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Hawk's Nest Overlook **Beautiful Mountain & River Views**

42 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday chalet in Ellijay - Hawk's Nest Overlook

3 levels with views of the River and the mountains. Sleeps up to 8

Enjoy these features at Hawk's Nest

- Beautiful long range river & mountain views.(Read our reviews)

- Master suite with Jacuzzi tub.

- Basement has kids/family getaway.

- Fire pit

- Gas log stone fireplace.

- 3 swimming pools (1 heated year-around)

- Well equipped gym.

- Tennis courts

- 18 hole putt-putt

- Parks on the river.

- Gated resort security.

- Fenced back yard for pets.

- Free Wifi

- Cable TV (3 flat screen TV's)

- Easy access (all paved roads)

Hawk's Nest has some of the best views in the resort. Perched high up on the side of the mountain, you have a view of both the Coosawattee River and long range views of the mountains from 2 decks that span the back of the house. It is located in Coosawattee River Resort, which is a 6500 acre gated resort in some of most beautiful mountains in North Georgia. Everybody says that the pictures don't do justice when it comes to showing the view.

Large windows allow natural light and scenic views from inside or outside. Out on the decks you can hear the Coosawattee River as it flows over the rapids and meanders through the valleys.

This is a great place for a couple to enjoy and relax with a jacuzzi tub in the spacious master bath, or for entertaining family or friends with sleeping for up to eight people. The back yard is fenced in for those who want to bring their pets and allow them to enjoy the outside.

Building a fire in the outside fire pit is great for relaxing and enjoying. You can make smores and grill hotdogs while making lasting memories.

The house is decorated with a lot of thought put into the mountain experience. Vaulted wood ceilings and a floor to ceiling rock fireplace make this an ideal getaway. The master bedroom on the upper floor has a queen bed and a large master bath with a Jacuzzi tub and shower. There is a loft with a queen bed. The main floor has a full bath and a bedroom with a twin and a fold out roll away bed. The basement has an area for entertaining a family or a kids getaway. It has a queen, and bunks with a full, a twin, and a half bath. The basement opens out to a full length deck that has as spectacular a view as the main deck.

To stay connected(or you don’t have to) there is WiFi and cable TV on 3 flat screens. There is also a good selection of family friendly movies for small kids and adults.

Hawk's Nest is also easy to get to, with all paved roads.

The Coosawattee River flows through the resort for 11 miles before it forms the headwaters of Carters Lake. There are many amenities to take advantage of while vacationing in the resort. There is an indoor heated Olympic sized pool, a outdoor Olympic sized pool with a kiddie wading pool, and a smaller outdoor pool. There is a well-equipped gym, game room, tennis courts, and basketball courts. Several parks along the Coosawattee River have picnic tables and playgrounds.

In the summer you can take a tubing trip down the Coosawattee (and tube past the house) with the resorts tubing company.

Thanks for looking.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Gina Hancock
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
24 October, 2016

About Gina Hancock

We are Gina and Brian and our regular home(when we are not in Ellijay) is in Fayetteville, Ga. We have a daughter Amber (22) and a son Michael (20).

Why Gina Hancock chose North Georgia Mountains

We love the North Georgia area and particularly the Ellijay area due to the beauty and convenience. It is the closest to metro Atlanta as you can get and still be in the mountains, and in a different world.

What makes this chalet unique

We fell in love with this house when we first saw it. How could we pass up this beautiful property with it amazing views. We thought it would be a great property to share. It is near our other rental property and is in Coosawattee River resort with all the amenities you could ask for.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Beautiful. We really enjoyed our stay. Being close to the deer and turkeys was such an awesome thing. We will definitely be back. Can't wait to tell our friends about it. Such a beautiful display of God's handwork. Thanks for a great place.
Oct 2013
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Hawk's Nest Overlook **Beautiful Mountain & River Views**
average rating of 5.0 based on 43 reviews

Everything We Expected and More

  • 5 of 5

Our first vacation to the GA Mountains, and Hawk's Nest was the perfect place. Brain and Gina were extremely accommodating. The amenities at the resort were just right for our family. The house had everything we needed, and was an excellent base to go to Amicolola Falls, white-water rafting, horseback riding and more. Elijay had everything we needed, and still seems to have held on to its' small town charm. A huge bonus was being able to bring our dog on a family vacation, which became even more specially as she passed away soon after we returned home. Seeing her studying the deer from the upper porch will always be a treasured memory. Thanks again for a fabulous time.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joe. Sorry to hear of the passing of your dog. I am glad you have memories to cherish. Glad you were able to enjoy the area and take advantage of what the resort has to offer. Hope to see you back again. The Hancocks
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Completely Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

