Basye Chalet Rental Photos and Description
3 Bdrm, 3 Full Baths, 3 levels, and Large Family Room, sleeps 8-10
Spring and Summer have come to Basye!!. No better place than The Sticks for your family or couples' retreat. View the sunset over North Mountain from either deck, or the stars in our telescope w/ no city lights. Swim, fish, paddleboat or Hike around nearby Lake Laura. Its a short downhill walk from the chalet. AFFORDABLE GOLF in the mountain setting of the course at Bryce Resort. Rock climbing, grass skiing, and zip lines are also at Bryce. 'The Sticks' provides roomy comfort for two families. Large dining room table and well-appointed kitchen and linens. Shenandoah Valley offers peace and quiet, fresh air and endless views. Historic points of interest include nearby Skyline Drive, Orkney Springs (offering outdoor concerts from the Shenandoah Valley Music Festival). There's so much to do. Or, do nothing. It's up to you when your up at 'The Sticks'.
Views: The views from the two wrap-around decks are fabulous. The decks are situated in a way to provide stunning sunsets with the North Mountain as the backdrop. Feel free to use the telescope (3 inch Bushnell Newtonian) to view the stars against the black background of space. Or gain a close-up of North Mountain. Scenic drives are fun along the country roads within the Valley. The Fall offers wonderful picture perfect views of the fall colors from either balcony.
Surroundings: The home is situated on the mountain side with enough land (double lot) ,that the neighbors are barely visible. It's a short haul to the ski lifts and the Bryce Resort. It's a short walk to the Lake where there is swimming and canoeing and trails around Lake Laura. There is a Public Pool with tennis, horseshoe's and a playground for the youngsters.
With in a hour drive...: Luray Caverns, check out the most famous caves in the Metropolitan area. Or experience Sky Line Drive, enjoy the beautiful scenery and easy hiking to feel as you are at the edge of the world! There are lesser known caverns for serious spelunking. Shenandoah Caverns, Crystal Caverns, and Endless Caverns. They are not as famous as The Luray Caverns, but just as beautiful and less crowded. Check out the 'Bacon and Eggs' formation. Get up close and personal with the caves! These caves are for the kind of people who don't mind getting a little dirty. Advice... wear boots!! We have pamphlet's at the house for your convenience, that offer River Rafting and other awesome adventures. and other interesting sight seeing information.
- Low Allergen Environment
- children welcome
- pets not allowed
About Kirsten Onsted
The Onsted's have owned this Chalet since 2006, long enough to have become familiar with this unique family-oriented setting. The views and fresh air are so refreshing and invigorating to the soul.
Kirsten Onsted purchased this chalet in 2006
Why Kirsten Onsted chose Basye
The mountain views and convenience of its size and bathrooms on each floor. The privacy provided by the unique setting and double sized lot.
What makes this chalet unique
Privacy is provided by a wooded double lot. And Quiet provided by the unique setting and quiet streets. But the biggest plus is the great views of sunset on Old North Mountain!
Guestbook comments from the manager
We came from Boston, Virginia, Maryland , and DC to enjoy a weekend of yoga ,dancing, ping pong, singing , kayaking, tanning lakeside, hiking, and "Titantic". Beer flowed, the grill was fired-up, and thank you for letting us rent your place.