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VACATION ON THE NORTHFORK RIVER

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,000 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

This was an old Price farm along the river we had it remodeled we have 39 acres.

We are located 7 miles from Abingdon along the river, 35 miles from Bristol International Race Track and 2 hours from the Smoky Mts. Enjoy fishing, canoeing or just relax on the front porch and watch the peaceful river flow by. Fully furnished with 5 clean and comfortable bed rooms. Bath and shower downstairs and 1/2 bath upstairs. There is a long level road in front for bicycling.We welcome families and race fans. References furnished on request.


Owner
Bob and Fran Saddler
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
August 21, 2018

About Bob and Fran Saddler

My wife and I have been married for 64 years. We used to go and spend about 2 days a week on the river. We all know time changes things, we have more rental property and live about 30 miles away and we haven't stayed there but a few times in the last year.

Bob and Fran Saddler purchased this house in 2000

Why Bob and Fran Saddler chose Abingdon

This was the Price farm along the river it was in run down and vacated for some time when we bought it. We had it remodel and updated. There is 39 acres in behind the house but not very useful for anything but hunting. There is a road running in front of the house we have about 300 ft. of river frontage. We would consider any offer on the place.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for letting us rent your home. We really enjoyed having the river nearby. Family time was very special. Thanks for being such friendly host.
Jul 2015
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Amenities

Abingdon House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
General:
  • Wireless Internet
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , outdoor shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double
    Bedroom 5 - 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 6 - 1 queen
Entertainment:
  • Television
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

Good! 3.9/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

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VACATION ON THE NORTHFORK RIVER
average rating of 3.9444444 based on 20 reviews
4

House accommodated our motorcycle group

  • 4 of 5

Great atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle of town life.

Saw deer and turkeys every day.

Great place to stay... Driveway was tricky for motorcycle parking, but we managed it every day.

Recommend to all

  • Submitted: May 13, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: These guys were great left out place clean and neat. Hope they come again
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5

Beautiful views, cozy home!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay! We spent an entire week here, would have been happy to stay another! The home is cozy and the kitchen was well equipped, for all of our cooking needs. We enjoyed several cook outs on the gas grill as well. We took advantage of the kayaks, and had a nice long excursion on the river. We spent mornings on the deck enjoying coffee and nights fishing on the river.

The Saddlers are very kind people. They were accomodating, and wanted to make sure our stay was an enjoyable one!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We gave the Lester family a 5 star rating as our guest. They treated our place like they treat their own it was left just like they found it Clean and cozy I hope they visit us again. Bob and Fran
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5

Peaceful place to spend quality time with family

  • 5 of 5

We didn't get to stay as long as we would have liked. The river was beautiful. Plenty of space for my family and 3 pups to spread out. Owners were extreamly helpful and went above and beyond to make our stay wonderful.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very nice family
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5

Wonderful home with outstanding owners

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in the home for 2 weeks and enjoyed my time there very much. Everything I needed, plus more, was available and the house was very clean and nicely decorated. The owners are great people and are so welcoming and gracious. I look forward to coming back with my husband again to enjoy the kayaks and beautiful views with him. Thank you Mr. and Mrs. Saddler for your company and hospitality. It was a pleasure meeting you both and staying in your wonderful home. Meatball and Trotter say hi!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Picture is Deceiving

  • 2 of 5

The surrounding area of the house is beautiful, but we were a bit disappointed with the house itself.

It needs quite a bit of cleaning, the water smells terrible, and the house has a very musty smell. When the bedding was pulled back on one of the beds, there was dog or cat food.

The house has great potential, but it definitely needs some TLC.

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I was disappointed with this reveiw/ we inform our guest that we do have well water and leave city or drinking water for them, after all you are staying in a country home along the river. All beds are pre-made and not all used it is possible that (someones} dog hide food and we missed it. Please be assured we strive to have a clean comfortable place for out guest. Bob and Fran Saddler
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Bristol, VA
5

Great River Get-away!

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this rental! The owners were wonderful to work with and the home was very clean and beautiful, inside and out! There are many rooms, beds and amenities that make this a very pleasurable stay.

If you are looking for a weekend getaway or a week long retreat, you cannot go wrong here. Lovely home by the river!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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