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WOW ONLY $125* 'Honey for the Bears' by Meadow Creek :

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights


About the property

Single Family w/ 3 Bedrooms - 2½ Bathrooms plus Loft - Sleeps 10 w/ Jacuzzi

Gorgeous, secluded lodge nestled in a meadow with end of road privacy and creek frontage - 3 bedrooms plus loft, 2 1/2 baths, airy and spacey!! Yet plenty of room for re-kindling of families and romantic evenings.

Our 2400-square-foot lodge is very comfortable and homey. There are high cathedral ceilings, hardwood floors and a very comfortable covered large porch for lounging, relaxing and listening to the creek. The main floor includes the living room, dining area, kitchen and master bedroom in main floor which has a very private jacuzzi tub for your enjoyment, a full bath and king sized bed.

3 steps up on the hallway and there are two additional bedrooms one with a queen bed and the other with two twins.There is also a bath and a half next to the two bedrooms.And of course there is the loft, which holds one twin sized bed and a full size futon. Most importantly, you won't need a 4WD vehicle to get to us!!!!!! Quiet and end of road privacy is a forte on this property.

Pet policy:: Sorry, Dogs allowed only!! No cats or other animals.

ALL pets must be pre-registered with owner !!

Maximum of 2 dogs-

Fee: 1 dog $30, 2 dogs $45 will be applied to cleaning fee.

All pets must be at trained stages!!

Blue Ridge Activities: Blue Ridge contains many unique art galleries, antique shops,specialty shops, neighboring apple orchard and eateries, Vogel State Park just 20 min. away, leisurely shopping and dining any time of the year. Don't miss the free summertime seasonal Blue Grass concerts and gatherings by the Toccoa River. And don't miss the Fanning County Park and Recreational Complex just in back of the hill by our property (it's great to ride bikes in, running, basketball or a wonderful workout from our place. After all that exercise you deserve a break for coffee and fresh fried apple pie from Mercier's Apple Orchard or enjoy cool ice cream or hot chocolate. Also,in the center of town is the old railroad depot which is listed on the National Registry of Historical Places. At Lake Blue Ridge you can rent a pontoon or boat,or just enjoy the view of the surrounding mountains.

We have several excellent rivers and creeks in the North Georgia Mountains. The Toccoa River, also located in Fannin

County is renowned for fly fishing. The waters of the Ocoee River, in Polk County Tennessee,offers exceptional kayaking and white water rafting. Oh, let me just mention that Blueridge has a drive-in movie theater 'The Swan' but just in case it rains there is a regular cinema. Also, if you like drag racing check the racetrack by Sugarcreek out (across from Hwy.5).

More Details

Maria T. Socarras
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 23, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

Mrs. Maria,

We left in such a hurry yesterday, I forgot to sign the guest book. I wanted to take a minute to let you know that we thoroughly enjoyed our stay in Blue-ridge, and are very appreciative of you renting out your beautiful cabin to us. I will defiantly recommend your place to friends and family.


Holly Elaine
Sep 2012
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Blue Ridge Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Free Local Calls
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroomroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Loft - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Jacuzzi tub inside Master Bedroom Master views of creek and meadow from master bedroom
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Groups
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Covered Wrap around porch with rocking chairs, bench swing, and two bistro sets facing the creek plus a Weber grill. There is a picnic table down by the creek with a real rock fire pit. Nature trails on property for pleasure walks. If you wish you may pan for gold at our creek or catch some craw-daddies but please release. Come watch wildlife drink from our creek or enjoy bird watching. Large television unit connected to satellite dish and an additional television set with electronic games and childrens' movies on the loft. Large natural stone gas fireplace with remote.


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WOW ONLY $125* 'Honey for the Bears' by Meadow Creek :
average rating of 4.787879 based on 34 reviews
Monroe, GA

Calm and peaceful getaway

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I recently stayed at the Socarra's property and enjoyed a quiet and relaxing weekend away from distraction. The property was found to be exactly as advertised, well stocked and overall very comfortable. We spent most of our time out on the wrap around porch, roasting s'mores at the fire pit and grilling on the charcoal grill. The kitchen is fully stocked and the new couches in the living room were extremely comfortable. We did not take advantage of it, but the property is near sports fields and some hiking trails as well. If we ever decide to spend more time in the blue ridge area, my wife and I would not hesitate to stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing to stay with us and for your wonderful words! We would love to have you back again! !
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Deerfield Beach

Tucked away gem

  • 5 of 5

A group of 5 of us stayed over Spring Break and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The Property is very close to the town of Blue Ridge with a great little downtown with shows and restaurants to explore. There are several grocery stores close by to stock up on once you got there. The area has plenty of hiking from beginner to advanced and wonderful horseback riding (shout out to Blanche Manor). The house itself is well maintained, spacious and well stocked. The house could easily have fit more people. The property the house is on is the real gem here. Close to a main road into town, but tucked at the end of the road it seems as if you are on your own. The stream provided hours of time for the kids playing with the crayfish, spotting salamanders or moving rocks around. The wrap around porch and large windows overlook the creek and the property and the way it is facing you feel as if you have the woods to yourselves. We stocked the bird feeders the first day and spent the week watching all the birds, including hummingbirds. Overall a great place to stay.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Michigan City


