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Fantasy Getaway Cottage on Private Pond with Waterfall, Rock Pool and Hot Tub

Bedrooms Studio
Separate WC's1
Space 650 sq. ft.
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

One Bedroom, One and a Half Bathrooms Sleeps Four

A Perfect Fantasy Escape. 650 sq ft Cottage is beautifully secluded on 10 acres with a private pond. Sit in the hot tub and watch the waterfall cascade into a rock pool and flow into a beautiful 15,000 sq/ft lined swimming pond...or sit in the rock pool under the waterfall and you will think you must be in Hawaii.The expansive lanai and deck are perfect for catching the sun; alfreco dining under the stars; hanging out with friends; reading your favorite book...you name it and it will be as good as anything you've imagined. The beach has a zero depth entry for lounging or playing in the water. Inside this gem you will find everything you need for a delightful stay: From the leather lounge and viking bed you can watch the fireplace or the large flat screen TV to the rainfall shower with natural stone and tile. Only a two minute walk from the scenic Shenandoah River. Skyline Drive, hiking and biking trails, 100 holes of golf, shopping, restaurants only 10-20 minutes away!

Property Manager
Frank O'Reilly and Sean O'Reilly
Member since: 2009
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
18 October, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow in Front Royal in Happy Creek

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • mountain
  • waterfront
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Heating
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Split-System Air Conditioning
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed , Viking bed Alcove
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , loft room with 1/2 bath
  • Downstairs Queen size 'Viking' bed with fireplace and water views!
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Barbecue
  • Deck Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Barbecue
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Veranda
  • Raft
  • veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Decking
  • 8 garden chairs
  • not suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Beautiful water fall into rock pool that overflows into pond is one of a kind experience. Large lined swimming pond with beach only steps from deck. While we do out best to keep everything up and running, all outdoor amenities are subject to weather or maintenance limitations (example: waterfall turned in colder months to keep pipes from freezing/bursting)


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Fantasy Getaway Cottage on Private Pond with Waterfall, Rock Pool and Hot Tub
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 60 reviews
Manassas, VA

Peaceful, beautiful, tranquil paradise

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely an amazing place. Natural beauty, abundance of nature - deer, turkeys, turtles, eagles, hawks, geese, king fishers and so much more. Soothing waterfall and pond right at the footsteps of the romantic cottage. All you need is right there, no need to ever leave. You'll probably wish you had stayed longer. Total relaxation if you want it, yet just a few minutes from town and local eateries, breweries and wineries. The owner/manager are wonderful to work with. They made the booking, reservation and payment process very easy. The cottage arrival instructions were very easy to follow (hot tub, waterfall, fireplace and appliances etc. ) which made our stay even better. Plenty of trails to walk and places to explore. We couldn't have had a better place to spend our relaxation time - we loved it and our pups loved it. A true gem.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Privacy, privacy, privacy!!!

  • 5 of 5

Arriving to this property you know you are in for a treat. The bungalow is set in a buccolic valley surrounded by trees, wildflowers, and beautiful boulders. We enjoyed 3 days of private, uninterrupted peace and quiet with our dogs. The dogs loved the pond while we enjoyed the hot tub. The waterfall and fountain are a nice addition to the already perfect ambiance. The bed is incredibly comfortable and the bungalow is just the right size for 2 adults. We cannot wait to return and hope to make this an annual vacation spot! We visited the national park, skyline caverns, and backroom brewery. We did a quick hike on the walking trails on the property as well. Last comment- the house is well insulated because the frogs and crickets are deafening in the early evening hours yet you can hardly hear them when inside.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Colonial Beach

Heaven on Earth

  • 5 of 5

Perfect get away to unplug and relax. Breathtaking views and everything you need for a wonderful vacation. Would return again and again

  • Review Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlottesville, Virginia

Outstanding In Every Regard

  • 5 of 5

We have just returned from a glorious four-day weekend at the Pond Cottage and will return as soon as our schedules allow. This is one of Virginia's hidden gems and a serene escape from the rush of daily life. This property was carefully thought out and nothing has been overlooked. You feel at peace the moment you open the door and, quite frankly, won't ever want to leave.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Germantown Maryland

Very Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

I booked the Pond Cottage to just get away from it all. Well i was definetley away from it all! So peaceful and quiet. All you hear are doves cooing , and other birds too including an occasional wood pecker . Oh and the bullfrogs croaking. Lots of Frogs. The cottage had everything needed in the kitchen. It was very clean and looks even better in person than in the pictures. The deck was awesome for doing my morning yoga and sipping my wine at night. I woke up one morning and whole herd of deer were on the hillside right outside the window! Lots of windows to take in the views of nature. The bed was super comfy. The only issues I had was there was no gas in the grill . I believe previous tenant left it in the ON position and it leaked out. I didn't bother to call about it, as I only wanted to grill one night and the oven worked for me. The hot tub was great, Just wished it would have gotten hotter and more jets worked. But since it was hot out anyway , it wasn't a concern for me. It was a warm temp. Overall it's a perfect getaway for serenity !! Can't wait to go back!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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This is the perfect spot for a romantic couple's weekend!

  • 5 of 5

The Pond Cottage is a perfect place for a romantic getaway weekend. In fact I just proposed to my fiancee there high on a rock ledge overlooking the property. She said YES! I'm going to call this "Engagement rock" from now on. The cabin is perfect size for a couple with all the amenities you would want. It is very clean and modern. We used them all. We soaked in the hot tub, had fires on the "beach" every night and laid out and watched the stars to a symphony of frogs and the illumination of fireflies. At dusk we had a deer come by to visit nightly and was a witness to our engagement ceremony! What a perfect setting! We even did NOT have mosquitoes! That's great! We cooked inside, outside, ate inside and outside, did some hiking and kayaking, even went into nearby parks and did some biking. Everything was at our pace and it was so relaxing! We will definitely return to this place which now hold special meaning to us. Paradise found, as the plaque in the kitchen says!

Bob and Dusty, Charlottesville, Va

  • Review Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Water front fantasy cottage on a private pond with Shenandoah river access. Private beach and waterfall at the doorstep.10 acre wooded site on 100 acre farm. Hot tub in rock grotto. Swimming only a few feet away. Two other homes at the farm nearby for rent for larger groups, HomeAway #238623 & #294014.

Other Activities: Wakeboarding, Tubing, Nature Trails. Bird Watching


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday bungalow in Front Royal, Virginia

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Autumn 2017
13 Oct 2017 - 21 Nov 2017
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights

Additional pricing information

Pet Fee £15.1 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.3%

There is a Pet Fee of $20 per night/per pet

One night stay may be considered under certain circumstances, but there will be an extra fee ($50)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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