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Retreat for Large families and groups - Sleeps 20+ / Perfect for the Holidays:)

Bedrooms 8
Separate WC's1
Space 5,400 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

8 Bedroom, 6 Baths, Scenic Surroundings, Mountain View,Great for Large Groups

The Alcove at Luray is a beautiful retreat for large families, and groups. The large home is on 6 acres of land, has 4 fire pits, 2 grills, and lots of open land. The home also features a large wrap around deck with magnificent 360 degree views and a screened front porch. They are both great for enjoying the stunning morning sunrise.

Our location is convenient to groups visiting local attractions such as Luray Caverns, Shenandoah National Park, Shenandoah Valley river, skiing resorts, old town Luray, etc.. These are just a few of the many places to visit locally and are only minutes away from the home. You Will Enjoy the Home Privately Along With All Amenities.

The home is equipped with a Chef's Kitchen, 2nd kitchenette, two dining rooms, 2 huge living rooms (we have seated 12 to 24 in each), screened porch, covered porch, wrap around deck. The house has a total of eight bedrooms (12 queen beds and 6 sleeper sofa’s in total), 2 are master bedrooms and 6 are bedrooms with Jack and Jill bathrooms, a total of 5 1/2 bath rooms. Family rooms include large screen TV’s with cable channels, and 3 of 8 bedrooms have cable and flat screen TV’s. Along with the abundance of seating in the spacious family rooms, there are plenty of board games, card games, and other family fun diversions. The outdoors and the 6 acres of land surround the property is very beautiful. Three fire pits on the property, each with their own view and atmosphere. One- located up the hill, stunning views of the mountains and sunrise, One- under the shade of trees of fruits, and the main fire pit is in the back yard by the deck, the grill, and pond, this fire pit has mountain views and a view of our backyard neighbors farm of live cattle (amazing). We have 4 foldable outdoor tables for our guest to set up picnic anywhere on the property.

Our home set up and layout is uniquely decorative. The 5,500 sqft home is all one level and extends all the way back, so the front appears to be a small family modest home. You get both a warm cozy homey feel and a bed and breakfast feel the whole family can enjoy. The Alcove is the perfect place to spend your vacation, with its relaxing and picturesque atmosphere.

The Alcove at Luray is Family Owned and Managed. We Are Local and Just a Phone Call Away. We handle all of our bookings-no property manager and we like to talk to guests before they make their reservations, in case you have any questions. Give us a call. Our goal is to offer our guests a home away from home that warmly accommodates small to large families and groups. We look forward to hearing from you!

If the dates you are looking for are not available, feel free to contact us about planning a future stay and securing a great deal!

We Are Conveniently Close to Popular Tourist Attraction Luray Caverns, Down Town Luray/ Shopping and Dining Areas, Shenandoah National Parks, and Plenty of Excursions, Both Outdoor and Indoor. Duke of Hazzard’s (Cooter’s Place) is less than a mile on the same road, more information in photo above.

Check out our website www.alcoveatluray.com and The Alcove at Luray on Facebook for more pictures!

More Details

Jane Gharfeh
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
11 April, 2017

About Jane Gharfeh

Thank You for Viewing Our Property. Alcove at Luray is a Property We Purchased in 2012, As an Investment. We Are a Family Obsessed With the Scenic Shanendoah Valley Views, and Outdoor Adventures, the Gorgeous Town of Luray, and the Serene Surroundings This Location Has to Offer. Our Family is Both Local in Luray, and in Md Area As Well, Where We Have Another Rental Property. The Home Was Used Commercially Prior, and an Extension Was Built to the Back of the Home That Nearly Triples It's Size. We Were Fascinated by The Alcove, and Needed to Pursue Purchasing, Renovating, Remodeling, and Sharing Our Home

Jane Gharfeh purchased this house in 2012

Why Jane Gharfeh chose Shenandoah Valley

The Alcove at Luray is Located in the Heart of Luray, Va. We Offer Many Amenities, With the Potential to Offer So Much More, Given the Land, and Serene Environment. the Sky is the Limit at This Property, and Tourist Attractions Near by Are a Must.

