EASTER AND SPRING BREAK AT HOMESTEAD PRESERVE LUXURY MOUNTAIN RETREAT

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Lee Pareti

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Sleeps13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
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EASTER AND SPRING BREAK AT HOMESTEAD PRESERVE LUXURY MOUNTAIN RETREAT

Hot Springs Chateau / Country House Rental Photos and Description

Enjoy Easter and Spring Break family holidays at 'Mountain House' in the Homestead Preserve.

Located in Virginia's beautiful Bath County, this luxurious new 6000 sq. foot family vacation home is adjacent to the iconic Homestead Resort. The Homestead Preserve is bordered by the Nature Conservancy's Warm Springs Mountain Preserve and the George Washington National Forest and offers an abundance of outdoor adventures. Our Old Dairy Community Center provides exclusive enjoyment of a large outdoor pool, fitness facility, indoor hot tub and sauna, billiards, meeting rooms and boarding stables. Residents and guests also enjoy membership in The Homestead Golf and Tennis Club which provides priviliges at the resort.

Your rental will include guest privileges at The Homestead (fees apply for some activities) and The Homestead Preserve Old Dairy. The Homestead Resort, a short drive or easy 1.2 mile walk from Mountain House, offers two championship golf courses, tennis, indoor/outdoor swimming, a world-class European spa, hiking, skiing, ice skating, horseback riding, carriage rides, falconry, nightly movies, and many other recreational activities. Casual and fine dining are offered in the hotel at the main dining room, Jefferson's, Sam Snead's Tavern, The Casino, Rubino's at The Cascades, and also at nearby local restaurants.

'Mountain House' in The Homestead Preserve provides a serene and peaceful setting to rejuvenate, relax, and reconnect - the perfect vacation!

Mountain House was named by the owner's young granddaughters, who enjoy a break from city life during their frequent visits. The house was completed in 2011, and has 6000 square feet of living space. Built on a slope, what looks like a modest cottage from the front is actually 3 levels of luxury living with five spacious bedrooms and five and a half baths, all decorated with the owner's personal fine furnishings and artwork.

The master wing includes a piano study, screened morning porch, bedroom with gas fireplace, walk-in closet with desk, and a double sink bath with a huge Italian terra-cotta tiled shower for two and a clawfoot soaking tub.

A separate entrance into the mud room/laundry area flows through the butler's pantry into the island kitchen and open dining area with seating for 10-12. This connects to the lovely, large screened-in main porch, which has additional dining space for 6 and a beautiful natural stone wood- burning fireplace. The porch is a wonderful gathering place to enjoy the evening breeze and mountain views! The main level great room has a 22' ceiling open to the second level, and features a majestic floor-to-ceiling stone wood-burning fireplace.

The second level has 2 queen bedrooms, one with in-suite bath, and a large kids' bedroom with 3 twins and 2 cribs. There is also a twin Ikea roll-up floor mattress suitable for a child. The hall bath has double sinks, and a separate area for tub and toilet. A library loft serves as a comfortable spot for reading or watching TV. The loft exercise area has a Landice treadmill and Lifecycle recumbent bike.

The walk-out lower level has a cozy family room with a gas fireplace, big screen TV and Olhausen pool table. A charming double bedroom with TV and hall bath completes the space. The bath features a wildlife theme with tiles, cabinet knobs, and photographs of animals native to the Allegheny mountains!

The luxury appointments - Kohler and Toto bath fixtures, Hubbardton Forge lighting, solid oak dark stained hardwood flooring, fully equipped Chef's gourmet kitchen with Kitchen Aid Architect Series appliances and a dual-fuel 6-burner Electrolux pro range, heirloom oriental rugs, Casablanca and Hunter ceiling fans, comfy leather sofas, Woodard and Brown Jordan porch furniture, Ralph Lauren linens - make Mountain House an extremely comfortable and relaxing vacation retreat.

