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Secluded Mountain Chalet Inside Gated Community

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq. ft.
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedroom, 3 Bath with Mountain Views and Golf

Welcome to our 3 bedroom, 3 bath home. We hope you enjoy “Adler Hutte” (German for “Eagle’s Hut”) as much as we do. As a retired Air Force Colonel (eagle rank insignia) and former fighter pilot who spent 13 years in Germany, my wife and I felt this was an appropriate name for our “Get Away”. During our days in the US Air Force, we traveled extensively in Bavaria, the southern part of Germany, which includes the German Alps. That is why we like this little village of Bavarian Helen so much and why we come here to get away when we can. Since this is our home, you will notice many personal items (many from Germany) that we leave here. We request that you respect them as you would for any home that you visit.

Thank you for not smoking inside and please use caution with open flames and cigarette ashes when outside.

There are lots of things to see and do, including playing golf on the lovely Innsbruck course. Don't forget to ask for discounted rate as guests of the Proctor’s. This is also a great place to hike or just relax, enjoy the peace and quiet, and let the stresses of everyday life pass you by.

All the comforts of home can be found here in the serene and tranquil gated resort community of Innsbruck, located inside the city limits and just minutes from the hustle and bustle of downtown Bavarian Helen, home of the longest Octoberfest east of the Mississippi River. Put your feet up in front of the welcoming gas fireplace and enjoy the flat screen TV. Fix a meal in the kitchen and eat inside, or outside on either the private front or back deck (I prefer the front deck in the morning overlooking the valley when the occasional flock of geese will flyover heading to the golf course lakes). Try the Golf Course Grill for lunch or early evening snack along with its free WI-FI .

When you're ready to venture out, enjoy golf at the guest rate for up to 6 people per day, including GPS golf carts; take a dip in the resort’s refreshing pool; play a rousing game of tennis; head downtown for some local shopping or dining; tube down the Chattahoochee; or take a ride around town in one of the horse drawn carriages. When you return home, get a good night's sleep in either of the three bedrooms, each with its own bathroom.

SPECIALS Dec 1 – May 15: Book 2 nights and get 3rd night FREE!

Specials: Book 3 nights and get 4th night FREE! Book 5 nights get 2 FREE!

HOLIDAYS: The following holidays require 3 nights minimum: Easter; Memorial Day; July 4th; Labor Day; Christmas. Thanksgiving requires 4 nights minimum.

Military (active or retired) receive 5% discount.


MINIMUM STAY IS 2 NIGHTS. Specials do not apply to holiday periods. Over holiday periods, rates increase 15-20%.


• No Pets

• Children Welcome

• Not Wheelchair Accessible

• Renter must be a responsible adult over 21.

• Non Smoking Only

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

• Upstairs Master Bedroom: 1 King

• Main Floor: 1 queen

• Main Floor: 1 bunk bed and one trundle bed: Sleeps 4.

Bathrooms: 3 Full Bathrooms with Showers

Kitchen & Dining

• Kitchen: All the comforts of home - refrigerator, stove, microwave, coffee maker, blender, toaster, pots, pans, utensils, and dishwasher

• Dining Area Seats: 6

• Bar seats 4


• Linens Provided:

All bed sheets, blankets, pillows, pillow cases, kitchen and bath towels provided.

• Washing Machine and Clothes Dryer:

• Gas Fireplace in living room

• Central Air Conditioning

• Paved Parking for 3 to 4 cars

• Central Heat

Other Amenities

• Discounted golf included for up to six people each day of your stay; guests pay $25/person midweek or $35/weekend (includes GPS cart rental). Beautiful mountain golf course. Use of the seasonal resort community pool and tennis courts is also included with your stay. Great trout fishing close by at Smithgall Woods or Duke's Creek.

• Cable TV

• Music:Stereo system, with CDs provided.

• CD/ DVD Player

• WI-FI Broadband Access: Free WI-FI with good signal is available at the golf course restaurant. Site access is "innsbruckguest" and password is the same

• Communal Pool: Community pool is located next to the tennis courts (first road to the left as you go thru the gate).

