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Family & small Pet Friendly with fee. Close To Colleges And Area Attractions

Bedrooms 3
Space 900 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Cottage, 3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath (Sleeps 6)

A simple country getaway on the creek. 3 bedrooms (master bedroom has queen and view of the creek with sliding door to back deck. 2nd bedroom has a queen and front bedroom has 2 twin beds) 1 bath cottage located on Buffalo Creek. Kitchen, living, dining and laundry area. Dining area seats four to 6 with nice sunny view of the creek. Big back deck with beautiful views of the creek. 3/4 sized Kitchen is well equipped including coffee maker, toaster, microwave, dishwasher and small oven. A starter set of paper towels and toilet paper is provided along with dish soaps and hand soaps. Please bring all toiletries. Small dogs welcome with a fee - max 2 small dogs.

Guest should expect poor cellular coverage, the Cottage is located in a rural area. A landline phone is provided for local calls.

About Buffalo Creek:

Buffalo Creek is a stocked and managed creek of the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries. It is a Special Regulation Trout Water, however, Guests are provided permission by the owner. Normal VDGIF fishing license with Trout stamp apply. A link to the VDGIF website is below.

Buffalo Creek was identified as an "impaired waterway" in 2014 by the DEQ, and an improvement plan was implemented by Agricultural and Residential working groups. An improvement update was provided by DEQ in March 2018. Links to the DEQ reports are below.


DEQ original report:

DEQ improvements update:

More Details

Property Manager
Glen and Amy Knowles
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 July, 2018

About Glen and Amy Knowles

Our small family of 4 loves this area and all it has to offer! We swim and fish in Buffalo Creek on our property.

Glen and Amy Knowles purchased this house in 2006

Why Glen and Amy Knowles chose Glasgow

We were looking for a great vacation spot for our family. We are big VMI fans, and love going to many of the college sporting events. Easy drive to many attractions, like hiking, biking, state parks. We can fish out of our back yard! We have been blessed to be able to relocate here full time!

Guestbook comments from the manager

We came to visit our daughter at W&L one last time before graduation. We wished we would have stayed here 4 years earlier! We kayaked down to the cabin on part of Buffalo Creek and had a great time. The view from the cabin was awesome - the stream is so beautiful. Thanks for sharing your cabin with us!
May 2015
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Glasgow in Buffalo

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
  • Cancellations are minus processing fees
Location Type:
  • Waterfront ...
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • 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
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Please bring all toiletries including bath soap.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Master has 1 queen bed, located off kitchen area. Sliding door to back deck with incredible view of creek. Bedroom 2 has 1 queen bed and is located on back of house, off living area with view of creek from window. Bedroom 3 has 2 twin beds and is located at front of house, off living area. All rooms have ceiling fans.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • water tubing


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(13 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.3846154 based on 22 reviews


  • 5 of 5

My family and I had an amazing mini vacation here at Buffalo Bend. It was the perfect size for myself, my husband, my 3 & 4 year old, and my in-laws. We spent many hours on the creek with our children fishing, reading and playing in the water. Perfect location only 6 miles from the cute town of Lexington with alot of food options and craft beer choices. Only minutes away from the Safari Zoo which was the focus of our trip. Great area, it was so nice to get away and relax.

  • Review Submitted: 25-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Weekend!

  • 5 of 5

This was perfect for myself and family and provided everything we needed for our weekend in Virginia! I highly recommend this cottage for beautiful nature views!

  • Review Submitted: 21-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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I wouldn't do it again-needs maintenance and she watches you

  • 1 of 5

Initially, the owners were very easy to work with, they even graciously refunded one of our three nights stay due to our son's medical issue. The backyard river view was spectacular.

The house says it sleeps 6, we intended to bring 5 of us down so, we thought we were in good shape. We are a family with 7 children and 3 grandchildren. When my children showed up the first night ( they drove from their own hotels) to have a cookout- the owner ( whose house is adjacent to the property) came right over and told my husband we weren't allowed any events on the property. He explained we were just having a family cookout that night and the following day a cookout for our VMI graduate and his roommates. The owner explained we could not do this, or we had to rent a Dons John to have more than 6 people ON the property. ( The website in no way indicated this). My husband agreed to rent the Dons John. The very next morning The owner called me while I was out on a run, (she watched two of my adult children pulling up to the house ), to say she was "concerned about the parking and when was the Dons John coming?" I explained to her we would be most respectful to her property and the Don John was on its way. I explained I felt she had a misleading website and it did not say only 6 people could be on the property at any one time nor did it say a Dons John had to be rented.

I told her basically we were at her mercy.

The owner watches through her window the activity in the adjacent house and treats mature adults like kindergarteners. Their is absolutely No privacy- it is this writers opinion- she monitors the property 24/7. If you are a couple with one child and do not care to about being watched the whole time- this would be ideal.

Be ware- the back steps are dangerous, their are about 6-8 steps, very weathered and worn. The last step down is too far- would say it is not code. The grandparents did not even attempt the stairs, nor the children without parental assistance.

The grass to the river was not recently cut, so we were continually pulling ticks off our legs.

The view , as I said was spectacular, but I felt the ownera were managing this home on a very shoestring budget and it was evident.

The oven in the home is a mini-oven- the first night we tried cooking salmon for our family and their is only one small rack in the oven, so it did not accommodate the room necessary to cook our dinner.

More upkeep def. needed and only offer it for a family of 3-4

  • Review Submitted: 17-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are sorry you felt watched and did not enjoy your stay. Our property information clearly states no events or parties. When we observed more cars arriving, a tent and volleyball net being setup we inquired with your husband. We were informed you were expecting 40+ people. We requested a Porta potty be ordered as to not overload the septic system. We called the following day to confirm your plans for the Porta potty. Given it was a graduation at no time did we ask you to cancel the party. Our property description also includes that the cottage has a 3/4 oven. We make repairs and upgrades each year, and will address the bottom step leading to the river. We apologize the grass was long. Due to recent heavy and frequent rains, our lawn service was not able to keep to our normal lawn cutting schedule.
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  • 5 of 5

A lovely setting and a quiet atmosphere . The house was perfect for us. Very clean and comfortable. Very very nice

  • Review Submitted: 02-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: April 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great location, close to I-81 and downtown Lexington. Peaceful surroundings. Great place to get away. We spent the weekend relaxing with the view of the creek right on the property. Hosts are very accommodating.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great get-a-way!

  • 5 of 5

Buffalo Bend is the perfect spot. Plenty of room and a beautiful view of the creek. Our family had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: 10-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Natural Bridge
Virginia Military Institute
Washington and Lee University
Bistro on Main
The Red Hen
Devils Backbone Brewing Company
Great Valley Farm Brewery
Pink Cadillac Diner
Kind Roots Cafe
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Roanoke Va
Car: necessary

We are Located 6 miles south of Lexington, Va and 7 miles north of Natural Bridge, Va. Close to VMI and W&L, Natural Bridge, Safari Park and Natural Bridge Zoo. Fish and swim in Buffalo Creek right out the back door. Close to Blue Ridge Parkway and many hiking locations


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Glasgow, USA

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £21 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £38.13

This is a non-smoking unit

Published Rates are for 4 guests. Each additional guest is $25 per guest per night.

No events/parties without prior approval

Manager'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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