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Cozy River Front Apartment

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Property type apartment


About the property

1 bedroom/bath with large family room and kitchen with mounaint and river views

This is a one bedroom family apartment with built-in privacy bunks in the great room and will sleep 4. Nice family area with ample seating and plenty of storage. Fully stocked kitchen with all appliances of home. Beautiful views from the kitchen window and just steps away from the river.

AMENITIES: cable tv, wifi, blow drier, iron, ironing board, stove/oven, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and all linens provided.

Vickie Blevins
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 19, 2018

About Vickie Blevins

We are Rodger and Vicki Blevins and we both grew up along the banks of the New River. We were high school sweethearts who married young and then we too raised our family here in our beautiful little town in the mountains. We enjoy our time working here on the property, spending time with our church family and of course spoiling our three children and three grandsons.

Vickie Blevins purchased this apartment in 2008

Why Vickie Blevins chose Fries

After renting space for my salon in this property for years, to opportunity presented itself for us to purchase. As retirement was approaching, we thought this would be a good investment for us to work at in the upcoming years. When we bought the property, it was in varying states of disrepair. We have been working on this property to restore it, update it and bring new life into our community. We have enjoyed working here and are thrilled at the opportunities to host and meet new visitors to our south western Virginia town.

What makes this apartment unique

Our apartment puts you in the heart of town, but still gives you the peace and tranquility of a cozy nest. You are just steps away from the New River, the New River Trail, beautiful grassy areas along the river perfect for picnics and family play and also local dining.

....and of course, the beautiful mountain views and roaring sound of water falling over the dam.


Fries Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • All new fixtures with nice waterfall shower head.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , These are built-in privacy bunks and will accomodate adults.
  • Bedroom has queen size bed, wardrobe and beautiful dresser vanity.
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Cozy River Front Apartment
average rating of 4.9444447 based on 18 reviews


  • 5 of 5

My family and I had an amazing stay at Angel’s Rest. The apartment was clean, well appointed, equipped with everything we needed and more. Our children loved the bunk beds with curtains, we slept great in the bedroom, and we all found the living area cozy and comfortable in every way. Vicki could not have been more kind or helpful! We highly highly recommend this place for anyone and will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were happy you picked us to spend Christmas Eve with. Glad we had a tree up for your children to enjoy. If you ever come back this way just let us know. BLESSINGS to you & yours in this new year.
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Clean, quiet, and cozy!

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful place to stay! We had a wonderful host. It is quiet and set up for a relaxing intimate atmosphere.

  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us. Please come on back & stay with us again.
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Greenville, SC

Feels like home

  • 5 of 5

Growing up in the area, this place really made me feel like I was back home. Right beside the New River, and dead center of the small town of Fries, the apartment gives you exactly the feeling you want if you're going to visit small town Southwest Virginia.

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Glad you could stay with us. Please come back & stay with us again.BLESSINGS to you.
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clean, tranquil and friendly

  • 5 of 5

Vickie greeted us when we arrived and let us know she was available if we needed her. She and her family were very welcoming but not intrusive. The apartment is spotless and very comfortable and the view of the New River off the deck is fantastic! The New River trail is literally steps away and biking, kayaking and hiking are all right there. We enjoyed exploring the town of Fries and surrounding areas - finishing the weekend at the Blue Ridge Music Center. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at our apartment by the river. Our grandson sure did like talking with you about his cat. Hope you can come back & stay with us agan. BLESSINGS to you & yours.
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A low key getaway

  • 5 of 5

Lovely, relaxing...Beautiful river and very kind host's!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for staying with us. Hope you will come again to enjoy the deck &running on the trail.BLESSINGS to you.
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Very clean, cozy place to stay and perfect location for fishing and fun!!!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect location!!! We loved the apartment!! It was very clean and cozy and had everything we needed for a great stay. Towels and linens were provided along with a small stove in the kitchen with oven, dishes, and utensils. They also have a laundry room down stairs which was very convenient and a storage room to store your fishing gear. Walk right out back to the amazing deck for beautiful views and relaxation. If your family likes to fish you are just steps from the river where we did some great fishing. If you like to ride bikes, kayaks, or tubes on the river you are approximately a mile to a shop that does rentals. My daughter and I enjoyed walking the trail that was just steps away. There is also a Dollar General Store less than a mile away which was very convenient. If you family likes to dine out it is approximately 4 miles from Pizza Hut, A great hometown buffet, Chinese food and several other restaurants. It really was the idea spot for our family. We will definitely be back!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We thank you for letting us host you stay in Fries Va. We would enjoy hosting you again. Hope you daughter has a BLESSED first year in college. God's BLESSINGS to you all.
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Nearest Airport
100 Miles
Roanoke Regional Airport
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
I-77 and I-81

Located at the beginning of the New River Trail, this property gives you plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. Just steps away from the banks of the New River you can enjoy fishing, tubing, boating and all sorts of water fun. You can walk, hike and bike the New River Trail and find a new adventure every day. ..or you can kick back and relax in this quaint and quite peaceful little town.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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