• 2 private decks with picnic table and chairs. Gas grill on rear deck

• Golf Course View Across Street:

• Mountain View

Area Activities

• Museums

• Golf

• Fishing

• Cycling

• Boating/Sailing at Nearby Unicoi State Park

• Tennis

• Swimming

• Hiking

• Rafting

• Kayaking

• Hot Air Ballooning (seasonal)

• Rock Climbing

• Wildlife Viewing

• Shopping

• Horseback Riding

• Antiquing

• Zip-lining

• Wine tasting

• Miniature Golf (3 Courses)

• Sight Seeing

• Restaurants

• Mountain Biking

• Hunting

More Details

Property Manager
Cort Proctor
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

About Cort Proctor

Colonel Cort Proctor retired from the Air Force in 1991 then spent 15 years working for industry while wife Lona owned and operated Happyland Preschool. Since the Proctor's spent 17 years in Germany, Bavarian Helen was ideal for our getaway home. However, as we have aged, we don't visit as much as we would like since our primary home is in the Florida Panhandle. We hope you enjoy your stay at Adler Hutte as much as we do.

Cort Proctor purchased this chalet in 2004

Why Cort Proctor chose North Georgia Mountains

If you like the mountains (but not too large!) this is the place. Our home is on a quiet cul-de-sac with only a few curves and few hills to negotiate. Don't be intimidated by the up-hill driveway. You can also use the driveway next door in order to pull straight in to your spot. Please do not park next door. Sitting on the front deck is like being in a tree house overlooking the valley below. While on the rear deck, watch for deer but don't leave any foodstuff in the garbage can or outside or you may also see bear. A quiet and serene place sitting on either deck with the forest surrounding you.

What makes this chalet unique

If you haven't visited Germany, this is close enough. Good German food and beer with several wineries nearby. Octoberfest is great with imported German OOMPAH bands.

Enjoy sitting on the river downtown in the summer enjoying a bratwurst and watching the people float by on colorful tubes, or maybe try it yourself! Recommended places to eat and sights to see are in the Welcome Book in the cabin.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Helen in White County

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Main floor bath
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Main floor bath
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Master Bedroom bath upstairs
  • 3 complete bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed , 2 Bunk Bed , Bedroom 3 has one bunk bed and one single bed.
  • 3 Bedrooms: Bedroom 1 Master B/R up stairs with king size bed and bath with shower & tub. Bedroom 2 with queen size bed and bath with shower. Bedroom 3 with single bed and bunk beds with bath and shower.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • Boating
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • Rock Climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Next best thing to a trip to Bavaria in Germany.


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average rating of 5.0 based on 10 reviews

Girl's trip

  • 5 of 5

We went to Helen for a girl's trip with myself and another family.

We had seven in the cabin and it was great! The cabin was very clean and only about a mile from the main street in Helen. We would definitely stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad every thing was to your liking. For your next visit, remind me to give you your 5% repeat guest discount.
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Cozy and wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house and location.

  • 5 of 5

Great house and location.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for visiting. For next visit remember to ask for repeat visitor 5% discount.
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Altamonte Springs, Florida

Nice Hideway

  • 5 of 5

We arrived to find a home filled with personal memorabilia. Truly someone's home - its nice that the owners are willing to share their life this way. The community is very private. It is quite hilly but that adds to the uniqueness of the location.The town of Helen is just a few minutes away offering may shops and restaurants. Cort has a binder with town information. If you are planning on eating in - cooking utensils are a bit lacking. For supermarket go to Cleveland or Clarksville. Overall, good experience.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comment. I will be up next week and will review cooking utensils to see where shortfalls are and what needs updating. Glad you enjoyed your visit. Cort
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  • 5 of 5

Perfect! Quiet, close to town, and far enough away from the monotony of day to day to relax. We will definitely go back!!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you enjoyed the Eagles Hut. Contact me for a 5% discount as a repeat guest on your next visit. Cort
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Raeford, NC

