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Falling Leaf Retreat - Cozy Cabin in beautiful Ellijay area

16 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights


Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cabin in Ellijay - Falling Leaf Retreat

Great Ellijay Cabin Rental - 3br plus loft with lots to do and explore nearby. Enjoy tubing on the Coosawatee, mountain biking at one of the many local trails, fishing at Carter's Lake or just chilling at the cabin.

The cabin is cozy and perfect for a couple using only the master and common areas on the main floor, but with 2 more bedrooms and a loft upstairs, there's plenty of space if you need it!

A full rocking chair front porch, as well as a smaller back porch for grilling and/or watching the sun rise, help you enjoy the peace of the outdoors in north Georgia.


- 3 bedrooms all w queen beds

- Futon that converts to additional queen

- Linens provided (extra blankets & throws)

- Modern fully stocked kitchen

- Washer and Dryer on main floor

- New hand made farm table (thanks Dad)

- DVD player and lots of DVDs

- Hot Tub

Coosawattee River Resort:

Coosawattee River Resort (as the name suggests) is on the Coosawattee River in Ellijay, Georgia just an hour and a half north of Atlanta. Walking down the road a bit, you can hear the river as it meanders toward Carter's Lake. Deer, numerous birds and even turkey can be seen on every walk.

The community has various common areas and miles and miles of gravel roads great for walking. At the Eagle Mountain entrance, the quaint General Store and the animal refuge add to the country flair.

But never fear, you won't be too far from civilization if you discover there's something you forgot or if you decide to head to town for dinner. A quick 10 minute drive and you'll be in East Ellijay.

The community also does tubing trips from the general store and there are several access points to the river.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2014
Speaks Russian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 October, 2016

About Christa

An international traveller from Atlanta who has lived overseas on multiple occassions. My style of travel doesn't involve hotels as I like to meet the locals and stay in 'real' homes/flats.

Now, I have a cabin/vacation home of my own that I would like to share with others. Please reach out to me if you have any questions.

Why Christa chose North Georgia Mountains

Love the Ellijay area which is only an hour and a half north of Atlanta. The area has lots to offer with Carter's Lake, the Coosawattee and Cartecay Rivers, the Apple festival, numerous trails and much more.


based on 16 holidaymaker reviews

Falling Leaf Retreat - Cozy Cabin in beautiful Ellijay area
average rating of 4.75 based on 16 reviews

Well kept, fun place to spend a long weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here at falling leaf! The cabin is very well kept, had everything we needed in the way of kitchen and laundry supplies, games ,and movies. The recreation center is a short drive down the road and we had a great time playing basketball, putt putt and pool and air hockey. They have a big indoor pool and workout room too, but we didn't use that. There is a place you can tube, in season, close to the resort. The hot tub was wonderful too..clean and worked well. There are 3 bedrooms all a generous size, with full size beds and a loft with a nice fouton that converts to a bed. The area is nice and quiet and it's a short drive to grocery stores and resturants. Christa is very responsive and great to work with.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Would like a king bed in two rooms instead of queen. No mattress on top instead foam, when you lie on it feels like bed is going to break. One bed not mattress pad, not good to not have one. Also no mattress on top of that bed. Kitchen benches not good two grand kids bench fell forward the one hit her chin on the table falling forward. The hot tub nice but foggie water. Mattresses at Rooms to go same price for king and queen bed i think $895.00 for set. I bought for our condo in florida.

Location great to all amenities. No firewood disappointing, so we could not burn a fire. Owner very nice. Over all i like the place a lot. Two many puzzles though to pick up to keep away from baby. Everything else clotted free which is a big plus for me.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Cozy Cabin

  • 4 of 5

This was a lovely cabin and was great for a short girls' weekend in the mountain. There were great paths to go walking throughout the neighborhood and challenging hills to climb. We had a fire each night and loved the solitude. The kitchen was nicely stocked as were the linens. The beds upstairs were quite hard but the one in the master was fine.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 3, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice views, great location, super cabin

  • 5 of 5

Smooth communication and nice cabin. Enjoyed the weekend with both outside and inside fireplaces and hot tub. Good tasting smores as a result ! Good location, secluded in the resort ...

  • Review Submitted: Jan 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very Nice Cabin

  • 4 of 5

Had everything you needed.

Very clean.

Comfortable beds.

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

  • 5 of 5

Falling Leaf Retreat was the perfect get away. The cabin was super clean and comfortable. The sunrises we're gorgeous to watch on the back deck. Three deer visited the property. The drive to instructions were spot on and fun to follow. The abundance of games provide great family bonding. Overall it was a great cabin that met all of our needs and then some. Wish we could have stayed longer, but we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Rentals no longer come with access to Coosawatee River Resort Amenities. Unfortunately, the association has decided to SEVERELY limit guest access to amenities and it is no longer possible to offer access to guests.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Ellijay, North Georgia Mountains

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
18 Oct 2016 - 30 Nov 2016
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Christmas Holiday
23 Dec 2016 - 27 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning £62
Refundable Damage Deposit £103

VRBO does not allow an additional set fee for parties over 4. However, it takes the cleaner an extra hour when there are additional linens to wash. Thus, I reserve the right to retain $25 from the refundable deposit for additional cleaning costs. Using the deposit funds is more accurate as I can charge the additional amount only when it is charged to me rather than charging an additional per night rate for larger parties.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Ellijay in Georgia

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom is on main floor. Upstairs there is another large bright bedroom as well as a smaller bedroom and beautiful loft area with a comfortable queen size futon.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • water tubing

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