ALL ABOUT GOLD AND THE RIVER!

Beth Morgan White

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Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
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ALL ABOUT GOLD AND THE RIVER!

Dahlonega House Rental Photos and Description

House, 5 Bedrooms, 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 13)

CHILDREN STAY FREE AND RATES FOR LARGER FAMILIES AND GROUPS ARE DISCOUNTED AFTER FIRST THREE NIGHTS TO WEEKLY RATE OF $1,200 PLUS TAX AND CLEANING FEE. OWNER OFERS ONE FREE NIGHT WHEN YOU BOOK TWO OR MORE NIGHTS WITH SOME HOLIDAY EXCEPTIONS; CONTACT OWNER FOR DETAILS ON HOW TO BOOK DISCOUNTS AND FREE NIGHT WITHIN THIS WEBSITE! Thar’s gold in them thar hills! Dahlonega, the Georgia gateway to the Appalachians is the site of the first U.S. gold rush. Come pan for gold in historic Dahlonega on the Chestatee river. This large home is located directly on the Chestatee river just before the Coppermines. It was recently renovated, and is now ready for eager treasure hunters and vacationers. We recently added a ductless air conditioning system in the honeymoon suite on the top floor of the house.

This warm, inviting home on the river was built in 1996. It has five bedrooms, three and a half baths, two great rooms, and two kitchens. All the rooms have high ceilings including the ground floor. If you like vaulted wood ceilings and the heavenly sound and view of the river just about one hundred feet off the covered back deck this is place to spend your vacation.

There are two suites upstairs each on a different floor with their own private bathrooms. Guests with bad knees or other disabilities can get to the mountain splendor bedroom on the main floor by going up just three steps outside. The honeymoon suite is the top floor and has an Amish king-size bed, a sitting area, a vaulted wood ceiling and a full private bathroom. The main floor has a king size bed and a full private bathroom. The terrace level (ground floor) has three bedrooms of which two have queen size beds (the third bedroom has twin beds with a built in bunk-bed above for children) one full bathroom, a great room/kitchen combo and a terrace under the main deck that also looks out at the gorgeous river and shoals. There is a day bed with a trundle bed below in the terrace level great room so a total of nine guests can stay on that ground floor level. So there are two king beds, two queen beds, two twin beds with a built in bunk bed above for children under 12; and a day bed with a trundle bed below it.

Take your choice of the Goldrush bedroom with golden walls, a queen size sleigh bed and antique dresser, 'the waterfalls bedroom with a queen size bed or the wilderness adventure bedroom that has a built-in bunk bed and two twin beds below (kids love it)! If you have more than 13 people in your party there is a full size sofa upstairs and downstairs and a single size inflatable mattress and pump in the honeymoon suite closet.

The accommodations are perfect for two couples with children, large extended families, a girls, guys or couples getaway, wedding parties (we get a lot), family and company gatherings. The main floor and upstairs suite have an old feel to them even though the house is relatively new. Several rooms have antique dressers and gold accents. We have four televisions with Direct TV; the two upstairs bedrooms each have one and the two great rooms each have a television.

There are several old photos of civil war heros and the old south as well as some books about the area. The ground floor has a newer, more fun feel with a rain forest theme in the greatroom area. Even the bathrooms are fun in this house! You'ens come down yonder and have yur picture taken with our life-size wooden hillbilly, Jed! He'll be out on the deck with his moonshine awaiting your arrival.

Have you ever panned for gold? This house comes with several gold pans so your family and friends can come search for gold without ever leaving the property. At least two of our guests have found gold right on our property. The house has badminton, volleyball, horseshoes, croquet, frisbee toss, weighted yard dart toss, a fire pit, hammock and a picnic table so you can play next to the river. We have wireless internet, Direct TV and a several indoor games and puzzles.

There are many things to do in Dahlonega including outdoor sports like kayaking, fishing, hiking, mountain biking and golf. If outdoors sports are not for you there are also several vineyards (Wolf Mountain Vineyards, Three Sisters Vineyards, Frogtown Mountain Vineyards), antique shops, arts and crafts shops, wildlife preserves and festivals to explore. The Smith House is a historic family style buffet worth visiting although somewhat pricey for country cooking. Lake Lanier is also only 30 minutes south of Dahlonega in Cumming and Gainesville.

Book this exciting vacation get-a-way…make your reservations now! Owner has many photos and will e-mail additional photos to you if requested. CALL FOR LAST MINUTE SPECIALS and weekday discounts! CHILDREN ARE FREE SO ENTER 0 FOR NUMBER OF CHILDREN WHEN YOU BOOK with a note to owner about how many children are actually staying!

