Charming, Pre-Civil War Cottage with River Views--Great Harpers Ferry Location(10 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1.5 Baths (Sleeps 4)
Relax in the rocking chairs on the back porch overlooking the Potomac River and Maryland Heights, or have your morning coffee while sitting on the comfy Adirondack chairs on the huge, secluded front porch. Gaze out over the river gap--the confluence of the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers--from the sitting area in the spacious, beautifully decorated upstairs bedroom.
Freshly renovated and painted, this delightful cottage is tastefully appointed and has central A/C and heat, a full kitchen, a cozy and romantic gas fireplace, and intimate proportions that are ideal for a special weekend or week away.
Walk to nearby Jefferson Rock, where Thomas Jefferson declared the view "worth a trip across the Atlantic," and hike a little of the Appalachian Trail, which passes just 200 yards from the cottage. Or walk down to the historic lower town and take a dip in the Shenandoah. Cross the footbridge over the Potomac to the Maryland side of the river and you are on the C&O Canal towpath--a 184.5-mile-long national park that offers fabulous biking and hiking. Or try rafting, tubing, kayaking, or canoeing with one of the local outfitters. You will want to explore the gift shops, bookstores, restaurants and ice cream parlors that are part of the Harpers Ferry historical park, or try golfing or wine-tasting at local courses and vineyards. First-class thoroughbred racing is just four miles away at the Charles Town Race Track, and the Summit Point car races are about a 15-minute drive.
*Please note: due to the steep, curved stairs in our historic cottage, we do not recommend our property for families with toddlers or persons with limited mobility.
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Member since: 2008
- Max. occupancy 4
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom
- Huge, shady front porch with Adirondack chairs. Back porch with rockers overlooks Potomac River and Maryland Heights. Dine on private, landscaped stone patio. Stay in a piece of history -- cozy cottage is circa 1840 and first floor has original wood floors from salvaged C&O canal boats. Enjoy the charm of yesteryear with all the conveniences of today. Large upstairs bedroom with sitting area and tri-state views of the mountains and river gap. ...moreless
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View:
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Cross Country Skiing
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Gas Fireplace:
- Hair Dryer
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- Pantry Items
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 5 - Dec 31, 2017
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Pet Fee $25
- Cleaning Fee $60
- Tax Rate 12%
Three-night minimum stay on holiday weekends.
Get seven nights for the price of six! $1,200 for a seven-night stay.
$200 refundable security deposit
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Pre-Civil War cottage is perched just above the historic 'lower town' of Harpers Ferry. Five-minute walk (downhill) to historic attractions, shops, restaurants, river sports, C&O towpath, hiking and biking trails, etc. Near historic Storer College buildings which served as generals' headquarters during Civil War. Bolivar Heights Battlefield less than two miles away, and renowned Maryland Heights hike starts just across the Potomac River footbridge.
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Back porch with rockers overlooks Potomac River
Second floor bedroom with sitting area, views
Queen-size sleep couch in living room, large picture window overlooks river gap
Dining room -- table can seat 8 when opened up
Bright, cheery kitchen looks out onto stone patio
Private stone patio with stone wall and landscaping
Early spring view of river gap from upstairs bedroom
The historic church and the Shenandoah River, about 2 minute walk from cottage
Walk across the Potomac River footbridge to the C&O towpath and Maryland Heights
Front of cottage with Maryland Heights in the background
comfortable queen-size bed in upstairs bedroom
entertainment center in living room
cozy Franklin fireplace in dining area adds warmth and ambience
bead board trim in master bath, overlooking Potomac River (seasonal)
relax on the back porch rocking chairs with seasonal view of the Potomac River
view of Harpers Ferry from Maryland Heights overlook
The Appalachian Trail is just 200 yards away!
River sports and outfitters are close by
This listing was first published here in 2008.
Date last modified - Saturday, March 25, 2017
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