Terrapin Cottage is lovingly tucked away in the woods at the end of a cul-de-sac; very private. Paved roads all the way. Just 12 minutes from restaurants, grocery stores, and points of interest.
Spacious 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom; loaded with country charm; wood stove; sky lights; deck onto private woods.
Sleeps 8 - one queen bed in master bedroom; double futon in TV room; trundle bed in 3rd bedroom and double sleeper sofa in living room (all thick comfortable mattresses - yes, even the futon and sleeper sofa!). All linens provided. Air mattresses are available for extra bedding upon request.
There is a flat screen TV with DVD player and a good selection of movies and games for both children and adults.
There is a 'kid's kloset' with a play kitchen, doll house and lots of toys. Little kids adore the homemade rocking horse! (see pics)
Just an hour and a half from Washington DC and Baltimore; 1 hour from Fairfax, VA.; relax amidst the Blue Ridge Mountains near Historic Harpers Ferry, WV, above the Shenandoah Valley and River. A 5 minute drive will give you access to the Appalachian Trail. Enjoy the unspoiled natural beauty of God's country.
Explore Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, Appalachian Trail, Charles Town Races and Slots, Antietam Battlefield, tubing, canoeing and kayaking on the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers, white-water rafting, zip-wiring, juried Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival (Sept.), fine dining, shopping and antiquing in quaint historic towns of Shepherdstown and Charles Town, WV, Leesburg, VA and Frederick, MD; hiking and biking along river roads and C&0 canal, WV and Loudoun County wineries ~ or ~ simply relax with a good book and cup of hot chocolate in front of the roaring wood stove and watch the deer in the surrounding woods.
Enjoy the atmosphere of a by-gone era, and the quaint charm of this mountain cottage. Enjoy Bobby's hospitality and amenities such as fresh, home-baked breads, a kitchen stocked with basic staples if you choose to do some cooking, gourmet teas and coffees. You will be welcomed with music, soft lights and some special surprises (see the reviews at my other two Harpers Ferry vrbo listings, 'Moonridge' and 'The Inn at Long Last.'
Even though 'Terrapin' is tucked away on a mountain cul-de-sac, there are paved roads all the way from the interstate to the front door! The cabin is accessed by 3 steps.
This is an excellent private location for family reunions, weddings, retreats, or any small group gathering just an hour and a half from the big city but worlds away! Contact owner for special event rates.