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Cuddle up to our 2 fireplaces, just minutes to Blue Ridge! Only $99/nt, 55'' TV

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Private Wooded 2br 2ba Cabin close to everything w/ indoor & outdoor fireplaces

A simple, yet comfortable cabin in the woods, American Country Cabin is about getting away from it all and spending quality time with friends, family and nature. Grill steaks or play games on the game table while rocking yourself to relaxation on the huge front porch. Inside, the cabin features a cozy great room with a wood burning fireplace, 50” flat screen TV, cable, Bluetooth Capable Sound-bar, and PlayStation 3 . You will find the kitchen equipped with everything you need to cook a delicious meal. The main level bedroom has a queen sized bed, 32' flat screen, and a walk-out to a screened porch with fireplace. Imagine spending an evening curled up in front of the fire outside! There is a large full bathroom with W/D downstairs, as well. Upstairs in the loft, there are two twin beds and another full bathroom. Firewood, linens, dishes and board games are provided for your comfort. *There is no house phone and some carriers do not get cell service at the cabin. Guests should plan accordingly*

American Country Cabin is surrounded by 3 acres of woods and is a very private get away from the city life. As you meander up the driveway off the country road, it is the first house you come to on the right. The house at the end is a private residence so please respect they’re privacy as they will yours. Walking the miles of unpaved country lanes is a quick way to rebalance and renew yourself!

The cabin is ideally situated between Blue Ridge and McCaysville, making it the perfect home base for exploring North Georgia’s countless attractions. You’re only 15 minutes to downtown Blue Ridge where you can enjoy shopping, dining, the Blue Ridge Scenic Railroad, the Swan Drive-In, antiquing, and Lake Blue Ridge. Don’t miss the Santa Express and ice skating at Blue Ridge on Ice this winter! McCaysville and the Ocoee Whitewater Center are also an easy 10-15 minute drive away. Here, you can enjoy trout fishing at Horse Shoe Bend Park, hiking and mountain biking the Tanasi Trails, and rafting the Ocoee and Toccoa River. The Cohutta Wilderness, just a few miles away, offers even more opportunities for hiking, fishing and off-road driving. Other favorite activities nearby include horseback riding, ziplining, visiting waterfalls, and driving tours to TN and NC.

Come enjoy the winter with us in beautiful Blue Ridge, GA!

More Details

Owner
Bridget and Arian Cigarroa
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, spanish
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
17 September, 2018

About Bridget and Arian Cigarroa

Thanks for taking a look at our cute cabin! We're a busy young couple that fell in love with the liveliness and natural beauty of Blue Ridge. This cabin is one of our favorite places to relax and we hope it will be one of yours too!

Bridget and Arian Cigarroa purchased this cabin in 2014

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Blue Ridge

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • smoking allowed ...
Location Type:
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
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 , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

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Cuddle up to our 2 fireplaces, just minutes to Blue Ridge! Only $99/nt, 55'' TV
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Good but not great

  • 3 of 5

American Country Cabin was fine. It did not have any really big problems. It also did not have any really big reasons to recommend it, either.

The communication provided prior to our arrival at the cabin was good, but had one important mistake. The directions said to turn right directly after a specific restaurant. Unfortunately, the restaurant was apparently out of business, and there was no sign that any such establishment had ever existed. Luckily for us we turned around after going just a bit past the turn, so we didn't lose more than a few minutes.

I wish there would have been clear indication of how steep the driveway is before we got there. If there would have been snow or even rain falling, I seriously doubt our sedan would have made it up. The driveway is majorly steep, and gravel. Putting our car in first gear, we still spun our tires some before making it up.

The driveway is developing a relatively good size sink hole; luckily we got there when it was still daylight and were able to see it well enough to avoid it.

The code to get in the front door worked perfectly. Inside, the cabin is very cute. The loft bedroom has two twin beds and a large full bathroom. The master bath (first floor) is also large, and just across the hall from the smallish master bedroom. The master bedroom had a feature that was very unusual (I've never encountered it before in renting cabins, anyway), that also was the worst part of the cabin to us. The bed had a wooden platform that was built to hold a king sized bed. However, the mattress was only a queen. Therefore, the wooden platform extended past the bottom and both sides of the mattress. Given that the edge of the mattress was only about 18 inches from the window on the one side of the bed, the platform took up quite a bit of valuable floor space. In addition, when I got up in the night to use the bathroom, I had to use the flashlight on my phone to ensure I didn't stub my toe. The platform was a definite hazard, in my opinion.

Outside the master bedroom is a very cute screened in porch with an outside fireplace. I wish the porch would have been larger, to make it easier to sit a little further away from the fire in one of the arm chairs provided. Inside and out the hosts provided several blankets, which were much appreciated in the chilly weather we had. The cabin has no view of the mountains, and we found no good hikes near enough to get to without a car.

  • Review Submitted: 05/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

As advertised, great getaway rental

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay, the cabin was great, far enough away from town to feel secluded and close enough to go in as we liked. I needed low gear to get up the driveway in my v6 truck, but there was no warning about the steepness of the driveway until we drove up to it. Great overall and would recommend to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 30/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

this is a beautiful cabin

  • 5 of 5

i would love to come back for a longer stay. it is a little out of the way but extremely worth it. the only drawback is the steep driveway but like i said it is worth it.

  • Review Submitted: 06/12/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect secluded cabin

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay here, beautiful cabin in the forest. Everything we needed was provided, will definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: 24/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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It was not cleaned or inspected before our arrival

  • 2 of 5

when arriving we found that the main floor bath was flooded. Water was dripping from the light fixture due to water overflowing during the previous guests shower. Dangerous! Dirty towels in washer, coffee grounds in machine, trash in cans, the commode would not flush and the floor and rugs were filthy. We notified the owners and they did take care of the plumbing issues. We were also told we would be credited $100.00 . We have not received our statement yet but I presume they will keep their word.

  • Review Submitted: 03/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

An unforgettable family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great stay at the American Country cabin.

The location was remote and yet convenient to area attractions.

All you need for a comfy stay whether for the weekend or for the week.

The owners were quick to respond to any questions that we had.

We had a great hike on the Appalachian trail. A must visit is the swinging bridge on the Toccoa river.

We visited downtown Blue Ridge. Beautiful shops and restaurants. A must visit is Joe's BBQ. Go early cause he runs out of ribs often. And the potato salad is to die for😊

Our favorite shops were Huck's general store, Humble Pie (love their soaps and fashions. And very affordable), Three sisters fudge (our favorite is salted caramel), Blue Ridge bath store ( their soy candles are amazing) and a few others.

McCaysville is just a few minutes away. There are a few cute shops to visit there as well. McCaysville drug and gun is a neat store for meds and different items for your shooting pleasure. IGA is a great hometown grocery store. It came in handy a few times. Very nice people too. And of course you have to get your picture taken on the Tennessee/Georgia line. It was weird to have one foot in Tennessee and one foot in Georgia😊.

A very fun time was had by all. We are definitely hoping to return again real soon.

  • Review Submitted: 26/03/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$75.77
Pet Fee AU$41.33
Refundable Damage Deposit AU$137.77

*3 Night minimum stay on holidays: Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Eve

*Security Deposit will be fully refunded when the housekeeper okays the condition of the cabin after your stay.

*Dogs welcome! - must be well-vetted, must be leashed at all times when outside

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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