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Turn of the Century Victorian

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Last updated: 11/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Charles Town house description

Step back in time to 1914, to a lovely solid brick Victorian. Enjoy the spacious rooms; the wrap-around porch; the summer porch overlooking the Victorian garden; and much more. The setting is Ranson, West Virginia - the neighboring hamlet of Charles Town,WV. Nestled in the Shenandoah Valley, The Robinson House guest home offers an alternative to a motel and to the bed and breakfast inns. Our guests have the opportunity to rent the entire home. If you are a business traveler; vacationing in the historical Shenandoah Valley; or just in the area for a get-away weekend, you can enjoy the amenities and privacy of your home away from home.

The Robinson House is the perfect setting for the couple wanting to experience the historical flavor of the area; for a family attending a wedding, or reunion; the business traveler; or a writer needing quiet inspiration. We can also accommodate your business retreat; meeting; party; or small reception.

Keywords: Two Story Brick Victorian

Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                Adults 21 years and older...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

                Smoking is not allowed inside or outside the premises for fire safety ...moreless

              • Not Suitable For Children:

                We do not recommend the property for younger guests....moreless

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                NO PETS ALLOWED - FIRM...moreless

              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 2-6

              • Bedroom 1

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              • Bedroom 2

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              • Bedroom 3

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              • Queen size Beds (2) Features one queen poster bed; one queen iron bed;, Double Beds (1) Features one brass double bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) There is additional attic bedroom complete with a day bed and trundle for additional charge...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              Other Amenities

                  • Walking distance of historical areas; one mile from Charles Town Races and Slots; approximately six miles to Summitt Point Raceway; eight miles from historical Harpers Ferry Nat'l Park; half hour to Antietam Nat'l Battlefield; Approximately one hour to Gettysburg, PA...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games
                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Stereo
                  • Television
                  • VCR
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Churches
                  • Festivals
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Winery Tours

                  Local Services & Businesses

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

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Gambling Casinos
                  • Photography
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                      • Town

                      Sports & Adventure Activities

                      • Cycling
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Fishing
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Hiking
                      • Kayaking
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Rafting
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Swimming
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Whitewater Rafting

                      Communication / Internet

                          • Fax

                          Dining

                          • Dining Room
                          • Seating for 10 people

                          General

                          • Activities Guide
                          • Air Conditioning:

                            Duel Zoned...moreless

                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Bottled Water
                          • Broadband Access
                          • Clothes Dryer:

                            For extended stay guests...moreless

                          • Filtered Water
                          • Free Long Distance
                          • Gas Fireplace
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Heating
                          • Internet
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Living Room
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Parking:

                            On street parking limited to four vehicles in front and on side street...moreless

                          • Parking On Street
                          • Security System
                          • Shampoo
                          • Telephone
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine:

                            For extended stay guests only...moreless

                          • Wireless Internet

                          Kitchen

                          • Blender
                          • Catering Available
                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Freezer
                          • Grill
                          • Ice Maker
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Oven
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster

                          Outside

                          • Balcony
                          • Beach Towels
                          • Deck / Patio
                          • Golf:

                            Sleepy Hollow Golf Course; Locust Hill...moreless

                          • Kayak / Canoe:

                            Local rentals available...moreless

                          • Lanai / Gazebo
                          • Lawn / Garden
                          • Outdoor Grill
                          • Outdoor Grill Gas
                          • Patio
                          • Porch / Veranda
                          • Small Cooler
                          • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                          • Wood Deck

                          Payment Type

                          • Mastercard
                          • Visa

                          Pool / Spa

                              • Private Pool:

                                Seasonal; Guests assume all liability ...moreless

                              Forms Of Payment

                                  • Accept Credit Card

                                  House Cleaning

                                      • Housekeeper Optional
                                       

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                                      Rental basis: Per property
                                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                      2014 Season
                                      Jun 18 - Dec 31, 2014
                                      2 night min stay
                                      $180 $200
                                      Fri, Sat, Sun
                                      $1,260 $4,500

                                      Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 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 $280
                                      • Tax Rate 12%

                                      Notes:

                                      Rates are subject to change until confirmation of the reservation is made. A cleaning fee may be applicable for more than two guests. Guests who plan to entertain unpaid guests or host an event would need prior consent and may incur additional fees. The monthly rate includes up to four guests. Please note this is a non-smoking property - in and on the premises.


