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Romantic Mt. Get-away~ 'Sunset cabin' has spectacular Mountain & Sunset views!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

*Attention~Cabin has a max. limit of four! Winter~ 4 wheel drive or snow chains please!

Precious, cottage-style cabin is perfect for those who are looking to getaway from the city stresses. "Sunset cabin" offers an amazing tranquil, mountain setting.

Once you check-in to this cabin you may not want to leave!

Unwind on the front porch with a glass of clean spring mt. water and take in the fresh mt. air.

This might be what your soul needs to get rejuvenated after a hectic work week.

'Sunset cabin' has one of the best views of the beautiful Appalachian mountain range around! It is positioned for you to capture some of the most spectacular sunset and sunrises in between the mountains!

The extra large hot tub makes this cabin great for honeymooners or those who want to celebrate anniversaries.

The cabin also has an outdoor fire pit and a charcoal grill for your enjoyment.

Stepping inside the cabin you will enjoy a large wood burning Stone fireplace. We provide the firewood for you to enjoy a cozy evening by the fire.

"Sunset cabin" has one private bedroom with an extra comfy Queen size bed for a peaceful night sleep; in addition to a loft with two double beds.

The kitchen is fully equipped. Perfect for a small family to enjoy meals at the four top table. In addition to the basic dishes, pots and pans etc. we provide a crock pot, griddle, blender, electric hand mixer, microwave, coffee bean grinder and of course a coffee pot!

Naturally, there is plenty to do for the out door enthusiast!

Hiking, golfing, hunting, stream fishing, mt. biking, rock climbing, skiing, horseback riding, nature viewing, star gazing etc...

But you don't have to do anything...you may just want to relax and enjoy all that nature provides around this special cozy cabin!

Keywords: Rustic but refined, cottage-style Cabin for those lovers of West Virginia's gorgeous mountain ranges, sunsets, and star gazers!

Great for honeymooners and anniversary celebrations!

"Sunset Cabin" has a wonderful Hot tub, dish satellite, free- long distance phone service & internet~

Close to golfing, skiing, hiking, fishing,hunting, horseback riding and out door activities.

Winter guests please have 4-wheel drive or snow chains...thank you!

More Details

Owner
Dan and Barbara Turnage
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Dan and Barbara Turnage

I am retired Custom home builder from Chesapeake Va. but more importantly a lover of mountains and an out door enthusiast!

My wife and I decided the mountains of West Virginia because of our love for nature!

We moved here in 2008 and have been enjoying it ever since!

I spent over 30 plus years building custom dream homes for my clients in the Tidewater area of Va.

We are now at the season in our life where we want to experience our dreams come to pass. Our dream is to simply enjoy the beautiful mountains of WV and share it with as many people as we can!

We spend our time sharing our love for God's creation with family, friends and guests here in the Canaan valley area of WV!

We like to ski (both down hill and x-country), hike, bike, Kayak and go hunting. However; we also just love to relax and take in the amazing sunsets between the mountains in addition to stargaze!

On our many hikes to waterfalls and streams our beagle, Bluebell, comes along too. She even treads through the snow along side us in the winter when we go x-country skiing or snow shoeing!

Our days are filled entertaining family and friends who have taken time off from their busy lives to visit.

We cherish the time we are able spend with them by showing off wild, wonderful WV!

Why Dan and Barbara Turnage chose Dryfork

We chose to have a cozy cabin here because of the amazing views of the mountains and tranquil setting.

"Sunset Cabin" is positioned so you can enjoy both the sunrise and the sunset!

The location is also close to two ski resorts; Canaan Valley and Timberline. Additionally, it is close to Canaan Valley State park and Blackwater falls state park. These parks offer great hiking trails.

Additionally the area offers mountain biking, horseback riding, golfing, rock climbing, or hunting!

However; "Sunset Cabin" is also a perfect place to experience the sounds of nature in a quiet and relaxing atmosphere.

"Sunset Cabin" is where deep breaths of fresh mountain air are taken in and where many have received the answers to the "why's" and "purpose" of their lives:)..always answering back with praise and gratitude!

"Sunset Cabin" is a vacation spot to truly relax in order to be refreshed before heading back to work.

We believe watching the sunset and star gazing rejuvenates the soul by giving us strength, peace and balance for the road ahead.

What makes this cabin unique

The cabin boasts of its views of the mountains and a peaceful setting.

Most of the activities such as skiing both downhill and x-country are approx. 7-10 miles away.

Horseback riding and hiking trails close as well.

We encourage people to relax around the real wood burning fireplace inside the cabin or outside by the campfire.

