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RIVER GETAWAY! Secluded Cabin; on water's edge, HOT TUB Trout stocked

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths (Sleeps 9) PRIVATE AND SECLUDED; NAT'L FOREST

Please call 404-472-6274 to reserve

.Come to the beautiful North GA mountains to experience the natural beauty of Suches, the highest elevation in Georgia with the Chattahoochee National Forest all around!

Contact Information: 404-472-6274 ;



Paradise River Retreat is the perfect destination! The cabin is at the end of a winding, one lane forest service road and is surrounded by Chattahoochee National Forest creating a magical tranquil setting.. This unique property features a cozy cabin that is just a few feet from the water's edge of the pristine Toccoa River! The river views are spectacular and the sounds of the rushing water are sublime. The cabin features a large screened porch with dining, comfortable sitting and a futon for those who want to sleep closer to nature. There are 2 attached covered decks; one with Hot Springs hot tub, overlooking the river, the other with , dining set, gas grill and lounge chairs to enjoy the great outdoors. Hammock and Firepit at river's edge.

The interior features massive leather sofa and reclining chairs, a stone fireplace, high-speed wireless internet, slingTV, free long distance calls, antique claw foot tub in master bath and a fully equipped kitchen.

Drive 1.8 miles down a winding one land forest service road to the end and arrive at Paradise River Retreat. With National forest across the river and forest or either side of the cabin, your views are all natural and awe inspiring! Large screen plasma TV with dish tv. Hi speed wireless internet.

All Linens Provided Sleeps 9

Hiking Trails form the Cabin offer beautiful scenery, serenity and opportunities for wildlife viewing.

Toccoa River is trout stocked and is reknown as a premier trout fishing river!

Location! Location! Location! Not all riverfront properties are the same. Paradise River Retreat offers flat easy access to the water with the cabin on the water's edge (you no longer can build this close to the water!)

National forest borders on 2 sides and a babbling stream with several cascades is on the other side.



See current specials below or call for multi-night discounts! All special rates are for up to 4 guests. Extra guests fees, taxes and cleaning fee are not included. Notes dates listed are for actual full nights; check-out date is not listed.


April: Rent 3 nights at regular price get the 4th free

For all specials add cleaning fee, tax and extra guest fees if more than 4 guests


3 NIGHT MINIMUM FOR HOLIDAYS; last minute exceptions

RATE NOTES: Upfront rates listed by this website are an average, not an exact rate. Visit the cabin's website for straight forward rates. Rates vary by season and holidays. Always feel free to call to verify rates.


More Details

Laura Terrell
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 22, 2018

Why Laura Terrell chose Suches

I purchased this wonderful property December 22nd in 2005, culminating a year of searching the North GA Mountains for our own “paradise”. I visited the cabin in the morning and submitted a contract that afternoon of the first day the property was on the market for sale! After a year of looking, I knew I had to act fast to get this amazing property! My home is a two-hour drive south, in Marietta (just north of Atlanta). Even though I love to visit my paradise property, life circumstances permit only sporadic visits. Allowing others to visit and enjoy this unique property, when I am not here, brings me joy and certainly helps with keeping the expenses manageable. I take great pride in the cabin and hope you find it comfortable and welcoming.

What makes this cabin unique


Fish year-round; no license required to fish on our property.

Trout Fishing capital of Georgia; stocked by DNR

Suches is the highest elevation in Georgia

Private and Secluded with national forest on 2 sides

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for making my first cabin experience amazing!! Moving from south Florida to Chattanooga TN was a rough experience in itself, but finally getting to enjoy all the things TN & GA have to offer , such as spending a weekend in a gorgeous cabin makes the move all worth it.

Thank you again!!!
Nov 2012
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Suches Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • River ...
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Backpack
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Full 1 -
    Full 2 -
  • Master bath has antique clawfoot tub and shower surround.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • In addition to the 3 bedrooms, there is a loft with a queen sleeper sofa.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Small Cooler
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 10 garden chairs
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Firepit at river Hammock at river


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RIVER GETAWAY! Secluded Cabin; on water's edge, HOT TUB Trout stocked
average rating of 4.652174 based on 75 reviews

Loved it

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful view. Very peaceful.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Paula, I so appreciate you taking your time to share your experience. Happy spring to you and your family! Laura
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  • 5 of 5

thoughtfully put together property and rental experience! we really loved everything about the house and property. my wife, mother, and twin toddlers had a blast for a short stay over two nights. thank you and well done!

we will definitely be back if we can get lucky enough for a reservation! need several days to enjoy all the property amenities and local sites and would like to enjoy warmer season to take advantage of waterfront location fully. :)

  • Submitted: Dec 30, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Jesse and family for being thoughtful guests and especially for taking time to write you kind review. I'm happy to know you had a good visit anf look forward to your return visit! Laura
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Awesome place!

