Posted on 6/30/2021

16 BEST CABINS TO WATCH FOOTBALL OUTDOORS!

We may be in the heat of summer now, but it won’t be long before the temperatures cool off, the leaves start to change, and football season is back! We feel strongly that just because you are on vacation, doesn’t mean you have to give up your passion for the ‘ol pigskin. Whether you are a die-hard college fan or prefer the professional leagues, we have eighteen cabins that will allow you to relax on the deck, take in the crisp mountain air, and keep up with the score of your favorite teams!

BLISSFUL BLUE RIDGE

Want a taste of heaven on earth? You’ve found it, and its pure bliss. Blissful Blue Ridge is set amid 2.7 acres of vast land with blissful views of the pond and meadow area below perfect for couples with three king bedroom primary ensuites. You cannot help but be awed at this beautiful NEW place! One glance at this lovely 3 years young cabin and you’ll want to step inside and be enthralled by its soaring ceilings, rich craftsmanship, massive logs, and glass windows that allow you to see the rich outdoors and make you feel like you are in a magical treehouse. Defined as happiness, joy, and paradise, you will find your blissful state of mind the moment you enter this luxurious cabin.

Two indoor rock fireplaces and one exterior fireplace give you that additional cozy feeling, and you’d be tempted to just snuggle in front of the fire after a long day of fun. But, this place has so much to offer, and you’d be left wandering from room to room! Outside, you’ll discover the immaculate wrap-around deck on the house and be further amazed by the different views of mountains, the pond, and the woods. Catch a glimpse of the waterfall nearby. This home is tastefully decorated in a rustic contemporary theme with decor collected by the owners.

BIG CANOE LODGE

Big Canoe Lodge – the name says it all. The gleaming canoe suspended over the great room represents the best of what the North Georgia Mountains has to offer. Here, nestled deep in the woods, you’re connected to the streams, lake, and rivers around you, situated on two acres of land with gorgeous long-range vistas. If you can deter your eyes from the spectacular mountain views, you can keep up with the game on the covered deck complete with a fireplace, comfortable seating, and a 30” flat screen television in this 4-bedroom luxurious retreat!

COLBY’S CABIN

Beautifully designed and decorated in rustic style with a comfortable, cozy and inviting feel, Colby’s Cabin is spacious. It has all the amenities of a home away from home and the privacy and beauty of your own private wooded oasis. Inside, the cabin is airy and open, with a nature theme (notice the bear accents) and comfy furniture that invites you to kick back and relax. Enjoy the fresh mountain air as you revel in the incredible outdoor living space, with its roomy decks, ample seating, and screened-in porch that features a wood-burning fireplace and 55” flat screen!

FINDING GRACE

However you imagine your Blue Ridge vacation stay, this home will exceed your expectations.  The owners of Finding Grace describe their cabin as a treehouse with a majestic mountain view. Three different porches and oversize windows are strategically placed to ensure that guests capture the best view of the ever-changing mountains–where the sunlit peaks give way to cloud-like mist. The sunsets, each one different, transition into colors of pink to peach, and blue to gray, where the sky becomes a panoramic, breathtaking vision. A wrap-around screen porch circles the family room, each area with its own seating. Looking out to both the mountainside and the woods, there is comfortable seating in front of a wood-burning stone fireplace, with a Smart TV mounted above. Adjacent to this seating area, you’ll find the relaxing 6-person hot tub. The center porch opens from the family room and offers the convenience of the gas grill, and more comfortable seating with direct mountain views. This stunning cabin is located on Sunrock Mountain, which is fabulous for those wanting to visit local wineries such as Bear Claw Winery or create memories apple picking at Mercier’s. You’re also not too far from the shops and restaurants of Downtown Blue Ridge, with just a 10-minute drive to all the fun!

