HISTORIC 70 YEAR OLD CABIN DRY RIVER CABIN NICE MT. VIEWS BORDERS NAT'L FOREST

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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

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HISTORIC 70 YEAR OLD CABIN DRY RIVER CABIN NICE MT. VIEWS BORDERS NAT'L FOREST

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1 Bedroom (Queen Size) 1 Full Bathroom with 1 Queen size sofa bed

HOMEAWAY HAS CHANGED THEIR POLICIES: KIDS ARE NOW BEING CHARGED 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, JUST PUT THE NUMBER OF ADULTS. ADD A NOTE OF HOW MANY KIDS THERE ARE AND WE WILL CHANGE IT IN THE RESERVATION. THIS WILL ALLOW YOU TO BOOK IT YOURSELF AND NOT HAVE THE EXTRA FEES.

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Dry River Cabin is rustic, cozy and comfortable real cabin that was built in the World War II era. It was originally built as a Summer getaway in the mountains. It is a very cute cabin, the second to last cabin on a dead end private road that is almost at the top of the mountain. The road can be rough at times (after heavy rains or snow), but we've had guests with every kind of car (including very nice luxury cars) make it up to the cabin. We drive up every day in a little Volvo with no ground clearance easily... snowy or rainy days may need higher clearance or 4 wheel drive. This is our cabin with the best views of the mountains.

We (Katie & Steven) live here on the mountain and are available almost always should you need anything. Please do not hesitate to let us know if there is anything at all we can do to make your stay more enjoyable. If there is ever a problem please let us know so we can do our best to make it right.

The cabin has one bedroom with a queen size bed and then there is a pull out queen size bed in the living room. The bedroom has an old stone fireplace and there is fireplace insert (with glass) so the fire can be seen. The cabin has a knotty pine in the interior, and a screened in porch with a great view of the mountain on the front. The cabin has full bath with claw foot tub, and a full kitchen with all the essentials: refrigerator, microwave, stove, oven and coffee maker and utensil and cookware. The kitchen and bathroom are not updated, but they fit with the theme of the cabin.

All linens and comforters are washed after every guest. The cabin has access to fishing and trails for hiking or mountain biking. It is about 10 miles from Harrisonburg and Bridgewater, so you're only minutes away from shopping and dinning as well.

Beloved pets are welcome but we do require a Pet Fee of $49 to $89. There is also a Property Damage Protection Fee of up to $49 - $89 (depending on length of stay)

Rates will vary during peak and holiday seasons.

Dry River Cabin is a great place to see the stars. 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 cabin and have personally seen upwards of 20 birds feeding on them at one time. The humming birds should be arriving in April. You don't want to miss them.

Check in time is 4:00 pm and checkout is 11 am

This is a real cabin in the mountains built long ago. Therefore it will not feel like new construction, but then again, that is what gives the cabin its beauty because it is unique. The cabin is on the top of the mountain bordering the George Washington National Forest. The forest contains all sorts of wildlife and deer can even be seen at times walking through the yard. Because this is a real cabin, there may things you should expect to find in an older real cabin such as spider webs (we clean them for every guest but they do reappear quickly), ladybugs and occasional stink bugs during certain times of the year.

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. We will do our best to accommodate any special requests.

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Suitability:
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Katie & Steven Robert Jones

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We moved to Virginia from Texas so I could finish my college degree. We have two daughters, one who is 4 and the other 1. We have another baby on the way. They both love to go for walks and play at the cabins. We are down to 8 dogs now, and we have 2 cats, 2 ponies, 7 goats and a lone rabbit. When we travel everyone gets to go along (pets included). Our pets love to be in the car as well as explore all of the trails here in Rawley Springs.

Katie & Steven Robert Jones purchased this cabin in 2011

We bought this cabin because it was right next to our house, and we decided it would be a nice property to own. We love to spend the night up there when the cabin isn't rented out.

