About the property
- House3800 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 nights
4 bedrooms, plus guest cottage, 4 full baths. Compound sleeps up to 11
Step from your car and take a breath of cool mountain air. Hard to believe you’re 28 miles from Charlottesville, eighty-nine miles from Washington. The edge of the wild, this land borders Shenandoah National Forest, the most populous black bear country on the East Coast, with stunning views of the Blue Ridge mountains and the tiny, picturesque community of Graves Mill in the valley below. If you prefer hiking mountain trails, fishing a trout stream or sipping a drink on the wide two-story porch, this is the spot. Wintering in? Let it snow. The whole-house generator automatically keeps things cozy in the event of power outage. Add a steam sauna, two-person Jacuzzi with a view, Rumford fireplace in the Great Room and winter becomes a dreamer's paradise. Springtime brings Mountain Laurel and eagles. Summer offers cool relief from the flatlands. Then comes Autumn, a season you have to truly see to believe.
Pets: No pets allowed.
Smoking: Smoke-free home.
Noise Control: In keeping with the peaceful tranquility of the region, no ATVs or motorcycles permitted on property.
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- Response time:
- within a few hours
- Calendar last updated:
- Apr 20, 2018
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 10:00 AM
Canceled bookings will not receive a refund
Beautiful and cozy home!
We loved staying here, very comfortable and the owner was gracious and hospitable. View was amazing and it was so quiet and secluded. The pictures don't do it justice, the house is updated and in excellent condition and it was the perfect weekend getaway. Thank you so much for a lovely place to stay!
Fantastic Home for a Large Group
Our group of 10 stayed here during a long weekend in February. The living room and kitchen layout, furniture, construction materials, and decks were all top notch. The views of the valley were magical, and we saw a flock of wild turkeys in the yard several times. We hiked the Staunton River Trail to Bear Church Rock, which is 7.3 miles roundtrip and located inside Shenandoah National Park. The trailhead is less than 10 minutes away by car. Travel time to other major trails is at least 45 minutes from the home. The owner was super nice and very accommodating. In fact, he went the "extra mile" to make everything just right for us!
Beautiful home with a view!
Had a great time! Property was beautiful and the house was even better in person. There were four couples staying there and all of us agreed the place worked out perfectly for a relaxing weekend away.
Great place to unplug and spend time with the family
We selected this house for its central location for my family to gather to celebrate Christmas together. The house didn't disappoint. There was room for the younger kids to spread out and play while the adults could gather around the dining room table and play card games. The house was immaculate and the owner was very accommodating to our needs
My family came from all over the world (furthest from Japan) and we rented this beautiful home for the Christmas holiday. We knew it was going to be a nice property, but it was truly fantastic. Amazing house, great views, very secluded, but close enough to Madison and Charlottesville. John the owner was a pleasure to work with and extremely responsive to any issues.
Beautiful mountain retreat
We loved this beautiful home with its spectacular views. The house has all of the modern conveniences including WiFi, which is a must, as there is no cell service there. The owner was great to work with also!
The property is located about a mile from Graves Mill, VA and is just off of Bluff Mountain Road, bordering on the Shenanndoah National Park. The area is lovely and unspoiled, very scenic, with easy and close access to the Rapidan and Conway Rivers as well as Graves Mill hiking trail. Other Activities: Antiquing, music festivals, seasonal festivals, historic sites, mountain trail hiking, trout fishing, swimming, rafting, canoeing.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Owners honor the rate agreed to at time of booking. Holiday rates apply for Thanksgiving and Christmas; contact owners. Rates and rental arrangement apply to the entire compound, both the house and the cottage. Payments are fully refunded if cancellation is made at least 60 days prior to arrival.