Fabulous Views, Hot Tub, Deck, Grill, Wifi, in the Middle of Everything

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Last updated: 10/16/2016
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

This cottage-cabin is a unique, charming getaway. You are not likely to find a similar one for rent in Canaan Valley with the combination of view, amenities, and easy location to everything. Our mountain retreat is centrally located to area attractions. Just 5 minutes south to Timberline and Canaan Valley State Park, or eight minutes north to the quaint town of Davis and Blackwater Falls State Park. Special Features of include:
1. Great views of Canaan Valley from cottage-cabin's great room, deck and hot tub area.
2. Home is uniquely decorated with comfortable country and rustic furniture handmade by local artisans.
3. Upgraded kitchen appliances.
4. Upgraded hot tub.
5. Large charcoal grill.
6. Near two quaint towns Davis (8 minutes drive) and Thomas (15 minutes drive).
7. The cabin abuts the Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge and is in the middle of the Valley.

Hike, bike, swim or kayak your Heart Out!: Most guests say, ''it's even better than the pictures!' Great to just get away and relax, have fun with all sorts of out-door adventures in warm and cold weather. Ski in winter, hike, bike and kayak in warm weather. Horseback riding minutes away, world-class rock climbing about 1/2 hour away. Many, many local activities. Located in the beautiful Allegheny Mountains.

Great Family Summer Vacation in Canaan Valley or Cozy Romantic Getaway in West Virginia. Excellent spot to explore various day-hikes and mountain bike.

Nearby Davis West Virginia was voted by Men's Health as one of the coolest little mountain towns in the country.

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Property Type

  • Cottage

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included


  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be at least 25 years old...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Home has rec room. High chair available. ...moreless

  • Limited Accessibility:

    All needs are on first/main level of house - however, must be able to get up 3 steps in front of house. Also, all door openings and counters are 'standard' and not modified....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    Ask about bringing dogs - extra fee. NO CATS ALLOWED....moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 9-12

  • Mountain-theme: 1 queen


  • White-theme: 1 queen


  • Quilt-theme: 1 queen


  • Bunk-twin room: 3 twin/ single

    There is one twin bed and a bunk bed in this room....moreless

  • Each bedroom has a 'theme:' mountain room, white room, country charm and twin-bunk/animals-states. Two bedrooms upstairs, off the Great Room, and two (including room with one twin and one bunk bed) below, off the rec-room. Plus, folks can use their own air mattresses or sleeping bags in the rec room. So, all in all, nine people can sleep in the bedrooms, plus three people/kids could sleep in the carpeted rec-room downstairs, if you bring sleeping bags or air mattresses....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Upstairs: toilet, combination tub/shower, tub


  • Downstairs: toilet, shower


  • Bathrooms are basic, but nice, and clean.

Other Amenities

  • Place has a hot tub with natural cedar surround. Sit in tub, turn on jets and festival lights in tub. Take in view of Canaan Valley and mountains.Property also has heavy duty, very large charcoal grill.Please put 'skier's view' into yahoo or google search engine, and you will find property's website with more info.Note that wireless internet access is available, but sporadic, like all wireless access in the Valley....moreless


  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books For Adults
  • Books For Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games For Kids
  • Music Library:

    Assortment of CDs, mostly country/bluegrass....moreless

  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    TV in Great Room is new Flat Screen HDTV....moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library:

    Various old-timey and more current releases....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Coin Laundry
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Waterfalls
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Eco Tourism
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain
  • Mountain View:

    Views of Mountains/Canaan Valley from Great Room, deck and hot tub/patio area. Fabulous views of Fall Foliage, and general beauty in Spring and Summer....moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Paragliding
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Ski Privileges Optional
  • Skiing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 8 people


  • Activities Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer:

    Wash room downstairs...moreless

  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating:

    Base board and wood stove...moreless

  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided:

    High quality, high count cotton sheets, flannel sheets and jersey (t-shirt material) sheets....moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Level, paved driveway. ...moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Sufficient room in driveway for small RV/boat/trailer....moreless

  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    May take incoming calls and make local calls....moreless

  • Thermos Bottle
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Separate wash room downstairs...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    We have 'Frontier' wireless, the only option available in the Valley. Service is ok, but not perfect -- this is true of any WiFi in the Valley....moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Cozy wood stove with glass front so you can watch the fire. Keeps upstairs toasty warm on cold mountain nights....moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen:

    Stainless appliances. Mircrowave, too. High chair also available....moreless

  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave:

    Also may be used as toaster oven -- see instructions in cottage....moreless

  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Large fridge....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio:

    Deck off of Great Room, patio off of downstairs rec room. Views of Canaan Valley/Manor Ridge from both...moreless

  • Golf:

    At Canaan Valley State Park....moreless

  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    At Canaan Valley, Timberline and White Grass....moreless

