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KIDS STAY FREE! 100 YEAR OLD REAL CABIN BORDERS NAT'L FOREST WALK TO THE TRAILS

Katie & Steven Robert Jones

Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english
Sleeps9
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Katie & Steven Robert Jones

Advertiser since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
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Response rate:
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Calendar last updated:
November 27, 2014
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KIDS STAY FREE! 100 YEAR OLD REAL CABIN BORDERS NAT'L FOREST WALK TO THE TRAILS

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

Overview

Harrisonburg Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Real Cabin. 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, 1 Pullout couch in living room

Please read the entire description for this cabin. This is a 100 year old cabin and is rustic and quaint, but it is not perfect. This is a real 100 year old cabin that borders the national forest, not new construction. We like this cabin because staying here is like walking back in time to a different era. You can stay at one of the many new construction vacation rentals in the Shenandoah Valley, but Bear Ridge Cabin has history and character. This is one thing that sets Bear Ridge Cabin apart. If you read the description you will know what to expect. We also believe that service is another thing that sets us apart in the vacation rental industry. Katie & I personally own every cabin that we manage. We check-in all of our guests personally (sometimes even as late as 2 in the morning). When you arrive, the lights will be on and you will be welcomed and shown around the cabin, unlike most other rentals where you access a lock box and walk into a dark cold house. We are always available. We live right here on the mountain and we really mean it when we say that we are always available. If you need us at 4 am or have a problem, please do not ever hesitate to let us know. This is all we do 24/7 and we want all of our guests to have an amazing stay. We would be honored if you allow us the opportunity to serve you.

HOMEAWAY HAS CHANGED THEIR DEFAULT SETTINGS AND THE WEBSITE NOW CHARGES FOR KIDS THROUGH THE BOOK IT NOW OPTION. WE DO NOT CHARGE FOR KIDS UNDER 18. IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BOOK THROUGH THE BOOK IT NOW BUTTON, JUST PUT THE NUMBER OF ADULTS. ADD A NOTE OF HOW MANY KIDS THERE ARE IN THE NOTES/MESSAGE SECTION AND WE WILL CHANGE IT IN THE RESERVATION. THIS WILL ALLOW YOU TO BOOK IT YOURSELF AND NOT HAVE TO PAY FOR THE KIDS. :)

Bear Ridge Cabin is a 100 year old real cabin that sits on a ridge above Rawley Springs. There is direct access to the George Washington National Forest within a couple of minutes right out the door of the cabin and we own all of the land between the cabin and the national forest. There are two rivers (one is small enough that you might call it a stream) that are about a 5-10 minute walk from the cabin. They both contain native Trout and one of them is stocked with Trout as well. Dry River (it never actually dries up) is one of the best Trout fishing rivers on the east coast.

There are several trails that are within walking distance of the national forest where hiking and mountain biking are allowed. One goes up into the mountains and the other is mostly level and follows the river for about 45 minutes and then heads up into the mountains.

There are also numerous hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and ATV trails within driving distance of the cabin.

The cabin has two bedrooms. The first has a queen size bed and the second has a full size bed. The bedrooms are not very large, but they are quaint and cozy. The nice sized living room with the original real stone, wood burning fireplace is a great place to gather with friends or sit and read when the weather turns colder. There is one bathroom with an older (1990's era) sit down shower. The kitchen has all newer stainless steel appliances, including a gas stove top. There is also a deck with two grills, one is charcoal and the other propane. Guests are welcome to use either, but must bring their own charcoal or propane. The screen porch is nice sized and has two older couches and a chair as well as a table with seating for 5.

There is a queen size pull out couch in the living room and then another one one the screen porch. The pull out couch on the screen porch is older and not very comfortable, but it is an amazing place to sleep when the weather suits.

In the warmer months there is a floor model A/C unit that will cool down the cabin nicely. In the Winter there are several smaller heaters throughout the cabin that are able to keep the cabin warm enough even when the temperature drops below zero. We've had guests stay when it was -6 degrees and still be warm. There is also a propane wall mount heater if needed and the wood burning fireplace can really warm up the cabin on cold days. The cabin windows are custom and made of real wood and they are very old and therefore there are no screens for them. We would also like to replace the three screen doors soon as well whereas they are older.

Pets are welcome but we do require a pet fee when pets stay at the cabin.

On clear nights, you can see thousands of stars overhead. It is a beautiful sight. Also during the spring and summer months, you can see humming birds everywhere. We place feeders off the front porch of the house and have personally seen upwards of 20 birds feeding on them at one time in the area.

Checking is 4:00 pm and checkout is 11 am.

Pets are welcome at all of our properties. If you or someone in your group is allergic to pets or anything else (detergent, air fresheners, etc), please let us know in advance so we can discuss this prior to your booking and then also prior to your arrival.

