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Secluded Log Cabin Near The University of the South

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Space 2,600 sq ft
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

5 bedroom, 3 full baths, 2 half baths, pond view

The Cabin at Muggs Pond

Built in 1975 and remodeled in 2006, The Cabin at Muggs Pond offers the perfect amount of mountain seclusion just 10 minutes (and three stop signs) away from The University of the South and St. Andrew’s-Sewanee School campuses. Full of rustic charm and eclectic flare, The Cabin also comes equipped with all the modern necessities and features you need during a weekend getaway or an extended vacation.

Step outside The Cabin’s back door to easily access a 1¾ mile trail perfect for walking, running or biking. Take the short walk down to Muggs Pond for plenty of fishing, canoeing and swimming. Enjoy morning cups of coffee or evening cocktails on The Cabin’s covered back porch. Grill up delicious dinners on The Cabin’s large side deck, complete with built-in bench seating.

The Cabin's great room includes a beautiful stained-glass window and large mountain stone fireplace, fully stocked with firewood for cold winter nights. Each of the bedrooms on the main level has its own 1/2 bath (toilet and sink) and shares a tub shower with an adjoining bedroom. The Cabin’s original full bath is also located on the main level, off of the kitchen. Walk up the spiral staircase to reach The Cabin’s loft bedroom, which has a cozy sitting area/den adjacent to it ideal for reading books, watching movies or playing board games with friends.

Excellent for any occasion (Myers Point, a favorite venue for Sewanee weddings and receptions; is only 1/4 mile away!), The Cabin is sure to make your trip to the mountain one to remember.

Check-in time is 3:00 pm. Check-out time is 11:00 am.

More Details

Bill Mauzy
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
21 June, 2018

About Bill Mauzy

Carrie and Bill both graduated from Sewanee. Bill is the class of 1972 and Carrie, 1978. Bill is a local general contractor and Carrie teaches 2 and 3 year olds at the Regio inspired Sewanee Children's Center in Sewanee. They have lived next door to The Cabin (originally built by Sewanee alums Jamie and Martee Hewitt) for over 33 years. The original one bedroom log cabin (built in 1974) was added on to in 2002, expanding it to 5 bedrooms. The pond itself, built in 1983, is named for Bill's father's nickname.

Bill Mauzy purchased this cabin in 2002

What makes this cabin unique

Bill's woodworking shop is located just thru the woods from The Cabin. Feel free to drop by and check out his latest wooden bowls, platters and hollow forms. Visit his site at


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Sewanee

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Min. age of primary renter: 30
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Village
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , bath with shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • Queen sleeper sofa in loft. Single sleeper sofa with memory foam in great room.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • caving
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing


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Secluded Log Cabin Near The University of the South
average rating of 4.90625 based on 32 reviews

Relaxing and Secluded Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable home with all the amenities and great attention to detail. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 05/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

5 family met at your cabin for a wedding and it was great! Thank you for everything!

  • Review Submitted: 15/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed everything about this cabin and hope to book it again sometime.

  • Review Submitted: 07/02/2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful cabin

  • 5 of 5

My family (7 adults) spent the Thanksgiving weekend at the cabin and it was an all around wonderful experience. The property is well taken care, very clean, and definitely the most well stocked property I have ever rented. The lay out of the bedrooms/bathrooms gives people lots of privacy. Even though it feels cozy, the community spaces are big enough to not feel overcrowded. Two different living room type areas gives people opportunity to watch different shows or have a separate kids area. The fire place is a really nice addition for everyone to gather around and enjoy. Bill communicated check in updates and made sure that we had everything that we needed. We took some nice walks around the property when we wanted to get out. It does feel really secluded, but we got to the little town center or the Piggly Wiggly in less than 15 minutes. We had no complaints at all!

  • Review Submitted: 27/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fully Equiped Cabin Close to Sewanee

  • 5 of 5

The Cabin was great for Sewanee Homecoming. With all the bedrooms and bathrooms it easily worked for the 9 of us. We had everything we needed and more and the location was close enough to campus but at the same time isolated with beautiful surroundings. Great place for a large group to enjoy both Sewanee and relaxation!

  • Review Submitted: 05/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best cabin we've stayed in during our 4 years of parents weekends at Sewanee

  • 5 of 5

We loved every minute of our stay at the cabin for parents weekend. In 4 years of Parent's Weekends, this place offered the best balance of all places we have stayed. Very convenient to the University, and a calm Oasis to retreat to after attending a party elsewhere. I only wish it was available for Commencement!

Thanks Bill - we loved our stay and enjoyed getting to know you.

  • Review Submitted: 08/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Sewanee Inn
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
University of the South
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
156 South
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Car: recommended

Myers Point, a very popular venue for Sewanee weddings and receptions; is only 1/4 mile away, on Gudger Road.


Rates & Availability

Contact Owner

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$203.48
Damage Insurance AU$134.29
Damage Deposit AU$406.95

Rates can vary according to season, event, number of nights and number in party. Contact owners for more info.

Check-in time is 3:00 pm. Check-out time is 11:00 am.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.