This is our most remote cabin, on the end of a private dead end road with direct access to the national forest.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights

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Historic 70 Year Old Cabin Dry River Cabin Nice Mt. Views Borders Nat'l Forest
average rating of 4.773585 based on 53 reviews
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Harrisonburg Shenandoah Valley
5

Rustic Cabin with Great Mountain Views

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
Driving to this cabin from Bridgewater, VA was about 25 minutes, complete with beautiful views of the Blue Ridge mountains. I was pleasantly surprised at how close the cabin is from the Harrisonburg area. Upon arrival, I was greeted by the humble setting of the cabin which includes picnic tables, a grill, a swing, as well as a beautiful screened-in porch.
Once inside, I was greeted by hardwood finished floors, comfortable furnishings, and a spacious kitchen. This cabin is quite luxurious despite it's humble setting, featuring wireless internet, flat screen tv in the bedroom, and all modern kitchen appliances. My favorite feature was the new mattress -- it was very comfortable. I do not "rough it" well, and I felt very at home here!
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Historic 70 Year Old Cabin Dry River Cabin Nice Mt. Views Borders Nat'l Forest
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Harrisonburg Shenandoah Valley
5

Beautiful scenery and atmosphere

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
Driving up I was met with a beautiful view and amazing employees. The owners Steven and his wife Katie are great people, very personable. Our stay was relaxed and quiet.

The cabin was very clean and comfortable. The bed was amazingly comfortable. I hardly wanted to get out of bed. My friends and I used the firepit at night and had a wonderful time.

You won't be disappointed with choosing Dry River Cabin for your vacation.
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Historic 70 Year Old Cabin Dry River Cabin Nice Mt. Views Borders Nat'l Forest
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+1 540-550-8488
Harrisonburg Shenandoah Valley
5

Cabin Stay

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
This cabin reminded me of some of the camping trips that I'd taken as a boy scout. I used to enjoy camping, whether in tents or cabins, and staying at this cabin reminded me of those trips. The cabin itself had everything needed for a nice weekend stay. My smartphone was able connect to the wifi and the signal stayed consistent while using all of my phone's apps. Also, I felt a connection to the location because of the fact that I was a history major. I studied the frontier era and this cabin, on the top of a mountain out in the 'backwoods,' made me feel like I was living in the wilds of the 1700's. I was very impressed with my stay here.
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Historic 70 Year Old Cabin Dry River Cabin Nice Mt. Views Borders Nat'l Forest
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p932490
+1 540-550-8488
Harrisonburg Shenandoah Valley
5

Cozy Clean Cabin with all Necessities

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
The cabin was very cozy and clean and had everything we needed. The views of the mountains were really nice. The high speed wifi was a nice touch and allowed us to listen to Google Play during our stay. There was even a land line phone with free long distance and full cable and a flat screen TV in the bedroom. The new mattress was very comfortable and the kitchen had everything we needed. The fire pit looked ideal, but it was raining so we didn't get to use it. The fire place in the bedroom would have been great if it was colder outside. Cannot wait to come by back.
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Historic 70 Year Old Cabin Dry River Cabin Nice Mt. Views Borders Nat'l Forest
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p932490
+1 540-550-8488
Harrisonburg Shenandoah Valley
5

Relaxing & Romantic Getaway

Relaxing & Romantic Getaway
  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
Dry River Cabin was absolutely wonderful. It was better than we hoped and exactly what we needed: a relaxing escape from the stresses of everyday life. The cabin was perfect; it was like stepping back in time. It's a rustic, cozy, real-life cabin nestled at the top of a mountain surrounded by absolutely breathtaking views.

The place has just about everything you need. There's an indoor fireplace, which is quite romantic. There's also an outdoor fire pit; great for sitting around and roasting s'mores! There's a grill and full kitchen inside. Although you don't need it, there's even a flat screen tv in the bedroom to watch a movie if you are so inclined. Nothing fancy, which was exactly what we wanted.

