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Last updated: 12/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Amicalola Falls lodge description

When completed in 2007, Bear Ridge Lodge was appraised for over 2.5 million dollars. Nestled in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains, the home is located only two miles from the spectacular Amicalola Falls, which is the largest water falls east of the Mississippi and cascades 729’. This 7,000 square foot luxury cabin home located on 25 acres of secluded forests is the ultimate setting for your next family vacation, corporate event or romantic get-away. This home was built in 2006 and is the perfect blend of Rustic Mountain living combined with the latest in luxury comfort. This lodge has everything from a fully stocked lake loaded with Bass and Bream (catch & Release Only), tree house, canoeing, pedal boat, hiking trails, WIFI open broadband Internet, a championship pool table and a 73” HD TV with satellite.

The lodge has 5 spacious bedrooms with 3 1/2 baths. The master bedroom has a spa shower with 6 massaging shower heads and the Lodge also has an infrared sauna with room for four. In all there are 4 King size beds, 1 Queen sofa bed, 3 trundles with twin mattresses, and 2 inflatable Queen air mattresses. The lodge also has a portable 'pack and play' crib available for use.
There is a 7 person Hot Tub located on the deck outside the Master Bedroom for your enjoyment.
The great room has 20+ foot ceilings with open beams, a 53” fireplace and magnificent views of the falls. The gourmet kitchen has plenty of workspace and can seat 20+ people.

To make your stay even more special, there are covered decks that wrap around the front of the home with fantastic views of the falls and an outdoor fire ring to enjoy those wonderful nights. We include camp fires on your visit at no additional cost.

We provide a 'Pirate Treasure Hunt' for the kids that is fabulous. They walk all over the 25 acres solving clues to where the treasure is buried. They love it!

While this amazing home gives you all of the seclusion you could ever want, it is conveniently located just 2 miles from the Lodge at Amicalola Falls, which has a fantastic buffet 7 days a week. For the serious shopper, the North Georgia Premium Outlets are just 20 minutes away!! You are also only minutes away from some of the North Georgia Mountains premier apple houses and fun-filled pumpkin patches. You are just 90 miles north of Atlanta and 70 miles south of Chattanooga.

Bear Ridge Lodge is the perfect location for Weddings, Family Reunions, Corporate Retreats and Great Getaways!

Bear Ridge Lodge is happy to have Paige Sweany with Sole Photography on board to capture all those important moments happening during your stay.

We also have 2 Licensed Massage Therapists located within minutes of the Lodge that can provide a wonderful massage at very reasonable pricing.

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Property Type

  • Lodge
  • 7000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Chauffeur
      • Concierge
      • Massage
      • Private Chef
      • Staff

      Suitability

      • Events Allowed
      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

        25...moreless

      • Children Welcome:

        Kids love the Pirate's Treasure Hunt we off at no additional charge....moreless

      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Not Allowed:

        We have 3 small dogs and hens that will give you fresh eggs every morning....moreless

      • Wheelchair Accessible

      Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20, Beds for 20

      • Attached Unit

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      • Bedroom 1: 1 king

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      • Bedroom 3: 1 king

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      • Bedroom 4: 1 king

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      • Bedroom 5: 4 twin/ single

        2 twin trundles, sleeps 4...moreless

      • Extra Bedding: 1 queen, 2 sleep sofa /futon

        1 Inflatable 2 futon...moreless

      • Bedroom 2: 1 king, 1 twin/ single

        1 Trundle with extra bed...moreless

      • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (6), (2) inflatable Queen and (1) queen futon...moreless

      Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

      Other Amenities

          • Outdoor Fire ring to make those marshmallow and smores. We will start and provide the wood for your enjoyment. There is a 7 person Hot Tub conveniently located on the deck outside the Master Bedroom for your enjoyment. Bear Ridge Lodge is perfect for weddings, Reunions, Corporate Retreats, and family gatherings. We provide a 'Pirate Treasure Hunt' for the kids that is fabulous. They walk all over the 25 acres solving clues to where the treasure is buried. They love it! Check us out on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/BearRidgeLodge...moreless

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            Many books are available for your reading pleasure. The hammock on the deck is a favorite place to read....moreless

