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Turn of the Century Victorian

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Last updated: 08/18/2014
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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


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional


              • Not Suitable For Children:

                We reqret the property is not suited for younger guests under the age of thirteen...moreless

              • Non Smoking Only:

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

              • Pets Not Allowed:

                NO PETS ALLOWED - FIRM...moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

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

              • Bedroom 1


              • Bedroom 2


              • Bedroom 3


              • 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

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Stove
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Microwave
              • Cooking Utensils
              • Refrigerator
              • Catering Available
              • Ice Maker
              • Dishwasher
              • Kitchen
              • Freezer
              • Oven
              • Pantry Items
              • Seating for 10 people


              • Parking:

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

              • Washing Machine:

                For extended stay guests only...moreless

              • Clothes Dryer:

                For extended stay guests...moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Duel Zoned...moreless

              • Iron & Board
              • Towels Provided
              • Living Room
              • Hair Dryer
              • Linens Provided
              • Heating
              • Gas Fireplace

              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


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


                  • Internet
                  • Telephone
                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Broadband Access

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Private Pool:

                        Seasonal; Guests assume all liability ...moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Golf:

                        Sleepy Hollow Golf Course; Locust Hill...moreless

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        Local rentals available...moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill
                      • Lawn / Garden
                      • Balcony
                      • Deck / Patio
                      • Lanai / Gazebo
                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Wood Deck
                      • Outdoor Grill Gas


                      • Romantic
                      • Tourist Attractions


                      • Museums
                      • Medical Services
                      • Fitness Center
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Swimming
                      • Golf
                      • Hiking
                      • Kayaking
                      • Rafting
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Laundromat
                      • Whitewater Rafting
                      • Hospital
                      • Scenic Drives
                      • Live Theater
                      • Restaurants
                      • Autumn Foliage
                      • Churches
                      • Library
                      • Festivals
                      • Recreation Center
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Bird Watching
                      • Gambling Casinos
                      • Shopping
                      • Sight Seeing
                      • Antiquing
                      • Photography
                      • Walking
                      • Groceries
                      • Golf Privileges Optional


                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 19 traveler reviews
                      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


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $280
                      • Tax Rate 12%


                      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: 08/18/2014
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                      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.

                      Contact us

                      Speaks: english

                      Links to more information:

                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      • Foyer


                      • Kitchen


                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • Back Bedroom

                        Back Bedroom

                      • Rose Garden

                        Rose Garden

                      • Rose Garden

                        Rose Garden

                      • Pool View

                        Pool View

                      • Pool


                      • Back Porch

                        Back Porch

                      • Dining Room

                        Dining Room

                      • English Tea

                        English Tea

                      • Sun Room

                        Sun Room

                      • Middle Bedroom

                        Middle Bedroom

                      • Study


                      • Gardens


                      • Resident cat 'Willie'

                        Resident cat 'Willie'

                      • 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 - Sunday, July 27, 2014

                      $180 - $200 per night (USD)

                      3 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

                      View calendar: Updated 08/18/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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