Want that classic cabin experience with all the modern luxuries of a mountain lodge? You’ve found it at Highland Lodge! This stunning and secluded vacation rental in North Georgia boasts the best of both worlds. Enjoy the rustic charm of a log cabin with upgraded appliances, high-end finishes, and tons of modern amenities to keep you comfortable, entertained, and relaxed on your North Georgia getaway.
This 7-bedroom, 6 ½-bathroom mountain retreat has space to sleep up to 14 guests, with a mix of king, queen, and twin beds. Across 6,500 square feet, guests can stroll the beautifully landscaped grounds, get some fresh air from the large decks with amazing mountain views, unwind in the gorgeous living room, sit down for meals in the elegant dining space, whip up meals in the gourmet kitchen, and get in a workout in the home’s exercise room!
Kids will especially love the bunk room in this luxury rental home, which boasts 3 built-in twin beds (each with its own reading light), a kids’ table, and fun mountain decor. Bathrooms are spa-like escapes, and the bedrooms have all the comforts of home to ensure you get that well-deserved rest after a day on Lake Petit.
Located in the 8,000-acre Big Canoe Resort (about 1 ½ hours from Atlanta and about 1 hour from Blue Ridge) in Jasper, Highland Lodge also boasts access to the community’s long list of amenities. Spend a day on the 27-hole golf course, try kayaks or pontoon boats on the 3 lakes, enjoy the outdoor swimming pools, stop by the clubhouse, take the kids to the playgrounds, enjoy a day at the spa, get a bite to eat at one of the restaurants, and so much more!
A stunning space designed like a luxury lodge, the living room of Highland Lodge spares no detail. A large, stacked stone fireplace stretches to the ceiling and features a beautiful log mantelpiece and beautiful cutouts for extra firewood. Built-in bookshelves bookend the fireplace, and a big screen TV sits on the mantel.
Stylish sofas face each other with a coffee table big enough for board games or card games in between. A nice rug is underfoot, and beautiful wood floors run throughout the space. With a tabletop lamp, a gorgeous iron chandelier overhead, lots of wood details, and luxury finishes, this is truly a place you’ll want to gather, reconnect, and spend some quality time.
Just off the living room is a stepped-up sitting area that will be a favorite with readers and afternoon nappers. A lovely chair with an ottoman has a floor lamp next to it, and there are nice picture windows here framing those gorgeous views.
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This space has a rug where little ones can crawl and play or kids can build blocks. This space also features a wet bar, so you can easily craft cocktails, pour a glass of local wine, or just keep some drinks and snacks for the kids.
The fully equipped kitchen in this luxury cabin rental is equally impressive. The exposed wood beams beautifully pair with the modern painted cabinets, sleek stainless steel appliances, and light stone countertops. The large-capacity refrigerator/freezer makes it easy to store ingredients, snacks, and drinks for a group, and the double ovens make mealtime simpler. The stretching countertop has barstool seating, and the dishwasher makes cleanup a breeze.
The kitchen boasts plenty of counter space for prepping meals, setting out a holiday spread, or putting out snacks for the big game. There are 2 convenient sinks here, and the kitchen is fully stocked with dishes, glasses, mugs, utensils, and kitchen tools as well. Plus, large windows here frame lush tree-studded views!
Another sitting area in the kitchen features a unique sofa, a fireplace, a flatscreen TV, and a nice 4-person table tucked in a light-filled nook. Kids can watch cartoons as breakfast is cooked, or you can sit here with a drink and watch a movie with some nearby snacks.
Featuring a built-in buffet that looks through to the 4-person table in the kitchen, the dining area is elegant and welcoming. A lovely mountain-themed chandelier hangs above the wood dining table, and a buffet to the side has space for sides and mains. Enjoy lots of light through the large window here as you have meals together.
Have a big breakfast before a hike in the Blue Ridge Mountains, set out pizza on a laid-back day, or set a gorgeous holiday tablescape for a memorable meal together. When you’re not sitting down for meals, clear the table and let this be your homeschool space, your workstation, or your game-night hub! Pack your favorite board games and card games and get ready for lots of laughs!
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Vacation is all about fun, but if you love a good workout – or just don’t want to have to start over when you get back home – Highland Lodge has you covered. The workout room in this vacation home features nice rubber mats, a stair stepper, a treadmill, weights, exercise balls, a speedbag, and weight machines! Easily stay on top of workouts while away in this great room. Big Canoe Resort also offers a fitness center for guests!
Enjoy the beautiful outdoor spaces at Highland Lodge, which offers a gas grill for cookouts, rocking chairs so you can relax, and plenty of privacy because the home is secluded. The flat driveway offers parking for 8, making it easy for groups to stay.
Each bedroom in Highland Lodge is beautifully furnished, giving each guest a great space to retreat. Across 7 bedrooms and 6 ½ bathrooms, find space to sleep up to 14 guests. There are 2 king-size beds, 3 queen-size beds, 3 twin-size beds, and 1 trundle. Bathrooms are also luxurious, with tiled showers, or spa-like tubs – including a jetted tub for soothing baths.
One bedroom is a special treat for kids, with 3 built-in twin beds. Each has its own window and reading light, creating the feeling of separate spaces within the room. There is a kid-size table in the center of the room, so kids can play games, color, and just hang out in their special space!
Highland Lodge has everything covered, from cooking and entertainment to comfort all around. Stay cool with air conditioning throughout this luxury house rental, and stay connected with the Wi-Fi. The home also has a washer/dryer for guests’ convenience, so it will be easy to wash pool towels or clean up after hiking and days on the lake.
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The Big Canoe Resort is a sprawling estate with lake views and gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, luxury lakeside properties, 3 lakes, opportunities for boating and fishing, community outdoor pools, a fitness center, restaurants, a grocery store, a chapel, a post office, 3 wedding venue areas, 20 miles of hiking trails, waterfalls, a marina, playgrounds, fields, a dog park, clay and hard tennis courts, and more! Guests staying in a Big Canoe vacation rental will enjoy access to the amenities in this private, gated community!
While some community amenities in Big Canoe Resort are free, others may require an on-site fee — please note this is not included in the rental price.
There is no shortage of fun in the Big Canoe resort, but North Georgia offers so much more outside its gates. Other great mountain towns offering restaurants, shops, and attractions include Dahlonega, Dawsonville, Ellijay, Helen, and Blue Ridge. Check out art galleries, play miniature golf, go fishing, watch shows at a community theatre…the list goes on and on!
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway
Enjoy some of the best views around on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway! During the holidays, enjoy themed rides that the kids will especially love.
The Appalachian Trail
Start your journey on the Appalachian Trail, whether it’s a challenging hike or an easy trail. There are miles to explore nearby, with something for almost every hiking skill level.
From the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame and Burt’s Farm to Amicalola Falls and kayaking on the Etowah River, Dawsonville, Georgia, has plenty of fun for all!