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Seay's Escape on Craig Creek, Across from the National Forest

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Studio cabin with swinging bed on screen porch! Mountain Views on the Creek!

This 900 square feet, two story cabin (our garage turned into a cabin until we build our retirement home here) was completed in 2013. Conveniently, located 2 miles off Route 220 sitting on 2.2 acres. 111 feet private access of Craig Creek is in your back yard and Jefferson Nation Forest is in your front yard. Quiet, beautiful lot with Roaring Run and James River very close. Bring your Kayaks/Canoes or Tubes and float from the back yard to the James River. My husband calls this my "Princess Camping". The Cabin is a studio style with semi private bedroom queen size bed, infrared heater and the living room has a vent-free propane fireplace, also two full size futons that have thick mattresses, full kitchen, living area has a bar, laundry room with propane heater, bathroom with large rain shower, large patio, Screened in porch with swinging bed and dining table (enclosed during the winter with a propane heater), fire pit and garage.

In the Winter this makes the prefect romantic weekend get away with the fireplace.

Bring your mountain bikes and ride the gravel roads. Once you cross the Phoenix Historic RR Bridge there isn't much traffic and it is the only way in and out to the cabin. There are great trails within an hour drive; Scenic Jackson, Greenbrier River Trail and the New River Trail.

There is hiking; Roaring Run, Douthat State Park and many others in the two National Forests: Jefferson (in front of the cabin) and George Washington National Forest.

Water: There is our pristine Craig Creek, James River (we are at the section called the "Upper James River Trail" the section from Eagle Rock to Springwood is a 14 miles stretch labeled 'Virginia Scenic River System') , the Jackson River and the Cow Pasture both make up the James River. They are located approximately 13.8 miles north. If you don't have water vehicles they can rented at Twin River Outfitters in Buchanan. Full Service Fishing Guide "Rock On Charters" Muskie and Small Mouth Bass; everything provided but VA Fishing License. They'll even pick you up!

There is SO MUCH TO DO! Within an hour drive is Roanoke, Lexington or Lewisburg, WV (home of the WV State Fair in August). Hot Springs with the Thomas Jefferson Hot Springs to soak in what is believed to be healing waters and sking. Wineries with entertainment and a brewery. History! You are stay in one of the two original counties of this country, Botetourt with historic Fincastle just down the road. Clifton Forge is a must see town. There is even a cave open to the public between Clifton Forge and Low Moor. Bring your own equipment because you're on your own!

If you want to stay in there are movies and board games. This is the place we go to get away from the world and electronics, so Sorry, no cable or internet! We'll always help you locate what it is you want to see or do. Visit Seay's Escape on Facebook.

Near by Cities & Towns-

All within an hour or less drive:

Clifton Forge: C&O Heritage Center, Allegheny Highland Arts & Crafts Center, Masonic Amphitheater & Antique Stores .

Buchanan; Kayak, Tube & Canoe Rentals by Twin Rivers Outfitters, Antique stores, Swinging Bridge & Movie Theater.

Roanoke; Mill Mountain Star, TV Show “Salvage Dogs” Black Dog Salvage, Greenway Trail (Hiking & Biking), Carvins Cove Natural Reserve (Boating, Hiking & Biking), Virginia Museum of Transportation, O. Winston Link Museum, Taubman Museum of Art, Mill Mountain Zoo, Science Museum of Western Virginia & Hopkins Planetarium,

Jefferson Center, Civic Center, City Market (Farmers & restaurants), Mill Mountain Theatre (Plays) & Breweries.

Covington; Humpback Covered Bridge, Jackson Scenic Trail (Hiking & Biking) & Falling Springs Waterfall.

Hot Springs; Jefferson Hot Springs, Omni Homestead Resort Skiing, & Hidden Valley Trail.

Lexington; Natural Bridge, Historic Areas & Horse center.

Lewisburg, WV; Lost World Caverns, WV State Fair, Greenbrier Trail, TV show Barnwood Builders & Historic areas.

Caving; Open to the public near Lowmoor VA I-64. Bring your own gear!!!

