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'Creekside Retreat'- 7 BR House! Great summer and fall availability and rates!

Bedrooms 7
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 7 Bedrooms, 4 Baths, (Sleeps 18)

Great summer and fall rates now available! Our rates for fall are now at early bird special rates.

Spacious House just waiting to welcome you! Sitting on a rushing creek inside the kettle, 'Creekside Retreat' has seven bedrooms, four bathrooms, and spectacular open common areas for you to enjoy. Open your windows and enjoy the sound of babbling water from the seasonal creek that runs through the property. There is even a spotlight to enjoy the creek in the evening with plenty of outdoor seating. In the early morning or at dusk, sit out and enjoy the deer as they eat among the woods behind and beside our house.

There is a wrap around decking area as well for you to enjoy the outdoors. Ample parking available in flat driveway. You are just around the corner from golf, skiing, and fishing. There is also a spectacular overlook point from the mountaintop with a great hiking trail.

Inside is a perfect place for friends and family to gather. The entry level is divided into two family suites. One queen bedroom and one full bedroom joined by a bathroom connect to a family room. Off the other side of the family room is a full bedroom and bedroom with two twin beds. There is also another bathroom on that level. Walk up the stairs and be prepared to be awed.

The incredible open great room is the perfect place for the whole group to gather. Sitting/TV area, dining area, game table, and kitchen are all in one big room with vaulted ceiling and lots of light. The master suite on that level is huge with a private bathroom. Also on this level are two more rooms with bunkbeds (sleep four each) and another bathroom. This layout is fantastic for being able to be together when you want to and being able to have you own space as well.

UPDATE : 7/11/17 - Several guests have asked about more recent reviews. Sadly we have had many guests try to leave reviews for us this past year. The only thing we can think of is we were hold outs and did not upgrade to the new system (that charges additional fees to guests and owners) until we had to this past May. Guests that reserved through us instead of the site were unable to leave a review. Since we have had questions if the last review was valid, here is more info. The mattresses were all fine but the master bed frame was wobbly and squeaky. That has been resolved with a new sleigh bed in that room. There was a spot on the table that was sticky so it was sanded down and refinished. There were two nails sticking out on the deck and they were hammered back in. Private club memberships and homeowners discounts do not apply to guests (whether friends visiting or rentals) with the exception of use at the outdoor homeowners pool. Unfortunately that isn't our rule but the private clubs. Since our home has just now passed the 10 year mark in age, we have done a home inspection for our next set of renovations and improvements. After seeing that we have stained the decks and sealed them and done some minor work around the house. All ready for you to come and enjoy!

Please Note: Pictures of upgrades are up. So far, the great rooms have new flooring and new paint and new murals. There is now internet, upgraded cable TV. Murals are up and our newest addition - NEW CARPET Winter 2013/14! Please treat it kindly. Bunk bed rooms and bathrooms have a fresh coat of paint on them winter 2015! Come and enjoy our beautiful home.

Keywords: Single Family Home

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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2018

Guestbook comments from the owner

****JMU Homecoming 2006!!!! Awesome weekend!! Beautiful weather--lots of deer--leaves gorgeous!! Your home has been our favorite (and we've rented at Massanutten for 15+ years.) Thank you.
Oct 2006
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Massanutten House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 5:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 18
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancellation refunds if house is re rented for your stay. See rental agreement.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 18
  • Queen size Beds (2) One upstairs, one downstairs, Double Beds (2) Both downstairs, Twin or Single Beds (2) One room has 2 twin beds, Baby Cribs (1) A Pack N Play is provided as well as child seat for meals, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (4) Two rooms have bunk bed set ups
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Two Gas Fireplaces, Phone (local calls only), Central Heat, 2 Large TV's, Stereo System, Full Open Kitchen (Microwave, Refrigerator/Freezer, Coffee Maker, Blender, Bakeware, Pyrex, Service for 22, and Cooking Utensils Provided), High Efficiency Front Load Washer & Dryer, Board Games, Magazines, Leave and Take Books, Booster Seat with Tray, Pack N' Play, No Pets, FOOSBALL TABLE AND PING PONG TABLE NOW AVAILABLE


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'Creekside Retreat'- 7 BR House! Great summer and fall availability and rates!
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 29 reviews

great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time! House is very nice, clean and welcoming. The roomy kitchen/living room area was perfect for our group of 14.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greenbelt, MD

Great place for our team retreat!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the home and the location. Beautiful scenery, spacious home and provided a great place for us to pull away for a few days!