          • DVD Player
          • Game Room:

            Nintendo and other video games....moreless

          • Games:

            The 'Pirate Treasure Hunt' is a huge hit with the kids that takes them all over the property as they solve clues to find the buried treasure. It can be as long and as difficult as you would like....moreless

          • Pool Table:

            Championship pool table is located on the second floor for those family get togethers....moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            Windstream provides Dish with hundreds of channels to choose from. ...moreless

          • Stereo:

            Whole house Intercom/Stereo ...moreless

          • Television:

            73 inch Mitsubishi TV makes for watching sports and movies a plus!...moreless

          • Video Game Console
          • Video Games
          • Video Library

          Theme

          • Adventure
          • Away From It All
          • Budget
          • Family
          • Historic
          • Romantic
          • Spa
          • Sports & Activities
          • Tourist Attractions

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Cinemas
          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Playground
          • Recreation Center
          • Restaurants
          • Theme Parks
          • Winery Tours
          • Zoo

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Babysitter
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Laundromat
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Bird Watching
          • Boating
          • Horseback Riding
          • Horseshoes
          • Outlet Shopping
          • Paddle Boating
          • Scenic Drives
          • Shopping
          • Shuffleboard
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Lake View
          • Mountain View:

            View of the start of the Appalachian Trail...moreless

          • Water View

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Fly Fishing
          • Freshwater Fishing
          • Golf
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Hiking
          • Hot Air Ballooning
          • Hunting
          • Kayaking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Mountaineering
          • Pier Fishing
          • Rafting
          • Swimming
          • Water Tubing
          • Whitewater Rafting

          Dining

          • Dining:

            Amicalola Falls Lodge, located only two miles away has a restaurant!...moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 22 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            3 Heating and Air Conditioning systems keep you in total comfort....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Fireplace:

            52' wood burning fireplace has a gas log lighter....moreless

          • Fitness Room / Equipment:

            A state of the art treadmill is available for your workouts...moreless

          • Garage
          • Gas Fireplace:

            52' wood burning fireplace has a gas log lighter....moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Heating:

            Two large heating and air conditioning systems heat and cool the Lodge....moreless

          • Internet:

            Wireless Internet is located throughout the Lodge....moreless

          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided:

            All beds have bed mite protection....moreless

          • Living Room:

            The large cozy living room with the 53 inch fireplace makes those winter nights a wonderful gathering spot....moreless

          • Parking:

            Plenty of parking on the 25 acres....moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            With 25 acres, there is plenty of room to park a Motor Home/RV or Trailer....moreless

          • Telephone:

            The AT&T cell phone towers are located at the top of Amicalola Falls Lodge and you will have great reception....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Large fluffy towels are provided....moreless

          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet:

            Throughout all the Lodge....moreless

          • Wood Fireplace:

            52' fireplace creates heat and beauty for those romantic nights...moreless

          Kitchen

          • Catering Available:

            Local Catering companies are just a phone call away to create all your wishes!...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            2 coffee makers are available. ...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Everything is here for all your cooking needs....moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you will need to prepare meals for your visit....moreless

          • Dishwasher
          • Freezer:

            Double wide freezer will handle all your frozen food you wish to bring....moreless

          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen:

            Come enjoy cooking in this huge completely equipped kitchen...moreless

          • Microwave:

            Large microwave with all the latest features is conveniently located in the huge kitchen....moreless

          • Oven
          • Pantry Items:

            Complete supply of all your cooking needs....moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Double wide frig....moreless

          • Stove:

            Large Jenn Aire stove/oven and grill for all your cooking needs. Just added a Belgium Waffle Maker....moreless

          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Balcony
          • Boat:

            5 person pedal boat....moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            Decks all across the front of the Lodge facing the Falls....moreless

          • Golf:

            Several golf courses are located near the Lodge....moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            A large canoe is available for you to enjoy....moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            With 25 acres, there are many trails to enjoy all the local wildlife....moreless

          • Outdoor Grill:

            The largest Jenn Aire Grill made is located outside the Kitchen on the deck....moreless

          • Porch / Veranda:

