Welcome to Smoky Ridges, the mountain cabin getaway you’ve been looking for. Located in the heart of North Georgia’s highest peaks, you are close to a multitude of area attractions and activities. Whether you are looking for golf, fishing, hiking, boating, shopping, and dining, you can find opportunities for everyone to enjoy. And once you complete your day out, you can come home and relax to stunning long range views of the smoky mountains and all the warmth and charm a cozy mountain cabin has to offer. Tastefully furnished and attractively landscaped, Smoky Ridges offers an open floor plan for the time to gather as well as two large private bedrooms and a loft that comfortably sleeps six. Sit by a fire inside or out, and enjoy the outdoors in any season with a fully covered wrap-around deck. Cool spring mornings, pleasant summer days, glorious autumn colors, or snow covered peaks, you are sure to be pleased with your stay in any season.
Cabin Features: Smoky Ridges features approximately 1450 finished square feet of large, spacious rooms on two floors that easily accommodates six adults. The first floor includes the fully furnished kitchen that opens to the dining room and living area. The living area includes a full couch, love seat, and recliner along with satelite TV and a wood burning fireplace. The first floor bedroom features a queen bed, dresser/mirror, chest, large closet, TV, and is adjacent to the first floor bath and laundry room. Upstairs include the master suite with queen bed, dresser/mirror, chest, walk-in closet, and TV. The master bath includes jetted tub and separate shower. The upstairs loft is open to the below living area and features dormer window views of the mountains. It includes a queen sleeper sofa and ample sitting space. The outside features a large, spacious wrap-around deck complete with grill and outdoor sitting. Enjoy the nights by the huge adjacent fire pit. Internet and phone are included.
Area Attractions and Activities: The region of Northeast Georgia and Western North Carolina offers a huge variety of attractions and activities for all ages. Hiawassee is 6 miles to the west, and is surrounded by Lake Chatuge with numerous marinas and water sport activities. Lake Burton is only 7 miles east. Nearby rivers offering rafting and fly fishing are the Tallulah, Chatooga, Toccoa, Nantahala, and Hiawassee. Shopping and dining can be found in all nearby towns of Young Harris, Helen, Blairsville, and Clayton Georgia as well as Hayesville, Murphy, and Frankilin North Carolina. Brasstown Bald, the highest peak in Georgia at an elevation of 4,787 feet, offers a complete360 degree observation view of 4 states as well as exhibits and presentations. The region offers seasonal art shows and fairs and all the sightseeing you can imagine. The hearty can take to the Appalachian Trail, where you can find the access trailhead only 1.7 miles from the cabin, or the national forest which is the cabins backyard!
Directions: From Hiawassee:
Take U.S. Highway 76 East toward Clayton. Once you pass the GA. State 75 intersection, go 6 miles. John Deere Lane will be located on the right. It can easily be identified with a large open field surrounded by a brown wooden fence bordering the highway. Take John Deere Lane to the first left hand fork. Cabin is at the top of the ridge on the right.
At the red light intersection of U.S. 76 and U.S. 23/441, take U.S. 76 West toward Hiawassee. Go 17.3 miles to John Deere Lane on your left. Additionally, once you enter Towns County and pass the Appalachian Trail, John Deere Lane will be 1.7 miles on the left.