  • 5 of 5

Another great vacation in this beautiful home. Looking forward to the next time.Thanks!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Peacefully relaxing secluded location

  • 5 of 5

What can you say when you are taking a vacation in a beautiful home on a beautiful creek. The numerous windows let the beauty come into the house, in any direction you could hope. The view from the master bedroom was UNBELIEVABLE. I could not have asked for a better location or home. The home was wonderfully stocked, comfortable and well taken care of. You can tell this owner cares for her property and her guests. LOVED it and going back again for Thanksgiving. My dog and I had a blast on the trails around the property playing hide and go seek. I just wish I had brought some bird feed. There are birds all over the place and bird feeders hanging on the deck. I saw deer tracks on one of the trails and would have liked to have seen some deer. Unfortunately, the weather was not great so I could not go out to the hiking trails in the area, but that will be my next trip, but I did get to see snow! I just LOVED it.

  • Submitted: Mar 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such kind words! This is everything caring owners hope for along with respectful and caring clients. We work year round to upkeep and improve our property for your comfort! ! Thank you for renting again with us on Thanksgiving! !
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  • 1 of 5

We spent the week of Thanksgiving at the cabin and quoted a total of 10. It never occurred to me to include the little kids 6 and under in the total. We had a total of 13 total for part of the week. We did an excellent job of cleaning up and followed the departing rules to the last detail. My deposit was withheld for "excessive linen use". The owner stated there were pictures and a cleaning quote but would never provide them. I noticed on the reviews she had done this in the past and assumed it was a bad business deal, but now realize it is actually a bad business practice. Do not stay here.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: YOU BE THE JUDGE!! The renter abused the opportunity to surpass the total of registered guests from 10 to up to 15 according to our guest book, she even admitted to this on her post!! We have been in this business at least 8 years and you can be the judge from our very good rating and return guests. In addition to exceeding the number of guests and bypassing the owners, the place was left in terrible and suboptimal condition. It took the property managers TWO consecutive DAYS and TWO cleaning STAFF to clean the place and put it back to rental condition!! This is the point of the economics that the renter fails to understand. We have been using the same management and cabin cleaning company for the time that I have rented out (approx. 8 years). According to them it was one of the worst exits they have ever seen. I do have copies of receipts and visitors register.The excessive linen comes from having to dry clean ALL of the comforters and steam clean the fabric on the sofa. Not from towels or linen. According to the managers description, walls, sofa, bedspreads, door mirrors, windows were heavily smudged by a syrup / chocolate like dried off substance. Doors, mirrors and windows as well. Requiring washing and scraping off, manually. The kitchen was a horror with heavily soiled pans. Refrigerator not emptied and not picked up. The renter insisted on the refund from shortly after departure and after several calls from her and explaining that I was waiting for the final property managers bill including two days and two peoplecrew for cleaning plus streaming and drycleating and thr renters continuous calls, texting, emailing and threatening to side A BAD Review I told her to do just that. I did not refund the deposit, this being the first time that I withhold 100%. Few other instances I have had to keep a partial deposit to cover fees and repairs. This time my expenses exceeded the security. And she exceeded the number of people in her party from the beginning!! Dishonest. I guess the kids to do whatever they wanted and the parents got to relaxand not clean up after them . YOU BE THE JUDGE! !
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Buford, GA


  • 5 of 5

We loved our time at the cabin! Our three kids (5, 6 & 9) had a great time exploring the creek and hunting for gold. My husband and I barely moved from the rocking chairs on the porch. When I did go for a walk, I found the cabin was right next to a big park. The location was great -- practically across the street from Mercier Orchards (yummy fried apple pie) and just a hop, skip from downtown Blue Ridge. But we were so comfy at the cabin that we didn't want to leave! Look forward to our next visit. Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Blue Ridge
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Highway 5
Car: necessary

We are ideally located in the beautiful North Georgia Blue ridge mountains, just south of the Tennessee and North Carolina borders and only 1.5 miles off the highway!

Near by towns include: Downtown Blue Ridge (5 min.), Blairsville (15min), Atlanta Aquariumand Stone Mountain (1.5 hour), Ellijay (15min), Helen (30 min),Young Harris (15min), Murphy(15min), Chattanooga, TN Incline Railroad, Ruby Falls(40 min.), Ashville, NC (2.5 hrs.), Gatlinburg, Cherokee or Bryson City (1-1.5hours).

Drive to the nearby Toccoa river or to the Ocoee or Nantahala rivers for: Kayaking, Canoeing. Oh,if you like wine please save some time to visit some of the nearby wineries (great treat).

Other Activities: Boating, Kayaking, bird watching, drive in movies, apple orchards and vineyards, race track.


Rates & Availability

Blue Ridge Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Nightly Rate
Jul 22 2017 - Jul 30 2017
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Nightly Rate
Nov 25 2017 - Nov 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
Nightly Rate
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 2 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning fee for up to 4 $125

Property information package will be sent by owner once "full" payment is received.
Pets must be registered. Maximum of 2 pets (dogs only).

All transactions will be done via PayPal secured site. Customer needs to communicate wish to reserve. Owner will then issue one invoice for the security deposit and a second for the rental fee. Invoices will be issued via PayPal. Security deposit will be refunded approximately one and a half weeks after departure.

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.

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