Cozy Rustic Log Cabin with Forest Views near Charlottesville, Virginia

Tyro, Virginia (United States)

Cozy Rustic Log Cabin with Forest Views near Charlottesville, Virginia

1 unit
5 guest capacity
Pets allowed

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Accommodation Description

  • Kid-friendly
  • Pets allowed
  • Barbecue
This authentic log cabin near Charlottesville maintains a lot of it's features from the 1800s, coupled with modern renovations. It is built of native timbers and consists of one room downstairs and one upstairs. The downstairs room is a living area with a sofa and chairs, a gas fireplace, and a television and DVD player to keep guests entertained in the evenings. There is a kitchenette along one wall complete with a small fridge, microwave oven, a four-burner stove, small oven, and a sink with hot and cold running water. All cooking utensils are provided, and there is a farm table and four chairs where glampers can dine comfortably.

Upstairs, there are two double beds and one single bed, making this rental perfect for a group of friends or a family. There is also a comfortable cushioned rocking chair with a side table and lamp for reading and relaxing. Linens, blankets and pillows are provided so glampers needn't worry about packing these up in the car. There is also a toilet and shower room in the corner of the first floor, and guest towels are provided. A window fan and a ceiling fan keep the air circulating and cool down the upstairs on hot, sunny afternoons.

There is a long, narrow back porch and a wider front porch with old rocking chairs and porch swing where guests can spend lazy afternoons relaxing. The front porch offers a wonderful view of the mountains, and guests can listen to the sound of the Tye River below. Near the front porch there is a BBQ grill and a stone fireplace for building campfires — a camping must! There is also a picnic table in the front yard for dining alfresco when the weather permits.

There is a one time $30 cleaning fee and a $25 pet fee per night.

Accommodation Features

  • Towels
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Running water
  • Sink
  • Double bed
  • Oven
  • Fridge
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Kitchen
  • Toaster
  • Deck/Patio
  • Stove
  • Toiletries
  • Television
  • Dining table
  • Linens and pillows
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Fire pit
  • BR/DVD player
  • Fan
  • Cooking basics
  • Shared Barbecue
  • Fireplace
All cabins have electricity, heating and air conditioning, running water, and working bathrooms and kitchens. All cabins supply pots and pans, bed linens, shower linens, basic toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, and soap), DVD players, outdoor fire pits, and small charcoal grills for outdoor cooking.

The nearest supermarket is The Food Lion on US Highway 29 in Lovingston—a half hour drive from the property. There are some small convenience stores in the area, the closest being about four miles away in Montebello should guests require anything for their rental.

Guest Services

Chopped firewood is available for sale at the office for the campfires.

Location + Surroundings

Local services
  • Supermarket
  • Shopping
  • Museums
This property is located midway between Charlottesville and Lynchburg, Virginia, and is just six miles off the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway. Crabtree Falls is just a short distance away and is the largest vertical drop waterfall east of the Mississippi River—over 1,500 feet! Surrounded by stunning mountains and vast forests, this property is ideal for nature lovers. Richmond is approximately a two-hour drive away, and Washington D.C. is three hours away, making this an ideal city escape.

Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport is an hour and 30 minute's drive from the property, and Richmond International is two hours and 15 minutes away by car.


General activities
  • Fishing
  • Swimming
  • Wine tasting
  • Horseback riding
Adventures and sports
  • Biking
  • Golfing
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Water sports
  • Winter sports
  • Climbing
  • Whitewater rafting

This stunning area of Virginia offers a vast array of activities for all types of glamper. With the forest on the doorstep of the property, glampers can explore the various hiking trails suitable for all abilities. Why not try mountain biking to take in the views with a difference?

Hiking Crabtree Falls is also not to be missed. With various viewpoints and trails, this will provide glampers with ideal spots to practice their photography skills. Glampers can also kayak, canoe, white water raft, simply take it easy and fish around the various rivers and lakes.

Further afield, glampers can explore vineyards on horseback, before sampling some of the regions delicious wine. Shopping, spa treatments, and golfing are also popular activities. In the winter, head to Wintergreen Ski Resort for some skiing, snowboarding, and other winter sports.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: 4:00 p.m.
  • Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • Pets allowed additional charge
  • No smoking
  • No parties
  • Some spaces are shared

Cancellation policy


You will receive a 50% refund when you cancel at least 30 days prior to check in.

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Additional Information

There is a 50% refund up until two weeks prior to reservation. Within the two weeks, no refund is available.

Please note, there is no cell phone reception on the mountain, and there are no phones in individual cabins. There is a phone available for use between the cabin "office" and the garage.

Guests can rent DVDs from the main office on the property, and guests should note that, in most cases, there is no satellite or cable hook-up for the televisions.

This property is non-smoking.

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