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Lisa or Hans

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, german

The Cardinal at the Retreat at Pipestem - Luxury Loghomes.

7 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

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Overview

West Virginia Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 4 Bedrooms, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 8)

The Retreat at Pipestem is a 10 acre secluded property, directly adjacent to Pipestem State Park and Resort. It offers the quietness and solitude of being deep in the woods, away from it all, and yet has all the activities the beautiful State Park has to offer close at hand. Some, such as swimming, fishing, hiking, golf and dining are only 10 to 15 minutes away by foot.

The cabin was built in 2007. It is open and spacious, yet cozy. A wrap around porch offers beautifully wooded views of sunrise and sunset.

The main level consists of a dining area and full kitchen, a powder room and comfortable living area. Sliding glass doors open to the back deck.

Upstairs is a master bedroom with separate bath (toilet - shower - sink) and two other bedrooms which share a bath. (shower, sink and toilet).

Lower level.

There is one bedroom here, with two twin beds, built into the wal. While perfectly suitable for adults, it's specially children who love this room. There is no bathroom on this level.

Our own website will give a more complete picture of what we have to offer, including online booking and secure payments and floorplans.

The area around Pipestem offers extensive activities, many at walking distance from the Retreat and others within a short drive.

Keywords: Log home / cabin

More Details
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Lisa or Hans (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, german

About Lisa or Hans

Being a teacher in a big city, I always longed to go back to West Virginia. Having two cats, always made it difficult to find a good place to stay and the Cardinal is just ideal to bring them.

As my husband works on ships and is away from home for months at a time, I wanted a place where I could be close to my mother who still lives in West Virginia and also feel safe.

Lisa or Hans purchased this cabin in 2007

Why Lisa or Hans chose West Virginia

Having grown up in West Virginia, I always wanted a vacation house in Southern West Virginia. When we found The Retreat at Pipestem we simply fell in love with the place. It's so beautiful and quiet and yet so close by the State Park that we could not resist. There were two log homes at that time and the Cardinal was never finished. We found a local builder who did a beautiful job finishing the log home and now having this house available, we decided that sharing this incredible experience was the natural thing to do.

What makes this cabin unique

The saying that for real estate, the three most important things are location, location and location is certainly true for the Cardinal. Within a mile of the Lodge of Pipestem State Park with all the activities going with it. Being away from the main roads but still within of few miles of them, make this place a true gem amongst vacation homes.

Reviews

4.7
based on 7 traveler reviews

The Cardinal at the Retreat at Pipestem - Luxury Loghomes.
average rating of 4.714286 based on 7 reviews
La Grange, KY
5

Wonderful Cabin in the Woods

  • 5 of 5

The instructions to the cabin were very helpful as I knew there was no way my GPS would find the place. When we arrived the cabin was clean and absolutely charming! It even impressed the teenagers and they are a tough sell. The place was clean, well-stocked and cozy. My kids (despite being teens) loved the "cubbies" downstairs and spent most of their time down there. I especially liked having a washing machine and dryer. We want to return as soon as we can. Pipestem State Park is gorgeous and we made good use of the hiking trails and the indoor pool. I've recommended the place to several friends. This trip really made our spring break despite 4 inches of snow falling our last day there. Even that was beautiful!

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Raleigh NC
5

Wonderful weekend!

  • 5 of 5

Very clam and relaxing - cabin was very clean and included a well stocked kitchen. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Indian Trail, Nc
5

Loved the Cardinal Cabin at Retreat at Pipestem!

  • 5 of 5

We really loved this place,very clean, it has all the comforts yet it gives the retreat one needs with Nature around. Walking trail is awesome behind the cabin. Fire pit is very useful. Inside the cabin the owner kept everything any family needs with great book collection, utencils needed just like in home. We love to go back to the same cabin for our next vacation. I highly recommend this.

