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River Rest: Luxury Cabin with Hot Tub on a Trophy Trout Stream

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A view facing the lane (on the left) by the house and driveway (right).

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Last updated: 05/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

River Rest is THE perfect place to stay for a quiet, luxury destination that is nestled beside a pristine, flowing trout stream.

We are ideal for 1-2 adult couples. We may not be suitable for people who have difficulties with steps, families with small children or those needing a rough-and-tumble facility.

We feature distinctive traditional and antique furnishings, a hot tub, on-site fishing in a trophy trout stream, situated on a quiet, secluded lane in Coosawattee River Resort. (2 night minimum)

Push aside the laptop (although we have WiFi if you can't), cell, fax machine, and pager. Spend time strolling up and down the lane by the house, fishing in the private waters of a trophy trout stream, unwinding in the hot tub, gazing at a star-studded clear night, and bathing in the noises that surround this this north Georgia retreat: tree frogs at night, the rush of the burbling creek 24/7 from the comfort of the screened porch. You deserve the rest-and-relaxation. We offer the ideal location that is secluded, yet not isolated from the amenities you need.

Most Popular amenities
... breathtaking beauty of the cabin location
... floating and wading in a private stretch of a refreshing mountain stream
... excellent fly fishing in a trophy trout stream by the cabin
... Beautiful furnishings
... Cozy, at home feel
... hot tub for 5 (delightfully warm on cool spring and summer nights)
... Wireless internet
... 50 feet away from a burbling trout stream
... affordable
... lending library
... OVER 250'private creek frontage on Mountaintown Creek,
up-and-coming trophy trout stream in Georgia
... convenient distance to sevices
and local attractions

We are a 15 minute drive off Interstate 515 in North Georgia, a 30 minute drive from Amicalola Falls State park, a 25 minute drive from Blue Ridge, a 15-20 minute drive from several apple orchards, 10 minute drive from the fabulous Ellijay Apple Festival, and no distance at all from one of the most beautiful sections of Mountaintown Creek. It's a secluded cabin on a private drive in a REFRESHING environment that has something elegant and enjoyable for all styles and preferences: trout FISHING and TUBING in your FRONT YARD, a hot tub, a clean, mountain creek to spash in, gourmet kitchen, cozy den for the enjoyment of TV, a wood burning FIREPLACE, and a welcoming decor.

The cabin is also near other exciting, outdoor activity sites (golf course, horse back riding, hiking, mountain biking, white water rafting).

Our creek front cabin is spacious and will comfortably accommodate 2-4 adult friends, a family of 4, or 2 couples traveling together. It's of course, ideal for a romantic getaway for two.

River Rest is nestled in a secluded area on the Mountaintown Creek: only four other cabins nearby. One cabin is next door to River Rest, the others are not visible from our property. There are no properties within sight across the creek from us, just beautiful undeveloped wooded land. All paved roads, up until the last mile before the cabin. Then, the road turns to gravel, but it is accessible for all types of vehicles. The air seems to feel just a little bit lighter and cooler, and the sleep is always much deeper and peaceful here. It's a short 15-minute drive from the Ellijay square and local grocery, shopping, and dining options.

The creek by the cabin is a TROUT fisher's local pilgrimage site and flows like a gentle river: about 60 feet wide, 1 to 4 feet deep, and perfect for fly fishing, wading, and floating. Local ANGLERS call Mountain town Creek 'one the most picturesque and beautiful trout streams in North Georgia and is quietly becoming one of the best trophy trout streams in the state.'

Enjoy the beauty of a unique, Native American fishtrap in the Mountaintown creek on cabin property. In the morning, wake to a dip in the hot tub or creek, followed by a breakfast on the porch with brewed coffee, pancakes, syrup, and local apples. At night, wrap yourself in a cotton throw on the screened porch and listen to the burbling water. Tubes for floating are provided in season.

This beautiful creek front cabin features unique, traditional décor and amenities. The first floor has 1 bedroom with a queen-sized pencil post bed, 1 bathroom which was updated recently with shower and tub, den, kitchen, dining area with breakfast table, and screened porch and deck.

The second floor has 1 bedroom with 1 queen-sized, post bed, 1 bathroom which was updated recently with a shower, loft with sleeper sofa, and large walk-in closet. All one-of-a-kind furnishings are selected to make you feel at home.

The screened porch has charming, white wicker furniture including a dining table that seats 4, ceiling fans, and rocking chairs. You'll want to sit and stay as long as possible to play some checkers, read a book, or dine with friends and family. The deck has a picnic table for four, and is a great spot for morning coffee.

The HOT TUB is an easy few steps from the door. It is private, faces an undeveloped creekfront lot, seats 5 people, and is accessible from the deck with a great view of the creek.

Last, and our favorite, the cabin has a small and growing 'Lending LIBRARY.' Need a book to read while you are here? Can't finish it during your stay? Fine. Keep it and return it upon your next stay. Leave a book for our other guests if you bring one of your own.

Your friends and family will thank you for selecting a special place for building memories, having fun, and relaxing. River Rest offers a home away from home. You need the rest, and you're always at home at River Rest.



