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1 night Winter Getaway January 23 $199. Luxury Home, Hot tub, amazing river!!

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 7 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
house
Sleeps
9
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
1 - 7 nights

About the property

River house, 2 Bedrooms + Loft, sleeper sofa, 2.5 Baths, (Beds sleep 9)

You'll think you've died and gone to heaven! This luxury cabin known as 'White Rapids Retreat' is located on the Buck Shoals gorgeous wide stretch of the Chattahoochee River near Helen, and is anything but ordinary. Relax and sleep to the sounds of the rushing river rapids just 50 feet from the cabin and enjoy the panoramic open views of the river while soaking in the hot tub. Complimentary Kayaks are included so you can enjoy some river adventure!

This unique section of the river directly behind the cabin is your own private water amusement park: enjoy swimming, sunning and relaxing on the sandbar in the middle of the river, tubing / kayaking / rafting from behind the cabin, playing on the natural rock waterslides, and exploring the rock shoals of the river. The fishing is excellent behind the cabin for shoal bass, striped bass, catfish, and bream.

The kids will love climbing trees and playing on the tire swing on the property. Your stress will melt away as you catnap in the riverside hammock. The screened porch overlooks the river and has satellite TV so Dad won't miss any of the football game. Flat Screen HD TV's with Directv receivers have Smart TV Roku built-in so you can log into your Netflix account and enjoys movies and wine by the living room stacked stone fireplace. Any gourmet chef would be delighted by the beautiful kitchen, Viking Style gas grill outdoor kitchen unit on the deck, and charcoal grill down by the river.

The picnic table next to the river makes the perfect place for a Sunday afternoon cookout. Your kids will never forget the family nights spent around the riverside flagstone fire pit with Adirondack chairs telling ghost stories, catching fireflies, and roasting marshmallows. Drink a cherry Coke on the front porch swing and you'll feel like your back in Mayberry.

Nature lovers should keep an eye out for the wild deer and Canadian geese in the backyard while sipping your morning coffee. This property is very private and secluded on 5 acres of wooded property, and the opposite side of the river is part of a state park. Enjoy nature walks through the woods on the property.

The interior of the cabin is beautifully decorated with rustic log furniture and antique motif. Whatever your age or interests, there is something for everyone at this extraordinary river cabin retreat.

Guests consistently remark that they have never seen a more breathtaking river view property as this one!!! This is the ultimate river cabin vacation experience!!!

Keywords: cabin river Helen Georgia Chattahoochee

More Details

Owner
Rob Limehouse
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2017

About Rob Limehouse

Our family used to live in South Florida. I am a Physical Therapist, Marisol is a Pharmacist. We wanted to have a vacation property to escape to with the kids and build family memories through the years. I wanted a place in the Florida Keys. Marisol did NOT. I am glad I listened to my wife. We spent about 7 years vacationing to this property with our family and created so many wonderful family memories right there on the river. We gradually fell in love with the North Georgia mountains and relocated to this area with our family. There is a plaque on a rock down by the river that says 'A little peace of heaven'. And that is exactly what this property is. I am never happier than I am at this property spending time with family and friends. Now that I live only 30 minutes away from White Rapids Retreat, I am able to come over once per week and perform regular maintenance, repairs, and make improvements to the property, so year by year we gradually add amenities and make upgrades for everyone's enjoyment.

Rob Limehouse purchased this house in 2004

Why Rob Limehouse chose Georgia

This property is located 1.5 hours drive from Atlanta, so you can either drive there or fly into Atlanta and rent a car for a short drive. We looked at alot of properties in North Carolina, South Carolina, and North Georgia. Our family loves the river, so we were only looking at river properties. There were alot of options, but we wanted a river with rushing rapids to play in and the sound of the water to lull you to sleep in a hammock. Most properties are either slow moving water, or the house is too far away from the river. The moment we saw this property, I told the realtor 'This is it'. We actually ended up in a bidding war with another buyer over this property. We won!!! It has been worth every penny. We would like to share this property with you and your family to enjoy.

