'Just a Step Away' - a Very Private Cabin(62 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cabin, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)
Two full bedrooms, large loft and sofa beds provide sleeping for up to 6 adults comfortably. Two large bathrooms and a washer and dryer provide facilities for all guests’ cleaning needs. The kitchen is well appointed, including a large refrigerator, a dishwasher and a full size gas range and stove.
There is Direct TV, phone service and DSL WiFi, a sound system, and central heat and air. The atmosphere from a real wood burning stone fireplace, with a gas starter, makes it feel like camping without 'roughing it.' Firewood is provided.
There are lots fun things to do in this area. Hiking abounds: the Benton MacKaye and the Appalachian Trails heads are about 12 miles away on Springer Mountain, and there are numerous hiking trails close by that lead to several waterfalls, a swinging bridge, and spectacular mountain views. Fishing opportunities in the numerous trout streams and in area mountain lakes are plentiful and cater to all skill levels. The kayaking and tubing opportunities on the Cartecay and Toccoa rivers are very close by and the shuttle services are inexpensive and easy to navigate. More challenging guided white water rafting is a short drive away, as well. Mountain bike trails and horseback riding are also easy to locate and enjoy.
Beautiful downtown Ellijay is about 15 miles away. Ellijay has numerous antique shops and art galleries and small eateries. Ellijay is host to an apple festival in October, while the numerous orchards are open all year long and have tours, some offer hayrides and petting areas for the kids. The city of Blue Ridge is about 25 miles from this cabin. Blue Ridge offers old-fashioned train rides along the Toccoa River and plenty of shops, restaurants and bars to enjoy as well. The entire area is rich with history and southern culture and charm.
The mountains of northwest Georgia are not overly touristy or trashy. The locals have character are pleasant and eager to please visitors. Simply driving through this naturally beautiful area is a scenic adventure. Come see for yourself, and I’m sure you’ll have a difficult time keeping this place a secret!
Keywords: private, frontage, creek, view, Ellijay, Aska, Blue Ridge, fishing, hot tub, screened porch, dogs, pets, Just a Step Away, log cabin, fireplace, romantic, wildlife, adventure, hiking, mountains, country, scenic.
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Member since: 2006
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome:
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- King size beds (2), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (2)
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Secluded screened porch within ear shot of a noisy creek. A primitive fire pit for guest to make a campfire, when appropriate and when the fire will be tended to by responsible adults. There is a horse shoes set under the porch as well to setup in the yard. There are lawn chairs and axes and a rake and shovel under the porch if you need them, as well. Be safe, take care!...moreless
- CD Player
- DVD Player:
- Satellite / Cable:
There is a basic standard home theater sound system. CD's can be played in the DVD player through this system. MP3 1/4 in. aux in jack also available. Currently there are NO Bluetooth speakers, sorry....moreless
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- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Rock Climbing
- Water Skiing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room:
Parking Off Street:
Private drive to the cabin from gravel access road. The road to the cabin is a well maintained single lane gravel road. 4 wheel drive is not necessary, but drive slowly, perhaps in low gear for safety...moreless
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Towels Provided:
- Washing Machine:
- Wood Fireplace:
- Coffee Maker:
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- Pantry Items:
There are two older mountain bikes under the front porch. Guest may use them at their own risk. Helmets are the responsibility of the guests. I can not guaranty the suitability of the bikes. ...moreless
- Deck / Patio:
Kayak / Canoe:
Rentals at the two outfitters, and shuttle services, in Ellijay are available in the summer months. Let me know if you need contact information for them, or recommendations based on your groups needs....moreless
- Lanai / Gazebo:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $25
- Refundable Damage Deposit $300
- Taxes Not included
I accept only US Dollars. All rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed. The first or full payment confirms you are scheduled on the calendar. The final rental payment results in the access codes and information about the property being sent by e-mail. If canceled 14 days or greater before arrival 100% of your money will be refunded. If canceled more than 7 days 50% will be refunded.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Ellijay is host to an apple festival in October, but some of the numerous orchards are open all year long and have tours; some offer hayrides for the kids. Old-fashioned train rides along the river or a visit to an ancient American Indian site can make for a relaxing time in the mountains
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: I am an fly fisherman and hiker and throw pottery which I sell at art festival in the Atlanta area. Please feel free to ask me for some good fishing areas for your particular skill level or the location for some of my favorite hikes.
Why the Owner Chose Ellijay, Georgia, United States of America:
This is a very private and special place that relaxes me every time I make that turn off the main road on my way there.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
I have the creek all to myself and don't have to share, the kitchen is easy to cook in, and the hot tub releases the aches and pains from a good days hiking or fishing in the many area streams filled with trout.
- Primary: Cell: (770) 318-8911 (Georgia, USA) 7709360001
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view of cabin from the path to creek
This is the view from the front door as you arrive.
A kitchen with all a food lover needs to make great meals for those they love.
The upstairs bedroom has a writing desk overlooking the creek.
The hot tub is great for relaxing in after a day of hiking or fishing.
Out the back door there are two grills, one gas, and one charcoal.
Deep swimming or wading hole for cooling off in.
Easy access to the back porch makes loading in and out through the kitchen easy.
Well behaved pets are welcome, with a small fee, to play in the yard with family
And sometimes it snows!
A look back at the Cabin from the woods on a snowy day in January.
Full sized Washer and Dryer for guest use.
Beautiful Autumn view from the front porch, mountain tops in the distance.
Full bath upstairs!
Back porch picnic table for bug-less meals with the whole family.
Stover creek just a step away and very noisy.
Stover Creek is a designated trout stream, where the trout are tricky to catch.
Kids of all ages love exploring the trails that run about the property and creek
Ahh, the turn into the driveway will make you immediately relax.
And sometimes it snows!
The master bathroom is very convenient to the hot tub out on the screened porch
This listing was first published here in 2006.
Date last modified - Sunday, January 15, 2017
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