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Mountaintop Cabin With Stunning Panoramic Views near Luray

People10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
cabin
People
10
Bedrooms
3
Bathrooms
2
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cabin in Stanley - Point Of View Mountain Lodge

3- Bedroom, 2- Bathroom House With Mountain Views, Hot Tub, and Wi-Fi Sleeps 10

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains directly adjacent to Shenandoah National Park near Luray Virginia, Point of View Mountain Lodge is a privately owned vacation home that is available for short-term rentals. Ideal for a romantic getaway, a family outing, or a group adventure, this beautifully restored alpine home accommodates up to ten adults. The large property is private and quiet, yet very accessible—and less than two hours from downtown Washington DC!

 

Perched atop a ridge crest at a 2700-foot elevation, the Lodge offers a spectacular panoramic vista of the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Range. It is within walking distance of the Appalachian Trail, Skyline Drive, several waterfalls, a pond, and the Big Meadows Recreation Area, which features a nature center, a historical stone lodge and tavern, and the Meadow itself. In addition to hiking, the nearby towns of Stanley and Luray offer caving, river rafting, fly fishing, Bluegrass music, wineries, horseback riding, duckpins, and antique stores.

 

Pet-friendly, child-safe, and wheelchair accessible, the large mountaintop house has something for everyone: the charm of a country cabin, all the comfort and conveniences of home, and the luxuries of a resort. Amenities include a hot tub, pool table/Ping-Pong, fireplace and free Internet, Wi-Fi, and streaming video, and the grounds have a play set, garden paths, fruit trees, berry bushes, and diverse wildlife, but it is the scenery and uninterrupted alpine views that make it a truly special place.

 

Location

· Located in Page County, Virginia, 15 miles south of Luray

· 2700-foot elevation in the Blue Ridge Mountains

· Less than two hours’ drive from downtown Washington DC

· Immediately off of state-plowed, paved road, and easily accessible year-round

· Quite, private location is directly adjacent to Shenandoah National Park

 

Accommodations and conveniences

· Master bedroom sleeps two adults (queen bed)

· Second bedroom sleeps two adults (queen bed)

· Third bedroom sleeps four adults (two full-length bunk beds)

· Main room sleeps two adults (double/full futon)

· Two full bathrooms

· Full kitchen with oven range, microwave, refrigerator, and dishwasher

· Kitchen also equipped with coffeemaker and other small appliances

· Dishes, cookware and utensils provided

· Large dining table and drop leaf table seat ten

· Large gas barbeque grill

· Well-mannered dogs allowed

· Wheelchair accessible

 

Recreation, entertainment, and amenities

· Main room and master bedroom are both equipped with HDTV, Blu-Ray and complementary streaming audio/video

· Home theater and audio system

· Complementary Wi-Fi with high-speed Internet service in all rooms

· Complementary local telephone service (in case your cellular signal is unreliable)

· Slate-top billiards table/Ping-Pong table (please note that game room is accessed by an exterior staircase)

· Plenty of books, games, and toys for all ages

· Access to fishing pond within development

· Seven-person hot tub

· Large covered deck with panoramic mountain views

· Hammock and porch swings

· Children's play set with swings and slide

· Gas fireplace (available for use during winter months only)

· Fire ring/pit

· Independently controlled heating and air conditioning in each bedroom

 

Scenery and views

· Spectacular panoramic mountain view—over 30 miles on clear days

· Enjoy the view from the great room, large covered deck or covered porch

· Enjoy an unimpeded view of the dark night sky from the hot tub

· Abundant wildlife (e.g. rabbit, deer, bear, hummingbird, hawk, goldfinch)

· Peach, pear, plumb and apple trees, blackberries and grapes

 

Destinations within hiking distance:

· Shenandoah National Park

· Big Meadows Recreation Area

· Skyline Drive

· Appalachian Trail

· Blackrock Summit

· Rapidan Camp

· Dark Hollow Falls

· Rose River Falls

· Lewis Falls

· Naked Creek Falls

· Lake Meadows

 

Local attractions and events within 20 miles

· Swimming at Lake Arrowhead Beach and Stanley Public Pool

· Antique shops, movie theatre, playhouse, art gallery, farmer's market and duckpin bowling in downtown Luray

· Luray Caverns, featuring: Car Museum, Museum of Shenandoah Culture, Garden Maze, Car & Carriage Museum, Gem Sluice, Toy Town Junction, and Rope Adventure Park

