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Katrina, Laresa, and Kathy

Member since: 2006
Call Manager
Speaks: english


10 Reviews
Bedrooms 5
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


Shenandoah Valley House Rental Photos and Description

5 BR, 4 BA, sleeps 14 people

This home is professionally managed by Massanutten Vacation, a local vacation rental home company.

Don't let the photos of the outside fool you- this is a BIG house!

WIFI! NETFLIX! POOL TABLE! Escape from it all to this very large, spacious and beautifully decorated family getaway home. Enjoy the views & sunsets from the upstairs and downstairs back decks. Cook dinner for everyone on the big gas grill.

Enjoy a warm and cozy fire by the upstairs living room fireplace while you read a book, chat with family members or watch a movie).

This big home has room for all of you to spread out, or gather together and relax, entertain yourselves and have fun.

2 master suites, 2 family rooms, 60 inch TV, pool table, books, games & video library makes this your vacation home away from home.

Are you planning a family reunion, or a corporate getaway? We have a few houses nearby! Around the corner on Palmer Road is our Chestnut Villa home.

* This home has a high chair for babies and toddlers.

PETS ALLOWED: 1 adult dog, ONLY; must have ALL current vaccinations; renter must sign Pet Policy and pay pet deposit. Renter must clean up all pet waste from yard. Local leash laws must be adhered to. For more info, please contact us.




Ground level: enter into the living room/ dining room. The living room has cable TV and a bluray player with a NETFLIX account all set up for guests!

A stone-clad, gas log fireplace will keep you toasty warm, (wood is provided. Fireplace use 01 October through 31 March, ONLY).

The dining area has a patio door to the deck. The deck has a big gas grill. The dining table is huge!

The kitchen has an abundance of counter space and cabinets and is ready for the cook!

On the other side of the dining area is the master bedroom, with a king bed, cable TV with DVD player, and full bath with a shower

A 2nd bedroom with 2 double beds is off the living room, at the front of the house. There is also a full bath, with a tub/shower, off the living room and front bedroom.

Lower level: POOL TABLE! in the family/game room. The family/game room also has a 60 inch TV, a queen sleep sofa, family games, and another deck.

Off the family/game room, at the back of the house, is a bedroom with a king bed, cable TV and full bath with a tub/shower.

On the other side (under the kitchen) of the family/game room is a bedroom with 1 twin bed and 1 twin bunk bed.

The 5th bedroom is on the same side of the house as the bunk bedroom; a double bed and a set of twin bunk beds is in this room. Between these two bedrooms is a full bath, with a tub/shower.

* Bedroom 5 has no windows.

This Massanutten Vacation Home is approximately 2700 square feet, and is ready for your visit with the following items:

* Central air & heat

* Linens for all beds

* Toaster or toaster oven

* Coffee maker and filters

* Cookware, bakeware and dinnerware

* Washing machine & dryer

* Microwave oven

* Cable or satellite TVs

* Dishwasher

* Gas grill

Items you will need to bring:

* Bath towels, hand towels and washcloths

* Cell phone (no landline phone at this home)

* Soaps & detergents

* Camera & film

* Trash bags

* Paper goods (bathroom tissue & paper towels)

* Baby items

* Toiletries

PETS ALLOWED: 1 adult dog, ONLY; must have ALL current vaccinations; renter must sign Pet Policy and pay pet fee. Renter must clean up all pet waste from yard. Local leash laws must be adhered to.

***10% MILITARY DISCOUNT on the rental fee given when you reserve this home. Holidays are excluded. Thank you for your service!


1) The reservation must be in the name of the person whose name is on the military ID.

2) A copy of your unexpired U.S. military ID card, current orders, or Veteran's Administration ID must be submitted with your signed rental contract to get this discount.

Mark through all social security numbers on the military ID copy.

Write MILITARY next to the Payment Details on page 1 of your rental contract.

Your rental contract will not show the discounted amount. Military discount will be applied once your rental agreement & military ID are received in our office.

3) Military IDs received after payment has been made will not be honored for the discount.

4) This discount is given to active duty, reservists and retired military persons.

5) Military discount is not given to civilians, civilian affiliates, contractors, Senior Executive Service (SES), Federal affiliates or Military affiliates accompanying the Armed Forces.

All Reservations: Refundable security deposit and cleaning fee additional.


1) Not valid in combination with any other discounts.

2) Not valid on reservations made previous to special rates being posted.

Please call 800-644-1355 for more info.


5 minute drive to the outdoor swimming pool, slopes, mini-golf & go-karts! 1 minute to Mountain Greens Golf Course and Fareways Restaurant! 7-10 minutes to the water park!

Area Information:

In Massanutten: All the recreational facilities in Massanutten are within a 10 minute drive from this home!

