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Altitude Coziness - Shenandoah Mountains Affordable Cabin!

Sleeps4
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

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Studio Cabin, 1 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4

Studio cabin, mountaintop wooded area, hike into the Shenandoah National Park!

A perfect place for a romantic gateway, or for a family. You can relax in the cool mountain air, at an altitude of 2700 feet, on the deck overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains, enjoy star-gazing, and hike nearby Shenandoah National Park. Altitude Coziness is located in Skyline Lakes Property-holder Association of 490 peaceful tranquil acres.

Studio cabin has one large room for living, dining areas and bedroom. Kitchen is separated by a wall, bathroom is private. TV/DVD/VCR but no satellite or cable reception, wood burning fireplace, firewood provided, linens provided, close to great hiking options, and nearby fishing pond. Skyline Lakes borders the Shenandoah National Park.

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Owner (Owner)
Member since: 2010
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Speaks: english, french, italian

About Owner

We are a family of 5, with three young and energetic boys! We live close to Washington, DC. We love the outdoors and like to go to our Shenandoah cabin!

Reviews

Excellent! 4.5/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)
Altitude Coziness - Shenandoah Mountains Affordable Cabin!
average rating of 4.5 based on 30 reviews
5

Week at Altitude Coziness

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at Altitude Coziness. Easy access to Shenandoah NP, Washington and Jefferson NF, Luray Caverns, and other attractions. Cabin is away from it all and we spent nights grilling and sitting by the fire. Neighbors were friendly as well. Definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Jul 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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3

lovely location. decent amenities.

  • 3 of 5

the good: the place couldn't have been located in a better location. remote. hard to get to; meaning unless the weather is in primo condition, you'll need a 4-wheel drive in order to climb the steep gravelly incline up to the cabin. we got REAL lucky with the weather considering we managed to make it up in my manual little sporty Mazda. I still consider this a good because it keeps the riff raff away.

the other goods... the cabin was surrounded with the lovely sounds of nature. not to mention, what a brilliant night sky! unblemished by city lights.

the place is clean and very cozy. perfect for a couple and a pet. any more than that is pushing it.

the bad: the lack of some amenities. not only are there about seven different signs for you to tip the housekeeper (she must've gotten shafted big time for there to be that many clues to please tip), you need to bring your own trash down with you. so, that large tip I would've left for the housekeeper ended up just being a decent tip. also, the towels are hard as hell, the shampoos and conditioners have been used and some were completely empty, and there were no paper towels (I did ask the owner of the cabin ahead of time about the paper towels and he did alert me there would prob be none there, though so we did come prepared).

lastly, although there's a landline phone, there's no long distance. which defeats the entire purpose. we ended up having to climb up to the top of the mountain in order to finally attain service to make sure there were no emergencies with our elderly parents.

that really was the worst of it, though. the only thing I'd really ask of the owner to consider updating is the trash removal and phone service. both being a serious inconvenience to the renter, unfortunately.

the cabin itself is adorable. a very relaxing getaway for anyone who needs a break from the every day bustle/hustle.

side note: do yourself a favor and skip the dvd of The Sitter they have on the dvd shelf. you've been warned.

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the review. We are glad you overall enjoyed the cabin. On a couple of points you raised: - You raise a good point about the trash. We will think of a better system. We do ask renters to take the trash down because we want to avoid having trash in the house as much as possible, which can attract critters. The housekeeper cannot always come right away as guests leave. But I agree with you that we should be able to find a better system. - As for the phone, we do keep a phone for emergencies, but we like to keep the cabin remote. There is indeed limited to none cell phone reception, and we find that this helps us and our guests "unplug". The phone number is listed in the rental packet, so, if there is an emergency, it is possible to be reached.
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5

Very nice place to stay

  • 5 of 5

Part of our honeymoon was spent on this property. I enjoyed how relaxing the environment of the cabin felt. The area is beautiful and remote. The owner was easy to work with.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Wentworth
5

Very Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I were looking for a base to explore the Shenandoah Valley. Our dog was recovering from ACL surgery, so a pet friendly place was essential. Altitude Coziness was just the place. We enjoyed grilling on the deck and chilling by the fireplace after days of exploring the area. The shower pressure was low, but other than that I would rate this as a 5 star experience. The owner was helpful with directions and some hints on the local scene. I would recommend this place to anyone looking for an escape from the city.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Daniel. Very glad you were able to enjoy it!! We are fixing the shower pressure problem for future guests - sorry about that.
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Arlington, Virginia
4

cute cabin in the woods

  • 4 of 5

Overall we enjoyed the cabin. The deck was great and it is perfect for a couple. I didn't like the lack of pressure in the shower, but the water did get hot. Also, the TV is outdated and the bed was a little uncomfortable and for $150 a night ($307 for the weekend) I would expect a little more updates and money put into the appliances/bedding. We would recommend this place if the price was less.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for staying at Altitude Coziness. I did notice the shower pressure issue, right before you went, and we will address that right away. Also, you are right about the TV - we will install a new one; we just never use it when we are there so we didn't think of it. Thank you for the suggestions and we keep working on improving our guests' experience.
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Secluded Beauty

  • 4 of 5

Altitude Coziness was a close-to-perfect place to stay for our 5-day getaway. The cabin is cozy, with all necessary amenities and more -- games, a deck of cards, a grill, and more kitchen appliances than one would typically expect in a rental. We had a wonderful time doing day hikes in Shenandoah National Park and exploring the nearby towns. We loved visiting Luray Caverns and ate one meal at a local diner. Other than that we were able to grill all our own meals with no problem, while enjoying the fire pit and the beautiful sunset. The stars, of course, were amazing, and the cabin provided us with a means to be immersed in nature without having to camp out (the national park camping season doesn't start until late March or early April). Our single disappointment was a bit of a bug problem in the cabin, although the bugs were easy to get rid of and provided no issues other than being a mere annoyance to our pleasant state. All in all we would certainly recommend staying at Altitude Coziness -- it truly doesn't get better than this!

  • Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Altitude Coziness is located South of Luray off of RT. 340 in Tanner's Ridge near the town of Stanley, Va. 22851. You can expect a 13 mile drive to the town of Luray. Altitude Coziness is located in Skyline Lakes Property-holder Association of 490 peaceful tranquil acres.

Owner will provide detailed directions.

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Rates & Availability

Stanley Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Peak Season (2016)
Apr 15 2016 - Dec 1 2016
2 night minimum stay
$95
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$160
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$150
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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Amenities

Stanley Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 650 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wood Fireplace
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Full 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Studio cabin
Entertainment:
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Wood Deck
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • caves
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • pier fishing
  • rafting

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