  • Tennis:

    At Canaan Valley State Park...moreless

  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    Pool at Canaan Valley State Park, five minutes away....moreless

  • Hot Tub:

    Six person hot tub with cedar surround, colored lights, and great view of valley....moreless

  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


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from 13 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Leaf Peeper
Sep 23 - Oct 24, 2016
3 night min stay
Winter Shoulder
Oct 25 - Dec 15, 2016
3 night min stay
Nov 23 - Nov 25, 2016
3 night min stay

flat fee
Winter holidays
Dec 16 - Dec 29, 2016
3 night min stay
New Year's Eve
Dec 30 - Jan 1, 2017
3 night min stay
Jan 2 - Mar 13, 2017
3 night min stay
$300 $300
Fri, Sat, Sun
MLK Weekend
Jan 13 - Jan 15, 2017
3 night min stay

flat fee
President's Weekend
Feb 17 - Feb 19, 2017
3 night min stay

flat fee
My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Pet Fee $100


Tax, hot tub use, and cleaning included. No cats allowed.

Winter holidays: $1,500 for three nights; $1,850 six nights; $1,600 NYE

Summer holidays and Thanksgiving: $800 three nights

Hot tub use, taxes and cleaning included; ask about fees for well-behaved dog.

Repeat guests: ask if discounts available for time of year/length of stay.

Owner's cancellation policy:

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

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Last updated: 10/16/2016
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1.2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Canaan Valley State Park - five minutes
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
Timberline and Canaan Valley - five minutes

Car: Necessary

Canaan Valley is a unique ecosystem. It's like a piece of Vermont was plunked down into West Virginia. Excellent hiking and leaf peeping. It's the highest elevation valley of its size, east of Denver. There are a great variety of birds all-year round in the Valley, and a great variety of unique flora and fauna. The Canaan Valley Wildlife Refuge is habitat to over 150 bird species, a major flyover in Spring and Fall. The night sky has little light pollution. Popular attractions include Blackwater Falls State Park, the historic towns of Davis and Thomas featuring Mountainmade with its fine arts & crafts , the Purple Fiddle with its unique American roots-new grass -country music scene. Also nearby: Dolly Sods, Monaghahela National Forest, Cathedral State Park (old growth forest), Spruce Knob, and world-class rock climbing at Seneca Rocks.

Other Activities: canoeing, kayaking, live-music listening, snow sports in winter

Golf: Canaan State Park, five minutes away, has a wonderful course. There is always lots of wildlife nearby, including deer near the green.

Ski: Downhill skiing only 5 minutes away at Timberline and Canaan Valley Resort. Canaan Valley Resort also has fun tubing for the kiddies. White Grass, with its great cafe and friendly Chipper (you have to ask), as well as Blackwater Falls, for Nordic skiing, are about 10 minutes away.


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  • Great Room with Wood Burning Stove

    Great Room with Wood Burning Stove

  • view from great room

    view from great room

  • White-Theme Bedroom

    White-Theme Bedroom

  • Dining Area

    Dining Area

  • Front of Cottage: Bigger Inside Than Appears Out

    Front of Cottage: Bigger Inside Than Appears Out

  • View of Canaan Valley and Mountains from Hottub

    View of Canaan Valley and Mountains from Hottub

  • Twin bed in downstairs bedroom, shared with bunk beds.

    Twin bed in downstairs bedroom, shared with bunk beds.

  • Picnic area in nearby Canaan Valley State Park

    Picnic area in nearby Canaan Valley State Park

  • Ourdoor (and indoor) pool five minutes away in Canaan Valley State Park

    Ourdoor (and indoor) pool five minutes away in Canaan Valley State Park

  • Our front yard.

    Our front yard.

  • Field next to our house, late summer.

    Field next to our house, late summer.

  • View of bird feeder at front porch, late summer.

    View of bird feeder at front porch, late summer.

  • Mountain-Theme Bedroom

    Mountain-Theme Bedroom

  • Kitchen-Dining Area

    Kitchen-Dining Area

  • Country Quilt Bedroom

    Country Quilt Bedroom

  • Seating Area in Great Room

    Seating Area in Great Room

  • Rec Room

    Rec Room

  • Room with bunk beds and twin bed, downstairs.

    Room with bunk beds and twin bed, downstairs.

  • WV Mountains

    WV Mountains

  • Sign at end of drive

    Sign at end of drive

  • WV countryside

    WV countryside

  • Canaan Valley State Park.

    Canaan Valley State Park.

  • Golf at Canaan Valley State Park.

    Golf at Canaan Valley State Park.

  • Beautiful steam in Canaan Valley Wildlife Refuge.

    Beautiful steam in Canaan Valley Wildlife Refuge.

VRBO #91664

This listing was first published here in 2005.

Date last modified - Wednesday, October 19, 2016

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