Amazing River Views: Tranquility at River's Bend: Hottub,Sauna,Firepit

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The river's left bend & rapids from 3rd deck swing


Last updated: 11/26/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

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Tranquility at River's Bend... Fish, tube, kayak, ride horses, hike or just take in views & sounds of the rushing river from our beautiful new cabin nestled in thick woods & hills fronted by the Coosawattee River in the lush Coosawattee River Resort. Spread over 8,500+ acres, it's not a typical resort. Guests have access to free or low cost amenities including 1 indoor and 2 outdoor pools, miniature golf, fish pond, trails, tubing (tubes/life vests in cabin), volleyball, basketball, weight room, +more. Tranquility sits on 200' of the river's bend with astonishing views. Rustic, yet upscale & comfortable interior includes high end linens, wood floors, tongue & groove walls, huge vaulted ceilings, incredible loft, game room & more amenities than home. Wood-burning fireplace, Sauna, 7-8 person Hot Tub, 8' pool table, board games, puzzles & TVs/DVDs/VCRs w/movie collection give you many things to do without ever leaving the cabin. Further Details & Link To See More Photos Below.

Relax, Relax, Relax!! : If it's relaxation you seek... Tranquility at River's Bend has everything you need to de-stress, get tranquil, & just unwind! Webster's definition of tranquil: free from agitation of mind or spirit... free from disturbance or turmoil. Come, experience the definition. Spend some time in the outdoor hot tub, watching the river & stars as pulsating jets massage away your cares. Feel tension-relieving warmth in your private sauna as it soothes & relaxes. Take time out to just gaze at thickly woven trees & the river's bend as you sit back in your deliciously comfy rocking chair. Kick back & feel life's stresses melt away as you relax in cozy, river-side Adirondack chairs while nearby river otters play. Bask in privacy with sounds of breezes in the trees & rushing water passing by. Let your eyes glaze over as you snuggle in a blanket by the fire pit's dancing flames, listening to nature's peace & tranquility. Treat yourself to a moonlight massage on your private deck. Ahhhhh... the life!

Get up and Go!! : If you prefer a little more activity... Kayak, Tube & Fish in the river at the property's edge (tubes, life jackets, fishing poles provided). Hike trails in the Coosawattee River Resort (CRR) or one of many other nearby trails, including the southern start of the Appalachian Trail (GA has nearly 80 miles of the AT running from Springer Mountain to Bly Gap, where the trail enters NC). Boat on several nearby lakes including Carters Lake, 10 mins. away, & Blue Ridge Lake, 20 mins. away. Sightsee practically everywhere (as one naturalist said of N. GA, 'Scenic touring is about any road you want to travel'), including Amicalola & Ruby Falls, Vogel State Park, Cloudland Canyon, mountain vistas (1k to 5k feet) & more. Venture around CRR & enjoy miniature golf, indoor exercise equipment, pond fishing, ball sports, indoor/outdoor pools, & more or just play in the cabin's game room. If visiting in the Fall, be sure to attend the Apple Festival (Ellijay is known as the Apple Capital of Georgia).

Shop till you drop (and maybe eat a little, too).: While experiencing Tranquility, visit the quaint downtown area of old Ellijay - along with a vintage 'round-about' town square & Town Hall, you'll find: wonderful restaurants / antique stores... a fantastic boutique/bakery/wine shop (Corks & Crumbs)... a magical place called Christmas House where you'll find treasures for the holidays & many other delightful items at great prices... plus many more unique shops where works of local artists are highlighted. Close by in East Ellijay, you'll find many more restaurants & stores, including: Italian, Oriental, Mexican restaurants; a steak house; several fast food chains; specialty shops, log furniture stores, & more. North of CRR's main entrance on 382 is the Corner Cafe where you'll find awesome home-cooked meals & great people. A hop, skip, & jump away are the towns of Blue Ridge (north) & Jasper (south) where you'll find many more shops & restaurants to enjoy. Be sure to see our Welcome & Guest Books in the cabin for much more info.


