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Speaks: english

Cabin Overlooking the Whitewater Toccoa River

20 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Blue Ridge Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Unique, rustic mountain cabin on the rapid, fish-stocked Toccoa River with a game room area in the basement level. Gorgeous mountain views and a serene porch overlooking the river. Path to a great fishing spot just below porches and visible from the porches. Views of the river from every room and wonderful gurgling sounds of the river audible from all bedrooms.

The tin roof provides an awesome experience in rainy or snowy weather. Great close by hiking trails along the Appalachian Trail and numerous waterfalls in the area. A great place to just relax and rock on the porches after a day of touring the antique shops in the neighboring towns and Blue Ridge or a train ride through the mountains to and from Tennessee. All this with the modern conveniences of home-satellite TV as well as DVD, VCR and CD player. A place you never want to leave behind and will want to plan a return trip to our little piece of heaven!

Keywords: Cabin

Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner
Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

Pictures will be added within a day. Please visit our website for pictures and more information.

Thank you,

Kristin and Rex Priest
Jun 2007
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Reviews

4.5
based on 20 traveler reviews

Cabin Overlooking the Whitewater Toccoa River
average rating of 4.5 based on 21 reviews
5

Want to make great memories with your family then this is the place to make it happen.

  • 5 of 5

My family truly enjoyed our stay here during the week of New Years. The sounds of the river were very relaxing and peaceful. We got some bird seed and corn and loaded the bird and squirrel feeders and the birds and squirrels had a time and it was fun to watch them from the cabin window on the cool mornings as a nice warm toasty fire kept the cabin comfortable in the wood burning stove. This cabin has such nostalgia and reminded me of times spent with my family when I was a kid. The owners are very nice and super hospitable. This cabin will definitely be documented as a favorite of ours as we would love to stay here again in the future. Thanks so much to the owners for sharing their lovely cabin with us. We wish you all the best in 2016 !!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cabin on the River

  • 5 of 5

My family really, really enjoyed our Thanksgiving week at the cabin. Everything was even better than we imagined..awesome cabin, beautiful mountains, and fabulous river! The cabin was well-stocked with everything we needed. The sound of the river was very relaxing..whether falling asleep to it, or waking up to it. The Priest's were very nice and easy to work with; quick response times to any and every question we had. We are already looking forward to our next visit!

  • Submitted: Dec 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Loved this place as well as the owners!

  • 5 of 5

This was my family's first time visiting the North Georgia mountains as we usually travel on up to the Smoky Mountains. We decided on the Blue Ridge area this time and started investigating places to stay. This cabin seemed quite affordable, and the pictures posted above looked incredible. We contacted the owners and arranged to stay in their cabin in early October. Due to a family medical emergency, I had to contact the owners again and tell them we would not be able to make it for the days reserved. They seemed genuinely concerned for my family and not just how it would affect their rental calendar. They were extremely caring and were willing to work with us on a better time to visit. This was such a blessing to me and my family, and we were able to work out a later date. The Priest Cabin was exactly what we needed for a relaxing getaway! The river view was even more beautiful than in the pictures! We loved just sitting and listening to the rush of the river with no other noise than the local wildlife. It was pretty cold and drizzly the first few day of our stay, but the cabin kept us nice and toasty. We were fine just using the heaters even though the wood burning stove looked quite efficient. We loved the décor inside, and it reminded us of exactly what it was, a mountain cabin! The TV's and internet worked great, and we had no problem with cell reception on the porch. The basement bedroom and bathroom were also nice and didn't make you feel as if you were in a basement. We all commented on how comfortable the living room couch and love seat were, and I believe we all took an evening nap there at one time or another. Overall, this was a great, comfortable, relaxing place to stay that gave you that mountain feel we all want to experience. The upper porch view alone was worth the stay! This cabin is a little ways out from central Blue Ridge, but in the end I believe that is what adds to its charm. The ride out from town was quite scenic and picturesque, with the last few miles to the cabin being the best of all! In the midst of the awesome mountain views, we saw all kinds of wildlife in their natural elements. What fun we had every day driving around exploring the area and them coming home to a lovely place to relax and unwind. I am so glad we visited the Blue Ridge area this year, and that God led us to the Priest family. We are so grateful that they shared their awesome cabin with us. We would love to visit again!

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Had an excellant stay in the Priest Cabin

  • 5 of 5

My family consisting of 2 adults, 3 kids-17, 14 and 7, stayed for 5 days in the cabin late October. This was our first trip to the Blue Ridge area and we fell in love with it! We've stayed in other areas throughout the mountains and enjoyed them but we fell in love with this cabin and Blue Ridge for the peace of the area. The cabin was very spacious and fit our needs perfectly. It had everything we needed, plenty of books and games to keep the kids occupied. The river being right out the door was breathtaking. Hubby and kids enjoyed fishing and just walking by the river. We enjoyed several hikes in the local area and loved the swinging bridge. Our family definitely plans on coming back!

  • Submitted: Mar 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great break

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the cabin and the peacefulness of the location. Was a welcome change of pace. Thank you.

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awsome Sounds and Sights from the porch of the river - the best part

  • 4 of 5

We have stayed at very high end cabins before that claim they are on the river - only to find out that they have a view of the river with a dirt road in between. This cabin is on the river! You can enjoy the sound of the rushing water and during the winter the view is amazing. We will be back for the summer to enjoy tubing on the river and being able to stay on the porch and it not being cold. My husband and I really enjoyed the peace and quiet. The town of Blue Ridge is wonderful and the Feed Store is really fun to go in and see all of their animals. Kids would enjoy this. We only used the upstairs but will think about bringing another couple with us next time or the kids. It is a million dollar view!

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Birdwatching from two front porches-viewing of wildlife

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Rates & Availability

Blue Ridge Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$110
From
$110
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$551
$1,714
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $8 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 12.0%

Off season rates negotiable for family rate discounts.

We prefer to be paid by check directly to our home address: 7081 Pinebay Blvd; Englewood, FL. The payment
can be paid in two payments when made more than one month in advance--50% down to reserve and the
balance and security deposit ($100, refundable if no damages noted) as a separate check. Short-notice
rentals need to be paid to our caretaker, Lisa, by cash or money order upon arrival.

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Amenities

Blue Ridge Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Main level bathroom is full bathtub and shower with a bar for handicap guests. Bathroom on basement level has a large shower. Both have heaters.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • One bedroom on each of the three levels.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Notes:
Pristine location on the swift Toccoa River with many hiking trails and waterfalls close by. Numerous quaint towns with antique shops, great restaurants and activities such as Blue Ridge Railroad, zip lines, stocked lakes for fishing--best fishing in Toccoa River in front of the cabin! The river stocked on a regular basis!

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