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2 BR Log Cabin on Idyllic Pond! With Gazebo, Large Fire Pit

Bedrooms 2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Idyllic, waterfront split oak log cabin. 2 Bedroom, gas fireplace. Peace & Quiet

We always offer 3 nights for the price of 2, with the exception of holidays where we require a 3 night minimum; you would then get the 4th night free. And if you are not able to take advantage of your free night, you may either have a check in at your leisure or a check out at your leisure, as bookings will allow. It is impossible to give a free night on HomeAway

Please just let us know if you may be interested in this cabin or any of our cabins and we will promptly send you an exact rate or any information you would like. It is, at this post, also impossible to bring more than 1 pet. Our pet policy allows up to 4 pets, $10.00 per night/per pet, but pets get a free night, too. Please be sure to call us or email just to be certain you are getting our best deal possible.

Mountain view pond is a favorite cozy split oak log cabin overlooking idyllic private pond with spectacular views of the blue ridge mountains. Quiet get-away surrounded by stately oak trees at the base of massanutten mountain. Within “a stone’s throw” of the incomparable shenandoah river and a scenic 30-minute drive to shenandoah national park and minutes to luray caverns.

Enjoy ultimate peace and tranquility in the pond-front gazebo listening to a chorus of birds (accompanied by bullfrogs!) or sizzling food on the adjoining barbecue deck. Or sit around a large crackling bonfire on the newly constructed fire pit,

(firewood provided!).

Inside the cabin are cathedral ceilings for a spacious open feeling, beautiful oak flooring throughout, rustic knotty pine walls, and a large stone gas fireplace (for an instant cozy fire!). Enjoy the modern fully equipped kitchen and dining area with Pond/mountain views, or “chill out” on the large covered deck

Overlooking the pond. And a combination bedroom/den with Sliding glass door lets you enjoy the wonderful open views from the comfort of your own room.

Nearby activities range from canoeing, tubing, kayaking, swimming and fishing in the south fork of the

Shenandoah river, to hiking and horseback riding in shenandoah national park, skyline drive and the

George washington national forest, to visiting local antique stores and flea markets, to touring civil war

Battlefields, awesome caverns and nearby vineyards. Then too, there is time for just propping up your feet and watching and listening to the calls of over 100 varieties of local birds. There is also guided fishing and hunting for cabin rentals around luray, va.


Fish from the shore of the pond below the cabin, just a few steps

From the gazebo and barbecue deck! Fish for trout, and bass and various other fish. Fish on the “lower pond”, a 5-acre pond on a george washington national forest nature preserve just a short walk away!

Fish on the incomparable shenandoah river! Many close/convenient locations, some within easy walking distance.


Seven canoe/kayak/tubing put-ins within 10 miles of the cabin (count ‘em!), and the full- service shenandoah river outfitters a short walk away!

For whitewater enthusiasts (like the cabin owners), take your pick of numerous fabulous small rivers/creeks less than an hour away: thornton river, hughes river, robinson river, cedar creek, passage creek, stony creek, & the upper north fork of the shenandoah.*

* these creeks/rivers are normally paddleable only in the winter, early spring, and after periods of sustained or heavy rain.


Stairs, stonyman cliffs, rose river canyon, neighbor mountain, duncan knob, indian stairs, stonyman cliffs, rose river canyon, neighbor mountain, duncan knob, indian grave ridge, massanutten gap, white rocks, morgan run, tolliver trail, massanutten ridge, edinburg gap.Ridge, edinburg gap.


Four spectacular caverns within a 45-minute drive: luray caverns, endless caverns (new market), shenandoah caverns (mount jackson), & skyline caverns (front royal).

Other cool stuff!

Exploring skyline drive, cycling beautiful country back-roads, horseback riding, antiquing, wineries ....

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Property Manager
Taylor and Bernie Hatlan
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
December 30, 2016


4.5/5 -
(2 traveler reviews)

2 BR Log Cabin on Idyllic Pond! With Gazebo, Large Fire Pit
average rating of 4.5 based on 2 reviews

Thanksgiving in a beautiful mountain cabin!

  • 5 of 5

We just got back from a family Thanksgiving at Mountain View Pond cabin where we had a wonderful time! The location was very convenient to us from the DC metro area. The cabin was warm and welcoming with everything provided to make our stay comfortable. And I can't say enough about how helpful Bernie, the Property Manager, was. He was very patient in answering my many, many questions in preparation for spending Thanksgiving away from home. The kitchen was so well stocked we really had to bring very few items from home.

The only additional comment I have is that while the cabin does have satellite TV, the majority of the channels were shopping networks, cartoons and a few news and sports channels. They did also have a nice selection of DVDs, but if you have a TV addict in your group, they might be a little disappointed in the offerings.

  • Submitted: Nov 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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Woodbridge, VA

Quiet Cabin with Lovely Views

  • 4 of 5

The Mountain View Pond cabin was perfect for a romantic long weekend. The drive to get up to the cabin is a little bit rough and very bumpy. It would help to have a four wheel drive, but our front wheel drive car got up and down the road just fine (of course, it wasn't raining or snowing while we were there either). The view of the pond and the mountains is just lovely. Although it is close to other cabins, the area is quiet and peaceful. There was a bird feeder on the deck so we bought seed while we were in town. So much fun to watch once the birds found it! The cabin is close to Luray so there is plenty to see and do, even in the late Autumn. The only minor quibble we had was that the gas log fireplace pilot just wouldn't stay lit. We were able to enjoy it for one night at least. The manager made a valiant effort to try to fix it for us though.

