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Stonewall Crossing: Historic Property on the Shenandoah River

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms5
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview


Details
Property
estate
Sleeps
12
Bedrooms
4
Bathrooms
5
Minimum Stay
2 - 3 nights

About the property

Estate, 4 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-12)

Enjoy natural beauty at this historic retreat on the banks of the Shenandoah River. Built in 1739, Stonewall Crossing sits on 25 beautiful acres with nearly a quarter mile of riverfront views, a meadow, a quarry, and views of the Massanutten mountain ridge.

Stonewall Crossing is a unique, welcoming respite in the countryside that sits on the banks of this historic river. The original two-story log cabin has been beautifully renovated. The lower level serves as the Great Room, complete with a bluestone fireplace built from rock quarried on the property. In all, the house features four large bedrooms, each with its own private bathroom. The décor of each bedroom draws inspiration from the original structures of the pioneering families and Shenandoah Valley farmers who have lived here over the past three centuries.

Stonewall Crossing also features luxurious, modern amenities. A fully appointed, chef’s-quality kitchen with granite countertops opens to the dining room--perfect for cooking, entertaining, and gathering to enjoy special meals. Off the dining room and surrounding the house is a two-story deck overlooking the river and perfect for socializing, watching the sunset, stargazing, or relaxing with a good book.

Stonewall Crossing is located in the Shenandoah Valley nestled between the Shenandoah National Forest and the George Washington National Forest. Stonewall Crossing’s deck provides a stunning view of Strickler Knob, considered one of the top hikes in the Mid-Atlantic region.

Keywords: River front homestead, Retreat

More Details

Owner
Sara Capella
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
February 24, 2017

About Sara Capella

Stonewall Crossing is the vacation home for three-generations of a family that has endeavored to preserve and enhance the natural beauty of this homestead. We live and work in the area, and we frequently ‘runaway’ to Stonewall Crossing. We hope that you enjoy it as much as we have.

Sara Capella purchased this estate in 2004

Why Sara Capella chose Shenandoah Valley

Only 90 miles (a 2-hour drive) from the Washington DC area gives you enough proximity for a weekend escape, but sufficient distance to provide a respite from city life.

What makes this estate unique

We enjoy swimming and kayaking in the river, the proximity to excellent hiking trails, the beautiful mountain views and the peacefulness of country life. We also love to cook and entertain and the property is perfect for that.

Guestbook comments from the owner

What a perfect location for our girls get-away and birthday celebration. We absolutely appreciate all the attention to details and upgraded features. The kitchen is fully stocked and we staged two amazing meals.
Aug 2012
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(29 traveler reviews)

Stonewall Crossing: Historic Property on the Shenandoah River
average rating of 4.862069 based on 40 reviews
5

Great stay!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time at Stonewall Crossing, and we had a fantastic experience both times. The house is beautiful and well-maintained. It's also a great space for larger groups--we had eight adults, one five-year-old, and a baby, and there was plenty of space for all of us. Thanks for such a great time!

  • Submitted: Jan 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Absolutely Breathtaking!!

  • 5 of 5

Gorgeous house in a gorgeous setting! The house is taken care of very well. It was a perfect place to celebrate New Year's and my wife's birthday with a number of her friends. Would definitely recommend this place!

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Wonderful!

  • 5 of 5

The house and property were gorgeous! This was a perfect setting for our family gathering. Thank you very much!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Great Weekend Away

  • 4 of 5

The house was ABSOLUTELY lovely. Plenty of room for everyone and it was meticulously decorated. Each room felt very special and well thought out. We were able to use the kayaks on the river, which was great. The river is very close to the house. SIDE NOTE that I do not think is mentioned in the post - there is a road that runs right next to the house. You can not see it in the photos, but you have to cross it to get to the river. I was a little disappointed, b/c I assumed the property had nothing else near it. Other than that though, the view is wonderful, especially at the fire pit area. I would definitely rent this property again.

  • Submitted: Nov 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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The Perfect Setting for a Special Gathering

  • 5 of 5

I have been to many rental properties all over the USA and the Stonewall Crossing is on my top 5. First, the communication & responsiveness of the owner, Sara is very reassuring. All my questions were addressed promptly. The house was quite spacious, comfortable, very clean & tastefully decorated. The house is well designed blending old & modern with a lot of character & history. The bedrooms & bathrooms were ample and the linens were sufficient, crisp & clean. Having the five bathrooms is very practical for a group of 12. The kitchen and dining area have ample spaces for a group to prepare a meal or do an activity. The great room is another big room for a nice cozy gathering with the fireplace. Every person or child can definitely find something to do in this setting. The outdoors on this property offers a wide range of choices. The river is on one side and the outdoor fireplace offers a unique setting for many outdoor activities or simply just to take in the beauty of nature. We were 12 adults who stayed here and everyone single one enjoyed this house. I celebrated my birthday here and a few other friends joined for dinner and we still had lots of room. Even if the weather is not good, there is a covered porch that lets you enjoy the view.

The supplies and amenities provided were sufficient, i.e. table cloths, kitchenware, plates, cutlery, etc. Big plus is that Walmart is 5 mins away for your convenience.

I highly recommend this awesome place for your family gatherings. There are endless possibilities of what you can do around the property and nearby attractions.

Thank you for having this place rented and making it feel like a real home. It is a very special home with lots of love and care.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Better than advertised

  • 5 of 5

We stayed with 3 other couple for 3 days. The view and accommodations allowed us to have a terrific time. We found the history of the house interesting, while the modern finishing comforting. We will make this a yearly trip with our friends and book with our kids for a get away.

  • Submitted: Sep 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Dulles International Airport
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
Interstate 81
Car: necessary

Board games and croquet set. Eight kayaks available for guest use on the Shenandoah River.

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Rates & Availability

Luray Estate Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Early Spring
Feb 21 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$550
$3,300
 
 
Summer 2017
May 26 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
$625
$4,000
 
 
Labor Day Holiday
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$625
 
 
Columbus Day Holiday
Oct 6 2017 - Oct 9 2017
3 night minimum stay
$600
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$600
$3,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Waiver No Refund $50
Tax Rate 10.3%

Rates are subject to change without notice.

Contact owner for Event Rates. We can accommodate a variety of functions from cozy birthday celebrations for 10 guests or lavish formal outdoor weddings for up to 150 guests.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Luray Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Bunk Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Stereo
  • Toys
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
Notes:
An outdoor patio with a stone fireplace is located next to the house. The patio is perfect for star gazing while enjoying a fire. A fire pit is located on the bank of the River.

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