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Oo - 'Top of the Ridge Cabin' - oO 5BR Mountaintop Ski-Golf Cabin

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 3,200 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 13-17)

5 bedroom. 3 Master bedrooms each with private full bath. 6 open grassy mountaintop acres. One ridge over from Snowshoe Resort & Raven Golf course. 5-8 Minutes to Snowshoe entrance, ski/board rental shops, specialty shops, restaurants & grocery/gas, Then up to parking lots at Snowshoe or Silver Creek resorts. Total drive time from the house to the resort parking lots is typically 20-25 minutes one way.

WIFI Internet Access. 55' Flat screen in family room with surround sound stereo, Satellite TV, Karaoke, DVD and Netflix. Bedrooms have 32' flat screen TVs with Satellite TV and Netflix.

See our YouTube video. Search for the Top of the Ridge Cabin video with many more pictures and activities.

4 wheel drive or chains are required in the winter because snow remains on the ridge road after plowing. If needed, parking available at the base for 2 wheel drives or contact us for recommendations on tire chain purchases.

Pool table/ping pong, private hot tub with awesome views, 5.1 surround sound with DVD library. Karaoke machine. Satellite TV(4). Gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, double oven, island stove, trash compactor. Dining area seats 10.

Mobile phones working at the cabin: Att, Tmobile, Sprint. (Verizon doesn't play with the ATT tower at Snowshoe) Family radios can also be used to reach Snowshoe Resort to keep in touch with skiers/bikers/golfers.

Stone fireplace Gas inside and wood outside under the covered deck overlooking the valley. Aspen log beds throughout with rustic Locust Tree hand rails on stairs and decks create a cabin feel while retaining the comforts of home. Well trained pets welcome.

House sleeping arrangements are as follows.

Mstr BR 1, 1st fl, Queen, 32' flat screen, Netflix and Sat TV, Private full stone bath & shower

Mstr BR 2, 1st fl, Queen, 32' flat screen, Netflix and Sat TV, Private full bathrm w/ shower

Mstr BR 3, Basement, Queen & Twin, No TV, Full bath w/ tub & shower

Loft BR 4, 3rd fl, Bunk (2 Twins)

Loft BR 5, 3rd fl, 2 Twins, 32' Flat Screen, Netflix and Sat TV Private full bathroom w/ shower

Living room, 1st fl, pull out queen sofa

Back room, Basement, 4 unmade singles, washer & dryer.

Very private setting to snuggle by the fireplace. You will see more wildlife than humans on the ridge. After a day full of activities at Snowshoe, relax and enjoy spectacular sunsets from the Top of the Ridge.

World class Fly fishing on the Elk River. 10 minutes away. Guided Tours or on your own.

Paint ball right outside in the forest or use our maze in the 3 acres of 3-5 foot tall grass. (bring all your gear & Co2)

Shoot clay pigeons at Silver Creek.

Email for directions to swimming holes or more pictures.

Bonfire pit for cooking s'mores, play horseshoes, bike or hike the mountain. Ride the train at Cass for pleasure or take the dinner ride to Whittaker station. Corporate retreats. 18 hole award winning golf at the base of the ridge.

Keywords: House, cabin, private, luxury, mountain top

More Details

Owner
Scott and Lynn Johnson
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 29, 2017

Why Scott and Lynn Johnson chose West Virginia

Lynn and I picked this property specifically for the flat open space on the top of the mountain. It's the only property like it in the area. Our goal was to have a place our kids could enjoy, play football, soccer, bike, hike, paintball, etc. It really has worked perfectly for us and we hope you could enjoy it the same way we have over the years

Guestbook comments from the owner

We just wanted to say thank you. We had an amazing time. Your house was wonderful as always. We look forward to renting from you next year.
Jan 2014
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Amenities

Marlinton House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (7) 2 Twins in loft bedroom #2 and 1 Twin in Master Bedroom #3, Baby Cribs (1) There is a crib in house with a mattress and sheets, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sofa bed in the living room., Bunk Beds (1) 1 Bunk bed in loft bedroom #1
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

Oo - 'Top of the Ridge Cabin' - oO 5BR Mountaintop Ski-Golf Cabin
average rating of 4.8 based on 62 reviews
4

