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Quiet area on river w 6tubes, kayaks, rope swing, slide, gt. fishing

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,550 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

- 2 bedrooms 2 baths sleeps 6

Check our other rental if dates are booked here

Property # 118047 The garden cottage also with same things and on the river.

SAVE $$$ tube and kayak for free

Only 12 minutes from downtown Helen.

Helen's river is full of people and noise all day. Come to our section where you have the river almost to your selves. No hordes of tourists

We have more to do than any other rental in this area.

UNLIKE MOST RIVER homes in this area::: NO STEEP STEPS or driveway to river, so you can actually enjoy your stay and use the river!!

Read their sites carefully or ask as sometimes they do not tell you about this.

(over 1,500 ft of river frontage for fishing playing)

The N Georgia Mountains like it used to be. This cottage is in the woods, quiet area & lots of wildlife. Deer, turkey, beaver, etc.

On 14+ very secluded acres, steps from the Chattahoochee River

Our places are the CLEANEST you will find anywhere.


We have 6 tubes, 4 kayaks, a slide in your backyard, swing next to the riverand horse shoe pit in your back yard and a rope swing for your use that is a short walk from cottage. We keep up with our equipment some homes do not.

Will be glad to make any arrangements you'll need to make your stay

We pride ourselves in having almost 40% repeat renters.

Very Quiet area of the river so you have the place pretty much to yourselves!!

We have tubes available from May to end of September, unless weather or water temp permits it sooner or later.

Kayaks are out from March till end of October, unless weather and water temp permit.


Only vacation rental cabin in Helen Georgia / N. G.a mountains w/ FARMHOUSE STYLE homes.

Will be glad to make any arrangements you'll need to make your stay perfect, just ask!

Unlike other homes we are right here to help you with anything you need. No management company we pride ourselves on our service and our homes.

Very clean home, w/2 master bedrooms 1 w/king -1w/queen-sized feather padded bed & pillows, vaulted wood ceilings & pr. baths. Old fashioned pine board white washed ceilings & walls, w/ pine hardwood floors. Relax in your hot tub or rocking chair & listen to the shoals on the river. Beautiful real river rock fireplace..

So come and make some once of a life time memories!!

More Details

Nancy Loomis
Member since: 2003
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 22, 2018

About Nancy Loomis

We have always loved living here. Our kids grew up here and can think of no place we would rather be...

We love sharing our place with our renters and over the years some have become good friends.

Hope you will to.

Nancy Loomis purchased this cottage in 2000

Why Nancy Loomis chose Helen

We have a great access to the river unlike other homes.

Great swimming area and we are in a VERY quiet area with lots of wildlif..we love here

And we are HERE to help you in anyway we can!!

What makes this cottage unique

Rope swing and short walk from cottage

A very quiet area of river, in your backyard for your use only is 4 kayaks, 6 tubes, slide into the river behind home, swing down by river and Horseshoe pit etc.......

Guestbook comments from the owner

By: Mary Li Creasy

This property is fabulous! The location is very private yet close to all the N. Ga. mountain attractions. We loved seeing the deer and wild turkeys on the property, tubing on the river, the hot tub, panning for gold, fising and hiking Brass Town Bald, Unicoi and Anna Ruby Falls. The cottage itself couldn''t be lovelier and the owner thought of everything. A real home away from home retreat. We are looking forward to returning in the fall!

Service: 5 Value: 5 Atmosphere: 5 Overall: 5

By: Frank Castillo

As an outdoors enthusiast, I love to hike, moutain bike and such. Living in Florida, without mountains is not as exciting as with them. After many years of staying at "adequate" cabins in Georgia and North Carolina, I FINALLY found one that is close to home that felt like home, but yet gave that "vacation-get-a-way from it all" feeling. Speaking with Nancy on the phone made me feel like I made the right choice, and after driving up through the woods and making that turn - seeing the house upon the hill was jaw dropping, tongue swaying, eyes bugging GORGEOUS! Upon entering the house, seeing the immaculant wood flooring, clean like new kitchen, bathrooms, bedrooms (upstairs and downstairs), the awesome fireplace, and the spectacular view of the river from the screened in porch with the Hot Tub - I was in heaven. With Helen only a few easy to drive miles away, we had everything near us to do. My girlfriend Theresa and I even easily drove to Charlotte (about 2 1/2 hours) for a football game. The cabin in within an easy drive of MANY MANY hiking trails (it was winter so no white water rafting)but shopping in Helen and Dehalanega. Nancy was an awesome host - thanks for the SpiderMan video - she was there when we needed her, and out of sight when we didn''t. My friends and I HIGHLY reccommend Nanna''s Cabin. Definately Gold Star Service.

