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Breathtaking mountain and lakeviews are your backyard.Get 1 Night Free Now*

Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

3 BR, 3 Bath, Sleeps 8.Scenic views--Complete Comfort-Private oasis

*Free night when you book a minimum of 3 nights.

Located in Talking Rock Creek Resort.TRCR is a safe gated community just minutes away from Carters Lake . Bring your boat or rent one at the Marina. Carters Lake boost the cleanest water and the best mountain fishing in the State. beautiful sandy beach, boating, picnicking , relaxing is easy in this low populated area. Enjoy Mother Nature and all her glory. Talking Rock Creek Resort is out in the wild country but still in the middle of everywhere. Cartersville, Jasper , Dalton Chattanooga, Atlanta, Ellijay are all close by. TRCR has it all . Swimming pool ,tennis, basket ball court ,hiking trails, trout fishing. and more. The cabin is very comfortable with 8 guest and is dog friendly limited to 1 well behaved dog . Sorry, No cats or other pets allowed. Also, the Walela lodge is a host to a family of Hummingbirds that feed from the nectar on the back porch feeders. What a tranquil spectacle with the mountains & Carters Lake as your backdrop! For more information on the resort visit talking rock creek resort site and click onto "amenities".

***NOTE:*** This is the closest Cabin to the Front Gate, which offers convenience, while been nestled in your own private Getaway at the Walela (Humming Bird) Lodge.

More Details

Bill Saylors
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 April, 2017

About Bill Saylors

Our family has enjoyed this special gem for over 9 years. There is always something magical about this place. You feel closer to the stars at night, like you can reach out and grab one. The cool evenings are amazing as fireflies endlessly dance amongst the mountain landscape. During the day, the mountain views offer a burst of tranquility with Carters Lake touching the foot of the Appalachian's. We have made this place our home, our special place away from it all.

Bill Saylors purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Bill Saylors chose Georgia

The area is full of history. Since we like history, mountains and relaxing tranquility, we have found that our family have loved this place each and everyday. Its nestled amongst some of the most sublime scenery, but yet your a quick 20 min drive into town. Talking Rock Creek Resort has creature comforts throughout the mountain community that will keep curiosity yearning for more. You can't just come here one time and never return. It really has it all. Time to unwind and take in what nature has to offer, while you have all the comforts of Home Sweet Home.

What makes this cabin unique

Close to everything. But yet secluded in your own little piece of heaven.

Plenty to do within the Talking Rock Creek Resort, as well as Carters Lake across the way. We like that we're close to the Main Entrance (1/2 mile) so we can be on our way quickly when we go sightseeing or etc.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for vacationing at the Walela Lodge. We're so happy this place delivered the expectations you deserved.
Oct 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Ranger in Gordon County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 Upper level - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 Mid Level - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 Downstairs - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 Downstairs - 1 Double Bed , Sleeps 2 people
    Downstairs Futon Area - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Sleeps 2 people
    Bedroom 1 Upper Level - 1 Double Bed , Sleeps 2 people
    Bedroom 2 Mid level - 1 Large Double Bed , Sleeps 2 people
  • Bedroom 3 is on the 3rd Level downstairs - Full Size Bed Bedroom 2 is on the entry level/Mid level - Queen Size Bed Bedroom 1 is on the Upper Level - Double Size Bed NOTE: There is a futon style bed in addition on the lower level on the split plan section area.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • forests
  • marina
  • pond
  • recreation centre
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
Check out the amenities talking rock creek resort has to offer. Go to www.talkingrockcreekproperties.com/ click on home, then click amenities.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(14 traveller reviews)

Breathtaking mountain and lakeviews are your backyard.Get 1 Night Free Now*
average rating of 4.714286 based on 15 reviews