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Good for large families with children.

  • 4 of 5

House had good floor plan and flow. Lots of room for the 10 adults and 7 children in our group. Good location for ski slopes, tubing and indoor water park.

However, the house is older and needs a really, really good cleaning. Lots of light bulbs missing. Only one TV would work, owner was responsive and gave us instruction for family room TV. . Furniture worn and dressers need repair.

  • Submitted: Jan 15, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: This review is disappointing to me as it was not at all what was shared with us. In fact, they said they were excited to leave us a nice review. Of course this was before we had to deduct from the security deposit for them leaving really disgusting trash unbagged for the cleaning lady. She was not kind to our manager and also not to us about the TV, and it was because she pushed a button to change the input. That was fixed for her immediately the same day as check in. As for the rest, this is the first we are hearing of it and will ask the manager about it. UPDATE: I contacted the on site manager/cleaner and she said when this lady left she thanked her for a wonderful house and weekend and had no complaints.
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Fantastic rental! Perfect setup for our group!

  • 5 of 5

Great rental - owner was very easy to work with making the overall rental experience simple and seamless! Everyone in our large group agreed that the house was perfect for our needs - great layout with plenty of bedroom options and bathrooms for all.

  • Submitted: Nov 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad you enjoyed our home and we welcome you back anytime! Thanks for taking such nice care of it!
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Leesburg VA

nice location, good layout...needs some updates

  • 2 of 5

The location is great, right inside the grounds, nice house, neat that the creek runs under the driveway. We hiked up the mountain from the house, very beautiful. Overall a nice house with a good layout for large family gatherings. Some things that need fixing:

- the mattresses are worn out, they need replacement, everyone agreed, this was the biggest downside.

- the kitchen table is sticky, we scrubbed and scrubbed but it is still sticky, almost like someone had covered it in syrup..

- the deck looked unsafe, it was falling apart, had nails sticking out, I wouldn't let my kids out there.

- this house doesn't have membership, so no pool, no discounted slopes etc.

If the house was better maintained I would give it 5 stars, but in its current state it is 2.5 stars.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Joel, I am so disappointed and curious about your review. I am disappointed that this is the first I am hearing of any of these things from you. I am curious as it was written a couple of months after your stay and all of our other guests this spring staying on both sides of your time there had no complaints at all, actually loved the house, and a couple are already planning their return for next year. I would have thought if there were issues that serious I would have heard about it. You wrote to me over a month after your stay accusing us of not sending back your security deposit. You didn't believe it was sent until I sent you the bank information. Then you suddenly found the check. During all of those messages, not once did you mention any items you listed here. I would have thought if things involved the health and safety of visitors and you thought they needed to be addressed you would have let us know. Again, I find this odd. We will definitely have our property manager go and investigate these things. If there is indeed some things that need to be maintained and repaired, we will get them taken care of as we want our home to be an amazing place for families to go out and enjoy. FYI, memberships are for homeowners only. The only facility our guests can enjoy is the outdoor pool.
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Perfect weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at Creekside Retreat! Our group comprised 9 dads and our daughters as part of a Indian Princess reunion. The house was fully updated and slept everyone comfortably to help make our weekend stay a memorable one! It has a great location on the mountain and the creek made for a picturesque setting. We enjoyed a hike in the nearby Shenandoah National Park and our daughters took advantage of the fabulous water park. Jami, the owner, and her staff were wonderful and very accommodating throughout the entire process. On the day of arrival, we were met at the property and given the key code to the house and a full walk-through, eliminating the need to go to a rental office. My daughter left her eyeglasses behind, and the friendly cleaning staff was able to find them and ship them back to me the next day! I would recommend Creekside Retreat to anyone and will be staying there again in the future!

  • Submitted: Mar 22, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you had a great time out there and welcome your group back anytime! It was fun to bring back my childhood memories of Indian Princesses too!
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Wildlife Viewing (in the backyard!), Snow Tubing, Grass Tubing, Family Fun Park, Canoeing, Nice Playgrounds, Newly Opened Indoor Waterpark with Outdoor Section/Wave Pool Now Open


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150

There is a required rental agreement before you can check in to the property.

Holidays, ski season, JMU events have higher rates and different number of minimum nights

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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