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Just a quick 90 minutes from the hustle and bustle of the big city, you can escape to the beautiful North Georgia Mountains and find your own little piece of paradise. This enchanting cabin is situated on five wooded acres, offering privacy and seclusion for a couple’s getaway or a family retreat in the mountains. This cabin features a large covered porch, with hanging swing, rocking chairs, grills, amazing hot tub and outdoor seating around the fire pit. All this makes Bearadise Retreat the perfect spot to relax and gaze out at the beauty of the North Georgia Mountains.This lovely 3 bedroom, 3 bath cabin is decorated in traditional mountain theme décor with comfortable living room and family room furnishings, a beautiful rock fireplace, comfortable custom log beds and a jetted tub with separate shower in the master bath. There are four Flat Screen HDTV's with Satellite TV with Network Channels, DVD/VHS player, Netflix service with hundreds of free movies to watch. Wifi and free long distance phone service lets you stay in touch (if you really want to)!
Located in Ellijay, GA, there are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities to keep you busy for days, anything from antiquing, shopping, golf, hiking, horseback riding, fishing and tubing one of the many rivers and lakes. So pack your bags and get “lost in Bearadise”.
Bearadise Retreat is a luxuriously decorated three bedroom, three bath log home that sleeps up to Eight (8) people and offers the following:
One king size bed, one queen size bed, and bunk with full on bottom and twin on top plus the option of using a queen sleeper sofa bed.
Handicap Accessible with ramp into house and master bedroom on main level.
Wood-burning fireplace, hot tub, fire pit, propane gas grill, central heat and air, washer and dryer.
Bath essentials such as private label soap and shampoo, hair dryer and thick towels.
The fully equipped kitchen includes:
Refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, toaster, electric skillet, crock pot, blender, dishwasher, and coffee maker, Dishes, glassware, utensils, cutlery, pots, and pans.
The only items you’ll need to bring will be food, beverages, and condiments. We supply a starter supply of two rolls of toilet paper per bathroom, a roll of paper towels, dishwasher detergent and a starter laundry detergent as well as premium coffee for your first morning waking up at Bearadise.
Checks and Credit cards accepted.
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 5 - Feb 11, 2015
2 night min stay
Feb 12 - Feb 16, 2015
2 night min stay
Late Winter 2015
Feb 17 - Mar 1, 2015
2 night min stay
May 22 - May 26, 2015
3 night min stay
Sep 4 - Sep 8, 2015
3 night min stay
Oct 1 - Nov 19, 2015
2 night min stay
Nov 20 - Nov 29, 2015
4 night min stay
Dec 19 - Dec 27, 2015
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Memorial Day, Labor Day, festivals & 4 of July weekends require a 3 night minimum stay. Cancellations or changes must be made no later than thirty (30) days prior to check-in date, in order to receive refund, less $100 processing fee. If cancellations are made less than thirty (30) days prior to check-in date no refunds are available.
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Approximately fifteen minutes from Whitepath Golf Course, and three different rivers that offer tubing and kayaking, horseback riding, fly-fishing, whitewater rafting, hiking, scenic trains rides, antiquing, hassle free shopping, mini golf, children's amusement park, deer park, Amicalola Falls, apple orchards and much, much more. Cabin is located half way up Walnut Mountain with less than a dozen cabins on the mountain. We are located just outside of Ellijay with easy access to Blue Ridge. At the bottom of our road is Turniptown Creek where you will see fly fishers and people panning for gold on occasion. Former President, Jimmy Carter's cabin is very nearby and has done much work personally making the creek habitable for trout by hand building rock dams for spawning pools. We are 4 miles from the Cartecay River with tubing and kayaking outfitters. Great local restaurants and shopping are within a 15 minute drive.
This list will not do justice to all the activities and attractions in this area. The local chambers of commerce have a wealth of the same, as well as knowledgeable and friendly personnel who love to share information about their special corner of paradise. Of course, you can also research the towns and general area on the Internet. Hiking galore, including the Appalachian and the Benton MacKaye.
Fishing, boating, Jet Skiing, tubing, whitewater rafting--Lake Blue Ridge, Toccoa River, Ocoee River Horseback riding, golf, mountain biking, gem and gold panning.
