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Spectacular Cottage Overlooking the Shenandoah River and Blue Ridge Mountains

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Hot Tub overlooks the river from one of two back porches.

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Last updated: 08/31/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Front Royal cottage description

Stunningly Designed Cottage on a private corner of a historic 100 acre farm. Situated on a scenic bluff overlooking the legendary Shenandoah River and Blue Ridge Mountains this 'cottage' has a stone fireplace and wood beamed ceilings through the main floor. In addition to three covered porches (including one with a Hot Tub) there is a 34' second floor deck overlooking the river. At river level there is a multi-level deck and 30' floating dock right on the water. Perfect for boating fishing, swimming or just enjoying the sun and water. Less than one hour from the Washington Beltway and Dulles Airport. There are numerous restaurants, shops, golf courses, wineries, National Parks (Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park, George Washington National Forest), hiking trails (Appalachian Trail), battlefields etc are literally ten to twenty minutes away. Then, of course- best of all, your own piece the Shenandoah River!
Please Note: Location Map shows gate location and not the house. The Private Driveway is a quarter mile long!

To quote a renter from Texas... ' We have been from Maine to New Mexico and this is the best we property have ever stayed in!

Property Type

  • 2 story
  • Cottage
  • 1800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Pets Considered:

                Pets are an extra $20 per night/per pet fee....moreless

              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Children Welcome

              Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

              • Master Suite: 1 king

                Full Bath and Walk in Closet...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 2 double, 1 sleep sofa /futon

                ...moreless

              • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

                ...moreless

              • Both upstairs Bedrooms multiple windows overlooking the river and huge sky-lights above the beds. Beautiful Lithographs from Ireland in the east bedroom. All rooms have river and mountain views!...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

              • Master Bath: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, tub, shower

                huge pedastal tub...moreless

              • Bathroom 3: toilet

                ...moreless

              • Master Bath has a beautiful 7' granite top. Upstairs bath has a 6'6' Wrought Iron pedestal tub....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Fantastic and private multi-level deck right on the river with gangplank and floating dock for your boat or a rental boat. Use of all outdoor equipment and amenities are subject to weather restrictions (ie: floating sections of dock may be removed by owner when there is a risk of flooding)....moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • CD Player
                  • Television
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Radio
                  • Stereo
                  • DVD Player
                  • Books
                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • Games
                  • Games For Kids
                  • Video Library

                  Theme

                  • Romantic
                  • Away From It All

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Caves
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Live Theater
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Restaurants

                  Leisure Activities

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

                  local services and businesses

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

                  Location Type

                  • Waterfront
                  • River
                  • Waterfront
                  • Mountain View
                  • Water View
                  • Rural

                  sports and adventure activities

                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Rafting
                  • Hunting
                  • Skiing
                  • Golf
                  • Wind-Surfing
                  • Water Skiing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Spelunking
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Kayaking
                  • Rock Climbing
                  • Cross Country Skiing

                  catering options

                      • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

                      Dining

                      • Dining Area
                      • Child's Highchair
                      • Seating for 10 people

                      forms of payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          General

                          • Gas Fireplace
                          • Fireplace:

                            Gas...moreless

                          • Living Room
                          • Telephone
                          • Air Conditioning
                          • Heating
                          • Linens Provided
                          • Wireless Internet
                          • Iron & Board
                          • Parking Off Street
                          • Activities Guide
                          • Alarm Clock
                          • Filtered Water
                          • Firewood
                          • Hair Dryer
                          • Laundry Soap
                          • Local Activities Guide
                          • Local Maps
                          • Paper Towels
                          • Local Restaurant Guide
                          • Shampoo
                          • Basic Soaps
                          • Toilet Paper
                          • Broadband Access
                          • Internet
                          • Towels Provided
                          • Washing Machine
                          • Clothes Dryer
                          • Parking

                          house cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional

                              Kitchen

                              • Catering Available
                              • Kitchen
                              • Coffee Maker
                              • Toaster
                              • 4 Ring Stove
                              • Cooking Utensils
                              • Blender
                              • Coffee Grinder
                              • Ice Maker
                              • Pantry Items
                              • Dishwasher
                              • Refrigerator
                              • Freezer
                              • Oven
                              • Microwave

                              Outside

                              • Lawn / Garden
                              • Terrace
                              • Balcony
                              • Barbecue
                              • Beach Chairs
                              • Beach Towels
                              • Boat With Paddles
                              • Large Cooler
                              • Boat
                              • Outdoor Grill
                              • Kayak / Canoe
                              • Canoe
                              • Wood Deck
                              • Boat Dock
                              • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                              • Walkway To Water
                              • Deck / Patio
                              • Lanai / Gazebo

                              Payment Type

                              • Amex
                              • Visa
                              • Mastercard
                              • Discover

                              Pool / Spa

                              • Outdoor Hot Tub
                              • Hot Tub
                               

                              Reviews

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                              Rental basis: Per property
                              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                              Fall 2014
                              Sep 1 - Nov 25, 2014
                              2 night min stay
                              $299 $349
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              $1,999

                              Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                              Thanksgiving 2014
                              Nov 26 - Nov 30, 2014
                              4 night min stay
                              $399

                              Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                              Early Winter 2014
                              Dec 1 - Dec 21, 2014
                              2 night min stay
                              $199 $299
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              $1,199

                              Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                              Christmas/New Years 2014
                              Dec 22 - Jan 1, 2015
                              3 night min stay
                              $399
                              $2,399

                              Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                              Winter 2015
                              Jan 2 - Mar 1, 2015
                              2 night min stay
                              $199 $299
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              $1,199

                              Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                              Spring 2015
                              Mar 2 - May 21, 2015
                              2 night min stay
                              $249 $349
                              Fri, Sat, Sun
                              $1,799

                              Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

                              My Standard Rate
                              3 night min stay
                              $399
                              $2,499

                              Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest


                              Additional information about rental rates

                              Fees:

                              • Pet Fee $20 + tax
                              • Tax Rate 7%

                              Notes:

                              For monthly rates please contact the manager.

