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Misty River Retreat on the Shenandoah River

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 195 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Pictures Say It All. Amazing river view and 50 meters from GWNF

3 night minimum on all holiday weekends. If you would like the Annex building (extra kitchen, queen bedroom and bathroom and living room) then you will have to book the Misty River Retreat House 1st and then contact us and opt to pay an extra $200/night or if you enter 10 people then that will get you both houses! The Misty Retreat House has three bedrooms and 1living rooms, including 52" flat screen TV. Three beds. This house has three queens bed. Full kitchen. Hot tub on river front screened porch with fireplace. Optional add on to accommodate more guests: The Misty Annex House has it's own Kitchen and One bedroom with a queen bed. Full bathroom with a cedar line shower stall. *** One must rent the Misty River House in order to be eligible to rent the Annex. Canoe included, Sleeper sofa in the living room.

fireplace near the outside fire pit at edge of the river!

Romantic Hideaway or Family and Friends Retreat

Hot tub on river front screened porch with fireplace

3 bedrooms (Misty House), 1 and a half baths, living room

Outside fire pit at edge of the river! The annex has additional bedroom and Kitchen and bathroom and living room with pull out couch.

Misty River is a 3-bedroom rustic river retreat available year-round with hot tub, DSL Wireless Internet access and a 47-inch wall-mounted flat screen TV.


Located on a bend of the Shenandoah River bend with magnificent views up and down river, the Blue Ridge Mountains to the east and Massanutten Mountain in the George Washington National Forest behind. Misty River Retreat on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River is located at the base of the Massanutten Mountain with the famous Habron Gap Trail entrance a short hike away, going to the mountain top views of the Shenandoah Valley and Fort Valley to the west.

Thornton Gap entrance to the Skyline Drive through the Shenandoah National Park is a beautiful 12 mile drive along the river.

Misty River Retreat is 30 yards from the South Fork of the Shenandoah River and a 1/4 mile or less from a state managed free boat launch! Note: only canoes, kayaks and rafts can handle the river and its many series of small rapids. Power boats can launch above the dam upriver about 10 miles with free parking.

'Best Small mouth bass fishing in America'. Additional private property fishing available at local ponds and stocked lake, too! 'Best single track technical switch back mountain biking in the Northern American Continent.' Great hiking too.

About the cabin and its amenities:

• 3 bedrooms with queen size beds

• Linens & towels included on 3 beds or 5 beds if you get annex.

• non-smoking cabin

• check in after 3 PM; check out 11 AM or by special arrangement when possible glass-walled master

• Master bedroom(fourth bedroom) has private half bath and deck

• walk in shower in central bathroom

• Canoe

• Outdoor deck, charcoal grill , fire pit just off river!

* rRecommend you purchase your own kid life jackets that at size specific for the kids at the Super Walmart in town or another outfitters store.

• 2 wood burning fireplaces (one on screened river front porch with hot tub) with firewood

• Dish Satellite TV with premium movie and sports channels, major networks - YES, sports fans!

• DVD/ CD players (bring your own movies/music)

• local phone service, unlimited USA long distance, FREE Wireless Internet

• air conditioning/ electric heat

• microwave, dishwasher, fully furnished kitchen

• Clothes Washer installed this spring 2015

More Details

The Country Place Inc.
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 15, 2017


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

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 195 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Max. adults: 10
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , There is a sink as well.
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , There is a sink as well.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen
  • MISTY HAS 3 BEDROOMS. IF YOU PAY EXTRA MONEY THEN WE WILL OPEN UP THE ANNEX THAT HAS 2 EXTRA BEDROOMS AND AN EXTRA BATH AND AN EXTRA KITCHENETTE. There is one full bathroom and one half bathroom in the house.. The main bathroom just got new tile and shower door Spring 2015. We also added a brand new washer to the property Spring 2015. We installed a new central air system in spring 2015 as well! Linens are provided complimentarily on all 5 beds.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
We provide linens and towels complimentary on all 5 queen beds!


Nearest Airport
65 Miles
Dulles Air Port
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Speak Easy, Mimslyn Inn
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Luray Golf Course
Nearest Train
102 Miles
Union Station, Washington D.C.
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
12 Miles
Nearest Ski
41 Miles
Massanutten Ski four season resort
Nearest Beach
200 Miles
Virginia Beach
Car: necessary

"You can stand at the front door at Misty River Retreat and throw a baseball and hit George Washington National Forrest, then turn around and toss a Frisbee with your non-dominant hand and hit The South Fork Shenandoah River(which flows North). Misty River Retreat just got a new shower and tile in bathroom #1, a new central air system and a new washer and dryer machine(all this added in March 2015).

