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Spectacular Cottage Overlooking the Shenandoah River and Blue Ridge Mountains

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Separate WC's1
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Barbecue
  • Hot Tub
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

Three Bedrooms, 2 Full baths, 1 Half Bath. Sleeps 10. 3 covered porches + deck

Stunningly Designed Cottage on a private corner of a historic 100 acre farm. Situated on a scenic bluff overlooking the legendary Shenandoah River and Blue Ridge Mountains this 'cottage' has a stone fireplace and wood beamed ceilings through the main floor. In addition to three covered porches (including one with a Hot Tub) there is a 34' second floor deck overlooking the river. At river level there is a multi-level deck and 30' floating dock right on the water. Perfect for boating fishing, swimming or just enjoying the sun and water. Less than one hour from the Washington Beltway and Dulles Airport. There are numerous restaurants, shops, golf courses, wineries, National Parks (Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park, George Washington National Forest), hiking trails (Appalachian Trail), battlefields etc are literally ten to twenty minutes away. Then, of course- best of all, your own piece the Shenandoah River!

Please Note: Location Map shows gate location and not the house. The Private Driveway is a quarter mile long!

To quote a renter from Texas... ' We have been from Maine to New Mexico and this is the best we property have ever stayed in!

More Details

Property Manager
Frank O'Reilly and Sean O'Reilly
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
25 March, 2017

About Frank O'Reilly and Sean O'Reilly

My wife Angelique and I bought this historic property from a family that had owned it for 155 years! This once in a lifetime chance (several lifetimes actually) was simply too much to miss. With such a spectacular riverfront location, our goal was to create the most memorable vacation retreat in the Shenandoah Valley. After years of planning and design for a river cottage, to compliment the existing renovated farmhouse (a ten minute walk away through the woods and rolling fields), the results are yours to enjoy. One of our sons Sean took over online reservations in 2012 but dad Frank is still the 'boots on the ground' and will be on the other end of the phone if you call. Our family never tires of it and it is our joy to share it with you.

Frank O'Reilly and Sean O'Reilly purchased this cottage in 2005

Why Frank O'Reilly and Sean O'Reilly chose Shenandoah Valley

After 30 years of living on the Shenandoah River, enjoying it's beauty and recreational possibilities, we were still awestruck by the sheer magnitude and combination of nature's bounty possessed by this farm...thousands of feet of River Front, sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, acres of rolling hills and woods, sunrises, sunsets...the list goes on and on.

What makes this cottage unique

'Peacefulness without loneliness' is an old Irish expression that captures the private wooded riverside retreat yet convenience of so many attractions, shops and restaurants nearby to the River Overlook Cottage at Rolling River Farm.

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Front Royal in Happy Creek

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • river
  • rural
  • Water View
  • waterfront
  • Waterfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , huge pedastal tub
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
  • Master Bath has a beautiful 7' granite top. Upstairs bath has a 6'6' Wrought Iron pedestal tub.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Suite - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Full Bath and Walk in Closet
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Both upstairs Bedrooms multiple windows overlooking the river and huge sky-lights above the beds. Beautiful Lithographs from Ireland in the east bedroom. All rooms have river and mountain views!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 4 garden chairs
  • 6 deck chairs
Suitability:
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Fantastic and private multi-level deck right on the river with gangplank and floating dock for your boat or a rental boat. Use of all outdoor equipment and amenities are subject to weather restrictions (ie: floating sections of dock may be removed by owner when there is a risk of flooding).

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(80 traveller reviews)

Spectacular Cottage Overlooking the Shenandoah River and Blue Ridge Mountains
average rating of 4.9375 based on 80 reviews
5

Beautiful house and an even better location.

  • 5 of 5

Everything in the house is incredible and the outdoor space is just as good with an awesome view from the hot tub, porch, and fire pit plus the dock and patio area on the river is perfect. Would recommend to anyone interested!

  • Review Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review! It was a pleasure to have you. We love to create outdoor spaces to complement the house, and the beautiful landscape. Thanks for enjoying it all!
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Chicago, Illinois
5

Beautiful views, off the beaten path

  • 5 of 5

We had a group of 7 stay here for a girls weekend. It was the perfect size for all of us to stay comfortably, and while the weather got a little cooler, we were able to enjoy the beautiful views from the back porch, the hot tub and fire pit! This is also relatively close (within 30 minutes) to dinner options and wineries. Would definitely recommend.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect get away....wish we could have stayed longer!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with so many thoughtful details that make it very warm and inviting! Comfortable beds, lovely bathrooms, soft and fresh linens....a real 5 star stay! Views are amazing. So private with so many different places to just sit and enjoy the view! Loved the fire pit, hot tub and gas fire inside...we even were able to enjoy the kayaks on the river with such lovely weather! Hope to return again sometime as there just wasn't enough time to do it all!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful weekend getaway!!!

