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Secluded, ideal for couples getaway,10 miles from Luray Caverns

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

3 bedroom cabin with modern features near train trestle and all season stream.

Comfortable and cozy cabin with king bed, queen bed upstairs, 2 twins in adjacent downstairs room. Ideal for couples or family with older children over 8 years of age. Huge yard with over 15 acres of land. Separate screened in hot tub area with ample seating and beautiful views. Modern features include Bosch dishwasher, wifi, HDTV, free local and long distance calls, porch with rockers, stainless appliances.

****************************NOTE: This is not a party house or a flat rate rental. Only guests on the contract or cleared through owner are permitted on the property at any time. This includes daily visits which are $10/person/day or overnight stays at $30/guest/day.*******************************************

More Details

Brenda K. Ellison
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 23, 2018

About Brenda K. Ellison

Hello, my name is Brenda and my husband’s name is Mike. Welcome to Peaceful Properties--Your choice for a green and serene stay. My husband and I are retired Army officers serving for 24 and 30 years respectively. We both love this area and plan to make it our permanent home in the near future. There is no other place in the area that has the benefits of viewing both mountain ranges; the Massanutten on the west and the Shenandoah on the east with the South Fork of the beautiful and peaceful Shenandoah River running between these green mountains. An awesome sight when you see eagles or osprey flying high, deer and turkeys running through the woods, and an occasional bear to remind you that you are in Page County and the Luray area. We hope you enjoy your stay at Peaceful Properties. It is a magnificently beautiful area especially on a clear night with the stars you cannot see nearer the cities.

Brenda K. Ellison purchased this cabin in 2002

Why Brenda K. Ellison chose Rileyville

This is by far our favorite setting of our three Peaceful Properties homes. It is all about country living--getting away from the busy city, experiencing the sounds of nature, and relaxing.

What makes this cabin unique

If one could fall in love with an inanimate object, it would be this property. In 2003 we moved from Virginia to San Antonio, TX, where my husband and I were transferred in the Army. On weekends back to this area, we would drive around exploring the area. On one of those weekends, we saw a home for sale sign. As we traveled down the gravel road before the creek, we saw this quaint older cabin on over 3 acres of land. My husband traveled back the next weekend, toured the home and property, and then purchased it that weekend plus the surrounding acres. It has beautiful wood floors, the architecture of an historic cabin, and the comforts of a modern home. Everything in the home conveyed as well as the little cabin out back, which has not yet been finished. The only sounds you hear while sitting on the front porch are birds, livestock (a few), and trains. You can actually see the engineer in the train as it passes over the trestle 100 yards behind the home.


Rileyville Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Please use house phone to contact Owner upon arrival.
  • To avoid forfeit of $50 deposit, please follow the check-out instructions and ensure your guests follow them also.
  • Use plastic drinking glasses provided in hot tub area.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Updated bath with country style
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Log bed sanded and stained by the owner's husband
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Located in the adjacent room next to the main bedroom.
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Newly purchased and extremely comfortable in upstairs space.
  • This home upgrade is in transition. We recently replaced one of the twins with a queen upstairs. There is no photo of this area yet. (11/2015)
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • water tubing
If you want to getaway to a secluded and quiet area, this is your best choice. There are trains which pass near the property. If you don't like train noises, this is not the place for you. However, they are not as loud as you may think. If you like train noises and like waving to the engineers, then don't pass this up. There is no other property like this around.


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Secluded, ideal for couples getaway,10 miles from Luray Caverns
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 52 reviews

excellent. really cute. great location.

  • 5 of 5

Loved the cottage. Great location. Loved the trains, fire pit and the king bed! Highly recommend.

  • Submitted: Mar 11, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unique location, attention to detail & peace and quiet

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay and would absolutely return. There were welcome treats in the fridge for us, indoor/outdoor games in the enclosed front porch, and the hot tub was just what we needed. There is plenty of space and seclusion while also having a landline and wifi for those of us who can't control that we need to stay connected. All the minor details of the stay were covered by the wonderful host, and I would return without hesitation.

