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EXQUISITE RIVERFRONT PARADISE...OVER 100 ACRES- HIKE, BOAT,SWIM WITHOUT LEAVING!

Frank O'Reilly and Sean O'Reilly

Advertiser since: 2009
Call Manager
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Speaks: english
Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Frank O'Reilly and Sean O'Reilly

Advertiser since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 19, 2014
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EXQUISITE RIVERFRONT PARADISE...OVER 100 ACRES- HIKE, BOAT,SWIM WITHOUT LEAVING!

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

Overview

Front Royal House Rental Photos and Description

3 BR, 2 1/2 BA, sleeps 6

Rolling River Farm. (com) Private 100 Acre Riverfront Paradise surrounded by water- on a full bend in the legendary Shenandoah River.

New from 2012 Summer Season and onward --600 SQ/FT Rec/Workout room with large screen Plasma TV, Wii Game system, Foosball, Air-hockey and Ping Pong tables.

-Just one hour from Dulles Airport and the Washington Capitol Beltway (believe it or not there are only four traffic lights between the farm and the Capitol Hill).

Starbucks, restaurants and shopping only ten minutes away.

100 holes of Golf are within a four mile radius. Historic Downtown Front Royal with its shops,restaurants and antiques is fifteen minutes from the farm.

Deep water for swimming, tubing, water-skiing, wake-boarding with a private boat ramp (suitable for small boats and jet-skis) and a private dock. All right from your own waterfront. Bring your own boat and jet skis or arrange with the owner (additional cost can be quoted). Kayaks and canoe provided

After a day on/in the river enjoy showering off in the exquisite outdoor shower and sunning yourself dry on the built in bench or experience the fun of showering and then shaving at the outdoor sink with the birds singing above you in the morning light (naturally this feature is closed in the colder months).

Panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Walking/riding trails right on the property. Hunting (in season) and fishing available right on the farm (with permission of owner). Horses are welcome, with permission, and there is a paddock and grazing as needed.

The traditional Virginia stucco farmhouse has been thoughtfully renewed, restored and redecorated to preserve and enhance its charms. To quote a recent visitor from Maryland: 'I can't tell you what a blast we had. We felt like we were in a movie. The house could not have been more perfect, it was warm and cozy and allowed us to spend quality family time together. My family loves history and this farm house and property is loaded with just that. We loved the way you have restored it allowing the history to show through yet updating it at the same time.'

All Season enjoyment--The wrap-around porch is the perfect place to watch sunsets or enjoy porch drinks. The brick terrace with its gas fire-pit is great for stargazing and conversation on cool evenings. Winter nights can be enjoyed by the fire sipping hot cocoa or reading a good book. Surrounded by over one hundred acres of rolling fields and woods with a river on three sides you can soak up the quiet and seclusion.

This is a private vacation retreat, very much family oriented, of a Christian family that contains religious art and images that reflect their faith. They invite you to come and explore or just get away from it all.

Front Royal has major several major national parks and attractions;Skyline Drive, Shenandoah River with local outfitters, Skyline Caverns, Shenandoah National Park, Appalachian Trail...

More Details
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Frank O'Reilly and Sean O'Reilly (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2009
Call Manager
Enter your email address to view the phone number
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
December 19, 2014

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for opening your home for others to experience and enjoy. We marveled at the care and thoughtfulness of the renovations. The house was comfortably modern yet retained the charm of a bygone era. The setting is impeccable. The rolling hills, the gorgeous sunsets, the river all around, the old barns, the swaying field grass in the breeze, and the sound of the Church bells made for an unforgettable getaway. We did not leave the property the entire weekend...we didn't have to. Everything we needed was right here. Our dogs are pleasantly exhausted...thank you! We will return until mabye one day when we find a Rolling River Farm of our own...if we are not spoiled by the shear beauty of this farm.

