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River Woods Retreat - Rustic Luxury in the Shenandoah Valley

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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Welcome to River Woods Retreat, a rustic yet luxurious 3-bedroom log cabin rental nestled above Virginia’s historic Shenandoah River on Massanutten Mountain.

River Woods is very private, well-appointed and fully-equipped to provide upscale mountain lodging for your romantic getaway or your adventurous family vacation.

Just 90 minutes from Washington, DC, River Woods is conveniently located between the towns of Front Royal and Luray, putting you within easy reach of the Shenandoah Valley’s most popular attractions.


Keywords: Mountain Cabin, Shenandoah River, log cabin, private

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1900 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    We will not rent to vacationing students or singles under 25 years of age unless accompanied by an adult guardian or parent....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Master Suite: 1 king

    fireplace, satellite tv & dvd player, jacuzzi tub...moreless

  • Upstairs Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Upstairs Bedroom 2: 2 queen

    ...moreless

  • Loft: 1 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • Master Suite includes king bed, gas fireplace, satellite tv & dvd player. Two upstairs bedrooms each has queen bed. Game and reading loft has full-size futon....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Great room includes 40' LCD flatscreen with DirecTV and DVD player. Access to Netflix and other Internet Apps...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Water View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Open dining room with table for six guests with additional seating for two at kitchen bar....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    Coffee filters provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    River Woods' gourmet kitchen includes most everything you need to make a great meal. ...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    Self-cleaning Convection Oven...moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    Firepit Children's A-frame Stick House...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Jetted Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$249
$1,589

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Housekeeping Fee $100
  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 7.3%

Notes:

Standard Rate of $249 plus tax per night for up to three nights.

For stays of 4 and 5 nights, rate is $238.00 per night plus tax.

For stays of 6 nights or more, $227.00 per night plus tax.

Housekeeping fee of $100.


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Last updated: 07/27/2015
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Location

65 Miles
Nearest Airport
Dulles International Airport
18 Miles
Nearest Golf
Jackson's Chase Golf Club
60 Miles
Nearest Train
Manassas, VA
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
U.S. 340
14 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Joe's Steakhouse
50 Miles
Nearest Ski
Massanutten

Vineyards & Winery Tours, Kayaking/Canoeing/Fishing on the Shenandoah River, Shenandoah National Park & Sky Line Drive, Hiking and Ziplining at Shenandoah State Park, Hiking in the George Washington National Forest, Fruit & Berry Picking, Antiquing

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2008

About the owner: River Woods Retreat is owned and managed by Tom and Theresa Gordy who reside in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, DC. Tom runs a non-profit organization that supports non-pay compensation benefits for service members. He serves in the U.S. Navy Reserve and is a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom (2009-2010). Theresa is a homemaker and full-time mom.

Why the Owner Chose Bentonville:
Like most log cabins, River Woods was a realization of childhood dreams. After all, who hasn't at one time in their life wanted to live in a log cabin? The dream, long slumbering underneath years of stress and "priorities", came alive in October 2004 when we first drove across the Shenandoah River to view the hardwood and pine-covered 5.88 acres that is now home to River Woods. Driving up to the property was like in the 1988 movie Funny Farm, starring Chevy Chase - deer, turkeys, and pileated woodpeckers appearing as if cued by some hidden director. Fall leaves were in full display of color, and no noise could be heard except for the rustling of drying leaves driven by cool gentle breezes. However, this was no choreographed production, only nature greeting its soon-to-be new neighbors. That day, that moment, began a four-year journey of planning, designing and building - making a dream come true.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
In Nature, Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, "In the woods, we return to reason and faith." And that has become the mission of River Woods - to help people find the quietness in which to reflect on the things that matter most in life. Since its completion in the summer of 2008, River Woods has become a place to relax and reflect upon God's wonderful creation. It has served as a romantic getaway for many couples as well as the base camp for adventure vacations of hiking, canoeing and tubing, mountain biking, horseback riding and marathon running. It has become a second home for families who need an escape from the rat race of our nation's capital. It has served as a place for rest and recuperation for war-weary service members visiting their families while on leave from operations in Iraq and Afghanistan. And it has been a place of solace for families grieving the loss of a loved one. Music groups and writers have used River Woods and the beautiful natural surroundings as a place of inspiration for their songs, prose and poetry. River Woods has served to reunite geopraphically-dispersed high school and college friends and as a place of celebration for engagements, weddings and birthdays. As owners of River Woods, we have greatly enjoyed knowing that our second home has brought joy to so many and look forward to hearing from future guests on what River Woods has meant to them.


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  • Welcome to River Woods Retreat!

    Welcome to River Woods Retreat!

  • Great Room with wood-burning fireplace, HD TV, DirecTV, and DVD/BluRay player

    Great Room with wood-burning fireplace, HD TV, DirecTV, and DVD/BluRay player

  • Open dining room with seating for six.

    Open dining room with seating for six.

  • Master Bath with jacuzzi tub, gas fireplace, his-n-her sinks, and walk-in shower

    Master Bath with jacuzzi tub, gas fireplace, his-n-her sinks, and walk-in shower

  • Back upstairs bedroom with queen bed

    Back upstairs bedroom with queen bed

  • Full upstairs bathroom

    Full upstairs bathroom

  • Deck with convertible picnic table

    Deck with convertible picnic table

  • Fall is a beautiful time of year at River Woods.

    Fall is a beautiful time of year at River Woods.

  • Winter at River Woods

    Winter at River Woods

  • Just a 2.5 mile hike from River Woods gets you to the top of Massanutten Mtn.

    Just a 2.5 mile hike from River Woods gets you to the top of Massanutten Mtn.

  • Summers are for the Shenandoah - kayak, canoe, tube, swim and fish on the river.

    Summers are for the Shenandoah - kayak, canoe, tube, swim and fish on the river.

  • Stick House for the kiddos.

    Stick House for the kiddos.

  • Welcome to River Woods Retreat!

    Welcome to River Woods Retreat!

  • Fully-equipped gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and stainless appliances

    Fully-equipped gourmet kitchen with granite countertops and stainless appliances

  • Master bedroom with king bed, gas fireplace and satellite TV

    Master bedroom with king bed, gas fireplace and satellite TV

  • Front Upstairs Bedroom with queen bed

    Front Upstairs Bedroom with queen bed

  • Loft with futon

    Loft with futon

  • River Woods has 3 outdoor living spaces including our deck, patio and firepit.

    River Woods has 3 outdoor living spaces including our deck, patio and firepit.

  • Whether inside or out, River Woods offers you beautiful views.

    Whether inside or out, River Woods offers you beautiful views.

  • Winter at River Woods

    Winter at River Woods

  • River Woods is close to numerous hiking trails.

    River Woods is close to numerous hiking trails.

  • Redbuds along the Shenandoah.  Spring is a great time to visit.

    Redbuds along the Shenandoah. Spring is a great time to visit.

  • Outdoor firepit for making s'mores and roasting hot dogs

    Outdoor firepit for making s'mores and roasting hot dogs

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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Speaks: english
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