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GORGEOUS DAMASCUS, VIRGINIA RENTAL WITHIN MINUTES OF VIRGINIA CREEPER TRAIL

People6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,200 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

A wonderful mountain cottage in the beautiful mountains of Virginia!

Hello! Welcome to Our Mountain Homeplace. Our lovely cottage is located 12 miles east of Damascus, Va. between Virginia's two highest peaks--Whitetop Mountain and Mt. Rogers Recreational Area. There are three entrances to the Virginia Creeper Trail within 3 to 5 minutes of us. (We are within 5 miles of the beginning of the Creeper Trail in Whitetop Va.) The Appalachian Trail is within a mile of our house. We also have numerous hiking, biking, horseback riding trails, and streams galore for fishing. You might also want to take advantage of the many festivals that happen in this area from Spring to Fall.

Now for a little bit of information about our cottage. The house was left to me by my parents. My husband David and I have lovingly and steadily been completely renovating it. The downstairs level was opened up to our rental customers in 2012. It It has been a work in progress as we strive to make it the best that it can be for our guests!! We are finally ready to open up the upstairs this year, which will give our guests a third bedroom to enjoy.Our house now has three bedrooms, two with queen beds and the upstairs with two twin beds. (For our customers who prefer certain types of mattresses, please note that all beds have pillow top style mattresses). There is also a Queen size sofa sleeper in the Living Room, which we have a foam mattress topper for. Each bedroom has flat screen TV's with their own satellite receivers. All Linens are furnished and we promise that when you stay with us, you can be assured that everything, including bedspreads, are laundered after each customer! We have two full-sized bathrooms. One has a stand up shower and the other has a tub and shower combo with curved shower rod. Both baths are beautifully furnished. You will love our large living room with a 42' wall mounted flat screen TV . It also has an electric fireplace that will keep you toasty when the nights are cool. High Speed Internet Access (WIFI) is provided for those who need their laptops! Our living room has plenty of comfortable seating and its own gorgeous, original hardwood floors.

There is a porch/sun room with sliding glass doors, windows that open on each end, and comfortable seating. You can sit and have your morning coffee while relaxing and watching the world go by! Outside you will find two gorgeous acres with a picnic area that has plenty of seating, gas/charcoal combo grill (charcoal furnished), picnic table, rock fire pit (wood furnished), and several furnished games including horseshoes, badminton, volleyball, frisbee and corn toss. Come stay with us and enjoy our mountain heritage. We will do everything we can to make you feel right at home! We believe our house is best described by one of our recent guests who left this poem for us:

HIGH ATOP A MOUNTAIN

OR PRETTY DARN NEAR

SITS A CUTE LITTLE HOUSE

FULL OF COMFORT AND CHEER

WARM AND INVITING

ONCE YOU STEP INSIDE

THE CORE OF A LOVING FAMILY

IT DOES NOT HIDE

BEAUTIFUL ARE THE GROUNDS

ON THIS DAY IN SPRING

THE SUN KISSES THE FLOWERS

AND THE MANY BIRDS SING

EVERYTHING YOU NEED

IS HERE FOR YOUR PLEASURE

MEMORIES HAVE BEEN MADE

AND OH! WHAT A TREASURE

B.K. Deane

5/24/2015

NOTE: We always love hearing from our customers but at times we are out of cell phone range, however, our calendar is always up-to-date and you can make reservations through this site without contacting us first-- if that is more convenient for you. Also, if you leave us a message, we will always be back in contact with you within a short time period. I always check my email frequently so if you need to reach me quickly, just send me an email!

Please Note: We do not charge cleaning fees in order to keep cost low for our guests. Please help us continue to do this by leaving the house in clean condition when you check out.

More Details

Property Manager
Linda Sharpe / Owner
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017

About Linda Sharpe / Owner

Hi, my name is Linda and I grew up in this house and still use it for vacations and family gatherings. I love my country house and do my best to make it warm and inviting for you. My husband and I spend winters doing what we can to make our vacation home better for our customers, so if you have any ideas of things you might like to see to make it better, please leave us a note in our guest book. We use your ideas!!

Why Linda Sharpe / Owner chose Virginia

Our house is very special to us. It was passed to me from my mom and dad - Jess and Mezelle Greer. My husband and I have remodeled it with love and dedicated it to them. Although we have our own home, this one will always remain special. My parents worked all their lives to build and pay for it, so we lovingly share it and our memories with you.

What makes this cottage unique

This is a quiet, country home where visitors can kick back and enjoy themselves and also enjoy the simple country life of hiking, fishing, biking, picnicking......together with the beautiful scenery, various festivals which are frequent in this area, and of course...the Virginia Creeper Trail. Look for visits from the various wildlife which comes around frequently. There is deer, turkeys, and a bear that wanders around from time to time. Take some time to just sit in the enclosed front porch and marvel at the peace of our country home.

