,,,,,but guarantee you will always want to return to Loafer's Glory Cottage to just chill and relax...until time to get up and go again or just sit a spell. i look forward to sharing my gem of a cottage with you soon.

What makes this house unique

Fantastic views, cool shade from the many trees, garage parking for guest cars. Private setting nestled back from the road. Close to all that goes on in the village of Leiper's Fork.

Totally renovated and updated with everything one could wish for in their VRBO get away. It was truly designed with my guests in mind.... Come and see for yourself and you will find it is exactly as you see in the pictures.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Franklin

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1059 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
If you have a need for a personal drive to take you to downtown Nashville, Franklin, or to airport call James Moore. 615-479-2183 . You can discuss with him you needs and make reservations to use his service. They are not paid by the cottage. He charges by the hour with a 3 hour minimum....$50 per hour + tip. Many of my guests use him as the DUI penalty is very strict and enforced in Tennessee.


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Perfect cottage!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the courage while in Leiper’s Fork for our daughter’s wedding and it could not have been more perfect. We will stay here again on any future visits.

  • Review Submitted: 28/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming and Cozy

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our overall stay in Leipers Fork. Albeit Nashville is an hour drive away so next time I would stay closer to Nashville then move to the countryside to see the sites in Franklin and enjoy the beautiful country side in Leipers Fork. Perfect spot for an intimate and romantic getaway. Beautiful bathroom but only one so a little tough sharing with another couple. Everything you need is there with some awesome restaurants and shops in Franklin. Wish we had more time to just spend an entire afternoon on the front patio drinking wine and watching the afternoon slip by.

  • Review Submitted: 21/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kim, Thanks so much for your 5 star review. Glad you enjoyed staying in the area. Yes it is almost an hours drive to downtown Nashville, 8 miles to downtown Franklin so it's fun to plan time for each place. I know what you mean about sitting on the front porch sipping wine, tea, coffee, or whatever your choice of drink. So much to be said for just taking it easy and dropping out of the rat race of everyday responsibilities. Hope to have you as returning guests in the future and thanks again for choosing Loafer's Glory. Sandy
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Awesome property and great, responsive owners. Thank you!

  • 5 of 5

Second stay was just as good as the first. Beautiful property in a gorgeous area of the country.

  • Review Submitted: 15/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Steve, So glad you enjoyed your first stay and second stay. It is wonderful to have returning guests. That speaks louder than a 5 star review which you gave again this time. I appreciate your choosing Loafer's Glory again and hopefully you will continue to do that in the future. My goal is to pamper all guests so they will continually return once again to enjoy the rural area of our quaint little Village Of Leiper's Fork. Shops, live music, good food, and great Southern Hospitality. Thanks again , Sandy
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Amazing - A perfect getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This cottage is everything the pictures show and more. Sandy could not have been more helpful with our stay. We enjoyed cooking in the kitchen, the lovely view from the front porch and shopping/eating in Liepers Fork. I highly recommend this rental for anyone looking to get away from the city and enjoy a quiet but fun weekend.

  • Review Submitted: 04/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kim, You gave me a great compliment right off the bat....A PERFECT GETAWAY! Thanks so much for that remark. That is awesome!!! The cottage is very special to me an I love sharing it with others so they, too, can enjoy it like I do.. Happy to hear you would love to return for another stay. The little Village of Leiper's Fork has such a charm about it that it just makes you just want to drop out and off the daily rat race of things, kick up your heels and enjoy the heck out of the area. Hard place to leave. Guess that is what makes vacation/ get-aways so special. Have a great summer and hurry back real soon. Sandy
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Incredible home

  • 5 of 5

Incredible home. Clean, cute and comfortable. Great little town.

  • Review Submitted: 30/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dana, You called the home and town INCREDIBLE!!! Thanks because that is how I feel about the Village of Leiper's Fork. No better place to live or come and spend a few days. My goal is for everyone who stays feels rested, relaxed ,and pampered by the cottage and the area. So many fun things to do in the village, then drive a few miles to downtown Franklin, or Nashville, then hurry right back "home to Loafer's Glory." Thanks again for choosing Loafer's Glory as I know you had many choices. See you back in the near future. Sandy
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  • 5 of 5

Wow......what an awesome cottage. It looks exactly like the photos. Loved it the minute I walked in the door. The openness of the cottage was amazing. We enjoyed the location as it was so close to Leiper's Fork Village. Loved the little shops, the music at Puckett's, Country Boy Restaurant , and 1892 Restaurant. We went to downtown Franklin, and Nashville but always happy to get back to your charming cottage.

The beds slept better than mine at home and we loved the walk in shower.The decor looks like something straight out of a magazine. I got so many decorating ideas .

Will definitely come back for another stay in the future.

  • Review Submitted: 28/03/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sandy, How every nice of you to share your experience with others to read. Reviews are so important as future guests would rather hear what you have to say than what I have to say. Sounds like you had the true feeling that I want every guest to get when they walk in the door, during their stay, and as they leave. I want you to be pampered throughout your stay. Sounds like you took in everything from the shops, music, great food, location to things around to do but what I liked most is you loved returning to Loafer's Glory. FANTASTIC!!! I will certainly be looking for you in the future so get that calendar out and start searching for another date. The FALL IN THE FORK is FANTASTIC TOO! Thanks for the 5 star review. Sandy
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Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.4 Miles
Puckett's ,Country Boy, Sugars a. Bakery,
Car: necessary

LOAFER'S GLORY stone cottage is located in the Village of Historic Leiper's Fork, minutes from world famous first location of Puckett's Grocery, Country Boy Restaurant and Sugars a. Bakery. Also a variety of shops and boutiques...Village Vintage and Homegoods, Serenity Maison, West & Co. Island Cowgirl, Finds in the Fork, Wonderlust clothing, David Arms Art Gallery Leipers Fork Art Gallery,and a soon to open a new Health and Beauty Spa.

Minutes from Tn Route 840 and I-65. Short 8 minute drive to downtown Franklin square, and 30 minute drive to downtown Nashville.


Rates & Availability

Contact Manager

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$134.73
Damage Insurance AU$79.49

*Rates are subject to change until the reservation is confirmed.
*No visitors of guests staying in the cottage are allowed to spend the night at the cottage. No sleeping on the furniture other than the beds provide unless an air mattress has been approved by owner of cottage during the reservation process.
*No parking in the yard at any time.

Manager'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.