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Historic Hinton Manor, Hinton, West Virginia

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Last updated: 06/24/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:2
  • Property type:House
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Antiques, elegance, and colorful history, welcome guests to this historic home located in Hinton, West Virginia - an old railroad town situated at the base of the Appalachian mountains and overlooking the beautiful New River Gorge National River.

Historic Hinton Manor is located in the heart of the historic district of Hinton, West Virginia in Summers County. This county is home to the magnificent Bluestone Dam, Bluestone Wildlife Fishing and Hunting Area, Bluestone Lake, Pipestem Resort State Park, Bluestone State Park, whitewater rafting, and a historic district that contains dozens of examples of early architecture from the late 1800s, when Hinton was chosen as a hub for the C & O Railroad and the building boom began. Fast forward to one hundred years later, and you will find the remains of small town Americana, with brick streets and many historic buildings on the National Register of Historic Places found along the walking tour of the small, picturesque town. The legendary John Henry, the steel drivin' man worked on the rail lines in Summers County over a hundred years ago and fascinated visitors may still find the old tunnel where the famous race took place at nearby Talcott, West Virginia. The oldest house in West Virginia may be found at Lowell, WV, the Graham House, a rustic old log structure that has withstood attacks by the Shawnee Indians. The scenic Greenbrier River summons visitors to take a scenic and serene kayak trip down its lazy twists and turns. The beautiful New River has the best fishing East of the Mississippi and a more lively whitewater rafting trip may be found on this 52-stretch of river managed by the National Park Service. Sandstone Falls offers picturesque views of the famous falls and a boardwalk to take you right to the mouth of the falls where picture taking is a must!

Visitors may ride AmTrak on Sundays, Wednesdays and Fridays to Hinton. The historic depot is an easy walk and no car needed!

This private and historic home is located on a quiet brick-lined street laid in 1907. Easily walk to churches, post office, railroad depot, downtown area.

It's a chance to step back in time . . . in a home that looks and feels much the way it did when built in 1915, when there were no distractions of modern day gadgets (no phone, tv, or internet service) -- providing a peaceful and quiet atmosphere for reading and reflection. Enjoy reading from an abundance of antique books, bring one of your own, or do nothing at all! The only sound you will hear is the ticking of the antique clock!

If you are seeking the small town atmosphere, full of architectural gems, away from the hustle and bustle of the busy city, then you will enjoy a visit to this historic town with a spectacular view of the scenic New River valley.

Guests can walk to a nearby theater, museums, deli and coffee shop in the downtown historic district.

The home offers an elegant and fully furnished setting. With interior woodwork imported from the Black Forest of Germany, everything is provided including full kitchen with stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave. All pots/pans/dishes/utensils. 2 and 1/2 bathrooms, laundry room, dining room, living room, one bedroom and library are offered with your stay.

All linens/towels provided, just bring groceries! Private parking. Close to library, post office, courthouse, churches, businesses.

Pipestem Resort and Bluestone State Park with golf, swimming, great dining, fishing and hiking trails abound. The world-famous Greenbrier Resort and Casino is within a short drive, as is historic Lewisburg, just named #1 Coolest Small Town in America! Also not far from Hinton is Mountain Lake, where scenes from movie Dirty Dancin' were filmed. Whitewater rafting, float trips down the Greenbrier or New River, zip line tours, the New River Gorge Bridge, Beckley Exhibition Coal Mine, Lost World Caves and Caverns, and many other outdoor activities available.

AMTRAK - Home is also within walking distance of the depot where AmTrak runs 3 times per week. The AmTrak route is a most scenic and beautiful route through the New River Gorge, winding through and around the mountains, valleys and countryside. The area is breathtakingly beautiful!

After checking calendar dates, please contact us via email as we offer this property through several venues and would want to make sure it is available. No smoking and no pets are allowed in this historic property.

We hope you plan your getaway soon to beautiful, historic, Hinton, West Virginia!

