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Authentic Log Cabin on 250 Acres with Fabulous 360 Mtn Views

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Early morning fog lifting from one of the hayfields

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Last updated: 09/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Unforgettable! This cabin is everything you want an old log cabin to be... historic, rustic, modern amenities, in the country, close to town, romantic & on beautiful land with knock-out views.
The main part of cabin dates c.1860 & was moved onto this farm many years ago. It has a 'modern' additions ie kitchen, bathroom, bedrooms, rear deck & central heat & ac. And, don't forget the stone fireplace with supplied firewood in season.
From the windows & the back deck you can lookover woods, one of four hay fields, watch the sun set & relax with your feet up & something cool to drink.
There you will also find a gas grill, picnic table with umbrella for your entertainment time along with 2 Adirondack chairs for you to supervise the grilling.
This cabin sits at the end of an internal farm road so you will be surrounded by quiet, chatter of birds, an abundance of wildlife, even summer fireflies!
For an experience you will not forget come spend time on this magical land & leave feeling like a new you!

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Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    smoking is allowed only on the outdoor decks...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    one small to medium dog. Must be picked up after outdoors, kept off all furniture & bedding & not left alone in cabin without a kennel. No deposit though $40/hr for any cleanup due to your pet. Most guests have been fabulously considerate...moreless

  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Single: 1 twin/ single

    simple, no door, no dresser in room. A very comfortable bed...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double

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  • The back main bdrm has 1 Queen bed, private deck with french doors & lots of light: 1-2 people; The front bedroom has 1 Full bed with antique brass frame: 1-2 people: The 1 S bed is in a small sweet side room with no dresser in the room. Perfect for one young person or one with a sense of adventure....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1

    ...moreless

  • Complete with antique claw foot tub, custom made mirror frame & lots of light. Family style toiletries are supplied & many extras....moreless

Other Amenities

  • You will enjoy a seasonal view of the Maury River, view of hay field, a private deck off the main bedroom & wood supplied in season. The farm hilltop has fabulous 360 degree, eight county views including House Mountain. There are additional cabins (2-4 depending on the cabin) for larger groups. The opposite side of the farm has a unique restored dairy barn for rent for events. We are a 'self-catering retreat space' & definitely are not your hotel experience! Guests need to be comfortable with the dark as there are no lights at night on farm. We ask our guests to leave the cabin in cleaned condition as it was found with the bed sheets & the towels gathered, dishes washed & put away. Any damages or excessive use of supplied wood will be charged back on credit card supplied....moreless

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player:

    a DVD library or bring your own. Ours is not a 'lending library' so we appreciate them staying at the cabin...moreless

  • Music Library:

    a small CD library of blue grass, country & classical available...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    A DVD library is available...moreless

  • Stereo:

    a CD boom box is provided in the front bedroom...moreless

  • Television:

    35 inch flat screen; dish...moreless

  • Video Library:

    a DVD library or bring your own. Ours is not a 'lending library' so we appreciate them staying at the cabin...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Listed on too many lists to count as "Best Small Towns to Live In". We are blessed. It's beautiful here & town has several 4 star restaurants. Unusual for a town of 7000...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    There is no direct mountain view but the back deck of the cabin backs onto woods with a seasonal view of the South River), borders a hayfield (with mtn views) & is fronted by an acre of mown meadow....moreless

  • Rural:

    Our farm retreat is 5 miles from the center of picturesque & historic downtown Lexington....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air ...moreless

  • Fireplace:

    stone wood burning fireplace with a reasonable amount of split wood. Anything over 8-9 pieces/day would necessitate guest bringing additional wood or leaving a donation...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    baseboard heat in addition to central heat...moreless

  • Linens Provided:

    top quality bedding supplied. We supply one set of sheets for each bed. comforters, pillows etc, of course ...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Cozy with one sofa & a reading chair, 2 floor lamps & ceiling fan. A flat screen TV with a large DVD library is available...moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    reception is fine. Sometimes it is necessary to be closer to a window....moreless

  • Parking:

    Parking is approximately 75 feet from the front entry. A maximum of 2 cars for this cabin. No ATVs or trailers please...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    2-3 towels per guest are provided. If guest requires more they will need to bring additional...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    a reasonable amt of wood is supplied in season Oct to April...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    coffee is provided though guests are responsible for their preferred condiments...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    are provided...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    dishes, utensils are provided. We are a 'self-catering' retreat & expect our guests to wash, dry & return dishes to cabinets. Many thanks....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    A very functional though small eat-in kitchen. Antique farm table for 4. A double sink, micro-wave, coffee pot with coffee & teas provided. Condiments ie cream etc are responsibility of the guests...moreless

  • Microwave:

    small...moreless

  • Refrigerator:

    full double door refrigerator with condiments in the door for your use & convenience. Thank you for leaving them there for the next guest. If you need anything add'l there is a grocery 4 miles away...moreless

  • Stove:

    stove is 3/4 size with roasting pans supplied. Many a feast has been prepared in this kitchen. Full size refrigerator. Condiments, glasses, dishes, pots, pans - everything you will need....moreless

  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    double french doors off back bedroom onto a private deck provides a lot of natural daylight & a private wooded view. A seasonal river view is also seen during winter months...moreless

  • Golf:

    A public Golf Course is only 3 miles from your cabin...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    There is a nearby livery for your enjoyment...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    An acre of mown meadow in front of the cabin...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    gas grill with one tank of propane. If you will be using more, please let us know or feel free to purchase an add'l one...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Wintergreen Ski Resort is approximately an hour away...moreless

 

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Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175
$900

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest


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Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $150
  • Tax Rate 12.3%

Notes:

Any damages to contents, building, property will be charged. PLEASE NO CAMPFIRES anywhere on property. Everything is wood & much very old wood. We ask that cigarette butts be completely out & disposed off properly. No cleaning of fireplace be done in case of 'sleeping' embers/logs. Thank you for helping to protect your family's safety & our beloved property.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.


