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Lovely Rock Home in Shenandoah County. Four Acres, Beautiful Views

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Corner bedroom, bathroom, center bedroom and great room facing western mountains

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Last updated: 07/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Mount Jackson house description

Enjoy a COUNTRY VACATION in our secluded, natural stone home on four acres of fields and forests with spectacular mountain views. Located in the Pleasant View area of Shenandoah County, the home is on a gentle rise and set back off a charming, easy-access hard surfaced country road. The property is securely fenced and gated.

A rock chimney and fireplace woodstove centers the Great Room where you may pursue indoor activities while having full views of yards, decks and mountains through floor to ceiling windows. Rocking recliners, comfy furniture and plush beds grace the home. The rock home is filled with amenities and meticulously cleaned and prepared for your visit.

We have stocked the kitchen and bathrooms with every amenity we can imagine you may need. We want your arrival to be easy and we make sure you have everything you need for a good night's rest and a good start the next morning as you discover the home, the property and the Shenandoah Valley.

Comfortable decks on three sides of the home provide opportunities for hours of outdoor relaxation. Views of mountains, fields and nature can give you perfect peace. Old time rockers, retro metal chairs and glider, lounge chairs, and tables grace the many decks. A double hammock and picnic table are beneath the towering oaks.

The cozy bedrooms provide a comfortable retreat for quiet moments. The master bedroom has its own bathroom and walk-in closet and French doors open onto the deck for coffee and sunrise viewing. All of the bedrooms offer quality queen beds. The fold out queen sofa bed allows one bedroom to be converted to a private, relaxing den or reading room, with a desk containing writing material, and offers wondrous mountain views.

For the adventurous, there are numerous walks, bike rides and country drives from the house. Discover historic Civil War battlefields and era homes from as early as the 1700's, iron furnaces, a covered and swinging bridges across creeks and the Shenandoah River. We have a basket of pamphlets detailing all the places you may want to visit. Our guest book features many trip ideas and detailed route directions. We will be delighted to answer questions at any time before or during your visit.

If you choose to stay home, there are lots of indoor and outdoor games and activities. Wonderful wildlife will visit you daily, showing off their unique personalities. Chipmunks race about for food, a fox squirrel checks here and there, a large variety of songbirds visit feeders and birdbath. Look for the beautiful indigo bunting. Wild rabbits frolic while deer and turkey can be seen along the fences and in the cornfield behind the house. Enjoy the mornings and evenings as you watch the sunrise and sunset over the lovely mountains.

UPCOMING LOCAL EVENTS:

Shenandoah Valley Music Festival, Orkney Springs. August 30-31.

July 31 - Bluegrass in Luray.

COUNTY FAIRS:
August 11-16 - Rockingham
August 16-23 - Page Valley
August 22-30 - Shenandoah Valley (Reputedly the largest in the state of Virginia)
August 27-30 - Highland County

September 19-21 - Edinburg Ole Time Festival. 5 p.m. Friday to 5 p.m. Sunday

October 11 & 12 - Mt. Jackson Music & Harvest Festival

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Keywords: Vacation Home

Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Pets Not Allowed:

            Please do not ask. We cater to those who may suffer from allergies. Our carpets and plush furniture do not lend the home friendly to pets....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Property is completely fenced and gated, many outdoor and indoor toys, balls, puzzles and games provided....moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            Outdoor smoking permitted....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Primary renter: Age 24....moreless

          Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 3: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Queen size sleeper sofa...moreless

          • Master bedroom with full bath. Two bedrooms share a full bath. Twin sleeper sofa in great room. Fold down twin bed and several air mattresses available. All quality linens, pillows, quilts, blankets, throws provided. Pillows and mattresses sealed for your protection....moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1

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          • Bathroom 2

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          • Flexible spray pull out shower heads, body washes, soaps, and many personal items, first aid and some medicines, mouthwash, etc. The hall bathroom has an astounding view of the mountains. Quality towels and washcloths....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Dining:

            Various tablecloths and placemats available, as well as quality cloth napkins, glasses, dishes and utensils. If you wish, we also provide disposable place settings and napkins. ...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Includes up-to-date canned and packaged food and soup, spices, sugars, tea, coffee, cocoa, and much more. Concierge Services: Can offer fresh food upon request....moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Equipped with oversize crockpot, electric wok, mixers, hand blender, two coffee makers and grinder, ice cream maker, and much more. ...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Large and small coffee pots, filters, bean grinder provided....moreless

          • Microwave:

            Large for full meals and family dishes....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            6...moreless

          • Oven
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Stove
          • Toaster
          • Refrigerator
          • Kitchen
          • Seating for 6 people

          Amenities

          • Wood Stove:

            Grandpa Fisher fireplace wood stove. Can heat entire home. Cured Hardwood firewood provided free. Stove converts to a screened fireplace. Can use wood stove to cook or heat water....moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            300+ thread count Egyptian Cotton Sheets. All pillows and mattresses are covered against allergins and dust mites for your protection. Quality bed, bath and kitchen linens....moreless

