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Secluded Mountain Home! Spectacular Views! Hot Tub! Only 100 miles from DC!

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,700 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + 3 Baths, Sleeps 8

Situated in the heart of the historic Shenandoah Valley, Deer Haven offers easy access to unparalleled views of the valley on twenty secluded acres backing up to the National Forest.

Deer Haven is only 100 miles to Washington, DC, thirty minutes to Shenandoah National Park, Bryce and Massanutten Ski resorts, and the spectacular Luray Caverns, and just minutes away from numerous Civil War battlefields, wineries, the Shenandoah River, and National Forest hiking trails.

The home has a fully-stocked, eat-in kitchen, three baths, and large decks with a grill, fire-pit, and hot tub for relaxing. Two bedrooms are on the second floor - the master bedroom boasts a wall of windows overlooking the Shenandoah Valley and River. The private third bedroom suite is on the ground floor with its own bathroom, sitting room, wet bar, and great views. The living area contains a fire place, comfortable seating, and plenty of games, movies, and books to snuggle up with.

The towns of Edinburg and Woodstock offer great shopping, dining, antiques, coffee shops and art galleries.

If you are looking for a convenient getaway that offers privacy, endless views and tranquility, Deer Haven is the place for you.

**NOTE FOR WINTER GUESTS:

We do occasionally get snow in the area. The road up to the cabin is steep. We will do our best to have the road plowed in the event it does snow however, if the road has packed snow or ice, it will be very difficult to manage without four-wheel or all-wheel drive.

We will work with guests in the event of inclement weather to see that they can reach and enjoy the cabin. That said, guests should monitor the weather and plan on taking a four wheel or all wheel drive vehicle during the winter months in the event there is snow or ice. If the road is impassible by four-wheel vehicle, we will honor a partial or full refund depending on the circumstances.

Keywords: House, chalet, mountain home, getaway, secluded, cabin, views, mountain house, lodge, DC, private, vacation, wild life

More Details

Owner
John Favazzo
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017

About John Favazzo

Friends John, Matt, and Mark traveled the world together before realizing the beautiful Shenandoah Valley was in their back yard. The thought of enjoying a cup of coffee or reading a book on Deer Haven's porches overlooking the valley was too inviting to resist. They decided to purchase Deer Haven together as a convenient weekend getaway from the grind of the city. Now they are opening their home to visitors to share the delightful views and tranquility of Deer Haven.

John Favazzo purchased this house in 2011

Why John Favazzo chose Edinburg

The owners chose the Edinburgh area primarily because of its charm, natural beauty and easy access to Washington, DC (just 100 miles). Only 20 miles from Bryce and 30 miles from Massanutten, Luray, and Front Royal, Deer Haven is truly centrally located in the valley just a few miles off of interstate 81.

What makes this house unique

Outside we have large decks with beautiful views, grill, fire-pit, hot tub, and rocking chairs. Local hiking is endless. Public river access is an easy 10-minutes away. Great swimming, tubing, canoeing, and kayaking options within 20-30 minutes of the home on the South Fork of the river.

Inside the comfortable, spacious, chalet style home is a fully-stocked, eat-in kitchen, fireplace, and all of the amenities of home.

Cleaning fee and linen set up included in nightly rate.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear John,



Thank you for the opportunity to spend three wonderful days at Deer Haven last weekend, Oct 15-17. The property, the scenery and the weather were all a perfect combination for our first-time exploration of the Shenandoah Valley. The fall colors were spectacular and the view from Deer Haven was even more impressive than the VRBO description suggested. The 'scenic drive' on 675 to Luray was enjoyed multiple times.



The house was clean, well-kept, well-supplied and very user-friendly. Everything as advertised.



One comment on our selection of Deer Haven --- we wanted a 'pet free' property and found few such in the area. Please know that we (and probably many others) appreciated that aspect of Deer Haven too.



A great time at a great location!!!



