Barb’s House offers a living area with a leather couch, two comfortable wing chairs and a side table with reading lamp. A TV/DVD player is provided for entertainment. This is one of two units with satellite TV. DVD rentals are available in the office. The home is heated with gas heat, and a small air conditioner is provided. The kitchen has a full size refrigerator, an aluminum double sink and a microwave oven. There is also a four-burner stove and oven and plenty of cabinet space. A dining table and chairs are provided. Basic pots, pans and tableware are provided. There are also ceiling fans in the living area and the bedroom to keep the air circulating.
The main downstairs bedroom features a double bed, nightstand and lamp and a chest of drawers. (Bed linens, blankets and pillows are provided.) Off of the bedroom, there is a private bathroom with a tub/shower combination. Guest towels are provided.
The second downstairs bedroom features a queen bed, night stand, lamp, chest of drawers and a wooden rocking chair for reading. There is also a door to the back yard and fire pit from this bedroom.
A third downstairs bedroom has been converted into a game or craft room. There is a small table and chairs and a lamp for reading.
The stairs up to the loft are very steep and are not recommended for older guests or the very young. The loft features a large play area for kids and a third bedroom with twin beds, night stand and lamp, chest of drawers and a wooden rocking chair for reading. There is a small bathroom with a toilet and small sink in the loft.
The porch offers gorgeous views of the mountains and guests can hear the sound of the Tye River rushing over the rocks down below. There is a set of Adirondack wooden furniture and a porch swing for lazy summer afternoons. A Weber Smokey Joe grill, and cooking utensils are provided for barbecuing. Off the back bedroom of Barb’s House is a stone fire pit for building campfires and a wooden picnic table for eating alfresco. (Chopped firewood is available for purchase from the office.) Barb’s House is located about 100 yards through the woods from Jack’s Place and Annie’s Cabin. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and maintained with indigenous fruit trees and flowering plants.
If you are looking for a good size mountain chalet with most of the conveniences of home, Barb’s House may be the place for you
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The Crabtree Falls Company of Virginia is a Limited Liability Company (LLC) which owns The Cabins at Crabtree Falls. The company is owned by our family. We are The Norman Family and we live in Paeonian Springs, Virginia. (That is just outside of Leesburg, Virginia or about 18 miles northwest of Dulles International Airport.) My wife, Vickie, and I have been property owners here at Crabtree Falls since 1984. In 2000, we purchased Annie’s Cabin, Barb’s House and Jack’s Place from Barbara Otto, a long-time family friend. Vickie is the Vice-President and CEO of RMLC, a direct mail list company based in Leesburg, Virginia. I am the President of RMLC and The Richard Norman Company, a direct mail fundraising creative agency based in Leesburg. When we are not working we love to travel. It is our love of travel that convinced us that we could be good hosts to our guests of The Cabins at Crabtree Falls. We want to provide you with a memorable vacation experience that is everything we would expect when we are traveling. I am an especially picky traveler, so if it meets my standards, it should meet almost anyone’s! We hope you will enjoy your stay with us. After your stay, please come back to our web site and complete the guest questionnaire to let us know about your visit. We want you to visit us again many times and want to know if there is any way to make your next visit even better. Thanks for visiting our web site and we hope to see you at “The Falls!”
Vickie and I have a son, JD and daughter, Beth Anne. The Blue Ridge Mountains, and especially Crabtree Falls, are one of our favorite vacation spots. When the cabins became available to us it was an opportunity too good to pass up. Our family frequently visits here at Crabtree Falls and you may see us around during your visit. If so, please stop and say hello! We want our guests to become our friends!
Crabtree Falls is The Old Dominion’s best kept secret. Located midway between Charlottesville and Lynchburg, Virginia, just six miles off the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway, Crabtree Falls is the largest vertical drop waterfall east of the Mississippi River. Hikers, backpackers and campers enjoy miles of nature trails in the falls area. The trails of the falls Crabtree Falls lead hikers up to where the trail meets the Appalachian Trail. The falls trails lead hikers along a rigorous five-mile loop which offers stunning views of the five cascades of Crabtree Falls. The vertical drop totals over 1,500 feet! Here at Crabtree Falls, weary travelers will find retreat from the hustle, bustle and pressures of life. Here you will find serenity in the sights, sounds and aroma of nature. You will experience the refreshment of life from a more simple time. Here you can listen to the thunderous roar of thousands of gallons of water spilling over a cliff and crashing hundreds of feet below on ancient rocks. Or you can feel the cool, damp air of the morning dew resting on a fern. The serenity of nature at Crabtree Falls will renew your spirit and lift your soul. To experience Crabtree Falls to the fullest, plan to come for a weekend or even a week or more. The Cabins at Crabtree Falls offer simple, rustic yet comfortable accommodations. Located on the beautiful Tye River, the Cabins at Crabtree Falls are just a short walk from the falls parking area. Monticello, Ash Lawn, Michies Tavern and the University of Virginia are just a forty-five minute drive. The falls area is just minutes from the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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