|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
River Rest is THE perfect place to stay for a quiet, luxury destination that is nestled beside a pristine, flowing trout stream.
We are ideal for 1-2 adult couples. We are not suitable for families with small children or those needing a rough-and-tumble facility.
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 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
... lending library
... OVER 250'private creek frontage on Mountaintown Creek,
up-and-coming trophy trout stream in Georgia
... convenient distance to sevices
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 spash 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, horse back 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 fishtrap 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,
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
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.
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.
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.
The cabin location was very remote. If you're looking for privacy, this cabin is for you. Everything was as advertised.
We really enjoyed our stay. Even though the weather was rainy and cool, we enjoyed the sounds of the rain, river and fire. The hot tub was so relaxing. Sarah is a considerate host. I agree with a previous review that the directions to the cabin do need to be updated. We enjoyed our stay and would recommend this as a great, relaxing vacation!
River Rest is a very pretty cabin. The porch overlooks the river which has rocks and creates a nice rushing sound...very refreshing and soothing. We loved the wood burning fire place and enjoyed the hot tub. We took our own food and relaxed at the cabin the entire weekend. We had snow which was fun and beautiful. The beds were comfortable. My only suggestion is the driving directions to the cabin need updating. We now have it saved on our phone so we can go back easily. :) I also enjoyed browsing thru the "library" of books and videos provided. Sarah the owner is so pleasant and helpful. After guiding us via tel to the cabin she called to make sure we arrived and pointed out several helpful hints for optimal comfort and ease in the cabin.
Overall we had a very nice weekend and would definitely recommend this cabin.
The cabin was perfect inside an out and everything was sat up just right Mrs. Sarah was very helpful with everything and had the hole cabin beautiful and sat up perfectly I will definitely recommend it to fam and friends and i will be back as well
Nicely decorated & well stocked with everything you need. A very fun place to be!
After an adventurous mountain drive, we arrived in paradise. Such a beautiful place. The cabin is perfect. Clean, cozy, and gorgeous. Sarah, the owner was helpful in every way from booking the property to making sure we had all we needed. The scenery is very worth the drive. You can lay in the bed at night and hear the creek. The new Nordic hot tub was clean and very relaxing. We had such a wonderful get away.
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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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest|
|Resort Gate Fee||$26|
|Notes||2 night minimum. Independence Day (July4th, 4 night minimum) Nightly Rental Rate of $137/$157 for reservations for 2 people, plus $17 a night for additional people. Maximum 4 people. Total charges include the Rental Rate PLUS hotel/motel taxes (10%), Resort Gate fee ($26), and housekeeping. All reservations require a Rental Agreement and Security Deposit processed as an authorization, not an actual charge.|
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