New Mountain View Lots of Privacy Romantic Getaway

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“ Excellent ”
11 Reviews
Boardtown Rd, Ellijay, GA 30540


Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3.5
Sleeps: 8
Type: Cabin
Per night: $150 - $175
Per week: $1,050
Pets allowed: Yes
Internet: No
Description of the Ellijay vacation cabin rental
NEW Large 3 level Double Deck Lodge with Mountain View and lots of privacy without being secluded - all paved roads and driveway with easy parking and convenient to everything - Central location 15 min to Heart of Ellijay and 15 min to Blue Ridge - Hot Tub with LED mood lighting - Fire Pit - Interior has 2 large bedrooms upstairs with amazing view from each - and large bathroom with jacuzzi tub and large shower stall with seat and double sinks - Main level living room with gorgeous wall of windows and gorgeous mountain and sunrise view large dining area and kitchen with island seating and stainless appliances and Master Bdrm with large shower and double shower heads - Full finished basement with 4th bdrm and full bath and very large recreation area that has pool table and air hockey table and large deck - QUIET neighborhood - perfect family environment - or couple retreat - private off road parking - Horse Shoe Pit - Please email us for lots more pictures

Ideal for families - best suited for 3 or 4 couples and/or children - Please communicate with owner regarding any combination of adults and children over a party of 10 - Rates posted are for party up to 6 persons.

Area Information
Lots to do - convenient to River Rafting, Golf, Hiking, Lakes, Boating, and all that Ellijay and Blue RIdge have to offer - shopping - Heart of Apple picking (in season)

Availability Calendar


Begins Ends Week
Weekly Monthly Min
Jun 01 2014 Dec 31 2014 $150 $175 $1,050 $3,000 2 Nights
Check In: 2 p.m. Check Out: 12 p.m.
Lodging tax: 12
Deposits: In full within 15 days Damage Deposit $300 - (May be higher for larger groups)
Payment Options: Cashier's Check, Money Order, PayPal, Personal Check
Other Fees: Cleaning Fee $80-120 depending on amount of guests Pet Fee - $50 Rates are for up to 6 persons add $10 per person per night Even though cabin can sleep up to 18 it is best suited for 8 adults and their children - minimum age for adults is over 25 yrs of age -


  • Beds

  • 2 King Beds
  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 4 Twin Beds
  • 3 Sofa Beds
  • Features

  • Air Conditioning
  • Game Room
  • Pet Friendly
  • Porch
  • Deck
  • Hot Tub
  • Ping Pong Table
  • View (Mountains)
  • Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Pool Table
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Full Kitchen
  • Parking Included
  • Appliances

  • Alarm Clock
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Blender
  • Gas Grill
  • Oven
  • TV (Cable/Satellite)
  • CD Player
  • Hair Dryer
  • Radio
  • Toaster
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ice Maker
  • Refrigerator (Full)
  • VCR
  • Coffee Maker
  • Iron
  • Stereo
  • Washer/Dryer
  • DVD Player
  • Activities

  • Golf
    (1 mile)
  • Bowling
    (5 miles)
  • Park
    (5 miles)
  • Winery
    (10 miles)
  • Kayaking
    (2 miles)
  • Grocery Store
    (5 miles)
  • Restaurant
    (5 miles)
  • Whitewater Rafting
    (20 miles)
  • Canoeing
    (3 miles)
  • Horseback Riding
    (5 miles)
  • Shopping Area
    (5 miles)
  • Aquarium
    (25 miles)
  • Boating
    (5 miles)
  • Movie Theater
    (5 miles)
  • Lake
    (10 miles)

Reviews for this vacation cabin rental in Ellijay, Georgia

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Nicole Vincent

Nashville, TN

Perfect spot!

Our group of 5 visited this lovely cabin the first week of November and absolutely loved it. The house is private and spacious and the owners have put in so many nice touches to make it feel like home. We definitely took advantage of the hot tub and fire pit during our stay and our doggie guest loved hanging out on the deck. It was peak leaf season and the view and colors were beautiful. The cabin is about 15 minutes to downtown Blue Ridge and probably about the same distance in the opposite direction to Ellijay where you can find grocery stores, WalMart, etc. We also took an afternoon trip out to Amicalola Falls which I would highly recommend if you have the time. Thanks so much to the owner Joyce for being so helpful in planning and booking our trip!

Joyce & Patrick McDowell

Owner's reply:

Thank you so much for your kind words.... I also want to thank YOU and your group for taking care of our home - such is not always the case !!! So we appreciate that which also allows us to keep costs down
We hope you will come again another time - love having guests like you !