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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 2708 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage
  • Private Chef


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 25 or older to rent Tranquility at River's Bend...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • 1. The Bird's Nest: 1 king

    luxurious with a nature theme, private deck, river views...moreless

  • 2. Angler's Paradise: 1 queen

    large room, angler motif, river views, sitting area, deck...moreless

  • 3. Extra Large Loft: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    (2 Queen size futons), office area, DSL wireless access...moreless

  • 4. Lower Level Bedroom: 2 sleep sofa /futon

    (2 Twin size futons)...moreless

  • 5. Lower Level Game Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    (1 Twin size futon)...moreless

  • Sleeps 8 maximum (though the cabin can accommodate more, we keep the maximum to 8 guests)... 3 well-appointed private bedrooms (one with 5-star hotel quality king mattress, one with 5-star hotel quality queen mattress, and one with 2 twin futons that convert to 1 queen), 2 queen futons with Comfort Coil mattresses in extra large loft, and 1 twin futon in game room. Plenty of extra pillows, including ultra soft, down-filled, plush pillows. Luxurious linens/bedding and velvety soft Vellux blankets provided for all beds and futons. Plush robes and slippers for the cabin's dry infrared sauna provided. Daily maid service available (inquire with owners to arrange for this and other Concierge services to pamper yourself). NO SMOKING / NO PETS. Evidence of either results in loss of entire security deposit. See Additional Photos via the link below, 'Please click here for more photos' to view our 10 minute SLIDE SHOW with about 100 pictures ! Takes you on a tour of the property !...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Main floor bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Master bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Bottom floor bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • One full bathroom on each of the cabin's three floors. Luxurious linens provided in each. Complimentary Pro Terra shampoo, creme rinse, lotion, and soap provided. Enjoy the peaceful and relaxing, spa-like atmosphere of the sauna room complete with stress-reducing spa accessories (eye mask, neck and back rolls that are microwavable and freezable) and slippers!...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Coosawattee River Resort, unlike any other resort. Nestled in woods of the N. GA mountains with 8,500 acres, it's easy to forget it's a resort. With vast amenities conveniently spread out, it feels more like you're in your own private forest. Service is key as the cabin's owners offer Concierge services to assist you with everything from stocking groceries, to providing local information, to arranging for a Massage or private Chef, to setting up a Wine Tour, to arranging daily maid service, and just about anything to help make this your vacation of a lifetime. Swim, kayak, canoe, tube & fish right off the property's 200' river frontage. Gorgeous, secluded location. Fantastic views of the rushing river from all 4 decks & most rooms! The cabin has a luxurious yet rustic & comfy feel with amenities galore, including your own Sauna, 7-8 person Hot Tub, pool table, electronic dart board, games, puzzles, private master deck, 2nd master with deck, 5-star hotel mattresses/linens and more!...moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:


  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Pool Table


  • Away From It All
  • Romantic


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Shuffleboard
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    The Coosawatte River Resort is nestled at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains...moreless

  • River
  • Waterfront:

    Directly on a 200 ft bend of the Coosawattee River...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Tranquility is located directly on a bend of the beautiful Coosawattee River with ~200' of frontage. The views are simply BREATHTAKING !!! Fishing rods, various sized life jackets and 6 inner tubes provided....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Pier Fishing
  • Racquetball
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting
  • Wind-Surfing

Communication / Internet

  • Fax


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 12 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air & Heat, ceiling fans in most rooms, (additionally we provide portable fans and heaters)...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access:

    High Speed Wireless DSL, using your own laptop computer...moreless

  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    High end linens, including ultra-soft Vellux blankets, high thread count sheets, and an assortment of pillows including down filled and firm pillows...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking Area (2 cars max)...moreless

  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    All local calls are free, long distance accessed by your calling card or other private service....moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet:

    Using your own laptop computer...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Gorgeous floor-to-ceiling stone fireplace, plus large outdoor fire-pit area by the river with Adirondack chairs and log seating...moreless


  • Blender
  • Catering Available:

    Arrange for a romantic catered dinner at home, or for larger groups... Catering can be arranged, contact owner for details...moreless

  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Stainless steel appliances, beautiful granite counter tops, kitchen island with seating for two...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio:

    (5) Total of 4 furnished Decks (one is private off master bedroom) with river view and sounds of the rapids, PLUS Front Porch comfortably furnished...moreless

  • Gated Community
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Raft
  • Tennis Court
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway To Water
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    (3) 3 Swimming Pools in resort - 1 which is Indoor/Heated...moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    7-person hot tub on Lower Deck...moreless

  • Indoor Pool
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna:

    Indoor, Private 3-4 Person Infra-Red Sauna on Basement Level in spa setting...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates


  • CRR Resort Gate Fee $25
  • Cabin Cleaning Fee $90
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
  • Tax Rate 12%