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Katie & Steven Robert Jones (Property Manager)
Advertiser since: 2011
Call Manager
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Speaks: english

About Katie & Steven Robert Jones

We came to Virginia from Texas so I (Steven) could finish my college degree, but got into the vacation rental business by accident. :) We have three daughters under the age of 5. We have 8 rescue dogs, 2 rescue cats, 2 ponies, 8 goats & about 50 chickens.

We believe service is what sets us apart in the vacation rental industry. Katie & I personally own every cabin that we manage. We check-in all of our guests personally (sometimes even as late as 2 or 3 in the morning). When you arrive, the lights will be on and you will be welcomed and shown around the cabin, unlike most other rentals where you access a lock box and walk into a dark cold house. If it is Winter time and you let us know in advance that you want a fire, we'll even have a real wood burning fire going for you. We are always available. We live right here on the mountain and we really mean it when we say that we are always available. If you need us at 4 am or have a problem, please do not ever hesitate to let us know. This is all we do 24/7 and we want all of our guests to have an amazing stay. We would be honored if you would allow us the opportunity to serve you.

Katie & Steven Robert Jones purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Katie & Steven Robert Jones chose Harrisonburg

This cabin was very close to our cabins and also came with 8 acres of land that bordered the George Washington National Forest so it was a perfect fit with our other cabins.

What makes this cabin unique

This cabin feels very private and even has a natural spring fed pond on it complete with lots of tadpoles in Spring. Whippoorwills are very common in the Spring to early Summer months as are Hummingbirds. Also, there are 3 hiking trails within walking distance of the cabin and numerous others within a very short drive of the cabin.

Why HomeAway

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 32 traveler reviews

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Kids Stay Free! 100 Year Old Real Cabin Borders Nat'l Forest Walk to the Trails
average rating of 4.875 based on 32 reviews
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Kids Stay Free! 100 Year Old Real Cabin Borders Nat'l Forest Walk to the Trails
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3553875
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Harrisonburg Shenandoah Valley
HALIFAX
5

Love at first sight!!!

  • 5 of 5
Beautiful large cabin tucked in the woods. We enjoyed hiking along the country roads and the goats/ponies and chickens. Highly recommend. Owners very helpful. Bargain price. Drove through the George Washington State Forest and visited the dam. Close to Harrisonburg and plenty of restaurants/grocery stores to get supplies. You won't be disappointed staying at this cabin.
  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Kids Stay Free! 100 Year Old Real Cabin Borders Nat'l Forest Walk to the Trails
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+1 -540-550-8488
Harrisonburg Shenandoah Valley
5

Get Away From It All

  • 5 of 5
My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our week long stay here. Steven and Katie are an absolute pleasure to work with, and will take care of any needs you tell them about! It is a very relaxing place, and we were not even upset with the rainy weather we had, as we were happy just being there. To address some of the issues in the recent review, just know what you are renting. It is what the description says - a 100 year old cabin on a mountain in the woods! The lights are on a dimmer, all you need to do is turn it up if you would want more light. We actually preferred having them dim with the fire going, very nice and cozy. All electric worked fine for us. We let Katie know about the TV channels, she had it fixed with one phone call to her cable company. We did not notice any torn screens. The listing states that propane is not provided for the gas grill, and there is also a charcoal grill available for use. If you love getting away from it all in a cabin in the woods, this is absolutely the place for you. If you prefer a 5 star resort, brand new, high end hotel, you might want to rethink your choice. For us, it was perfection. We already miss it and can't wait to return!
  • Submitted: Oct 29, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kids Stay Free! 100 Year Old Real Cabin Borders Nat'l Forest Walk to the Trails
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3553875
+1 -540-550-8488
Harrisonburg Shenandoah Valley
5

Very Peaceful Cabin - Could Not Have Been Happier

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I rented this cabin for our anniversary weekend and we couldn't have been happier with our experience. Steven and his wife were wonderful hosts. They greeted us warmly when we got in and gave us a grand tour of the cabin. They even brought us fresh eggs which made for a wonderful breakfast! The area was peaceful and had all of the amenities you could ask for. It was a short drive to Harrisonburg and other areas. Would love to go back some day!
  • Submitted: Oct 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kids Stay Free! 100 Year Old Real Cabin Borders Nat'l Forest Walk to the Trails
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3553875
+1 -540-550-8488
Harrisonburg Shenandoah Valley
5

This cabin is legit! The property is gorgeous.

