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Lost River Cabin - Nestled on 5 Acres with Spectacular Mountain Views

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Welcome to Lost River: stunning private views of George Washington National Park

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Last updated: 04/15/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

You will absolutely love exploring Lost River, West Virginia. Nestled between the gorgeous and expansive George Washington National Forest, the Lost River State Park, and miles upon miles of country roads and beautiful farm valleys, the Lost River area attracts visitors who love hiking, biking, horseback riding, canoeing, fishing, skiing (Bryce Resort), antiquing, and getting back to nature. This is the perfect weekend escape from Washington, DC (2 hours), Baltimore, MD (3 hours), Richmond, VA (3 1/2 hours) or Philadelphia (5 hours).


Escape to the inviting West Virginia mountains!: 'Lost River Cabin' has been our personal escape from hectic city life. You will absolutely disconnect, unwind and breath deeply in this mountain top retreat. Spend the weekend reconnecting...solo, with a partner, with a friend(s), with nature - this is the perfect spot for a quick weekend getaway or a week with the family.

For the food lovers...: The kitchen is very well-equipped. Calphalon and Le Creuset pots & pans, spices, basic ingredients included (flour, sugar, baking powder, etc.) so you can spend your day cooking up a storm. For those winter nights, treat yourself or your family to a full Raclette; perfect open deck for grilling, enjoying a bottle of wine (or two!).

For the adventurous at heart...: Lost River boasts an array of outdoor activities, from exceptional hiking in the George Washington National Forest, to cycling the winding country roads - you can definitely work up a sweat or take in nature at your own pace. Hiking, horseback riding, canoeing - pick your pleasure and enjoy the scenic mountains of West Virginia!

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Massage

Suitability

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

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Twin day bed...moreless

  • * Luxury down comforters with duvets * 400 thread count linens * Rustic log furniture bedroom sets * New carpet * Private balcony...moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • * Telephone - long distance not provided, please bring prepaid calling card or use credit card service; * Cell coverage is available for AT&T customers at this time; * Owner is gourmet chef, kitchen stocked with pots, pans, basics (flour, salt, sugar, spices, etc.) and has new stainless steel appliances * Grocery store is ~40 minutes away, so best to either bring your own groceries, or inquire about 'grocery service' ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain:

    Located atop a ridge in the Potomac Highlands, you'll find excellent hiking, fishing and other outdoor activities in and around Lost River...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Unobstructed 180 degree views of George Washington National Forest mountain ranges!...moreless

  • Rural:

    Located in Hardy County just outside the GW National Forest, this is a rural mountain valley and great base for exploring the Shenandoah Region...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Broadband Access
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided:

    600 thread count sheets and Turkish cotton towels!...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Mobile Phone:

    Cell phone coverage is now available for AT&T customers....moreless

  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Firewood provided...moreless

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Outfitted for those that love to cook! Le Creuset and Calphalon pots and pans and stainless steel appliances!...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck with expansive views and a screened in Porch for those early morning coffees....moreless

  • Golf Clubs
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
 

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Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Cleaning $75 + tax
  • Pet Fee $25 + tax
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

DAMAGE DEPOSIT: $200

WEEKLY - $800 Rate ONLY for Sun-Sun or Fri-Fri STAYS.

MID-WEEK - $600 for SUN through FRI (5 nights), ALL other mid-week stays require 3 nights minimum and $175/night.

HOLIDAY - Special Holiday Rental Rates: $200/night for 3 night min. Please inquire for each Holiday Weekend (e.g., Valentine's Day, Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's)


Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 04/15/2015
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Location

107 Miles
Nearest Airport
IAD / Washington Dulles
22.3 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bryce Resort, VA

Car: Necessary

You will absolutely love exploring Lost River, West Virginia from this 2 bedroom getaway atop 5 acres with exquisite mountain views. Nestled between the gorgeous and expansive George Washington National Forest, the Lost River State Park, and miles upon miles of country roads and beautiful farm valleys, the Lost River area attracts visitors who love hiking, biking, horseback riding, canoeing, fishing, skiing (Bryce Resort), antiquing, and getting back to nature. 'Lost River Cabin' is the perfect weekend escape from Washington, DC (2 hours), Baltimore, MD (3 hours), Richmond, VA (3 1/2 hours) or Philadelphia (5 hours).

