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Quaint Cottage Located 15 Miles From Blacksburg VA

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 2 Bathroom In The Heart Of The Blue Ridge Mountains

The cottage has spacious bedrooms with hardwood floors, original plaster walls & a kitchen island made from early 1900 2ft wide boards. Both sofas fold out into beds for extra accommodations. It sits near the New River and the Norfolk & Western railway and, as such, the train occasionally passes by.

The cottage is not suitable for large groups or parties.

There is a stove with oven, a microwave and toaster, a refrigerator, cookware, plates, cups, glassware and silverware.

We have Smart TV hook up with a Netflix account just for the house, locally made soap and locally roasted coffee. We provide ear plugs for guests who prefer not to hear the train.

The cottage is located next to The Palisades Restaurant in an old resort village which was once a thriving destination and a stop on the N & W Railroad. A destination once again, the village is coming back to life with an award winning restaurant, artisan shop and now lodging.

Since I run The Palisades Restaurant, my interaction with guests is pretty much in the beginning when I show everyone the space. Of course, if something is needed, I'm right next door.

As an added service, we guarantee dinner reservations at The Palisades Restaurant for guests. Please request reservations for the day, time and number of guests at the time of booking.

No public transportation exists.

More Details

Owner
Shaena Muldoon
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, spanish, portuguese
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 20, 2017

About Shaena Muldoon

Shaena grew up in Pembroke, Virginia just two miles from the site of the cottage. She remembers visiting Pyne's General Store, which was located right next to the cottage, as a little girl with her family. In 2009, she turned the building into The Palisades Restaurant. She has been in the restaurant and event businesses for over 20 years. Her extensive experience includes producing high-profile worldwide events such as the award-winning 2004 International VSA Arts Festival in Washington, D.C., the 2002 U.S. Olympic Torch Relay and the 1998 World Exposition in Lisbon, Portugal.

After traveling to all of the seven continents, including Antarctica, Shaena has returned to Giles County which she considers one of the most beautiful places on Earth.

Shaena Muldoon purchased this house in 2007

Why Shaena Muldoon chose Virginia

Mr. Hunter's Cottage is located in Giles County – one of the most scenic areas in Virginia. Before dining at the Palisades restaurant right next door, you can work up an appetite by hiking to the Cascades, a natural waterfall. Or grab a paddle and canoe down the New River – the worlds second oldest waterway. Or visit Giles’ three historic covered bridges – the most of any county in the state. Giles County offers numerous recreational activities so there's more than just one reason you’ll want to come to visit.

What makes this house unique

Enjoy the rumble of passing trains as the cottage is located 50 feet from the tracks in the bucolic mountains of southwest Virginia.

Amenities

Eggleston House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 18
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Hand crafted local soaps, shampoo and conditioner and lush towels included. Fresh flowers are placed on the sink for you to enjoy.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Hand crafted chocolates by The Palisades Restaurant chocolatier placed lovingly in the kitchen.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveler reviews)

Quaint Cottage Located 15 Miles From Blacksburg VA
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews
Illinois
5

Super clean rustic! Great porch.

  • 5 of 5

Great restaurant next door, wonderful remote area! Train occasionally loud. We loved sitting on the swing in the evening!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

We had a fantastic time with great food right next door!!!

  • 5 of 5

Two couples, each with their own suite - house was perfectly sized. Large porch was perfect for playing cards after dinner (if you didn't figure it out, The Pallisades Restaurant entrance is about 30 yards away). Easy access to the New River (maybe a 5-min drive?). We'll be back...

  • Submitted: Jul 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely cottage!!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the cottage. It was clean, comfortable beds, spacious and would return again. We especially loved the restaurant, The Palisades, delicious food, friendly service and yummy desserts.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kernersville, NC
5

Great Country Getaway

  • 5 of 5

It was one of our most enjoyable VRBO getaways ever. Eggleston and the house were fun pleasant trips back in time. Sheana couldn't do enough to make sure our stay was comfortable and our every wish was taken care of. At dinner, she even introduced us to someone that allowed us to park at their house, near the stadium, for the Ga Tech-Va Tech football game since we had never been to Blacksburg before. What a beautiful hike to Cascade Falls, especially with her pointers and guidance. Our only regret is we did not make reservations for dinner at The Palisades Restaurant for both nights!

  • Submitted: Dec 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Comfortable cozy home

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time with plenty to do in the area. Fresh cut flowers and hand made soap a special touch just for us. Two suites were perfect for us, but there is an upstairs if needed. Ate in the owners restaurant and it was fabulous! Wonderful trip!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

picturesque and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

our group of had an amazing weekend at Shaena's property in Eggleston which included plenty of time spent in the sun on the porches or in the yard facing the rail tracks overlooking the river, home-made scones prepared by Shaena's Kitchen, and 2 amazing meals at the at the Palisades Restaurant next door. Shaena was very welcoming and helpful while we were there, and despite our late arrival getting into the property was effortless. I would recommend this house for anybody looking for a weekend near the New River with creature comforts at your fingertips.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
55 Miles
Roanoke
Nearest Restaurant
32 Metres
The Palisades Restaurnt
Car: necessary

The cottage is a bucolic setting just above the New River in the small village of Eggleston, VA. It is surrounded by mountains on all sides and is situated 50 feet from the Norfolk and Western train line, which adds an element of rustic charm and enables our guests to enjoy hearing and seeing the occasional freight train rumbling past on its way down the river.

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Rates & Availability

Eggleston House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Football/Delaware
Sep 8 2017 - Sep 10 2017
2 night minimum stay
$199
 
 
Football/Old Dominion
Sep 22 2017 - Sep 24 2017
2 night minimum stay
$199
 
 
Football/North Carolina
Oct 20 2017 - Oct 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
$199
 
 
Football/Duke
Oct 27 2017 - Oct 29 2017
2 night minimum stay
$199
 
 
Football/Pittsburgh
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 19 2017
2 night minimum stay
$199
 
 
Football
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
$199
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$159
From
$179
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $10 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

2 night minimum stay for football games. 3 night minimum stay for graduation.

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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