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Luxurious Secluded, Pet-Friendly, Relaxing Log Cabin with Wifi, Netflix, Wii

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Last updated: 03/22/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Berkeley Springs cabin description

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We now have both drip coffee and a Keurig coffeemaker. High Speed Wi-Fi is now available. Surf the Internet on your laptop or on our Desktop computer with 25 inch monitor. We have High Definition Roku boxes which streams the latest 10,000 movies and TV shows from Netflix and Hulu Plus on both the living room and main bedroom television. We upgraded our DVD player to a Smart Blu-Ray player. We have added a Wii Console with two controllers on top of the Playstation 2 that is already there. There is also a Bluetooth stereo so you can play music directly from your smartphone. We have also upgraded the main bedroom 24 inch LCD TV to a 40 inch LED HDTV with Roku (Netflix/Hulu Plus).

Free Benefits for our guests
* We don't charge a booking fee
* We offer free early check in as early as 10 a.m. and late check out as late as 8 p.m if it's available. We will try our hardest to get you in as early as possible for check in and have as late as possible for your check out so you can enjoy the cabin.
* We provide guests with a 26 page Berkeley Springs information guide - this is an 'insider's guide' to where to shop, favorite restaurants and what to order, places to avoid, and “not to be missed” events and activities.
* 10% discount for returning guests
* Great Weekly Discount of $800 per week (normally $1090 per week)

This is a beautiful three-story log cabin with wonderful and luxurious amenities. Sleep in our plush beds; enjoy satellite TV on a 42 inch flat-screen HD television with surround sound; toast s'mores over the campfire; prepare a gourmet meal using our modern kitchen with new stainless-steel appliances; enjoy the quiet surroundings and wake up to the peaceful sounds of nature.

Our cabin is pet-friendly, and we have a perfect backyard for dogs to run and play.

Retriever's Retreat is located in Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. Berkeley Springs is an historic spa and art-filled town nestled in the West Virginia mountains. Famous for being the country's first spa, it was frequented by George Washington.

During your stay at Retriever's Retreat, there are activities to please everyone in your group.

For those who want to relax and pamper themselves, enjoy dining, antiquing, shopping, and soaking in the warm mineral waters. There are five full-service spas providing a variety of services such as massages, manicures, pedicures, wraps, acupuncture, reflexology, and reiki. At the Berkeley Springs State Park Spa you can take a soak in a Roman bath and have a half-hour massage for just $40 (Mon-Thurs), $45 (Fri-Sun).

Explore antique shops, craft stores, Berkeley Castle, and try the local coffee shops and restaurants. Saturdays and Sundays check out the Museum of the Berkeley Springs (11am-4pm).

While in Berkeley Springs, take in a movie at the Star Theater, a nostalgic movie theater where 50 cents will rent one of the velvet sofas, or take advantage of programs set up by the Morgan Art Council which range from free concerts in Berkeley Springs State Park every Saturday afternoon in July and August to an active Ice House Theater Project and exhibit gallery. The Ice House also offers concerts, art classes and youth theater.

If you prefer to spend your vacation outdoors, Retriever's Retreat is only two miles to the 6,000 acre Cacapon State Park where you can enjoy basketball, tennis, miles of hiking trails, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing (winter), rowing/paddle boating,swimming, fishing, and golfing on the course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. Be sure to hike or drive to the scenic overview.

Other nearby activities include canoeing and kayaking on the Great Cacapon and Potomac Rivers and biking and hiking on the C&O Canal.

The cabin is close to:

- Ski resorts such as White Tail
- Civil War battlefields such as Gettysburg and Antietam
- Historic Harper's Ferry
- Outlet shopping at Hagerstown
- Charles Town Races and Slots.

We also recommend that your group take a drive to the Berkeley Springs Panorama Overlook which is rated by National Geographic as one of the five best overlooks in the Eastern United States. It's stunning.

Enjoy the Berkeley Springs Farmers' Market every Sunday morning from the end of April to October.

Friendly people, welcoming mountains and a sense of place mark Berkeley Springs, West Virginia as a vacation getaway for all seasons and tastes.