The Lost River Cabin is a perfect retreat for couples, families or friends who want to get away and relax in the West Virginia Mountains. Featuring updated decor, new stainless steel appliances, and warm touches from the owners who use this as their personal retreat, the cabin is an inviting and meditative escape.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2007

About the owner: We bought Lost River Cabin a few years ago as an escape from the stresses of city living in Washington D.C. What we did not realize is how much at home we would feel in the gorgeous West Virginia mountains. Time spent hiking, cooking up a storm on a Saturday, long dinners that blend into star-gazing evenings on the deck - time seems to stand still up in the mountains and provided us with a better sense of place, relaxation and wonderful memories with friends and family. My partner and I recently moved out West for work, and so have decided to open up our home to guests looking for the same escape! Whether you are in for an adventurous weekend filled with hikes, horseback riding and exploring the State parks, or in need of R&R with a good book, a cozy fire, and a lazy hammock afternoon, I hope you enjoy finding what you are looking for in Lost River, West Virginia. - Dave & David

Why the Owner Chose Lost River:
We bought this cabin in Lost River for a few reasons: * proximity to Washington D.C. - an easy 2-2 1/2 hour drive; first half is an easy straight shot on 66W, then a gorgeous drive up into the mountains off 55W. * proximity to and views of George Washington National Forest and Lost River State Forest - an incredible resource filled with hiking trails galore * rural mountain settings - we specifically did not want to go to a highly-touristed area like Berkley Springs. There is nothing like the stars at night here with no "light pollution" and just the sound of nature.


Contact us

Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese

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Photos

  • Welcome to Lost River: stunning private views of George Washington National Park

    Welcome to Lost River: stunning private views of George Washington National Park

  • Enjoy your morning coffee on the screened-in porch!

    Enjoy your morning coffee on the screened-in porch!

  • DVD/Internet WiFi provided so that you can easily stay connected or disconnect

    DVD/Internet WiFi provided so that you can easily stay connected or disconnect

  • With our newly expanded deck, you can relax to the sounds of nature

    With our newly expanded deck, you can relax to the sounds of nature

  • Nothing more relaxing than a private massage on the deck or screen-in porch

    Nothing more relaxing than a private massage on the deck or screen-in porch

  • Bring your laptop and make this your office for the week!

    Bring your laptop and make this your office for the week!

  • Light-filled rooms, spectacular mountain views..

    Light-filled rooms, spectacular mountain views..

  • 2nd bedroom, for the perfect afternoon nap

    2nd bedroom, for the perfect afternoon nap

  • Cook up a storm in the well-stocked kitchen with new stainless steel appliances!

    Cook up a storm in the well-stocked kitchen with new stainless steel appliances!

  • Personally decorated by the owners as a true second home.

    Personally decorated by the owners as a true second home.

  • Endless views atop the ridge, beautiful morning clouds down in the valley

    Endless views atop the ridge, beautiful morning clouds down in the valley

  • Our expanded deck is perfect for BBQs, lazy afternoons and stargazing at night

    Our expanded deck is perfect for BBQs, lazy afternoons and stargazing at night

  • Read a book or play games by the fire, ideal for fall and winter nights

    Read a book or play games by the fire, ideal for fall and winter nights

  • Bring your dog - they LOVE it on the mountain!

    Bring your dog - they LOVE it on the mountain!

  • We believe in the art of relaxation - the first bottle of wine is on us!

    We believe in the art of relaxation - the first bottle of wine is on us!

  • Curl up in the pillows with a good book and blanket

    Curl up in the pillows with a good book and blanket

  • From the living room to the great room

    From the living room to the great room

  • Newly renovated bathroom with rainfall shower, carrera marble and porcelain tile

    Newly renovated bathroom with rainfall shower, carrera marble and porcelain tile

  • Loft master bedroom, breakfast in bed anyone?

    Loft master bedroom, breakfast in bed anyone?

  • West Virginia, Wild & Wonderful!  Stunning hikes, fishing, horse-back riding...

    West Virginia, Wild & Wonderful! Stunning hikes, fishing, horse-back riding...

  • Firewood provided

    Firewood provided

  • Stunning views, even in Winter

    Stunning views, even in Winter

  • Stunning setting on top of the ridge and overlooking GW National Forest

    Stunning setting on top of the ridge and overlooking GW National Forest

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Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
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