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Peaceful, Kid/Pet-Friendly, Private Luxury Chalet with Wifi

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Details
Property
chalet
People
6
Bedrooms
2
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday chalet in Berkeley Springs - Jack Russell's Ridge

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-6)

Jack Russell's Ridge, the sister property to the popular Retriever's Retreat, is located three miles from downtown Berkeley Springs, West Virginia. Berkeley Springs is a historic spa and art-filled town nestled in the West Virginia mountains. Famous for being the country's first spa, it was frequented by George Washington.

This vacation home is a bright and airy two-story chalet. The wrap-around deck opens to a fenced in yard--perfect for pets! The large back yard has a fire-ring and outdoor games and provides ample space for guests and pets to enjoy the beauty of the West Virginia foothills. Relax by the charming koi pond to the sounds of crickets, frogs, and birds. Prepare a gourmet meal using our new stainless steel appliances, and after a long day of hiking, biking, and rafting, curl up on the sofa to experience 5.1 surround sound and high-definition TV.

Latest Updates:

- We have upgraded the main living room tv to a 50 LED HD with Roku that streams both Netflix and Hulu Plus. All TVs in the cabin have ROKU boxes with Netflix and Hulu Plus.

- We replaced the electric fireplace with a Pellet stove. However, the pellet stove is not available for guest usage. We are adding an electric fireplace for guests but currently have no timetable for this.

- We upgraded the red fabric sofa that is in the pictures to a brown leather sofa and has added a leather recliner to provide additional comfort to our guests.

Free Benefits for our guests:

* We offer free early check in as early as 10 a.m. and late check out as late as 8 p.m if it's available. We will try our hardest to get you in as early as possible for check in and have as late as possible for your check out so you can enjoy the cabin.

* We provide guests with a 26 page Berkeley Springs information guide - this is an 'insider's guide' to where to shop, favorite restaurants and what to order, places to avoid, and “not to be missed” events and activities.

During your stay at Jack Russell's Ridge, there are activities to please everyone in your group. For those who want to relax and pamper themselves, enjoy dining, antiquing, shopping, and soaking in the warm mineral waters. There are five full-service spas providing a variety of services such as massages, manicures, pedicures, wraps, acupuncture, reflexology, and reiki. At the Berkeley Springs State Park Spa, you can take a soak in a Roman bath and have a half-hour massage for just $40 (Mon-Thurs), $45 (Fri-Sun).

Explore antique shops, craft stores, Berkeley Castle, and try the local coffee shops and restaurants. Saturdays and Sundays check out the Museum of the Berkeley Springs (11 am-4 pm).

While in Berkeley Springs, take in a movie at the Star Theater, a nostalgic movie theater where 50 cents will rent one of the velvet sofas, or take advantage of programs set up by the Morgan Art Council which range from free concerts in Berkeley Springs State Park every Saturday afternoon in July and August to an active Ice House Theater Project and exhibit gallery. The Ice House also offers concerts, art classes, and youth theater.

If you prefer to spend your vacation outdoors, Jack Russell's Ridge is close to the 6,000 acre Cacapon State Park where you can enjoy basketball, tennis, miles of hiking trails, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing (winter), rowing/paddle boating, swimming, fishing, and golfing on the course designed by Robert Trent Jones, Sr. Be sure to hike or drive to the scenic overview.

Other nearby activities include canoeing and kayaking on the Great Cacapon and Potomac Rivers and biking and hiking on the C&O Canal.

The cabin is close to:

- Ski resorts such as White Tail

- Civil War battlefields such as Gettysburg and Antietam

- Historic Harper's Ferry

- Outlet shopping at Hagerstown

- Charles Town Races and Slots.

We also recommend that your group take a drive to the Berkeley Springs Panorama Overlook which is rated by National Geographic as one of the five best overlooks in the Eastern United States. It's stunning. Enjoy the Berkeley Springs Farmers' Market every Sunday morning from the end of April to October.

Friendly people, welcoming mountains and a sense of placemark Berkeley Springs, West Virginia as a vacation getaway for all seasons and tastes.

We also have other great rentals on VRBO Luxurious Secluded, Pet-Friendly, Relaxing Log Cabin with Wifi - Berkeley Springs [#130256]

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Owner
Claudio Meira
Member since: 2007
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
3 December, 2016
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About Claudio Meira

We are in our 40's married and live in the D.C area. We love for you to be guests at this cabin called Jack Russell's Ridge.

