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Toccoa River Frontage With Year-Round Mountain Views

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, Sleep 12 Spacious Cabin On Toccoa River

This exceptional 4BR, 3.5BA real log cabin is surrounded by mountains in a small Toccoa River valley. Located 12 miles north of Suches off of Hwy 60 it is easily accessible from Blue Ridge, Blairsville, or Dahlonega by paved roads.

Casually yet elegantly furnished and decorated for the ultimate mountain experience. Soaring cathedral ceilings with a magnificent 2-story wood burning rock fireplace. Beautiful post and beam construction with heart of pine floors. Granite countertops and stainless steel appliances in kitchen.

Over 600 ft. of frontage on a private section of the Toccoa River that is trout stocked by the DNR and the neighborhood fishing association.

Private riverfront picnic area with pavilion, grill, fire pit, and horseshoe pit.

Large porch in front of cabin for enjoying mountain views, watching wild life, and star gazing. Rocking chair porch overlooking river in rear of cabin. Private screened porch with swing and Jacuzzi hot tub.

Entertainment/Amenities include:

70” TV in family room (Satellite + Netflix + Hulu + Apple TV)

40” TV in all bedrooms except Bunk Room

DVD player with Blu-ray

Bumper pool table

Table games, puzzles, books

Wireless Internet

Phone with free local and domestic long distance calling

Washer / Dryer

More Details

Deirdre Hochstetler
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2018

About Deirdre Hochstetler

Being a fourth generation Floridian the mountains have always been a source of wonderment for me. I have many fond memories of summer vacations with my family camping in the Blue Ridge Mountains of the Appalachians. The cool crisp air, winding mountain roads, rushing crystal clear streams, and lush flora were a refreshing contrast to the Florida heat.

When my work brought me to Atlanta two decades ago I was delighted to discover the mountains a short two hours away. Unlike the Carolinas, the Georgia mountains are still relatively undiscovered by tourists. My retirement goal is to trade the hustle and bustle of Atlanta for the quiet unspoiled beauty of the north Georgia mountains. This mountain cabin represents a promise to myself that someday that dream will come true.

Deirdre Hochstetler purchased this lodge in 2012

Why Deirdre Hochstetler chose Suches

The Chattahoochee National Forest is where the Appalachian mountain range begins and is the one true mountainous area in North Georgia. Its edges are dotted by quaint mountain towns like Blue Ridge, Blairsville, Dahlonega, and Helen, but the only civilization inside the forest is the community of Suches. With ten wilderness areas and six wildlife management areas most of the forest is unspoiled and is as wild as when the Cherokee Indians roamed. For a nature lover the natural beauty and abundant wildlife that encompass Suches are about as close to heaven as you can get on this earth.

What makes this lodge unique

The Riverlands Lodge sits 50 feet from the Toccoa River which is one of the premier trout streams of Georgia. This stretch of the Toccoa is privately owned and heavily stocked offering excellent fly fishing opportunities. The cabin is nestled in a small river valley surrounded by mountains offering a 360 degree panoramic view. Herds of deer regularly graze in the open fields while wild ducks, herons, and beavers can been found along the river bank.

Growing up I wanted to be a Forest Ranger so I have added all the amenities to the property that make it feel like you have your own private park. There is a picnic pavilion on the riverfront with an in-ground charcoal grill, and a rustic fire ring surrounded by benches to roast your hotdogs and marshmallows. Horse shoes can be played while the picnic is being prepared.

While I enjoy the outdoors I also like to be comfortable so the cabin is setup with all the amenities needed to enjoy your time inside as well. The cabin was built to be a family home so it has a spaciousness needed to accommodate a variety of people. The four bedrooms are separated to afford privacy to each bedroom making it ideal for family reunions.

I thoroughly enjoy the simple beauty of Suches, and this cabin puts you in the middle of the very best of it. I am proud to offer my guests the chance to share this experience and hope they find Suches as heavenly as I do.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation lodge rental in Suches, Georgia

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 28
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • All fishing in this section of the river is catch and release to allow everyone the enjoyment of catching trophy sized trout.
  • No hunting, discharge of firearms, or camping (tents, campers, or RV's) is allowed on the property.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Powder Room - toilet
    Upstairs Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bathroom - toilet , shower , Double vanities
    Mud room - toilet , shower , Laundry tub, washer/dryer
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bunk Room - 2 bunk bed , 2 bunk beds (twin over full)
    Master - 1 king , 40 in. flat screen TV
    Upstairs Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 40 in. flat screen TV
    Upstairs Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single , Queen + 2 twin beds, 40 in. flat screen TV
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • festivals
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • water tubing


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Toccoa River Frontage With Year-Round Mountain Views
average rating of 4.9333334 based on 30 reviews

Beautiful property and welcoming home

  • 4 of 5

The home is definitely country living and closer to Blue Ridge than Dahlonega. The stream/river is right out back and there's a beautiful view of the mountains from the front porch. The home is fairly new with a nice kitchen and plenty of beds and space for a group of people. The beds and linens were nice and new and brighter in person than in the pictures. My only complaints are that connecting to the internet/wi-fi is challenging (but country living, right?) and the house was very dusty (lamps, blinds, window ledges, etc.). The owner is terrific though, easy to work with, and will probably have the place nice and clean for the next guests. We had a lovely retreat!

  • Submitted: 14-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Absolutely beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for our getaway! Very clean and spacious and Mrs. Deirdre was very accommodating. Look forward to visiting again in the near future!

  • Submitted: 13-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Ft. Lauderdale, Florida

Beautiful place, very well set up for short term vacation rental.

  • 5 of 5

Super nice place, great for families or a group of friends. Very accommodating owner and she was very responsive and easy to work with. Would definitely come again.

  • Submitted: 6-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Decatur, GA

Couldn't have been better!

  • 5 of 5

Our family and two others rented this lovely cabin for a weekend getaway. It was absolutely perfect. The kids spent most of the weekend playing on the expansive, plush lawn, and the adults loved relaxing riverside or in the hot tub. The kitchen and dining area were spacious enough to enjoy family-style meals, and we topped off our nights with s'mores around the fire pit. Sleeping accommodations were plentiful and the kids had great fun in the bunk room. The cabin is clean and well-kept and the owner went the extra mile to ensure we enjoyed our stay. The property is a short drive from great outdoor adventures, including the Toccoa River swinging bridge. If you're looking for a comfortable, quiet, spacious place to relax or use as a jump-off point for outdoor fun, look no further. We look forward to coming back!

  • Submitted: 22-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fun Trip!

  • 5 of 5

The home was great! We had plenty of space to enjoy all it had to offer..

  • Submitted: 27-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, quiet, away from it all setting. A quick drive to the swinging bridge & numerous trails.

  • 4 of 5

The perfect getaway for a large family. Plenty of space to stretch out, play games, fish, grill and gather round the fire pit. Clean, well taken care of home offering everything needed for cooking & entertaining. We visited in February, shorter days, so packed in as much sight seeing as possible during the days and enjoyed the evenings preparing Smores by the fire pit, relaxing on the porches and enjoying the hot tub. Morning coffee is ten times better with this view. Peaceful!

We had a great time! Thanks for sharing your beautiful home!

  • Submitted: 2-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation lodge rental in Suches, Georgia

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$193.17

Major holidays require a 3-night minimum reservation.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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