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Large home with space/fun activities for all ages

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 3,500 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Welcome to Elk Lane - a large two story Colonial with five bedrooms and a killer basement rec room for kids of all ages. We are situated on a quiet street with lovely wooded back yard. Our home is furnished with leather couches, large screen HDTV's/ surround sound and a fully stocked kitchen ready for your family get togethers. One King and two (2) queens - one (1) on first floor, two (2) sets of bunk beds and two (2) twin beds provide sleeping for 12 . We have two (2) sets of washers and dryers for your convenience and ease. One set is in the garage that has been converted in to a mudroom for unloading wet gear after snow sports or Waterpark fun.

The first floor has one (1) bedroom, powder room, living room with gas fireplace, TV/DVD, Den and large kitchen with island seating for three (3). The master bedroom, bunk bed room and two (2) additional bedrooms are located on the second floor. The master bedroom has it's own private bathroom Both the master and queen bedroom on the second floor have flat screen HDTV's.

As you venture to the basement, you will see a 60' wide flat screen HDTV, DVD/ Surround Sound, air hockey/pool table game assembly, wet bar with refrigerator, glasses and mixing tools, electronic dart board, foos ball table a separate 'PS3 Game Room' and a Ms. PacMan Arcade Console. This game has been updated to include sixty (60) of the alltime classic games from the eighties.

More Details

Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 12, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner


First of all, thank you for having us as guest in your home. We had a great time. My family has been coming to Massanutten for about ten years. We have rented houses and have used timeshares in the past. Now we can say we have found our winter and summer getaway home.

This was special. Immediately after speaking with Brian, the Owner, I could tell he was proud of his home. Brian worked with me in getting his home ready a week earlier than intended for guests. Once we arrived, it was confirmed why he should be. The pictures do not do justice. Let me be clear, I use "home" and "guest" fittingly. This is how we felt while staying there for the weekend, like guests. His home is so inviting. At one time, truly feeling like guests in his home, we expected him to come on in and sit at the table with us. By the way, there were hospitality refreshments upon my arrival ... very classy. The bedrooms, family room, kitchen and basement were enjoyed by all. In closing, I must confirm that there were no issues. The payment process, door code retrieval, easy to follow instructions for (appliances, fireplace, stereo, TV's etc .) and the deposit was returned in 3 weeks. What a way to have and finish a getaway. No issues. We are looking forward to our next getaway at Brian's Home!!! Thanks again.
Feb 2013
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McGaheysville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3500 sq. ft.
  • 2 stories
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • Resort ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , First floor powder room
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Second floor shared hallway bathroom
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Master Bathroom
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Basement bathroom
  • We provide 1 roll of toilet paper per bathroom. We provide hand soap to be left at house for other guests.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 2 - 4 child bed , Two (2) sets of bunk beds - sleeps four
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , TV in room
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , Master Bedroom
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , First Floor Queen
  • We have a Portable crib and a Pack and Play. We have 2 baby safety gates.
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Games ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • arboretum
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • live theater
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Play Pool, Air Hockey, Foosball, Arcade Video Games, PS3 in our tropical basement rec room.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(36 traveler reviews)

Large home with space/fun activities for all ages
average rating of 4.888889 based on 37 reviews

Wonderful house!

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed this wonderful house! It was very clean and a very easy check out procedure! The house is very well equipped with linens, blankets, etc. The kitchen is great for large groups. The ski school at Massanutten was wonderful for all our kids. There is great hiking nearby also. We would love to stay here again!

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fun time!

  • 5 of 5

House is roomy and nice. We all enjoyed it!

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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clean, accommodating and kid-friendly

  • 5 of 5

We were quite impressed by this house, it is even nicer in person than it looks in pictures! The kid amenities were terrific (stools to reach sinks, multiple bunk beds, babygates, etc). The kitchen tools were helpful and it is a very short drive to the main resort. Everything was clean and worked perfectly. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Jan 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great house. Very clean

  • 4 of 5

We had a great stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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The property is peaceful and beautiful. The home is in great shape and extremely clean.

  • 5 of 5

The place is great. Plenty of room for large families or groups. Very well-maintained and comfortable. Everything was functional. Good times. Good times.

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Great family trip with 12 of us. Basement is awesome- lots to do! Clean, plenty of space, and very convenient to get to.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Massanutten Mountain
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Route 81 -
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Massanutten Mountain
Nearest Ski
1.5 Miles
Massanutten Mountain
Nearest Beach
180 Miles
Va Beach
Car: recommended

Welcome to Elk Lane. This large 5 bedroom home is brand new on the rental market. It is newly renovated with plenty of space to unwind with friends and family. Complete with a new gas fireplace and private wooded views as well as the backdrop of the mountains in Fall and Winter.

There is plenty of space to gather around the large farm table and relax in the comfort of the fire-lit living room with flat screen T.V. Take advantage of the extra room in the first floor den for playing board games or just reading a book. Daylight fills the open floor plan throughout the year. The kitchen was recently updated with new stainless steel appliances, refinished cabinets and tile work. For the cooks in the family you will find all the comforts of home from a gas stove and oven to a fully equipped kitchen for entertaining.

The real fun on Elk Lane is found in the basement! The Tropical themed playland is furnished with a 60' wide plasma HDTV with DVD/BR, Surround Sound. Bring your ipods, DVD's, CD's and enjoy the TV or music as you play air hockey or shoot pool on our two-in-one game table. Or go back in time and take your turn at Ms.Pac Man! An original arcade game console with updated display and hardware providing a choice of over 60 games to play. It has all of the greats from the early days: Donkey Kong, Galaga and many more. The basement is also furnished with a wet bar, electronic dart board, foosball table and for the video gamers in the family - a PS3 console/ HDTV station. Play your games you bring from home or with your on-line buddies. This basement rec room has it all.

In Winter enjoy an afternoon or evening skiing, snowboarding or even tubing down the slopes. On a mild winter day the Zip-line and Canopy tours offer adventure for all ages. Even the Putt-Putt course offers beautiful views and fun in cooler temperatures.

You can also warm up and feel like you are in the tropics at the massive Indoor Waterpark. Travel 10 minutes down the road and take the kids to the Harrisonburg Children's Musuem and check out JMU's beautiful arboretum.

In the warmer months you can hike the great trails within Massanutten Resort or travel minutes down the road to the historic Shenandoah National Park which contains over 100 miles of the Appalachian Trail. Along with the beautiful vistas on Skyline Drive and the Blue Ridge Mountains the park has over 500 miles of hiking trails.

Our home offers many amenities for vacationing families of all ages and we hope you will vist with us soon. Whether you stay for a long weekend or have an extended stay we know you will want to return.

We hope your memories of this beautiful area and all it has o offer are as wonderful as our family's are.


Rates & Availability

McGaheysville House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
JMU Graduation Weekend
May 4 2018 - May 6 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $160
Property Damage Protection $59

note: JMU Spring Graduation Weekend price includes refundable deposit of $ 300.00, insurance premium and website processing fees. Contact Owner for any clarifications need.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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