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CHOESTOE SANCTUARY-BOOKINGS ALREADY STARTED FOR 2015 FOR BEST DATES

Esther or Carl

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Speaks: english
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CHOESTOE SANCTUARY-BOOKINGS ALREADY STARTED FOR 2015 FOR BEST DATES

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Blairsville Cabin Rental Photos and Description

2 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms providing the most awesome views!

We listened to our guests so we added a Keurig B60 coffee system for 2013, bring your favorite K Cups and enjoy the beautiful view on the decks! In Aug of 2014 we converted to a fiber internet connection with speeds of 20mbps down and 10mbps up This beautiful, recently renovated cabin sits on 1+ acre of wooded land on the side of a hill overlooking the Trackrock Valley. Off in the distance, the tallest point in Georgia (4,784 ft) can be seen - Brasstown Bald Mountain and directly beneath the first and second deck, one can see a winding country road that passes a white-steepled church. You can hear cows calling out to each other and many other peaceful sounds as you drink that first morning cup of coffee on the lower deck or a cup of hot chocolate around the new fire pit. A new Amish glider was placed on the deck off the master bedroom allowing you to sit and enjoy the view.

It's hard to believe that only two hours northeast of the hustling and bustling noise of Atlanta, you can find such a tranquil setting and the opportunity to escape. Town is not that far as the picturesque town of Blairsville is only eight (8) miles away. You will pass over some of the most beautiful country you will ever see as you make your way over the winding road that leads to Blairsville.

Surrounding area: There is much to see and/or do. This is a photographer's dream ... so many beautiful pictures to capture! We have seen the Dogwood season begin to open on the mountain, a red-headed woodpecker hammering out a meal, graceful deer leap across our path and the neighbors tell us that we will see our share of black bears.

You are only minutes from Vogel State Park, Brasstown Bald, Helton Creek Falls, and the Appalachian Trail. Hiking trails are close by, horseback riding at the Trackrock Stables, tubing at Pappy's and in Helen, digging for gold in Dahlonega, boating and fishing at Notelly Lake, shopping at the Premium Outlet Mall (woo hoo!), swimming at Vogel State Park, jogging in Meeks Park, and in the Fall... the changing of the leaves and the local festivals.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Djb3YDDmIbA 'Our grandson made this tour for us'

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Esther or Carl (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english

About Esther or Carl

Esther and I have been married over 24 years and we love people as each person is unique. Have you ever sat in the Atlanta airport and watch people as they walk by, observe their manners, and gestures.

We have met the nicest people who have become our guests and many have provided insight into how we can better accommodate future guests which is what this is about. Many are just wanting to 'pay the mortgage', this is not an issue with us as we really desire to please our guests.

Esther or Carl purchased this cabin in 2011

Why Esther or Carl chose Blairsville

It was a foreclosure and when we walked through the door on Valentines Day 2011 and pulled back the drapes and saw the view, it was 'love at first sight'.

We then started to mold the cabin to our liking as Esther started to pick out the color of paint and obtained furniture from the local shops.

What makes this cabin unique

Choestoe Sanctuary is close to all the natural points of interest and provides a peaceful haven to rest and reflect. I am sure tthe reviews highlight this fact. Everything was added as though we were going to live here all the time as many places provide cheap items, we have not. Each time we vacation there we add sometime new.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful time, we enjoyed the cabin it was very clean and gave us a feeling of home. The view from the cabin was beautiful. We would definitely love to visit again sometime in the future.
Jun 2014
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 76 traveler reviews

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Choestoe Sanctuary-Bookings already started for 2015 for best dates
average rating of 4.9078946 based on 88 reviews
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5

Wonderful time at a beautiful cabin.

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at Choestoe Sanctuary was fantastic. Your cabin is extremely comfortable. We enjoyed the fireplace on those cold nights. We visited, Clayton, Ga., Blairsville, Ga. and Dolanega, Ga, and had a wonderful time.
  • Submitted: Nov 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed our cabin and all it has to offer. Most of our guests use it as a launching place and visit all the sights in the area.

