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Carol Lewis

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Mountain Creek Lodge -25 Acres, PET FRIENDLY, Amazing Mountain Views

98 Reviews
Sleeps13
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

Clayton Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Sleeps 13 in beds

This luxury log cabin is part of a 25-acre farm nestled on a private mountainside in the Smoky Mountains of North Georgia, in Rabun County. It is only 6 miles from world-class white water rafting & kayaking on the Chatooga River and borders thousands of acres of US Forest Service land. Appalachian crafts & art can be found 3 miles away in downtown Clayton. Enjoy the view of North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee & the Great Smoky Mountains or the wide creek and covered bridges in the valley below. Explore the 3 barns and horse trails and enjoy total privacy upon entering the property via 3 electronic gates. The cabin has 2 downstairs bedrooms, a large loft bedroom that sleeps 9, 3 full bathrooms, one with a jacuzzi tub, central air and heat, new kitchen & appliances, fireplace & rock wall, 2 sets of washer/dryers, wireless internet, a desktop computer, fax, satellite TV, Blu-ray DVD player and a Pandora-playing wireless stereo radio.

Paved roads all the way to the front door.

2 Hammocks swing from porch beams overlooking the Great Smoky Mountains.

Drive-In Movie Theater nearby.

We are pet friendly and do not charge extra for your furry family member.

Mountain Creek Lodge; Mountain vacation rental; Mountain cabin rental; North Georgia mountains cabin rental; Appalachian Tail cabin rentals; Smoky Mountains vacation rental cabin; Rabun County, GA vacation rental; luxury log cabin; white water rafting; kayaking, horseback riding, golfing, golf courses, drive-in movie theater in nearby Tiger, GA; near North Carolina & South Carolina borders; 40 minute drive to Clemson University; 14 miles from Highlands, North Carolina; an alternative to Blue Ridge Mountain Cabin Rentals, Tennessee vacation rentals.

WEDDINGS and similar events involving non-residential guests are not allowed.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Carol Lewis (Owner)
Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

About Carol Lewis

My husband and I have owned a landscape company in Palm Beach County, Florida for 36 years.

Carol Lewis purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Carol Lewis chose North Georgia Mountains

We developed the nearby Mountain Creek Estates subdivision and saved a wonderful 10-acre lot for ourselves. It borders a rushing creek and has fabulous views. All thoughts of developing our lot went out the window when we discovered this property which was being sold by Coca Cola heiress Frances (Tut) Woodruff - known locally as 'Mrs. Tut.' As a part-time realtor, I see a lot of properties, but the views from the porch of this cabin and the tranquility of the farm cannot be beat!

What makes this cabin unique

This property high up on Tut's Mountain used to be the petting zoo of Coca Cola heiress Frances Woodruff. Remnants of the bear den, eagles' lair and other artifacts still can be seen. Neighbors graze their horses and cows in our pastures. The nearby Town of Clayton has the feel of stepping into a Norman Rockwell painting of a quieter, gentler time when people had time to chat & share recipes in shops. There is still a soda fountain in the drugstore, a drive-in movie and a general store when you can buy everything from a housedress to hunting supplies.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hello Carol,



This is our review. We tried to put it in the web site, but it asked us to sign in, but for some reason we were not able to. Please will you put this in for us.



Thanks Richard and Jean



If you like the idea of a beautiful mountain retreat with access to fabulous, challenging and fun facilities....a place with spectacular mountain views....a gorgeous sun rise....a secluded farm....inquisitive cows and friendly horses....a large and beautiful interior of natural pine and stone...spotlessly clean....fireflies in the dark from the veranda....and humming birds in the day....then this is the place for you! We were a party of three families and nine in total....six adults and three children....all traveling from SE Florida. We wanted a place in the mountains, with things to do, but we have done this before and stayed in cabins. But this was so different. It felt like we were privileged staying in such a grand place in such a terrific location....just have a look at the photos as they don't exaggerate! We used the lodge as a base having spent two nights previously at Stone Mountain. We walked to the top of Tut's mountain (at the back of the lodge) on one morning and headed for Tallulah Gorge the following day...how spectacular and challenging with six hundred and twenty steps down and six hundred and twenty steps back !!! We zip-lined and floated down the river, toured the local town and villages and museums showing local history and crafts. The three young lads had a great time with the farm animals and the mountain climbing, and activities, all of which got them away from video games and showed them that life has other things to offer! We had a great time...very active and full of fun, and the evening drinks were well deserved. This is a lodge and location we would recommend to anyone wanting a quality vacation. And we challenge anyone to complete the 3D jigsaw of London, which we just managed in time, and left for other guests to enjoy!! A wonderful vacation!!
Jul 2013
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Mountain Creek Lodge -25 Acres, PET FRIENDLY, Amazing Mountain Views
average rating of 4.9693875 based on 100 reviews
Atlanta, Ga.
5

Such an amazing weekend!!

