ONE OF A KIND MOUNTAIN LODGE! 2 WEEKENDS IN OCTOBER OPEN!!

Randy Harris

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Sleeps20
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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ONE OF A KIND MOUNTAIN LODGE! 2 WEEKENDS IN OCTOBER OPEN!!

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5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 20) Fantastic Views.

When completed in 2007, Bear Ridge Lodge was appraised for over 2.5 million dollars. Nestled in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains, the home is located only two miles from the spectacular Amicalola Falls, which is the largest water falls east of the Mississippi and cascades 729’. This 7,000 square foot luxury cabin home located on 25 acres of secluded forests is the ultimate setting for your next family vacation, corporate event or romantic get-away. This home was built in 2006 and is the perfect blend of Rustic Mountain living combined with the latest in luxury comfort. This lodge has everything from a fully stocked lake loaded with Bass and Bream (catch & Release Only), tree house, canoeing, pedal boat, hiking trails, WIFI open broadband Internet, a championship pool table and a 73” HD TV with satellite.

The lodge has 5 spacious bedrooms with 3 1/2 baths. The master bedroom has a spa shower with 6 massaging shower heads and the Lodge also has an infrared sauna with room for four. In all there are 3 King size beds, 1 Queen, 3 trundles with twin mattresses, and 3 inflatable Queen air mattresses. The lodge also has a portable 'pack and play' crib available for use.

There is a 7 person Hot Tub located on the deck outside the Master Bedroom for your enjoyment.

The great room has 20+ foot ceilings with open beams, a 53” fireplace and magnificent views of the falls. The gourmet kitchen has plenty of workspace and can seat 20+ people.

To make your stay even more special, there are covered decks that wrap around the front of the home with fantastic views of the falls and an outdoor fire ring to enjoy those wonderful nights. We include camp fires on your visit at no additional cost.

We provide a 'Pirate Treasure Hunt' for the kids that is fabulous. They walk all over the 25 acres solving clues to where the treasure is buried. They love it!

While this amazing home gives you all of the seclusion you could ever want, it is conveniently located just 2 miles from the Lodge at Amicalola Falls, which has a fantastic buffet 7 days a week. For the serious shopper, the North Georgia Premium Outlets are just 20 minutes away!! You are also only minutes away from some of the North Georgia Mountains premier apple houses and fun-filled pumpkin patches. You are just 90 miles north of Atlanta and 70 miles south of Chattanooga.

Bear Ridge Lodge is the perfect location for Weddings, Family Reunions, Corporate Retreats and Great Getaways!

Bear Ridge Lodge is happy to have Paige Sweany with Sole Photography on board to capture all those important moments happening during your stay.

We also have 2 Licensed Massage Therapists located within minutes of the Lodge that can provide a wonderful massage at very reasonable pricing.

Check us out on Facebook!

https://www.facebook.com/BearRidgeLodge

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Randy Harris (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
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About Randy Harris

Hello! This is Randy Harris. I met my childhood sweetheart Rebecca Alisch when I was in the 10th grade. We married on my birthday in 1973 and also the same day when Becky graduated from Auburn University. We have been married for 41 wonderful years and blessed with 4 terrific children and now 5 fantastic grand children. It has been said, “If you count a man’s value in life by his family, then I am a billionaire!”

I am living in the closest place to Heaven on Earth that I can imagine. We have 25 acres of mountain land located in North GA with a 3 acre lake looking up at a 700+ waterfall. We are surrounded by National Forest and have a beautiful log home. I also built a 1500 square foot barn with all the “man” toys that a guy could want.

My philosophy in life has always been, “To treat the other person like you wanted to be treated.” To always tell the truth and there is right and wrong, good and evil and a Good Lord above us that one day we will answer to!'

Randy Harris purchased this lodge in 2006

Why Randy Harris chose Bent Tree

We have one of the most magnificent views of the mountains and Amicalola Falls. We are located only two miles from the base. This is one of the most beautiful tranquil places on earth. You instantly feel the magic when you arrive. With the abundance of wildlife to watch and the magnificent view of Amicalola Falls it's just a great place to relax and enjoy life.

We provide a 'Pirate Treasure Hunt' for the kids that is fabulous. They walk all over the 25 acres solving clues to where the treasure is buried. They love it!

The kids can catch fish as fast as they can bait the hook.

Catch and Release Only. Pedal boat and canoe are available for your enjoyment.

We have had 43, 5 star reviews. Come see why!

Check us out on Facebook!

https://www.facebook.com/BearRidgeLodge

What makes this lodge unique

The view of Amicalola Falls from the house coupled with the Fall Leaves is spectacular! The Appalachian Trail starts just 2 miles from our home!

We provide a 'Pirate Treasure Hunt' for the kids that is fabulous. They walk all over the 25 acres solving clues to where the treasure is buried. They love it!