We also have other great rentals in Berkeley Springs on VRBO called

Jack Russell's Ridge and is located under the title 'Peaceful, Pet-Friendly, Private Luxury Chalet' (#138293)

We now offer the following damage and travel insurance to our guests for a very minimal cost.

- Accidental Rental Damage Insurance $1500 Coverage
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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    No Smoking allowed...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Maximum of 2 pets. Pet fee is only $25 per per for the entire stay....moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

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  • Beds have been upgraded in May 2013. Both Queen beds are pillow top and are very plush and comfortable. One of the queen bed is on a log bed frame. A 3rd bedroom has been recently built with two twin beds. ...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • 42 inch HDTV LCD Television, Dish Network with Sirius Radio, 5.1 Yamaha surround sound, CD/DVD players, Bluetooth Wireless stereo, Washer and Dryer, Leather sofa and recliner, Plush Queen and Full bed, Log style table, Stainless steel appliances, Sport equipment, Extensive Boardgames, Extensive DVD movie collection, Game Room, Wood stove and electric fireplace, BBQ grill, fire pit, linens and towels provided, set of His and Hers Plush robes, 2 miles to Cacapon State Park and more. View full amenities at our website www.berkeleyspringsgetaways.com...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    Upgraded to Blu-Ray player. We do have a DVD player as well....moreless

  • Foosball
  • Game Room:

    Dart Board, Foosball table, Playstation 2, Wii...moreless

  • Games:

    Over 30 board games from kids to adults can be entertained...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    Three Dish HD Network with over 100 channels including Sirius radio channels on 42 inch wall mounted LCD HD TV. All 3 TV are LCD....moreless

  • Stereo:

    Wireless Bluetooth Speaker that plays music from your iPhone or Samsung phone...moreless

  • Television:

    Three television. Living room and main bedroom are HDTV. ...moreless

  • Toys
  • Video Game Console:

    Playstation 2 with two player controls. Wii Console with two player controls....moreless

  • Video Games:

    Several children, teen and adult Playstation 2 games. For Wii, we have the Wii Resort game....moreless

  • Video Library:

    We have Roku available on both the living room and main bedroom. Roku streams both Hulu Plus and Netflix. Netflix streams over 10,000 movies/tv shows including the latest movies and shows. Hulu Plus offers unlimited instant streaming of this season's top shows, classic series and acclaimed movies. We have over 100 DVD onsite....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Views of West Virginia mountains...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    All bedrooms have AC units including living room....moreless

  • Broadband Access:

    We have free high speed Wifi available at the cabin...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available:

    Computer with 24 inch monitor...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    We have electrical Fireplace in the main living room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Electric Fireplace, Baseboard heaters and Sunheat heater....moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed Wifi. We have a computer on site with a 24 inch monitor....moreless

  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Leather couch and leather chair with ottoman. We have a coffee table. There is a 42 inch HDTV, Roku, Blu-Ray Player, Wii Console and surround sound stereo. There is an electric fireplace as well....moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Paved driveway directly in front of cabin...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Free Local Calls....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    We have free high speed Wifi available at the cabin...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    We have both Drip and Keurig Coffee maker. ...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    We have setting for 6 people. We have all possible dishes and utensils that you need....moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    Stainless steel appliances including toaster oven, blender, coffee maker and much more. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items:

    We also have over 30 dry condiments including salt, pepper, sugar and more. Everything you need to cook is at the cabin....moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Mountain views during the winter time....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Large lawn which has a firepit and hammock...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Upgraded Propane Grill...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season Rates
Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$125 $150
Fri, Sat
$800
High Season Rates
Apr 1 - Dec 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$135 $160
Fri, Sat
$800 $3,000
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$125 $150
Fri, Sat
$800 $3,000
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $25
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Sunday is charge as a weekday rate not weekend rate

We do not charge for a cleaning fee

Just $25 pet free for your entire stay with us

We offer early and late check out when available.


