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Terrytory Cottage is at the 14 mile marker on the Greenbrier River Trail

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom, sleeps 7

Terrytory Cottage is a refreshing WV vacation retreat nestled near the Greenbrier River Trail, Monongahelia National Forest and Anthony Boat Dock.

Named After my husband, Terry, Terrytory Cottage is a unique find along the 77 Mile Greenbrier River Trail. Situated at approximately the 14 Mile Marker on the Greenbrier River Trail and out of the flood plain, it is a very short walk to the Greenbrier River. A walk across the bridge near Anthony Boat Dock will land you In Monongahela National Forest and the paths will lead you to Anthony Creek. This area is well known for geocaching, swimming holes, hiking, biking, horse riding and fishing; however, doing nothing at all is quite Inviting too. This is a very inviting site for artists, especially painters and photographers. Be sure to watch carefully and you may see bald eagles that Inhabit the area. There are numerous attractions for day trips in Lewisburg and White Sulphur Springs as well as nearby areas. From fine dining, art galleries, outdoor sporting shops, bakeries, caving, apothecaries, antiques and the many more family owned businesses. Choose from many nationally known restaurants or venture into town and enjoy delicious food at several independently owned yes, there is a great coffee shop on Main Street for a quick break. The Bunker Tour at the Greenbrier Hotel is always amazing, and the meals at Food and Friends is a favorite of ours. Get a reservation if an event is in town. History buffs have found arrowheads in the river and on the property of the cottage. Greenbrier was Cornstalk's daughter who lived along the river if memory serves me correctly. Bring your fat tire bicycles or horses and ride at your own pace on the Greenbrier River Trail. Splash in Anthony Creek and feed cookies to the trout or catch trout in Anthony Creek and small mouth bass in the Greenbrier. Terrytory Cottage is a place to make memories that last a lifetime. You are guaranteed no crowded t-shirt shops or souvenir shops. Select your own souvenir and write your names on a smooth river rock..

This uniquely located vacation home was designed by Frank Blanton, friend and architect in Atlanta, Georgia. The Interior has two half baths and a shared tub/shower (jack and Jill design), two well appointed bedrooms with queen beds, fully equipped galley kitchen (dishwasher, microwave, stove) opening to eating and living areas, a beautiful sunroom on the east side of the home with another dining and sitting area, and a large screened deck complete with full sized futon and roll away bed. Walking paths and bicycle paths are on the property's nature trail.. There is a huge front and side yard that is mowed.

If you need more Information, please ask.


dinnerware and flatware

Cuisinart pots and pans , stainless steel

non stick pans

cooking utensils

hand mixer



cast Iron (2)

crock pot


baking sheet- jelly roll size

corning ware

pizza stone

dish towels

microwave in kitchen and on deck


Keurig coffee brewer ( Uses K Cups)




small ironing board

hair dryer(1)

games, jigsaw Puzzle

charging station ( Bring your own charger)


three televisions: Streaming only: Bring your streaming device if you want to watch tv.

dvd player



washer and dryer


auxiliary lighting

central heat and air conditioning


luggage stands (2)

ceiling fans

picnic table

fire ring

sleeping porch


5 gallon water dispenser (bring your 5 gallon jug)

abundant water well and three natural springs on the property that bubble out of the ground during rains

electric stove and oven

grab bars in bathroom areas

built in writing desk

spacious yard: mowed and wooded

nature paths on the property

guest towel sets (4) and floor towel mats (2)

additional towels and linens

two pantries

ramp and steps at entry

You are welcome to cleaning supplies on hand throughout the week. Please replace what you empty or let us know so we can. You will need to bring laundry Detergent and paper products.

VRBO®- Vacation Rentals by Owner® 730171

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More Details

Terry E Blankenship
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 4, 2017

About Terry E Blankenship

My wife named Terrytory Cottage after me, Terry, so have fun pronouncing it correctly as she is a speech language pathologist. My work was operating heavy equipment in the mining Industry where I received reclamation recognition and awards. We live near Huntington. WV and also at Flagler Beach, FL. We grew up in the foothills of the Tri State Area of WV, KY and OH. We enjoy the colors of each season ... I photograph them and she watercolors, often plein aire (outdoors). Now we have grandchildren and It is a joy to take them and see to their surprise that it really is quite fun to put their devices aside and meet Wild and Wonderful West Virginia on a personal level. The simple pleasures we assume, they discover at Terrytory Cottage.

Terry E Blankenship purchased this cottage in 2002

Why Terry E Blankenship chose West Virginia

We owned other property in Greenbrier County, but we wanted to Be closer to the conveniences of Lewisburg and the Greenbrier River Trail as we enjoy mountain biking and nature. We have ridden the entire trail during different trips, and this area was our favorite. We searched through realtors and on our own for years and no property was available. There are no rentals we could find in this area to house us. Providence smiled on us and the prior owners, and within hours we bought the property. We have completely remodeled It to meet the needs of both our family and our guests. We can walk or bike down our driveway and be on the trail, by the river, in a swimming hole, on a rock fishing, snapping photos and painting plein aire without getting in our car. Our Guests never want to leave, and neither do we. It is a wonderful sensation to feel stress melting away at Terrytory Cottage.

