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QUIET, ROMANTIC GETAWAY IN THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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QUIET, ROMANTIC GETAWAY IN THE SHENANDOAH VALLEY

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday cottage in Luray - A Bittersweet Retreat

2 Bedrooms, 1 Full Bath, Sleeps 4

A Bittersweet Retreat is located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. This cozy cottage has wonderful views of the mountains and the Shenandoah River. A Bittersweet Retreat is the perfect getaway for a couple, or couple's retreat! This is the perfect getaway for a relaxing weekend, or activity filled week, as we are located close to everything that Page County's Shenandoah Valley has to offer, from the World Famous Luray Caverns to the Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive! Nightly and Weekly Rates available. Our 2 bedroom cottage offers amenities for 4 comfortably, and offers a kitchen with all the essentials, and a large bathroom that features a jacuzzi tub for 2! Every detail to make your stay enjoyable, comfortable, and unforgettable has been made!

Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
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Speaks English
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Pay with confidence
Pay with confidence
Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 16 holidaymaker reviews

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Quiet, Romantic Getaway in the Shenandoah Valley
average rating of 4.875 based on 16 reviews
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Quiet, Romantic Getaway in the Shenandoah Valley
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p368540
Luray Shenandoah Valley
5

Comfortable Cottage, Lovely Location.

  • 5 out of 5
We had a great time here. Shar was a wonderful, friendly hostess who was always ready to help. (Thanks again for the cookies!). The cottage was spotless and newly renovated with the addition of a dining nook that gave onto a large, screened-in front porch. Loved watching the tubers on the Shenandoah River and if we get to come back I'm definitely doing that! Charming loft bedroom. The kitchen was the most well-stocked I've seen yet in a HomeAway property. Nearby Luray Caverns and Skyline Drive were awesome. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay!
  • Review Submitted: 01-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI Nancy & Paul,
I so Thank You for that wonderful review, you were both such a delight to have around you felt more like friends then guest. I also wanted to Thank You for taking such good care of the cottage. It's always so nice to have people as considerate as you!
Have a Great Summer & come see me any time!!
My Best Regards,
Shar
business
Quiet, Romantic Getaway in the Shenandoah Valley
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p368540
Luray Shenandoah Valley
5

Great spot on the Shenandoah!

  • 5 out of 5
We had a wedding to attend in Luray and decided to make a weekend out of it. We opted for a home rental instead of the block of rooms reserved for wedding guests so that I could easily bring my dog. We couldn't have picked a better spot! The cottage was beautiful and very clean with river access just across the street. Our evening walks with the dog were amazing with fireflies twinkling like Christmas lights on the river! The kitchen was well equipped, and the rooms (and Jacuzzi tub) were very comfortable and relaxing. There was even a computer hook up to the flat screen TV so we could stream movies from a computer. Shar was so accommodating! We hope to visit again without a wedding to attend so that we can take full advantage of some of the other attractions (like the Caverns, the fire pit and the vineyard just down the street). Thanks for a great weekend, Shar!
  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
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Quiet, Romantic Getaway in the Shenandoah Valley
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p368540
Luray Shenandoah Valley
Harrisonburg, VA
5

Cozy and Perfect for Our Weekend Getaway!

  • 5 out of 5
My fiance and I recently stayed at A Bittersweet Retreat and had an amazing and relaxing weekend. The property is perfect with a great view and everything you could need. We used the fire pit and the grill and both were perfect. Char was very helpful and accomodating to all of our needs. Thanks Char for a great stay!
  • Review Submitted: 02-Jun-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Hi Guys,
You were both delightful & seemed more like friends then customers, I appreciate the wonderful review you gave me & Thank You for taking such good care of the cottage & for taking off the sheets from the upstairs bed it saves me & my old bones!
I look forward to seeing all three of you again sometime!
My Very Best To You !
Shar
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Quiet, Romantic Getaway in the Shenandoah Valley
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p368540
Luray Shenandoah Valley
4

Cozy quiet cabin, perfect for a relaxing weekend.

  • 4 out of 5
This cabin is a cozy space perfect for getting out of the city for a weekend. Shar, the owner, was very accommodating and gracious, ensuring we had a pleasant stay. The cabin itself was bright, clean and well appointed. The porch has a great view of the river and the area was quiet and peaceful. The only downside is the kitchen, which is just a nook and will prove to be an interesting challenge if you plan on preparing complex meals.
  • Review Submitted: 12-May-2014
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Guys,
I am truly sorry that it wasn't as big as you would have liked it, but in 2012 at Thanksgiving there was a couple that stayed in the cottage & she said she came from a 7000 sq. ft. home, & she cooked a full Thanksgiving meal. From turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, sweet potatoes, veggie, rolls, even cranberry sauce from scratch & she said she had no trouble cooking. She even had me come over for dinner. I am only saying this because I know it's small you can stand & move from one side to the other without walking, but I have tried to put everything you might need to cook with. I apologize if it's too small I had such a limited space to work with so I tried to get it as efficient as possible. Thank you for the review & I hope it doesn't deter you from coming back. Sincerely, Shar
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Quiet, Romantic Getaway in the Shenandoah Valley
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p368540
Luray Shenandoah Valley
5