Peace at its finest, cozy cabin and a beautiful view

  • 5 of 5

My family and I (my husband, my 3 children aged 9, 6 and 1, my mother, and my brother) spent Christmas and New Year's Eve at Walela Lodge. We had a wonderful time and felt really comfortable there. Everything needed is provided: fully functional kitchen, washer and dryer, some board games, tv, wifi, dvds and vhs, books, sheets and blankets of course, ... There is a fenced area perfect for the dogs to go out. The owner was extremely quick to answer when we had a question or concern and recommended a few places that we could visit. The area is lovely and if you are looking for a place to unwind and recharge your batteries, Walela Lodge is the perfect spot. Yes Walela Lodge is not a luxurious cabin (referring to the one negative comment) but it offers plenty. The little imperfections or issues we might have had were really not a big deal and we were able to fully relax and enjoy our stay. This cabin is a fabulous deal seeing how many people can sleep in it and the fact that you can bring your pet for no extra charge!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy you enjoyed your stay at the Walela Lodge. It has provided these experiences for many travelers like yourself, to get the Peace at its finest! It is not only very Cozy, but it has all the amenities both inside and outside to make this wonderful place a must stay location in the mountains. It definitely is a great deal when you consider just a single night stay at a hotel costs more per night than it is per night to stay at the Walela lodge. And you get a WHOLE HOME. I'm sure you liked the close proximity to getting to the front security gate. We're actually one of the closest homes to the gate. We hope to see you again real soon.
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Cozy, relaxing retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Our family really enjoyed our stay at the cabin. The views are spectacular with plenty of room on the deck for viewing. Cozy den and space in the 3 bedrooms for all of us. The cabin was clean and well stocked with essentials. Great Thanksgiving getaway! Be sure to go to the upper damn park if you visit!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying with us at The Walela Lodge. We want to make sure you build great, lasting memories here. It is truly a special place. We hope to see you in the future!
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Long family weekend

  • 5 of 5

We loved the property! And what a view! Very clean and cozy. The three levels gave us all our own space and privacy! Also very quiet to just sit on the back deck with a cup of coffee and relax. Very nice!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are very happy you chose Walela Lodge for your memorable family weekend. This place builds wonderful memories for years to come. We invite you to stay again with us in the future! Cheers, Jeff S
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Lots of issues, don't waste your time!

  • 1 of 5

We had several issues and we tried to contact the owner and he would not reply. He would reply to you prior to your stay bit when we got to the cabin and had problems he wouldn't return no calls.

The basement room was so hot we had to bring the mattress upstairs to sleep. The toilet in the basement wouldn't flush correctly. The front door lock is about to come off. We had to use a ice chest to keep our milk and eggs cold. We found scorpions in the pots and pans. This cabin is so cluttered up you can't walk without moving, doesn't match one bit. It's like they just buy stuff from garage sales and place it in the cabin. I'm giving you my honest opinion if I would have knew half of what I just wrote I would have saved my money, so please listen to me if you don't want to waste your time.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have 2 cleaning ladys that differ with your claims. We have ten 5 star reviews that also speak otherwise. The fridge is less than a year old and is working fine. If you are afraid of a dead scorpion you need to stay out of the mountains and if your kids or yourself stop up the toliet you should know how to use a toliet plunger. You are the only one that has complained about being too hot down stairs. Your review next to our 5 star reviews will not hurt our reputation too much . Most people know that certain people always look for something to complain about. You had my cell phone number and could have contacted me at anytime. Why didn't you call. I am sorry you did not have a good visit.
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Our family loved this cabin!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is like a home away from home! It is spacious and cozy at the same time. Hidden in the woods, it is just a little bit of heaven on earth. We loved it It is clean and well maintained. The owner added a personal touch by calling us upon our arrival to insure that all was well. Thank you.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wonderful Cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We were just tickled when we arrived at this cabin on Christmas Eve. Despite the rainy weather this year, the cabin was so cozy and inviting. My husband is disabled and has difficulty with stairs. With a bedroom, kitchen, bath and balcony porch on the main level, he was able to enjoy the view and avoid any stairs other than the 2 shallow ones on the main level entrance. On the lower level, our friends who joined us on Christmas day, were able to enjoy a private sitting room with their own bath and bedroom. The porch swing on the lower level porch was the perfect spot to sit enjoy the view and watch our dogs play in a small fenced yard. This yard is sloped steeply so watch your step! Especially if its raining! The dogs LOVED it. The quaint loft bedroom also had it's own bathroom and a telescope for viewing the stars or the lake. We did some site seeing in the area. We saw a Golden eagle while we were at the dam. All in all, a wonderful get away.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
46 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
18 Miles
A variety of locations in Jasper, GA
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Man Made Beach at Carters Lake select areas
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Ranger, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
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3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £46.16
Refundable Damage Deposit £78.23
Cleaning £77.45

Don't leave garbage on the porch . Bears love garbage!!
Please take garbage to the dumpster which will be on the main road which you come in from the gate. It will be on your right side and is clearly marked or seen. Security patrols the grounds in the evening.

When you check out, do not make up the beds you slept in, as the cleaning crew will take care of this.

In case of an emergency please call us at 813-404-0189 . IMPORTANT: Your deposit covers the costs of Gate Access Cards, Front Door Key and Security System Key Fob, if not returned. The deposit will be refunded by homeaway upon return of these in the prepaid envelope that will be provided to you.
Again, thank you for choosing our Cabin Home for your vacation getaway.

The Saylor's Family

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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