All the best and enjoy the coming holidays !
Joyce & Pat

Mary Ward

Hortense, Ga USA

Beautiful view!!

My brother's family and my family vacation every year around the same time and shares cabin. There was plenty of room for both families and the view was awesome!! We were in between blue ridge and elijay so we had plenty to do and see!! We had a great time! The owners were responsive when we had questions and were easy people to deal with! We saw and heard plenty of wildlife and the deer would just stand by the road as we would drive by!

Joyce & Patrick McDowell

Owner's reply:

Thank you - hope we will see you again soon so you can enjoy the view in another season where its even more expanded - and maybe even some snow !!
All the best and thanks for being such great guests !!

Richard H LaPierre III

Houston, TX

An engagement to remember

I cannot begin to rate this property and its owners highly enough. Joyce and Patrick went above and beyond my wildest expectations for making our stay one that we will remember for a lifetime. The cabin is even more amazing in person than the photos and its location is wonderfully central to several nearby attractions. The view from the porch combined with the birds and the deer made it a struggle to force myself to even go to the store. I have never felt more welcome or left completely at ease and rejuvenated we can't wait to return in the years to come to celebrate our anniversary. Thank you so much! R&M

Joyce & Patrick McDowell

Owner's reply:

Being an incurable romantic myself I could not say no to your request (as we were initially holding the date aside for our own use) I (we) are SO glad we were able to play a part in making such a milestone in your lives memorable - we knew when we found this place 2 yrs ago it was very special - Again many blessings on your engagement and a beautiful life together - will welcome you back in years to come to celebrate new memories!
Joyce & Pat

Karen Baraty

Peachtree City, GA

Annual reunion another success!

This was our second stay at the Lazy Bear and once again, the cabin was great! We had 10 people this time, and it easily accomodated everyone without anyone feeling "crowded" (as can sometimes happen with relatives!) We love the numerous fresh-smelling, soft throw blankets to wrap up in and sit on the deck and drink coffee. The cabin was again spotlessly clean and the kitchen is stocked with any appliance, dish, or mixer you might need. Thanks again for sharing your home! Karen Baraty

Joyce & Patrick McDowell

Owner's reply:

Thank you for staying with us "again" ! We enjoy sharing with guests that take care of our home and take as much pride in it as we do ! Hope to see you again !! Joyce & Pat

James E Flynn Jr.

Decatur, GA

More than 5 stars are deserved!

Yes, more than 5 stars, for I need to give props to Joyce and Pat, the owners. Not only were they easy to communicate with, helpful and supportive, it was if we were invited into their home to relax, regroup and enjoy; without actually saying it, the message was "make yourself at home." And, this home was warm, far better than advertised, welcoming, extremely comfortable, and easy to settle into. The views were spectacular, and we enjoyed evening cocktails on the deck, as well as morning coffee and playing chess outside. The rooms were spacious, gorgeously and pleasingly decorated, the home had every amenity, and the plethora of TVs made it easy for the young children to have their own escape when we adults watched a movie or the Falcons win (a bonus). This was a retreat for me, my three grown children and their spouses, and 3 children ranging from 5 to 12, and everyone felt as if they were in a mountain top Shangri La. Great beds, lots of sofas and throws to cuddle up in, towels, supplies, amenities galore filled this home, and it was like sharing a special residence, and was far more than any other rental I have experienced. Our only "difficulty" was leaving after 5 days and 4 nights. We are ready to go back again and again.

Joyce & Patrick McDowell

Owner's reply:

Wow ! Thank you - And yes I guess that is just our personality ... we want to be sure our guests feel comfortable and at home and feel just how we do about our special place - and think of it more as "sharing"
And we take a great deal of pride in accomplishing that experience for all - Hope we'll see you again soon !
All the Best Always - Joyce & Pat-

Shirley Smith

Claxton, Georgia

50th Wedding Anniversary

My husband and I searched for weeks for the perfect place to spend our 50th wedding anniversary. When we saw this mountain home we knew it was the place for us. We were there for approx. 4 days and 3 nights. Things were made perfect for us by Joyce. This mountain home is secluded but not so far from places to eat, buy groceries, etc. We enjoyed the little antique shops in Ellijay but most of all the rest and relaxation being in this beautiful mountain home. Thank you to Joyce & Pat for taking care of every little detail and sharing your mountain home with us. May God bless you!

Joyce & Patrick McDowell

Owner's reply:

We were honored and flattered that you chose our special place for such an important occasion - Like you we searchdc a very long time (on and off for 4 yrs) before we found what we were looking for - and fell in love with the surroundings and peace before we even stepped foot into the home itself - Hope you will join us again soon ! Many Blessings - Joyce & Pat


Roswell, GA

Great cabin!

