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Hiking Haven, Great Views, Hot Tub, Deck, Wood Stove, Wifi

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Great Room with Wood Burning Stove


Last updated: 09/18/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Canaan Valley chalet description

This cottage-cabin is a unique, charming getaway. You are not likely to find a similar one for rent in Canaan Valley with the combination of view, amenities, and easy location to everything. Our mountain retreat is centrally located to area attractions. Just 5 minutes south to Timberline and Canaan Valley State Park, or eight minutes north to the quaint town of Davis and Blackwater Falls State Park. Special Features of include:
1. Great views of Canaan Valley from cottage-cabin's great room, deck and hot tub area.
2. Home is uniquely decorated with comfortable country and rustic furniture handmade by local artisans.
3. Upgraded kitchen appliances.
4. Upgraded hot tub.
5. Large charcoal grill.
6. Near two quaint towns Davis (8 minutes drive) and Thomas (15 minutes drive).
7. The cabin abuts the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge and is in the middle of the Valley.

Hike, Ski or Snowshoe your Heart Out!: Most guests say, ''it's even better than the pictures!' Great to just get away and relax, have fun with all sorts of out-door adventures in warm and cold weather. Ski in winter, hike, bike and kayak in warm weather. Horseback riding minutes away, world-class rock climbing about 1/2 hour away. Many, many local activities. Located in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains.

Great Family Summer Vacation in Canaan Valley or Cozy Romantic Getaway in West Virginia. Excellent spot to explore various day-hikes and mountain bike.

Nearby Davis West Virginia was voted by Men's Health as one of the coolest little mountain towns in the country.

Property Type

      • Chalet

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental


              • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

              Onsite Services

                  • Housekeeper Included


                  • Limited Accessibility:

                    All needs are on first/main level of house - however, must be able to get up 3 steps in front of house. Also, all door openings and counters are 'standard' and not modified....moreless

                  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
                  • Pets Considered:

                    Ask about bringing dogs - extra fee. NO CATS ALLOWED....moreless

                  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
                  • Low Allergen Environment
                  • Non Smoking Only
                  • Children Welcome:

                    Home has rec room. High chair available. Also have fancy play indian tent for the kids....moreless

                  • Events Allowed

                  Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

                  • Mountain-theme: 1 queen


                  • White-theme: 1 queen


                  • Quilt-theme: 1 queen


                  • Twin-theme: 2 twin/ single


                  • Each bedroom has a 'theme:' mountain room, white room, country charm and twin/animals-states. Two bedrooms upstairs, off the Great Room, and two (including room with twin beds) below, off the rec-room. Plus, the leather sofa in the great room is a Queen-size sleeper sofa. So, all in all, eight people can sleep in the bedrooms, plus two people/kids could share the sleeper-sofa in the Great Room (if they are OK with no privacy), or people can sleep in the carpeted rec-room downstairs, with its own TV, if you bring sleeping bags or air mattresses....moreless

                  Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

                  • Upstairs: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub


                  • Downstairs: toilet, shower


                  • Bathrooms are basic, but nice, and clean.

                  Other Amenities

                      • Place has a lovely hot tub with natural cedar surround. Sit in tub, turn on jets and festival lights in tub. Take in view of Canaan Valley and mountains. Property also has semi-professional, heavy duty, very large charcoal grill. Please put 'skier's view' into yahoo or google search engine, and you will find property's website with more info. Note that wireless internet access is available, but sporadic, like all wireless access in the Valley....moreless


                      • Audio Tape Player
                      • Books
                      • Books For Adults
                      • Books For Kids
                      • CD Player
                      • DVD Player
                      • Games
                      • Games For Kids
                      • Radio
                      • Satellite / Cable:

                        (2) TV in Great Room is new Flat Screen HDTV....moreless

                      • Stereo
                      • Television
                      • VCR
                      • Video Library:

                        Various old-timey and more current releases....moreless

                      • Music Library:

                        Assortment of CDs, mostly country/bluegrass....moreless


                      • Family
                      • Away From It All
                      • Adventure
                      • Budget
                      • Romantic
                      • Sports & Activities


