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Franci, Terry, & Megan Edwards

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

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

25 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Shenandoah Valley Cabin Rental Photos and Description

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.

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Franci, Terry, & Megan Edwards (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english

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!


based on 25 traveler reviews

Expansive Mountain Views, Private Lakes, Plentiful Wildlife, Luxury and Elegance
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews

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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Minneapolis, MN


  • 5 of 5

Great property for a getaway. Would definitely recommend to others.

Owners are very responsive w/ their communication and easy to deal with.


  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Hilton Head Island, SC USA

Man Trip

  • 5 of 5

Seven of my friends and I have been escaping to mountain cabins for five years now in an effort to maintain our friendships, seeing as we are all living in different states. Each time we have travelled to a different cabin in the mountains but after our stay at the Crimora Mine Retreat it was unanimous that we would definitely return. The cabin is spectacular as is the beautiful property it sits on. The views were outstanding no matter where you turned. The secluded property with numerous trails around the property were perfect for leisurely hikes. The lake pavilion was a great change of pace as a lot of laughs were shared at the outdoor hearth. The owner's were easy to deal with and more than accommodating. We all agreed that this was by far the best place we've stayed.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our Dearest Man Trip IV, We really hope you fellas come back for Man Trip V, and onward. Not just because we appreciate your business and blushing comments, but your review in our guest books has STILL been cracking us up. We hope all is well with the group (even Eddie), and that your 'diamond' is still floating in good condition. Best Regards, The Edwards
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Annapolis, MD

Fantastic way to celebrate my wife's 40th birthday

  • 5 of 5

I rented Cirmora for a surprise 40th birthday weekend for my wife! We had three other couples come that weekend and had the best time! We had rented from Friday to Sunday but regret not renting it for at least another day. This place is just amazing. I can't imagine how anyone could be disappointed. It's truly spectacular!!

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rustic luxury done right!

  • 5 of 5

This "cabin" is really a luxury mini-lodge. Top-of-the-line kitchen appliances, a rec room basement equipped with everything you need for laid back family fun, a gorgeous 150 acres of wooded views, and your own lake with a lakeside pavilion that has even MORE to do!!! Our family of 10 loved everything about this cabin and its owner, Teri, was a delight. I recommend this place to anyone who wants true R&R with a side of activity. Go and enjoy.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2014
  • Stayed: Dec 2013
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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


Rates & Availability

Crimora Cabin Rental Rates

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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 5.3%

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Shenandoah Valley Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
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
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
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

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