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River Rest: Romantic & Relaxing Setting with Hot Tub on a Trophy Trout Stream

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 2 full Bathrooms, views and sounds of stream, (Sleeps 1-4)

River Rest is THE perfect place to stay for a quiet, luxury destination that is nestled beside a pristine, flowing trout stream.

We are available for 2-4 adults (25+) only. (4 person maximum). We are not suitable for families with children or people who have difficulties with steps (see photos that show steps leading to the front door). No pets.

We feature distinctive traditional and antique furnishings, a hot tub, on-site fishing in a trophy trout stream, situated on a quiet, secluded lane in Coosawattee River Resort. (2 night minimum)

Push aside the laptop (although we have WiFi if you can't), cell, fax machine, and pager. Spend time strolling up and down the lane by the house, fishing in the private waters of a trophy trout stream, unwinding in the hot tub, gazing at a star-studded clear night, and bathing in the noises that surround this north Georgia retreat: tree frogs at night, the rush of the burbling creek 24/7 from the comfort of the screened porch. You deserve the rest-and-relaxation. We offer the ideal location that is secluded, yet not isolated from the amenities you need.

Most Popular amenities

... breathtaking beauty of the cabin location

... floating and wading in a private stretch of a refreshing mountain stream

... excellent fly fishing in a trophy trout stream by the cabin

... Beautiful furnishings

... Cozy, at home feel

... hot tub for 5 (delightfully warm on cool spring and summer nights)

... Wireless internet

... 50 feet away from a burbling trout stream

... affordable

... lending library

... OVER 250'private creek frontage on Mountaintown Creek,

up-and-coming trophy trout stream in Georgia

... convenient distance to services

and local attractions

We are a 15 minute drive off Interstate 515 in North Georgia, a 30 minute drive from Amicalola Falls State park, a 25 minute drive from Blue Ridge, a 15-20 minute drive from several apple orchards, 10 minute drive from the fabulous Ellijay Apple Festival, and no distance at all from one of the most beautiful sections of Mountaintown Creek. It's a secluded cabin on a private drive in a REFRESHING environment that has something elegant and enjoyable for all styles and preferences: trout FISHING and TUBING in your FRONT YARD, a hot tub, a clean, mountain creek to splash in, gourmet kitchen, cozy den for the enjoyment of TV, a wood burning FIREPLACE, and a welcoming decor.

The cabin is also near other exciting, outdoor activity sites (golf course, horseback riding, hiking, mountain biking, white water rafting).

Our creek front cabin is spacious and will comfortably accommodate 2-4 adult friends, a family of 4, or 2 couples traveling together. It's of course, ideal for a romantic getaway for two.

River Rest is nestled in a secluded area on the Mountaintown Creek: only four other cabins nearby. One cabin is next door to River Rest, the others are not visible from our property. There are no properties within sight across the creek from us, just beautiful undeveloped wooded land. All paved roads, up until the last mile before the cabin. Then, the road turns to gravel, but it is accessible for all types of vehicles. The air seems to feel just a little bit lighter and cooler, and the sleep is always much deeper and peaceful here. It's a short 15-minute drive from the Ellijay square and local grocery, shopping, and dining options.

The creek by the cabin is a TROUT fisher's local pilgrimage site and flows like a gentle river: about 60 feet wide, 1 to 4 feet deep, and perfect for fly fishing, wading, and floating. Local ANGLERS call Mountain town Creek 'one the most picturesque and beautiful trout streams in North Georgia and is quietly becoming one of the best trophy trout streams in the state.'

Enjoy the beauty of a unique, Native American fish-trap in the Mountaintown creek on cabin property. In the morning, wake to a dip in the hot tub or creek, followed by a breakfast on the porch with brewed coffee, pancakes, syrup, and local apples. At night, wrap yourself in a cotton throw on the screened porch and listen to the burbling water. Tubes for floating are provided in season.

This beautiful creek front cabin features unique, traditional décor and amenities. The first floor has 1 bedroom with a queen-sized pencil post bed, 1 bathroom which was updated recently with shower and tub, den, kitchen, dining area with breakfast table, and screened porch and deck.

The second floor has 1 bedroom with 1 queen-sized, post bed, 1 bathroom which was updated recently with a shower, loft with sleeper sofa, and large walk-in closet. All one-of-a-kind furnishings are selected to make you feel at home.

The screened porch has charming, white wicker furniture including a dining table that seats 4, ceiling fans, and rocking chairs. You'll want to sit and stay as long as possible to play some checkers, read a book, or dine with friends and family. The deck has a picnic table for four, and is a great spot for morning coffee.

The HOT TUB is an easy few steps from the door. It is private, faces an undeveloped creekfront lot, seats 5 people, and is accessible from the deck with a great view of the creek.

Last, and our favorite, the cabin has a small and growing 'Lending LIBRARY.' Need a book to read while you are here? Can't finish it during your stay? Fine. Keep it and return it upon your next stay. Leave a book for our other guests if you bring one of your own.

Your friends and family will thank you for selecting a special place for building memories, having fun, and relaxing. River Rest offers a home away from home. You need the rest, and you're always at home at River Rest.