There is a 7 person Hot Tub conveniently located on the deck outside the Master Bedroom for your enjoyment.

The kids can catch fish as fast as they can bait the hook.

Catch and Release Only.

Bear Ridge Lodge is the perfect location for Weddings, Family Reunions, Corporate Retreats and Great Getaways!

Bear Ridge Lodge is happy to have Paige Sweany with Sole Photography on board to capture all those important moments happening during your stay.

With 10 years’ experience under her belt, we feel confident that she can give you both the Customer Service as well as the products that you deserve.

Paige is qualified in many different aspects of Photography, as a Freelance Sports Photographer with the local Newspaper matched with her expertise on weddings; we feel that she would be the perfect woman for the job. So whether you are looking for an hour session to capture those long overdue Family Pictures or it’s your special day, let us know!

Check us out on Facebook!

https://www.facebook.com/BearRidgeLodge

Guestbook comments from the owner

Bear Ridge Lodge experience by Ron McNeil group: I am from beautiful Destin, Florida in the Panhandle and have a ranch near Tallahassee. Our group was ecstatic about the hospitality and beauty of Bear Ridge Lodge--and having the use of a 7,000 sq. ft. Log home. I have visited multiple times and the joy, relaxation, and friendly environment is always a pleasure. It is THE Mountain Retreat Experience. Randy and Becky are consummate hosts and a joy to know. What a beautiful setting for a vacation or conference--I have been there for both types of experiences. Fun and Laughter are in abundance every day as well as times of quite comfort and peace.



Ron McNeil, Founder & Author

Restoration Solutions For America.com
Oct 2012
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Sleeps20
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

5
based on 74 traveler reviews

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One of a Kind Mountain Lodge! 2 Weekends in October open!!
average rating of 5.0 based on 74 reviews
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One of a Kind Mountain Lodge! 2 Weekends in October open!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p438003vb
-770 402-2044
Bent Tree North Georgia Mountains
Cinnaminson, NJ
5

The BEST

  • 5 of 5
We rented this home expecting a nice view and enough beds to accommodate our large family for a wedding. We never expected the hospitality, kindness, peacefulness and beauty this home and owners offered. We can't wait to go back. Absolutely wonderful! Can't say enough.
  • Submitted: Sep 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thank you for those very kind words. Becky and I thoroughly enjoyed your stay. It was like we had known your family for years. Come back soon!
business
One of a Kind Mountain Lodge! 2 Weekends in October open!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p438003vb
-770 402-2044
Bent Tree North Georgia Mountains
Pensacola, FL
5

Fantastic getaway

  • 5 of 5
I thought we were a millions miles away from everywhere, but we were only a short car ride from all the best in the north Georgia mountains. Four days of the very best that lodge and the mountains had to offer. Can't wait to go back!
Alan McMillan
  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Alan,
Thank you so much for those kind words. We are looking forward to your return!
business
One of a Kind Mountain Lodge! 2 Weekends in October open!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p438003vb
-770 402-2044
Bent Tree North Georgia Mountains
United States
5

Biking and Hiking

  • 5 of 5
Bear Ridge Lodge is the perfect place for a North Georgia mountain get away. The lodge has 5 bedrooms, with a master bedroom that is luxurious. Plenty of room for all 7 of us. The lodge is beautifully decorated in mountain themes, the kitchen has everything you need to cook great meals after hiking and biking all day. Randy and Becky are perfect hosts, providing answers to any question you can imagine. I can't forget about the firepit and sitting on the porch overlooking their lake, the mountains and Amacalola Falls. We will be back in 2015!
  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Gloria,
Thank you so much for selecting Bear Ridge Lodge. What a fabulous group of friends! We too hope you will come back soon! Marco's cooking was fantastic!
business
One of a Kind Mountain Lodge! 2 Weekends in October open!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p438003vb
-770 402-2044
Bent Tree North Georgia Mountains
5

MUCH NEEDED FAMILY VACATION

  • 5 of 5
This was the most relaxing vacation we have been on. The property, amenities and the owners spared nothing. We have stayed at several vacation resorts over the years and WOW, this one was hard to beat. There were so many activities and attractions in the surrounding area, but we had a better time just sitting around the house, swimming, fishing, and becoming closer to Randy and Becky. You both were awesome. I loved the early morning coffee on the porch while watching the geese. Rest assured that we will come again in the near future. There were 16 of us on this trip and they all agreed, this will be our permanent vacation spot. That is if you will have us, lol. We also came to love their three dogs, Irwin, Lexi and Harley. While we were there the postman ran over Harley and he had to have surgery. Hope his recovery is a fast one. Thanks again Randy and Beck, and for better or worse, you two or stuck with us, and Hazel said she will be headed your way soon to pick up her big table. The Kersey Family.
  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. This week was a lot of fun. We are definitely looking forward to your return!
business
One of a Kind Mountain Lodge! 2 Weekends in October open!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p438003vb
-770 402-2044
Bent Tree North Georgia Mountains
Panama City, Florida
5

