Terms & Conditions


Rates are based on Double Occupancy. All room fees and additional people fees will pay the State of Georgia 7% tax, plus the 5% county occupational tax, which will equal a total of 12%.  Additional add-ons of services or merchandise will be subject to the States 7% tax.

Upon Booking, you will be charged half (50%) of your entire stay as a deposit. Upon arrival the full final amount owed, plus any additional add-ons will be charged automatically to the card on file. If you wish to use a different card for the remaining balance, please call the office or present the new card prior to check-in.

CHECK-IN TIME is AFTER 3 P.M. EST AND CHECKOUT is 10:30 A.M. EST.  An email will be sent 24-48 prior to your check-in with door code and other check-in instructions.  The check-in desk is located inside the yellow door on the right side of the blue barn.  If you’re checking-in later than 5:00 pm someone will be available to you by phone at 706-960-9600 for any assistance you may need.

MAXIMUM OCCUPANCY – The maximum number of guests is limited to six (6) persons for the “Boat House Cottage” and the “Sweet Tea Cottage” and two (2) persons for the “Derby Cottage” and “Magnolia Cottage”.  Julep Farms does not provide additional sleeping accommodations other than what is listed, we do not have the space for rollaway beds, cribs or cots of any kind. We reserve the right to modify reservations and add fees for special requests such as additional people or one-night stay. Those fees are as follows:   Additional Person Per Night $50 (if the room has the ability for additional persons and is approved)

MINIMUM STAY – This property requires a two (2) night minimum stay.  Longer minimum stays may be required during holiday periods. If a rental is taken for less than two days, the guest will be charged the two-night rate.

INCLUSIVE FEES – Rates include a one-time linen & towel setup. Amenity fees are included in the rental rate.

NO DAILY HOUSEKEEPING – HOUSEKEEPING SERVICE UNLESS STAYING MORE THAN FOUR DAYS – While linens and bath towels are included in the unit, daily maid service is not included in the rental rate.   However, if your stay is longer than four days we will do light cleaning in the middle of your stay.  If you require more housekeeping for any length of stay additional services are available at an added cost. We suggest you bring beach towels for any daily outings. We do not permit towels or linens to be taken from the units.

SMOKE-FREE – All cottages are a smoke-free facility. Julep Farms reserves the right to charge $250 for smoking in any room.  Outside is allowed however we request that you discard any remains properly.  Any “butts” remaining will result in a $5 per charge.

RATE CHANGES – Rates subject to change without notice.

FALSIFIED RESERVATIONS – Any reservation obtained under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of advance payment, deposit and/or rental money, and the party will not be permitted to check-in.

FIREPLACES – The fireplace is a non-vented natural gas log fired firebox.  Please do not throw any paper or other combustible materials in the fireplace.   Fireplaces are turned off from April 15-September 15; they are not operational during this time of the year.

WATER AND SEPTIC – The cottages are on wells and septic systems.  The mineral content in the water is high.  The septic system is very effective; however, it will clog up if improper material is flushed.  DO NOT FLUSH anything other than toilet paper.  No feminine products, baby wipes, wet wipes, condoms, or hair should ever be flushed.  If it is found that inappropriate products have been flushed and clog the septic system, you could be charged damages of up to five hundred dollars ($500).

STORM POLICY/ROAD CONDITIONS – No refunds will be given for storms. Mountain roads can be curvy and steep. Gravel drives are well maintained; however, we highly recommend four-wheel drive and/or chains during the snow conditions. We do not refund due to road conditions.  Cellular Service, WiFi Connection, Power Outages nor Weather Conditions are not the responsibility or in the control of Julep Farm, although we strive to have the best services available but are at the mercy of changing weather conditions, therefore none are considered reasonable change of reservations requests or valid cancellations.


Guests must adhere to cancellation policy to assure guest satisfaction.  Refunds are at the discretion of the Julep Farms Staff and are subject to our policies under any circumstance.  Fifty (50%) of the total reservation amount is due at the time of booking and the other 50% will be due at check-in.  If the reservation is canceled within 30 days of reservation date the 50% paid at time of booking will be refunded to guests, minus a 3% processing fee.  Any reservation cancelled from 15 to 29 days of reservation date will be refunded half of their deposit (25% of the total cost of reservation).  There will be no refunds if cancelled 14 days prior to arrival and you will be charged the full amount of the reservation.


There are NO PETS allowed in (or out) of the Cottages.  A result in bringing your pet will resort in a dismissal from the Farm with no refunds as well as a $500 per day fine.
COVID-19 Cancellation Policy – Unfortunately we are unable to offer refunds outside of our stated refund policy for any reason, including Covid-19.
  • Individuals staying with Julep Farms are solely responsible for any damages to the grounds, buildings, antiques or furnishings in the amount of full repair to pre-existing condition.
  • All debris, rubbish, and discards are placed in trash cans.
  • All doors are left locked.
  • All charges accrued during the stay are paid prior to departure.
  • No linens are lost or damaged.
  • Cancellation within 14 days or early check-out does not warrant a refund.
  • NO early check-in or late checkout.
  •  If furniture is moved or rearranged, there will be a $75 charge to move back. Please do not move furniture.

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