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Private WV Cabin/Chalet Mountain Get Away

Bedrooms 1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Minimum Stay
2 nights


Bloomery Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Cabin, 1 Bedroom + Loft + couch, 1 Bathroom, (Sleeps 4-5)

A Fun Place to spend your vacation! A Quiet Place for newlyweds to spend their honeymoon! The Perfect Place for anyone wanting to 'get away from it all'! Black Bear Chalet is a recently renovated log-sided A-frame cabin situated in the heavily wooded mountains of Eastern West Virginia. Spend the weekend at the Black Bear Chalet and relax while watching the various wildlife, reading a book on the elevated deck, or just hiking around the property. Escape to the land of no wi-fi, no cell phone, just peace, relaxation and nature.

Standard minimum rental is 2 nights. However, for time frames involving a federal US holiday, then a three night minimum stay is required. Check in time is 2PM on arrival day, check out time is 11AM on departure day.

Keywords: cabin, chalet, private, mountain, wooded, forest,

  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 9, 2016

About The Owner

We are a husband/wife owner team who love WV and the mountain cabin experience.

The Owner purchased this cabin in 2005

Why The Owner chose West Virginia

We love the WV cabin life, you will too! We just wanted to have a place to get away from the rat race of life and unwind. You will rediscover peace, quiet and tranquility.

What makes this cabin unique

Sit on the deck and listen to the birds and wildlife. Relax by walking around the heavily wooded forest property. Get away from all the stress of modern 24/7 busy life.

Driveway can accommodate two vehicles.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(17 traveler reviews)

Private WV Cabin/Chalet Mountain Get Away
average rating of 4.7647057 based on 17 reviews

Katie C.

  • 5 of 5

The Black Bear Chalet is lovely and was exactly what my husband and I needed. The cabin is cozy and definitely off the grid (we lost cell coverage well before we reached the cabin) which was actually quite nice. My husband and I loved the wood stove and it definitely kept the place warm! Since there was no TV, Internet or cell coverage we literally played monopoly for hours, which was so much fun. We did check out the Paw Paw Tunnel on our way back home and it is so worth the trip! We would love to come back in a warmer month so that we can hike when it's not flurrying, and we definitely recommend! If you want a cozy little cabin that is off the grid than this place is perfect!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind review, we are very happy you and your husband liked the Black Bear Chalet and yes, it is very nice at times to disconnect from the 24/7 world we live in and just relax and enjoy a nice warm wood stove. As you noted, the Paw Paw Tunnel is quite a historical place and we are glad you had the opportunity to visit it. Please visit again soon and we will make sure the Monopoly game is ready for you! Thanks again.
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Quiet cozy getaway

  • 5 of 5

What a weekend! Perfect place to unplug. Very quaint and cozy. The foliage this time of year made for some awesome views. Mike and Ann make it very easy for their renters and are great with communication. The cabin is very clean and everything is spelled out for you prior to arrival. It was exactly what my wife and I needed, complete disconnection from the busy world. Thanks Mike and Ann, we will definitely stay again and will definitely recommend!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the nice review, we work hard to make sure the cabin is the perfect getaway in the woods so people can relax and disconnect from the busy world. Fall is so wonderful up there with the colorful leaves in the forest and we enjoy every minute we are there preparing the Black Bear Chalet for the next guest. Please come back again soon and thank you again for the kind review.
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Rockville, MD

Perfect cabin in the fall!

  • 5 of 5

This is probably the 8th time I have taken friends up to the Black Bear cabin (including folks from Europe & Australia) & everyone falls in love with it. There is nothing like a hike in the woods in full fall colour. The next best is hunkering down around the blazing wood burning stove. The third best is being without our cell phones or internet for a weekend, uninterrupted quiet time. As always, the cabin is clean as a pin, every time I go up there we find yet another new touch, the latest is backsplash tiles in the kitchen with bear paws prints. For those who aren't looking for bear, I have only heard (not even seen) one bear during one visit, but it's a treat to discover paw prints along the spring fed brooks occasionally. They are a very shy bunch. Thank you to the owners who take such great care to make our stays memorable.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the kind review. We are glad you liked the new bear paw print back splash in the kitchen. You are such a wonderful guest and we hope you will continue to stay there when your friends come to visit.
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Baltimore, MD

Anniversary Weeken

  • 5 of 5

We were looking to get away and celebrate our one year anniversary and the Black Bear Chalet was the right place.