Outdoor Swimming Pool, Skiing, Snowboarding, Snow Tubing, Arboretum, Playgrounds, Go-Kart Track, Summer Tubing, Tennis, Golf, Miniature Golf, Fishing, Hiking, Biking, Horseback Riding, Water Park, Large Arcade Room, Skate Park, Dining.

Outside Massanutten: Day Spa, Antiquing, Museums, Shenandoah River, Swimming, Fishing, Hunting, Canoeing, Kayaking, Scenic Train Rides, Skyline Drive, Wineries, Natural Bridge, Art and Pottery Galleries, Dining, Historic Downtowns, Caverns, Shopping, Colleges & Universities, Churches, Mosque and Synagogue.

Charlottesville, Harper's Ferry, Lexington, Richmond, Roanoke, Staunton, and Washington D.C. are all within a 1-3 hour drive.

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets considered
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Katrina, Laresa, and Kathy (Property Manager)
Member since: 2006
Call Manager
Speaks: english


based on 10 traveler reviews

average rating of 4.3 based on 10 reviews
Irvington, VA, USA

beautiful in the fall

  • 5 of 5

This home is beautiful, well laid out and easy to use with many people. The property is well maintained and has a very nice casual decor. The managers of this property were great to work with and made the process very smooth. I would highly recommend this property to a friend.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2007
  • Stayed: Oct 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely compliment! It was a pleasure working with you. We are certainly happy that your family enjoyed their stay in one of our homes. We hope you will come to stay in a Massanutten Vacation home again.
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8 3

Big, airy, all you need!

  • 4 of 5

This is a very nice house and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay (just be forewarned, the driveway is STEEP, park off the street). There were some minor issues--at least a third of the lights were either burned out or gone, the sleep sofa was useless (broken springs, torn support, shot mattress), and somebody had made off with some of the silver, but there was plenty of room for everyone (we had a full house for my daughter's graduation from JMU). I called the management company and they had someone out within the hour to replace lights throughout the house (power surges make them blow), and they got me flatware; they were very responsive.

The kitchen is huge and, although it took some looking to find everything (I SWEAR I opened every cabinet before telling someone to bring pans ... and then found a cabinet full of them), it has pretty much everything you need. It takes five minutes for hot water to arrive in the kitchen, but that was a minor inconvenience. There's a big pantry and tons of cabinets, and a washer and dryer.

The dining table is large, and although 14 couldn't all sit at once, we did just fine. I had brought a small folding table, which helped. The dining room is off the upper deck (as is the upstairs master), with a lovely view into the trees, and you can hear a brook down the hill. Bring chairs if you have a big party. We used the grill, and I wish we could have used the gas fireplace, as it was a cold, rainy weekend, but it was past the deadline.

The bedrooms were spacious and the bed we slept in (the upstairs master, which has its own bath and WIC) was very comfortable (& no complaints from anyone else). The downstairs master also has its own bath. The furnace is in there, but it does have a king bed and a deck. The bathrooms are clean and there are plenty of them (bring towels, bath mats, soap and TP). The young people stayed up until the wee hours, but we didn't hear a thing upstairs.

I like color, so I brought along an area rug and bright throws, and put flowers around. But there's artwork throughout the house, and except for one room downstairs, plenty of windows. The furniture is quite comfy, upstairs and down, and the kids played pool for hours.

The upstairs living area is painted an unfortunate greenish off-white (I'm into color) but it is such an open, airy room, only somebody obsessive would notice. I would definitely rent the house again and recommend it, especially for a large group.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review! We're glad you enjoyed your stay, and we were very happy to get the blown bulbs changed to new, and to get more silverware to you. We hope you will come back to stay with us! Sincerely, the Massanutten vacation team
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Timonium, MD

Great multi-family reunion

  • 5 of 5

We had a great multi-family weekend in this large rental home. Plenty of room to spread out. Plenty of beds for our large group. The large kitchen table held our entire group for dinner and games. The decor was simple and worn, but definitely family friendly. (The pool table was especially worn). Our constructive criticism was that we couldn't regulate the temperature to keep both floors comfortable. The lower level was quite cold. When we turned the heat up, the upper level became too warm.

The location to Skyline Drive was terrific. Only 15 minutes to the entrance to the park. We enjoyed an afternoon of hiking in the mountains. Then returned to a welcoming home for dinner and games. We would definitely stay in this house again.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased you enjoyed the house and Skyline Drive! We'll check into the pool table and call the local pool table maintenance company. To keep the downstairs warmer, when upstairs is too warm, just close some upstairs vents to force more warm air to the downstairs rooms! It's as easy as that! We welcome you to stay with us, again! Sincerely, the Massanutten Vacation team
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0 0

Love this house

  • 5 of 5

Last year was the very first time I had ever rented a house so I really didn't know what to expect. I planned a weekend with my team for some down time and we had a blast!. The house was Perfect! Lots of room and very clean. We went in on Friday and never left until Sunday. Katrina was very helpful and easy to work with. We will be renting this same house again this year in Jan.