Family Reunion Stay

  • 5 of 5
Great Experience. Recommend staying at least 1 week. There is plenty to do for all ages. We fished, hiked, went tubing, canoeing, exploring in the nearby towns. Be sure to check out Atlanta Motorsports Park in Dawsonville. We went there several times to race Go Karts (that run between 50-60 mph with good hills and turns. Randy and Becky were great and we enjoyed the campfire with smores. We also saw a bear across the lake on our first evening. A great stay and great location.
  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Phil,

We certainly enjoyed your stay! What a great family. Going to the track was a first and I know everyone will want to go there now. We hope you will plan to come back soon!
business
One of a Kind Mountain Lodge! 2 Weekends in October open!!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p438003vb
-770 402-2044
Bent Tree North Georgia Mountains
Newnan, GA
5

The Cousins at the Cabin!

  • 5 of 5
Absolutely Beautiful! Amazing views with your morning coffee. Great place to make incredible, long lasting memories! View is my cell phone wallpaper for when I need a pick me up! Enjoyed every minute!
  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We had the best time with your group. Like we had known y'all for years! Come back soon.
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
81 Miles
Hartsfiled/Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Amicacola Falls Lodge
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Big Canoe/Bent Tree/ Chestatee/Crystal Falls
Nearest Train
70 Miles
Atlanta, GA
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Highway 52
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Amicacola Falls Lodge Buffet
Nearest Ski
127 Miles
Cherokee, North Carolina
Nearest Beach
400 Miles
Destin, FL
Car: necessary

Accommodations: Lodge, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 20+)

When completed in 2007, Bear Ridge Lodge was appraised for 2.5 million dollars. Nestled in the beautiful North Georgia Mountains, the home is located only two miles from the spectacular Amicalola Falls, which is the largest water falls east of the Mississippi and cascades 729’. This 6,000 square foot luxury cabin home located on 25 acres of secluded forests is the ultimate setting for your next family vacation, corporate event or romantic get-away. This home was built in 2006 and is the perfect blend of Rustic Mountain living combined with the latest in luxury comfort. This lodge has everything from a fully stocked lake loaded with Bass and Bream (catch & Release Only), tree house, canoeing, fire ring, hiking trails, WIFI open broadband Internet, a championship pool table and a 73” HD TV with satellite. There is a 7 person Hot Tub located on the deck outside the Master Bedroom for your enjoyment. Come watch local craftsman create beautiful rustic mountain furniture in the barn on the property.

The lodge has 5 spacious bedrooms with 3 1/2 baths. The master bedroom has a spa shower with 6 massaging shower heads and also the Lodge has an infrared sauna with room for four. In all there are 3 King size beds, 1 Queen and a single bed with a trundle. The lodge also has a portable 'pack and play' crib available for use.

The great room has 20+ foot ceilings with open beams, a 53” fireplace and magnificent views of the falls. The gourmet kitchen has plenty of workspace and can seat 20+ people.

To make your stay even more special, there are covered decks that wrap around the front of the home with fantastic views of the falls and an outdoor fire ring to enjoy those wonderful nights.

While this amazing home gives you all of the seclusion you could ever want, it is conveniently located just 10 minutes from the Lodge at Amicalola Falls, which has a restaurant. For the serious shopper, the North Georgia Premium Outlets are just 20 minutes away!! You are also only minutes away from some of the North Georgia Mountains premier apple houses and fun-filled pumpkin patches. You are just 90 miles north of Atlanta and 70 miles south of Chattanooga.

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2 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

For over 20 guests $100 + Tax
Cleaning $350 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $49
Tax Rate 15.0%
Notes $550.00 per night, Rate is for up to 20 guests.
For more than 20 guests, there is an additional $100 Cleaning fee.
$350 Cleaning Fee for up to 20 guests.
Required 15% taxes.
There is an event fee of $200 for weddings.
(No Refunds, Dates can be rescheduled)

Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Amenities

Amenities

Bent Tree Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 7000 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 22 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 3.5+
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 4 twin/ single , 2 twin trundles, sleeps 4
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , 1 Trundle with extra bed
    Extra Bedding - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon , 1 Inflatable 2 futon
  • King size beds (3), Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (6), (2) inflatable Queen and (1) queen futon
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Outdoor Fire ring to make those marshmallow and smores. We will start and provide the wood for your enjoyment. There is a 7 person Hot Tub conveniently located on the deck outside the Master Bedroom for your enjoyment. Bear Ridge Lodge is perfect for weddings, Reunions, Corporate Retreats, and family gatherings. We provide a 'Pirate Treasure Hunt' for the kids that is fabulous. They walk all over the 25 acres solving clues to where the treasure is buried. They love it! Check us out on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/BearRidgeLodge
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