Rugged. Rustic. Relaxed.(13 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:31 nights
- Property type:Lodge
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
2 bedrooms, 2 baths with Mountain and Valley Views
NOTE: WE ONLY RENT FOR 30+ DAYS. PLEASE STOP ASKING. We are not allowed by the County of Warren to offer short term rentals. WE ARE OBEYING THE LAW.Please DON'T ASK. You are welcome to let the Warren County Zoning Office know of your unhappiness about this.
Perched atop a mountain, this northward facing cabin has awesome views, peace and quiet.
Enjoy the serenity and the sounds of animals, birds and all the glories of nature!
Bear Lodge features a spacious, open floor plan Great Room, with fully equipped kitchen and big screen TV. All vantage points in living room, dining room and kitchen are overlooking the trees and mountains in the far distance from a two-story window wall. Dreamy!
The Great Room boasts a spectacular floor to ceiling river rock fireplace with deer head, hand scraped cedar mantel, railings and posts.
When you first arrive, you'll cross a unique wood walk to front door with hammered bronze light fixtures.
You'll enjoy the personal touches we've added, such as a handcrafted cedar log pool table in loft with wild boar head and log bars to hold your food and drinks.
Another fun touch is our indoor 'outhouse' shower on the lower level.
The unique property and views, plus our new rustic decor all add character and transform an already charming cabin into an awesome lodge.
In the evening, a romantic jacuzzi on the lower deck will wrap you in nature's beauty. This is our dream cabin and we hope we have created your fantasy cabin vacation experience!
This is a no-smoking, no pets rental for your comfort.
Handcrafted log beds and rustic furnishings in 2 bedrooms.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Because of our 2 Bedroom septic system, our maximum number of people on the lease is 3 adults, or 2 adults, 1 child, or 1 adult 2 children. Sorry but NO EXCEPTIONS.
Two spacious bathrooms.
Enjoy the loft game room with custom cedar log pool table and an outdoor jacuzzi on the lower deck. Guests are expected to honor the peace and quiet of this sanctuary in the woods and be considerate of our neighbors.
WIFI, Cable TV and Netflix are included. Laundry soap is provided, as we have a high efficiency washing machine that requires special soap (1/2 packet does a whole load).
NOTE: Sheets, towels, and paper products are supplied.
Bear Lodge is NOW ONLY available as a corporate rental or for stays 30 days+. Maids fee, hot tub service, utilities are included. Owner has a merchant account and would prefer direct payment by check or credit card. Please do not inquire about short stays. The County of Warren is not amenable to short term rentals for our property. It is a zoning issue and out of our control.
Winter Weather Advisory: This cabin is located on a mountain ridge and the mountain roads are steep and winding. During ice and snow a 4 wheel drive vehicle or chains will be required to traverse them. A call to our property managers should be made to check road conditions before you come.
Do not feed or approach wildlife.
Cancellation Policy: If you cancel your reservation on or before 60 days prior to your planned arrival date, we will refund your reservation deposit less a $25 processing fee. If you cancel after that date, we will refund the damage insurance, security deposit, cleaning fees, but we reserve the right to keep the rental + tax. If we are able to rebook the property for all or part of that period, we will refund the rental amount or prorated share, as appropriate. You may choose to purchase travel insurance separately.
See Rental Agreement for other House Rules.
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Member since: 2013
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Housekeeper Included
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Gambling Casinos
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio:
- Lawn / Garden:
Summer Only. Charcoal Grill w/ Propane Starter, No lighter fluid necessary. You turn off propane once coals are lit. Use appropriate caution as you are in a forest. Keep grill supervised at all times....moreless
Pool / Spa
- Housekeeper Included
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My Standard Rate
31 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 7.3%
Maximum Adult Occupancy: 3
Maximum Children Occupancy: 2
Maximum Total Occupancy 3
Minimum Age to Rent: 24
If you cancel your reservation on or before 60 days prior to your planned arrival date, we will refund your reservation deposit less a $25 processing fee. If you cancel after that date, we will refund the damage insurance, security deposit, cleaning fees, but we reserve the right to keep the
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Canoe, Kayak, Tubing down the Shenandoah River, Skyline Caverns, Luray Caverns, Shenandoah Caverns, Ziplines, Horseback Riding, Tumbling little stream Trout Fishing in GW Nat'l Forest, Wineries, Warren County Fair, Shenandoah County Fair, Charleston Horse Racing and Slots, Historic villages of Front Royal and Strasburg, Zip lining, Golf, Appalachian Trail Backpacking, Hot Air Balloon rides, relaxing on the back covered deck in rocking chair or Jacuzzi with 50 mile views to Winchester VA.
Year Purchased: 2013
About: Keith and Kimberly Hartke own several vacation rental properties on the east coast. These are second homes for the Hartke's and their extended family. The Hartke's are real estate and public relations business people in the D.C.metro area. The Hartke's enjoy helping other families create special vacation memories. Keith is a full time licensed Realtor. Kimberly is a publicist for health and wellness related clients.
Why Front Royal, VA, USA:
We have been looking for country property for the last decade. This former church retreat had many of the things we were looking for in a cabin, and our rustic handcrafted decor added the rest.
The Unique Benefits at this Lodge:
Situated in a lovely, quiet, mountain gated community with many second home cabins, lodges and rustic principal residences. Enjoy the swing on the covered deck overlooking the Shenandoah Valley, then take a 10 minute drive to Front Royal for shopping and adventure.
- Primary: 703-860-2711
Links to more information:
Summertime at Bear Lodge, it's a Tree Fort!
Great Room and Game Loft
Master 'Bear Room' on Main Level
Deer sleep behind bushes at Bear Lodge
Jacuzzi Tub with Woods, Porch Rockers and Wooden Bench
Custom Log Pool Table in Game Loft
Lower Level Casual Living Room (TV not shown)
View from Kitchen (note wine refrigerator)
Valley and Mountain View from Bear Lodge
Great Room Stone Fireplace
Cedar Log Pool Table and BBQ Grill
Bear Lodge Autumn Leaves
Dining room and light fixture
Upper Deck - Porch Rockers and Dining Table
Upper Deck- Dining Table with a View!
Kitchen and Dining Area
Walk out the front door of the cabin and you might see a deer grazing in garden!
Great Room Decorated for Holidays
Hot Tub in Summertime
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017
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