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Last updated: 08/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

PLEASE CHECK CALENDAR for AVAILABILITY PRIOR to asking for a quote!! CALENDAR IS UPDATED when reservations are booked.

Simple Pleasures is a beautiful (winter) seasonal mountain view retreat nestled in the woods only 5 miles from the charming Bavarian town of Helen, Georgia. You are hidden amidst a peaceful forest where you can see no neighbors or hear traffic from your private haven. The only sound is the wind gently rustling through the trees or calming sounds of the babbling creek. With rustic elegance, Simple Pleasures offers all of the comforts of home and then some including FREE WiFi, BluRay DVD & Netflix movies!!!!!!

This luxuriously furnished 3-story private cabin has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, a gourmet kitchen, living, dining and game room area. It's the perfect place for your family vacation rental, romantic getaway, honeymoon or church group.

The main floor features a gated wrap-around porch, a stacked stone wood-burning fireplace and soaring two-story windows that bring the outdoors in. The fully equipped kitchen features maple cabinets, granite counter tops, cookware, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator, coffee pot, blender and smooth top stove.
Enjoy the pillow-top king size bed in the master with a full bath, slate shower and Jacuzzi tub.

The private upper level offers a queen size pillow-top, full bath, tv and reading nook.

It's down to the lower level for play time where you'll enjoy a pool table, big screen TV and full bathroom (shower) including the wet/dry Sauna. Sleeping arrangements include a full size futon with an extra thick mattress and a single bunkbed above and a 2nd bunkbed unit (downstairs sleeps 4-5). A full size washer/dryer and walkout deck complete the downstairs.

Off the gated wrap-around deck you can relax amid a dense growth of oak & pines, listening to the babbling creek while soaking in the hydro-therapy hot tub or enjoying a cookout on the gas grill.

Have some energy to burn? Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking, biking, horseback riding, zipline, whitewater rafting, tubing, golfing, trout fishing, or strolling the quaint streets of downtown Helen, Dahlonega, Athens, Blairsville or Clarksville.

Southern Water Trails offers Stand Up Paddleboard tours and lessons 7 days a week/March-November. Vist southernwatertrails.com for detailed information and rates.

Discover North Georgia Wine Country and the Unicoi Trail with VIP Southern Tours. The full-day tour includes tastings at 5 wineries, gourmet picnic lunch, bottled water, hosted transportation and a little history and points of interest along the way.

Enjoy art? The Summer Art Amble weekend is held in June and the Holiday Road Open House Weekend is held in November. Go to ArtsTour.org for 2014 dates. For art year round visit Habersham, White, Rabun and Towns Counties.

If you are craving pizza, stop in Nacoochee Village Tavern & Pizzeria (kid friendly) for brick oven pizza, hoagies, hearth baked focaccia bread, craft beer, wine and sodas.

Simple Pleasures is open year round, so you can choose your special holiday time to celebrate or just unwind, relax, and enjoy the fresh air, beautiful views, wildlife, the creek and outdoor bonfire pit.

All you need to bring with you is firewood (seasoned OAK ONLY/NO PINE PLEASE), food & beverages (Ingles grocery store is less than 7 miles, sells wine, beer & a Starbucks) personal items!

Returning guests receive a 15% discount on all future reservations. We love friends & family referrals and offer a 10% discount on their first visit.

Keywords: LOG CABIN, seasonal (winter) mountain view; wildlife, babbling creek, peacful, relaxing, comfortable

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 21 or older...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outside only!...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    $75 Non-Refundable pet fee per pup . Cats not accepted under ANY circumstance! ...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Upstairs with private bath...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 1 twin/ single

    Main level ottoman is a twin bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 3/Lower Level: 1 sleep sofa /futon, 1 bunk bed

    Includes full bath & privacy ...moreless

  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1), Downstairs game room includes Futon/bunk bed combo and 1 additional twin bunk bed unit sleeping 4-5. Twin Size hide-a-bed in the family room (leather ottoman)...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub

    Main Level adjoins master...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

    Upstairs Queen...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Downstairs...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Cleaning Fee, Taxes & Property Damage Deposit is additional.

