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Best Helen Location - Private Mountain in Helen adjoins Chattahoochee River!!

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Huge 3600 Sq ft 4 bedroom Cabin in Helen City Limits views the Helen valley

Quiet location above Helen tubing and Water park and walking distance to Chattahoochee River park, Helen restaurants and shops, guests love our easy access to attractions, even during the busy season. Guests love our Huge Cabin layout, Outdoor decks and Secluded Outdoor Hot Tub Turret to view 10,000 acres of Unicoi Park woods, Chimney Rock, Mount Yonah and Helen. Located in Unicoi Forest, with no neighbors visible and a driveway ending at the Chattahoochee Tubing and Waterpark centers and North GA Barbeque!

Relaxation and fun! Grill outside on 40 foot decks, relax by stone fireplaces upstairs, downstairs or at the fire pit and enjoy favorite shows or videos on our flat screen. Roam wireless high speed internet, play the regulation size pool table in the game room, or gaze at the Helen Valley lights through floor to ceiling windows on main (40' high) and lower (20' high) decks.

Rustic and homey with breathtaking mountain views. After sampling attractions, Southern Comfort is a secluded space to enjoy mountain walks, share moments with family and friends by stone fireplaces, play pool and games, watch movies, bake meals or grill outside on two huge decks. Gorgeous 4 bedroom stone and cedar building with Cathedral ceiling. Exquisite mountain sunrises on Mt. Yonah, and sunsets over Helen. Passing of time takes on new meaning when you enjoy the space and beauty of the North Georgia mountains.

Ideal getaway for one family, two or more. Dual stone fireplaces look through walls of windows over decks above and below, separating living areas for multiple families, kids or groups of friends. Great for family or friend get aways, Anniversaries, Birthdays, Celebrations and Wedding parties. Two fully stocked kitchens complete with modern conveniences. Two upper level bedrooms with private bathrooms a full kitchen and dining area. Full kitchen and entertainment room fridge on the lower level supports midnight snacks or private meals away from the crew above, and privacy for multiple family and kid outings. Queen futon extends sleeping capacity. Southern Comfort offers lower level entertainment area and second set of outdoor decks. To enhance your experience, the lower deck is covered as a unique canopied treehouse.

Outdoor seating areas offer campfire area and gathering spots for quiet times, fun times, or just getting the whole gang together! Oversized hot tub is a hit with everyone! After a day of fun in Helen tubing, wine tasting, fishing, horse back, shopping, biking, zip lining or hiking the local trails, the hot tub is what every body deserves.

Slide open glass bedroom doors to your private deck views, relax in the secluded hot tub after hiking our private trails overlooking Helen. Southern Comfort is located in walking distance of bar-be-que, tubing, waterparks, restaurants, wine tasting and downtown Helen.

Our gentle relaxed pace affords space and time for life's pleasures, and loved memories with friends and family to last a lifetime. As one of our Guests described, it is a place to reset your compass to true North. The Southern Comfort vacation is truly a unique get away!

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Southern Comfort
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Southern Comfort

After traveling Europe and US for 20 years, discovered the quaint town of Helen in home state of Georgia. We brought friends and family up to the North Georgia mountains for 10 years before opening our place to VRBO guests.

Southern Comfort purchased this cabin in 2003

Why Southern Comfort chose Helen

We walked up the mountain overlooking Helen, saw the view and decided this was the place to build a place to come back to with family and friends. Modeled the hot tub and decks after an Austrian chalet, the house plans after a Montana dude ranch and the fireplaces resemble those of the family ranch in the Uintah mountains out west, including use of local stonework.

What makes this cabin unique

Views, Huge open space, Secluded mountain woodland, Helen Amenities and a unique North Georgia Stone and Cedar home make this the perfect family mountain retreat.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a group of 8 here to stay for Halloween 2015. We had a blast and loved the house. The convenience to Helen was great!
Oct 2015
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Helen Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Suite - 1 queen , Master Bedroom suite with Queen bed and private full bath
    Two Twins - 2 twin/ single , Main floor two twins bedroom with own bath on hallway.
    Porch Queen Bedroom - 1 queen , Sliding door to first floor deck
    Queen Bedroom with walk-in closet - 1 queen , Huge first floor queen bedroom with spacious walk-in closet.
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2) Can be slid together, Queen size Futon (1)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Best Helen Location - Private Mountain in Helen adjoins Chattahoochee River!!
average rating of 4.7083335 based on 75 reviews


  • 5 of 5

We came here last minute when we had to escape Irma. Keith who owns the property was very kind and easy to reach if we ever had a question! The house is very large so I would imagine it's more fun to have two families stay together because we only occupied half of the space. Pet friendly which is a plus. The house could use a little updating but has a cozy feeling.

