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New for April 2018, Large covered deck area with Hot Tub!

Bedrooms 4
Space 297 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 4 Bath Home. Close To Marina And Recreation Area! Gorgeous Lake View

Looking for a place to relax and unwind? Looking for a place to boat, ski, and swim? The Haven is the perfect place for one or multiple families to come and enjoy the beauty of the outdoors! The home is nestled on 3 wooded acres on the end of a cul de sac so it is very private. You can sit out on the covered deck or patio and enjoy the beautiful year round lake view or relax by the fire at the fire pit that overlooks the lake. There is plenty of nature for the children to explore and safe areas for the children to run and play outside.

The home has 4 bedrooms: 2 Master Suites, one with a king bed, walk-in shower and one with a queen bed and shower/tub combo. Another queen size room and a bunk room with two sets of bunk beds and two extra pillow top twin mattresses that can be pulled out trundle style. If you have additional guests there is a loft area with a queen size pull out sofa bed.

The kitchen is fully stocked with everything you need to prepare your meals. Pots/pans, coffee maker, blender, griddle, and mixer are all provided. There is a charcoal grill outside for your family cookouts. You will enjoy all a fully stocked kitchen and nice linens for your comfort and convenience.

Sit back and relax in the living room while looking through a wall of windows overlooking the lake. For those cold evenings enjoy a fire in the stone gas fireplace. The children can relax in their own space downstairs while the adults are upstairs. Complete with a foosball table, 55" flat screen TV and game table the downstairs is set up to entertain! There is also a ping pong table for those late night tournaments and a basketball goal for the energetic souls! The house has has 6 flat screen TVs, Wifi, a Wii and Netflix for your enjoyment, no satellite/cable.

The house has a wrap around porch to experience the most nature has to offer and both Master Suites walk out to the deck. The other two rooms walk out to a covered patio with a lake view and comfortable swing or rocking chairs to relax in. There is plenty of parking in the driveway and easy boat turn around in the cul de sac. Unlike many properties on Center Hill lake the drive is NOT treacherous. There is a recreation area and boat ramp 1 1/2 miles from the house and Sligo marina is close by with pontoon boat rentals or boat slips available by the night for $10. Riverwatch golf course is close by for those who enjoy spending the day on the greens. There are grocery stores, restaurants and activities 15 minutes away in Smithville. The property's address is Sparta, but it is actually right outside of Smithville. The Haven is the perfect place for sport, leisure, and getting away from it all!

More Details

Stacey DeWit
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 20, 2018

About Stacey DeWit

I grew up camping and boating on Center Hill Lake and it was always a dream of mine to own a home on Center Hill. It is such a beautiful lake and holds many cherished childhood memories for me of the days I spent here with family and friends. Now that I am grown and have a family of my own with a husband and three children I decided having a place of our own to create new memories would be such a special gift. We live in Mt. Juliet, TN so the lake property is around an hour away. We just purchased the home in January 2015 and have been working very hard to make it our home away from home. We decided to rent the home on VRBO to help cover expenses and to allow other families the opportunity to make their own memories!

We love this property because it is on three beautiful wooded acres with a beautiful year round lake view. It has tons of privacy, yet it is close to the lake and marina. We hope to spend many weekends having great experiences at our lake home and we hope you do too!

Stacey DeWit purchased this house in 2015

Why Stacey DeWit chose Sparta

We fell in love with this property for the quiet seclusion on 3 acres and the beautiful year round Lakeview. We loved the wooded lot and yard space that allows our three children to have an area to play. We also found the unique floor plan of the home allows for togetherness as well as privacy. We hope our guests love our home as much as we do!


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Sparta

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 297 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Full bathroom upstairs off main living area with shower.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Upstairs with walk out to deck, connected to Master bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs with walk out to deck, connected to bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Downstairs with walkout to patio, lake view!
    Bedroom 4 - 2 bunk bed , Two pillow top mattresses to pull out trundle style
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Open loft area with privacy screen and queen sofa bed.
  • Bedroom 4 is downstairs with walk out to patio and lake view. There is a bathroom downstairs with shower for bedrooms 3 and 4 to share. The loft area is upstairs adjacent to bedroom 2.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Swimming available at recreation area. Local nature walks and hiking nearby at beautiful Rock Island State Park and Burgess and Cummins Falls State Parks. Fall Creek Falls and Nashville are close by for day trips as well as historic downtown Smithville and Sparta. Riverwatch Golf course is less than 4 miles away and canoe trips are available on the Caney Fork river.


