Wine Down Cottage

Area: Dawsonville, GA

Community: Big Canoe

Pet Friendly

3 Bedrooms
2.5 Bathrooms
Sleeps 7
(Max Occupancy)
Sq. Ft. 2100
5 Parking


Whether you’re visiting North Georgia to experience the Blue Ridge Mountains, check out local peach orchards, discover hidden waterfalls, try Appalachian flavors, or shop for handmade crafts or antiques, a comfortable and inviting place to stay will be at the top of your list of vacation must-haves. At Wine Down Cottage, you’ll have 2,100 square feet of space for up to 7 guests to spread out, spend quality time together, and enjoy the scenic mountain views. Plus, this 3-bedroom, 2½-bathroom pet-friendly cabin rental is nestled inside Big Canoe Community, which means you’ll have even more things to do on your mountain retreat!

Kick off your memorable getaway in the North Georgia Mountains by playing golf with friends, splashing in the swimming pools with the kiddos, renting kayaks or paddleboards at the lakes, or hiking trails within the community. At your rustic Big Canoe rental, you’ll have a wraparound deck with a screened portion that features rocking chairs and an outdoor table, ideal for sipping morning coffee or enjoying a meal with tree and mountain scenery. You can also cook out with the charcoal grill. 

Inside, the cottage sends out a farmhouse vibe, with cedar paneling, gorgeous beams, hardwood floors, as well as updated decor and furnishings. A classic wood-burning fireplace beckons cozy evenings in the living room at your Big Canoe vacation rental. You can place treats on the coffee table and flip on the big screen TV for a Netflix night. In the kitchen and dining area, you’ll have everything you need to prep and serve meals in the mountains — plus a beverage bar with a wine fridge.

After playing outside and hanging out at your Big Canoe, Georgia, rental, retreat to your bedroom to relax. Featuring access to the side deck, a sitting room with a sofa (doubles as a sleeper) and desk space, a spacious bathroom with a walk-in tiled shower, a TV, plus a king-size log bed, the main bedroom is a sought-after suite. Upstairs, past the loft with a chess table, there are 2 additional bedrooms with a queen-size bed and a king-size bed. More conveniences include a laundry room, free Wi-Fi, board games, paved parking, and easy roads to the cabin, making Wine Down Cottage a great choice for families and friends!

Living Room

Bright windows frame the trees and mountain views in the charming and inviting living room at this Big Canoe, GA, rental. A stacked stone, wood-burning fireplace takes center stage and offers warmth and a classic cabin experience in cooler months. Paired with a jar of Georgia moonshine or a mug of hot chocolate, what could be better?

Plop on the sofa and eat a snack, cuddle with your spouse on the loveseat, or relax in the recliner with a good book. You can switch on the big screen TV to watch cable or Netflix shows or movies. There’s a ceiling fan to keep cool on warmer days in the Blue Ridge Mountains. And there’s a chess table in the loft for more fun at the cabin.


Featuring stainless steel appliances, stone countertops, a double sink, a breakfast bar, plus all the pots, pans, bakeware, cooking utensils, plates, bowls, cutlery, glasses, and mugs needed to cook and serve meals, snacks, and drinks throughout your stay at this cabin rental in Big Canoe. 

Plus, there’s a beverage station with a mini-fridge, a Keurig coffeemaker, and a wine fridge! You’ll have a handy dishwasher to help clean up any messes, and you can keep leftovers from local restaurants, like the Dawsonville Pool Room or The Old Mulehouse. 

Dining Area

Enjoy the breathtaking mountain landscape with every meal in the dining area at your Big Canoe rental. Nestled just off the kitchen, it’s easy to serve and grab seconds. The table is spacious and features matching branch chairs and a bench beneath an antler chandelier. You can also clear the table between meals to play provided board games! 


Exciting days in the mountains demand restful nights for you and your family or friends. At your Big Canoe vacation home, there are 3 bedrooms with ceiling fans and a mix of 2 king-size beds and 1 queen-size bed plus a sleeper sofa. There are 2 full bathrooms and a half bathroom for added convenience among your group. Upstairs, 2 bedrooms share a nice full bathroom with a walk-in shower. 

On the entry level, the main bedroom features French doors leading to a sitting area with walls of windows, a twin-size sleeper sofa, and a desk. Further in, you’ll find a king-size log bed, a flatscreen TV, and an en-suite bathroom with a spacious walk-in shower and classic cabin touches. This bedroom even has direct access to the side deck so you can take in the fresh mountain air whenever you please! 

Outdoor Spaces

Taking scenic drives through valleys, ziplining through the forest, and riding horses in the mountains are great outdoor activities in North Georgia. If you’re an outdoor enthusiast, you’ll appreciate Wine Down Cottage, nestled near the top of Sanderlin Mountain and Monument Mountain and close to Eagle’s Rest Park and Trail. 

Best of all, you’ll have beautiful mountain views and scenes of the towering trees from the wraparound deck. There’s a table with chairs, rockers, cushioned seating, and ceiling fans to spread out and unwind in the screened-in area. Head to the side deck and toss burgers or veggies on the charcoal grill for fun cookouts together!

This semi-private cabin rental in Big Canoe is also convenient for trips to community amenities or downtown shops. It has a flat, paved driveway with parking for up to 5 vehicles, and the roads to the cabin are flat and paved as well.

Other Amenities

Along with entertainment and spectacular views, this Big Canoe rental boasts a laundry room with a washer and dryer, so you can wash clothes, linens, or towels as needed. You can also tap into the complimentary Wi-Fi to stay connected with loved ones.

Community Amenities

Alright, you’ve made it to your vacation rental in Big Canoe Community. After unloading your luggage and settling in, it’s time to explore the 8,000-acre gated community. Favorite amenities include a multimillion-dollar clubhouse, a championship golf course, indoor and outdoor pools, and 3 lakes with gorgeous lake views and a lakeside marina with water fun rentals — including pontoon boats, kayaks, and paddleboards.

But that’s not all! There’s a fitness center with a hot tub and sauna, 16 clay and hard tennis courts, multiple restaurants, a grocery store, 20 miles of hiking trails, 2 playgrounds, and playfields. Additional places to check out would be the chapel, post office, reception venues, and waterfalls!

While some community amenities in Big Canoe Community are free, others may require an on-site fee — please note this is not included in the rental price.

Local Fun

Just 10-30 minutes from your Big Canoe rental are North Georgia towns — including Dawsonville, Jasper, Marble Hill, and Talking Rock — with wineries, museums, seasonal events, outlet malls, Appalachian eateries, and local crafts. Plus, there’s the Chattahoochee National Forest and fun attractions in Ellijay, Blue Ridge, Helen, and Dahlonega!

Georgia Racing Hall of Fame

Check out classic antique cars and learn about Georgia racing champions on a self-guided tour.

Dawsonville Moonshine Distillery

Try  Bill Elliot’s moonshine next door to the Racing Hall of Fame. This small-batch distillery packs a punch in every sip!

Uncle Shuck’s Corn Maze & Pumpkin Patch

Hop on a hayride, pick your own pumpkins, mine for gems with the kids, and tackle the 15-acre corn maze.


  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Fishing nearby
  • Fitness Room
  • Grill
  • Mountain View
  • Pet Friendly
  • Rocking Chairs
  • Semi-Private
  • Washer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Standard Amenities


Bedroom 1


Bedroom 2


Bedroom 3


Common Space — Entry Level

Sleeper Sofa


amazing sunrise

Joe V.
February 2024

exceeded our expectations.


August 2022

Enjoyed the screened porch for meals, relaxing and watching the deer.