There were hiking trails right outside and within walking distance of the cabin. There is a gorgeous river at the bottom of the mountain with trails you can hike. There's also a trail right outside the cabin you can use to hike your way up to the top of the mountain for some absolutely amazing views of the mountains and valley below. Our dog definitely had a blast!

Harrisonburg is within 10-15 minutes, which is very convenient. We could hop into town whenever we needed anything or were looking to do some shopping. We actually took a trip to Luray Caverns and did a tour one day. The cabin really is in a great location. What's more, the road up to the cabin was quite entertaining to navigate. Although you don't need it, driving up the mountain in 4 wheel drive after it snowed was definitely fun.

Katie and Steven were absolutely wonderful: very kind and accommodating. They were definitely the icing on the cake. From the time we made our reservation to even after we left, Katie and Steven were always willing and available to help with anything. After a snow storm, Steven even helped us to navigate our way up the mountain [in the middle of the night!]; well, it was more like a group of friends going 4-wheeling and having a blast too! Honestly, Katie and Steven really are just down-to-earth, good people. We truly appreciated their hospitality and kindness.

In the end, we wholeheartedly recommend Dry River Cabin to anyone looking for a relaxing, peaceful, rustic, gorgeous, romantic, and/or adventurous getaway.

Thanks again, Katie and Steven, for all the wonderful memories!
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Map

Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Staunton, Virginia
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
US 33
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Harrisonburg Union Station Restaurant & Bar
Nearest Ski
18 Miles
Massunutten Resort
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Harrisonburg
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Harrisonburg Union Station Restaurant & Bar
Car: necessary
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Availability & Rates

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Harrisonburg Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Late April 2014
Apr 21 2014 - Apr 30 2014
1 night minimum stay
$60
From
$150
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
May 2014
May 1 2014 - May 31 2014
2 night minimum stay
$86
From
$160
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $9 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer 2014
Jun 1 2014 - Aug 28 2014
2 night minimum stay
$100
From
$175
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $18 per night, per additional guest
 
September 2014
Sep 1 2014 - Sep 30 2014
2 night minimum stay
$99
From
$179
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
 
October 2014
Oct 1 2014 - Oct 31 2014
2 night minimum stay
$125
From
$209
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
 
November 2014
Nov 1 2014 - Nov 25 2014
2 night minimum stay
$89
From
$189
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving 2014
Nov 26 2014 - Nov 29 2014
4 night minimum stay
$209
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $14 per night, per additional guest
 
December 2014
Nov 30 2014 - Dec 18 2014
2 night minimum stay
$75
From
$149
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
 
December Holiday 2014
Dec 19 2014 - Jan 3 2015
3 night minimum stay
$189
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
 
January 2015
Jan 4 2015 - Jan 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$49
From
$149
Fri,Sat,Sun
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $12 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$49
From
$49
Fri,Sat
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Insuranc $59.00 + Tax
Pet Fee $49.00 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.3%

Cancellation Policy

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.
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Amenities

Harrisonburg Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Fireplace
  • Sofa Bed
  • Parking
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Basic Soaps
  • Toilet Paper
  • Parking Off Street
  • Iron & Board
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Internet
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Macintosh Computer
  • PC
  • Thermos Bottle
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Free Long Distance
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Stove
  • Grill
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Freezer
  • Oven
  • Microwave
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Clawfoot Tub
  • Full Bathroom.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • One queen size bed in the bedroom.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Video Library
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • VCR
  • Radio
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
Outside:
  • Canoe
  • Barbecue
  • Wood Deck
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Screen Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 6 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only ...
  • children welcome ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • coin laundry
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • water parks
  • arboretum
  • live theater
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • horseshoes
  • walking
  • horseback riding
  • eco tourism
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • Babysitter
  • medical services
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • kayaking
  • rock climbing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • skiing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • mountain climbing
  • spelunking
  • water tubing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • ice skating

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