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Exquisite Riverfront Paradise...100+ Acres- Hike, Boat, Swim without leaving!

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Details
Property
house
Sleeps
9
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
2 - 4 nights

About the property

3 BR, 2 1/2 BA, sleeps 8

Rolling River Farm. (com) Private 100 Acre Riverfront Paradise surrounded by water- on a full bend in the legendary Shenandoah River.

New from 2012 Summer Season and onward --600 SQ/FT Rec/Workout room with large screen Plasma TV, Wii Game system, Foosball, Air-hockey and Ping Pong tables.

-Just one hour from Dulles Airport and the Washington Capitol Beltway (believe it or not there are only four traffic lights between the farm and the Capitol Hill).

Starbucks, restaurants and shopping only ten minutes away.

100 holes of Golf are within a four mile radius. Historic Downtown Front Royal with its shops,restaurants and antiques is fifteen minutes from the farm.

Deep water for swimming, tubing, water-skiing, wake-boarding with a private boat ramp (suitable for small boats and jet-skis) and a private dock. All right from your own waterfront. Bring your own boat and jet skis or arrange with the owner (additional cost can be quoted). Kayaks and canoe provided

After a day on/in the river enjoy showering off in the exquisite outdoor shower and sunning yourself dry on the built in bench or experience the fun of showering and then shaving at the outdoor sink with the birds singing above you in the morning light (naturally this feature is closed in the colder months).

Panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Walking/riding trails right on the property. Hunting (in season) and fishing available right on the farm (with permission of owner). Horses are welcome, with permission, and there is a paddock and grazing as needed.

The traditional Virginia stucco farmhouse has been thoughtfully renewed, restored and redecorated to preserve and enhance its charms. To quote a recent visitor from Maryland: 'I can't tell you what a blast we had. We felt like we were in a movie. The house could not have been more perfect, it was warm and cozy and allowed us to spend quality family time together. My family loves history and this farm house and property is loaded with just that. We loved the way you have restored it allowing the history to show through yet updating it at the same time.'

All Season enjoyment--The wrap-around porch is the perfect place to watch sunsets or enjoy porch drinks. The brick terrace with its gas fire-pit is great for stargazing and conversation on cool evenings. Winter nights can be enjoyed by the fire sipping hot cocoa or reading a good book. Surrounded by over one hundred acres of rolling fields and woods with a river on three sides you can soak up the quiet and seclusion.

This is a private vacation retreat, very much family oriented, of a Christian family that contains religious art and images that reflect their faith. They invite you to come and explore or just get away from it all.

Front Royal has major several major national parks and attractions;Skyline Drive, Shenandoah River with local outfitters, Skyline Caverns, Shenandoah National Park, Appalachian Trail...

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Property Manager
Frank O'Reilly and Sean O'Reilly
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
January 23, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for opening your home for others to experience and enjoy. We marveled at the care and thoughtfulness of the renovations. The house was comfortably modern yet retained the charm of a bygone era. The setting is impeccable. The rolling hills, the gorgeous sunsets, the river all around, the old barns, the swaying field grass in the breeze, and the sound of the Church bells made for an unforgettable getaway. We did not leave the property the entire weekend...we didn't have to. Everything we needed was right here. Our dogs are pleasantly exhausted...thank you! We will return until mabye one day when we find a Rolling River Farm of our own...if we are not spoiled by the shear beauty of this farm.

Thanks so much it was a true getaway and, at the same time, a true coming home.
Apr 2009
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(45 traveler reviews)

Exquisite Riverfront Paradise...100+ Acres- Hike, Boat, Swim without leaving!
average rating of 4.888889 based on 47 reviews
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Wonderful Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our time at this property! We took five adults and four kids ages 10 to 15. We stayed for one weekend and loved our time on the water in the kayaks & canoe. The kids love the ping-pong table in the playroom. The updated farmhouse had so much character and was well stocked. There are so many beautiful views on the property, we loved rooming outside & taking pictures by the barns. The kids did not want to leave. We would love to return someday!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. The Farmhouse and grounds are really a fantastic space for kids and adults alike to enjoy. We find it hard to leave as well, especially in the midst of the beautiful Autumn weather and scenery we are so lucky to have in the area.
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Incredible!

  • 5 of 5

A must if you want it all; space to run and play, hike, river, views of the mountains, and enjoy the outdoors and indoors in comfort and style.

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your stay Carriee! It was great to have you back again to one of our other houses as well. We share all of your sentiments about the place and always enjoy the time we get to relax here as well.
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Beautiful and serene

  • 5 of 5

We chose this location partly because it is near our son and grandchildren. What a great week we had! The kids loved the river and the acres of rolling hills. When it was too hot there was the game room - air conditioned with activities for everyone. And then back to the river! The kitchen is great and the beds are comfy. I personally enjoyed some quiet time in the kayak and the wonderful views from the porch. It was very difficult to leave this little piece of paradise on the Shenandoah.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent visit! Clean and quiet with plenty to do.

  • 5 of 5

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Nice break from hustle and bustle but nice to have civilization right around the corner since I had to restock the food constantly for the teenager contingent!

We were bummed the pontoon boat was damaged prior to our visit but a ski tubing arrangement was offered and we appreciate the effort that took. It was a great last minute fix--indicative of the accommodating nature of the owners. Just a lovely stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Country Living....

  • 5 of 5

This was a fabulous opportunity for our family to celebrate country living. The property is lovely, the house extremely comfortable, swimming in the river was refreshing AND we took a picture of the most beautiful, full double rainbow ever witnessed. The property owners are very accommodating and kind.

We enjoyed our visit very much,

Gray and Farr Families

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks to the Gray and Farr family for coming to the farm. One of the very best things about opening our farmhouse to other families is the privilege of hosting such wonderful folks! We always enjoy those special occasions where we get to meet our guests and hear a bit of their story. We are grateful that you choose Rolling River Farm when you heard the call to come to the mountains from your beautiful spot on the Chesapeake Bay. Best Regards from the O'Reillys
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A Step Back in Time

  • 5 of 5

Rolling River Farm is a soothing reminder of days past, with all the comforts of modern technology!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Dulles International
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Houlihans
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Shenandoah Country Club
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
I-66
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Houlihans
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Bryce Resort
Car: necessary

River, golf, national park, Shenandoah, Appalachian, trail, mountains, blue ridge, wineries, winery, hiking, biking, horses, waterfront, water-sports, boating, fishing, hunting

Other Activities: Snowboarding, Hot Air Ballooning, Boating, Wildlife Viewing

Golf: Shenandoah Country Club

Bowling Green Country Club (North and South Courses)

Jackson Chase Country Club

Front Royal Golf Club

All courses listed above are two to five miles away

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Rates & Availability

Front Royal House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Winter 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$199
From
$299
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,399
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2017
Mar 24 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
$299
From
$349
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,999
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall 2017
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 21 2017
2 night minimum stay
$299
From
$399
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,199
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving 2017
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$399
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$399
$2,499
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

For monthly rates please contact the manager.

Rates are subject to changes until reservation is confirmed.

***Pet Fee $20 per pet/per night

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Front Royal House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • River ...
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Outside - outdoor shower , Oudoor Sink
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Located in rec room
  • One half bath upstairs with no shower. One full bath downstairs. One full bath in the rec room - separate from house.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Beds for 6. Sleeper sofa for 2 more. Infants need portable cribs.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
While we do our best to keep everything up and running, all outdoor amenities are subject to weather or maintenance limitations (example: dock or outdoor shower)

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