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Ron & Alley Sandy

Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

Bearadise Retreat - Private cabin with Hot tub - We Pay Your Booking Fee!

53 Reviews
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

Georgia Cabin Rental Photos and Description

3 Bedroom, 3 Baths with Mountain Views - Pet Friendly & Private. Wifi & 4 TV's

SPECIAL - Book for 7 nights and we PAY YOUR BOOKING FEE! (Amount is discounted from the normal nightly rate within your quote).

Just a quick 90 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Atlanta, you can escape to the beautiful North Georgia Mountains and find your own little piece of paradise. This enchanting cabin is situated on five wooded acres, offering privacy and seclusion for a couple’s getaway or a family retreat in the mountains. This cabin features a large covered porch, with hanging swing, rocking chairs, BBQ grill, amazing hot tub and outdoor seating around the fire pit. All this makes Bearadise Retreat the perfect spot to relax and gaze out at the beauty of the North Georgia Mountains.This classic 3 bedroom, 3 bath cabin is decorated in traditional mountain theme décor with comfortable living room and family room furnishings, a beautiful two story stone fireplace, comfortable custom log beds and a jetted tub with separate shower in the master bath. There are four Flat Screen HDTV's with Satellite TV with Network Channels, DVD/VHS player, Netflix service with hundreds of free movies to watch. Wifi and free long distance phone service lets you stay in touch (if you really want to)!

Located in Ellijay, GA, there are plenty of indoor and outdoor activities to keep you busy for days, anything from antiquing, shopping, golf, hiking, horseback riding, fishing and tubing one of the many rivers and lakes. So pack your bags and get “lost in Bearadise”.

Bearadise Retreat is a luxuriously decorated three bedroom, three bath log home that sleeps up to nine (9) people and offers the following:

One king size bed, one queen size bed, and bunkbeds with full on bottom and twin on top plus the option of using a queen sleeper sofa bed.

Wheelchair Accessible with ramp into house and master bedroom on main level (no grab bars in bathrooms though)

Wood-burning fireplace, hot tub, fire pit, propane gas grill, central heat and air, washer and dryer.

Bath essentials such as private label soap and shampoo, hair dryer and thick towels.

The fully equipped kitchen includes:

Refrigerator, stove, oven, microwave, toaster, electric skillet, crock pot, blender, dishwasher, and coffee maker, Dishes, glassware, utensils, cutlery, pots, and pans.

The only items you’ll need to bring will be food, beverages, and condiments. We supply a starter supply of toilet paper per bathroom, a roll of paper towels, dishwasher detergent and a starter laundry detergent as well as premium coffee for your first morning waking up at Bearadise.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Ron & Alley Sandy (Owner)
Member since: 2012
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Speaks: english

About Ron & Alley Sandy

We purchased Bearadise in 2008 and spent almost two years making it into the cabin retreat that we dreamed of. We have spent most of our free time enjoying the mountains with our 4 children. In July of 2011 we decided to share our cabin home with others and listed it with a local property management company. We quickly saw the downfalls in using such a service, both for the owners and the guests. We saw so many things we could do to improve our guests experience. We now enjoy handling the entire process ourselves. Our favorite part is talking to and meeting our guests from all over the country and overseas.

Ron & Alley Sandy purchased this cabin in 2008

Why Ron & Alley Sandy chose Georgia

Driving up to Bearadise you drive over a wooden bridge that spans a beautiful trout stream. Going up the mountain is a single lane gravel road that passes four cabins before you reach us. Being at Bearadise feels like you're miles away from everyone while being only 15 minutes from everything.

What makes this cabin unique

Bearadise is filled with knotty pine wood on the walls, doors & ceilings. The feeling is very warm and inviting and gives an unmistakably cabin feel. A roaring fire in the wood burning fireplace on a chilly evening gives all the ambiance and romance anyone could ask for. Bearadise is wheelchair accessible with a ramp/bridge leading into the cabin, with all living areas besides two bedrooms and a bath on the main living level. We are dog friendly and are happy to talk to you about bringing your best friend to the mountains.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful weekend in this beautiful cabin. Enjoyed the BBQ and the wine. Thanks to the Sandy's for everything.



Doris & Bruno

From Switzerland
May 2014
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Bearadise Retreat - Private cabin with Hot tub - We Pay Your Booking Fee!
average rating of 4.962264 based on 71 reviews
Sylvester Georgia
5

Excellent getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 3 nights at Bearadise cabin and it was wonderful. Very clean, cozy and comfortable. The owners were very helpful and Mrs. Ali was very sweet. If you like seclusion, this is it.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taylor

  • 5 of 5

Great time, great cabin, was well worth the time and money. Recommend it for any family.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

Nestled in the GA mountains, this cabin is a perfect getaway for couples or families. We had more than enough room for my husband, me, and our dog. In fact, we hope to get a few friends together to make another trip out there. The cabin was immaculate. The memory foam bed gave me a much needed break from sleepless, painful nights of tossing and turning at home. The master bathroom was luxurious and very clean. The sitting room was both cozy and spacious, and we loved pulling out the board games and moves that were provided. There was another house nearby, but Bearadise offered almost total privacy from it. The raised deck was a wonderful place to sip coffee and look out at the trees. We've been to a lot of cabins, and this is the only one that our GPS has been able to navigate us to, so that was a huge bonus. The pest control was a Godsend, because I didn't get a single mosquito bite during our stay! Overall, the cabin was amazing. I would recommend it to anyone and everyone!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Homewood, AL
5

Great spot!

