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Vacation House on the River in Galax, Virginia

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Last updated: 05/26/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:5
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

About the Property

House, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 5)

2 Bedroom, 1 bath home on 1.15 acres of land. There is a refundable damage deposit of $100 for 1 week, $250 for 1 month, $400 for 2 months, $600 for 3 months or more. Bath has ceramic tile flooring, shower is a steam shower, house is overlooking the New River. Frontage on the new river. Creek runs beside the house. It is a great place for a mountain getaway, for fishing (must have license) , & relaxation. There is a place across the river to rent kayaks or tubes to kayak or tube down the river. Also, there is a restaurant across the river serving breakfast, lunch, & dinner. No Smoking in the house.

5 miles from downtown Galax where you’ll find the Rex Theater for bluegrass music, antique shops, coffee houses, & restaurants. Bluegrass music at the Galax Fiddler’s Convention the second and third weeks in august. 12 miles from blue ridge music center. 1 ½ miles from downtown Fries. The New River Trail is just across the river. There you can enjoy bicycling, walking, horseback riding along the trail beside the river. The New River Trail runs 55 miles from Fries to Pulaski, Va. Level trail going through trestles and a tunnel. Cool shade with a place to cookout.

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Member since: 2011

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/26/2017

Property Type

  • House
  • 1100 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 5
  • Children Welcome
  • Pets Not Allowed

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1


  • Towels and wash cloths are provided.


  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View
  • Water View
  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill


from 13 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fiddler's Convention
Aug 6 - Aug 13, 2017
1 night min stay
$650 $1,500
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$110 $110
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
$550 $1,400

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Cleaning Fee $50
  • Tax Rate 10.3%


There is a $50.00 cleaning fee. There is a fee of $250 if there is evidence of smoking in the house. Any excessive cleaning necessary because of a pet in the house is $250.00

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 05/26/2017
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Walking distance to New River Trail. Frontage on the New River. 1 1/2 Miles from downtown Fries. 5 Miles from downtown Galax. Old Time Fiddler's Convention in August. Antique shops in Galax. Blue Ridge Music Center.

Driving Directions: Driving North on I77 to exit 14 at Hillsville, VA

Turn Left

Go approximately 9 miles to Galax, Va

When you pass McDonalds on left, go to first stop light at top of hill

Turn right, go approximately ½ mile to stop sign, turn left

Go to first road to the right, turn right

Go approximately 2 – 2 ½ miles to top of hill, turn right on Fries Road

Stay on Fries Road approximately 2 miles to river bridge

Turn right just before bridge on Dixon Road (gravel road)

Go to first house on the right (152 Dixon Road, Galax, VA 24333)


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2010

About the owner: We live in North Carolina, an hour away, and also have a rental property in Cape Coral, FL. We enjoy going to both places.

Why the Owner Chose Galax, VA, USA:
We bought this property because it is in a beautiful location right on the New River and is right across from the New River Trail.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
It is perfect for relaxation and the scenery of the river is outstanding. The mountains are beautiful in this area of Virginia and it is like going back in time to a simpler less hectic lifestyle.

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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 05/26/2017

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  • Master Bedroom

    Master Bedroom

VRBO #415248

This listing was first published here in 2012.

Date last modified - Friday, May 26, 2017

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