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A Great Getaway Seated on the Banks of the Beautiful Shenandoah River!!!

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Last updated: 04/13/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Elkton cabin description

River Haven Cottage is nestled on the beautiful Shenandoah River with a spectacular year round view. Located at 8029 Farm Lane in Elkton, Virgina 22827. The very name River Haven hints to its warm and cozy place on the river. Life at the cabin is very low key, just the place to relax and take it easy while having the full features of a home at your finger tips. Explore the river or the nearby national parks, all at your own pace. River Haven has something to offer for all who visit.

River Haven is the perfect place to relax. Enjoy a local hike or sit back on our large deck and enjoy the river. River Haven offers all the comforts of home with the advantages of being located by the Shenandoah River. Bring a pole and lures and enjoy our abundant small mouth bass or take the canoe and tour the river.

The 1000 plus square foot deck overlooks the Shenandoah River as well as your own 35 foot long private boat dock. For your pleasure and relaxation, the cottage is furnished with an outdoor grill, deck furniture, pillows, blankets.

Keywords: Shenandoah River Cabin, Shenandoah Valley Cabin, cabin, private cottage, Mountain Cabin, Shenandoah National Park, Skyline Drive, JMU, Massanutten Resort.

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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Concierge


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 21 and have a valid drivers license....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    River Haven is located along the Shenandoah River bank and parent supervision will be required at all times....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    You may smoke outside as long as you dispose of cigarettes properly and safely....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    River Haven Property Protection: For a onetime non refundable fee of $69 (w/or w/o 1 dog, $79 (2 dogs), $99 (3 dogs) we will cover up to $1000 in accidental property damage, which includes pet damage. This insurance DOES NOT cover any damages that are a result of non-compliance with our Rental/Lease Agreement Terms. Any damages above $1000 will be the renter’s responsibility. We do not accept nor cover any liability for pets or injuries caused to others, including other animals by renter’s pets. Pit Bulls, Wolf Hybrids, any breed of guard dog trained to attack, or if Animal Control has deemed your dog(s) as dangerous, vicious, potentially dangerous or potentially vicious we feel will not be suitable pet guest and are not allowed. Our intentions with offering this coverage at a very reasonable rate will allow you, our guest to not have to tie up monies with a large deposit and to avoid dealing with deposit returns....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


  • Loft: 2 twin/ single


  • Living Room: 1 sleep sofa /futon


  • Queen size Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Futon *The Loft bed area is not tall enough for an adult to stand upright in and is accessed by a vertical ladder that you will have to climb. When considering occupancy always remember the Futon in the living room folds down to sleep two adults comfortably if the ladder is an issue for your guest....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • Books for both children and adults.


  • Books:

    There is a large selection of books that is continuously growing....moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Video Game Console:

    We do have a PS3, but we have no games currently....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    On the Banks of the beautiful Shenandoah River....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing


  • Dining:

    During the warmer months we have a 6 seat patio set on the deck for our visitors to enjoy....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace:

    We have an electric Log fireplace which provides the ambiance of a real wood burning fireplace....moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    1 set per sleeping accommodations....moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    There is no land line. If you have a cell phone that will be your only source of phone service. Check with your provided to see if your phone will pick up in the area. 8029 Farm Lane Elkton, Va 22827...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen:

    We have your general utensils, pots, pans and dish towels for your use....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove


  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill:

    We have a Gas as Well as a Charcoal grill for your use....moreless

Pool / Spa



Write a review 4.4
from 36 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Peak Season
Apr 1 - Oct 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$130 $247
Fri, Sat, Sun
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

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  • Pet Fee $10
  • Cleaning & Property Ins. $99
  • Taxes Not included


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Last updated: 04/13/2015
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Shenandoah Valley Regional, Weyers Cave, VA
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Jack Browns Single Wide
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Massanutten Ski Resort, McGaheysville, VA
114 Miles
Nearest Train
Washington Union Train Station, Washington, DC
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 340,, Shenandoah, VA
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Mamma Mia's, North Side Country Diner
8 Miles
Nearest Ski
Massanutten Ski Resort, McGaheysville, VA
220 Miles
Nearest Beach
Virginia Beach, VA

Car: Necessary

Our Cabin has many informational pamphlet about our area. If you cannot find what you are looking for you may always contact our Cabin Concierge who will help you in any way possible.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2012

About the owner: River Haven is owned by Paul and Linda, mother and son. It is their sincere pleasure to offer River Haven to you as your home away from home. Your Cabin Concierge is Kim. Paul, Linda and Kim are life long residents of the Elkton and Shenandoah area and share a love for the Valley and for River Haven.

Why the Owner Chose Elkton:
River Haven is situated on the northwestern portion of a 200 acre farm named Rivercrest that dates back to an original land grant from the King of England. The original deed granted hundreds of acres to the Moyer/Taylor family who were also distant relatives of our 12th President of the United States , Zachary Taylor. While the Taylors amassed most of their holdings through many local business dealings of the 1800’s, the fertile soil and incredible waterfront beauty of Rivercrest always interested the last heir Everet to farm and cultivate the rich soil and produce abundant crops. In the 1960’s, Mr. Taylor sold roughly an acre of riverfront property to a local businessman and soon after River Haven was born. The previous owners of River Haven upgraded and maintained the waterfront retreat and decided to share its peace, quiet, and solitude with the rest of those looking for a retreat away from the stresses of modern day life. And, to this day, these qualities make River Haven such a unique and incredible property and it invites you to feel like a part of the infamous Shenandoah River like no other can offer. As the owners of Rivercrest and now River Haven we are pleased that the two are once again joined together and we are anxious to add our touches to River Haven and for our guest to experience the stress and tension leaving as you make your way down past the historic farm that we and Mr. Taylor love and cherish and find your peace, solitude, and enjoyment in all that River Haven has to offer.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
A true sense of relief touches you as you rest on the deck and look over the river. Your mind wonders as to who traveled the water ways long before automobiles and you are swept back to a much simpler time.

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