                              Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

                              Pet Fee $20 per pet/per night


                              Cancellation policy:

                              Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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                              Calendar

                              Last updated: 08/31/2014
                              Check availability
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                              21 Unavailable
                              22 Today
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                              Location

                              8 Miles
                              Nearest Motorway
                              I-66
                              6 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              TGIF, Houlihans, Applebees
                              50 Miles
                              Nearest Ski
                              Bryce Resort
                              5 Miles
                              Nearest Golf
                              Shenandoah, Bowling Green, Blue Ridge Shadows
                              8 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Cracker Barrel, Japanese, Chinese, Pizza

                              Car: Necessary

                              MAP SHOWS GATE LOCATION AND NOT COTTAGE SITE. River, Mountains, Blue Ridge, Skyline Drive, Shenandoah, Appalachian Trail, wine, wineries,hiking, Winchester, Front Royal, Middletown, water-skiing, tubing, boating, fishing, hunting, sightseeing, Washington d.c., golf, walking, biking, skiing, antiques, civil war, pontoon rental, kayaking, canoeing, rafting. weddings, national parks, forests.

                               

                              Manager info

                              Year Purchased: 2005

                              About: My wife Angelique and I bought this historic property from a family that had owned it for 155 years! This once in a lifetime chance (several lifetimes actually) was simply too much to miss. With such a spectacular riverfront location, our goal was to create the most memorable vacation retreat in the Shenandoah Valley. After years of planning and design for a river cottage, to compliment the existing renovated farmhouse (a ten minute walk away through the woods and rolling fields), the results are yours to enjoy. One of our sons Sean took over online reservations in 2012 but dad Frank is still the 'boots on the ground' and will be on the other end of the phone if you call. Our family never tires of it and it is our joy to share it with you.

                              Why Front Royal:
                              After 30 years of living on the Shenandoah River, enjoying it's beauty and recreational possibilities, we were still awestruck by the sheer magnitude and combination of nature's bounty possessed by this farm...thousands of feet of River Front, sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, acres of rolling hills and woods, sunrises, sunsets...the list goes on and on.

                              The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                              'Peacefulness without loneliness' is an old Irish expression that captures the private wooded riverside retreat yet convenience of so many attractions, shops and restaurants nearby to the River Overlook Cottage at Rolling River Farm.


                              Contact us

                              Speaks: english

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                              Photos

                              • Hot Tub overlooks the river from one of two back porches.

                                Hot Tub overlooks the river from one of two back porches.

                              • River Dock

                                River Dock

                              • Multi Level Deck at River

                                Multi Level Deck at River

                              • Riverside Veiw of House

                                Riverside Veiw of House

                              • Living Room

                                Living Room

                              • Upstairs bath

                                Upstairs bath

                              • Upstairs Bedroom with two Full Beds

                                Upstairs Bedroom with two Full Beds

                              • Even on cloudy days the river shimmers

                                Even on cloudy days the river shimmers

                              • The Blue Ridge from One of the Mowed Paths

                                The Blue Ridge from One of the Mowed Paths

                              • The inviting rockers on the front porch.

                                The inviting rockers on the front porch.

                              • The scenic balcony view

                                The scenic balcony view

                              • The picture window framing the view out of the dining room

                                The picture window framing the view out of the dining room

                              • Upper Deck  is 34' Long

                                Upper Deck is 34' Long

                              • Kitchen with 'River Gold' Granite

                                Kitchen with 'River Gold' Granite

                              • Stone Fireplace And Wood Beams

                                Stone Fireplace And Wood Beams

                              • The Cottage from the Side Yard

                                The Cottage from the Side Yard

                              • First Floor Master Suite With Beamed Ceiling

                                First Floor Master Suite With Beamed Ceiling

                              • Upstairs Queen Bedroom

                                Upstairs Queen Bedroom

                              • An August Sunset at the end of a storm. (taken from the property)

                                An August Sunset at the end of a storm. (taken from the property)

                              • Vistas of the Blue Ridge Just about Everywhere you walk at the Overlook

                                Vistas of the Blue Ridge Just about Everywhere you walk at the Overlook

                              • Riverside--Two Covered Porches and a second floor deck bring the outdoors in.

                                Riverside--Two Covered Porches and a second floor deck bring the outdoors in.

                              • The bright and beautiful dining room, in all of it's glory

                                The bright and beautiful dining room, in all of it's glory

                              • The second large second floor balcony looking off to Signal Knob in the distance

                                The second large second floor balcony looking off to Signal Knob in the distance

                              • The cottage perched on the river, looking off into the mountains

                                The cottage perched on the river, looking off into the mountains

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                              This listing was first published here in 2010.

                              Date last modified - Tuesday, August 19, 2014

                              $199 - $399 per night (USD)
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                              3 Bedroom / 2.5 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 10

                              View calendar: Updated 08/31/14
                              Minimum stay: 2-4 nights
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