HOOKED ON TOCCOA

If you are searching for a North Georgia cabin rental right on the river, look no further than Hooked on Toccoa.  This stunning 4-bedroom cabin is beautifully constructed and is only a 10-minute drive to historic downtown Blue Ridge. The outdoor living areas at Hooked on Toccoa take full advantage of the riverfront, just steps from the back door.  French doors off the main living area open to an enormous screened-in porch with a dining table on one side and a cozy sitting area with flat-screen TV on the other. Step outside the porch and you can cross over a gently curved walkway directly down to the gently sloped riverbank or gather under the covered pavilion with wood-burning stone fireplace, Adirondack chairs, gas grill and picnic table for dining al fresco.  The pavilion leads to a large wooden deck perched above the river, ideal for fishing for award-winning trout!

LEATHERWOOD LODGE

Set on the very top of Leatherwood Mountain with breathtaking views that extend as far as the eye can see, including 5 mountain ranges, Leatherwood Lodge is your private vacation oasis with all the comforts of home located in Cherry Log, Georgia. Rustic yet contemporary, with cathedral ceilings, huge windows and double decks that are perfectly positioned to give you an unobstructed view of the mountains, it’s the kind of place where you can relax, unwind and see the sun set in a glowing red sky as red-tailed hawks soar overhead. That spectacular view is yours from just about everywhere, from the comfortable leather recliners in the living room, from the hot tub, or a rocking chair on the covered deck, where you can throw a log on the wood-burning outdoor fireplace while you grill your dinner and enjoy it under the stars!

MOUNTAIN LAUREL HIDEAWAY

Perched on a hillside in the Mineral Bluffs community of Mountain High, the Blue Ridge cabin rental Mountain Laurel Hideaway is appropriately named: tall mountain laurel trees surround the property, hiding the cabin from view until you’re right in front of it. With its warm and inviting atmosphere and a spectacular view of the mountains from inside and out, this wooded oasis will enchant you from the moment you walk through the door. When it’s time to tune into the game, head outside to the screened-in porch, with a Weber gas grill, six-seat dining table, stone wood-burning fireplace, a 32” TV, and a porch swing!

NIGHTHAWK

Located in Mineral Bluff, surrounded by six acres of wilderness but less than 20 minutes from downtown Blue Ridge, Nighthawk is a secluded mountaintop retreat that is the epitome of relaxed, rustic luxury. And the full-range mountain views are nothing less than spectacular! The cabin has a handsome stone facade that gives way to an exquisitely crafted and decorated interior that mixes rich, dark woods, vaulted ceilings, exposed beams and floor-to-ceiling windows that frame the astounding view. Three stacked stone masonry fireplaces, handsome leather furniture, hand-carved tables, and unique hand-crafted fixtures create a rugged, earthy atmosphere that’s warm, welcoming and relaxing.

OUR BLUE HEAVEN 

Our Blue Heaven is ideally located on a magnificent wooded property just five miles from downtown Blue Ridge, surrounded by the wonders of nature and close to hiking trails, trout fishing, water sports and other activities. Inside, it’s built for comfort, with inviting, spacious rooms, all of them cozy and handsomely appointed with high-end furnishings in rustic mountain style. It’s also built for outdoor living, with over 1100 square feet of covered, screened-in deck space on three levels. You’ll find a gas grill, wood-burning fireplace, a five-seat hot tub, a 55” TV, a picnic table and plenty of seating. Whether you want to spend some time alone to catnap or read a book or take in a few quarters of football, you’ll find a place to do it here!

ROW HARDER 

With the amenities of an exclusive riverside resort, a charming private guesthouse, and sleeping accommodations for dozen friends or family members in a gorgeous wooded setting, Row Harder is not your average Blue Ridge mountain cabin rental. Situated on 1.8 green acres with 200 feet of frontage on the Toccoa River, this magnificent property is a nature lover’s dream. On the back deck, there are both gas and charcoal grills for your cookouts and plenty of seating space to dine, relax and enjoy good company. The screened-in porch has an outdoor living room with a wood burning fireplace, TV, and a spectacular view. Near the river’s edge, there’s a fire pit for your marshmallow roasting and storytelling pleasure, and a large flat area that’s perfect for playing touch football or hosting a party!

The Silver Fox

Nestled in the Aska Adventure Area, The Silver Fox is a beautiful cabin that offers visitors a luxurious and comfortable stay. The cabin is named in honor of the owner’s father, who was lovingly referred to as "The Silver Fox." His love of travel and kind-hearted personality inspired the name as soon as they saw the cabin. The Silver Fox is a true gem, with stunning views of the mountains and a homey interior that will make you feel right at home.

