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5 Queens, Fireplace, Mountain, lake and slope views, PERFECT!

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,008 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

•THE CATBIRD SEAT- When you stay here, you are “Sittin in The Catbird Seat'


•SKI-IN, SKI OUT: The Ballhooter lift and the Green Circle Hootenanny Slope are right outside the back door.


•LOCATED IN THE VILLAGE – Walk to restaurants and shopping.

•SLOPESIDE- Endless views down the slopes, across the lake, down the mountain range.



•All linens, towels, soap, paper products provided.

•10M wifi in each room, Voice Messaging System.

•ONSITE PARKING, onsite hassle-free check-in.





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


Snowshoe is the highest-elevation ski-slope east of the Mississippi River, and the very best skiing south of Vermont. It boasts 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 situated on top of the mountain and delivers breathtaking views to the skier and non-skier alike. Mountain Lodge offers views of the slopes, the valley and the lake. It is footsteps away from the village center. Pasta's restaurant, a staple for many years on the mountain, with a pub occupies the lower level. Snowshoe’s fastest lift is just fifty feet from the door. Free parking is and 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, wing-back 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 occupies in the best spot on the mountain. The Catbird Seat occupies the best spot in Mountain Lodge! This spacious 1,000+ sq. ft. unit is one of 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 a public space with high stools and tables overlooking the lobby and slopes. Want solitude? Light your own fire and watch the snow drift down over the mountains in the distance. Play a board game or watch a movie on DVD,VHS or CABLE (movies are stocked in the unit.) Movie rentals are also available at the front desk. You don’t need to ski 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.


The livin’ is easy at Snowshoe. With high temperatures in the 80’s and low humidity, Mountain Lodge is cooled by nature. It 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 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-engine train. 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, internet, Wifi

More Details

Mike Frizell
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 18, 2017

About Mike Frizell

Somewhat 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, five children-in-law, five (+) grandchildren, and they all love the fun that winter can be.

Michael & Kathleen, Fairfax, VA

Mike Frizell purchased this condo in 2002

Why Mike Frizell chose West Virginia

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.

What makes this condo unique

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.


Snowshoe Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1008 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Resort
  • Rural
  • Ski-In
  • Ski-Out
  • Village
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1) One in BR1, 2 in BR2, 2 pullouts in LR.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Housekeeper
  • Staff
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
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
The 'OVERLOOK' of Mountain Lodge provides a respite just outside The Catbird Seat.


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5 Queens, Fireplace, Mountain, lake and slope views, PERFECT!
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 22 reviews

Very nice. Just what I was looking for

  • 4 of 5

Nothing fancy but good location, great view, and plenty of space. Great for my trip with three first time skiers.

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
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Very nice room. I would stay again.

  • 4 of 5

The only negative I have is VBRO fees are so high. Overall it was a great stay and I would stay again.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Great weekend here

  • 5 of 5

This place was a great size for the 4 couples that all went. We had plenty of space to move around and enjoy the weekend skiing and celebrating an engagement and a birthday. The location to the slopes and the village was amazing for the price we paid. I definitely would rent this condo again!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Jefferson HIlls

Great location and view

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time and the unit was comfortable and met all our needs. He worked with us for a late check out.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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Great place, great location

  • 5 of 5

Took five buddies skiing and stayed at Catbird Seat. Great location, view of the slopes, roomy, everything we needed. Two thumbs up.

  • Submitted: Mar 3, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lawrenceburg , IN

Stay at Catbird Seat

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at Catbird Seat. It accommodate our family of 4 as well as another family comfortably. Fully equipped condo. We took advantage of the common space right outside our door with tables and chairs for all of us. Beautiful views and perfect convenience to walk outside to the top of the mountain. We will certainly return. Mike answered questions quickly and provided detailed information for our stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
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Nearest Airport
49 Miles
Elkins, WV
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
In Building
Nearest Golf
3 Metres
On site
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
State Route 66
Nearest Restaurant
10 Kilometres
In Building
Nearest Ski
5 Metres
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


Rates & Availability

Snowshoe Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Ski season 2017-2018
Nov 22 2017 - Dec 14 2017
2 night minimum stay
Christmas 2017
Dec 15 2017 - Dec 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
New Years Eve 2017!
Dec 29 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
2018 high season
Jan 1 2018 - Mar 17 2018
2 night minimum stay
MLK Weekend 2018
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
President's Weekend 2018
Feb 16 2018 - Feb 18 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Wild and Wunderbar
Mar 18 2018 - Apr 15 2018
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Deposit $49

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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