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Beautiful Log Home Retreat - Hiking, Swimming & Minutes to Uptown

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 5 - 7 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, Sleeps 6

This beautiful log home is located just 7 minutes from uptown Athens but feels secluded in the countryside. Explore 18 acres of hiking trails and the swimming pond, or simply sit back and enjoy the view from your large wrap-around deck and picture windows. This custom built cabin is fully furnished with everything you could dream of and features hardwood floors, geothermal heating, wood burning stove and stylish furniture which make this charming retreat cozy as can be!

6 people maximum, including children.

Please no party groups or events.

A fully refundable $200 deposit is collected upon booking and will be returned within 7 days assuming the property is left in the condition it was upon arrival.

We look forward to your enjoyment of our special place!

More Details

Property Manager
Emily Good
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 12, 2017

About Emily Good

We are retired professors in speech therapy and video production. We love nature and traveling. When we're not enjoying our fabulous deck, lush hiking trails and enormous pond, we're probably exploring the world and making our beautiful home available to you. We're enjoying spending more and more time in the Colorado Rockies where our daughter is and where we once lived for 20 years. Our next international destination: Spain!


Athens House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • There are two full bathrooms, one with a large shower and the other with a bathtub and laundry facilities.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master Bedroom with King size bed.
    Bedroom 2 - Bedroom with Queen size bed.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Daybed area with Twin OR entertainment room with Queen sofa.
  • There are two full bedrooms, one with a King bed and the other with a Queen. There are potentially two additional bedrooms! 1.) an open office/daybed area with twin mattress and 2.) an enclosed entertainment room with comfortable queen size sleeper sofa. Therefore, our home is a 2-4 bedroom.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • limited accessibility
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming


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Beautiful Log Home Retreat - Hiking, Swimming & Minutes to Uptown
average rating of 4.818182 based on 11 reviews

Exactly what we needed!

  • 5 of 5

What a lovely location, quiet and rural but close to town for great coffeeshops, restaurants, getting groceries.... We needed a place while our college-student young adults were off classes between semesters, during a time when our finances have been VERY tight. Exactly what we needed! An with young adults, wifi and Netflix and satellite tv and Amazon viewing were exactly what was needed. The dog and I roamed trails on site and in the area (Athens and Stroud Run), and the birds kept thick at the feeders. Two spacious bathrooms -- wow! And plenty warm enough even with the cold snap (0 degrees). So we had a place to call "home" over the holiday season, where we could all be together. In the summer, with decks and porch and outdoor space and pond, it could only be even better!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad our home was available to you at such a perfect time. Always great to hear a guest say that it was "exactly what they needed!" Thanks for enjoying our trails and home, and for writing a review.
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Perfect in every way!

  • 5 of 5

Our family completely enjoyed this beautiful log cabin home overlooking a lake. The house was very spacious, very clean and comfortable. We spent most of our time on the wrap around deck, enjoying the view and the yellow finches that came to the bird feeders. Enjoyed all the little touches, like fresh flowers on the tables. I only wish I had found this place when my daughter was a freshman at OU and not a senior- but it was the perfect place to stay for graduation. Only a few minutes to campus. Would very highly recommend to anyone!!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for a quiet family getaway.

  • 5 of 5

Our first impression of this cabin was that the pictures didn't do this place justice. It really is a beautiful place. When we first arrived, it was very warm inside, but we figured we just needed to adjust the temp and give it time. We realized soon enough that the A.C. wasn't working and we were there at one of the hottest weeks of the year. We emailed the owner and she immediately spoke with a heating and cooling company, and had someone out as soon as was possible. It was fixed, and the rest of our week went on without incident. We swam, went canoeing, and fished in the pond. The water is a little gross, but that's nature. We walked some of the paths, which weren't as clear as some of us city slickers would hope for, but again that's nature and how it's supposed to be. The bird feeders were empty when we arrived, but on day 3 we found the seed, and enjoyed bird watching on the deck from then on out. The wrap around deck was amazing, with plenty of seating to enjoy the views. There is a place to have fires with plenty of wood on sight. You are nicely removed, but still close to all the restaurants and stores. We had a great, relaxing vacation, and would highly recommend this cabin.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Relaxing retreat!

  • 5 of 5

The home is stunning and serene and well appointed. It met the needs of my entire family from 18-48 and our dogs! We loved our time there!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect retreat

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I LOVED this place. It's beautiful, well-cared for, and clean. It's in a great location--super-close to Athens, but still offering the feeling of being away from town. Right up the road is Pleasant Hill Vineyard, a lovely winery with surprisingly good wine(!).

This place, combined with all the activities we partook in, made this vacation a really memorable one!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peace, quiet and lots of space

  • 5 of 5

This house was close to town, but yet was also very secluded. We enjoyed walking the short trails on the property and hanging out on the deck. The house is very spacious in terms of living space with two living rooms (one more for sitting, the other a TV room). The kitchen is well stocked. There are two bedrooms with a center area that can become a third bedroom if you close the curtain. The two full bathrooms are spacious and very nice. The house and landscaping are beautiful and the owners seem to have lots of nice local pottery. We enjoyed our stay very much and will return.

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Thanks for the review.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Deposit $200

Manager'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.