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Secluded Mountain Chalet Inside Gated Community

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,300 sq ft
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 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 a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 17, 2018

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 Helen

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 Amenities for this vacation chalet rental in Helen, Georgia

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Guests provide their own meals
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:
  • Downtown ...
  • 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 ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Main floor bath
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Main floor bath
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master Bedroom bath upstairs
  • 3 complete bathrooms
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 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
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • 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 privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Next best thing to a trip to Bavaria in Germany.


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Secluded Mountain Chalet Inside Gated Community
average rating of 4.7 based on 20 reviews

Spring Break 18

  • 5 of 5

We decided on this area for our spring break and Cort was great on communication about his rental.

Rental is close to everything we needed and wanted to visit in this area. (Applalachian trail isn't too far guys hiked 11 miles as one is earning his Hiking merit badge for this, Several very nice State Parks, Babyland, Nora Mill Granary)

The rental is very nice...we had 3 adults and 2 children and we had plenty of room for all of us to enjoy our break. Was nice to have the fully stocked kitchen and washer/dryer. It was a very comfortable place to relax after a big day of hiking or shopping.

I would highly recommend this rental if you visit this area. Thank-you Proctor's for making our Spring Break a fantastic get-a-way.

  • Submitted: 14-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you had a good time and really appreciate your ext remunderstanding with driveway repair and associated rain delay. Next visit remember to ask for your repeat visitor discount.
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Awesome stay !

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home to stay in . Kitchen was well stocked with everything you would need . Very spacious home. Great floor plan. We will definitely be back again next year.

  • Submitted: 3-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5


  • Submitted: 19-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, For your next stay, remember to ask for repeat visitor discount. Cort
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  • 5 of 5

This was my 2nd time returning and my daughter’s 3rd time. The cabin was immaculate when we arrived and well stocked with plenty of towels, sheets, toiletries, kitchen appliances, etc. The owner is extremely responsive whenever I have questions about our stay. I will be renting this cabin again in the near future.

  • Submitted: 4-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for those kind words. We try to make your visit as nice as we would expect if we were there.
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Dissatisfied w/ refund

  • 2 of 5

The house was great. I was warned beforehand about the steep driveway, but I think you need to add, if you don't have front wheel drive, don't even attempt it. I slid down into the ditch in my brand new Toyota Hybrid. $4,000+ damage to my car. Was disappointed I didn't get more of a refund when I left after 1 night because of my unfortunate accident.

  • Submitted: 9-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I have had the property for 12 years and no one has ever had any problems with the driveway and no one has ever visited, that I know of, that had 4 wheel drive. Re refund, there are sunk costs, even if only one night: VRBO service charge, cleaning, resort fee, etc that still must be paid. Regret that you had an accident but you are the first to have ever had such an incident.
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Great place

  • 5 of 5

Had such a Great time, wish we could have stayed for another week. House we well equipped and very nice relaxing home. Thank you !!¡

  • Submitted: 17-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comments and glad you enjoyed Eagle's Hut. Don't forget to ask for your repeat guest discount for your next stay. Cort
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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.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation chalet rental in Helen, Georgia

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$118.66
Damage Deposit C$77.79

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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