Mountain Top Tranquility

  • 4 of 5

Lynn and Scott, Thank you for sharing your wonderful home with us. Being a group of 4 couples the house was perfect. We each had our own room and bath. The house was clean when we arrived. I have to say the trip up to the house was an experience. You are on a gravel road for about 2 miles. Once up there, you will see it is worth the trip. The house sits atop a ridge with a fantastic view. We loved the new deck. Wonderful point to view the stars. Large gathering room and dinning room to seat all. The kitchen was well stocked with all the little items you will forget to bring. We found it easy to navigate with four women. The island was perfect to set up a buffet. Many pots, pans, and dishes. It took only 30 minutes to reach the Cass Railway. A must do. On the way home we visited the Observatory which was an added plus to the trip. The house had an extra BR which we did not use. Also, a dormitory type room which would be perfect for all your children. Thank you again for sharing the house with us.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lovely big house with stunning views.

  • 4 of 5

Long drive up on a twisting gravel mountain road which we were glad we only met one car going the other way once. The views were outstanding from the large deck with plenty of seating. First night there, we had a beautiful sunset and the sky was loaded with stars. We really enjoyed the outdoor fireplace under the covered deck (we had rain the other evenings). Firewood was split , dry and plenty for our use. The house accommodated our group eight adults and six children. Pool table, ping pong in basement was a hit with our group as was the huge back yard for more family games. Beds were comfortable and linens were clean but the house seemed to have been in need of a good dusting throughout before we arrived Plenty of towels were provided. Kitchen was well stocked but it would have been nice to have no-stick fry pans and maybe more forks. Our families drove over to the Village of Snowshoe and kids enjoyed zip line, climbing wall and trampoline there. Owners were quick to respond with any questions.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing retreat

  • 4 of 5

Had more than enough room for our entire family, the view was outstanding and we had so much fun. Corn hole was a huge hit! highly recommended for a great getaway.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice place but house was dirty.

  • 2 of 5

Nice house. But the house was dirty. Looked like it hadn't been cleaned in a long time. Couldn't get the wifi to work either. Owner said there's no password but there was no unlocked networks.

  • Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sorry about that timing with the construction. We had a short amount of time to get the new windows, doors, siding and double sized deck in place leaving the cabin open to the elements for week. We just finished the deep clean after construction crews were done. Someone had broken the cable tab for the modem line and at the same time did a complete factory reset on the cable modem. It just needed to be plugged back in after looking at it.
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5

Absolutely amazing!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house with everything you need for a great stay.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Mountain Retreat - 4WD/AWD/Snow chains are a MUST

  • 5 of 5

Lynn and Scott were great hosts! They provided clear and thorough instructions regarding all aspects of the cabin. As they emphasize multiple times, 4WD, AWD, or snow chains are a must during the winter season. We drove up while it was snowing in a truck and two crossovers with AWD and even then, we were worried about not making it up the road into the community. Our cell phones lost reception in the mountain so do not rely on your phone for navigation. Scott and Lynn provide detailed instructions in getting to the home which we followed to the letter without issue.

The home itself was wonderful, incredibly comfortable, clean, and filled with great amenities. The karaoke machine was awesome. Our dogs enjoyed roaming the outdoors, and we had fun singing our hearts out without worrying about the neighbors.

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Marlinton House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
Apr 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$425
$1,925
 
 
Ski Season Early
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
$500
 
 
Ski Season December
Dec 14 2017 - Dec 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$650
 
 
Xmas and New Year's Holiday
Dec 21 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
$900
 
 
Ski Season - January
Jan 2 2018 - Jan 10 2018
3 night minimum stay
$650
 
 
MLK Weekend
Jan 11 2018 - Jan 17 2018
3 night minimum stay
$900
 
 
Ski Season Jan-Feb
Jan 18 2018 - Feb 7 2018
3 night minimum stay
$650
 
 
President's Day Weekend
Feb 8 2018 - Feb 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
$900
 
 
Ski Season Feb-end
Feb 15 2018 - Feb 28 2018
3 night minimum stay
$650
 
 
Ski Season - Late
Mar 1 2018 - Mar 31 2018
2 night minimum stay
$450
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$425
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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