Thanks so much it was a true getaway and, at the same time, a true coming home.
Apr 2009
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps7
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights
Book with confidence
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
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Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

Reviews

4.9
based on 24 traveler reviews

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Exquisite Riverfront Paradise...Over 100 Acres- Hike, Boat,Swim without leaving!
average rating of 4.875 based on 26 reviews
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Exquisite Riverfront Paradise...Over 100 Acres- Hike, Boat,Swim without leaving!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p238623
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Front Royal Shenandoah Valley
Washington DC
5

We couldn't get people to leave

We couldn't get people to leave
  • 5 of 5
We were a group of 14 from Wash. DC so we rented both this and the Overlook House (about a 15 min. walk across mowed fields, or a 5 min. drive) for a weekend escape. This place is beautiful, impeccably clean and extremely comfortable, with quality furnishings and a well equipped kitchen. I had rented the Overlook house twice before, and felt a little guilty that we would be depriving our overflow friends "down here" of the fantastic views, but it was all we could do to get them to tear themselves away!

The river bank "beach" area is lovely - I can see spending the whole day down there in summer. It is only about a 20 min. drive to the entrance of Skyline Drive & Shenandoah National park, but you can also easily satisfy your hiking & nature & mountain view desires just by walking around the property.

The game room is certainly an attraction for kids and teens, but our group - 50ish - slapped out a few good games of ping pong and air hockey. And the dogs went absolutely nuts chasing and racing around!
  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Exquisite Riverfront Paradise...Over 100 Acres- Hike, Boat,Swim without leaving!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p238623
+1 -5406602423
Front Royal Shenandoah Valley
5

Amazing Weekend - Property Even Better Than the Listing

  • 5 of 5
I held my company retreat here and we had a wonderful time. The property is expansive and gorgeous. Though the description does a great job, the property is even more amazing than the description with a huge, secluded stretch of riverside picnic / party area with fire pit and second grill, etc. The owners are very responsive and answered the few small questions that we had very quickly. I hope I have the opportunity to return in the future.
  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Exquisite Riverfront Paradise...Over 100 Acres- Hike, Boat,Swim without leaving!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p238623
+1 -5406602423
Front Royal Shenandoah Valley
5

I Hear the Echos of Simpler Times

  • 5 of 5
This historic farmhouse is one-of-a-kind. It is beautifully restored with modern and artistic features, but lets you feel the friendly continuity of the farming family owners going back to the Civil War. The unforgettable sunsets, rolling hills and private river clearing will deepen friendships and revitalize your soul.
  • Submitted: Aug 20, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Tom! Beautifully put and much appreciated. Thanks for coming again!
business
Exquisite Riverfront Paradise...Over 100 Acres- Hike, Boat,Swim without leaving!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p238623
+1 -5406602423
Front Royal Shenandoah Valley
5

Relaxing and Impressive

  • 5 of 5
Our family has looked on-line all over the mountains of Virginia for a place like this. None have been as nice as this place. The combination of pretty farm land, Skyline Drive only minutes away and the river on three sides makes this our favorite by far. You can get more luxury and amenities at a re$ort but none we've found gives you the farm, the mountains and river in one package, not to mention, none will give you a 100 acres all to yourself.

Our family and friends enjoyed a wonderful week here in June of 2014 (2nd visit here). It is honestly better in person than any picture can convey. The house is well appointed and comfortable. Outside is even better. Sitting on the porch and walking the fields is the only way one can get a true sense of all the acreage that one has sole use of at this property. Besides the Farm house itself, the barn with the game room was much appreciated by both the kids and the parents - bring an extra Wii controller and batteries if there is a bad weather day. If the weather is good we recommend a day down at the river playing and fishing on the river's edge, using the canoe that is provided and grilling on the grill that is riverside, too. (Note, we had no idea there was a heat wave down in DC while we were staying here, it is truly cooler here.) Also, I recommend bringing a boat or renting their pontoon boat - the owner's son who goes by the name Sean, though we are all convinced he is actually the actor Orlando Bloom, will kindly help you with the boat rental. As a group we all caught all the fish we wanted - I for one have rarely seen such large sunfish. Another favorite at the farm house was the gas fire pit that the adults enjoyed talking around each evening while the kids chased lighting bugs and played in the hammock. (If you don't have kids with you, please enjoy that hammock, I could not get time in it without a bevy of kids piling on me.) In short, this is a great place that is relaxing and impressive.
  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: That was really lovely to read...and Sean (and the rest of us) got a big kick out the Orlando Bloom comparison. It is just about the best compliment you could pay us to come back so thanks for coming again! Hopefully, the Farm will always live up to your memories.
business
Exquisite Riverfront Paradise...Over 100 Acres- Hike, Boat,Swim without leaving!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p238623
+1 -5406602423
Front Royal Shenandoah Valley
5

