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A Step Back in Time with the Comfort of Today. Not Fancy But Affordable.

(24 Reviews)

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Last updated: 02/20/2017
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Sleeps:9
  • Bedrooms:2
  • Bathrooms:1.5
  • Property type:Cottage
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

A two bed room, 1 1/2 bath cottage with a spectacular view.

The Cozy Cottage is an updated farmhouse with two bed rooms, a well equipped kitchen and two living /family rooms. Each room has its own air conditioner and the cottage is easily warmed by a furnace , room heaters or and electric fireplace. It has one complete bathroom and a half bath off the master bed room. There is a breakfast nook in the eat in kitchen. The kitchen is supplied with most small appliances, a microwave, and a full size range but no dishwasher. The old farmhouse has cable TV and WiFi for guests who like both old and new. While most things at the Cozy Cottage are compact the view and out side are generous. The Cottage sits on almost and acre of lawn and the owners aren't picky about parking on it you need the space. The whole front of the house is a porch complete with rocking chairs and tables that can make this the most popular living/dining room in the house.

Owner

Member since: 2013

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/20/2017

Property Type

  • Cottage
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 5-9

  • Bedroom 2: 1 bunk bed

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double

    ...moreless

  • Master BR has a full size bed with a memory foam mattress and a small half bath. Antique metal dresser. BR 2 has full bed on bottom and twin on top....moreless

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library:

    Limited selection and old music...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Playground
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Paris Mountain is the closest but there are 3-5 ranges in view on very clear days....moreless

  • Rural:

    The Cozy Cottage is just outside the city limits but the large lot, the vacant field in view from the front porch, and the trees makes one feel well away from town. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Climbing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    Breakfast nook seats 5, also have folding table a 4 chairs....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Window units in bed rooms , living rooms and kitchen....moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    Electric...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Oil furnace , space heaters, electric fire place....moreless

  • Internet:

    High speed cable...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    Actually 2 with flat screen TV in each....moreless

  • Parking:

    Long drive way and parking allowed on grass. More than an acre of green space....moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    12 cup/ one cup serving station....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Many more than any group can use. Ample for preparing and serving complete meals....moreless

  • Kitchen:

    Eat in, galley type kitchen with own window air conditioner....moreless

  • Microwave:

    Over the stove, very good, serves as light and exhaust fan....moreless

  • Oven:

    Electric...moreless

  • Pantry Items:

    Salt/ Pepper, coffee filters, often coffee and tea....moreless

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Big Front Porch with rocking chairs and great view....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Graduation
May 1 - May 31, 2017
3 night min stay
$225
$1,000 $2,000
Home football
Aug 31 - Dec 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$300
$960 $2,000
Graduation 2018
May 1 - May 31, 2018
3 night min stay
$225
$1,000 $2,000
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$175
$695 $1,600

Rates are based on 5 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $60
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 5.3%

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.


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Last updated: 02/20/2017
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Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Roanoke
3 Miles
Nearest Golf
Blacksburg
9 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 81
1.5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Blacksburg
75 Miles
Nearest Ski
West Virginia

Car: Recommended

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2005

About the owner: We purchased the old farm house so that we could update it and enjoy it while sharing in the care of elderly parents that lived next door. Curtis' Dad built the neighboring home place in which Curtis grew up and he played with the boys that lived in the Poff house. So while location was the main incentive to buy the house there was also a sentimental facet. In those care giving years, we generally came for a week but sometimes those weeks got extended. When we got the house livable we were able to give the parents the privacy of their own home and we had a short retreat. We never had the illusion of making a 'purse out of a sow's ear' as local folks might say but we wanted to blend the past with the present as we furnished and decorated the cottage from attics, consignment and yard sales, and thrift shops. We wanted the cottage to reflect its surroundings and the people of the area. We selected photographs and paintings that featured Virginia artists and scenes that could be seen only a short drive from the house. Occasionally a Kentucky picture or book may show up in the cottage, something that we bring from our Old Kentucky Home. But as a Blacksburg native and a Hokie, Curtis still has much loyalty to his Old Virginia Home.

Why the Owner Chose Blacksburg, VA, USA:
The Cozy Cottage stands out because of its simplicity. There are some unique antiques and some plain old used furniture. But there is a blending of old and new; for example, the master bedstead is antique metal ( as is the rare find metal dresser) but it has an up-to-date memory foam mattress. The property used to be out in the country but now it is less than a 1/4 mile from Blacksburg's City limits. In minutes you can be in town or back out in the mountains. It is almost like having a mountain chalet with pizza delivery service. And no one has ever complained about not finding a place to park.

The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
In addition to convient location the Cozy Cottage has cable TV, WiFi, a washer and dryer, an almost completely furnished kitchen ( no dish washer). Many guests have called it their home away from home. It is not fancy but it is homey!


Contact us

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 02/20/2017

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Photos

  • The Cozy Cottage

    The Cozy Cottage

  • Family TV Room

    Family TV Room

  • Bunk Beds in the Small Bedroom

    Bunk Beds in the Small Bedroom

  • An enjoyable place to have a meal.

    An enjoyable place to have a meal.

  • Large couch in TV room

    Large couch in TV room

  • Side view of the Cozy Cottage

    Side view of the Cozy Cottage

  • Paris Mountain fills the left of this image

    Paris Mountain fills the left of this image

  • Triangle garden.

    Triangle garden.

  • The Eat-in Kitchen

    The Eat-in Kitchen

  • Living room

    Living room

  • Front Living Room

    Front Living Room

  • The antique dresser in the master BR.

    The antique dresser in the master BR.

  • Master BR

    Master BR

  • A special REDBUD tree.

    A special REDBUD tree.

  • Bunk bed in small BR.

    Bunk bed in small BR.

  • Gardening at the Cozy Cottage

    Gardening at the Cozy Cottage

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This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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