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Views, Hot Tub, River Access, Shared Pool, WiFi, BB Court, Custom Architecture,

Bedrooms 2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

With its ridge top location, The Carriage House offers outstanding views of the Toccoa River Valley on all sides. This two-story cabin features vaulted ceilings, a cozy great room, and exceptional architecture.

The property is NOT suitable for loud parties and immature guests.

The upstairs bedroom features a queen-size bed and glass doors that open onto a private deck. The ground level bedroom is sufficiently secluded from the upper level, creating an ideal environment for two couples/families. Both bedrooms have their own television and volume control for the house stereo system.

The Great Room offers the essentials of relaxation: comfortable leather furniture and a large flat-screen TV. The fully loaded kitchen offers stainless appliances and gourmet. In the dining room, a long bench-style dining table makes for spacious, enjoyable meals.

The Carriage House offers two decks on the upper level, which provide ideal spaces for viewing wildlife, relaxing with a good book, or taking in the sunrise to the east or the sunset to the west.

Sunken into its own separate deck, the seven person hot tub provides the ultimate in relaxation. A stone patio with wood-burning firepit and picnic table makes for the best of outdoor living.

When you stay at The Carriage House, you’ll have access to several local features. Enjoy a swim in the heated, in-ground swimming pool open from May through October. And be sure to take advantage of the world-class trout fishing on the renowned Toccoa River (we own over a thousand feet of river frontage).

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More Details

Greg Spencer
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
April 29, 2017

About Greg Spencer

As a family owned and operated business, we at Toccoa House Properties take pride in offering some of the best vacation rentals in Blue Ridge, Georgia. We own the land, designed and built each of the cabins, and personally manage the day-to-day operations.

Because of our hands-on involvement, we believe we offer a professional and friendly rental service far better than that of the typical rental management agency. Our goal is to exceed the expectations of each and every guest.

Proprietor Greg Spencer initially discovered the Blue Ridge area on a backpacking trip to the Cohutta Wilderness in the 1980’s. A short time later, enamored of the area, Greg embarked on a land purchasing mission that led him to 12 acres of undeveloped acreage.

Greg Spencer purchased this house in 2004

Why Greg Spencer chose North Georgia Mountains

Amazed by the beauty of the Toccoa River and the inspiring views of the surrounding mountains, Greg wasted no time in securing what is now known as the Toccoa House Properties.

During the 1990’s Greg built a small cabin, The Riverside Cabin, on the Toccoa River, and envisioned a larger house that he later built on the ridge above: The Toccoa House, completed in 2000. Next came The Carriage House in 2002, and the in-ground, seasonally heated swimming pool in 2007. Our newest addition, The Grey Heron House, was completed in late 2007.

Our pets and property mascots, Budrow and Bobby Jo (BJ is named for the Blue Ridge couple, Bobby and Jo, who gave him to us, thank you so much!!), may greet you if they happen to be on the property when you visit. While they often bark, what they really want is for you to pet them!

We lived on the the Toccoa House property for about five years (2003-2008) while building the later cabins and pool, but have recently built a new house on a 'very challenging lot' in Chamblee, Georgia, which we absolutely love (inside I-285 with a five acre wilderness behind our property...thank you Georgia Power and Dekalb County!!). Because of our intense commitment to achieve a superior level of guest satisfaction, we are often on the property, regularly inspecting, organizing, repairing, and maintaining the interior and exterior property ourselves. If you see us on the property strolling the grounds, or giving Budrow and Bobby Jo a walk about, feel free to say 'Hello' and let us know if there is anything we can do to accentuate your guest experience.

What makes this house unique

It is rare to have awesome views AND direct access to over 1000 feet of Toccoa River shoreline. Greg has also combined his 30+ years of experience as a builder and home inspector to create a custom home, with excruciating attention to detail. Every aspect is well above and beyond the typical north Georgia cabin rental.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The leaves were just starting to turn and we loved being able to view them from all sides of this gorgeous cabin. The many trails on the property allowed us to walk and walk and walk. We also spent much time just hanging out by the river. We hated to leave but we'll be back next summer to enjoy the swimming pool!
Oct 2010
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Blue Ridge House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Stove
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(64 traveler reviews)

Views, Hot Tub, River Access, Shared Pool, WiFi, BB Court, Custom Architecture,
average rating of 4.828125 based on 65 reviews

Beyond What You Can Imagine

  • 5 of 5

My family and I visited for a weekend getaway. It was beyond what we imagined and expectations were exceed. The property had every thing needed, the view was gorgeous and the cabin was very warm and homey. I really wished we stayed longer and I can not wait to visit the property again.

  • Submitted: Dec 3, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it

  • 5 of 5

The lovely cabin, the fabulous grounds, the location. Everything was perfect. Would definitely recommend to others

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Place and Warm Welcome

  • 5 of 5

We wanted to take our grandkids to the mountains for a few days before they headed home. We all loved the cabin and the proximity to the river and town. Greg and Dana were very welcoming as we arrived. Thanks for the memorable time with our grandchildren.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toccoa House Properties ROCK!!

  • 5 of 5

These properties are awesome, they make you feel miles away from the noise of life yet so close to any essentials you may need such as a grocery store. There are so many things to do you truly do not need to leave the property. The pool was great with the best views, the river was close to fish in, and the hot tub was great for relaxing at night! Any questions were answered very timely which allowed us to plan out our day/evening.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect rental for blue ridge.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect spring break!!!! We were able to stay here for the whole week and only wished it was forever. The house was perfect from the setting to the amenities. The house was exactly as pictured . The drive into blue ridge was about 10 min but once you entered the property you felt you were miles away from everything. The house was very clean and we had everything we needed to help make our vacation perfect. The owner lives close by so if we needed anything he was a phone call away. We had complete privacy and felt very comfortable here. The home was perfect for the 3 of us but could handle a few more people if needed.The Direct TV worked great and we had great cell service(verizon) and internet when needed. My daughter purchased a ENO hammock in town and never wanted to leave it after finding the 2 perfect trees to set it up. The views were amazing. For hikers, there is a trail down to the river and for the not so active, you can drive your car and be right next to the river after a short walk. I can say we have found our go to home in blue ridge! I would love to keep this place a secret and we could have it to ourselves but I guess we should share... Thank you Toccoa House properties for allowing us the use your property.

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful and Relaxing Birthday Celebration

  • 5 of 5

Just beautiful, very clean and comfortable. We would definately go back for another visit!

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Blue Ridge House Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Housekeeping $70 + Tax
Pet Fee Per Night Per Pe $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Reservations may be cancelled up to 30 days in advance, and guests receive $125 of the $200 reservation deposit back. Pet fees are $15.00 per pet per night and must be approved in advance.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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