|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
I AM BOOKED THROUGH JAN 2nd 2017. I WILL NOT ANSWER FUTURE INQUIRES> NOW HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE! This Cabin in the North Georgia Mountains is Located on a Beautifully Wide, Easily Accessible part of the Toccoa River. The Cabin is Cedar on the outside and Pine on the inside, giving you the True Uniqueness of the 'Cabin Experience'. The cabin can sleep up to 6 people. The downstairs bedroom has a KING bed and the upstairs Loft has 2 twin beds. It also has its own Private Balcony overlooking the Pond. Downstairs, there are two couches. There is also a rocking chair and recliner, all in front of a real wood burning stone fireplace.
The Front Porch overlooks the Pasture area and the Back Porch faces the River that is just steps away There is a picnic table on the back porch and our swing is very unique in that it is twin size ie: wider and longer than other swings. Firewood is provided for the fireplace and there is an outdoor Fire Ring for summer Marshmallow roasts.I charge a very nominal rate of $5/night for firewood.
The Kitchen is well equipped, down to the spices. You do have to bring your own Linens (sheets, pillowcases and towels)and leave the cabin Clean. I am up frequently to see that your accommodations are in perfect condition.
There is also a laundry area with full size washer and dryer. The office area has a desk, phone, fax/copier machine. Internet service is with WIFI DSL. We also have a network extender which allows most cell phones to work in the cabin.
We have 2 flat screen TVs with Direct TV Satellite service and the one in the living room has a DVR box, allowing you to record two programs and watch another.
Located on more than 20 acres, the grounds are beautifully maintained with plantings that attract birds and butterflies. We keep cans of feed for the birds, deer, and fish and ask that our guests keep the critters fed. It is not uncommon to wake up and find a pasture full of deer!
You can walk over creeks, pan for gold, and picnic at the river or relax on the swing by the catfish pond under a gazebo, roofed with honeysuckle. Feed the Trout and Catfish and be amazed at their feeding frenzy. The catfish pond is catch and release, the trout pond is feed only. But you can fly fish or fish from the bank of the river for more than 1200'. This is a section of the river that is open year round so you can keep all you catch. You do not need a fishing license or trout stamp when fishing from private property. There is also a 'Beach' area where even small children can splash and play in the river. Bring a float and you can float from the bridge down to the cabin.
While the mountain has its own trails, you can also hike the Appalachian or Benton McKaye trail or walk to close by waterfalls. Within a 30 minute drive you can visit Lake Winfield Scott, Dockery Lake, Lake Nottely in Blairsville, or Lake Blue Ridge.
The pasture areas will contain your pets if they have never been off leash . Bring your Frisbees or tennis balls and rackets. There is a barn within the fenced area and we offer this accommodation for people who want to bring their own horses.There are hours of riding trails right from the cabin.
There is a firm 3 night minimum. $140 for up to 3 persons, $10 for each additional person. If your reservation is for 4 or more nights, the rate is $130/night. $7/pet, $10/ horse. I do have to charge 7% sales tax to the state and Fannin County has an additional 5% lodging tax. So, 12% is added to your cost. Please see my web site for more information and lots of pictures. NO ONLINE BOOKINGS< NO CREDIT CARDS< NO LAST MINUTE RESERVATIONS.
I do have a calendar on line, but I like making initial contact with my guests and if I don't have availablity, I can make referalls.
My reservation deposit fee is 50% of your total payment and that is applied to your full rental cost . there is no cleaning deposit or damage deposit. I have to take people on trust. You have to leave the cabin as clean as you found it Bring your own linens.
Please note: My cancellation policy.: If you cancel after paying the deposit and it is within 30 days of your vacation date, you can choose to lose the deposit/or all monies paid or roll your reservation over for up to one year. If you cancel a second time, sorry, no roll over, no refund. There is no refund and no rollover for any time involving a holiday situation.
As for taxes, I do have to charge the state sales tax of 7% and the Fannin County tourist tax or lodging tax as they call it of 5%.
Keywords: Cabin, Toccoa River, Pet Friendly, Handicapped Accessible, Fenced area
Retired Agricultural teacher, now doing land development in Central GA for the discriminating horse owner. Also developing a small Angus Cattle operation
Carol Lakics purchased this cabin in 2000
I spent summers at Lake Winfield Scott and fell in love with the area at an early age. While rapidly growing, the nearby towns of Blue Ridge, Blairsville and Dahlonega are not considered 'tourist traps' and have wonderfully friendly people
We bring our horses and pups and it is great to see THEIR enjoyment. They love the trails and the summer coolness, especially. We mainly work to keep the grounds 'estate-like' and continue to upgrade the cabin.