Guestbook comments from the manager

Linda and Sue, You certainly have a cozy, welcoming little cottage here! Reminds me of my grandparents home long time ago without the remodeling you have done! We've spent lots of time on the Creeper Trail (on foot), enjoyed meeting another hiker couple from Italy who had been on the AT 40 days! Having just finished a book "There Are Mountains to Climb" about a woman doing it alone in 1994, I was fascinated to meet them! Such a relaxing front porch. I think the things I enjoyed most was the wonderful fresh, honey suckle-laden mountain air & wild rose smell! Heavenly! And since we live just across from a dairy farm, it was especially welcomed. Loved your pictures, colors, country touches and us cooking in the kitchen. I felt at home! Oh and 2 turkeys and about 20 babies took their family walking across the top of the back yard and to the road at 7:15 am--delightful!
Jun 2014
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Mount Rogers National Recreation Area in Virginia

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • rural ...
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 ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • 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 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Bathroom #1 is equipped with a tub and shower. Bathroom #2 is equipped with step in shower. Both baths have soap and shampoo dispensers and are furnished with soap, shampoo, and conditioner.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Convertible bed(s) - Queen sofa/sleeper (with foam mattress topper).
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
  • Queen size Beds (2), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen (2) twin beds
Entertainment:
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • water tubing

Reviews

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GORGEOUS DAMASCUS, VIRGINIA RENTAL WITHIN MINUTES OF VIRGINIA CREEPER TRAIL
average rating of 4.9390244 based on 108 reviews
5

Very enjoyable visit!! This place is clean and very well taken care of!!

  • 5 of 5

We were coming up to enjoy the area and ride the Creeper Trail. This rental made our experience so much better. It's extremely clean and comfortable. We will stay here again and would strongly recommend it to others. After a couple bad experiences with VRBO this place has restored our faith!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and your family for staying with us. We are so happy you enjoyed our cottage. We try really hard to meet our guests expectations and are pleased when we do. Please come again!!! Linda
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5

Wonderful Time in a Lovely Mountain Home

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at a number of VRBO homes in different places - this one is our favorite. Linda has a clean, comfortable and welcoming home ready for your visit. Its location is perfect for exploring the area: Va Creeper Trail, Grayson Highlands, Abingdon, and Damascus. We did all that plus enjoyed a lovely afternoon / evening around the fire pit behind the house where we had a great view of the Milky Way. It was a perfect ending for a great trip. Linda, thanks for making your lovely homeplace available.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We always love having you guys and was thrilled to finally meet you in person this stay. Please come back home anytime.
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5

Enjoyable Get Away Location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time making this sweet mountain home our base camp for biking the Virginia Creeper, visiting Damascus, Grayson Highlands, White Top Mountain, and hiking parts of the AT. Quiet and very clean location central to everything we wanted to do. Thank you for sharing your mountain home with us.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having you!! Please come back soon. Linda
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5

Better than Expected

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at many VRBO properties and this one is in our top 3. It is very clean, decorated so well and comfortable. We enjoyed our stay so much, we wanted to stay a few more days. If you are looking for a place in the Damascus area, you cannot go wrong here. We had a party of 6 people and had plenty of room. Thank you so much for sharing your home with us !

  • Review Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved having you and look forward to your return in the future. Thank you for the kind review. Linda
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5

Nice little house in a beautiful area

  • 5 of 5

The house was cute, had nice furnishings, and clean. Close to Whitetop Mountain, Grayson Highlands SP, and the VA Creeper Trail.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy you enjoyed the area and our cottage. Please come back again!!!! Linda
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5

Beautiful mountain vacation home

  • 5 of 5

This is the second year in arrow that we've rented this property, and we will certainly return again next summer. The house is in perfect condition-- clean, comfortable, with all the conveniences needed for a vacation in the mountains. Access to the bike trail and local fishing streams is great, and the backyard area is excellent for family or small group BBQs, games, and relaxing. The Sharpes are very attentive and helpful hosts, and they had everything in top shape for our visit.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the nice review. We love having your group. We can always depend on everything being left in excellent condition. Looking forward to your return next year!!! Linda
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Location

Car: necessary

Hi, our name's are Linda and David Sharpe and we would love to welcome you to the place where I (Linda) grew up and still love to come home to. Our Mountain Homeplace is located approximately 12 miles East of Damascus, and approximately 4 miles from White Top station, where the famous Virginia Creeper Trail begins. Come stay with us and enjoy the scenic beauty of our area which boasts of creeks and streams galore where you can fish, tube, and play. Hiking and biking trails are numerous. The area also has numerous festivals that happen throughout the spring and into the fall months. The Appalachian trail can be accessed within a mile of our house. We are within 48 miles of Bristol Motor Speedway, 26 miles of Abingdon and the famous Barter Theatre, 19 miles to Grayson Highlands State Park, 31 miles to Hungry Mother State Park, 37 miles to South Holston Lake, and if you want some great home style cooking, drive 30 miles and try Shatley Springs...it is great!! If you are riding the Virginia Creeper Trail, we are located within 5 miles of the CREEPER TRAIL BIKE AND SHUTTLE SERVICE located in Whitetop. They are the only station that operates a shuttle service in Whitetop AND Damascus. Mention us when you visit them and get a 10% discount! We are proud to say they are family, but we also love them for their work ethics and ability to please all customers. They also operate the newest attraction in our area 'The Whitetop Zip Line'. Come stay with us at Our Mountain Homeplace. We will do our best to make sure you feel right at home!!

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Prices for this holiday cottage in Mount Rogers National Recreation Area, USA

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Tax Rate 5.3%

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