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Contemporary home with an Open Concept Chef's Kitchen (fully equipped) with Island and Dining Room/French Doors opening onto the large deck with a view of the forest and the mountains. Our home is within walking distance for Walking or to Hiking Trails and to the intermediate Tyro Ski Trail and Acorn Lift. It is ideal for 1 or more families vacationing together and still have individual bedroom privacy.
Meeting Place 1: You have the choice of entering the home on the first level in which we call 'The Story Room'. After time on the snow or hiking in the woods, rack your skis or board, hang up your coat, dry out your boots, have a cup of coffee or hot chocolate, a snack and tell your slope, trail, or other stories. The four bedrooms to change clothes or two bathrooms to shower are closeby.
This level is designed for 1 or 2 family privacy with four private, key lock, newly decorated bedrooms and adjoining private bath. Each has a view, futon or twin roll-away bed in the closet, and flat screen television with premium cable channels. There is a large deck on this level.
Meeting Places 2 and 3: Windows, windows, windows all around, trees, trees, trees. The 2nd level is a spacious living/family room around from the kitchen and half bath. The space is a large and happy meeting place for everyone, featuring a large sectional white leather sofa and other leather side chairs. Enjoy cocoa by the electric, remote control fireplace. There are picture windows and wooded views all around even from the convertible eating/sitting/game/bumper pool table. Enjoy a big screen TV with Nelson Cable Premium Channels and DVD. Bring your favorite movies or select one from the library.
The third level is the owners' private suite/office, which is locked and unoccupied during guest visits.
The Ski Lodge is located about two miles from the property, with restaurants, shops, and ski and snowboard rental. Drive to parking or ski/ride Tyro.
Wintergreen offers something for everyone! It is truly a four season resort, offering skiing, snowboarding, tubing, walking, hiking, The Spa, bird-watching, nature viewing, mountain biking and more.
The Valley is also known for their numerous wineries, breweries, and new fine-dining restaurants. Charlottesville is known for its history.
Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Parkway are close by with breathtaking scenic stops.
Nature abounds everywhere in the George Washington National Forest, where Wintergreen Resides and all of its nature and beauty live and thrive for those who want to take it, appreciate it and make memories.
Keywords: House, Blue Sky Memories, Vacation Rental, Blue Ridge Mountains, Ski, Snowboard, Hiking, Biking, Nature Views, Skyline Drive, Blue Ridge Mountains, George Washington National Forest.
Safe, Modern electric log inserts with flames only for ambiance and thermostat heat, time and remote control. Cool to touch and energy efficient infrared. Living Room re-decorated - new photo coming...moreless
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Future Ski Season
Dec 25 - Mar 13, 2015
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
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Compare Wintergreen Resort Rates here: http://www.wintergreenresort.com/Lodging-Rates/ In comparison to our home: 4-Bedroom Home 8 people maximum $465-660 per night - 2 night minimum
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Blue Ridge Parkway, Skyline Drive, Appalachian Trail, Outdoor Swimming - Heated Pool, Lake Monocan, Sherando Lake, George Washington National Forest, Historic Monticello, New Restaurants and Breweries off the Mountain including Devil's Backbone Brewery, Wild Wolf Brewery, Hard Cider and more.
Year Purchased: 2013
About the owner: Ken and Karen Barber; Retired from normal jobs and empty-nesters, we are now able to be full-time Adventurers, Have been a part of Wintergreen Resort for over 30 years. Karen a PSIA Certified Ski Instructor, Ken on the National Ski Patrol and also Certified Ski Instructor. We love the mountains and the water. We are Licensed Coast Guard Captains, entertaining adults and children on our 46' Sailing Yacht. Ken is a Chef from the Culinary Institute, working as the Chef at Wintergreen Resort many years ago and also the Chef at The Tides Inn. Karen worked as a Microsoft Certified Professional and retired from the Commonwealth of Virginia. We are both Masters at Customer Service.
Why the Owner Chose Wintergreen:
We want you to come and enjoy this home as if it were yours. As we make changes, we are thinking of everything that would make you happy and comfortable while you are here. With much, much lower overhead we are able to charge a more reasonable rate than Wintergreen Resort's rate of a 4-BR Home with a maximum of 8 people for $465-660 per night with a 2 night minimum.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
When not in ski season, we give you flexibility on the time of the day of arrival and day of departure so that you get to enjoy the mountains to the fullest. Just arrange with us before arrival. Also, we do not require a 2 day minimum when not in ski season. Please call to discuss.
Family Room/game table/ electric logs windows/windows/1st snow/2013-14 season
The forest, green grass, decks to the front, to the mountains on two levels.
Steak, burger, hot dog on the gas grill….
Google Earth showing our house and Tyro ski slope/go up Pedlars/across easy walk
Another angle of living room showing all the windows.
View from Deck off Kitchen - Dining Area
Wintergreen Trail intersects Appalachian Trail
Owner, Karen, PSIA Ski Instructor
Owner, Ken, National Ski Patrol
Modern Electric Fireplace logs in living room with remote
Partial view of modern Chef's kitchen. Seats 12 (4-island, 6-table, 2-table)
20 inches and Blizzard 2-13-14 - photo from a living room window
1st level entry, sort of mud room, ski/board racks, coat hooks/to bedrooms/baths
Chestnut Springs Heated Guest Pool for our Home 1 of 2 - Memorial to Labor Day
Wintergreen Trail View
Daughter, Ski Enthusiast
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