Mountain Cottage-River Access, Close to Helen, Cleveland, Clarksville, Wineries(81 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Sleeps 6 comfortably - 2 bedrooms - 1 1/2 baths - queen size sofa bed .
This cottage is newly renovated from top to bottom. River access is located in front of the main house about 100 yards away. Earth steps lead down the mountain to 300 private feet of the Chattahoochee River. (Not recommended for the very young or the very old). There is no view of the river from the cottage in the summer months because of the rich canopy; however, in the fall and winter you can see dappled views from the fire pit area and deck. You can always hear the water running over the shoals year round.
The cottage has all the basics. Our children made sure it would have everything they needed when they visited, so it does have all essentials plus some: television, Direct TV, landline telephone, DVD player, movies, games and Wifi. There is also a dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, blender, crock pot, toaster and a washer/dryer(he). The kitchen contains cookware and utensils, and even some extras. Coffee, salt and pepper, coffee filters and all dishes, glasses and cookware are provided. One roll of paper towel, dish detergent, dishwasher detergent, dish towels, trash bags, tissue, hand soap, bath soap, towels and sheets are all there. All you need to do is walk in, unpack, put up your groceries and enjoy!
The master bedroom has a queen size bed, the upstairs bedroom has a full size bed, and the sofa-bed (which is very nice, Sterns and Foster) is a queen.
The house features a covered deck with a charcoal grill in the fire pit area with Adirondack seating and picnic table.
There is ample parking space, so you may want to bring your kayaks or trailer. Wildwood Outfitters, 5 minutes away, also rents kayaks and has tours. We suggest putting in at Wildwood and taking out at Mossy Creek. Wildwood is set up to help you do this.
There are wineries, antiques, gold and gem mines, mountain restaurants, pony rides, zip lines, cabbage patch babies, kayaking, tubing, water falls, rivers... There is always something to do in north Georgia.
Check out our other property which is located right on the Chattahoochee River: 957022
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Member since: 2014
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
- Comfortable queen size sofa bed
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player:
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $60
- Refundable Damage Deposit $100
- Taxes Not included
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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You can hear the Chattahoochee River from the deck of this lovely cottage. ,This section of Chattahoochee is called the living river because of the shoals and falls. Guests love fishing, swimming, and kayaking in the 'Hooch'.
The cottage is located within minutes of Helen- the Alpine Mountain Village-, Tallulah Falls and Tallulah Gorge - where hiking trails are great fun-, and Dahlonega - where GOLD was discovered in Georgia. You can pan for gold and gem stones at several locations. While in Helen, don't miss Unicoi State Park. Cleveland, only minutes away, is where you can find Baby Land General - The Cabbage Patch Babies!
There are many wineries located in this area and wine tastings held daily. You can also visit Clayton and Dillard where the views of the Blue Ridge Mountains are stunning. Be sure to eat at the Dillard House! There is NO food like it on the planet.
The Upper Chattahoochee and the Soque Rivers are world renowned for their trout.
There are also many festivals held in the area: gold, apple, mountain laurel, arts and crafts, wine, and on and on. There is always something going on.
Year Purchased: 2012
About the owner: Mark and Saralyn are both retired and thought it would be great fun to buy the cottage next to their home and renovate it for visits from their ever growing family: a guest house. It had wonderful potential and just needed a lot of love. Mark is originally from Covington, Ga. and was in the insurance business for over 40 years. He also played in a band called the Statesboro Blues Band for 26 years. He enjoys repairing, restoring, and building tube amplifiers. He still rocks! Saralyn is a retired school teacher. She taught gifted language arts. She also sang back-up and harmony for her husband's band. She is originally from Sandersville, Ga. The Davis Family has two children who are both married and 2 grandchildren.
Why the Owner Chose Cornelia, GA, USA:
We purchased this property because we have a growing family and we knew this would make a perfect guest house. Our children and their families love the North Georgia Mountains. They helped design the cottage to meet their needs, so we know it will meet yours. We always loved vacationing in this area because of the cooler summers and breathtaking views. This cottage provided us an opportunity to share our love of the Northeast Georgia Mountains with our family and many others. Many renters have suggested we raise our price, but we like making it affordable.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The secluded setting allows people to unwind from the daily rat race and enjoy nature and the activities it affords. The river is heard all over the mountain. October: The fall is stunning in the foothills and mountains. The leaves are magnificent. Depending on the weather, the leaves peak about the 3rd or 4th week in October and have actually peaked the first week of November. Helen, the Bavarian Village, celebrates October-fest the entire month with an array of activities. The Chattahoochee River is gorgeous. It is called the Living River because it sings. Kayakers, swimmers, and fisherman love it. There are many wineries in the area that are stunning. Antiquing: This is the area for magnificent finds. There are a plethora of antique shops filled with unique and interesting items.
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The Owl's Nest - you can hear the river singing to you.
Tubing in the river - FUN!
Another view of the upstairs bedroom.
The kitchen is clean and well stocked.
The master bedroom.
Dining area view from upstairs landing.
Kayaking is FUN!
Fire pit view from the deck.
Relax and watch the sun go down.
Door upstairs to the King Arthur bedroom.
Steps down to the river. They twist and turn and are easy to traverse.
Snowy winter's day...
French doors out to the deck.
Upstairs bedroom - charming.
In the distance you can see the master bedroom.
More of the master bedroom.
Main bathroom with big shower.
Upstairs half bath.
Cook up some good meals on this gas grill.
Great fishing! This is a shoal bass. This is 1 of only 4 places to catch them!
Relaxing at the river
Queen sized sofa bed. Comfy!
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Thursday, March 23, 2017
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