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Private, Pet Friendly Cabin In Blue Ridge Georgia

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Beautiful Cabin, Hot Tub, Sleeps 7, WiFi, Pet Friendly

Visit our cabin, Big Buck Retreat, located in the Aska Adventure Area. It’s an easy drive into shop-filled Blue Ridge along the scenic Toccoa River with breath-taking views in any direction.

Big Buck Retreat offers a relaxing atmosphere perfectly suited for couples, friends, or extended families. This beautiful cabin with thought after furnishings throughout provides you with all the comforts of home in a very private setting with peace and quiet that will make it hard to leave.

Conveniently located to all the action in the North Georgia Mountains, you will be spoiled for choice when deciding how to spend each day. From hiking or trophy fishing to tubing on the river, sailing on Lake Blue Ridge, or riding the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, you can fill your stay with as much or as little as you’d like to take in. There is also plenty to do without ever leaving this cozy cabin. Play card/board games, watch a great movie or check out the latest football game on TV. In the evening, grill on the deck or enjoy the hot tub and end the evening with a nice fire in the fireplace. Make special memories in a peaceful setting at this mountain retreat.

With three bedrooms upstairs and two bunk beds downstairs, you can bring up to seven people.

The main level has a fully equipped kitchen that features granite counter tops and brand new stainless steel appliances, the dining room seats six (plus a high chair for our smallest guest), living room with two leather couches and a 40” flat screen TV, DVD, stone fireplace, bathroom with tub and access to the covered porch with two rocking chairs and game table. Also on this level are two bedrooms with full size beds and one bedroom with a queen size bed, all bedrooms come with plenty of storage space.

On the lower level of the cabin are two bunk beds, built-ins for storage and a bathroom with shower. Sliding glass doors lead out to the amazing deck where you can find a table that seats six, a five person hot tub and a fenced area for our four legged guests. There is an easy to use lump charcoal grill that will put the perfect sear on any steak.

If the chef needs a well-deserved break, you’re only minutes from the fabulous Toccao River Restaurant on Aska Road. Downtown Blue Ridge with unique shopping and dining is only 20 minutes away and easy to reach.

Big Buck Retreat is located in a very quiet area on a wooded 1.6 acre lot providing tremendous privacy and the perfect vacation getaway!

Important Notes:

No more than 2 vehicles should be brought to the cabin.

Please respect our neighbors' property and privacy; do not trespass, used their driveways as turnarounds, or request use of their phones.

Cell phone reception at the cabin can be spotty. If your phone supports WiFi calling, it is highly recommended to keep the password handy upon arrival so that you can connect to the internet should you have any issues with accessing the property or require phone access. It will be included in the emailed check in instructions . Please call before reaching the cabin if you do not receive the email. The only alternative is to drive back toward town until you get signal. Again, please DO NOT request phone access from any neighboring cabins.

More Details

Carina Whitaker
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, German
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
14 December, 2017

About Carina Whitaker

We are Brian and Carina Whitaker, we have two cute little kids as well as two amazing sweet black Labs Toby and Steele. We enjoy our free time together at the cabin.

Carina Whitaker purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Carina Whitaker chose Cherry Log

We love the peaceful setting of our cabin, with lots of wildlife around. You can sit in the hot tub watching deer wandering 50 feet away from you. You can rest, relax and recharge your battery from the hectic life at home. With the two decks, three bedrooms, there is enough space to spread out while still being close together.

What makes this cabin unique

Located in the Aska Adventure Area this property offers all the excitement the mountains have to offer. Horse back riding, Kayaking, tubing, zip-lining, mountaineering, shopping, hiking, trout fishing, train rides, waterfalls, apple orchards, restaurants, etc... You can enjoy the peaceful, pretty scenery, and beauty of the Aska area.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Cherry Log in Gilmer County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom lower level - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , downstairs bathroom with shower
    Bathroom upper level - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , upstairs full bathroom with tub/shower combination
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • The Owl Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , double bed with new mattress and nice closet space
    The Deer Bedroom - 1 Double Bed , Double Bed with new mattress, nice big window and dresser
    The Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Queen bed with new mattress, nice closet space and dresser
    Bunkbeds - 2 Bunk Bed , 2 bunkbeds, built-ins and bathroom, glassdoors to lower
  • 3 bedrooms upstairs as well as 2 bunk beds downstairs
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • water tubing


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Private, Pet Friendly Cabin In Blue Ridge Georgia
average rating of 4.36 based on 25 reviews

Very nice! Deep in the woods, quiet and private.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time at the property. it was clean and had all the essentials. It was for 10 people but we only had 6 so the place was more than spacious. It would have been perfect if there was a shower curtain in the basement shower.

  • Review Submitted: 18-Nov-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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We had the best time!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect weekend get a way! We enjoyed every aspect of the cabin. The owners were kind and extremely responsive and helpful when we reached out to them. We would love to stay here again sometime soon! Thank y’all for making this weekend perfect!

  • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Summer in the Mountains

  • 4 of 5

We had an amazing time in Blue Ridge. We brought our 5 foster children with us for a week long summer vacation and they loved it. They didn't like the bugs so much....but what do you expect from girls. The Jacuzzi was a big hit for them. Overall great experience.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The property was so beautiful.

  • 5 of 5

The rooms were so nice, it had two normal sized bathrooms. A huge kicthen and living area. The balcony all around the house was the best part. It has a very nice and clean hot tub as well! I loved the over all experience.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great spot for a weekend getaway! Well cared for, beautiful, and cozy!

  • 4 of 5

The hot tub was a huge hit and the layout out the property was perfect. Having 2 full bathrooms was fantastic and the wraparound porch was incredible! The kitchen was small but very well stocked, and the driveway was a bit challenging (especially after storms). Overall, it was an incredible experience for our family.

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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The cabin was great! Very clean! We had a group of 10 and had plenty of room!

  • 5 of 5

My mother and two sisters and myself came up with our children for 6 days. We had a great time. Location is near many trails and stream access if you are planning to fish. Also relatively close to shopping. Very peaceful and quiet. It rained several nights while we were there and the rain on the tin roofs was very peaceful. The hot tub was awesome for our sore muscles after hiking to several waterfalls. The kids loved long creek falls so if you are going to hike, I def recommend that Trail. Also close to a lot of cool restaurants. We had a great time and I would recommend this cabin.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
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Nearest Airport
19 Miles
Blairsville, GA
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Toccoa River Restaurant
Nearest Train
13 Miles
Blue Ridge, GA
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Toccoa River Restaurant
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Morganton Recreational Area on Lake Blue Ridge
Car: necessary

In the Aska Adventure Area and surrounding areas you can enjoy river tubing/canoeing, white water rafting,the apple orchards, horseback riding, hunting, fly fishing, sight seeing, hiking, bird watching, the beginning of the Appalation trail, mountain art, swinging bridge, drive-in theater.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Cherry Log, Georgia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
New Years
29 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £148.9
Pet Fee £74.45 + Tax
Cleaning Fee £70.73 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Cleaning following Departure:
Base Cleaning Fee of $95 +tax for stays up to 10 days.
Guests staying 11-21 days will be charged $200.00 +tax for cleaning.

Cleaning During Stay and Following Departure:
Stays exceeding 21 days - Cost will be determined based on the length of stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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