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INGROUND PRIVATE POOL AND SPA/-PRIVATE/FISH FEEDING POND-BASKETBALL COURT-L@@K!

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Space 2,500 sq. ft.
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

SEVERAL NIGHTS IN AUGUST LEFT TO BOOK-INQUIRE NOW!!!- YOU WILL LOVE THE COUNTRY!

----You have found your dream vacation home!!! you are going to enjoy the country!!! YOUR SMARTPHONE SHOULD WORK GREAT HERE! WE DO HAVE A BIG SCREEN TV WITH MOVIES AND YOU CAN RENT MOVIES LOCALLY.WE GET SEVERAL OVER THE AIR CHANNELS-ABC-ION -SHOPPING CHANNELS ECT. We are easy to find, located just 2 miles off of us 19(a four lane highway). We have city water, a circle paved driveway, inground swimming pool, spacious front and rear decks and a fully stocked kitchen. 3 beautiful queen bedrooms and a King master honeymoon suite which boasts a dual mega size Jacuzzi tub large enough for 4 kids or two full size adults.Also on the third floor is a Kids Loft with two twin beds and a fan light with dresser and lots of storage. Our front and rear decks are large,, and the rear deck has a large table with umbrella .We have a large Firepit (I HAVE A POLARIS RANGER AND WILL BRING YOU A BED FULL OF WOOD FOR 25 BUCKS IF YOU DECIDE TO USE THE FIREPIT. WOOD IS FOR SALE AT MANY LOCAL STORES BUT MY 25 DOLLAR DEAL IS LESS THAN HALF PRICE OF MOST OF THE STORES. The view from the decks is breathtaking, on a clear day you can see up to 4 counties away!!. There is large pool hut, a very nice basketball court for you to use and enjoy. The two upper bedrooms have booster ac units for the hottest days! The home has central air and heat pump. There is plenty of parking for your vehicles and your boat if you choose to come boating in WV!!! We just recently remodeled the Chalet and we think you will find our home very comfortable and inviting to you and your guests.,,, please read our reviews,, we are proud that everyone has truly felt at home and had a great time while here.We are a small mom and pop rental, we do the cleaning, we do the renovating and we give you personal service.While here , you have our utmost attention and if you have a need or a problem arises,, we are there to get it taken care of. You have my cell phone number and since we have only one rental, we pride ourselves in how well we take care of our guests!! Our vacation rental is our previous home, we lived there for 33 years, and want to share our much loved and prized possession with you our guests. WE are not near any other cabins or homes,, the music, the laughter and the smell of the grill will all be the sounds and smells of yours!!!! not someone elses,,, so please give us a try, we will do all we can to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Pat and Debbie Kesler.. FOR THE SPRING AND SUMMER SEASON POOL WILL BE OPEN BY MAY 15TH. NOTE:!!!!!!!!!!PLEASE READ!!!!anywhere,, THIS IS A LARGE HOME, SEVERAL OF OUR ROOMS CLEANED AND LOCKED UNLESS THE SIZE OF YOUR PARTY OR GROUP REQUIRES THE ROOMS TO BE READY FOR YOU. IN THE CASE OF ONE COUPLE, WE OPEN THE KING BED AND BATH MASTER SUITE. FOR SMALLER GROUPS WE ONLY OPEN THE MOST DESIRED OR REQUESTED ROOMS. THIS IS FOR GIVING YOU THE GUEST A BETTER PRICE AND US HAVING TO CLEAN LESS ROOMS ALLOWING US TO CHARGE LESS FOR LESS PEOPLE STAYING. THIS IS JUST A COMMON SENSE APPROACE WE HAVE TAKEN. SO,,,,,,,,,,,,PLEASE BE UPFRONT WITH YOUR NUMBER OF GUESTS AND WE WILL GIVE YOU THE BEST DEAL POSSIBLE. NOTE: PLEASE PARK IN AREA ABOVE POOL OR ON EDGE OF PAVEMENT LEAVING THE CIRCLE DRIVE OPEN TO MAINT. VEHICLE FOR THE LENGTH OF YOUR STAY. WE OCCASIONALLY WILL DROP BY ON OUR SIDE BY SIDE TO PICK UP GARBAGE, DELIVER SUPPLIES ECT. PLEASE LEAVE AT LEAST ONE LANE OF THE DRIVEWAY OPEN AT ALL TIMES, THANK YOU!

also,,, if you desire that we go shopping for you and have the frige stocked when you arrive,, we will be glad to do just that!!!!

