Luxury Mountain Cabin Rental on Rockfish Gap River near Charlottesville, Virginia

Designer Rental in Nellysford, VA

10 guests • 6 beds

4.0
14 reviews

This luxury mountain cabin rental is located on the Rockfish Gap River in Nellysford—the perfect location for a getaway near Charlottesville, Virginia. It is nestled in the middle of a quiet forest next to the river, a short distance away from Wintergreen Resort and Virginia's famous Shenandoah Valley. The cabin can accommodate up to 8 guests, if you don't mind sharing some spaces making it a perfect nature retreat for families or groups of friends.

There are 2 private bedrooms with queen-size beds. There is a semi private sleeping area in the loft with a full size sofa bed. The loft is semi-private because the wall partitions are glass panels (these can be covered by a blanket for more privacy). The loft is well removed from other areas of the house. The other semi private sleeping area is in the basement, again set off from the rest of the basement. This has a super comfortable queen size sofa bed.

Two queen-size air mattresses are available to sleep any additional guests.
There are only two bathrooms so more than two couples must share. The en suite master bathroom contains a Jacuzzi bathtub and an oversized dual-head, walk-in second bathroom is located on the first floor easily assessable from the living room and second bedroom. Luxury linens, organic towels, toiletries, and hair dryers are provided.

Enjoy the spectacular views of the mountains and forests outside. Curl up in front of the two wood-burning fireplaces. The living room opens up to a fully-equipped kitchen and a dining room that can seat up to 10 guests. The kitchen comes with a full size fridge & freezer & super outfitted kitchen for those who love to cook!, a gas oven, two wood-burning stoves, a microwave, a dishwasher, and a toaster.

After dinner, families can gather in the game room to play ping-pong, or watch movies from the 72 " widescreen TV in the home theater. High-speed Internet connection for guests who need to catch up on business emails during their stay. Laundry room with a washer, dryer, iron, and ironing board. Other amenities include heating and air conditioning, Wi-Fi, and a stereo.

In the mornings, guests to this fantastic example of the best Charlottesville, VA cabin rentals can sit out on the back porch with a fresh cup of coffee and watch the mountains & listen to the river just down the hill. In the evenings, they can fry fish on the barbecue and eat dinner on the back deck as they breathe in the fresh pine air or listen to frogs sing in the nearby ponds. Guests can stroll through the gardens, hike along scenic wooded trails, stargaze in a hammock, or splash around in the Rockfish Gap River. The cabin is conveniently located near wineries and orchards in Nellysford, as well as the ski slopes and day spas in Wintergreen Resort. Guests are sure to love their stay at one of the best cabins in the Charlottesville area.
Nestled on 11 acres of private land with nature trails, Buddhist gardens, hammocks, and frog ponds. Guests will have easy access to the Rockfish Gap River that runs by the Nellysford cabin rental's property with the sound of the river always around.
Frogsong house is imbued with spiritual, healing energy.

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Features and services

Beds

  • 3 Queen-size beds

  • 1 Double bed

  • air-mattress

    2 Air mattresses

Most popular features

  • Private Jacuzzi/Hot tub

  • Pets allowed

  • Wi-Fi/Internet

  • Private Kitchen

  • National Park

  • Bathtub

  • Heating

  • Swimming

  • Fishing

  • Air conditioning

  • Microwave

  • Fireplace

  • Wildlife watching

  • Water sports

  • kayak

    Kayaking/Canoeing

  • Horseback riding

  • Feeding animals

  • Wine tasting

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Where you will stay

Best Charlottesville cabins for rent

Nellysford, Virginia

Detailed location provided after booking

Scenic views
  • Shenandoah National Park
    12 miles straight-line distance
    19 kilometers straight-line distance

This cabin is located in Nellysford, Virginia, and is surrounded by lush foliage, rugged mountains, and rushing rivers. The cabin is near the banks of the Rockfish Gap River, on the edge of the Ironwood Forest near Great Falls. It is also a few minutes away from Wintergreen Resort, and 20 minutes away from Humpback Mountain and the James River. Nellysford is about 40 minutes away from Charlottesville, and an hour and a half away from the Luray Caverns in the Shenandoah Valley. It is also less than half an hour away from Shenandoah National Park. The closest major airport is Charlottesville Albemarle Airport,
Activities near Nellysford
  • Swimming

  • Winter sports

  • Water sports

  • Horseback riding

  • Biking

  • kayak

    Kayaking/Canoeing

  • kayak

    Whitewater rafting

  • Climbing

  • Fishing

  • Boating/Sailing

  • Wine tasting

  • Meditation

  • Yoga

  • Wildlife watching

  • Tennis

  • Golfing

  • Feeding animals

Guests will have access to many scenic nature trails winding around the cabin. They can walk, hike, or ride bikes by gardens or through the Ironwood Forest. There is also a Buddhist garden where guests can meditate, do yoga, or sip a glass of mai-tai. The gardens and frog ponds are also excellent for watching birds and wildlife. Guests can also climb the rocks around Great Falls for spectacular views and photos of the surrounding forest, meadows, and Shenandoah Mountains. Additionally, guests can swim in the Rockfish Gap River, which flows near the cabin. For more adventure on the water, guests can head down to the James River for canoeing, kayaking, fishing, boating, and whitewater rafting.

The cabin is a few minutes away from the popular Wintergreen Resort. During the winter, guests can ski and snowboard down the Blue Ridge Mountains. Families can also ice skate or ride snow tubes together. The resort features a spa where guests can treat themselves to massages and other rejuvenating treatments. In the summer, guests can fish on a pristine lake, play golf or tennis, or go horseback riding along more scenic wooded trails.

Nellysford is a small and charming historic town with many shops, restaurants, and antique stores. Guests can tour wineries and breweries, or stop at local orchards to feed animals, pick fruit, and buy fresh cider. Guests traveling in the fall will love the breathtaking foliage on scenic drives through Nellysford. Additionally, guests can travel to the nearby city of Charlottesville for more shopping and dining, as well as museums, art galleries, bars, and nightclubs.

For more outdoor adventure, guests can go rock climbing and rappelling in Humpback Mountain, caving in the Luray Caverns, or hiking through the Shenandoah Valley. At Shenandoah National Park, guests can go hiking, cycling, horseback riding, fishing, and bird watching.
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Property reviews

4.0 overall rating
Overall experience
4.0
Cleanliness
4.0
Activities
4.0
Nature surroundings
4.0
Uniqueness
4.0
Comfort
4.0
14 Reviews

Things to know

Arrival and departure

  • Check-in: From 04:00 PM

  • Check-out: 12:00 PM

House rules

  • Pets allowed
    Extra charge

  • No smoking

  • No parties

  • No events

Cancellation policy

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Additional info

Pets are welcome but are requested to not be on furniture. If guests have an older, long-haired dog, the hosts request that guests do a little vacuuming before check-out. It is also requested that owners are notified of pets, size, and nature. For more than one dog, there will be an additional $100 fee per dog one time charge.

Smoking is not permitted.

The cabin is suitable for family vacations and group retreats. It is also suitable for hosting weddings and other special events.

Rates vary by season and holidays. Additional taxes and fees may apply.
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