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Creek Front - New Look, Same Great Price!

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Skeenah Gap Creek runs along one side of the property, 15 feet from the house.

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Blue Ridge cottage description

Great Deal. Freshly painted, same great place, same great price! $600 for a seven-night rental (Sat-Sat preferred), plus a $70 cleaning fee. Individual nights: $90/night, plus a $70 cleaning fee*. Dog is OK, with a $100 refundable security deposit. (*$100 cleaning fee with 2 dogs and/or 8 guests.)

Bear Creek Camp, with its creek, mountain and pasture views, provides a wonderful setting for you to enjoy your vacation in the North Georgia mountains. During the day you can picnic at our creek-side pavilion, fish for trout in the creek (just 15 feet from your door), and toss the football or kick the soccer ball in the flat two-acre field. At night, cozy up to a bonfire at the fire pit next to the pavilion and gaze at the stars (you can see the Milkyway!). And perhaps best all, you will not be charged an arm and a leg for all this fun.

This Camp (about 1,100 square feet) sits on three flat acres bordered by over 1,000 feet of clean rock bottomed/fast moving Skeenah Gap Creek. No slow brown/murky water runs here. Many of our guests say their kids have had the best time exploring the creek and all the wonders it has to offer, including the trolls that occasionally gather beneath the bridges at the front and back of the property (;D). It is your private little slice of heaven for the duration of your stay.

House has three bedrooms - one bedroom with a king bed, one bedroom with a queen bed, and one bedroom with two bunkbeds (meaning four twins)and one full bath with huge shower. All linens/towels provided.

Fully-equipped kitchen, complete with: plates, dishes, silverware, glassware (including wine, margarita, martini, cocktail glasses) tupperware, pots, pans, baking tins, muffin tins, cookie sheets, coffee maker (filters provided), blender, toaster oven, microwave, crock-pot, cutting boards, oven mits/gloves, paper towels, kitchen towels, knife set, dishwasher (soap included), picnic baskets, cooler, and lemonade/ice tea containers.

Big, wood burning, brick masonry fireplace and a new furnace will keep you warm on cold nights, and a new central AC system (w/easy control) will keep you cool during the warm days of summer. If it is not too warm, you might want to leave the windows open to allow the soothing sounds of the creek lull you to sleep!

Main room has new 32' flat screen LCD/HD TV, with satellite/DVR, dvd player and sound system. 27' TV with DVD/VCR in the bunkroom; smaller TV with DVD player in one of the king bedroom. 'Old-Time' record player with library of LPs at the ready for teaching kids how to place a needle and flip to the B-side. But alas, iPod connection and separate iPod player available.

Internet? But of course. Wireless, you can even surf the web from the creek-side pavilion. Disclaimer -- we do not guarantee service as we have no idea how to help you if your laptop fails to acquire the wireless signal. IT wizzards we are not.

The camp is centrally located between Suches, Blue Ridge and Blairsville in the Chattahoochee National Forest. You will be within 5 miles of swinging on the bridge over Toccoa River, swimming, canoeing, or tubing in the Toccoa, hiking the Appalachian Trail, Benton McKaye Trail, Duncan Ridge Trail, and/or exploring the Trout Hatchery. Easy ride to either Lake Notteley or Lake Blue Ridge, bring your boat (plenty of easy no-turn parking available). Coming north from Dahlonega on Highway 60 you will have a 30 mile ride through National Forest to get here. Alternative less 'twisty' routes available from Blue Ridge and the Outlet mall on 400. We are 15 minutes from the Lilly Pad Coffee House with live music (bluegrass/folk/etc) on the weekends, mini golf, gem mining and a stocked fishing pond.

Easy access to the Camp off paved roads -- no driving up and down twisty, winding, dusty gravel/dirt roads. 300 yard flat driveway through pasture puts you at the Camp with ample room for parking (easy in, easy out).

A three acre cut yard is parallel to the creek, big enough for football, softball, wiffle ball and/or soccer games. Plenty of room to pitch a tent and sleep to the soothing sounds of Skeenah Gap Creek. Catching fireflies in the field at night provides some wonderful entertainment for the kids (friendly catch and release cages provided).

