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On 'The New River Trail'

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

This 1800 Sq. foot home is located in the historic mill town of Fries, VA. The beautiful New River flows by our small village on it's way up north. 'The New River Trail' follows the river from Fries to Pulaski for over fifty miles. It is a 'Rails to Trails' project for bikers, hikers and horses. There is very little incline or decent and you will find trestles, a tunnel, beautiful wild flowers, shoals and lots of cool shade in mostly secluded deep woodlands. The fishing is great along with canoeing, tubing and kayaking.

Blue Grass Music is plentiful with The Galax Fiddlers Convention and Fries Fiddlers Convention the second and third weeks in August.

The house is only 14 miles from the most visited National Park, 'The Blue Ridge Parkway' and the Blue Ridge Music Center.

For those of you with wonderlust there are lots of narrow dirt and paved roads with pastures, mountains, creeks and valleys to explore.

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More Details

Rachel or Richard Hawks
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 26, 2018

Why Rachel or Richard Hawks chose Fries

Never felt the need to venture far from the great and beautiful place I was born.

What makes this house unique

Go back in time here and get the feel for what small town America was and is all about!


Fries House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Double Beds (4), Baby Cribs (1)
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • cinemas
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

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On 'The New River Trail'
average rating of 4.75 based on 32 reviews

We loved the solitude and "home away from home" feeling.

  • 4 of 5

Beautiful location. Very quiet and peaceful. The home was exceptionally clean, roomy, and very tastefully decorated. The owners called us that evening to ensure everything was good for our stay. The one thing that keeps me from giving it a 5 star rating is the fact that all of the beds are hard and either full or 3/4 size. If someone is accustomed to a queen or king size bed, this could cause a small problem. We would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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Charlotte, nc

Clean home in perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

Nanas Place was a hit for both the adults and kids. The home was sparkling, beds were comfy, bathrooms and kitchen had everything one would want/need, and it was in a great location with easy access to the New River trail. The kids really enjoyed all of the boardgames and the croquet set ...which we played outside at least three times in a 24 hour period. The porch swing was a hit too! Thank you and we’ll be back again Richard and Rachel!

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Wonderful!!! We had a great time

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Apollo Beach, FL

Charming, comfortable, clean.

  • 5 of 5

We used Nana's Place as home base for several days of family reunion activities. Found it well-provisioned, needing to add nothing except groceries. Convenient to reach trailhead of New River Trail for a morning walk enjoying the sights and sounds of the river. Owners very accessible and accommodating.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Charming and roomy

  • 5 of 5

Our family loved the town of Fries and the wonderful house and neighborhood. It was quaint, quiet, and perfect for our two night stay.

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great stay! Quaint and clean

Would love to come back!

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Additional information about rental rates


These rates are based on 4 guests. There is an additional $25.00 per person per night over the original 4 guests

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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