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Disappointed Mom

  • 3 of 5

I would have loved to try this home, we have family that live nearby and wanted to stay at the home for one night. The house was available for the whole weekend so most likely wouldnt be rented with a one day notice to anyone else for the full weekend. In any case, my family would only be staying in the house to sleep and it was mentioned b/c I have children that they wouldnt allow a one night stay - too expensive/risky for clean up after I was willing to pay an additional surcharge for the cleaning. This offends me greatly as while I think that I am a mother who take up for my children, my children are very well behaved and eat in 5 star new york city restaurants with no problem. We both missed out on this one, the owner would have been pleasantly surprised that the house was never even occupied and my family and my girls would have had a nice stay there.

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: This is a comment on our policies, not on the house as we never rented to this family. The two night minimum rental is for a very good reason as every home owner knows there is a big risk of the house being trashed by a party crowd with one night rentals specially at this time of the year. Specially a short notice rental for next day, raises a big red flag. I'm sorry we offended her, but we will stick to this policy. Hans
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Huntington
5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here last year. The home was very nice and very clean. We stayed 2 nights and wish it would have been longer! The soaker tub upstairs was heaven! Hope to visit again soon!

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2011
  • Stayed: Sep 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

I have stayed in both of ...

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed in both of the cabins offered here at the Retreat at Pipestem and I can assure you the photo's and description here do not do justice! The facilities at the cabin are much better than anyone would expect and the resort area is fantastic. When traveling to that area, I would not consider staying anywhere else!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2009
  • Stayed: Feb 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
25 Miles

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Rates & Availability

Pipestem Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Summer 2016
May 29 2016 - Aug 20 2016
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer 2016
Aug 21 2016 - Aug 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
$180
From
$190
Fri,Sat
$1,100
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Labor Day
Sep 1 2016 - Sep 6 2016
3 night minimum stay
$180
From
$190
Fri,Sat
$190
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Colors
Sep 30 2016 - Oct 30 2016
3 night minimum stay
$180
From
$190
Fri,Sat
$1,100
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanks Giving 2016
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
$180
From
$190
Fri,Sat
$1,100
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas 2016
Dec 21 2016 - Dec 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$180
From
$190
Fri,Sat
$1,100
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
MLK weekend
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$170
From
$180
Fri,Sat
$1,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
May 26 2017 - Jun 3 2017
3 night minimum stay
$180
From
$190
Fri,Sat
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
Jun 4 2017 - Aug 19 2017
Changeover Day: Sunday
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer
Aug 20 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$180
From
$190
Fri,Sat
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
labor day
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$180
From
$190
Fri,Sat
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Colors
Sep 29 2017 - Oct 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$180
From
$190
Fri,Sat
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2017 - Nov 26 2017
4 night minimum stay
$180
From
$190
Fri,Sat
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 22 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$180
From
$190
Fri,Sat
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
MLK weekend
Jan 12 2018 - Jan 14 2018
3 night minimum stay
$170
From
$180
Fri,Sat
$1,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Memeorial day
May 25 2018 - Jun 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$180
From
$190
Fri,Sat
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Summer
Jun 3 2018 - Aug 18 2018
7 night minimum stay
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Late Summer
Aug 19 2018 - Aug 30 2018
2 night minimum stay
$180
From
$190
Fri,Sat
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Colors
Sep 28 2018 - Oct 27 2018
3 night minimum stay
$180
From
$190
Fri,Sat
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 20 2018 - Nov 24 2018
4 night minimum stay
$180
From
$190
Fri,Sat
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas
Dec 21 2018 - Dec 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
$180
From
$190
Fri,Sat
$1,100
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$170
From
$180
Fri,Sat
$1,000
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 7 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $35
Cleaning fee $65
Refundable damage deposit $150

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

West Virginia Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • The master bedroom on the upper level has access to the Master bathroom. You will find a shower, toilet and sink there. Also on the upper level, there is a bathroom with a toilet, sink and shower, to be shared with the two other bedrooms on that level. On the main floor there is a half bath.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • The master bed room has a queen size bed and direct access to the master bathroom. Two more bedrooms are on the upper floor, each with two twin beds. on the lower level you will find a bedroom with two tein sized beds, sitting in cozy cubby holes.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • whitewater rafting

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