Have the quintessential Alabama getaway when you stay at this tremendous 3-bedroom, 3-bathroom home. Settled in the perfect spot to enjoy the abundant natural scenery and boasting room for 6 guests to be completely comfortable, this home has it all!
Located atop Lookout Mountain in the Southern Appalachians, this home provides a terrific opportunity to reconnect with nature and revitalize the spirit. Settled on 5 secluded acres overlooking the Shinbone Valley, the area’s vivid colors and sounds create an immensely serene ambiance, and forested uplands, waterfalls, canyon rims and bluffs, pools, boulders, and sandstone cliffs offer recreational activities and spectacular views. In just minutes you can visit the numerous waterfalls and hiking trails in the neighboring Little River Canyon National Preserve.
In addition to a relaxing atmosphere and abundant recreation, you’ll love that the home is less than an hour from Chattanooga, 1.5 hours from Birmingham and 2 hours from Atlanta. Natural resources and cultural heritage come together in the Southern Appalachians, while this mountain house offers comfort and luxury.
Built into the mountain and constructed with floor-to-ceiling windows, this outstanding residence presents gorgeous views of the Shinbone Valley, a stunning backdrop to your restful retreat. This home is designed to embrace and complement the marvelous natural setting, with 4 private decks where you can truly relax.
Look forward to preparing your meals in the open kitchen, fully-equipped with modern appliances and utensils, or fire up the outdoor grill to enjoy some delicious barbecue. In the evening, you’ll love spending time outside, where you can admire the captivating night sky lit only with stars, stay warm around the fire pit in the shadow of a 20 foot boulder, play a game of pool, or watch a movie on the 65 inch screen. Other comforts of home include wireless internet access, cable TV, and an onsite washer and dryer.
The natural features of the area make this the perfect getaway to enjoy hiking, biking, rock climbing and canoeing and kayaking. Nearby Weiss Lake offers boating and fishing, and consists of 30,200 acres and over 447 miles of pristine shoreline. Boat rentals are available and offer a memorable way to spend the day.
Within 10 minutes of the home, you can embark on the eleven-mile cruise on the western side of the canyon along AL Highway 176. This scenic drive begins with Little River Falls Boardwalk Overlook and ends at Eberhart Point Overlook. It allows visitors to view the extraordinary canyon from a series of overlooks with easy access for everyone.
The town of Fort Payne is within a short drive as well, offering quaint dining options and grocery stores. The Orbix Glass Blowing Factory is a wonderful place to visit - housed on 26 acres bordering Little River Canyon National Preserve, just a few miles from the house. The glassblowers say you can find evidence of the landscape, which whispers through the Orbix collection. When you stay at this exceptional Gaylesville vacation rental home, you are sure to have an experience that is anything but ordinary!
Key Residence Features:
- Amenities include a full kitchen, expansive mountain views, ample outdoor living space, charcoal grill, wireless internet access, luxury linens and towels, fire pit, and much more
- Secluded property provides maximum privacy
- Perfect for family trips, group trips, or romantic getaways
- Master Bedroom: Queen-sized Bed
- Bedroom 2: Queen-sized Bed
- Bedroom 3: Queen-sized Bed
- No smoking
- Dogs friendly with fee (max 2 allowed, 60 pound weight limit)
- No cats allowed
- No events, parties, or large gatherings
- Must be at least 25 years old to book
- Additional fees and taxes may apply