"The Nest" is the perfect couples mountain retreat. We are located in the upscale gated community of Big Canoe, which is an hour north of Atlanta. "The Nest" is perfectly perched in the upper Treetopper section which overlooks Lake Petit and features year round lake and mountain views, all while remaining extremely close to the Heart of Big Canoe amenities.
Completely remodeled in 2018 with open-beams, wood ceilings and floors, along with floor to ceiling windows this cottage immerses you into nature among the trees. Fully equipped modern kitchen including everything to prepare meals. Complimentary coffee/creamer/sugar. King size bed with plush mattress and layered bedding for your comfort. Additional twin bed for a child is located in the sleeper loveseat. Cabin is equipped with propane gas logs (September- April) a Smart flatscreen TV and high-speed internet. Outdoors enjoy nature while on the decks which include a bistro table for outdoor dining, propane grill, two lounge chairs and a hot tub!
The Nest" is a cozy cottage suitable for a couple and possibly one child.
Resort style amenities at Big Canoe include three 9-hole championship golf courses, eight outdoor & two indoor tennis courts, a state-of-the-art fitness center, an indoor pool and two seasonal outdoor pools ( Memorial Day - July 31st then weekends only through Labor Day), three stocked lakes, Big Canoe Marina offers rental pontoon boats, john-boats, kayaks and canoes. Also, there are miles of hiking trails, a beach, rock slide and jeep trail. The Clubhouse at Lake Sconti offers fine dining with lunch and dinner menu's, a fully stocked bar, take-out menu, Sunday Brunch and weekend entertainment. Please note additional fees for amenities apply and can be paid onsite.
Big Canoe is an official Wildlife Sanctuary and as such each guest needs to respect local wildlife. Big Canoe is home to several species of birds including the bald eagle, quail and wild turkey. You'll also see black bear, deer, rabbits and squirrels. Guest should never leave food items or trash outdoors. If needed there are dumpsters close to the North Gate.
Off-site there is plenty to do in the North Georgia Mountains. Gibbs Gardens, Amicalola Falls, and the Tate House are all about a 15 minute drive. The North Georgia Premium Outlets in Dawsonville with 140 stores is a short 30 minute drive. "The Nest" is also convenient to Ellijay with apple festivals, wineries, and local antiques.
Come visit all Big Canoe has to offer in our little perfectly perched Nest.