Keywords: quiet, romantic, waterfront, trout fishing, family, cabin, north georgia mountain, honeymoon, anniversary,

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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Rentals require one person 25+ years of age. No high school or college groups...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Smoking/incense use in cabin is not allowed. Violations of this policy involves loss of $500 deposit....moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Located on a secluded dead end lane, only 4 other cabins nearby lending library of books, ceiling fans throughout,...moreless

Entertainment

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Satellite TV is located in den. TV in 1st floor den and 2nd floor bedroom have DVD, no Satellite connection to TV in Bedrooms....moreless

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Waterfront:

    cabin is 50' from the edge of Mountaintown Creek an up-and-coming trophy trout stream, easy access for anglers and waders...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming

Dining

  • Dining Area

General

  • Linens Provided:

    all cotton, 300+ thread count sheets, feather pillows, towels for the bathroom, hot tub, and creek...moreless

  • Telephone:

    (2) local calls...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    non-toxic, biodegradable detergent provided...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    A small amount of wood is provided from September through February...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Local chef who prepares meals at the cabin...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    quality pots, pans, cutlery, and other tools for cooking and baking...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, gas cooktop and oven...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Lanai / Gazebo:

    overlooking the creek a screened deck, with white wicker furniture (dining table for 4, sofa and side chairs and rockers)...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    seats 5 people, very private, offering a view of the creek as well as the adjacent, wooded lot...moreless

 

Reviews

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


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Resort Gate Fee $26
  • Housekeeping $80
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

2 night minimum. Independence Day (July4th, 4 night minimum) Nightly Rental Rate of $137/$157 for reservations for 2 people, plus $17 a night for additional people. Maximum 4 people. Total charges include the Rental Rate PLUS hotel/motel taxes (10%), Resort Gate fee ($26), and housekeeping. All reservations require a Rental Agreement and Security Deposit processed as an authorization, not an actual charge.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.


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Last updated: 05/21/2015
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Whitepath Golf course, Ellijay, Georgia
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Highway 515

Car: Necessary

Located an easy 10 minute drive from the annual Apple Festival, 15 minute drive from Historic Ellijay, and other attractions near and in Ellijay. 25 minute drive from Amicalola Falls State Park, 25 minute drive from several white water rafting or equestrian riding facilities.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: Our family lives a short distance from Ellijay. We take pride in offering River Rest to guests, and make use of the cabin for personal use when our schedules permit.

Why the Owner Chose Ellijay:
My family purchased this property a few years ago, after falling in love with the beauty of Mountaintown creek that flows by us as well as the quiet, dead-end lane where the cabin is located. In addition, we like the Ellijay area, because it represents a sharp departure from the cookie-cutter, over crowded, mountain vacation destinations we have seen elsewhere. Ellijay and the surrounding area offers our family ample options with regard to outdoor activities as well as the chance to be together away from the hustle and bustle of life.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
This cabin reflects the touch of an interior decorator, and our personal preferences with regard to furnishings. We think that the decor as well as the cabin location offer a unique destination for guests.


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Photos

  • A view facing the lane (on the left) by the house and driveway (right).

    A view facing the lane (on the left) by the house and driveway (right).

  • Out front --Mountaintown Creek-- an up-and-coming trophy trout stream!

    Out front --Mountaintown Creek-- an up-and-coming trophy trout stream!

  • Share a meal, share an experience, in the dining area.

    Share a meal, share an experience, in the dining area.

  • Snuggle by the fire with a book, movie, or someone special

    Snuggle by the fire with a book, movie, or someone special

  • Charming 1st floor bathroom

    Charming 1st floor bathroom

  • View of the Loft from the 2nd floor bedroom.... unique...private

    View of the Loft from the 2nd floor bedroom.... unique...private

  • The Loft  .... lovely as it is inviting  .......

    The Loft .... lovely as it is inviting .......

  • Peaceful, scenic, relaxing place for morning coffee on the deck.

    Peaceful, scenic, relaxing place for morning coffee on the deck.

  • New Nordic Hot tub, great location, location, location! BBQ grill to the left!

    New Nordic Hot tub, great location, location, location! BBQ grill to the left!

  • The Screened Porch, best spot for a cool breeze, view of the creek, or a nap

    The Screened Porch, best spot for a cool breeze, view of the creek, or a nap

  • A place for all seasons ...

    A place for all seasons ...

  • Step into the gently flowing trout stream in front of the cabin

    Step into the gently flowing trout stream in front of the cabin

  • Spacious, fully stocked kitchen with granite countertops. Perfect for you.

    Spacious, fully stocked kitchen with granite countertops. Perfect for you.

  • First floor bathroom, ... shower/tub, and all around beautiful

    First floor bathroom, ... shower/tub, and all around beautiful

  • Second Floor Bedroom, fills with sounds of the burbling creek by night

    Second Floor Bedroom, fills with sounds of the burbling creek by night

  • Full bathroom located just of the 2nd floor bedroom

    Full bathroom located just of the 2nd floor bedroom

  • Front door access, and view of the deck.

    Front door access, and view of the deck.

  • Enjoy our new Nordic hot tub: release, relax, and unwind.

    Enjoy our new Nordic hot tub: release, relax, and unwind.

  • Screened Porch, view from the entrance from the deck

    Screened Porch, view from the entrance from the deck

  • Rock, rest, and enjoy this cozy corner on the Screened Porch

    Rock, rest, and enjoy this cozy corner on the Screened Porch

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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/21/2015
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