HOT TUB/ POOL TABLE/HDTV/WET BAR AWESOME VIEW. CALL FOR SPECIALS MAR 7 AND 14.

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Sleeps18
Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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HOT TUB/ POOL TABLE/HDTV/WET BAR AWESOME VIEW. CALL FOR SPECIALS MAR 7 AND 14.

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Villa, 5 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 5.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-18)

Call for last minute special for week of July 7-13! Located less than an hour from Atlanta, near Amicalola Falls, Sassafras Place was designed and built to be one of the finest vacation rentals in North Georgia

Located at 3000 feet above sea level, on the southernmost extension of the Blue Ridge Mountains within one half mile of the intersection of Gilmer, Pickens and Dawson county, the design, construction and furnishing of both Sassafras Place and Monument Place was inspired by our first vacation rental, Paramount Place.

Perched on the top of Sassafras Mountain, Sassafras Place provides 4300 square feet of finished space, 1800 square feet of covered deck and 800 square feet of covered terrace level patio. Sassafras Place is an absolutely gorgeous, custom, executive home on five acres. From this ridgeline, you can see over 70 miles to the Northeast, looking over the top of Amicalola Falls and into the Chattahoochee National Forest beyond it.

Completed in September of 2007, Sassafras Place is ideal for three to five families, extended families, large reunion gatherings, or a couple that likes a lot of space. Perfect for a small wedding, wedding reception, honeymoon, or all three! With five sleeping areas on the perimeter of three large, common areas on three different levels, Sassafras Place has been designed to accommodate a large group, while still providing privacy to couples and individuals. Literally 600 yards away and around the corner from Monument Place, this home allows us to serve up to 35 overnight guests at once when combined with Monument Place. Use both homes for a corporate outing or a mountain wedding!

Sassafras Place is very secluded and private, yet only five miles from Amicalola Falls State Park, 12 miles from Jasper, and 14 miles from Ellijay. The Ellijay town square has antique shops, art galleries, specialty shops, and a variety of interesting eateries. Ellijay is also the apple capital of the North Georgia Mountains and has an Apple Festival every fall. Our home also convenient for day trips to the the popular mountain communities of Blue Ridge, Helen and Dahlonega,the site of the first North American gold rush and wine vineyards.

Sassafras Place is conveniently close to prime mountain bike trails, hiking trails, trout fishing on the Amicalola River, Burt's Pumpkin Farm, whitewater rafting and canoeing on the Cartecay and Toccoa rivers, Amicalola Falls, and the Appalachian Trail. Sassafras Place is a great mountain getaway with over 7300 square feet under roof on three levels. It has five bedrooms, five and a half baths, with a wraparound deck to take full advantage of the magnificent mountain view. 52 windows, 10 large sliding doors and one set of french doors provide panoramic views from every room.

The great room has 28-foot ceilings in white pine with three stories of windows, a stacked stone fireplace, and a satellite-fed full home theater set up. Watch the football game, the fire, and the mountains from the leather couches. Enjoy the Dolby 5.1 surround sound system powered by a 100-watt per channel Onkyo Digital receiver and DVD player on the large flat screen HDTV, mounted above the woodburning fireplace. All rooms have satellite TV with Combo DVD/VCR. You will find a dining room and a large, well-designed, fully-equipped kitchen and breakfast bar with upgraded appliances, hickory cabinets and six inch hickory plank floors. The Master down has a king-size bed with a garden whirlpool tub and all bathrooms have custom tile floors and showers. Kitchen and vanity countertops are granite. Sliding doors off of the great room open up to unbelievably large, covered deck, with two sets of teak tables and chairs and a very large hot tub designed for eight.

Keywords: 'Executive' Mountain Home, Mountain view, cabin, hot tub, pool table,

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Guestbook comments from the owner
Frank,Just a quick note to say thank you! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at your house! There were no issues or problems to report back! Beautiful place, beautiful mountain and a great place for a family get away. Didn’t see any bears……maybe next time.Joe
Dec 2007
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Sleeps18
Bedrooms 5
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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Reviews

3.6
based on 5 traveler reviews

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Hot Tub/ Pool Table/HDTV/Wet Bar Awesome view. Call for specials Mar 7 and 14.
average rating of 3.6 based on 5 reviews
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Hot Tub/ Pool Table/HDTV/Wet Bar Awesome view. Call for specials Mar 7 and 14.
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Big Canoe North Georgia Mountains
Calhoun, GA
1

WORST RENTAL EXPERIENCE EVER!!!!!!!!!

