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Oo - 'Top of the Ridge Cabin' - oO 5BR Mountaintop Ski-Golf Cabin

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,200 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

House, 5 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 4 Baths, (Sleeps 13-17)

5 bedroom. 3 Master bedrooms each with private full bath. 6 open grassy mountaintop acres. One ridge over from Snowshoe Resort & Raven Golf course. 5-8 Minutes to Snowshoe entrance, ski/board rental shops, specialty shops, restaurants & grocery/gas, Then up to parking lots at Snowshoe or Silver Creek resorts. Total drive time from the house to the resort parking lots is typically 20-25 minutes one way.

WIFI Internet Access. 55' Flat screen in family room with surround sound stereo, Satellite TV, Karaoke, DVD and Netflix. Bedrooms have 32' flat screen TVs with Satellite TV and Netflix.

See our YouTube video. Search for the Top of the Ridge Cabin video with many more pictures and activities.

4 wheel drive or chains are required in the winter because snow remains on the ridge road after plowing. If needed, parking available at the base for 2 wheel drives or contact us for recommendations on tire chain purchases.

Pool table/ping pong, private hot tub with awesome views, 5.1 surround sound with DVD library. Karaoke machine. Satellite TV(4). Gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, double oven, island stove, trash compactor. Dining area seats 10.

Mobile phones working at the cabin: Att, Tmobile, Sprint. (Verizon doesn't play with the ATT tower at Snowshoe) Family radios can also be used to reach Snowshoe Resort to keep in touch with skiers/bikers/golfers.

Stone fireplace Gas inside and wood outside under the covered deck overlooking the valley. Aspen log beds throughout with rustic Locust Tree hand rails on stairs and decks create a cabin feel while retaining the comforts of home. Well trained pets welcome.

House sleeping arrangements are as follows.

Mstr BR 1, 1st fl, Queen, 32' flat screen, Netflix and Sat TV, Private full stone bath & shower

Mstr BR 2, 1st fl, Queen, 32' flat screen, Netflix and Sat TV, Private full bathrm w/ shower

Mstr BR 3, Basement, Queen & Twin, No TV, Full bath w/ tub & shower

Loft BR 4, 3rd fl, Bunk (2 Twins)

Loft BR 5, 3rd fl, 2 Twins, 32' Flat Screen, Netflix and Sat TV Private full bathroom w/ shower

Living room, 1st fl, pull out queen sofa

Back room, Basement, 4 unmade singles, washer & dryer.

Very private setting to snuggle by the fireplace. You will see more wildlife than humans on the ridge. After a day full of activities at Snowshoe, relax and enjoy spectacular sunsets from the Top of the Ridge.

World class Fly fishing on the Elk River. 10 minutes away. Guided Tours or on your own.

Paint ball right outside in the forest or use our maze in the 3 acres of 3-5 foot tall grass. (bring all your gear & Co2)

Shoot clay pigeons at Silver Creek.

Email for directions to swimming holes or more pictures.

Bonfire pit for cooking s'mores, play horseshoes, bike or hike the mountain. Ride the train at Cass for pleasure or take the dinner ride to Whittaker station. Corporate retreats. 18 hole award winning golf at the base of the ridge.

Keywords: House, cabin, private, luxury, mountain top

More Details

Scott and Lynn Johnson
Member since: 2004
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 22, 2018

Why Scott and Lynn Johnson chose Marlinton

Lynn and I picked this property specifically for the flat open space on the top of the mountain. It's the only property like it in the area. Our goal was to have a place our kids could enjoy, play football, soccer, bike, hike, paintball, etc. It really has worked perfectly for us and we hope you could enjoy it the same way we have over the years

Guestbook comments from the owner

We just wanted to say thank you. We had an amazing time. Your house was wonderful as always. We look forward to renting from you next year.
Jan 2014
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Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Marlinton

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3200 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Computer Available
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Queen size Beds (3), Twin or Single Beds (7) 2 Twins in loft bedroom #2 and 1 Twin in Master Bedroom #3, Baby Cribs (1) There is a crib in house with a mattress and sheets, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen sofa bed in the living room., Bunk Beds (1) 1 Bunk bed in loft bedroom #1
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • jetted tub ...
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming


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average rating of 4.7894735 based on 70 reviews

Great secluded getaway

  • 5 of 5

We spent a couple of nights at the cabin during a great March snowstorm and couldn't have had a better time. The cabin is well equipped, the views are great and the property is beautiful. Exactly what we had hoped for.

