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The Cottage At Springwood

10 Reviews
Bedrooms 4
Property type farmhouse

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The Cottage At Springwood

The Cottage At Springwood is located in the Shenandoah Valley of the Blue Ridge Mountains and nestled in a walnut grove by a babbling brook in the James River Valley.

This 1908 farm house has been fully restored with all modern conveniences. There are four bedrooms and four full bathrooms. The first floor has a fully equipped modern kitchen, living room with gas fireplace, dining room for eight, a bedroom with twin beds and private bath, and another full bath.

The second floor has a bedroom with twin beds, a bedroom with full bed and a full bath between them, a tv room, and a master bedroom with king size bed and master bath.

Outside there are upper and lower front porch decks with a deck and grill in the back.

Local activities include fishing, canoeing, kayaking and tubing on the james river. Hiking, biking and birding and local winery tastings.

Notable locations and distances include:

Interstate 81 exit #168=9 miles

Twin river outfitters boat rental = 7.2 miles

James river, springwood boat ramp = 2.6 miles

Blue ridge parkway = 12 miles

Peaks of otter = 17 miles

Buchanan, va, u.S. 11 = 7 miles

Fincastle, va, u.S. 220 = 11 miles

Lexington, Washington & Lee University, Virginia Military Institute, Southern University = 30 miles

Lynchburg College, Liberty University = 60 miles

Roanoke/Salem , Roanoke College, Hollins College = 30 miles

Blacksburg, Virginia Tech = 68 miles

Blue Ridge Vineyards = 12 miles

Fincastle Vineyards = 21 miles

Valhalla Vineyards = 40 miles

The Greenbrier Resort = 58 miles

The Homestead Resort = 55 miles

Washington, DC = 240 miles

The Cottage at Springwood is available by the night, the weekend, or the week.

Seclusion + Solitude = Serenity!

More Details
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 22, 2016

About owner/manager

B.S. 1969 and M.A.1974 from Virginia Tech. Educator for ten years then entrepreneur. Life long outdoor enthusiast.

owner/manager purchased this farmhouse in 2006

Why owner/manager chose Virginia

Because of the outdoor opportunities it provides.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Solitude, outdoor activities, wildlife.


based on 10 traveler reviews

The Cottage At Springwood
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews

Beautiful Property, Wonderful Stay!

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I were more than happy with our stay at The Cottage At Springwood! The house was beautiful, comfortable, and had anything and everything we needed to help us have a great time time together. The Crumleys are very helpful, always available, and always friendly, and made this an overall amazing experience. We would LOVE to stay again if we find ourselves in need of a place in the area! Highly recommend the Cottage at Springwood!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Cozy Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We took some girls for a short overnight weekend. Our first impression of the home was it's instant charm. We had 8 people in the home, and everyone had plenty of room! The bedrooms and bathrooms were absolutely perfect, and the kitchen was wonderful. There is a great seating area upstairs where we were all able to sit and visit with each other! We will definitely try to make it back here!!! And if you're a porch sitter, the porches are fantastic :)

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic stay!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our time in this beautiful home. It is very quiet and pleasant, and the home easily accommodated 7 adults and 2 children - plus a big family gathering one afternoon. The kitchen is well equipped, and the bedrooms are quiet, and having 4 bathrooms is such a luxury. Add in an easy to work with owner, and we will definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Greatly appreciated!
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  • 5 of 5

the crumbleys were very helpful and on point with the entire rental process. i really appreciated their flexibility with letting us bring our four fully house trained family dogs, which can definitely be a liability from a renter's perspective, and even though their listing noted "pets not preferred". two days before check-in date, i received a text in anticipation of our arrival. on the day of, we did not arrive until 9-10pm and as the house is in the middle of the woods and our GPS failed to work, we had to call in for directions, but they were very helpful and understanding about calling after hours. the house itself was great and very clean, spacious and very nicely decorated and furnished. the kitchen was fully stocked, the wifi service great, cable with a lot of channel listings. our in-laws and our four furry babies had a great, relaxing memorial weekend surrounded by nature and clean air.

  • Submitted: Jun 8, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent, as usual

  • 5 of 5

Second time there and nothing to complaint about. The house is comfortable and the owner is easy to deal with. I recommend!

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent Stay

  • 4 of 5

My group of 6 (including myself) really enjoyed staying at the Cottage at Springwood. The owners, Jim and Sherry, were very nice, helpful and extremely responsive. After we had gotten the property, if I had a question, I didn't have to wait more than a few minutes before I would get a response. The house was clean, it was spacious and we had plenty of room to spread out and enjoy our time. We were provided with a booklet of the county information we could use if we had stayed longer, and lots of information about the surrounding area. Games, videos and books were provided as well and there were lots of little knick-knacks and decorations to look at. The owners were also very flexible about our check out time and gave us two extra hours. In the morning we were able to explore the area a bit, and really enjoyed the brook, and how peaceful the area was. The views leaving the area were fantastic as this place is surrounded by mountains. If I'm ever in the area again, I will definitely consider this cottage.

The only issue we had was the wifi, but we decided to go without phones for the evening and just enjoy each other's company, and it turned into a pleasant evening.

Thank you very much for a very wonderful time Jim and Sherry, we really enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
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Nearest Airport
45 Miles
Roanoke, VA (ROA)
Nearest Motorway
8 Miles
Interstate 81, Exit #168
Nearest Restaurant
18 Miles
Three Little Pigs, Daleville, VA
Car: necessary

Very rural outdoor activities are the rule, hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, rafting, tubing, fishing, wineries, Blue Ridge Parkway.

WiFi: In house, wireless internet.


Rates & Availability

Buchanan Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Jan 1 2016 - Dec 31 2016
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pets are not preferred, however each situation will be handled separately. No smoking inside the cottage.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Buchanan Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • forests
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • spelunking
  • water tubing
Rental available year round.

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