Back-to-Nature Magical Cottage, Spring-Fed Pond, Hiking Trails(25 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:Contact owner
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Cottage, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)
Dancing Bears Guest Cottage is located on a knoll near Jump Mountain in beautiful Rockbridge County, Virginia. Slow down and enjoy the ultimate relaxation in this secluded, picturesque area. The custom craftsmanship of the cottage is truly amazing. Downstairs you will find the main living area with an open living and dining area as well as the kitchen and bathroom with shower. Up the spiral stairs is a sitting area and work station with a futon which converts to a double bed. Just beyond the bookshelves is a sleeping area with a queen bed.
The cottage is adjacent to our main house via a large deck with hot tub and fire pit. Enjoy gazing at the stars at night without the glare of city lights. We are about 16 miles from Lexington with the Horse Center, VMI, and Washington and Lee University as well as about 20 miles from Staunton with Mary Baldwin College and The Blackfriars Playhouse.
Keywords: Timber frame cottage, cabin, get-away, chalet, nature, pond, mountain views, hiking trails, fishing, kayak, canoe, peaceful, quiet
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Member since: 2009
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4
- Queen size Beds (1), (1) Futon converts to double bed.
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Broadband Access
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided:
- Living Room
- Parking Off Street
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils:
- Dishes & Utensils:
- Ice Maker
Lovely custom kitchen with stainless steel Sub-Zero refigerator and Jenn-Air combinatin gas/electric range. The kitchen is very well stocked with most everything you could need for cooking meals....moreless
- Pantry Items:
- Kayak / Canoe:
$200/night on weekends and holidays $180/night weekdays Discounts for extended stays. Two night minimum covers the cleaning fee. Three night minimum for most holiday weekends. $10/per person extra for more than two guests
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Come back to nature in a simple yet gorgeous cottage on the edge of the woods with views of Jump Mountain. Our 100 acre property adjoins 22,000 acres of a Wildlife Management Area, so you are likely to see a variety of wildlife such as deer, turkeys and the occasional black bear. You will also find it offers excellent birding opportunites for a large variety of birds. Relax in the hammock, on the deck, or in the hot tub. Hike several well-marked trails through the woods or fish and kayak in the spring-fed pond. Children will love catching crayfish in the creeks and playing in the tree house. No need to leave the property for entertainment!
Year Purchased: 2005
About the owner: Our family fell in love with the area right away and knew we were 'home!'
Why the Owner Chose Raphine, VA, USA:
It is a medicinal place where the beauty of nature seems to restore your mind and body. It offers a unique opportunity to slow way down and appreciate the quiet serenity as well as witness the magical beauty of nature.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
A visually stunning and peaceful place to unwind, reconnect with nature, and be rejuvenated.
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- Secondary: (540) 817-0650 (Virginia, USA)
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Walking up to cottage along lighted stone path.
Patio with gas grill, firepit and table and chairs for relaxing.
Main living areas with Tulikivi soapstone stove
Relax in the leather sofa, club chair with ottoman or reclining chair.
View of well equipped kitchen
Upstairs sitting area with futon that converts to double bed
Hot tub on deck
Dining area up on deck
Fish from the dock!
Cottage as viewed from the back by professional photographer & guest Rusty Smith
View of the cottage with wisteria in bloom
Welcome to Dancing Bears Cottage!
Dining area, living area with spiral stairs
Living room with entertainment center.
Work station at top of spiral stairs
Sleeping area with queen bed and cabinetry
View from the new hot tub!
Large pond for fishing (catch and release) or kayaking!
Entrance to Dancing Bears Cottage
Tree house with slide tucked away in the woods
Geese at the pond
This listing was first published here in 2010.
Date last modified - Thursday, December 01, 2016
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- Calendar last updated 11/28/2016