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Ga Wine Hwy, Waterfalls, Appalachian Trail, Mountain Views-escape And Relax

People4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type studio

Overview

About the property

Lots Of Room In This 1 Bedroom/1 Bath Suite With Fireplace & Mountain Views.

Our newly built 1000 square ft. Terrace with private entrance, is the first level of Pine Cone Lodge, our home. The outdoor terrace runs all across the front of the suite, overlooks the mountains and beautiful grounds, hot tub and fire pit, and is accessed by french doors. Wake up to the mountain view from your queen size bed. Enjoy the beautiful mist and clouds we have on many mornings. Close the custom built barn door to the living area and someone can use the queen sleeper sofa in the living area. Enjoy a fire in the gas fireplace while also looking out at the gorgeous view...have a beverage at the custom built bar, enjoy cable TV or pandora and just relax. The bar has a Keurig coffeemaker, and refrigerator. Don't plan to cook, this suite does not have a kitchen. Relax on the terrace deck in the rocking chairs or swing before heading to the wineries or one of Dahlonega's many restaurants. If you want a neighborhood hike, walk down to the pond...the walk back up is steep...a very good work out! We think you will find everything you need to relax and get away from it all....if not, just give us a call and ask.


Owner
Judy Wheeler
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

About Judy Wheeler

A Michigan girl and a Georgia boy decided we wanted something in the mountains....We started out with a cabin, Pine Cone Lodge, that we rented to local wedding guests. After falling in love with this area, we retired and moved up here in 2010. My husband, Butch, loves grooming the grounds and has planted many of the Mountain Laurel you see growing. Well, he couldn't keep up 2 homes, so we "downsized", or that is what we thought we were doing. After some time living here, we decided the kitchen was too small, as were the closets and bath. Soon we were knocking out walls, adding a garage and carriage house, sunroom, screen porch, expanding the kitchen and enlarging our bathroom and closets. A girl needs a place for her boots and shoes! When the house grew, the decks needed to grow, and they did. After a couple of years, (I was missing the smell of new wood and excitement of construction), we decided to finish the Terrace, the lower level of our home, and here we are....2017, hoping you will enjoy our property as much as we do.

Judy Wheeler purchased this studio in 2002

Why Judy Wheeler chose North Georgia Mountains

The beauty of the mountains as you come over the hill of Hwy 60 before you get to Dahlonega had struck me from the first time I saw it. When we decided to do a mountain rental/retreat, we didn't think twice. Then, when the Georgia Wine Highway was designated in the area, we knew it would have a great future. Dahlonega is a wonderful, friendly, small town, full of people from all walks of life and locations. Many are newcomers to the area, so people are looking to make social connections. That makes it easy to participate and feel a part of this great area.

What makes this studio unique

Enjoying your brief time in the mountains in a cabin atmosphere, rather than the hustle and bustle of a hotel.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday studio in Dahlonega in Lumpkin County

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Single vanity with drawers and hair dryer. Walk in shower
  • Bathroom with large walk in glass enclosed shower, toiletries provided, single vanity.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen sleep sofa in living area
  • Large bedroom with queen size bed, overlooking the mountains and having direct access to the outdoor terrace and hot tub. The custom built barn door separates the bedroom from the living area. The queen size sleeper is in the main living area.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Hwy 60 is not only Georgia's Wine Highway, it is also the road used by bicycling and motor bike enthusiasts. We are located within 4-12 miles of 6 different wineries. State parks, lakes, trout streams, waterfalls and the Appalachian Trail are nearby. The gold mines and Gold Museum are here because this area and Arauria was where gold was first discovered, and the Cherokee were driven out. Dahlonega is a Cherokee word for yellow, or gold....I'm not sure which. Drive about 3/4 mile past our entrance and you will see a large stone pile. Legend has it that an Indian Princess was buried here, and if you pass by and need good luck, place another stone on the pile. Thus the name of the road to the left, Stone Pile Gap Rd. If you are sitting outside enjoying your morning coffee, you might just see one of the local bears or deer. One of our guests was surprised to see 2 of the bears walking between the lodge and the fire pit.....they felt their trip to the mountains was then complete.

Reviews

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Ga Wine Hwy, Waterfalls, Appalachian Trail, Mountain Views-escape And Relax
average rating of 4.952381 based on 42 reviews
5

This house is nothing short of charming!" Mark Sunderland, Interior Designer.

