Cozy Mountain Cabin in Scenic, Private Setting!(53 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 bedrooms, queen-size sleep sofa in LR, 1 full bath, sleeps 6.
This makes for a great romantic get-away. It is very popular with couples on their honeymoon, celebrating anniversaries or just looking for quiet secluded place to rekindle the flame. It is very private there are no other homes nearby. If you're looking for scenic, peaceful place to retreat from everyday stress this is it.
This cottage has spiraling steps to the upper and lower floors. It has a full bath on the upper level. The upper level has a queen-size bed. The living room has a queen size sleep sofa. The lower room has a full size bed. Please bring your own linens, pillowcases & towels.
The lower level also opens to a covered and screened patio with a 5-person spa in which to relax. We are meticulous in cleaning and maintaining our spa.
We do not use the "Book it Now" feature with HomeAway because they charge the visitor a 9% fee for using that feature. We have to pay an extra $200 per year to HomeAway for not allowing them to charge our guests the extra fee. We strive to keep our cabin affordable. You won't be disappointed staying at our cabin. You will enjoy the peace and quiet, soaking in the hot tub, grilling on the deck while be serenaded by the creek and just kicking back!
Local Attractions: Liberty University - 22 miles; The National D-Day Memorial - 20 miles; Smith Mountain Lake with 500 miles of shoreline - 35 miles; Smith Mountain Lake State Park 40 miles; Peaks of Otter Recreational Area - 26 miles; Appomattox Court House, where Confederacy decided to let Union go home - 43 miles; Poplar Forest, summer home of Thomas Jefferson - 20 miles; Blue Ridge Parkway - 6 miles; Lexington, VMI, W&L, Lee's Tomb, George Marshall Library - 30 miles; Lynchburg City, with River Ridge Mall, many restaurants - 20 miles; Appalachian Trail - 7 miles; James River Face Wilderness Area. 8 miles ; James River – Canoeing/Kayaking.
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Member since: 2008
- 1200 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
- The upper level has a queen-size bed and full bath. The lower level a has a full size bed. Please bring your own linens, pillowcases & towels. The lower level also opens to a covered and screened patio with a 5-person spa in which to relax. We are meticulous in cleaning and maintaining our spa....moreless
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Autumn Foliage
- Recreation Center
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Living Room
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Parking Off Street
- Sofa Bed
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Child's Swing
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill Gas
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
- Wood Deck
Pool / Spa
- Hot Tub
- Outdoor Hot Tub
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning $0
- Tax Rate 12%
The rental rate is $115 per night or $700 per week for 2 adults plus 10% Tax (5% state & 5% Bedford Co lodging tax). It is an additional $10 per night per adult beyond 2 adults. This fee does not apply to children. For example: 3 adults would be $125 per night and 4 adults would be $135/night, etc. For cancellations made at least 14 days prior to arrival date then a full refund will be made.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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This cottage is located only 4 miles from the James River, which is
noted for excellent smallmouth bass fishing, canoeing and kayaking.
It is also near the Balcony Falls area of the James, a float fishing
paradise. Within 10 miles are three river access points for boats and canoes. There are several native trout streams nearby. Nearby apple orchards: Gross, Johnson, Arrington and Kennedy. Gross & Johnson Orchards offer summer & fall festivals. The National D-Day Memorial- 20 miles. Smith Mountain Lake with 500 miles of shoreline- 35 miles. Smith Mountain Lake State Park- 40 miles. Peaks of Otter Recreational Area- 26 miles. Appomattox Court House, where Confederacy decided to let Union go home.-43 miles. Poplar Forest, summer home of Thomas Jefferson- 20 miles. Blue Ridge Parkway- 6 miles.
Lexington, VMI, W&L, Lee's Tomb, George Marshall Library- 30 miles. Lynchburg City, with River Ridge Mall, many restaurants.-20 miles. Appalachian Trail. 9 miles.
Other Activities: canoeing, kayaking
Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: Michael Ashworth is retired from the Virginia Department of Game & Inland Fisheries. He worked 30 years in wildlife law enforcement as a Virginia Game Warden Captain. Michael grew up in Bassett, Va and graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in Biology. He and his wife Patricia have three children and have lived in Bedford, Virginia since 1978. Patricia is a Mary Kay Director.
Why the Owner Chose Big Island, VA, USA:
We bought this property because it had many qualities that I knew would make it a great get-away. First is location. There are no other homes in sight. The closest in one direction is over 1/4 mile and in the other direction over one mile. Too many vacation get-aways are jammed up together and offer no privacy or peace. Another attractive is how cozy the cabin is. It's an A-frame and not a sprawling mega-house with no personality.
The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
This property should be specially attractive to guests because it's directly handled by the owners. We want our guests to have the same quality vacation we expect when we travel. We encourage and welcome our guests to call us at any time while staying here if they have any issues or need any information about the area. Since, cell phone service is limited in the area of the cabin we welcome guests to give family members our home and cell numbers in case family members need to contact them in an emergency and we will gladly go and relay the message.
- Primary: +1 5405864101
- Secondary: +1 5403309957
- Fax: +1 5405868486 Call 540-586-4101 to advise a fax will be sent.
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View from above.
Owners: Michael & Patricia Ashworth
Deck with Grill & Table & Chairs
Hot tub in screened-in patio.
Fall Colors from Deck
Creek just below Cabin
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