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Rustic Mt. Cabin - 8/22 Wkend Still Avail.! Last Chance Before School Starts!

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Last updated: 08/11/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Harpers Ferry cabin description

Weekend of Aug. 22 is still available - last chance for a mountain get-away before school starts!

Moonridge Cottage 'Almost Heaven'...closer than you think! Just 90 min. from both DC and Baltimore; 60 minutes from Dulles airport in the Blue Ridge Mountains of West Virginia!

Enjoy Bobby's hospitality and amenities such as fresh, home-baked breads, a kitchen stocked with basic staples if you choose to do some cooking, gourmet teas and coffees.

'Moonridge' is one of two art studios of artist and host, Bobby Ericsson, and is available for vacation rental during non-use periods by the artist.

2 bedrooms (master with 4 poster queen bed; 2nd bedroom - 2 singles; sleeper sofa with thick comfy mattress in living room); lots of toys, playhouse, rocking horse, in 'kid's room'; huge screened porch with porch swing and settee loaded with comfy cushions - great spot for morning coffee, watching the local deer.

Area Attractions:: Explore Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, Appalachian Trail, Charles Town Races and Slots, Antietam Battlefield, tubing, canoeing and kayaking on the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers, white-water rafting, juried Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival (June & Sept.), fine dining, shopping and antiquing in quaint historic towns of Shepherdstown and Charles Town, WV, Leesburg, VA and Frederick, MD; hiking and biking along river roads and C&0 canal ~ or ~ simply relax with a good book from the extensive on-site library and a glass of iced tea or gourmet coffee on the screened porch, enjoying the mountain air and cool breezes.

Additional Information: Handicapped Accessible: The path to the house from the driveway is not smooth. There is one step going into the cabin. Bathroom doorway and bathroom are narrow. Driveway is steep and can be treacherous during winter months.

Kid Friendly: Toy chest and kid's movies on site; kid's love building forts in the surrounding woods, sleeping on the porch in summertime and wading and rock-hopping in the Shenandoah River. Zip line available locally. There's lots of wildlife visible from the screened-in porch.

Smoking Not Allowed: No smoking on the screened porch either.

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            See 'handicapped accessible' Driveway is steep and may be inaccessible during winter months with snow or ice present. Assuming you are able to drive up the driveway, the path to the front door is uneven with slate stepping stones. There is one step into the cabin. Parking is available off road or at the bottom of the driveway but would require walking up either the driveway or a path with about 10 steps on the left side of the cabin. ...moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Pets Considered:

            $30 fee per small pet; $50 large pet; must sign rental rules agreement which covers rules for pets...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only:

            No smoking on the screened porch either. Evidence of smoking will result in loss of deposit....moreless

          • Low Allergen Environment
          • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
          • Children Welcome:

            Games/toys/kids videos provided; air mattresses and sleeping bags provided for 'sleep out' on screened porch; large wooden rocking horse that kids fall in love with; pack'nplay, high chair and bed rail available on site...moreless

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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          • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

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          • Living Area: 1 sleep sofa /futon

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          • Kids enjoy sleeping on air mattresses on the screened porch high above the forest floor night sounds...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

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          Other Amenities

              • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer, Catering Available, Large screened porch; porch swing; 2 ceiling fans, table/chairs/ very comfy settee with lots of fluffy cushions (GREAT place to sleep, listening to all the night sounds in the woods). Winter view of the Shenandoah Valley with Shenandoah River snaking through the valley; trees obscure view in summer, but 'treehouse' effect in the summer. From the high porch, watch the deer and other wildlife meander through the woods; wifi; adjacent to Appalachian Trail; kayaking, hiking, fishing, biking, tubing, antiquing, civil war history, quaint mountain towns and country roads, 12 minutes from Charles Town Races and Slots. Pet Friendly: $30 fee per small pet; $50 per large pet; must sign rental rules agreement....moreless

              Entertainment

              • DVD Player
              • Books:

                LARGE library...moreless

              • Books For Kids
              • Games
              • Games For Kids
              • Music Library
              • Video Library:

                large assortments of movies - DVDs and videos...moreless

              • VCR
              • Radio
              • Stereo
              • CD Player
              • Audio Tape Player
              • Television:

                local stations only...moreless

              • Toys:

                doll house, baby toys, wooden rocking horse...moreless

              Theme

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

              Attractions

              • Festivals
              • Cinemas
              • Museums
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Churches
              • Forests
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Coin Laundry
              • Winery Tours

              Leisure Activities

              • Antiquing
              • Sight Seeing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Bird Watching
              • Outlet Shopping
              • Paddle Boating
              • Sledding
              • Eco Tourism
              • Walking
              • Boating
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing

              local services and businesses

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

              Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                Winter view of the Shenandoah Valley with Shenandoah River snaking through the valley; trees obscure view in summer, but 'treehouse' effect in the summer; you feel like you're in the tops of the trees. From the high porch, watch the deer and other wildlife meander through the woods. ...moreless

              • Mountain
              • Rural

              sports and adventure activities

              • Cross Country Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Rock Climbing
              • Basketball Court
              • Mountaineering
              • Hunting Big Game
              • Hunting Small Game
              • Water Tubing
              • Whitewater Rafting
              • Fly Fishing
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Rafting
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Skiing
              • Golf
              • Mountain Biking
              • Hunting

              catering options

                  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                  Dining

                  • Child's Highchair
                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people

