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Amazing Water Noise Next to the Cartecay River

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

Overview

About the property

Peaceful and Quiet With Lots of Shade by the River

Cartecay Rapids is located just 2 ½ miles (5 minute ride) from the put in point for kayaks, tubes and canoes. From there you can take a 2 to 3 hour ride (depending on how fast the river is flowing), passing several Class 1 and Class 2 rapids, including the fast moving S-turn and Class 3 Blackberry Falls. You can use the shuttle service of the Cartecay Experience or keep floating down the river until you reach our deck along the river. If you enjoy fishing, kayaking, canoeing or tubing, then this is what you’ve been looking for!

Cartecay Rapids is great for fishermen too! You can fish below the rapids on our property or pick another spot along the Cartecay. The Toccoa River is Blue Ridge is only 20 miles from the cabin, with great fly fishing near Shallowford Bridge.

With two large screen porches, you can open the doors and windows to hear the rapids along the river below the cabin. There are two comfortable king masters on the first and second floor that both have access to screen porch areas. In the loft upstairs, there is a trundle bed which serves as two twin beds when pulled out. Cartecay Rapids has all of the comforts of home including two full baths, a full size kitchen, electric oven, microwave, cabin tv, wi-fi, wood burning fireplace and the beautiful sound of the river below 24 hours a day!

Located just 4 short miles from downtown Ellijay, you’ll be just minutes away from antique shopping and dining in the quaint downtown area. The cabin is also just 15 minutes south of Blue Ridge, GA which includes shops, dining and the famous Blue Ridge Railway.

More Details

Property Manager
Kevin Lea
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
14 November, 2017

Location

Nearest Airport
85 Miles
Atlanta
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Downtown Ellijay
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Whitepath Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Hwy 515
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Walker's BBQ

River Ridge is locatated just 4 miles from downtown Ellijay's shopping and restaurants. The cabin sits above the river with fantastic water noise 24/7.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Ellijay in Gilmer County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:30
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 23
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Bunk Bed , Pull out trundle bed in the loft area.
  • The master bedroom on the top floor has a king bed with a private screen porch and attached full bath with stand up shower.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Barbecue
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(42 traveller reviews)

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Amazing Water Noise Next to the Cartecay River
average rating of 4.595238 based on 42 reviews
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Nice Area and View

  • 3 of 5

For our needs this property was very good. Found it not as clean as expected. Example, dirty window sills and balcony. Steps to river were in poor condition.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excelent Property

  • 5 of 5

The property was everything we were looking for. It was clean and comfortable. The river can be viewed from three different locations, but we particularly enjoyed sitting and relaxing on the lower deck. I highly recommend this property.

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful and secluded location

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay. Home was clean, but somewhat outdated. Not really small child friendly or for those with mobility issues. Somewhat treacherous even going down long path to river on the steps as they need repairing.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Cozy Riverside Experience

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our visit to this cabin on the river. The cabin is very comfortable and well appointed. The screened in porch and visiting the river were highlights. The close proximity to Ellijay, Blue Ridge, state parks, and rivers makes this cabin a convenient choice. We hope to visit again.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great accommodations outside of town

  • 4 of 5

Spacious cabin-style home with all the amenities. Located on a private road, overlooking the Cartecay River. We spent mornings and evenings along the riverbank, either fishing or tubing. We all had a daily workout climbing the multiple levels of stairs.

The surrounding areas and towns are chock-full of activities for all ages. We will definitely consider this home for our future trips to the area.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great little weekend getaway

  • 4 of 5

Came to Ellijay for a quick weekend getaway and loved the area. The cabin was nice, and perfect for what we needed. We loved being right on the water. We were close to the Cartecay River Experience which was convenient for putting our kayaks in the river. We even carried our tubes upstream and floated down to the cabin. Really want to bring our boys back to share the experience. Very close to great food, and lots of orchards. Quiet, and restful place. Just what we were looking for. Will definitely come back.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Ellijay, Georgia

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
 
Thanksgiving
20 Nov 2017 - 28 Nov 2017
5 night minimum stay
£806
for 5 nights
From
£148
£912
£2,609
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas New Years
21 Dec 2017 - 3 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£484
for 3 nights
From
£140
£827
£2,609
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£335
for 2 nights
From
£136
£785
£2,185
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £151.52
Cleaning Fee £56.82 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Manager'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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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