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Massanutten 'Ski Haus' - Retro Cool! Hot Tub, Pool, Grill - 2 Main Level Masters

Bedrooms 4
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom / 3 Bathroom - Sleeps 9

Retro and cool, The Ski Haus is an original home in Massanutten Resort, Virginia, located inside the gates close to all activities and offering a classic retro mid-century modern decor. But we have not forgotten modern conveniences...wireless internet, cable flat screen TV, DVD, JBL Bluetooth speaker, dishwasher, washer/dryer, air conditioning, hairdryer, iron, etc.

Main level offers a great room, kitchen, and dining area that seats 10 (we think it's very important a vacation home offer a dining table that seats everyone). New carpet installed throughout the home in March 2017. Outdoor amenities incl hot tub, Weber gas grill (propane provided), and expansive decking. It's a perfect way to end a day of skiing or golf!!

The kitchen boasts anything a chef could need - drip coffee maker, Keurig, toaster, blender, ice maker, microwave, and cutlery knives. And we make it easy: house includes all the “under the kitchen sink” necessities. We keep stocked for our guests: dish soap, scrubbies/sponges, brillo pads, dishwasher detergent, dish towels, paper towels, napkins, trash bags, coffee filters, tin foil, saran wrap, ziplocs, cooking spray, salt/pepper, toilet paper, disinfectant wipes, and laundry detergent. This is in addition to linens, pillows, and extra blankets.

Sleeping for 9. Two main level masters with adjoining baths - one king and one queen. Upstairs queen with adjoining pyramid bunk room and 3rd bathroom. (You access the upstairs queen room by walking thru the bunk room.) This configuration makes it a perfect set up for 3 couples - all have a private bath. Alternatively, it works great for 2 families - adults downstairs in the two masters and kids upstairs in their private space. The beds are all made up with fresh linens and ready for you - we take these extra steps to make your stay be the best it can be!

Ideally located in the resort, just inside the guard gates less than 5 minutes from on-site resort amenities: zipline, indoor/outdoor waterpark (biggest on the East Coast!), terrific hiking, golf courses, driving range, horseback riding, mini golf, Euro bungee house, racecars, bumper cars, playgrounds, outdoor pool, summer concerts, skateboard park, skiing, year-round tubing hill, ice skating, and more!

We have purchased the Pool Guest Pass for the homeowners' outdoor pool. Not all homes offer this, so be sure to ask if this is an amenity you plan to use. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day.

One final benefit of renting from us is our 10-page "House Info Sheet." It details everything about the house, resort, restaurants, shopping, wineries, emergency locations and even where to buy the cheapest gas! Whether you have been to Massanutten or not, you will find all sorts of insider information on how to get the most out of your vacation!

The Ski Haus is the perfect vacation home. No detail has been overlooked. We do not rely on a management company with lots of homes, instead choosing to manage it ourselves and visiting monthly (lucky us - JMU alumni with 2 kids currently enrolled!) to make sure things remain fresh and in top-notch condition. We strive to make this the best vacation house you have ever stayed in! Come enjoy our little slice of paradise at Massanutten!

Be sure to check out our other Massanutten vacation homes:

-The Tree House, VRBO #489584, sleeps 10

-The Nut House, VRBO #137712, sleeps 6

More Details

Jo at Massanutten Rental Homes
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 17, 2018

About Jo at Massanutten Rental Homes

Meet your hosts Mike and Jo Pumphrey! We met at James Madison University, just a few miles from Massanutten, and fell in love with the Valley. Jo is a hospitality professional and managing our three homes on the mountain is now her full-time job. Now our son and daughter are at JMU, so we are here monthly, continuing to make this home the grooviest pad on the mtn!

Jo at Massanutten Rental Homes purchased this house in 2014

Why Jo at Massanutten Rental Homes chose McGaheysville

This original Massanutten home is filled with light and decorated with an eye for design. We love the vacation vibe this home offers! Plus the hot tub cannot be beat! It has been meticulously maintained over the years, offering tasteful decor, stocked kitchen, well-appointed bedrooms, and renovated bathrooms. New in March 2017 - brand new wall-to-wall carpet throughout the house!

