BEAUTIFUL, HISTORICAL MOUNTAINTOP RETREAT - YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME *LOW RATES

Carmen Abreu

Advertiser since 2012
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Sleeps12
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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BEAUTIFUL, HISTORICAL MOUNTAINTOP RETREAT - YOUR HOME AWAY FROM HOME *LOW RATES

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Overview

Terra Alta House Rental Photos and Description

6 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, TV Lounge/optional 7th bedroom, sleeps 12

Come and experience true four season living- Spring is a great time to watch everything come back to life after winter, our leaves usually start appearing in March. Enjoy our low humidity & cool summer nights in the mountains! Watch the leaves change around the middle of October, the colors are amazing! Like snow? We have snow! We average well over 100 inches a year.

13 room, 2 full baths and 2 half baths, 6 bedroom, Sleeps 2-12 (groups of up to 20 will be considered), Wi-Fi, dining-room, living room, large kitchen includes stainless steel appliances (dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator), washer & dryer, basement theatre, fitness room with view of home theater (weights, bench, treadmill, bike, punching bag), 3 TVs with DVD players (NO CABLE SERVICE), AC-UNITS, pets considered, no smoking, mountain views with 6-acre hiking trail to explore on property, stereo with surround sound player throughout home, mountain views, outdoor volleyball, basketball and bon-fire pit, propane gas grill & wrap-around patio furniture with porch swing.

Excellent destination for your church groups, Couples Retreats, Family Getaways, Summer Vacation, Thanksgiving and Holiday parties, events, and more.

Nestled with gorgeous mountain views, sunsets and beautiful starry nights. Walking distance to several Antique shops, historical society museums, farmers markets, 2 minutes to large Ball Auction, Hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, pharmacy, convenience store and library. Located 2 miles from Terra Alta Lake, 3 miles from Alpine Lake (18-hole golf course, miniature golf, boating, kayaks, dining, sports bar), 5 miles from Maryland border, 10 miles from Aurora, WV (Whitewater rafting, and river-fun), 12 miles from downtown Kingwood, WV (home of Annual Preston County Buckwheat festival, antiques, horseback riding), 12 miles from Downtown Oakland, MD (home of Annual Autumn Glory Festival, antique shops, 5 star-Cornish Manor Restaurant, Amish/Mennonite community), 12 miles from Historic Rowlesburg, WV (Civil War battleground, War museums, old canon, cave), 20 miles from Deep Creek Lake, MD (Wisp Resort, skiing, boating, fishing, movie theater, shopping, lakefront restaurants, bars, homemade ice cream, shopping), 20 miles from historic Arthurdale, WV (Eleanor Roosevelt's New Deal Settlement, antique shops, auction, historical settlement, museums and tour), 45 minutes away from Morgantown, WV (home of the WVU Mountaineers, Annual Balloon Festival, Mountain Bike Run, Cheat Lake and Lakeview Golf course).

Additional Information

ROOMS| 13 BEDROOMS| 6 + lounge BATHS| 2 full and 2 half

Bed types - KING| 1 QUEEN| 3 FULL| 2 TWIN| 0

BUNK BEDS| 0 Air BED| 2 Queen PULL OUT SOFA| 0

STYLE| Victorian AGE| 1892 HEAT| Natural gas radiator

EXTRAS| Towels, sheets, blankets, bedspreads are provided, gas fireplace and electric fireplace, dishwasher, microwave, DVD players, VCR, washer & dryer, 2 TVs, projector/DVD screen in basement theatre, no pets, no smoking, stereo with surround sound player throughout home, mountain views, outdoor volleyball, basketball and bon-fire pit, 6-acre hiking trail to explore on property, propane gas grill & wrap-around patio furniture with porch swing. Plenty of parking on 3 driveways (about 10 cars comfortably at least)

COMMENTS| Unless otherwise indicated check in time is 2pm & check out time is 11am.

Other than the use of a charcoal, gas grill or fire-pit, all outside burning is prohibited.

             

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Carmen Abreu (Owner)
Advertiser since 2012
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Speaks english, spanish

About Carmen Abreu

Wally and Norma Oviedo purchased this home from across the country, relocating from Southern California.

Carmen Abreu purchased this house in 2004

Guestbook comments from the owner

All I could say is thank you for sharing your home. The colors in fall are just bright. As if God had poured paint on every tree. Bold, illuminationg and refreshing. Thank you for allowing us to share this beautiful home.
Sep 2012
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Why HomeAway

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 7
Bathrooms3
Half Baths2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Travel with confidence
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Reviews

Reviews

3.7
based on 3 traveler reviews

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Beautiful, Historical Mountaintop Retreat - Your Home away from home *LOW RATES
average rating of 3.6666667 based on 7 reviews
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Beautiful, Historical Mountaintop Retreat - Your Home away from home *LOW RATES
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Terra Alta West Virginia
5

A very pleasant visit!

  • 5 of 5
Speaking for the group of eight of us, we had a very comfortable and enjoyable stay here on this property. It was quiet, semi-private and had just about every amenity you would have at your own home, other than personal items. The rooms are large and roomy and tastefully decorated to the period. If you enjoy historical architecture and relaxation, you will surely appreciate your stay here as we did.
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, Historical Mountaintop Retreat - Your Home away from home *LOW RATES
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-717-439-1705
Terra Alta West Virginia
2

It was an interesting house.

