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Hot Tub, Pool Table, Huge Decks, Great Views, 6 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, 2 Kitchens!

Bedrooms 6
Space 2,900 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

6 BR/4 BA Total Sleeps 20...3BR/2BA Sleeps 8 Upper & 3BR/2BA Lower Sleeps 12

Entirely freshly painted this stylish & hip, 6 bedroom 4 bath upstairs/downstairs is nestled in 'the kettle' of Massanutten Resort, surrounded by mountains offering privacy and serenity. Treat yourself to an escape and come unwind in Virginia's beautiful Shenandoah Valley.

View the most spectacular views from our high powered telescope from our choice lot with a hot tub upstairs & whirlpool tub and full size pool table downstairs to relax after a strenuous day. The home is light-filled and spacious with windows, glass doors and cathedral ceilings abounding. You'll feel right at home in front of the cozy wood-burning stone fireplaces or out on the expansive decks listening to the brook or taking in the mountains and slopes. Also overlooking the mountain golf course you can enjoy these views and the star filled nights with our high powered telescope in the great room. Ceiling fans and cable tv. Also brand new hickory floors installed Oct. 2013!

Amenities: 2 stone fireplaces, 2 zone air conditioning and heating, cable tv, 2 kitchens, microwaves, dishwashers, side by side refrigerators, cookware provided, linens & bath towels provided, 2 washer/dryers, propane barbecue grill, 2 huge decks one with hot tub, full size pool table

Activities: (On site or nearby): paintball, go karts, hiking, bungee dome, rock climbing, chairlift rides, rafting, river tubing, kayaking, canoeing, billiards, arcade, day spa, yoga, spelunking, biking, 2 golf courses, tennis, horseshoes, horseback riding, basketball, playground, miniature golf, fishing, hunting, wildlife viewing, shopping, restaurants, cinemas, museums, sightseeing, swimming, downhill skiing, snow tube park, snow board park, sledding ,water park & skate board park, zip line, bungee

Civil war battlefields and museums, national parks, caverns, wineries, as well as antique and specialty shops are close by.

More Details

Elliot Balaber
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 25, 2017

About Elliot Balaber

We picked out the lot first when we saw the incredible views of the slopes, mountains, creek and golf course. Then we custom built our home.

Elliot Balaber purchased this house in 2004

Why Elliot Balaber chose Virginia

We are only 2 hours door to door from our home in No. Va. and there are so many amenities on the mountain!


Massanutten House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 20
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Secure Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Split-System Heating
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub , Downstairs unit
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 2 full bathrooms on each level. Bottom unit has a jetted tub. Upstairs has the outdoor hot tub.
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 20
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Downstairs unit has sleeper sofa
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 6 - 3 double
  • House sleeps a maximum of 20 with the upper sleeping 8 and the lower sleeping 12
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • VCR
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Most dogs are allowed with a $35 per night pet fee. Rates are based on 14 guests. Normal check in time is 4 PM and check out time is 11 AM. If available, there is an early check in/late check out option for an additional $150 where you may check in whenever you like on your day of arrival and check out whenever you like on your day of departure. Cleaning fee is $150 and there is also a $350 refundable security deposit


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Hot Tub, Pool Table, Huge Decks, Great Views, 6 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, 2 Kitchens!
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 45 reviews
Washington, D.C.

Great, Relaxing Place

  • 5 of 5

The property is a great place for a bigger group to stay and enjoy the weekend. My group was about 12 people plus a baby and a dog. The two floors let us spread out, cook big meals, and not get in each other's way.

The back deck is amazing! The creek in the background and the trees make you think you are completely getting away.

Being in a bigger resort also allowed us to explore the area more as well as enjoy a beer & wine festival being held there.

