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Blue Ridge Mountain Cabin with Hot Tub & Amazing Shenandoah Valley View

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A mountain retreat secluded in the woods


Last updated: 12/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Front Royal cabin description

Welcome to Rainbow View Cabin, less than an hour from the DC beltway in the Blue Ridge Mountains of VA with magnificent views overlooking the Shenandoah Valley! Enjoy remote solitude just 9 miles from the historic village of Front Royal. Get away to another world of stress-free country living.
(And at an elevation of 1,738 feet it's always 10-15 degrees cooler than the city!)
                            *  *  *  Winter Special through February | $15-20/night Off   *  *  *          


                                        Warren County Conditional Use Permit 1012-10-01
                                        Member: Shenandoah Lodging & Tourism Alliance

There are 2 bedrooms, a full bath, a fully equipped kitchen (including icemaker, coffee maker & grinder, microwave, crock-pot, etc.), a washer/dryer, and fireplace*. Linens, towels and soap are providedǂ. All you need to bring is your food and clothes.

* Fireplace is for burning Duraflame-type logs only, and only one at a time. During cold weather, one log (a 3 hour burn) is furnished for each day of your stay. For a longer burn than that you should bring your own.
(Due to past issues, burning regular wood is allowed only in the cauldron on the deck. Filling the cabin with smoke may result in your security deposit being withheld.)

ǂThere is no extra charge for the number of guests (max 4), but we supply the cabin for your visit based on the number you tell us will be coming.

On the large deck, enjoy the hot tub and fire cauldron (wood supplied) with tables and chairs, and both gas and charcoal grills. (Charcoal is not supplied, but is usually left behind by previous guests.)

Convenient to local wineries, caverns, Shenandoah River and Shenandoah National Park/Skyline Drive. Find local attraction and event info on our Rainbow View Cabin website:

We are a hands-on operation, living only 1/4 mile away, so your experience here will feel a bit more personal than at a typical vacation rental. We enjoy providing our guests with a special experience and hope that you'll appreciate the idyllic setting and all the little extras offered.

Check-in time: anytime after 4 PM / Check-out time: anytime before 11 AM

The last mile of road is gravel. Check our website for a video.

We welcome well behaved dogs. There is no extra fee. but please advise if you are bringing a dog(s) so we can plan on the cleaning needed after your stay. And be advised that there is a county-wide leash law.

We welcome well behaved children.
You should note however that the environment is not particularly conducive to small children's enjoyment. There's no lawned yard to play in, the terrain is very steep and rocky, and the woods has poison ivy and snakes. Inside and on the deck we have not addressed any child safety issues as we have no experience in that regard and it's not been our focus clientele. There is no community playground, and the youngest kids in the neighborhood are of junior high age. The community lakes have no beaches, lifeguards, or restrooms. The closest playground is about 12 miles from the cabin in Front Royal .

Motorcycles are welcome, but even though neighbors on the road have them, every guest who has brought one has complained about the road, so just be advised.

In winter 4WD or AWD is required. The County is diligent in plowing, but roads can remain icy long after a storm.

ATVs, discharging firearms, outdoor fires before 4 PM, and disturbing noise after 10 PM are prohibited by various ordinances and covenants.


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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 600 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Massage


              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Considered:

                There is a County leash law. We also expect you to pick up all droppings and will adjust the deposit refund if not done. Please be kind enough to advise us if you are bringing a dog(s.)...moreless

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              • Bathroom 1


              • Beautifully tiled bath/shower. Towels and soap provided. Hair dryer provided....moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Access to 3 community lakes and the Shenandoah River for swimming, fishing, canoeing, tubing and kayaking....moreless


                  • Books:

                    There are books about the local area, Shenandoah Valley and also a lot of information about various activities in the area and upcoming events....moreless

                  • DVD Player
                  • Games:

                    Playing cards and a number of games are in the cabin. Many more are available on request....moreless

                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    Comcast Xfinity HD...moreless

                  • Stereo:

                    There are boom boxes for playing CDs, cassettes & LPs....moreless

                  • Television:

                    42' flat screen HD...moreless


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


                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • 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:

                    Expansive views of the Shenandoah Valley...moreless

                  • Rural
                  • Village:

                    Historic Front Royal chartered in 1788...moreless

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Hunting
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Rafting
                  • Swimming
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Whitewater Rafting


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people


                  • Air Conditioning:

                    Central air...moreless

                  • Broadband Access
                  • Clothes Dryer
                  • Fireplace:

                    outdoor cauldron on deck / firewood provided...moreless

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Heating:

                    Central heat...moreless

                  • Internet
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    All bedding provided...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Including sofa, chair, TV and fireplace - we provide Duraflame logs during cold season....moreless

                  • Parking:

                    horseshoe driveway...moreless

                  • Parking Off Street
                  • Telephone
                  • Towels Provided:

                    Towels and washcloths provided. Beach towels also provided for hot tub/deck use. Soap provided....moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Detergent provided...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet
                  • Wood Fireplace:

                    A Duraflame log (3 hr burn) is provided for each night of your stay in cold weather. For longer burns, you will need to bring more. Due to past issues, burning regular wood is permitted only outside....moreless


                  • Coffee Maker:

                    And grinder. Filters provided...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Full set of non-stick pots and pans, baking dishes, mixer, blender, toaster, George Foreman, etc....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils:

