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Nina Gilbert

Member since: 2013
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Speaks english

100-acre retreat;3BR/3BA lodge;river/creek waterfront;Low as $900/wk

Bedrooms 3
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Photos and Description of the Mineral Bluff vacation lodge rental

3BR,3BA;historic,hand-crafted lodge;sleeps 8-10;fish,swim,wade,raft,trails

Resting atop 100 mountain acres, a unique, old fashioned, chinked-log lodge with 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms. Hand-crafted by a NASA engineer in the style of the 1800’s, with tools from the era. The rustic design includes massive hand-hewn beams throughout, bark-faced cabinets, cathedral ceilings, 2 huge stone fireplaces, hand-carved doors and hinges. The covered front porch overlooks the gathering fields for a variety of wildlife – deer, turkeys, birds, hummingbirds, and of course fireflies. In keeping with the Lodge’s historic design, each room features antiques and hand-fashioned furniture, some from the 1800’s era. An 1875 square grand piano (very rare) graces the great room, with old farm tools displayed throughout, as well as vintage fishing bobbers and primitive fishing reels. Each room opens onto the 90’ back deck.

The rustic kitchen, with offset dining area and cozy breakfast nook is fully equipped for all cooking needs. A 19th century drop-leaf table from England serves the coffee/tea bar. For rainy days, the lodge offers a hidden 120” home movie system, with a library of movies, along with WiFi and cable. A queen sleeper sofa sits at the massive Rumford fireplace.

The Rainbow Room (sleeps 2-3) holds a king bed and a luxury futon. The Trophy Brown Room (sleeps 2) features a heavy timber , lofted twin bed, above a full-sized bed. The Brookie Room (sleeps 2-3) features a queen bed, along with a leather futon.

Firefly’s remote 100-acre nature preserve surrounds the Lodge building. On the north, nearly two miles of pristine frontage on historic Hot House Creek. On the west, we own 10 acres of secluded frontage on the Toccoa River, one of northern Georgia’s premier trout fishing rivers. Guests enjoy creekside and mountain view hiking trails, riverfront and creek-front picnic areas, a campfire area overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains, and multiple opportunities for interaction with wild turkeys, deer, and other critters.

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  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Nina Gilbert (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks english


Nearest Airport
67 Miles
Chattanooga TN
Nearest Train
7 Miles
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Harvest, Christy's, Chester's
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation lodge rental in Mineral Bluff, Georgia

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Dec 21 2016 - Jan 1 2017
4 night minimum stay
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection C$79
One time cleaning fee C$133 + Tax
Tax Rate 12.0%

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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation lodge rental in Mineral Bluff, Georgia

Property Type:
  • lodge
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Rainbow, Old World Wooden Bath - toilet , tub , shower , Bark-face, hand built cabinets, walk in sandstone shower,tub
    Brookie En-Suite Bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Trophy Brown/family bath - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Rainbow Room - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , King bed can be set up as 2 twin beds; ensuite bath
    Trophy Brown Room - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Lofted single bed above double bed
    Brookie Room - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Private entrance, TV, coffee maker, antique frig, microwave
  • Each bedroom opens onto 90' back deck. Rainbow and Brookie baths en suite. Trophy Brown bath across hall.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
10 acres frontage on Toccoa River, easy access to canoe, float, raft, fish, wade, swim; also over mile frontage on historic creek with waterfall, and pond for wading, swimming