Hillside Retreat

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Located in the gated Coosawattee River Resort community, Hillside Retreat is a beautiful and convenient getaway in the North Georgia mountains of Ellijay. From sprawling decks and modern mountain spaces to games and a gorgeous outdoor firepit area, this 3-bedroom +loft, 3-bathroom log cabin for up to 10 guests has it all! It’s even pet friendly, so you won’t have to board your dog while on your family vacation or getaway with friends. 

Your favorite places at this Ellijay, GA, cabin will likely be the great outdoor spaces. Gather around the firepit beneath the hanging lights with family and friends, chatting about the day’s adventures, making s’mores, relaxing in the hanging egg chairs, and creating plans for the coming week. Just up the stairs, find a bubbling hot tub where you can soak away stress. There are porch swings, plenty of parking space, a grill for barbecues, a dining table on the screened deck, and a picnic table by a small creek. 

Back inside this Blue Ridge Mountain cabin rental, cozy up on the sofas in front of the big flatscreen smart TV and fireplace in the living room or bonus den. Prepare meals in the fully equipped kitchen, play ping pong and foosball in the game room, unwind in the bathtub, and retreat to the cozy bedrooms. You’ll also have a washer/dryer so you can pack light, free Wi-Fi to stay connected, and keyless entry for self check-in and checkout. 

Don’t forget the sprawling parks, swimming pools, and fishing pond in the resort! Plan your memorable mountain retreat with the whole family or a group of friends at Hillside Retreat in North Georgia today. 

Living Room
Between all the fun things to do in Ellijay — picking apples, hiking trails to waterfalls, playing golf, sunbathing with lake views, and more — relax at your Ellijay cabin. Lean back in the recliner with a good book next to the crackling fireplace. Switch on the big screen TV for movie nights together. Lounge on the sofa for a midday nap. Or sip Appalachian wine with your partner on the loveseat

Brew favorite coffees in the combo coffeemaker for pots or single cups, keep local farmers market ingredients fresh in the fridge, whiz up margaritas at midnight, and ensure your group is fed and happy on your North Georgia vacation. Outfitted with all the tools and appliances needed for mealtimes together, the full kitchen at your Ellijay rental home is a great convenience and money-saver. There’s also an island for extra prep space and a dishwasher to make cleanups a breeze!

Dining Area
Whether you’re planning a family meal, dessert with friends, or a full Thanksgiving dinner in North Georgia, the dining table welcomes you to sit down and enjoy memorable moments with loved ones at your cozy cabin in Ellijay. There’s enough space for 4 guests; additional seating awaits in the living room or on the screened porch. The table is also great for board or card games, puzzles, crafts, and work as needed.

Rec Room
Play ping pong, dominate the foosball field, and hit the bullseye on the dartboard in the fun game room at your North Georgia vacation home. Open the garage door and windows on nice days in the Blue Ridge Mountains to enjoy the fresh air while hanging out together. There’s also a drinks bar, where you can serve cocktails, sodas, and bubblys between rounds.

Need more space to spread out at your hideaway in Ellijay? The bonus den features another big screen TV, a selection of board games, and a second gas fireplace! It’s a cool hangout for the kids while the adults spend time in the living room or in the hot tub. And it’s convenient for splitting movie nights with your group. There’s also another recliner and a sleeper sofa.

After a day of apple delights at R & A Orchards, mountain biking in the Chattahoochee National Forest, or shopping for antiques across North Georgia, enjoy a sound night’s sleep at your 3-bedroom cabin with a loft. Among the bedrooms, there are 3 king-size beds and 2 TVs. Additional sleeping arrangements include 2 full-size beds in the loft and a sleeper sofa in the den.

With accommodations for up to 10 guests, your Ellijay vacation rental has 3 full bathrooms — with a mix of 1 shower/tub combo, 2 walk-in showers, and a garden tub. The primary bathroom even has a double vanity for added convenience. Enjoy a steamy shower or relaxing bubble bath before drifting to dreamland in the North Georgia mountains.

Outdoor Spaces
Splashing around natural springs in North Georgia, horseback riding with friends, kayaking the Cartecay River, or ziplining through the treetops is fantastic! And if you want to keep the outdoor fun going, Hillside Retreat has what you need — a covered porch with a swing, a screened deck with outdoor dining, a patio with a hot tub, and a stone firepit. 

Roast marshmallows beneath hanging lights and a twinkling sky or lounge in the hanging egg chairs while looking to the wooded views or creek below. Yes, you can even walk down to the water’s edge at the creekside cabin in North Georgia. Enjoy a picnic by the small flowing stream or enjoy your meals at the outdoor table on the main deck. A gas grill welcomes mountain cookouts anytime, and the hot tub is the perfect respite at the end of the day!

For travel notes, there is plenty of gravel parking and only a few steps up to reach the gated front porch at your pet-friendly cabin in Ellijay.

Other Amenities
Can you bring pets? Absolutely — your fur babies are officially invited to join you at your Ellijay cabin rental! Free Wi-Fi keeps you connected with online communities. Keyless entry means you can check in and check out without stopping at an office. A laundry room with a washer and dryer allows you to wash clothes, linens, and towels as needed. And there’s even a handy hairdryer (a second will be added by the end of November 2023) for your convenience.

Community Amenities
With the beautiful Coosawattee River Resort in Ellijay, your North Georgia cabin rental grants access to a myriad of community amenities. Take the kids to the playground or basketball court, enjoy river views with a midday meal, go river tubing, catch and release fish at the stocked pond, or swim at the outdoor pools in summer!

Local Fun
Golf courses, Appalachian wineries, dog-friendly eateries, seasonal events, moonshine tastings, unique boutiques, and many outdoor activities can be enjoyed in and around Ellijay, Cherry Log, and Blue Ridge. And the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains thrives in the Chattahoochee National Forest, where you can hike, bike, ride horses, geocache, and more!

The Roof
A popular eatery in downtown Ellijay, The Roof invites you to sit inside or outside with marvelous mountain views and a meal to remember!

Red Apple Barn
Ellijay isn’t known as the Apple Capital of Georgia for nothing! Red Apple Barn offers U-pick seasons, a market with baked goods, apple tastings, and orchard tours.

Tabor House Museum
Managed by the Gilmer County Historical Society, this historic home houses generations of Appalachian culture, from the Cherokee to early settlers.

Important Information
Community pool access is provided and managed through a third-party company. Georgia Cabins for YOU is not responsible for maintenance or pool closures. The pool is typically open from Memorial Day through Labor Day.