5 on April 16, 2017
I was so delighted to find the Little House cabin for rent at Capps Cove, near Oneonta. Looking for a respite for myself and some friends I found it in the solitude and natural beauty of this cabin nestled in the hills surrounded by woods, wildflowers, bubbling creeks, and rushing water of the Blackburn River. Every detail was fitting for the Little House, which was named for the wonderful "Little House on the Prairie" Books authored by Laura Ingalls Wilder, complete with the stone fireplace, antique details, and iron bed in the loft. A set of the books was even available for reading. I enjoyed coffee early...as the sun was rising while swinging gently in the porch swing just drinking in the peace and beauty amidst the choir of birds flitting through the branches. From the night's rain, large drops of water hung on the tree branches acting as prisms for the gentle light whispering through the trees highlighting the landscape little by little. The property offered wildflower walks on paths to the river, abundantly placed benches and swings for relaxation. My guests and I enjoyed our time there and look forward to another visit to a place more than just a night's stay, but part of a wonderful memory.
4.4 on April 12, 2017
My wife and I love Capps Cove. It is not faraway from where we live but seems like we are in the smokies. Live the "Little house on the prairie" cabin. The grounds are beautiful and I love to build a fire in cold weather. Everything is provided including firewood, lighter and kindling. We plan to go back again and again.
4.4 on October 31, 2016
We were very pleased with our stay at Capps Cove's Little Cabin.
3.8 on April 06, 2016
What a peaceful, serene setting! Except for the fact that there is no local eatery for dinner, this was an ideal getaway.
4.6 on February 17, 2016
Beautiful and quaint.
4.6 on February 16, 2016
Great place for a quite getaway. Would highly recommend to anyone in search of reconnecting with each other or just to slow down in life. The creek beside the cabin is amazing. Everything about the cabin was awesome
4.6 on December 16, 2015
Second stay at Capps Cove - and there will be a third. Such a lovely setting. The Honeymoon Cabin is absolutely splendid. There is not a quieter, more peaceful place to stay in Alabama. Thank you!
4.6 on November 23, 2015
Beautiful place with a comfortable stay. Everything you need to have a peaceful vacation or honeymoon or second honeymoon. Wished we could have stayed longer. We will be making another trip. Thanks for the hospitality.
5 on April 25, 2015
Capps Cove was a pleasant surprise. It is close to home (Birmingham), but feels very remote. My husband and I really enjoyed ourselves. We will definitely be going back!
4.2 on April 15, 2015
In town for a wedding (not ours). We stayed in the Honeymoon Cabin by the creek. Beautiful weather, wonderful solitude, and an overall great experience.
4.4 on January 06, 2015
We have been here twice before and always want to come back. It is quiet and peaceful. We enjoyed the wood burning fireplace too.
5 on May 22, 2014
My new wife and I just returned from our honeymoon to Capps Cove Bed and Breakfast. It was recommended to me by someone I trusted. It was amazing. It felt like we were far away and all alone in a cabin in the mountains but we were 35 minutes from our Homewood, AL home. The front porch of the cabin is literally only 50 feet from a small river. The sounds of the rapids are so peaceful. There is a fire pit in the front yard surrounded by swings and a fire place inside. Inside the cabin was rustic décor but updated (central heat and air, sheetrock walls, hard wood floors, ceiling fan, etc.). Small kitchen with a sink, refrigerator, microwave and large toaster oven (outdoor grill). Updated bathroom. Very cozy romantic cabin. The price and distance from the Birmingham area really make this attractive. There are walking trails throughout the property. The yard is nicely landscaped with flowers and trees but is surrounded by forest and river. I have been recommending it to all my friends who want a romantic getaway at a low price and a short drive. Two thumbs up from Fred in Homewood!
1.8 on October 25, 2013
The cabin had no screens on windows or door. This made the cabin unbearably uncomfortable. My husband has breathing problems and with the extreme musty smell we had to leave a day early.Cabin was cute, plenty of breakfast foods. Beautiful grounds. So disappointing.
4.6 on September 12, 2013
My husband and I stayed in the honeymoon cabin for our 10th anniversary. It was so peaceful! We will definately be going back.
5 on August 20, 2013
Wonderful, heavenly, peaceful, calming, relaxing. Beautiful setting, great service, quaint and cozy cabin, perfect couple's getaway. More than I could have wished for. Perfect!
5 on July 25, 2013
It was an honor and pleasure to bring my new wife here for our honeymoon. Being a "country boy" it took me back to my years of a youth, when I would only return home after hours in the woods because I could hear my mother calling. :-) The website gives an understatement of everything that's provided! Everything here was absolutely PERFECT! And being able to grill my oyster rockefellers on the grill thats provided (charcoal also!) was stellar! II can't wait to get back with my baitcasters and catch some spotted bass from the walking distance nearby stream and grill those! Thanks Capps Cove for a wonderful stay! If I could give ten stars I would!
