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Gold, Fplce, Ski-in/Ski-Out, Slopeside, 5 Queen Beds, Wifi

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Last updated: 07/13/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

·THE CATBIRD SEAT- When you stay here, you are “Sittin in The Catbird Seat'
·ONE OF THE LARGEST UNITS ON THE MOUNTAIN (St. Moritz model @ 1008 sq. ft) Light and airy with room to move about. Compare with Rimfire at 850, Allegheny at 792, Highland Hs. at 978.
·SKI-IN, SKI OUT: Ballhooter lift and Green Circle Hootenanny Slope are right outside the back door.
* DISCOUNT VOUCHERS FOR RENTALS
·IN THE VILLAGE
·SLOPESIDE- Endless views down the slopes, across the lake, down the mountain range.
·FIREWOOD PROVIDED
·SATELLITE TV, CD, DVD, VCR SURROUND-SOUND
·All linens, towels, soap, paper products provided.
·WIFI, Voice Messaging System.
·ONSITE PARKING, onsite hassle-free check-in.
·HOT TUBS AVAILABLE
·KIDDIE PLAY GYM
·BAR AND RESTAURANT

WHAT OUR GUESTS SAY:
1/25/09 'This is our second time at The Catbird Seat, and we love it!' Alisa S., Leesburg, VA
1/31/09 'Wonderful weather! Wonderful views! Wonderful time!' The Graves Family, Wilmington, SC
9/13/08 'The Catbird Seat- Awesome unit, awesome views...' J. Evans, Thomas, WV - Wild and Wonderful!
3/15/08 'What a wonderful and special place you have at The Catbird Seat.' J.D. Sampedro
'We truly enjoyed it. We will be back' The Roberts Family, Wilmington, NC
12/26/07 'This is our fourth time staying in your lovely home. THANK YOU!' The Stewart Family, Chapel Hill, NC
6/29/2009 '...what a view!!! We just loved it. So much more room to move around...The Catbird Seat is our new home away from home' Cathy F., Saxonburg, PA
READ ON!

Snowshoe is the highest-elevation ski-slope east of the Mississippi, and the very best skiing south of Vermont. With a yearly average of 15 feet of snow, a fifteen-hundred foot vertical drop, and 1.5-mile long trails, it provides challenges for the extreme skier while accommodating the novice. Night skiing is available. The village is on top of the mountain, delivering breathtaking views to the skier and non-skier alike. Mountain Lodge offers views of the slopes, valley, and lake, and is just footsteps away from the village center with its night life, shopping, and Split Rocks swimming pool and sauna. Auntie Pasta's restaurant, a staple for many years on the mountain, with a pub is located on the lower level. Snowshoe’s fastest lift is just fifty feet from the door. Parking is included and is located directly outside. Check-in is at the front desk of Mountain Lodge – no waiting in long lines. The hotel-like lobby features comfortable couches, wingback chairs, a roaring fire, and high speed wireless internet. Around the corner is a game room for the kids.

SKI-IN/SKI-OUT: Mountain Lodge is situated in the best spot on the mountain, and The Catbird Seat occupies the best spot in Mountain Lodge! This spacious 1,000+ sq. ft. unit is one of only six exclusive “St. Moritz” models, and you are truly “Sitting in the catbird seat” with the best views around! Want company? Outside the front door is public space with high stools and tables, overlooking the lobby with its fireplace and activity. Want solitude? Light your own fire (firewood provided), watch the snow drift down over the mountains in the distance, play a game (Variety boardgames provided) or watch a movie on DVD,VHS or CABLE (movies stocked in the unit.) Movie rentals are also available at the front desk. You don’t need to ski in order to enjoy this condo!

The entry foyer has secure racks and shelves for all your ski equipment. The Master bedroom has a queen bed with TV/VCR. The second bedroom has two queens and TV. The living room has two queen pullouts with TV, VCR, DVD, AM/FM, and surround-sound. The fully equipped kitchen seats eight. Linens, towels, bath soap, toilet paper, paper towels, dishwasher soap, coffee filters provided.

SUMMER & FALL
The livin’ is easy at Snowshoe. With high temperatures in the 80’s and low humidity, Mountain Lodge is naturally cooled and does not have A/C. You can mountain bike on 120+ miles of trails on the 11,000-acre Snowshoe tract. The Raven Golf course is considered the finest in West Virginia. Other nearby activities include hiking, camping, white water rafting and canoeing. The Cass Scenic Railroad runs sightseeing and dinner excursions on an historic steam-engined train, and the National Radio Observatory runs tours on most days.
Mountain Lodge is a “no pets” building. Smoking only on the balcony, please.
Owner is a licensed agent in VA





Keywords: Lodge, Condo, Ski, slopeside, fireplace

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 2
  • 1008 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Housekeeper
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed:

    Service animals only are allowed in Mountain Lodge...moreless

  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 6-8

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • The 'OVERLOOK' of Mountain Lodge provides a respite just outside The Catbird Seat....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    VCR in each bedroom...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    VHS tapes and DVD's are provided. Also for rent at the front desk of Mountain Lodge....moreless

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Playground
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Village

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people

General

  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Coin-op laundry is just across the foyer from The Catbird Seat...moreless

  • Elevator
  • Fireplace:

    Firewood included...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment:

    Mountain Lodge has a limited amount of equipment for use by all guests...moreless

  • Heating
  • Internet:

    WIFI...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Housekeeping comes every day to replace soiled linens....moreless