Wonderful remote farmhouse and property.

  • 5 of 5
Our visit hit all the right notes, with fishing, exploring, reading, hiking and cooking all high on the list. Amazing property that is deftly kept up by the owners who have the "right touch". Only touch of civilization was the hum of the freeway which though not visible was noticeable. One of the wonders of the Shenandoah Valley!
  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I would have a hard time disagreeing with you there...it really is "one of the wonders of the Shenandoah valley". So great for us to hear it from other folks because even we pinch ourselves when we get to stay!
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Exquisite Riverfront Paradise...Over 100 Acres- Hike, Boat,Swim without leaving!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p238623
+1 -5406602423
Front Royal Shenandoah Valley
5

Had an awesome stay here

  • 5 of 5
My friends and I stayed here for 2 nights and had a great time. We reached pretty late on the day we arrived and were almost lost. Frank was very kind to answer our call and direct us to the farm house. The house is well furnished and had most of the condiments required for cooking. We got the rest from the nearby stores. The place is very quiet and peaceful. We enjoyed the canoe, kayaks, the rec room. The ping pong table was not in a very good shape, but we played quite a few games. There also have a good collection of movies of which we watched a few. We definitely recommend this place to people of all ages.
  • Submitted: May 8, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the great review. We have replaced the ping pong table since your stay. We also are putting a patio off the rec room which should make it even better! Best, Frank

Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Dulles International
Nearest Barpub
5 Miles
Houlihans
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Shenandoah Country Club
Nearest Motorway
7 Miles
I-66
Nearest Restaurant
5 Miles
Houlihans
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Bryce Resort
Car: necessary

river, golf, national park, Shenandoah, Appalachian, trail, mountains, blue ridge, wineries, winery, hiking, biking, horses, waterfront, water-sports, boating, fishing, hunting

Other Activities: Snowboarding, Hot Air Ballooning, Boating, Wildlife Viewing

Golf: Shenandoah Country Club

Bowling Green Country Club (North and South Courses)

Jackson Chase Country Club

Front Royal Golf Club

All courses listed above are two to five miles away

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Rates & Availability

From $199 Per night

Front Royal House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Winter
Dec 1 2014 - Dec 19 2014
2 night minimum stay
$199
From
$299
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,199
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas/New Year 2014
Dec 20 2014 - Jan 1 2015
3 night minimum stay
$399
$2,399
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter 2015
Jan 2 2015 - Mar 2 2015
2 night minimum stay
$199
From
$299
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,199
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Spring 2015
Mar 3 2015 - May 21 2015
2 night minimum stay
$249
From
$349
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,799
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$399
$2,499
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%
Notes For monthly rates please contact the manager.

Rates are subject to changes until reservation is confirmed.

***Pet Fee $20 per pet/per night

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Amenities

Front Royal House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • River ...
  • Rural
  • Waterfront
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Outside - outdoor shower , Oudoor Sink
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Located in rec room
  • One half bath upstairs with no shower. One full bath downstairs. One full bath in the rec room - separate from house.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • Beds for 6. Sleeper sofa for 2 more. Infants need portable cribs.
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Foosball
  • Game Room ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Game Console ...
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Boat Dock
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Fish Cleaning Table
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • 8 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
While we do our best to keep everything up and running, all outdoor amenities are subject to weather or maintenance limitations (example: dock or outdoor shower)

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