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Beth Morgan White (Owner)
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About Beth Morgan White

I was born and raised in the Atlanta area, but both my parents were born and raised in Boston, MA. I currently live in Cumming, GA with my husband and our three dogs. I have a full time job at a subsidiary of a national bank. We have been renting out our river house as a vacation getaway home for eight years now. I love nature and the outdoors especially the mountains. I enjoy hiking, bicycling, kayaking, walking and my pets. I try to give all our guests a good deal including one night free if two or more nights are booked. I get a lot of compliments about the house and have been told by several guests the house was better than expected. We get a lot of wedding parties that book our house since the local vineyards host a lot of weddings. I have enjoyed renting the river house out and I like knowing our house has given lots of families life-long memories they will never forget.

Beth Morgan White purchased this house in 2003

Why Beth Morgan White chose Dahlonega

I purchased this property for my father because my sister loves rivers and kayaking and she lives in Dahlonega. The rentals from our river house usually goes back into the house for improvements including a brand new self cleaning double oven and a new air conditioning compressor with any extra to support my elderly father with his assisted living expenses. Dahlonega is a very quaint, charming small town in the north Georgia mountains. Our river house is located directly on the Chestatee river where the first goldrush in the US took place. There are a lot of antique stores and vineyards so we get a lot of wedding parties that book our house.

What makes this house unique

The sound of the river just off the deck is heavenly. It's very relaxing to sit on the deck overlooking the river listening to the water hit the shoals below. Our river house is located on a dead end road so it's fairly private with only a two or three homes beyond ours. There is a lot of hiking in the area and you can fish and kayak on our property. However, one of the most unique activities you can do on the property is pan for gold. We have several gold pans in the house for our guests to see what they can find in the river. We also have horseshoes, badminton and volleyball you can set up in the grassy area next to the river. The square in Dahlonega is very charming and quaint. There are many stores and restaurants you can visit and if you like antiques or vineyards Dahlonega has those as well.

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Sleeps15
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type house
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 28 traveler reviews

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All About Gold and the River!
average rating of 4.892857 based on 28 reviews
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All About Gold and the River!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p76931vb
(678) 227-1014
Dahlonega North Georgia Mountains
Melbourne, FL
5

Perfect Mountain Getaway

  • 5 of 5
The moment we opened the door we knew it would be a great vacation. We rented the cabin for a week, and were very happy with the experience. The cabin is clean, spacious, well-stocked, in a great location, and very reasonably priced.
The river was a perfect place to meet in the afternoon to sit and chat and share some of the delicious local wine. Bring your camping chair and sit with your feet in the cool water.
It's no more than 30 minutes from hiking, wine tasting, downtownDahlonega, and modern conveniences such as banking and Wal-Mart.
All the amenities were there; two full kitchens, satellite TV, big dining room table, outdoor BBQ grill, gold pans, and much more.
We highly recommend this property, and look forward to returning again soon.
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for your wonderful review Paul. I am SO glad you all enjoyed our river house. It really is in a beautiful spot and conveniently located to a lot of interesting attractions in the north Georgia mountains. I hope you all will come back soon!
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http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p76931vb
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Dahlonega North Georgia Mountains
London
5

Wonderful location, lovely house

  • 5 of 5
Our first stop on our Georgia/SC adventure, and it was great. The house is spacious, well appointed and comfortable. Sitting out on the terrace listening to the river was just wonderful. It was peaceful and scenic. We had a lovely time exploring the area, and would recommend the Consolidated Gold Mine tour, a trip to Cavendar Creek winery and, if you like outdoor swimming, Dicks Creek falls a few miles north is great.
Beth the owner was also helpful and considerate, and I would thoroughly recommend this house.
  • Submitted: Aug 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice review Liz. It was really nice meeting you as I rarely get the opportunity to meet our guests. I hope the rest of your trip went well and I hope you will come back again if you come back to Dahlonega in the future!
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Dahlonega North Georgia Mountains
Atlanta, GA
5

Wonderful River House

  • 5 of 5
We spent 3 nights in All About Gold and the River. We were there to attend a Wedding at Montaluce Winery. The property was exactly as described. Very clean and well maintained. The owner was very helpful as we e-mailed back and forth several times.

We were planning a Sunday Brunch for the Wedding Party and some of the wedding guests. The owner was helpful in answering questions as to where we could find certain supplies for the brunch.

I would recommend this property to anyone who would like a nice home by the Chestatee River.

