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Secluded-Cabin-Large Deck+Porch $110-$112 night - Private Guesthouse Additional

Clayton, GA, USA
  • Cabin
  • Bedrooms2
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 - 3 nights

2 bedrooms 1.5 bath plus Guest House w/king bed + full bath (extra rental fee)

'Cottontail Cottage in the Woods.' Private, Charming 2-bedroom cabin with an extra Guesthouse; in the woods, so enchanting that you will be looking for Goldie Locks and the Three Bears!

Quiet, private and secluded in the forest of the beautiful North Georgia Blue Ridge Mountains. Only 3, mountain miles, from town, shopping and restaurants...but a million miles from the hustle and bustle of crowded city life.

All wood interiors. Newly furnished. Fully stocked with everything you could possibly need for that fun weekend getaway, a romantic honeymoon or family vacation. While-a-way a lazy afternoon in a rocking chair on the screened porch, cook out on the large deck or go for a hike in the woods. Please don't feed the bears!

Guest Comments: We don’t want to leave! It’s been a wonderful little getaway! Cottontail Cottage is first class; it’s the first cabin that we’ve stayed in that wasn’t furnished with used stuff and hand-me-downs! Warm ambiance, great view and lovely accommodations. So glad we found you and can’t wait to return. Thank you, Ann, Barb and Sherri, Orlando, FL

Oh, what a wonderful week we spent here at Cottontail Cottage! We immediately felt at home. The fresh air, the natural sounds and the friendly people. That’s just like the countryside in Germany, where we grew up. On the days the sun was shining we went out for long hikes. We especially liked the Chatooga River. The Sandy Ford Area with Dick’s Creek Falls was our favorite. We didn’t care about the rainy days as long as we knew that we could come back home, take a hot shower, and cook a wonderful dinner. There is still a lot left we have to explore. Hopefully we will have the pleasure to return to Cottontail Cottage. Thorsten, Sandra & Sophia, Key

More Guest Comments: As fate would have it, we have had a memorable weekend at Cottontail Cottage. We experienced the incredible scenery, really amazing! It was also a treat to sit on the front porch and do nothing! Thank you for being so kind and we will also treasure our time here at your “little piece of heaven.” Barry and Joanna, Myakka City FL. What an amazing cottage-the pictures don’t do it justice!!! We found comfort, peace….and a calm quiet we haven’t had in a long time. You guys thought of everything-we felt pampered & we can’t thank you enough. We’ll definitely be back & I’m sure we’ll be sending others to enjoy the same experience we had! Thanks again! Cheryl & Chris, Brian & Tricia, SC

Gorgeous! The maples are just beautiful this time of year and ending the day with a roaring fire is perfection. We love the antique lanterns and all the extra touches- it’s obvious how much care and thought went into this place. What a wonderful retreat – Thank you! Ann & Marc, Atlanta, GA

and still more Guest Comments: Thank you very much for letting us use “your little cabin” to help us celebrate our 39th anniversary! We were very much impressed with your hospitality & your concern to make sure we had everything we needed. We will be coming back & will recommend your cabins to others. Hope to see you soon! Cecil & Barbara, GA

Sure glad we found you! The cottage is beautiful & I have never seen any place so clean – neat and well decorated. You are delightful landlords and we really enjoyed our stay. Mary & Dick, FL

Thanks so much for a lovely relaxing stay. We especially enjoyed the calm of a grilled dinner on the porch after our whitewater rafting trip. We’ll definitely be back – maybe next time with the kids! Perry & Cindy, Lexington, SC

Property Manager

Peter or Debbie

Member Since 2007
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Calendar last updated:
Apr 09, 2018
About Peter or Debbie

We came to the North Georgia Mountains for a visit and fell in love with the majestic beauty of these Blue Ridge Mountains! We moved here because of the people! The good folks here are so friendly, warm and caring. We have been renting Cottontail Cottage in the Woods for more than 11 years and based on customer comments and reviews....we have maintained a consistent 5-star excellent rating with Home Away and VRBO. We treat everyone who stays at our cabin as if they are guests in our own home. We have met truly wonderful guests and lucky for us, a few have moved here and we have become very close friends! Just being in our Mountains makes you feel like you've found a little piece of heaven! Read on to see what our guests have written about their stay at Cottontail Cottage and their own "little pieces of heaven" which they have discovered.....

