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Bedrooms 3
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

The Meadow Cottage, 3 bedroom cottage in quiet setting in the heart of town.

The Meadow Cottage is a charming one level, three bedroom cottage tucked away on a quiet two acre meadow in Abingdon’s historic district. The cottage, built in the 1930's, has been lovingly restored and modern conveniences added with only our guests' comforts in mind!

Decorated in English cottage style, the cottage boasts hardwood floors, bead board ceilings, hand-painted walls and furniture as well as attractive furnishings and local artwork. This tranquil hide-away has three bedrooms: a large queen master and two double bedrooms. There is a full bath and laundry area.

A cozy living room and fully equipped country kitchen are centrally located between the bedrooms areas. Two nice porches offer quiet spots to visit, settle with a good book or simply enjoy the meadow life.

The beautiful back yard offers privacy for outdoor dining and relaxing. Complete with a patio pavilion and fireput area makes this a perfect place to enjoy a night under the stars with friends or family or nap in the hammock. Our newly renovated canning shed is a perfect addition to the meadow. We call it our room with a view. Curl up with a book or just enjoy a quiet moment. Stroll the meadow and if you are lucky you will spot a deer or enjoy watching the golden hawks soar above.

The Meadow Cottage is a short bike ride or walk to dining and shopping areas, a local brewery as well as Barter Theatre and The Virginia Creeper Trail. The trailhead of the Virginia Creeper Trail is about an 8 minute bike ride.

Whether you want a romantic getaway, a weekend with friends on the Creeper Trail or a week-long family vacation, The Meadow Cottage offers a perfect setting with all the conveniences of home.

Complimentary pastries, juices and coffees/teas are provided on arrival morning. Enjoy complimentary passes to the Coomes Recreation Center.

Keywords: cottage; charming; private; quiet; good location; unique; lovely; historic district; Creeper Trail;

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Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2018

About The Owner

We opened Crooked Cabin Properties in 1991 with the original Crooked Cabin. In 1996, we purchased The Meadow Cottage which was a 1930's mother-in-law bungalow on a quiet, private 2 acre meadow in the heart of Abingdon. We restored the property to its original condition and added new amenities and lovely furnishings. We then went on to restore 2 other properties, The Brook House and The Creekside Hatch--both in the historic district. We love providing guests with the help they need plannig their trip and selecting events and activities o make their stay in Abingdon perfect!

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1996

Why The Owner chose Abingdon

We chose to buy our properties in the historic District of Abingdon, Virginia because we know how important it is for guests to have the feel of being in the heart of town and having easy access to all the wonderful events and activities that Abingdon has to offer. After staying in cottages in the middle of Colonial Williamsburg and seeing how fun it was to actually be in the center of things...we decided that we would like visitors to experience the same fell in our town. You have the experience of being in SW Virginia's oldest town, yet have easy access to all that the area has to offer in outdoor recreational activities, festivals and arts and music. All of our properties are close to The Virginia Creeper Trail, Barter Theatre as well as great shopping areas, fine dining.

What makes this cottage unique

Guests have an easy walk to The World Famous Barter Theatre, Virginia Creeper Hike and Bike Trail, Wolf Hills Brewery as well as great shopping and dining! We are close to TVA lakes, Appalachian Trail, Bristol Race Track, and the Country Music Road. Heartwood Artisan Center and William King Regional Arts Center are only a short 10 minute drive.

Guests can enjoy the privacy of the cottage, yet are close to all events and activities. The outdoor dining/firepit area provides a great gathering place on cool evenings.

We provide our guests with complimentary passes to the Coomes Recreation Center, a state of the arts facility just minutes from your door...indoor/outdoor pools, tennis courts, exercise facilities, playground, walking trails and skateboard park. We also provide complimentary pastries, juices and coffees/teas on arrival mornings.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We were looking for a few days away from kids, work and responsibilities and after looking at options settled on The Meadow Cottage. We wanted to be in town, but in a quiet spot. We hit the jackpot! The cottage is very charming and beautifully decorated....not over the top, but comfortable and very unique. Everything was provided to make us feel at home...fluffy towels, fresh ground coffee and my favorite teas! The owners left us surprise apple bread one morning and yummy cookies on our last day. We were able to walk everywhere because the weather was unusually warm for February. We discovered wonderful restaurants and quaint shops....a favorite was Katbird's for coffee and wine. We even fired up the firepit one night and enjoyed bundling up under the winter sky with a cup og Irish Coffee! We will go back...would live to see this beautiful spot when everything is in bloom!
Feb 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Abingdon in Harrison

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • village
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (2)
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • 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:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • sailing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Complimentary pastries and juices on arrival morning Complimentary teas/coffees provided Complimentary pass to Coomes Recreation Center with indoor/outdoor pools, fitness center, walking trails, tennis courts, playground, indoor gym and walking trail


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Last minute cancellation. Offering great discount made 18th weekend call for mor
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Great weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

The house is very close to town with a very large and private yard. It was perfect for a short vacation.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Relaxing, beautiful cottage with lovely garden

  • 5 of 5

My two daughters (11 and 13) stayed at Meadow Cottage for a week and had a wonderful time. The cottage is charming and so peaceful (I slept better than I have for years), and the garden/yard is beautiful. There are several areas to sit and read a book outside, have morning coffee or a glass of wine in the evening - the porches on the front and back of the house as well as a fire pit and a table and chairs in the garden. Jim and Jennifer are the kindest people and we loved getting to know them - the pastries and coffee/tea/juices left for our arrival made us feel instantly welcome.