Big creek-side picnic pavilion (w/electric and lights) awaits you a mere 5 umbrella steps from the camp. Weber charcoal grill provided, complete with BBQ tools, clamp light and cylinder starter. One large picnic table and one smaller picnic table easily accommodates a crew of 10 plus. Fire pit next to pavilion and creek is perfect for bonfires and toasting marshmellows. Chairs provided. Ghost stories not available at this time but encouraged.

Two love-seat swings with views of the creek, mountains and pastures invite you to relax and daydream. Most guests observe that their mountain trips often involve day trips here and there, but they don't leave here much because it is as pretty as any place they could go.

No smoking indoors, please. This is the perfect place to hike, fish, play in the fields, explore your own creek, read, write, sit by the fire, or go for a walk along a quiet gravel road. You can walk out the front door and hike directly to the Benton-MacKeye Trail that cuts along the ridge/mountain you see in the pictures below; about a 20-minute hike from the camp.

Firewood - we do not supply firewood. Our neighbors will happily provide you with firewood for a very reasonable price; their contact information is avaiable at the Camp.



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Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1

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              • 1; large walk-in shower stall with built in shower seat

              Other Amenities

                  • creek-side pavilion; fire pit; 2.5 acre flat/cut field; complete fully-stocked kitchen w/pots, pans, dishes, glasses, etc.; central heat/AC (new in 2006)...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    (3)...moreless

                  • VCR
                  • Video Games
                  • Video Library

                  Attractions

                  • Cinemas
                  • Restaurants

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Boating
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain View
                  • Waterfront

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Rafting
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Skiing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning:

                    central heating and air...moreless

                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Dishwasher
                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Gazebo
                  • Lawn / Garden
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Tennis
                   

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                  $600 per week; $90/night
                  No pet fees! $100 refundable pet security deposit only
                  ALL Rentals, add one-time $70 cleaning fee ($100 if more than one dog)
                  

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                  Photos

                  • Skeenah Gap Creek runs along one side of the property, 15 feet from the house.

                    Skeenah Gap Creek runs along one side of the property, 15 feet from the house.

                  • Front porch, large pavilion, firepit - a perfect recipe for enjoying nature!

                    Front porch, large pavilion, firepit - a perfect recipe for enjoying nature!

                  • A great place for evening bonfires and star gazing.

                    A great place for evening bonfires and star gazing.

                  • Skeenah Gap Creek and front field from the pavilion.

                    Skeenah Gap Creek and front field from the pavilion.

                  • Functional and well equipped kitchen.

                    Functional and well equipped kitchen.

                  • Bunkroom (4 twins); equipped w/TV (satellite) and DVD/VCR

                    Bunkroom (4 twins); equipped w/TV (satellite) and DVD/VCR

                  • Creek running along the back of the property.

                    Creek running along the back of the property.

                  • View from the front porch across the front field.

                    View from the front porch across the front field.

                  • Yes, we are pet friendly -- our Maisy enjoying the day.

                    Yes, we are pet friendly -- our Maisy enjoying the day.

                  • Welcome to Bear Creek Camp!

                    Welcome to Bear Creek Camp!

                  • New color and new metal roof!

                    New color and new metal roof!

                  • Creekside pavilion w/large picnic tables, a swing, a charcoal grill, lights.

                    Creekside pavilion w/large picnic tables, a swing, a charcoal grill, lights.

                  • Living room/dining room with fireplace; creek is 15' from back windows.

                    Living room/dining room with fireplace; creek is 15' from back windows.

                  • One of 2 bedrooms with a king size bed.

                    One of 2 bedrooms with a king size bed.

                  • Foot bridge over one of two creeks that merge at the back of the property.

                    Foot bridge over one of two creeks that merge at the back of the property.

                  • The creek and pavilion from the back yard; Bear Creek Camp is on the right.

                    The creek and pavilion from the back yard; Bear Creek Camp is on the right.

                  • Wallalah Mtn. looking across the creek. Great hike from our door to Wallalah.

                    Wallalah Mtn. looking across the creek. Great hike from our door to Wallalah.

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                  3 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
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