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Luxury Mountain Lodge with Soaring Views - 5,000 Sq

Bedrooms 6
Half Baths1
Space 5,000 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

6 Bedrooms, 7 Bathrooms, 24 Sleeps / Beds 24

On top of the rolling hills of the Rich Mountains, overlooking the beautiful Blue Ridge Lake, you will find the welcoming serenity of the Ridges Over Lake Lodge. From the moment you drive up the paved driveway in the private gated community to see this impressive Canadian log structure with a welcoming willow swing on the massive front porch, you immediately know that a very special experience awaits you.

Ridges Over Lake is a place of rustic elegance and luxurious comfort immersed in the midst of peaceful and majestic beauty of the Chattahoochee National Forest. Here, you can find an escape in the healing serenity of nature and enjoy stunning views of the lake and the mountains from the comfort of your two-level deck. Let your eyes take a flight with the eagles or have them follow the intricate dance of the falling leaves. Gather your friends and family around the fire pit to roast the marshmallows, share music and stories, and enjoy the scenic views.

Take a nature hike on the extensive Appalachian trails starting literally in your backyard, and return to find the comfort of a luxurious hot shower, hearty meal, and a soft comfortable bed. Enjoy a variety of outdoor adventures such as helicopter and ATV rides, mountain biking and horseback riding, or take a zipline canopy tour in the midst of the world-renown ASKA Adventure Area.

The water sports enthusiasts can immerse themselves in numerous activities such as boating, rafting, tubing, canoeing, and kayaking. A number of flowing rivers, streams and lakes in the area of Blue Ridge offers plenty of opportunity for fly fishing in the Trout Capital of Georgia.

This private Lodge is located only 15 minutes from the charming town of Blue Ridge, where you can enjoy fast food or fine dining, antique shopping, and apple picking at the famous Mercier Orchards, visit a local winery, or take a train ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway.

Ridges Over Lake Lodge is a three level 6-bedroom,

7-bathroom luxury log cabin that can accommodate very comfortably 8 adults in 4 private bedrooms plus up to 8 kids in a spacious Bunk Bed Loft. In addition, there is a Queen-size sleeper sofa in a private Fireplace Suite, a futon in a Game Room, and a twin-size foldout chair in two bedrooms that can accommodate additional guests if needed.

The center point of the main floor, a grand living area with a majestic wood-burning stone fireplace along with the impressive 2-story prow of glass and beams overlooking the stunning views of the mountains and clear blue-green waters of the lake blends comfortably into a spacious gourmet kitchen and dining area. French doors lead off to a beautiful deck equipped with a built-in red cedar bar counter.

A fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops and all Viking appliances including a double oven and a six-burner range top will provide you with everything necessary to cook a scrumptious meal to enjoy and share at a dining table that can be extended to accommodate up to 12 guests.

Off the Great Room you will find a private oasis in the master bedroom suite with luxuriously appointed king-size bed. Step out onto the deck to enjoy the stunning views and take a breath of crisp mountain air. Pamper yourself in the spacious bath featuring a Jacuzzi tub, separate stone shower, and a double vanity.

In the East wing of the main floor you will find tasteful and luxurious accommodations in the Bear Bedroom that has a comfortable low-set queen-size bed and a full comfortable bathroom. A set of French doors give you an access to a private nook on the upper deck to enjoy the scenic views.

Head upstairs to the spacious second master bedroom suite complete with king-size bed and an oversized leather chair that can be unfolded into a twin size bed. The master bedroom has its own full bath equipped with luxurious Jacuzzi tub, separate stone shower, and his and hers vanity sink. Abundant windows from your bedroom and the bathroom offer majestic mountain views from high above the treetops.

Walk across the cathedral ceiling walkway to the Game Room area to enjoy the game of foosball, air hockey, backgammon, or chess. There is a seating area for enjoying a plethora of board games and a large TV with DVD/VCR, so you can watch your favorite movie. The Game Room also offers a futon that can be used to accommodate extra guests.

Connected to the Game Room is a spacious Bunk Bed Loft with 5 natural pine bunks along with multiple toys and games for the little ones to enjoy.

As you head downstairs to the terrace level, you will find a room equipped with a 8ft rustic billiards table, another room with a ping pong table, and a Fireplace Suite where you can relax on a comfortable sofa, enjoy the crackle of fire in a remote controlled gas-stove fireplace, read a book or catch a favorite show on a flat-screen TV with satellite cable and external HDMI connection. The queen-size sleeper sofa can comfortably accommodate additional overnight guests if needed.

Pass through a small private hallway into your own separate bedroom furnished with plush king-size bed and equipped with a pull-out twin sleeper. The bedroom has a full bath, and a step-out access onto the lower level covered porch which makes for its own special area.

The entire terrace level is surrounded by open windows providing easy access to the expansive covered porch with large gas grill, and plenty of seating areas to welcome the togetherness with friends and family and to share the scenic views and many special moments.

