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Dancing Bear Lodge - a cozy winter getaway, complete with sledding hill

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Last updated: 02/16/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:10
  • Bedrooms:5
  • Bathrooms:0
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, sleeps 10

* Welcoming, 5 bedroom, 3 bath mountain house in Old Timberline in the Canaan Valley of West Virginia
* Outfitted to meet your vacation needs - linens/towels, well equipped kitchen, charcoal grill, firewood
* Mountain charm with wireless internet and cable TV
* Privately set away from the road on three wooded acres with trails and spring fed pond
* Huge wraparound porch with ample seating and wicker swing for enjoying sunsets and the parade of wildlife
* Firepit with great view of night sky for watching shooting stars while roasting marshmallows
* Easy access to Timberline Ski Resort, Canaan Valley Ski Resort and Blackwater Falls State Parks, Dolly Sods
* Short scenic drive to quaint mountain towns of Davis and Thomas with art galleries, unique cafes and antiques.

Bedroom 1 - king bed,
Bedroom 2 - two full beds,
Bedroom 3 - queen bed,
Bedroom 4 - full bed,
Bedroom 5 - twin bed

We take great pleasure in sharing our vacation home. Dancing Bear is enhanced by antique accents, local crafts, original and unique paintings, and mountain decor. We treat it as our home and you will feel that as soon as you walk through the door. We try to think of everything so all you have to do is settle in and enjoy.

For the outdoor enthusiasts, we have walking sticks, maps, a tepee for kids, sleds for the hill, and a national wilderness to explore right out your door. There is a seasonal mountain stream perfect for kids exploration and enjoyment. We keep a canoe on Sand Run Lake for guest's use.

Dancing Bear has been the setting for family reunions, birthday celebrations, welcome home celebrations, and Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations. We appreciate the many repeat visitors who have incorporated Dancing Bear into their vacation traditions.

Dancing Bear is managed by a local property manager to ensure rapid response to your vacation needs.
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Owner

Member since: 2002

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/16/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 2500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    There is a minimum to rent age of 24....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Toy room with games and puzzles...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    You are welcome to smoke outdoors. Please be mindful of others and kindly remove all cigarette debris. Thank you!...moreless

  • Pets Considered

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10

  • Bedroom: 1 queen

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  • Bedroom: 2 double

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  • Bedroom: 1 double

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  • Bedroom: 1 king

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  • Bedroom: 1 twin/ single

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  • There are three bedrooms downstairs: One with a queen bed One with a double bed One with a twin bed There are two bedrooms upstairs: One with a king bed One with two doubles...moreless

Bathrooms: 0 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • The kitchen is well equipped with utensils, spices, basic condiments, cookware, and bakeware. Small electrical appliances include blender, toaster, coffee grinder, and electric griddle - perfect for our favorite mountain breakfast of bacon and pancakes. There are several sitting areas on the porch - comfortably furnished with a wicker swing and Adirondack chairs. Settle back and watch the hummingbirds visit the feeder. The house is family friendly with books, puzzles, games, videos, and toys. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Books For Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    42 inch flat screen in great room...moreless

  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sledding
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    The house is up on a hill and the view toward the distant hills with pond and trees on the lot is very peaceful and scenic. The chairs on the porch and the hot tub are great for watching the sun set....moreless

  • Resort:

    Two State Parks are within a 30 minute drive. The Timberline Ski Resort is 15 minutes away....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Ice Skating
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Firewood provided....moreless

  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    42 inch flat screen TV....moreless

  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Ample off street parking....moreless

  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Our management company provides a starter supply of detergent....moreless

  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker:

    As well as a bean grinder....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Well equipped with pots, pans, cutlery, and some basic spices....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    Gas range...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Canoe
  • Gated Community
  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Canoe kept on Sand Run Lake for our guests to use....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    Interesting property to explore with pond and stream. ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Charcoal grill. ...moreless

  • Porch / Veranda:

    Deep covered porch with comfortable seating....moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub:

    Located outside with beautiful sunset views...moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter
Jan 3 - Mar 13, 2017
3 night min stay
$309
$1,585
Post season
Mar 14 - Mar 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$232
Spring, Summer, Fall
Apr 1 - Dec 7, 2017
3 night min stay
$192
$1,076
Pre Season
Dec 8 - Dec 20, 2017
3 night min stay
$232
$1,192
Winter Holiday
Dec 21 - Jan 2, 2018
3 night min stay
$379
$1,877
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$192
$1,075

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Hot tub $80
  • Damage Waiver Insurance $39
  • Pet Fee $60
  • Property Manager's Admin $86
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

Please email or call owner for two night and/or holiday rates for Martin Luther King and Presidents weekend.

