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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.

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, 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:
April 30, 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
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
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 ...
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

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(95 traveler reviews)

The Great Escape. Near everything yet off the beaten path.
average rating of 4.989474 based on 102 reviews
5

Wonderful Cabin

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I really enjoyed the quiet, peaceful time we had at "The Great Escape". The cabin was well kept and clean. It was in a quiet neighborhood and close enough to all the attractions, stores and restaurants that you needed. Even though we are pretty local, we needed the get away and this was definitely the place to be. The owners were very accomodating and helpful as well. Thank you for sharing your home with us!

  • Submitted: Apr 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

cozy, clean, and has everything you need!

  • 5 of 5

This property was wonderful. First, the location is perfect. Close to two park entrances, the national forest, and attractions in luray. Second, the cabin was super clean, well maintained, modern, and had everything you needed, including indoor and outdoor kitchen/dining supplies, and generous amounts of "starter" supplies such as napkins, etc. Third, Linda was so kind to check in with me every once in a while via text to make sure we had everything we needed. This was much appreciated without being intrusive. Stayed with my husband, 3 year old and 5 month old. Although cabin isn't specifically kid friendly, it did not need to be baby proofed at all and is appropriate for all ages I think. The backyard fence also good for kids (not just your pets). I would stay here again. Highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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5

Wonderful cabin, super clean, can walk to park forest!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here as our central location and drove all over the place. Everything was so easy to get to - the caverns, the Skyline, Monticello, grocery store. We loved that we could just walk down the block to get to Catherine's Furnace. We did this walk many times with our 3 and 5 year olds so really anyone can do it. One day we drove down the road beyond Catherine's Furnace and found a camp pull off and chilled by the stream while our kiddos threw rocks in it. It was so beautiful and peaceful.

The home is in a neighborhood, so don't expect total isolation. But it was extremely quiet and the home itself was super clean, comfortable, and cozy.

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing, very clean and well kept

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed ourselves as usual with all that the cabin had to offer. Relaxed in the hit tub under the stars after a long hike in the GWNF (which could not be any more convenient).

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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5

Awesome get away!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is very secluded and quite peaceful. Exceptionally clean and well kept and all the amenities you could need. Close to local attractions and outdoor activites. We had a very relaxing long weekend!

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

This was a very beautiful and relaxing experience

  • 5 of 5

We had an amazing experience. Four of us spent Valentines Day weekend at the Great Escape cabin and could not have asked for a better time. Bob and Linda have everything one could need.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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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
 
Memorial Weekend
May 25 2017 - May 29 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
4th of July
Jun 29 2017 - Jul 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$200
 
 
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

Pet Fee $50 + Tax
Damage Waiver $40 + 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. Pet 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.

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