                      • Recreation Center
                      • Live Theater
                      • Autumn Foliage
                      • Caves
                      • Forests
                      • Restaurants
                      • Waterfalls
                      • Churches
                      • Winery Tours
                      • Coin Laundry
                      • Museums
                      • Health/Beauty Spa

                      Leisure Activities

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

                      local services and businesses

                      • Fitness Center
                      • Massage Therapist
                      • Groceries
                      • ATM/Bank
                      • Laundromat

                      Location Type

                      • Mountain
                      • Rural
                      • Mountain View:

                        Views of Mountains/Canaan Valley from Great Room, deck and hot tub/patio area. Fabulous views of Fall Foliage, and general beauty in Spring and Summer....moreless

                      sports and adventure activities

                      • Snorkeling/Diving
                      • Cross Country Skiing
                      • Snowboarding
                      • Snowmobiling
                      • Rock Climbing
                      • Hot Air Ballooning
                      • Kayaking
                      • Hunting
                      • Mountain Biking
                      • Mountaineering
                      • Skiing
                      • Swimming
                      • Tennis
                      • Cycling
                      • Fishing
                      • Golf
                      • Equestrian Events
                      • Spelunking
                      • Water Tubing
                      • Whitewater Rafting
                      • Golf Privileges Optional
                      • Ski Lift Privileges
                      • Ski Privileges Optional
                      • Fly Fishing
                      • Freshwater Fishing
                      • Hiking
                      • Hunting Big Game
                      • Hunting Small Game
                      • Ice Skating
                      • Mountain Climbing
                      • Rafting
                      • Paragliding

                      catering options

                          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


                          • Child's Highchair
                          • Dining Area
                          • Seating for 8 people

                          forms of payment

                              • Accept Credit Card


                              • Fireplace
                              • Clothes Dryer:

                                Wash room downstairs...moreless

                              • Washing Machine:

                                Separate wash room downstairs...moreless

                              • Activities Guide
                              • Ceiling Fans
                              • Firewood
                              • Sofa Bed
                              • Wood Stove:

                                Cozy wood stove with glass front so you can watch the fire. Keeps upstairs toasty warm on cold mountain nights....moreless

                              • Parking
                              • Parking Off Street:

                                Level, paved driveway. ...moreless

                              • Thermos Bottle
                              • Laundry Soap
                              • Linens Provided:

                                High quality, high count cotton sheets, flannel sheets and jersey (t-shirt material) sheets....moreless

                              • Local Activities Guide
                              • Local Maps
                              • Paper Towels
                              • Local Restaurant Guide
                              • Shampoo
                              • Basic Soaps
                              • Telephone:

                                May take incoming calls and make local calls....moreless

                              • Toilet Paper
                              • Towels Provided
                              • Internet
                              • Hair Dryer
                              • Wireless Internet:

                                We have 'Frontier' wireless, the only option available in the Valley. Service is ok, but not perfect -- this is true of any WiFi in the Valley....moreless

                              • Heating:

                                Base board and wood stove...moreless

                              • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

                                Sufficient room in driveway for small RV/boat/trailer....moreless

                              house cleaning

                                  • Housekeeper Included


                                  • 4 Ring Stove
                                  • Grill
                                  • Blender
                                  • Coffee Maker
                                  • Cooking Utensils
                                  • Toaster
                                  • Dishwasher
                                  • Freezer
                                  • Lobster Pot
                                  • Microwave:

                                    Also may be used as toaster oven -- see instructions in cottage....moreless

                                  • Oven
                                  • Refrigerator:

                                    Large fridge....moreless

                                  • Pantry Items
                                  • Stove
                                  • Kitchen:

                                    Stainless appliances. Mircrowave, too. High chair also available....moreless


                                  • Deck / Patio:

                                    Deck off of Great Room, patio off of downstairs rec room. Views of Canaan Valley/Manor Ridge from both...moreless

                                  • Wood Deck
                                  • Outdoor Grill
                                  • Barbecue
                                  • Patio
                                  • Porch / Veranda

                                  Payment Type

                                  • Amex
                                  • Visa
                                  • Mastercard
                                  • Discover
                                  • Dinersclub
                                  • Carteblanche
                                  • Eurocard
                                  • Jcb

