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Helen, GA, USA
  • Chalet1900 sqft
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps6
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

Chalet, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

MOUNTAIN LAUREL CHALET: Located in a peaceful and private 10 acre wooded mountain setting 10 minutes from the Alpine Village of HELEN, Georgia. Our spacious chalet is also near UNICOI LAKE, UNICOI STATE PARK, and ANNA RUBY FALLS. This is a great location!


**WINTER MID-WEEK SPECIAL: Begins January 2018**

**RENT 2 NIGHTS, get the 3rd night FREE!**

GREAT DEAL: Ask us for the special when you book.

WINTER MIDWEEK RATE: $150.00 + 15% tax per night




**Rent 3 nights at the standard rate and get the 4th Night FREE!

** All Specials and Rates subject to availability.

Two night minimum for non-Holiday stays.

Three night Minimum for Holiday stays.


**BOOK YOUR STAY EARLY for the best available dates!






There is a single flight of stairs to walk up from the front parking area to the main level of the home. The stairs are visible on the left side in the photo of the front of our chalet.


*One Time MAID FEE: $85.00 per stay.

*Local Lodging Taxes: 15%

Standard Rate: $175.00 to $185.00 per Night

HOLIDAY Rates: $195.00 to $225.00 per Night.

OCTOBER Rates: $225.00 per night.


**ONE WEEK RATE - Seasonal Discount for the week

$910.00 to $1225.00 per week [Seasonal variation]

ASK for a QUOTE to get the current rate.


Our home is ideal for a couple or for a small group up to 6 adults. Very Private - yet convenient to local dining, shopping, sightseeing, hiking, and outdoor activities.

**HOT TUB. FIREPLACE. NEW FEATURE: Recent Upgrade to HD Satellite TV. FREE WIFI!

Treat yourself to the HOT TUB or cuddle up by the FIREPLACE. Whatever you like, it's all here waiting for you to relax and enjoy! For hikers and outdoor enthusiasts, the chalet is LESS THAN 1 MILE from McCLURE CREEK and the TRAY MOUNTAIN WILDERNESS AREA of the Chattahoochee National Forest and less than 6 miles from the APPALACHIAN TRAIL via Tray Mountain Road [Tray Mountain - Elevation 4430 feet].

Also located nearby is BRASSTOWN BALD, Georgia's highest mountain [Elevation 4784 feet]. On clear days, you can see 4 states from the mountaintop Visitor Center: Georgia, Tennessee, South Carolina, and North Carolina, including a view of the Great Smoky Mountains!

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About Steve

We live in a fun but busy urban environment. We need the solitude of nature in the North Georgia mountains to recharge our souls from time to time. Hiking, tubing on the 'Hooch', biking, and relaxing are among our favorite mountain activities. As our guests, we hope that you, too, will enjoy all the benefits of our treasured mountain home! We would like to extend a very warm 'welcome' to all of our guests! We enjoy sharing the privacy and solitude of our mountain home with our friends and family. It's a great place to entertain or to relax!

Steve purchased this Chalet in 1994

Why Steve chose Helen

Our home site was chosen because of its peaceful wooded setting and its close proximity to the Alpine village of Helen. It offers the best of both worlds: the serenity of a private mountain home on 10+ acres of land and the nearby activities, shops, and restaurants in Helen. You can retreat from the world or you can go into Helen and enjoy all the festivities...it's your choice!

What makes this Chalet unique

From curling up by the fireplace to relaxing in the Hot Tub, it's a wonderful place to retreat from the daily hustle and bustle of work and life. We enjoy the spaciousness of the home, especially while relaxing in the Great Room or in the sitting area of the upstairs Loft overlooking the Great Room below. Another favorite: sitting and drinking coffee on the covered balcony of the Master Bedroom Suite upstairs...so private and peaceful! The two skylights over the king sized bed in the Master Bedroom Suite offer a nice view of the stars in the mountain skies, especially on clear or colder days. Nights with a full moon are a special treat!


