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

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

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.

SUMMER MONTHS:

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.

GREAT WINERIES IN OUR AREA TO TOUR

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

Owner
Nancy Loomis
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
August 10, 2017

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 North Georgia Mountains

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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Amenities

Clarkesville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1500 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 ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • 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
Kitchen:
  • 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
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower
    Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • 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
Suitability:
  • Singles
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Whirlpool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • 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
Notes:
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.

Reviews

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Quiet area on river w 6tubes, kayaks, rope swing, slide, gt. fishing
average rating of 5.0 based on 72 reviews
5

Perfect river cottage

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 and our beloved dog had a great couple of days at the river cottage. The cottage is at the very end of the road so you don't have any traffic, except for a few kayakers or tubers on the river. The kids loved the slide (and the dog did too!!) The beds were very comfortable and the updated bathrooms were a plus! The cottage was very clean!! We tubed one day and it was so much more relaxing than tubing in Helen. We will definitely stay here again and have friends rent the other cottage that Nancy and Robert own up the street at the same time for even more fun!!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a good time. I also love tubing on our section of river. So much quieter than Helen. ( I call Helen bumper tubing and water is always so low you get sick every five seconds.) Look forward to seeing you again. Nancy
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5

Excellent!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely home, helpful owners. Will book again!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful, sweet cottage. You only need your toothbrush for this perfect mountain cottage.

  • 5 of 5

We arrived to a very clean detailed home. Everything you need including directions to area things to do, grocery stores, tubing, fishing and wineries. Owners were so helpful and always available. All you need is your toothbrush and groceries. This perfect mountain cottage comes stocked with everything. Loved our stay and will definitely be returning. Thanks Nancy and Robert for an amazing experience in your adorable mountain oasis.

  • Submitted: Jul 29, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much. We try to make our renters stay as stress free as possible. Look forward to you coming back Nancy
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5

Wonderfull

  • 5 of 5

It's a quiet place right on river. Has everything plus. Can't recommend it enough. Clean too. Has so much to do you never want to leave.

Great for moms that need a break because the kids are entertained.

Will be back.

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property and private!

  • 5 of 5

The house and property are beautiful and my family loved it. My daughter and niece didn't want to leave. Enjoyed playing and tubing in the river. Even our dog enjoyed the river. This is a definite 10! Property is at the end of the road and is very private which we loved. Quiet and you can hear the river while enjoying coffee on the screened in porch in the morning. We will definitely come back. Wished we could have stayed longer. The owners are attentive to any problems. Wi-fi went out temporarily but was an easy fix. You can see the attention to detail the owners have with the property.

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to you coming back again. Nancy
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Peacful, Green, & Clean

  • 5 of 5

After clearing up some initial check-in confusion our stay was perfect ! ... Nancy & Robert were very responsive and did everything possible to make our time in their Cottage comfortable, relaxing, and memorable... The Cottage was surrounded by leafing trees with the Ferns, Azalea's and Rhododendron's beginning their bloom; What a peaceful setting... With the exception of one afternoon and one morning we had rain, and very heavy at times, making the river water high & murky, ( and the driveway a bit slippery)... In spite of this, and the occasional weekend armadas of Kayaks / Canoes, I managed to catch a couple nice fish (Spotted Bass and Rainbow Trout)... We also enjoyed our visits to Helen for shopping, eating, and people watching... While My wife napped and read her books, and I was able to get some fishing in, we both left the Cottage Happy and Content... We loved every minute of our trip and will be back ASAP !

PS - This was one of the "Cleanest" homes we have ever rented ! ... Thanks Nancy & Robert for staying on top of these type of details... For experienced renters they make all the difference...

  • Submitted: May 9, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much and so glad you had a good time despite the rain. Ive rented some very dirty homes in my lifetime and will not let this happen to my renters. We want our renters happy. Happy renters happy owners and truly I mean this this. Look forward to seeing you again Nancy
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Map

Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Atlanta
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

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Rates & Availability

Clarkesville Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
summer
Aug 13 2017 - Aug 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$265
$1,800
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
labor day weekend
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$280
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
late summer
Sep 4 2017 - Sep 28 2017
2 night minimum stay
$255
$1,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
fall
Sep 29 2017 - Nov 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$265
$1,700
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
early winter
Nov 5 2017 - Nov 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
$195
$1,300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
thanksgiving
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 25 2017
4 night minimum stay
$260
$1,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
mid winter
Nov 26 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
$175
$1,275
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
christmas new years
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 6 2018
4 night minimum stay
$260
$1,750
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$250
$1,650
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Pet Fee $100
Damage Deposit $650

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.
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