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'Snuffy's Shack'~Free LD, DSL Internet~7 nights Special $575 Nightly $128

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,100 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Two baths~MBR w/ jacuzzi bath & sleeps 7 Maximum # of guests: 7

Cozy up in this mountain view log cabin located at road's end. Comfortable, secluded ~ it's a real getaway from it all! If mountain hiking is your thing, you're going to love it here! Cabin sits on the edge of the Chattahoochee National Forest, and just 3/10th mile from the Appalachian Trail. GREAT hiking! Work desk with printer, bring laptop. Large L-shaped deck, screened back porch, open front porch, every area with outdoor furniture. Birdwatcher heaven, hummingbirds, occasional deer passing thru, turkey familes spotted, Hightower Mountain scenery from back porch and deck. Attractive furnishings thoughout, board games, DVD and VCR tapes, Direct TV channels, gas grill on deck for cookouts under the stars. The kitchen is fully equipped with anything needed to make a meal and clean up. The dining table seats six. The living room area has a comfortable leather couch, matching leather chair with footstool and a double recliner. A 32-inch television with HD satellite service and two VCR/DVD players. The large master bedroom has a king-sized, very comfortable bed, the master bath has a jacuzzi, a washer and dryer. Upstairs in the large, L-shaped loft ~ one single bed, futon that sleeps 2 and a full sized bed that sleeps 2. A small bath with shower is also in the loft area. FREE FOR OUR GUESTS ~ Internet service and long distance phone service. Free! : DSL Wireless Internet service is provided at Snuffy's Shack free of charge! Please take your laptop for access. The upstaris loft has a skylight, a ceiling fan and there's a door leading a deck. We recommend that children are cautioned and warned about the deck. As new owners in 2007, we replaced the railing because it was not up to code, but children do like to climb and should be watched carefully. The shed has an interesting story re:

the name "Head". The family that owned the cabin before us had that last name and so they labeled the doors and made it look like an outhouse. We thought it was cool enough to keep that way, in fact, we loved it!

More Details

Owner
Gwen Morris
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 24, 2017

About Gwen Morris

Hello! My name is Gwen Morris. My husband, Richard is retired from a 26 year Air Force career and we are both retired from Civil Service. We live in Middle Georgia. I am originally from Ft. Gaines GA and Albany GA. Richard is originally from San Antonio TX and Naples FL. We have two daughters, six grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

We love Snuffy's Shack and we hope our guests love it too!

Gwen Morris purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Gwen Morris chose Hiawassee

Of course, the first thing we noticed was the mountain scenery, it was spectacular the day we came to look at the property. When we stepped into the living room area, it was WOW all over again because the flooring, walls and ceilings are heart of pine. The kitchen is unique with wood cabinet doors made of chicken screen wire. Arriving at the cabin, we entered thru the front porch. After touring the cabin, we stepped outside to a screened in back porch....and a very large deck attached. The master bath has a Jacuzzi. The L-shaped loft upstairs has a small deck attached. This cabin is so unique and beautiful and our family loves coming here to relax. It's the best place in the world to be!

What makes this cabin unique

Free unlimited long distance phone calls to the USA only. Free Windstream DSL Internet service, DIRECT TV for your entertainment and family board games. Porch sitting on the screened back porch is a favorite activity for most guests, who enjoy watching the clouds form animals, angels and other forms around the mountain. Beyond the screened porch, there is a large deck equipped with a gas grill, an outdoor table with four chairs, a hammock and deck furniture. It's a perfect place for guests to gather as a family to have a sunset cookout.

Guestbook comments from the owner

As with any vacation, we will reminisce. But this wonderful place is different. Our minds will cling to the beautiful vistas, to the constant and constantly changing mountains, to the tranquility and the humanity in all of this Our hearts, however, will remain and will hold to what we have found .for and in ourselves in this treasure. Thank you.
Aug 2014
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Amenities

Hiawassee Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Rule #1. Treat this cabin as though it were your own. If you follow this rule, no refundable deposit charged on subsequent visits.
  • Rule #2. Make it easier on yourself, tell owners of any breakage or damage. Our housekeeper keeps a record of damages.
  • Rule #3. Enjoy yourself at Snuffy's Shack! If there are questions or problems, feel free to call any time up to 8 AM -10 PM.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Lake ...
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • River ...
  • Rural ...
  • Town ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Double jacuzzi tub w/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • The master bath includes a jacuzzi, a washer and dryer. The loft bath is small with a shower, toilet and sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master bedroom - 1 king , Jacuzzi tub, washer & dryer in downstairs bath
    Loft Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Loft area has full bath and outside deck
  • The master bedroom is a large, comfortable room with a dresser/mirror and a chest of drawers. The second bedroom is upstairs in the loft area. The loft area is quite large and L-shaped. The full sized bed is located on one end with a small bath and an outside door that leads to a balcony. There is a dresser with mirror for storage and futon that makes into a double bed in the middle area. A twin sized bed is on the left side of the loft. There are books to read and games to play.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The steep terrain surrounding the cabin may not be suitable for toddlers and disabled adults. Wireless Internet service, bring your own laptop. Unlimited long distance telephone service in CONUS free of charge! Please read these rules: 1) Maximum SEVEN guests 2) Housekeeping charges as follows: $65 3) Snuffy's Shack is NON- Smoking. 4) Food cannot be left outside or on the screened porch, it attracts bears.