  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking:

    Parking included right outside the unit...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    Parking in front of Mountain Lodge is included with rental of The Catbird Seat....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Can be arranged easily...moreless

  • Telephone:

    With voice messaging system...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Coin-op laundry is just across the foyer from The Catbird Seat...moreless

  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Firewood is provided right outside the door...moreless

Kitchen

  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    Filters provided...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Fully equipped for eight...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Crock pot, toaster, coffee maker, blender, microwave, full compliment of pots,pans, dishes and utensils....moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    full size electric...moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony:

    Overlooking the slopes, the lake, and endlessly down the mountain range....moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Split Rocks Pool is at the foot of the Mountain Lodge Parking Lot - They provide lockers, towels. Nominal fee....moreless

  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub:

    Split Rocks Pool is at the foot of the Mountain Lodge Parking Lot - They provide lockers, towels. Nominal fee....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna:

    Split Rocks Pool is at the foot of the Mountain Lodge Parking Lot - They provide lockers, towels. Nominal fee....moreless

  • Shared Hot Tub:

    Split Rocks Pool is at the foot of the Mountain Lodge Parking Lot - They provide lockers, towels. Nominal fee....moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
first tracks
Nov 23 - Dec 17, 2016
2 night min stay
$225 $295
Fri, Sat
Holiday Ski
Dec 18 - Jan 2, 2017
2 night min stay
$585
2017 high season
Jan 3 - Mar 18, 2017
2 night min stay
$325 $435
Fri, Sat
MLK Weekend 2017
Jan 13 - Jan 15, 2017
3 night min stay

$1,695
flat fee
Pres. Day 2017
Feb 10 - Feb 12, 2017
3 night min stay

$1,695
flat fee
Wild and Wonderful
Mar 19 - Apr 1, 2017
2 night min stay
$225 $295
Fri, Sat
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$150 $165
Fri, Sat
$900

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Accidental Damage Waiver $39
  • Tax Rate 12%

Notes:

Fridays and Saturdays not booked together may incur an additional charge.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Location

49 Miles
Nearest Airport
Elkins, WV
10 Metres
Nearest Barpub
In Building
3 Metres
Nearest Golf
On site
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
State Route 66
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
In Building
5 Metres
Nearest Ski
Ski-In, Ski-Out

Car: Necessary

Cass Antique Railroad offers breathtaking mountain tours along the old logging route. Steam Locomotives!

The Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope is listening for communications from space! Tours are given frequently. The Greenbriar River and associated trail are minutes away

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2002

About the owner: Recently retired from a contracting business, but still active in real estate, we enjoy hiking, birdwatching, fishing, making music, travel. We have been blessed with five wonderful children, three children-in-law, three grandchildren, and they all love the fun that winter can be. Michael & Kathleen, Fairfax, VA

Why the Owner Chose Snowshoe, WV, USA:
The first time we visited Snowshoe, we decided we had to buy a place. Since Kathleen no longer skis, it had to be a comfortable place with a good view. It came down to a townhouse at Powder Ridge or this condo in Mountain Lodge. Since Mountain Lodge is in the village and offers concierge services, the choice became simple. When the real estate agent first showed us the property, he opened the curtains to show the view and said 'You're really sittin' in the catbird seat up here'. The name stuck.

The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
No matter what time of year we come up to The Catbird Seat, the view is magnificent and the beauty is humbling. Snowshoe Mountain Company does a great job of holding events most weekends in off-season so there is always something to do.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Fully equipped kitchen seats eight

    Fully equipped kitchen seats eight

  • Sofas in the LR pull out to double beds

    Sofas in the LR pull out to double beds

  • Bedroom 2 features its own private bath

    Bedroom 2 features its own private bath

  • Fully equipped kitchen

    Fully equipped kitchen

  • View looking north from the balcony

    View looking north from the balcony

  • View of lobby fireplace from second floor

    View of lobby fireplace from second floor

  • Front Desk- Always at your service

    Front Desk- Always at your service

  • View from the bottom of Ballhooter Lift

    View from the bottom of Ballhooter Lift

  • Map of central slopes showing the location of The Catbird Seat

    Map of central slopes showing the location of The Catbird Seat

  • The Raven Golf Course is considered one of West Virginia's finest

    The Raven Golf Course is considered one of West Virginia's finest

  • The Store is OPEN

    The Store is OPEN

  • Go see some space stuff at Greenbank

    Go see some space stuff at Greenbank

  • Living room with stone fireplace

    Living room with stone fireplace

  • Master bedroom features its own VCR, ceiling fan

    Master bedroom features its own VCR, ceiling fan

  • This cozy overlook is just outside the Catbird Seat

    This cozy overlook is just outside the Catbird Seat

  • Floor Plan of The Catbird Seat

    Floor Plan of The Catbird Seat

  • View of the Lake from The Catbird Seat's  balcony

    View of the Lake from The Catbird Seat's balcony

  • Lobby At Christmas

    Lobby At Christmas

  • Game room for the kids- Big and small!

    Game room for the kids- Big and small!

  • View from the lift chair

    View from the lift chair

  • Map showing ML, Village, and Spa

    Map showing ML, Village, and Spa

  • The Cass Antique Railroad is minutes away

    The Cass Antique Railroad is minutes away

  • Tours are available at the Greenbank Observatory

    Tours are available at the Greenbank Observatory

  • Forever Wild

    Forever Wild

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This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Monday, July 25, 2016

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