Secluded Camping Cabin in the Woods near Burgess Falls, Tennessee

Sparta, Tennessee (United States)
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1 unit
2 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Pets allowed

Nestled in the woods on a rocky cliff above two valleys and a stream, this secluded camping cabin rental is located on a farm near Burgess Falls, Tennessee, and can accommodate two guests for a relaxing getaway to the countryside. The interior consists of one bedroom with a queen-size bed framed by screened walls on two sides, creating a sense of close connection to the surrounding environment. Linens are provided.

A boardwalk leads from the cabin to an outhouse with a composting toilet. An outdoor shower can be found at the main farmhouse. Other amenities include a barbecue grill, pans, and dishes.

Outside, guests will find a hammock and a porch with bar seating from which guests can enjoy views of the surrounding woods, valleys, and a creek, which are frequented by wildlife. Read More

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Parking
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Queen-size bed
  • Double bed
  • Kitchen equipment
  • Kitchen
  • Linens

The farm on which this accommodation is located provides guests with mowed walkways and wooded trails on which they can explore its scenic grounds. While exploring them, guests may be guided by the friendly English shepherd dogs that live on the farm.

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Location + Surroundings

  • Supermarket
  • Antiquing
  • Museums
  • Shopping

This accommodation is located in Sparta, Tennessee, where it is situated on a farm surrounded by the rolling countryside of rural White County. Exploring the grounds, guests will find a mixture of farm fields, a large organic garden, mowed walkways, wooded trails, streams, and hills, along with an assortment of domesticated and wild animals, including English shepherd dogs, Tennessee walking horses, chickens, owls, red-tailed hawks, foxes, and coyotes. In June, the farm and its surroundings light up with countless fireflies.

About five miles to the north, guests will find Burgess Falls State Park, where they can see the spectacular series of waterfalls for which the park is named. Here, the aptly named Falling Water River plummets 266 feet in total, first 20 feet, then 30 feet, then 80 feet, and finally, for the grand finale, 136 feet. A challenging hiking trail takes guests past all of the waterfalls. For a more leisurely experience, guests will find a native butterfly garden right next to the park's upper parking area. There is also a popular fishing area below the Burgess Falls Dam.

With Falling Water River to the north, Caney Fork River to the south, Center Hill Lake to the west, and Calfkiller River, the Cumberland Plateau, and the Bridgestone Centennial Wilderness Area to the east, the farm's location provides guests with opportunities to explore and enjoy the great outdoors in a variety of ways, both on land and water. At the same time, downtown Sparta and Cookeville offer guests a variety of shops, restaurants, and museums to enjoy. The accommodation is about two hours from Nashville, where the nearest international airport is located. Read More

Activities

  • Fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing

For nature walking and hiking, guests will find trails right on the farm's property, at nearby Burgess Falls State Park, and at further afield Virgin Falls State Natural Area and Bridgestone Centennial Wilderness Area.

Guests interested in kayaking can head down the Upper Caney Fork and Calfkiller River, which offers a variety of difficulty levels, from mild flat water to class V whitewater.

Cyclists will find a variety of scenic routes along highway 70, 85, and 111. For fishing, guests can cast their lines in the waters below Burgess Falls Dam at Burgess Falls State Park. Guests can also go boating, fishing, and waterskiing on Center Hill Lake.

For shopping and dining, guests will find a variety of options in downtown Sparta and Cookeville. In and around Sparta, they will also find three museums to visit: the Lester Flatt Bluegrass and White County Heritage Museum, the Rock House Historic Shrine and Old Stage Road Museum, and the Bon Air Coal Mine Museum.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 02:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

  • As long as you cancel at least 15 days before check-in, you will receive a 50% refund minus our service fee.
  • If you cancel within 15 days of check-in, the host does not offer a refund.
  • If you cancel after check-in, any refund will be at the host's discretion (and will not include the service fee).
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Additional Information

Pets are welcome for an additional fee.

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