  • 1 of 5
Getting married is supposed to be the happiest time of your life. The pictures were obviously taken before anyone had ever stayed here. My fiancé and I had rented this cabin for our wedding weekend for our minister, her husband and two other couples to stay in. The owner was nice and attentive until he received our money; then he obviously didn't care about anything else. Upon arrival, we emailed the owner with the issues within the first 30 minutes. Issues included but are not limited to damage to furniture, trash all over the grounds and so much trash in the garage that you could not park a car in it. I found that interesting since he sent a 10+ page document regarding trash and the bears in the area and that all trash must be secured in the bear proof trash cans. The entire place was dirty, not maintained at all, and full of broken stuff. We were quite embarrassed to have our friends and family there with us in what was supposed to be a nice place. Upon departure, we sent a message to the owner that we were disappointed. I guess his feelings were hurt to the point of him just keeping our deposit. I called, texted, and emailed him multiple times regarding the deposit with no response. I then filed a dispute with my credit card company to get my deposit back and try to recover some of the rental costs. Only then was I able to get the deposit back. Still working on trying to recover some of the costs from the worst rental experience ever!
  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This home was cleaned prior to these guests arrival. Yes there was garbage in the garage, as that's where guests are told to put the garbage if the cans are full to keep the bears from getting into it. When guests do not follow these instructions, then our friendly neighborhood bears do tend to seperate and distribute. We have to police the grounds after this happens, and if there is a turnover the day it happens, housekeeping does not always have time to get the house ready and police the grounds. There is no curbside garbage removal at this remote location. All trash must be bagged and removed by housekeeping. In this case there was more trash than housekeeping could take with them when they cleaned the home. This home is maintained. and cleaned top to bottom after every guest visit. See my other reviews. I do admit the guests prior to this home broke two of the 8 dining room chairs and one of the pub chairs for the wet bar upstairs by the poker table. There was no time to repair or replace them before these guests checked in. As for the deposit refund. These guests arbitrarily filed a chargeback for their deposit amount plus an amount equal to 80 percent of their rental fees for the weekend. HER credit card company looked at the facts of the case we presented and reversed the chargeback and we then refunded the deposit.
We are sorry that our guest had this experience, we work hard to keep this place in nice condition. We have not pursued feedback from guests on this site on a regular basis. We will begin to do so so. Most of our guests leave their comments in the guestbook in the home. Looks like we are going to have to bring it home and put some of them up here, as well as encourage guests to post directly. This is a beautiful home with a beautiful view, with exceptional amenities, in a great location. We have guests who return to this home over and over.
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Hot Tub/ Pool Table/HDTV/Wet Bar Awesome view. Call for specials Mar 7 and 14.
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Big Canoe North Georgia Mountains
4

FAMILY REUNION

  • 4 of 5
Awesome house, it had everything we needed. We even caught a glimpse of the neighborhood bear and that was very exciting. Views were spectacular and the cool temperatures were very relaxing, a great break from the extreme heat we had all been experiencing at home. Frank and his housekeeper were great to work with. Our only issue was the drive required to do anything. Previous vacation homes we had selected always had activities on property so that was an adjustment for us. The winding mountain drives were beautiful and there were plenty of things to do (hiking, waterfall hunting/viewing, tubing, kayaking, gem mining) but it was a little hard for find activities that included things for toddlers. Out family would consider returning to this house again especially since we are more familiar with the area.
  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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Hot Tub/ Pool Table/HDTV/Wet Bar Awesome view. Call for specials Mar 7 and 14.
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Big Canoe North Georgia Mountains
Bonaire, Georgia
3