Why Peter or Debbie chose Clayton

Thank you for letting us enjoy your beautiful cabin. We have loved our stay & hope that we can take advantage of coming & staying in the future. This place has a great energy that relaxes and comforts all that stay. We did not get to enjoy all the sights, but there really was no need. We found that this place offered all the beauty, peace & tranquility that one could hope to find. This has been the perfect cabin escape & we leave recharged & refreshed. Thank you, Michael & Kellie, SC Gorgeous! The maples are just beautiful this time of year and ending the day with a roaring fire is perfection. We love the antique lanterns and all the extra touches- it’s obvious how much care and thought went into this place. What a wonderful retreat – Thank you! Ann & Marc, Atlanta, GA


    • Internet
    • Pets Welcome
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen, Master Bath
      • Bedroom 2
        1 queen
      • Optional Guesthouse
        1 king, Guesthouse for added accommodations - additional rental fee.
      • The more recently built Outbuilding, a separate Guesthouse, offers extra sleeping with it's own rocking chair porch. King-size bed, TV and roomy full bathroom. Great for in-laws, parents, grandparents or another couple. Extra Rental Fee for this private Guesthouse.


      • 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Bathroom
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Bathroom 3 - Guesthouse
        toilet, combination tub/shower, Outbuilding
      • Bathroom
        toilet, Downstairs Powder Room
      • Clean fresh fluffy towels, soaps and all paper goods are furnished.

      Location Type

        • Mountain
        • Mountain View
        • Rural
        • Village


            • Adventure
            • Away From It All
            • Budget
            • Family
            • Historic
            • Romantic
            • Sports & Activities
            • Tourist Attractions


                • Guests provide their own meals


                    • Living Room
                    • Activities Guide
                    • Alarm Clock
                    • Basic Soaps
                    • Ceiling Fans
                    • Clothes Dryer
                    • Fireplace
                      Firewood and starter logs provided. Also, there's an outdoor fire pit for roasting marshmallows!!
                    • Firewood
                    • Hair Dryer
                    • Heating
                    • Internet
                      Wi-Fi Available
                    • Iron & Board
                    • Linens Provided
                    • Air Conditioning
                    • Local Activities Guide
                    • Local Maps
                    • Local Restaurant Guide
                    • Paper Towels
                    • Parking
                    • Parking Off Street
                    • Telephone
                      3 telephones and FREE long distance calls.
                    • Toilet Paper
                    • Towels Provided
                    • Washing Machine
                    • Wood Fireplace
                    • Wood Stove


                        • Ice Maker
                        • 4 Ring Stove
                        • Coffee Maker
                        • Cooking Utensils
                        • Dishes & Utensils
                        • Dishwasher
                        • Freezer
                        • Grill
                        • Blender
                        • Kitchen
                        • Microwave
                        • Oven
                        • Pantry Items
                        • Refrigerator
                        • Stove
                        • Toaster


                            • Dining
                              Table extends to accommodate 6 or more.
                            • Dining Area
                            • comfy seating for 6 people


                                • Games
                                • Audio Tape Player
                                • Books for Adults
                                • Books for Kids
                                • CD Player
                                • DVD Player
                                • Game Room
                                • Books
                                • Games for Kids
                                • Radio
                                • Satellite / Cable
                                  Dish TV
                                • Stereo
                                • Television
                                  Satellite TV in optional Guesthouse also.
                                • VCR
                                • Video Library


                                    • Barbecue
                                    • Boat
                                      Three huge lakes in Rabun County with many boat rental companies. They rent anything from sport boats for skiing to pontoon boats for cruising; half day, full day and more.
                                    • Deck / Patio
                                    • Golf
                                      Several Golf Courses nearby, including a 9-hole municipal course and two world class Country Club Golf Courses open to the public.
                                    • Kayak / Canoe
                                      Just a few minutes from World Class Whitewater Rafting on the famous Wild & Scenic Chattooga River! Major Guide and Outfitting companies to choose from.
                                    • Lawn / Garden
                                      Fire pit for roasting marshmallows and making S'mores!
                                    • Outdoor Grill
                                      Propane outdoor grill and covered cooking station.
                                    • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                    • Screen Porch / Veranda
                                    • Wood Deck


                                        • Long-term Renters Welcome


                                            • live theater
                                            • autumn foliage
                                            • cinemas
                                            • forests
                                            • health/beauty spa
                                            • library
                                            • churches
                                            • marina
                                            • museums
                                            • recreation center
                                            • restaurants
                                            • waterfalls
                                            • winery tours

                                              Leisure Activities

                                                • paddle boating
                                                • antiquing
                                                • boating
                                                • eco tourism
                                                • horseback riding
                                                • bird watching
                                                • scenic drives
                                                • shopping
                                                • sight seeing
                                                • walking
                                                • wildlife viewing

                                                  Local Services & Businesses

                                                    • ATM/bank
                                                    • fitness center
                                                    • groceries
                                                    • hospital
                                                    • massage therapist
                                                    • medical services

