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The Great Escape. Near everything yet off the beaten path.

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Space 1,280 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Luxury log cabin in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. Free WiFi

This cute log cabin is like a resort and we are proud to be "Virginia Green Certified". Easy year round access with a level ½ acre lot, enclosed private backyard and ample parking on the driveway.

Immaculate 1280 sq ft. home is literally a stone’s throw to a series of Civil War hiking trails and the George Washington National Forest hosting beautiful trout stocked streams and wildlife.

Ideally situated near the Shenandoah Valley’s top attractions, yet peaceful and quiet, hidden off the beaten path away from the crowds. Less than 2 miles from the Shenandoah River, minutes from Luray Caverns, Skyline Drive, New Market Battlefields, Shenandoah National Park, wine tasting, Massanutten and Bryce resorts both offer year round activities; golf, skiing, water sports, indoor water park, zip lining, spa treatments and restaurants.

2 bedrooms with queen sized beds and 2 full spa like bathrooms. Fully stocked kitchen features high quality pots, pans, utensils, bake-ware, Crockpot, tea kettle, paper products, foil, plastic wrap and anything else you can think of.

Welcoming covered front porch overlooks a small flower garden, organic herb garden and a large grassy area with fruit trees.

Inside, beautiful furnishings throughout provide a comfortable, inviting space for you to kick back and hang out. The family room offers a large leather sofa, TV with DVD player and video library, free WiFi internet access and a rock faced gas fireplace perfect on a cold night.

End your day with a cocktail in the comfortable conversation area overlooking a large serene, enclosed backyard. Maybe do some barbequing and savor your meal while dining at the shaded picnic table. The 6 person hot tub is perfect for relaxing after a day exploring and offers incredible star gazing.

This is the perfect place to spend your vacation – quiet time alone or making memories with those you hold dear. That’s why we call it “The Great Escape”.

Bust free from the craze and enjoy!

More Details

Owner
Linda & Bob Jarrell
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017

About Linda & Bob Jarrell

The Great Escape Vacation Rentals is a small family business. We own and manage our own property to give our guests the very best experience all around. We appreciate your support and look forward to making your vacation unforgettable.

Linda & Bob Jarrell purchased this cabin in 2014

Why Linda & Bob Jarrell chose Shenandoah Valley

We have traveled extensively and selected this property for its charm, location and offerings. We felt like this is a cabin that we'd enjoy staying at - and we kept that in mind throughout the process of preparing it for your stay! We want you to have a great time, be comfortable and feel well taken care of.

This cabin is the quintessential mountain home featuring cedar log siding and an amazingly peaceful, beautiful location. Built in 2009, the interior is stylish and current with decor that mirrors the season.

Located near everything, yet secluded, peaceful away from the crowds.

What makes this cabin unique

We own and manage our own property to give our guests the best experience possible. No hidden fees.

Walk to the national forest, trout fishing, historical Civil War trails. Conveniently located near many Shenandoah Valley attractions, but away from the crowds tucked into a quiet, established residential neighborhood.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The cabin is located literally two doors down from the George Washington National Forrest.



Bring your fishing gear and catch trout at Cub Run. It is located in the middle of everything you want to see. Minutes from Luray, Shenandoah, and Elkton. The cabin has an enclosed back yard that allows us to bring our schnauzers along.



Go fishing, take a canoe trip on the Shenandoah river, shop the many farmer's stores for fresh meat and vegetables, dine at the many local eateries, shop the local stores, and truly enjoy yourself. Grab some lamb sausage and cook them on the grill on the back deck while seeing every star in the sky that you can't see from the city living. Thanks Bob and Linda for creating memories for our family that we will always cherish.
Apr 2016
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Amenities

Shenandoah Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1280 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Main bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Secondary bath - toilet , shower
  • Both bathrooms are spa like and feature rain shower heads. In addition to linens, we provide toilet paper, hand soap and Q-tips.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Main bedroom - 1 queen
    Secondary Bedroom - 1 queen , See below
  • 2 bedrooms both newly furnished including queen sized Sealy mattress and boxspring, luxury linens, lined drapes, lighted ceiling fan, alarm clock, closet, dresser and nightstand.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Notes:
A small starter supply of toilet paper/paper towels/napkins is provided. We can arrange private, guided fishing tours and motorcycle excursions for an additional fee. Contact owner for details, pricing and availability.

Reviews

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The Great Escape. Near everything yet off the beaten path.
average rating of 4.9714284 based on 112 reviews
5

Great escape from the DC rat race!

  • 5 of 5

200 yards from the George Washington National forest! Great cabin with everything you need! Off the beaten track yet close to all the amenities!

