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3 Hours From DC! Mid-week specials! Great hiking!

Bedrooms 2
Space 750 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 7 - 4th night free!

Only 3 hours from DC on the new "Corridor H", this lovely home is situated in the wonderful Black Bear Resort, a true four season resort with outdoor heated pool, tennis, volleyball, mini-golf, fishing, a lodge, kids activity area, and outdoor fire pits. Close to Timberline Ski Resort, and all the Canaan Valley wilderness areas, including the National Wildlife Refuge, Blackwater Falls State Park, the Dolly Sods Wilderness area, the Monongahela State Forest, and the Canaan Valley State Park. That's over 30,000 acres of private playground!

Ski or snowboard Timberline, the highest ski resort in the Mid-Atlantic, with the most "vertical", most fresh snow at 200 inches pa, and the longest run! For the less adventurous, there is Canaan Valley Resort, with the cheapest ski and gear packages around, plus tubing and ice skating. Try White Grass Ski Touring Center for the cross country or snow shoeing with 20 miles of groomed trails, and another 20 of wilderness trails high in the Dolly Sods. Blackwater Falls also has 10 miles of trails and North America's longest sled run at 1400 feet.

For other seasons, there are over 300 hiking trails nearby, including the Allegheny Highland Trail and the "Heart of the Highlands Trail", and plenty of mountain biking. Hunting, fishing stocked rivers and dams, trap shooting, swimming, horse riding, golfing, rock climbing, zip lining, caving and spelunking, bunjee, rafting and kayaking, and scenic train journeys.

Our pet friendly cabin is fully equipped with a BBQ, wood burning fireplace, full kitchen, large Jacuzzi, washer/dryer all linens, satellite TV, WiFi, and brilliant views south across the National Wildlife Refuge to the Dolly Sods and Timberline. There is a full bed in the main bedroom and also upstairs in the "loft" bedroom, plus bunks and a pullout in the loft.

Almost devoid of light pollution, you will see the stars like you have never seen them before.

You can even do full moon cross country tours!

Nearby are the towns of Davis and Thomas, with farm to store and farm to table shops and restaurants, four local micro brewers and a distillery, and the Purple Fiddle pub, a worthwhile stop on the Mountain Music Trail.

There are also antique stores, a fabulous coffee shop, the Highland Artists Gallery plus other art galleries, bike, ski and snowboard rental and sale.

Further afield you will find the Cheat River for water activities, Seneca Rocks and Nelson Rocks for climbing and zip lining, and the historic Elkins and Durbin and Greenbrier railways.

You won't find a more restful and beautiful location within 3 hours of Washington DC.

Alternatively, you won't find as much to do, if that is your speed.

Come on out to Almost Heaven, West Virginia.

More Details

Owner/ Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Australian (Strine).
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
16 March, 2018

About Owner/ Manager

I am an Australian transported "for the term of his natural life" living in Washington DC. I have two children, both American citizens.

Owner/ Manager purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Owner/ Manager chose Davis

I grew up skiing and in a rural environment. This area affords the best skiing in the mid-Atlantic area, and Black Bear Resort is a true four seasons resort.

What makes this cabin unique

The outdoor heated pool and lodge with children's areas and activities.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin in Davis in Tucker County

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 750 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • resort ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • 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 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed , 1 Child Bed , 1 Bunk Bed
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Game Room ...
  • Games
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Heated Pool
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • Miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • ski
  • Snowboarding
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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(5 traveller reviews)

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3 Hours From DC! Mid-week specials! Great hiking!
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews

Great, cozy cabin

  • 5 of 5

Nicely updated cozy cabin. Fit our group of 6 adults. Loved that the unit is at the end of the drive so you get a great view and privacy, and it comes stocked with firewood for many cozy fires! Good location to drive to slopes or also close to Thomas and Davis

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words. We hope you will come again.
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Thoughtfully Appointed and Wonderful Setting

  • 5 of 5

We previously owned a cabin and Black Bear and continue to visit and sometimes doing ski season rentals. We've been in many cabins and this is one of the nicer ones. It has been updated and is very thoughtfully appointed with many small, thoughtful touches that make for a very comfortable stay. It's clear the owner thinks about her guests. We really appreciated having two coffee pots, a Fire stick, new kitchen appliances, and a dining table with a leaf, boot trays for our snowy winter boots. Even a drying rack for our damp gear. Located at the edge of the resort, the unobstructed views and privacy are unsurpassed.