The owners went out of their way to include all the light things to make our stay totally enjoyable. We felt right at home from the minute we walked in the door. Our girls enjoyed the lower level and had plenty of games and movies to choose from while my husband and I got to enjoy the piece and quiet sitting on the deck.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hawks Nest does have the advantage of having room for everyone to have their own space. Glad you were able to relax and enjoy yourselves while the kids had their own space. Thanks for visiting!
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Franklin, TN

Great Birthday Weekend at Hawk's Nest

  • 5 of 5

Along with my son's family, we visited Hawk's Nest for the first time to celebrate my wife's 60th birthday. We found the cabin very clean and well appointed. There was plenty of beds for the 4 adults and 3 children. The weather was beautiful and we spent most of the time on the wonderful porch overlooking the river. The porch fans provided great circulation and the seating on the porch was more than adequate. We enjoyed watching the deer come by the cabin in the mornings and evenings to feed on the carrots the kids threw out to them. We went tubing on the river, swam at the Riverside Pool and played at the nearby park. Gina and Brian were wonderful hosts and we certainly would consider staying at Hawks Nest on our next trip to Ellijay.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We rented this home at the last minute. Brian and Gina did everything they could to make sure we had all the information as quickly as possible. It is a lovely place. The owner's think all the little details to make it feel like a home and not a rental property. We had an amazing relaxing time.

Thank you,

Gina and Brian

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Our stay over Valentine's weekend exceeded our expectations, from the minute we walked in, until the moment we had to say goodbye. Crayons, coloring books, and an array of movies were provided to keep two four year olds occupied for hours! Not to mention, enough firewood to occupy the adults! Everything was thoughtfully prepared throughout the cabin & made our stay that much more enjoyable & effortless. The only downside would be navigating the resort layout and the distance to the rec center. (The heated pool was worth visiting though, the kids throughly enjoyed it!) We will be returning. Thanks for everything.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ashley. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Sounds like the everyone had a great time. Looking forward to having you stay with us again soon.
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Lawrenceville, GA USA

The Hawks Nest was a perfect weekend retreat for two but would also be a great family vacation spot.

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I spent a weekend at the Hawk's Nest and the cabin was perfect and had everything the owner's promised. The view of the mountains and the river was excellent. The decks overlooking the river were enjoyable and the sound of the river below was very soothing. The cabin was clean and comfortable and had everything you needed for a relaxing weekend. We enjoyed the indoor fireplace and the movies aw well as the outdoor fire pit. We would recommend the Hawk's Nest to anyone as a weekend couples retreat or a family outing.


Ken and Wendy

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us. Hawk's Nest is great for a couples retreat or a couple of families. It does have great views and soothing sounds from the river. It can be a relaxing experience or a base for an active family with many things to do in the area. Thanks again.
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Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Atlanta Hartsfield Intl
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway (Blue Ridge,Ga)
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hwy 515

Ellijay is the historic county seat of Gilmer County, and the Apple Capital of Georgia. Mountain vistas, cold clear rivers, antique shops, and biking. It is the host of the Apple festival each October. Ellijay has the convenience of a super Walmart, Ingles, Food Lion, etc. Dining is also good with Longhorns, Ruby Tuesdays, Shanes Rib Shack, to name a few. There is also almost any fast food restaurant you could ask for such as McDonalds, Wendy's, Sonic, Subway, Hardees, Taco Bell, etc. There are also many local restaurants which are favorites to locals and visitors alike. Ellijay is a good central location for all the activities you look for in a mountain vacation. Carters Lakes is only 15-20 minutes down the road with recreation areas for fishing boating, picnicking, playgrounds and swimming. Blue Ridge, Dahlonega, and Amicalola Falls State park are a short distance away. Come and get lost in paradise!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Ellijay, North Georgia Mountains

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Fall 2016
30 Sep 2016 - 1 Nov 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Thanksgiving 2016
18 Nov 2016 - 28 Nov 2016
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
Christmas/New 2016
18 Dec 2016 - 4 Jan 2017
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £9 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £25 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £164
Cleaning fee £78 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Min 2 nights winter, 3 nights summer. Min 4 nights in October and holidays.
12% Hotel/Motel Tax
cleaning fee $95
$30 one time pet fee.
$200 refundable deposit.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Ellijay in Georgia

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Master Bath
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Full bath on main floor.
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Half bath in basement.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , 1 Single Bed , Basement with entertainment and sleeping area.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Master bedroom is upstairs.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed , Loft with a queen bed and privacy screens. Located upstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , Only bedroom on main floor. Has a twin and a fold out bed.
  • Master bedroom and full bath on upper level. Loft with queen on upper level. Bedroom with twin bed on main level with full bath. Basement with queen, full, and twin in basement with a half bath and entertainment area.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Indoor Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Enjoy! Enjoy! Enjoy!

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