Base rate - first two guests

$15 add'l per nt, per guest over two

$25 Resort Gate Fee

$90 Cleaning Fee

May - Sep & all Holiday stays require min of 7 nights

Sep - Apr stays require min of 3 nights

Receive one night FREE when staying 7 non-holiday nights.(equal to base rate of $155 for two people)

NO SMOKING & NO PETS - sorry, due to past damages & subsequent expenses involved, can't do either

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100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 11/26/2015
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Tranquility at River's Bend... This wonderful retreat sits on a large expanse of the Coosawattee River front where the river bends to form what looks like two rivers heading to and away from the cabin. **Incredible, One-Of-A-Kind Views**! From the waterside fire pit, cabin decks and windows, you hear rushing water as it travels over rocks forming the whitewater effect. These navigable waters lead to nearby Carters Lake (the deepest lake in GA) in one direction & the meeting of the Ellijay & Cartecay Rivers in the other. Mountains, waterfalls, scenic highways, lakes, rivers all abound in the Ellijay area of the gorgeous north Georgia mountains. Great day trips... approx. 15 mi. to Blue Ridge, GA; 38 mi. to Blairsville, GA, Dahlonega, GA, and the Appalachian Trail head; 60 mi. to Murphy, NC & Chattanooga, TN; 65 mi. to Helen, GA; 75 mi. to Atlanta, GA. Take a drive and enjoy the lush greenery, mountainous terrain, winding rivers, and waterfalls of Ellijay and its surrounding areas!

Other Activities: Fishing & tubing right at the property's edge (poles, tubes, & life vests included).

Golf: If you can pull yourself away from Tranquility at River's Bend... challenge yourself to some north Georgia Mountain golf. Check out the public 4.5 star White Path Golf Course, with 18 holes over 6,139 yards and a par of 72, only minutes away...

Ski: Water skiing on pristine Carters Lake, only a few minutes from Tranquility at River's Bend... also, Lake Blue Ridge, a bit further.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

Why the Owner Chose Ellijay:
This place engulfed us in it's peace and tranquility from the moment we first stepped inside... The river view and sounds are just mesmerizing and spectacular. So many of our guests have reported back to us how they felt the peace so profoundly and how their cares just seemed to melt away. We still feel that ourselves every time we visit Tranquility.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Fantastic river frontage, with access and incredible views

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • The river's left bend & rapids from 3rd deck swing

    The river's left bend & rapids from 3rd deck swing

  • Winter Wonderland!

    Winter Wonderland!

  • Lounge around the firepit, watch river otters play

    Lounge around the firepit, watch river otters play

  • River side of Tranquility's 3 levels, 4th deck

    River side of Tranquility's 3 levels, 4th deck

  • Bedroom w/Queen 5-star mattress, River View, Deck

    Bedroom w/Queen 5-star mattress, River View, Deck

  • Floor-ceiling wood burning fireplace, TV/DVD/VCR

    Floor-ceiling wood burning fireplace, TV/DVD/VCR

  • Comfy seating w/river view

    Comfy seating w/river view

  • front porch sitting area

    front porch sitting area

  • View of furnished 4th deck & the River below

    View of furnished 4th deck & the River below

  • Relax on comfy 4th deck

    Relax on comfy 4th deck

  • Sit & gaze at beautiful fall colors

    Sit & gaze at beautiful fall colors

  • Relax on comfy 4th deck overlooking river, firepit

    Relax on comfy 4th deck overlooking river, firepit

  • Let cares fade away in the 7-8 person hot tub

    Let cares fade away in the 7-8 person hot tub

  • Gas grill main deck, picnic table at other end

    Gas grill main deck, picnic table at other end

  • Luxurious King Suite w/Private Deck & River Views

    Luxurious King Suite w/Private Deck & River Views

  • Huge loft, 2 Q-size futons, Wireless DSL Access

    Huge loft, 2 Q-size futons, Wireless DSL Access

  • Boardgames/Elec Darts/Puzzles,Sauna,2nd TV/DVD/VCR

    Boardgames/Elec Darts/Puzzles,Sauna,2nd TV/DVD/VCR

  • Huge Loft, 2 Q-size futons

    Huge Loft, 2 Q-size futons

  • Fish-eye lens view

    Fish-eye lens view

  • Basement


  • Bedroom


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This listing was first published here in 2006.

Date last modified - Friday, November 27, 2015

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