What makes this cottage unique

Terrytory Cottage has a mission to melt stress and build stronger families and relationships. Time is not spent in crowded tourist shops picking out the perfect t-shirt. Time to relax, to play, to reflect and spend time with friends and family. There are many local attractions to enjoy for day trips. This vacation will bring back the joy of discovery as you slow your pace and enjoy anything you choose to do: Catch a fish, write a book, be an artist, geocache, hike a mountain, bike the trails, snap some photos, take a nap, listen to the sounds of nature, build a stronger family, pass your football in the yard, bring your outside games, visit the area sites, go antiquing, make memories, a real vacation and go home refreshed and renewed.

Terrytory Cottage makes memories to last a lifetime.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Just a note to let you know how much we enjoyed our stay at the cottage on the bike trail. We were there with Pam and it was a wonderful place to be even in the rain. My husband and I have relatives in Lewisburg and will keep your rental information for a return in the future. We love biking the trail.
Oct 2015
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Frankford Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared tub/shower between two half baths
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Shared tub/shower between two half baths.
  • Jack and Jill set up: Shared tub/shower between half baths on each side of tub area
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • 2 queen bedrooms 1 twin sofa bed in sunroom Screen Sleeping Porch/Deck: 2 doubles: futon and folding bed Some people like to bring their air mattresses, too.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
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  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Senior Adults Only Community ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
WV's Best Swimmin Holes Geocaching Go Fish! Take a hike! Write a book! Become an artist! Nature photographer's escape! Finish a vacation renewed and restored!


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Terrytory Cottage is at the 14 mile marker on the Greenbrier River Trail
average rating of 4.8095236 based on 23 reviews

Very clean and well equipped

  • 4 of 5

Great place to relax and enjoy the nature. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We trust you found the swimming hole and enjoyed the area. We would welcome you are your party anytime. You are wonderful guests.
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Surrounded by nature

  • 5 of 5

We stayed 4 nights and wished we had more time to spend. Enjoyed our morning cup of coffee and evenings after dinner on the large screened in porch. Deer ran through the yard 2 mornings. Easy walk down to the greenbrier river trail. The accommodations were clean and comfortable. Look forward to having the opportunity to stay again. Margaret Lopez

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I feel just like you. Once I am there sipping coffee or tea on that sleeping porch, I always wish I could stay longer. We look forward to having you and your party as our guests again.
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Great Thanksgiving getaway

  • 5 of 5

The cottage is very comfortable and well-equipped and conveniently located next to the Greenbrier trail and within 4 miles of the Blue Bend Recreation area in Monongahela Forest. This is a great getaway for an active family into biking, hiking, kayaking, swimming or for those looking for a beautiful and quiet spot to relax. The cute town of Lewisburg is just a short and scenic drive away.

My family and I enjoyed walking on the Greenbrier trail. Next time we'd love to bring our bikes and visit the Droop Mountain Tunnel. We also found a rope swing at one of the nearby camping sites on the trail and would love to try it out in summer. We hiked at the Blue Bend Recreation Area and were treated to stunning views from a ridge on Round Top mountain. A short trail behind the cottage led up to a lookout over the Greenbrier valley. My kids especially enjoyed the swing and can't wait to go back and play on it again.

The antique shops in Lewisburg were fun to poke around in and we had great coffee at the Wild Bean. The short drive to Beartown state park was well worth it to see the unusual and beautiful rock formations. We also drove up to the Cranberry Mountain visitor center for the views, another short but scenic drive. We had a bit of rain one day and decided to take the hour's drive up to Warm Springs, Virginia to visit the historic Jefferson hot springs. Another hit with the kids and definitely worth the trip.

Jackie and Terrie were very helpful hosts, even calling the first evening to make sure we'd arrived. Terrytory is the perfect base to explore this part of West Virginia.

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

Nice property with all the conveniences you could ever need. Great times to be had with the large screened porch and homey feel of the cottage!! Thanks to the owners they gave a us a great time!!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We look forward to having you and yours as our guests again in the future. Safe Travels!
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Great cottage

  • 5 of 5

This was a great little cottage. lots of space for us all and all around really nice. Great little get away.

  • Submitted: Oct 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you and yours enjoyed Terrytory Cottage at this very special time for your family. Best Wishes to the bride and groom!
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Almost Heaven

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to West Virginia, and we were looking for a peaceful spot that would be comfortable for my wife, who is handicapped. Terrytory fit the bill. It's very restful, comfortable, immaculate, with a wonderful screened-in porch, and space to move around. Our only regret was that we were only staying for three days.

There's much to do and see, and we only tapped the surface. We'll be staying here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dick, we are so glad to hear you enjoyed your stay and that Terrytory Cottage was convenient for you wife. Your daughter in Renick and I exchanged emails so she could find you and she was so sweet to let me know she did! This is what Terrytory Cottage is about--building stronger families. We look forward to your next visit from Wisconsin to the Wild and Wonderful State of West Virginia and agree totally--Almost Heaven.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning, Linen Service $85 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 9.0%

Allergy free cottage is our quest.
Check in time is 4PM and check out time is 10 AM. Please take all personal belongings with you when you check out. Follow the check out list.

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.

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