  • 5 of 5

Mountain Creek Lodge was gorgeous!! It was so nice going to a rental cabin and getting just what you asked for. We were staying up there for a friend's wedding at Chota Falls. In all honesty, we wished we didn't have the wedding because we wanted to hang around the cabin the entire time. It had all the amenities you could possible need, I mean it even had bodywash. We didn't have to use the AC b/c the night air was cool and crisp. We just left our windows open. The view was unbelievable, mountains everywhere. There were 3 couples, all the ladies were in the wedding party and all of our husbands got to hang out at the cabin Saturday and watch football, grill burgers, and just relax. We had the best time and I would go back in a heartbeat. There was so much privacy--thank you!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2007
  • Stayed: Aug 2007
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Independence,La
5

What a Great Place

  • 5 of 5

The description of the property was very accurate, everything in the house better than we ever expected. Everything was well maintained and very clean. Ms Carol gave us great service and answered all our request. I will recommend the property to friends and relatives some have already started to look for dates to go to Clayton. We have been rafting in Clayton for the last 6 years and this was the best property we have rented. We always go to the U Joint, Rusty Bike and Brasstown to eat and like the downtown area. We also like Fox Fire and the flee markets. We have no dislikes and are planning to take grand kids up to the property next summer. Our over all stay was great and thank you for sharing your home with us. Chuck Mayeaux

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Comfortable, peaceful, and scenic

  • 5 of 5

We spent a month at Mountain Creek Lodge, and it truly was like home. The house is very comfortable and has everything you need. The view from the deck is fabulous. The red barns add a burst of color to the lush green scenery, and we loved watching the cows graze in the meadow. It is so quiet and peaceful. A great get-away.

The town of Clayton is convenient for shopping and plenty of restaurants are nearby.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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5

Awesome Labor Day weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with a peaceful view of the mountains. The home had everything we needed. Our family gathered for a special birthday celebration and we had a wonderful time. Would love to return to this property soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Heaven on a hill!

  • 5 of 5

We had a large group of people together staying at this clean, accommodating, and gorgeous cabin. All were more than comfortable and had an absolute blast cooking, relaxing, playing music, enjoying the porch views, exploring the property, and going on nearby hikes. I can't wait to return!!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Clean, relaxing, PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay on the mountain! Great WiFi signal and smart TV for our karaoke set up.... nice open house design for families.... fantastic view for sunrises and sunsets..... for us Florida people, the north Georgia July Temps were amazing. We enjoyed daily trips to Franklin, NC, lake Burton, and Dry Falls. We found the history of the property really fun to research and explore. We would recommend this property for renting!

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Atlanta Hartsfield
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Hwy 441
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Fortify Kitchen and Bar
Car: necessary

Pet friendly, Lakes, Mountains, Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking, Beautiful Fall Foliage, Antiquing, Flea Markets, Tallulah Falls & Gorge, Foxfire Museum, Appalachian Trail, Horseback Riding, Golf Courses, Hunting, Fishing, Snow Skiing, Waterskiing, Black Rock Mountain State Park, Moccasin Creek State Park, Lake Burton, Lake Rabun, 'The Factory' (56,000 sq. ft. of games, arcades, laser tag, go carts, bowling, mini-golf, etc.), rural & private, but only 3 miles from town, dining, shopping.

Other Activities: Whitewater Rafting, Kayaking, Wineries, Appalachian Art & Crafts, Antiques

Golf: Kingwood Golf Resort - 1.5 miles away

Ski: Sky Valley, GA - about 12 miles away

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Rates & Availability

Clayton Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Thanksgiving 2016
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 28 2016
4 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2016
Dec 27 2016 - Jan 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
$250
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$205
From
$235
Fri,Sat
$1,400
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $150 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are for 1-6 guests. Additional guests $15/night. To get an accurate rate quote from "Book It Now," please enter the number of guests.
$300 refundable security deposit.
Taxes: 12%
WEDDINGS and similar events involving non-residential guests are not allowed.

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Amenities

Clayton Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Farm Holidays
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • PC
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Printer
  • Security System
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • fax
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Garbage Disposal
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Adjoins bedroom 1
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Adjoins bedroom 2
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Adjoins Loft bedroom
  • Jacuzzi tub in master bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Loft Bedroom - 1 king , 3 double , 1 twin/ single
  • Bedroom 3 is a large 2nd floor loft with its own full bathroom. Master bedroom has jacuzzi tub, private bathroom. Bedroom 2 has private, full bathroom. All beds have luxury linens, tempurpedic mattress toppers & plenty of extra blankets. Several beds have electric blankets.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Porch Furniture
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 7 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Top quality linens, duvets, low-allergen pillow protectors and mattress pads, electric blankets, comfy beds with tempurpedic mattress toppers. 3 Barns, 7 cows, 25 acres. 2 Hammocks on porch. Mountain getaway cabin rental; north georgia mountains cabin rental; Appalachian cabin rentals; Smoky Mountains cabin rental; Rabun County, GA rental; luxury log cabin; white water rafting; drive-in movie theater in nearby Tiger, GA; near North Carolina & South Carolina borders; 40 minute drive to Clemson University; 14 miles from Highlands, North Carolina; an alternative to Blue Ridge Cabin Rentals, Tennessee rentals.

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