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Book Now: Tallulah River, Fish, Hike, Waterfalls, Hot Tub!

Bedrooms 4
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Hot Tub


About the property

4 Bedrooms + Loft Area, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Perfect Getaway - Secluded, Private and Totally away from it all. The Nantahala forest is your backyard.

Hiking Trails


Two Trout Streams

Fishing Year-round

Rafting Close By


Satellite TV

Well Appointed with everything you need


The Cabin sits on 5 acres and at the end of the road, adjoins a forest service wilderness area with hiking trails right outside your door and touches two trout streams.

This cabin lies deep in the Nantahala National Forest surrounded by all nature has to offer: cool, clear mountain streams, magnificent towering hardwoods and incredibly inviting hiking trails.

As you travel the eight-mile Upper Tallulah Scenic Drive, time starts to dissipate along with your work-week life. Whether a weekend getaway for two, a mini-vacation for the family or full-on escape with your friends, this place takes you away from it all.

More Details

Linda Pleasants
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 28, 2017

About Linda Pleasants

Escaping the hustle and bustle of busy city life, relaxing, lowering stress levels and recharging is the kind 'stuff' that draws people to this area. You don't just happen upon a special place like this, you seek it out and when you finally find it, you just know it, and it's hard to leave. For many people, this becomes an annual family/group event that everyone looks forward to. Clean air and rivers to play in set the stage for some of the greatest and most precious childhood/family memories. You can see this evidenced in the eyes of people you find along our road having just come from a good hike, on the faces of kids all ages proudly displaying a stringer full of fish, and in the smiles of families who just stopped off to teach their children how to hunt 'craw-dads' and salamanders or skip rocks in the river.

Linda Pleasants purchased this cabin in 2006

Why Linda Pleasants chose North Georgia Mountains

Tate City and the Upper Tallulah River are beyond compare! This is the place locals bring their guests when they come to visit! The cool, clear river, Mountain Laurel and Rhododendron lining its edges, gravel road, USFS Campgrounds, abundant hiking trails, waterfalls and wildlife make this cabin such an exciting destination.

What makes this cabin unique

Seculsion and Privacy. No paved roads or sounds of busy traffic off in the distance---peace. No light pollution so the stars shine vibrantly. No cell phone service or interruptions while you are relaxing and getting reaquainted with friends and family---however, there is high speed wireless internet. Four plus bedrooms that allow everyone to have your own space. Don't forget the HOT TUB! We will be glad to point you in the right direction to find activities that suit your group's interests, needs and level of ability.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for the wonderful week in the cabin it was beautiful. We loved everything from the senic drive up to comfortable, welcoming cabin at the end of the road. We had a great time hiking the various trails, falls, swimming hole, Deep Gap and the Tallulah Gorge. We enjoyed the outdoor fire place, the hot tub, the porch...we sat around the kerosene lamp telling ghost stories. It was a great time to have family meals and being unplugged from our cell phones. Thank God for the internet though! We had a great Spring Break.
Apr 2011
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Hiawassee Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • 4 Bedrooms with Queen sized beds ----The 1 double bed is located in what we call the kid's room/ loft area---this area is unique and connects to the game room and upstairs bedrooms. Kids go crazy over this area and absolutely LOVE it, Child Beds (1) located in the kid's room/loft area.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
Gorgeous outdoor stacked rock fireplace with a huge deck with plenty of seating for everyone, a library (with really hard to put down books) assorted board games, giant checkers, tic-tac-toe and cards, huge screened deck with porch swing and rocking chairs, custom designed picnic table, fire pit by the river with easy river access.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

Book Now: Tallulah River, Fish, Hike, Waterfalls, Hot Tub!
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 66 reviews
Fuquay Varina, NC

Amazing Seclusion

  • 5 of 5

From the cleanliness of the cabin when we arrived, to the easy accessibility of the creek and hiking trails, we were really pleased with the rental. It's super isolated - we drove in and didn't drive back out for a whole week - which was exactly what we wanted. Thanks so much for hosting us!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Family Time while being disconnected: priceless

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was perfect! We had 5 adults and 4 teens and no cell phone service which I thought would be tough but turns out it was just what we needed. We went on daily hikes, checked out Clayton, roasted marshmellows and hung out in the hot tub. We stayed over the Thanksgiving holiday and had everything we needed in the kitchen for a full holiday meal, it was awesome. Would highly recommend this place if you just want to unplug and get away.

Thank you again for the platters and serving dishes as it made our meal just perfect!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great cabin weekend

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay this past weekend. The house was equiped with everything we needed, all the amenities of home but in the woods. Linda was very responsive with directions and answers to my questions. I even was able to being my small dog along for the trip. Benton Falls was right up the road so we walked from the house. Thanks for making this weekend easy and fun!

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Family House

  • 5 of 5

We had such a great time, everything was just as it read in the listing!!! My kids and grandchildren had so much fun hiking, playing games and cooking family meals together! I hate to tell anybody about this spot because it was so wonderful and don't want to share, but I will! We will be going again!! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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  • 4 of 5

Cabin was comfy plenty of room the kids had a great time. The kids and adults enjoyed the outdoor fire place to roast marshmallow.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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Atlanta, GA

The perfect rustic getaway

  • 5 of 5

One of the best "backwoods" cabins we've ever come across. Remote location, fantastic amenities. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Tallulah River Road
Nearest Point of Interest
Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds in Hiwassee, Georgia
Nearest Point of Interest
Senic Highway 197
Nearest Point of Interest
The Dillard House
Nearest Point of Interest
Shop Dillard for the best antiques around!
Nearest Point of Interest
Sky Valley Golf Course
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Rabun County Golf Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Kingwood Golf Club
Nearest Point of Interest
Lake Burton
Nearest Point of Interest
Lake Burton Grocery
Nearest Point of Interest
Tiger Drive-In
Nearest Point of Interest
Tallulah Gorge State Park
Nearest Point of Interest
Persimmon Vineyard
Nearest Point of Interest
Tiger Mountain Winery
Nearest Point of Interest
Goats On The Roof
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Down Town Clayton
Car: necessary

Frontage on year round trout stream which is nearly impossible to fish all of the holes in one visit, two mile hike to Appalachian Trail, three miles to top of Standing Indian Mountain, numerous easy waterfall viewing day hikes, 4x4 trails very close, Amethyst mine nearby, lots of nature and wilderness around. Lake Burton is less than 30 minutes away, rent a boat and spend the day on the lake! 2.5 hours to Cherokee, Nantahala & Ocoee River. Helen, GA for the total alpine village experience is only 1 hour away! Take a ride down Hwy 197 and experience local cusine, antiquing, Mark-Of-The Potter, Hickory Flats Pottery, Fly Fishing on the Soque. Hiwassee, Ga and the Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds are 45 minutes away! Visit a Corn Maze 35-40 minute ride. 'Goats on the Roof' in Tiger, Ga is an experience all its' own!(35-40 minute ride). There are 2 vineyards and 2 golf courses less than 40 minutes away. Just let us know your interests and we will be happy to make suggestions.


Rates & Availability

Hiawassee Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Federal Holidays
May 24 2017 - Jan 6 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 9 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Firewood - Half Rack $35
Dep. Cleaning/Trash Remo $175
Refundable damage deposit $300
Firewood - Full Rack $70 + Tax
Tax Rate 9.75%

Weekly Rates Available
Rates include:
Beds made- linens included
Towels included
Satellite TV
Internet Wi-Fi
Hot Tub
Outdoor Fireplace - Firewood delivery an option or bring your own.
Additional Fees:
9.75% Lodging tax
$175 Departure Cleaning and Trash Removal

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