Tranquility on the River(55 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Apartment
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Apartment, 1 Bedroom, one full Bath (Sleeps 1-2)
The accommodation available is a 24x39ft (7.3x12M) studio apartment on the top floor of our four story home. It is quiet and private. From the private balcony and 14 floor-to-ceiling windows/glass doors, the room displays breathtaking views up and down the Rappahannock River. It includes an updated kitchen with all appliances/cookware/utensils/dining ware/coffee/tea. There is a full bath with plush towels. Other amenities include: a wood-burning fireplace; a spacious sitting area with a fold-down queen-sized futon, zoned ac/heating, HD TV and high-speed wireless service. The king-sized bed is outfitted with luxury linens and a top-of-the-line mattress set. The outdoor area is wooded with mature trees. There are plenty of Adirondack chairs to enjoy the stunning views of the river, as well as the tranquility of the area. Fishing, swimming, canoeing and kayaking are available right from the property shore.
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Member since: 2012
- On floor 3
- 935 sq. ft.
- Pets Not Allowed
- Bed & Breakfast
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Alternative Lifestyle
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2
- King size beds (1)
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- one full
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Recreation Center
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Miniature Golf
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 2 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Parking Off Street:
- Towels Provided
- Chateau / Country House
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 10%
Payment by PayPal accepted. Contact owner for details. Check-in after 3pm. Check-out is 11am.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made at least 60 days prior to arrival will be fully reimbursed. Any dates cancelled between 59 and 30 days prior to arrival AND NOT REBOOKED BY ANOTHER CUSTOMER will be reimbursed 50%. Any dates cancelled less than 30 days prior to arrival AND NOT REBOOKED BY ANOTHER CUSTOMER will not be reimbursed. Again, if we are able to re-book any dates cancelled, no matter how close to the arrival date, we will reimburse those dates at 100%, minus any PayPal charges. We will never charge two customers for the same night. If you have any questions with this cancellation policy, please give us a call. We are trying to be as fair as possible to both ourselves and our customers.
Once a reservation request has been made, we will send an invoice through PayPal. Once the invoice has been paid, we will send a reservation confirmation. If the reservation is cancelled, any PayPal fees paid be the owner and not reimbursed by PayPal will be deducted from the deposit returned.
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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Our rental property is located in southern Stafford County on the tidal section of the pristine Rappahannock River which is designated a state scenic river. The water here is flat and tranquil. The home is in a peaceful park-like setting. Bald eagles, great blue herons, hawks, ospreys, kingfishers, woodpeckers, owls, finches, ducks and more thrive here. The property has easy water access. Canoes, kayaks and life-vests are available to enjoy the river. You can even paddle to downtown Fredericksburg (which takes about 45 minutes), dock the boat at the riverside park and stroll to lunch at a nearby restaurant. It's a 5 minute drive by car to historic downtown Fredericksburg where there are numerous shops, restaurants, galleries, national parks and historic homes to explore. The Fredericksburg area features much American history with numerous civil war battlefields and cemeteries available to tour. Today, Fredericksburg is a vibrant community with an active art scene involving crafts, music and the performing arts. There are public golf courses, museums, local wineries and many other enjoyable activities.
About the owner: We have lived in the Fredericksburg area since 1995. We raised our five sons here and enjoyed many of our summer days playing on the river. Ruth graduated from the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond and has worked as a home health nurse for 25 years. She now works for a local home health agency. Lee retired as an officer after 23 years with the U.S. Coast Guard. He has his masters degree and works as a Systems Engineer. We enjoy traveling, meeting people and learning about their lives.
Why the Owner Chose Fredericksburg, VA, USA:
Our Riverhouse is a unique property on the Rappahannock River due to the proximity to the water, nature and to downtown Fredericksburg. When we purchased this home years ago we did so with the intention of sharing its beauty and an appreciation of the river with others.
The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
A wall full of floor-to-ceiling windows and a private balcony overlooking the Rappahannock River; a beautiful private space and easy access to downtown Fredericksburg.
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The Fredericksburg RiverHouse awaits your arrival.
When you see the smiling rain barrel, you're here!
The foyer. Remember before renting, two sets of stairs...
The alcove, with a top of the line king-sized bed...
The sitting area with windows from one side of the studio to the other...
The kitchen area with everything you need, if not, just ask...
Fresh and clean...
a cozy loveseat rocker in the treetops...
I'm sure you'll see some of our neighbors...
Take a canoe ride, or just sit and enjoy the tranquility...
A view of the Riverhouse from the water...
No wonder there is such a great view, it's four stories up on the back...
Entrance off Leonard Road is into a double driveway. Please stay to the right...
From the top of the drive, you'll see the house... come on in...
The spacious Riverhouse Studio; you will not find a room like this in a hotel...
The tree canopy greets you when you wake up in the morning...
A wonderful view from the eating area...
Your private balcony, what a view...
The beautiful Rappahannock River from the backyard...
Take a stroll down the path to the water...
There's not much traffic on this calm river...
There's the Studio balcony up in the treetops...
Yes. Quite the Riverhouse, any time of year. Come join us.
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Thursday, April 27, 2017
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