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Your Perfect Family Get Away... RIGHT HERE!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

Come hide from the stress of life. The Chattahoochee National Forest surrounds my unique, 10 acre piece of mountain paradise. Not another cabin rental for miles!

Rustic with luxury. Homeyness with style. An all natural wood exterior and interior creates a cozy, romantic ambience. Once you step inside, the stress melts away.

Stay put and watch the wildlife from the front porch or venture into the wilderness. Toccoa River fly fishing, Lake Blue Ridge boating, Appalachian/Benton MacKaye Hiking, Ocoee River whitewater rafting, quaint dining and shopping in the city of Blue Ridge are all within a few miles. And all only 1.5 hours from ATL.

We are pet friendly, but you must disclose if you are bringing pets.

3 spacious bedrooms, with the master on the main. Main bath features all travertine tile with walk in shower. Granite counter with glass bowls. Remaining 2 bedrooms have full beds, with 2 twins in the gigantic loft.

Kitchen features exotic granite countertops. Huge granite island. Oversized sink. All usual kitchen amenities. Full dining table seats 8 with leaf.

Main living area has velvetine sectional with sofa bed. Beautiful stone wood burning fireplace is the center of attention.

Basement is finished with pool table, bar area and 48' wide tv.

RESERVATIONS: This is the fastest way to get in touch with questions is via email. Please note that major holidays require a full 7 day rental.

Keywords: Log cabin, North Georgia Mountains, Lake Blue Ridge, Chattahochee National Forest, Cabin

More Details

Owner
Leanne Walasek
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 19, 2017

About Leanne Walasek

Owner and Georgia Real Estate Broker who loves the outdoors wants to share my paradise with you. I am a small business owner, a frequent traveler, a sports enthusiast and a nature lover. I know once you step on the property, you will fall in love with it like I have.

I am currently in the midst of a personal sabbatical, working at jobs I love, meeting everyone I can and will soon write about my experience in the loft of the cabin. In the meantime, please enjoy my Daves' retreat while you can.

Leanne Walasek purchased this cabin in 2002

Why Leanne Walasek chose Northwest High Country

A short trip from ATL will find yourself in the middle of the Chattahochee National Forrest. Once you visit, it will become very obvious how lucky I was to find this cabin.

What makes this cabin unique

I recommend coming prepared with at least a few days of groceries. Once you arrive, you will not want to leave. Even though the nearest grocery store is but 15 minutes away, you'll want to leave civilization behind for a least a few days.

First order of business after putting up the groceries is to pour yourself your favorite beverage and sit on the front porch swing. Unwind. Relax. Decompress.

Next, familiarize yourself with the house. Pick your bedrooms. Become one in the treetops as you gaze out the giant loft windows. Make yourself at home. You will soon find how easy that will be.

Peak at the basement. Plan your downstairs game time. Maybe a little wager at the pool table. Bring your Wii or X Box to hook up to the gigantic TV. The kids won't surface for hours.

Next fix yourself your favorite meal. My favorite, a big spaghetti dinner. The open kitchen and living area provides a great gathering spot. Of course, hamburgers and hot dogs on the grill is a crowd pleaser. If you bring your own wood, you can use the fire pit in the middle of the gravel driveway (away from cars!). There are plenty of lawn chairs to sit and roast marshmallows.

Take a hike down Daves Road. If you continue past the house, this will lead you up Gork Hollow to the top of Picklesheimer Mountain. There are beautiful views up there. The walk is peaceful, through the tall pines and oaks, past the mountain feeder creeks embraced by dense ferns. You might even come upon a few deer.

Be adventurous and explore the area. Embrace the north Georgia mountains. Fish, hike, shop, dine, raft, and do some scenic driving. Make sure you visit all the websites listed. With the numerous things to do, you might run out of time if you don't plan!

OR you can just stay at the cabin and relax!

Amenities

Morganton Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Queen Sized Beds in Bedrooms. Sterns & Foster in Main. Temprapedic In Hawaii Room. New Queen in Aspen. Twin Beds in Loft. Sleep Sofa in finished basement.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
10 secluded acres, pond, creek, master on main, surrounded by Chattahochee National Forest, rocking chairs on the porch. Daves Road becomes a county maintained, level gravel road for approx 1/4 mile.

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(55 traveler reviews)

Your Perfect Family Get Away... RIGHT HERE!
average rating of 4.6545453 based on 55 reviews
4

Cabin was beautiful and in a remote, quiet location. We saw a lot of wildlife.

  • 4 of 5

Clean and well maintained. My family had a great time and had everything we needed for a comfortable stay. Plenty of room. Only suggestions would be to fix mattress in bedroom on main floor. (Missing some slats underneath so the mattress sags terribly). Bring your own pillow; pillows left a lot to be desired.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great getaway. Enjoyed being off the grid..

  • 4 of 5

Location ideal for a romantic getaway...

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

Nice home with nice amenities

  • 3 of 5

The house is nice with what seems to be upgraded kitchen and baths. Really liked that the large porch could be closed off to sequester young children and the dogs. Kids liked the hot tub. Very disappointed in beds. Mattresses and box springs should have been replaced several bad backs ago. No one was pleased with their bed. If 2 tried to sleep in one bed the sagging was torturous. Garbage policy sounds simple enough: just drop it off on your way home. That is, unless you travel on weekends because the place is closed on Saturday and Sunday. Not much of a vacation when you have to throw bags of garbage in on top of your luggage and haul it home.

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place to relax

  • 5 of 5

Perfect to get away and decompress from all the normal life and work pressures. Hiking or just laying out next to the pond- all great.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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5

Relaxing Getaway

  • 5 of 5

A group of us wanted a nice close getaway weekend and wanted to do some White Water rafting. We had several people in our group of 8, and everyone had a great time. We loved swinging on the front porch swing. The porch was our gathering place the entire weekend. The kitchen had everything we needed to make meals for our large crowd. The open floor plan was great and I loved the soaring ceiling in the great room. On the last night we built a bonfire. There was plenty of wide open space to explore. We had a lot of fun and hope to do it again really soon!

  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our getaway here! My husband and I had a relaxing long weekend here. It is so serene. We enjoyed relaxing by the fire, the hot tub and throwing a football around in the wide open field. We went into the town of Blueridge and absolutely loved the atmosphere. Felt so refreshed after leaving and would love to come back one day!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Rates & Availability

Morganton Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 25 2017
7 night minimum stay
$975
 
 
New Years
Dec 27 2017 - Jan 2 2018
5 night minimum stay
$149
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
$149
$875
$2,500
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100
Tax Rate 12.0%

Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years Holidays require a 6 night stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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