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Luxury private retreat with panoramic views of Lost River Valley

Bedrooms 4
Separate WC's1
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

4 bedroom cabin with hot tub, fire pit, gourmet kitchen, 2 fireplaces, views

Come relax, unwind or explore the Potomac Highlands from our luxury escape filled with amenities and surrounded by panoramic views of the Appalachian Mountains and the Lost River Valley. We have the best views of the Valley! Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway or a place to spend time with a small group of friends or family, the "Lodge" at Lost River will provide the perfect backdrop for your West Virginia escape. (Note: $250 is the base price is for 4 people/night and it is between $35-$50/person/night up to a maximum of 8.) Each bedroom has its own character with en suite full baths and sliding glass doors to outside decks that overlook stunning vistas and wildlife. Wooden decks wrap around the upper and lower floors, with an enclosed screened-in porch on each level. Adirondack, lounge and rocking chairs surround the house - providing ample room to read, bird watch or relax. While the house is spacious, the upstairs is cozy and perfect for couples looking for a mountain getaway. A modern, fully-equipped, luxury kitchen and gas grill provide the tools for wonderful meals. And there is plenty of fresh oregano, sage, rosemary and thyme in the herb garden for your culinary creations!) There is a wood burning fireplace in the great room, firewood provided. In cooler months enjoy the hot tub on the lower, enclosed deck. A firepit/deck in back of property can be enjoyed year round and is a great way to take in the extraordinary stars and invigorating mountain air. We have high speed internet and wi-fi enabled monitor for your streaming accounts and DVDs in our media room. A music player for CDs and iPods. The house is near some great hikes in the George Washington National Forest and Lost River State Park, and can serve as a hub for either exploring wild and wonderful West Virginia or serving as a retreat for relaxing, meditation and taking in the Lost River Valley's natural beauty. Consistent with the progressive values of the Lost River community, we conduct our rental business entirely on a nondiscriminatory basis with respect to age, sex, race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability, or any other classification protected by Federal or West Virginia law.

Jennifer Smith
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
10 November, 2017

Why Jennifer Smith chose Lost River

Simply the most spacious and luxurious house on the mountain with gourmet kitchen, two fire places, hot tub, fire pit and plenty of nooks to while away the time with commanding views of the Lost River Valley.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Lost River in Lost River

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master Bathroom - Upstairs - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Beautiful tiled walk in shower
    Bathroom - inside blue toile room - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bath - shared by media room-nautical bedroom - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Master Bath- Lower floor - SE Asia room - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Half bath - upstairs - Toilet
  • 4 1/2 bathrooms. Downstairs master bedroom has a bathtub. All other bedrooms have walk in showers.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Upstairs Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , All bedrooms have sliding doors to outside decks
    Downstairs Master - 1 Large Double Bed , Has large, tub, in addition to walk in shower, etc.
    Downstairs - blue toile - bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed , Bedroom has bath with tiled, walk in shower, deck access
    "Nautical" motif - 1 Large Double Bed , Located in the back - behind the media room with deck
  • Each bedroom has its own - ensuite, bathroom with tile walk in shower. Lower master and large bath tub.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
Check in is at 4 p.m. and check out is at 11 a.m.


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Luxury private retreat with panoramic views of Lost River Valley
average rating of 4.9666667 based on 30 reviews

Peaceful mountain vacation house

  • 5 of 5

This is definitely one of our favorites among places we've rented from VRBO. House was beautiful and comfortable, kitchen had everything we needed, and based on the music in the owners' cd collection, I think we could be good friends! The way the house is situated, we got the sunrise from the back porch to the right, and the sunset to the left. Gorgeous views, and lots of birds. The hot tub was a real treat after a long hike, and our 11-yr-old daughter found plenty to do. We loved how open and bright the kitchen/living area were. Didn''t get to use the outdoor fire pit...I guess we'll have to go back! Only issue we had was that we didn't find any fire starters, but we made it work. Thank you for helping us have a much needed peaceful weekend away!

  • Review Submitted: 25-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying! Will check on fire starters.
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Loving Lost River

  • 5 of 5

View, view and more view! Simply cannot get enough. 4 Days worth of porch sitting, reading and reflecting is good for the soul. We all spent time reconnecting with God and each other. The accommodations were A+! One night inside fire, one night outside fire and one night hot tub. Trifecta! If "doing nothing" is your ideal getaway, this is the place! Thanks again and hope to see you soon!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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LOVE this property

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at this beautiful home, and we cannot recommend it more highly. Our first stay was with family for Thanksgiving, this stay was simply two couples enjoying a weekend away. Jennifer and her husband do everything they can to make you feel welcome in their home. The home is very clean, well stocked with all of the pots, pans and appliances you would need and the top floor provides a homey, open place to gather and share time with those you love as you make new memories. And the views!!! The views are spectacular!!! Sunrise, sunset and every moment in between can be gazed upon from the beautiful decks. Nature was meant to be admired and enjoyed from this property. We used the hot tub both visits, and have enjoyed the fire pit, the wood burning fireplace, the porch swing, the grill. This property has it all. Do not hesitate to book this home for whatever getaway you are hoping to enjoy. We hope to return again and again to this home and the surrounding WV community and all it has to offer!!!

  • Review Submitted: 09-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic Place!

  • 5 of 5

Was an amazing cabin with a fantastic view! Everything worked great and it was a perfect place to spend a long weekend. Jennifer was great was answering any questions we had. Would definitely stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: 21-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ellicott City, Maryland

WOW! Not enough words..

  • 5 of 5

My husband and our two teen girls stayed for some family time away from it all. We were all so excited the moment we walked in. The home is gorgeous, the views are stunning. I can't say enough about being here. We played board games, hiked, sat in hot tub a few, watched movies and just sat on the deck enjoying the views. Jennifer was very responsive in our emails and was really nice. We normally don't go back to the same place twice but we will be back!!! Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 18-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington, DC

Amazing home in Lost River

  • 5 of 5

We booked Jennifer and Bill's beautiful, stunning Lost River home for my husband's 50th birthday weekend plus a group bike ride event. The house was beyond expectations, great kitchen and open spaces, full wrap around decks on both floors with incredible views, hot tub bonus, spacious well appointed bedrooms and bathrooms. The only regret was not using the fire pit outside only because we ran out of time. We had small children in our group and it was really perfect for kids too (as long as you bring a baby gate for the top of the stairs). Jennifer was gracious, welcoming and accommodating, quick to respond to any and all questions via email.

We will be back and recommend this property highly. It truly was amazing, thank you Jennifer and Bill!

  • Review Submitted: 12-Jun-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for staying. We look forward to having you back! Jennifer
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Nearest Airport
103 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Lost River Grill
Nearest Golf
28 Miles
Valley View Golf Course, Moorefield, WV
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Lost River Grill
Nearest Ski
42 Miles
Bayse-Bryce Mountain
Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Lost River, West Virginia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
22 Nov 2017 - 27 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £34 per night, per additional guest
Christmas-New Years
22 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £42 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £34 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £227.28
Cleaning Fee £94.7
Tax Rate 12.0%

HOLIDAY - Special Holiday Rental Rates - $50/night surcharge and 3 night minimum for following holidays: Memorial Day, July 4, Labor Day, Halloween. $50/night surcharge and 3 night minimum for following holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's.

Check-In Time is 4 pm, Check-Out Time is 11 a.m.

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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