What makes this house unique

There are so many things to do at the cabin, in the river, and in the North Georgia area, that I can't pick just one. Mostly, we just love spending time with family and friends experiencing what 'a little piece of heaven' is like.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(67 traveler reviews)

1 night Winter Getaway January 23 $199. Luxury Home, Hot tub, amazing river!!
average rating of 4.9104476 based on 67 reviews
5

Just what we needed....

  • 5 of 5

This place was amazing. Very serene- felt secluded but minutes from everything. You could see the rapids of the river from every room and hear it the minute you stepped outside. Family of 5 with grandparents and had plenty of room. Everyone had their own space. The fire pit was perfect to roast marshmallows on Christmas Eve. Although we didn't get to enjoy playing in the water, my boys had a great time jumping from rock to rock. We will definitely book this cabin again!!

  • Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Holiday Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Rob's property is absolutely stunning! It was well kept and was perfectly aligned with the pictures. The weather was lovely and it certainly is a slice of heaven. Sadly there wasn't any fish in the river due to the cold water but that didn't keep my family away from the fire pit outside! The directions given through the VRBO app was spot on in finding this location. I would highly recommend this place for families and friendly get togethers! Thanks again for the perfect family holiday getaway in the mountains of Georgia!

  • Submitted: Dec 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic cabin and property!

  • 5 of 5

We rented the cabin the week of 11/21/16 for Thanksgiving week. We had a blast all week. The property is beautiful, loved the sound of the river. It was cold the week we stayed and enjoyed the fireplace in the evenings. The cabin is exactly what the pictures show. We went fishing in the river but did not catch anything might have been just to cold. The leaves were changing colors and falling from the trees. Loved the secluded feel and the cabin is well kept. Want to do it again next year! Rent this cabin and you will really love it. Thanks for sharing your cabin with our family.

The Blake's

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Wonderful Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Pictures don't do this place justice. I came here on a couple's getaway and it was absolutely gorgeous. Check in and check out was very easy and the overall experience was awesome. The only thing that was a bit difficult was the steep driveway going in and out of the cabin -- got a little scared but was able to drive in and out alright. Definitely recommend using low gear. But for the cabin and the location by the river, it was very worth it!

  • Submitted: Nov 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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5

Exactly as advertised

  • 5 of 5

If you are tired of being disappointed with the accommodations not matching expectations, this is the place. The house was clean, organized, well laid out, and the location is perfect for seeing parks in northern Georgia. Everything is labeled, everything works, and we will definitely be revisiting this cabin in the future.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

WOW!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The word that best descibes this property is WOW!!! The pictures just cannot capture the true beauty of this mountain retreat. None of us wanted to leave and our grandkids said that it was their favorite of all the places we have rented over the years. White Rapids is amazingly equipped with every amenity you could possibly need or want both inside and out. A big shout out to the Limehouse family for sharing their amazing home with us...we will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Map

Tubing on the river behind the cabin.

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Rates & Availability

Demorest House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
January Special
Jan 8 2017 - Feb 2 2017
1 night minimum stay
$99
From
$199
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring Break 2017
Mar 24 2017 - Apr 15 2017
5 night minimum stay
$299
From
$329
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer2017
May 25 2017 - Aug 14 2017
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 5 2017
1 night minimum stay
$199
From
$325
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $100
Cleaning Fee $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Demorest House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Upstairs Bedroom - 1 king
    Master Bedroom on Main - 1 queen
    Loft - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , 2 twin beds setup as bunk beds, with pullout trundle bed
    Living Room - 1 queen , 2 sleep sofa /futon , There is a sleeper sofa in the living room that sleeps 2
  • Queen size Bed in the master bedroom, King bed in guest bedroom, Pull out trundle bed in Loft, 1 set of Bunk Beds Located in upstairs loft. And 1 queen size pull out sofa bed in the living room.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
Notes:
Picnic Table next to the River, Hammock next to the River, Tire Swing.

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