Stepping down from the lower deck to the ground level, you will find a very special viewing terrace with a built-in fire pit where you can relax and enjoy the bird watching or star gazing under the open skies.

The Lodge is not childproof but it is child-friendly. There is a playpen and a high chair available for your use. In addition, there is limited handicapped access at the main level. There is a wireless Internet connection for your convenience.

This warm and spacious Lodge is your home away from home. With accommodations and amenities that will meet the needs of up to 24 guests it can serve as a perfect option for family reunions, corporate retreats, or a getaway for a group of friends.

Sleeping Arrangements

Main Floor:

Master Bedroom – King-size bed

Bear Bedroom – Queen-size bed (low profile for disability access)

Upper Floor:

Bird View Bedroom – King-size bed + 1 Pull-out twin sleeper

Game Room – Full-size futon

Bunk Bedroom – 5 bunk twin-size beds

Lower Floor:

Southwestern Bedroom – King-size bed + 1 Pull-out twin sleeper

Fireplace Room – Queen-size Pull-out bed

More Details

Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 18, 2018

What makes this lodge unique

- Appalachian trails behind the property.

- Secluded for privacy

- Mountain and Lake views


Ridges Over the Lake Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 5000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 24
  • Max. adults: 24
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 6 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Bear Room - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Main Floor - toilet
    Bird View - toilet , tub , shower , jetted tub
    Game Room - toilet , shower
    Southwestern Room - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
    Billiard Room - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Bear Bedroom - 1 queen
    Bird View - 1 king , 1 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
    Game Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bunk Bedroom - 5 bunk bed
    Southwestern Bedroom - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Fireplace Bedroom - 1 queen , Pull-out sofa
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(64 traveler reviews)

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Luxury Mountain Lodge with Soaring Views - 5,000 Sq
average rating of 4.625 based on 64 reviews

Absolutely AMAZING!!!!

  • 5 of 5

Family reunion for 16 people and it was perfect!! Lots of room, clean, beautifully decorated, game rooms, fire pit....perfection!!! Will definitely be returning to this cabin!!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Second Year in a Row

  • 5 of 5

For the second year in a row, we have enjoyed this Lodge. It's so spacious and warm. We lucked out this year (2017) and got at least 11" of snow. I guess you have to be careful what you wish for.

Thanks again for sharing your lodge.

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Family Reunion in Blue Ridge

  • 4 of 5

If you want to wake up each day feeling like you are in a painting this is the place for you. The house is magnificent, and the owner is accommodating and very responsive. We had a Thanksgiving family reunion with 17 adults and 7 children, there was plenty of room (we did bring air mattresses just in case you should bring a pad for pull outs but you already know that right) They really thought of everything in terms of at the house activities -table pool, ping pong, board games, poker table, fire pit, air hockey, foos ball, ect...understanding since you are literally at the top of the mountain the drive requires you to have a car and nerves that are up for the task. Worth It!! If there is any downside it would be the cleaning not really up to par with a house rental, it was disappointing on many levels, so the owner might want to look for a different crew. The thing I personally am always concerned with is HOT WATER - No worries! The men in the group were concerned with the WIFI and TV situation ( Big Football weekend) but seriously don't go to the mountains of Blue Ridge to watch TV the surrounding area is much more entertaining. We had an awesome time at this house and sat around fantasizing about owning one just like it someday, but the location does lend itself to a group who is not looking to leave often (not that you will need to). The town is worth the venture out, but plan accordingly :) Highly recommend booking this home! The 4 stars just reflects cleaning otherwise 5 all the way.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Specatular Rental

  • 5 of 5

This was a great place to stay, with great friends and great fun! Spectacular views from the top porch! So much room in the house, with lots of things to do in the game room. Would not change anything, but would be nice to have more TV's, especially in the great room, as there was limited space for all of us to watch the football games downstairs. Also, couldn't find a hair dryer nor iron/ironing board - would be great to have at least one. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Gina - i appreciate your feedback. we now moved TV from the downstairs to the Great Room and providing an ironing board with iron.
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Awesome cabin!

  • 5 of 5

If you are looking for a cabin secluded in the mountains look no further. This cabin is awesome for a large family. Everyone in our group absolutely loved it. There is something to do for all age groups and it was very clean and well kept. We cant wait to go back again next year. The owner is very responsive as well.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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key biscayne

Amazing House for large families & groups

  • 5 of 5

We were lucky to find this place. The house and the settings are spectacular. Lots of space for kids to play, the lodge has everything you can possible need to spend a great week. All in good quality and great look, with great attention to details. For such a large capacity, wi-fi connectivity was not enough but I consider that a minor issue once you have decided to get away from the city!

It takes a while to get to the property through the non-paved access road, but it is clearly worth it! Excellent for large groups getaways and nature lovers! Great house indications from the owner!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning Fee $230 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $250
Tax Rate 12.0%

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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