            A fantastic deck is located all the main area with an unbelievable view of Amicalola Falls....moreless

          Payment Type

          • Amex
          • Discover
          • Mastercard
          • Visa

          Pool / Spa

          • Hot Tub:

            There is a 7 person Hot Tub conveniently located on the deck outside the Master Bedroom for your enjoyment....moreless

          • Sauna:

            There is a 4 person Infrared Sauna located in the Mater Bathroom....moreless

          House Cleaning

              • Housekeeper Optional
               

              Reviews

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              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $550

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees and Rental Conditions:

              • Property Damage Protection $49
              • Cleaning $350 + tax
              • Tax Rate 15%

              Notes:

              $550.00 per night, Rate is for up to 20 guests. $49 insurance fee

              For more than 20 guests, there is an additional $100 Cleaning fee.

              $350 Cleaning Fee for up to 20 guests.

              Required 15% taxes.

              There is an event fee of $200 for weddings.

              (No Refunds, Dates can be rescheduled)


              Cancellation policy:

              Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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              Last updated: 12/28/2014
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              Location

              81 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Hartsfiled/Jackson Atlanta International Airport
              4 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Amicacola Falls Lodge
              12 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Big Canoe/Bent Tree/ Chestatee/Crystal Falls
              70 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Atlanta, GA
              2 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Highway 52
              2 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Amicacola Falls Lodge Buffet
              127 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Cherokee, North Carolina
              400 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Destin, FL

              Car: Necessary

              Accommodations: Lodge, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 20+)

              When completed in 2007, Bear Ridge Lodge was appraised for 2.5 million dollars. Nestled in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains, the home is located only two miles from the spectacular Amicalola Falls, which is the largest water falls east of the Mississippi and cascades 729’. This 6,000 square foot luxury cabin home located on 25 acres of secluded forests is the ultimate setting for your next family vacation, corporate event or romantic get-away. This home was built in 2006 and is the perfect blend of Rustic Mountain living combined with the latest in luxury comfort. This lodge has everything from a fully stocked lake loaded with Bass and Bream (catch & Release Only), tree house, canoeing, fire ring, hiking trails, WIFI open broadband Internet, a championship pool table and a 73” HD TV with satellite. There is a 7 person Hot Tub located on the deck outside the Master Bedroom for your enjoyment.

              The lodge has 5 spacious bedrooms with 3 1/2 baths. The master bedroom has a spa shower with 6 massaging shower heads and also the Lodge has an infrared sauna with room for four. In all there are 4 King size beds, 3 trundles, 1 queen sofa bed and 2 inflatables. The lodge also has a portable 'pack and play crib available for use.

              The great room has 20+ foot ceilings with open beams, a 53” fireplace and magnificent views of the falls. The gourmet kitchen has plenty of workspace and can seat 20+ people.

              To make your stay even more special, there are covered decks that wrap around the front of the home with fantastic views of the falls and an outdoor fire ring to enjoy those wonderful nights.

              While this amazing home gives you all of the seclusion you could ever want, it is conveniently located just 10 minutes from the Lodge at Amicalola Falls, which has a restaurant. For the serious shopper, the North Georgia Premium Outlets are just 20 minutes away!! You are also only minutes away from some of the North Georgia Mountains premier apple houses and fun-filled pumpkin patches. You are just 90 miles north of Atlanta and 70 miles south of Chattanooga.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2006

              About the owner: Hello! This is Randy Harris. I met my childhood sweetheart Rebecca Alisch when I was in the 10th grade. We married on my birthday in 1973 and also the same day when Becky graduated from Auburn University. We have been married for 41 wonderful years and blessed with 4 terrific children and now 5 fantastic grand children. It has been said, “If you count a man’s value in life by his family, then I am a billionaire!” I am living in the closest place to Heaven on Earth that I can imagine. We have 25 acres of mountain land located in North GA with a 3 acre lake looking up at a 700+ waterfall. We are surrounded by National Forest and have a beautiful log home. I also built a 1500 square foot barn with all the “man” toys that a guy could want. My philosophy in life has always been, “To treat the other person like you wanted to be treated.” To always tell the truth and there is right and wrong, good and evil and a Good Lord above us that one day we will answer to!'