  • Submitted: Sep 13, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved hosting this family as Irma ravaged Florida and joined in their prayers to avoid damage down south. Thankfully the storm did less damage than expected and they were able to return once the storm passed. You'all have to join us again with friends to fill our home in the mountains!
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Little Disappointed

  • 3 of 5

The location was great but house was not as clean as I like. It did have 4 bedrooms and 3 baths but the bedrooms and bathrooms were not located conveniently to each other. We did not try to cook a meal but kitchen seemed to need restocking. There were 4-6 mismatched wine glasses but no cocktail glasses. I would not go back to this property.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very disappointing review, given the facts. 3 of 4 bathrooms are next door to the bedrooms or part of the bedroom suite and all four bedrooms are non adjoining to provide plenty of privacy in our huge 3600 sq foot layout. The cabin was spotlessly clean and the mismatched glasses has two full sets, but had been split between the two kitchens unevenly. Total glass count: 54.
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Southern Comfort

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast witnessing the eclipse. The house is very close to town but feels private when home. Has all the amenities, TVs, AC, towels, linens, WiFi (invaluable). It's large and roomy as we peaked at 10 people and there was always a place to chill by yourself if desired. Really good deal for the money. I'd certainly recommend staying here!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Loved your guest comments in our register, as your family did the eclipse experience to the max! Thank you for your stay and we look forward to your next stay with us in the North Georgia mountains!
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Beautiful home!

  • 5 of 5

Lots of space and clean, beautiful view, fun town.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Loved meeting your family at checkin! I could tell a fun time was ahead for this group with a great attitude and sophisticated grill plan. Thank you for your stay!
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Spacious & comfortable

  • 4 of 5

Huge facility for 2 families to share on vacation. We enjoyed our time together & it was close to town for easy access.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your stay at the Southern Comfort overlooking downtown Helen! We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay and hope you consider us again on your next trip to the north Georgia mountains.
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Roomy house in the mountains near Helen, Ga.

  • 5 of 5

Great place to have a family vacation. The cabin is very roomy and have all the comforts needed to please all ages. I would recommend it for any family vacations because it is down the road (literally) from downtown Helen near Cool RIver tubing and shoppling and restaurants.

Lots to do for all family members in and around the area. We had a blast.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Loved having your family join us at the Southern Comfort above downtown Helen. We look forward to your return! Keith
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Cool River Tubing Company
"Great location and wild rides in this year's rainy season!"
Alpine Helen Mini Golf
"Beautiful garden kept manicured in this finest display of Helen's Putt Putt courses."
Hofer's of Helen
"Awesome breakfast spot in downtown Helen"
Habersham Winery
"Excellent wine tastings. Our favorite is the 'blue bottle' reserve white. "
Hansel & Gretel Candy Kitchen
"Free fudge samples always seem to lead to need for more. :)"
Nora Mill Granary Grist Mill & Country Store
"Home made grits and ground cornbread are favorites to cook in the cabin."
"Myriad of shops and restaurants line the Chattahoochee river in Helen."
Mully's Nacoochee Grill
"The grill and next door pizzeria serve takeout that guests bring back to the deck almost wee..."
La Cabana Mexican Restaurant
"In case you can't make the half mile wallk downtown without a break, Margarita's and reliabl..."
North Georgia Barbeque
"The only downside is the line at the most popular barbque on the Chattahoochee. We recommen..."
Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Atlanta Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
Helen Festhall, Big Daddy's, La Cabana
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
North Georgia Barbecue
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Uniquoi Park
Car: necessary

Nearby Attractions:

Water Park, Tubing, ATV tours, and Horseback Riding, Zip Lines, Wine Tasting, Appalachian Trail, Biking, Helen, Nacoochee, Sautee and Cleveland Square Shops, Trout Fishing, Unicoi State Park and Beach, Historic Dahlonega, Cabbage Patch Babyland, White Water Rafting, Outlet Malls, Restaurants, Swimming, Golf, Miniature Golf, Scenic Helicopter Tours, and Gold Panning, Our guests also visit Bald Mountain, Hiawassee, Lake Lanier, Amicalola and Anna Ruby Falls, Trey Mountain and Duke Creek waterfall hikes, Nacoochee Grist Mill, Habersham, Tiger, Yonah, Dahlonega and Sauteee Nacoochee vineyards. New: Frogtown vineyard in Helen


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

$1000 Damage Insurance $49
Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $100
Pet Fee $20

Once payment is made, the entry code for your stay, address, directions and answers to frequently asked questions will be emailed one week prior to your stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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