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VACATION ON THE NORTHFORK RIVER

People8
Bedrooms 6
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Space 1,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

This was an old Price farm along the river we had it remodeled we have 39 acres.

We are located 7 miles from Abingdon along the river, 35 miles from Bristol International Race Track and 2 hours from the Smoky Mts. Enjoy fishing, canoeing or just relax on the front porch and watch the peaceful river flow by. Fully furnished with 5 clean and comfortable bed rooms. Bath and shower downstairs and 1/2 bath upstairs. There is a long level road in front for bicycling.We welcome families and race fans. References furnished on request.


Owner
Bob and Fran Saddler
Member since: 2015
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2017

About Bob and Fran Saddler

My wife and I have been married for 64 years. We used to go and spend about 2 days a week on the river. We all know time changes things, we have more rental property and live about 30 miles away and we haven't stayed there but a few times in the last year.

Bob and Fran Saddler purchased this house in 2000

Why Bob and Fran Saddler chose Blue Ridge Highlands

This was the Price farm along the river it was in run down and vacated for some time when we bought it. We had it remodel and updated. There is 39 acres in behind the house but not very useful for anything but hunting. There is a road running in front of the house we have about 300 ft. of river frontage. We would consider any offer on the place.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thank you for letting us rent your home. We really enjoyed having the river nearby. Family time was very special. Thanks for being such friendly host.
Jul 2015
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Abingdon in Washington County

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Outdoor Shower
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Single Bed
    Bedroom 6 - 1 Large Double Bed
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Reviews

Good! 3.9/5 -
(16 traveller reviews)

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VACATION ON THE NORTHFORK RIVER
average rating of 3.875 based on 18 reviews
5

Great get-away

  • 5 of 5

There were 6 of us guys from Erie, PA who came down for the Bristol NASCAR Race. The house was very nice and had plenty of room, and actually could have slept one more. It was a great secluded location and met all our needs. Although we did have terrible rain and the river flooded (locals say if seldom floods as much as it did this weekend) we had plenty to do and enjoyed our time there very much. Bob, the owner, was in contact with us throughout our trip to make sure we had everything we needed. The 1st day we were there the river was beautiful and offered plenty of entertainment if we wanted to take advantage of it, including the 2 kayaks the owner supplied. We will definately stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great guests, they are welcome any time...I wish them well.
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5

Peaceful place to spend quality time with family

  • 5 of 5

We didn't get to stay as long as we would have liked. The river was beautiful. Plenty of space for my family and 3 pups to spread out. Owners were extreamly helpful and went above and beyond to make our stay wonderful.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very nice family
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5

Wonderful home with outstanding owners

  • 5 of 5

I stayed in the home for 2 weeks and enjoyed my time there very much. Everything I needed, plus more, was available and the house was very clean and nicely decorated. The owners are great people and are so welcoming and gracious. I look forward to coming back with my husband again to enjoy the kayaks and beautiful views with him. Thank you Mr. and Mrs. Saddler for your company and hospitality. It was a pleasure meeting you both and staying in your wonderful home. Meatball and Trotter say hi!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Picture is Deceiving

  • 2 of 5

The surrounding area of the house is beautiful, but we were a bit disappointed with the house itself.

It needs quite a bit of cleaning, the water smells terrible, and the house has a very musty smell. When the bedding was pulled back on one of the beds, there was dog or cat food.

The house has great potential, but it definitely needs some TLC.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 22, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I was disappointed with this reveiw/ we inform our guest that we do have well water and leave city or drinking water for them, after all you are staying in a country home along the river. All beds are pre-made and not all used it is possible that (someones} dog hide food and we missed it. Please be assured we strive to have a clean comfortable place for out guest. Bob and Fran Saddler
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5

Great River Get-away!

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this rental! The owners were wonderful to work with and the home was very clean and beautiful, inside and out! There are many rooms, beds and amenities that make this a very pleasurable stay.

If you are looking for a weekend getaway or a week long retreat, you cannot go wrong here. Lovely home by the river!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Riverfront Home

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay very much. Couple of small issues that were related to the previous renters. Loved the access to the kayaks and the hosts were awesome. One suggestion would be to have a couple additional items in the kitchen (knives, casserole dish, frying pan). Would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Very nice people took good care of everything treated our home like their home.
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Abingdon, Virginia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£333
for 3 nights
From
£111
£593
£1,482
 

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £148.16

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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