Secluded Cottage Getaway with a Hot Tub near Luray, VirginiaLuray, Virginia (United States of America)
Secluded Cottage Getaway with a Hot Tub near Luray, Virginia
This secluded cottage, set on 10 stunning acres of woodland, is located near Luray, Virginia, and can accommodate eight guests. There are two comfortable bedrooms and one full bathroom. The first bedroom has a queen-size bed and a twin bed, while the second bedroom has a double bed and another twin bed.
In the living room, guests will find a television, a queen-size sofa bed, a DVD player, a stereo, and a gas-log fireplace. A classic dining table is located in the eating area. The full, equipped kitchen includes full-size appliances including a cook-top stove, an oven, a refrigerator, a microwave oven, a toaster oven, and two coffee makers. Other amenities include Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and electric baseboard heating.
The cottage features a screened porch with patio furniture and wonderful views of the surrounding woodland. A sundeck is located in the front side of the house, with great views of the mountain. In the yard behind the cottage are two charcoal grills, a picnic table, and a fire pit for guest use. Glampers can look forward to returning to the rental after a busy day of excursions and activities, and then relaxing in the hot tub followed by an evening cooking up s'mores over the fire pit.
Guests of this charming, private, year-around vacation rental property can relax in front of the satellite television and have access to a DVD/Blu-Ray player, audio CD, VCR, FM/AM stereo radio, LP audio, two clock radios, a telephone, and free secure wireless internet/Wi-Fi. Guests have free local calls from the wired telephone. Also, most cell phones will work at the property.
Air conditioning, electric baseboard heat (with thermostats in each room), a wall-mounted gas-fueled space heater (as a back-up in the event of a winter power outage), and a cozy gas-log fireplace keep the cottage at the ideal temperature for any time of year.
This cozy, furnished cottage has a full kitchen with a full-size four-burner cook-top stove with a large oven, a large refrigerator/freezer, a four-slice toaster, a microwave and toaster ovens, two electric coffee makers, pots, dishes, flatware, miscellaneous utensils, and a full-size dining table. The cottage has two large bedrooms and a full bathroom with a tub, a shower, a sink, a vanity, and a window for natural light.
There is a screened back porch with a picnic table and chairs, along with an open front sun deck (also with a picnic table and plenty more seating). Guests to this family-friendly and eco-friendly cottage will find two barbecue/charcoal grills and grilling s'more tools. Also behind the cottage is a fire pit, a large picnic table, and a hot tub and tiki torches available for guest enjoyment. The cottage is surrounded by ten private, wooded acres to explore during a stay.
Information is provided on local events/activities, local maps, shopping areas, eating establishments, historical sites, and a nearby covered bridge. An assortment of books, magazines, DVDs, board games, and puzzles is also provided for guest use. Area hiking trails info is available, as is informal hiking access to the adjacent George Washington National Forest.
Prior to arrival, guests are provided with specific directions to locate the cottage from the town of Luray and from the nearby interstate highway, suggestions on en route sightseeing and alternate driving routes into the area, a detailed listing of the contents of the cottage, and suggestions for items to bring to help make their visit most enjoyable.
A large level, grassy, tree-lined side yard is available for children and pets to play, and for yard games. Plenty of room is available for parking in the driveway alongside the cottage. The property is screened from the entrance road by trees.
Generally, there is lots of wildlife to see at the property; the hosts feed the birds, have a salt lick/salt block, and put out "sweet corn" for the deer. Guests should bring a camera, binoculars, and/or a telescope for "birding", and for viewing of the generally-dark, night sky.
Guests should leave firearms securely locked up at home, however, trap/skeet shooting nearby can be arranged.
- 1 Queen-size bed
- 1 Double bed
- 1 Twin/Single bed
- 1 Sofa bed
- 1 Child's bed
- Private Jacuzzi/Hot tub
- Air conditioning
- Private Barbecue
Check-in: 03:00 PM
Check out: 12:00 PM
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old
Pets allowed additional charge
Open fires allowed
Minimum age to rent: 24
Smoking is not permitted inside the rental, or in the hot tub. Additionally, glampers must not consume drinks or food in the hot tub.
Sheets and towels are NOT provided, but are available (by arrangement) for a moderate charge.
Be kind to the environment and take care of the surroundings.
Location and surroundings
Luray, Virginia (United States of America)
Detailed location provided after booking
- National Park
- Winter sports
- Water sports
- Horseback riding
- Whitewater rafting
- Wine tasting
- Wildlife watching
- Feeding animals
Glampers at this property will find themselves surrounded by ten stunning acres of woodland and they can head to the nearby George Washington National Forest for mountain biking, hiking, horseback riding, off-roading, wildlife viewing, and much more. A public access to the Shenandoah River is less than a mile away, where guests can launch canoes, kayaks, power and sail craft, and can swim and fish. Nearby, guests can rent canoes, kayaks, rafts, and tubes (with drop-off and pickup at various locations on the river). Guests can enjoy the best that nature has to offer in this unique part of the country.
The world-famous Luray Caverns are just four miles away, where guests will find an extensive winding underground cave system filled with unique rock formations, along with the museum of the Luray Valley, the Car and Carriage Museum, the Rope Adventure Park, the Garden Maze, the bell tower concerts, and Toy Town. The "Cooters-in-the-Valley" venue is less than two miles away.
The nearby town of Luray has a number of great restaurant choices, cafes, a brewery, distillery, a bakery, a deli, two art galleries, shops selling antiques, a library, a used book store, visual and performing arts venues, craft and pottery shops, bike rentals, banks, and a movie theater.
Farm markets, the paved Hawksbill Creek jogging and walkway, flea markets, the county fairgrounds, tours and tastings at nearby wineries and at the brewery and at a distillery are available, as are two large modern shopping centers, ski venues, and public golf courses. Additionally, nearby are farm tours and tracks for motorcycle, bicycle, go-cart, and auto racing. Zip lines, laser tag, horseback riding, and carriage rides are available in the area, and a small zoo can also be visited.
Also, guests can visit the three nearby lovely quaint towns and the many small farming villages. Nearby are a number of historic Native American and Civil War sites, including the Virginia Civil War Museum, and Virginia's largest covered bridge.
In summer, many free outdoor concerts, music festivals, art/craft and heritage festivals, and fireworks displays are available, as are swimming, boat rentals, and picnics at a large nearby lake with a sandy beach in the foothills of Skyline Drive.
A number of large community recreation centers with public pools are also in the area. Autumn offers the beautiful color changing of the tree leaves. Winter sports abound in the area and hiking is always available.