          • Parking:

            Ample parking around the large circle driveway to south of home....moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Tide detergent, spot treatments, fabric softener provided....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Heat Pump provides air conditioning and heat...moreless

          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Room to park your RV's and trailers....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Dryer sheets provided....moreless

          • Fireplace:

            Fireplace wood stove...moreless

          • Heating:

            Heat pump...moreless

          • Towels Provided
          • Living Room seats 6
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • All paper goods and soaps provided, Most personal items provided in case you forget, Outdoor grilling utensils, picnic table, family-friendly indoor/outdoor games, puzzles, books, movies, pure deep well water! Seasonal and Christmas decorations provided! Walks around the property and along the country road provide a variety of terrain and spectacular views. Walk to the top of the corn field for a truly 'pleasant view.' Bring your binoculars to watch wild turkeys, deer, Canada geese, small mammals and hundreds of song birds. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Television:

                HD flat screen TV. Antenna allows clear transmission of local and Washington/Maryland stations....moreless

              • Books:

                Large library of reference material, local histories, fiction, children's books and periodicals....moreless

              • Music Library:

                Collection of classical/big band/country music/moutain music CD's and cassette tapes....moreless

              • Toys:

                Large selection of puzzles, toys, board and card games, outdoor games...moreless

              • Video Library:

                Dozens of family-friendly DVD videos...moreless

              • Stereo:

                Many local stations available....moreless

              • DVD Player
              • CD Player

              Communications

              • Telephone:

                Good cell phone reception. Local phone service may be initiated at nominal guest's expense, which can include dialup computer service. Also, may use smart phone hot spot for computer. Good reception...moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                Free long distance calling cards available to you upon request....moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Four acres of lawn and pine forest. Beautiful landscaping with flowering gardens. You may use the rocks on the driveway wall to make a small fire pit in a proper place; firewood provided....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                (2) Decks on north, south and east sides of home. Complete with rocking and deck chairs, recliner lounges, retro-glider and tables. Double hammock beneath tall oak trees....moreless

              Theme

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

              Location & View

              • Rural:

                Among working farms but only three miles to Interstate 81. A nature conserve of 21 acres adjoins the property. On a rural but hard surfaced country road....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                Beautiful views of the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains. Can be seen equally well from all rooms inside and from all sides of the home outside....moreless

              Activities

              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Medical Services
              • Hunting
              • Snowboarding
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Tennis
              • Golf
              • Cycling
              • Equestrian Events
              • Laundromat
              • Fly Fishing
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Mountaineering
              • Roller Blading
              • Water Tubing
              • Swimming
              • Skiing
              • Rock Climbing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hospital
              • Groceries
              • ATM/Bank
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Winery Tours
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Festivals
              • Shopping
              • Photography
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Horseback Riding
              • Antiquing
              • Sledding
              • Horseshoes
              • Sight Seeing
              • Bird Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Miniature Golf
              • Fitness Center
              • Spelunking
              • Mountain Biking
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Winter
              Jan 5 - Mar 31, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $160 $180
              Fri, Sat
              $850 $2,050

              Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $175 $200
              Fri, Sat
              $925 $2,100

              Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
              • Cleaning $50
              • Tax Rate 2%

              Notes:

              Major Holiday weekends, Christmas, New Years, Thanksgiving, 4th of July: Minimum stay of three nights.

              Maximum stay of two months. Sorry, no long term rentals.


              Cancellation policy:

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


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              Last updated: 07/26/2014
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              Location

              • American Celebration On Parade

                "See retired decorated floats from many parades across the U. S."

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              • Shenandoah Caverns

                "A beautiful cavern. Directions and tips are located in our in-home guidebook."

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              65 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Dulles International
              68 Miles
              Nearest Train
              The auto train from Sanford, FL to Lorton, VA
              3 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              Interstate 81
              10 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              Bryce Mountain
              7 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Shenvalee in New Market
              3 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Denny's

              Car: Necessary

              Easy access to George Washington National Forest, Skyline Drive, Blue Ridge Parkway, Two 18-hole Golf, Bowling, Roller skating, Badmitton/croquet/volleyball/soccer on property, Three underground Caverns, Two ski slopes, Shenandoah Valley Music Festival, Vineyards, Excellent Restaurants, Many country Churches, Farmer's Markets, numerous Bazaars, Festivals, Carnivals and Country Suppers. Pamphlets, reviews and directions are found in the home for your use.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1978

              About the owner: Doug and I live on Merritt Island in Florida. We have retired from the Kennedy Space Center after 30 years of working with the Space Shuttle (also retired).

