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DOWNTOWN convenience! Cleaning Fee Included! 2 or 3 King plus bunks option!

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 2,000 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Perfect for couples, families, weekend getaways or extended stay!

My cozy and comfortable 'Martin Mountain Retreat' is the most convenient housing in Helen, located just one block from Main Street & Betty's Country Store in downtown Alpine Helen. It is a short walk to the shopping area and the Oktoberfest Festhall. Built in 2006, kept up to date and clean. This retreat offers the conveniences of home with a fully stocked kitchen, comfy king sized beds, gas grill, flat screen TV's, DVDs, magazines, books and games for everyone to enjoy! Free Wi-Fi.


2 King BR's plus bunk bedroom


3 King BR's plus bunk bedroom (additional cost per night)

Cleaning Fee included in rates. Each king bedroom has the convenience of a private full bath.

On the 1st floor is one room with bunk beds - a full size on the bottom and twin on top. The 2nd floor offers a full kitchen, half bath, dining room, living room with large sectional sofa and screened deck with hot tub and gas grill. The 3rd floor consists of 2 king bedrooms each with their own full bathroom.

Optional King Suite includes a king log bed, flat screen TV, DVD, gas logs, kitchenette, bar height table with chairs, bathroom with a shower & jetted tub and a screened deck with patio table and chairs. (King Suite is available with additional cost per night).

The condo is walking distance from: Betty's Country Store, Paul's Steakhouse, all the downtown shops and the Festhall during Oktoberfest. It is also just minutes from Unicoi State Park, Anna Ruby Falls, Old Sautee General Store, Innsbruck Golf Course, Appalachian Trail, Lake Burton and Lake Chatuge. Explore all of Northeast Georgia with day trips and look forward to getting back to your 'Mountain Retreat'.

More Details

Property Manager
Lillie Bakhtiari
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

What makes this condo unique

CONVENIENCE! Since my property is located in downtown you can park your car and WALK. You don't have to worry about traffic or parking. Also walk to Betty's Country Store to pick up the things you need whether it be a band-aid, snacks, drinks, lunch or something great from the fresh meat counter to grill for supper.

Guestbook comments from the manager

"We needed a nice relaxing weekend getaway with friends and this condo did not disappoint. Very clean, cozy and close to everything in town. Once you park the car you really don't need it to explore the wonderful downtown area of Helen, Ga. Being so close to a country store was helpful as well since we decided to cook most of our meals ourselves. The flat screens in every room, hot tub and movies are a nice touch and were used many times. Also great bonus having Wifi, can't go anywhere without connectivity nowadays! Thank you very much and we will return in the future!"
Nov 2010
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Helen Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Mountain
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Kitchen area on 2nd level - toilet
    2nd King BR on 3rd level - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    3rd King BR on 3rd level - toilet , shower
    King Suite on 1st level - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • Each bathroom has a hair dryer and plenty of towels, hand towels and washcloths. Tile floors and showers.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bunk Bed Room - 1 double , 1 twin/ single , Full on bottom and twin on top
    2nd King BR on 3rd level - 1 king
    3rd King BR on 3rd level - 1 king
    King Suite - 1 king
  • All king beds are custom log beds with quality pillows, sheets, blankets and comforters as well as Simmons Beauty Rest mattresses for a good nights sleep. Each bedroom has a ceiling light/fan, alarm clock, bedside lamp on nightstand, dresser, closet, and a 42' flat screen TV. King Suite is optional (additional charges apply). There is a queen sleeper located on the second level in the sectional sofa. All 3 levels of the condo have separate temperature controls. There is an iron and ironing board located on the 1st and 3rd levels.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • 6 garden chairs
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Full kitchen is located on the 2nd floor and fully stocked with utensils, bakeware, cookware, spices, mixing bowls, serving pieces, etc. If renting the King Studio Suite, the kitchenette offers a mini-fridge, microwave, 2 eye burner stovetop, sink, glassware, dinnerware, silverware, cookware and blender. Wheelchair accessible ramp to 1st level King Suite only. Plenty of parking available. Park your car and walk to downtown Alpine Helen. All TV's are 42' flat screen TV's. Living room is stocked with games, DVD movies for both adults and kids, books and magazines.


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DOWNTOWN convenience! Cleaning Fee Included! 2 or 3 King plus bunks option!
average rating of 4.875 based on 83 reviews
Helen, Ga. USA

Best ever stay in Helen!