  • 2 of 5
The house has many rooms, but the bathrooms are incredibly limited and awkward for a group of 10. The lawn is not conducive to games and walking around because of the many holes and uneven surface. The house is full of dusty artificial plants and dolls. For children and adults with asthma or allergies, the dust is overwhelming. The positioning of the hundreds of dolls were frightening to some of the children. The dining area is not large enough for 10 people comfortably. We ate in two different rooms. For a family of 4 people, I think the home would be fine, but if you have any more than that, I could not recommend this property.
  • Submitted: May 22, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Allergy medicine would be good to have as the home is situated in the mountains surrounded by numorous plants, trees and shrubs and much outdoor life. Traveling in early Spring would be difficult for anyone with allergies. The home does have two 5 foot antique, porcelein dolls beside the entry. They sit up high and away from a small child's reach. They depict the erra of the home. No artificial plants in home. There is a kitchen table which sits 8 people, a dining room which sits an 6 people, on the large porch , it had a dining table which accomodates an additional 4 people for dining. A restroom was just remodeled to a victorian decor which now allowsthe home with 2 full baths, and 2 half baths in the house. Basement restroom is presently not functioning. Thank you for your stay.
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Beautiful, Historical Mountaintop Retreat - Your Home away from home *LOW RATES
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p996302
-717-439-1705
Terra Alta West Virginia
Annapolis
4

Neat Place

  • 4 of 5
All went well and the house is as described. A fun place with many antiques to enjoy. There's a small grocery store about a mile up the road for provisions. A great place to relax. Bring a book or two or your DVD's, no broadcast TV, which is a good thing! The owner/manager were responsive and flexible.
  • Submitted: May 24, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Sightseeing
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Map

Map

Nearest Airport
110 Miles
Pittsburgh International
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Miles
Mountain High Bar & Grill
Nearest Golf
3 Miles
Alpine Lake Golf and Country Club
Nearest Train
0.1 Miles
B&O Railroad
Nearest Motorway
23 Miles
Hwy 68
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
The Evergreen
Nearest Ski
23 Miles
Wisp Ski Resort
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Alpine Lake Beach
Car: recommended

Walking distance to several local Antique shops, historical society museums, farmers markets, large Ball Auction, Hunting, fishing, hiking, camping, pharmacy, convenience store and library. Located 2 miles from Terra Alta Lake, 3 miles from Alpine Lake (18-hole golf course, miniature golf, boating, kayaks, dining, sports bar), 5 miles from Maryland border, 10 miles from Swallow Falls National Park (MUST SEE - Blackwater Waterfalls, hiking trails, swimming), 10 miles from Aurora, WV (Whitewater rafting, and river-fun), 12 miles from downtown Kingwood, WV (home of Annual Preston County Buckwheat festival, antiques, horseback riding), 12 miles from Downtown Oakland, MD (home of Annual Autumn Glory Festival, antique shops, Cornish Manor Restaurant, Amish/Mennonite community), 12 miles from Historic Rowlesburg, WV (Civil War battleground, War museums, old canon, cave), 20 miles from Deep Creek Lake, MD (Wisp Resort, skiing, boating, fishing, movie theater, shopping, lakefront restaurants, bars, homemade ice cream, shopping), 20 miles from historic Arthurdale, WV (Eleanor Roosevelt's New Deal Settlement, antique shops, auction, historical settlement, museums and tour), 30 minutes to Coopers Rock State Forrest (MUST SEE the SCENIC OVERLOOK for Breathtaking views of the Mountains and River) 45 minutes away from Morgantown, WV (home of the WVU Mountaineers, Annual Balloon Festival, Mountain Bike Run, Cheat Lake and Lakeview Golf course).

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Rates & Availability

Rates & Availability

From $175 Per night

Terra Alta House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Spring/Summer/Fall
Apr 2 2014 - Oct 31 2014
2 night minimum stay
$175
$750
$2,700
 
 
Winter
Nov 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$200
$850
$2,150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $85
Pet Fee $35
Notes 175+ per night, 750+ per week, 2150 month (1-6 ppl)
2 night minimum,
3 night minimum during holiday weekends
May 1st-October 31st -ppl=total (1-6 ppl) $175+/night . (7-10 ppl) $200+/night.(11-12 ppl) 225+/night
with 2-night minimum stay.
$200 Refundable security deposit is due to confirm reservation along with the signed Reservation Contract.
The Rental Balance including all fees is due 30 days prior to check-in via paypal, check or money-order to the address listed in the Reservation Contract.
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Amenities

Amenities

Terra Alta House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 4890 sq. ft.
  • 3 stories
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Lake ...
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View
  • Resort ...
  • Rural
  • Town ...
  • Village
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • PC
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet , 2nd floor, next to full bathroom
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , in basement, only toilet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , beautiful remodeled victorian style
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , attached to bedroom 3
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , on first floor off kitchen
Bedrooms:
  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 portable pack-n-play cribs in house
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 2 portable pack-n-play cribs in house
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 portable pack-n-play cribs in house
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , 2 portable pack-n-play cribs in house
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , 2 portable pack-n-play cribs in house
    Bedroom 6 - 1 double , 2 portable pack-n-play cribs in house
    Bedroom 7 - 2 portable pack-n-play cribs in house
  • 3 full bedrooms on 2nd floor, 3 full bedrooms on 3rd floor with separate sitting area and fireplaces. 2 stair-cases access from 1st floor to 2nd floor and one staircase access from 2nd to 3rd floor. Beautiful views from windows, lots of natural lighting. Also a family/Movie 55 inch. screen room on 2nd floor (can be a 7th bedroom with air-mattresses (available on site). Also 1-portable pack-n-play on site.
Entertainment:
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Games for Kids
  • Music Library
  • Piano
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Child's Swing
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Small Cooler
  • Terrace
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • hunting big game
  • hunting small game
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • ski lift privileges
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
All bedrooms located on 2nd and 3rd floors. Private chef, massage, daily maid/housekeeping, babysitter, guide, groceries stocked services available for additional cost.
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