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Expansive Mountain Views, Private Lakes, Plentiful Wildlife, Luxury and Elegance

Bedrooms 4
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Luxury Log Home, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths (Sleeps 10)The home has panoramic views of

CHECK AVAILABILITY EMAIL CRIMORAMINERETREAT@GMAIL.COM TO REQUEST BOOKINGS. The home has panoramic views of the Shenandoah Valley and breathtaking sunsets. The gourmet kitchen boasts custom cabinets, granite countertops, Wolf oven, Subzero frig. The mountain cabin includes a master suite with king bed, bedroom vented gas fireplace, bath with whirlpool tub and double custom shower and a spacious loft seating area, two queen bedrooms and a family bedroom with a double and two twin beds. The game room has a granite topped bar with an icemaker, pool table, game table, and wood fireplace.

The woodland is teaming with wildlife: deer, bear, turkey, beavers, ducks, hawks and occasional eagle sightings. Other amenities include a large outside custom fire pit with seating, lake side pavilion with stone fireplace and large deck over lake, catch and release fishing, gas grills, and optional golf cart rental. There are many area attractions if you can leave this breathtaking property.

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Franci, Terry, & Megan Edwards
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
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Calendar last updated:
March 25, 2017

About Franci, Terry, & Megan Edwards

The Crimora Mine Retreat cabin was family built in 2006-2007. The property was originally purchased with no standing structures. The Edwards family have put time and thoughtfulness into every detail of their home.

Franci, Terry, & Megan Edwards purchased this cabin in 2005

Why Franci, Terry, & Megan Edwards chose Shenandoah Valley

Crimora Mine Retreat is unlike any other property... Just listen to our renter's comments! The pictures you see just don't do the scenery justice. Once you step foot in Crimora we guarantee you will want to come back again and again.

What makes this cabin unique

Scenically exceptional... bring your camera!


Crimora Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 10
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Lakefront
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm System
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Secure Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 13 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys
  • Balcony
  • Binoculars
  • Boat with Paddles
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf Cart
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 10 garden chairs
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • Whirlpool
  • jetted tub
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

Expansive Mountain Views, Private Lakes, Plentiful Wildlife, Luxury and Elegance
average rating of 5.0 based on 29 reviews
Hoboken, NJ


  • 5 of 5

Place is awesome. Has everything, and they really try to take care of everything for you. You really don't have to bring anything besides perishables and aluminum foil/saran wrap. If you want to fish, you'll have to bring a pole, but otherwise, they have it all. We (4 families) had a great time - our only issue was that we should've stayed an extra day! Highly recommended!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Private, lovely, easy drive from city, and great amenities

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is lovely, plenty of space for the nine of us. The pictures don't do it justice. The kitchen is stocked with much more cooking gear than we expected. Extra fridge downstairs, ice maker/wet bar, fireplaces, fire pit, and access to the pavilion with kayaks, deck, and outdoor pool table. The views were great and the privacy was a plus. Very clean. Also, little touches like soft blankets, throws, and sheets added to the coziness. Lots of wineries and breweries nearby but we were having so much fun we never left the property. The management is great-- customer service, on call, and always helpful. We're already planning our next visit!

  • Submitted: Feb 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hidden Gem

  • 5 of 5

What an incredible house located right next to Shenandoah National Park! Went with a group of friends and had a fantastic time. Will definitely find a reason to return. It made it so easy not having to bring anything but food to cook in the spectacular kitchen and outdoor grills (no linens, no hand soaps, no paper products, no cleaning supplies, etc.)

Was the listing description accurate regarding the location, layout, amenities, etc?

Yes. It was even better than described!

Was the property clean and well-maintained ?

Very clean and well-maintained!

Did the owner provide good customer service ?

Yes. Great customer service. They responded to questions within hours.

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What activities, attractions and restaurants did you like or dislike near by ?

Loved the foosball, pool table, lounging chairs at their private lake, fire pit, spectacular kitchen, and so much more.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful, Tranquil and Relaxing!

  • 5 of 5

We had an incredible family vacation and Crimora Mine Retreat.

Everything is as beautiful as it looks online. There is a wonderful porch swing and some gliding rocker adirondack chairs which I don't think are shown in the photos. The home is remote... quite a ways down a private gravel drive through the woods that skirts a flowered meadow filled with butterflies and the edge of one of the lakes before winding up to the house. On first arriviing, I thought perhaps I'd taken a wrong turn in the woods before we came upon the house. It's virtually hidden until you are upon it, but you'll know you've arrived when you reach the paved portion of the drive. The house was immaculate and well equipped. We found the plumbed in coffee maker incredibly convenient and enjoyed coffee on the deck overlooking the lake each morning. At the boat dock, there were 3 kayaks and a canoe and we enjoyed exploring the 3 connected ponds. There are beavers active at the lake and we were lucky enough to see one of the (surprisingly large!) beavers -- he came down the bank and swam right under one of our kayaks our first time out on the lake!

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Stunning house on a gorgious piece of property

  • 5 of 5

The house was immaculate, clean and super fun. The owners are really nice about the whole trip and were able to answer all of my questions and make the experience wonderful. We caught fish, grilled dinner, went for a hike to name a few things. Can't say enough about how nice the house is. It was everything we wanted and more. We will be booking again!

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Memorable Trip!

  • 5 of 5

My group had a truly amazing time at the cabin.

Our trip was actually one-and-a-half years in the making: Last year, I planned a cabin getaway for my 30th birthday. My boyfriend and I were moving back east from Montana and wanted to do something relaxing with a good group of friends. But two weeks before our Crimora weekend, during our cross-country drive, we were hit by an intoxicated driver in the middle of the desert. I ended up in a hospital in New Mexico for a month and was then confined to a wheelchair for the next six months. Thankfully, the Edwards were kind enough to rebook us for any dates of our choosing, so that when I was finally back up my feet, my boyfriend and I could enjoy a wonderful cabin getaway with a good group of friends.

We all fell in love with this place while there and are already planning return trips! I never write reviews, but that's just how lovely this cabin is.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sood, we can't even say how happy we are that you were able to reschedule your trip, and to be healthy enough to enjoy it! We really hope you are yours are able to come back and visit for a Crimora Mine Retreat reunion. Best Regards, The Edwards
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Rates & Availability

Crimora Cabin Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 5.3%

To receive $499.00 week day pricing, must book a minimum of three nights. If only two week day nights are booked, $599.00 per night.

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Car: necessary

Crimora Mine Retreat is a vacation log home completed in the fall of 2007. The cabin is nestled next to the Shenandoah National Park on 150 acres of woodlands which includes a seven acre lake for fishing, canoeing, and kayaking and many walking and hiking trails.

Other Activities: kayaking, canoeing


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