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Megan Atherton

Member since: 2010
Call Manager
Speaks english, spanish, Se habla Espanol.

Riverfront-Kayaks, Foosball, Air hockey, Fire Pit, Fun!

Sleeps16
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of the Ellijay vacation house rental

4 Bdrm + bunk room , 2.5 Bath, 2 Lg Decks Overlooking Cartecay River

The Gingerbread River House is a tranquil 4 bedroom + retreat overlooking the Cartecay River in East Ellijay in the Northwest Georgia mountains.

Surrounded by apple orchards and wineries, this vacation home offers much more than just peaceful relaxation. For adventurers, there are kayaking outfitters, mountains to hike, lakes and rivers nearby to explore, or water holes to fish. For the non-adventurers, there are plenty of antique stores, trading posts and places off the beaten path to discover. Whether you want to pick apples or berries will probably be one of the hardest decisions you will have to make while vacationing here.

Downtown Ellijay is just a 10 minute drive if you want to find typical stores, restaurants, or a night out on the town.

The double entrance doors welcome you into the large foyer, next to the kitchen with stainless appliances, and a large granite island. Hardwood floors run throughout the entire main & upstairs levels.

The kitchen gives onto the family room area with a comfortable seating area, real wood burning stove, wall mounted flat screen TV with free Netflix & Cable, WIFI; along with plenty of games & puzzles for family fun.

The dining room has a large table that can be extended for large groups, with all lighting on dimmers throughout all the main living/dining/kitchen areas, so you can create your perfect relaxed setting inside.

The master on main is tastefully decorated to make you feel at home. 3 sets of French doors run across the back of the main level, opening to the back upper deck. One set opens from the master bedroom, one from the dining area, and one from the family room. Connected to the master is the master bathroom with slate tile and granite vanity.

Upstairs you will find a large kid's bedroom with 2 sets of twin bunk beds, with a TV, small seating area, and plenty of toys and books in this room. This room has a small balcony with French doors overlooking the family room below.

Also upstairs is another guest room with a queen bed and antique dresser. Directly across the hall from this room is a large full bathroom.

In the slate tiled basement, you will find a secondary master bedroom with a king bed, and an attached half bath. There is a laundry room across the hall from the bedroom.

Also in the basement there are 2 more bunk beds in a small bunk room (which is kept locked, and is unlocked for parties of more than 10 people), & a family room area with cable TV, another seating area, an air hockey table, a foosball table, sectional couch, play kitchen, and more room to enjoy!

Outside the basement door is the lower deck with hot tub, 4 top table and chairs, 2 lounge chairs, and plenty of bench seating built into the deck. Kayaks, tubes, and water toys are stored in this area under the upper deck.

Beyond the deck you will find a large fire pit rimmed with river rocks and adirondack chairs. On the left at the river's edge, there is a small set of stairs, leading down to a sandy beach area of the river, with a swimming hole just beyond the beach. Kayaks are provided for your enjoyment on the river. Please remember to bring your life jackets, as we have limited sizes. Life jackets are highly recommended for all children playing or swimming in the river, and are required by law for anyone kayaking or tubing, etc. down the river. Life vest must be worn or attached to your vessel.

You will find it easy to unwind, but hard to go home after your stay at The Gingerbread House.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Megan Atherton (Property Manager)
Member since: 2010
Call Manager
Speaks english, spanish, Se habla Espanol.

Location

Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Hwy 52
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Various restaurants on the way to downtown Ellijay
Car: necessary

The Gingerbread House is located directly on the Cartecay River in East Ellijay, peacefully surrounded by nature, rhododendrons, wildlife, and the sounds of rushing river water. Just 5 miles down the road, you will find R & A Orchard's with all kinds of goodies for visitors, as well several more orchards down the same road that offer pick your own fruit and seasonal fun. There are also wineries, petting zoos, antique shops, restaurants and more all within 10-15 minutes of the cabin. Tubing and kayaking are offered at many places nearby. Fly fishing, hunting, hiking, and many other outdoor activities can be found in Ellijay and the surrounding area. Carter's Lake and Lake Blue Ridge are not far if you are looking for boating and lake activities. Come explore Ellijay!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Ellijay, Georgia

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Dec. weekdays
Dec 1 2016 - Dec 21 2016
1 night minimum stay
C$199
From
C$298
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
 
Xmas-New Years
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$398
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
 
January weekdays
Jan 5 2017 - Jan 12 2017
1 night minimum stay
C$199
From
C$298
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
 
MLK weekend 2017
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$331
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter weekdays
Jan 17 2017 - Feb 16 2017
1 night minimum stay
C$199
From
C$298
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
 
President's weekend
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$331
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
 
Feb. Mar. weekdays
Feb 21 2017 - Mar 9 2017
1 night minimum stay
C$199
From
C$298
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Weekend 2017
May 25 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$431
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer Rate
May 30 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$391
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
 
July 4 weekend '17
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$431
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
 
Late summer rate
Jul 5 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
C$391
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$431
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
 
Columbus Day
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$331
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving '17
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
C$431
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
 
Holiday 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
C$431
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
 
Jan. break
Jan 3 2018 - Jan 7 2018
2 night minimum stay
C$364
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$298
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add C$53 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$398
CleanFee up to 10 guests C$166 + Tax
Pet Fee C$66 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

Rates are for up to 10 people. Over 10 people, add nightly fee of $50+tax,pp over 10th person.
+ more than 10 people add $50 + tax to the clean fee.
+ add $75 + tax, per dog for each approved pet with signed pet agreement.
+ large groups may require additional refundable damage deposit.
+ add 7% tax to all fees, except deposit.
+ add 3% for Paypal transactions.
Rates subject to change w/o notice.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Ellijay, Georgia

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , 36' new vanity with granite; new slate tile throughout.
    Basement Bathroom - toilet
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2.5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 16
  • Basement Master - 1 king , with adjoining half bath.
    Master on Main - 1 king , with adjoining full bath on main level.
    Queen Bedroom UP - 1 queen , Upstairs across from full bath in hall.
    Kid's Bedroom UP - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 2 bunk bed , Large bdrm with sitting area, balcony, TV, toys in closet.
    Basement Bedroom 5 - 2 bunk bed , Small bunkrm;this rm locked unless more than 10 people rent
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
There is a fenced dog run in the front of the house with a dog house, if you would like to bring your dog and want him to be able to be outside without worrying about your pet running off. Pets are also welcome inside, but ask that you keep them off the furniture. Pet fee $75 + tax, per pet.