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5 bedrooms, 5 baths, Pool, River, Views, Gourmet Kitchen, Pool Table, Huge Porch

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths2
Space 4,200 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cabin, 5 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Nestled between the ridge and the river, The Grey Heron House takes full advantage of outstanding views of the Toccoa, and has the best of indoor and outdoor living.

The property is NOT suitable for loud parties and immature guests. Pets are not allowed unless individually approved and require a $25 per pet per night fee.

Living Space

The Grey Heron House living room offers plenty of opportunity to relax. Sink into the soft leather furniture and watch TV or a movie on the large wall-mounted Plasma TV. For the quieter times, enjoy an evening by the fire of the gas log fireplace. The terrace level features a pool table, wet bar, second refrigerator, and a seven person hot tub just outside on the deck.


The Grey Heron House has a kitchen suitable for a gourmet cook; with all stainless steel appliances, including a 5 burner gas cook top, double ovens, two dishwashers, and ample counter space, you'll have plenty of room to spread out and cook that perfect vacation meal.

Screened Porch

Adjacent to the kitchen is the huge screened porch with a stainless gas grill. Be sure to spend an evening on the porch in the cool mountain air, enjoying a family barbecue and the amazing views.

Master Bedroom

The large master bedroom is on the main level, and has direct access to the screened porch. The master bath has a separate shower with three heads, and whirlpool tub.

Upper Level

The Grey Heron House's upper level offers an absolutely breathtaking view of the mountains and Toccoa River (you can see over a mile of the river). The upper level has three additional bedrooms, a large bathroom, and a den with a large TV.

Keywords: House, Hot Tub, Swimming Pool, Fire Pit, Mountains, Fishing, Toccoa River

More Details

Greg Spencer
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Greg Spencer

The Toccoa House Properties Story Proprietor Greg Spencer initially discovered the Blue Ridge area on a backpacking trip to the Cohutta Wilderness in the 1980’s. A short time later, enamored of the area, Greg embarked on a land purchasing mission that led him to 12 acres of undeveloped acreage. Amazed by the beauty of the Toccoa River and the inspiring views of the surrounding mountains, Greg wasted no time in securing what is now known as the Toccoa House Properties.

Greg Spencer purchased this cabin in 2008

Why Greg Spencer chose Blue Ridge

Amazed by the beauty of the Toccoa River and the inspiring views of the surrounding mountains, Greg wasted no time in securing what is now known as the Toccoa House Properties. During the 1990’s Greg built a small cabin, The Riverside Cabin, on the Toccoa River, and envisioned a larger house that he later built on the ridge above: The Toccoa House, completed in 2000. Next came The Carriage House in 2002, and the in-ground, seasonally heated swimming pool in 2007. Our newest addition, The Grey Heron House, was completed in late 2007. Dana is a native of North Georgia and brings Southern Charm to each Guest Experience, handling the Reservation Process, Housekeeping and Custom Arrangements. Our pets and property mascots, Budrow, Lily and Bobby Jo (BJ is named for the Blue Ridge couple, Bobby and Jo, who gave him to us, thank you so much!!), may greet you if they happen to be on the property when you visit. While they often bark, what they really want is for you to pet them! Thank You So Much For Visiting, Dana and Greg

What makes this cabin unique

Since our 12 acre property spans over 1000 feet of Toccoa River frontage, and consists of a peninsula created by a horseshoe bend in the river, we are surrounded by water on three sides. We are close to town, yet secluded and private. We have other units available, please contact us for more information.


Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Several good ones in downtown Blue Ridge
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Ellijay and Blairsville
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
I-575 out of Atlanta (4 lane)
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Several good ones in downtown Blue Ridge
Nearest Ski
98 Miles
Maggie Valley, NC
Car: recommended


Blue Ridge Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 4200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Terrace Level - toilet and sink
    Main Level - toilet and sink
    Master on Main Level - shower , jetted tub , Walk In Shower with three shower heads
    Terrace Level - toilet , shower , Nice tile.
    Upper Level - toilet , shower , Huge tiled shower with great views of the river
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Master on the Main Floor
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Terrace level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Upper Front Right
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Upper Right Rear
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Upper Front Left
    Bunk Room - 4 bunk bed
  • King Size Beds (1) Queen size Beds (4), Bunk Beds (4)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
We are like no other property. Be sure to check our guest reviews.


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5 bedrooms, 5 baths, Pool, River, Views, Gourmet Kitchen, Pool Table, Huge Porch
average rating of 4.876543 based on 81 reviews

The Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

The Grey Heron was perfect. The view from the porches were awesome. We watched the sunrise and the sunset. The kitchen was stocked. We used the kitchen to cook every meal. The beds were comfortable. The screen porch was perfect to sit on and drink coffee in the mornings. The house had enough space for 8 adults and my dog. We didn't use the fire pit, but we did use the fireplace in the living room. We walked about 200 feet from the house to the Toccoa River. It's quite a hike back up, but worth it. The hot tub was perfect. It was a great trip and I will definitely be back in the future. Plus Greg was very easy to get a hold of when I had questions. You will not be disappointed with The Grey Heron.

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Early Summer Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful property and quiet atmosphere.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great property.

  • 5 of 5

My family had a fantastic time. Plenty of room. Everything was in good repair and clean. Will certainly consider returning. Love the back porch. That was where our family relaxed.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We so appreciate fantastic guests like you! Hope to see you soon.
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Great Cabin, Great Location, GREAT Service!!!

  • 5 of 5

It took me about three months to finalize plans for a bachelor party, and we landed on this beautiful property in Blue Ridge, GA. From beginning to end, the service that provided was excellent! We asked for local recommendations, in regards to activities and restaurants, and they were ready with several options that were well worth looking into. When explaining that our group size might fluctuate, night over night, they were more than willing to accommodate us, and even offered to refund whatever wasn't not needed from the initial payment. When we arrived, the cabin (and surrounding property) was in impeccable conditions, with the hot tub and pool pre-heated. Understanding that this was a large party of guys, they were helpful in making sure that our stay in their cabin was private and undisturbed and they were very respectful of our time there, contacting us only once during our visit. I highly recommend this property, not just for the sweeping views and great amenities, but also for the excellent service given to us.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Valdosta, GA

Another great visit!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at the Grey Heron cabin & it does not disappoint. The property is very secluded, has great views, & is only minutes from downtown. We enjoyed roasting marshmallows in the fire pit, caught some rainbow trout fishing from the dock, & walked several of the trails. The cabin is very spacious with a gormet kitchen & an amazing, screened in back porch. We will visit again.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Best property in Blue Ridge!

  • 5 of 5

This was our third stay on the Toccoa House Property, which again, did not disappoint! The cabin and view were beautiful, not to mention this cabin being extremely kid friendly! We loved hiking the trails to the Toccoa River directly from our cabin, playing disc golf throughout the property, and the close proximity to town is awesome as well! This property is always our first choice when we travel to Blue Ridge!

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Per Pet Per Night ($25) $0
Housekeeping $175 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Pet fees are per pet per night. Please get a more specific quote at
Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest.

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.