  • Submitted: Nov 12, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
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Nearest Airport
110 Miles
Washington, Dulles
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Just about everything is 10 miles back to Luray :)
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Just about everything is 10 miles back to Luray :)
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Just about everything is 10 miles back to Luray :)
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Bryce and Massanutten Year around resorts Ski/Golf
Car: necessary

Whether it is your vacation, romantic weekend, family or otherwise reunion or a just a spur of the moment getaway, this location and our deals would be hard to beat. Located in the George Washington National Forest, this cabin is just about 6 miles down a 14 mile dead end road that winds along the Shenandoah River and is in walking distance to the river outfitters (the only business down this road). From the outfitters you may rent canoes, kayaks, tubes and rafts. They will also drop you off and pick you up at the point you desire. This point being how long you wish to be on the river, from a couple of hours to all day. There are also several public access points to the river for your use whether it is canoeing, swimming, hiking or fishing or hunting. Please don't hesitate to contact us for the best access areas for each activity, as there is 1 access point that is better for swimming, especially if your dog likes to swim and others depending on the time of year due to water levels. These accesses are open year around and offer just about the best wild turkey and deer hunting locations in Virginia.

The closest river access to this cabin is less than 1 minute by car. There is also a public lake with trail and fishing less than a minute away. located 10 miles back to the town of Luray. The unforgettable and must see Luray Caverns, The Luray Caverns Maze and Singing Tower, the charm of Main Street and all it has to offer such as restaurants, local shops and antiquing. Enjoy Luray’s walking tour of painted murals as you stroll the Luray Greenway along the Hawksbill Creek, where you will also find many places to rest, fish for trout, feed the ducks or just cool your feet. There are several other caverns to explore just a few miles from any direction. Luray and surrounding areas are a dream comes true for civil war buffs as there are endless civil war trails and monuments with access to view and read. Another 12 miles from Luray brings you to the Thorton Gap entrance of the famous Shenandoah National Park and the breathtaking Skyline Drive! Shenandoah National Park has over 500 miles of trails, including 101 miles of the Appalachian Trail. Some trails lead to a waterfall or viewpoint; others penetrate deep into the forest and wilderness. With such an abundance of trail options you will certainly be able to find something to fit your interest and ability. The Skyline Drive runs 105 miles north and south along the crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Shenandoah National Park and is the only public road through the park. It takes about three to 4 hours to travel the entire length of the park on a clear day. The speed limit is 35 mph, so you can roll down your windows, feel the breeze and experience every curve and turn of this beautiful drive. There are 75 overlooks that offer stunning views of the Shenandoah Valley to the west or the rolling Piedmont to the east. The park purposely leaves the roadsides unmowed so wildflowers put on a show all year long. In early spring you can see trillium peeking through the grass. June's display of azaleas is spectacular, and cardinal flower, black-eyed susans, and goldenrod keep the color coming right into fall. Deer, black bear, wild turkey, and a host of other woodland animals call Shenandoah home and regularly cross Skyline Drive in their daily travels. Watch carefully for these animals that may dart across your path without warning. At 35 mph, you'll stand the best chance of a fun and exciting wildlife encounter rather than an unpleasant wildlife experience! What else could there be/ What to do when you’re not relaxing in the gazebo, eating on the deck, Or basking in front of a warm fire? Fish from the shore of the pond below the cabin, just a few steps from the gazebo and barbecue deck! Fish for trout, and bass and various other fish. Fish on the incomparable Shenandoah River! Many close/convenient locations, some within easy walking distance.Note: The pond below the cabin is privately owned. Please respect the owner by fishing only from the shore on cabin property.

Paddle! Seven canoe/kayak/tubing put-ins within 10 miles of the cabin (count ‘em!), and the full- service River Outfitters less than a short walk away! For white water enthusiasts (like the cabin owners), take your pick of numerous fabulous small rivers/creeks less than an hour away: Thornton River, Hughes River, Robinson River, Cedar Creek, Passage Creek, Stony Creek, & the upper North Fork of the Shenandoah.*

* These creeks/rivers are normally paddleable only in the winter, early spring, and after periods of sustained Or heavy rain. Hike! The Stairs, Stonyman Cliffs, Rose River Canyon, Neighbor Mountain, Duncan Knob, Indian Grave Ridge, Massanutten Gap, White Rocks, Morgan Run, Tolliver Trail, Massanutten Ridge, Edinburg Gap. Nature and adventure abound here, in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Proscssing $45
Pet Fee $20
Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 10.3%

We are offering 3 nights for the price of 2 on the off season. Please email or call toll free: 877-833-6515 to make sure you get correct pricing. If you are unable to take advantage of your free night, you may have check-in and out times at your leisure, as bookings allow. All reservations require an e-signature agreement before reservation is secured or confirmed. MUST see agreement for cancellation and all policies and fees. You may copy and past the link to the agreement.

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Luray Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Lakefront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , Room has great views! Access to deck.
  • 2nd Bedroom has sliding glass doors that open to the back deck and awesome views!
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets considered ...
  • smoking allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Please email or call for exact address. 877-833-6515 Email: It is quite difficult to give a free night on this site. If your pricing does not come up to Weekends - $480.00 plus tax of $49.44 (10.3%) = $529.49 for weekends (Thu, Fri, Sat/Fri, Sat, Sun/Sat, Sun, Mon) Weekdays = $340.00 plus tax of $35.02 = $375.02

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