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wow! This cabin is so perfect for a getaway! Everything you need is provided except the food!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at the Great Escape July 5-9th, 2017 with a couple from our church. We were all so impressed with the cabin! Very clean! The kitchen was AMAZING! All the pots and pans and bowls and utensils to cook with were provided! Even paper towels and soap, etc. Loved having the dishwasher and washer and dryer! We used the grill outdoors and of course used the hot tub! Bob and Linda thought of absolutely everything we could possibly want or need! They even had beach towels set out for us to use with the hot tub! Bob came over and showed us how to use the grill and fireplace and answered all our questions. Linda recommended us to climb Mary's Rock trail in the Shennandoah Mountains and the view was well worth the climb! We also enjoyed tubing on the Shennandoah River! This cabin has the perfect location! There is a trail to Catherine's Furnance right down the road from the cabin. Only 10 minute drive to Walmart, Luray Caverns and the tubing place! We will definitely come back and stay again. Thanks Bob and Linda for your hospitality.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Cabin - perfect for relaxing weekend

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I plus our two small dogs had s wonderful long weekend here around July 4th. It's a well-appointed and relaxing cabin. Has a large fenced in garden - great for dogs - deck with grill and a hot tub. The property and garden is really well taken care of. The local area is breathtakingly beautiful. Lots to see and do. Brilliant for hiking. Great wineries, distilleries and breweries are all close by. We loved it so much we booked again to cone back in August

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Gloucester, VA/US
5

Quiet Escape

  • 5 of 5

Inviting, immaculate and well thought out describe this lovely escape in Shenandoah, VA. Go with a blank slate and allow it to fill with your surroundings or not. TGE is close enough to many great sights, however it is peaceful in its own right. We enjoyed watching our Brit flicks brought from home in the evening. Loved it!

  • Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Reading PA
5

The cabin was delightful!!

  • 5 of 5

Loved it . I hate hotels so this cabin was perfect for a girls getaway! The cabin is clean and has plenty of room. We didn't spend much time in the cabin as we came to tour wineries and there are so many in the area . It was perfect to come home to the hot tub each night and the fenced in yard was perfect for my little dog.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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A cabin that lives up to its 5 star rating.

  • 5 of 5

We selected 'The Great Escape' based on the 5 star reviews we read on the 'HomeAway' website and were not disappointed.

The cabin is furnished and equipped to a very high standard and was immaculately clean.

We thoroughly enjoyed returning to the cabin at the end of each day of sightseeing. We can recommend the 'Skyline Drive' through Shenandoah National Park and also 'Monticello' (an 1.5 hour drive each way, so an early start is advisable)

We enjoyed coffee on the porch in the morning and iced tea on the deck in the afternoon.

Should we ever return to the area again we would certainly try to book the 'The Great Escape' again.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Weyers Cave - SHD
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Caverns Golf - Luray
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Downtown - Shenandoah
Nearest Ski
16 Miles
Massanutten Ski Resort
Car: necessary

Walk to historic Civil War trails, George Washington National Forest and trout fishing. Less than 2 miles to the Shenandoah River boat launch/put in where you can fish, kayak, swim, boat, jet ski, water ski or tube.

Minutes from the Luray Caverns, Skyline Drive,

Shenandoah Nat'l Park.

30 minutes from Massanutten and Bryce Resorts, both offering year round activities for the entire family. Including water activities, golf, skiing, spa treatments and various dining options.

Wisteria Winery is located 9 miles from the cabin and is one of the many spots to visit along the Shenandoah Valley Wine Trail.

Lavender Farm is a beautiful spot to enjoy the lavender fields and offers 'pick your own', a petting zoo and various events throughout the year.

Adventure out to explore, visit and learn more about Civil War history at any of the numerous historical sites throughout the valley.

We also offer private guided motorcycle, hiking and fishing tours for an additional fee. Please inquire with owner for availability and rates.

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Rates & Availability

Shenandoah Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Labor Day Weekend
Aug 31 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Fall Foliage
Oct 4 2017 - Nov 12 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 22 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
Christmas & New Years '17
Dec 20 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Damage Waiver $40 + Tax
Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.3%

Same day arrivals available. Rate is for max occupancy of 4 people over the age of 1 year. Min. age to rent. Lease signer must provide gover't issued ID at booking. Dog rent $50/dog (2 dogs max. only with owners consent; NO OTHER SPECIES). Any misrepresentations re: # of guests, # or type of pets, or illegal activity results in eviction without reimbursement. Cancel 30+ days 100% less $50 fee. Smoking outside only.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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