When we arrived we found the cabin to be in excellent shape, and everything in its place. The instructions were easy to follow and we didn't have to waste anytime before turning off our phones and not touching them again until we left. The porch was a great place to enjoy meals and watch the birds. The property was large enough to explore and find some spots to sit and soak in the surroundings. Other than some cars going past, we didn't see anyone else and that's exactly what we we wanted.

All correspondence with the Webers was prompt and courteous. They provided detailed instructions regarding the cabin and things to do in the surrounding area. We didn't venture out on this trip by design - other than the Paw Paw Tunnel on the way home - but next time we plan to take advantage of their suggestions of things to see and places to go.

We definitely want to return before too long to unplug and recharge. The only thing we'd do differently is maybe add an extra day.

  • Submitted: Sep 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the kind review, we are very glad you had a great time. Like you, many of our clients are looking for this type of time away from the constant interruptions of the modern digital age and we are glad our Chalet met the need. It is truly nice just to sit on a deck and look out into the trees and watch birds and other wildlife. Happy 1st anniversary. We know a great place for your 2nd anniversary also! Come back and visit with us again soon and please tell your friends about us.
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Newport News, Va

A wonderful weekend

  • 5 of 5

My dad and I went there for Father's Day weekend, and had an excellent time! My dad really enjoyed being able to get up into the woods and away from everyday life; the cabin really lived up to its "get away from it all" promise. It was clean, well appointed, and overall very pleasant!

10/10 would recommend.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for the nice review. We are very proud of the Black Bear Chalet and we are glad you and your father had a wonderful Fathers Day stay. Please come back again soon.
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Somewhat disappointing....

  • 2 of 5

My husband and I arrived to the cabin late at night, ready for a wonderful trip. But, once we walked into the cabin, we realized that it was dirty in the bathroom and kitchen areas. Even my husband wouldn't venture into the bathroom other than what was absolutely necessary! We tried to run the (brown) water as directed, and we still didn't get any hot water during our short stay. The bedroom and living room were very cute, and the spot on mountain was very idyllic. As a whole, we realized that you get what you pay for. We left our vacation early, and I don't think we will be venturing to West Virginia again.

  • Submitted: Jun 1, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: These comments truly befuddle us, as one can see by the other reviews, this is certainly not the experience of others who have visited the Black Bear Chalet. In fact, we have some customers that return year after year and we would not expect they would return if they did not enjoy their visit or find the cabin dirty or something not working. What is odd is that I remember the specific day my daughter and I cleaned the cabin prior to your visit (we had a truck load of shale delivered that afternoon we needed to fix some spots on the driveway damaged due to the recent heavy rains) and after showing your comments to my adult daughter, we cannot figure out what we did or did not do any differently from the 300+ other times we have cleaned and prepared the cabin for the next guest but obviously, we are sorry if we somehow missed something but we are scratching our heads for sure. Regarding the water heater, it works just fine after about an hour after the circuit breaker is turned on (per the instructions when you arrive). Yesterday I checked it personally. I also checked with some guests that visited prior to your visit as well as some guests that visited after you did. Everyone reported plenty of hot water. The mountains of WV are a wonderful place for a vacation, we are sorry you did not have a good time.
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10 miles to the C&O canal's famous Paw Paw tunnel, 25 miles to the Potomac Eagle Scenic Railway, 90 minutes to various ski resorts, 25 miles to Berkley Springs area


Rates & Availability

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

Note: Standard minimum rental is 2 nights. However, for time frames involving a federal US holiday, then a three night minimum stay is required.

Check in time is 2PM on arrival day and check out time is 11AM on departure day.

Payment in advance via credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover) direct with owner. Sorry but we do not accept cash, checks or any other form of payment.

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Bloomery Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 560 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Away From It All
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  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bathroom has toilet, sink, small shower, mirror, baseboard heater and vent fan. We also have a small hair dryer there.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Loft - 2 twin/ single
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon , 5th person can sleep on couch
  • One Queen size Bed in bedroom on the main level. Couch in the living room (main level). The loft has two twin beds.
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  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed ...
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
Cabin does NOT have air conditioning but with three ceiling fans and 2 floor fans and cool mountain air, you won't miss it. Limited to NO cell phone coverage in area, visitors are requested to bring long distance calling card in order to call out on the land line telephone. We do NOT have a hot tub. We do NOT have a grill but you are welcome to bring one of your own as long as you use it on the gravel driveway and not on the deck. Fishing and boating activities are available in the greater Hampshire County area. Sorry but NO outdoor fires permitted.

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