Dahlonega Visitors Center was very helpful. The Italian Restaurant, Piazza, on the Town Square has excellent food.
  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Jan. I am glad everything worked out for your family and for the brunch. It's always nice to hear our guests enjoyed the house and property. Thanks for giving me the shuttle service contact information. I am listing it here for other guests who may have larger parties at the river house. The shuttle company is Appalachian Transportation located at 27 South Park Street, Dahlonega, GA. Phone: (706) 864-0021. I hope you all will come back again.
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Dahlonega North Georgia Mountains
FL
5

Perfect location for seclusion & relaxation, yet only a short 10 minute drive to Dahlonega!

Perfect location for seclusion & relaxation, yet only a short 10 minute drive to Dahlonega!
  • 5 of 5
Beth is VERY responsive! We wanted to book 3 days at 10pm the night before arrival, & she went out of her way to confirm our booking by 8am the next morning.
We only used the main floor, but the house is 3 levels, & an excellent value for the money, with 2 masters & 2 living areas.
Bed was very comfortable, main living area has nice hardwood floors, most other areas have carpet. Kitchen is outfitted with everything you need except food items. House has a comfortable " lived in" feel to it.
The River House is secluded, down a small gravel driveway, tight drive in the front, but a huge back yard by the river with additional parking. There is a main level deck, & also a lower level porch with steps down to yard. Plenty of outside seating on both porches & near river. Gold panning equipment is here, but bring your tubes if you plan to float.
We hope to book a week's visit next time!
  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thanks for your nice comments Suzan. I am glad it worked out for all of us even given the last minute booking. It's always good to know our guests enjoyed the house and property and I always try to give our guests a good value too. I do hope you will come back for a longer stay in the future!
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Dahlonega North Georgia Mountains
Wetumpka, Al 36092 (Elmore)
4

We enjoyed our stay very much. Beautiful area and lots to do.

  • 4 of 5
Our family of five enjoyed our stay it is close to a lot of interesting sites.
  • Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review Helen and I'm glad you enjoyed our river house and had a chance to kick up your heels at the wedding!
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All About Gold and the River!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p76931vb
(678) 227-1014
Dahlonega North Georgia Mountains
4

Relaxing haven!

  • 4 of 5
We rented this house for family during a our daughter's wedding. It was a wonderful haven during all the hustle and bustle. Had a little trouble with poor cell phone reception. The house was right on the river with a wonderful setting. Wanted to stay longer! Owner was great to deal with.
  • Submitted: May 29, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Owner's Response: Thanks for your feedback Terri. I'm glad you and your family had a good time. You are correct that cell service can be sketchy depending on your carrier, but we do have a land line and provide that number for our guests and our guests can make long distance calls from the land line so they are never without phone service. I do hope you all will come back again!
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Hartsfield International Airport
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
GA Hwy 400
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Birch River
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Waffle House and Subway

Antique Shopping

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Dahlonega House Rental Rates

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1 night minimum stay
$200
$1,200
$2,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Cleaning Fee $125
Tax Rate 12.0%
Notes CHILDREN STAY FREE! $200/night for 1-4 adults if less than three nights are booked, $250/night for 6, $300 for 8, $350 for 10, $400 for 12; $1,200 per week up to 10; $1,500 per wk if over 10 or $2,800/month; $300 min rent for 1 night stay. Contact owner for possible free night & discounts offered. Stays longer than three nights are discounted. $350 refundable security deposit is held by owner.

Cancellation Policy

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

Amenities

Dahlonega House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Broadband Access
  • Air Conditioning
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Internet
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
  • 3.5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Twin Beds (2), Bunk Beds (1), Day bed with trundle bed below (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • CD Player
  • Video Library
  • VCR
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Games ...
  • Books ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Events Allowed
  • pets considered
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
  • scenic drives
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • sight seeing
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • golf
  • water skiing
  • mountain biking
  • hunting
  • sailing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • whitewater rafting
  • rafting
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
Notes:
Our river house is great for extended families and groups because it has three floors and three and a half bathrooms. The inside is warm and inviting and actually feels cozy on the two upper levels if there are only two to four guests yet it has another floor below with three bedrooms and a full bathroom if you have a larger group or children. We also have a covered deck with a covered patio below so you can sit outside even in rainy weather. The river is literally in the back yard with just 15 steps from the ground floor to river level and it has many shoals so you can hear the river from the house as well as see the river. If you have an elderly relative or someone who cannot do stairs there are just three steps out front to get into the main floor with everything they would need on that level including the covered deck. And you can drive around the back of the house to the river level so they can enjoy the river without having to go down any steps.
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