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from a 2 night stay in Helen at this condo. It was absolutely perfect. The location is so close to everything that we could walk. We never even got in our car. The condo was spotless. The decor was so nice, we all just loved it. Kela was just as fantastic, she was so easy to deal with and made our stay perfect. We would highly recommend staying here and would definately return.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2009
  • Stayed: October 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Perfect location in downtown Helen! Clean and beautifully decorated with coziness and comfort in mind. Wonderful reviews from all past renters! Thank you for your rental and consideration!
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Amazing space and location

  • 5 of 5

Owner was so nice, place was clean and in walking distance of town! We enjoyed it so much! We will definitely be back

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Not Good

  • 1 of 5

The condo overall was nice. However the refrigerator was broken. They added a replacement refrigerator that looked like it came from a dumpster or the back of a warehouse. It was disgusting on the outside and inside. It was rusted as well. We did not even wantvto put food in it after we cleaned it with bleach. It did NOT keep the food very cold at all. There were dead bugs on the floors on the main level. We could not access the heat for the bottom room because I guess the thermostat was in the King suite that we did not use or have access to. We were not aware that because we did not pay for that room, there would be no heat at the bottom. So no one even used to room with the bunk beds because It was freezing. They need to clean all the dust from the vents. Fix the holes in the wall in the half bath that someone stuffed tissue in I guess so we would not see the hole. Please fix the peeling paint in the shower in the bathroom upstairs.

However, through the bad stay Lillie was very responsive. When we locked ourselves out, she responded right away. I definitely would NOT stay here again but I did like that Lillie was responsive when I contacted her.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We appreciate your feedback. The fridge broke in the middle of the holidays, and in order to accommodate Jenny's last minute booking just at the end of this busy season, we hurried to find a temporary replacement fridge for these final couple of days of the holiday season. Helen is a small town, and our last minute fridge options were limited. We did our best to communicate all of this, and to be responsive to Jenny's needs. Since Jenny's stay, we have replaced the fridge with a new one, and are in the middle of several updates to the property. I wish we had known about the issues with the heat, as we do have a handy man on call that could have come to help adjust the temperature. This property has been a vacation rental for a number of years, and wear and tear is natural. We do repairs and updates as frequently as is necessary. And I'm happy to say we have done just that. Again, thank you for your feedback, it is always valuable to hear how we can improve.
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Great location in downtown Helen

  • 5 of 5

We had rented this townhouse before in July 2013 under the previous owner. This was a great place to stay in downtown Helen. It is an awesome location where you can walk to everything and Betty's Country Store is across the street. The beds are soft and comfortable. This is a great place for couples because there are two king sized beds with their own bathrooms. If you plan on cooking during your stay I would recommend bringing extra dish towels and dish cloths as there were only one of each and maybe some baking pans. I brought my instant pot to make quick and easy meals there. We did have an issue with the fireplace but it was quickly resolved the next day. When we were there the fridge was out of commission and a smaller basic one was in its place. Not sure if if they were waiting on a replacement part for the old one or not because the old one was at the bottom of the stairs on the second floor. If we stay again in Helen we would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Christmas

  • 5 of 5

While there are some things that need to be updated in this property, the owner, Ms. Liliana, was a delight. Our family of 9 found this location to be IDEAL for a visit to Helen. The arrangement worked comfortably for our group, and the issues that need to be updated did not create any problems for us. We did report them by phone to Liliana, so that they could be corrected if she had incoming guests after our departure. We parked our cars upon arrival and did not even crank them again until we were leaving at the end of our visit. All in all a very happy Christmas gathering in Helen, and we will likely visit again.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Addison, AL

Another great stay in Tuscany Villas 101!

  • 5 of 5

Great location! Great townhouse! Walk to everything and right next door to Betty's General Store!

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Hartsfield - Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Other Activities: hiking, tons of kids activities


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee included $0
Pet Fee $25
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 15.0%

Cleaning fee included in rates!

With optional King Suite, pricing is as follows:
3 King Bedroom + bunks $275/night
Oktoberfest 3 King + bunks $375/night

$200 refundable deposit required
Credit card payment available via PayPal
All rates include cleaning fee, linens and starter paper products.

Payments are invoiced and processed via PayPal. $200 deposit/reservation check is not cashed.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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