Keywords: Luxury Mountain Cabin

Vacation Home

New River Gorge

Gauley River

Summersville Lake

Whitewater Rafting

Zip Line

Bridge Day

876

Houseboat Vacation

Vacation Southern West Virginia

Raft the New and Gauley Rivers

Bi Plane Ride

Confluence Resort

Wedding Party

Wedding Setting

Fayette County

Class VI whitewater

Houseboat

Sutton Lake

Vacation Getaway

Southern West Virginia

private pool

More Details

Owner
PAT OR DEBBIE KESLER-(we suggest that you submit a phone number for a quote.
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2017

About PAT OR DEBBIE KESLER-(we suggest that you submit a phone number for a quote.

MY WIFE AND I BUILT THE GINGERBREAD HOUSE BEFORE WE GOT MARRIED WHILE WE WERE DATING, WE HAD IT READY TO MOVE INTO IN THE WINTER OF 1980 AND WE GOT MARRIED AND MOVED IN ON DEC 28, 1980. WE BOTH ARE LIFE LONG RESIDENTS OF FAYETTE COUNTY , I HAVE LIVED IN HICO ALL MY LIFE AND THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN IN MY FAMILY FOR MY ENTIRE LIFE. Debbie and I lived in the Gingerbread house for 33 years and decided to use it as a supplemental income as opposed to selling it. We welcome you our guests to enjoy our retro home and cherish its memories as we have while enjoying the local area and its many things to do!!!!

PAT OR DEBBIE KESLER-(we suggest that you submit a phone number for a quote. purchased this chateau / country house in 1980

Why PAT OR DEBBIE KESLER-(we suggest that you submit a phone number for a quote. chose West Virginia

CENTRALLY LOCATED, IN FARMING COUNTRY, EASY TO ACCESS AND VERY PRIVATE. LOCATED MINUTES FROM ANYTHING FUN OR EXCITING THAT YOU WOULD WANT TO EXPLORE. STATE PARKS HAWKS NEST AND BABCOCK ARE NEARBY AS ARE MANY OTHER ATTRACTIONS PERTAINING TO THE NEW RIVER GORGE. YOU CAN DO ANYTHING FROM A SIMPLE HIKE TO A BRIDGEWALK OR ZIPLINE TOUR TO A RIDE IN AN ANTIQUE STEARMAN BIPLANE!!!! ONLY MINUTES AWAY.!!!!

What makes this chateau / country house unique

PLEASE INQUIRE AND HAVE YOUR DATES OF INTEREST READY,NOW AND THEN WE MAY HAVE ONE NIGHT AVAILABLE, PLEASE INQUIRE IF YOU CAN ONLY STAY ONE NIGHT, WE MAY BE ABLE TO WORK IT OUT!!! you must submit a phone number so we can contact you before sending a quote... WE WILL GIVE YOU PERSONAL SERVICE AND ASK FOR ANY SPECIALS WE MAY BE OFFERING!!!! Our Honeymoon suite getaway room with king bed has its own ac, and its own large Jacuzzi whirlpool tub for two,, it boasts a snack and drink area that is right beside the tub.

While here at the Gingerbread house, you are bound to want to grill out at least a few times during your stay, I have a very good friend(Eddie) who runs the custom meatshop at the local Piggly Wiggly, just 3 miles away... during his day shift , tell him Pat sent you and he will cut you any type of steak as thick as you choose, and usually the steaks are on sale... no better meat can be found anywhere,, near or far!!! PLEASE BE ADVISED, THIS IS A LARGE HOME, SEVERAL OF OUR ROOMS CLEANED AND LOCKED UNLESS THE SIZE OF YOUR PARTY OR GROUP REQUIRES THE ROOMS TO BE READY FOR YOU. IN THE CASE OF ONE COUPLE, WE OPEN THE KING BED AND BATH MASTER SUITE. FOR SMALLER GROUPS WE ONLY OPEN THE MOST DESIRED OR REQUESTED ROOMS. THIS IS FOR GIVING YOU THE GUEST A BETTER PRICE AND US HAVING TO CLEAN LESS ROOMS ALLOWING US TO CHARGE LESS FOR LESS PEOPLE STAYING. THIS IS JUST A COMMON SENSE APPROACE WE HAVE TAKEN. SO,,,,,,,,,,,,PLEASE BE UPFRONT WITH YOUR NUMBER OF GUESTS AND WE WILL GIVE YOU THE BEST DEAL POSSIBLE. Cancellations must be initiated 60 days prior to your arrival date. No exceptions......

