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Afton Log Cabin Get Away: Secluded, Near Blue Ridge Pkwy, Vineyards, Wintergreen

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Afton Log Cabin Get Away, Nelson County, Virginia, in the Blue Ridge Mountains


Last updated: 04/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)


Afton Log Cabin Get-Away is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Afton, Nelson County, Virginia, just 10 miles from I-64 between Charlottesville and Waynesboro. Cozy, quaint, and secluded on 12 wooded acres, Afton Log Cabin is an authentic log cabin built in the late 1960s using Poplar trees growing on the property. Vineyards, breweries, and cider houses conveniently located in the surrounding area.

The first floor is a family room with bathroom and kitchenette. The bathroom has a toilet, sink, and shower. The kitchenette is fully equipped with dishes, utensils, pots/pans, and a stovetop Corning Ware coffee maker. Coffee, tea, creamer, and sugar are provided for guests' convenience. Paper products are supplied in the bathroom and kitchen.

The Loft has two sleeping areas with double and twin beds. The Blue Ridge Room on the second floor with queen bed is accessible from both the loft and a private entrance from the balcony and steps that lead to the yard. Lawn chairs are provided on the balcony for guests to relax and enjoy the beautiful vistas of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

The wrap-around porch and large rear porch with picnic table and Adirondack chairs enhance the livability and enjoyment of the cabin. Hammock, swing, fire pit/grill, and walking trails extend the fun into the spacious yard and hills surrounding the cabin.

There are Wi-Fi, satellite/Direct TV/VCR combinations in the family room (DVD), Loft (VHS) and Blue Ridge Room (DVD). Be sure to bring your favorite movie and some CDs so you can relax to your favorite melodies on the CD player in the Blue Ridge Room. If you enjoy snuggling up to a good book, take your pick from more than 50 books in the Loft.

Afton Log Cabin is only 15 minutes from Wintergreen Resort, 20 minutes from Waynesboro, and 25 minutes from Charlottesville, Staunton, and Lovingston, the county seat of Nelson County. Vineyards, breweries, cideries, parks, hiking trails, restaurants, antique shops, churches, museums, and historical and cultural points of interest offer guests a wide range of things to do.

Whether you are looking for a place to get away from it all or a place from which to enjoy your favorite pastime, Afton Log Cabin will capture your heart.

Keywords: Secluded Authentic Log Cabin, vineyards, breweries, cideries, hiking
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Member since: 2007

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 500 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • The spacious yard has a picnic table, swing, hammock and fire pit/grill....moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Three satellite TV/VCR combinations, one in family room (DVD), one in Loft (VHS), and one in Blue Ridge Room (DVD)...moreless

  • Television
  • VCR


  • Away From It All
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Downtown Mall in Charlottesville is a popular place for shopping, browsing, and dining....moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Beautiful view of the Blue Ridge Mountains from the cabin, especially from the balcony and rear covered porch....moreless

  • Near The Ocean:

    Virginia Beach is about 200 miles away with incredible beaches and surf....moreless

  • Resort:

    Wintergreen Resort for skiing, golfing, tennis....moreless

  • Rural:

    Scenic farmland with horses, farm animals, and country homes perched on rolling hills and mountainsides....moreless

  • Ski-Out:

    Wintergreen Resort offers skiing and snowboarding....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning:

    New Sanyo central air with remote control...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Wonderfire gas log heater with wall thermostat and gas and carbon monoxide detector...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:


  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    There are three phones: family room, loft, and Blue Ridge Room...moreless

  • Toilet Paper


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen:

    Electric range/oven and microwave for cooking. Some spices, coffee, tea, sugar, creamer provided. In case you want to try a new recipe, take a look at the Ranch House cookbook provided....moreless

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Cabinet height refrigerator/freezer...moreless

  • Stove


  • Balcony:

    Enjoy view of mountains from two lawn chairs provided....moreless

  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio:

    Large rear porch has a picnic table/benches and some lawn chairs....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Fire pit/grill combination...moreless

  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda


Write a review 4.8
from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$125 $150
Fri, Sat, Sun

Additional information about rental rates



Quoted rates are based on guests bringing their own toiletries and linens (sheets, towels); however, linens may be supplied by owner for an additional fee based on the number of sets needed.

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: 04/23/2017
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20 Miles
Nearest Airport
Charlottesville, VA
7 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Blue Mountain Brewery
15 Miles
Nearest Golf
Wintergreen Resort
20 Miles
Nearest Train
Charlottesville, VA
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 151
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Blue Mountain Brewery
15 Miles
Nearest Ski
Wintergreen Resort

Car: Necessary

Afton Log Cabin is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains 20 miles west of Charlottesville and 15 miles east of Waynesboro, Virginia, near Interstate-64 and Route 250. The surrounding area is a rural patchwork of farms, meadows, woods, and meandering rivers and streams.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1968

About the owner: No photo available of property owner.

Why the Owner Chose Afton, VA, USA:
In the 1960s, we visited Nelson County and fell in love with the beautiful mountains and picturesque countryside, the farms, ponds, and people. Not long after, we bought property in Afton and built a log cabin using the Poplar trees growing on the property.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
Seclusion, natural beauty, and view of the Blue Ridge Mountains

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/23/2017

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  • Afton Log Cabin Get Away, Nelson County, Virginia, in the Blue Ridge Mountains

    Afton Log Cabin Get Away, Nelson County, Virginia, in the Blue Ridge Mountains

  • Family Room showing kitchenette

    Family Room showing kitchenette

  • Blue Ridge Room with private balcony and steps to yard

    Blue Ridge Room with private balcony and steps to yard

  • Rear porch and Blue Ridge Room above with view of Blue Ridge Mountains

    Rear porch and Blue Ridge Room above with view of Blue Ridge Mountains

  • Fire pit/grill

    Fire pit/grill

VRBO #237756

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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