The Overlook Inn

9440 Highway 52 Woody Glenn Highway, Chatsworth, GA 30705 USA (Show map)


Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia. A mountain Bed and Breakfast with Rustic Elegance. Sraddling Fort Mountain and commanding a breathtaking view of The Chattahoochee National Forest and the Bue Ridge Mountains, the New ( Opened in the Fall of 2002), was designed and situated to take full advantage of it's magnificent surroundings. Its rustic exterior blends into the environment, yet conceals elegant lodge accommodations. Featured in Fodors 2004 Travel Guide " Escape to Nature Without Roughing It".



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service5.0
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Onsite Dining4.7

Incredible Fall Getaway

4.8 on October 31, 2017

We absolutely loved staying at The Overlook Inn for our anniversary this fall. Lynn was a phenomenal host and went out of her way to make our stay wonderful. Our room provided a peaceful and restful retreat, the food was delicious, the views were spectacular. We'll be coming back!

Amazing place! Amazing stay!

5 on September 03, 2017

From the first phone call to the day of check-out, The Overlook Inn exceeded our expectations. Lynn and Michael and staff were all just wonderful and so personable. Each one took time to talk to us and really made it feel like home. The reason for the visit was our wedding day. We booked the elopement package and stayed for 3 days. Lynn took care of everything and it was so effortless after we checked in. The ceremony, the dinner, the cake, the photographer...all perfect. We stayed in the Grand Gahutti with the private hot tub as a suggestion from Lynn and were very pleased with the room. We peeked in all the rooms and all had a great feel and personality. The breakfast each morning was delicious. Three courses with a variety of tastes and treasures. The dining room has a beautiful view and allowed you to enjoy the meal and soak up the atmosphere. Everywhere you look there is small things that have been placed and added to give the space its own character. Fort Mountain State Park is only a few miles down the mountain. A great place to spend the day, which we did. Can't say enough about this place. You will not be disappointed. Already talking about returning for our 1 year anniversary. Thank you Lynn for an amazing and awesome 3 days.

Venue for solar eclipse event

4.0 on August 27, 2017

Great location for a comfortable rustic inn located in the N. Georgia mountains

Anniversary Getaway

5 on July 06, 2017

Since we were going to be in the Blue Ridge area visiting family for the long 4th holiday weekend, we decided to escape for two of the nights and celebrate our anniversary. Since we are Floridians, we really have not experienced a mountain B&B. We surfed the web a couple of months back and discovered The Overlook Inn. Again, being Floridians and loving the water, the Celestial Suite immediately caught our attention with the two person Jacuzzi and rain forest shower. The rest of the suite also looked and sounded great on the web. Upon arrival, and after a thorough and extremely pleasant orientation of the property from our innkeeper, Lynne , she then escorted us to our suite and completely familiarized us with our accommodations.We were pleasantly surprised as everything was as described on their website. The same applies to the grounds and the great room, where we enjoyed wine & cheese, an incredible brownie dessert, and of course, two totally different three course breakfasts. We have dined on many different cruise ships and in many fine restaurants, but when it comes to breakfast, they have nothing on Lynne and her staff. (neither food nor service). We enjoyed our stay so much that we have reserved the same suite for Thanksgiving weekend and will be booking a second suite for another family member. Thank you, Lynne for a GREAT getaway! Room Tip: They are all different with their own charm and ameneties

Will visit again!

4.6 on June 21, 2017

Lovely facility, marvelous views, clean, comfortable, will visit again.

Simply The Best

5 on June 20, 2017

Outstanding in every way; their kindness and hospitality made us feel at right at home, and their attention to every little detail of our stay was so appreciated. Already looking forward to our next visit! Rome, GA

A wonderful surprise!

5 on April 24, 2017

I surprised my husband with a weekend at the Overlook for his birthday. Lynn made us feel right at home from the moment we arrived. The Celestial Suite was amazing and we can't say enough wonderful things about thefood!!Perfect relaxing getaway.

We were refreshed and blessed!

5 on April 22, 2017

Lynn and Mike were great hosts...even the smallest detail was thoughtfully arranged. The three course breakfast was delightful. A beautiful view, beautiful accommodations, beautiful people-- a quiet escape-- just what we needed for an anniversary get away!

The Best Stay For Your Buck

5 on March 27, 2017

The Overlook is an AMAZING stay!! There is a choice of "theme" rooms that have a different vibrancy depending on one's mood. The location is close to Chatsworth and close to the Ellijay area. If one is fortunate enough, it could snow and the atmosphere of your room changes for a totally new vibrancy. Thank You Lynn for such a wonderful stay. I will be back again.

Incredible weekend!

5 on December 15, 2016

We had the most AMAZING weekend at the Overlook Inn. The staff was outstanding, the room was beautiful, the views incredible and the food delicious!! I could not more highly recommend a B & B!! We will absolutely go back again!!

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Rooms & Rates

The Grand Gahutti...

