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

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Front bedrooms, bath, and great room granting full views of Allegheny Mountains.

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Enjoy a COUNTRY VACATION in our secluded, natural stone home on four acres of fenced fields and White Pine 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 of a charming, easy-access hard surfaced country road. The property is securely fenced and gated.

We offer you a chance to be a part of the Shenandoah Valley community and lifestyle. Church groups still boil apple butter in large copper kettles, there are welcoming lawn parties, suppers and seasonal celebrations, and neighbors raise livestock and crops for a living.

A rock chimney and fireplace woodstove centers the Great Room where you may enjoy 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 home with everything we 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.

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.

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. There is a family-sized gas grill (with gas provided) for you to enjoy outdoor cooking.

For the adventurous visitors, 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 bridge and several 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. There are extra pages for you to take along. 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. We offer Wi-Fi for your convenience and an in-house phone for local calls. 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. Feel free to use the rocks and firewood to build an outdoor campfire, or gather nuts from the two walnut and chestnut trees, harvest morel mushrooms and asparagus (all in their season).

Minimum stay of three nights
Check-in: Any time after 3 p.m.
Check-out: By 11 a.m.
Based upon availability, early and/or late check-in/ check-out can be arranged. Sunday checkout time can be anytime before 5 p.m.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Primary renter: Age 24....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Property is completely fenced and gated, many outdoor and indoor toys, balls, puzzles and games provided. All of our guest's children love this feature and spend hours running and playing....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outdoor smoking permitted....moreless

  • 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

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. One front bedroom may be converted to an office or sitting room. The modem for the WiFi is located in this room. Reception is excellent inside and outside of the home for your laptop/computer....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

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  • Body washes, soaps, and many personal items, first aid and some medicines, mouthwash and much more. The hall bathroom has an astounding view of the mountains. Quality towels and washcloths....moreless

Other Amenities

  • Pure, deep well water. Christmas and seasonal 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

  • Books:

    Large library of reference material, local histories, fiction, children's books and periodicals. A basket of maps and brochures for trip planning....moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    International DVD player and plenty of family oriented DVD's....moreless

  • Music Library:

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

  • Stereo:

    Many local stations available....moreless

  • Television:

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

  • Toys:

    Large selection of puzzles, toys, board and card games, outdoor games. A collection of retro toys, dolls, wood puzzles, trains and stuffed animals, children's activities books....moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

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

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

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

  • 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

  • Village:

    Mount Jackson and Edinburg are lovely, historical little towns. Visit the old mill in Edinburg that Sheridan was persuaded to spare. Visit the gravesite of a Revolutionary soldier in Mt. Jackson....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • Roller Blading
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

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

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Heat Pump provides air conditioning and heat...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer:

    Dryer sheets provided. Can also use lines in the utility room or hang on outdoor clothes line for fresh, country air smell....moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Fireplace wood stove. Close doors for heating only. Place screen in opening for a lovely fireplace. Full instructions may be found in our guest book or our caretaker, Toby, can demonstrate for you....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Heat pump...moreless

  • Internet:

    Wi-Fi provided. We will provide you with the password after booking. Guests report that the reception is excellent, even outside on the decks....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • 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 for your use. ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Quality, comfortable furniture for hours of visiting, reading, enjoying the views and wildlife, watching TV or listening to music. Floor to ceiling windows surround you so you feel as though outside...moreless

  • Parking:

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

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Room to park your RV's and trailers. No electric hookup or dump station....moreless

  • Telephone:

    House telephones available for local calls. Calling cards may be available or you may purchase them locally for long distance calls. Cell phone reception is excellent....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Tide detergent, spot treatments, fabric softener provided. Iron and ironing board....moreless

  • 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

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Large and small coffee pots, filters, bean grinder provided. We also provide the coffee for you....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Equipped with family sized crockpot, electric wok, mixers, hand blender, two coffee makers and grinder, ice cream maker, casserole dishes, cooking pans and skillets and much more....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    All cookware, dishes, utensils, glassware (including wine glasses), coffee/tea mugs, cups and saucers and much more....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Everything you need to cook family meals. Full assortment of cookware, dinnerware, glassware, silverware. Tablecloths, napkins, placemats. We also offer disposable dinnerware for picnics....moreless