                  General

                  • Parking
                  • Living Room
                  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
                  • Free Long Distance
                  • Air Conditioning:

                    window units in master bedroom and living area...moreless

                  • Heating:

                    propane furnace; FAR infrared heater...moreless

                  • Linens Provided
                  • Alarm Clock
                  • Ceiling Fans
                  • Firewood
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Laundry Soap
                  • Local Maps
                  • Paper Towels
                  • Local Restaurant Guide
                  • Shampoo
                  • Basic Soaps
                  • Toilet Paper
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Internet:

                    wifi...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Wireless Internet:

                    secured ...moreless

                  • Wood Stove
                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Telephone:

                    Free long distance for continental US ...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Stove
                  • Kitchen:

                    stocked with staples - ready for some serious cookin'!...moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    very well equipped!...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker
                  • Toaster
                  • Grill
                  • Blender
                  • Coffee Grinder
                  • Pantry Items
                  • Stove
                  • Refrigerator:

                    full size fridge in kitchen and 2nd small fridge on screened porch for cold drinks ...moreless

                  • Freezer
                  • Oven
                  • Microwave
                  • Catering Available:

                    gourmet/vegetarian/vegan meals available on request; special diets accommodated ($20 - $25 per person, kids - $10)...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Large screened porch; porch swing; 2 ceiling fans, table/chairs/ very comfy settee with lots of fluffy cushions (GREAT place to sleep, listening to all the night sounds in the woods). ...moreless

                  • Screen Porch / Veranda
                   

                  Reviews

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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  winter
                  Jan 2 - Feb 28, 2015
                  2 night min stay
                  $175 $195
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $995

                  Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

                  My Standard Rate
                  3 night min stay
                  $195 $225
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $1,095

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Pet Fee $50 + tax
                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                  • Tax Rate 6%

                  Notes:

                  Payment is due in full one month prior to occupancy by check

                  3% surcharge for credit card/paypal payment


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                  Calendar

                  Last updated: 08/11/2014
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                  Location

                  Car: Necessary

                  Just an hour and a half from Washington DC and Baltimore; 1 hour from Fairfax, VA.; relax amidst the Blue Ridge Mountains near Historic Harpers Ferry, WV, above the Shenandoah Valley and River; minutes hike from the Appalachian Trail. Enjoy the unspoiled natural beauty of God's country.

                  Other Activities: shopping, kayaking, boating, wildlife viewing, horse races/slots

                   

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2000

                  About the owner: Hi; Bobby here. We're Northern Virginia transplants to Wild and Wonderful West Virginia! About 15 years ago we purchased a weekend cabin near Harpers Ferry in the mountains (Shannondale) with a 50 mile view of the Shenandoah Valley below. We fell in love with this beautiful area and wonderful local people, and it didn't take long to switch from weekenders to permanent residents! I quickly discovered an abandoned 'shack' a short hike through the woods below our cabin - no doors or windows, holes in the roof, misc. critters living inside, including a few non-living. I purchased this adjoining property and embarked on a 3 month restoration project to turn it into my art studio. New roof, new heating, new plumbing, new windows, skylights - new everything! Shangri-la-de-da!! Thus, 'Moonridge' was created! All of our friends and family who stayed at Moonridge have absolutely LOVED IT, so we decided to share our delightful little hide-away with all of you! Come, relax, and enjoy! Let me pamper you a bit!

                  Why the Owner Chose Harpers Ferry:
                  We love the natural beauty of this area, the wildlife, the cultural heritage, the history, the quaint little towns, plus we're only an hour from Fairfax, Va., so even though we feel really remote, there is easy access to the big city. It's really the best of all worlds!


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                  Speaks: english

                   

                  Photos

                  • winter view of Shenandoah valley/river

                    winter view of Shenandoah valley/river

                  • living/dining/kitchen; wood stove, skylights

                    living/dining/kitchen; wood stove, skylights

                  • dining area; "cabinet art" by Bobby

                    dining area; "cabinet art" by Bobby

                  • quaint, romantic master (queen bed)

                    quaint, romantic master (queen bed)

                  • 2nd bedroom

                    2nd bedroom

                  • bathroom

                    bathroom

                  • screened porch

                    screened porch

                  • 2 young bucks resting daily under the deck this summer

                    2 young bucks resting daily under the deck this summer

                  • Harpers Ferry

                    Harpers Ferry

                  • view from Jefferson Rock, Harpers Ferry

                    view from Jefferson Rock, Harpers Ferry

                  • Foot bridge at Harpers Ferry

                    Foot bridge at Harpers Ferry

                  • outdoor restaurant in Harpers Ferry

                    outdoor restaurant in Harpers Ferry

                  • entry into Moonridge

                    entry into Moonridge

                  • artist's retreat

                    artist's retreat

                  • A warm, mountain welcome!

                    A warm, mountain welcome!

                  • master bedroom

                    master bedroom

                  • 2nd bedroom with twin beds

                    2nd bedroom with twin beds

                  • screened porch with swing, table/chairs, settee

                    screened porch with swing, table/chairs, settee

                  • screened porch; comfy settee for afternoon naps!

                    screened porch; comfy settee for afternoon naps!

                  • welcomed by local art

                    welcomed by local art

                  • view of Harpers Ferry from Maryland Heights hike

                    view of Harpers Ferry from Maryland Heights hike

                  • Shenandoah River at Harpers Ferry

                    Shenandoah River at Harpers Ferry

                  • playing on the Shenandoah River, Harpers Ferry

                    playing on the Shenandoah River, Harpers Ferry

                  • beautiful in winter too!

                    beautiful in winter too!

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                  This listing was first published here in 2008.

                  Date last modified - Friday, August 15, 2014

                  $175 - $225 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 6

                  View calendar: Updated 08/11/14
                  Minimum stay: 2-3 nights
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