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Downtown in this cozy pet and family friendly mid century cottage

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Two bedroom, one bathroom walking distance to downtown Blue Ridge attraction

Large master bedroom with queen bed, large double closet, and writing/sitting area. Second bedroom with full bed and ample closet. Third sleeping area with twin daybed with closet access in adjoining area and writing desk. Plenty of relaxing options in the living room with cable tv, in the great room open to the kitchen, also with cable tv, or in the sun room off the great room looking out onto backyard. Large deck off the living room for grilling and outdoor gathering. Covered carport for one vehicle with access to great room. Nice front yard with concrete patio with bistro set. Also private backyard. Full size washer and dryer in the basement accessed from great room.

Cathy Cox-Brakefield
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018

About Cathy Cox-Brakefield

We just celebrated our twenty-fifth anniversary, having moved to Blue Ridge, my hometown, in 2001, after spending most of our prior adult years in the Atlanta area. We lived in our first vacation cabin for two years and then moved into our new home on my family's farm just outside town. We have two grown sons who live in the Atlanta and Athens area. On the farm our babies are our two dogs, three cats, and three "fainting' goats. By the end of 2015, we will both be retired from long legal careers and focus our efforts on our three vacation rental properties.

Cathy Cox-Brakefield purchased this bungalow in 2015

Why Cathy Cox-Brakefield chose Blue Ridge

This house was previously owned by a family friend. I went with a colleague who was house hunting to look at it. She decided that it wasn't for her, but I fell in love. The house is charming and in one of Blue Ridge's original in town neighborhoods, just steps from the excitement of downtown. Having hosted visitors for over two years at Cox Farmnhouse, I have a vision that couples and young families will love the option of.staying in the very convenient location within minutes of walking to shops, parks, restaurants, the library, and art galleries. The Swan, one of Georgia's last and longest operating drive-in theaters, is only a few blocks away.

What makes this bungalow unique

With its original hardwood floor in the main living room, and charming cottage feel, this gem will be the perfect vacation spot for two couples or a family with up to three children. The living room is light and airy with a large adjoining deck for grilling and outdoor seating. The great room provides space for guests to cook, dine, and watch tv or relax while being in the same space. The lovely tiled sunroom just off the great room provides additional seating and dining space. Full laundry facilities with a large laundry sink and an extra toilet in the basement provide extra convenience.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation bungalow rental in Blue Ridge, Georgia

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lots of storage in cabinet above toilet and in vanity.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Large closet and sitting area. Three windows.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Generous closet and spacious dresser.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , Office room with daybed. Closet in living room adjacent.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • long term renters welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Extra toilet and laundry sink with mirror in basement.


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Downtown in this cozy pet and family friendly mid century cottage
average rating of 4.857143 based on 14 reviews

Wonderful stay!

  • 5 of 5

Highly recommend this lovely cozy bungalow in the heart of downtown Blue Ridge, GA. The home was perfect for our family and the Christmas and holiday decor found all throughout the house made it even more special. At noon each day you could hear the nearby church playing Christmas music and it was just lovely as well. Cathy made our stay very easy and was very accommodating with check in and check out. Hope to definitely be back!

Thanks again,

The Lathams

  • Submitted: 23-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much! We loved hosting you and hope to see you back soon.
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Nice, clean and super convenient to Downtown Blue Ridge

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. Cathy was a great host. It was great being so close to downtown. We would definitely book again.

  • Submitted: 3-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Evrything about this place is great

  • Submitted: 24-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great weekend - we enjoyed the house

  • 4 of 5

Great weekend - thank you!!!

Note: The bathroom could use updating - there is only 1 bath and it is very outdated. It was fine for my husband and I but if you had several more staying it would be nice if it was updated. And the front room could be used as a more casual room with a more of a comfy feel.

But we loved our stay and working with the owner was very easy and her customer service was great !!!

  • Submitted: 3-Jan-2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad you enjoyed your stay. I am not sure if your comments are more style than function, but I am responding to both. The bath has been intentionally left "cottagy" in look to match the age of this historic downtown home. We are careful to make sure folks know this is a ONE bathroom house but the extra toilet and sink in basement do help for larger groups. We limit guests to five, also. The shower head, sink faucet, and toilet working parts have all been updated, but there is not much more you can fit into the space. The floor is also updated tile look solid material. I am not sure which room is the "front room" but if you mean the sunroom, it is not on the central heat/AC system so it is more a three seasons room. Our pictures are reflective of the look of the home so that hopefully no one is surprised. We love the vintage look with a few modern touches like smart TV and high speed WIFI. Please feel free to contact us if you have questions about the accommodations.
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Cozy, close to town and pet friendly

  • 5 of 5

Great place if you want to be close to town and bring your dog. We enjoyed a great week in this house and loved being able to walk in to town. The walk back up the hills will help burn off the calories from all your great dinner choices. Owner was awesome and was very helpful with anything we wanted to know about the area.

  • Submitted: 30-Dec-2016
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for this review and for being such great guests. We hope you will consider us for future vacation plans.
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Cozy home!

  • 5 of 5

We really loved this home. Everything we needed was provided. It was so close to everything in downtown Blueridge with no need to drive. It was very clean and in a quiet neighborhood. We can't wait to stay again!

  • Submitted: 7-Nov-2016
  • Stayed: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! The street is quiet and walk downtown is so easy for almost everyone. We look forward to your return visit.
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Chester Brunemeyers
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Butternut Creek
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
Highway 515
Nearest Restaurant
0.3 Miles
Black Sheep
Nearest Ski
80 Miles
Maggie Valley
Car: recommended

Blue Ridge has a vibrant downtown with shops, bars, and restaurants, yet outdoor adventure abounds on Lake Blue Ridge, the Toccoa/Ocoee river, in the Chattahoochee National Forest (Appalachian Trail, Cohitta Wilderness Area, Rich Mountain Wildlife Management Area, and numerous waterfalls. Come enjoy one of the most ancient ecosystems on earth.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation bungalow rental in Blue Ridge, Georgia

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee C$63.8
Refundable Damage Deposit C$255.22
Cleaning C$95.71
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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