Trails:

Roaring Run, Eagle Rock

Hoop Hole, Eagle Rock

Jackson River Scenic Trail, Covington

Dragon’s Tooth - On Rt 311

McAfee’s Knob - On Rt 311

Peaks of Otter - Sharp Top & Flat Top Mountain Trails

Greenbrier Rails to Trails - Lewisburg, WV (87 miles long)

State Parks & Recreational Areas:

Douthat (Clifton Forge area)

Roaring Run (Eagle Rock)

Carvins Cove (Roanoke Area)

Waterways:

Craig Creek

James River

Jackson River

Cowpasture River

Carvins Cove

Full Service Fishing Guide:

Rock On Charters (Roanoke) Will pick you up and provide everything needed but your VA fishing license. Muskie and Small Mouth Bass

More Details

Owner
April "Dawn" Seay
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 24, 2017

About April "Dawn" Seay

Larry and I have been together since 1981 and married in 1984. We've owned a dog grooming shop for the past 25 years. We have two sons that love to come down there with us and bring their their friends to fish, hike and kayak or just hang out. We plan to retire on this lot, so we can continue to enjoy the great outdoors! Our sons are in college. We are still traveling quite a bit. We don't have the time go to the cabin as much as we would like so we thought we'd try renting it as a vacation home.

We have always loved Craig Creek area. After many years of dreaming about owning a place on the creek, this lot came available at the right time for us. So in 2012 we built our garage and a large RV pad. Well, that turned into a temporary cabin and screen porch. We have plans to build our permanent retire home adjacent to the garage.

April "Dawn" Seay purchased this cabin in 2007

Why April "Dawn" Seay chose Virginia

This is a unique place located directly across the road from the national forest and on pristine Craig Creek. The cabin itself has much up-cycled products redone in a creative way. There is much to do in this area, yet you can have quiet time at the cabins.

What makes this cabin unique

This tiny cabin took nearly two years to complete. It has 60 yr reclaimed beaded pine boards from a house in Blacksburg and another in Vinton. 80 yr old rough sawn tongue and groove doors from a cabin in Salem. 60 yr Metal cabinets from a home in Lynchburg. The bathroom vanity is a 100 yr old antique washstand refinished and converted. When hand building and designing this cabin I wanted to feel great when I was there and so all the special touches were done to create that atmosphere. We hope you'll feel the same.

Amenities

Eagle Rock Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • No Tub, Large Shower with Rain Shower Head
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Bed in bedroom, 2 full size futons in living room with thick comfortable mattresses. Plus one super thick twin mattress on swinging bed on screen porch.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Notes:
Near by Cities & Towns within an hour drive offer C&O Heritage Center Alleghany Highland Arts & Crafts Center Masonic Amphitheatre Antique Stores Kayak, Tube & Canoe Rentals by Twin Rivers Outfitters Swinging Bridge Movie Theatre Mill Mountain Star TV Show “Salvage Dogs” Black Dog Salvage Greenway Trail (Hiking & Biking) Carvins Cove Natural Reserve (Boating, Hiking & Biking) Virginia Museum of Transportation O. Winston Link Museum Taubman Museum of Art Mill Mountain Zoo Science Museum of Western Virginia & Hopkins Planetarium Jefferson Center Civic Center City Market (Farmers & restaurants) Mill Mountain Theatre (Plays) Breweries Humpback Covered Bridge Jackson Scenic Trail (Hiking & Biking) Falling Springs Waterfall Jefferson Hot Springs Omni Homestead Resort Skiing & Tubing Hidden Valley Trail Natural Bridge Historic Areas Horse center Lost World Caverns WV State Fair (August) Greenbrier Trail TV show Barnwood Builders Historic areas Hiking Biking Wineries Brewery

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(41 traveler reviews)

Seay's Escape on Craig Creek, Across from the National Forest
average rating of 4.8292685 based on 41 reviews
5

A true escape!

  • 5 of 5

Even though it rained, I had a wonderful stay. The property is immaculately clean, but homey and earthy at the same time, and there is a lot of character in the decor at every corner. You can tell the owners put a lot of love into the space. The view from the screened porch was 360, with mountains all around. It was very serene. Just a walk across the field, the creek awaits, also with a swing seat. As the weather changed and so did our hiking plans, Dawn was super attentive with recommendations. The most magical part was the sea of fireflies over the fields in the evening! I really felt at home in a magical place. I will definitely come back for more exploring in the area and for a magical home to return to. Thank you Dawn!!

