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Frank and Kathy

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

American Dream ~ Stunning Mountain Home, 4 acres of privacy, Big Views

6 Reviews
Sleeps12
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

West Virginia House Rental Photos and Description

4 Bedrooms, 3 full baths, Sleeps 10 -12

American Dream is nestled on 4 private wooded acres with gorgeous views of Snowshoe Resort and the 'Western Territory'. Comfortably elegant decor with distinctive decorator furnishings. Relax by the gas log fireplace in the Living Room and watch your favorite DVD movies on the wide screen Plasma TV with satellite reception and Wireless Internet. Beautiful inside and out ~ An outdoor lover's paradise with massive decks, large gourmet grill and a soothing hot tub to unwind and admire the view or to warm up for a romantic evening. The covered porch with Amish gliders is perfect for snuggling or sipping your favorite beverage. Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall, pamper yourself and have it all ~ Privacy, fabulous mountain views and abundant wildlife. Gather your family together and live the 'American Dream'.

For rates, see 'detail' section of rental rates.

Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Frank and Kathy (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english

About Frank and Kathy

We built our lovely home in Snowshoe in 2007. It is a perfect "get away from it all" location. We wanted our mountain retreat to feel like home for our guests and friends.

Frank and Kathy purchased this house in 2007

Why Frank and Kathy chose West Virginia

We live most of the time in a big city ~ needed to be able to reconnect and de-stress.

What makes this house unique

Very private, yet close to the resort for activities.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Lots of privacy ~ just what we needed to get away! Enjoyed the slopes and some of the night life of the mountain, but it was nice to get back "home" to peace and quiet. Sitting in the hot tub with snow coming down through the trees was fantastic. The home is beautifully decorated and had everything we would want. You do need 4WD
Feb 2013
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Reviews

4.8
based on 6 traveler reviews

American Dream ~ Stunning Mountain Home, 4 acres of privacy, Big Views
average rating of 4.8333335 based on 8 reviews
5

Clean, Comfortable, Spacious, An excellent getaway!

  • 5 of 5

As a whole, my group of 11 had a great time at the American Dream residence. Perfect bed configuration, huge luxurious hot tub, and plenty of space for all to lounge around the TV and gas fireplace after a long day on the slopes.

The house is beautifully furnished, with american accents throughout the home, great theme!

I will stress this, if you don't have 4WD (we all did, but those with all-season tires still got stuck), please do not risk the final 1 mile drive up to the cabin.

No service was a blessing and a curse as we soon found out that contacting each other was nearly impossible if we got separated. Wifi was not blazing fast, but it got the job done.

We had a complication with the refrigerator but Kathy was quick to remedy the situation and make everything right again!

Thank you, we hope to stay again soon!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you had a great time! Thank you for being so patient with the refrigerator - all is well now with a brand new French Door refrigerator! We love our returning guests!
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5

Just as Described!

  • 5 of 5

Everything described about the property was spot-on! The mountain house was tucked away in a beautiful neighborhood about 15 minutes from Snowshoe Resort. Although we spent most of our time on the slopes we wanted a place that was a little more secluded with some privacy and the American Dream didn't disappoint. All the amenities were in great shape and worked well. We only had a party of eight but this property could comfortably accommodate up to 12. We would recommend this place for anytime of year!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you were happy with our home! We hope that you will return again!
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5

Excellent home for winter vacations

  • 5 of 5

We plan an annual trip with a group of close friends to Snowshoe every year. This year was our best experience because the home and location were excellent. The homeowners were very friendly, helpful, and flexible. Definitely need 4WD to get to the house if it snows. Looking forward for next year's trip!

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad that you had a great time ~ we love our return guests and look forward to you coming back to visit! Thank you ~ Frank and Kathy
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4

Very nice home, just wish we had had more snow!

  • 4 of 5

Had a wonderful time up at Snowshoe for New Years, despite not having any snow to ski with the oddly warm weather. Cabin is very nice, with full amenities in the kitchen. Very comfortable with the 10 people we ended up having. Probably would have been a little bit cozy with any more. Definitely would need 4x4 to get there if there had been any snow or ice on the ground.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy that you had a wonderful time and that you found our home very nice and comfortable ~ that is our main goal! I wish we could have helped with the snow! Thank you again for staying in our home!
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5

Really Nice Place

  • 5 of 5

Really nice place to spend time with the family and kids. About 30 min from the ski resort. 4x4 or tire chains ARE required. House is 10 min off road 219 on a dirt road. Owner was great and willing to help every step of the way. Had a small problem with a invasion of lady bugs but I am sure its an isolated problem.

Would recommend to every one

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our home is 1.5 miles off of Rt 219 and approximately 15 minutes drive time to the resort under normal weather conditions. Lady bugs are an issue for all homes in Snowshoe ~ Our home is on a pest control bi-monthly service and our home was serviced the day our guest departed. 4 wheel drive is needed during the winter months. Thank you for staying with us!!
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5

Feels like home!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful home with lots of privacy! Pictures do not do the home justice. Owner's management company was local and very helpful. When we were there in ski season, we did need our 4 Wheel drive. We have stayed here several times and look forward to our next visit. It feels like home!

  • Submitted: Aug 2, 2010
  • Stayed: Oct 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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Snowshoe is a fabulous Four Season Resort with special activities planned year round. The area highlights golf, mountain biking, hiking, fly fishing , beautiful scenic views and of course the best snow skiing in the Southeast! With an average of 180 inches of natural snow a year, Snowshoe's 57 slopes and trails blow away the competition. You will find quaint shops and several unique restaurants on the mountain and in town. For the train buff's, Cass Railroad is only a few miles away.

American Dream is in an established neighborhood 'Slatyfork Farms', 2 miles from the entrance to the resort. 4-Wheel drive needed in Ski Season.

Ski: Best Skiing in the Southeast!!! 1,500 foot vertical drop and an annual snow fall of 180 inches! Over 57 slopes and trails ~ and West Virginia hospitality!!!

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Rates & Availability

Snowshoe Mountain House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Fall/Summer
May 1 - Nov 20
3 night minimum stay
$325
$1,750
 
 
Holiday Ski Season
Dec 23 2016 - Jan 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
MLK Holiday
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
President's Holiday
Feb 17 2017 - Feb 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$450
From
$500
Fri,Sat
$2,800
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee $195 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.0%

4 WD needed in winter months. Our home is in a private residential subdivision ~ you must be 25 or older to rent our home. Key pick-up and necessary information are provided in the contract at booking.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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

West Virginia House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Lobster Pot
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Flows (no pun intended), with the rest of the home ~ beautiful and functional.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , TV
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single , 1 sleep sofa /futon , TV
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 5 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , TV w/ DVD
  • All bedrooms are beautifully appointed. Master and Bedroom 2 (2 twin beds w/ a sleeper sofa chair) are on the top floor. The Master has an elegant King Size Panel Bed. Both rooms upstairs have satellite TVs. The 'Americana' room is bedroom 3. It is located on the main floor near the kitchen & living room. It has a lovely Queen Poster Bed. Bedroom 4 is located on the lower floor near the hot tub and den~ It has a Queen size bed. We call it the 'Wild Life' room. The 5th bedroom is set up as a den 'Frosty's Fort' ~ cozy & fun, decorated in a Snowman motif. This room has a full size sleeper sofa and a twin sleeper sofa/chair. The den also has a satellite TV with a DVD player ~ Perfect for the kids or the young at heart. Exit the french door of the den to the relaxing Hot Tub and deck. Both of these rooms have nice views too!
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 12 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Pour your favorite beverage and let the romance and snuggling begin!

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