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15% Off Secluded, Modern Home Featuring Breathtaking Mountain Sunrises, TV, WiFi

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,100 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Secluded 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom House with Amazing Mountain Views From All Rooms!

Welcome to 'On The Rocks'! A spectacular 5 bedroom, 5 bathroom house situated at the pinnacle of the Coolfont Mountainside community featuring amazing views of the Cacapon mountains. The property is surrounded by distinctive rock outcroppings which lend their name to the house.

The location is very private, tucked upon the mountainside. The property borders Cacapon State Park which is comprised of over 6000 acres of wilderness. Walk out the back door and you are in the expansive park! The natural environment envelops the house from every direction. You will feel like you are in your own private nature preserve.

The kitchen, recently remodeled top to bottom, features a custom slate floor and stainless steel appliances. The kitchen is stocked with all of the essentials you would expect, including complete sets of dinnerware (plates, bowls, wine glasses, flatware, etc.), as well as all necessary cooking supplies (pots, pans, baking dishes, casserole dishes, utensils, etc). The kitchen also includes a modern flat-top range, wall oven, built-in microwave, dishwasher and two sinks. The adjacent dining room can seat up to 10 guests for meals.

The main living room is styled with beautiful rustic maple floors, 20 foot ceilings with exposed beams and large bay windows that get amazing natural light. It is the perfect space for large family gatherings or to sit around the slate hearth with a roaring fire on cold winter nights. In the summer, open the home's seven sliding glass doors to cool mountain breezes coming up from the valley.

The living room is equipped with a 46 inch LCD TV including DirectTV HD satellite service as well as a DVR. The house has broadband internet service with WIFI to keep you connected with all of your internet ready devices. Additionally, in the living room, there is a stereo with bluetooth support. Easily sync your laptop, tablet or phone and play music.

Every bedroom has its own attached private bathroom, which provides all guests in your group the privacy and comfort of their own master suite! Additionally, the two top floor suites have their own private balcony perfect for watching the sunrise with coffee, or having a cocktail under the stars. The deck on the main floor is extremely spacious and has two charcoal grills for barbequing. This deck also features seating for outside dining as well as multiple Adirondack chairs. The house has 4 decks in all, with amazing views of nature and the ridge-line. On top of this, attached to the main deck, there is a screened-in porch with lots of seating and a ceiling fan.

'On The Rocks' is a convenient 5 minute drive to downtown Berkeley Springs featuring artisan shops, top-notch dining, the world-famous hot baths and much more. In very close proximity to Berkeley Springs, there are hundreds of miles of hiking trails in Cacapon State Park and Sleepy Creek Nature Preserve. Other activities in the area include horseback riding, world-class golf, fishing, kayaking, etc. The list of activities is limitless.

The Coolfont community amenities include a swimming pool and tennis courts which are available to all guests. The community area includes a playground with a jungle gym, slide and swings as well as a large field for the kids to run or play frisbee in.

We offer flexible check-in and check-out times to suit whatever needs you may have. Just ask!

Come, relax and get away from it all in this one of a kind home. We guarantee you will completely enjoy your stay at 'On The Rocks'!

More Details

Property Manager
Sarah Bax
Member since: 2012
Speaks english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 23, 2018

About Sarah Bax

When not in Berkeley Springs, we live and work in Annapolis, Maryland. We first visited Berkeley Springs in 2009 for a friend's wedding in Cacapon State Park. We fell in love with the area and came back numerous times over the subsequent years. In 2012, we decided we wanted a place to call our own.

Sarah Bax purchased this house in 2012

Why Sarah Bax chose Berkeley Springs

After seeing 'On The Rocks', we knew immediately it was the place for us. The expansive views, open space and amazing sunrises sold us on it instantly. We are very happy to be able to share our beautiful house and the Berkeley Springs area with others.

What makes this house unique

One of the most unique aspects of 'On the Rocks' is its combination of a woodsy setting yet amazing views of the mountains and valleys. It's rare you find a cabin which is both nestled in the woods but also has great natural lighting. It is the best of both worlds!


