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Historic Home. Appalachian Trail at Your Door. Mountain Views!

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Welcome to the River Rose Cottage in Damascus, Va.!

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Last updated: 12/16/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Damascus house description

A beautiful home with charm and grace is located on the Appalachian Trail, in Damascus, Va., the most friendly town on the Appalachian Trail. Relax in a spacious setting with 2000 square feet to call your own. Laurel Ave. is a street lined with historic homes and several are bed and breakfast inns.

Downstairs is a spacious living room with piano, people friendly front porch, bathroom with claw foot tub, dining room, den, and very large eat-in kitchen. Upstairs is the large master bedroom with queen bed and twin bed. Two other bedrooms each have a double bed. There is a small bedroom at the end of the hall with a twin bed. There is also a small bedroom with single bed located off the master bedroom. A bathroom is upstairs.

Our little mountain town has less than 1,000 residents. People walk to the post office, the library, banks and churches. Visitors come to visit our town to escape the rush of city life and to experience the calm serenity and beauty of our mountains and streams. Besides having the Appalachian Trail , the Virginia Creeper Bicycle Trail is located two blocks behind our home. The city pool is just a 5 min. walk and the city park with playground equipment is a 10 minute walk.

Staying at our beautiful home in Damascus will give you an opportunity to step back in time. You will be refreshed after spending time hiking, biking, or just sitting on the porch and enjoying the clean mountain air.

The Appalachian Trail is right outside your front door. Creeper Trail is only 1 block away!

Keywords: Spacious two story home, mountain town, private back yard, quaint, peaceful setting

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Property Type

  • House
  • 2000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

          • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 twin/ single

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          • Bedroom 2: 1 twin/ single

            This small bedroom is located off the master bedroom....moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 double

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          • Bedroom 4: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

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          • Small bedroom: 1 twin/ single

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          • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2), Twin or Single Beds (4), Porta Cribs (1)...moreless

          Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Located downstairs between kitchen and den...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower

            Located in the hall upstairs....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • playhouse, large front porch, private backyard

              Entertainment

              • Books
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Dish network...moreless

              • Television
              • Toys:

                A few Barbies and a few building blocks...moreless

              • VCR
              • Video Library

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Family

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Cinemas
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Live Theater
              • Museums
              • Playground
              • Recreation Center
              • Restaurants
              • Winery Tours

              Local Services & Businesses

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

              Leisure Activities

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

              Location Type

                  • Mountain View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Tubing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Room
                  • Seating for 8 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Covered Parking
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating
                  • Internet:

                    Damascus internet may be used. ...moreless

                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided
                  • Living Room:

                    Large living room with piano....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine

                  Kitchen

                  • Catering Available:

                    In the Country Restaurant ...moreless

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Small coffee maker. Bring your own coffee and creamer ....moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils
                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Dishes and utensils for 8...moreless

                  • Kitchen:

                    Two tables, each seats 4 people....moreless

                  • Microwave

                  Outside

                      • Lawn / Garden

                      Pool / Spa

                          • Communal Pool:

                            Damascus Town pool is one block away...moreless

                           

                          Reviews

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                          My Standard Rate
                          2 night min stay
                          $275 $275
                          Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun

                          Additional information about rental rates

                          Fees:

                          • Security deposit $75
                          • Taxes Included

                          Notes:

                          No pets allowed. No smoking in the house or on the porch.

                          River Rose Cottage requires a two night minimum stay. No more than 8 people Stay less than a week, it is $275 a night. Stay a week, the price is $1,500.00 which includes the tax. Linens provided. The amount of deposit you must pay depends on the length of your stay. There is a $75.00 security deposit which must be paid when making reservation.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 12/16/2014
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                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2008

                          About the owner: My husband and I are the proud parents of 5 children and 10 grand children. I was a Kindergarten teacher and he was an engineer. We raised our children in the Atlanta area and moved to Damascus in 2003. I had seen a picture of the Virginia Creeper Bicycle Trail in 1996. We came to investigate this beautiful mountain area, and I did not want to leave. We were able to buy a Bed and Breakfast in Damascus which I have operated since '03. When people ask me, 'Where is your favorite place to visit?' My answer is Damascus, Va. These mountains, streams, and friendly hometown atmosphere bring peace to my soul.

                          Why the Owner Chose Damascus:
                          People wanted to come to Damascus and be able to stay longer than 1 or 2 days. Also, they wanted to have access to kitchen facilities. They wanted a place where children would be welcomed. We have a private backyard with lots of shade trees, playhouse and sandbox which provides a safe place for children to play outside. I just felt like there was a need for lodging other than a bed and breakfast establishment.

                          The Unique Benefits at this House:
                          I love the front porch. When you speak to people as they are walking by, they usually stop and say hello. I have a piano in the living room. When my family comes, we enjoy playing the piano and singing together. The house is so large that when you want private space, you can find it. Sometimes vacation rentals are small and people feel like they are crowded. There is plenty of space to find privacy, if you want that as part of your restful vacation experience. I love the backyard. It is so private and so shaded. I call it 'My secret garden.'


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                          • Welcome to the River Rose Cottage in Damascus, Va.!

                            Welcome to the River Rose Cottage in Damascus, Va.!

                          • Master bedroom has queen bed and twin bed

                            Master bedroom has queen bed and twin bed

                          • Den

                            Den

                          • Large eat-in kitchen

                            Large eat-in kitchen

                          • Living room with piano

                            Living room with piano

                          VRBO #304111

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                          This listing was first published here in 2010.

                          Date last modified - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

                          $275 per night (USD)
                          12

                          4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 8

                          View calendar: Updated 12/16/14
                          Minimum stay: 2 nights
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                          Member since: 2010
                          Speaks: english
                          • Calendar last updated: 12/16/2014
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