Amazingly quiet cabin nestled in the National Forest. Sounds of a trout stream, large front porch, recent upgrades, charming soapstone stove, will make you take a deep breath. This is like being cradled in a park, with walks along the river running for miles. The house is not huge, but the cathedral ceiling, and nice layout live larger. There is deeded access to the river across the road. Local within 10-20 minutes include Crabtree Falls, Spy Rock, Montebello Trout Pond, Horseback riding, Blue Ridge Parkway, 30 minutes to Wintergreen and the 151 corridor, with breweries, wineries, and Piney River Rails to Trails, to mention a few. Also access to little known private hikes along mountain streams. This little valley has a variety of other vacation rentals along the river and is a hidden gem 1 hr from Charlottesville. For larger groups consider renting one or more of the several cabins right across the road, Deer Run or Bears Paw etc. There is internet/wifi through a satellite connection.
- Cabin750 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Min Stay2 nights
1 Bedrooms, 1 Bathrooms, 2 Sleeps
- Response rate:
- Response time:
- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- Aug 18, 2018
About Scott Wiley
We bought this last fall and fell in love with the area. We have jobs as nurse and psychologist, and find the peace a quiet to be wonderful. We manage three other properties ( not on VRBO) so are familiar with guest needs and hosting. Our future plans include a hot tub and outdoor fire pit area, as well as an outbuilding bedroom/bath.
Scott Wiley purchased this Cabin in 2016
Why Scott Wiley chose Montebello
We bought this place after staying in a weekend rental nearby, and happening upon this listing. The weather in summer is generally 10 degrees cooler than Charlottesville. The road in front of the house runs for miles along the river, but some days it is hard to make it off the front porch!
What makes this Cabin unique
The local area is rich in both history ( a century old flour mill up the road, an old log cabin across the road, and a quaint cemetery from before 1900 to name a few) and also close to Crabtree Falls, 151, the Parkway and hikes, swimming holes in the river, native trout streams within walking distance.
Sports & Adventure Activities
Check-in: 2:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Great hosts! Enjoyed this cabin in the mountains.
We loved this cabin. The owner was wonderful to deal with, quickly replying to emails and texts. He was even kind enough to respond to my random questions about the local area. We were amazed to find the fridge thoughtfully stocked with items we might need. Everything about the cabin was set up to cover any and all of our needs. Fun area to visit. Great hosts! Thank you!
Amazing getaway, peaceful and relaxing
My fiancé and I loved our stay at White Rock Cabin, we were so grateful we could bring our dogs with us. The cabin is/was the perfect getaway for us. We went hiking at Crabtree Falls-which was awesome! We went on a Thursday and it wasn’t too crowded. We also went to the stocked pond and the fish sanctuary a few miles down the road. The swimming hole at the end of the road was a great spot to cool off and relax and eat our lunch! There’s a lot to do, we didn’t even miss the TV. The cabin is full of a variety of board games that kept us entertained. We also appreciated how accommodating Scott made his cabin. From plenty of cookware to a blow dryer in the bathroom, Scott made sure we had it all. We even said we overpacked! It’s about a 20-30 min drive to the nearby breweries and wineries, we only went to Devil’s Backbone-which is a great spot to hang out! So many picnic tables, corn hole boards, and of course the beer!
We definitely reccomend staying here and we are already talking about planning another trip in the near future!
Amazing getaway spot
Everything was great! My only complaint is the bed, it was on wood blocks and was a full size so it was rough first nights sleep. Other than that perfect spot to escape to. There's also a pull out in the living room in case it's needed.
I am sorry this guest did not sleep well, but don’t quite understand, so for future guests: the bed is a brand new queen sized ( not full) three layer memory foam mattress from Tuft and Needle, sitting on a conventional box spring. The metal frame is on 4 blocks simply to raise the bed up to allow storage, and is level, so has nothing to do with the sleep quality. It is rated as medium firm. Hope this helps.
A great getaway and quaint furnished house/cabin to relax after a good hike.
If you are looking to get away from the hustle and bustle, this is for you. The beautiful, Rocky Tye river flows by and gives a sound that is made for relaxing. Visually it is a postcard. A few miles down the road you can hike Crabtree falls or a few miles the other way is the trailhead to Priest overlook. Both moderate in ascent that will get your heart pumping, but not too extreme. I recommend a day pack for water, snacks or lunch. The cabin is quaint and furnished, just bring your food and drink.
A Charming Cabin, Perfect for a Long Weekend
We had a great time at the cabin. The kitchen is very nice, though we mostly cooked on the gas grill on the porch. We did several hikes and waded into the river (though it was still pretty cold in May). The location is perfect for hiking in the GW National Forest. We also drove up Route 150 to visit wineries and breweries a few of the days. If you go, you should know that you are definitely isolated and will want to grocery shop before you arrive and plan to have your meals at the cabin. This wasn't an issue for us, but it is very different from how we usually vacation.
Great Getaway in the Mountains of Virginia!
This was my wife and I's first trip to the area. My wife was happy due to the private relaxation & fully stocked kitchen at the property and the close proximity to the shops in Charlottesville. I was fine with this bc one of my favorite breweries is on 151 on the way home! I also got a good amount of fly fishing in due to the close proximity of the local creeks and river. Overall, a great place to spend your free time!
This is a quiet setting, sounds of the river, miles of walks. Minutes from Crabtree Falls, the Blue Ridge Parkway, fish hatchery. Convenient to Wintergreen, and the 151 selection of restaurants and wineries are 30-40 minutes. Or just relax on the large front porch. It is always 10 or more degrees cooler than Charlottesville.