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Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Roanoke (ROA)
4 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Haywood
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Vista Links
35 Miles
Nearest Train
Staunton
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
US64
4 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Southern Inn
50 Miles
Nearest Ski
Wintergreen Resort

Car: Necessary

Only 8 miles from an Appalachian Trailhead, eight miles from entrance to Blue Ridge Pkway, 10 minutes to Virginia Horse Center, 4 miles to downtown Lexington, colleges, 35 minutes to live Shakespere theater

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2003

About the owner: Barney & I both love rolling farmland & mountains. After spending several decades in California we left for a ten year circumnavigation by sailboat. We were ready to cross 'the pond' after 6 years aboard, when we discovered Lexington. We loved the farmlands, the universities, the seeming slower pace & drop back of 50 years. It is both lost in time & up-to-date. We love the juxtaposition.

Why the Owner Chose Buena Vista, VA, USA:
When we had the opportunity to purchase this farmland we did not hesitate. It was love at first sight. As an equestrian for several decades I had always dreamed of a country life, close to town, with hayfields & old log cabins. Barney was raised on farmland. The Shenandoah Valley is hard to beat. We stopped sailing & shipped the boat back to California where we visit her a few times per year. Our love is the land, the old barns & the people who come visit us instead of us continuing around the world visiting them.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
I think our favorite thing to do on the land is to walk through the woods & up to the highest hill where there is a 360 degree view of the Blue Ridge & Allegheny Mountain ranges. Many guests say they have walked up early in the morning, some at sunset & sat with a bottle of wine, a loaf of bread & cheese & watched the sun rise and/or set. We agree, it is hard to beat. Sitting on the back deck of the cabin with your loved one, sipping a cool drink watching the sun either rise or set is a memory you will take with you. Listening to the rain on the old tin roof, the smell of a wood fire in the fireplace & the occasional howl of a distant coyote for its mate are the sensory 'candy' that we need to remind us to slow down & connect with ourselves & those we love. It reminds us of priorities & wraps us in the stories this old place could tell...


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Photos

  • Early morning fog lifting from one of the hayfields

    Early morning fog lifting from one of the hayfields

  • A welcome bottle of wine unless you tell us not to leave one :)

    A welcome bottle of wine unless you tell us not to leave one :)

  • main bedroom looking onto woods & back deck

    main bedroom looking onto woods & back deck

  • 2nd bedroom with double bed. Antique brass bed from turn-of-the-19th century.

    2nd bedroom with double bed. Antique brass bed from turn-of-the-19th century.

  • quiet sitting area in all seasons though fall is especially special

    quiet sitting area in all seasons though fall is especially special

  • back deck with picnic table, umbrella, grill & adirondack chairs

    back deck with picnic table, umbrella, grill & adirondack chairs

  • vista from the Blue Ridge Pkwy only 8 miles from our farm

    vista from the Blue Ridge Pkwy only 8 miles from our farm

  • Lexington by night. photo by Jennifer Young

    Lexington by night. photo by Jennifer Young

  • scenic drives on slow curving country roads

    scenic drives on slow curving country roads

  • The Maury River, one of two rivers bordering property

    The Maury River, one of two rivers bordering property

  • view from the Blue Ridge Pkwy looking down onto farm

    view from the Blue Ridge Pkwy looking down onto farm

  • amazing views of the unique cone mtns of Buena Vista

    amazing views of the unique cone mtns of Buena Vista

  • DeHart Cabin c 1860 found in Stuarts Draft & moved here to farm. 2.5 bdrms, 1 ba

    DeHart Cabin c 1860 found in Stuarts Draft & moved here to farm. 2.5 bdrms, 1 ba

  • private deck with grill off main bedroom

    private deck with grill off main bedroom

  • great  old farm table, ladder back chairs & an antique buffet

    great old farm table, ladder back chairs & an antique buffet

  • Great cubby hole with super comfortable single bed, no door, dresser

    Great cubby hole with super comfortable single bed, no door, dresser

  • view from the freshly mown meadow

    view from the freshly mown meadow

  • Modern Day Labyrinth with 360 degree views, eight counties

    Modern Day Labyrinth with 360 degree views, eight counties

  • The Maury River... one of the two rivers that border our 250 acres

    The Maury River... one of the two rivers that border our 250 acres

  • A beautiful walk. The Chessie Trail along the Maury River. Entry from  of farm

    A beautiful walk. The Chessie Trail along the Maury River. Entry from of farm

  • early morning in spring on one of the farm meadows

    early morning in spring on one of the farm meadows

  • Hayfield #1 in early summer after first harvest

    Hayfield #1 in early summer after first harvest

  • Nearby Rockbridge Vineyards for wine tasting

    Nearby Rockbridge Vineyards for wine tasting

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Saturday, September 24, 2016

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