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only

Lee Pareti

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Hello, and welcome! I am so happy to share my lovely mountain property with you and hope you will visit for an incredible vacation in a very quiet, serene, luxurious and comfortable family home. I am a semi-retired executive from the food service industry, and live part time in Hot Springs and the rest in Northern Virginia. I have a large family of 4 adult children and 5 grandkids (so far), and we try to spend family time together here in our wonderful mountain home whenever possible.

I purchased my lot in the Homestead Preserve after searching lots of vacation properties on the East Coast. I was taken with the conservation aspects of the development, the club membership at the Homestead Golf and Tennis with access to all hotel amenities, and the wonderful mountain views on the property and around beautiful Bath County. (There are no traffic lights in Hot Springs - only stop signs!!! A welcome respite from the congestion in NVA).

I selected a Southern Living house plan and began construction in early 2009. It was a challenge to build on such a sloping and wooded site, but it has been a rewarding and fun experience. The house is just spectacular, and has a wonderful floor plan for my large family. There are so many fun activities available at the resort, there is always something for all ages to enjoy. The Homestead is truly a 4 season resort!

My personal favorite spot is cocktail hour out on the porch, taking in sunsets and the mountains;

or walking Maddie, our golden retriever, on one of the many trails that wind through the Preserve.

Lee Pareti purchased this chateau / country house in 2011

Spectacular mountain views, serene and quiet location, golf and tennis club membership at Homestead with full array of activities and dining.

Acomodates a large family or multi-couples beautifully!

Access to guest privileges at The Old Dairy Community Center (5 miles) and The Homestead Resort (1.2 miles).

Sleeps13
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms5
Half Baths1
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 3 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
Add vacation protection services to your booking
Three services to protect your trip:
Protect your payments in case you need to cancel.
Guarantee the rental meets your expectations
Ensure you're prepared in case of accidental damage.

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Property Reviews

Easter and Spring Break at Homestead Preserve Luxury Mountain Retreat
average rating of 5.0 based on 2 reviews
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Easter and Spring Break at Homestead Preserve Luxury Mountain Retreat
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Hot Springs Shenandoah Valley
Washington DC
5

Excellent Family New Year's Trip

Excellent Family New Year's Trip
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
Our family has for many years vacationed at the Homestead Resort immediately following Christmas. This is the first time we have NOT stayed at the Resort hotel. We were somewhat unsure as to the implications and, therefore, a little anxious. Thankfully, our anxiety was largely abated and we enjoyed skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, hiking, in-door / out-door swimming, cocktails and dinner at the Resort.

Dining Note During Peak Periods - The Resort provides for "same day" reservations for non-Guests, which therefore subordinates demand to the hotel occupants. So, beware if you're there during peak periods as you may be stuck with a reservation at 5PM or 9PM for most venues. The Owner, as a "Member", indicated she may be able address this issue with advance notice. So, in this case, plan ahead with specificity.

The property is a beautiful, quite well-built home with beautiful views. There were two garage spaces (which was nice as it snowed each day). Living space was on three levels and included two out door terraces with wonderful views -- one with an outdoor fireplace.

We had six adults and six children who universally enjoyed the very well kept home, area amenities and close proximity to the Homestead Resort. Owner was responsive, helpful and promptly returned the deposit after carefully checking the house after our check out. Check in and Check Out procedures were clearly provided. An example of the Owner's attention to detail (which is high) -- the home had a "Location Sheet" - which was helpful in locating miscellaneous incidentals in a very large home (for example, it directed us to the right cabinet, on the right shelf, for a first aid kit).

The photos provided by VRBO accurately reflected the appearance and amenities, the property was extraordinary well kept, organized and well laid out for our family and friends.

