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Beautifully Appointed Mountain Cabin With Stunning Views (Adults Only)

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom Cabin (Sleeps 6) With Mountain Views

Laurel Lodge, located just outside Blue Ridge, GA in Mineral Bluff is 15 minutes to downtown Blueridge ,15 Minutes to Murphy/Casino, 15 minutes to Blairsville and 5 minutes to Lake Knottly very centrally located and is the perfect mountain destination whether you seek a romantic getaway or a place to entertain family and friends. Nestled in the Blue Ridge mountains only 2 hours from Atlanta, you’ll enjoy the multi-state mountain views. The private, secluded setting is peaceful isolation that’s easy to get to.

This cabin is fully appointed with all the comforts and lodge decorating. From the moment you enter the great room with soaring ceiling and stone fireplace, you’ll feel right at home. No detail has been left out in this lodge.

The great room is completed with a cooks’ kitchen and dining nook with an amazing picture window that frames the multi-state, year-round mountain view. The front porch and upper deck are perfect for your morning coffee and taking in the warm daytime sun. Rounding out the main level of the cabin are two bedrooms and two bathrooms. The master suite features an en-suite bathroom with soaring ceiling.

Above the main level is a large loft with hand-hewn railings and laurel branches. The loft includes a sitting/reading area and a hand-made hickory desk.

The lower level includes a third bedroom and full bathroom as well as a large entertainment area where you can play ping-pong, board games and Wii. The large television includes a Blu-Ray player and Apple TV with Netflix and other streaming services. WiFi internet is available throughout the cabin and on the decks. A washer and dryer are also available for your use.

The lower deck boasts a sitting area, propane grill, picnic table and, tucked around the corner, a 6-person private hot tub. You can also enjoy a roaring camp fire in the stone fire pit.

Although you may never wish to leave Laurel Lodge, should you wish to explore the area you’ll find a host of restaurants, shopping and outdoor activities nearby. Laurel Lodge is approximately 15 minutes from three different town...Blue Ridge, GA; Blairsville, GA and Murphy, NC. Here you’ll find restaurants, shopping and local craftsmen.

The area boasts some of the country’s best Class IV whitewater on the nearby Ocoee River. If a lazy trip down the river in an inner tube or canoe is more your speed, the neighboring Toccoa River is for you.

Multiple hiking options are available from short walks in the property surrounding Laurel Lodge to a day hike on the Benton-MacKaye and Appalachian Trails.

Laurel Lodge awaits to transport you to “mountain time.” Book it today!

Please note that all guests must be at least 18 years of age.

More Details

Owner
Joe Haban II
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 1, 2017

About Joe Haban II

We are like most everyone else...busy professionals who enjoy the chance to get away to recharge. We dreamed of owning a mountain cabin for years and actively searched for the perfect place for three of those years. We hope that you will enjoy Laurel Lodge as much as we do.

Joe Haban II purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Joe Haban II chose Northwest High Country

Laurel Lodge is the perfect fit for us. From it's setting and long-range mountain view to the hand crafted features, it 'spoke' to us right away. We love the laurel branch and hand-hewn timber railings, the large picture window in the dining nook, the views from both porches and the way the stars fill the sky at night. Welcome to Laurel Lodge, ya'll!

What makes this cabin unique

The details are what matter to us. The handcrafted laurel branch deck and stair railings, the huge picture window in the dining area, and the wide plank pine flooring set the stage. We had been collecting cabin decorations for a number of years in anticipation of one day owning a place like Laurel Lodge, so it was the perfect match for us.

