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5 bedrooms, 5 baths, Pool, River, Views, Gourmet Kitchen, Dining Table for 12

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 5 Bedrooms, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 14)

Located on sixteen acres and over 1200 feet of river frontage, and with its old-world craftsmanship and state of the art detailing, Toccoa House is a truly an amazing experience. Nestled in the pristine mountains of North Georgia, this 4,000-square-foot, three-level cabin features soaring ceilings and a curved mahogany staircase. Our swimming pool and hot tub are the epitome of relaxation.

The property is NOT suitable for loud parties and immature guests.

Each of the five bedrooms has its own bathroom with whirlpool tub, satellite TV, and speakers for the building’s stereo system. The upper balcony provides a computer with high speed Internet access,and an air hockey table. The lower terrace level features a pool table, wood stove and game table, along with seating for a 70 inch plasma TV. A gas log fireplace on the main level and wood stove on the terrace level create a wonderful ambiance. Six decks, porches, and balconies provide ample opportunity to take in the mountain views, observe the abundant birds of the area, watch the sunset over the western ridge, or just relax with a good book.

The Toccoa River provides some of the best trout fishing in north Georgia, along with swimming and tubing. Guided or self-guided canoe, hiking, or bicycling trips are also available. A grassy picnic area and horseshoe pit are located on the grounds near the river at the site of a former stone quarry. For those with more leisurely pursuits in mind, the Town of Blue Ridge is just three miles away and boasts some of the best antique shopping anywhere. The sightseeing train ride along the Toccoa River valley makes for a delightful morning or afternoon. Customized recreation outings can be arranged.

Toccoa House is available weekdays and weekends for private rentals. The property is ideally suited to corporate retreats, family vacations/reunions, and group get-togethers.

Keywords: Cabin

More Details

Owner
Greg Spencer
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
May 28, 2017

About Greg Spencer

The Toccoa House Story

Proprietor Greg Spencer initially discovered the Blue Ridge area on a backpacking trip to the Cohutta Wilderness in the 1980’s. Soon after he was awestruck by the experience of kayaking the Ocoee River. A short time later, enamored of the area, Greg embarked on a land purchasing mission that led him to 12 acres of undeveloped acreage.

Greg Spencer purchased this cabin in 1991

Why Greg Spencer chose Northwest High Country

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 16 acre property spans over 1200 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 offer four distinct and private rental cabins. The cabins are all walking distance from each other and can be booked together, making Toccoa House Properties an ideal destination for large groups. Combined, our cabins sleep 40 (13 bedrooms, 11 full baths, 2 half baths).

The Toccoa House is our largest accommodation, with three levels and room for 14 to sleep comfortably. The Grey Heron House is our next largest cabin, sleeping 10 on three levels. The Carriage House is our mid-sized rental cabin which sleeps 6. The Riverside Cabin is our smallest cabin, with room for two right on the banks of the Toccoa River

Amenities

Blue Ridge Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
  • 5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Queen size Beds (5), Double Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) We have a pack and play for small children., Sleep Sofa or Futons (4)
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
High Speed Internet Connection, Jetted Tubs in Baths

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(117 traveler reviews)

5 bedrooms, 5 baths, Pool, River, Views, Gourmet Kitchen, Dining Table for 12
average rating of 4.888889 based on 117 reviews
5

Perfect vacation spot!

  • 5 of 5

This was such a great place! It was one of the best cabins we've ever rented. The cabin itself was beautiful, plenty of space for everyone and fully stocked...they even had a crockpot! Kitchen was nice and big with good appliances. Two coffee pots, two dishwashers and the laundry room had two dryers. There was a second fridge downstairs too. Great amenities for a multiple family vacation. We spent a lot of time around the big kitchen table playing games. It really did feel like the owners thought of everything. Lots of attention to detail (like having the right coffee filters already there). We really enjoyed the grounds too! The pool, the walking trails, the area by the river, the corn hole and fire pit, even a swing set on the property that our kiddos enjoyed a few times. Perfect distance to town too. We hope to come back again!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely INCREDIBLE!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for a long weekend in April. The owners were so friendly and helpful. The cabin was breathtaking!! The cabin was spotless, organized and they had everything we needed. You get a total bang for your buck. We had 10 adults and slept comfortably with an extra bed and not all beds had 2 people. Check in and check out were a breeze and the owners flexible and always available if we needed back them. We will definitely be coming back!!

