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Jennifer Elwood

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

Shady River Retreat --The Best Vacation EVER!!!!

46 Reviews
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

North Georgia Mountains Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Sleeps 9; 3 queen beds, 1 futon, 1 twin

Reconnect as you enjoy a simpler pace of life at this secluded waterfront destination located within the Coosawattee River Resort!

Listen to the river's 'concert', gather around the cozy fireplace, sink into Adirondack chairs at the riverside fire ring, or relax in the hot tub. Experience nature's serenity while fly fishing, tubing, playing pool, or losing yourself in a book. This log cabin, with its charming mountain décor and comfortable furnishings, is the perfect escape from your daily routine. Feel worlds away from it all with Chattanooga and Atlanta only a short trip away. Yes, internet access is available for those who can't live without it.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Jennifer Elwood (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

About Jennifer Elwood

Our family consists of two Atlanta area professionals with three children who keep us very, very busy. We understand the value of precious vacation time and how necessary it is to get away from the hectic day to day.

Jennifer Elwood purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Jennifer Elwood chose North Georgia Mountains

We chose this cabin because we love to sit on the front porch or near the fire pit and listen to the river rapids. The North Georgia mountains offers our family an opportunity to escape the business of suburban living, but is close enough to take advantage of on a regular basis.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just a short note to let you know we really enjoyed our vacation at the cabin. The Smores were a nice surprise especially since my granddaughter asked me on the way there if I remembered to bring marshmallows. The water was a very nice surprise. Your pictures do not show how beautiful it really is.



Guest Feedback Entered by Homeowner
Oct 2009
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Reviews

4.9
based on 46 traveler reviews

Shady River Retreat --The Best Vacation EVER!!!!
average rating of 4.9130435 based on 65 reviews
5

Our Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Jennifer and Lonnie for opening up your cabin for our fabulous family vacation!! This was such a relaxing time where we could all reconnect with each other. Our two sons, their wives and our three little grandchildren - Noah 5 1/2 years, Brannon almost 5 years and Natalie almost 3 years old really enjoyed the river. Tubing was such an adventure and wading/playing in the cool water was refreshing. We enjoyed walking and exploring and took tons of pictures. We loved the camp fire and making s'mores. One day was spent riding the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway but otherwise we did not feel the need to go anywhere else. There were plenty of games at the cabin but would recommend bringing additional paper supplies and your own body wash/soap. Stocking up before you settle in is best because you won't want to leave!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2009
  • Stayed: Jun 2009
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Owner's Response: We are so happy you all enjoyed your stay. I hope you guys left with many happy memories for years to come!
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5

A wonderful family vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful cabin with our family! We really enjoyed the large screened in porch. We could open the door and let the little ones play outside without having to worry. The older kids especially enjoyed the tubes that were provided. The cabin couldn't be located in a better spot; right on the river on a private road. Traffic was not a concern while at the fire pit and river with the little ones. We did venture out a couple times to go horseback riding and gem mining. It was just the right balance of relaxation and activities. My kids are already planning next year's trip!!

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you guys had a great family trip. That's what it's all about! Hope you guys can come back again soon.
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This is a beautiful area and the house had everything we needed. Highly recommend and plan to return

  • 4 of 5

The setup is just what a family or group would need. We thoroughly enjoyed the property and the river. We had a couple of minor issues with appliances but the owners were wonderful about it. Our stay was not not interrupted at all. The house is spacious and decorated like a river retreat should be. I would highly recommend staying here. I would mention the roads are pretty tight so it takes awhile to get around. My only minor issues, and I use that word loosely, is the house sleeps 9. It would have been nice to have a few more towels. Also they brought 6 brand new tubes to use on the river which was great, but we had 8 people so we had to end up renting to allow the whole group to go. We plan to revisit and hope to make it a family tradition!

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind review! We certainly do hope you make it back to the cabin very soon! We will take all of your wonderful feedback and consider how we can continue to make it a great place for families.
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5

Amazing weekend adventure

  • 5 of 5

We all had a wonderful time even our pup !! And would love to come back in the future if you will have us

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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a very nice week

  • 4 of 5

we stayed for a week at the cabin. we really had a lovely time as it is right on the river! for us, the bedroom situation wasn't perfect, as we were all married adults (3 couples and one single son) so the loft situation isn't ideal for privacy, but other than that we loved the cabin. we had a couple of inquiries with the property manager and the response was rapid and the situation resolved quickly. we truly had a great time.

  • Submitted: May 29, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

We took our kids for the weekend and had a ball!

  • 5 of 5

We had a ball with our family at this cabin! Our kids loved being on the river and the cabin was very well equipped with everything we needed. The Ellwood family have a wonderful place and we will definitely be back :)

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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"For those with tweens and teens"
The Blue Ridge Canopy Adventure
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
"Special rides with Santa at Christmas"
Blue Ridge Brewery
"Live music"
Harvest on Main
"Haven't been there myself so can't provide a fully informed rating here. "
Coosawattee River Tubing Company
"Good potato salad"
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"Great for hiking and for enjoying with all ages!"
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"Several art galleries featuring local artists."
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North Georgia Premium Outlets
Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Hartsfield-Jackson Airport/ Atlanta
Car: recommended

Ellijay, Georgia is a quaint town with several antique shops and restaurants. Outdoor activities abound--including hiking, horseback riding, whitewater rafting, taking a ride on the scenic railway, fishing and tubing. Carter's Lake is just a few miles away for water skiing, wake boarding, and fishing. With so many activities in Coosawattee River Resort, you probably will not want to leave!

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Rates & Availability

Ellijay 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
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$165
$990
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

One night included at no additional cost for 7 nights or more.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

North Georgia Mountains Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2085 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • River
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , tub , jetted tub
    Main Level - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Basement Bathroom - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master Bedroom in Loft - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Futon--Loft Bedroom
    Bedroom off of deck - 1 queen , 1 child bed , Pack & Play
    Basement bedroom - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • 3 bedroom, 3 bath 3 queen beds, 1 futon in loft area, 1 twin bed in basement
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis Court
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Indoor Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Wireless internet

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