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loved it! ❤

  • 5 of 5

We were a party of 6 in this little cabin. The cabin is sweet. Everyone agreed that it was ideal! It is truly small, but it's layout makes it easy for 6 to stay comfortably. It has everything you need to prepare a meal. Plenty of towels. Beds are comfortable. Master bed is firm. Check-in and out process was friendly and fair. Only problem we had was NO RECYCLING. A crime in our book. Almost wanted to take our trash home. Maybe next time.

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words. We appreciate them, and we love that people love our second home. As for recycling, I usually bring my stuff back to Northern Virginia, or dump them at one of only two recycling stations In Davis or Thomas. It's disappointing, I know, but you have prompted me to take some action and see if I can work out how to make it happen! Thank you once again!
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GReat cozy cabin for a getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Great property

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jan-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We love it!
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Artem G

  • 5 of 5

We've had a great experience with our stay. Cabin was really nice and clean. Very close to the slops and restaurants. Don't need to have a four wheel drive to get there. Cabin located at the and of the street which is great and private. Check in and check out was easy and not painful at all. Great communication with the owner. Will return again!!!

  • Review Submitted: 24-Feb-2016
  • Date of Stay: February 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Fantastic! I am pleased you liked it, and will be pleased for you to come again!
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Nearest Barpub
4.5 Miles
Stumptown Ales, a local microbrewer
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Canaan Valley Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Corridor H
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Deerfield Restaurant and Pub
Nearest Ski
7.5 Miles
Timberline Ski Resort
Car: necessary


the office is open 9 to 5 by 7 days, and is located at:

247 Lodge Dr

Davis, WV 26260

304 866 4391

Check in is any time after 4, unless you make other arrangements (call office).

Check out by 11.

Once you enter the resort, go all the way to the big building at the bottom of the hill (you will see signs indicating "check in").

If you arrive after 5 pm, there is a late check in box to the right of the door with all instructions etc

My cell is 202 510 3142 if you need anything.

Safe Travels!


Cameron Dunlop

Bars: Stumptown is a good one. Craft beers, and quite often the Farm UP Food Truck is outside for good meals. Pretty basic. In Davis.

Restaurants: Muttleys does a good lamb, passable steak (not great).

restaurants at both the Blackwater Falls State Park and Canaan Valley State Park. not really romantic but reasonable food.

Sirianis for pizza.

Burger Night at Tip Top coffee is usually good.

Purple Fiddle in Thomas (10 minutes) for live music and basic (very) food. Fantastic spot.

Tip Top for truly European coffee in Thomas.

Hikes on Dolly Sods is best. Bald Knob, Bearden Knob. Also some valley floor hikes along the rivers and nature trails.



Tonnes of fantastic bike rides.


Blackwater Bikes in Davis has a ton of resources.

Highland Artisans co-operative in Davis for small gifts.

If you get away early enough, there is a farm to food co-operative in Wardensville, WV, and a great "trading post" (Lost River).

Farm to store food (yogurts, butter, eggs, bacon, trout smoked and plain, meats etc in Davis Highland Food.


The pool will be open by June. Lots to do in the area.

Kind Regards,

Cameron Dunlop

US cellphone: +1 202 510 3142

Australian mobile: +61 407 060 737


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday cabin in Davis, USA

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 End
17 Mar 2018 - 23 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate

Changeover Day: Saturday
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £8 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £36.1 + Tax
Cleaning £50.55 + Tax
Refundable Damage Deposit £144.42
Tax Rate 12.0%

Mid-week, Book 3 nights and get the fourth night free! Ask for our telephone booking information for specials!

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.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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