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Quaint Historic Log Cabin Overlooking the James River.

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Front porch with rockers and porch swing.

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Last updated: 02/23/2017
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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Sleeps:6
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:Cabin
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

About the Property

3 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom With Mountain And River Views.

The Squirrels Nest is a quaint, historic log cabin overlooking the James River in Buchanan, Virginia. It is available as a vacation rental with a two (2) night minimum stay. There are three bedrooms and two baths and can accommodate up to six (6) guests. Bedroom 1 has a double bed, Bedroom 2 has a queen bed and Bedroom 3 has two twin beds. The Kitchen is fully equipped and there is a large flat screen TV in the living room. Covered picnic area at the rear of the property overlooking the river and Town of Buchanan.
The Squirrels Nest is located near many local attractions that are within walking distance such as Antiques shopping, the swinging bridge, fishing, canoeing, tubing and kayaking on the James River. Other attractions not too far away include The Natural Bridge, Safari Park, and Zoo. The Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachian Trail and numerous hiking or biking trails. We are located thirty minutes from Downtown Roanoke and Downtown Lexington.

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Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/23/2017

Property Type

  • Cabin

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 21 or older to rent....moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television:

    Large flat screen TV in living room only....moreless

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Playground
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    A lovely view of Purgatory Mountain from the front porch and from the covered picnic area in the rear a view of the Blue Ridge Mountains and parkway....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Gas logs only....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    We now have WiFi as of 11/24/2014....moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

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

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.5
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Spring
Jan 9 - Mar 30, 2017
1 night min stay
$135
Summer
Mar 31 - Sep 28, 2017
2 night min stay
$155
Fall
Sep 29 - Nov 30, 2017
1 night min stay
$135
Winter
Dec 1 - Mar 29, 2018
1 night min stay
$135
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$135

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 9.5%

Notes:

Receive a 20% discount from "Twin River Outfitters" for any of their river rentals, canoes, kayaks, tubes. (Not good on guided fishing tours). Call them to reserve your fun in advance mention you are staying at the "Squirrels Nest" to receive this discount.


Owner's cancellation policy:

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


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Last updated: 02/23/2017
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Location

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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
Roanoke Regional Airport
0.05 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Brink of the James Restaurant
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Botetourt Country Club
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 81 and US Rt. 11
0.05 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Brink of the James Restaurant

We are within walking distance to one of the best river guides and river tour companies along the James River. Twin River Outfitters can provide you with kayaking, canoeing, tubing and guided trips down the Maury River as well as the James River.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: My mother purchased this little cabin after extensive renovations were done in 2006. She lived and loved this home and enjoyed showing it off to anyone who wanted to come in and see until her passing in November 2012. Wanting to keep the home in the family we have decided to follow in her memory of sharing this home with others and make it available for others to enjoy. Her name was Shirley and the grandchildren called her grandma Squirrel. Hence the name Squirrels Nest.

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
This home was originally located on the Blue Ridge Parkway and many years ago was moved to its current location by a mule drawn wagon. The home is now on the National Registry of Historic Places.


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/23/2017

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Photos

  • Front porch with rockers and porch swing.

    Front porch with rockers and porch swing.

  • Kitchen.

    Kitchen.

  • 2nd downstairs bedroom with 2 twin beds.

    2nd downstairs bedroom with 2 twin beds.

  • Upstairs bathroom.

    Upstairs bathroom.

  • View of the swinging bridge and Highway bridge crossing the James River.

    View of the swinging bridge and Highway bridge crossing the James River.

  • View down river.

    View down river.

  • Living room with gas logs.

    Living room with gas logs.

  • Downstairs bath.

    Downstairs bath.

  • Lovely gazebo in the town park next to the river.

    Lovely gazebo in the town park next to the river.

  • Tubing on the James River.

    Tubing on the James River.

  • Day after Christmas several years ago.

    Day after Christmas several years ago.

VRBO #482749

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, February 26, 2017

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