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Your Secluded, Private Retreat Complete with Hot Tub!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Leave your stress, worries and hectic life at the bottom of the mountain because 24 Fox Sparrow Lane is a cozy space where you can rest, relax and enjoy the company of your friends, family and serene surroundings.

The living room has a wonderful fireplace that heats the house up after a long day of skiing. We have fantastic outdoor space to enjoy the local wildlife - deer, raccoons, groundhogs and a huge red headed woodpecker often visit. There is a upper deck ideal for a cup of coffee and a book, or just a nap. The house has a wrap around deck with outdoor dining table, chairs and a hot tub. There is even a large screened in porch on the lower deck level.

After a long hike in the woods, a tough day on the links, or a skiing adventure the hot tub is the icing on the cake to sooth your hard working muscles.

Our home is perfect for a family getaway. With 3 TVs there is plenty of space for everyone to do what they choose. It also makes a nice retreat for 2-3 couples to get away for the weekend.

The Winter garden Spa has wonderful services and is within a mile of the house. Devil's Knob Golf Course and Grill is within walking distance...downhill on the return trip!

Our kitchen is well stocked and if you choose to cook a meal you will find all the equipment you need right down to a great selection of spices.

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Donnie Harper
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2017

About Donnie Harper

I am hard working, but I love to play equally as much as I enjoy my work. I went to UVA and I've enjoyed cheering for my alma mater's football team since the mid 80's. I enjoy golfing at as many courses as I possibly can and love to be outside.

Donnie Harper purchased this house in 2002

Why Donnie Harper chose Central Virginia

Wintergreen is a beautiful location. Every time I go there it is relaxing and peaceful. Sometimes the hardest decision (and only decision I make all day long) is whether to go in the hot tub. I am grateful to have such a special location so accessible to me where I can visit and truly unwind.

What makes this house unique

I enjoy the long and often challenging walks, golfing, skiing. In the summer it is especially refreshing to climb the mountain and get away from the heat and humidity of Richmond where we live. The temperatures are 10-14 degrees cooler in the summer, and of course colder in the winter. But this also means we are often the first ( and only) people to see snow in central Virginia. I almost always enjoy a massage from Wintergarden Spa!


Wintergreen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Each bathroom has a bath tub with a shower.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master bedroom is on first floor and has a full bath.
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , The "kids" room has two twin beds, a TV and is on the second
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , The respite room has a private second floor deck.
  • King size beds (1) The king bed is in the first floor master bedroom. Double Beds (1) The double is in the 2nd floor bedroom with a private balcony overlooking the woods. Twin or Single Beds (2) Is on the 2nd floor in the the 'kids' room.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis


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Your Secluded, Private Retreat Complete with Hot Tub!
average rating of 4.774194 based on 31 reviews

If yu want a clean comfortable place for your children and dogs and feel comfortable

  • 5 of 5

Treat this home as our home and you will be comfortable! We aren't big tv people, but if college sports are your game, we saw UVA and VT basketball playing other opponents. The Hot Tub was GREAT which made snow and it did snow there. Wintergreen is great about clearing roads and if you can, wait for the sun! Thank you for letting us stay there and look forward to "staying with Payne Steward" again. Thank you soooo much for opening your home to us!!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your kind remarks! Y'all were great renters and returned the home in great condition as well. Thank you very much! Katie and Donnie
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Peaceful retreat

  • 5 of 5

The only sort of bad thing was that there is no cellular service. They do have wifi, but not all of our devices (particularly the iphones) would connect. You can't depend on GPS to get there, the echoes in the mountains make it useless. However: the property and the amenities were just perfect. We were there in late June and didn't miss the a/c at all, the nights were in the 50s and the house retained the coolness because of the tree canopy. It was like sleeping in a tree house.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My wife and I went there for our honeymoon and it was perfect. Everything was perfect, we had a great time!

  • Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fun retreat.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the stay, however it was a hot weekend for April and the home was not air conditioned. We would suggest staying here in cooler weather. Very clean and stocked with all our needs.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Remote. Peaceful. Great time.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great weekend at 24 Fox Sparrow Lane. The house was cozy and warm - a perfect size for the 5 of us.

My only criticism is that the location of the house on the VRBO map is not a correct representation of where the house actually is. While we were pleasantly surprised to find ourselves on top of the mountain, we had originally thought we would be closer to Devil's Backbone Brewery, as the map indicated. Not a huge deal - we still had a fantastic time.

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home to relax and enjoy the slopes in!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay! It was a very enjoyable place!

  • Submitted: Mar 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $125
Pet Fee $50
Damage Deposit $200

Refunds are not given for inclement weather.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.