The Grand Gahutti... 12' High Ceilings, elegant furnishings, in room fireplace, and a stately wrought iron king size canopy bed distinguishes this room. With an in-room private bath with double pedestal sinks, the room opens onto a broad screen porch with an outdoor hot tub. Off-Peak: $219 per night Peak: $249 per night

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $219 - $249

The Moon Eye...

The Moon Eye... Designed for comfort and relaxation with its in-room private bath and other features, this room invites its guests to lounge before its open fireplace or on its back porch or in its hot tub. Off-Peak: $199 per night Peak: $229 per night

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $199 - $229

The Fieldstone...

The Fieldstone... Truly different, the room captures the region's outdoors appeal with an unusual rock wall constructed of natural fieldstone. The oversize room has a queen bed and sitting area with a fireplace. * New! (photo coming soon) The Fieldstone now features a in-room jetted corner tub for two. The private bath is just two steps across a small hall from your suite. Off-Peak: $169 per night Peak: $199 per night

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $169 - $199

The Conquistador...

The Conquistador... This cozy room with queen bed and small fireplace, and a private in-room bathroom, the room opens onto a private rocking chair porch, bringing the out-of-doors inside. Off-Peak: $169 per night Peak: $199 per night

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $169 - $199

The Prince Madoc...

The Prince Madoc... True Luxury! An inviting four-poster king size bed and large stone fireplace spell ease. An in-room spa tub provides therapeutic enhancements. Its private porch affords and eagle's view of the mountainous horizon. The private bath with oversized shower is just 2 steps across a small hall from your suite.(handicapped accessible) Off-Peak: $179 per night Peak: $209 per night

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $179 - $209

The Celestial Suite

Our best and newest suite! These luxury accommodations include a Flat Screen TV, DVD and Satellite, large peninsula fireplace that can be enjoyed from the massive King-Sized Bed,the loveseat in the sitting area or the 2-person Jetted Tub that features a waterfall spout from the ceiling. Its private bath showcases an X-Large tiled shower with overhead rain forest shower head and full body sprayers.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $239 - $269

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Location Type

North Georgia Mountains, Countryside, Mountains


Atlanta, GA (ATL-Hartsfield Intl.) 90 miles

Directions to property:

Directions from Atlanta: Take I-75 North to I-575 North. Continue of I-575 until it turns into Highway 515 and continue to Ellijay. Turn left at the second Ellijay light (Hardees is on the left hand corner) and continue straight approximately 100ft until the road dead ends at a stop light. Turn left at the light onto Highway 52 West and follow the 52 West signs through the Ellijay town square. Continue on Highway 52W for approximately 17 miles. When you see the sign for the Wilderness View Cabins on your right (DO NOT TURN IN) continue on Hwy 52 for another 1.2 miles to reach the office. You will retrieve your key inside the red cabin (Coyote Redd's) located next to The Overlook Inn on the left across from the second scenic overlook.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Aquarium, Historical interests, Lake, National/State parks, Nature area, horseback riding, golfing, Lake Conasauga (Georgia's highest lake), white water rafting, mountain biking, the Chief Vann House, Outlet Stores, Picnic area

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast, Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Air conditioning, Board games, CD player, Computer, Conference Rooms, Copier, Desk, Fax Machine, Library, Movie library, Parking, Piano, Satellite/Cable TV, Secretarial services, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities , Wireless Internet, Fireplace In-Room, Coffee makers, Hair dryers, Egyptian Cotton robes, Hot tubs, Garden tubs, Kitchenette, Gourmet 3-course breakfast, Afternoon tea and confection du jour, Weekend wine and cheese sampling, Saturday Candlelight Dessert, Private decks and screened private porches, Private entrances, Ceiling fans, Native wildflower gardens and nature trails, Shampoo soap and spa salts, Wheelchair accessible room

Room amenities

Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Mountain Bike trails, Antique Shopping, Massage Services, Spa Services, State Park, Hiking Trails on Property, Sight-seeing, Whitewater Rafting

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  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: One night minimum on weekdays. Two night minimum on weekends.
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard
  • Deposit Amount Required: First night for deposit. Remaining balance taken 20 day prior to arrival.
  • Cancellations: 21 or more days in advance of stay - Deposit is refundable minus a $50 cancellation fee. 20 days or less in advance - deposit is non-refundable. Will be charged full rental amount unless we are able to re-book the room for the same time period with no discounts.
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Michael V Anderson and Lynn E Anderson

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

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3-course Southern Gourmet breakfast

  • Time Served: 8:30 am
  • Serving Location: Patio and gardens (weather permitting), Breakfast/dining area, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Allergies, by request.

Signature Dish

Bananas Foster French Toast
Each Saturday morning, our tradition is to serve a delectable French Toast that is sure to please! Right now, our favorite version is our Bananas Foster - fresh bananas, caramel sauce and cream cheese layered into the mix, it's a fresh-from-the-oven bit of heaven. We've been known to "change up" our flavors from week to week, but this one is currently getting rave reviews!


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