Private, Tranquil, Beautiful.(18 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Lodge
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Lodge, 7 Bedrooms + Den, 5 Baths, (Sleeps 2-22)
The Cranberry Mountain Lodge is a tranquil, isolated retreat for outdoor enthusiasts in the mountains of West Virginia. Rent the Cranberry Mountain Lodge and get an entire Lodge and Mountain to yourself!
The Cranberry Mountain Lodge is one of the most unique lodging experiences in the U.S. Located at 4,000 feet elevation on top of Cranberry Mountain, the lodge adjoins nearly one million acres of national forest. The views off the deck are spectacular, exceeding 40 miles. You can hike, bike or cross country ski right out the front door to a vast trail system. The lodge is very spacious and isolated, with the nearest neighbor being 2.5 miles away. When you rent the lodge, you rent the entire seven-bedroom facility, so you get the privacy you deserve. Rates are based on the number of guests and length of stay.
The Cranberry Mountain Lodge is a bird-watcher's and nature-lover's paradise.
Road Warning: Last 3 miles to the Lodge: steep, narrow, gravel road, with no guardrail.
Winter Warning: You must have 4WD/AWD in winter months. Otherwise, you will get stuck, due to ice in the Parking area, Switchbacks on the mountain, etc... Chains plus 4WD/AWD is the only combination to assure access with icy conditions.
Pay On-Line Only. Do not attempt to mail payments.
Keywords: House, Cottage, Lodge, Cabin, Chalet, Mountain View, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Remote, Isolated, Private, Trail Access, Cross Country Skiing, Trout Pond, Fishing, ATV Riding, Pocahontas County Property
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Member since: 2000
- 4000 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Limited Accessibility
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 22, Beds for 1-22
Bathrooms: 5 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 16 people
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wood Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $50
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Tucked away in a narrow gorge just off the Highland Scenic Highway is a hidden treasure known as the Falls of Hills Creek Scenic Area. This popular 114 acre area contains three waterfalls - 25 feet, 45 feet, and 63 feet. The lower falls, at 63 feet is the second highest waterfall in West Virginia....MoreCollapse
The Cranberry Glades is the largest area of bogs, or acidic wetlands, in West Virginia, a unique and exotic ecosystem on 750 acres. This spectacular and beautiful area was established by the United States Forest Service in 1965, to protect and preserve over 60 unique plant species, many of them descended from seeds that took root here over 10,000 years ago....MoreCollapse
The Highland Scenic Highway, a designated National Scenic Byway, is a beautiful corridor through the National Forest. This Byway extends 43 miles from Richwood to US Route 219. It has four developed scenic overlooks. Each site provides a comfortable rest stop, with a beautiful view of the surrounding mountains and valleys. The Highway traverses the mountainous terrain of the Allegheny Highlands and Plateau, and rises from Richwood, elevation 2,325 feet, to over 4,500 feet along the Parkway....MoreCollapse
Beartown State Park is a natural area of 107 acres located on the eastern summit of Droop Mountain, seven miles southwest of Hillsboro, West Virginia. The land was purchased in 1970 with funds from the Nature Conservancy and a donation from Mrs. Edwin G. Polan, in memory of her son, Ronald Keith Neal, who lost his life in the Vietnam War. Development of the park has been minimal in order to preserve the natural attractions of the area. However, basic facilities are provided, and a boardwalk permits easy access. Interpretive signs along the boardwalk guide visitors and provide insights concerning the ecology of the area. The park is open daily from April to October. During the closed winter season foot travel to the boardwalk...MoreCollapse
Droop Mountain Battlefield State Park is located in the Greenbrier River Valley north of Lewisburg and is the site of West Virginia's last significant Civil War battle. On November 6, 1863, the federal army of Brigadier General William W. Averell, in his second attempt to disrupt the Virginia-Tennessee Railroad at Salem, Virginia, faced again the Confederate troops of Brigadier General John Echols. Throughout the morning, Echols' smaller confederate army held the high ground and blocked the highway with artillery, but in the afternoon was overwhelmed by the crushing advance of federal infantry on his left flank. Following the collapse of his lines, General Echols retreated south into Virginia with the remnants of his command....MoreCollapse
sledding,equestrian events,freshwater fishing,hunting big game,whitewater rafting,hunting small game,paddle boating,paddle boating,bird watching,churches,pond,forest,waterfalls,caves,
About the owner: I am a 4th generation West Virginian that wanted to build a remote Lodge near the National Forest.
Why the Owner Chose Hillsboro, WV, USA:
We love the 'cool' temperatures of the mountains. We wanted property with no neighbors. We found it. Nearest neighbor 2 miles away. We began building in 1990, 4 years later we opened. Over the years we have made several improvements; more solar panels, hydro electric , trout pond, etc.. Love the WV mountains and you will too.
The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
Entirely Off the Grid; Solar, Hydro and Wind Power the Lodge. Adjacent to a vast National Forest & Trail System. Amazing stars at night. No bugs. Really. Sit on the deck without getting 'eaten alive' as visitors to other vacation destinations will tell you. Very unique lodging experience.
- Primary: +1 304-639-5211
- Secondary: +1 304-639-5234
- Tertiary: +1 304-242-5201
Spacious Living Room, Recreational Room, Game Room & Den. 4 Floors. Spacious!
Dining Area seats 20 comfortably.
40 mile views of endless mountains.
Boating in our Spring Fed Trout Pond
The CM Lodge adjoins the largest wilderness east of MS River. Privacy!!!
Falls of Hills Creek, 4 miles from the Lodge. Drive or Hike.
Lodge Entrance. Beautiful One Mile Private Drive.
40 mile views!!! Private!!! Tranquil!!!
Beartown State Park. 20 minutes away. Boardwalk with majestic Rocks.
Anne Bailey Lookout. Great Day Hike from the Greenbrier River.
Morning Sunrise reflecting off of the solar panels.
Spacious modern kitchen.
View from the Kitchen & Dining Area.
Spacious Lodge, Spectacular/Unique Setting. Adjacent to National Forest.
Three Rooms Feature skylights with the 40 mile view.
Cranberry Glades, 2 mile hike/bike from the Lodge.
At 4,000 feet elevation, the Lodge receives over 150 inches of snow a year.
The vast National Forest Trail system is just a few feet from the Lodge.
One of Three Campfire Circles. Wood Provided.
Large Deck. Awesome View!!!
Greenbrier River. 20 minutes from the Lodge. Good swimming & fishing.
Private, Private, Private. Nothing but National Forest & The Lodge.
This listing was first published here in 2000.
Date last modified - Thursday, January 19, 2017
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