  • 5 of 5

I received explicit directions (plus an offer to call with any questions) and a detailed list of where everything is and how to use it. The view in person is MUCH prettier than the photo. There were lovely wind chimes (the nice ones) that added a nice touch. If you're looking for a beautiful, quiet place in the mountains, THIS IS IT!!! I look forward to my next visit! Mark Sunderland, Allied ASID.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nothing makes us happier than to know our guests have enjoyed what we have to offer, and that our property has met or exceeded their expectations. After reading your review, we are extremely proud that an interior designer such as yourself, appreciated our design efforts and comfort and welcoming vibes we hope to present. We aim to please! Judy and Butch
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Anchorage, AK
5

The view, the property, the hosts: Fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

The location was so convenient, to town and to the wineries. Beautiful inside and out! Too hot to use the hot tub, fire pit and fireplace, but I'm sure they would be great come fall. We were able to enjoy the rocking chairs and swing on the terrace. Perfect for our morning coffee and muffins. Having just a small refrigerator, ice maker, microwave and coffee pot was more than adequate for our needs. I was there to relax and enjoy my birthday, NOT cook! Loved all the light and the view from the living room and bedroom. The hosts, Judy and Butch are a lovely couple and while they live upstairs, they were unobtrusive yet available if needed. If you are looking for a comfortable, quiet, private place to relax and reconnect, you can't go wrong with this property.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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5

Very charming!

  • 5 of 5

The clouds and stars are only a few miles away

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing views, perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at both the treehouse and the terrace level VRBO's and it never disappoints. Spotless, scenery is amazing, and Judy and her husband are the best. Thanks so much! Erica Oconnor

  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Milledgeville, GA
5

Fabulous Mountain Escape in Gorgeous Surroundings

  • 5 of 5

We were so pleased with this property. The accommodations were spacious and immaculate. The furniture and decorations were lovely and in a "mountain" theme. We appreciated the landscaping which was outstanding. The community is gated, and the homes are arranged so that we felt we were the only ones on the mountain. We enjoyed watching the mountains turn from blue to smoke in the evening. There is a hot tub and a fire pit for the renters' use.

Dahlonega was an interesting town to investigate. We enjoyed the museum in the center of the square. We also visited the Consolidated Gold Mine. I was afraid it might be a "tourist trap", but we were surprised with the history and information we learned from Miner Will. While waiting for our group tour, we panned for and found some gold....not enough to quit our day jobs, though. The weather was perfect and cooler than what we were having at home, so that was a plus. We would highly recommend this terrace suite to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Husband and I loved this place! Super relaxing, clean, and close to some of our favorite wineries. We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: May 29, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
81 Miles
Atlanta Jackson Hartsfield
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Wolf Mtn Vineyard, many in and around Dahlonega
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Achasta at Birch River
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Wolf Mtn Vineyard, many in and around Dahlonega
Nearest Beach
8 Miles
Lakes Vogel, Dockery and Lanier, nearby rivers
Car: necessary

We are in the midst of all Dahlonega and the NE GA Mountains has to offer. The Appalachian Trail and waterfalls, easy hikes, fly fishing, bicycling on the 6 Gap route, gold mining and wineries are all around us. Our property adjoins the Chattahoochee National Forest, so you can walk out the door and start your own exploring. Or, hike down to our small lake and feed the koi. Be prepared, the walk back up the hill is a killer! A must and our favorite is brunch at Wolf Mtn Vineyards-make a reservation, they fill up fast. The area vineyards and tasting rooms usually have music on the weekends, and very friendly atmosphere. Give a girl a glass of wine and she doesn't meet a stranger! Don't miss out on gold mining...everyone must try it at least once. Wander into town and check out the menus and entertainment at our restaurants. Before you visit, check the NGCSU website. They often have some wonderful activities scheduled. The town square is anchored by the Gold Museum, and on Saturdays you will find lots of different musicians jamming...sometimes even our mayor whose theme song is Blueberry Hill. If all of this becomes too much, come back and relax in the hot tub or at the fire pit and listen.....you won't hear any doors slamming or people carrying on, the sounds you would hear if you were staying at a hotel. This is your own little country retreat.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday studio in Dahlonega, Georgia

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Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £38.78

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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