Fourth night free in Spring, Summer and Fall.

Four wheel or all wheel drive required in the Winter Season

Travelers pay through our professional management company, Owner will provide contact information and answer questions about the house and area.


Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 02/16/2017
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Location

  • White Grass Touring Center

    "Fantastic family oriented cross country skiing with a great organic cafe."

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  • Sirianni's Cafe

  • Blackwater Falls

    "This state park is an undiscovered gem. Beautiful vistas, a picturesque lodge and breathtaki..."

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  • Timberline Four Seasons Resort

    "Downhill skiing, mountain biking, new zip line, and snow tubing. Ride the chairlift up the m..."

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5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Timbers Pub
8 Miles
Nearest Golf
Canaan Valley Resort
7 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 32
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Timbers Pub and Restaurant
5 Miles
Nearest Ski
Timberline

Car: Necessary

Within walking distance to Dolly Sods Wilderness Area and the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge. Enjoy the activities offered at two nearby State Parks - Canaan Valley Resort and Blackwater Falls. And don't miss the unique shopping and entertainment in the historic towns of Davis and Thomas. Four season recreation includes downhill and cross country skiing, ice skating, snow tubing, horseback riding, mountain biking, whitewater rafting, fishing, and golf.

Other Activities: canoeing, ice skating, airboarding, snowtubing, and snow shoeing, snow boarding

Golf: Canaan Valley Resort

Ski: Timberline Four Seasons Resort

Canaan Valley Resort

Whitegrass Cross Country Ski Area

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1995

About the owner: Family originally from the midwest who found ourselves in the busy DC metropolitan area. We looked for a place where we could enjoy nature, bond as a family and enjoy the great outdoors. We found it in the Canaan Valley!

Why the Owner Chose Davis, WV, USA:
Our family of five fell in love with the entire area. It is such a naturally beautiful area with trees that you would expect to see in Canada. There is only one stoplight in the county and the pace of life is so relaxed. Your focus is different here - the beauty of new snow, the sound of Canada Geese, the sound of the fire crackling in the fireplace. This has been such a great way to decompress from our hectic lives in Northern Virginia. The kids are older now but we will always have fond memories of the the great times we shared there.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/16/2017

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Photos

  • Dancing Bear Lodge - a cozy winter getaway, complete with sledding hill

    Dancing Bear Lodge - a cozy winter getaway, complete with sledding hill

  • Comfortable Great room with cable TV and WIFI

    Comfortable Great room with cable TV and WIFI

  • Dining room/Great room

    Dining room/Great room

  • Cozy reading nook

    Cozy reading nook

  • Upstairs master bedroom with king bed and TV

    Upstairs master bedroom with king bed and TV

  • Downstairs bedroom with queen bed and adjoining full bath

    Downstairs bedroom with queen bed and adjoining full bath

  • Downstairs bedroom with twin bed

    Downstairs bedroom with twin bed

  • Conveniently outfitted with washer and dryer, iron and ironing board

    Conveniently outfitted with washer and dryer, iron and ironing board

  • Hot tub located on huge sitting porch

    Hot tub located on huge sitting porch

  • Dancing Bear Lodge

    Dancing Bear Lodge

  • Ample front porch seating

    Ample front porch seating

  • Scenic Spruce Island Lake

    Scenic Spruce Island Lake

  • 3 private acres with trails, fire pit and pond

    3 private acres with trails, fire pit and pond

  • Dining room and breakfast bar with well equipped kitchen

    Dining room and breakfast bar with well equipped kitchen

  • Beautiful stone fireplace built from stone on property

    Beautiful stone fireplace built from stone on property

  • Fully equipped kitchen down to the coffee bean grinder

    Fully equipped kitchen down to the coffee bean grinder

  • Upstairs bedroom with two double beds and TV

    Upstairs bedroom with two double beds and TV

  • Downstairs bedroom with double bed

    Downstairs bedroom with double bed

  • Wall gallery with reminders of fun times at Dancing Bear Lodge

    Wall gallery with reminders of fun times at Dancing Bear Lodge

  • Serene pond setting down the hill from the front porch

    Serene pond setting down the hill from the front porch

  • Sledding right out the front door

    Sledding right out the front door

  • Front porch swing

    Front porch swing

  • Hiking to Bear Rocks

    Hiking to Bear Rocks

VRBO #13338

This listing was first published here in 2002.

Date last modified - Thursday, February 16, 2017

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