· Luray Zoo

· Luray Singing Tower Carillion

· Canoeing, rafting, kayaking and fly fishing on the Shenandoah River

· Horseback riding at Jordan Hollow or Skyland

· Food Lion and Walmart

· Skiing at Massanutten Ski Resort and Water Park (30 miles) and Bryce Four-Season Resort (40 miles)

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible

Owner
Carl and Poy Hallinan
Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Thai
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
8 December, 2016
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About Carl and Poy Hallinan

We used to live in the greater Washington DC area, and really enjoyed our mountain home and the surrounding areas. We recently moved down to Florida to be closer to the family but we are fortunate to have a great friend who helps taking care of our property so we are able to share this wonderful property with our quests. We hope you will enjoy staying at our mountain retreat as much as we did.

Carl and Poy Hallinan purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Carl and Poy Hallinan chose Shenandoah Valley

We spent so many weekends in Shenandoah National Park that we decided to buy a home there. Now that we have a family, we don't get up there as often. We decided it should not go to waste, and that we should share it with others.

What makes this cabin unique

We never tired of the views--we have hundreds of sunset photos, the fall colors are brilliant, and the snowscapes are magical!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Carl:



I just wanted to thank you for letting us use your amazing cabin last week. We have spent most of our vacations camping in a pop-up camper, which is fun but a bit crowded for four adults. Due to my recent surgery, we decided to try to find a less stressful way to spend our vacation this summer. I'm afraid you may have spoiled my family and they'll expect this kind of luxury in the future!



I don't know who did the photography on your web sites, but it is amazing. I had narrowed down my search to three possibilities, but chose yours on the basis of your pictures, not only for the amazing views but for the thoroughness of being able to see every room--I like to see what I'm getting into and when the other web sites didn't show us the bedrooms or the bath rooms, I was drawn to your place.



Of course no pictures could do justice to the amazing beauty of your location. To rise every morning to those ever changing mountain views, to watch the clouds flowing over the hills, to expect a different sunset every night, and to be able to walk out and watch the clear starry skies at night, was truly a special treat. You feel like you are the only people on that mountainside, yet you have every possible luxury available.



And of course you have given so much attention to stocking your place with every imaginable thing someone might want to enjoy their stay, games, entertainment and books. I especially enjoyed the bird and star guides (I've never seen so many humming birds in one place). I think we got to enjoy almost everything, from the hot tub to the pool table to the barbeque.



I want to give a special mention to Rich. He was so helpful to us, ready to fetch fresh supplies, fill us in on local color, and even bringing us fresh baked zucchini bread. He is a great asset to the whole experience.



So thanks again. I understand this is the first year you have been renting. We hope it is not the last. I don't know if our plans will bring us your way again, although with a daughter living in DC that just might happen, but if they do, we certainly would love to spend another week in your amazing lodge.



Sincerely,
Aug 2014
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Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(54 traveller reviews)

Mountaintop Cabin With Stunning Panoramic Views near Luray
average rating of 4.7222223 based on 58 reviews
5

Fantastic house overlooking a beautiful valley

  • 5 of 5

This was our third time staying at this cabin and it was as great as ever. The property caretaker, Rich, is incredibly friendly and helpful. We can't wait to stay there again!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
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4

Almost impeccable view with a hot tub to boot

  • 4 of 5

The house was well furnished and cozy to complement the great view. The TV with a complementary Netflix allows you to entertain yourself if you want something besides books. The only blemish was some rubbish laying throughout the woods below the hot tub. Recommend a quick cleanup of the lower property to fully complement the view.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Lovely weekend get away

  • 5 of 5

Something for everyone. Hot tub and a fun croquet family match. The slide was a favorite of our youngest. Next time we're staying longer. Be sure to visit the Hawksbill Diner at the bottom of the mountain.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful views in quiet and peaceful area

  • 5 of 5

Great property, incredible views, and very friendly service. Great hikes nearby as well.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
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5

Great place for outdoor loving friends to meet!

  • 5 of 5

It is as a described, "a mountaintop cabin with stunning panoramic views," and my group of friends all enjoyed many of the amenities. We had a group of 10 ladies, all avid hikers, spend 3 days together enjoying fellowship and hiking in the lovely Shenandoah. One of the best things about the place was Rich, the caretaker. He met us when we arrived, showed us how to use the hot tub (which was wonderful on clear autumn nights with stars above and sunset behind the mountains), had firewood ready to use, and told us he was available anytime. During our time in the cabin he was helpful with many little and large items, can't thank him enough for his graciousness to us. I suppose I could mention the few small things that went wrong, but honestly, Rich was there to meet each small need so no need to even mention any of them.