Guestbook comments from the owner

“Great facility. I was there with 12 friends for a wedding. We found the place to meet our needs perfectly. Jane met us on site and gave us a very thorough briefing and made herself available 24/7 via messaging and texting. I would definitely stay at Jane's again.”
May 2016
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in Luray in Page County

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 5400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 24
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet , Bidet
    Bathroom 5 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
    Bathroom 6 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bidet
  • 8 Bedrooms, Sleeps 24
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 Large Double Bed , Desk, Dresser Chests, night stands, Large Closet
    Bedroom 1 - 2 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Desk, dresser chest, nights stands, Large Closet
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Double Bed , Master Bedroom, Dresser Chest,
    Bedroom 4 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Double Bed , Desk, Dresser Chest, Night stands, patio door,
    Bedroom 5 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , 2 Desks, Table, Dresser chest, large closet, patio
    Bedroom 6 - 2 Double Bed , Desk, Night stands, dresser chest, patio, closet
    Bedroom 7 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Desk, Dresser chest, patio, closet, night stands
    Bedroom 8 - 1 Large Double Bed , Night stand, Patio,
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair accessible
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • playground
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • ski
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(27 traveller reviews)

Retreat for Large families and groups - Sleeps 20+ / Perfect for the Holidays:)
average rating of 4.5925927 based on 31 reviews

Huge house! Perfect for big group of people.

  • 5 of 5

Old, but nice place. We are 7 families, 14 adults and 9 kids. There was a plenty of space for us. Wonderful porch.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was a pleasure hosting you and your family! We look forward to hosting you again soon and offering you extra home features we anticipate on adding, i.e. game room, gym, outdoor activities. Hope to see you soon :)
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Large old home perfect for family get togethers

  • 5 of 5

This home is deceptively large , has plenty of room and is fairly well maintained. We had 7 families and made use of everything the home offered. The fire pit and grill in the back is very convenient. The Wrap around deck was really neat. There is a large family room in the middle of the home that everyone could hang out in, comfortably .

The Owner was very responsive and accommodating.

Perfectly located next to Luray caverns and skyline drive.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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NYE at the alcove

  • 4 of 5

There was plenty of space and everyone had a bed. The large kitchen was great for a big group and there was plenty of counter and fridge space. The outdoor fire pit was definitely a hit!

  • Review Submitted: Jan 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Victoria. Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. I am very pleased to hear that our home worked well for your needs. Do checkout our Facebook and website pages for promos that you might be interested in. Looking forward to seeing you again soon.
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Great friends gathering!

  • 4 of 5

This ranch house has very nice floor plan for a large group of people with two spacious living rooms. The board games are a hit for school age kids. Nice kitchen supplies for cooking. Convenient location to Walmart. Jane is nice and responsive. We had a very nice stay.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Thanksgiving weekend

  • 4 of 5

This house is spacious! I especially like the kitchen - huge and clean, where we prepared our thanksgiving dinner efficiently.

Thank you Jane for your responsiveness!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your feedback, and we appreciate you choosing our home for the holiday weekend. We would love to host you again in the future. Please consider us and recommend us for events, retreats, family reunions, etc. It was a pleasure hosting you. -Jane-
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Great home!

  • 5 of 5

Perfect home for our wedding party! Jane is very responsive and organized - thanks again, Jane!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
59 Miles
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
The Speakeasy
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Caverns Country Golf Club
Nearest Train
4 Miles
Old Town Train Station
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Uncle Bucks / Lots of fast food / & MORE
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Bryce Resort or Massanutten
Nearest Beach
6 Miles
Lake Arrowhead Beach
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in Luray, Virginia

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 16 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £76.53
Refundable Damage Deposit £193.26
Cleaning & Linen Fee £115.95

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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