3.8 on June 26, 2013
We stayed at Capps Cove in early summer. The grounds and cabin were maintained quite nicely and we were pleasantly surprised by the amount of breakfast items that were included in our package. One thing that we thought was strange was that we were right next to the main house and we never saw anyone else on the property and no one welcomed us to our cabin. It would have been nice to have a person from the property explain trails and things to do on the property. In addition to this, We knew we were in the woods and the cabin was so cute but there were two massive spiders in our cabin, along with a wasp. Although killing these critters made for an interesting story, the cabin could have been insulated just a little better. Poison ivy also covers the grounds so be sure to bring boots or high socks!
3.2 on June 26, 2013
We stayed at the Little House Cabin. It is on a beautiful piece of ground with a babbling river close by. It is a very relaxing and peaceful setting. The cabin was a bit too rough for my liking. There was no comfortable furniture. There was no way to get any fresh air unless you opened the doors or windows with no screens. Since everything is wooden, the moisture made everything smell musty.The property manager and property owners were extremely nice and helpful, however.
4.6 on May 08, 2013
Absolutely wonderful experience for our wedding. Recommend to everyone. Langford's
5 on April 17, 2013
We had a great day and night there it is the perfect get away for the weekend.
5 on November 23, 2012
This is the most unique place we've ever stayed at, and it felt like we had traveled back in time to when life was simpler.
5 on November 02, 2012
Wonderful Looking forward to our next visit.
4.2 on October 07, 2012
Capps Cove was a breath of fresh air. My fiance and I stayed there 2 weeks ago, intending to get married in the little chapel, (quaint, rustic, lovely wedding chapel), however a family health issue back home got worse and we had to leave early. We did however enjoy a full day, one night and part of another day at this peaceful estate and plan to return when we can to do our ceremony and stay another night. The honeymoon cabin was perfect, hard woods floors, fire place, comfortable bed, rustic decor and the breakfast basket and snacks were plentiful and tasty. We especially enjoyed the homemade banana nut loaf. The cabins main area and bathroom were very clean also. The owner was understanding to our situation and gave us a partial refund and a partial credit towards our future plans. We would highly recommend Capps Cove.
4.2 on August 22, 2012
I would say that this is the best place to stay in Blount County. However, they know it and it is very well over-priced for a small county in Alabama. I've stayed in much nicer that were much cheaper. The price was right at $150/night for the honeymoon suite when it shouldn't be anything over $120/night, and that's a stretch. However, I guess I did pay it only because it was the only thing in the area. Other than it being over-priced it was a very nice place to spend the night before we left on our real honeymoon. Can't tell you if the people were nice because I never met them.
4.2 on August 12, 2012
My wife and I had a great stay at Capps Cove. The place is beautiful, the area is nice. thanks!
4.8 on July 01, 2012
In a world of go go go, Capps Cove allows the opportunity to slow down, drink in a peaceful moment and relax...what a gift.
5 on June 27, 2012
Outstanding in every way. Quiet and peaceful yet owner nearby if needed. Rustic yet extremely clean with just the right amount of amenities. The breakfast basket was fantastic. Beautiful Grounds and great location for seeing the Groto and other Alabama sights. This is the place to stay if you want to relax and enjoy nature and still have a nice clean and comfy place. HIGHLY Recommend.
4.2 on June 27, 2012
The setting was peaceful and relaxing, the cabin cozy and welcoming and the breakfast basket was a bundle of fun!
5 on June 06, 2012
Very classy,peaceful,and rustic. We loved everything about Capps Cove!
4.4 on April 30, 2012
absolutely loved it! we just bring some bread, wine, cheese, fruit and meats and enjoy the time by the campfire. LOVE THIS PLACE! :)
1.4 on March 15, 2012
We stayed here for 2 nights. The website says they will leave you a breakfast basket including muffins or croissants. We (2 adults) got 2 soft apples, 4 very over ripe bananas, 2 packs of oatmeal/ cream of wheat and one very small loaf of some sort of bread that was so dry it crumbled when we cut it- all inedible. I was hoping the basket of food for the second day would be better but we didn't get another basket! The food that was there when we arrived was all we got along with 2 cans of Coke, 2 bottles of water, 2 orange juices. We stay in bed & breakfasts all over the South & have never experienced anything like this. Capps Cove was also by far the most expensive place we've stayed especially considering what you get for the price. If you want to be out in the woods with no contact with the owners & you want to be left alone then it's fine. If you want a bed & breakfast steer clear of this place!
5 on February 03, 2012
It was perfect, a quiet, peaceful getaway from everyday life We will be back THANKS
5 on January 14, 2012
Our stay at Capps Cove was so refreshing and delightful. We were searching the internet for a cabin near Birmingham to stay overnight. We stumbled upon Capps Cove, and the place exceeded our expectations. The cabin is quaint and very private. The bed was super soft so much that it was hard to wake up the next morning. The cabin is situated on the top of a mountain, and the view is spectacular. The night we arrived it was completely dark, so we had no idea what our surroundings would be outside. The next morning, we stepped out onto the front porch, and the scene outside was breathtaking. A wide, babbling creek was steps from the porch. We want to return and play in the creek when it is warmer. We can't wait to return and sit on the porch and relax. We recommend this place to anyone wanting to get away and connect with their spouse. We will definitely be returning. Traci and John Bell
4.0 on December 14, 2011
I chose Capps Cove as a romantic getaway. It was quiet and cozy. We had a lovely time building a fire and walking near the river. We will definitly be back.