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Last updated: 03/22/2015
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Location

95 Miles
Nearest Airport
BWI Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Championship golf course by Robert Trent Sr
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Cacapon State Park Restaurant
35 Miles
Nearest Ski
White Tail Resort
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Cacapon State Park Lake Beach

Car: Necessary

Retriever's Retreat is located in Berkeley Springs. Berkeley Springs is an historic spa and art-filled town nestled in the West Virginia mountains only 90 minutes from the Washington/Baltimore metro area. It boasts warm mineral springs, world class dining, dozens of unique shops, five full-service spas and more than 100 lodging choices from elegant B&B's and historic inns to cabins and resorts. Golf, hiking and swimming share the schedule with year 'round festivals, live music and theater.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: We are in our 30's married and live in the D.C area. We love for you to be guests at Retriever's Retreat.

Why the Owner Chose Berkeley Springs:
On our first visit to Berkeley Springs, we were drawn to the character and charm that the town offers, and we soon found ourselves in the office of a local realtor ready to make an offer on a cabin near Cacapon State Park. The cabin had “good bones” but had been neglected by the previous owners. We spent the next year renovating “Retriever’s Retreat” and making it into our haven from our hectic schedules and pace of life in DC. Soon thereafter, Claudio found another home in need of some TLC, and we quickly began work on “Jack Russell’s Ridge.” Our third home, “Collie’s Centennial” was completed in the summer of 2010. As pet lovers, we are pleased to be able to share our pet-friendly homes with your family, and we hope that your time in Berkeley Springs offers you a chance to enjoy the company of family and good friends.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
This is a beautiful three-story log cabin with superb amenities. Sleep in our plush beds; enjoy satellite TV on a flat-screen television with surround sound; toast s'mores over the campfire; prepare a gourmet meal using our modern kitchen with new stainless-steel appliances; enjoy the quiet surroundings and wake up to the peaceful sounds of nature. Our cabin is pet-friendly, and we have a perfect backyard for dogs to run and play. The log cabin is very close (within 2 miles) of Cacapon State Park. A 6,000 acre park where there an incredible amount of activities to do like: tennis, basketball, lake beach, fishing, hiking trails, 18 round golf course, horseback riding, overlooks and much more. The cabin is within 10 miles from downtown Berkeley Springs.


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Speaks: english, spanish

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Photos

  • Retriever's Retreat Log Cabin

    Retriever's Retreat Log Cabin

  • Overview of living room

    Overview of living room

  • View of 1st bedroom. 32 inch wall mounted TV with Dish Network is not in view

    View of 1st bedroom. 32 inch wall mounted TV with Dish Network is not in view

  • View of Basement, Games and Arcade

    View of Basement, Games and Arcade

  • View of Outisde

    View of Outisde

  • Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances

    Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances

  • Pillow Top Queen Bed

    Pillow Top Queen Bed

  • Game Room with Foosball, Dart Board, Baseball Dart Board, Playstation 2 w/games

    Game Room with Foosball, Dart Board, Baseball Dart Board, Playstation 2 w/games

  • Playstation 2/games with 24 inch television and DVD surround sound

    Playstation 2/games with 24 inch television and DVD surround sound

  • PIllow Top Queen Bed

    PIllow Top Queen Bed

  • Wood Dining Table

    Wood Dining Table

  • Front of log cabin and paved driveway

    Front of log cabin and paved driveway

  • View of 2nd bedroom

    View of 2nd bedroom

  • Dining Table

    Dining Table

  • Living Room with Leather Couch, Recliner, electric fireplace and 42 inch LCD TV

    Living Room with Leather Couch, Recliner, electric fireplace and 42 inch LCD TV

  • View from Deck Area

    View from Deck Area

  • Fire Pit in the back yard

    Fire Pit in the back yard

  • View of Backyard, property is on 2.2 acres so plenty of room to play

    View of Backyard, property is on 2.2 acres so plenty of room to play

  • View of Wood Fireplace

    View of Wood Fireplace

  • Back view of Log Cabin with deck

    Back view of Log Cabin with deck

VRBO #130256

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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english, spanish
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  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 03/22/2015
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