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River Oak Retreat-Your Home in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Southwestern Va!

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Last updated: 03/04/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Galax cottage description

At River Oak Retreat, we pride ourselves on the quality accommodations that we provide for our guests. Our home, 'Tranquility' is situated in a very private woodland setting consisting of 21 acres only 1 mile from The New River Trail State Park.

Our home includes 2 bedrooms with queen beds, (towels and linens included) 1 bath, a great room area with a fully equipped kitchen, 2 queen sleeper sofas, leather recliner, entertainment center which includes satellite TV with media streaming-Netflix Amazon Prime,etc... DVD player, game system, bluetooth stereo, video & book library, a gas log fireplace and a deck with patio set, and gas grill, & a 5 person hot tub. NEW FOR 2014 unlimited phone service and internet with WIFI FREE for our guests. The rustic atmosphere and surrounding nature will surely enhance any vacation, whether it's for one night, or for much longer. Come home to the mountains of Southwestern Virginia!

Keywords: Cabin, vacation home, house, private, secluded, New River Trail, Galax Fiddlers Convention


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Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 816 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    must be 21 to make a reservation...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Kids love our hot tub and all the walking trails on the property! There's also movies, games, and a video game system for those rainy days...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets are welcome as long as owners take responsibility for any damages incurred as a result of their pets actions 2 pet limit $25.00 non-refundable pet fee...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    all linens included...moreless

  • Convertible bed(s): 2 queen

    Sofas pull out into queen sleepers-All Linens included...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    All Linens Included...moreless

  • Queen size Beds (1) one bed in each bedroom, 2 Sleep Sofas ALL LINENS INCLUDED IN PRICE...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower


Other Amenities

  • There is a cleaning fee of $25.00 that will be added to your reservation total. We welcome your questions please feel free to call or e-mail us any time!...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    HD DVD player with media streaming capabilities...moreless

  • Television:

    40' HD LCD TV in greatroom, 24' LCD TV/DVD in each bedroom...moreless

  • Video Game Console:

    XBOX Console, PS2 console...moreless

  • Video Games:

    XBOX and PS2 Game library...moreless

  • Video Library:

    A small video library and a small book library are available for your convenience...moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    We do not offer long range views but we are in the middle of the forest and there are wonderful views all around with wildlife and walking trails...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The indoor dining area seats 4 with space for 4 more on the adjacent deck...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Internet:

    Free internet with WIFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All sheets, towels, blankets, pillows, kitchen towels, etc... included...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Greatroom area with satellite TV digital media streaming, internet with WIFI, bluetooth stereo system, books, and videos, game system PS2 and XBOX...moreless

  • Parking:

    there is room for multiple car parking...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Free unlimited calls...moreless

  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker:

    easy to use coffee maker...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    coffee maker, toaster, can opener, all cookware, serving ware, dishes etc......moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All dishes and utensils including pots and pans and some spices are included-Just bring your food!...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    Included in current upgrade...moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Fully stocked kitchen with all dishes, pots, pans, small appliances including crock pot, coffee maker, blender, can opener, toaster...moreless

  • Microwave:

    Over the stove microwave...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    we try to have salt, pepper, & some other common spices on hand as well as coffee filters, paper towels/napkins, and toilet paper...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Full size refrigerator...moreless

  • Stove:

    Full size Range with single oven...moreless

  • Toaster:

    2 slice toaster...moreless


  • Tennis:

    nearby in Galax...moreless

  • Water Sports Gear:

    water tubes available to rent 1 mile from home...moreless

Payment Type

  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    a private 5 person hot tub is available on deck...moreless



Write a review 4.8
from 5 traveler reviews
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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2015
1 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $25
  • Pet Fee $25
  • Taxes Included


Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

10% discount to all present or former military and first responders (must request discount at time of reservation)

$25.00 cleaning fee

$25 Pet Fee (2 Pet Limit)

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 03/04/2015
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10 Miles
Nearest Airport
Twin County Regional Airport
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Galax Municipal Golf Course
4 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US 58/US 221
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
New Riverside Store & Deli-YUMMY!
280 Miles
Nearest Beach
Myrtle Beach, SC

Car: Necessary

Our area is steeped in the Blue Ridge Mountain traditions, music, and natural beauty! Go to the Jam sessions on Thursday night at 6pm to experience old time music and dancing, go to the historic Rex Theater in downtown Galax, VA on Friday nights for Blue Ridge Back Roads to hear the best in bluegrass, gospel, and old time music along with other planned events. Attend the world famous Galax Old Time Fiddlers Convention in Galax in August each year, Go shopping in the historic district in Galax, VA Hike, bike, ride horses, get guided tours, and more on the New River Trail in the New River Trail State Park. Visit Whitetop, VA and ride up to Mount Rodgers-the highest point in the state of Virginia! There are ample opportunities for fun and relaxation in our Mountains and we hope you come to love them as much as we do!


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: Stephanie, Nick, Breanna & John-We are lifetime residents of this area and we want everyone to love this area as much as we do! John is the Class A building contractor who built 'Tranquility' and would welcome questions and comments from anyone who is interested in locating in this area.

Why the Owner Chose Galax:
We loved the 'woodsy' atmosphere and seclusion

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
While secluded we are only 4 easy to drive miles from Galax and 2 miles from Fries

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Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Relax in the Private 5 person Hot Tub

    Relax in the Private 5 person Hot Tub

  • Bedroom 1 with tv/dvd, xbox and chromecast

    Bedroom 1 with tv/dvd, xbox and chromecast

  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Great Room

    Great Room

  • Bluetooth Stereo, Video and Book Library

    Bluetooth Stereo, Video and Book Library

  • Bathroom


  • Kitchen Area with Range, Refrigerator, Dishwasher , Microwave

    Kitchen Area with Range, Refrigerator, Dishwasher , Microwave

  • Galax World Famous Filddler's Convention Every Year in August

    Galax World Famous Filddler's Convention Every Year in August

  • Bedroom 2

    Bedroom 2

  • Bedroom 1

    Bedroom 1

  • Bedroom 2 with tv/dvd

    Bedroom 2 with tv/dvd

  • 40' Flat Panel LED TV, with satellite and media streaming, gas logs

    40' Flat Panel LED TV, with satellite and media streaming, gas logs

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Hallway


  • Gas Grill On Rear Deck

    Gas Grill On Rear Deck

  • We're only 1 mile from Beautiful New River & New River Trail State Park!

    We're only 1 mile from Beautiful New River & New River Trail State Park!

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