The house had enough plates and cups for all of us to eat in each meal. We didn't use many of the items available, but knowing they were there and available was great. The drive to Skyline drive was longer than we had hoped, but exactly as advertised, it took us about 40 minutes to get to Thorton's Gap Entrance each day. Some ladies did the hike up the fire road to Big Meadows and they had a lovely time and recommend it to all.

I think this rental has spoiled my group of friends and they will be looking for places like this instead of tent camping, the cost was about the same when we shared and it was definitely nice to have this lovely home to return to each evening.

Laura and the "Dayflowers"

  • Review Submitted: Oct 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rustic Cabin with Everything You Want and Need

  • 5 of 5

I organized a fall retreat for my women's discussion club. We had a wonderful stay at the cabin thanks to the hospitality provided by the owners Carl and Poy, and the property's caretaker, Rich.

Highlights:

--On-sight fire pit with firewood for purchase from Rich.

--The beautiful view from the deck and the hot tub on a sunny clear fall day.

--Close proximity to Shenandoah Park. We hiked into the park from the cabin. And it took us 3-3.5 hours total to get to Lewis Falls and back.

--They have a large supply of kitchen materials (pots, pans, plenty of plates and glasses).

--Rich's hospitality! He and a friend were so kind. He helped us light our bonfire AND pulled one of my friend's car up a muddy hill when it got stuck.

I highly recommend this cabin. We might return again next year.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
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Location

Nearest Barpub
3 Miles
Big Meadows Lodge
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Caverns Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
6 Miles
Hawksbill Diner
Nearest Ski
29 Miles
Massenutten Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
14 Miles
Lake Arrowhead
Car: not necessary

Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Stanley, Shenandoah Valley

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Winter 1
2 Dec 2016 - 29 Dec 2016
2 night minimum stay
£333
for 2 nights
From
£143
From
£223
Fri,Sat
£842
 
 
Winter 2
30 Dec 2016 - 1 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£715
for 3 nights
From
£223
From
£223
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Winter 3
2 Jan 2017 - 12 Jan 2017
2 night minimum stay
£333
for 2 nights
From
£143
From
£223
Fri,Sat
£842
 
 
MLK Weekend
13 Jan 2017 - 15 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£715
for 3 nights
From
£223
 
 
Winter 4
16 Jan 2017 - 16 Feb 2017
2 night minimum stay
£333
for 2 nights
From
£143
From
£223
Fri,Sat
 
 
Washington Weekend
17 Feb 2017 - 19 Feb 2017
3 night minimum stay
£715
for 3 nights
From
£223
 
 
Winter 4
20 Feb 2017 - 30 Mar 2017
2 night minimum stay
£333
for 2 nights
From
£143
From
£223
Fri,Sat
 
 
Memorial Day Weekend
26 May 2017 - 28 May 2017
3 night minimum stay
£858
for 3 nights
From
£270
From
£270
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Labor Day Weekend
1 Sep 2017 - 3 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
£858
for 3 nights
From
£270
From
£270
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Columbus Day Weekend
6 Oct 2017 - 8 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£858
for 3 nights
From
£270
From
£270
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
Fall Colors Season
16 Oct 2017 - 29 Oct 2017
2 night minimum stay
£467
for 2 nights
From
£210
From
£302
Fri,Sat
£1,319
 
 
Thanksgiving weekende
23 Nov 2017 - 25 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
£715
for 3 nights
From
£223
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
£355
for 2 nights
From
£154
From
£270
Fri,Sat
£1,001
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £119
Property Damage Protection £47

Includes four sets of complementary bath towels. Bed linens can be provided for an additional charge. An excess cleaning charge of $50 per rental if excess cleaning is required.

Weekend rental requires 2 consecutive nights with Friday checked-in. Long holiday weekend requires 3 consecutive nights rental.

Please review the Rental Agreement prior to booking for additional information.

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.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Stanley in Virginia

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • Bathroom 1: in the bedroom, full bath and shower Bathroom 2: Half size bath tub, shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Bunk Bed
  • Bedroom 1: queen bed with in-suit bathroom Bedroom 2: queen bed Bedroom 3: 2 twin bunk beds Living room: full-size (double) sleeper futon Please note that bedrooms have clothes hooks and drawer space, but do not have closets
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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