NICE PLACE

  • 3 of 5
Fun was had by all and everything was nice and up to standards.
  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2008
  • Stayed: Jun 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Hot Tub/ Pool Table/HDTV/Wet Bar Awesome view. Call for specials Mar 7 and 14.
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Big Canoe North Georgia Mountains
FORT MYERS, FLORIDA
5

DIVALICIOUSLY BEAUTIFUL

  • 5 of 5
This home is almost 7500 square feet under air. It's great for romance packages, girls chill out days or whatever. The owner was outstanding with everything. The view was magnificent, the house was truly breathe taking. The brochure doesn't give this home it's proper justice. You never have to leave this home other than the exception of buying groceries. Other than that you're pretty close to heaven on earth. My husband and I will definitely use this cabin again without a doubt. They told us there were bears, however we were blessed not to see any of them. Me being an African American, I was totally afraid to go up into the mountains because it's puts me completely out of my realm. However the Natives of Georgia treated this old Florida girl a thing or two on southern hospitality. This place was truly what people meant by saying a home away from home. This home had me thinking of retirement the minute I stepped into it. Thanks Frank for a glorious week and I'm sure we'll see each other again soon.
  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2008
  • Stayed: Mar 2008
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Hot Tub/ Pool Table/HDTV/Wet Bar Awesome view. Call for specials Mar 7 and 14.
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Big Canoe North Georgia Mountains
Jacksonville, Florida
5

BEAUTIFUL HOME - GREAT VIEWS.

  • 5 of 5
We spent our first Family Christmas away from home at Sassafras this year. We had a dozen family members from 3yr to 84 yr old, and everything went great. Easy access and master suite on main level made it good for the great grandparents. House is so spacious we never felt like we were on top of each other. Everybody had their own space, yet there are multiple areas to group (small or together). Can you believe we were all able to sit down together [comfortably, I might add] at the beautiful dining table for Christmas dinner. Owner was super helpful.
  • Submitted: Feb 27, 2008
  • Stayed: Dec 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Atlanta or Chattanooga
Nearest Motorway
12 Miles
State Highway 136 and GA 515
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Big Canoe Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fourth Of July week
Jun 27 2014 - Jul 11 2014
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day
Aug 28 2014 - Sep 2 2014
3 night minimum stay
$450
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving Week
Nov 21 2014 - Nov 30 2014
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas week
Dec 19 2014 - Dec 26 2014
7 night minimum stay
$2,400
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$375
$2,250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20.00
Cleaning fee $150.00
Refundable damage deposit $300.00
rental fees taxes and cleaning due two weeks prior to check in. Payment via electronic check, paper check, or credit card. If using credit card, add three percent for bank charges to all amounts charged.
Tax Rate 15.0%
Notes Guests 3 and under stay free. Additional pet deposit of 150.00 required for all pets. Pet fee is per visit, not per night. Late checkout is permissible if no one has rented the home on the evening of your day or departure, subject to prior approval. All weekends in Oct except first weekend of October, and first weekend of november have peak season premium of additional 200.00 per stay.
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Amenities

Big Canoe Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Covered Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Dialup Access
  • Wireless Internet
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
Kitchen:
  • Refrigerator
  • Ice Maker
  • Catering Available ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • King size beds (2) High quality king mattress and matching box springs in master on main and master on second level., Queen size Beds (6) All guest bedrooms have high quality queen bed frames and mattresses., Baby Cribs (1) One "Graco" type combination portable crib/bassinette provided. New with house, use at your own risk., Sleep Sofa or Futons (4) 3 high quality hardwood futon frames with 9 layer mattresses. All futons have their own top sheet, bottom sheet, two pillows and comforter in bin underneath them. These mattresses are more comfortable than most beds.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • CD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Video Library
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • jetted tub
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • zoo
  • theme parks
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • antiquing
  • wildlife viewing
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • golf
  • rafting
  • mountain biking
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • water skiing
  • swimming
  • jet skiing
  • cycling
Notes:
Poker Table and Wet Bar on loft on second floor. Bumper Pool table on Terrace Level. Outdoor fire pit for campfires and roasting marshmellows. Large Outdoor playset for the kids to play on.
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