We would strongly recommend this property and owner and hope to rent there again.
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 2/3
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Easter and Spring Break at Homestead Preserve Luxury Mountain Retreat
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p425557vbi
202-369-2502
Hot Springs Shenandoah Valley
Bethesda, MD
5

Wonderful Family Gathering Place

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
We just returned from a wonderful Thanksgiving at Mountain House at the Homestead Resort. The home is beautifully appointed and very spacious, and it was the perfect place to gather family together for fun, relaxation, and celebration. The kitchen is large and is open to the first floor living area, and there are also areas on the upper and lower level for gathering (so teens and tweens can have some separate space as well). The owner of the home was extremely helpful before and during our stay, and our deposit was returned (in full) in just over a week. We have rented other homes with Homestead Resort privileges before; however, I would have to say that this was by far our best experience!
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
Helpful votes: 2/3
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Bath County Airport; Roanoke Regional Airport
Nearest Train
60 Miles
Staunton Virginia - Amtrack
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
U.S Route 220
Nearest Barpub
The Homestead Resort; Sam Snead's Tavern
Nearest Ski
The Homestead Resort
Nearest Golf
The Homestead Resort
Nearest Restaurant
The Homestead Resort; Country Cafe; The Gristmill
Car: necessary

Walking distance to The Omni Homestead Resort, iconic luxury resort and spa. Surrounded by the four-season splendor of the Allegheny Mountains, this National Historic Landmark welcomed its first guests to the beautiful Virginia countryside a decade before the American Revolution. Every American President has enjoyed the gracious Southern hospitality the resort is famous for. An array of outdoor recreation includes world-class golf on 2 courses, healing natural springs at the Jefferson pools, tennis, horseback riding, a world-class European spa, and hiking on miles of trails maintained by the Nature Conservancy.

Rental includes full guest access to Homestead Golf & Tennis Club and guest activities at the resort (fees apply). In addition, the rental includes full guest privileges to the Homestead Preserve Old Dairy recreation complex -- swimming, indoor 10-person hot tub and sauna, fitness facility, party room and boarding stables.

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Availability & Rates

Hot Springs Chateau / Country House Rental Rates

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$750.00 refundable security deposit required for all rentals, due at lease signing.

$500.00 additional refundable pet security deposit required (2 dogs max), due at lease signing.

All payments due three (3) weeks prior to occupancy. Personal checks and cash accepted.
Notes Weekly rentals check-in 4 pm Saturday; check-out 10 am Saturday.

Max occupancy: 13 adults/children + 1 infant
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Amenities

Hot Springs Chateau / Country House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 6000 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Garage ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Heating ...
  • Parking ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Towels Provided ...
Kitchen:
  • Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Catering Available ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower , Master double sink vanity; large shower for 2; clawfoot tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Large in-suite bath with pedestal sink
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Main level bath features deep shower w/ spa pebble floor
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Lower level slate tiled bath features native wildlife motif
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , Powder room off kitchen hall
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Family bath w/double sink vanity; separate tub/toilet area
  • 5.5
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 3 twin/ single , 2 baby crib
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double
    Convertible bed(s) - 1 double
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , Twin Ikea roll-up floor mattress
  • Queen size Beds: Master bedroom (1), Upper level guest bedrooms (2); Double Beds: Lower level guest bedroom (1); Twin or Single Beds: (3) twins in upper level kids' bedroom plus (1) Ikea roll-up mattress in upper level bedroom; Baby Cribs (2) One full-size crib and one portable crib ( infant to 6 mo.) located in upper level kids' bedroom; Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Double sofa bed in lower level family room.
Entertainment:
  • Video Library ...
  • Pool Table
  • Music Library ...
  • Games ...
  • Toys ...
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Books ...
  • Stereo ...
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
Outside:
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Bicycles ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Golf ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 2 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Sauna ...
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • Indoor Pool
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • health/beauty spa
  • cinemas
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
  • horseshoes
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • boating
  • miniature golf
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • spelunking
  • water tubing
  • cross country skiing
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
House has fitness equipment including recumbent LifeCycle exercise bike and Landice treadmill. Reservations for hotel sports and spa activities (fee) can be made through owner with advance notice.
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