Claudio Meira purchased this chalet in 2008

Why Claudio Meira chose West Virginia

On our first visit to Berkeley Springs, we were drawn to the character and charm that the town offers, and we soon found ourselves in the office of a local realtor ready to make an offer on a cabin near Cacapon State Park. The cabin had “good bones” but had been neglected by the previous owners. We spent the next year renovating “Retriever’s Retreat” and making it into our haven from our hectic schedules and pace of life in DC. Soon thereafter, Claudio found another home in need of some TLC, and we quickly began work on “Jack Russell’s Ridge.” As pet lovers, we are pleased to be able to share our pet-friendly homes with your family, and we hope that your time in Berkeley Springs offers you a chance to enjoy the company of family and good friends.

What makes this chalet unique

This vacation home is a bright and airy two-story chalet. The wrap-around deck opens to a fenced in yard–perfect for pets! The large back yard has a fire-ring and hammock and provides ample space for guests and pets to enjoy the beauty of the West Virginia foothills.

Guestbook comments from the owner

My partner and I had a restful, relaxing, “do-want-we-want” 3 days with our 2 fur kids. Everything was great. Especially being able to open the door & allowing the girls to explore. They loved it! Our only issue was the downstairs bed- too high to be comfortable. That said – thanks for offering such a wonderful place!



P.S. Nice big TV but couldn’t find closed captions which we need.
Apr 2014
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Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(40 traveller reviews)

Peaceful, Kid/Pet-Friendly, Private Luxury Chalet with Wifi
average rating of 4.675 based on 84 reviews
5

Perfect place for a girls getaway.

  • 5 of 5

We felt welcomed before we even arrived. The owners walked us through all the important info. The place is delightful with lots of little touches to pamper us. Beds are comfy, as are the couches. We enjoyed the solitude but we're just minutes away from Berkeley Springs. Can't think of one thing that could have been done better. Hope to make it back someday

  • Review Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We aim to provide guests with a clean, tranquil, and modern getaway home, and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. Based on feedback from previous guests, we have over the last few months added Roku boxes on all TVs (which stream the latest 10,000 movies and TV shows via Netflix and Hulu Plus), added Playstation 3/games, installed a new pellet stove, upgraded the main TV to a 50 inch LED HDTV with 120+ Dish HD network channels, and upgraded the upstairs bedroom TV to a 37 inch LED HDTV. Should you return to Berkeley Springs, we hope that you will choose to stay with us again.
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Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania
5

Great House

  • 5 of 5

Couldn't have asked for more The house is all one level and decorated beautifully. The weather didn'tcooperate but we enjoyed watching movies and crafting. Want to return when the weather is more co-operative It must be beautiful in the fall

  • Review Submitted: Jun 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad that you enjoyed your stay at our rental. We hope that when you return to the area, you'll choose to stay with us again.
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harrisburg, pa. usa
5

WOW what a weekend

  • 5 of 5

Claudio, Thank you very much for the fabulous weekend we had at Jack Russell , your chalet was beautiful,clean and well supplied even down to the towel warmer. The well supplied kitchen was a blessing to prepare our home cooked meals ( how did you know i use keurig cups) While it was freezing out side with a snow storm it was very comfortable in side. My wife, myself and another couple that was with us all commented on the great night of sleep we had ( no noise, no disturbing lights, just a comfortable bed and sweet dreams). We are looking forward to staying at Jack Russell again in the near future when the weather is warmer so we can experience the frog pond and fire ring. Again thank you for the memories as we celebrated Kim's 50th birthday

  • Review Submitted: Mar 19, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Vienna, VA
5

Comfortable and luxurious

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and our two young kids stayed at Jack Russell's Ridge in June of 2014. I would definitely recommend this property. It was quiet yet accessible and it had all the amenities you could ask for. It was kid friendly and comfortable yet had the feeling of luxury. The kids really enjoyed the frog pond and exploring the grounds and my husband and I really enjoyed the full kitchen, grill, and deck. Thanks again!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Baltimore MD
5

Perfect Escape!

  • 5 of 5

Last summer I spent a wonderful and relaxing weekend at Jack Russell's Ridge. It was the perfect escape from the City. Less than a 2 hour drive from Baltimore--we were ready to relax in our beautiful getaway in no time!

