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Warm, Welcoming Retreat on Shenandoah River and Stunning views

Bedrooms 3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

One mile of riverfront, that backs up to the George Washington National Forest

This 3 bedroom house has a mile of Shenandoah Riverfront and is situated on a 200 acre farm. It is a warm and welcoming retreat for family and friends. It also backs up to the George Washington National Forest.

You will find all of the comforts you expect in this lovely home. There is a brand-new kitchen that opens to a huge living and dining room with lots of windows, and two decks, so that you can enjoy the unlimited views. There is also a room where you can enjoy board games with your friends or family or perhaps sit and read a good book. There are two bedrooms upstairs and a master bedroom on the main floor. There are two full baths. One off master bedroom 1st floor, 2nd in finished basement next to laundry area. There are many attractions right on the farm itself. Enjoy walking trails along the River and through the meadows. There are kayaks, canoes, to swim or fish, and end with a cookout at the shared pavilion. Build a fire and roast marshmallows where you enjoy gazing at the millions of stars you never knew were there. Also, you will like exploring the many hiking trails in the National Forest and enjoying the stunning views. Kayak tours on the river are also available.

There are Wineries, Breweries, Golf and Antiquing in nearby towns. It's only a one-hour drive to Washington, D.C. Enjoy other historic sites such as Gettysburg , Luray Caverns, Charlottesville, and Monticello. All are an easy day's trip. The Historic Triangle of Williamsburg, Jamestown and Yorktown is approximately a 3-hour trip. There are also two ski resorts fairly close - Massanutten is about 55 minutes away and Bryce can be accessed in 35 minutes.

Whether you are looking for adventure, solitude, or time with family, you will find it at this wonderful get-away.

More Details

Kathleen Scanlon
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 5, 2017


Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Strasburg, Front Royal, and New Market
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Joe's Steak House, Woodstock
Nearest Beach
246 Miles
Virginia Beach,VA
Car: necessary


Toms Brook House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower
  • 2 Bathrooms, full size.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
  • There is also a Twin Pull-Out Bed in Sitting Room.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


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Warm, Welcoming Retreat on Shenandoah River and Stunning views
average rating of 4.5555553 based on 9 reviews


  • 5 of 5

This is a comfortable, spacious house, in a gorgeous setting, with gracious and thoughtful hosts. If you're looking for peace, quiet, and beauty, look no further.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful Vacation

  • 4 of 5

This is a wonderful place to take a nice quiet vacation. If you love the outdoors, this is the place to visit.

The house was a great size with a nice large kitchen and had everything we needed. It was nice knowing that if we forgot something, it was right there for us. The house was extremely clean when we arrived and the decor was tastefully done as well.

The river is just a short walk, and having access to kayaks and a canoe was perfect. With all the trees by the pavilion, it was the perfect spot to come for the day and relax, jump in the water when you wanted and have enough shade that you didn't need to roast in the hot sun if you didn't want to.

This is definitely a place that I would come back to.

Thank you

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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A beautiful, charming getaway nestled between the mountains and Shenandoah!

  • 4 of 5

Our family loved our week-long stay. We were a party of 8, 6 adults and 2 children ages 8 and 9. Riverview Farm was the perfect get-away! We spent our week exploring all that the farm has to offer and taking a couple of day trips to nearby attractions..from fly-fishing, kayaking, and hiking on the farm to horseback riding, shopping, and exploring Luray Caverns, (all within a 40 minute drive) we are already talking about planning another trip next year!

Crabill's Meat Market is a MUST for steaks and sausage, Royal Horseshoe Farm provided an amazing trail ride and paired each rider with the perfect horse, we found Murray's Fly Shop in Edinburg to be the perfect go-to for our fishing equipment and the shopping in Winchester was everything one could need (Martin's Grocery Store is worth the drive!)

You can truly relax on the farm or stay busy with adventures and feel right at home!

I will make a couple of suggestions to the owners that would have made our stay more enjoyable...1) An outside eating area at the house, picnic table, table on the deck, etc would have been nice. 2) the coffee maker really does take 35+ minutes to brew a pot of coffee and was about drive my brother over the edge. 3) The frying pans have seen better days and cooking in them is virtually impossible, we literally went out and bought some to use the 2nd day we were there! 4) We found several broken beer bottles at the pavilion/bon-fire area..we cleaned up what we could, but couldn't let the kids run bare-foot because of the broken glass. Maybe a "No glass past this point" sign at the road leading to the pavilion?

I'm not complaining, it was a great vacation and we truly thank Kathleen and Jerry for everything! I would recommend this house to anyone looking for an outdoor adventure, secluded get-away, or relaxing do nothing retreat!



  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Michelle , I was not awhere that there was a problem with the coffee pot and pots and pans , we have replaced both with new ,I'm sorry there was a problem ,and I think your ideas of a picnic table is a great addition,,we will add one ,thanks for your review ,Kathleen
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Great farm house on the river.

  • 5 of 5

This is a really nice property suited for quiet family get aways, fishing, hiking and kayaking. Kathleen is a gracious host who is very responsive yet respectful of your privacy. The house is well appointed, tastefully decorated and has all amenities to augment those things you may have forgotten to bring. The farm fields are leased out in wheat and hay so no real active farming to disturb your peace. We saw plenty of wildlife from wild turkeys, dear, a bald eagle, osprey, plenty of ducks and small mouth bass. There is a small extra house next to the main farm house that is also rented. There was a nice couple from out of state who we hardly noticed other then to say hello but if you're looking to be completely alone this might be an issue. Glad we found this great place and will look to return.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Home Away White Farm House

  • 4 of 5

We had a very relaxing week on the farm. Access to the river was great as was the fishing. The house fulfilled all our needs and the night sky was beautiful.

Looking forward to going back soon!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Peaceful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful place nestled away from it all! A beautiful low lying bridge over the Shanendoah River takes you up a path to the house. Lots of room to hike, walk, explore and play! Owners are great and got right back to us with any questions we had. We would love to come back!

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150

We require half of cost of your stay when booking, and the balance 30 days before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.