                                  Pool / Spa

                                  • Outdoor Pool
                                  • Communal Pool
                                  • Outdoor Hot Tub
                                  • Hot Tub:

                                    Six person hot tub with cedar surround, colored lights, and great view of valley....moreless



                                  Write a review 4.2
                                  from 9 traveler reviews
                                  Rental basis: Per property
                                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                                  Fall Shoulder
                                  Sep 4 - Sep 25, 2014
                                  3 night min stay
                                  Leaf Peeper
                                  Sep 26 - Oct 20, 2014
                                  3 night min stay

                                  Winter Shoulder
                                  Oct 21 - Dec 18, 2014
                                  3 night min stay
                                  Dec 19 - Mar 23, 2015
                                  3 night min stay


                                  Additional information about rental rates


                                  • Pet Fee $75
                                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                                  • Taxes Included


                                  Tax, hot tub use, and cleaning included; ask about fees for well-behaved dog. No cats allowed.

                                  Winter holidays: $1,500 for three nights; $1,850 six nights; $1,600 NYE

                                  Summer holidays and Thanksgiving: $800 three nights

                                  Hot tub use, taxes and cleaning included; ask about fees for well-behaved dog.

                                  Repeat guests: ask if discounts available for time of year/length of stay.

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                                  Last updated: 09/18/2014
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                                  1 Miles
                                  Nearest Ski
                                  Timberline and Canaan Valley - five minutes
                                  1.2 Miles
                                  Nearest Golf
                                  Canaan Valley State Park - five minutes

                                  Car: Necessary

                                  Canaan Valley is a unique ecosystem. It's like a piece of Vermont was plunked down into West Virginia. Excellent hiking and leaf peeping. It's the highest elevation valley of its size, east of Denver. There are a great variety of birds all-year round in the Valley, and a great variety of unique flora and fauna. The Canaan Valley Wildlife Refuge is habitat to over 150 bird species, a major flyover in Spring and Fall. The night sky has little light pollution. Popular attractions include Blackwater Falls State Park, the historic towns of Davis and Thomas featuring Mountainmade with its fine arts & crafts , the Purple Fiddle with its unique American roots-new grass -country music scene. Also nearby: Dolly Sods, Monaghahela National Forest, Cathedral State Park (old growth forest), Spruce Knob, and world-class rock climbing at Seneca Rocks.

                                  Other Activities: canoeing, kayaking, live-music listening, snow sports in winter

                                  Golf: Canaan State Park, five minutes away, has a wonderful course. There is always lots of wildlife nearby, including deer near the green.

                                  Ski: Downhill skiing only 5 minutes away at Timberline and Canaan Valley Resort. Canaan Valley Resort also has fun tubing for the kiddies. White Grass, with its great cafe and friendly Chipper (you have to ask), as well as Blackwater Falls, for Nordic skiing, are about 10 minutes away.


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                                  • Great Room with Wood Burning Stove

                                    Great Room with Wood Burning Stove

                                  • view from great room

                                    view from great room

                                  • White-Theme Bedroom

                                    White-Theme Bedroom

                                  • Country Quilt Bedroom

                                    Country Quilt Bedroom

                                  • Seating Area in Great Room

                                    Seating Area in Great Room

                                  • Rec Room

                                    Rec Room

                                  • Mountain-Theme Bedroom

                                    Mountain-Theme Bedroom

                                  • Kitchen-Dining Area

                                    Kitchen-Dining Area

                                  • Twins Bedroom

                                    Twins Bedroom

                                  • Dining Area

                                    Dining Area

                                  • Front of Cottage: Bigger Inside Than Appears Out

                                    Front of Cottage: Bigger Inside Than Appears Out

                                  • View of Canaan Valley and Mountains from Hottub

                                    View of Canaan Valley and Mountains from Hottub

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                                  This listing was first published here in 2005.

                                  Date last modified - Wednesday, September 03, 2014

                                  $166 - $168 per night (USD)

                                  4 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                                  Sleeps 10

                                  View calendar: Updated 09/18/14
                                  Minimum stay: 3 nights
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