  • Submitted: Apr 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This guest and her group were fantastic!! They were great communicators, left the property spotless, and were very quiet. They asked us for hiking recommendations as well as restaurant recommendations. We would welcome them back any time.
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Cordele GA
5

Perfect for a group!

  • 5 of 5

Nine of us, friends and family, met at Toccoa House for a long weekend . . . some from south Georgia, some from North Carolina. What a beautiful place to spend time together! The living areas are very nice and well appointed with a great kitchen. The bedrooms were a little plain-Jane, but I can't say this was a problem; not that much time was spent in them. And so many things to do! We enjoyed the pool table and the hot tub and deck. There are plenty of televisions, but I can't imagine wanting to watch one when surrounded by such peace and serenity. It was too cold to swim, but there is a lovely pool that could be enjoyed in warmer weather. We walked down to the river and found horse shoes, corn hole, a Frisbee course, and seating to enjoy the sound of the water running its course. I have no problem recommending Toccoa House as a marvelous destination when you need room for a lot of folks.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Big open layout home

  • 3 of 5

The home was open layout with a bathroom in each bedroom. We had lots of family and friends come to visit so it would have been nice to have a main area bathroom. The kids enjoyed the hot tub,pool,and game tables. We cooked all but one meal at the house so the big kitchen area was nice. Although, the large cupboards were not sturdy and one broke off the hinges and others were about to break. Each bedroom was nice and big with its own small tv. The beds were sub-par with terrible worn out sheets and the windows opened but there were few screens.

Our understanding was that we were right on the Toccoa River but it was way down the steep mountain and we couldnt easily let the kids go fishing or relax down there. Blue ridge had cute shops and friendly people.

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are pleased these guests enjoyed the large, open lay out of this house. They are correct about having LOTS of family and friends visit which evidently stretched the capacity of the five full baths. We do not recommend this house for more than the maximum capacity of 14 guests, especially when many of them are teens. The comment about the kitchen cabinets is curious about not being sturdy, to which we disagree. When the guests reported the two loose cabinets doors, we arrived to make any needed repairs, and found the two doors hyper-extended (opened more than the hinges allowed). We were able to quickly make repairs with screws and found no problems with any of the other ones. The cabinets hold two dozen regular glasses, wine glasses, cups, etc. so they are definitely sturdy. Like anything, they need to be handled carefully. We will look into the beds and linens issue and make any needed upgrades. This is the first that any guest has mentioned something. We use high quality mattresses and linens and strive to keep them in good condition. We are not sure how this guest got the impression the house is "right on the Toccoa" because our photos, description, and property map show the house on the ridge overlooking the river. We did notice numerous kids using the various trails many times to the river, and there is also a large, parking area on the river available to guests, and from there the large, level 1200 feet of river frontage is wheelchair and stroller accessible, so it's the best of all worlds. We have one of those rare properties with both great views and great river access. We do have many large windows, and have a screen for each one. We have strategically placed half of the screens at the most appropriate locations. Guests tell us they like screens but also love our awesome views of clear glass without screens,
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5

Dream Cabin - Relaxing Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

I can't say enough about this place. Beyond beautiful! We stayed for a week and wished we could have stayed longer. We hope to go back.

Scott and Sue Matye

Shullsburg, WI

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay in the mountains

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful Cabin and property with a view and seclusion. Close to town and very comfortable.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
110 Miles
Hartsfield Jackson-Atlanta
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Blue Ridge Brewery
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Old Toccoa Farm
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Harvest On Main
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Cataloochee Ski Area
Nearest Beach
3 Miles
Morganton Beach
Car: recommended

There are so many things to see and do, it is hard to list them all. Call us and we are more than happy to discuss your personal expectations, interests, and options.

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Rates & Availability

Blue Ridge Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 25 2017 - Sep 5 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
October Leaves
Oct 1 2017 - Oct 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
From
$300
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

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

Add $15 per person per night for each guest over the first four. Also add a housekeeping fee of $125-$175 depending on the number of guests. Pet fee is $15 per pet per night.

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