                                                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                        • mountain climbing
                                                        • cycling
                                                        • fishing
                                                        • fly fishing
                                                        • freshwater fishing
                                                        • golf
                                                        • hiking
                                                        • hunting
                                                        • jet skiing
                                                        • kayaking
                                                        • mountain biking
                                                        • equestrian events
                                                        • mountaineering
                                                        • rafting
                                                        • rock climbing
                                                        • sailing
                                                        • skiing
                                                        • swimming
                                                        • tennis
                                                        • water skiing
                                                        • water tubing
                                                        • whitewater rafting


                                                            • Family, Couples, Adventurers of all Ages, Honeymoons & Weddings

                                                              House Rules

                                                              Check-in: 3:00 PM

                                                              Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                              Cancellation Policy

                                                              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                              41 Reviews


                                                              Latest reviews

                                                              Nice Cabin with great views

                                                              Jeff D.

                                                              The cabin is close to Clayton and many hiking trails, yet it feels very remote and secluded. It has great views, and plenty of space. The owners were very nice and accommodating.

                                                              Great little secluded cottage for a peaceful vacation!

                                                              Arlyce S.

                                                              Cottage was exactly as described and fully equipped with all the necessities. Everything was wonderful!!

                                                              A beautiful home away from home (with welcome cookies!)

                                                              Ashley V.Tucker, GA

                                                              We were visiting Clayton for a family gathering, and four adults with two dogs stayed at Cottontail Woods. From the moment we pulled into the driveway, we knew this was going to be a wonderful place! First, the property is set in a beautiful setting on a lovely piece of land not far from town. The view is fantastic, and the outdoor space is incredible! A perfect place for entertaining and enjoying the surroundings. The house is a home away from home, filled with all the things you could possibly need to make your stay comfortable and complete! We were even greeted by a plate full of fresh baked cookies! A magnificent touch to make you feel immediately at home. And I cannot forget the local, very friendly dog "Blu" who greeted us and was absolutely precious. The home was very clean, and the beds were very comfortable and provided us with a great night's sleep. The kitchen amenities included everything you could possibly need, and there was even a nice grill on the porch with a variety of grilling utensils.

                                                              Peter and Debbie have really taken the time to make this home very special for guests, and the pride in their home definitely shows. Plus, they are absolutely fantastic to work with and amazing hosts - readily available to answer any questions and to make your arrival warm and inviting. Our stay was truly enjoyable and we will definitely be back!

                                                              Serene and gorgeous

                                                              Amanda (Mendi) E.

                                                              What a peaceful stay at a great cabin in the woods. Peter was very friendly and we enjoyed the solace of this Georgia mountain gem!!

                                                              Extremely nice, well appointed and everything we needed for an enjoyable week.

                                                              John S.

                                                              We had a great time the cabin was extremely convenient for what we enjoy doing in the Clayton area

                                                              Love, Love, Love this mountain home!

                                                              Ann W.

                                                              We have been coming to the Clayton area for about 13 years. The place we usually stay at was not available. So we searched VRBO and this diamond in the mountains appeared! We visit Clayton from Wisconsin because our Grand-kids live in the area. From the start of the first email until our departure, Debbie & Peter were wonderful! It was great that Peter met us to give us the house tour! It poured rain for two days during our stay and it was such a pleasure to have the big screened in porch to do activities with our Grand-kids. The house was FULLY furnished with all of the necessities! You truly do just need to bring your PJ's, maybe add tooth brush to that as well! We look forward to our next visit!

                                                              Thank you for such wonderful hospitality Debbie & Peter!!

                                                              ps, The plate of home made cookies were AMAZING!!


                                                              Clayton, GA, USA

                                                              World class whitewater rafting, kayaking, trout fishing, hiking, walking, boating, rock climbing, mountain exploring, wildflower hunting. Go antique shopping in nearby Dillard or Highlands, search for the perfect piece at quaint local art galleries, or join in at the local auction or flea market. Hop in the car and take a relaxing drive and discover breathtaking mountain vistas, daydream by a waterfall or find a cool place by the lake and take a snooze! Other Activities: World Class - White water rafting - wild & scenic rivers

                                                              Rates & Availability

                                                              Additional information about rental rates

                                                              Cleaning Fee
                                                              Tax Rate

                                                              3-Night MINIMUM STAY during Peak Season 2-Night MINIMUM STAY for one couple off-season or last minute; extra Rental Fee for more than one couple. Extra Rental Fee for Holidays Extra Rental Fee for Guesthouse $150 + tax. Pets are considered-please tell us about your pet.

                                                              41 Reviews
                                                              Exceptional 5/5
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