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Recent Marion reviews

  • Peaceful, private retreat in the SW Virginia mountains

    "We have stayed in many cabins in the mountains of Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, and in the Pacific Northwest. Although this was one of the smallest cabins we have rented, it was one of the most memorable. There are three cabins on the 135-acre property, and two are identical in size. The two smaller cabins are placed far enough apart so that guests can feel privacy and solitude. The larger, 2 bedroom cabin is across the creek adjacent to VA Highway 58, but road traffic is very light and the creek delightfully noisy. The property itself is a joy to hike. There are miles of trails and plenty of cross-country exploring opportunities such as an off-trail hike up to some waterfalls high up on the property, which abuts National Forest Land and Whitetop Mountain, the second highest peak in Virginia. The owners have marked the trails well, and the trails themselves were once logging roads. We crossed four streams in one day and saw a large bard owl silently flying through the trees. Deer are abundant. I tried fly fishing the tiny pond on the property, which holds rainbow trout, then realized spin casting gear was far more suitable. As for our cabin, it was spotless and had everything we needed with the exception of spoons. I think there were only 3 or 4 (Brad, please note). The cabin professes to sleep 6, but since there is only one bathroom, I would recommend no more than four people stay at one time or they will be fighting over it. The cabin is also tiny--400 square feet. It would seem much smaller than that with six people. I can imagine some of those guests needing to frequent the woods when the bathroom is unavailable:). The loft has two twin beds, and it would be great for kids under 13. The living room futon is queen-size. One thing that surprised us is that the fireplace, once started, periodically turns itself on and off. At first we were worried but then figured out that it must be temperature sensitive. There is a space heater near the refrigerator and each room has its own electric heater built into a wall. Since the nights were warm for January (in the high 40s), we didn't even need the heat on at night since the cabin is well-insulated. Another note: one of the upper bedroom windows is cracked and needs replacing. I suspect a branch hit it. The bed itself has a foam mattress and is super-comfortable. Overall, this is a great place to stay for active, outdoors-oriented people."
    Guest: Tom L. Date of Stay: January 2017 Review Submitted: January 17, 2017
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  • Great little gem of a place. Plenty of room for everyone!

    "Great place to spend a family weekend together. The house was larger than I expected and a nice surprise. Everything you would need was available and very organized and clean. Will be staying here again in the future."
    Guest: Colleen O. Date of Stay: November 2016 Review Submitted: November 6, 2016
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  • What a great find!

    "My husband and I rented this cabin for the weekend and it was such a great find! The creek was amazing as was the hot tub! The kitchen was stocked with utensils, pots, pans and dishes. Plenty of towels provided and the bed was comfortable. We will definitely rent this cabin again in the future!"
    Guest: Amanda W. Date of Stay: September 2016 Review Submitted: September 26, 2016
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  • Lovely, secluded, mountain top cabin with spectacular view.

    "We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the cabin. Cabin was clean and neat. The directions were easy to follow. The quiet and solitude was a welcome change from our busy lives. The best part was sitting on the deck in the evenings and watching the local deer graze in rear of cabin and the star show at night could not have been better. We can hardly wait to come back and do it again. Spent time in Galax riding our mountain bikes on the New River Trail and dining in local restaurants. The antique shops were very nice too. I am torn between recommending the property and saving it just for me to visit. It is a nice place to stay. You will not be disappointed."
    Guest: Tim M. Date of Stay: September 2016 Review Submitted: September 15, 2016
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