  • 5 of 5
This cabin is legit! The property is gorgeous. You are still somewhat close to other houses, but yet secluded enough with plenty of privacy. You even drive up a dirt road to get to the property. How sweet is that? Even with 4 guys this place felt super spacious with plenty of floor heaters to keep it nice and cozy. In addition to the pull out couch in the living room, there is also another couch on the screen porch to sleep on. It is super comfy, especially with a belly full of s'mores. They even have 2 grills on top of a fully equipped kitchen. If you want to grill it up, make sure to bring your own propane or charcoal. Katie and Steven were very accommodating for our late check in. Katie even met us the next morning to go over the cabin. Unlike the movie, this cabin in the woods will make you feel relaxed and stress free. Do yourself a solid and book it.
  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kids Stay Free! 100 Year Old Real Cabin Borders Nat'l Forest Walk to the Trails
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3553875
+1 -540-550-8488
Harrisonburg Shenandoah Valley
5

Perfect Mountain Retreat

  • 5 of 5
This cabin is absolutely perfect for getting back to nature! It is located on a mountain in the quiet community of Rawly Springs, but is within about 20 minutes of the city of Harrisonburg. My husband and I immediately fell in love with the rustic charm it has to offer. We slept in the queen bed, very comfortable. We really enjoyed the huge screened porch. I love to cook, and the kitchen was very well stocked with any type of pot/pan/untensil you may need. Steven and Katie are very attentive to their guests, and so nice! The roads to access the cabins are unpaved and quite steep in some areas. If you love the outdoors and some R&R, this is the place for you!
  • Submitted: Oct 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Kids Stay Free! 100 Year Old Real Cabin Borders Nat'l Forest Walk to the Trails
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p3553875
+1 -540-550-8488
Harrisonburg Shenandoah Valley
Oakton Virginia
2

Disappointing

  • 2 of 5
We like rustic and away from it all, but we would not recommend this cabin. It suffers from neglect. The manager seems to try hard, but has her hands full and can't keep it up. Still doing laundry for the beds well after 4 pm check-in. The grill did not have a propane tank, so no grilling. The lighting was dismal. The TV gets 4 channels. Electrical outlets do not work, and since there are few to begin with, a problem. Grunge in shower. We bought firewood from the manager for $20 and the fireplace would not draw, smoking us out, so we doused the fire. So chimney needs cleaning. Screens torn. Could go on, will stop there.
  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway

Map

Map

Nearest Airport
18 Miles
Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
Nearest Barpub
11 Miles
Union Station Restaurant and Bar
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Heritage Oaks Golf Course
Nearest Train
39 Miles
Staunton, Virginia
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
U.S. 33
Nearest Restaurant
11 Miles
Union Station Restaurant
Nearest Ski
26 Miles
Massanutten Resort
Nearest Beach
250 Miles
Virginia Beach
Car: necessary

This cabin is within walking distance of 3 hiking trails that go up into the George Washington National Forest.

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $49 Per night

Harrisonburg Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
Per property
Rental rates quoted in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
November 2014
Nov 17 2014 - Nov 28 2014
1 night minimum stay
$52
From
$109
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
 
December 2014
Dec 1 2014 - Dec 18 2014
2 night minimum stay
$54
From
$120
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2014
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 3 2015
3 night minimum stay
$149
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
 
January 2015
Jan 4 2015 - Jan 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$49
From
$129
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $16 per night, per additional guest
 
February 2015
Feb 1 2015 - Feb 28 2015
2 night minimum stay
$72
From
$159
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
 
March 2015
Mar 1 2015 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$79
From
$159
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
 
April 2015
Apr 1 2015 - May 5 2015
2 night minimum stay
$79
From
$165
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
 
JMU Graduation 2015
May 6 2015 - May 12 2015
3 night minimum stay
$289
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
 
Late May 2015
May 13 2015 - May 21 2015
2 night minimum stay
$87
From
$175
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
 
Memorial Day 2015
May 22 2015 - May 24 2015
3 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 5 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2015
May 25 2015 - Aug 27 2015
2 night minimum stay
$99
From
$185
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day Weekend 2015
Aug 28 2015 - Aug 30 2015
3 night minimum stay
$300
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$49
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $49 + Tax
Property Damage Insuranc $59 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.3%
Notes Kids under 16 always stay free. When using the book it now option simply do not enter the number of kids staying (so that you won't be charged for kids). Enter the number of kids staying below. We do allow for a one night stay Sunday through Thursday nights. There is a two night minimum over weekends though. Meaning your stay can be for either Friday & Saturday nights or Saturday & Sunday nights.
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Amenities

Amenities

Harrisonburg Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Bathroom with sink, shower, and toilet. There is also a washer and dryer in the bathroom which guests are welcome to use.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Bedrooms are not huge but are cozy.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
We believe that service is what sets us apart in the vacation rental industry. Katie & I personally own every cabin that we manage. We check-in all of our guests personally (sometimes even as late as 2 or 3 in the morning). When you arrive, the lights will be on and you will be welcomed and shown around the cabin, unlike most other rentals where you access a lock box and walk into a dark cold house. We are always available. We live right here on the mountain and we really mean it when we say that we are always available. If you need us at 4 am or have a problem, please do not ever hesitate to let us know. This is all we do 24/7 and we want all of our guests to have an amazing stay. We would be honored if you allow us the opportunity to serve you.

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