Carl and Esther
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5

What can I say, Best time ever

  • 5 of 5
We arrived on Saturday Nov 1st to see some light snow flurries mixed with rain. We lit up a cozy fire. What a beautiful view we woke up to seeing the snow on Brasstown Bald out the living room window. On Sunday, we went to Helen and a wonderful time, came back to cabin and just relaxed. Rode around some of the sights on Monday. We did not do a whole lot on Monday, but was able to relax. On Tuesday, we rode to Gatlingburg and Pigeon Forge. What a treat we got. Got to see a lot of snow still on the ground in the mountains going to Gatlingburg, They had just opened the road going and seen some cars that had gotten left behind completely covered in snow. It was a beautiful sight. Living in South Georgia you don't even see a flurry. On Wednesday, our last full day, we went to Brasstown Bald and went to the top to the observation tower that you can see out the window of the cabin. To our surprise we could easily see the Little White Church below the cabin. Thank you Carl and Esther, I have a lifetime of beautiful memories. God Bless and Happy Holidays!!!
  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Rene and Tommy,
Thank you for the great review and including all the interesting things you did which helps new guests.

We look forward having you both back again as our guests.


Carl and Esther
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5

The Best Vacation ever!!!

  • 5 of 5
What can I say, we had to the best time ever. The only problem was it did not last long enough. This was our 2nd visit to Choestoe Sanctuary, and definately will be going back. Thank you Carl and Esther for everything, in making us feel so comfortable before, during and after...You are special people.

We arrived on Saturday Nov 1st to see some light snow flurries mixed with rain. We lit up a cozy fire. What a beautiful view we woke up to seeing the snow on Brasstown Bald out the living room window. On Sunday, we went to Helen and a wonderful time, came back to cabin and just relaxed. Rode around some of the sights on Monday. We did not do a whole lot on Monday, but was able to relax. On Tuesday, we rode to Gatlingburg and Pigeon Forge. What a treat we got. Got to see a lot of snow still on the ground in the mountains going to Gatlingburg, They had just opened the road going and seen some cars that had gotten left behind completely covered in snow. It was a beautiful sight. Living in South Georgia you don't even see a flurry. On Wednesday, our last full day, we went to Brasstown Bald and went to the top to the observation tower that you can see out the window of the cabin. To our surprise we could easily see the Little White Church below the cabin. Thank you Carl and Esther, I have a lifetime of beautiful memories. God Bless and Happy Holidays!!!
  • Submitted: Nov 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Blairsville North Georgia Mountains
5

beautiful

  • 5 of 5
The cabin is simply beautiful,needing nothing but people
  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, well stated!
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5

Well worth the return trip...

  • 5 of 5
After last year's stay at Choestoe Sanctuary, we decided to return this October. The location and views are just perfect for us. In addition to revisiting some of our old "haunts", we drove to Brasstown Bald and thanks to a crisp, clear day we were able to see for miles. Amazing!

We found plenty of fall color on Highway 64 in North Carolina and also enjoyed taking road trips along NC Highway 28 and US 74 into the Nantahala Gorge.

Eating spots are plentiful and varied. Some of our favorites this trip were Mike's Seafood Restaurant and Jim's Smokin' Cue in Blairsville and The Chophouse in Murphy, NC. Numerous festivals were within minutes or 1 to 2 hours away. This year we drove toward Dalton, GA, and attended the Prater's Mill Country Fair which attracts numerous artisans and crafts people. Tours of the working Prater's Mill and other historic buildings were also available.

We stayed close to the cabin 2 days due to very rainy weather, but we were content to stay warm and dry inside and relax while watching the rain coming down. As always, the cabin has everything necessary for a comfortable and welcoming stay. All in all we had a great time at Choestoe Sanctuary and have even made another reservation for next year.

Thanks again for sharing your "home away from home", Carl and Esther.

The Tileys
  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was great having you both back as guests at our cabin. I also enjoyed the conversations we had and the insights you provided to several spots in the area. The reviews are so important to other guests as it allows them to plan their trip prior to arrival and decide what they want to see and do.

Esther and I look forward to your return next year!

Carl and Esther
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Blairsville North Georgia Mountains
5

A lovely home away from home.