Cozy, lovely and very clean

  • 5 out of 5
What a beautiful and lovely cottage. Clean, bright, with a wonderful view on mountains and river. We loved sitting on screened patio in the morning with a coffee and a good book or a glass of wine after a great day in biking. We would definitely recommend this lovely place, well located. And Shar is a so nice homeowner who takes care of its guests and more (so good cookies),
Thank you so much for everything
Elaine and Luc (Québec, Canada)
  • Review Submitted: 27-Apr-2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for such a wonderful review you were both the perfect guest, I wish all people were as nice as you, & you took such good care of the cottage you seemed to fit right in.
I hope you will return someday, I look forward to it. Have a wonderful Summer!
Thanks Again for being you!!
Shar
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Quiet, Romantic Getaway in the Shenandoah Valley
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p368540
Luray Shenandoah Valley
Washington, DC
5

Perfect Getaway from DC

  • 5 out of 5
My boyfriend and I sought out Shar's lovely cottage as a long weekend getaway from DC and we were so pleased we did! The cottage is clean, bright, has everything you'd need to cook or grill, and Shar supplies you with all the firewood you'd need! We spent most of our time hiking on the gorgeous mountain trails just a short drive from the cabin- which is centrally located between Luray and Front Royal- and then coming home, making a fire, and relaxing. Perfect!

Shar is a great homeowner and takes wonderful care of the cottage and its guests! We would definitely recommend and return!
  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2013
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Guys,
I just wanted to Thank You for such a nice review, it really means a lot to me to know I am doing my job right. Actually it's more like meeting new friends & hoping they come back to see me like the both of you!
I try to give everyone what I would want if I booked a cottage, so hopefully I am doing that, & I sure would like to Thank You for taking such good care of the cottage, it shows me that you appreciate it being clean & neat.
Once again Thank You for your review.
My Very Best Regards,
Shar
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Dulles Airport
Nearest Motorway
9 Miles
US 340 & Hgwy 211
Nearest Barpub
11 Miles
Speakeasy at the Mimslyn
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Massenutten Resort
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
Luray Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Artisian Grill
Car: necessary

A Bittersweet Retreat is located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. Nestled between the Blue Ridge and Massenutten Mountain, the cottage is right beside the Shenandoah River. Just 8 Miles from the world famous Luray Caverns and minutes from the Skyline Drive and Shenandoah National Park. Enjoy local activities including River Sports like Rafting, Tubing and Canoeing. Nearby Walking trails and great Hiking! Local Shopping and Antiques, Wineries, Resturants and More! Luray was named the #2 Most Beautiful Wedding Destination in the United States by Discovery Channel's TLC and the Knot.com. Local Festivals, Art and Music happen almost weekly throughout the Spring to the Fall. Enjoy Lake Arrowhead with a Swimming Beach and Fishing. Enjoy a walk on Luray's Greenway along the Hawksbill Creek. So much to enjoy and do while you stay. For Civil War and History Buffs, New Market Battlefield and Museum is only 15 minutes away.

Other Activities: Lots of River Activities! Drive on the Skyline Drive!

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Luray, Shenandoah Valley

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Labor Day Holiday
29 Aug 2014 - 2 Sep 2014
2 night minimum stay
$396
for 2 nights
From
$198
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $28 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving Holiday
26 Nov 2014 - 30 Nov 2014
2 night minimum stay
$396
for 2 nights
From
$198
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $28 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas Holiday
24 Dec 2014 - 31 Dec 2014
2 night minimum stay
$396
for 2 nights
From
$198
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $28 per night, per additional guest
 
Special Winter Rates
1 Jan 2015 - 31 Mar 2015
2 night minimum stay
$249
for 2 nights
From
$124
From
$141
Fri,Sat
$848
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $28 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$294
for 2 nights
From
$147
From
$175
Fri,Sat
$977
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $28 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 13.0%
Notes Pets are accepted at $25 per pet/ per night + tax

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Luray in Shenandoah Valley

Property Type:
  • cottage
Forms of Payment:
  • accepts credit card
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 960 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • river
Theme:
  • Romantic
General:
  • Parking ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Living Room
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Filtered Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking Off Street
  • Mobile Phone
  • Iron & Board
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet
  • Towels Provided
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Hob
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Blender
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , Jacuzzi for 2!
  • All newly renovated Bathroom with Jacuzzi Tub for 2! Large walk-in shower. All Towels and Paper goods provided!
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Loft Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    First Floor Bedroom - 1 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Games
  • DVD Player
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Audio Tape Player
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Barbecue
  • Wood Decking
  • Patio
  • Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Garden
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Jacuzzi
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • forests
  • live theatre
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • eco tourism
  • bird watching
  • walking
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • paddle boating
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
  • fitness centre
  • ATM/bank
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • caving
  • water tubing
  • golf pass optional
  • rafting
  • mountain climbing
  • hunting
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • swimming
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • cycling
  • fishing
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