2 Story Wildwood Tree House Love Nest Cabin on Wooded 2 Acre Private Location(55 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-4 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
This Cabin Is Surrounded By Mature Trees Offering Privacy & Nature
Take a drive to the village of Dahlonega featuring a Gold Museum, many restaurants and shopping. Approximately a 30 minute scenic drive and well worth the drive. Many wine tasting opportunities. Art and antique shops.
For larger groups please see our Magical Cabin on the Creek - Sleeps up to 10 just 1 mile away from this cabin. VRBO Listing #644090 or for smaller accomodations, please view our Moonlight Kiss at VRBO Listing #718977
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Member since: 2014
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome:
Pets must be pre-approved due to insurance limitations. Pets are not permitted on beds or furnishings. Pets must be leashed when outside. Pets must be crated when left alone in cabin. A crate can be provided if pre-arranged. All pet debris to be removed by guest prior to departure. Pet fee $50 per pet....moreless
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Water Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Lawn / Garden:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 17 - May 25, 2017
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 3 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
May 26 - Sep 4, 2017
2 night min stay
Sep 5 - Sep 28, 2017
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Sep 29 - Nov 5, 2017
2 night min stay
Nov 6 - Nov 21, 2017
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Nov 22 - Nov 26, 2017
4 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $50 + tax
- Cleaning Fee $75
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Tax Rate 15%
Please contact me by phone to determine if a personal check can be accepted for your payment. Rates are subject to change prior to confirmation. Refundable deposit is returned within 2 days of check out less any damage. No refund for cancellations made less than 60 days in advance of check in date. Please do not ask for discounts. Our cabin is priced fairly. Pets must be pre-approved due to insurance limitations. Approved pets are not permitted on beds or furnishings. Pets must be leashed when outside. Pets must be crated when left alone in cabin. All pet debris is to be removed by guest prior to check out. Unreported pets may result in forfeiture of Security Deposit. A $50 per pet fee will be charged in quote.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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This cozy cabin is located 6 scenic miles from the Bavarian Village of Helen GA. Helen offers many restaurant choices, Betty's Grocery, shopping, horse & buggie rides, miniature golf, water park, tubing, working grainery mill, Antique Mall. Also, only 4 miles from Unicoi State Park which offers hiking, biking, paddle boats, beach and picnic area and the beautiful Anna Ruby Falls. Many wineries available nearby. The Gold Museum and village of Dahlonega is approx. 30 miles of scenic drive away. Many hiking and waterfall opportunities within 10 miles. Lake Parades offers boat rentals to tour the lake, approx 8 miles away. Many local art and craft shopping. Whitewater rafting and kayaking opportunities.
Five miles from the Scenic Sautee Nacoochee Valley and Indian Shellmound.
The Legend Of Sautee & Nacoochee
The Legend of Sautee and Nacoochee is well documented. The first White settlers, coming up the Unicoi Trail, now known as Georgia Highway 17, heard the story as they stopped to rest in the shade of the giant white oak, still standing adjacent the Old Sautee Store. (Hwy 17 & 255).
One among them, George Williams, a young lad at the time, retold this story in his memoirs. The Cherokees considered themselves to be a superior race, as indeed they were. Handsome, tall and intelligent, they even had an alphabet, the first in America. They were not nomads, they built log houses and tilled the soil. They had but one grievous fault. This superiority was allowed to show. Naturally, this did not endear them to the neighboring tribes. One of these, the Chickasaws, was constantly at war with the Cherokee.
However, there were moments of relative calm. During one such truce, a band of Chickasaws was allowed to cross over Cherokee land, provided they stay on the Unicoi Trail and rested only at designated spots. One such spot was where two trails crossed at the junction of two lovely valleys, the same place where - a century later, a young George Williams stopped. As the Chickasaw band rested, in the shade of the giant oak, around them gathered curious Cherokees, trying to get a closer look at the dispised Chickasaws. Soon they were trading insults and obscenities. The Cherokees were hoping to bait the Chicasaws into making an overt act. But, the Chickasaws were too cagey to be trapped by such obvious maneuvers.