                    Service for 8...moreless

                  • Dishwasher
                  • Freezer:

                    in-door ice dispenser...moreless

                  • Ice Maker
                  • Kitchen:

                    all new appliances in 2012...moreless

                  • Microwave
                  • Oven
                  • Pantry Items:

                    paper towels & napkins...moreless

                  • Refrigerator
                  • Stove:

                    Electric with convection...moreless

                  • Toaster


                  • Bicycles:

                    We do not provide bicycles but there are lots of roads nearby for either mountain or road bike adventures....moreless

                  • Boat:

                    There are boat ramps to launch your boat on the Shenandoah River....moreless

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Has tables and chairs, hot tub, fire pit. The view from the deck and the tub is amazing year round....moreless

                  • Golf:

                    There are 4 courses in the County...moreless

                  • Kayak / Canoe:

                    There are several operators in the County for kayaking, canoeing, tubing and rafting on the Shenandoah River....moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Bordered by 1200 acre wilderness. We continue to enhance the landscaping and hope that you will enjoy it. Damage to it will be considered in the refund of the deposit....moreless

                  • Outdoor Grill:

                    Both gas grill & charcoal grill. Propane is provided but you must bring charcoal and lighter fluid. ...moreless

                  • Ski & Snowboard:

                    The closest ski area is Massanutten Mountain....moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                      • Hot Tub:

                        Tub is on deck with an amazing view. Beach towels provided for tub use. You are expected to properly use the tub and the cover....moreless



                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 34 traveler reviews
                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Winter Special
                      Dec 13 - Mar 1, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $140 $195
                      Fri, Sat
                      Spring Rates
                      Apr 1 - May 31, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $155 $215
                      Fri, Sat
                      Autumn Rates
                      Oct 1 - Nov 30, 2015
                      2 night min stay
                      $155 $215
                      Fri, Sat
                      Standard pricing
                      2 night min stay
                      $155 $215
                      Fri, Sat

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
                      • Tax Rate 2%


                      Rates are a flat fee per stay with no per guest charge, but the cabin may only be prepared & supplied for the number of guests you advise us are coming. The County stipulated occupancy limit is 4.

                      Rates are subject to change until Reservation is confirmed.

                      Cancellation policy:

                      100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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                      Last updated: 12/21/2014
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                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Airport
                      Washington Dulles
                      9 Miles
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Front Royal
                      9 Miles
                      Nearest Golf
                      Warren County - 4 courses
                      4 Miles
                      Nearest Motorway
                      Interstate 66
                      9 Miles
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Apt 2G / The Element, Joe's Steakhouse
                      50 Miles
                      Nearest Ski
                      Massanutten Mountain

                      Car: Necessary

                      On beautiful Blue Mountain less than 1 hour from the DC beltway and only 4 miles off of I-66. Within 30 minutes of several wineries, the Shenandoah River, Shenandoah National Park, Skyline Caverns, Appalachian Trail, Civil War historic sites, antiquing, 2 community mountain lakes, Marriott Ranch horseback riding, golf, flea market, swimming, fishing, canoeing, tubing, etc.

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                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2012

                      About the owner: We live just down the road a piece.

                      Why the Owner Chose Front Royal:
                      We've lived in this little rural mountain community for 28 years, and we've long admired the view from this particular property, so when the opportunity arose to acquire it, we jumped at the chance!

                      The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
                      From the world's largest concentration of wild trillium to the abundant wildlife, whether sledding the hills, or just whiling away a lazy afternoon at the winery, we always enjoy each and every day on this mountain. Now you can also enjoy the view from the expanded deck and the hot tub.

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                      Speaks: english

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                      Guestbook comments from the owner

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                      • A mountain retreat secluded in the woods

                        A mountain retreat secluded in the woods

                      • Large deck with hot tub and fire cauldron

                        Large deck with hot tub and fire cauldron

                      • Dining nook seats six

                        Dining nook seats six

                      • Fully equipped kitchen with picture windows

                        Fully equipped kitchen with picture windows

                      • The new guest origin pin maps

                        The new guest origin pin maps

                      • Gas or charcoal grill

                        Gas or charcoal grill

                      • Dining Nook

                        Dining Nook

                      • Looking toward Winchester

                        Looking toward Winchester

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • 2nd Bedroom

                        2nd Bedroom

                      • Amazing sunsets!

                        Amazing sunsets!

                      • Enjoy the view while hot tubbing

                        Enjoy the view while hot tubbing

                      • Views across the Shenandoah Valley

                        Views across the Shenandoah Valley

                      • All the comforts of your home away from home

                        All the comforts of your home away from home

                      • Cozy fireplace with wood provided

                        Cozy fireplace with wood provided

                      • Living room nestled in Nature

                        Living room nestled in Nature

                      • Cool dappled shade

                        Cool dappled shade

                      • 3 stories high feels like you're in a tree-house!

                        3 stories high feels like you're in a tree-house!

                      • 30 mile view to West Virginia

                        30 mile view to West Virginia

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • Master Bedroom

                        Master Bedroom

                      • 2nd Bedroom

                        2nd Bedroom

                      • Tiled tub/shower

                        Tiled tub/shower

                      • A visit from the neighbors.

                        A visit from the neighbors.

                      VRBO #431810

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Sunday, December 21, 2014

                      $140 - $215 per night (USD)

                      2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 12/21/14
                      Minimum stay: 2 nights
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