Frequently Asked Questions
Q: Can we bring pets to Pursell Farms?
As of May 15, 2018, Pursell Farms now allows dogs in rooms designated as dog friendly only*. Dogs are the only animal allowed in accommodations on The Farm. The limit of dogs per room is two. Dogs will not be allowed at the pool, food and beverage outlets or lobby sitting areas and must be on a leash when outside of the room. There is a designated dog walking area that includes a disposal station located outside the Inn. Guests must call to request pet friendly accommodations in advance. There is $100 non-refundable pet fee. Dog amenities include food and water bowl.
*Designated dog-friendly rooms include the first floor of The Inn and Hogan cabin.
Q: What is the cancellation policy at Pursell Farms?
Due to the intimate size of our property and our advance booking window, cancellations affect us significantly. A 50 percent deposit of your total stay or 100 percent for a single night stay is required to confirm any reservation.
Your deposit will be forfeited if you arrive after the date specified or depart before the final day of your reservation. Cancellations made at least 30 days prior to arrival will result in a refund of the deposit minus a $100 fee. If your reservation is cancelled between 29-15 days of arrival, we will gladly move your full deposit to new dates within six months of your original arrival date based on availability. If your reservation is cancelled inside 14 days of arrival, you will be responsible for the entire stay.
Q: Is there a place for children to play?
While we do not have a playground or activity center for children to play, we are located on 3,200 acres and offer fun amenities for the entire family.
Take your children to ORVIS for a day of shooting lessons on our one-of-a-kind sporting clays course or let them learn a new skill with private fly-casting lessons. Overnight guests and ORVIS hunting members are able to fish in the ponds on property. (Children must be at least 12 years old for ORVIS activities of any kind.)
For the ambitious, young golfer, sign your child up for golf lessons with one of our PGA Golf Professionals. They will teach your child how to swing, drive, putt, chip, and pitch along with proper golf etiquette and the rules of the game.
We do also offer bike rentals and have a pool for our resort guests.
Q: Is there a medical facility located nearby?
Coosa Valley Medical Center is located 15 minutes away from front gate as well as an urgent care facility, Main Street Family Urgent Care, located 10 minutes from property.
Q: Does Pursell Farms offer a military rate?
We are proud to support the men and women who have served our country and offer a 15% military discount on our lodging accommodations. Our golf shop also offers a military discount on Tuesday and Wednesday. Call our golf shop for more information about discounted military rates (256) 208-7640.
Q: Where is the closest airport?
Birmingham-Shuttlesworth airport is 50 miles away.
Sylacauga Municipal Airport, a city-owned public-use airport, is located 8 miles away.
Q: If I arrive late to check-in, will someone be there to get me checked-in?
Our security guard at the front entrance is on duty 24 hours a day so no matter what time you arrive someone will be available to get you to your room and take care of any requests you may have.
Q: Is there an ATM on property?
Yes there is an ATM. It is located in the Inn along the Historic Talladega Springs hallway.