Keywords: quiet, romantic, waterfront, trout fishing, family, cabin, north georgia mountain, honeymoon, anniversary,

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2017

About The Owner

Our family lives a short distance from Ellijay. We take pride in offering River Rest to guests, and make use of the cabin for personal use when our schedules permit.

The Owner purchased this cabin in 2005

Why The Owner chose Northwest High Country

My family purchased this property a few years ago, after falling in love with the beauty of Mountaintown creek that flows by us as well as the quiet, dead-end lane where the cabin is located. In addition, we like the Ellijay area, because it represents a sharp departure from the cookie-cutter, over crowded, mountain vacation destinations we have seen elsewhere. Ellijay and the surrounding area offers our family ample options with regard to outdoor activities as well as the chance to be together away from the hustle and bustle of life.

What makes this cabin unique

This cabin reflects the touch of an interior decorator, and our personal preferences with regard to furnishings. We think that the decor as well as the cabin location offer a unique destination for guests.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My cousin and I have tremendously enjoyed your cabin. Everything was wonderful! We especially liked the porch and sound of the river -- so relaxing a person can do a lot of meditating in this atmosphere. Thank you for sharing. We'll want to come back.
Oct 2007
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Amenities

Ellijay Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 27 ...
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (2) beautiful carved and pencil post appointed with custom bed coverings,
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
Notes:
Located on a secluded dead end lane, only 4 other cabins nearby

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(68 traveler reviews)

River Rest: Romantic & Relaxing Setting with Hot Tub on a Trophy Trout Stream
average rating of 4.882353 based on 84 reviews
5

Great, relaxing stay!

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent a wonderful weekend in this great cabin. Everything was clean and ready to use. Great, secluded location with easy access to Ellijay & Blue Ridge. Thanks for everything! We'll definitely be back.

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being our guest and for the helpful feedback! We were happy to hear that you enjoyed the home as well as the local community attractions. We look forward to your next visit.
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Mount dora, florida
4

Great

  • 4 of 5

Very private and enjoyable.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Big pine key, florida
5

Perfect hideaway!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is very comfortable and cozy. The stream was so peaceful to listen to and of course the hot tub was a real treat. We really enjoyed ourselves. We wanted peace,quiet and relaxation. We definitely were rewarded. Thank you Sarah for such a nice getaway place.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for being such wonderful guests! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, and liked the beauty and peacefulness of the surrounding area as well as the home. We look forward to having you back again!
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5

Quiet, refreshing, excellent in every way

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I reserved this property for a chance to relax and to unwind. It was the best choice! The property was impeccable: very clean, well-maintained, beautifully furnished, fully stocked with essentials, and easy to find. As described, but better! We especially enjoyed sitting on the screened porch where we could hear the creek while having a morning coffee. The creek was so lovely too. Owners a pleasure to work with. Two nights was not enough!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4 0
Brighton, Michigan
4

Peaceful Setting in a beautiful cabin

  • 4 of 5

Just what we needed was to get away from it all. While within driving distance you could get nearly anything you desired, when at the cabin you felt disconnected from it all.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for being our guest, and for spending your special weekend away at River Rest. We appreciate your feedback here and in our cabin guestbook as well and are glad to know that River Rest offered a great getaway! We look forward to your return!
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Granger, IN
5

Peaceful stay in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful luxury cabin, situated in a private location and outfitted with every amenity including hot tub, wood burning fireplace, wifi, etc. We slept well in the comfortable bed and there was even an insulated carafe so we could take coffee upstairs and read in bed until we were ready to start our day. We took advantage of the proximity to state parks (Amicalola and Fort Mountain) and enjoyed hiking amidst the fall colors. Ellijay also is home to a wealth of antique shops. We took a day trip to Blue Ridge to ride the Scenic Railway - not high adventure, but a fun day. We would definitely rent this cabin again, and it would be even more fun to rent in warmer weather so we could take advantage of the lovely screened porch that overlooks the trout stream.

  • Submitted: Nov 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for being our guests during Thanksgiving week. We are so glad you enjoyed the comforts of River Rest, the serenity of the area, and some of the nearby attractions. We know you'll enjoy the screened porch during the warmer months!
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Map

Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Whitepath Golf course, Ellijay, Georgia
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Highway 515
Car: necessary

Located an easy 10 minute drive from the annual Apple Festival, 15 minute drive from Historic Ellijay, and other attractions near and in Ellijay. 25 minute drive from Amicalola Falls State Park, 25 minute drive from several white water rafting or equestrian riding facilities.

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Rates & Availability

Ellijay Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$139
From
$149
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Additional information about rental rates

Resort Gate Fee $26
Housekeeping $80
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 12.0%

Minimum nights/Rates per night vary per season and for Holiday weekends/weeks. Maximum 4 people: not suitable for children. No Pets. Total charges include the Rental Rate PLUS hotel/motel taxes (12%), Resort Gate fee ($26), and housekeeping. All reservations require a Rental Agreement and Security Deposit processed as an authorization, not an actual charge.

27+ years of age required for Rental.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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