Amenities

Hico Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , shower/sink/mirror and toilet on basement level -large room
  • .Main floor bathroom has retro black and white checkerboard tile with modern claw foot tub and black toilet and black lavatory.Upstairs master bath has whirlpool tub and single vanity and toilet.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single , WE CALL THIS THE KIDS LOFT BUT IS SUITABLE FOR 2 ADULTS.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , ON UPPER FLOOR WITH PRIVATE AC AND TWO CLOSETS
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , QUEEN BED, LOCATED ON MAIN FLOOR WITH TWO CLOSETS AND FAN
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , THE CHESTNUT ROOM,QUEEN,ON MAIN FLOOR-WORMY CHESTNUT WALLS
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king , KING WITH WHIRLPOOL FOR TWO AND TOILET AND VANITY-PVT. A/C
    Bedroom 6 - 1 twin/ single , rollaway or portable bedroom(setup as needed by staff)
    Bedroom 7 - 2 twin/ single , 1 or 2 rollaway or twins setup by staff as needed(full bath)
  • Loft 2 Full Or Twin Beds, Full Size Hide A Bed In Living Room, 3 Queen Beds In Regular Size Bedrooms, King Bed In Master Suite With Whirpool Tub For Two!!!(honeymoon suite) single sleeper sofa in living room.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
WE PROVIDE FISH FOOD UPON REQUEST, WE USUALLY LEAVE A CONTAINER ON THE BACK DECK BY CHIMNEY, IF YOU NEED MORE WE WILL PROVIDE IT... HOWEVER WE RESPECTFULLY ASK THAT YOU NOT GO FISHING IN OUR POND. WE FEEL THAT FEEDING IS A BETTER WAY OF ENJOYING MORE FISH THAN JUST CATCHING ONE OR TWO...MORE FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY THIS WAY.. SOME OF THE CATFISH ARE NEARLY 3 FEET LONG!!!.......

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(46 traveler reviews)

INGROUND PRIVATE POOL AND SPA/-PRIVATE/FISH FEEDING POND-BASKETBALL COURT-L@@K!
average rating of 4.7391305 based on 46 reviews
4

Very nice rental

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay. The house is very clean and very well kept. The bedrooms are spacious with comfortable beds. Could have used dressers downstairs and closet upstairs.

Great location if going to a wedding/event at The Confluence, which is what we were there for). The area is beautiful, esp the New River Gorge. The road the house is on though is very windy and narrow

The bathrooms are clean and well stocked with towels, soap bars. Liquid hand soap was watered down (we actually bought a new one) and the upstairs is only a tub, which is a little inconvenient with multiple people getting ready.

Great deck with beautiful scenery. We did not use the pool, so we cannot review.

Overall a nice stay, the owner, Pat is very nice and lives nearby if any issues, has a very friendly outdoor cat who greeted us outside daily. Very easy access and checkout

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: wow, ( our home is not perfect, so sometimes I like to respond to review,,,(our pool was open and our hot tub was filled with fresh water and hot and enjoyable!!)sorry you did not use it.. thanks for the nice 4 star review! I wanted to respond a little to the guests review, one upstairs bedroom, the queen has two closets that have ample room for hanging clothes for 4 people easily, the master room does have a closet albeit a small one, we apologize for the handsoap,(my wife said it was filled with a refill(large bottle) from wal mart) we will have to ck on this,, and we do have a bath or shower on each floor, the guests did not utilize the shower and facilities on the basement floor, all in all we have three commodes, three sinks one tub shower, one tub and one shower. I can take all criticism in stride but would be nice if the guest had at least mentioned the "free" night I gave them for their wedding stay, again thanks!!! I have extended a 5 star review to the guest on all levels.
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5

The votes are in!

  • 5 of 5

Great hosts, great family place and very clean. The grandkids all voted for a return trip! That would make it our third stay at the Gingerbread House. Pat and Debbie are wonderful to work with and very responsive.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are go appreciative of our returning friends, Ray and Nancy always go above and beyond to make the house clean and neat when they check out,, almost didn't need a maid!!!! Ray has become a buddy as he always is fixing or repairing something for me here at the house,,, he is very handy. not many like him left!!!! thanks guys.. please return.
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5

Great multi-family house for Thanksgiving

  • 5 of 5

Just got home from our great Thanksgiving-Christmas stay at the Gingerbread House. Although weather was a little wet we still managed to feed the fish and have a bonfire which entertained the 1 yr old, twin 2 year olds and 4 year old. The rooms and beds were very comfortable and let the kids have early bedtime while the 6 adults could stay up. TV was the only downside as we could only get 4 channels so had to miss Thanksgiving Parades. Kitchen was big enough to fix Thanksgiving dinner and Pat had supplied an extra table and 4 chairs so everyone had a seat at the table! Bathrooms were nice and claw foot tub was enjoyed by all 4 kids at once...great family memory. I was impressed how clean the house was and much bigger than pictures made it appear. Hope to return in the summer to enjoy the pool.Thanks Pat & Debbie

  • Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: thank you so much for the kind words and we look forward to having your family back in the summer when you can enjoy the pool!!! Thank you from Pat and Debbie Kesler
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5

runners getaway

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love staying at the Gingerbread House! This was my second trip and it feels like a home away from home. We took advantage of the fully equipped kitchen and fixed a full country breakfast before we headed over to run the Sticks and Stones 15K trail race at Babcock State Park. We will definitely be back in the spring. Thank you for sharing the ginger read house with us! CRR friends.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderful Stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely time staying in the Gingerbread House. We were a party of 10 adults that fit well and comfortably. I would not recommend more than 10 adults (one pair slept in an open loft area) based on personal space. It was centrally located to the New River Gorge; very convenient in regards to travel time back and forth to the activities. The owners were polite and responsive when we needed anything. The kitchen was stocked w/ utensils, pans, dishes etc. The pool, deck and fire pit were an added bonus. I would consider staying there again in the future.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Fantastic Getaway! Highly Recommended!

