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150-Yr-Old Restored Cabin: Stay 3 Nights and Get a 4th Night Free!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps up to 7 adults & 4 kids)

Located an hour north of Atlanta in the gated mountain community of Big Canoe, this one-of-a-kind rustic log cabin is truly unlike anything you've ever seen.

And for a limited time this summer, pay for 3 nights and get a 4th night free.

The cabin was originally built in Virginia in the mid-1800s and features hand-hewn chestnut logs 26 feet long and over 20 feet wide. In the spring of 2005, the original structure was carefully dismantled, and the logs were tagged and shipped to their new home in north Georgia. Over the next two years the cabin was re-assembled, and a new wing was added on the rear to house a large kitchen and dining area.

A stacked-stone fireplace soaring over 20 feet high greets you as you walk throuhe front door. Overlooking the main room is a loft bedroom (plus a full bath with a clawfoot tub). Kids will love the bunk room on the main floor that features beds hand-made from reclaimed barn timbers.

As you walk from the main cabin on your way to the kitchen, you'll pass by an oversized and inviting window seat that's perfect for an afternoon nap. The flooring and walls in this cozy room are also treasures from the original Virginia cabin. Overhead, timbers and ceiling boards from a second hundred-year-old cabin add to your journey back in time.

Upon entering the kitchen, you'll find all the amenities and conveniences of a contemporary suburban home, with accents such as granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. But there are still reminders of days gone by. The farmhouse table was fashioned from decades-old barn wood and sections of logs that were unused in the cabin re-construction process. Overhead, exposed rafters are yet more remnants from an early settler's cabin. A large screen porch off the kitchen offers you a great place to relax. The custom-built swing is seven feet long and literally large enough to sleep on, flanked by a one-of-a-kind outdoor recliner that affords you a great view of the creek below.

With two more bedrooms and a full bath downstairs, you'll have ample accommodations for up to eight or more.

Keywords: Mountain Cabin

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2017

Amenities

Big Canoe Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Loft Bedroom - 1 queen , The queen bed in the loft also has its own full bath.
    Bedroom 3 - 3 queen , The queen bed on the ground floor shares a full bath.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , The second bedroom on the ground floor has a full bed.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 bunk bed , The main floor features a set of bunk beds ideal for kids.
  • Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1) ., Child Beds (1) The window seat can double as a child's bed and also features a trundle bed., Bunk Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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150-Yr-Old Restored Cabin: Stay 3 Nights and Get a 4th Night Free!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 27 reviews
Dothan, AL
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5-star Awesomeness

  • 5 of 5

Your cabin was so much better than we expected! Everyone was completely "Wowed" by a 150yo cabin that could be so warm and inviting. The mix of pioneer and contemporary strikes all the right notes. The toughest choices were which direction to explore; which bedroom to claim; and which porch to hangout on...lots of time spend strumming and chatting on both.

We spent a lot of time gathered in the kitchen and on the screened in porch. In fact, we were seated around the breakfast table when two black bears peeked in at us as they wandered across the embankment outside the back door. It was amazing to watch them pick they way through the trees and amble across the creek and up the other slope! Sitting quietly in the early morning also allowed us to view deer and wild turkey forage. What a fantastic way to restore and rejuvenate your soul!

The owner was great to work with: from reservations, questions and/or directions, Jay worked with us every inch of the way. Everything was clean and presentable upon arrival. I cannot adequately explain how wonderful the weekend was but "thank you"! It was a guys escape but I'm hoping to capture lightning in the bottle twice by returning with our women-folk!

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Christmas Holiday

  • 5 of 5

We rented this cabin for a Christmas Holiday to bring our family from all over the county to one place. It ended up as one of the most amazing Christmas Holidays we have had. The home was warm and welcoming. To our surprise, their was a Christmas tree which just topped off our expectations. The home was clean and well stocked with everything anyone would need to stay for any length of time. We would highly recommend this property. Thank you to the owner for sharing this property with our family.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Carrollton, GA
4

Girls Retreat

  • 4 of 5

We LOVED the rustic charm mixed with the modern appliances. This home is decorated with the items that our parents or grandparents would have used growing up. Swinging on the back porch swing, listening to the running creek, talking about old times was awesome. We would STRONGLY recommend a 4WD type vehicle for all the hills and steep driveways. We go on girls trips (as often as we can) and stay at different locations to be able to explore new areas. Big Canoe is HUGE! Due to personal and medical setbacks we were unable to venture through the whole community. We are really looking forward to coming back. Jay, You are an awesome man. Thank you for your generosity!

Tina, Pam and Robin

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Unique cabin, lovely views!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at this unique cabin. We had enough space for everyone to spread out, and our group of seven (four adults, three teens/pre-teens) was very comfortable. The layout was good for two families to share.

The cabin combines rustic charm and modern comforts. Great kitchen (the table is perfect for cards!) The kids had fun exploring the creek beside the house. We took a late-night trip to the ballfield for some stargazing - incredible! We even had a few days of flurries, which made the cabin even more beautiful!

The owner, Jay, was easy to reach, and prompt to reply. We would not hesitate to rent from him again.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

150-Year-Old Restored Log Cabin

  • 5 of 5

Has a very enjoyable stay. I was in the area for my daughter's wedding and it really fit the bill. Seemed like the best value around, and I hope to be able to stay there again to visit with my family. We underutilized the cabin as it would be very comfortable with about eight people. Communication and transaction with the owner were clear, and concise. We had torrential downpours during our stay so we did not use the trails, but they look inviting as well. I would highly recommend.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2013
  • Stayed: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ashley Godwin

  • 5 of 5

We went up to Big Canoe for my cousin's wedding. It was spectacular!! The cabin is amazing! It is beautifully decorated. We loved the trails that run beside the cabin. I would defiantly recommend this place. I can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: May 15, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Big Canoe Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$159
$999
$1,999
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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