Service: 5 Value: 5 Atmosphere: 5 Overall: 5
Dec 2004
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Helen Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1550 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • River ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Free Local Calls
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , feather padded beds and upgraded linens
    Bedroom - 1 queen , feather padded beds and upgraded linens
    Living Area - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Both bedrooms have their own baths. Upscaled linens, Feather padded beds and feather pillows Master has a jetted tub.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Beach Towels
  • Deck Furniture
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Porch Furniture
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Singles
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
River view from porches, Tubes and loungers are available for your use, feather beds, firewood supplies, 1200 feet river frontage (cottage right on river no steep hills to river), tube run, rope swing 2 satellite TVs with Showtime, HBO, Staz, and ESPN channels Kayaking till mid Oct. tubing Mid. May- Mid or late Sept.


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Quiet area on river w 6tubes, kayaks, rope swing, slide, gt. fishing
average rating of 4.987013 based on 79 reviews

Wonderful Cabin Close to Helen, GA

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had the most amazing stay at this beautiful cabin this past weekend. Close enough to Helen to enjoy what it has to offer, but far enough away to relax and enjoy nature. Everything you need is right here! Not only is the view beautiful but the sound of the river at night is peaceful and calming. We would stay here again in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay and come back again. Nancy
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Very nice cabin and good fishing holes.

  • 5 of 5

Very nice cabin. Has everything you need from dishwasher to washer/dryer, hot tub, nice beds. Very nice owner Mrs. Nancy and husband were. Very accommodating owners. Fishing was slow but good. Would stay again in this cabin.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wes so glad you had a good time. The fishing must have slowed after you caught all those trout? Been showing pictures of them to people around here and they were impressed with the amount and size of the trout . (thank you for sharing the pictures with me) Your guys did a great job considering the time of year and the river being so cold. We truly hope to have you come back soon. The fish are waiting.
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beautiful settig

  • 5 of 5

agree with all 5 star ratings. private and secluded. management very helpful to make your stay great. we will be back.

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Monroe, Ga

Peaceful place to stay by the river

  • 5 of 5

Has everything a family could need to have fun on the river. Our dog and children loved every minute. Friendly neighbors and quiet street. Owners are very helpful. We will plan to come again.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Older home that needs updating, but it was very accommodating as far as what you need.

  • 4 of 5

Overall the experience was good. The outside was beautiful with the river access,the fire pit, the swing etc. You do not have complete privacy though as with one situation there were people coming to the end of the driveway parking and looking around. The screened-in porch was perfect for sitting out at night enjoying the moment.

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good time. We are constantly updating the cottage. After a long and busy summer, things tend to show wear and tear and need replacing. We do this in the winter, go through the home and replace what's needed. Just this month we bought a new duvet cover from pottery barn for master bedroom and a new microwave, as it was looking a worn. We continue to rent replace and repair till spring. Last year the major project was we redid both baths. So it's an on going process. We try to keep things as nice as possible. This home is at the end of a road so there is little traffic. But people do come down once in awhile and fish etc. This renter was here on a holiday and it is always busier then. We get a lot of lookers lol.
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The cutest cottage!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this cottage for my wife's 30th birthday. This is the perfect setup! Right on the river with kayakes and tubes, fire pit, horse shoes, hot tub, and the cutest cottage. This place is decorated so nicely. It is at the very end of a road and extremely private. We will definitely be renting again!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. We hope to see you again soon Nancy.
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Car: necessary

We are getting very well known for the wonderful wines this area produces. Take a wine tour to several in our area.

.Alpine Helen, Cabbage Patch Land, with in 12 miles. Hiking, Appalachian Trail, waterfalls, the highest peak in Georgia, the best white water in the US, golfing, horse back riding, shopping. Helen, and antiquing all very close by. There is plenty to do and see...

Other Activities: Helen just minutes away, Cabbage patch hospital, hiking, lots of waterfalls and state parks, white water rafting


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $650
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 18.0%

Holidays and High season 3-4 night minimum
Discounts on rates in Off-season (call for off seaon rates)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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