Big Canoe Resort is a privately gated community in the North Georgia Mountains, only 1 hour North of Atlanta. Seven mountain peaks nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountain District make up its area, offering peace and tranquility to all that live and visit here. All amenities are available inside the gates from general store items to gas, however, wineries, the Appalachian trail, outlet mall shopping, and small town crafts are only 10-20 minutes away. Best known for its hiking, fishing, tennis, swimming, pontoon boating, and of course canoeing, Big Canoe's 3 lakes and 27 holes of championship golf all in a 6,400 acre setting exceeding 3,000 vertical elevation. (2) Kids pools, sandy beach w/ volleyball, paddle boating, and a rock slide are close by. Up to 4 weddings at a time can be catered in its non-denominational chapel, various venues, and new $10MM clubhouse. Live Concerts and other entertainment events are offered during the year.
Entertainment at Mountain Vista: This Luxury Home offers Dish Network Satellite Television Service with Top 200 Channels: 40in HDTV in the media/game room which includes DVD Player, surround sound, and Wii Gaming Console with Sports Disc. 46in LCD Panel TV Located on Main Level Den w/ DVD/DISH. 27in TV Located in Master Suite w/ DVD/VCR/DISH. 12in TV in Kids play cave is available for video games and DVD/VCR. A DVD/VCR Movie Collection is provided for viewing with both children and older themes, including New Releases. The game table is a professional 6N1 table, which includes Monopoly, Scrabble, Backgammon, Chess, Checkers and Yatzhee board games. Additional collection of Board games, jigsaw puzzles, and paperback books are also available.
Fireplaces at Mountain Vista: (2) Wood burning fireplaces provide the ambiance you come to expect from this type of home, one located in Den, and the other out on the patio. Firewood and starter bricks are provided for use in both fireplaces. The Forest is the only thing you see when sitting on the screened patio listening to the crackling of the fire on any night during the year.
Grilling Out at Mountain Vista: We offer (2) Styles of Outdoor Grills at Mountain Vista. Both a large propane grill and side burner, as well as a Weber Charcoal grill, with plenty of platters and grilling utensils. No matter your taste in grilling, we have the tools to get the job done. Charcoal and lighter fluid are sometimes left behind by the previous renter, however not guaranteed, both can be purchased at the general store or grocery store outside the entrance of Big Canoe.
Golf: Rated among the top 20 best golf courses in Georgia by Golf Digest, the Sconti golf course was designed by John Lee; recognized as one of America's most respected golf course architects. The challenging 27-hole course weaves through lakes, woods, mountain meadows, and covered bridges. Open all year to residents and guests of Big Canoe, the green's fees vary from weekday to weekend, depending on Prime Season (April through November, and Holiday weekends) and off-season for those staying as a guest in our home. Cart rental and soft spikes are mandatory. Dress code requires shirts with a collar, and no jeans. The Sconti Golf Club also has a putting green and driving range (fee).
Other Activities: Outlet Mall - 20 minutes away
Kitchen is stocked including: Dishwasher, Trash compactor, stainless cookware, bakeware, spices, glassware, trashbags, stove/oven, large refrigerator/ freezer/ icemaker, and washer/dryer. Main dining area seats 8 with Master on Main. Upstairs, there is a queen bedroom/sitting area + bathroom, room with two single beds, plus a single window bed. Bottom floor bunkroom (4), & Queen Room, plus bathroom. Theater Room has pit group that can sleep (2). DVD Video Library, Dish Network Top 200, Board Game Table, books. Office : Computer/ WiFi/DSL/printer.