Vacation House 4 BR on Kanawha River Close to Rafting, Zip Lining, State Parks

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Last updated: 10/13/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The house is an older home built by mining company for managers & is directly across from Glen Ferris Inn also built by mining company. Scenic views of Kanawha River and Falls and mountains. You can hear the falls in the evenings or early mornings. There are occasional train whistles form the tracks across the river. Children and animal friendly with fenced yard. Parking space along the side of house. The home is the closest house to the Kanawha Water Falls. Home is furnished with period antiques that were used during the 1930 period. All bedrooms have their own air conditioners. There is one bedroom down stairs and 3 up stairs with 1 and 1/2 bathrooms. Large dinning room/game room to pass the evenings. There is a fire pit in the yard along with a BBQ grill & yard games for backyard. There is a walking path along the base of the mountain along the railroad tracks. The Boat ramp is just down the street where the ramp and fishing area can be found. The home is furnished with casual furniture for great family enjoyment. There are so many places to visit within a short distance you will need at least a week to check them out. Battle Run Beach and Boating Area is about a 45 minute drive. There are pontoons, boats and fishing boats to lease all on Summesrville Dam at the Gauley Bridge Recreation Area. Beautiful swimming and fishing can be done here. Tamerack Convention Center and the Greenbrier Resort/Golf & Spa and about an hour & 20 minute drive. Lots of shops at the Greenbrier or Lewissburg is fun too.
On a rain day I would recommend the Caves, Tamerack, Beckley Exhibition Coal Mines and Downtown Charleston Mall for fun things to do. There is also an Farmer's Market on weekends called Capital Market and Flowers to see.

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Property Type

  • House
  • 1200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21 years old and older...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9, Beds for 8-9

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

Other Amenities

  • This home is an excellent one to enjoy family fun and is also great for those who like to fish and boat. There is room on the side of the home for a boat and the boat dock is just down the street. There is a public boat and fishing area. The Glen Ferris Inn has a large dinning room that is great for family reunions and space for extra guests to stay as well....moreless


  • Books
  • DVD Player


  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Water Parks
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Downtown Charleston has many excellent restaurants and a shopping mall and also Capital Market Framers' Market and restaurants. ...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Mountains can be seen just across the River from the front porch of the home. ...moreless

  • Resort:

    Snow Shoe Resort and The Greenbrier Resort...moreless

  • Rural
  • Water View:

    Kanawha River is just across the street. There is a fishing dock and boat launch just down the street. There are many areas to fish in this area. ...moreless

  • Waterfront:

    Kanawha River and Kanawha Falls are just across the street. Our home is the closest home to the Falls. ...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central air main floor Room air upstairs...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    main floor only...moreless

  • Parking:

    2 possible along side the house, more across the street in the back of Glen Ferris parking lot...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher:


  • Kitchen:

    Island, chopping block all pots, pans and dishes...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven


  • Outdoor Grill


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from 6 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Fall/Winter Season
Nov 1 - Apr 1, 2017
3 night min stay

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $5 per night, per additional guest

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$100 $125
Fri, Sat, Sun
$700 $1,400

Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

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

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

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Last updated: 10/13/2016
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45 Miles
Nearest Airport
Charleston, WV
5 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The New Place, Allooy, W VA
12 Miles
Nearest Train
Across the Kanawha River/one at mountain behind
Glen Ferris, WV, USA
Nearest Motorway
US 60
Glen Ferris, WV, USA
Nearest Restaurant
Glen Ferris Inn & Hawk's Nest St. Park/Smokies on
120 Miles
Nearest Ski
Snowshoe Mountrain Retreat
35 Miles
Nearest Beach
Guley River Recreation Area, WV (Summerville Lake

Car: Necessary

There are many water falls in the area. One is just 1/4 mile down Hwy. called Cathedral Falls. There is also a hiking trail in Ansted that winds down the mountain and has many water falls to see as you hike. Tamerack is a convention center with artisan items from W. VA and an excellent restaurant. Smokey's on the Gorge is also excellent to eat at and has a fantastic view of the gorge. There are many state Parks within a short drive, white water rafting, zip lining and a Jet Boat ride that is fun for all. Beckly Exhibition Coal Mine is another tourist attraction to see.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2001

About the owner: My husband and my family live in Indiana close to the Ohio River. We love to white water raft, zip line and visit our second home in W. Virginia whenever we are able to get away for fun and relaxation. We have enjoyed many family visits and share it with our grandchildren now.

Why the Owner Chose Glen Ferris, WV, USA:
The Kanawha River connects with the Gauley River and the New River and has some of the best parks, white water rafting and other fun family activities. There are places to kayak, fish, horseback ride many activity's in both Beckley and Charleston to fill you vacation with fun things to do.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
There are many places to visit within a 2 hour drive such as Lewisberg, (an artisan town) the Greenbrier Resort with shopping and many fine restaurants. They also have a top notch Golf Course. There are antique stores to explore, and "The Feed Box" Restaurant with wild animals that can be viewed as you eat your dinner. They also have a petting zoo for the children. Pontoon boats and other boats can be leased at Summersville Like. Smokey's on the George Restaurant is also a treat. Gauley River Recreation Area has a great beach for swimming and boating.

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  • Living room

    Living room

  • Kitchen


  • BR #1 queen upstairs

    BR #1 queen upstairs

  • BR #3, 2 twins upstairs

    BR #3, 2 twins upstairs

  • River view

    River view

  • Gauley Bridge Falls, 5 miles

    Gauley Bridge Falls, 5 miles

  • Rafting


  • Living Room showing tan single hide-a-bed

    Living Room showing tan single hide-a-bed

  • Dining room, sits 8 to 10

    Dining room, sits 8 to 10

  • BR #2, queen upstairs

    BR #2, queen upstairs

  • BR # 4, 2 twins down
(the cowboy room

    BR # 4, 2 twins down (the cowboy room

  • Glen Ferris Inn

    Glen Ferris Inn

  • Kanawha Falls, 1 mile

    Kanawha Falls, 1 mile

  • rafting - 30 minutes away

    rafting - 30 minutes away

VRBO #707637

This listing was first published here in 2015.

Date last modified - Friday, October 14, 2016

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