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Beautiful, Historical Mountaintop Retreat - Your Home Away from Home *Low Rates

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Last updated: 02/12/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Alpine Lake house description

Come and experience true four season living- Spring is a great time to watch everything come back to life after winter, our leaves usually start appearing in March. Enjoy our low humidity & cool summer nights in the mountains! Watch the leaves change around the middle of October, the colors are amazing! Like snow? We have snow! We average well over 100 inches a year.

13 room, 2 full baths and 2 half baths, 6 bedroom, Sleeps 2-12 (groups of up to 20 will be considered), Wi-Fi, dining-room, living room, large kitchen includes stainless steel appliances (dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator), washer & dryer, basement theatre, fitness room with view of home theater (weights, bench, treadmill, bike, punching bag), 3 TVs with DVD players (NO CABLE SERVICE), AC-UNITS, pets considered, no smoking, mountain views with 6-acre hiking trail to explore on property, stereo with surround sound player throughout home, mountain views, outdoor volleyball, basketball and bon-fire pit, propane gas grill & wrap-around patio furniture with porch swing.

Excellent destination for your church groups, Couples Retreats, Family Getaways, Summer Vacation, Thanksgiving and Holiday parties, events, and more.


Nestled with gorgeous mountain views, sunsets and beautiful starry nights. Walking distance to several Antique shops, historical society museums, farmers markets, 2 minutes to large Ball Auction, Hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, pharmacy, convenience store and library. Located 2 miles from Terra Alta Lake, 3 miles from Alpine Lake (18-hole golf course, miniature golf, boating, kayaks, dining, sports bar), 5 miles from Maryland border, 10 miles from Aurora, WV (Whitewater rafting, and river-fun), 12 miles from downtown Kingwood, WV (home of Annual Preston County Buckwheat festival, antiques, horseback riding), 12 miles from Downtown Oakland, MD (home of Annual Autumn Glory Festival, antique shops, 5 star-Cornish Manor Restaurant, Amish/Mennonite community), 12 miles from Historic Rowlesburg, WV (Civil War battleground, War museums, old canon, cave), 20 miles from Deep Creek Lake, MD (Wisp Resort, skiing, boating, fishing, movie theater, shopping, lakefront restaurants, bars, homemade ice cream, shopping), 20 miles from historic Arthurdale, WV (Eleanor Roosevelt's New Deal Settlement, antique shops, auction, historical settlement, museums and tour), 45 minutes away from Morgantown, WV (home of the WVU Mountaineers, Annual Balloon Festival, Mountain Bike Run, Cheat Lake and Lakeview Golf course).

Additional Information
ROOMS| 13 BEDROOMS| 6 + lounge BATHS| 2 full and 2 half
Bed types - KING| 1 QUEEN| 3 FULL| 2 TWIN| 0
BUNK BEDS| 0 Air BED| 2 Queen PULL OUT SOFA| 0
STYLE| Victorian AGE| 1892 HEAT| Natural gas radiator
EXTRAS| Towels, sheets, blankets, bedspreads are provided, dishwasher, microwave, DVD players, VCR, washer & dryer, 2 TVs (NO CABLE-NETLIX?/INTERNET COMPATIBLE AND DVD ONLY), projector/DVD screen in basement theatre, pets considered with fee, no smoking, stereo with surround sound player throughout home, mountain views, outdoor volleyball, basketball and bon-fire pit, 6-acre hiking trail to explore on property, propane gas grill & wrap-around patio furniture with porch swing. Plenty of parking on 3 driveways (about 10 cars comfortably at least)

COMMENTS| Unless otherwise indicated check in time is 3pm & check out time is 11am.
Other than the use of a charcoal, gas grill or fire-pit, all outside burning is prohibited.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • House
  • 4890 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Catering Available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    2 portable pack-n-play cribs in house...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    2 portable pack-n-play cribs in house...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    2 portable pack-n-play cribs in house...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    2 portable pack-n-play cribs in house...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    2 portable pack-n-play cribs in house...moreless

  • Bedroom 6: 1 double

    2 portable pack-n-play cribs in house...moreless

  • Bedroom 7

    2 portable pack-n-play cribs in house...moreless

  • 3 full bedrooms on 2nd floor, 3 full bedrooms on 3rd floor with separate sitting area and fireplaces. 2 stair-cases access from 1st floor to 2nd floor and one staircase access from 2nd to 3rd floor. Beautiful views from windows, lots of natural lighting. Also a family/Movie 55 inch. screen room on 2nd floor (can be a 7th bedroom with air-mattresses (available on site). Also 1-portable pack-n-play on site....moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

    beautiful remodeled victorian style...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    attached to bedroom 3...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, combination tub/shower

    on first floor off kitchen...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet

