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"Refined Rustic" Round Retreat

Bedrooms 2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Unique mountain getaway - beautiful views, close to amenities

Up, up, and ahhhhhway! Perched on a beautiful mountainside, our cute little octagonal piece of heaven takes you to the treetops. Inside you'll be taken to where rustic meets refined and creative meets comfortable. Enjoy our master bedroom with a queen canopy bed which seems to blend right into the woods that surround it. Need a king bed? We transform the second bedroom into two twins or a comfy king with a 3 inch memory foam topper. Turn on the virtual flames of our little electric space heater and snuggle in for a snooze with the black bears. Take in panoramic sunrise views with your morning cup of coffee through floor to ceiling windows or grab a book from our little library and chill out on our wraparound porch. After a day of taking in the Big Canoe experience, settle in with the family and watch a DVD or VHS tape in our cozy living room or play a board game from our game collection. We hope you will feel relaxed, refreshed, and inspired.

David and Laura Thorburn-Gundlach
Member since: 2017
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2018


Jasper House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • You must read the house manual. This document includes check in and out directions and very important house information.
  • We allow well behaved dogs -- $25 per dog. No cats. They're not allowed on the furniture without your own blankets to protect our property.
  • We have a 4 person max occupancy. The fold out couch is for private use only.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master - toilet , tub , shower , unique barrel tub and round shower
    2nd Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Master - 1 queen , Canopy
    2n Bedroom - 2 twin/ single , Can make twins into a King with 3 inch memory foam topper
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • swimming
Award winning gated community. 27 holes championship golf amongst striking mountain peaks, rushing streams, and lush valleys. 7 mountains 3 lakes Swim club/rock slide/ 3 pools 22 plus miles of hiking and bike trails State of the art fitness center Boating and fishing Club house dining Over 2000 Acres of preserved greenspace Social activities and events regularly TV: A&E ABC AMC Animal Planet Audience AXS TV Baby First BBC America BET Bloomberg TV Bravo C-SPAN C-SPAN2 Cartoon Network CMT CNBC CNN Comedy Central Discovery Disney Channel** Disney Junior** Disney XD** E! ESPN ESPN2 Food Network Fox Fox Business Network Fox News Channel FOX Sports 1 Freeform** FX FXX Galavision Hallmark Channel Hallmark Movies & Mysteries HGTV HISTORY HLN Investigation Discovery Lifetime MSNBC MTV MTV2 National Geographic Channel NBC Nick Jr. Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite RFD-TV Spike Syfy TBS TCM TeenNick Telemundo TLC TNT TruTV TV Land Univision USA Network Velocity VH1 Viceland WE tv WeatherNatio


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"Refined Rustic" Round Retreat
average rating of 4.9268293 based on 41 reviews
Brookhaven, GA

Rustic mountain serenity

  • 5 of 5

The property was in a beautiful area of the country, very private and exclusive. We immediately felt relaxed driving to the home through the mountain roads. Staying in the home felt as though we were in a tree house quite a ways above the road! My only caution would be for anyone who has trouble going up and down stairs, the property does involve carrying your luggage up steps steps, but for most people it shouldn’t be an issue. The bed was very comfortable and having two bathrooms with great showers was nice. One the best things about the home is the view. Simply gorgeous!

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tampa, FL

Lovely home in the trees!

  • 5 of 5

This home is charming and very comfortable. The owners have done everything you can think of to make you feel like you are in your own home. The location is in the center of Big Canoe close to all the amenities, so this rental worked out perfectly for us!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful retreat

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay in Big Canoe. The property was exactly as described and our hosts provided a ton of useful information. We would absolutely stay there again.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent a very relaxing memorial weekend at this adorable cabin. The owners were very helpful. The resort has so much to do! We will be back!

  • Submitted: May 29, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming cottage with beautiful views!

  • 5 of 5

We had a girls getaway stay here while attending a friend's wedding. The property had a beautiful view and was extremely convenient to the wedding venue, clubhouse and other community amenities.

The kitchen and bathrooms were well-stocked with everything we needed. The home was clean and charming and had a wonderful view. We loved the blooming dogwood tree off of the wraparound deck.

The owners are very kind and accommodating. They were happy to ship something to me that I accidentally left behind.

This is a beautiful area in the Georgia mountains and would make a great getaway for families, couples, and anyone wanting to spend some time with nature.

Thank you, David and Laura, for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Weekend Getaway!!!

  • 5 of 5

Great weekend getaway!! The owners are very friendly and helpful and the location is very close to the main amenities in Big Canoe. We will be back ... had a blast!!

  • Submitted: May 2, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $75
Pet Fee $25
Refundable damage deposit $150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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