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Tranquil Vacation Rental Nestled in the Shenandoah Mountains of Howardsville, Virginia

Howardsville, Virginia (United States)

Tranquil Vacation Rental Nestled in the Shenandoah Mountains of Howardsville, Virginia

Vacation Rentals
1 unit
4 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
Pets allowed
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Hosted by Mitch
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  • New accommodation
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  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Barbecue
This peaceful vacation rental is nestled in the foothills of the magnificent Shenandoah Mountains in Howardsville, Virginia. With two bedrooms and one full bathroom, this stunning rental can accommodate up to four guests. Both bedrooms offer a queen-size bed, stunning views of the forest, and ceiling fans. The first bedroom also features its own private bathroom with a toilet, a sink, and a walk-in shower. Linens, towels, and toiletries are kindly provided by the host. Guests should note that this rental is the lower level of the host's residence

The kitchen area has all of the essentials that guests might need to feel at home, including a mini refrigerator and freezer, a toaster oven, a stovetop, and a coffee machine with coffee provided. Outside, glampers will find two scenic patios, one upstairs and one on ground level. The downstairs patio has a cozy fire pit with wood provided, as well as a fabulous barbecue grill for cookouts. Both have seating and awe-inspiring views of the surrounding backwoods.


  • 2 Queen-size bed
  • Electricity
  • Running water
  • Hot water
  • Cell service
  • Toilet
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Sink
  • Towels
  • Fridge
  • Coffeemaker
  • Oven
  • Hot plate
  • Kitchen
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Freezer
  • Deck/Patio
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Toiletries
  • Linens and pillows
  • Stove
  • Hammock
  • Cooking basics
  • Fan
  • Fire pit
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
Glampers will be able to immerse themselves in their incredibly tranquil mountain surroundings while still enjoying access to an array of modern amenities and conveniences during their stay. The property features a barbecue grill for cookouts and a charming fire pit where glampers can exchange stories of the day's adventures while roasting s'mores. The host even provides a generous stack of complimentary firewood.

There is also a beautiful upper patio with seating and breathtaking views of the forest. Other notable features include heating and air conditioning, free parking on the premises, complimentary Wi-Fi, and ceiling fans throughout.

Guest Services

River guide services and shuttling of private canoes or kayaks can be arranged upon request.

Location + Surroundings

  • National Park
    distance: 30 miles
  • Forest
  • Mountain
  • River, stream or creek
This picturesque rental is nestled in the foothills of the Shenandoah Mountains in Virginia, providing glampers with a delightfully peaceful setting to enjoy together. Glampers will find themselves surrounded by idyllic backwoods to explore, as well as a short distance from several launch sites for water-based fun. The property offers easy access to both the river and the surrounding wilderness, making this the perfect location for glampers seeking a retreat in nature.

George Washington and Jefferson National Forest can be reached in under two hours, while Shenandoah National Park can be accessed in only 90 minutes. Winter sports enthusiasts will be only 45 minutes from the popular Wintergreen Resort and its surrounding ski offerings.

While the private wooded setting of this charming retreat feels like a secluded mountain hideaway, glampers will be under one hour from the vibrant city of Charlottesville, Virginia. Charlottesville features a wide variety of numerous attractions for glampers of all ages. With close proximity to the forest, the water, and the city, there is something close by for everyone to enjoy.


  • Biking
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Swimming
  • Winter sports
  • Meditation
  • Climbing
  • Yoga
  • Wine tasting
  • Hiking
  • Wildlife watching

Surrounded by rivers and backwoods in the enchanting mountain landscape of Virginia, glampers will have a wealth of outdoor experiences to enjoy together. The area's plentiful lakes, creeks, and rivers offer excellent conditions for water sports and activities such as canoeing, kayaking, swimming, and fishing. In the forest, glampers can go hiking, mountain biking, and even horseback riding through the picturesque landscape.

There are miles of fantastic nature trails of varying levels for glampers to explore. Guests can also inquire with the host about guided river trips and/or shuttle services of their canoes or kayaks. Glampers will also have access to the many winter sports activities in the Wintergreen area.

For a break from discovering the boundless wonders of Virginia's wilderness, glampers can visit one of several charming mountain towns in the area. There, guests can browse for unique souvenirs and antiques or indulge in delicious regional cuisine at a local cafe. The Blenheim, Trump, and Ida Farm wineries are all located near the property. In Charlottesville, Virginia, glampers will find an array of entertainment and dining options, breweries, and more.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.

Additional Information

Guests can contact the host directly for information about access to the James River.

The property is not suitable for children and infants.

Smoking, parties, and events are not permitted.

Check-in is between noon and 22:00.

Quiet hours are observed between 22:00 and 10:00.

All dogs must be well-behaved and guests must take their dogs along during daytime activities.

Open flames are not permitted inside the rental.

Guests are asked to leave the fire pit in its designated location, including the propane grill.

Guests are asked to clean dishes, silverware, and other kitchen items they have used.

The only carrier that provides cell service is Verizon.

There is a security camera at the side entry door.

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