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation house rental in Berkeley Springs

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


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average rating of 4.8333335 based on 78 reviews

perfect for our party of 10

  • 4 of 5

A house with 5 bedrooms and 5 baths was a real find. The house is lovely with decks and screened in porch. There were only small issues. It was a little stressful knowing that the counter tops in the kitchen were not durable and we had some trouble with the code pad on the door. And knowing that the house backed on Coolfont Park, we were a little disappointed that it was a very steep incline behind the house with no real access to the park. All in all, it was a very enjoyable 3 days for everyone!

  • Submitted: 5-May-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your thoughtful review. We're a bit confused about your comments regarding the kitchen countertops not being durable. They are made from hard cherry wood by the Mennonites of Clear Spring, MD. We do ask that guests use the cutting boards we provide, instead of directly on the counter, to preserve their craftsmanship. After your stay, we checked the electronic key-code pad as well. We found it in working order. We also had other guests who stayed shortly after you who did not have any issues with it. We will continue to check it regularly. Finally, regarding your concern about property bordering the park, many guests love this perk. Not only does it guarantee you are surrounded by nature, but if you love hiking, there are two trails of varying difficulty which lead to the ridge-line. Many of our guests have hiked up the hill without issue. We do ourselves regularly as well! I wish you had asked about this during your stay so we could offer guidance. If you take these trails up you will be rewarded with breathtaking views of the river and valley! Perhaps you can experience this beauty on your next stay!
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  • 5 of 5

Went away for a moms weekend trip and had a blast! The kitchen was stocked, the beds comfy and bathrooms aplenty!!! There was nothing to think about except who was going to pour me another glass of wine!!! Best get away ever! Big thanks for opening up the house to a group of moms in need of an escape!

  • Submitted: 28-Apr-2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so glad your group had such an amazing and relaxing getaway. Come back anytime!
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Great Girlfriends' Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

We had a fabulous time at this beautiful house. It was very comfortable and welcoming with spacious bedrooms and baths, a large dining room we (7 of us) were more than comfortable in, updated appliances in the kitchen and a very comfortable living room with great views of Coolfont.

  • Submitted: 12-Mar-2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place for a reunion!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks again to On The Rocks for being a perfect place for our annual reunion. The house features five individual bedrooms with private bathrooms to provide individuals with privacy, as well as a comfortable space in the great room, dining room and deck(s) for spending time with the group. The kitchen is superbly designed and stocked as well. Highly recommend this location for groups, especially if you like space to spread out a bit. This was our third consecutive year at On The Rocks and it continues to exceed expectations and provide an excellent venue for our annual reunion.

  • Submitted: 16-Feb-2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful girls weekend away

  • 4 of 5

We are a group of 7 women who travel every year for a girls weekend away. This was our first time visiting this home, and we will definitely be back.

Things we love about the cabin include the well stocked kitchen, strong wifi signal throughout the house, beautiful wood burning fireplace (with ample firewood available), bedrooms with private bathrooms.

Some areas we found in need of attention include seating in the main living room. There is currently a sectional sofa with one other chair. With seven women (and a house that sleeps 10), we all couldn't comfortably sit in the main living area together. We'd love to see another small lovesest or a few comfy chairs. We ended up pulling chairs in from the kitchen and it just wasn't super comfortable. Also, while we understand we are in the woods, there were a LOT of stink bugs and lady bugs/beetles in the house.

The house itself is gorgeous, with a lot of detail paid to the custom kitchen and design of the house. Again, we will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: 19-Nov-2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so happy to hear you plan on returning. We have put countless hours into the design and functionality of the house including the recently renovated kitchen and living room/fireplace. We will definitely address your other concerns immediately. We promise your next stay will be worthy of 5 stars!
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Wonderful house in Berkeley Springs

  • 5 of 5

On the Rocks was a great place to spend a weekend. The house was spacious, clean and well stocked. It was probably a 10-minute drive into town, and the directions provided were easy to follow. We enjoyed the shops and restaurants in town and all the scenery in the surrounding area. We are a group of 5 women, so the 5 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms were perfect for us. I would recommend this house to anyone. All in all, a very enjoyable and relaxing weekend.

  • Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We're so delighted to hear you enjoyed the location and the amenities at the house. Please come back soon!
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Berkeley Springs

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Summer 2018
May 25 2018 - Sep 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving 2018
Nov 21 2018 - Nov 24 2018
3 night minimum stay
New Year's Eve 2018
Dec 29 2018 - Jan 1 2019
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$176.48
Damage Deposit C$398.07

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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