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Molly Ford

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english

Mtn. VIEW-"Rich Mountain Retreat" SPECIAL! JUNE-midwk-85/NT, Private, hike, WiFi

61 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

North Georgia Mountains House Rental Photos and Description

Cabin--1 Master Suite, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 2- Super Clean!

NOTE:If your dates are unavailable -check out my other cabin --

www. HomeAway.com #319991--same area-Creek frontage-on 8 private acres!

www.VRBO.com #124061 --same cabin different website

Are you ready to relax? Enjoy some fresh air, see the stars, take in the mountain views? Then it's time to come for a stay at Rich Mountain Retreat. Sitting on six acres the house and surrounding land give you plenty of room to decompress. Enjoy the rocking chairs on the front porch, while you listen to the sounds of the forest. Just a few steps away visit the horses or feed them carrots!

The interior of this home lends itself to a refreshing, crisp clean feel with elegant style. All on one level with an open floor plan, vaulted ceiling in living room, central heat and air. Easy access with minimal steps. This home has recently been remodeled top to bottom, new oven added, and a new master suite bathroom. Located on a quiet country road it is convenient to both Ellijay and Blue Ridge.

Only fifteen minutes away from two of the main rivers; the Cartecay or Toccoa for tubing, canoeing, kayaking, fishing or relaxing. Hike right out your front door into Rich Mountain Wilderness or a short fifteen minute drive down the road takes you to Springer Mountain where the beginning of the famous Appalachian Trail starts or the Benton MacKaye Trail.

Whatever your needs or wishes, Molly, the owner, will be happy to assist you with any special requests or arrangements for that important occasion - anniversary, birthday, honeymoon or romantic getaway. Custom made gift baskets available.

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Molly Ford (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Molly Ford

Having made Ellijay our home for over 28 years I cannot think of a better place to spend some time relaxing then at 'Rich Mountain Retreat'. I love to hike and explore the outdoors and this is the place to do it! Come see for yourself!

Molly Ford purchased this house in 2013

Reviews

5
based on 61 traveler reviews

Mtn. VIEW-"Rich Mountain Retreat" SPECIAL! JUNE-midwk-85/NT, Private, hike, WiFi
average rating of 4.9508195 based on 61 reviews
5

Cozy, Secluded Mountain Cabin

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Rich Mountain Retreat. The cabin itself was secluded but close enough to Ellijay and the surrounding attractions to explore. We hiked up Springer Mountain Trail and to the top of Amicalola Falls before ending our Saturday at Cartecay Vineyards -- a very cute spot!

The house was well appointed and perfect for two. The kitchen had most everything we needed to cook; the new shower and renovated bathroom were wonderful, and we enjoyed great views from the porch.

Molly was very responsive and a pleasure to work with. We hope to return soon for some R&R!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful, beautiful location

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I spent two relaxing days at "Rich Mt Retreat". The home was just perfect - quiet with lovely views of the mountains. Molly was go gracious as I got our dates mixed up and arrived one week early. Thankfully her rental was available and she was pleased to accomadate us. Thanks again, Molly. We will definitely stay again when we visit Ellijay.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful hideaway

  • 5 of 5

I went for three days in early April, solo, to put the finishing touches on a book that I'm writing. It was an ideal spot to focus and find my own rhythm, near the end of a long mountain road with no disturbances at all -- not even an airplane flying overheard. As an added bonus, there's a gorgeous wilderness trail less than half a mile from the house that takes you on a moderate incline through the woods and up to some stunning views. I hiked the trail twice (about 4 miles to the top and back) and didn't run into another soul once. The cabin itself is very comfortable, with a spacious deck and screened porch (where I did much of my writing). It would be great for a couple as well. Molly keeps everything in good order, and since she lives nearby, she's readily available if anything goes wrong. Not that it did on my trip... I hope to come back soon, this time with my wife!

  • Submitted: Apr 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Everything we needed was there and the view was amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Molly,

My wife and I enjoyed our stay at your beautiful cabin so much. Over the past few years we have rented 4 cabins apart from yours. NONE have had furniture as comfortable as this one. I know it seems a small thing but, we have avoided, until now, renting another cabin because of this reason. So props on that and the bathroom is beautiful! We look forward to a time when we can rent one of your other cabins.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cabin was great.

  • 5 of 5

Cabin was very nice and cozy. Good location to enjoy the view.

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely great view.. nice place to sit and sip on your morning coffee on the back deck. Top notch host as well. Thank you for makin our stay so easy Moly.

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Atlanta
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Ellijay
Nearest Golf
13 Miles
Whitepath
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
Nearest Motorway
14 Miles
575/515 Interstate
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Ellijay Dining
Car: necessary

Rich Mountain Wilderness over 13,000 acres to hike into directly from the cabin. A short 15 minute drive takes you to the beginning of the Appalachian Trail Head at Springer Mtn.

At only about 20 minutes to either historic downtown Blue Ridge or Ellijay, we have the most convenient & private location! About 90 miles north of Atlanta, and 90 minutes from Chattanooga. There is also a 'back way' drive through a beautiful national forest to take you from our cabin right to the Toccoa River Restaurant and Tubing/Fishing etc area!

Other Activities: Hiking

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Rates & Availability

Ellijay House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
June
Jun 1 2016 - Jun 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
$85
From
$98
Fri,Sat
 
 
Summer
Jul 1 2016 - Sep 1 2016
2 night minimum stay
$100
 
 
October
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$100
$700
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 19 2016 - Nov 26 2016
4 night minimum stay
$100
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$95
From
$100
Fri,Sat
$630
 

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning fee $65 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Three night minimum stay for New Years, Memorial Day, 4th of July, and Labor Day,
Four night minimum stay for Thanksgiving and Christmas

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Amenities

North Georgia Mountains House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master bathrm- tile shower with dual shower head, one rain
  • master bathroom recently remodeled
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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