Nola's House, Find Tranquility in Our Peaceful Family Home

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Come sit on the porch at Nola's House!


Last updated: 11/21/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

NOLA'S HOUSE, a spacious family home built at the turn of the century for family of current owner, Tranquil spaces for a family reunion or a friends' retreat! All the comforts of home! Relax on the front porch, behind the 125+ year old ferns in our rocking chairs with a glass of your favorite beverage. You can watch the clouds predict the weather coming around the mountains or relax in adironrack chairs in the backyard with another view of the hillside behind. Step in the front door and experience generations of family living! Nola's House is close to historical sites and all outdoor experiences-hiking, biking, hunting, fishing, downhill and cross country skiing, canoeing, kayaking, country drives and horseback riding.

Keywords: When you open the door, you'll know you're home!. The Rose Family Home in Marlinton,WV. It's just off Rt. 219, near the Pocahontas County Court House. Comfortable and spacious, four bedrooms upstairs, and downstairs a family room doubles as a bedroom, can sleep 12, two large baths, two showers/ one with shower in clawfoot tub, other with handicap accessible shower, Located in center of town and Pocahontas County-the Birthplace of Rivers. Close to Greenbrier River Trail for hiking,biking, cross country skiing; entire county for fishing, hunting, Greenbrier River and Knapps Creek for kayaking, canoeing & swimming and inner tubes (in season). Twenty miles south of Snowshoe Ski Resort as well as all activities found in 'Nature's Mountain Playground'-Cass Scenic Railroad, Watoga State Park, National Radio Astronomy and Observatory, Bear Town and Droop Mountain Battlefield State Parks. Close to the Greenbrier Resort which is in White Sulphur Springs, prime golfing there.


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Property Type

  • House
  • 2950 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 yr. old age requirement to rent...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible:

    Will need to use back entrance for wheel chair access, can drive to rear of the home....moreless

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 9-12

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    claw foot tub with shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    handicap accessible shower...moreless

  • Bath on first floor is a shower, accessible to handicapped; Bath on second floor is clawfoot tub with shower...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Sit on our front porch behind 125+ yr. old ferns in season, watch the world go by, nature air conditions and when needed no fuss-electric fireplaces,...moreless



  • Away From It All
  • Family


  • Churches
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Two lakes located in WV State Parks, Seneca State Forest and Watoga State Park; both breath-taking parks to visit and explore....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Mountain vistas/view from either the front porch or the backyard....moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Wonderful water sports on Greenbrier River and superior fishing on Knapps Creek, Williams River and other mountain streams. Pocahontas County is the "birthplace of rivers." ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining:

    small table in the kitchen for the kids, extra chairs are throughout the first floor. Twelve can sit at the table if you don't mind closeness (smile)...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Limit your use, please...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    Two electric fireplaces...moreless

  • Free Long Distance:

    Limited but free, use in emergencies only...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Hot Water Radiators, electric floor board...moreless

  • Internet:

    wireless connection, directions are in each of the rooms, can accommodate Nintendo 3DS...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All provided...moreless

  • Living Room:

    TV's in formal living room, as well as family room....moreless

  • Parking:

    In front of house...moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Could pull up into the alley, but will need to make access for town garbage trucks on Thursday...moreless

  • Telephone:

    Landline available, long distance for emergencies. Limited cell phone coverage, AT&T is best carrier...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    All Provided...moreless

  • Washing Machine:

    Please limit washing your clothes due to high cost of town water...moreless


  • Coffee Maker:

    On the counter, use our coffee or bring your own....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Pots and pans are in the bottom stove drawer, frying pans in closet near hot water heater....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Service for 12+, all needed utensils and silverware. ...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped for your meal preparation. ...moreless

  • Microwave:

    small version for quick dishes...moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    If you use it, replace items used....moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    Most condiments are already there, if you use if all up, please replace for the next party....moreless

  • Stove:

    Electric with reliable oven...moreless

  • Toaster:

    Toaster/over provided...moreless


  • Lawn / Garden:

    Lawn chairs, outdoor table for picnics...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Propane gas grill located outside the back door....moreless



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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$140 $140
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$980 $3,750
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 12.5%


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Last updated: 11/21/2015
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40 Miles
Nearest Airport
Greenbrier Valley Airport, Lewisburg
35 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Snowshoe Ski Resort
5 Miles
Nearest Golf
Pocahontas County Club & Snowshoe Ski Resort
35 Miles
Nearest Train
Cass Scenic Railroad, Cass, WVA
0.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Dorie's Restaurant, Greenbrier Grille & Lodge,
35 Miles
Nearest Ski
Snowshoe Ski Resort, Slatyfork, WV

Car: Necessary

Nola's House is located in beautiful and historic Pocahontas County with varied outdoor sports, scenic vistas, historic sites and awesome state parks. I would highly recommend Bear Town, Droop Mountain, Watoga and Seneca State Parks.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1902

About the owner: My brothers and I grew up in this house, as did my father's family before us. We love the feel of going back home, as you will when you return again and again! Although we were all transplanted to neighboring states, West Virginia is in our blood. If you like a slower pace, a small town with varied activities for different ages and friendly folks , you will love Nola's House in Marlinton.

Why the Owner Chose Marlinton:
This house is being shared by my family for your family. We have hosted family and high school class reunions and varied holiday celebrations; Christmas is still 'Christmas' here for my family, snow or not!

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We enjoy visiting all of the sites we loved growing up and reliving the times we roamed the hills and streams in and out of town. Family friends are close by and will assist you, as well. Come Home to Nola's House!

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Speaks: english


  • Come sit on the porch at Nola's House!

    Come sit on the porch at Nola's House!

  • Open the door and come on in!

    Open the door and come on in!

  • Known as the Little Room

    Known as the Little Room

  • Miss Rosie's Room

    Miss Rosie's Room

  • The Concord Room

    The Concord Room

  • The Dining Room Buffet

    The Dining Room Buffet

  • Relatives on the Barrister's case

    Relatives on the Barrister's case

  • The Front/living room

    The Front/living room

  • A comfortable chair to relax in!

    A comfortable chair to relax in!

  • The back porch game table

    The back porch game table

  • Clocks and Roosters

    Clocks and Roosters

  • Ready for Fall

    Ready for Fall

  • Bird's eye view

    Bird's eye view

  • Miss Rosies Room

    Miss Rosies Room

  • Quiet spot in upstairs hall, reading or napping

    Quiet spot in upstairs hall, reading or napping

  • The Burton-McNeil Room

    The Burton-McNeil Room

  • Sun Catchers and Nola's violets

    Sun Catchers and Nola's violets

  • The Front room (living room, second TV room)

    The Front room (living room, second TV room)

  • The backyard bird's eye view

    The backyard bird's eye view

  • The door to the Back Porch

    The door to the Back Porch

  • Looking back in time.

    Looking back in time.

VRBO #379544

This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Saturday, November 21, 2015

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