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Unique Home Close to Ski Slopes with a View from Every Window

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 full Baths (Sleeps 8)

Recently updated with hardwood flooring, the home is located 200 yards from the Tyro ski slope - a do-able walk. Facing west, you will experience beautiful sunsets. It is clean and relaxing. Large picture windows give expansive views of the mountains and the woods. The octagonal layout allows for the bedrooms to be in the back half of the house for privacy. 3 bedrooms have queen beds. The fourth bedroom has 2 twin beds. The kitchen is fully-equipped with appliances, cooking tools and eating utensils. The living and dining area is open concept with a TV and gas fireplace.

Susan Porter
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
January 15, 2017

About Susan Porter

We live in Virginia Beach and enjoy getting away to the mountains where it is cooler in summer and offers skiing in the winter.

Susan Porter purchased this house in 2004

Why Susan Porter chose Central Virginia

We went to school near the mountains and wanted to come back to the fresh air and open landscapes.

What makes this house unique

We like the open concept of this octagonal home. The bedrooms are private and the deck is expansive.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Unique Home Close to Ski Slopes with a View from Every Window
average rating of 5.0 based on 8 reviews

great time with family and friends

  • 5 of 5

This is our second time staying in this rental house. The layout is perfect for 2 families with children. Property is clean and well maintained. The owner is very accommodating. The check-in and check-out time is very flexible. There are lots of board games and card games for the kids to play. Lots of fun movies to watch. The owner provided very clear instruction on all the appliances. We had a great time there. I would definitely recommend this property to my friends and we will stay here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Fit

  • 5 of 5

We stayed over MLK weekend to do some skiing. This house fit our family perfect. 6 adults and 1 kid and there was still plenty of room. This house contributed to a relaxing weekend at the slopes. The price was just right too. We will be back.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We spent thanksgiving weekend here with our family. The owner was very helpful and accommodating . The house is wonderful - well equipped and well located with a unique layout. I would recommend it to anyone looking to spend some time in this area.

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Excellent Getaway

  • 5 of 5

Three friends and I rented the house for a 3-day getaway to see the leaves changing color. The house is minutes away from the Blue Ridge Parkway, and then north to the Skyline Drive. Close to many trail heads, if you're a hiker. Plenty of amenities minutes away, including a gas station, mini-mart, and two restaurants. But still a very secluded, woodsy feeling. The octagonal-shaped house has a wonderful wrap-around porch that is perfect for viewing the trees and mountains or just having a glass of wine. Well equipped kitchen and 4 decent-sized bedrooms. Great gas fireplace and comfortable chairs. Everything a few friends, a family, or a romantic couple could want for a getaway. And reasonably priced.

  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful, unusual home!

  • 5 of 5

Spent a great girls getaway weekend at this unusual, beautiful house. I'd echo another commenter, who said the photos do not do it justice. There are views from every room in the house. A wraparound deck connected to a larger outside deck (with sunset view). Lots of different types of lighting so you can adjust to suit your mood. Really comfy chairs and couches. The gas fireplace works GREAT. Beds comfortable, linens and towels plentiful; there's also a washer and dryer if needed. The kitchen has pretty much all you need. Plus there is a fine collection of fun board games. It's a real deal, and could comfortably accommodate, say, 3-4 couples on a couples weekend, a combo parent-children-grandparent set, etc. The owner has provided a helpful notebook with restaurant menus, nearby attractions, etc. Also, as another commenter mentioned, everything's really well labeled (e.g., light switches). Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unique and Charming Mountainside Rental - Competitive Pricing - Very Helpful Owner

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I and our in-laws stayed at this home in October of 2014. We found it was available at the last minute, and reached out to the owners, who responded immediately. The owners of this home are extremely accommodating and helpful.

As a previous reviewer said, not shown in the pictures is a double car carport and a large deck spanning between the carport and the front door of the home, with plenty of chairs and a table should you choose to sit out and take in the views.

We found the house to be very clean, and clearly someone takes pride in the house. While the interior and furnishings are a bit dated, that was no problem for our family who was looking for a quick weekend getaway in a mountain "cottage". The gas fireplace is an excellent touch and makes for a cozy atmosphere within the living area. While the house is not overly large, it provided ample space for two couples and one other adult.

The pricing for the home was excellent for when we stayed - likely the cheapest single family home available the weekend we stayed. The location is also excellent - being a short drive from the Wintergreen Resort lodge and formerly named "Black Rock Market" - now just the "Wintergeen Market" according to the newer sign outside.

This home is just what we were looking for and we would definitely consider going back.

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Charlottesville, VA CHO
Nearest Barpub
0.2 Miles
The Edge Restaurant
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Stoney Creek Golf Course, Nellysford, VA
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Copper Mine Bistro
Nearest Ski
0.2 Miles
Wintergreen ski slopes
Nearest Beach
218 Miles
Virginia Beach
Car: necessary

Discovery Ridge Adventure Center

Summer Tubing


Lake Monocan

Chestnut Springs outdoor pool

Rodes Farm outdoor pool


Rates & Availability

Wintergreen House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Winter 2017
Jan 2 2017 - Mar 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
Spring 2017
Mar 16 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day 2017
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early Summer 2017
May 30 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
4th of July 2017
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
Late Summer 2017
Jul 4 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

$300 cleaning fee if the "no smoking - no pets" rules are broken.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Wintergreen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1900 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • Ski-In ...
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis

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