  • Submitted: 13-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Every ammenity you could ever want or need

  • 5 of 5

The house was out there, far away from everyone. Which was nice and relaxing. It had everything you could possibly want or need. Karoake, hot tub, pool table. Enough room to spread out, even with 6 people. Will stay there again.

  • Submitted: 21-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Great Return to the Top of the Ridge

  • 5 of 5

4 couples with their children (ages 2 - 8) returned to the Top of the Ridge and had another fantastic time. The house has ample space for cooking, games, relaxing, sitting by the outdoor fireplace, or soaking in the hot tub (note that both it and the deck are newer and bigger than the pictures indicate). Amenities like the wet bar, pool/ping pong table and entertainment system really make this a great place to stay. The drive down the ridge and then back up to Snowshoe can take around 25 minutes, but it's worth it to have so much space and the peace and quiet of the house. We'll definitely be back. Thanks to Scott and Lynn for being such great communicators!

  • Submitted: 30-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful property, accomodating home, will stay again.

  • 5 of 5

This was my second time staying at this home this year. We love it. It's secluded and quiet, the perfect escape. Each time, a large group of friends have gotten together to catch up since we all live in different areas and don't get to see each other much... it's a perfect getaway.

  • Submitted: 13-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 3 of 5

We have stayed at Top Of The Ridge Cabin 2 times. The most recent stay there was a little disappointing. The central air conditioner didn't work. Also, the laundry hadn't been done so we had to do it in order to have towels and rags. The dishwasher and trash compactor hadn't been cleaned out when we arrived either. We did however have a good time there. The new deck looks great and we appreciate your hard work to make the cabin a nice place to visit.

  • Submitted: 17-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome weekend at TOTR

  • 5 of 5

Top of the Ridge was the perfect secluded getaway for our annual motorcycle weekend with friends. We enjoyed foggy morning views with coffee, sunsets in the hot tub and evening fires on the deck. The magestic mountains of West Virginia provided the perfect backdrop for relaxation and reconnecting with friends and riding motorcycles in the scenic mountains.

The house is warm and inviting, spacious and well appointed. The kitchen was equipped with ample space for a crowd. Our weather was perfect for riding but had we been rained out, staying at the house would have been a pleasure.

The house is secluded and is truly on the top of the ridge. Because we were on bikes, the 2 mile ride in an out was challenging in a thrill-seekers-sort of way. Happy to report we all navigated well with no problems.

We would all recommend this beautiful home and all that goes with it. Thank you for a perfect weekend.

  • Submitted: 26-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Marlinton

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Apr 1 2018 - Nov 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
Ski Season Early
Dec 1 2018 - Dec 13 2018
2 night minimum stay
Ski Season December
Dec 14 2018 - Dec 19 2018
3 night minimum stay
Xmas and New Year's Holiday
Dec 20 2018 - Jan 1 2019
3 night minimum stay
Ski Season - January
Jan 2 2019 - Jan 16 2019
3 night minimum stay
MLK Weekend
Jan 17 2019 - Jan 23 2019
3 night minimum stay
Ski Season Jan-Feb
Jan 24 2019 - Feb 13 2019
3 night minimum stay
President's Day Weekend
Feb 14 2019 - Feb 20 2019
3 night minimum stay
Ski Season Feb-end
Feb 21 2019 - Mar 6 2019
3 night minimum stay
Ski Season - Late
Mar 7 2019 - Mar 31 2019
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit C$384.51
Pet Fee C$64.09

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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