Thank you

Bob & L
Oct 2011
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Amenities

Edinburg House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1700 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • River ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 - ground floor
    Bathroom 2 - first floor
    Bathroom 1 - second floor
  • 3 full baths, one on each level of the home.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Ground floor bedroom suite with private bath + living space
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2nd floor master with wall of windows overlooking valley.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Quiet, restful 2nd floor bedroom with views of the forest.
  • Master bedroom (facing valley) and second bedroom (facing forest), both with queen size beds, located on 2nd floor with full bath. Third bedroom, with queen size bed, is suite with private bath, living room, wet bar, and beautiful views of valley. There is one twin air mattress and a couch for kids to sleep on if needed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
Bocci court, horse shoes

Reviews

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Secluded Mountain Home! Spectacular Views! Hot Tub! Only 100 miles from DC!
average rating of 4.927711 based on 84 reviews
Adamstown, MD
5

Spectacular Getaway at Deer Haven

  • 5 of 5

The property pictures show exactly what you'll find inside and outside the house. The Owners were personable and extremely helpful, responding to emails/texts promptly. I was extremely impressed with how organized everything was, especially the welcome packet.

Everything was clean, well maintained, in working order, and very welcoming. All linens, pillows, hot tub towels, patio furniture cushions, etc. were like new.  The furniture and decor were comfortable and complimentary, as well as like new.

There's plenty of room, inside and outside, a home away from home. We'll definitely be staying here again, and I highly recommend Deer Haven as a spectacular, getaway destination! You won't be disappointed!

~ Tricia M Manns

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

Very quiet and relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful view! The house was very clean. It rained one of the days so we were glad there was a screened in porch. I would recommend this house to my friends and family and we plan on visiting again!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
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5

A stunning location and a fantastic house.

  • 5 of 5

There aren’t enough stars to grade this place and location. Excellent welcome pack, well stocked house, comfortable beyond measure... I could go on. I’d recommend this to all my friends without hesitation. I suggest a 4-wheel drive for the climb but to be fair, with good weather on my side our little Corolla managed with a bit of coaxing! Thanks for a fabulous week!

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Connecticut
5

Beautiful home, would definitely return!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I had a wonderful time at this beautiful cabin. It was extremely spacious, and the views were amazing. The information regarding navigation, checkin, and accommodations was extensive and very easy to follow. We couldn't have asked for a better weekend getaway!

  • Submitted: Sep 27, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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5

Amazing View!

  • 5 of 5

We love this place. It's the perfect gathering spot for friends and family. The new deck off the family room is great for morning yoga and stretching. Inside the cabin, the kitchen has everything you need and all the rooms are tastefully decorated. It's spacious for several couples, with tons of outdoor space for together time- we loved the fire pit! The highlight of the home is the front deck with an amazing view of the valley. Perfect for sunsets and happy hour. While we didn't play this time, we plan to use the bocci set next time we visit- which will be soon!

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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Fairfax Station, VA
5

Another world, but close to DC

  • 5 of 5

Immerse yourself in the quiet of the mountain, cool evening breezes even on the hottest days. Nothing but comfort inside. Well stocked and ready for anything you have planned.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
87 Miles
Dulles International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Main Street Pub
Nearest Golf
30 Miles
Massanutten Resort
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Interstate 81
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Main Street eateries
Nearest Ski
20 Miles
Bryce Resort
Nearest Beach
1 Miles
Shenandoah River
Car: necessary

Bryce and Massanutten golf/ski resorts only 20 and 30 miles away, four quality wineries within 10-20 minute drives, Skyline Drive and Shenandoah National Park over the ridge only 30 minutes away, Shenandoah Caverns nearby, Luray Caverns 30 minutes away, Shenandoah River water access just a few minutes down the road.

The village of Edinburg has a number of quality establishments including a few good, non-chain restaurants, a nice coffee shop , antique stores, a great bakery, and even miniature golfing!

The town of Woodstock, 10 minutes north of Edinburg has all of the above plus a movie theatre, art galleries, sports/entertainment center, hospital, and larger chain stores such as Food Lion, Lowes, Wal-Mart, and a bunch of chain restaurants.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 7.3%

100% refund for cancellations 30+ days prior to arrival.
75% refund between 8 and 30 days prior to arrival.
No refund within 7 days of arrival.

Linen set-up and cleaning fee included in rental.
7.3% for County and VA taxes.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.