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Beautiful Mountain View, Secluded Romantic, Family Friendly WiFi

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

A Little Place in WV has everything you need for a quiet getaway stay. Beautifully sited on a secluded 5 acre wooded lot the hilltop location offers a graceful view across gently rolling hills to Cacapon Mountain in the near distance. Fog often divides the peaks and valleys in the early morning. Sun, moon, and stars rise to greet you, warming your morning or silvering your night. This cabin is a great place for a romantic getaway or an intimate weekend with your family. Secluded and completely surrounded by woods the site provides privacy in an open outdoor setting. Small groups of friends will enjoy the chance to hangout and visit in a beautiful setting--quiet, secluded and peaceful. The deck and one balcony look east to Cacapon Mountain with rolling hills between. A second balcony looks straight into the trees. The two bedroom cabin sleeps six comfortably. Recently renovated, the charming mix of colors, furnishings and natural light provide a warm cozy atmosphere. A gas fireplace will take the chill off an autumn evening and add an intimate feel to the living room. There are three TVs and DVD players, satellite TV, and a library of DVDs to keep you entertained. The cabin has free WiFi to keep you connected. The kitchen is fully equipped with stove, refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave, pots and pans, dishes and glasses. There is a washer and dryer in the basement. You can enjoy your meals inside or on the deck with views across the valley. The master bedroom suite has a queen size bed and sitting area. There are two balconies with wonderful cross breezes. The cabin has central air but you probably won't need it. The second bedroom has a double bunk bed. There is a futon in the basement den. Plenty of sheets and towels are available.

Sam Austell
Member since: 2012
Speaks english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 18, 2018

About Sam Austell

I am in my mid-60s. I love walking outdoors and in recent years I have hiked in the Anapurna region in Nepal, been to Machu Pichu in Peru and most recently traveled the Colorado River for 21 days by rubber raft through the Grand Canyon. I own a small business in Baltimore and love visiting A Little Place in WV.

Sam Austell purchased this cabin in 2009

Why Sam Austell chose Great Cacapon

Several years ago my wife and I accidentally passed through Berkeley Springs. We had lunch at Tari's, looked around and decided to come back. We made several weekend trips staying in cabins in the area. We got lucky and found our cabin one very dreary but enchanting day in November. It was well built and had a wonderful view. But it was a mess. Nothing that a little bit of destruction and then construction couldn't take care of. I love a project. I hope you will enjoy the serenity and beauty of A Little Place in WV.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cabin rental in Great Cacapon

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleeps two, Bunk Beds (1) This is a double bunk bed so it sleeps 4.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Beautiful Mountain View, Secluded Romantic, Family Friendly WiFi
average rating of 4.875 based on 40 reviews

Pleasant woodland escape.

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place, tucked away in the woods but with a distant view of hills too. Beautifully appointed (great kitchenware for instance) and with managers just up the road if you happen to write down the entry details wrong! We would definitely return.

  • Submitted: 5-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. We love the cabin too. Sam
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Property was very nice and secluded

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed our stay and riding around the country side. It was very quiet and restful.

  • Submitted: 1-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. We love the cabin and the peace and quiet too. It's a great place to get away. Thanks for staying with us. Sam
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We love coming here. It's very quiet, cozy, well-maintained, and supplied with all that we need.

  • Submitted: 11-Jan-2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful getaway

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a very enjoyable stay- the remote setting was quiet and peaceful and provided the respite we were looking for. Fall was a beautiful time of year to come and the view from the house was breathtaking, along with providing some wonderful star gazing opportunities. The house was cozy, clean and well kept, and well stocked with all the essentials.

  • Submitted: 6-Dec-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect getaway.

  • 5 of 5

Great place away from it all. Very clean, super kitchen, gorgeous view. Was a relaxing experience. We'd come back.

  • Submitted: 18-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to unwind and spend time with friends

  • 5 of 5

This was my second time at this property. The owner is great to work with if you need any help. The place is a very nice cabin with a great deck and an awesome view. Great place to spend time with friends and unwind.

  • Submitted: 27-Aug-2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad to hear you had a good time at our cabin. We love the view too and miss it when we can't get up for a visit. Thanks for becoming one of our REGULARS. See you again soon. Sam
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Washington Dulles, and Baltimore Washington Int.
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Berkeley Springs
Nearest Golf
22 Miles
Cacapon State Park
Nearest Motorway
18 Miles
Interstate 70
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Panorama at the Peak
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Nearest Beach
22 Miles
Cacapon State Park--Haha but true
Car: necessary

Berkeley Springs and the surrounding area are a mecca for visitors in the mid-Atlantic. Voted one of the top ten small art communities, there are galleries and The Ice House Community Art Center with live performances. There are two large antique stores and a number of small ones in town for those surprising finds. There are a number of restaurants in a range of styles and prices. Our favorites are Tari's and Panarama at the Peak. The Creamery for a quick sandwich and the Country Inn for a fine breakfast should be on your list. There are a couple of spas in town for the full range of pamper yourself delights. Our choice is the Atasia Spa. We have taken many wonderful walks in the area. The C&O canal is accessible at Paw Paw and Hancock. There is a beautiful trail from the parking lot at the Cacapon State Park scenic overlook. Its easy too. The Star Theatre shows recent movies Friday, Saturday and Sunday and has the best popcorn in three states made in a classic antique popcorn machine. Tari's, the Fairfax Coffee House and Earth Dog Cafe usually have live music one night a week. By the way you will get great coffee at the coffee house and the barbeque at Earth Dog is terrific. There are near-by Civil War sites at Gettysburg, Antietam and Sharpsburg. Skiing is at Whitetail. If you like the ponies the head on over to Charlestown. Then there is the cabin. A Little Place in WV is a lovely, peaceful place to just enjoy being alive. Let the sun warm you in the morning or the breeze cool you in the afternoon while reading a book on the deck. Three TVs, satellite and a library of DVDs are available for your enjoyment. Free WiFi is on site to keep up with the other world while you enjoy the real world. There are old fashion board games, remember them. If there is a chill in the air, the gas fireplace will warm you with its romantic glow. There is also a fire pit outside.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cabin rental in Great Cacapon

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add C$26 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$66.02 + Tax

Part of the beauty of our cabin is that is a mile and a half down a dirt road. For that reason we do not rent the cabin January thru part of March. We welcome guests in late November and December. Should you feel uncomfortable with foul weather predictions please call me to discuss the situation. We want you to be comfortable and will be happy to give a full refund should winter weather threaten.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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