  • 5 of 5

We came as a group of old friends who don't get to see each other much now-a-days. We were all excited and our weekend was even more fun than we could have thought. Pat was a fantastic host and very knowledgable about the surrounding areas. What a fun & relaxing weekend. We all hope to plan this trip again next year. Thanks so much! 5 stars for the Gingerbread house and 5 stars for Pat! Thanks again.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
5 Miles
NRG PRIVATE LANSING WV /SUMMERSVILLE WV 20 MILES
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
TRACTOR BAR(STEVE BROWN CELEBRITY OWNER)
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
SUMMERSVILLE WV
Nearest Train
25 Miles
PRINCE WV
Nearest Motorway
2.2 Miles
US RT 60
Nearest Restaurant
2.2 Miles
DELI AT HICO EXXON
Nearest Ski
39 Miles
WINTERPLACE SKI RESORT
Nearest Beach
20 Miles
SUMMERSVILLE LAKE PUBLIC ACCESS BEACH/SWIMMING
Car: necessary

IF YOU ARE NEW TO VISITING WV, THERE ARE THOUSANDS OF THINGS TO DO, ACTUALLY ITS FUN FOR YOUNG AND OLD, AND ANYTHING IN BETWEEN, YOU CAN RELAX AND STAY AT THE RENTAL OR SPEND EACH DAY GOING TO YOUR FAVORITE NEW ADVENTURE, EITHER WAY, THE GINGERBREAD HOUSE ON SUNDAY ROAD WILL BE THE CENTRAL LOCATION THAT YOU WILL FIND VERY MUCH LIKE HOME. MY WIFE AND I BUILT THIS HOME WHEN WE WERE YOUNGER AND HAVE BUILT A RETIREMENT HOME NEAR THE GINGERBREAD HOUSE. WE ARE OFFERING OUR PRIZED AND MUCH LOVED POSSESSION TO OUR GUESTS WITH MANY MANY FOND MEMORIES. YOU ARE NOT JUST RENTING AN OLD HOUSE THAT WAS BUILT TO GENERATE REVENUE, YOU ARE GOING TO BE STAYING IN A MUCH LOVED HOME THAT WE HOPE YOU WILL ENJOY AS MUCH AS WE HAVE. WE WILL BE NEARBY TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTIONS, HELP WITH ANY ISSUES THAT MAY ARISE AND BE FAR ENOUGH AWAY TO GIVE YOU THE PRIVACY YOU EXPECT.

all cancellations must be initiated within 60 days of the arrival date. no exceptions.!

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Rates & Availability

Hico Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
SUMMER 2017
May 15 2017 - Sep 6 2017
2 night minimum stay
$349
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
BRIDGE DAY 2017
Oct 18 2017 - Oct 24 2017
3 night minimum stay
$399
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$199
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

OVERAGE AS REQUIRED $75
CLEANING FEE $60 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $79
Tax Rate 6.0%

You may receive a full refund if you cancel your stay 60 days in advance of your arrival. Thank you.
late arrivals or no shows will not receive a refund. We have the house cleaned for "you" we charged the previous guest 60.00 to clean the home. likewise we charge 60.00 to clean the home when you depart. We only expect you to wash dished in dishwasher and return to cabinets and tidy up, we don't expect you to clean as you would your home, just leave it as decent as possilble when you check out. If we have to do an "extreme clean" where your party has spilled something and not notified us or something else that was neglected,, we may deem this as damage and possibly submit a claim, we are decent friendly clean folks and just ask that you treat us the way you would want to be treated.

A 60 DOLLAR CLEANING AND EXTRA LINEN FEE WILL BE ADDED IF WE ACCEPT A ONE NIGHT STAY. PLEASE UNDERSTAND, WITH A ONE NIGHT STAY, WE STILL HAVE TO CLEAN AS IF IT WAS A MULTIPLE NIGHT STAY. AND,,, WE ARE CLEANING THE WHOLE RESIDENCE. UP TO 4 GUESTS THE CLEANING FEE IS 60.00

PLEASE BE UPFRONT WITH YOUR NUMBER OF GUESTS.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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