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Stunning & Peaceful Mountain Chalet

Bedrooms 5
Space 3,500 sq ft
Property type chalet
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

5 bedroom, 3 bathroom with Mountain Views

Get away from it all at Kismet! This beautiful chalet home features an open floor plan which allows for quality time with your family or group—whether preparing a meal in the modern, well-equipped kitchen or enjoying the magnificent views from the floor to ceiling windows in the vaulted living area.

With 5 bedrooms, Kismet comfortably accommodates up to 10 guests. There are three bedrooms on the main level, two with queen beds and one with two twin beds. The lower level offers two bedrooms, with twin beds, including one bunk bed. There is an additional den with seating and a card table. House amenities include wifi internet and cable television programming, with apple tv, on two flat screen televisions. You can breathe in the fresh mountain air and listen to the sounds of nature from the expansive deck and screened in porch.

As a part of the award-winning Coolfont Mountainside community, Kismet provides the perfect balance of seclusion and convenience. The community offers a swimming pool and hot tub (open Memorial Day to Labor Day), as well as tennis courts and a playground area for the little ones. Hop on one of the community’s hiking trails to enjoy the view from the top of Cacapon Mountain. Just 5 miles from downtown Berkeley Springs, where you can enjoy fine dining, shopping, and the renowned mineral spring spas. Less than 15 minutes to beautiful Cacapon State Park with swimming, golf course, horseback riding, hiking trails and many other activities.

More Details

Property Manager
Sarah Bax
Member since: 2013
Speaks English
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
24 June, 2018

About Sarah Bax

From The Owners:

We purchased this property in November 2012 to have a place outside of our home in Washington, DC, to enjoy some outdoor activities with our two young boys, and other friends and family. We love spending time at this house and are pleased to be able to share it with others.

Sarah Bax purchased this chalet in 2012


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chalet in Berkeley Springs in Morgan County

Property Type:
  • chalet
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • 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
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , main level, attached to Master Bedroom
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , main level
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , lower level
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , main level, attached bathroom with separate tub and shower
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , main level, shared bathroom with tub/ shower combination
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , main level, shared bathroom with tub/ shower combination
    Bedroom 4 - 2 Single Bed , lower level, shared bathroom with tub/ shower combination
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed , 1 Bunk Bed , lower level, shared bathroom with tub/ shower combination
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Terrace ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Tennis ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • cinemas
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountaineering
  • Snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Stunning & Peaceful Mountain Chalet
average rating of 4.753623 based on 69 reviews

Gorgeous large house, amongst the trees, with lots of privacy

  • 5 of 5

We had a great getaway to Kismet. The big, open main floor is stunning with massive windows that look out into the trees — which provide great privacy and a feeling of being in the world’s most luxurious treehouse.

We had a great time grilling on the patio, cooking in the kitchen with every possible gadget, playing in the kids’ sandbox, and hanging out in the many relaxing spaces in the house. Our 21 month old son loved the balcony which was thankfully completely enclosed and thus safe for him to play to his heart’s content. We saw lots of butterflies and birds.

The community association had good amenities too — hiking the private trails of the association, swimming in the community pool, playing tennis. I think the pool had just opened for the year. It is a nice pool, although I wished it had a bit more sun. It’s surrrounded by trees, so in shade for a good part of the day.

It was a short jaunt to Berkeley Springs for dinner, escape room fun, and shopping for necessities. Cacapon was about the same 12 minutes away and was beautiful and fun too.

Our hosts were extremely communicative and gracious.

We recommend this for a relaxing woodsy getaway.

  • Review Submitted: 13-Jun-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great space for a large family gathering.

  • 4 of 5

Spacious mountain chalet in a hardwood forest setting. Master bedroom and two other bedrooms upstairs. Two BR on the lower level are kid-friendly and spartan. Great room is comfortable but furnishings a bit dated. Long dining room table accommodates a crowd. Downside of our stay was the minimal water pressure in the showers, nothing more than a light drizzle. Only a couple of quality bath towels; others were thin or fraying. Kitchen had all we needed except for a knife sharpener. Enjoyed the large screened porch as an additional gathering space.

  • Review Submitted: 13-May-2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad to hear you enjoyed Kismet.. especially the relaxing porch area! We sent a plumber to the house after seeing your review and he was able to clear out sediment from lines to increase water pressure. We're only sorry we didn't know about it during your stay so we could have improved the pressure for you. New towels and a knife sharpener have been ordered! Hope to host you back in Berkeley Springs in the future!
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quiet peaceful setting

  • 5 of 5

I met up with extended family for a long weekend and we all enjoyed! The house is beautiful and the open space was perfect for a family gathering and preparing dinner together. The fireplace, windows and scenery helped create a cozy feel and it was quiet and peaceful. We were able to use the tennis and volleyball courts and the playground, but were too early in the season to use the pool. We would definitely stay here again - maybe in the summer months when we could enjoy more of nature and amenities

  • Review Submitted: 01-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, clean, convenient to hiking, dining, and shopping

  • 5 of 5

Excellent rental experience and as a result we have planned to revisit next year. Sarah, the property manager is the best.

  • Review Submitted: 05-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

The house was perfect for our group -- we loved the large open kitchen and the big picture window at the front of the house. It was still nice and warm and toasty. We did however have a few problems with water pressure in the showers and a leaky drippy faucet in the master bedroom. The timer on the oven also went off for some reason and wouldn't stop - and the fuse box was locked so we were unable to turn it off. That wasn't great.

Other then that - it was a lovely house and well suited for our yoga - retreat needs. Thank you!! I would come back!

  • Review Submitted: 05-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased to hear Kismet fit the needs of your yoga retreat group! We realize the maintenance issues can occur at any time (and don't they seem to creep up at the most inopportune times?). With that, we were glad to respond to and address the maintenance issues as soon as you texted. We were able to offer the code to the electrical room to stop the beeping and get our handyman to the house within four hours of your call on a Friday evening. Namaste!
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Exactly as advertised

  • 4 of 5

We booked Kismet for a Mom’s weekend away. Five Moms, no kids, no husbands, just people who tidied after themselves and ate the delicious meals that were cooked for them.

The cabin is spacious and tidy. The kitchen is well stocked. Kismet itself is located in a very quiet and isolated area, which is exactly what we were going for.

We were very impressed with how quickly Sarah responded when the heat went out our first night there. The heating guy came quickly and after the first evening everything was toasty warm.

We would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The surrounding area provides a wealth of activities. Cacapon State Park is less than 15 minutes away and offers horseback riding, boating and swimming in the lake, hiking, playgrounds, picnic areas and a golf course. Enjoy float trips, swimming, fishing, and boating on the nearby Cacapon River. Bike on the C&O Canal Towpath Rails To Trails path on the banks of the Potomac River in nearby Hancock, MD. Winter skiing and snowboarding are available at White Tail resort 45 minutes away. Historic Harper's Ferry is not far, featuring Civil War museums as well as outdoor adventures including whitewater rafting and tubing on the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £113.05
Pet Fee £15.07
Damage Deposit £226.11

Discount for weekly stay!

Holiday rates may vary and require a 3 night minimum stay.

We rent to guests 25 years of age and older.

Standard check-in time is 4 pm and standard check-out time is 11 am. We are happy to allow early check-in/ late check-out if our schedule allows it-- just ask!

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.