Sleepy Bear Hollow

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Peacefully situated on the Ellijay River in North Georgia, this mountain retreat invites guests to relax, reconnect, and unwind in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Perched on a grassy knoll above the Ellijay River, it’s perfect for peaceful stays in the mountains. From the large yard and firepit outside to the satellite TV and games inside, you’ll find conveniences and amenities to make your stay a memorable one. 

Enjoy easy arrivals at this mountain cabin rental, with a flat driveway area and just a few steps up to the cabin. This classic log cabin offers the quintessential cabin experience – with some great upgrades to make you feel pampered. You’ll likely spend much of your time outside at this North Georgia cabin rental, where you can sip coffee in the rocking chairs on the wraparound porch, play along the Ellijay River, chat around the firepit by the water, or stretch your legs in the lovely and spacious yard. You’ll even have a gas grill, so you can enjoy cookouts at the cabin!

Inside, find cozy spaces to unwind in Georgia’s Blue Ridge Mountains. Get comfortable in the living room that’s outfitted with leather sofas, a large stone fireplace, tabletop lamps, and a TV with satellite channels. You can easily grab a snack or cook meals in the fully equipped kitchen nearby, and there is a dining area where you can sit down together to eat. The bedrooms are welcome retreats, with a king-size bed in the master suite, a second bedroom with a twin bed and full bathroom, and a third bedroom with a queen-size bed and 2 twins. 

Ready to play? Sleepy Bear Hollow boasts a game room with a pool table that converts into a ping pong table as well! Have fun hanging out and playing here before enjoying a soothing soak in the hot tub or picnicking riverfront! You can also stay connected with Wi-Fi in the cabin, and there is a washer/dryer so you can pack light! 

Living Room
Furnished for comfort, the living room at this getaway welcomes you to kick up your feet and relax. There are plush leather sofas, and an oversized chair is a perfect place to sneak in an afternoon nap. Gather here to watch shows on the TV that features satellite channels or to chat with family and friends. 

After a day of having fun at family farms in North Georgia, hiking to waterfalls, exploring a national forest, or going fishing, come back to this cozy living room to put your feet up. Sip some cocoa by the fireplace on a cold mountain night or flip on the ceiling fan and enjoy the air conditioning as you cool off here.

Sleepy Bear Hollow boasts a fully equipped kitchen, conveniently located near the living room. Here you can easily prepare meals for the group, whether it’s your favorite holiday dishes, an easy lunch, or a hearty breakfast before a day of hiking. Bake some cookies in the oven, simmer dinner on the stovetop, and reheat leftovers in the microwave. You’ll have ample counter space to prep meals, along with a buffet for side dishes, barstool seating, a coffeemaker for morning sips, and a large stainless steel refrigerator/freezer. 

Dining Area
Sit down for group meals at the dining table in Sleepy Hollow. The large wood table sits beneath an antler chandelier, offering a rustic yet elegant atmosphere. Gathere here for family-style meals, pizza parties, birthday celebrations, or simple meals together. You can use the space to pack picnic lunches for a day out or to decorate gingerbread houses and sweet treats.

When you’re not using it for dining, clear the table and set up for homeschooling. You can also catch up on work here, do a puzzle on a rainy day, craft, scrapbook, or plan out the day’s adventures! At night, put the kids to bed and sip wine from local wineries as you chat and unwind. 

The cabin also has another nice dining space under an antler chandelier, complete with a dining table that doubles as a checkers table! Have fun playing here – just be sure to bring your favorite board games and card games!

The bedrooms of Sleepy Bear Hollow offer relaxing spaces to catch up on some rest. The master suite boasts a king-size bed, dresser, bedside lamp, and a ceiling fan for hot sleepers. A second bedroom is located on the entry level, and it features a twin-size bed and a full bathroom for convenience. Upstairs, the third bedroom offers a queen-size bed and 2 twin beds. The bedrooms are set up well for couples, friends, and families with a nice mix of bedding. 

Game Room
Stay entertained in Sleepy Bear Hollow in the game room! Challenge someone to a game of ping pong or shoot pool in this relaxing space. Grab a drink or snack from the kitchen and head to the game room for some fun! 

Outdoor Spaces
You came to North Georgia to enjoy the great outdoors, and this cozy vacation rental makes that easy! Climb into the bubbling hot tub on the deck to soak away stress. Toss burgers and steaks on the grill for cookouts while other guests throw around a ball in the yard. Sit back in the rocking chairs on the porch with a good drink and watch the kids play in the grassy yard. The sounds of the Ellijay River offer a peaceful backdrop at your private North Georgia retreat. At night, gather around the firepit by the water for s’mores, scary stories, late-night chats, and some quiet time. 

Local Fun
Rides along the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway, rushing waterfalls and mountain vistas, miniature golf and gem mining, antique shopping, art galleries, local wineries…find something for everyone in the charming and fun North Georgia towns of Blue Ridge, Ellijay, McCaysville, Cherry Log, Blairsville, Morganton, and more. You can also take a day trip to Atlanta for fun in the city, go whitewater rafting, have a picnic with mountain views, play along Fightingtown Creek, and have fun in the North Georgia mountains! 

Mercier Orchards
A family favorite since the 40s, Mercier Orchards is a Blue Ridge staple. Eat apple fritters and wash them down with cider, pick your own fruit, and pick mixes to enjoy for breakfast at the cabin.

Downtown Blue Ridge 
When you slip away from your Blue Ridge cabin rental for a bit, go shopping in downtown Blue Ridge – home to antique shops, art galleries, cafes, and plenty of Appalachian charm. 

Lake Blue Ridge 
North Georgia is packed with fun, from boating and fishing on Lake Blue Ridge to floating down the Toccoa River in the Aska Adventure Area.