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Riverside Retreat

3.5 star property
Family-friendly Ellijay cabin with fireplace and kitchen

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Property highlights

  • Pet-friendly
  • Kitchen
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
  • Bathtub
  • Laundry facilities
Lower Cartecay Road, Ellijay, GA, 30536
Main amenities
  • Air conditioning
  • Garden
  • Arcade/game room
  • Barbecue grills
Feel at home
  • 3 bedrooms
  • Kitchen
  • Second bathroom
  • Television
  • Garden
  • Patio

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About this area

What's nearby

  • Chattahoochee National Forest - 1 min drive
  • Amicalola Falls State Park - 20 min drive

Getting around

  • Atlanta, GA (PDK-DeKalb-Peachtree) - 94 min drive
  • Atlanta, GA (FTY-Fulton County) - 94 min drive
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) - 107 min drive

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire cabin to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Riverside Retreat

This beautifully decorated rustic luxury cabin is truly a riverside retreat for you and your special someone, or the entire family!  Nestled in the " Apple valley", on the beautifully wooded banks of the Cartecay River, you can listen to the soothing sounds of rippling white water while reading your favorite novel on one of 4 riverside facing decks ,or relax on the screened in porch and watch the tubers or kayakers pass by. You can also rent your own tube or kayak just across from our entrance for the best ride in town! Cast your favorite fishing rod out for trout, right from your own private beach area and deck in the back yard!  You'll also enjoy using the riverside fire pit for an evening campfire with s'mores! Whether you love fishing, tubing, kayaking, rafting, hiking, horseback riding, zip lining, mountain biking, or just plain relaxing, Riverside Retreat is the place for you!This great cabin features a fully equipped kitchen with two dining areas; a kitchen table seating six, or a cozy table for four out on the large screened in porch. The family room has high vaulted ceilings with two sky lights for extra lighting, a beautiful floor to ceiling stone fireplace with gas log, and a 43" flat screen smart TV. You'll find board games and DVD's for family enjoyment. The upper level consists of the beautiful Master bedroom with a queen size bed, TV, private bath with a large jetted tub and a river facing private deck with rocking chairs. The main level bedroom has a queen bed, TV, river facing deck and rocking chairs.  The 2nd bath is located just down the hallway.  The lower level has one bedroom with twin beds,tray ceiling,TV, and a walk out large deck featuring chairs, swing ,and stairs going down to the river and deck area. Also located on this level is a game room with a pool table and a 3rd bathroom with a walk in shower. A washer and dryer is also conveniently located on this level. Even though the cabin has central heat and air, you'll enjoy that there are ceiling fans in every room of the cabin!  Our cabin includes linens, dishes, pots, pans, towels, washcloths, etc...  We will provide an initial supply of guest soaps, toilet paper, paper towels, dishwasher detergent, and  trash bags. We suggest that you bring your own supplies for an extended stay of paper towels, toilet paper, trash bags, dishwashing and laundry detergent.Enjoy your stay at LIGHT'S RIVERSIDE RETREAT and make many wonderful memories at the RIVER!Bedrooms 3|  Bathrooms 3|  Max occupancy 6Location:  EllijayPets allowed:  YESNightly rate:  starting at $189.00Nearby attractions include:* Amicalola Falls State Park-a 15-20 minute drive. The falls can be accessed by car, hiking the trails, or walking the stairs. Whatever you decide, it will be well worth it!* Restaurants and boutiques in downtown Ellijay*R & A Orchards on Hwy. 52, open year round.*White Path Golf Course-15 min. drive* horseback riding*Many tubing, kayaking and rafting places in the area.*Blue Ridge Ga. 20 min. away. Offers : The BLUE RIDGE SCENIC RAILWAY!* MERCIERS  apple orchard* The Swan Drive In* Unique dinning and shopping boutiques.* Lake Blue Ridge Marina, boat rentals*Serenity in the Mountains Spa

At a glance


  • Check-in time from 4:00 PM - 5:00 AM
  • Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

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Special check-in instructions

  • Guests will receive an email with check-in information
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • This property requires guests to review and sign additional terms and conditions within 1 week of booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required


  • Pets allowed

Property amenities


  • Stovetop
  • Dishwasher


  • 3 bedrooms


  • 3 bathrooms
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Jetted bathtub
  • Toilet paper

Living spaces

  • Fireplace


  • Flat-screen TV
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Arcade/game room
  • Games

Outdoor areas

  • Patio
  • Yard
  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden


  • Washing machine and dryer

Work spaces

  • Desk


  • Air conditioning


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Location highlights

  • In the mountains


  • Reusable tableware only

Fees & policies


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