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Recent Ellijay reviews
Hello seclusion, gorgeous creek, & beautiful home!
"There were 8 of us (4 adults & 4 kiddos) that vacationed here for 5 wonderful nights. The cabin is so homey & has plenty of blankets, pillows, towels, etc. The "noisy" creek is just a stones throw from the house and so much fun to play in. We spent 2 of our 5 days there just playing in the creek. We were pleasantly surprised to find some intertubes there but by the end of the trip 3 of the 4 had gotten holes so we replaced them with new ones from Walmart which was about a 10 minute drive away (they had the same exact $4 tubes).
Beds & futons were very comfy. AC & grill worked great. Kids had a blast in the hot tub. Kitchen had everything we needed (although 1 can opener stripped when I attempted to use it the first time & the backup would barely even puncture the can we were trying to open.....I told the owner though so hopefully that's taken care of). Beware of everyone trying to take a warm shower around the same time of day though since the hot water runs out but that might not be an issue if you have a smaller party. Cabin was very clean for the most part. Each day I'd notice something new around the home. The owners have really gone above & beyond in decorating it with the bear theme. I just loved it!
Each bathroom has a hair dryer & 1 extra roll of TP so we definitely had to buy more. Same goes for paper towels....only 1 roll was given. They provide a bar of soap for each bathroom but that's the extent when it comes to toiletries so bring your own.
This cabin is pretty secluded which I loved. Also, with the 3 levels it allowed me to "get away" if I wanted. We saw some deer and a couple of cranes while we were there. Thank goodness no bears!! But I'm sure they were out there since you are definitely in THEIR backyard. ;-)
If you're up for a fun, mild to moderate hike then try Bear Creek Trail. It's all canopied which was so wonderful since it was July in Georgia. Uuugghh! Even more reason to be happy we had a cool creek to jump in once we got home though! And bring the bug spray people. A lot of it! Another fun place was Build An Arc Animal Rescue. The kids loved it since they got to pet all kinds of animals including bunnies, pigs, horses, baby deer, & goats. And the pony ride was free! It was VERY hot & humid when we went though so I don't think I'd do it again unless the weather was cooler.
Owners were great. If we visit Ellijay again this cabin will be on the top of my list to book again!"
Guest: Shae P.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 17, 2015
"My husband and I just got back from a two night stay and I must say we are more refreshed than if we'd gone somewhere for a week. The home is absolutely gorgeous and stocked with quality linens and kitchen necessities. The drive to the top of the mountain is curvy and a little intimidating if you're not used to mountain roads, but the view and privacy when you reach the top is worth it. Because there is only one house (I think) past this one, there was absolutely no road noise. In fact, other than an occasional dog barking, the only thing we heard was birds (after the neighbor finished mowing). The only issue we had was that the AC unit had frozen up (it could happen anywhere - probably just needs freon) which made it a little uncomfortable in the afternoon, but that night we opened the window and with the fan running it was fine. The unit had thawed out and worked fine by the next morning. I highly recommend this rental to anyone wanting to get away from it all and relax."
Guest: Georgia Farm FamilyDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 20, 2015
"Great secluded cabin, but close enough to town for added adventure. Loved drinking coffee from the dock in the morning and we ALL enjoyed tubing down the river, even my 80 year-old Dad. The cabin itself very clean and spacious. The Peterson's were very helpful and accommodating. We will definitely be returning!"
Guest: ToniDate of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 29, 2015