    2nd floor, next to full bathroom...moreless

  • Bathroom 5: toilet

    in basement, only toilet ...moreless

Other Amenities

  • All bedrooms located on 2nd and 3rd floors. Private chef, massage, daily maid/housekeeping, babysitter, guide, groceries stocked services available for additional cost....moreless

Entertainment

  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games:

    Various family board games; monopoly, Clue, Chess, .....moreless

  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys:

    Complete toy train set which children love to play with...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Downtown Oakland, MD is a quaint town 12 miles east, It's many antique shops and crafty stores fill the small downtown area. In addition to stores, there are restaurants, museums etc....moreless

  • Lake:

    Terra Alta lake, and Alpine lake are located in Terra Alta within 2 miles. DeepCreek Lake( the largest in area) is approx. 15 miles....moreless

  • Mountain:

    Mountains surround the vacation rental. Beautiful views can be seen as you drive to Lankin House as well as from many windows within the home....moreless

  • Mountain View
  • Resort:

    Alpine Lake Resort is located within a mile of rental. It hosts restaurant, views, paddle boats and golfing....moreless

  • Rural
  • Town:

    Terra Alta is a small town with two banks, post office, several eateries, antique shops and thrift stores. It is home to Ball Aucion Inc., which is held every Saturday....moreless

  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Big Game
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Jet Skiing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Sailing
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning:

    Although air conditioning is normally not necessary due to home being situated high in the mountains, air conditioners may be made avaialbe with prior requests( as needed)...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    Please inquire if fireplace is needed as they are not available for use, unless prearranged and approved....moreless

  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Fitness room is only to be used by adults. Children not permitted due to safety. Liability signature required at time of rental....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Natural gas radiator heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    Free Wi-FI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer:

    Additional upright freezer space in basement....moreless

  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Fully equipped with dishes, glasses and utensils for guest use, all stainless-steel appliances...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles:

    Bicycles provided with prior liability signature page at time of rental....moreless

  • Boat:

    Boat & jet ski rentals available at Deep Creek lake (nearby)...moreless

  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Golfing available at Alpine Lake Resort within 1 mile from home, fees apply....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    There are a few businesses both in Kingwood( 10 min) and Deep Creek Lake(25 min) which rent and or guide you in kayak expeditions. White water rafting is also nearby (8 minutes) but need reservations....moreless

  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda:

    Outdoor table and dining area available. Lounge chairs for relaxatin also provided....moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Deep Creek Lake has ski slopes open to the whole family during the winter months. (See The Whisp in Deep Creek MD)...moreless

  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear:

    Deep Creek Lake has an array of stores selling Water sports gear....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    at Alpine Lake Lodge - 2 miles away, for use by community with daily lodge fee. Swallow Waterfalls and Manor Lake also nearby (15 min)...moreless

Forms Of Payment

  • Accept Credit Card

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Nov 1 - Mar 31, 2015
2 night min stay
$200
$850 $2,150
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $85
  • Pet Fee $35
  • Taxes Included

Notes:

175+ per night, 750+ per week, 2150 month (1-6 ppl)

2 night minimum,

3 night minimum during holiday weekends

May 1st-October 31st -ppl=total (1-6 ppl) $175+/night . (7-10 ppl) $200+/night.(11-12 ppl) 225+/night

with 2-night minimum stay.


Cancellation policy:

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


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Location

110 Miles
Nearest Airport
Pittsburgh International
0.3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Mountain High Bar & Grill
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Alpine Lake Golf and Country Club
0.1 Miles
Nearest Train
B&O Railroad
23 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 68
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
The Evergreen
23 Miles
Nearest Ski
Wisp Ski Resort
2 Miles
Nearest Beach
Alpine Lake Beach

