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Stunning mountain views in pristine, serene, natural setting. Luxurious comfort.

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms4
Space 3,800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, plus guest cottage, 4 full baths. Compound sleeps up to 11

Step from your car and take a breath of cool mountain air. Hard to believe you’re 28 miles from Charlottesville, eighty-nine miles from Washington. The edge of the wild, this land borders Shenandoah National Forest, the most populous black bear country on the East Coast, with stunning views of the Blue Ridge mountains and the tiny, picturesque community of Graves Mill in the valley below. If you prefer hiking mountain trails, fishing a trout stream or sipping a drink on the wide two-story porch, this is the spot. Wintering in? Let it snow. The whole-house generator automatically keeps things cozy in the event of power outage. Add a steam sauna, two-person Jacuzzi with a view, Rumford fireplace in the Great Room and winter becomes a dreamer's paradise. Springtime brings Mountain Laurel and eagles. Summer offers cool relief from the flatlands. Then comes Autumn, a season you have to truly see to believe.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Smoking: Smoke-free home.

Noise Control: In keeping with the peaceful tranquility of the region, no ATVs or motorcycles permitted on property.

More Details

Owner
John Twombly
Member since: 2009
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 17, 2018

Amenities

Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Madison, Virginia

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 11
  • Min. age of primary renter: 26
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • restaurant dining guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • cold water dispenser
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Guest cottage
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Level 1 (living area) has two person steam sauna.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Full bath on level 3.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , On level 2, jacuzzi tub, separate shower with rain shower.
  • The second floor master bath has a spectacular mountain view from the two person Jacuzzi tub. Steam Shower/Sauna is next to fitness room with treadmill and weight bench.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 2nd floor master, gas log fireplace, porch with view
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2nd floor double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , Queen bedroom on 3rd floor
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 child bed , Two twin bed plus trundle on 3rd floor
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Queen bed in cottage
    Cribs (portable) - 2 baby crib , Two Graco Pack n Play cribs
  • The two bedrooms on level 3 share a full bath. The two bedrooms on level 2 (entry level) share one full bath. The cottage has a full bath. The home sleeps 10 in beds comfortably depending on group composition (couples versus singles, mix of children versus adults, etc.). There are auxiliary beds, but contact owners to ensure your group will be comfortable. If cribs are applicable, the group size could easily be more than 10.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books ...
  • books adult
  • books kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • games kids
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • porch/lanai ...
  • screened porch/lanai
  • unscreened porch/lanai
Suitability:
  • long term renters welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
  • Sauna ...
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Steam Shower
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • library
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
The two-story porch stretches the length of the main house and offers a stunning panoramic view of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah National Forest, which the adjoins the property. Great room has wood-burning Rumford fireplace. Whole house generator, blown-in insulation and top-of-the-line Anderson windows provide dependable maximum comfort and warmth even in heavy winter storms. Steam sauna on first floor near small exercise room with treadmill and free-weight bench. Rain shower, and two person heated Jacuzzi in second floor master bath. Cozy media room with high definition satellite TV. and WiFi. Four-wheel drive vehicles recommended in Winter. Designer kitchen for serious chefs. Local personal chef services available (ask owner). Massage services available (ask owner).

Reviews

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Stunning mountain views in pristine, serene, natural setting. Luxurious comfort.
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Great House

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 nights here over Spring break. Loved the house! It is a bit remote and a bit of a steep driveway but nothing that can't be handled.

  • Submitted: 20-Mar-2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home on the side of the mountain with everything you need or want.

  • 5 of 5

The home is well equipped and the pictures match what you will find. One note of caution....the driveway is very narrow, very steep, winding, and easy to miss. If you don't have an SUV type vehicle or are a nervous driver in these situations, be cautious, and definitely plan to arrive during daylight hours. Otherwise once we arrived, the house is beautiful and was nice to have the guest house. The AC was not working Saturday upon arrival for the main and 2nd floors, but the home owner called the repairman the next morning for an emergency Sunday visit and had it working by Sunday afternoon. Also the grills are charcoal, not gas, we had planned to cookout the first night, but had to wait until 2nd night after we bought charcoal. We had a wonderful family getaway, there is plenty of room for everyone to have their own space, the kitchen is gorgeous and has everything you may need or want. Would definitely stay here again if we come to this area.

  • Submitted: 30-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Magnificent house on a beautiful property

  • 5 of 5

The property was magnificent. Even with the rain and cloudy weather the view was beautiful. It was a well appointed and well maintained property. The dining room, living room, kitchen combination was great for a large group. The kitchen was great for cooking. All the bedrooms were very comfortable. The house was well appointed and even small touches, like night lights, were thought of. The small cottage was very comfortable and homey feeling.

The owner was very accommodating to requests we had.

We are planning to go back again n the future.

  • Submitted: 21-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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A beautiful home in a scenic setting - a relaxing treasure.

  • 5 of 5

This property has everything you could want in a location that is relaxing and scenic. We visited for my husband's 60th birthday with two couples and two infants under one. There was more than enough space for each couple to have their own bedroom, bathroom, and separate bedroom for their baby. The grandparents enjoyed the peace and quiet of sleeping in the private adjoining cottage. The house was beautifully decorated with all the amenities one could want. The view from the porches of the mountains was stunning. During our visit we spent a relaxing afternoon at the lovely Early Mountain winery, and another at Bald Top Brewery. The owner John was very responsive to requests for information, and helped us locate a wonderful photographer to take some family photos. We all look forward to returning in the future.

  • Submitted: 13-May-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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JMU Graduation weekend 2018

  • 5 of 5

A stunning home with breathtaking views. the home is beautifully kept, all amenities included and a great price! We had a family reunion for our daughter's graduation. I would only recommend placing reflectors along all the driveways leading to and from the property. It would help navigate when its pitch dark. thanks John!

  • Submitted: 7-May-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house, clean, spacious, perfect for a couple or large group! Nice views as well!

  • 5 of 5

We rented this house for a girls weekend, 8 of us. The house was located close to wineries and distilleries to we planned to visit, we drove about 45+ minutes to our destinations, which was a beautiful scenic drive, we enjoyed it. Nice mountain views, peaceful and so relaxing! Clean, spacious and open living areas made this house perfect for our group.

  • Submitted: 23-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Charlottesville, VA
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Bavarian Chef
Car: necessary

The property is located about a mile from Graves Mill, VA and is just off of Bluff Mountain Road, bordering on the Shenanndoah National Park. The area is lovely and unspoiled, very scenic, with easy and close access to the Rapidan and Conway Rivers as well as Graves Mill hiking trail.

Other Activities: Antiquing, music festivals, seasonal festivals, historic sites, mountain trail hiking, trout fishing, swimming, rafting, canoeing.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Madison, Virginia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
C$414
C$2,563
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning / linen set up C$230.04 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit C$394.35

Owners honor the rate agreed to at time of booking. Holiday rates apply for Thanksgiving and Christmas; contact owners. Rates and rental arrangement apply to the entire compound, both the house and the cottage. Payments are fully refunded if cancellation is made at least 60 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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