Relax on wrap around porch.Spacious living room.

Entire home/apt

12 Guests

4 Bedrooms

8 Beds

Entire home/apt

12 Guests

4 Bedrooms

8 Beds

Per Night
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About this listing

Picturesque log house on top of a hill. Hand-hewn wood interior. Gorgeous view of lake in winter. Wrap around porch with rockers. Secluded privacy in the woods. Sorry, no pets.

The space
The space
Bathrooms: 3
Bedrooms: 4
Beds: 8
Room type: Entire home/apt


Extra people: $30 / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee: $100
Security Deposit: $300
Cancellation: Strict
Weekend Price: $290 / night


The space

If you are having an EVENT you must send a message to receive details and pricing.
The hand-hewn Log House overlooks Lake Love More. Two large bedrooms with private full bathrooms are upstairs. Two bedrooms (one with queen and one with two twins) are downstairs. Living room and Kitchen/Dining room are downstairs. Gorgeous old-time wraparound porch with rockers.

Guest access

The Log House overlooks Big East Fork Retreat and its 6 acre lake. Click on hosts' face to View All Listings.

Interaction with guests

We enjoy meeting our guests and then leaving them alone unless they have questions or issues. We love to meet them at the adjacent Retreat ((URL HIDDEN)

The neighborhood

There is bicycle and walking access onto the scenic Natchez Trace Parkway within a mile. This lodging is near Big East Fork Retreat, which lies at the beginning of a pristine creek within a gorgeous valley. 20 miles from downtown Nashville and 8 miles from historic Franklin and light years away from the stress of city life. The Retreat is part of a 1400-acre Conservation easement and features a 6-acre lake as well as Love More Cafe, a live music venue. Enjoy biking, hiking, canoeing, massage and more! Nearby Big East Fork Farms downstream provides organic produce.

Other things to note

The price quoted is for Lodging only. If you are having an EVENT you must send a message to receive details and pricing.

County taxes of 4% and State taxes of 9.75% are not collected by AirBNB and should be sent via PayPal (EMAIL HIDDEN) or check/cash brought to the nearby Retreat Center (5375 Big East Fork Rd).

House Rules
House Rules

Pets are not permitted. A lovely kennel (The Farm at Natchez Trace is located close by)
No smoking inside for any reason.
The number of guests registered for accommodations is the number of people entitled to use the house. Rental of this facility does not allow you to entertain unregistered guests UNLESS you request EVENT details and comply with policy. Entertaining others and having events at House is fine as long as you get permission first and pay any required fees. Failure to comply with house rules may result in loss of security deposit.

There is a $100 charge for use of fireplace.

4% County tax must be paid on arrival or over the phone via credit card or via PayPal prior to check in. It would be nice if AirBNB collected these fees but it is the owners responsibility.

Please note that use of the nearby Big East Fork Retreat ((PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN)) and its trails, lake, lodge, sauna, are hot tubs) is not included in your lodging fees. Day passes for the Retreat are available. See (URL HIDDEN)

At the end of your stay:

1)Remove your sheets and place on beds.
2)Hang all towels and washcloths in bathrooms.
3)In warmer months, turn thermostats up to 77 degrees; In cooler months, turn down to 50 degrees.
4)Please clean your dishes and cooking tools, (blenders, trays, pans, and dishes you have used.
5)Clean any ovens/grills you may have used.
6)Place trash bags OUTSIDE in the large green trash cans. Do not place trash outside in plastic bags outside of plastic cans or the raccoons and possums will make a horrible mess. If the large green trash cans are full, keep bagged garbage inside.

Thanks! And Enjoy your stay!
Please call me if I may be of any assistance.

Jonathan Oppenheimer


1 night minimum stay

Hosted by Jonathan

Franklin, Tennessee, United States · Member since September 2013

We are the proud owners of Big East Fork Retreat, embedded in 1200 acres of pristine valley and ridge which creates the protected watershed at the head of Big East Fork Creek. It is located 30 minutes west of Nashville and 10 minutes north of Franklin.

We have been working on the retreat for several years and enjoy entertaining people passing through or staying for a week or two.

I am a physician and my partner assists companies with trademark and intellectual property protection.

Looking forward to your stay!

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