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommended this cabin.

  • Submitted: Nov 25, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Chuck, for taking the time the write a review. Even though you had been so kind to give me a personal follow up; writing a positive review is so helpful for others as well as helping me to secure new rentals. Happy Holidays to you and yours. Laura
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Port Charlotte

Great Experience! Will be back again!

  • 5 of 5

The property was the perfect fit secluded in the woods. The best part was listening to the creek flow behind the house and the hot cocoa over the fire pit. It was a bit cold, but I still gained enough confidence to wade fish in the creek. Unfortunately I did not catch anything, but still had a great time trying. The cabin was well organized and clean. I was hesitant when I read some reviews, but after speaking with the owner she did everything in her power to accommodate the trip for my fiancé and I. Don't forget to read and write in the memories book on the living room table! Also, if you plan on exploring she left plenty of directions and things to do in the area. I recommend visiting Amicallola Falls! It was well worth the trip. Overall, I had a great experience and will be back again! Thanks for everything and for making my last minute trip easy and affordable!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michael and Kayla for your nice review. I am glad to know you enjoyed your trip. I appreciate that you took your time to share your thoughts. I look forward to having you visit again! Wishing you all the best, Laura
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Awesome! Awesome! Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this wonderful cabin for 4 nights bc it was our 10 year anniversary and we honeymooned at a cabin in Blue Ridge but wanted to stay someplace different. Driving up in the mountains and winding roads, then into the forest, I was like OMG where the heck are we! But once you pull up in front of this cabin, your immediately impressed! It's very secluded, which we loved, the river is literally steps from your screened in back porch. We have a 6 year old and 3 year old and they could not get enough of the river! Shallow enough for littles and has a few deeper areas for swimming. The cabin was stocked with everything you could possibly need for cooking for your family! I was also VERY impressed with the cleanliness! I've stayed in lots of cabins on rivers and out in the woods and it's very difficult to keep them clean. The owner definitely has an excellent cleaner! We did encounter a few sugar ants on the kitchen countertops but that's to be expected in river cabins. I just put everything in the fridge and they went away. The beds are very comfortable and sheets are nice and soft. The hot tub was wonderful and area hiking was nice. My husband did not catch any trout, but no big deal. We road the train in Blue Ridge and visited Expedition Bigfoot in town. Both were so much fun! The rest of the time at the cabin the boys were constantly on the lookout for Sasquatch! A good time was had by all and we made lots of wonderful memories here! Thank you so much Mrs Laura for allowing us to stay in your paradise cabin! It truly is a diamond in the rough!!!! We will definitely refer all our friends and family from Texas!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Crystal for your kind words and thoughtfulness in sharing. You were a pleasure to work and have a lovely family. I love your excitement for nature and wildlife. Your sons are fortunate that you share it with them.
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Unreasonable owner. Avoid the headache.

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The cabin itself is quite simple and pleasant for a weekend stay. I can't recommend that you stay there, though. Not because the water heater is very small and won't be able to fill the claw foot tub with enough water for a bath. And not even because the gas fireplace wasn't working and when we tried to call to find out how to work it on Friday night she never called us back all weekend.

No, the reason I can't recommend staying here is because the owner of this cabin will ask you for your cc info outside of homeaway/vrbo and then charge your card for unsubstantiated fees with no opportunity to dispute it. We gave her our cc info bc we had a last minute addition in # of ppl (well under house limit). She should have charged us through the website, but instead demanded it over the phone. Short of canceling our trip, we saw no other option than to give it to her. She then KEPT our CC info and later used it charged us a large, unsubstantiated, unauthorized fee.

