1200 Square Foot Victorian in North Knoxville.
Hello! We're Shawn and Dale, a photographer and pie maker who love living in North Knoxville. We have a comfortable fold-out couch with an inflatable mattress in our cozy TV room.
We have a cute little diner just two blocks from our home, and a great hidden gem of a sandwich shop just five blocks away. We're a mile from the Happy Holler area, which boasts a couple bars, some great little restaurants, ice cream, a co-op grocery store and Knoxville's best bakery and a true Knoxville dive bar. We're just two miles from lovely downtown Knoxville.
There's plenty of parking on our street. While we are walkable/bikeable to downtown, there are a few big hills on the 2.5 mile route that make it somewhat strenuous.
Arriving early or late? We can provide you with a code to a lock box with keys so you can check-in and check-out at your convenience.
Guests will have access to all common areas, our sweet little porch, wifi internet, a 42 inch TV in their room, a full kitchen and a bathroom with a pretty epic shower.
Interaction with Guests
It's not uncommon for us to be running around and out of the house for most of your stay, but we've also been known to grab a drink or meal with our guests.
We are about three blocks from a bus line to downtown Knoxville.
Unfortunately we can't allow pets unless they are crated. We have three scaredy cats.
During my travel back home I've thought many times of this beautiful place and incredible nice people that live there. As written on the profile this house is situated in an old part of the town with some houses that need to be renovated. But despite of this the neighbourhood is quite and nice to stay at certainly after a hectic day of meetings and discussions. The place is easily accessible even if you have no car. Public transport almost brings you at their door and is only 10 minutes driving from the centre of the town.
But this isn't the best part of this place. The best part is the at one hand the beautiful house with it's cosy interior which is a mix of vintage and trendy looks and on the other hand the great inhabitants. Not only are Dale and Shawn lovely, warmhearted people they are also cultured and fun to talk with. They have 3 beautiful cats which are very sociable.
The house has personality and was clean. It really felt as a home where you would love to live.
I can't say any negative experience. It just was an unforgettable experience!
Dale and Shawn were great! Inviting, easy to get along with and they had a great space. I contacted them last minute because something else fell through, and they were totally accommodating. I'll be getting in touch next time I'm in Knoxville.
Dale and Shawn treated me very well during my stay. This was my first Airbnb experience. I had been camping an needed a place to stay and do laundry in between weather fronts. They were very responsive to my posts and were able to answer all questions.
My bedroom was comfortable and spacious. The TV/stereo setup was first rate. Their house is very clean and the bathroom is great. It is a shared bath but that was not an issue. The shower was wonderful. Dale and Shawn were overly generous.
One cautionary note: upon driving to the house the neighborhood had me reconsidering my decision to rent. Upon meeting my pleasant hosts, I was put at ease. The 'hood has a great co-op grocery and Hops and Hollows gets my vote as a great place to grab a craft beer and watch a game.
I had a great stay! Dale and Shawn are welcoming, friendly and made me feel right at home. I highly recommend staying with them. Their house is clean and beautifully decorated. I was in town for a wedding and their place was right next to the reception. It's also just a short drive from a number of restaurants and cafes.
My first experience with Airbnb was Awesome! Dale and Shawn made us feel right at home as soon as we walked in to the moment we left. They could not have been more accommodating to our needs. I would highly recommend staying with them to anyone thinking of going to K-town. Hopefully I'll get to stay there again next time I go! As an added bonus, Dale makes some great pies, which unfortunately I did not take advantage of, but my friend said they were great. Thanks for the great experience guys!
My arrangement to stay at Dale's home was made on very short notice. I arrived around 7:00 PM and was greeted by Dale's husband Shawn. Shawn got me settled in quickly and then took me into town for a very enjoyable meal at a small jazz club. I departed early the next morning after enjoying some great coffee and one of Dale's delicious homemade fried pies. Shawn and Dale are really welcoming and friendly people. I will definitely look them up again if staying over in Knoxville.
I'm a food truck owner in Knoxville and live with my husband, Shawn, a photographer and all-around awesome dude, and our three cats (we will keep them out of your room during your stay but folks with serious allergies probably won't be comfortable in our house).
We like: cooking and eating, traveling, reading, drinking coffee/tea/bourbon/champagne (depending on mood and time of day) and kayaking/fishing/swimming/generally being around water.
As travelers, we love to walk around neighborhoods, eat, drink and relax. We're not often big on seeing every tourist spot, going to every museum, or cramming our days with a full itinerary, but we love getting to know the feel of new places and having good conversations with new people.