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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
"We could not have been more happy with our stay at Five Ridge Bluff. Took the kids on the hiking trail, where they met and played with Buster and Dixie. Kids had a great time on the trail, sitting around the campfire, playing with the dogs. Super easy indoor fireplace - LOVE the on/off switch!!!! Instructions to find property were spot on, no issue finding the cabin. View from the cabin was beautiful, pictures just do not do it justice. Cabin and property were very clean and well kept up. Communication with Mike was super easy, had no problems at all. This was a great getaway from the city, and definitely made some great family memories! Will be back again in the fall to check out all of the Apple related festivities!"
Guest: Chad M.Date of Stay: December 2014Review Submitted: December 26, 2014
"It was the perfect place, & the perfect time. My family & friends that visited me loved it. I had it for a month & It was very relaxing, tubing, hiking, & sitting. All my woes were gone. Hilda & Allen the managers were easy to work with. Very Nice!"
Guest: Happy LadyDate of Stay: August 2014Review Submitted: September 11, 2014