Almost Heaven - Secluded Newly Constructed House in the Mountains(10 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:Ask Owner
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Bedrm, Sunrm, Greatrm, Deck, 2 Bths, 2 Kits (plus, Studio Apt. Lower Level)
The lower level is set up as an efficiency apartment with a sofa, easy chair, 2 twin beds and a double bed, bath and kitchen. The kitchen has a stove and refrigerator, but is not fully equipped. TV receives local channels. If you wish to watch a movie, please feel free to choose from our DVD library. The washer and dryer are located on the lower level. Double doors lead out onto the lower deck where you will find charcoal grill which is to be used in the open space to the west of the house.
House has a well and septic system.
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Member since: 2014
- 2000 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 6
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
Local Services & Businesses
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Freshwater Fishing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $79
- Tax Rate 12%
6% West Virginia State Tax
6% Lodging Tax - Hardy County
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 90 days before arrival date.
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Looking for a vacation where you can enjoy nature, unplug and relax? You have found the right place. Our house, which we have dubbed, Almost Heaven is nestled at the foot of a mountain in the wilds of West Virginia surrounded by rolling hills. The property has 10 acres with various out buildings and is situated between 2 small spring-fed streams. New construction accented with antiques makes you feel right at home. The upstairs kitchen is fully equipped and the outdoor charcoal grill is ready for you to make/grill your favorite dishes. The deck is the perfect place to eat, read, sunbathe, watch hawks soar and/or count the stars. In the evening sit by the outdoor fire pit and roast marsh mellows. (The indoor fireplace is in the process of being converted to gas.) The house sleeps 6 with a queen bed in the master bedroom, a single bed in the sun room which is surrounded by windows on 3 sides, and 2 twin beds and a double bed are on the lower level which is set up as an efficiency apartment. There is a full bath and kitchen on both levels. For exercise and to stretch your legs, amble down the drive and/or bring your bikes to walk/bike along the country road. The TVs receives local channels. Phone and internet access is limited to AT&T. There is an AT&T Go-Phone available for your use. Most cell phones receive signals in Moorefield/Wardensville. Internet access is available for basic web searches, but not for gaming or Utube.
Nearby there are numerous parks/activities for your enjoyment. Here are just a few:
Trout Pond, Lost City - swimming, hiking, fishing (16 Miles)
Wardens Lake, Wardensville - hiking, fishing (19 miles)
Lost River State Park, Mathias - swimming, hiking (20 miles)
Hidden Trail Stables, Mathias - horseback riding (20 miles)
City Park/Pool, Wardensville - swimming, picnicking (9 miles)
Valley View Golf Course, Moorefield - golfing (20 miles)
Eagles Nest Outfitters, Petersburg, canoeing, kayaking, tubing (25 miles)
Edwards Run, Capon Bridge - hunting (39 miles)
South Side Depot, Petersburg - train excursions, crafts (35 miles)
Eagle Scenic Railroad, Romney - train excursions, bird watching (45 miles)
Capon Crossing Farm Market, Wardensville - grass fed beef, vegetables, blue grass music (14 miles)
Lost River Brewery, Wardensville - dining (10 miles)
Quarter Mile Diner, Wardensville - dining (16 miles)
Wisp Resort, McHenry, MD - skiing, snow tubing (78 miles).
West Virginia has much to offer, so search the web before you come to plan your daily outings. The nearest airports are in and around the Washington, D.C. area. Driving time from Washington, D.C. is approx. 2 hours. For emergency medical care use Winchester Medical Center, 1840 Amherst St., Winchester, VA 22601.
Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: We live in a metropolican area and retreat to our country home to escaped the the hassle and bustle of city life. As we crest the mountain ridges on the way, our worries and cares seem to disappear and a deep sense of relaxation floods over us. As a former military family we kid each other by saying, we keep the Civil War alive. One of us grew up on a northern farm and the other in a southern city. It just goes to show, opposites do attract. We have two grown sons, dubbed - the sons of thunder. We have traveled much and still seek to discover and try something knew, which we continue to find in WV.
Why the Owner Chose Baker, WV, USA:
One day while looking at property in WV we came across an estate auction sign at a gas station. After meeting with the autioneer, walking the property line and looking over the various out buildings, we fell in love with the possibilities this property held. A few weeks later we stood on the steps of the county court house and bid on the property. To our delight, we won. A year later we broke ground to build the house and this past year refurbished the largest shed. Some day we hope to retire in WV. Until then, we invite you to enjoy our home.
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This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Friday, April 28, 2017
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