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MOUNTAIN LAUREL CHALET: Private 10 Acre Retreat in Helen - GEORGIA WINE COUNTRY!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,900 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

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!

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**BEST DISCOUNT for 2017: Great Deal!

**PRESIDENTS DAY WEEKEND SPECIAL!

**February 16,17, 18, 19, 20

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

**$175.00 per weekend night. $150.00 per Midweek night.

** All Specials and Rates subject to availability.

Two night minimum for non-Holiday stays.

Three night Minimum for Holiday stays.

WINTER 2017 MIDWEEK RATE: $150.00 + 15% tax per night

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

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*TWO NIGHT MINIMUM STANDARD STAY*

*THREE NIGHT MINIMUM HOLIDAY STAY*

*PET POLICY: Sorry, NO PETS*

**PLEASE NOTE: Our home is NOT HANDICAPPPED or WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE.

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.

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*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.

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**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.

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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!

Keywords: CHALET

More Details

Owner
Steve
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 24, 2017

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 North Georgia Mountains

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!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Steve is very thorough in making sure your stay is as easy and eventful as possible. The home is gorgeous, secluded but within driving distance from some really neat spots. It was the perfect location for a much needed weekend getaway for the 4 of us. Thanks, Steve!
Jan 2017
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Amenities

Helen Chalet Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Security System
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 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.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
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!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(69 traveler reviews)

MOUNTAIN LAUREL CHALET: Private 10 Acre Retreat in Helen - GEORGIA WINE COUNTRY!
average rating of 4.753623 based on 73 reviews
5

great place

  • 5 of 5

The place is beautiful!! - only thing I would add would be solar driveway lights ( esp at the turnaround) or some type of lighting.

If we ever do another girls trip this will be the place.

Thank you

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice place.

  • 5 of 5

I hope to visit this place again.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Cozy and beautiful!!

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for my friends and I to stay. Only a short drive to downtown Helen!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

Absolutely breathtaking!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time!

  • Submitted: Feb 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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5

Escape from the city weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time at this place! The cabin was beautiful - just like the pictures. And, very secluded - perfect for those wanting to escape the city life. Loved the hot tub, too - on the side of the house and covered - very nice. The kitchen was very well stocked with all cooking utensils you would ever need. We enjoyed the gas grill on the porch, too! WiFi and satellite TV worked great - Verizon and AT&T cell service worked well, too. We went to two arts festivals - one at Unicoi and one in Sautee - very nice. And, the Sautee Grill is a very good restaurant, too. I recommend the Habersham Winery, too - fun time! We bought a couple of bottles to enjoy later. Also, the fireplace is wonderful - all you really need are the starter 3-hour logs - perfect. Communication was great - Steve gave us all the info that we needed - Thanks again for a great weekend! We'll definitely be back -

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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4

Nice property. Trees need to be cut back. Master bed needs to be replaced.

  • 4 of 5

Nice and quiet. Needs some updating, but overall nice place to get away.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your input! We definitely try to listen to constructive criticism to improve our home and to improve our guest experience in our home. We stay there, too, and it's a great getaway from the city for us and for our families! ______________________________________________________________________________________ It's interesting how different folks have different perspectives on the same property. ______________________________________________________________________________________ Some guests like the seclusion of our home and the trees, and we certainly love our wooded setting, too! We live in an urban environment with more than 5 million people and very few trees. We have tried to preserve the most natural setting possible for our mountain home, and as such, cut very few trees when we built our home. We love being so close to the Tray Mountain Wilderness Area of the Chattahoochee National Forest, and we have kept our own nature preserve right by the chalet! We have found that some urban folks prefer to stay in the village of Helen as they prefer not to be in a wooded mountain setting; we understand that. We have guests that return to our private wooded setting year after year, I believe those are the folks that our chalet appeals to the most. Thank you again for choosing our home. Happy travels!
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Lake Burton
"Our favorite lake in the area! Rent a boat on the lake at Laprades Marina [See the listing]."
Betty's Country Store
"GREAT LOCAL FOOD STORE...VERY UNIQUE! We shop at Betty's a lot when we are in Helen. Chanc..."
Habersham Winery
"Nice local wine shop located on the south side of Helen in Nacoochee Villge."
Innsbruck Resort & Golf Club
"Good local GOLF COURSE."
Bigg Daddy's
"BEST SPORTS BAR in Helen! Lots of TV's. Typical pub grub. Nice covered outdoor seating area."
Yonah Mountain Vineyards Tasting Room
"The nicest vineyard in the area! BEAUTIFUL SETTING!"
Bodensee
La Cabana Mexican Restaurant
"Good standard Mexican fare!"
Anna Ruby Falls
"Our favorite waterfall in the Helen area!"
The Nacoochee Village Tavern & Pizzeria
"Good local pizza with a nice atmosphere."
Mully's Nacoochee Grill
"Good local food!"
Unicoi State Park & Lodge
"Good local state park with a seasonal beach and canoe rentals on Unicoi Lake, by the road to..."
Smithgall Woods State Park
"Lots of nature here with outdoor education and programming for families."
Sweetwater Coffee House
"Great little coffeehouse! Meet the locals and log onto their Wifi."
Smithgall Woods State Park
Hofbrauhaus Restaurant and GI Germany Pub
"Good local pub. Food quality varies. "
Hofer's of Helen
"BEST LOCAL DESSERTS and PASTRIES! Good for lunch and coffee,too! Usually not open for dinne..."
Folk Pottery Museum of Northeast Georgia
"Local folk pottery museum. Very well done and located next to the wonderful Sautee Nacooche..."
Nearest Airport
95 Miles
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport - ATLANTA
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Hofbrau Haus Riverfront Restaurant in HELEN, GA
Nearest Ferry
10 Miles
LaPRADE's MARINA on LAKE BURTON: Boat Rentals
Nearest Golf
6 Miles
Innsbruck Golf Course in HELEN, GA
Nearest Train
40 Miles
AMTRAK in Cornelia, Georgia
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Georgia Highway 356
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
UNICOI LODGE - Unicoi State Park - HELEN, GA
Nearest Beach
4 Miles
UNICOI LAKE - Unicoi State Park in HELEN, GA
Car: necessary

1) Year Round Local PERFORMING and VISUAL ARTS nearby in the SAUTEE NACOOCHEE COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION. [About 15 minutes away]

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2) TUBING on the CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER in HELEN. HORSEBACK RIDING nearby. MOUNTAIN BIKING nearby. HIKING nearby.

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3) SWIMMING/BEACH AREA located nearby on UNICOI LAKE inside

UNICOI STATE PARK.

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4) ANNA RUBY FALLS Scenic Area [About 15 minutes away]

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5) Seasonal BOAT RENTALS at LAPRADE'S MARINA on LAKE BURTON.

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6) GEORGIA's HIGHEST MOUNTAIN: BRASSTOWN BALD @ 4784 feet.

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Rates & Availability

Helen Chalet Rental Rates

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$175
From
$185
Fri,Sat
$1,050
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $100
Cleaning Fee $85 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

*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.

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