The owner was also really great to work with. Can't recommend this place or him more!!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Sam. I'm delighted you enjoyed your stay!
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Alexandria, VA

Excellent house for a relaxing weekend

  • 5 of 5

I stayed at Mr. Balaber's house over the weekend with 13 friends. Firstly, he was very responsive with my questions and with the booking process. Secondly, the house is in excellent conditions. We had a great time despite the rainy weather. There's a lot to do in the house and a beautiful surrounding if you like quiet walks in the woods. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hanover, PA

Ski Resort / Mountain Cabin

  • 5 of 5

If you read through the previous reviews, you'll learn most of what you need to know. I'll add a few comments not found in previous reviews. This home is part of the "Gated community" of Massanutten Ski Resort. Access to the community was quite easy (Elliot will send details after you book), even for multiple cars. We were able to park 6 vehicles including 2 mini-vans, 12-passenger van and an F-150. Overflow parking is on a gravel strip adjacent to the road. Make sure all 4 tires are on the gravel (to avoid a ticket). We used the upper floor's fireplace and found it to be very efficient and allowed a long burn time. We did not try the lower level's fireplace. Note the laminated cards by the showers to describe how to operate. The kitchens are more spacious than the photos show and have ample space for multiple cooks/ food prep. We were 16 people and prepared all of our meals in the upper level kitchen. We used the lower level kitchen mainly for storage/ extra fridge. There are plenty of chairs and tables but I was glad I brought a couple of portable tables and a few folding chairs (added flexibility). I suggest bringing your favorite lawn chair to enjoy sitting on the decks. Both the lower and upper level decks provide a wonderful view any time of the day, but especially to enjoy your morning coffee. Being close to the Shen. National Park, I was hoping the deer would be on the tame side like they are in the Park. We were pleased to see numerous deer wandering the golf course and the creek just below the decks. Naturally, they are most active in the early morning and around dusk. The upper deck would make a great place to sleep outside if you want to bring your sleeping bag and enjoy the sounds of the creek/ and the morning birds and woodpeckers (depending on time of year, of course). The Shen. Natl Park is easily accessed via the Swift Run Gap entrance about 30 min drive. We lucked into one of the Free weekends so did not have to pay the normal entry fee. I highly suggest the South River Falls hike (3-5 mile roundtrip depending if you go to base of falls). It's a couple miles N of the entrance. Trash goes to the community site, on Lanier Ln (very close to entrance gate). No recycle though. The gals in our group enjoyed using the Massanutten Spa. And we found the Indoor water park to be worthwhile (3 hrs seemed enough). As per previous reviews, Elliot is quick to reply to phone calls, emails or texts. Hot tub good for 4 at a time.

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Kat. I'm glad you and your party had such a great time. You obviously know more about the area than I so maybe you can answer some of my prospective guests' emails and questions LOL. In all seriousness, the only comment I can make is about the hot tub. Yes it hods 4 very comfortably but you could squeeze in 6. We have. Anymore than that becomes very intimate LOL.......
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Ski weekend

  • 5 of 5

Nice property within the Massanutten resort. Our families had a great time.

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Mountain Home and Locationt

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 10 of us and had a great time. Enough space, bathrooms, and entertainment for everyone. The 2 kitchens worked out great for preparing meals and dessert at the same time. Quick 1 minute drive to the slopes, we all enjoyed the home!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome house and experience!

  • 5 of 5

Very nice house exactly as depicted in the summary. Would definitely visit again!

  • Submitted: Feb 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Paintball Park just added July 2014!, Chairlift Rides, Skiing, River Tubing, Canoeing, Kayaking, Billiards, Go Cart Track, Bumper Cars, Skating Rink, Arcade, Day Spa, Yoga, Outdoor Swimming (passes provided with surcharge), Snowboard Park, Tubing Park, Water Park, Skate Board Park, Bungee, New Zipline, Civil War battlefields and museums, national parks, caverns, wineries, as well as antique, thrift and specialty shops are close by. Our home has 6 bedrooms(2 masters en suite), with 2 separate dining areas, 2 family rooms, 2 fireplaces, 2 washer/dryers and 2 kitchens upstairs and downstairs. In total there are 6 bedrooms and 4 full baths sleeping 18-20 as well as an outdoor hot tub overlooking the 6th hole, rolling creek, mountains and ski slopes, indoor jacuzzi tub and billiard table.


Rates & Availability

Massanutten House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Colombus Weekend
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Fall Festival
Oct 13 2017 - Oct 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 25 2017
3 night minimum stay
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
New Years
Dec 28 2017 - Jan 1 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 14 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $350
Cleaning Fee $150
Pet Fee $40

Holidays and special events are 3 night minimums and at least 20% up charge. Rate is for 14 guests. There is an early check in/late check out option if available for an extra $150 total.

Pet fee is $35 a night

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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