*When you book a reservation at Misty you get the cell phone number of the Company's Host and Concierge thus having access to call, txt, email at anytime prior or during your stay to answer questions, make recommendations or special requests! I have a great team on speed dial that live local! So if you need extra firewood or heaven forbid a handyman... I can get staff to show up usually within the hour! Misty River Retreat is right on the Shenandoah River with beautiful views. The price VRBO quotes is for four people or less unless you add people. High Speed Wifi DSL internet. Free Long Distance calling anywhere in the U.S. HD Flat screen tv 50 inch. Dish Satellite TV. DSL copper wire Wifi thru the land line phone lines. 2 restrooms, 3bdrm, full kitchen, pots pans, dishes, glasses(99% of every utensil you need in the Full Kitchen). 2 fire places. Nice hot tub on screened in deck. Barbecue Charcoal Grill. Stunning views. Property is across road from George Washington National Park, less than 25 min from Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive. Property is less than 1/4 mile from local trail "Old habron Gap Trail" that is a great hike that goes to the top of Massanutten Mountain with 360 degree views of both Shenandoah Valley's if you hike up to one of the peaks(on George Washington National Forest). Misty River Retreat is Pet Friendly. Misty River Retreat just added a 2nd house to the property that is only available to people that rent Misty River Retreat. The Misty Annex House which became available January 1st, 2017!:

has its own kitchen and bathroom and living room and queen bedroom. If you enter 10 people then the price from vrbo is correct renting both houses!

Some of the best hiking and technical switch back trail mountain biking in America is less than 1/4 mile from the house. The property has a new central air system great for year round temperature control(just added in Spring 2015). Additional activities nearby, canoeing(we provide one canoe you can take out directly in front of the house), fishing, antique shopping, horse back riding, zip lines, Luray Caverns tour, Restaurants, having a bonfire down by the river! Let us know if you need extra fire wood! You can stand outside the front door at Misty River Retreat... and throw a baseball, and hit George Washington National Forest... then turn around and throw a Frisbee with the left hand and hit the South Fork Shenandoah River!(south fork is bigger than north fork but still a class 1 river the majority of the year). The property is also near Captain's Lodge(which we own that sleeps up to 23 people, Great Wedding Venue!). Misty is less than a mile from a Local Trail. This trail that leads to the top of Massanutten Mountain which is in the Shenandoah Valley, Blue Ridge Mountains, near Skyline Drive and Shenandoah National Forest. We offer concierge services to our guest if they have any special requests for referrals of other businesses or questions about the House, Property is adjacent George Washington National Forest. The Town of Luray is less than 12 miles away. Local Wineries, Horse Back Riding, Hiking, Shenandoah Canoe Outfitters right up the road)(which happens to be adjacent property to our Coutry Place Campgrounds(2), Luray Caverns, Water Park, Zip Lines, Good Restaurants, Scenic Drives over Mountains in every direction, Fishing at 2 private properties, and one State Lake Nearby that is stocked with fish plus local ponds on George Washington National Forrest. Misty has a 46 inch flat screen tv and we have Dish Satellite TV service. We just made a lot of improvements to to the property this year including a new upgraded bathroom in the big bathroom. We also have a half bathroom off of the master bedroom.


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation house rental in Luray, Virginia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
3 nights
Sep 6 2017 - Oct 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$41 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add C$42 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection C$75.91
Pet Fee C$57.9 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.3%

There is a 2 night minimum. However if there is only a 1 night availability on a weekend or between 2 other bookings, we will entertain the idea of a one night booking. The 1st night is $290. The 2nd night is $290. To open up the fourth bedroom and pull out sofa bed & 3rd bathroom and 2nd Kitchen is an extra fee of $150/night good for up to four additional people for a total of 10 People can stay at Misty River Retreat with the Misty Annex Building! The Annex building will be available to rent after you secure the Misty River Retreat house. We will have to set up a 2nd payment for that at $150.00 per night plus 10.3% taxes. Call 540-743-4007 for a quick quote! For 10 people for 2 nights with the annex building is $1103.00 total including the taxes. The fee for 10 people with the annex and the house for 7 nights is $2862.80. For 10 people for 7 nights for the house and the annex is $3,259.88 total including the taxes. The only way to rent the annex is if you rent the Misty Retreat House also.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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