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Waterfront Home On James River- Springwood Va

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Minimum Stay
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About the property

Waterfront Home On James River- 3 Bedroom 2 Full Bath Home ...

Welcome to our 3 bedroom 2 full bath Home on the James River In Botetourt County. This is the property for you if you are looking for a relaxing vacation on the James River. Great for week-long or extended family vacations, weekend getaways, family reunions or work/church retreats. The springwood area is one of the most popular spots on the James River , very popular for fishing, kayaking, and canoeing. Our property is on the Upper James River Water trail. ( highly recommend a google search for more information on the water trail). The property is only minutes from Natural bridge. The property includes a boat ramp on the River, large wrap around deck with a large hammock great for relaxing, sun bathing and watching the river. The property includes large outside area great for relaxing, sunbathing, and cornhole. The home also has grilling supplies , a large fire pit, stereo, and TV. The property includes over 100 ft of river frontage for fishing. Great spot in the fall for relaxation or base camp for hunting, National forest located close by. Only a 30 minute drive to Roanoke. Want to sit by the fire and relax ? See you new Vermont castings wood stove..... We supply wood... Please see pictures and reviews ( everyone that has stayed has loved the property!) on this listing and email any questions, thanks!

Lance Clark
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
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Within an hour
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Calendar last updated:
January 19, 2017

About Lance Clark

We currently live about 15 minutes away from the River home. We enjoy all outdoor activities such as floating, camping and fishing.

Lance Clark purchased this house in 2006

What makes this house unique

River front! Home has 4 parking spaces


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Waterfront Home On James River- Springwood Va
average rating of 4.571429 based on 14 reviews

Wonderful getaway

  • 4 of 5

Thanks to the owners of the Waterfront Home on the James River for a wonderful few days on the river. The location is really great, right on the James River and so much to do in the area. The home was very comfortable for us and our two dogs. We enjoyed our stay!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing time at The River House. Looking forward to our next vacation here. The house was very clean and perfect for two couples. Thanks again!

  • Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Baltimore, MD

Peaceful Weekend Getaway

  • 4 of 5

My boyfriend and I stayed here for a long weekend in October 2016. The house was very cozy, comfortable and clean. The kitchen was well stocked although we weren't able to find a toaster. We brought our kayaks and spent the majority of our time on the river. There were two large canoes that we could've used with a variety of other river toys that would be perfect in the summer (not so much for our fall getaway). That part of the river is relatively calm and we had no issues getting around and fishing. My boyfriend ended up catching quite a few small mouth bass. The area is rather quiet with little traffic which is exactly what we were looking for. We spent one morning driving along the blue ridge parkway and found a nice trail to walk for a little extra adventure. Highly recommend stopping along the parkway and getting a glimpse of the views. All in all we had a great trip and I would definitely recommend this house.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great weekend stay!

  • 5 of 5

Overall a great weekend,

The weather cleared up and made for a better stay!

The property was easily located in this quaint little town. The river and mountains are

something to see! We especially enjoyed going to the Peaks of Otter a few miles down the road

Breathtaking views of the mountains and the surrounding areas! Enjoyed going canoeing and the swing bridge too!

Our host Lance was easy and friendly to talk too. Thanks for providing us with fire wood for the pit, it was nice to sit around at night and enjoyed the starry night sky. The home was clean and ready for us when we arrived. My only complaint is that we didn't have much as for cookware and serving bowls, I do understand that these items get easily abused by guests but a simple upgrade would be nice for people that like to cook.

We made due with what was provided and didn't let this take away from our stay.. I still made some great dishes to eat for my family and friends to enjoy! We totally recommend this place and would come again.

Thanks for having us.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Washington DC

Lovely views in a tranquil relaxing setting. A perfect spot to unwind from stress.

  • 4 of 5

This property gets 2 thumbs up on location. We absolutely loved the view down at the river. Everything was clean and the owners are easy to work with and very accommodating. The dart board was a bonus for the kids as well as the horse shoes in the yard.

The boys fished with dad for hours and we all enjoyed tubing and rafting just out front of the house and also through an outfit less than 15 minutes away, where there were perfect size rapids and flow. I'd definitely return to this area.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
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Missing Life on the James!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I had great time at the property! The home was comfortable, clean and very convenient to the James River Water Trail, Blue Ridge Parkway and the local towns. I already miss sitting on the porch and watching the James flow by!!!

  • Submitted: Aug 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
20 Miles
Blue Ridge Winery
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Ashley plantations
Car: necessary

Home is on the James River .5 miles upstream from springwood bridge. This area is extremely popular for fishing, kayaking, canoeing, floating, relaxing. The home is on the upper James River water trail- 45 miles of pristine river that allow anglers, paddlers, and family to get back to nature. For video of the area google : upper James River water trail, many of the pictures and videos were taken in front of our home.


Rates & Availability

Buchanan House Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Fall Special
Oct 9 2016 - Apr 1 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Cleaning fee $85
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 12.5%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Buchanan House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master bath
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
  • Two full bathrooms, one has shower one has full tub.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Large master bedroom has access to the front deck and its own bathroom. Second bedroom has queen bed , third bedroom is smaller with twin bed.
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing

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