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Melissa Greenblatt

Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Dog Friendly - 4 Bed-3 Bath Home Near Waterfall Trail

30 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

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Overview

Wintergreen House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Welcome to our home, Double Trouble! A dog-friendly vacation home!

They say a name is everything. A morning of hiking or tennis? An afternoon of swimming or mountain biking? Or impress your friends and ski in the morning and golf in the afternoon at Stony Creek in the spring! And of course the origin of the name, our boy / girl twins and two lovable dogs.

Our house is located inside the Wintergreen Resort up near the top of the mountain. It is a beautiful Lindal cedar home with floor to ceiling windows in the family room, extensive woodwork and stone fireplace. Easy entrance with only 3 wide, flat steps to and from our front porch and our driveway which differentiates us from so many other mountain homes. Imagine arriving for a weekend after dark in the snow with luggage, sleeping children and a dog and having 20 or so steps to hike to enter the house? Not our place. We graded our driveway specifically to avoid this disastrous beginning to a Wintergreen weekend. Just a hop, skip and jump from the gorgeous waterfall hiking trail and down the road from the Appalachian Trail access. We are a dog family with a golden retriever and a black lab so we understand how important it is to vacation with your pets! We even have a large dog crate and dog bed to make it the perfect vacation for all family members. In addition, our huge mudroom (complete with counter space, large sink, lockers, a huge bench and full size washer & dryer) is the answer to managing all your ski and golf equipment and other 'stuff' that traveling families have to cart around.

Come see why we fell in love with Wintergreen! Nature, wildlife, 30 miles of hiking trails, great views, 45-holes of golf, extensive skiing, boarding and tubing runs, a great kids program, a lake, horseback riding and much, much more. Our family has participated in all activities and sports that Wintergreen has to offer and I promise you won't be disappointed. And at the end of a fun-filled day, you can relax on the deck while you listen to the birds and the sound of the babbling brook behind our house. For the beer drinker in the family, we even offer a refrigerator.

Dogs are welcome all around the resort as long as they are on a leash. Although, if your pooch is well trained he can romp off-leash on the many hiking trails. We provide extra doggie-towels to help clean them up after a long day of hiking. Unfortunately, no cats allowed due to allergies.

And best of all, we offer two Guest of Member passes which allows up to four people per pass access to ski, golf, kids programs, pools and the lake. Separate use fees apply.

As for sleeping accommodations, the master bedroom is upstairs and has two queen beds. Adjacent to the master bedroom is full bathroom with a jacuzzi tub and a small loft with a table & four chairs - perfect for game time or plugging in your lap top computer. We have free WiFi.

Bedroom 2 and 3 are on the main level and each feature a double bed. These two bedrooms share a full size hallway bathroom. The basement has a living area with a sofa and small TV, a full bathroom and bedroom with a queen bed.

Keywords: house, pet, friendly, dog, hiking,

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Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Melissa Greenblatt (Owner)
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

Why Melissa Greenblatt chose Central Virginia

My husband and I first went to Wintergreen for a romantic golf weekend just after we got engaged! We returned several times to ski and play golf. We always wanted a vacation home in the mountains! In 2003, that dream became a reality. Wintergreen is the perfect mix of outdoor activities, fine dining, kid friendly programs and breathtaking views.

What makes this house unique

Vacationing in the mountains offer challenges that one might not consider when leaving home. The biggest one is the amount of steps that you have to climb once you arrive. Not a concern at our place as we had the entrance specially graded to eliminate any concerns. Other houses on this program have equally beautiful homes with spectacular views but with those views comes a downside that you wont find advertised on their sites. Steep steps, sometimes as many as dozens just to reach the front door. We have none. It's a straight shot right to our front door so loading in the luggage, food, skis, golf clubs and most importantly sleeping children is a breeze.

Reviews

4.9
based on 30 traveler reviews

Dog Friendly - 4 Bed-3 Bath Home Near Waterfall Trail
average rating of 4.866667 based on 30 reviews
5

great place!