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Fireplace
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Hot Tub
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
        • King size beds (1) Located in the MASTER BEDROOM SUITE upstairs. _______________________, Queen size Beds (2) Located in the SECOND and THIRD BEDROOMS downstairs. _______________________, (1) Additional Sleeping Area
          FUTON and a Daybed/Trundle Bed located in the SLEEPING LOFT upstairs, adjacent to the Master Bedroom Suite.


        • 2 Bathrooms
          • 2

          Location Type

            • Mountain
              View of the mountains on our private walking trail on the east ridge leading to the north ridge above our chalet. This trail also intersects the neighborhood private road. No view from the chalet.
            • Rural
              Very peaceful 10 acre wooded setting with lots of privacy! Less than one mile from the Tray Mountain Wilderness Area of the Chattahoochee National Forest.
            • Village
              Less than 10 minutes from the Alpine Village of Helen, GA. Also very close to the village of Sautee, GA.


                • Away From It All
                • Tourist Attractions


                    • Guests provide their own meals


                        • Linens Provided
                        • Air Conditioning
                        • Basic Soaps
                        • Ceiling Fans
                        • Clothes Dryer
                        • Fireplace
                        • Hair Dryer
                        • Internet
                        • Iron & Board
                        • Alarm Clock
                        • Parking Off Street
                        • Security System
                        • Telephone
                        • Toilet Paper
                        • Towels Provided
                        • Washing Machine
                        • Wireless Internet
                          NEW: FREE WiFi for guests!
                        • Wood Fireplace
                        • Free Wifi


                            • Coffee Maker
                            • Cooking Utensils
                            • Dishwasher
                            • Ice Maker
                            • Kitchen
                            • Microwave
                              Over the Stove Microwave.
                            • Oven
                            • Refrigerator
                            • Stove
                            • Toaster


                                • Dining Area


                                    • Books
                                    • DVD Player
                                    • Radio
                                    • Satellite / Cable
                                      Satellite TV. Two televisions.
                                    • Television
                                    • VCR


                                        • Balcony
                                          A PRIVATE COVERED BALCONY adjoins the upstairs MASTER BEDROOM SUITE UPSTAIRS...great to sit outside even in rainy weather!
                                        • Deck / Patio
                                          A LARGE OUTDOOR DECK is located on the main floor in front of the GREAT ROOM. This deck features a Gas Grill, Chairs,and a Picnic Table.
                                        • Gazebo
                                          Outdoor Covered HOT TUB Area. Very private, yet with easy access to the downstairs bathroom.
                                        • Outdoor Grill
                                        • Outdoor Grill Gas
                                        • Wood Deck


                                            • wheelchair inaccessible
                                              Unfortunately, OUR HOME IS NOT HANDICAPPED ACCESSIBLE. There is an outside stairway for entry to the Front Deck and to the Main Level of the house. The stairs go up from the driveway and the parking area in front of the house.

                                              Pool / Spa

                                                • Hot Tub
                                                  A private covered outdoor HOT TUB is easily accessible from the downstairs bathroom, making showering and drying off very convenient.
                                                • Outdoor Hot Tub


                                                    • health/beauty spa
                                                    • live theater
                                                    • marina
                                                    • museums
                                                    • restaurants
                                                    • water parks
                                                    • winery tours

                                                      Leisure Activities

                                                        • bird watching
                                                        • boating
                                                        • horseback riding
                                                        • miniature golf
                                                        • scenic drives
                                                        • shopping
                                                        • sight seeing
                                                        • walking
                                                        • wildlife viewing

                                                          Local Services & Businesses

                                                            • ATM/bank
                                                            • groceries
                                                            • massage therapist

                                                              Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                                • hunting
                                                                • cycling
                                                                • fly fishing
                                                                • freshwater fishing
                                                                • golf
                                                                • golf privileges optional
                                                                • hiking
                                                                • fishing
                                                                • mountain biking
                                                                • mountain climbing
                                                                • rafting
                                                                • rock climbing
                                                                • swimming
                                                                • water tubing


                                                                    • Very peaceful wooded location, not in a subdivision. ..secluded yet convenient to Helen and to Sautee. Near the Tray Mountain Wilderness Area and McClure Creek of the Chattahoochee National Forest. It is like your own private estate!