  • Microwave:

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

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

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

  • Refrigerator:

    Refrigerator/freezer combination with ice maker....moreless

  • Stove:

    New ceramic top stove. Self cleaning oven....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • 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

  • 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

  • Outdoor Grill:

    New family-sized gas grill with one burner for side pans. Filled gas tank provided. All utensils, wire brush, apron and mitt on hand. We ask that you clean the grill after use....moreless

 

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3 night min stay
$195 $215
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$1,050 $2,950

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* 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
  • Set Up and Cleaning Fee $55
  • Tax Rate 2%

Notes:

Maximum stay of two months. No long term rentals.

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Babies two and under free.


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

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. Prior to your visit, contact ShenandoahTravel.org (Shenandoah County Tourism) and Jenna will be happy to send you their Guide to Outdoor Recreation and a pamphlet of Valley events you will wish to attend.

 

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 for NASA and Boeing on 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 historical little town, situated just above the Shenandoah River, close to the Massanutten Mountain and along both sides of 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 covered bridge is just off of Rt. 11 before reaching Rude's 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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  • Front bedrooms, bath, and great room granting full views of Allegheny Mountains.

    Front bedrooms, bath, and great room granting full views of Allegheny Mountains.

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

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

  • 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.

  • Part of the great room with flat screen TV, DVD player, stereo and retro toys.

    Part of the great room with flat screen TV, DVD player, stereo and retro toys.

  • Modern kitchen with all the amenities: coffee, tea, spices, food items and more.

    Modern kitchen with all the amenities: coffee, tea, spices, food items and more.

  • Circle driveway, childproof fence and restful views of the Massanutten Mountain.

    Circle driveway, childproof fence and restful views of the Massanutten Mountain.

  • View from front deck; Coming up to the vacation home through the pine forest.

    View from front deck; Coming up to the vacation home through the pine forest.

  • A bathroom with a lovely view.  All the essentials, and more are on hand for you

    A bathroom with a lovely view. All the essentials, and more are on hand for you

  • Master bathroom sink area.  Most items are provided that you may have forgotten.

    Master bathroom sink area. Most items are provided that you may have forgotten.

  • Making your vacation easier with all modern appliances. Tide Detergent supplied.

    Making your vacation easier with all modern appliances. Tide Detergent supplied.

  • A garden in the deck, a lovely retreat for you and the birds; Feeders available.

    A garden in the deck, a lovely retreat for you and the birds; Feeders available.

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

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

  • Visit the local wineries and bring your treasures to enjoy on the amazing decks.

    Visit the local wineries and bring your treasures to enjoy on the amazing decks.

  • Feel like you are outside in the great room. On a clear day you can see 50 miles

    Feel like you are outside in the great room. On a clear day you can see 50 miles

  • Enjoy spring flowers, lawns and decks while overlooking outstanding views.

    Enjoy spring flowers, lawns and decks while overlooking outstanding views.

  • A great dining area.  Gather to eat, play games, cards, puzzles, dominoes.

    A great dining area. Gather to eat, play games, cards, puzzles, dominoes.

  • Under the weeping willow looking at some of the many flowers around the house.

    Under the weeping willow looking at some of the many flowers around the house.

  • A cozy bedroom with a queen bed, stunning views and quiet, peaceful nights.

    A cozy bedroom with a queen bed, stunning views and quiet, peaceful nights.

  • Master Bedroom with queen bed.  Watch the stars in peace.  French doors to deck.

    Master Bedroom with queen bed. Watch the stars in peace. French doors to deck.

  • A desk and lovely view.  Stationary, notepads, pencils, pens, and more provided.

    A desk and lovely view. Stationary, notepads, pencils, pens, and more provided.

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

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

  • Croquet anyone?  Lots of indoor and outdoor games.

    Croquet anyone? Lots of indoor and outdoor games.

  • Canada geese and babies, safe in our white pine forest.  Lots of fun wildlife.

    Canada geese and babies, safe in our white pine forest. Lots of fun wildlife.

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