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Hot Tub, Campfire Ring, Convenient Location, Large Groups!!

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms2
Space 2,800 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedrooms, sleeps 14 (10 adults + 4 children)

Central Heat and Air Conditioning, Washer/Dryer/Linens Provided, 3 fireplaces - gas in great room, electric in sitting room and master bedroom, King Beds in each master bedroom, 2 sets of bunk beds, Convertible Bed: sleeper sofa in living area.

Entertainment:TV (Cable/Satellite): digital tv/VCR, CD Player, Stereo System

Kitchen: Full Kitchen: ready for some serious cookin'! Cooking Utensils Provided, Refrigerator: full size side by side refrigerator with ice maker, Microwave, Gas Stove, Dishwasher

Outdoor Features: Gas BBQ Grill, Deck/Patio: outdoor seating and HOT TUB

Broadband Internet-WiFi (Wireless Internet)

Other Amenities:Private Deck

Near Appalachian Trail; kayaking, hiking, fishing, biking, tubing, rafting, zip line/canopy tour, antiquing, civil war history, 5 minutes from Charles Town Races and Slots (shuttle available through River Riders)

Complimentary Boat Launch and River Access at the Harpers Ferry Campground, 2 minutes by car or 10 minutes walk to Harpers Ferry National Park

More Details

Owner
Laura Knott
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2017

About Laura Knott

We have been in the travel industry for 18 years as the owners of River Riders an outfitter just up the street. We have operated the Harpers Ferry Campground as well.

Laura Knott purchased this house in 2010

Why Laura Knott chose West Virginia

This vacation rental is an obvious addition to our other ventures. Much care and attention to detail was involved in the modernization and restoration of this home for your enjoyment. We have many years of understanding our guests and providing them with a quality experience. You won't be disappointed.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"We all had a great time here in this fabulous house celebrating a 'grand birthday'! The candle lit tour of Anteitam was the highlight of our visit."
Dec 2013
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Amenities

Harpers Ferry House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 2800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View
  • River
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Master Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 4 twin/ single , 2 bunkbeds
    Bedroom 4 - 2 double
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • 4 beautifully appointed bedrooms plus pull out sofa in sitting room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat
  • Boat Dock
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Wood Deck
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
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
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
outdoor equipment of all types available next door at River Riders. Complimentary river access and boat launch included with rental at the neighboring Harpers Ferry Campground

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Hot Tub, Campfire Ring, Convenient Location, Large Groups!!
average rating of 4.84 based on 29 reviews
5

Incredible Experience--Perfect for large groups

  • 5 of 5

Laura's place is the perfect location and has everything you need for a large group. If you and a large group are planning on hanging out on the river with RiverRiders, I wouldn't recommend anywhere else. Laura and her team were so helpful throughout our stay. Will definitely stay again!

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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80% good, 20% not

  • 3 of 5

I stayed here with my 2 young children and both sets of grandparents the week of July 4th.

What we liked:

* Very spacious! Great family room and dinner table for entertaining and cooking your own meals (We were surprised how big it was as the pics don't do it justice)

* Hot tub was nice and clean (it was 90 degree weather so we didn't use it much...)

* Nicely located by River Riders if you want to enjoy the activities, and the house was well stocked with family games and activities

What we didn't like:

* Poor appliances - dish washer didn't work and the coffee machine took 30 minutes to make a pot (would recommend bringing paper plates / cutlery, etc. otherwise be prepared to hand wash)

* The bedroom on the ground floor was musty, the airco didn't work properly, and the window had a huge gap in it (easy for break ins and releasing cool air)

* Although the linens and bed sheets were clean, the floors, walls and windows of the house could have been cleaner

* No umbrella outside on the patio or blinds in the kitchen window where the sun shines 75% of the day - we ended up going to WalMart and buying a cheap one for the week

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Adventure Weekend.

  • 5 of 5

We loved this property for our Fathers Day getaway. Tubing, hot tubbing, fire putting and wonderful space. All good. Special thanks to Laura Knott for her accommodation of our special requests. And- a shout out to Rackelle for her delightful welcome and orientation. Five stars.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Place!

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful house and property! Not one complaint - we loved our stay here!

  • Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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House was beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

This property was perfect for our large family! It has plenty of space and was spotless!

  • Submitted: Apr 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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Lovely family getaway

  • 5 of 5

We stayed there over the Christmas holiday. It was perfect for us. There are two grownup bedrooms, a bunk room, and a full bath upstairs, and a bedroom and full bath downstairs, so plenty of room for everyone. The house is very spacious, but well laid out - a large den with fireplace at one end, a large LR with TV at the other, and a large kitchen in between, so groups can spread out. There is couch seating for about 6 people max in each room, so if you have more you will need to use dining chairs to all gather in one room. (We brought folding lounge chairs with us) We had 10 people and did not run into issues with running out of hot water or anything, and we all fit at the large dining table. The hot tub was very clean and well maintained, as was the whole house. The backyard is huge and semi-fenced and has a nice fire ring. The Walmart shopping plaza was very close and convenient for last minute grocery shopping. Unfortunately the weather did not allow us to take advantage of the River Riders' activities, but they are very close and convenient - about a 2 minute walk from the house. The highway (340) is pretty close to the house and in the driveway we worried it would be loud, but the house is very soundproof. In the winter it seemed very remote, quiet, and hidden away - probably in the summer there would be quite a bit more traffic past the house, going to River Riders', but the deck and hot tub are completely walled in by privacy fencing. Note that this is not in walking distance of Harpers Ferry proper - you would need a car to get to the National Park area.

  • Submitted: Jan 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary

Just an hour from the Washington DC and Baltimore, MD beltways; 1 hour from Fairfax, Virginia (VA); relax amidst the Blue Ridge Mountains near Historic Harpers Ferry, WV, in the Shenandoah Valley, adjacent to the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers; minutes walk to the Appalachian Trail. Enjoy the wildlife; deer abound in the morning and evening.

Explore Harpers Ferry National Historic Park, Appalachian Trail, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races and Slots, Antietam Battlefield, tubing, canoeing and kayaking on the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers, white-water rafting with River Riders next door, Mountain Heritage Arts and Crafts Festival (June & Sept.), fine dining, shopping and antiquing in quaint historic towns of Shepherdstown, Harpers Ferry, and Charles Town, WV, Leesburg, VA and Frederick, MD; hiking and biking along river roads and C&0 canal or simply relaxing in your private outdoor hot tub. Prime Outlets in Leesburg, VA are a half hour and Hagerstown, MD are 45 minutes away

Other Activities: whitewater rafting, tubing,zip line/canopy tours, kayaking, canoeing, summer camps are all available through River Riders right next door.

Golf: Sleepy Hollow Golf Course 5 minutes

Locust Hill Golf Course 10 minutes

Cress Creek Golf Course 20 minutes

Ski: Whitetail and Ski Liberty are each about an hour away.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $100 + Tax
Pet Fee $25 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 6.0%

No Saturday Check-in
Additional nightly minimums for holiday periods
$25 per pet per night additional fee for small pets. $250 additional security deposit required.
$25 per person per night for over 8 guests.
$100 for additional cleanings during the week.
4 NIGHT MINIMUMS AND WEEKEND RATES APPLY TO ALL HOLIDAY PERIODS
WEEKLY MINIMUMS REQUIRED DURING JUNE, JULY, AND AUGUST

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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