Driving up to The Silver Fox, you'll notice how well-maintained and new the cabin looks. The exterior is charming and welcoming, with plenty of parking available for guests. Once inside, you'll see the mountains through the vaulted ceiling and cathedral windows in the living room. The natural light that pours in throughout the day makes the space feel open and inviting. The Silver Fox is a special place, a home away from home created with care and attention to detail. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a weekend escape with friends, this cabin is the perfect destination.

STONE PINE LODGE

Stone Pine Lodge is not your typical Blue Ridge mountain cabin rental. This brand new vacation home has the rustic cabin feel, secluded private setting and breathtaking view of the mountains from its tri-level decks. The cabin is also the epitome of effortless modern luxury, putting everything–state-of-the-art at your fingertips. With sound system TVs, lighting, remote gas fireplaces and hot tub with Bluetooth-enabled speakers throughout all with simplistic operations, the better to relax and enjoy the comforts of your home away from home. Step outside onto the decks and you can fire up the gas grill for a barbecue, settle into a rocker with a drink or soak your cares away in the six-person hot tub in the warmth of the custom level gas fireplace or there’s a wood-burning one on the entertainment deck above along with a 55” television to tune into the gridiron!

TRIPLE VISTA MOUNTAIN TOPS

Perched high on the mountain summit and with expansive wrap-around decks, Triple Vista Mountain Tops offers breathtaking views of three distinct mountain ranges. As you walk onto the sprawling deck with hand-made Mountain Laurel railings you will encounter a lovely outdoor sitting area with a comfy wicker loveseat and matching rockers arranged around a stacked stone wood-burning fireplace with TV mounted above. The adjacent area for cooking al fresco offers you both a charcoal grill with smoker and a gas grill, with a convenient side table and western-inspired raised cooler to keep cold beverages at hand. The decks offer various wooden rockers, Adirondack chairs and handmade benches for relaxing and enjoying the beauty of nature and the fantastic views!

Changes in Altitude 

If you're looking for a cozy, luxurious, peaceful, and private vacation spot, Changes in Altitude is perfect. This newly constructed cabin was built with love and attention to detail, with guests in mind. The goal was to provide you with everything you could ever want and need while enjoying a fabulous mountain view.

All details were noticed in the design and accommodations of the new cabin. Beautiful finishes and modern meets traditional elegance are evident throughout. The attention to detail is remarkable; you will feel pampered and well taken care of during your stay. The beauty of Changes in Altitude extends beyond the cabin's walls, with stunning mountain views visible from every angle. While you enjoy all the comforts of home, you can take in the magnificence of the mountains. Enjoy great outdoor amenities as well, including a fireplace, gas heather, a plethora of rocking chairs, a jacuzzi hot tub, and more.

VISTA RIDGE

The North Georgia mountain cabin rental Vista Ridge looks impressive from the front, but the real wow moment happens when you open the door, step inside and walk toward the back of the house. There, you’ll find an enormous covered porch overlooking the Toccoa River Valley and a spectacular view that stretches all the way to Tennessee and North Carolina. It’s guaranteed to take your breath away. With that amazing backdrop, you’ll want to stay outside as long as possible, which is why there’s a wood-burning fireplace, plenty of seating and 40 flat screen TV on the main deck and a six-person hot tub, and porch swing below!

WINDING LOG RIDGE

A Blue Ridge mountain cabin rental can be just as luxurious as a four-star resort, with all the amenities you crave but with lot more privacy and breathtaking beauty inside and out—and you’ll find it all at Winding Log Ridge. This gorgeous Aska Trail retreat is 11 miles from downtown Blue Ridge but worlds away from everything, the cabin has soaring cathedral ceilings and glass walls that flood the rooms with natural light and provide a magnificent view of the mountains, making you feel as one with woods and nature reserves that surround you. When it’s game time, head out to the deck fire up the gas grill and enjoy your meal outdoors, where there’s plenty of comfortable seating. The screened-in deck is covered so you can sit back, relax, and watch the 50 TV, no matter what the weather!

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