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The Retreat by Oakstone

Luxury Tiny Home Communities in the South Cumberland Plateau

Have you ever dreamed of getting away from the noise and busyness of life? Take a quick car ride from home and you'll find The Retreat by Oakstone luxury tiny home communities tucked into the pristine mountainscapes of the South Cumberland Plateau. Come and experience tiny home luxury at one of our three tiny home communities!

Located just an hour outside of Chattanooga you will find our incredible tiny home destinations that will inspire and rejuvenate your soul. Our mission is to create the ultimate escape into nature, highlighting the natural beauty of Tennessee and providing an unforgettable escape from everyday life. Whether you’re looking for a vacation rental or your next investment property, we have something for everyone!

Founder and CEO, Chip Hayes, had a vision for a unique vacation destination that would bring his family closer together and closer to nature. In 2018, he broke ground on our first tiny home community, The Retreat at Deer Lick Falls, located in the quiet community of Monteagle, TN. He wanted to create a place where families could bond over the beauty of nature and the ease of mountain living. Deer Lick Falls was a huge success, selling out in a matter of days, thanks to word-of-mouth alone. Since then, The Retreat has expanded exponentially, now with five communities and counting in development. 

Come and stay for a week, the weekend, or just for a quick overnight. We offer our guests the ultimate luxury of tiny home living. Think camping vibes with all the amenities of home. Full kitchens, washer & dryer, and best of all…air conditioning! No tent can top “glamping” in style in a tiny home. With our in-house team of dedicated hospitality professionals, we are committed to making your next vacation unforgettable!

We currently have vacation rentals in The Retreat at Deer Lick Falls and The Retreat at Water's Edge with The Retreat at Sunset Bluff soon to come this summer. With over 50 tiny homes to choose from you will surely find the vacation you’ve been dreaming of here. Each community has unique features like our private waterfall trail at The Retreat at Deer Lick Falls and a 75-acre private lake for kayaking or canoeing, at The Retreat at Water’s Edge. There is never a shortage of adventure when you stay at The Retreat.

If you're considering adding a tiny home to your investment portfolio, or just want an affordable vacation property, look no further. To determine if tiny home investing is right for you, stay in one of our communities and experience our resort-tier property management program firsthand. Then, schedule a meeting with our sales team to see how you can own a vacation home that pays for itself when you're not using it. The Retreat by Oakstone offers over eight customizable floor plans, making your tiny house dreams a reality! Our investors love how their tiny homes not only create memories for their families but also help other families create lasting experiences. Plus, you don't have to worry about managing your property from afar. We take care of everything; from professional listing photos to streamlined guest booking, resort-tier property management, and all the ins and outs of maintenance and housekeeping. Rest easy knowing your home is making an income while you live your normal life. We treat your property like our own, so sit back, relax, and earn money while we take care of everything else! 

Visit our website at to learn more about our investment program or book a stay at one of our tiny homes. If you have any questions or inquiries, don't hesitate to speak with a member of our team by calling (615)-219-9756 or emailing We can’t wait to see you soon at The Retreat!