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Alone Mill Schoolhouse - Outdoor Lover's Paradise

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Alone Mill School House

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Last updated: 05/18/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Come experience the magic of Alone Mill! Canoe, bike, hike or just hang out by the creek!

We are a 15 minute (6 mile) drive from Lexington, Virginia, home to Washington & Lee University, Virginia Military Institute and the Virginia Horse Center. Rockbridge County Virginia is home to the Maury River, the only river in Virginia that begins & ends in the same county. Spring, summer and fall are great times for running the whitewater in Goshen Pass or tubing the flat water into Lexington. Come to the country where you can stay up late, dazzled by the stars and the Milky Way.

In the late fall & winter, enjoy our cozy cabin and a game of pool. After dark in June and July, the lightning-bug display is amazing every night! Later in the summer and fall, the tree frogs and cicadas fill the air with their songs. The cabin is right on a popular (and challenging) biking route.

The School House is located within 300 yards of a river access point locally known as Alone Mill. Upstream is my personal favorite stretch of canoeing on the Maury, it's a peaceful 5 hour ride in slow water and can be as fast as 2 hours when the river is up! You can put in at Goshen or Rockbridge Baths and walk home from the take-out.

If you're more interested in a bubbling stream, Alone Mill Creek passes within 50 feet of the front door!

Rockbridge County also has thousands of acres of National Forest and State-managed land for hunting and hiking in the mountains. The cabin is within about 6 miles of access at Goshen Pass and other spots are equally close.

Other activities at the School House include a pool table, ping pong, basketball goal and badmitton set. The yard is large and flat, perfect for a football game, and the driveway is flat also, good for the little kids to practice bike riding.

A 1 mile walk will take you to weekend wine tasting at Lexington Valley Vineyard, one of several vineyards in the county.

Keywords: House, Cabin, Guest House, Casita, Family Fun, River, Swimming Hole

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

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

    Smoking allowed outside only....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Pets welcome for $40 additional charge...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Den: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 twin beds, Baby Cribs (1) Pack n Play, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen size sleep sofa...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Situated on renowned bicycling and canoeing routes in Western Virginia

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable:

    (2) 2 TVs with satellite, one with DVD...moreless

  • Television
  • Toys

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural
  • Waterfront:

    on 2 acre lot with bold stream in center...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Dining table seats 8 & bar seats another 6...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    2 window units, seasonal...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Grocery service available...moreless

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    (2) one deck, one covered porch...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Weber (charcoal)...moreless

 

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Pet Fee $40
  • Tax Rate 12.3%

Notes:

Weekly rates apply for graduation dates.

Additional guest fee only applies to 2 night stays. 3+ night stay is charged the basic rate of $185/night.

Deposit to confirm reservation, balance due 2 weeks prior to arrival.

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Last updated: 05/18/2015
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Location

35 Miles
Nearest Airport
Shenandoah Valley
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Jolly Ox
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
Vista Links
30 Miles
Nearest Train
Staunton, VA
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 81/64
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Jolly Ox

Car: Necessary

Hulls Drive-In Movie Theater 4 miles away, basketball goal & badmitton/volleyball set on premises

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: I have lived in Rockbridge County, VA since 1990. While I attended W&L, my friends & I often drove around the county. I always loved driving through Alone Mill when we were going to Goshen Pass; I knew there was special magic in this place. It's peaceful & the stars are brighter than most.

Why the Owner Chose Lexington:
My partner bought a house at Alone Mill in 1998 & when the Schoolhouse became available in 2007, I jumped at the opportunity. The Maury River here is perfect for canoeing, tubing, or just lounging in a chair at the edge of the water! Anyone who likes to spend time outdoors loves Alone Mill.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Fresh water recreation - fishing, canoeing, boating, tubing - and plenty to do inside or in Lexington area if the weather isn't perfect. Ample space in the cabin for a large group to gather and enjoy time together.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french

 

Photos

  • Alone Mill School House

    Alone Mill School House

  • Queen Bedroom

    Queen Bedroom

  • Alone Mill Creek in June

    Alone Mill Creek in June

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • Den with sleeper sofa

    Den with sleeper sofa

  • Twin bedroom

    Twin bedroom

  • more fishing

    more fishing

  • Double Bedroom

    Double Bedroom

  • Bath with Tub/Shower

    Bath with Tub/Shower

  • December 19, 2009

    December 19, 2009

  • Game Room opens to Kitchen

    Game Room opens to Kitchen

  • Dining area in kitchen

    Dining area in kitchen

  • fishing in the Maury

    fishing in the Maury

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 100%
  • Calendar last updated 05/18/2015
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(540) 463-1164 (Virginia, USA)

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