Car: Recommended

Walking distance to several local Antique shops, historical society museums, farmers markets, large Ball Auction, Hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, pharmacy, convenience store and library. Located 2 miles from Terra Alta Lake, 3 miles from Alpine Lake (18-hole golf course, miniature golf, boating, kayaks, dining, sports bar), 5 miles from Maryland border, 10 miles from Swallow Falls National Park (MUST SEE - Blackwater Waterfalls, hiking trails, swimming), 10 miles from Aurora, WV (Whitewater rafting, and river-fun), 12 miles from downtown Kingwood, WV (home of Annual Preston County Buckwheat festival, antiques, horseback riding), 12 miles from Downtown Oakland, MD (home of Annual Autumn Glory Festival, antique shops, Cornish Manor Restaurant, Amish/Mennonite community), 12 miles from Historic Rowlesburg, WV (Civil War battleground, War museums, old canon, cave), 20 miles from Deep Creek Lake, MD (Wisp Resort, skiing, boating, fishing, movie theater, shopping, lakefront restaurants, bars, homemade ice cream, shopping), 20 miles from historic Arthurdale, WV (Eleanor Roosevelt's New Deal Settlement, antique shops, auction, historical settlement, museums and tour), 30 minutes to Coopers Rock State Forrest (MUST SEE the SCENIC OVERLOOK for Breathtaking views of the Mountains and River) 45 minutes away from Morgantown, WV (home of the WVU Mountaineers, Annual Balloon Festival, Mountain Bike Run, Cheat Lake and Lakeview Golf course).

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Owner info

Year Purchased: 2004

About the owner: Wally and Norma Oviedo purchased this home from across the country, relocating from Southern California.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish

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Photos

  • side view of front of house - picture taken from middle of driveway #1

    side view of front of house - picture taken from middle of driveway #1

  • Plaque on Home stating its placement as a National Register of Historic Places

    Plaque on Home stating its placement as a National Register of Historic Places

  • Front foyer with sliding doors to living, dining rooms, kitchen/stairway access

    Front foyer with sliding doors to living, dining rooms, kitchen/stairway access

  • Foyer entrance to staircase

    Foyer entrance to staircase

  • formal dining room with piano, dishes, table for 6, kitchen has table for 8

    formal dining room with piano, dishes, table for 6, kitchen has table for 8

  • Kitchen dining area, tall table for 8 w/ spectacular bay window mountain views

    Kitchen dining area, tall table for 8 w/ spectacular bay window mountain views

  • 2nd floor office, reading books, desk, sitting area. can be 7th bedroom

    2nd floor office, reading books, desk, sitting area. can be 7th bedroom

  • 2nd floor King-size room with tv/dvd, desk, large windows, dresser & closet

    2nd floor King-size room with tv/dvd, desk, large windows, dresser & closet

  • 3rd floor sitting area (across from electric fireplace)- leads to 3 bedrooms

    3rd floor sitting area (across from electric fireplace)- leads to 3 bedrooms

  • 3rd floor bedroom with 3 closets, dresser, vanity, sitting chair, clock

    3rd floor bedroom with 3 closets, dresser, vanity, sitting chair, clock

  • Basement theater with connection to fitness room, small fridge and microwave

    Basement theater with connection to fitness room, small fridge and microwave

  • Outdoor children's fenced in play area with 2 swings, on side of house with view

    Outdoor children's fenced in play area with 2 swings, on side of house with view

  • front of house with side porch and porch swing, custom concrete staircase (new)

    front of house with side porch and porch swing, custom concrete staircase (new)

  • Gorgeous View of WVmountain-range from the 2nd floor window on an early Fall day

    Gorgeous View of WVmountain-range from the 2nd floor window on an early Fall day

  • Beautiful original wood-work, sitting area in foyer on side of stairway

    Beautiful original wood-work, sitting area in foyer on side of stairway

  • First floor living room with access to foyer and kitchen

    First floor living room with access to foyer and kitchen

  • all stainless steel appliances available for guest use, new concrete countertops

    all stainless steel appliances available for guest use, new concrete countertops

  • Large 2nd floor Master Bedroom with 2 closets, wardrobe; windowsill sitting

    Large 2nd floor Master Bedroom with 2 closets, wardrobe; windowsill sitting

  • 2nd floor bedroom, closet with private full bathroom (shower, toilet & sink)view

    2nd floor bedroom, closet with private full bathroom (shower, toilet & sink)view

  • 3rd floor sitting area electric fireplace, 2 comfortable chairs with foot-stools

    3rd floor sitting area electric fireplace, 2 comfortable chairs with foot-stools

  • 3rd floor Queen bed. Comfortable sitting couch area, desk, 3 dressers

    3rd floor Queen bed. Comfortable sitting couch area, desk, 3 dressers

  • Basement fitness room with views of home theater

    Basement fitness room with views of home theater

  • Front right side of wrap-around porth, sitting area with views of green pasture

    Front right side of wrap-around porth, sitting area with views of green pasture

  • Several Waterfalls nearby (10 min. drive). Swim or stroll thru nature!

    Several Waterfalls nearby (10 min. drive). Swim or stroll thru nature!

$175 - $200 per night (USD)
Minimum stay: 2 nights
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  • Sleeps
    12
  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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  • Reviews
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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
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  • Response rate: 100%
  • Calendar last updated: 02/12/2015
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