Fantastic Mountain Getaway, Hike, Paddle, Fish, Blueridge Mts(22 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
House, 5 Bedrooms + Bunk Area, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 12)
Located in historic downtown Buchanan on Main Street, the house is less than one block away from our river front canoe livery and the James River which makes it the perfect place to stay if you are visiting to enjoy the river. The James River House is located within walking distance of several restaurants, a historic swinging foot bridge over the James River, park, river, public boat landing, and near many antiques & specialty shops making it a pleasant place to spend a week or just a weekend. VA tech is 50 minutes away, and we are 1.5 miles from I-81.
The house has 5 bedrooms each with a private bath rooms. The bed room details are as follows.
Jackson River room # 3 - queen size bed, (sleeps 2).
Maury River room #4 - queen size bed (sleeps 2) main street level, handicap friendly, with private bath.
Stone Room # 5 - Our bunk room, includes
bunk beds sleeping 6, with private bath and private entrance to court yard. Available for those larger groups.
This is a great rental for long weekend in the Blue Ridge Mountains with your friends or family; please call for details.
Check in time 4:00 pm, Check Out time 10:00 am
NOTE TO RENTERS: Due to the downtown location with neighbors in close proximity, this is NOT a house for Bachelor parties or college reunion get together's where alcohol is going to be consumed to excess. If that is your intent, please find another venue, no exceptions. Groups that misbehave will be asked to leave.
Keywords: Perfect Family Mountain Getaway, river access, kayaking, Blue Ridge Parkway,
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Member since: 2009
- 3600 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 14
- Children Welcome
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Limited Accessibility
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14, Beds for 12-14
- Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (2),6 Single beds in basement
Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms
- River Canoeing / Kayaking / Tubing - Located 1 block from the James River the property is ideally suited for a vaction where a group can choose several different river activities. This region is excellent for small mouth bass fishing and for trout fishing in the spring. 4 Miles to the Blue Ridge Parkway and to the Appalachian trail and great hiking options near by....moreless
- DVD Player:
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Basketball Court
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Rock Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 10 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer:
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Parking On Street
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker:
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio:
- Kayak / Canoe:
- Outdoor Grill:
- Walkway To Water
- Wood Deck
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 9.3%
$295 plus tax (9 - 14 guests)
Check in time 4:00 pm, Check out time 10:00am
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Excellent small mouth bass fishing, stock trout fishing(Spring time), Outstanding Hunting location in the Jefferson National Forest, Blue Ridge Parkway
Year Purchased: 2008
About the owner: The James River House is owned and operated by Twin River Outfitters. John & Dan Mays, who are Twin Brothers, own and run a full service canoe livery located just 1 block from the Inn. This location was chosen because it's one of the best locations for recreational paddling in Virginia. Its 4 miles to the Blue Ridge Parkway and 10 minutes to the Natural Bridge and Safari Park.
Why the Owner Chose Buchanan, VA, USA:
We have built this house to be the perfect mountain get away for your group. The small town setting complements your stay by offering a variety of restaurants and shops all within walking distance from your front door along Main Street. The bed room configuration and sleeping arrangements accommodate groups up to 12 guests. Come in the summer and enjoy the beautiful James River by canoe / kayak / or river tube located just 200 feet out your back door. This place is a very cool house to relax and visit with friends and familys. This place is very different from most other vacation rentals.
The Unique Benefits at this House:
The James River House is ideally located at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley and only 4 miles away from the Blue Ridge parkway and the Appalachian Trail. It is very close many regional tourist attractions including the Natural Bridge, historic lexington. The outdoor receation options within a short drive are truly excellent. This really is an ideal location to bring your friends or family groups for a long weekend of fun in the great outdoors. The House is 50 miles to VA tech for those traveling, be 50 miles closer to home. This location is perfect for die hard fisherman with excellent small mouth bass, Muskie, and Trout (Jennings Creek) fishing near by.
- Primary: (540) 261-7334
- Secondary: +1 5407986564
Links to more information:
James River House Front View
Dinning Room , Seating for 12
Fire Place in Jackson River Room
Front Side view
Off Street Parking for 8 Cars
Bed Room, Queen
Kayaker on the Upper James River Water Trail. Great outining for House visitors.
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Sunday, March 26, 2017
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