Star gazing is prime here in this part of WV! This is due to the fact it has been claimed to be one of the "darkest spots" on the east coast!

Guestbook comments from the owner

We certainly appreciate the comments left by our guests and would like to add that we have had in the past people on motorcycles visit us and had no problems, however the road is dirt and gravel and there is one hairpin turn, we like to call it, at the top of "Cherry Ridge".

We are not bikers but would also like to caution people with bikes of the nature of our roads.

This beautiful couple did have difficulty, and we apologized for their experience on our road and offered them a free night stay if they chose to come back.

Last night however we had eight bikers arrive at a large cabin here in "Cherry Ridge". We asked them this morning how the road was with bikes. They said "You have to be careful but it was fine." So with that being said please travel here on bikes at your own risk.

Four wheel drive is not necessary in the summer:)
Jul 2013
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Amenities

Dryfork Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • single sink vanity, toilet and a tub/shower combination.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Winter guest ~4 wheel drive vehicle or have snow chains

Reviews

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Romantic Mt. Get-away~ 'Sunset cabin' has spectacular Mountain & Sunset views!
average rating of 4.987805 based on 87 reviews
5

Best mountain getaway possible!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Sunset Cabin will forever be remembered and was exactly what we needed. The cabin is amply supplied with all you need, gorgeously decorated, and the views all around are simply beautiful. The owners, Dan & Barbara, go above and beyond to make you feel welcome and comfortable and both are awesome people. We hated leaving but definitely left with refreshed souls! God bless these wonderful people for all they do to make it possible for people like ourselves to get a break from city life. I would recommend this cabin to anyone!

Louis & Kathy Mata, Toledo, Ohio

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, this couple was such a delight to have! They Certainly enjoyed the peace and quiet our area provides. The dark nights show off the stars that can be enjoyed from the hot tub.
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5

Loved it!

  • 5 of 5

This was an absolutely perfect getaway. We came from DC and really needed a weekend of relaxation, and we found it. The cabin is a perfect, cozy, log cabin, where we spent the evening stoking the fire and looking at the stars from the hot tub. There is also plenty of excellent trails in the nearby Dolly Sods wilderness. Dan was a wonderful host, and even let us have some delicious fresh eggs upon arrival. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rockville, MD
5

Perfect destination for an anniversary getaway!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I really enjoyed our stay at the Sunset cabin. It had everything in it that we needed. All we had to do was bring food and clothes. If you are looking for a quiet place to reconnect with your special someone, this is the place to go. :-)

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome little cabin

  • 5 of 5

Awesome little cabin with a great view. This was our second time staying here. Dan and Barbara are great host . We would definitely recommend visiting this cabin

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Canton, OH
5

Just as advertised

  • 5 of 5

Had a very pleasant and relaxing stay! We planned our visit to catch the fall foliage, our timing was off though due to all the warm weather. Still worth the trip. Dan & Barb were very friendly and the cabin has all the amenities you could need. And, yes we did receive the famous eggs for breakfast, delicious.

Thanks Dan & Barb

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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McHenry, MD
5

Breathtaking views peaceful atmosphere absolutely perfect!!

  • 5 of 5

Dan and Barb have a real gem here! My boyfriend and I enjoyed our stay so much! The views were so amazing we passed up other area activities to just simply sit on the front porch and enjoy the views and each others company. Stargazing from the hot tub was something we won't forget either. I've never seen so many shooting stars! The cabin was immaculately clean and had everything we could've ever needed. Dan was so hospitable and went out of his way to make us feel right at home. He recommended great restaurants, and even called to tell us about a festival going on in town. So sorry we missed you, Barb but we hope you're enjoying your travel as well! We cannot wait to return! Thank you for sharing your treasure with us!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Canaan Valley Lodge
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Canaan Valley
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Canaan Valley Lodge
Nearest Ski
8 Miles
Whitegrass x-country, Canaan Valley, Timberline
Car: necessary

In the winter we require our guests to have either 4 wheel drive or snow chains for their vehicles...thank you!

Google maps coordinates pinpoints "Sunset Cabin"

38 57'51.8' N 79 27"15.0"W

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 12.0%

Cancellation policy: If we can rebook your scheduled dates, we will issue full refund on card. All others will be on a case by case basis. No refunds for bad weather, or if hot tub is down.
Please Note* We have had 100% success with our hot tub thus far with all our guests, however we do not guarantee. In the event an issue would occur we certainly will do all we can to get it up and running!
Very important~ You must have 4 wheel drive or at least snow chains in the winter to get here!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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