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Riverhouse 1 on the Peaceful Etowah River

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)

Come stay at the “Riverhouse 1” on the peaceful Etowah River in the Northeast Georgia Mountains, near historic Dahlonega, the first gold rush town in the USA. The house is located in a private gated community with just three homes...very private.

Riverhouse is in a great location. The Dahlonega Square is just 7 miles away. Experience the Gold Museum, Holly Theater, fine dining, and shopping all within walking distance in town. If coming for a special occasion, Riverhouse is just 6.5 miles from Monteluce Vineyards and Winery and 10 miles to Waters Mill Wedding Venue.

The home has three bedrooms each with private baths. Both guest bedrooms have two double beds in them. Master bedroom has a king bed and private jetted jacuzzi bath and shower. The loft has a private full bath with 2 twin beds. A total of 4 ½ baths. The large open living room has a wood burning fireplace and a view of the river just 50 feet away. A fully stocked kitchen is off the living room and catering of meals available upon request. Just get in the car and “come on”, we’ll do the rest!

The Etowah River is one of Northeast Georgia’s best kept secrets! The mountain laurel and rhododendrom blooming in spring and early summer is breathtaking. The water is clean and clear and comes out of the Chattahoochee National Forest. The house is 50 feet off the river and the sounds of the river can be heard from inside the home, screen porch and generous deck. Each bedroom has a deck and the master bedroom opens to the main deck.

The trees are oak, hickory, poplar sourwood and white pine which gives a burst or fall colors that sourround the home. The river is shallow in front of the home and is great for “wet” fun or just sitting in the river in a lawn chair to enjoy your favorite cocktail. It is also a great place for children to play and explore. The deer and wild turkey “live” in the yard and eat the landscaping right up to the house. Local birds and squirrels populate the trees.

Riverhouse is the perfect balance of great proximity to Dahlonega attractions and experiencing the sounds and sights of nature! Come on and enjoy the tranquility of the Etowah Riverhouse!

Keywords: Etowah River frontage, wooded , secluded gated, privacy, quiet, near Monteluce, near Waters Mill,near Dahlonega Square, theater , fine dining,fishing, canoeing, near outlett mall shopping,

More Details

Property Manager
Grace Turner
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 15, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Half the girls arrived on Thursday to start the celebration for Debbie's Birthday. Denyse arrived on Friday and we went to Monteluce for a wine tour and tasting. We had lunch at the Oar House...it was awesome! Saturday we were picked up by Trudy at Crown Mountain Limo and had lunch and wine tasting at Wolf Mountain Vineyards. Then, Cavender Creek Winery and Frogtown Cellars for wine tastings. Finally, to Dahlonega Square for shopping and dinner at Corkscrew Cafe.

Enjoyed Dahlonega and this awesome home! Thank you!!
Apr 2012
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Amenities

Dahlonega Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Garage ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Mobile Phone
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (4), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Games ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Reviews

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Riverhouse 1 on the Peaceful Etowah River
average rating of 4.928571 based on 22 reviews
5

Beautiful property with gorgeous scenic views.

  • 5 of 5

Beautifully well maintained cabin with the river as your backyard. Plenty of amenities and well stocked. Just bring yourselves and prepare for a gorgeous relaxing getaway.

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house!

  • 4 of 5

The house is a beautiful house. A little off the beaten path, but that is a good thing for some folks. The house accommodated our group of 8. We used every amenity, the fire pit, river, hot tub, pool table, and thoroughly enjoyed it. We have discussed booking this home in the future again if available. At times the property manager was difficult to contact. Otherwise, it was a wonderful stay.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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The property was exactly as described and expected. The location was very serene and peaceful. We th

  • 5 of 5

There are just a couple of recommendations for improvements that we noticed. Realizing that the condition of the roadway leading up to the driveway for the house is probably beyond the owner's responsibility, we would still think that a smoother, less rutted drive would be better. Some of our bridesmaids had low slung cars and had some scraping issues in some of the ruts. The second thing is the lack of lighting in the dining room area of the Great room. We had a lot of us sharing the house and tended to have lukewarm water for the last ones who showered. The house was well maintained and beautifully decorated.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Better than the pictures

  • 5 of 5

It is the perfect getaway for 3 families. The place is gorgeous, everything is handy, every room has its own full bath, the playroom. Its a very spacious house very comfortable.

We loved the river, doing a fire, having everything to make it and finish it.

Our stay was during Irma hurricane and the owner was very attentive to help us with anything as well their the representative.

We loved our stay definitely we will keep it for a second visit.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Love Dahlonega, and what a beautiful, secluded property!

  • 5 of 5

This being our 2nd time staying in north Georgia, we knew mostly what to expect and do when we got there. This house and property is top notch and very well maintained. The location right on the Etowah river is the icing on the cake. Everyday after hiking or doing whatever, it was great to simply lay in the river and cool down (with a beer of course).

This place is close to everything we wanted to do, and we did them all....horseback riding, Amicolola falls, Ruby falls, Woody gap, kayaking on the Chestatee, and zip-lining at the Amicolola lodge. The only thing missing were cards and board games, but we remedied that with a stop to the local Walmart in town. Overall, it was a fantastic place, the weather held out perfect, and the crowds were next to nothing during the week.

  • Submitted: Jun 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fabulous home in the N. Ga. Mountains

  • 5 of 5

This was our second visit to Riverhouse 1. The home is absolutely gorgeous and stocked with everything you need- just bring food. We loved being on the river, sitting by the fire and enjoying the hot tub. Great place for gathering with friends or family!

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Wineries and Wedding Venues: 6.5 miles to Monteluce, 7 miles to Dahlonega Square, and 10 miles to Waters Mill

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

one night rental plus tax required to confirm reservation

Manager'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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