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Back-to-Nature Magical Cottage, Spring-Fed Pond, Hiking Trails

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Walking up to cottage along lighted stone path.

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Last updated: 07/15/2014
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  • Minimum stay:Contact owner
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lexington cottage description

Dancing Bears Guest Cottage is located on a knoll near Jump Mountain in beautiful Rockbridge County, Virginia. Slow down and enjoy the ultimate relaxation in this secluded, picturesque area. The custom craftsmanship of the cottage is truly amazing. Downstairs you will find the main living area with an open living and dining area as well as the kitchen and bathroom with shower. Up the spiral stairs is a sitting area and work station with a futon which converts to a double bed. Just beyond the bookshelves is a sleeping area with a queen bed.

The cottage is adjacent to our main house via a large deck with hot tub and fire pit. Enjoy gazing at the stars at night without the glare of city lights. We are about 16 miles from Lexington with the Horse Center, VMI, and Washington and Lee University as well as about 20 miles from Staunton with Mary Baldwin College and The Blackfriars Playhouse.



Keywords: Timber frame cottage, cabin, get-away, chalet, nature, pond, mountain views, hiking trails, fishing, kayak, canoe, peaceful, quiet

Property Type

      • Cottage

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Suitability

              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

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              • Convertible bed(s): 1 sleep sofa /futon

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              • Queen size Beds (1), (1) Futon converts to double bed.

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Kitchen & Dining

              • Kitchen:

                Lovely custom kitchen with stainless steel Sub-Zero refigerator and Jenn-Air combinatin gas/electric range. The kitchen is very well stocked with most everything you could need for cooking meals....moreless

              • Pantry Items:

                Most everything you will need, including flour, sugar, salt, pepper, a large variety of spices, condiments, foil, baggies, paper towels, napkins, trash bags....moreless

              • Dining:

                Enjoy your meals at the antiques walnut table by the window, or at one of the several outdoor table and chairs....moreless

              • Cooking Utensils:

                Everything you need to prepare your meals is provided as well as a coffee maker, blender, toaster, mixer....moreless

              • Dishes & Utensils:

                Nicely appointed Wedgewood dishes, well stocked utensils and glassware....moreless

              • Stove:

                Stainless Steel Jenn-Air combination gas/electric range....moreless

              • Refrigerator:

                Full sized Sub-Zero fridge with freezer drawer....moreless

              • Dishwasher:

                Small efficient dishwasher....moreless

              • Dining Area Seats:

                4...moreless

              • Oven
              • Coffee Maker
              • Toaster
              • Microwave
              • Ice Maker
              • Seating for 4 people

              Amenities

              • Wood Stove:

                Beautiful Tulikivi soapstone stove heats the entire cottage....moreless

              • Air Conditioning:

                Window units, ceiling fan and cool mountain air!...moreless

              • Washing Machine:

                Small European stackable washer and dryer....moreless

              • Linens Provided:

                Plush, fresh, new and clean!...moreless

              • Heating
              • Clothes Dryer
              • Parking Off Street
              • Towels Provided
              • Living Room
              • Hair Dryer
              • Iron & Board

              Other Amenities

                  • Enjoy the large (1 acre) spring fed pond with waterfall for swimming, fishing, canoeing and kayaking. A two person Old Towne canoe, two single kayaks and life preservers are all available for your use. There are also hiking trails through the woods, along the creek, and up the mountain!...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Games:

                    A large variety of games, including the popular handmade marble whacker!...moreless

                  • Books:

                    Books for all interests and ages, including local info....moreless

                  • Television:

                    Flat screen TV for watching movies....moreless

                  • Video Library:

                    Extensive DVD/VHS collection...moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • VCR
                  • Video Games

                  Communications

                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Broadband Access
                  • Internet

                  Pool & Spa

                      • Hot Tub:

                        Cozy four person hot tub with awesome mountain views!...moreless

                      Outdoor Features

                      • Kayak / Canoe:

                        A two person canoe and two kayaks are available for your use along with life preservers....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        A gas grill by the cottage and a charcoal grill by the pond....moreless

                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Relax by the fish pond with the sound of the waterfall....moreless

                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Large deck for relaxing and enjoying the view....moreless