  • 5 of 5
Our stay at your cabin was delightful. We marveled at God's creations of the mountains encircling the valley, the water falls at Vogel State Park, the Winfield Scott and Chatuge lakes, and the beauty of the forests as we hiked in different spots; and the cabin was so close to all for easy access. We are so glad to have found your cabin and would definitely come back again and recommend it to others.
  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you chose our cabin and desire to return. The guests who followed you were guests last year and have already booked their return for a week in October of 2015.

When we start having many guests return for their second and third visit you know you are doing something right!

Esther and I are all about guests.

Looking forward to your return.

Carl and Esther

Map

Map

Cook's Country Kitchen
"Great for breakfast, lunch and home style dinners!"
Brasstown Bald
"Many guests have written in our local guests book what a great time they had on this mountai..."
Ingles Market
Vogel State Park
"We have had such a great time at this park and it is only 6 miles from our cabin. There is a..."
Monte Alban Restaurante
Aviator Cafe
"Thinking about this cafe makes my mouth water. We stop there everytime we are at the cabin a..."
Nearest Airport
95 Miles
Atlanta
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Blairsville-Butternut Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Jim's Smokin Que 'Awesome Ribs' and Pappy's
Car: necessary

Our cabin is located in the desirable area known as Choestoe Hills overlooking the Trackrock Valley.

There are approximately ten (10) cabins in this area and only two are available to the public for renting.

Blairsville is 8 miles away with its many thrift stores, consignment and antique shops. For the serious shopper, the Premium Outlet Mall is about an hour away and Atlanta and Asheville, NC are two hours away. Helen, GA is about an hour away with its many Christmas stores for shopping.

Blairsville was recently selected as one of the Applachian Trail towns with the Trail close by.

Pappy's, just down the road, has water tubing ... you can actually see the tubers go by as you sit and have your meal.

You will fall in love with this area and its people ... Southern hospitality is a reality in Blairsville!

Other Activities: White water rafting, many waterfalls, hiking trails, the beautiful Vogel State Park with its many trails, lake and water falls and the Appalachian Trail are not far away.

Golf: There are two golf courses within 10 miles... Butternut Creek Golf Course is a favorite and you will find a brochure inside the cabin.

Ski: Sky Valley, NC

This is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes away.

Fishing- this would be Southern Highroads Outfitters in Blairsville http://southernhighroadsoutfitters.com/ I had a guest who hired a guide for an awesome 4 hours fly fishing lesson and loved it. They are great people and my guest's wife texted me about all the fish he caught.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $59 Per night

Blairsville Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter Special
Jan 3 2015 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$59
$369
 
 
Peak Rate
Apr 1 2015 - Oct 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$70
$465
$1,650
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$65
From
$70
Fri,Sat
$398
$1,460
 

Additional information about rental rates

Clean Fee $70 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes We do offer specials for last minute getaways when the cabin is not booked. Please we do not allows pets.

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Amenities

Blairsville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1115 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Ducted Heating
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , sink
  • The half bath downstairs has a toilet and sink and also has a new washer and dryer.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , Two twin beds
    Great room - 2 sleep sofa /futon , Sleeps two-Broyhill
  • Each bedroom is a good size with the master having a computer desk and a wireless printer. A huge walk-in closet provides lots of space. Hangars are provided. The deck off the master has an Amish glider with a beautiful quiet view. From here you can look out over the Trackrock Valley toward the mountains.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Binoculars
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Smoking is permitted outside the cabin only; smoking inside may incur a special cleaning charge of $250.00. We have installed Dish Network HD with a new Vizio 32 inch HD TV in the great room. We also added a 19 inch HD TV in the master bedroom. There also is a ROKU XS. With this unit you will find Angry Birds, besides the other free stations that are supported. This unit also has an USB port, you can either bring your own movies on an external drive, or your audio files on a jump drive and enjoy the music of your choice. For additional details concerning this unit, go to www.roku.com. There also is a compact stereo with an iPod dock. A new fire pit was added in Aug. of 2011 for you to enjoy during cooler evenings. Iron and ironing board are provided. One thing I always hated was renting and not knowing what coffee filters to bring. We have a nice coffee maker and provide the cone filters. We also added a new coffee grinder in Dec. 2011.

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