The house was so much better than I could've imagined. Everything was state of the art--the kitchen, the furniture, appliances, tv and even a towel warmer in the bathroom. It was like staying in a luxury resort--but having a fish pond and secluded backyard to enjoy. The house was spotlessly clean and very comfortable.

We brought our 1 year old chocolate lab, who especially loved the back yard. We enjoyed the hammock in the afternoon, grilled out at night on the deck, and then roasted marshmallows in the fire pit. It was perfect.

During the day--we took a short drive to the state park to hike and enjoy the scenery. We stopped in town for some delicious ice cream before heading back for another relaxing evening at the fire pit.

I've been visiting Berkeley Springs for years--and this was my favorite lodging option yet. In fact, we liked it so much we just booked a weekend in April to return!

_-Heather, Baltimore MD

  • Review Submitted: Mar 16, 2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington, PA
5

LOVED THIS!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here for 4 nights and it was wonderful. We had such a great time. It was clean, well furnished and had so much to offer. Every detail was accurate on the web page. We will go back. We loved every single thing about our stay. Our 2 small dogs loved the place as well. This is a great place to stay and the owners are great with questions. Thank you for letting us visit your home.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We aim to provide guests with a clean, tranquil, and modern getaway home, and we are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay. Based on feedback from previous guests, we have over the last few months added Roku boxes on all TVs (which stream the latest 10,000 movies and TV shows via Netflix and Hulu Plus), added Playstation 3/games, installed a new pellet stove, upgraded the main TV to a 50 inch LED HDTV with 120 Dish HD network channels, and upgraded the upstairs bedroom TV to a 37 inch LED HDTV. Should you return to Berkeley Springs, we hope that you will choose to stay with us again.
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Location

Panorama at the Peak
"Has one of the best views of any restaurant in Berkeley Springs. The overlook was named by N..."
Lot 12 Public House
"Best Romantic restaurant in Berkeley Springs. Lot 12 Public House serves seasonal upscale co..."
Tony's Butcher Block
"The place to get meat for your BBQ grill. They have tons of different types of meat. "
Fairfax Coffee House -- CLOSED
"Best place to satisfy your coffee fix. Absolutely mouth-watering & unique traditional, del..."
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Championship golf course by Robert Trent Sr
Nearest Motorway
5 Miles
Rt 70
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Restaurants downtown Berkeley Springs
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
White Tail Resort
Nearest Beach
14 Miles
Cacapon Lake Beach
Car: necessary

Jack Russell's Ridge is located in Berkeley Springs. Berkeley Springs is an historic spa and art-filled town nestled in the West Virginia mountains only 90 minutes from the Washington/Baltimore metro area. It boasts warm mineral springs, world class dining, dozens of unique shops, five full-service spas and more than 100 lodging choices from elegant B&B's and historic inns to cabins and resorts. Golf, hiking and swimming share the schedule with year 'round festivals, live music and theater.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday chalet in Berkeley Springs, USA

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
High Season Rates 2016
1 Apr 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£217
for 2 nights
From
£108
From
£130
Fri,Sat
£694
 
 
Low Season Rates 2017
1 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£199
for 2 nights
From
£100
From
£117
Fri,Sat
£650
 
 
High Season Rates 2017
1 Apr 2017 - 31 Dec 2017
2 night minimum stay
£217
for 2 nights
From
£108
From
£130
Fri,Sat
£694
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£217
for 2 nights
From
£108
From
£117
Fri,Sat
£694
 

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £20 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

- Great weekly discount of $800 per week (normally $1090 per week)
- Sunday is charge as a weekday rate instead of a weekend rate
- There is no cleaning fee
- Just $25 pet fee per pet for your entire stay with us
- We offer early and late check out when available.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Berkeley Springs, USA

Property Type:
  • chalet
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1250 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom has a Tub/Shower combination. Hair dryer is also available. There is also a towel heater.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Both queen beds is very plush and comfortable. It's also on a log bed. We also have an AERO queen bed on request for the third bed.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Gazebo ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
50 inch High Defintion LED Television, Dish Network with XM Radio, 5.1 Phillips surround sound including iPod player, CD/DVD players, Plush Queen beds, Log style table, Stainless steel appliances, Extensive Boardgames and latest DVD movies, BBQ grill, fire pit, linens and towels provided, 3 miles to Downtown Berkeley Springs and more.

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