On top of the rolling hills of the Rich Mountains, overlooking the beautiful Blue Ridge Lake, you will find the welcoming serenity of the Ridges Over Lake Lodge. From the moment you drive up the paved driveway in the private gated community to see this impressive Canadian log structure with a welcoming willow swing on the massive front porch, you immediately know that a very special experience awaits you.
Ridges Over Lake is a place of rustic elegance and luxurious comfort immersed in the midst of peaceful and majestic beauty of the Chattahoochee National Forest. Here, you can find an escape in the healing serenity of nature and enjoy stunning views of the lake and the mountains from the comfort of your two-level deck. Let your eyes take a flight with the eagles or have them follow the intricate dance of the falling leaves. Gather your friends and family around the fire pit to roast the marshmallows, share music and stories, and enjoy the scenic views.
Take a nature hike on the extensive Appalachian trails starting literally in your backyard, and return to find the comfort of a luxurious hot shower, hearty meal, and a soft comfortable bed. Enjoy a variety of outdoor adventures such as helicopter and ATV rides, mountain biking and horseback riding, or take a zipline canopy tour in the midst of the world-renown ASKA Adventure Area.
The water sports enthusiasts can immerse themselves in numerous activities such as boating, rafting, tubing, canoeing, and kayaking. A number of flowing rivers, streams and lakes in the area of Blue Ridge offers plenty of opportunity for fly fishing in the Trout Capital of Georgia.
This private Lodge is located only 15 minutes from the charming town of Blue Ridge, where you can enjoy fast food or fine dining, antique shopping, and apple picking at the famous Mercier Orchards, visit a local winery, or take a train ride on the Blue Ridge Scenic Railway.
Ridges Over Lake Lodge is a three level 6-bedroom,
7-bathroom luxury log cabin that can accommodate very comfortably 8 adults in 4 private bedrooms plus up to 8 kids in a spacious Bunk Bed Loft. In addition, there is a Queen-size sleeper sofa in a private Fireplace Suite, a futon in a Game Room, and a twin-size foldout chair in one of the bedrooms and another twin-over-twin bunk bed in one of the bedrooms that can accommodate additional guests if needed.
The center point of the main floor, a grand living area with a majestic wood-burning stone fireplace along with the impressive 2-story prow of glass and beams overlooking the stunning views of the mountains and clear blue-green waters of the lake blends comfortably into a spacious gourmet kitchen and dining area. French doors lead off to a beautiful deck equipped with a built-in red cedar bar counter.
A fully equipped kitchen with granite countertops and all Viking appliances including a double oven and a six-burner range top will provide you with everything necessary to cook a scrumptious meal to enjoy and share at a dining table that can be extended to accommodate up to 12 guests.
Off the Great Room you will find a private oasis in the master bedroom suite with luxuriously appointed king-size bed. Step out onto the deck to enjoy the stunning views and take a breath of crisp mountain air. Pamper yourself in the spacious bath featuring a Jacuzzi tub, separate stone shower, and a double vanity.
In the East wing of the main floor you will find tasteful and luxurious accommodations in the Bear Bedroom that has a comfortable low-set queen-size bed and a full comfortable bathroom. A set of French doors give you an access to a private nook on the upper deck to enjoy the scenic views.
Head upstairs to the spacious second master bedroom suite complete with king-size bed and an oversized leather chair that can be unfolded into a twin size bed. The master bedroom has its own full bath equipped with luxurious Jacuzzi tub, separate stone shower, and his and hers vanity sink. Abundant windows from your bedroom and the bathroom offer majestic mountain views from high above the treetops.
Walk across the cathedral ceiling walkway to the Game Room area to enjoy the game of foosball, air hockey, backgammon, or chess. There is a seating area for enjoying a plethora of board games and a large TV with DVD/VCR, so you can watch your favorite movie. The Game Room also offers a futon that can be used to accommodate extra guests.
Connected to the Game Room is a spacious Bunk Bed Loft with 4 natural pine bunks along with multiple toys and games for the little ones to enjoy.
As you head downstairs to the terrace level, you will find a room equipped with a 8ft rustic billiards table, another room with a ping pong table, and a Fireplace Suite where you can relax on a comfortable sofa, enjoy the crackle of fire in a remote controlled gas-stove fireplace, read a book or catch a favorite show on a flat-screen TV with satellite cable and external HDMI connection. The queen-size sleeper sofa can comfortably accommodate additional overnight guests if needed.
Pass through a small private hallway into your own separate bedroom furnished with plush king-size bed and equipped with a twin-over-twin bunk bed. The bedroom has a full bath, and a step-out access onto the lower level covered porch which makes for its own special area.
The entire terrace level is surrounded by open windows providing easy access to the expansive covered porch with large gas grill, and plenty of seating areas to welcome the togetherness with friends and family and to share the scenic views and many special moments.
Stepping down from the lower deck to the ground level, you will find a very special viewing terrace with a built-in fire pit where you can relax and enjoy the bird watching or star gazing under the open skies.
The Lodge is not childproof but it is child-friendly. There is a playpen and a high chair available for your use. In addition, there is limited handicapped access at the main level. There is a wireless Internet connection for your convenience.
This warm and spacious Lodge is your home away from home. With accommodations and amenities that will meet the needs of up to 23 guests it can serve as a perfect option for family reunions, corporate retreats, or a getaway for a group of friends.