We really enjoyed this cabin. It was clean, spacious, and had all if the amenities we could ask for. We are hoping to come back when it is cooler out and we can make more use of the outdoor spaces. Overall we had a great experience. Thanks

Joyce & Patrick McDowell

Owner's reply:

Thank you - we are so glad you enjoyed our special place and yes the Fall and Winter months are our favorite as well - the fall foliage is breathtaking and comfortable to be outside and enjoy sitting by the fire and looking at the stars - If you friend me on f b you will see more seasonal photos - Thanks again and look forward to you staying with us again in the future.

Elizabeth Tucker

Marietta GA

This Cabin is Fantastic

The pictures just do not do this cabin justice. It is beautiful and the views are wonderful.......they must be breathtaking in the Fall. The cabin was very clean and is quite large. There were eight of us but 16 would have been just as comfortable as we were. There were absolutely no problems during our stay and Joyce and Pat were very nice and easy to work with. I cannot imagine anyone being disappointed with this rental.

Joyce & Patrick McDowell

Owner's reply:

Thank you - hope we will see you again SOON ! Joyce & Pat

Christina Kimbrough

Warrior, al

Lazy Bear Rock

GREAT!!!! GREAT!!!!! GREAT!!!!! We loved every minute of our stay at the cabin. The only down side of the stay was the fact that we had to go home. Pat & Joyce were very easy to deal with. Everything that was promised was delivered, and then some. I would deffinitly recomend this rental, and will hopefully stay again.

Mike Miles

Chattanooga, TN

Spacious, secluded comfort

This cabin exceeded my expectations in numerous ways. The cabin is very large, the basement has lots of games and activities, and the views (of the stars and of the mountains) are grand! Within 10 minutes of stepping outside at night I saw three shooting stars! But you don't need to be outside to see them; the gigantic windows in the living area are more than enough to see outside. I would have made a wish, but my wishes were already coming true by being out in this secluded spot relaxing with my friends. The world seemed very far away, yet a 15 minute drive brings you to the grocery stores in Ellijay. initially it was difficult to find the cabin because we came at night and tried using our GPS. Don't do that; the GPS maps are outdated and Joyce's directions are clear. The kitchen has all the amenities one would need for cooking or a BBQ and the firepit was pleasant for sitting around and shootin' the wind. My only complaint is that the hot tub was heavily chlorinated. Joyce has adjusted the levels, though; they are excellent with communication. Would I rent again? Absolutely! I would stay longer next time, because the place is so relaxing and there are so many things at the cabin to enjoy. The price is more than fair for such a property and I was refunded my deposit in about 24 hours.

John Barlew

Chattanooga, TN

Fabulous Mountain Get-Away

I am hesitant to express my satisfaction thoroughly, because I want this best kept secret to remain available for future stays! The cabin is ideal for a group of any size. We had 6 adults, we chose this cabin partially because each couple had a queen or king sized bed. All the spaces are very nicely appointed and contain everything one would need for a comfortable stay. The cabin was immaculately kept and inviting upon arrival. Nothing had to be done to kick-off a great weekend in the mountains. The cabin is secluded with no neighbors in sight, which allows complete privacy and unobstructed views of the ridges and surrounding nature. The cabin boasts a relaxing 4-person hot tub, large fire ring, and a two sided gas fireplace in the living room. There is no reason why you should not be able to unwind and relax at this cabin! The cabin is described as being pet friendly, which we utilized, but if you pet is in any way destructive I would advise you to not choose this cabin. There are numerous stuffed animals placed around the cabin, as well as, custom furniture that could pose a major problem if your pet has any tendency to chew. Joyce and Pat are very easy to work with and professional and hope to work with them again in the future. Great weekend! Thanks!

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Fun Things to Do?
A: The area offers a lot of options - whether you enjoy outdoor activities like golfing - hiking - fishing - white water rafting - tubing - kayaking - relaxing walks - boating - antiquing - shopping - Apple Festival (seasonal) - or just relaxing and taking in the mountain air and views
Q: What makes our cabin special?
A: The combination of privacy without seclusion was hard to find - and this is it - The cabin is also large and easy for a large family to spread out and be together yet have their own space - Yet for the "couple" looking for a private romantic getaway - the privacy and peace and quiet allows you to get back to focusing on each other without interruption - the views are amazing and nature paints a different picture each day !
Q: What is nearby?
A: City of Ellijay is about 15 minutes as is choice of grocery shopping, restaurants, Walmart etc - making the location convenient - Blue Ridge is also less than 20 minutes away - Amicalola State Park with its beautiful waterfall - Fort Mountain State Park is approx 1/2 hour away -

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