Owner

Member since: 2010

Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 75%
Calendar last updated: 06/24/2016

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Dining

  • Dining Area
 

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1 night min stay
$150

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Laundry/Cleaning fee $25
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

We restrict the number of guests in this historic property to two (2) people only. We will consider other situations upon request. Absolutely no one else is to be invited into the home during your respective stay. The home cannot be used as a site for reunions or gatherings. The home is to be locked securely at all times. We do not allow pets or smoking in this historic property, but will consider a situation with guests who travel occasionally with a small, crated and well-behaved pet. As a small business wishing to provide quality accommodations for our guests, we cannot absorb losses due to last minute cancellations. We offer no refunds due to situations over which we have no control, i.e., early checkout, weather conditions, and change of plans. We will work with guests to reschedule any visit they are unable to fulfill due to cancellation, up to one month beyond the original scheduled visit.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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Owner info

Year Purchased: 1981

About the owner: We are long time residents of Hinton, West Virginia, and spent many years actively involved in its restoration and beautification. We happily invite visitors to enjoy what we have enjoyed and loved for so many years!

Why the Owner Chose Hinton, WV, USA:
After admiring this home for years, we became the owners of this property from its original owner and builder (born in 1888). As a young teen, my husband used to deliver groceries to the elderly owner of this home and was one of a very few ever invited inside to see it. Decades later we found ourselves in the right place at the right time when the home was offered for sale. The opportunity to own this home, raise our children in it, and restore it to its original state has been a lifelong endeavor filled with love. Today, our children grown and gone, we now enjoy sharing the home's beauty and history with others.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
Guests will enjoy learning a great deal about the history of the town and the home. Shortly after purchasing the home in the early 1980s, my husband and I were lucky enough to be able to interview a close friend of the original owner, who had passed away. The friend was in her 90s at the time of the interview but was sharp and remembered dates, times, and many other recollections from the early days! This dear lady provided me with the foundation for my history that I have shared with hundreds of visitors and sadly, passed away just two weeks after the interview took place. I have always been very thankful that I took the time to talk to her and gather so much important information about our home.


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Speaks: english
Response time: Within a few days
Response Rate: 75%
Calendar last updated: 06/24/2016

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Photos

  • Historic Hinton Manor, Hinton, West Virginia

    Historic Hinton Manor, Hinton, West Virginia

  • Upper floor, Historic Hinton Manor, nice for sipping wine!

    Upper floor, Historic Hinton Manor, nice for sipping wine!

  • Historic Hinton Manor located in historic district with brick lined streets

    Historic Hinton Manor located in historic district with brick lined streets

  • Antique furnishings found throughout Historic Hinton Manor

    Antique furnishings found throughout Historic Hinton Manor

  • Kitchen in Historic Hinton Manor retreat

    Kitchen in Historic Hinton Manor retreat

  • Brick lined streets in Hinton, WV

    Brick lined streets in Hinton, WV

  • Historic Catholic Church in Hinton, WV

    Historic Catholic Church in Hinton, WV

  • Historic Summers County Courthouse, Hinton, WV

    Historic Summers County Courthouse, Hinton, WV

  • Amtrak Station in Hinton, West Virginia

    Amtrak Station in Hinton, West Virginia

  • Historic Graham House, oldest house in West Virginia, Lowell, WV

    Historic Graham House, oldest house in West Virginia, Lowell, WV

  • Bluestone Dam, Hinton, West Virginia

    Bluestone Dam, Hinton, West Virginia

  • Dining Room of Historic Hinton Manor

    Dining Room of Historic Hinton Manor

  • Living room of Historic Hinton Manor

    Living room of Historic Hinton Manor

  • Historic Hinton Manor, Hinton, West Virginia

    Historic Hinton Manor, Hinton, West Virginia

  • Historic Hinton Manor at Christmas, Hinton, WV

    Historic Hinton Manor at Christmas, Hinton, WV

  • Dining room, Historic Hinton Manor, Hinton, West Virginia

    Dining room, Historic Hinton Manor, Hinton, West Virginia

  • New River Gorge National River, Hinton, WV

    New River Gorge National River, Hinton, WV

  • Historic District, Hinton, WV

    Historic District, Hinton, WV

  • Aerial view of Hinton, West Virginia

    Aerial view of Hinton, West Virginia

  • Beautiful Greenbrier River, Hinton, West Virginia

    Beautiful Greenbrier River, Hinton, West Virginia

  • Bluestone Lake, Hinton, West Virginia

    Bluestone Lake, Hinton, West Virginia

  • Historic Methodist Church, Hinton, West Virginia

    Historic Methodist Church, Hinton, West Virginia

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This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Friday, December 02, 2016

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