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review of your stay at Green Valley Junction. Seclusion and privacy are the hallmark characteristics of this older and extremely cozy comfortable cabin. It was a pleasure hosting your party and you are welcome back anytime. Thanks for staying at a Green...Serene Peaceful Properties unique homes and cabins.
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  • 5 of 5

Our weekend of celebrating my wife's birthday was wonderful. The location and property were amazing and the personal touches exceeded our expectations. I'm not sure who enjoyed it more, us or the dogs! Thank you for a great stay and we will be back soon!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was my my pleasure to host your getaway birthday celebration. Thanks for being such a wonderful guest. You are welcome back anytime. There are many improvements within the last year at this property: New kitchen windows New flooring in entry way porch Brick walkway from back porch to hot tub Canned lighting and spot lighting in living area Light chandelier over dining table Accent lighting in windows Outside lighting for security Replacement of tub surround Thanks for staying at Green Valley Junction where it is always Green...Serene.
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Great Little Cabin

  • 5 of 5

This is the second time we've stayed at this location and we absolutely love it. The cabin had everything we needed, from a fully equipped kitchen, to a firepit with a pile of wood and a hot tub around back. We were celebrating our anniversary and Brenda even left a bottle of champagne for us! Cant wait to go back next year!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to review your stay at Green Valley Junction. I appreciate return guests and how they care for the home and property. It's a pleasure to serve you!! We will see you soon. Peaceful Properties...Green...Serene.
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Quaint, quiet, everything as advertised!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is clean and cozy. Plenty of land to let your dogs run. There is a train track nearby, but in 3 days we only heard two short trains go by. We were celebrating our Anniversary and appreciated the personal touches from Brenda, and our dogs loved the dog treats. Would definitely recommend for anyone trying to get away for some peaceful relaxation.

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review of your stay and the layout of the plentiful land surrounding this historic cabin. You were wonderful guests and appreciate how you cared for the home during your stay. I hope you can return and bring your fur babies with you. Thanks again. Peaceful Properties...Green...Serene
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An Absolutely Awesome, Peaceful Retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Brenda & Mike for sharing your beautiful cabin at Green Valley Junction. We've rented a dozen plus VRBO rentals and yours is our new favorite. Your cabin came with unexpected extras (linens, towel, kleenex, hand & dish soap, firewood, etc) that other VRBOs just don't provide. It was a perfect place to relax; a large, scenic property. We spent mornings hiking on Skyline Drive and afternoons cycling Paige County back roads. We found the trains passing at night soothing. We'll be back! Thanks again...

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very thoughtful review. I appreciate your comments about the additional amenities we provide. I just thought these were standard for a stay that I would want. Every detail I can think of from tissues to fire wood to nice linens is provided. The train sounds remind me of my childhood and it's really, really cool when they pass and you're sitting around the fire roasting marshmallows for your S'mores. I have three generations of railroad workers on my father's side. I always say that my great-grandfather lost his life, my grandfather lost his eye, and my father lost his job. Seriously, I realize this post is not about me but this property IS about me and everything about it. I am so grateful of my guests who appreciate what we provide. Thank you for staying and we hope you return to wave at the conductors. Who knows how long they will be driving their trains. Peaceful Properties...Green...Serene.
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Nearest Airport
74 Miles
Dulles Airport
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Car: necessary

8 miles from Luray, the county seat of Page County. Close to Luray Caverns, wineries, SNP entrance off route 211 east, Shenandoah River, Mimslyn historic inn.




Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $75 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $50
Tax Rate 10.3%

Pets: upon owner approval. Maximum two canines; no puppies. See pet addendum under owner's contract. $75.00 + $25.00 for additional canine pet.

Military discount (Active, Reserve, Retired, and their immediate families with government ID) = 10%

Ages 55+ = 10%

(Discounts apply to paying guest, do not apply over holiday periods and cannot be combined.)

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.