  • Submitted: Dec 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Jan 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We are so pleased you love the house, and are glad you are coming to stay, again! Sincerely, the Massanutten Vacation team
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Jonesville, VA

Peaceful, relaxing stay

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed out stay at "Mountain Retreat". It was really spacious, clean, and had everything we needed for cooking in. It was a great location for the activities we chose to do. Great house and great resort!!!

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We're so pleased you enjoyed your stay- the house and the nearby activities. This is what we strive for, for all our vacation homes. We look forward to having you & your family return to stay. Sincerely, the Massanutten Vacation team
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Shenandoah VA

Great Spring break vacation

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast on our week long vacation while the kids were out of school. We rented the house for the pool table wifi and big TV and enjoyed all of it and more. The house is big and we were able to spend time together and spread out to do our own thing. Its just like the description and very clean. There was one minor issue a leak under a bathroom sink and maintenance took care of it fast. We didn't want to leave!!!

  • Submitted: May 14, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your lovely review. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay. We welcome you back for your next Massanutten Vacation! Sincerely, the Massanutten Vacation team
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Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
US Highway 33
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
2 Miles
Car: necessary

Massanutten is 13 miles from your National Park- Skyline Drive and surrounded by the George Washington National Forest.

Just 2 hours from Washington D.C.; 45 minutes from Charlottesville VA; 1 hour from Staunton and Winchester VA; and up to 2 hours from Richmond, Lexington and Roanoke VA.

There is e v e r y t h i n g to do nearby!


Rates & Availability

Massanutten House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jul 5 2016 - Sep 1 2016
2 night minimum stay
Labor Day weekend
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
Early Fall
Sep 6 2016 - Sep 29 2016
2 night minimum stay
Fall Peak
Sep 30 2016 - Oct 30 2016
2 night minimum stay
Oct 31 2016 - Nov 23 2016
2 night minimum stay
Nov 24 2016 - Nov 27 2016
3 night minimum stay
Late Fall
Nov 28 2016 - Dec 8 2016
2 night minimum stay
Ski Season
Dec 9 2016 - Dec 17 2016
2 night minimum stay
Christmas-New Year's
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 1 2017
3 night minimum stay
Ski Season
Jan 2 2017 - Jan 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
MLK Jr weekend
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Ski Season
Jan 17 2017 - Feb 16 2017
2 night minimum stay
Presidents' weekend
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
Ski Season
Feb 21 2017 - Mar 18 2017
2 night minimum stay
Early Spring
Mar 19 2017 - Apr 13 2017
2 night minimum stay
Apr 14 2017 - Apr 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Apr 17 2017 - May 3 2017
2 night minimum stay
JMU Graduation weekend
May 4 2017 - May 7 2017
3 night minimum stay
May 8 2017 - May 25 2017
2 night minimum stay
Memorial Day weekend
May 26 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning $100

$300 Fully Refundable damage deposit.
Low Rates: $250/nt. $1500/wk.
Any time not Mid or Holiday.

Mid Rates:$285/nt. $1700/wk.
Summer: after Mem Day to Labor Day wknd, 4th of July not incl.
Fall Peak
Ski Season: mid-Dec through mid-Mar

Holidays:3-night min
MLK Jr. wknd
Presidents’ wknd
JMU Grad
Memorial Day weekend
4th of July
Labor Day wknd
Christmas wk thru- New Years wknd

Full payment one month before your arrival date.
VISA, MasterCard and Discover.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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Shenandoah Valley House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2700 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Resort
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Double Basin Sink
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shared bedrms 4&5
  • Guests must bring bath towels, hand towels & washcloths, and towels for the pool and water park.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Full Bath
    Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Full Bath
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Full Bath
    Bedroom 5 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Full Bath-shared
    Bedroom 4 - 3 twin/ single , Full Bath-shared
  • Bedrooms 1 & 3 have King Beds, Cable TV & DVD. Bedroom 2 has 2 Queen Beds. Bedroom 4 has 1 Twin Bed and 1 Twin Bunk Bed. Bedroom 5 has one set of Twin Bunk Beds and one Double Bed. Linens for the beds are included: mattress pads, sheets & pillowcases, pillows, blankets, comforters, quilts. Guests must bring linens for the queen sleep sofa. Guests must bring towels.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Pool Table
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gated Community
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Wood Deck
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
PETS ALLOWED: 1 adult dog, ONLY; must have ALL current vaccinations; renter must sign Pet Policy and pay $100 pet fee. Renter must clean up all pet waste from yard. Local leash laws must be adhered to. For more info, please contact us at 800-644-1355. If this home is booked please contact us to see which of our other homes are available! 800-644-1355. Swimming at Stonewall Terrace outdoor pool & Massanutten Water Park, on-site, and at Swift Run, about 6-7 miles away from Massanutten entrance.

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