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The Breeze at Dawn

The Breeze at Dawn Mentone Cottage

Mentone, AL, United States

Surrounded by woods & horse pastures, this cozy cottage is a perfect way to get in tune with nature, relax and create, yet still have ready access to the most charming mountain town. Perfect for monthly or weekly lodging as well as overnight stays!

The Space

Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1 king 1 double 1 couch

Check in: 2 PM (14:00)
Check out: 12 PM

Availability: 1 night min stay, year-round

Property type: Cabin
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities: Kitchen, TV, Heating/Air, Washer/Dryer, Free Parking on Premises, Wireless, Cable, Pets allowed, family/kid friendly, wheelchair accessible

Description of the Space

This charming, cozy cottage in the mountains of northern Alabama is offered by writer and owner John Lee. Enjoy peace, quiet and breathtaking views of the surrounding woodsand horse pastures from both a front and back deck under massive trees. The cottage is ideal for long-term monthly or weekly stays as well as nightly visits.

If you’re ready to stay in, the rustic cottage and surrounding land provide perfect space for resting, creating, writing, meditating and more. If you’re ready to go exploring, the cottage is within walking distance of the hike and bike trails of DeSoto State Park.

The property is located about 5 miles from Mentone, a quaint, artistic town only 10 minutes away from Interstate 59 (Exit 231) on Lookout Mountain. Mentone offers great restaurants, stores and shops along with breathtaking mountain views and incomparable natural beauty.

The cottage sleeps up to 5 people on one real bed in the bedroom, a couch in the living room which unfolds into a queen size bed, and a daybed which sleeps one that the owners will supply if desired.

It features a huge living area with a gorgeous indoor fireplace, one very spacious bedroom, a kitchen, and two full baths. The cottage is fully furnished including a washer and dryer. The kitchen is completely equipped and has a quaint little breakfast nook looking out into the woods and pastureland. Guests are welcome to make use of the dishes, utensils and appliances.

This getaway is very pet-friendly; 1 acre is fully fenced! There are no pets currently on the premises and yours are welcome to the entire area, but please clean up after them and crate when left alone. There is plenty of free on-site parking.

Interaction with Guests

Often the owner is off of the property and interaction will be via phone and/or email. If there is occasion for it, one of the local caretakers of the property will be available.

The Neighborhood

Quiet, rural neighborhood on Lookout Mountain near Little River with a handful of country restaurants within a 10-15 minute drive.

Other Things to Note

The Wi-Fi information will be on the brown table by the brown recliner in the bedroom.

No smoking
No parties or events


Extra people: No Charge

Cleaning Fee: $75

Weekly discount: 32%
Monthly discount: 62%

Cancellation: Moderate — 100% refundable. Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.

House Rules

Please leave the house and property as you found it and clean up after pets in the yard if needed. Also, please crate pets when you leave them alone in the house/yard. If you use dishes, please wash them and return them to their proper places and leave trash in proper waste receptacles. Also, the most important thing is please enjoy your stay and come back again.

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