Writers Retreat

Natchez Hills Studio's writers retreat is the ideal get-away location for anyone studying the craft of songwriting. Professional, novice, and hobbyists alike can escape to the hills of Tennessee and fully embrace their art while exploring the natural environment around them. 

Our fully furnished Writers Cottage rests in the hills of Tennessee right next to the Natchez Hills Studio and Natchez Hills Winery. This luxurious cottage consists of Internet, electricity, furniture, a kitchen, refrigerator (which can be personally stocked upon request), and a television. The Writers Cottage can hold up to 6 people and contains the "writers package" which supplies:

• Several Tuned Guitars 

• Electric Keyboard

• Guitar picks

• Pencils/Pens

• Staff Paper

• Lined Notebook

• Bottle of Natchez Hills wine

• Free wine-tasting 

Pricing...

Writers Retreat Cottage:

One Day at The Writers Cottage: $350

Two Days at The Writers Cottage: $550

Three Days at The Writers Cottage: $800

*If a client would like to rent the Writers Cottage longer than the options listed we can customize a package for them

The Refrigerator:

The refrigerator can be personally stocked upon request. All the guest would have to do is download our Natchez Hills Grocery List and fill out everything that they would like purchased for their stay. Once the list is filled out please send it back to our e-mail address listed on the website. Please title your e-mail as such, "Name - Writers Retreat Grocery List" so we can be sure all your needs are met. A $10 service fee will be added to all grocery lists to cover preparation costs.

Outdoor Activities...

Bike The Natchez Hills Trace:

Tackle the trace on a scenic bike ride! We’ll drive you to the historic Natchez Trace where you experience historic landmarks, wildlife and beautiful landscapes on 18-speed mountain bikes. We’ll pick you up at the finish line! 

 

Prices: 

Two-hour bike ride: $35 per person

Four-hour bike ride: $50 per person

Stargazing:

There’s nothing like gazing at a starry landscape at the stars on a clear, Hampshire-Tennessee night, free of the light pollution that often drowns out the beauty of a twinkling skyscape. Enjoy nighttime viewing via our GPS-controlled telescopes that allow you to view specific constellations on demand.

Price: $25 per hour, per person

Horseback Riding:

Take a trip back to the romance and ruggedness of the trails of Highland Ridge, just west of the historic Natchez Trace, unspoiled by the hustle and bustle of city life and hectic schedules. Explore on horseback over 100 miles of trails on 2500 acres. This two-hour trail ride is suitable for the novice or experienced rider. Each trip includes concierge service to the stables and a two-hour guided ride on horseback.

Price: $45 per person

Skeet Shooting:

All a country boy (or girl!) really needs is a shotgun and a few clay pigeons for some real country fun! We’ve set up an area on the grounds designed for challenging airborne target practice.

 

Price: $25 per hour, per person

Deposit and Cancellation policy...

All clients interested in booking time at Natchez Hills Studio are required to make a deposit of 50% the estimated charges thirty days prior to their recording date. If the recording date is less then thirty days away, the deposit must be made at the time of booking. The balance for the remainder of all charges, including any added fees incurred during the recording session or damaged equipment, must be paid before the client's audio tracks are released.

 

If a client needs to cancel their scheduled session for any reason, it must be done 72 hours prior to the start time. If the client cancels his or her session less then 72 hours in advance half of their deposit will be forfeit. If cancellation is made within 24 hours of the session the full deposit is forfeit.