What makes this house unique

We get it. We know how important your vacation is to you. No matter which of our 3 homes you choose, all of them have one thing in common: we are passionate about them! Add to that our unwavering commitment to providing outstanding customer service for an amazing and memorable stay!


McGaheysville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Upstairs - toilet , shower
    Master Bath 1 - toilet , shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bunk Bed Area - 1 bunk bed , Pyramid bunk - double on bottom, twin on top
    Master 1 - 1 king
    Master 2 - 1 queen
    Upstairs Queen - 1 queen
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming


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Massanutten 'Ski Haus' - Retro Cool! Hot Tub, Pool, Grill - 2 Main Level Masters
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews

Idyllic birthday getaway

  • 5 of 5

We rented the Ski Haus for a 50th birthday getaway for my wife. I cannot say enough positives about Jo, the owner, and the Ski Haus. Jo is someone who makes the rental process as easy as possible, the house is laid out perfectly for the guest, and she wants to know if anything is amiss (a brick paver needed to be reseated) so she can remedy it.

The main level has a cozy living room, a competent kitchen, and two master bedrooms. The upstairs with its bunk room and third bedroom were perfect for kids. The hot tub was divine.

I cannot recommend Ski Haus strongly enough. Totally worthy of five stars.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Ski House

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Ski Haus and had a wonderful time! The architecture is awesome, and with 2 masters on the first floor, it is great for extended family. The location is perfectly situated just inside the resort and central to activities. The upstairs loft is very roomy and has a large private room, separate bunks and a bathroom. The crow's nest is great for relaxing in the treetops and reading a book or bird watching. There is plenty of parking, and the neighborhood is quiet and comfortable. The house info book is full of info about the area. We ate at Hank's, as recommended and it was excellent!!!

We talked about our trip the entire way home, and would definitely stay at the Ski Haus again!!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Our family had a great retreat and enjoyed many things to do in the area. The accommodations were very comfortable and allowed all of us to be together. House was well equipped and allowed ages 2 to 70 to enjoy themselves. Water park was great and we went hiking in the neighborhood. We found the house to be very comfortable for seven adults and two little children. Would come back! Thanks!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Really Unique and a Great Space

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Ski Haus was better than we could have imagined! The location is perfect - right near the Massanutten facility. It's on a cul de sac so is quiet and private. The house is amazing; really unique and a great space. We felt right at home! It's so comfy, nicely furnished, and full of amenities. Jo thinks of everything - speakers for music, a keurig, board games to play, DVDs to watch, etc. Then there's the hot tub! It was large enough for everyone to fit in together. We had an incredible stay and I'd highly recommend this house to everyone considering visiting the area. You won't regret it!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation Rental!

  • 5 of 5

We did a weekend away with 4 adults and 4 kids and the Ski Haus was great! The house came as advertised, the owners were easy to work with, and the kitchen was well equipped for our needs. We were surprised with how many activities for all ages the resort had as we did the water park, snowtubing, go karts, ice skating, and mini golf. Would definitely stay again and recommend to friends!

  • Submitted: Feb 22, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic multi-generational winter get away

  • 5 of 5

Our family wanted a great place to get away for a winter long weekend and we found a fabulous place in the Ski Haus. We had 6 adults and four children ages 1 to 11 at the Ski Haus and found a very comfy and welcoming get away. The owners have provided for every need, plenty of seating for relaxing, large table for sharing meals, great kitchen with all the needed amenities and then some. The beds were the most comfortable and the kids loved the bunk space that was their own room. Lots of bathroom space and privacy for each family unit. We cannot say enough good about all we enjoyed . This would be a great get away for anyone we hope to return next winter!

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Protection Plan $49 + Tax
Cleaning $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

Peak weekends may require a 3 or 4 night minimum. This includes ski season, summer, fall, holidays, and special events.
Weekly rates vary, depending on season.
The rate calculator may not be as flexible as we are - call with questions on your specific dates.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.