One of the Chickasaws stands aloof from this bickering. It is Sautee: young, handsome and a chief's son. He dreams of the day when he will be chief. And has the authority to negotiate permanent peace with the Cherokees. Some of this greatness must have shown, for Nacoochee, the Cherokee chief's 16-year-old daughter, is so taken by this handsome stranger that she stares unashamedly. Then their eyes meet. The magic alchemy of love does the rest. Not one spoken word - and yet a tryst was made.
That night Nacoochee steals away from her father's log house to meet with Sautee, under the giant white oak, now known as the Sautee Oak. By this time, they are helplessly and hopelessly in love. The rest of Sautee's party, counsels against this madness. No good could come of this flagrant violation of their truce. If Wahoo, the girl's father, learned of this meeting, all would be doomed. But, then, as now, teenagers feel they must defy the establishment. "Run, if you must," Sautee tells his followers, "but, I remain here with Nacoochee. Together we will make Wahoo understand. This must be the first step to a lasting peace between our two nations.
The couple secretly spent time together in a secret cave within Yonah Mountain. Despite their private affair, both felt compelled to bring their love to the Chief for approval, never dreaming that they would not receive his blessing.
To the young couples surprise, the Chief was blinded by anger when his daughter presented Sautee as the man she loved, not only ordering him away, but ordering him to be thrown from the highest cliffs of the Yonah Mountains. Nacoochee was forced to look on to her lover's demise. Overcome with grief, and unable to see a life worth living without Sautee, she too threw herself from the high cliffs. They were united at the cliff's basin, joined forever in death. Wahoo, the Chief, found the fallen couple in an endearing embrace, realizing too late that his daughter's love was in fact her fate. Wahoo becomes overcome with remorse, something he will live with the rest of his life , choosing to leave the couple united in death at the mountain's basin.
Today, that burial mound still stands at the Junction of Georgia Highway 75 and Highway 17. The valleys were renamed, one for each of the fallen lovers. While you're up visiting at the cabins in Helen, GA stop and to pay respects.
Year Purchased: 1998
About the owner: Mrs works for Resort Management - 25 years Mr. is a contractor -25 years
Why the Owner Chose Helen, GA, USA:
During our first visit to Helen GA we fell in love with the surrounding area. Before we left we had purchased this lovely cabin and enjoyed many years of vacations in it. When we decided to relocate from Ft. Myers, Florida, we purchased a larger home nearby. Since that time we have continued to explore and enjoy the northeast Georgia area and a never tire of it's beauty and nature. We now offer that opportunity to others to enjoy our cabin and make memories in this enchanting area.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Sip coffee on the rocking chair front porch watching the finch feed her babies from a nearby birdhouse. Soak in the hot tub under the stars after a relaxing day of hiking or nearby adventures. ( Hot tub is drained, cleaned and treated before each and every guest arrival:) Light the wood burning stone fireplace for a romantic end to a fun day with a bottle of local wine. Watch deer pass by from the kitchen window. Roast weenies and marshmallows in the fire pit. Enjoy the sounds of nature from the screened back porch while playing a game of checkers. Breath in the fresh mountain air and let the positive energy of this wonderful area fill your being. Enjoy the feel of being in a 2 story tree-house.
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- Fax: +1 8884183475 888-418-3475
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Front Porch Rockers
Fold out Sofa Sleeper
Downstairs Queen Bedroom
Back Porch Screened
View from Hot Tub
Russell Scenic HWY View
Park in Helen
Rocking Chair Front Porch
Covered Front Porch
Wood Burning Fireplace
Living/Dining Area - Open floor plan
Fully Equipped Kitchen
2nd Floor King Size Loft Bedroom with a reading lounge chair
Gas BBQ Grill - Back Deck
Hot Tub - Cleaned and Treated between each Guest!
Old Sautee Store
Alpine Bavarian Village of Helen
This listing was first published here in 2015.
Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017
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