She claims that her cleaning lady told her we "checked out late." What really happened was that we were sitting in our car at 11:00 with the house locked and the key in the lockbox. The cleaning person pulled up a few minutes later. We were downloading area maps and planning our route because there is no cell service in the area and we were worried about getting lost. We never stepped out of the car and we definitely never re-entered the house. The cleaning lady sat in her car for the entire time that we were in our car. We thought it was strange that she was sitting there, but maybe she was doing something before she started cleaning. Once we finished, we pulled out of the driveway and drove away.

Then, the following Tuesday night. We get an email--not a phone call asking us what happened--but an email letting us know that her cleaning lady told her that we weren't out of the house until noon and therefore we owed her money for "late check out." We were given no opportunity to respond, she simply told us that we needed to pay--nearly the price of a third night! She was completely unreasonable when we called to discuss it.

We refused to pay the charge because we followed every checkout procedure on the long list. But she had kept our credit card info and made an unauthorized charge on our card anyway!! We have had to change our cards to secure those accounts again. Save yourself the headache and rent somewhere else!!!

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review has many untrue statements. Unfortunately as a property owner on occasion you have to deal with people who are unreasonable. The guest contacted me as he was leaving for the cabin, to notify me that he was having extra guests. He gave me his credit card to make the extra charges.There were no demands by me or hesitation on his part. The account given concerning the late check out is inaccurate. When the cleaner arrived after the check out time, she stopped at the gate because cars were still there.Out of respect for the guests, she waited at the entrance to the property. If she were to enter the cabin and guests were not dressed,that would be an offense she prefers not to risk. Ironically, I was reading reviews for a condo where I wanted to stay last year and there were numerous angry reviews from guests who acknowledged they were "only" 10 or 15 minutes past check-out time, when the owner would enter and tell them to leave and they were quite offended. My cleaner reported observing that some of the guests left in the first vehicle about 15 minutes after the check out time. The other vehicle remained for another half hour. If, as stated, he was sitting in his vehicle and saw her waiting, it was his responsibility to let her know why he was still present and that there was no one still in the cabin. He was on premise beyond his time to be there and it was his responsibility to ask her if he could remain while she cleaned, rather than make her wait. She assumed that someone was in the cabin, especially since the other group had left late. The guest responded to my email about checking out late via email and did NOT call me as stated. I have the emails and reviewed them carefully. The guest responded stating that the cleaner lied and the "cleaning person chose not to clean then then chose to blame it on us" .His response was very demeaning to an individual who had patiently waited on her own time out of respect for him. He continues to deny his responsibility for his actions. His final statement in his email was "We do not wish to discuss this any further.". Adhering to check out time is crucial when there is limited time to clean for the next guest. Charging a fee for staying beyond that time is the way we have to deter frequent occurrence. It is something I would prefer not to have to do, but must.
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Car: necessary

We are very close to the Fish Hatchery, Rock Creek, Cooper's Creek And Deep Hole Recreation area. Whitewater rafting; Appalachian Trail nearby.

The cabin is at the end of a one lane gravel forest service road. The last 1/8 of a mile is steep and rough. While 4 wheel drive is NOT required, it is rough and you must go slowly. Vehicles with very low clearance such as sports cars might not be a good match.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Extra GuestFee $10 + Tax
cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

2018 Holidays
Memorial Day: May 25,26,27 $200 plus cleaning fee and tax

Independence Day: July 3,4,,5 $200 plus cleaning fee and tax

Labor Day: August 31- September 3 (3 nights) $600

Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Eve: 3 night minimum $200 per night
**$135.00 rate does not apply to holidays and there is a 3 night minimum required for holidays**
Flat Rate Specials are based on 4 guests; add $10.00 per night, per additional guests.
No weekly discounted rates given for Saturday check-ins. Friday or Sunday check-ins are encouraged to receive the discounted weekly rate.
Cancellation Policy: Reservations cancelled more than 30 days prior to reserved date will receive a full refund less a $50 administrative fee. Cancellations more than 14 days but less than 30 days will result in a loss of the deposit. Cancellations less than 14 days require payment in full.
Rescheduling Fee: Reservations may be rescheduled without penalty if more than 30 days from reserved date. Less than 30 days, but more than 14, guest may reschedule with a rescheduling fee of $75. Less than 14 days, guest may not reschedule and is subject to cancellation policy.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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