We stayed during the Abingdon Arts festival and spent a couple of days wandering around there, we also (upon Jennifer's suggestion) biked the 18 mile Virginia Creeper trail which was so much fun! It's the easiest bike ride we have ever been on - a shuttle drives you to the top of the mountain and the entire ride is downhill with multiple places to stop and climb rocks or put your feet in the water. We also kayaked which the girls loved and the biggest hit was seeing Mamma Mia at the Barter theater.

We plan on returning - Abingdon is a lovely little town and we will absolutely stay at one of Jennifer and Jim's properties again. They become like friends!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lake Ridge, Va

Relax and breathe

  • 5 of 5

After many years of talking about doing the Virginia Creeper Trail, we finally made it down from Norther VA. We wanted a cottage so that we could come and go as we pleased. What a great getaway and Jim and Jennifer were so welcoming and friendly. We usually do B&Bs...we for sure will be back to Meadow Cottage. It was pristine and so cheerful and the quiet we enjoyed was unbelievable...made coming back up to Beltway City even more sad. We arrived to find a loaf of Jennifer's apple bread, juice and 1/2 and 1/2 for our coffee in the AM and on the last evening, Jennifer dropped by with cookies.....loved this place!!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Jul-2015
  • Date of Stay: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you for a week and so glad you enjoyed your stay and your miles of biking! Abingdon and our area offers many opportunities to bike ..not just the Creeper Trail, but a new trail in Saltville as well as many scenic back road trips on country roads. Our firepit is always ready for a roaring fire, some star gazing and a glass of wine after a day of exploring. Next time you come, you can enjoy the addition of a hammock! Thanks for choosing The Meadow Cottage and look forward to you return!
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Charlotte NC

We have found our spot!

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely had a wonderful time in Abingdon where we stayed at the delightful Meafow Cottage for 4 nights. We took our daughter and her two children to ride The Creeper Trail and ended up requesting an extra night. There is so much to do and see..Barter Theatre, Heartwood Artisan Center, Artist Depot, Farmers Market...we walked our legs off...but the best part was returning to "our little cottage" to unwind and enjoy the quiet. The cottage is totally private....seems like a country setting in the middle of town. We had deer that visited each night and enjoyed watching the baby rabbits chase each other. The cottage is equipped with everything we needed, right down to board games and cards. The owners gave us a guest pass to the Coomes Center for swimming...but we did not have time to do anything but use the great playground. The owners also had plenty of juice, coffees and teas for us to enjoy and the best apple cinnamon bread. We couldn't have asked for a better spot for our family trip. When we asked the kids what they liked best, they were unanimous "pizza by the firepit"! Success!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jun-2015
  • Date of Stay: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay at the cottage . It is a great spot for kids of any age! With lots of outdoor space to explore and all kinds of fun things to do! I am glad you could use the guest passes to the rec center...they offer tennis courts, walking trails, a fabulous playground as well as indoor and outdoor pools and indoor fitness center. We hope to see you and your grandchildren again next summer!
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Charlotte, North Carolina

Charming and comfortable

  • 5 of 5

What a treat to find such a quaint cottage to call our home base for a recent get-away extended weekend. We started each day with our coffee and pastries before exploring the local attractions. We would end each day relaxing in the cozy Living Room. Even though it was early February, and chilly, we were comfortable sitting in the sunshine on the front porch mid day as we planned our evening outings. The location feels private and secluded, but is so convenient to town. There is so much to do and see in this area, and excellent dining options. The owners provided special touches to make our stay pleasant, and were nearby if we needed anything, but respected our privacy so that we truly felt at home and relaxed.

  • Review Submitted: 15-Feb-2015
  • Date of Stay: February 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We were so glad to have your group here to enjoy Abingdon's winter time events with us! You picked a weekend full of special events, music and the soup cookoff! I am glad you enjoyed exploring our area and having some quiet visiting time at the cottage. There is something to offer in every season in our wonderful little town and our low season rates make winter and early spring travel even better! We hope you will come back soon. Remember repeat guests can always have a third night at 1/2 rate!
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Bangor PA

Ray of Light

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were going through an adoption looking for something other then a hotel and close to the hospital having a baby in tow.

The experience staying at the cottage was a beam of light from heaven guiding us on this path. We both have nothing but excellent things to say. Bringing our new born back to the cottage was the perfect atmosphere. A full Kitchen to cook meals instead of dining out and a place to do the extra laundry. From the beginning, we felt right at home. Because of the adoption, we had to spend 2 weeks in VA. During the planning stage, we decided on the second week to move closer to PA. It was truly heartbreaking after our time was up that we had to leave, wishing we could've stayed the whole 2 weeks.

Crystal and I would like to sincerely thank the home owners Jennifer & Jim for the personal warmth we both felt, going above and beyond to help with our needs.

We plan to return in the future to show off our little girl and further enjoy all the quant charming aspects of the cottage.

Thank You so much!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Feb-2015
  • Date of Stay: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Ken and Crystal, we were delighted to share this experience with you and get to see and hold the beautiful new addition to your family. It was a happy occasion for our Meadow Cottage to be filled with such joy! We hope you will come again and will stay in touch. We are glad the cottage served as your home-away-from-home and that you were comfortable there.
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Tri Cities REgional airport
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
The Tavern, Rain Restaurant, Wolf Hills Brewery,
Nearest Golf
4 Miles
Glenrochie Country Club, The Old Farm,Clear Creek
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 81
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
The Tavern, Rain, Zazzy's, Figaredo's, 128 Pecan
Nearest Ski
38 Miles
North Carolina ski resorts

Less than 1 mile to Barter Theatre and Virginia Creeper Trail;

Close Heartwood Artisan Center and William King Regions Arts Center:

Virginia Highlands Festival;

Mount Rogers;

Appalachian Trail;

Bristol Motor Speedway 30 minutes;


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Holiday weeks are standard rate over Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years. Monthly discounted rates are 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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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