Walnut Hill House - writer's retreat/bed&breakfast

4449 Moore lane , Culleoka, 38451 USA (Show map)


Rejuvenate. Our private Retreat sits in the rolling hills of Tennessee on 264 acres. Perfect for horse lovers who travel with horses: both stalls and grassy paddocks available. View the sunset while dining off the light filled kitchen. Enjoy the cozy warmth of a wood-burning stove on chilly fall afternoons. The spacious loft style living-room opens to a fully equipped kitchen for family get togethers and parties. The generous master bath is European styled with marble tile, whirlpool bath and glass shower. Overlook smoky rolling hills from the front porch. The updated 1908 Victorian blends classic with contemporary. Comfortably furnished rooms are a mix of antiques and artisan furniture. Observe wild deer, colorful birds and horses while enjoying morning coffee on the large back deck. Grill and farm to table, grass fed beef are available on request. Escape and unwind. Hike wooded hillsides and overlook fields of horses + wildlife--Deer, wild turkey, armadillos to name a few. There are picnic tables throughout the property for lunch excursions. The neighborhood hawk watches over the property. The local Heron visits the ponds that dot the landscape. Rejuvenate here at Walnut Hill Retreat.


Rooms & Rates

The Whole House

Rent the entire House with 2 private bedrooms and a loft. Sleeps 8. Full kitchen, 2 baths. East facing front porch, Large West deck. Grill provided

  • Maximum Capacity: 8
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Double

Nightly Rate: $250 - $270

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Location Type

farmland outside small towns, Columbia 10 miles, Lynnville 8 miles, Pulaski 15 miles, Franklin 25 miles, Culleoka 7 miles, Countryside, Secluded, Small town, Wine country


Nashville, TN (BNA) 50 miles

Directions to property:

7 miles south of Columbia Tennessee on hi-way 31. 20 miles north of Pulaski, TN. 30 miles south of Franklin, TN. 10 miles north of Lynnville, TN and Milky Way Farms. 10 miles east of Mt. Pleasant, TN. 40 miles west of Murfreesboro Tn. 20 miles southeast of Hampshire, TN.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Eco-tourism, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Nature area, Performing Theater, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Cottage, Farm, Ranch

On-site amenities

CD player, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Ironing Board, Kitchenette, Library, Movie library, Outdoor grilling, Piano, Radio, VCR, Videos, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar , wood-burning stove, antique bedroom suite, spa sheets + all cotton bedding, three hills farm honey, Basket with seasonal farm produce, wine from local vineyard

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Private entrance

On-site activities

Bicycles, Bird watching, Canoeing, Hiking trails, Dressage horse shows, Dressage horse shows, visit local wineries, canoeing nearby, Historical sites, Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 03:00
  • Check Out:: flexible
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes cribs, highchair upon request
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required fenced in yard for dogs, stalls for horses
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions



Jim and Michelle Poag

Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Dogs , Horses

About the innkeepers

Jim Poag is an artist; a painter/farmer. Michelle is an architect and artist. They have a bio-dynamic Garden, raise grass fed beef on the 263 acre farm and keep bees. The Walnut Hill House doubles as a gallery displaying paintings and artisan furniture. They both love horseback riding and wine and watercolors at sunset.

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Continental, pastries, Bagels, Eggs, fruit

  • Time Served: flexible
  • Serving Location: terrace, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Vegetarian dinner for two