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank Michelle for such a nice review. We always want people to enjoy themselves while they are there, so we are thrilled you did in spite of the rain. Thanks for taking great care of our place. We look forward to your return.
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5

Nice break from the city

  • 5 of 5

Would rent again.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for choosing our place and taking good care of it. We'd love to have you come back!
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5

Getaway from it all

  • 5 of 5

April's place is wonderful and relaxing. Just the perfect place for my hubby and I to getaway from it all. The place was very clean, nicely decorated and our favorite was the swinging couch on the deck! We would definitely visit again. 😊

  • Submitted: May 7, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your sweet review and for taking great care of our place! We are so pleased you had a great time. We hope you come back to see us.
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5

The property is amazing!!! A magnificent view and the cabin was perfect and had everything!!!

  • 5 of 5

Definitely will be back. We had an amazing time! Very relaxing and has everything you need! We cooked on the grill and roasted marshmallows over the fire pit!! A beautiful view and quiet atmosphere!! Definitely one of my top vacations ever!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review. We are so pleased you had a great time, as always that is our goal. We appreciate you choosing our place for you vacation and we look forward to having you come back. Thanks for taking great care of our place!
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5

Just Amazing!

  • 5 of 5

First let me start by saying Dawn was one of the sweetest and easiest people I have ever delt with! We have a few rentals that weren't quite what we expected and this place far exceeded our expectations. The inside and outside were very clean and neat, so it was very easy to feel comfortable just like at home. I loved waking up to not only a beautiful view of the surrounding mountains but some visiting horses in the field behind the house. It was so peaceful and relaxing..exactly what my husband and I needed for a nice getaway from daily life. We were so sad to leave and really wished we would have had more time. There is so much to do not far from the house as well as day trips. We were able to make it to Roaring Run waterfall which was only a 6 mile drive and about a mile and a half of beautiful scenery! We would totally suggest this for a romantic getaway or just somewhere beautiful and quiet away from the hustle and bustle. I know we will love taking another (longer) trip there!

  • Submitted: Apr 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for such a sweet review! We are truly thrilled that you enjoyed yourselves and are coming back. We'd love to have again! Thanks for taking great care of our place. P.S. I too love having my neighbors horses in the backyard. ;)
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5

Great experience, great place

  • 5 of 5

Really enjoyed our stay. Owners were super helpful with suggestions and ideas for things to do, very quick replying. Beautiful area in VA, the place was about 45 minutes from some awesome hikes. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Apr 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review! We are so glad you enjoyed yourselves! Thanks for choosing our place!
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Map

Nearest Airport
33.6 Miles
Roanoke Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
16.7 Miles
Jack Mason's Tavern Clifton forge
Nearest Golf
19.3 Miles
Ashley Plantation Country Club
Nearest Train
16.9 Miles
Amtrak Clifton Forge
Nearest Restaurant
3.3 Miles
Maw & Paw's Eagle Rock
Nearest Ski
53 Miles
The Omni Homestead Resprt
Car: necessary

Outfitters for Kayaking and Fishing guides

Photos

Rates & Availability

Eagle Rock Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Summer
May 31 2017 - Jun 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$99
$599
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
4th of July
Jun 30 2017 - Jul 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$115
$649
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
Jul 10 2017 - Jul 23 2017
2 night minimum stay
$99
$599
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Nightly Rate
Jul 24 2017 - Jul 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
$99
$599
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
Jul 25 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$99
$599
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 5 2017
3 night minimum stay
$115
$649
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall
Sep 6 2017 - Nov 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$99
$599
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 18 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$99
$599
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Early Winter
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$99
$599
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
Holidays
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
$99
$599
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$99
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fees $55
Refundable damage deposit $200
Tax Rate 12.3%

Our contract must be signed and returned us within 48 hours to keep your reservation. Failure to do so will result in cancellation of reservation. Must by over 25 years of age to rent and stay; verification of age maybe required. Complete refund if canceled before 60 days and 50% if cancelled before 30 days. Check in 3:00 pm checkout 11 am. No Pets. Caution: This cabin is not set up for handicap or young children. There are steep stairs and steep banks on this property. We can not be responsible for injuries. No excessive drinking or smoking. We are SHARING OUR SECOND HOME, please, care for it as we do. This is an amazing place to stay and enjoy the outdoors! We want you to enjoy it and we want to continue to enjoy it. THANK YOU FOR RESPECTING OUR RULES!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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