About the property
- Chalet3500 sqft
- Half Baths0
- Minimum Stay2 - 4 nights
5 bedroom, 3 bathroom with Mountain Views
Get away from it all at Kismet! This beautiful chalet home features an open floor plan which allows for quality time with your family or group—whether preparing a meal in the modern, well-equipped kitchen or enjoying the magnificent views from the floor to ceiling windows in the vaulted living area.
With 5 bedrooms, Kismet comfortably accommodates up to 10 guests. There are three bedrooms on the main level, two with queen beds and one with two twin beds. The lower level offers two bedrooms, with twin beds, including one bunk bed. There is an additional den with seating and a card table. House amenities include wifi internet and cable television programming, with apple tv, on two flat screen televisions. You can breathe in the fresh mountain air and listen to the sounds of nature from the expansive deck and screened in porch.
As a part of the award-winning Coolfont Mountainside community, Kismet provides the perfect balance of seclusion and convenience. The community offers a swimming pool and hot tub (open Memorial Day to Labor Day), as well as tennis courts and a playground area for the little ones. Hop on one of the community’s hiking trails to enjoy the view from the top of Cacapon Mountain. Just 5 miles from downtown Berkeley Springs, where you can enjoy fine dining, shopping, and the renowned mineral spring spas. Less than 15 minutes to beautiful Cacapon State Park with swimming, golf course, horseback riding, hiking trails and many other activities.
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- Calendar last updated:
- May 22, 2018
About Sarah Bax
From The Owners: We purchased this property in November 2012 to have a place outside of our home in Washington, DC, to enjoy some outdoor activities with our two young boys, and other friends and family. We love spending time at this house and are pleased to be able to share it with others.
Sarah Bax purchased this Chalet in 2012
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.
Great space for a large family gathering.
Spacious mountain chalet in a hardwood forest setting. Master bedroom and two other bedrooms upstairs. Two BR on the lower level are kid-friendly and spartan. Great room is comfortable but furnishings a bit dated. Long dining room table accommodates a crowd. Downside of our stay was the minimal water pressure in the showers, nothing more than a light drizzle. Only a couple of quality bath towels; others were thin or fraying. Kitchen had all we needed except for a knife sharpener. Enjoyed the large screened porch as an additional gathering space.
We are so glad to hear you enjoyed Kismet.. especially the relaxing porch area! We sent a plumber to the house after seeing your review and he was able to clear out sediment from lines to increase water pressure. We're only sorry we didn't know about it during your stay so we could have improved the pressure for you. New towels and a knife sharpener have been ordered! Hope to host you back in Berkeley Springs in the future!
quiet peaceful setting
I met up with extended family for a long weekend and we all enjoyed! The house is beautiful and the open space was perfect for a family gathering and preparing dinner together. The fireplace, windows and scenery helped create a cozy feel and it was quiet and peaceful. We were able to use the tennis and volleyball courts and the playground, but were too early in the season to use the pool. We would definitely stay here again - maybe in the summer months when we could enjoy more of nature and amenities
Beautiful, clean, convenient to hiking, dining, and shopping
Excellent rental experience and as a result we have planned to revisit next year. Sarah, the property manager is the best.
The house was perfect for our group -- we loved the large open kitchen and the big picture window at the front of the house. It was still nice and warm and toasty. We did however have a few problems with water pressure in the showers and a leaky drippy faucet in the master bedroom. The timer on the oven also went off for some reason and wouldn't stop - and the fuse box was locked so we were unable to turn it off. That wasn't great.
Other then that - it was a lovely house and well suited for our yoga - retreat needs. Thank you!! I would come back!
We are so pleased to hear Kismet fit the needs of your yoga retreat group! We realize the maintenance issues can occur at any time (and don't they seem to creep up at the most inopportune times?). With that, we were glad to respond to and address the maintenance issues as soon as you texted. We were able to offer the code to the electrical room to stop the beeping and get our handyman to the house within four hours of your call on a Friday evening. Namaste!
Exactly as advertised
We booked Kismet for a Mom’s weekend away. Five Moms, no kids, no husbands, just people who tidied after themselves and ate the delicious meals that were cooked for them.
The cabin is spacious and tidy. The kitchen is well stocked. Kismet itself is located in a very quiet and isolated area, which is exactly what we were going for.
We were very impressed with how quickly Sarah responded when the heat went out our first night there. The heating guy came quickly and after the first evening everything was toasty warm.
We would definitely stay again.
The home was perfect for a group of ladies to scrapbook. The big open room was fabulous.
Loved the big open great room. Plenty of bedrooms/bathrooms to meet our needs. The only issue would be the location if there was a snow storm. Driveway is up a significant hill. We were thankful for good weather. Beautiful area to relax and enjoy nature’s beauty.
The surrounding area provides a wealth of activities. Cacapon State Park is less than 15 minutes away and offers horseback riding, boating and swimming in the lake, hiking, playgrounds, picnic areas and a golf course. Enjoy float trips, swimming, fishing, and boating on the nearby Cacapon River. Bike on the C&O Canal Towpath Rails To Trails path on the banks of the Potomac River in nearby Hancock, MD. Winter skiing and snowboarding are available at White Tail resort 45 minutes away. Historic Harper's Ferry is not far, featuring Civil War museums as well as outdoor adventures including whitewater rafting and tubing on the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers.
Rates & Availability
Additional information about rental rates
Discount for weekly stay! Holiday rates may vary and require a 3 night minimum stay. We rent to guests 25 years of age and older. Standard check-in time is 4 pm and standard check-out time is 11 am. We are happy to allow early check-in/ late check-out if our schedule allows it-- just ask!