  • 5 of 5

We rented Double Trouble for a long weekend to accommodate an overflow of family members and dogs and it was great. We have a home at Wintergreen less than 2 minutes up the road. We had 3 adults, an infant and 2 dogs who stayed there . When I took my family members down to the house to check in it was very spacious and very clean. It was also very comfortable for both humans and dogs. My family loved it and are already discussing a return visit. Also the location right by the trail down to Shamokin Falls makes it a great place to enjoy the spectacular mountains of Wintergreen.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice mountain home on trail network in Wintergreen Resort

  • 4 of 5

We spent a long weekend in the house with our grown children and grandchildren and a dog, and it was a nice play to stay while we explored the trail network and waterfalls in Wintergreen and hiked southern Shenadoah National Park. The bedrooms were fine for our group, the only comment ring that the master bedroom has a door but also opens into a loft so we needed to have quiet time in the living area so as not to disturb upstairs. The dining room has a nice big table that comfortably seats 8 or more. The kitchen is adequate with all the necessary appliances and dishes, etc, but could not fit too many people in there at once. The living area has a beautiful 2 story picture window that looks out over the wooded setting behind the house, and there is a nice deck and grill off the living area. There is a large mud room with dog bowls and also a dog crate, very dog friendly. Overall we liked the house and would recommend it.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect and Quaint

  • 5 of 5

We went for a small bachelorette weekend getaway to enjoy each other's company! The house was perfect and quaint and exactly what we were looking for. Hiking trails were right outside the back door with plenty of waterfalls and beautiful nature! Being that it's dog friendly, the only fear was that it might smell like pets. However, as soon as wee walked in the front door, that fear was alleviated, as the house was clean and fresh and perfectly taken care of! Thank you so much for opening your home and allowing us to enjoy all it had to offer.

  • Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Scenic private setting with close trail access.

  • 5 of 5

Great place! The house was perfect for our vacation. Easy to check into with key in lockbox. Beautiful setting with a trail to the waterfall right behind the house. Spent three days hiking in Shenandoah National Park where we saw waterfalls, amazing scenic vista from summit of Hightop trail, deer, a bobcat, and four black bears. Charlottesville is about an hour away where we visited Monticello and University of Virginia. The house was clean and set up with everything we needed. Loved the large dinning table and that it was "dog friendly". Best to arrive in daylight as road to house is excellent but at top of mountain so it is winding.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great house in great location

  • 4 of 5

My family and I thoroughly enjoyed Double Trouble. We had never stayed that far away from the Lodge but absolutely loved it. Especially with all of the snow we got, there was no traffic except for the snow plows. We took our dog, and he had a blast. It was so much fun to run with him there. The kids loved it to because we could all spread out. We weren't able to take advantage of the basement, but that space would be great for kids to get away and play games. We definitely plan on returning

  • Submitted: Jan 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Nicely Kept

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay here, very convenient, nice to include our dogs, most everything you could need in the kitchen. They really need new beds- this is the only thing that would keep me from staying here again.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We recently purchased a brand new queen size bed for the Master Bedroom.
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Rates & Availability

Wintergreen House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 21 2016 - Nov 28 2016
3 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Early Ski Season
Dec 2 2016 - Dec 19 2016
2 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Christmas Holidays
Dec 20 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$400
 
 
Ski Season
Jan 3 2017 - Jan 12 2017
2 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
MLK Weekend
Jan 13 2017 - Jan 17 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Ski Season 2
Jan 18 2017 - Feb 15 2017
2 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Presidents Weekend
Feb 16 2017 - Feb 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Ski Season 3
Feb 22 2017 - Mar 27 2017
2 night minimum stay
$350
 
 
Spring Break '17
Apr 7 2017 - Apr 23 2017
3 night minimum stay
$295
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$285
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 10.3%

We welcome up to 2 dogs (any size) at our house for no extra fees. Please confirm if you will be traveling with a dog(s) and if so, what kind.

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Amenities

Wintergreen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2300 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master Bedroom = 2 queen size beds Bedroom #2 = 1 double bed Bedroom #3 = 1 double bed Basement bedroom #4 = 1 queen bed
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • jetted tub
Attractions:
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sledding
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis

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