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New for April 2018, Large covered deck area with Hot Tub!
average rating of 4.96 based on 50 reviews

Tree Top Retreat

  • 5 of 5

Without a doubt, all nine women, life-long friends, were WOWED by this property - even in the dreary January winter. It was a perfect setting with wonderful views to enter our sixties together . There was plenty of room in the kitchen for us all to cook together and throughout the property (indoors and out) to huddle and catch up on our lives. We certainly took advantage of the fire-pit one afternoon, comfy seating for all. It is a clean, well-maintained property! The owners were delightful and responsive with all our questions and needs.

  • Submitted: 27-Jan-2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review! We are so happy that you and your friends had a wonderful time. We strive hard to make our property comfortable and to communicate well with our guests. We are glad you enjoyed your stay at The Haven and we hope you return to visit again soon!
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Between 4 families, we had plenty of room to sleep, eat, play, and overall cohabitate for a cold weekend! Amazing views too! We all really appreciated the ping pong table for our 7 bracket competition. So much fun.

  • Submitted: 14-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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The Prefect Stay

  • 5 of 5

The Haven was perfect for our family holiday stay! The house was set up just right for our large family. We had all the things we needed to enjoy meals, entertainment & relaxation. We will definitely be staying again as it was prefect halfway spot for our 3 families to come together.

  • Submitted: 13-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house and a lot of room! The only bad thing is the internet service is Slow

  • 5 of 5

The home needs cable tv there is nothing you can watch because the internet service is so slow it will not play a movie

  • Submitted: 17-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review of The Haven! I am so happy you enjoyed our home and the ample space it provides. I apologize that you had difficulty with the Internet connection during your stay. I contacted the service provider and there were outages and delays in Internet service the weekend you stayed at our home. I apologize for your inconvenience and I wish you would have contacted us during your stay so we could have attempted to rectify the problem. We have high speed fiber optic Internet service at the property and we have never had a problem with Internet connection or speed before. I have contacted the 3 families that stayed throughout the rest of December and January and they did not have any issues with the Internet or connection on the TV. Thank you again for bringing this issue to our awareness. We strive hard to provide each guest with a comfortable and relaxing stay and we hope you visit The Haven again in the future!
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Wonderful property with great view.

  • 5 of 5

We had a Family thanksgiving with 14 members. Home was well appointed and very comfortable. This includes both indoor and outdoor spaces. Home away was very easy to work with and the owner, Stacey, answered all questions promptly.

Great experience.

  • Submitted: 8-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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We loved the Haven!

  • 5 of 5

Our family, consisting of 6 adults, 2 teens, and 4 younger than teenage children, spent 3 nights in the comfort of the Haven. It was perfect for our annual family weekend. We usually head to the mountains, but decided to do something different this year. This house had room for us to all enjoy time together or to spread out and do separate activities. In fact, we enjoyed our time there so much that we really didn't wander too far looking for entertainment. The owners were wonderful to work with throughout the booking and rental time. We definitely recommend this HomeAway home and hope to use it again ourselves.

  • Submitted: 22-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Cookeville Airport
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Riverwatch Golf Course

Riverwatch Golf Course is 4 miles away. Burgess Falls, Cummins Falls and Rock Island State Park are close by for hiking and viewing beautiful falls. Canoeing is available on the Caney Fork River. There is a Smithville Fiddlers' Jamboree and Crafts Festival July 4th weekend and a Bluegrass Festival in Sparta the weekend of October 10.

Historic Smithville and Sparta have many shops and restaurants to enjoy.

Sligo Marina is close by with pontoon boat rentals available or slip rentals by the night.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Sparta

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Memorial Day weekend
May 25 2018 - May 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Prime Season
May 28 2018 - Aug 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
Labor Day weekend
Aug 31 2018 - Sep 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Thanksgiving Weekend
Nov 21 2018 - Nov 23 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$192.18 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit C$320.3
Tax Rate 14.94%

Rates are subject to change until rental is confirmed.
Full refund with 30 day notice of cancellation.
Renters must be a minimum of 25 years of age.
Week rentals cannot be Saturday to Saturday.

No Pets
No events ( weddings, graduation parties, family reunions) the septic system is not designed for large groups.
Refundable security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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