                                                                      House Rules

                                                                      Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                                      Check-out: 10:00 AM

                                                                      Cancellation Policy

                                                                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                                      77 Reviews


                                                                      Latest reviews

                                                                      Perfect family getaway

                                                                      Kimberly F.

                                                                      The chalet was beautiful and clean. The jacuzzi was wonderful. My family booked this chalet on a short notice but Steve was wonderful to work with making sure that we had all the information that we needed to have a wonderful experience. This chalet is perfect for couples and families. We would definitely book again.

                                                                      The house was amazing. All the comforts of home.

                                                                      Lindsey H.Palatka, Florida

                                                                      From the second we pulled into the driveway we loved it. When we walked inside we instantly felt at home. We loved how secluded it was and also just minutes from downtown Helen. We definitely recommend staying here and hope to return soon!!

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you for your comments! We want our guests to feel welcome and at home. From the minute you walk in our door, you are like our cherished family and friends. Please come back to stay with us again!

                                                                      Sister Trip

                                                                      Kathy D.

                                                                      Six of us. We had a great time. It's a wonderful place.

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      It was fun meeting y'all. What a great way to have a sister retreat up in the mountains! We hope you will return to stay with us again.

                                                                      Beautiful and rejuvenating vacation spot

                                                                      Cassie S.Denton, Tx

                                                                      From the absolutely gorgeous view, the relaxing and comfortable chalet, to the perks of being close to several natural attractions and the adorable town of Helen, GA, I can not recommend this place enough. Anna Ruby Falls and Unicoi Lake are within 10 minutes driving distance and a must see for rejuvenation and inspiration. I highly suggest going to check out Helen's German artisan shops, but the most important suggestion I can make is just to wake up with a cup of coffee on the balcony upstairs and soak in the wonderful forest sounds. Thank you for sharing your home with us.

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      We are delighted to share our home with y'all! Thank you for staying with us, and thank you for your wonderful comments.

                                                                      The cabin was great, was amazingly secluded, but within easy driving distance of Helen

                                                                      Jonathan C.Atlanta, Georgia

                                                                      The room sizes and layout was wonderful. Owners were a joy to deal with and we are had a great weekend stay. Only two complaints were the automatic lighting mechanism on the grill didn't work and the internet service was slow. But, we should have thought to bring matches, and who would expect fast internet service on the edge of a national forest. We had a great time and would definitely return! Thanks for a wonderful stay!!!

                                                                      Owner's Response:

                                                                      Thank you for your compliments! Yes, we have the fastest internet service that is currently available in our very rural location. Unfortunately, high speed internet has not made its way to our area yet, but we keep hoping that it will get there sooner rather than later!

                                                                      Please tell your friends and family about us. Come on back for another visit!

                                                                      Wonderful trip! We had a great time!

                                                                      Shannon G.

                                                                      Very cute cabin! Set back in the woods, so very peaceful, yet close to Helen and activities. The owner was very quick to answer our questions, and made excellent suggestions for things to do.


                                                                      Helen, GA, USA

                                                                      1) Year Round Local PERFORMING and VISUAL ARTS nearby in the SAUTEE NACOOCHEE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION. [About 15 minutes away] ********************************************************************************* 2) TUBING on the CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER in HELEN. HORSEBACK RIDING nearby. MOUNTAIN BIKING nearby. HIKING nearby. ********************************************************************************************** 3) SWIMMING/BEACH AREA located nearby on UNICOI LAKE inside UNICOI STATE PARK. ********************************************************************************************** 4) ANNA RUBY FALLS Scenic Area [About 15 minutes away] *********************************************************************************************** 5) Seasonal BOAT RENTALS at LAPRADE'S MARINA on LAKE BURTON. *********************************************************************************************** 6) GEORGIA's HIGHEST MOUNTAIN: BRASSTOWN BALD @ 4784 feet. Ab


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                                                                      *Rates and Quotes are subject to change depending on the season and size of your group. Multi-night discounts are available during most of the year. MONTHLY RATE AVAILABLE: Please inquire. NON-HOLIDAY SEASONAL SPECIALS: Please inquire.

                                                                      77 Reviews
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