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CHARMING TRANQUIL MOUNTAIN RETREAT NESTLED IN WINE COUNTRY

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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CHARMING TRANQUIL MOUNTAIN RETREAT NESTLED IN WINE COUNTRY

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Linden Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 7

Sweetspire Cottage will charm you by it's original heart pine floors, stone fireplace and 18 foot tall window view into the wooded surroundings. It stands atop Blue Mountain central to the best the area has to offer. Such offerings include: Appalachian Trail (10-minute walks from the front door), Mt. Biking (See GR Thompson State Wild Life Management) , Road Biking, Sky Line Drive,Caverns, Wineries (Closest winery is 2 miles away. And at least 20 in a 20-mile radius), Deer Lake passes as part of our community, Shenandoah National Park, Shenandoah River, canoeing (Front Royal is the Canoe Capital of VA, tubing, fishing (fly fishing in Sayreville), Charles Town Casino less then an hour away,Skiing and Snow tubing within an hour, Antiquing, Washington, DC and N.VA museums, Battlefields, Local farm markets and pick your own fruit, Hunting – GR Thompson is 5 min. walk and is open hunting (GR Thompson is 4000 acres).

This home away from your home has everything you need. Just bring food and clothes. You will enjoy: The fully appointed kitchen, washer and dryer, dining room for 6, master suite first bedroom with queen, second bedroom with built-in bunk beds -double top & twin bottom, Open loft third bedroom with double bed, 2 full bathrooms, Living room with winter views, 32” flat screen TV, Xbox with games, DVD player, large wood FP, large deck, gas grill, fire pit, lower stone patio, hot tub, wood on site, wooded privacy, books galore, high speed internet, dog friendly. Come to sit, stay and relax!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
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Advertiser since: 2011
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Speaks: english

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Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Guaranteed, secure, with no booking fees
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 8 traveler reviews

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Charming Tranquil Mountain Retreat Nestled in Wine Country
average rating of 4.875 based on 8 reviews
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Charming Tranquil Mountain Retreat Nestled in Wine Country
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p929440
+1 -571 259-8969
Linden Shenandoah Valley
5

Great getaway

  • 5 of 5
Getting there at night is a bit of an adventure, but once we found the cottage everything was perfect. A great, quiet, well maintained place to hang out for a couple days.
  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Charming Tranquil Mountain Retreat Nestled in Wine Country
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p929440
+1 -571 259-8969
Linden Shenandoah Valley
5

excellent get away

  • 5 of 5
This is an excellent getaway cabin! The pictures don't do it justice. You really are in the middle of the woods with a beautiful jacuzzi, bon fire pit, BBQ/deck and large beautiful window. The cabin has everything that you need. Perfect for those looking for a quiet place with all amenities. Just bring your clothes and food to cook and you're all set! We loved that they already had fire wood underneath the home for guests to use.
  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Sounds like you had a wonderful time! Thank you for sharing about it here! We look forward to hosting you again in the future!
business
Charming Tranquil Mountain Retreat Nestled in Wine Country
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p929440
+1 -571 259-8969
Linden Shenandoah Valley
Merrifield/Falls Church, VA
5

Great Jacuzzi!

  • 5 of 5
We stayed here with my mother and aunt who were visiting us for the summer. We live close to DC and needed a nice getaway place with a Jacuzzi. Lani and Garth's lovely cottage met our needs in every way.
They had enough towels, paper towels, toilet paper (although if you brought some, it will be nice to leave some for future guests!) and some bathroom amenities. If you need to go grocery shopping, Front Royal is within 20 mins. FYI: we shopped at Martin's and it was very clean with good selection of food.
Fox Meadow Winery wine tasting was very close. We bought wine there and enjoy dinner and wine at this cottage.
Jacuzzi had a light so you can still enjoy taking a hot tub at night. No problems with Jets and temperature. Not too many mosquito but I would recommend guests to bring bug spray.
Playground was my 5 yr old son's favorite! They enjoyed playing with toys in their bunk bed room. Beds in master and upstairs had comfortable mattress. Dining table was bigger than it looked in picture.
It took a while for us to get the key out from the box but once we figured it out it was easy.
There was an issue with my Paypal account which gave Lani and Garth a hard time to give us refund but they were very kind about it. We had wonderful time there and hopefully we can come back again next summer!

Thank you!
  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Charming Tranquil Mountain Retreat Nestled in Wine Country
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p929440
+1 -571 259-8969
Linden Shenandoah Valley
5

Lovely weekend get-away

  • 5 of 5
We really enjoyed our stay. The house is nicely laid out, even with neighbors on both sides the main view is just of the woods, so it feels like it's very remote. And it's quiet, exactly what we look for when we leave downtown DC.

The owners do something that I wish more owners did, which is to have a basic stuff around the house. They don't advertise it, of course, because there's no guarantee of what will be there for any specific guest, but I hate showing up at a place where there's no paper towels or salt and you kick yourself for not packing everything like you were moving to a new place.

Instead, Lani and Garth have stocked the bathrooms with Costco shampoo and soap, the kitchen has some napkins and paper towels and salt/pepper, the frig has mustard and ketchup, so if you forgot them you're not out of luck when grilling hot dogs. This is exactly what I'd do should we own a place like this.
  • Submitted: May 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Charming Tranquil Mountain Retreat Nestled in Wine Country
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p929440
+1 -571 259-8969
Linden Shenandoah Valley
5

Charming! The location is perfect for a getaway.

  • 5 of 5
We loved this house! The pictures don't do it justice. It's much more charming in person. The tasteful decorations make it a warm and comfortable environment to relax in. The house was fully furnished with everything you could think of. There were plenty of pots and pans, dishes, utensils, etc. Everything was very clean and well kept. The hot tub was relaxing. The location is very private. It's a perfect escape from life. We thoroughly enjoyed our weekend and will definitely be back again. Oh, and the view was amazing. The back of the house is all window, so it looks out into the forest. It felt like I was in the middle of nature. Beautiful!
  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2013
  • Stayed: Sep 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased to hear all the details that you enjoyed while staying at Sweetspire! We would truly love to have you back again as our guest! It is such a special place and it is so fun to share.
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Charming Tranquil Mountain Retreat Nestled in Wine Country
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p929440
+1 -571 259-8969
Linden Shenandoah Valley
5

Great getaway

  • 5 of 5
We've stayed at the Sweetspire cottage twice in the past 6 months and we thoroughly enjoyed both our stays. Being just an hour away from Washington D.C, the Linden/Front Royal area is a popular destination amongst our friends for a quick weekend trip. Our group of 6-8 friends have stayed at multiple cottages in the area over the past few years and all our friends agree that the Sweetspire cottage was the best. The range of kitchen utensils, the presence of a dishwasher, the 2 bathrooms, the gas grill and the hot tub are the amenities that differentiates this place from the other options in this area.
The location is close to the wineries and a wide range of trails. We drove to SkyMeadows park, which is about a 15-20 minute drive and did a quick hike up to the Appalachian trail.
Lani and Garth are very responsive to any questions and are great people to deal with! Thanks guys
  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2013
  • Stayed: Mar 2013
  • Source: HomeAway

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $200 Per night

Linden Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Winter
Jan 5 2015 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$200
$1,110
$2,900
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$288
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,351
$3,450
 

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Notes Three night Holiday rates are $575.00.
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Amenities

Amenities

Linden Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Bedroom 2 has an upper bunk full bed and lower twin. Loft bedroom has a full and is open to the great room below.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting small game
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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