              Why the Owner Chose Amicalola Falls:
              We have one of the most magnificent views of the mountains and Amicalola Falls. We are located only two miles from the base. This is one of the most beautiful tranquil places on earth. You instantly feel the magic when you arrive. With the abundance of wildlife to watch and the magnificent view of Amicalola Falls it's just a great place to relax and enjoy life. We provide a 'Pirate Treasure Hunt' for the kids that is fabulous. They walk all over the 25 acres solving clues to where the treasure is buried. They love it! The kids can catch fish as fast as they can bait the hook. Catch and Release Only. Pedal boat and canoe are available for your enjoyment. We have had 77, 5 star reviews. Come see why! Check us out on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/BearRidgeLodge

              The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
              The view of Amicalola Falls from the house coupled with the Fall Leaves is spectacular! The Appalachian Trail starts just 2 miles from our home! We provide a 'Pirate Treasure Hunt' for the kids that is fabulous. They walk all over the 25 acres solving clues to where the treasure is buried. They love it! There is a 7 person Hot Tub conveniently located on the deck outside the Master Bedroom for your enjoyment. The kids can catch fish as fast as they can bait the hook. Catch and Release Only. Bear Ridge Lodge is the perfect location for Weddings, Family Reunions, Corporate Retreats and Great Getaways! Bear Ridge Lodge is happy to have Paige Sweany with Sole Photography on board to capture all those important moments happening during your stay. With 10 years’ experience under her belt, we feel confident that she can give you both the Customer Service as well as the products that you deserve. Paige is qualified in many different aspects of Photography, as a Freelance Sports Photographer with the local Newspaper matched with her expertise on weddings; we feel that she would be the perfect woman for the job. So whether you are looking for an hour session to capture those long overdue Family Pictures or it’s your special day, let us know! Check us out on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/BearRidgeLodge


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              Photos

              • View of Bear Ridge Lodge from the dam.

                View of Bear Ridge Lodge from the dam.

              • Bear Ridge Lodge, A little piece of Heaven!

                Bear Ridge Lodge, A little piece of Heaven!

              • Road to Home

                Road to Home

              • Great Room Fireplace

                Great Room Fireplace

              • Kitchen Bar

                Kitchen Bar

              • Kitchen Breakfast Nook

                Kitchen Breakfast Nook

              • Master Bedroom

                Master Bedroom

              • Master Bath Jacuzzi, Shower Center

                Master Bath Jacuzzi, Shower Center

              • Upstairs Bedroom #2
King Size Bed

                Upstairs Bedroom #2 King Size Bed

              • Upstairs Bedroom #3
Queen, Single with Trundle

                Upstairs Bedroom #3 Queen, Single with Trundle

              • Loft Family Play Area

                Loft Family Play Area

              • Deck off Kitchen

                Deck off Kitchen

              • Best of Ellijay Award 2014 Lodging

                Best of Ellijay Award 2014 Lodging

              • View of Amicalola Falls

                View of Amicalola Falls

              • Great Room

                Great Room

              • View from Great Room

                View from Great Room

              • Large Spacious Kitchen

                Large Spacious Kitchen

              • Dining Area

                Dining Area

              • Master Bath Sauna

                Master Bath Sauna

              • 7 person hot tub.  Next best thing to a deep tissue massage.

                7 person hot tub. Next best thing to a deep tissue massage.

              • Downstairs bedroom with 2 twin trundle beds, sleeps 4.  Great for kids.

                Downstairs bedroom with 2 twin trundle beds, sleeps 4. Great for kids.

              • Upstairs Bedroom #4
King Size Bed

                Upstairs Bedroom #4 King Size Bed

              • Pool Table

                Pool Table

              • Fire Ring for complimentary campfires for Smores and Marshmallows!

                Fire Ring for complimentary campfires for Smores and Marshmallows!

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              Date last modified - Sunday, December 28, 2014

              $550 per night (USD)
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              5 Bedroom / 3.5 Bathroom
              Sleeps 20

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              Speaks: english
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              • Calendar last updated: 12/28/2014
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