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Beautiful, Peaceful Farmhouse Offering The Best Of All Worlds

Bedrooms 2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Barbecue


About the property

A Beautifully Remodeled "Rustic Modern" Farmhouse

Our farmhouse, built in 1900, is situated in a valley on five acres in the Lost River area. We describe its style as "rustic modern," meaning that it retains much of its century-old character, but has been renovated into a loft with a two-story window looking out on the pasture, a barn and the mountains beyond. The first floor has a dining and living area, fully equipped kitchen, bathroom, laundry area and a bedroom with a queen-sized bed. The dining area opens to a large deck that looks on to the mountains. There is a fire pit, charcoal grill, and loungers, perfect for relaxing with a cup of coffee in the morning, or a glass of wine in the evening while gazing at the amazing stars that are visible on any clear evening. The kitchen opens to a screened-in porch with a table and chairs. The second floor has a living area loft that overlooks the dining room and the two-story window and is furnished with a sofa and television. There is also a second bedroom with a queen-sized bed.

Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2017

Why Eric chose Lost River

We bought this farmhouse and the five acres it sits on in 2010 to escape the hustle and bustle of our lives in Washington, DC. It's a special place to kick back, open up a good book, a bottle of wine, and find peace.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Close to the Lost River community, with state park for hiking, horseback riding and swimming; a yoga studio; the Lost River General Store, which makes great lunches; the Lost River Trading Post in Wardensville, which was featured in the New York Times; and much more! The community is small but wonderfully progressive, and offers something for everyone -- a great spot for relaxation or social activities.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Mathias in Lost River

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower
  • The bathroom has a clawfoot tub with shower enclosure. The light fixture is a chandelier.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • Both bedrooms have antique queen-sized beds, and chests of drawers.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • Rock Climbing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(26 traveller reviews)

Beautiful, Peaceful Farmhouse Offering The Best Of All Worlds
average rating of 4.8461537 based on 26 reviews

Perfect country getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Cold comfort farm offered a dream getaway for my friends and me! The setting was beautiful, the farmhouse beyond charming, and the surrounding town was full of interesting local treasures! It was the perfect escape from our hectic lives in D.C. and our dogs were thrilled to have plenty of property to explore and run around! We had no issues accessing the property and Eric provided a wonderful packet of information to guide our stay. We would love to return in the warmer weather to take more advantage of the outdoor space! Highly recommend a stay at cold comfort farm!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at the farmhouse. It was the perfect distance from DC for a weekend getaway, the right size for 2 (but would have been great for 4), and nicely equipped for a weekend of cooking and relaxing. I would definitely come back again for another visit to Lost River in the future. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington, D.C.

Quiet Cozy New Years Weekend

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I and our small dog really enjoyed our weekend at the farmhouse. Eric was super responsive to all of my questions and getting to the house/getting settled was a breeze with all of the information we were provided. Its a small cozy farmhouse that has an unbeatable view. Our dog loved running around the property and the kitchen had everything we could think of and more. We loved spending our day curled up in the upstairs loft and watching our dog try and stare down the cows that come by (through the fence of course). The only thing is getting used to using the wood burning stove. Its great and totally keeps everything warm! It just takes some getting used to if you're like me and tend to be a central heating kind of girl. Overall I wish we had had more time to stay! We had a great time in this charming area.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing weekend at the farmhouse, it was beautifully decorated and homey, and our Golden Retriever loved running around the property. The farmhouse has everything you could possibly need, we enjoyed grilling and sitting around the fire pit making s'mores. We also appreciated all the recommendations from Eric, our favorite was taking the White Oak Trail up to Cranny Crow Overlook, it was absolutely gorgeous. We can't wait to visit again!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very comfortable

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay, They thought of everything. The temperature dropped 30 degrees (yes from 60 to 30) our second night but the wood stove kept the house warm and the electric blankets top us off for a great night sleep. Only problem was the flies the were dropping dead but there was hundreds of them. Great time!! Thanks

  • Review Submitted: Nov 22, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rustic, tranquil, and absolutely charming

  • 5 of 5

We spent a long weekend at farmhouse during October and fell in love with the beautiful views and being in countryside. The house was beautifully decorated, fully equipped with everything we needed, and is just a short drive from Lost River State park. We were looking for a location to transport us away from city living, and this was perfect. Some things for the city slickers to keep in mind though: when it gets cold you'll want to use wood burning fireplace (no central heat) which means a little bit of work to keep fire going, no cell phone service at house (though wifi worked great); the electricity went out one night for a few hours while we were there prob due to weather (but keep in mind this is an old farm house so you will be subject to old farm house infrastructure), and the water tastes like iron (though safe to drink) so bring your own water if you don't like that taste. Overall, we had a wonderful time and look forward to returning! Absolutely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Mathias, West Virginia

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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £28
Property Damage Protection £47

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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