4.6 on December 07, 2011
This was the perfect honeymoon spot for us! We enjoyed our stay and would go back anytime!
5 on December 07, 2011
Noval and Mr Capps are wonderful to work with. My husband and I stayed at capps cove last year for our honeymoon, after exchanging our vows in the chapel. We plan to return many more times. Capps Cove is a place to go to get away... peace and solitude, tranquil surroundings with no TV or phone, and no traffic. But not far from fine dining and shopping, if you must. We love this place!! Paul and Paula
4.6 on November 07, 2011
We had a very nice, quiet and relaxing stay at Capps Cove. We stayed in the “Honeymoon Cabin” and found it very enjoyable. The cabin decor and antique furnishings were rustic and contributed to the overall experience. The breakfast basket was a nice touch and mini-fridge was thoughtfully stocked. We only met the property manager briefly but they were very pleasant and accommodating. A minor billing error was quickly and professionally resolved. I would definitely recommend Capps Cove to anyone looking for a quiet weekend getaway.
3.6 on July 16, 2011
The Little House cabin was adorable and relaxing. From the decor to the great old board games, we found it a comfy hideout for our anniversary getaway. We love the outdoors, though we were a bit startled to find a few large buggy friends enjoying the cabin with us. We would absolutely consider staying at Capps Cove again.
3.8 on July 09, 2011
Honeymoon cottage is very clean and quiet. Easy drive from Birmingham for a hideaway weekend. Stream is beautiful and very relaxing to wade in. Price paid is on the higher side of acceptable for a room to spend the night and a basket breakfast, but value is made up in the ease of entry (no checkin or out) and peace. Very nice place to stay if you can afford it.
4.0 on June 16, 2011
I booked the honeymoon cabin with Capps Cove initially for one night and before the wedding extended it one more night. The staff was friendly and helpful in this matter as well as providing the surprises for my new bride. The location and cabin were beyond anything we expected, it truly provided a magical memories for both of us and we are planning on retuning for numerous anniversaries.
4.0 on June 01, 2011
Thanks for a wonderful anniversary! My husband and I celebrated our one year anniversary in the honeymoon cabin overlooking the river. It was beautiful and very relaxing...just what we needed!
5 on April 21, 2011
We love it and will continue to go back there every year and stay. It is so peaceful and so beautiful there. We have stayed in both cabins and both are beautiful. If you haven't ever stayed there and go to that area, it is a must!!
4.8 on April 07, 2011
The perfect place to get away with your significant other. No one bothers you and it is so peaceful.
4.6 on January 13, 2011
My husband and I took a weekend away from the kids to celebrate our anniversary and I found the "Little House" to be so cute. Though the cabin was just a few steps from the main house, it felt like we were in our own little world. Great breakfast assortment provided: oatmeal, fruit, muffins, hot chocolate, and yummy breakfast casseroles, along with water and sodas in the fridge. Though we only had an opportunity to stay one night, I can't wait to come back and stay longer: maybe in the spring/summer and go horse-back riding! This cabin was the perfect combination between old-style living and modern comfort!
3.6 on November 30, 2010
My mother and I stayed in the larger cabin (not the Honeymoon Cabin) for three nights over Thanksgiving. We were visiting relatives in the area and needed to find a place close to their house. We arrived at Capps Cove late at night after a long and windy drive up CR 27. When we arrived we initially could not find the cabin, but we were able to get a hold of a wonderful caretaker of the property and she helped us find our way. The cabin was an A++ in terms of comfort - the central air and heat was awesome and the fire place and beds were outstanding. The only complaint I have was that the breakfast items were all very sugary and prepackaged. I like to have some cereal options without sugar. There was fruit in the basket, which was nice, but all of the other items were loaded with sugar. The cabin was a bit dusty in some areas and could do with a little more attention as far as cleaning, but it was not a major problem. We really enjoyed our stay and if we return to the area in the future, we will definitely stay Capps Cove again.
3.2 on October 27, 2010
Loved that the cabin was off the beaten path. It was very quiet and peaceful. Enjoyed the little extras like the breakfast basket and the snacks that were provided. Thank You!
4.8 on October 17, 2010
The cabin was quiet, secluded, and had many nice touches that made us feel at home. We loved the snacks that were provided!
4.8 on June 05, 2008
I came across the web sight on line. I was looking for a nice reasonable place not too far, since gas is 12.00 a gallon! What a wonderful suprise, much more than we were expecting! SO peaceful and serene. My hubby and I cant wait to go back! ~The Smitherman's~