We rented the cabin because it was pet friendly and we celebrated our 48th anniversary. Although the weather did not cooperate (2 days of below freezing, and 2 days of of rain), our spirits were not cold or wet. We had an awesome four days of quiet and tranquility!.Living the fast life you sometimes forget just how much silence is golden. To get up on a crisp morning to hear the birds and the leaves rustling was so soothing. At night is was so quiet it seemed like you could hear the stars twinkling!! And best of all our 2 greyhounds wore themselves out in the fenced in 2 acre pasture. Ark, our youngest grey was a long distance runner when was racing, and we got to see him stretch his legs in real joy. Kiddy, our oldest, gave him a run for his money, even 4yrs older than him. I believe if they could talk , they would say "THANK YOU" Carol. They did plead with me that a second trip should be in their future, and I agreed!!
The cabin was homey, secure and extremely comfortable, well stocked for our needs, and very clean.
Carol, a return visit is in the future, sometime in the spring, when fishing gets really good. I cannot thank you enough for such a wonderful 4 days.
From my family to yours "Merry Christmas and a prosperous new year!!
Skip, Tracilla, Kiddy and Ark
I could not say enough nice things about this place. It was secure, private, plenty of room for pets or horses, private river access at one of its widest points. Great river bank for panning or hanging in your tube. The house was spotless and the mattresses were SO comfortable. The house was fully stocked with EVERYTHING we needed and Carol has even left ample packets of info on parks and local maps that are hard to come by. Carol was responsive and was extremely well organized in terms of getting there and comfortable. It felt like home. The place is decorated great with a HUGE hanging bed on the front porch looking over the river bank and fields. There is a fish pond to feed catchfish, feed to feed deer, feed to feed the MANY bird houses. I have never seen so many beautiful birds and butterflies in one place. There was also a huge natural build fire pit we used for making smores and telling stories. the only thing I wish this place had, was my name in the deed. It is truly a little piece of heaven on earth. The house had a great new washer and dryer and gas stove and a huge fridge with a grill outside. There was free firewood onsite. I loved this place as much as any place I have ever stayed in my 44 years of travelling.
Love, love, love this place! As do my fur babies. Had a great relaxing time as usual. My favorite little piece of heaven. Great motorcycle roads. Beautiful views all around. Best location. Wouldn't go anywhere else!
We had such a wonderful time at this cabin. The property is absolutely beautiful. The cabin itself is so cozy and had everything you needed. Carol has bird houses and feeders all around the cabin and they play and sing all day long whenever you want to step out and see them. My girls loved catching the huge catfish and releasing them back into the pond. They also loved feeding the trout in the trout pond.....they are some of the biggest we have ever seen! The toccoa river is just a short walk away from the cabin and we did catch a few trout there as well. A great time was had by all.....and we have already left a deposit for our return visit. We can't wait!
My husband and I took an early anniversary getaway and man were we pleased! The cabin and property are beautiful. We loved the privacy and space. We enjoyed all aspects of this vacation. The view from both the front and back porches are beautiful. Loved sitting on the screened in porch on the back. Even enjoyed a few dinners out there. Wildlife is abundant and the river is right in the back yard. We brought our two little doxies and they loved it too. They explored and played all over the property. This is a great place and we plan to return!
A friend and I just spent a week at this wonderful cabin. The cabin was clean and cozy. The property was just beautiful and so well-maintained. My two dogs loved playing in the river, running like crazy in the fenced pasture, and climbing the trails on the property. It was so quiet and peaceful, no one around. The cabin is perfectly located so you can easily drive to the charming towns of Blue Ridge, Dahlonega, and Helen. It was a perfect week and the owner was so kind and easy to communicate with. Highly recommended!
WE ARE NOW HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE!!
The Toccoa River is Just Steps Away from the Back Door, Fly Fish or Walk the Bank, Keep All the Fish you Want. Secure fenced area-over 2 acres- for horses or pets if they have to be 'contained'. Grassed with barn and water. No Leash Laws here-pups can run to their heart's content.
Waterfalls can be found in Cooper Creek Recreation area, or go to the Swinging Bridge over the Toccoa River. Lake Blue Ridge and Nottely Lake in Blairsville both have marinas where you can rent boats, or bring your own.
Dahlonega has a great little downtown square where each shop is unique. Eating at the Smith House is a must! Learn to pan for gold at one of the open gold mines and take the tour--its worth it!
Or just hike the trails on our mountain . Wanting something really rugged? Hike the Appalachian or Benton McKaye trails. Dockery Lake and Lake Winfield Scott are close by for more fun activities.
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest|
|firewood||$5 + Tax|
Deposit of $300 due upon making the reservation. This is applied to the full cost of the rental. The remainder is due 2 weeks before vacation date. Check or money order only. No refund of deposit--will roll it over for up to 1 yr, for new dates.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.