Great Cabin

  • 5 of 5

My family and I spent two nights in the cabin. We were in the area visiting family for the holidays. The accommodations were great. The three bedrooms and three bathrooms were a perfect fit as were the den and kitchen. I would definitely recommend this cabin as a great place to stay.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Paul’s Steakhouse and Seafood
"A reliable place for good American food (steak, crab legs, etc.). Live music on the weekend..."
Hofer's of Helen
"Best German breakfast in town. Fresh home-made bread in the bakery."
Mully's Nacoochee Grill
"Located just south of town. A little upscale for small children."
North Georgia Barbeque
"Good North BBQ. I like the ribs."
La Cabana Mexican Restaurant
"Good standard Mexican foof."
"Best German food in town. Has a small outdoor dining area."
Anna Ruby Falls
"Nice hike of about 20 minutes along a good trail."
Unicoi State Park & Lodge
"Every night buffet always has fresh fried trout on the menu plus another entree (chicken, be..."
Hofer's of Helen
"Best German breakfast in town. Fresh home-made bread in the bakery."
Helen Welcome Center/Visitor Info
"First stop to find out what is going on this week. Pick up some coupons for food, etc."
Helen Tubing & Waterpark
"Great for kids and adults. Bus will take you and their tubes up the river from town for abo..."
Nearest Airport
90 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Car: necessary

Located in the foothills of Northeastern Georgia, Helen is located on the banks of the Chattahoochee River and 90 miles northeast of Atlanta. The village is decorated in the German Bavarian theme. Golf, hiking, waterfalls,winery tours and relaxing are the favorite activities.

Driving instructions are as follows:

From Atlanta take I-85 north direction Greenville/Gainesville. HOV lane becomes a toll lane shortly after leaving downtown and continues until Mile Marker 90. You will need a Georgia Peach Pass or Florida Sun Pass for tolls. There are no collection booths. If you don’t have a pass and use the toll road, a picture of your license will be taken and the bill sent for collection with an added collection fee. What you do with that is up to you. Not sure if they take your home and first born if you don’t pay.

2. Take I-985 north (Exit 113 direction Gainesville). I-985 will become SR 365/US 23 about 5 miles after leaving I-985. About 42 miles after leaving I-85 watch for sign to Helen and Unicoi State Park. Get in left lane and turn left at the light onto SR 384 (Duncan Bridge Road). Travel 16 miles and turn right onto SR 75. Follow signs for 3 miles to Helen.

3. Jut prior to Helen you will pass thru Nacoochee Valley, Habersham Winery and Nora Mill, where you can pick up your stone ground grits, corn meal, etc. It’s worth a visit.

4. Shortly thereafter you will pass Helen City Limit sign on the right. Take next right just before Jameson Inn onto Edelweiss Strasse (street).

5 Baptist Church and Econolodge will be on the left after you turn. Turn right at the all-way stop sign onto Brucke Strasse.

6. Cross the bridge and turn left at the stop sign. Go to top of the hill and watch for Innsbruck Security Gate on the right. Turn in here, pick up resort pass and continue on Bahn Innsbruck for 0.6 miles. As you get to the top of the hill, turn right onto Schwartzwald Strasse into Igls (Time Shares) and Igls Landing (Proctor's area).

7. Stay to the right around the Igls clubhouse and continue to the right and follow the road down a steep hill. Most folks turn too early and make a left turn into the lower part of the time shares. Just follow the road and it will make a sharp turn to the left (a small house will be just at the 90 degree turn.

8. Go about half way up the hill and take first left onto Dach Brucke Gasse. Go about 0.2 miles, passing several houses on your left but just at the top of a small hill watch for the second house (green) on right.

9. The driveway is steep so with several cars, it will be easier to go up the driveway of the first house (white) on the right and then turn across the connection into our driveway. You can then pull straight ahead into our parking area and get two cars side by side. A third car can park on the concrete connection between the driveways.

10. Please do not park in the adjacent neighbor's driveway. They will be up on most weekends.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Helen, Georgia

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
1 Sep 2017 - 5 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Nightly Rate
6 Oct 2017 - 13 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
14 Oct 2017 - 1 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
23 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £45.84

Rates are susceptible to change until confirmed. Military (active or retired) receive 5% discount. Lock box code and specific directions issued after receipt of final payment
Luggage lift is not available to guests due to liability.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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