Quaint Historic Log Cabin Overlooking the James River.(36 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-2 nights
- Property type:Cabin
- 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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Member since: 2013
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Water Tubing
- Dining Room
- Seating for 6 people
- Living Room
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Mar 31 - Sep 28, 2017
2 night min stay
Sep 29 - Nov 30, 2017
1 night min stay
Dec 1 - Mar 29, 2018
1 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 9.5%
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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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.
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.
- Primary: +1 540-597-3188 No calls after 10 pm
- Secondary: 540-793-1506 No calls after 10 pm
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Front porch with rockers and porch swing.
2nd downstairs bedroom with 2 twin beds.
View of the swinging bridge and Highway bridge crossing the James River.
View down river.
Living room with gas logs.
Lovely gazebo in the town park next to the river.
Tubing on the James River.
Day after Christmas several years ago.
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Monday, May 29, 2017
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