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Secluded, Romantic Mountain Cabin for 2, fully equipped

Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type cabin


About the property

Secluded, Romantic Fully Equipped Cabin for 2 in Blue Ridge Mountains of VA.

Romantic, secluded fully equipped cabin for two in the Blue Ridge Mountains, 18 mi NW of Charlottesville, on Brokenback Mountain and near to Skyline Drive and the Appalachian Trail; 80 miles from Washington DC. Just a short drive to Charlottesville; home of 'Monticello' and the University of Virginia.

Located on over 200 acres, with 2 hiking trails on the property. The Cottage has a gas fireplace, fully equipped kitchen, 2 person Jacuzzi tub, and shower. No TV or telephone, but each has a stereo with CD's and tapes, and lots of books, board games, cards, etc.

Includes covered porch and open deck, with BBQ grill. There is also a hammock under the trees to relax in.

Sorry, no children, pets, or smoking in cottage.

Access to swimming pool in summer.

Relax and get away from the hustle and bustle of the city in the quiet of our mountain valley.

Amenities:: All kitchen appliances; coffee maker, microwave, refrigerator/freezer, blender, mixer, toaster - even down to the napkins in the kitchen.

Bath has 2 person Jacuzzi tub and separate shower; all linens and towels are provided, as well as amenities.

Bedroom has queen sized bed, and is carpeted, as is the dressing room area.

Living room has hardwood floors, sofa and chairs; lots of books, CD's and tapes, and board games and cards.

Secluded and very private.

Activities: : Swimming pool on property in season; 2 hiking trails on property.

Area: Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, very close to the Skyline Drive.

18 mi NW of Charlottesville, Va. which is home to Monticello and the University of Virginia. Also close to Montpelier and Ash Lawn, both homes of former Presidents. 90 miles from Washington, DC and about 65 miles from Richmond, Va. Close by to numerous wineries.

No children, no pets.

More Details

Property Manager
Chuck Swinney
Member since: 2005
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 19, 2017


The Standard -- CLOSED
Lafayette Inn & Restaurant
Blue Ridge Cafe
Stone Mountain Vineyards
"Share property line with this vineyard"
Glass House Winery
"Short Drive from cabin"
Nearest Airport
11 Miles
Charlottesville, VA (CHO)
Nearest Train
18 Miles
Charlottesville VA
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Stanardsville VA
Nearest Ski
17 Miles
Car: necessary

Located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, 18 miles NW of Charlottesville, and 10 miles from Skyline Drive and George Washington National Forest. 90 miles SW of Washington, DC and 75 NW of Richmond, Va.

Other Activities: 2 hiking trails on property

Ski: Nearby at Massanutten in Shenandoah Valley


Dyke Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub
  • 2 person jacuzzi tub and shower - all linens provided.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • One bedroom, with dressing room attached - all linens provided. Sleeps 2.
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Barbecue
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
  • 2 garden chairs
  • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Spa Whirlpool
  • autumn foliage
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • swimming
Covered porch with rocking chairs and BBQ grill No Children; no pets.


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(15 traveler reviews)

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Secluded, Romantic Mountain Cabin for 2, fully equipped
average rating of 5.0 based on 15 reviews

A Little Slice of Mountain Heaven

  • 5 of 5

My husband had been wanting to rent a little cabin in the woods for a short weekend away. It was his birthday, so I decided to book this (less than 24 hours). It was so easy, and the space was pure joy. It was clean, it was stocked with everything one would need. The best part was no phones and no internet, which at first I was worried about- but turned out to be exactly what we needed. We visited a winery near by- Glass House- which was lovely. Then came back at sundown to cook a quiet dinner. We turned on the fire and listened to the wind chimes blow in the breeze, sipping wine and relaxing. It was divine. The bed was very comfy, and the sheets were amazing. I am kind of a snob about that. My only complaint; we only had one night. We will definitely be back. It was perfect.

  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you guys found us back here in the mountains, and happy that you enjoyed your stay. Do hope you will be able to return to the peace and quiet once again. Love to have you anytime.
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Immaculate, secluded, romantic getaway spot for two

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable with all trimmings (fireplace and hot tub are a nice touch), ultra-comfortable bed and updated kitchen. Streamside deck is ideal for relaxing and reading. Will definitely be back.. Thanks Chuck!

  • Submitted: Sep 10, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for the remarks, loved having you stay, just wish you could have spent a little more time! Come on back soon and spend a couple of days in the mountains.
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Excellent, wonderfully romantic, cozy place to stay

  • 5 of 5

We rented the cabin for a week for our honeymoon and couldn't have found a better place to celebrate. The cabin was equipped with everything you need and was quite special with fresh flowers everywhere. There are many attractions within driving distance including many wineries. The owners are awesome and we enjoyed meeting their dog John Henry and taking a tour of another special cabin that they own. Fresh baked cookies on our last day there was quite a treat. We will certainly be back and may rent more of their 5 cabins with our friends. Wonderful experience!

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed having you guys spend the week with us in the mountains. (John-Henry is missing the hikes with you!). Do hope to see you guys again soon; come on down and relax a little.
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Very quiet and secluded!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin was absolutely perfect!

  • Submitted: Sep 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad that you were able to stay with us in the mountains, and that you enjoyed your stay. Do hope that you will come back again.
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A slice of paradise!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Creek Cabin was everything we'd hope for and more. Chuck has created a little slice of paradise with this cabin and is unbelievably accommodating to his guests. We arrived to a basket of cookies and every piece of information we'd ever need about our stay. We would not have changed a thing and couldn't recommend a stay at the cabin highly enough! We'll absolutely be back.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy to have you guys up here for the weekend, and that you enjoyed your stay. Hope to see you again soon - Fall is fast approaching!! Come back anytime. Chuck
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Beautiful and secluded

  • 5 of 5

Having no cell phone reception was real weird at first, but it was a very pleasant freeing experience. The cabin and the surrounding grounds were beautiful, and the creek was fantastic. Can't wait to go back

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy that you got to spend some nice, quiet time in the mountains and along Chesley Creek. So good to get away from all the electronic ties! Do hope that you will be able to return to Creek House.
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

$190.00 per night + tax weekdays
$215.00 per night + tax weekends.
Tax: 10%
Two nite minimum on weekends
One night's rate required for deposit.
Deposit refund in full if cancellation made prior to 7 days of arrival.
Cash, check, or money order - no credit cards
Please inquire for information on additional cottages located on the same property

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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