Reviews

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'Snuffy's Shack'~Free LD, DSL Internet~7 nights Special $575 Nightly $128
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5

Wonderful stay at Snuffy's

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent the weekend here, and wished it were longer. Beautiful cabin. Fully loaded. Nice kitchen and super large bath area. rare for a cabin. Breakfast on the porch. Evenings on the porch. Nice area to walk and exercise but could not run. It was uphill both ways! Take time to meet the neighbors below you. very nice. We plan to come back.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the terrific review! We hope you mean it when you say you'll be back! We will celebrate our tenth year with Snuffy's Shack in November 2017 and we have been blessed to have the best guests throughout the years. You will always be welcome at Snuffy's Shack.
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5

Absolutely breathtaking and so so cozy!!!!!!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Snuffy's Shack the last week in October 2017. The view was amazing and it was the perfect time this year to enjoy the fall foliage colors. The cabin was cozy and welcoming and we felt as if we were the only one's up there. The wood stove was perfect! We did bring our own wood that we purchased for a low cost at the nearby Walmart. Be sure and bring what you need to cook, etc. since it is a little drive back to get supplies. We grilled steaks on their grill one night and brought lots of snacks like fresh local boiled peanuts,and apples that we purchased at the big farmers market coming into town. It was actually very cold that weekend so we just stayed in the cabin with the wood stove burning, snuggled and watched movies. I think we enjoyed just hanging around the cabin more than we would have if we'd gotten out to explore. Perfect long weekend!!! If you are looking for a quiet, relaxing, beautifully decorated, clean and cozy cabin to get away to, this is the place for you! We plan to come back often! Thanks for the amazing get away to Snuffy's!

  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful cabin and view!

  • 4 of 5

Neighbors a bit noisy, but cabin was perfect!

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very nice cabin

  • 4 of 5

Very nice cabin, with great view. Owner gracious and great neighbors!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful, peaceful and great view!

  • 5 of 5

Clean, comfortable and great view.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the great review! We look forward to your next visit and hope it will be soon!
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Beautiful mountain views and a charming cabin

  • 4 of 5

A short drive from many mountain destinations this cabin in tucked away from the traffic on a mountain with wonderful views. This cabin is a main floor living area with a screen porch, no stairs to climb and plenty of room inside. We were very comfortable and felt right at home. Gwen called to make sure everything was perfect and it was.

We hiked Tallulah Gorge and drove through Lake Rabun Rd to Helen for lunch my reward for that 600 steps down and then back up. There is a farmer's market Osage Farm just south of Dillard that is a must see. We gathered up several days of fresh vegetables there cabbage, peas and tomatoes the size of my hand.

A short drive north and you can find the Blue Ridge Parkway for a beautiful drive. We came back at night and took a wrong turn. Make sure you have a map!

We will be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds
"Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds 1311 Music Hall Road, Hiawassee, Georgia"
Hiawassee Antique Mall
"Nostalgia will overcome you in the Hiawassee Antique Mall... Memories will pour from your ey..."
Daniel's Steakhouse
"Good food at the buffet or order from the menu! Daniels Steak House 273 Big Sky Dr, Hiawa..."
Dairy Queen
"Very nice people who know how to serve up customer service! "
Ingles Market
"Ingles Market is the best for grocery shopping in Hiawassee..."
Chophouse of Hiawassee
"Nice place to have dinner and the service is great!"
Chunky Gal Stables
Chatuge Lake
Bell Mountain
Chophouse of Hiawassee
Hamilton Rhododendron Garden
Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Atlanta
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Brasstown Valley Resort
Nearest Train
35 Miles
Sightseeing train in Blue Ridge, GA
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Hwy 76
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Hwy 76, Hiawassee GA
Car: necessary

Snuffy's Shack is located within a few miles of the North Carolina border, approx 8 miles from Hiawassee and approx 20 miles from Clayton. It is 3/10 of a mile from the back entrance to the Appalachian Trail. Lake Chatuge and Hiawassee River are both located within the city limits of Hiawasee. Helen GA, a Bavarian village, is a popular tourist spot and is located about 20 miles from Hiawassee. Kids and adults enjoy the water tubing in Helen. There are several winery tours in the area. Anna Ruby Falls, Toccoa Falls and Tallulah Falls are beautiful waterfalls nearby. There are so many activities in this area, enough to keep you busy for a while!

There's always something fun and interesting to do in the North GA mountains!!

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $150
housekeeping $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

PLEASE READ THE NOTES ~ MISTAKES ARE BEING MADE ON THE RESERVATIONS

*In the event a holiday weekend is reserved, the length of minimum stay will change to three nights.

*Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed by Security Deposit.

*An additional charge of $10.00 per night over the count of two adults applies to adults only. Children under age 18 are free and welcome

*Pets are not allowed.

The owner collects the cleaning fee for the housekeeper and pays her at the end of the month. Taxes are collected at the rate of 7% State Tax and 5% County Tax for a total of 12%. The taxes are collected and paid to the State of GA and the County of Towns on a monthly basis.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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