Amenities

Mineral Bluff Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Ensuite with master bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Main level
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower level
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Main level
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed , Lower level
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Main level, ensuite full bathroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Do you love wine? Consider hosting a fun guided wine tasting event for you and your guests during your stay. Inquire with the owners for more details.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

Beautifully Appointed Mountain Cabin With Stunning Views (Adults Only)
average rating of 4.78125 based on 32 reviews
5

Girl's Weekend

  • 5 of 5

A group of us spent the weekend at Laurel Lodge. The accommodations were wonderful! The kitchen and bathrooms had everything that we could possibly need, the cabin was immaculate, the beds were very comfortable and the view was spectacular! We will definitely be going back in the future. Brian and Joe were very accommodating and easy to contact with a few questions that we had arise over our stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Wonderful Property

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at Laurel Lodge and again it was completely perfect. We walked into an immaculately neat and clean house just as before. The house has all the amenities and is fully stocked with everything you could possibly want. The beds are comfortable and this house really feels like home. We love this home and hope to come back!

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Awesome Girls Trip!

  • 5 of 5

Girls getaway for three sisters. This cabin far exceeded our expectations. The view was beautiful, the cabin was very clean, we easily found everything we needed. We will rent again and would recommend to friends and family. Joe and Brian were very helpful and responsive to all of our questions. Thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy, Clean and Breathtaking views!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and another couple had a fabulous weekend away and the amazing Laurel Lodge. The pictures do not do this place justice. The views are spectacular and the accomodations are first rate. The lodge was clean and ready for our arrival.

Joe and Brian couldn't have been more helpful. They gave us great directions and it was easy to follow. Anything we needed - they answered and were extremely helpful. We wanted recommendations on places to eat, but ended up never leaving! Full stocked kitchen helped us prepare all of our meals.

If you are looking for a relaxing weekend - look no further. Everything has already been taken care of here at Laurel Lodge! We are already planning our next weekend here.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing Getaway

  • 5 of 5

A friend and I had never been up to the mountains in Georgia, and we wanted to a quick getaway for the weekend. We booked the weekend and were amazed at how nice the place is.

When we arrived the place was stunning. Joe and Brian clearly spent a lot of time making their cabin a home away from home. It was beautifully decorated, and I loved the fact that the entire place had a pleasant wood smell. The beds were lovely. It very much had a cabin feel to the place with all the comforts of a luxury hotel.

Joe was excellent at communicating with us to make sure we had proper directions to get to the cabin, which was great since my phone and car GPS systems didn't have the location correct.

All in all, the weekend was incredibly relaxing. We had everything we needed to cook our own meals. The hot tub was great, and the views were spectacular.

We had such a relaxing weekend getting away from the city. We will be back for sure!

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you had a wonderful first experience in our beautiful Georgia mountains and that Laurel Lodge played a part in that. It is our home away from home and we love it when others feel the same way about it. Come back soon!
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HORRIBLE

  • 1 of 5

This rental was a disaster, the home had two dead animals and large spiders, the smell was so horrible we could not use the downstairs. The home was dirty with food left between the cushions of the couch and cat hair everywhere, completely unsanitary. It was far from any stores and very difficult to travel. We were told it was 10 minutes to where the wedding was but because of the difficult terrain it took over 30 minutes. We were told we would not get our deposit back because of a mess, but this is the condition of the home when we got there. We have pictures to prove it and will be posting them on the internet.

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your comments don't line up with the way we operate (or with other consistently good reviews we receive). Our housekeeper did a walk through the morning before you arrived and reported that everything was in good order. If you had found the cabin as you report upon checkin we would have expected that you would contact us right away so we could address any concerns. As we said, it was reported in good condition the day you arrived. A portion of your security deposit was withheld to cover standard rates for undisclosed additional guests, a pet and some minor property damage.
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Rates & Availability

Mineral Bluff Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Indepence Day Weekend
Jul 1 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$269
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day Weekend
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$269
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Foliage
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$269
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 27 2017
3 night minimum stay
$269
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Years
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 3 2018
4 night minimum stay
$269
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
MLK Weekend
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 15 2018
3 night minimum stay
$269
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
President's Day
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 19 2018
3 night minimum stay
$269
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$199
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning fee $150 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
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.
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