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SmileInn Over the River, Riverfront on the Shenandoah River

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 1,370 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, Loft, 1.5 Bathroom Log Cabin on the Shenandoah River in Luray

SmileInn Over the River is the perfect and relaxing getaway located along the Shenandoah River. The cabin is located in Luray Virginia, in the heart of the gorgeous Shenandoah Valley. The cozy cabin sits on 3 acres of property along the river with almost 400 feet of river frontage. There is a huge field along the river for families, friends and especially kids to run around and play.

All the amenities of home are provided such as Wi-Fi, DIRECTV, DVD player and phone service with nationwide long distance included. There are also river tubes and a canoe provided for your enjoyment on the river. A fire pit is down by the river with a picnic table and a hammock. Dogs are also welcome and there is a fenced dog run off the rear deck.

The cabin has two bedrooms, a loft and one and a half bathrooms. The full bathroom on the first floor is divided into two half baths (toilet and sink/ tub and shower) to provide better shared usage. The first floor bedroom has one queen bed, the second floor bedroom has two double beds and a half bath. The loft has a full size futon. There is a whirlpool tub in the first floor bath as well as a washer/dryer. Outside there is a large covered front porch and a rear screened porch and deck outside the porch with a nice view overlooking the river.

All linens and towels are provided. There is a propane gas grill on the deck with a full spare tank provided. The kitchen is fully supplied with dishes, pots and pans, coffeemaker, crockpot, microwave and blender. Paper towels and toilet paper are also supplied. Two dog crates are available for use on the screened porch.

The yard below the cabin along the river is perfect if you are planning an event or family gathering. There is also an access road that runs between the cabin and the river that is accessible by car should someone be unable to walk down the hill from the cabin to the river. Camping on the lot for an additional charge may be permitted for additional guests with prior approval. Outdoor games such as corn hole, horse shoes, and other yard games are provided. Inside the cabin there are library books, board games and puzzles, and a large movie selection for the DVD player.

The drive into town and the nearest grocery store are about 30 minutes so you may want to stock up on food and preplan your meals to avoid unnecessary trips to the store. The historic town of Luray, Luray Caverns, Lake Arrowhead and Jellystone Park are about a half hour drive. Shenandoah National Park including the entrance to Skyline Drive, Wisteria Vineyard, Massanutten Resort, and New Market Battlefield are about an hour drive. The cabin is located at the base of Massanutten Mountain and borders the George Washington National Forest. There are hiking trails nearby which include the Habron Gap Trail and Indian Grave Ridge Trail. There are many more trails located in Shenandoah National Park.

More details

Suitability:

• Minimum age limit for renters

• Children welcome

• Pets welcome with advance permission

• Nonsmoking only

More Details

Owner
Jeff and Kristin Gaulard
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
19 July, 2017

About Jeff and Kristin Gaulard

We were married in 2011 at Sharp Rock Vineyard with Old Rag Mountain in the background which is where we became engaged. Jeff had moved to Luray several years before that after many years of searching for the right place. I moved to Luray just before we married in 2011. Jeff had spent many years hiking and sightseeing in Shenandoah National Park, he had known he wanted to live in the Shenandoah Valley someday. Having lived in Maryland and Northern Virginia most of my life, I fell in love with the area after

Jeff and Kristin Gaulard purchased this cabin in 2014

What makes this cabin unique

One thing that is nice about this property is that it is located beyond the route for drop off and pick up for all the river outfitters for tubes and kayaks. During the season there are buses constantly driving all up and down the road past most of the rentals on the river. SmileInn Over the River is beyond their route so you have the peace and quiet all day long!

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Luray in Page County

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1370 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi , 1st floor bathroom is divided into 2 half baths.
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , 2nd floor bath
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Double Bed
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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SmileInn Over the River, Riverfront on the Shenandoah River
average rating of 4.8679247 based on 53 reviews
5

What a wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful place for my brother-in-law and sister-in-law's vow renewal! The property is great and the memories of the time spent here are priceless. Thank You for welcoming us and making every provision for our comfort and pleasure!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Property

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here and it was very pet friendly.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 5, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful!!

  • 5 of 5

House was very nice! Decor made me feel like I was home. Breath taking views from deck! The dogs loved swimming and playing fetch. Really appreciated the fenced in area for night time use.. Kitchen is well appointed.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
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5

Beautiful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

SmileInn Over the River is not just a cabin, but a well stocked home! It had everything we needed and the owners were great to deal with! It is better stocked than many places we've stayed at through HomeAway. The river was so much fun to fish and go tubing in! The cabin was very comfortable and the views were just beautiful!! We really enjoyed our stay!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely cabin

  • 5 of 5

Lovely cabin and beautiful grounds. Liked that it had both a regular and screened in porch. The fire pit was great and there were plenty of chairs. We enjoyed playing cornhole. We used the canoe and took it up 3.6 miles at the drop off. It took about 1 and 1/2 hours to get to the cabin by canoe from there. The cabin had a lot of supplies and slept 6 of us fine (2 were kids). Plenty of wildlife to enjoy, as well. We saw turtles, herons, fish, deer, toads, and butterflies. there were deflated tubes there with some small compressors. The river was too high and swift for tubes when we were there, but hope to do that next time. Our dog loved it too and we appreciated having dog crates available!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfection over the River

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I along with our 2 dogs spent 3 nights at SmileInn over the river 3rd thru 6th of June 2017. We have spent many a trip to the valley staying in cabin after cabin. I can honestly say this was the closes to perfection we have even enjoyed. Jeff and Kristin Gaulard have not over looked anything in setting up this cabin. The cabin was spotless the amenities were perfect from the coffee creamers to the dog run everything was perfect. The view from the deck was lovely the grounds exquisite .

Communication was spotty but that was solely my fault Jeff and Kristen bent over backwards to met my requests.

As I write this my wife is reviewing her scheduled to see if we can return this Fall for a long weekend. Once again Jeff and Kristin Thank you for sharing your lovely cabin.

Harry, Janet, Kimber & Trooper

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Location

Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Luray Caverns Airport
Nearest Golf
19 Miles
Caverns Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
33 Miles
Shenandoah Speedway
Nearest Restaurant
17 Miles
Mimslyn Inn
Nearest Ski
44 Miles
Massanutten Resort
Nearest Beach
23 Miles
Lake Arrowhead
Car: recommended

Located in Luray outside of town in the gorgeous Shenandoah Valley. Luray Caverns, Shenandoah National Park/ Skyline Drive, Massanutten Resort, Mimslyn Inn, and Wisteria Vineyard are all located within and hour from the cabin.

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Luray, Virginia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
July-Labor Day
1 Jul 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£573
for 3 nights
From
£191
From
£233
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
September-November
5 Sep 2017 - 30 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
£339
for 2 nights
From
£170
From
£212
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
December-New Years
1 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
£314
for 2 nights
From
£157
From
£191
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £17 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£339
for 2 nights
From
£170
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £76.94
Pet Fee £15.39 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.3%

Additional guest rate of $20.00 applies to over 4 adults. If you add 6 to the number of guests when inquiring and 2 of them are children, please message us with that information so we can adjust the quote prior to you requesting to book. Once you request a booking we are unable to edit the quote but we can adjust it for an inquiry. The cancellation fee is to cover expenses incurred through HomeAway for processing payments.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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