  • 5 of 5

The property was absolutely beautiful! Indoors and out. We enjoyed using the indoor gas fireplace and hottub. We walked down to the private dock on the river which had kayaks, but we couldn't use them since it was too cold outside. I booked the property as a surprise engagement weekend getaway, and it definitely pulled the entire weekend together.

The bed in the master bedroom is SO comfortable. The kitchen had everything we needed to cook full meals. The house was already nice and warm when we got there despite it starting to snow when we pulled up to the house. The owners left good directions on getting in/out of the property, and how to strip down everything before leaving. You can't beat the location and privacy of this property. Definitely recommend it. We're hoping to go back in the summer to enjoy the outside more!!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Happy 40th birthday to me!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I absolutely loved this property! The beds were comfy, the hot tub was relaxing, the fire pit was a night time hit and the views were breathtaking! We will definitely be back!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Perfect for our needs!

  • 5 of 5

I rented the Overlook with a group of friends. It was perfect for our needs. We loved the house, and the views were spectacular. I was sorry to have to leave them behind! Sean and Frank were extremely friendly, as well. I highly recommend the Overlook, or any of the other properties Sean and Frank rent.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Location

Starbucks
TGI Friday's
Soul Mountain Cafe
Walmart Supercenter
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The Lucky Star Lounge -- CLOSED
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Front Royal Golf Club
Daily Grind Unwind
"not here anymore"
Daily Grind
"If you want coffee downtown and want to see people and be seen then forget Starbucks and get..."
Shadows Grill
Jalisco Mexican Restaurant
"Be sure to get the Thursday Lunch Special and don't forget the Margaritas!"
Tropical Smoothie Cafe
Front Royal Canoe Company
Downriver Canoe Company
Bowling Green Country Club
"Play the North or Old Course enjoying beautiful mountain views and it won't cost you much."
Element
"Nice place for an special evening out."
Mikado Japanese Steak House and Sushi Bar
Dunkin' Donuts
"Need we say more..."
McDonald's
Jacksons Chase Golf Club
Rappahannock Cellars
"Beautiful little winery well worth an afternoon. Does events too."
Chester Gap Cellars
Linden Vineyards
Fox Meadow Winery
the Wine Shop at J's Gourmet
Naked Mountain Winery & Vineyards
Barrel Oak Winery
Glen Manor Vineyards
Chateau Obrien At North Point
Three Fox Vineyards
Philip Carter Winery of Virginia
Luray Caverns
Shenandoah Valley Golf Club
Skyline Drive
Appalachian Trail: Stony Man Mountain & Marys Rock
Rolling River Farm
"Exquisite Riverfront Farm with beautiful old restored farmhouse on over one hundred acres. "
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
TGIF, Houlihans, Applebees
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Shenandoah, Bowling Green, Blue Ridge Shadows
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
I-66
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Cracker Barrel, Japanese, Chinese, Pizza
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Bryce Resort
Car: necessary

MAP SHOWS GATE LOCATION AND NOT COTTAGE SITE. River, Mountains, Blue Ridge, Skyline Drive, Shenandoah, Appalachian Trail, wine, wineries,hiking, Winchester, Front Royal, Middletown, water-skiing, tubing, boating, fishing, hunting, sightseeing, Washington d.c., golf, walking, biking, skiing, antiques, civil war, pontoon rental, kayaking, canoeing, rafting. weddings, national parks, forests.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cottage in Front Royal, Virginia

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Spring 2017
21 Mar 2017 - 25 May 2017
2 night minimum stay
£512
for 2 nights
From
£256
From
£299
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,712
 
 
Fall 2017
4 Sep 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£512
for 2 nights
From
£256
From
£342
Fri,Sat,Sun
£1,798
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving 2017
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
£1,367
for 4 nights
From
£342
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£1,025
for 3 nights
From
£342
£2,141
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £16 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

For monthly rates please contact the manager.

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

Pet Fee $20 per pet/per night

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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