              Why the Owner Chose Mount Jackson:
              This lovely rock home on four acres was our personal home for three years before we came to work at Kennedy Space Center. We loved the house and location so much that we chose to keep it and share it with others. Doug and I laid all of the uncut mountain, valley and river stones found in the house and deck wall. Mount Jackson is a wonderful little town, situated just above the Shenandoah River, close to the Massanutten Mountain and along the Old Valley Pike. There are several good restaurants, a chain grocery store, gas stations and antique stores. Walking around town is a pleasurable passtime. My (Judy's) Grandparents owned the old stagecoach inn on the southern end of town. It's still there and President Andrew Jackson regularly stayed in an upstairs room during his travels through the Valley. The town was named for him. We love to stroll through the 1700's churchyard in the center of town and look for the graves of American Revolutionary and Civil War soldiers. Stonewall Jackson's camp was on Rude's Hill about a mile south of the town. He named the hill for Mr. Rude who owned the large 1700's house still standing at the foot of the hill.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Relaxing on the wonderful decks and enjoying the spectacular views and local wildlife. Touring the beautiful and historic Shenandoah Valley. Playing in the Shenandoah River and the many creeks that lace the Valley. Dozing by the wood stove on cool evenings. Walking and biking the many country roads. Driving from the Massanutten Mountain to the West Virginia border on Great North Mountain and traversing all of the scenic country roads in between. Attending good benefit country suppers and festivals where new friends can be met. Watching the sunrises and sunsets, seeing the moon come up over the Massanutten Mountain, viewing millions of stars that are bright in the fresh country air. Listening to bull frogs and spring peepers in the neighbor's pond. It's so quiet we can hear the grass grow.


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              Photos

              • Corner bedroom, bathroom, center bedroom and great room facing western mountains

                Corner bedroom, bathroom, center bedroom and great room facing western mountains

              • Front deck with fabulous views.  Utility building with extra chairs & games.

                Front deck with fabulous views. Utility building with extra chairs & games.

              • Spectacular views from the great room. On a clear day you can see 50 miles

                Spectacular views from the great room. On a clear day you can see 50 miles

              • Master bathroom with all the amenities, including things you may have forgotten.

                Master bathroom with all the amenities, including things you may have forgotten.

              • Front bedroom with outstanding views, vanity table, memory foam mattress cover.

                Front bedroom with outstanding views, vanity table, memory foam mattress cover.

              • Queen sleeper sofa in bedroom/den with mtn. view and beautiful sunny mornings.

                Queen sleeper sofa in bedroom/den with mtn. view and beautiful sunny mornings.

              • Morning mist over the cornfield.  A cup of coffee makes a perfect start!

                Morning mist over the cornfield. A cup of coffee makes a perfect start!

              • Front and side rock wrap around deck with circular drive and rock wall.

                Front and side rock wrap around deck with circular drive and rock wall.

              • A quiet place, gathering to eat, visit, do puzzles and play board/card games.

                A quiet place, gathering to eat, visit, do puzzles and play board/card games.

              • Croquet anyone?  Acres of yards to enjoy outdoor family games.

                Croquet anyone? Acres of yards to enjoy outdoor family games.

              • Canada Geese and babies visiting along our fence, safe in the White Pine forest.

                Canada Geese and babies visiting along our fence, safe in the White Pine forest.

              • Making your vacation easier with all modern appliances. Everything supplied.

                Making your vacation easier with all modern appliances. Everything supplied.

              • Western views of the lovely Shenandoah Valley and Great North Mountain.

                Western views of the lovely Shenandoah Valley and Great North Mountain.

              • A spectacular view from every seat in the great room gives an 'outdoor' feeling.

                A spectacular view from every seat in the great room gives an 'outdoor' feeling.

              • Master Bedroom.  Sleep in country silence while watching the stars.  Deck access

                Master Bedroom. Sleep in country silence while watching the stars. Deck access

              • Explore the yards, field and forests of the secluded four acre property.

                Explore the yards, field and forests of the secluded four acre property.

              • The garden in the deck, a lovely retreat surrounded by rock walls and mtn. views

                The garden in the deck, a lovely retreat surrounded by rock walls and mtn. views

              • Back of vacation home.  Rear entrances, deck, picnic table, vast yards for games

                Back of vacation home. Rear entrances, deck, picnic table, vast yards for games

              • Summer garden and front deck of rock home seen from the driveway.

                Summer garden and front deck of rock home seen from the driveway.

              • Visit the local vineyards and enjoy your wine on the decks watching lovely views

                Visit the local vineyards and enjoy your wine on the decks watching lovely views

              • Relax on the back deck in U-shaped home with yard, farmland and mountain views.

                Relax on the back deck in U-shaped home with yard, farmland and mountain views.

              • Back deck and kitchen entrance under the towering oaks.  Hammock a few feet away

                Back deck and kitchen entrance under the towering oaks. Hammock a few feet away

              • All appliances, cookware, spices, apple butter, food items, coffee/tea provided.

                All appliances, cookware, spices, apple butter, food items, coffee/tea provided.

              • Time to plan your fall vacation.  Trees are lovely, corn is ripe, firewood ready

                Time to plan your fall vacation. Trees are lovely, corn is ripe, firewood ready

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