                      Theme

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

                      Location & View

                          • Mountain View

                          Activities

                          • Zoo
                          • Water Tubing
                          • Mountain Climbing
                          • Freshwater Fishing
                          • Equestrian Events
                          • Hot Air Ballooning
                          • Rafting
                          • Mountain Biking
                          • Hiking
                          • Kayaking
                          • Fly Fishing
                          • Cycling
                          • Swimming
                          • Massage Therapist
                          • Bird Watching
                          • Walking
                          • Scenic Drives
                          • Horseback Riding
                          • Wildlife Viewing
                          • Sight Seeing
                          • Winery Tours
                          • Health/Beauty Spa
                          • Restaurants
                          • Live Theater
                          • Museums
                          • Antiquing
                          • Fishing
                           

                          Reviews

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                          $200/night on weekends and holidays
                          $180/night weekdays
                          Discounts for extended stays.
                          Two night minimum covers the cleaning fee.
                          Three night minimum for most holiday weekends.
                          $10/per person extra for more than two guests
                          

                          Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                          Calendar

                          Last updated: 07/15/2014
                          Check availability
                          23 Available
                          21 Unavailable
                          22 Today
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                          Location

                          Come back to nature in a simple yet gorgeous cottage on the edge of the woods with views of Jump Mountain. Our 100 acre property adjoins 22,000 acres of a Wildlife Management Area, so you are likely to see a variety of wildlife such as deer, turkeys and the occasional black bear. You will also find it offers excellent birding opportunites for a large variety of birds. Relax in the hammock, on the deck, or in the hot tub. Hike several well-marked trails through the woods or fish and kayak in the spring-fed pond. Children will love catching crayfish in the creeks and playing in the tree house. No need to leave the property for entertainment!

                           

                          Owner info

                          Year Purchased: 2005

                          About the owner: Our family fell in love with the area right away and knew we were 'home!'

                          Why the Owner Chose Lexington:
                          It is a medicinal place where the beauty of nature seems to restore your mind and body. It offers a unique opportunity to slow way down and appreciate the quiet serenity as well as witness the magical beauty of nature.

                          The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                          A visually stunning and peaceful place to unwind, reconnect with nature, and be rejuvenated.


                          Contact us

                          Speaks: english

                           

                          Photos

                          • Walking up to cottage along lighted stone path.

                            Walking up to cottage along lighted stone path.

                          • Patio with gas grill, firepit and table and chairs for relaxing.

                            Patio with gas grill, firepit and table and chairs for relaxing.

                          • Main living areas with Tulikivi soapstone stove

                            Main living areas with Tulikivi soapstone stove

                          • Relax in the leather sofa, club chair with ottoman or reclining chair.

                            Relax in the leather sofa, club chair with ottoman or reclining chair.

                          • View of well equipped kitchen

                            View of well equipped kitchen

                          • Upstairs sitting area with futon that converts to double bed

                            Upstairs sitting area with futon that converts to double bed

                          • Queen bed

                            Queen bed

                          • Hot tub on deck

                            Hot tub on deck

                          • Dining area up on deck

                            Dining area up on deck

                          • Fish from the dock!

                            Fish from the dock!

                          • Cottage as viewed from the back by professional photographer & guest Rusty Smith

                            Cottage as viewed from the back by professional photographer & guest Rusty Smith

                          • View of the cottage with wisteria in bloom

                            View of the cottage with wisteria in bloom

                          • Welcome to Dancing Bears Cottage!

                            Welcome to Dancing Bears Cottage!

                          • Foyer

                            Foyer

                          • Dining area, living area with spiral stairs

                            Dining area, living area with spiral stairs

                          • Living room with entertainment center.

                            Living room with entertainment center.

                          • Bathroom

                            Bathroom

                          • Work station at top of spiral stairs

                            Work station at top of spiral stairs

                          • Sleeping area with queen bed and cabinetry

                            Sleeping area with queen bed and cabinetry

                          • View from the new hot tub!

                            View from the new hot tub!

                          • Large pond for fishing (catch and release) or kayaking!

                            Large pond for fishing (catch and release) or kayaking!

                          • Entrance to Dancing Bears Cottage

                            Entrance to Dancing Bears Cottage

                          • Tree house with slide tucked away in the woods

                            Tree house with slide tucked away in the woods

                          • Geese at the pond

                            Geese at the pond

                          VRBO #304614

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                          Date last modified - Monday, May 26, 2014

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                          1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                          Sleeps 4

                          View calendar: Updated 07/15/14
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