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                                      Last updated: 11/24/2014
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                                      Location

                                      43 Miles
                                      Nearest Airport
                                      Dulles Int'l
                                      8 Miles
                                      Nearest Train
                                      Harpers Ferry
                                      1 Miles
                                      Nearest Motorway
                                      Rt 340
                                      1 Kilometres
                                      Nearest Restaurant
                                      Charles Town

                                      Car: Necessary

                                      The Property is Sixty Minutes W. Of Dulles Int'l Airport

                                      Other Activities: White water rafting; Charles Town Races and Slots- Hollywood Casino; Historical Harpers Ferry; Outdoor Adventure Center

                                      Golf: Locust Hill; Sleepy Hollow; Cress Creek

                                       

                                      Owner info

                                      Year Purchased: 2005

                                      About the owner: A native of Delaware and the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Joyce was educated at Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina. She has made West Virginia her home for 43 years. She and her husband purchased The Robinson House in 2005 from the former owners who were moving to a retirement community. The plan was to make the home into an extended stay. After working on the home for over a year, Joyce decided she wanted to share the history of the area and house with others. Thus was born the idea of the 'guest house' - a home away from home. The home is Joyce's version of a bed and breakfast without actually serving breakfast. Gourmet food is stocked in the refrigerator and guests enjoy the home and food at their leisure.

                                      Why the Owner Chose Charles Town:
                                      Too many old homes are destroyed to make room for parking or offices buildings. I wanted to preserve an example of quality craftsmanship and character that is lost on newer homes today. The Robinson House has the original woodwork and varnish; plaster walls; light fixtures and bathrooms. It does have updated electric, plumbing and heating (heat pumps).

                                      The Unique Benefits at this House:
                                      One could say The Robinson House is my doll house! I love the wrap-around front porch with the rocking chairs; the rose garden; the old flower beds filled with perennials from a by gone era and the fish pond. The home represents to me a special time in history where life moved at a slower pace and people cared about their friends and neighbors.


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                                      Speaks: english

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                                      Photos

                                      • Dreaming of Christmas

                                        Dreaming of Christmas

                                      • Foyer

                                        Foyer

                                      • Kitchen

                                        Kitchen

                                      • Master Bedroom

                                        Master Bedroom

                                      • Back Bedroom

                                        Back Bedroom

                                      • Rose Garden

                                        Rose Garden

                                      • Rose Garden

                                        Rose Garden

                                      • Pool View

                                        Pool View

                                      • Pool

                                        Pool

                                      • Back Porch

                                        Back Porch

                                      • Dining Room

                                        Dining Room

                                      • English Tea

                                        English Tea

                                      • Sun Room

                                        Sun Room

                                      • Middle Bedroom

                                        Middle Bedroom

                                      • Study

                                        Study

                                      • Gardens

                                        Gardens

                                      • Resident cat 'Willie'

                                        Resident cat 'Willie'

                                      • Pool

                                        Pool

                                      • Deck around Pool

                                        Deck around Pool

                                      • Back Porch w/Grill

                                        Back Porch w/Grill

                                      VRBO #158019

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                                      This listing was first published here in 2007.

                                      Date last modified - Monday, November 24, 2014

                                      $180 - $200 per night (USD)
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                                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                                      Sleeps 6

                                      View calendar: Updated 11/24/14
                                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                                      Member since: 2007
                                      Speaks: english
                                      • Calendar last updated: 11/24/2014
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                                      Turn of the Century Victorian

                                      Charles Town #158019

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