  • 5 of 5

We had the most relaxing weekend - the house was perfect! We only wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Plano/TX/USA
5

Excellent Experiences

  • 5 of 5

I stayed there with my friend's family. House was very clean and well managed. I could contact with house owner by email easily, he answered quickly. I could find the location of this house with my GPS without issues. Unfortunately, I couldn't see any animals around.. we were expecting to see Bears :). so, we will come back to see them.

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Bearadise is PERFECT

  • 5 of 5

Ron and Sandy didn't miss one detail when it came to furnish this cabin. It EXCEEDED our expectations. Everything was in perfect working order. We will definetly be returning to BEARADISE for another family vacation.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Atlanta - Hartsfield Jackson International Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
A number of bars are located in downtown Ellijay
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
WhitePath Golf Course
Nearest Train
15 Miles
Blueridge Scenic Railway
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Georgia Hwy 515
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Dozens of restaurants in Ellijay & Blueridge
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Lake Blue Ridge & Carters Lake
Car: necessary

Approximately fifteen minutes from Whitepath Golf Course, and three different rivers that offer tubing and kayaking, horseback riding, fly-fishing, whitewater rafting, hiking, scenic trains rides, antiquing, hassle free shopping, mini golf, children's amusement park, deer park, Amicalola Falls, apple orchards and much, much more. Cabin is located half way up Walnut Mountain with less than a dozen cabins on the mountain. We are located just outside of Ellijay with easy access to Blue Ridge. At the bottom of our road is Turniptown Creek where you will see fly fishers and people panning for gold on occasion. Former President, Jimmy Carter's cabin is very nearby and has done much work personally making the creek habitable for trout by hand building rock dams for spawning pools. We are 4 miles from the Cartecay River with tubing and kayaking outfitters. Great local restaurants and shopping are within a 15 minute drive.

This list will not do justice to all the activities and attractions in this area. The local chambers of commerce have a wealth of the same, as well as knowledgeable and friendly personnel who love to share information about their special corner of paradise. Of course, you can also research the towns and general area on the Internet. Hiking galore, including the Appalachian and the Benton MacKaye.

Fishing, boating, Jet Skiing, tubing, whitewater rafting--Lake Blue Ridge, Toccoa River, Ocoee River Horseback riding, golf, mountain biking, gem and gold panning.

Antiquing--Blue Ridge has been called the antique capital of GA, and Ellijay, with its charming roundabout (instead of the typical courthouse square), has its share, too. Swan Drive-In Theater is nearby, one of the few remaining today, operating since 1955.

Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, on which you can take a narrated ride from Blue Ridge to the twin cities of McKaysville GA and Copperhill TN and stand with one foot in GA and one in TN--marked with a big blue line painted through the IGA Grocery parking lot.

Apple businesses where you can view the process from orchard to grocery bag, tour the facilities, shop for apple-themed goods and goodies, and try one of the area's delights: the fried pie! Ellijay is known as the apple capital of GA.

Wonderful local restaurants--just a few: the Toccoa Riverside, where on weekend nights a duet of two elderly, overall-clad bluegrass pickers entertain; the Pink Pig in Cherry Log, President Jimmy Carter's favorite BBQ joint; Colonel Poole's BBQ in Ellijay, where the hillside is decorated with a giant outline of a pig compiled of hundreds of plywood pigs naming past patrons (some celebrities), and our favorite Italian place, Charlies in Ellijay.

Festivals throughout the year: for example, Apple Festival, Sorghum Festival, Prater's Mill Festival, GA Mountain Fair (demonstrations of old-timey mountain practices), Rhododendron Festival, Bluegrass Festival, Dahlonega's Gold Rush Days.

Numerous state parks, national parks, and national forests, each with its own amenities, activities, and gorgeous scenery.

Marked scenic drives/highways, almost all with scenic pull-overs and overlooks, especially important during our gorgeous autumn 'leaf-gawking' season.

Countless waterfalls, one of which (Amicalola) is the tallest cascading falls east of the Mississippi; in the cabin are a pamphlets with descriptions and directions to 11 falls in the area--all of which we've hiked to--only a couple are strenuous treks.

Just a few miles from the cabin is the longest suspension bridge east of the Mississippi, a very short and easy hike brings you to where it crosses the Toccoa River.

A little further away is Tallulah Falls and Gorge, the deepest gorge east of the Mississippi(notice a pattern here?)--we've hiked to the bottom of it, and it is strenuous, but magnificent.

Many other sights within a short drive, such as Brasstown Bald, the highest point in GA, Dahlonega's Gold Museum, the Alpine town of Helen. Also available in-cabin are such services as massage and gourmet chef.

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Rates & Availability

Ellijay Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer 2016
May 27 2016 - Aug 14 2016
2 night minimum stay
$165
$1,025
 
 
Fall 2016
Aug 15 2016 - Nov 20 2016
2 night minimum stay
$165
$1,025
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
$175
$1,095
 
 
Christmas / New Years
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 3 2017
4 night minimum stay
$175
$1,095
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$155
$975
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $250
Cleaning Fee $95 + Tax
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Holidays such as Memorial Day, Labor Day, festivals & other time periods require a longer minimum stay. Cancellations or changes must be made no later than thirty (30) days prior to check-in date, in order to receive refund, less $100 processing fee. If cancellations are made less than thirty (30) days prior to check-in date no refunds are available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Georgia Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1575 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , jetted tub , Double Vanity
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs full bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Upstairs Bathroom
  • 3 showers and two water heaters for a no wait, hot water shower every time.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 bunk bed , Twin over full custom log bunk beds
    Den - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Queen Sleeper sofa in Den
  • King size beds (1) Custom Log Bed in master bedroom with 3' memory foam topper, Queen size Beds (1) Log queen bed located in 2nd bedroom, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sleeper sofa located in sitting room, Bunk Beds (1) Twin over full custom log bed located in 3rd bedroom
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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