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Regular DVD player downstairs BlueRay including FREE Netflix Movies on Main Level...moreless

  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Directv...moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Seasonal during winter months...moreless

  • Water View:

    Seasonal view of Small creek that runs through the back of the property (no fish)....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Outdoor Firepit...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street:

    Motorcycle & Boat trailer parking available...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided:

    1 per person...moreless

  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Guest provides wood...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Filters provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked including coffee filters, spices, shrimp boil pot, utensils, pots & pans...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Spices, coffee filters, paper towels, toilet paper and hand/dish soaps provided...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    With ice maker...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Blender, Griddle, Seafood Boil Pot and fully stocked!...moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio

Pool / Spa

  • Sauna:

    Wet/dry sauna in downstairs bathroom...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Oktoberfest
Sep 24 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$165 $215
Thu, Fri, Sat
$1,090

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $111 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded

Christmas
Dec 20 - Dec 27, 2015
3 night min stay
$175
$1,050

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $150 Nightly

New Years
Dec 28 - Jan 3, 2016
3 night min stay
$195
$1,170

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $167 Nightly

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$145 $175
Fri, Sat
$930

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $116 Nightly - Weekend Nights excluded


Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Linens(all beds made) $50 + tax
  • Cabin & Hot Tub Cleaning $100 + tax
  • Pet Fee $75 + tax
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 15%

Notes:

$250 charge if Cleaning folks arrive after 11a.m. & you have not checked out

$150 charge if cabin not left as stated in the check in/out procedures (trash through out cabin, windows/doors unlocked, trash not properly bagged for outdoor can)

$50 kept for blood stains on linens, $10/stained or missing towels

$100 if Pets damage furniture or visible evidence they were on beds


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 08/29/2015
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Location

4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Village Tavern & Pizzeria (Awesome food)
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Innsbruck Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
384 (Duncan Bridge Rd)
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Wendell's Country Home Cooking

Car: Necessary

DAY TRIPS: Antiques, Lake Lanier Water Park,Cabbage Patch Kids USA, Gold & Gem Panning, Tallulah Falls, Anna Ruby Falls, Unicoi State Park, Mountain Biking,Tubing on the Chatahoochie, White Water Rafting,Golfing at Innsbrook, Dahlonega Wine Trail,White County Trout Fishing: Town Creek watershed upstream from the mouth of Jenny Creek; Chattahoochee River; Sautee Creek; and Smith Creek.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: We personally manage our vacation rental and strive to provide each guest with excellent service and an easy booking process so you may enjoy life's 'Simple Pleasures' in the North Georgia mountains!

Why the Owner Chose Helen:
Easy Weekend Get Away Quaint Town Recreational Opportunities

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Peace & Quiet Antiquing/Country Stores Anna Ruby Falls Dahlonega Wine Trail White Water Rafting Relaxing in the Jacuzzi Hanging out with friends & family Golf at Innsbrook Fresh Air Grilling on the Deck Watching College Football Sunrise & Morning Coffee on the deck


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Warm & Cozy Night View

    Warm & Cozy Night View

  • Simple Pleasures Winter Snow

    Simple Pleasures Winter Snow

  • Main Level view from Upstairs.  Ottoman is a foldout twin bed.

    Main Level view from Upstairs. Ottoman is a foldout twin bed.

  • Wall of Windows

    Wall of Windows

  • Dining Table for 5.  Bar seats 2

    Dining Table for 5. Bar seats 2

  • Looking in from back deck

    Looking in from back deck

  • Master Bath Jetted Tub.  Also includes separate shower

    Master Bath Jetted Tub. Also includes separate shower

  • Downstairs Sleeping Area includes double size futon and 3 single bunk beds.  Wet/Dry Sauna, Full Bath (shower), Washer/Dryer & Big Screen TV

    Downstairs Sleeping Area includes double size futon and 3 single bunk beds. Wet/Dry Sauna, Full Bath (shower), Washer/Dryer & Big Screen TV

  • Main Level gated wrap around deck with hot tub and gas grill

    Main Level gated wrap around deck with hot tub and gas grill

  • Ahhhhh!

    Ahhhhh!

  • Pups Welcome (Under 65lbs.) $45 pup fee

    Pups Welcome (Under 65lbs.) $45 pup fee

  • Creek behind cabin.  Access down winding path

    Creek behind cabin. Access down winding path

  • Simple Pleasures 2014

    Simple Pleasures 2014

  • Welcome to Simple Pleasures!

    Welcome to Simple Pleasures!

  • Main Level Family Room

    Main Level Family Room

  • Stack Stone Wood Burning Fireplace

    Stack Stone Wood Burning Fireplace

  • Kitchen includes coffee maker, microwave, toaster, blender, pots & pans and more

    Kitchen includes coffee maker, microwave, toaster, blender, pots & pans and more

  • Master Bedroom on main level (King)

    Master Bedroom on main level (King)

  • Upstairs Queen w/private bath

    Upstairs Queen w/private bath

  • Wet/Dry Sauna

    Wet/Dry Sauna

  • Mount Yonah View from Deck

    Mount Yonah View from Deck

  • Back of Simple Pleasures looking up from the creek

    Back of Simple Pleasures looking up from the creek

  • Path to creek

    Path to creek

  • Bonfire Pit

    Bonfire Pit

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