Antiquing--Blue Ridge has been called the antique capital of GA, and Ellijay, with its charming roundabout (instead of the typical courthouse square), has its share, too. Swan Drive-In Theater is nearby, one of the few remaining today, operating since 1955.
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, on which you can take a narrated ride from Blue Ridge to the twin cities of McKaysville GA and Copperhill TN and stand with one foot in GA and one in TN--marked with a big blue line painted through the IGA Grocery parking lot.
Apple businesses where you can view the process from orchard to grocery bag, tour the facilities, shop for apple-themed goods and goodies, and try one of the area's delights: the fried pie! Ellijay is known as the apple capital of GA.
Wonderful local restaurants--just a few: the Toccoa Riverside, where on weekend nights a duet of two elderly, overall-clad bluegrass pickers entertain; the Pink Pig in Cherry Log, President Jimmy Carter's favorite BBQ joint; Colonel Poole's BBQ in Ellijay, where the hillside is decorated with a giant outline of a pig compiled of hundreds of plywood pigs naming past patrons (some celebrities), and our favorite Italian place, Charlies in Ellijay.
Festivals throughout the year: for example, Apple Festival, Sorghum Festival, Prater's Mill Festival, GA Mountain Fair (demonstrations of old-timey mountain practices), Rhododendron Festival, Bluegrass Festival, Dahlonega's Gold Rush Days.
Numerous state parks, national parks, and national forests, each with its own amenities, activities, and gorgeous scenery.
Marked scenic drives/highways, almost all with scenic pull-overs and overlooks, especially important during our gorgeous autumn 'leaf-gawking' season.
Countless waterfalls, one of which (Amicalola) is the tallest cascading falls east of the Mississippi; in the cabin are a pamphlets with descriptions and directions to 11 falls in the area--all of which we've hiked to--only a couple are strenuous treks.
Just a few miles from the cabin is the longest suspension bridge east of the Mississippi, a very short and easy hike brings you to where it crosses the Toccoa River.
A little further away is Tallulah Falls and Gorge, the deepest gorge east of the Mississippi(notice a pattern here?)--we've hiked to the bottom of it, and it is strenuous, but magnificent.
Many other sights within a short drive, such as Brasstown Bald, the highest point in GA, Dahlonega's Gold Museum, the Alpine town of Helen. Also available in-cabin are such services as massage and gourmet chef.
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: We purchased Bearadise in 2008 and spent almost two years making it into the cabin retreat that we dreamed of. We have spent most of our free time enjoying the mountains with our 4 children. In July of 2011 we decided to share our cabin home with others and listed it with a local property management company. We quickly saw the downfalls in using such a service, both for the owners and the guests. We saw so many things we could do to improve our guests experience. We now enjoy handling the entire process ourselves. Our favorite part is talking to and meeting our guests from all over the country and overseas.
Why the Owner Chose Ellijay:
We didn't want a cabin located in a big resort that looked like a typical neighborhood, only with cabins. Driving up to Bearadise you drive over a wooden bridge that spans a beautiful trout stream. Going up the mountain is a single lane gravel road that passes four cabins before you reach us. Bearadise gives our guests three bedrooms and three baths with an additional queen size sleeper sofa for sleeping up to nine.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Bearadise is filled with knotty pine wood on the walls, doors & ceilings. The feeling is very warm and inviting and give an unmistakably cabin feel. A roaring fire in the wood burning fireplace on a chilly evening gives all the ambiance and romance anyone could ask for. Bearadise is handicapped accessible with a ramp/bridge leading into the cabin, with all living areas besides two bedrooms and a bath on the main living level. We are dog friendly and are happy to talk to you about bringing your best friend to the mountains.
Front of Bearadise Retreat Cabin
Soak your stress away!
Bearadise Living room with roaring fire
Master bedroom with king size log bed
Second bedroom with Queen size log bed & flat screen TV.
Kayaking, river rafting or tubing is just right around the corner.
Shopping on the Square in Ellijay
Driveway and back of Bearadise
Front porch with hot tub
A fire pit perfect for roasting marshmallows!
Sitting room with queen sleeper sofa.
Fully equipped kitchen for all your culinary needs.
Full Downstairs Bathroom
Master Bathroom with jetted tub and separate shower.
3rd bedroom with custom log bunk bed that has a full over twin & flat screen TV.
Floor plan at Bearadise Retreat
A few of our neighbors
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Ron & Alley
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