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SmileInn Over the River, Riverfront on the Shenandoah River

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,370 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, Loft, 1.5 Bathroom Log Cabin on the Shenandoah River in Luray

SmileInn Over the River is the perfect and relaxing getaway located along the Shenandoah River. The cabin is located in Luray Virginia, in the heart of the gorgeous Shenandoah Valley. The cozy cabin sits on 3 acres of property along the river with almost 400 feet of river frontage. There is a huge field along the river for families, friends and especially kids to run around and play.

All the amenities of home are provided such as Wi-Fi, DIRECTV, DVD player and phone service with nationwide long distance included. There are also river tubes and a canoe provided for your enjoyment on the river. A fire pit is down by the river with a picnic table and a hammock. Dogs are also welcome and there is a fenced dog run off the rear deck.

The cabin has two bedrooms, a loft and one and a half bathrooms. The full bathroom on the first floor is divided into two half baths (toilet and sink/ tub and shower) to provide better shared usage. The first floor bedroom has one queen bed, the second floor bedroom has two double beds and a half bath. The loft has a full size futon. There is a whirlpool tub in the first floor bath as well as a washer/dryer. Outside there is a large covered front porch and a rear screened porch and deck outside the porch with a nice view overlooking the river.

All linens and towels are provided. There is a propane gas grill on the deck with a full spare tank provided. The kitchen is fully supplied with dishes, pots and pans, coffeemaker, crockpot, microwave and blender. Paper towels and toilet paper are also supplied. Two dog crates are available for use on the screened porch.

The yard below the cabin along the river is perfect if you are planning an event or family gathering. There is also an access road that runs between the cabin and the river that is accessible by car should someone be unable to walk down the hill from the cabin to the river. Camping on the lot for an additional charge may be permitted for additional guests with prior approval. Outdoor games such as corn hole, horse shoes, and other yard games are provided. Inside the cabin there are library books, board games and puzzles, and a large movie selection for the DVD player.

The drive into town and the nearest grocery store are about 30 minutes so you may want to stock up on food and preplan your meals to avoid unnecessary trips to the store. The historic town of Luray, Luray Caverns, Lake Arrowhead and Jellystone Park are about a half hour drive. Shenandoah National Park including the entrance to Skyline Drive, Wisteria Vineyard, Massanutten Resort, and New Market Battlefield are about an hour drive. The cabin is located at the base of Massanutten Mountain and borders the George Washington National Forest. There are hiking trails nearby which include the Habron Gap Trail and Indian Grave Ridge Trail. There are many more trails located in Shenandoah National Park.

More details

Suitability:

• Minimum age limit for renters

• Children welcome

• Pets welcome with advance permission

• Nonsmoking only

More Details

Owner
Jeff and Kristin Gaulard
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
August 20, 2017

About Jeff and Kristin Gaulard

We were married in 2011 at Sharp Rock Vineyard with Old Rag Mountain in the background which is where we became engaged. Jeff had moved to Luray several years before that after many years of searching for the right place. I moved to Luray just before we married in 2011. Jeff had spent many years hiking and sightseeing in Shenandoah National Park, he had known he wanted to live in the Shenandoah Valley someday. Having lived in Maryland and Northern Virginia most of my life, I fell in love with the area after

Jeff and Kristin Gaulard purchased this cabin in 2014

What makes this cabin unique

One thing that is nice about this property is that it is located beyond the route for drop off and pick up for all the river outfitters for tubes and kayaks. During the season there are buses constantly driving all up and down the road past most of the rentals on the river. SmileInn Over the River is beyond their route so you have the peace and quiet all day long!

Amenities

Luray Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1370 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Water View
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • 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 Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , 1st floor bathroom is divided into 2 half baths.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , 2nd floor bath
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 double
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing

Reviews

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SmileInn Over the River, Riverfront on the Shenandoah River
average rating of 4.875 based on 56 reviews
5

Beautiful home and location!!! We will definitely go back!!

  • 5 of 5

This was a great vacation for my family and our dogs! The house has everything that you need from towels, extra blankets and the kitchen is fully equipped! We got to meet Jeff when he was nice enough to bring some cucumbers from his garden! We will definitely be coming back in the future!

  • Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Best vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful week at the cabin with our two year old and our dog Charlie! He loved playing in the river and our daughter loved splashing around and going fishing for the first time! We loved the relaxation! Thank you Jeff and Kristin for sharing your wonderful cabin with us! Medicine for the soul!

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A beautiful and relaxing cabin and property.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed the cabin and river. It was beautiful! It felt like being a part of nature with all the comforts of home. Will return again!!!

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

What a wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

What a beautiful place for my brother-in-law and sister-in-law's vow renewal! The property is great and the memories of the time spent here are priceless. Thank You for welcoming us and making every provision for our comfort and pleasure!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Property

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay here and it was very pet friendly.

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

Peaceful!!

  • 5 of 5

House was very nice! Decor made me feel like I was home. Breath taking views from deck! The dogs loved swimming and playing fetch. Really appreciated the fenced in area for night time use.. Kitchen is well appointed.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
17 Miles
Luray Caverns Airport
Nearest Golf
19 Miles
Caverns Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
33 Miles
Shenandoah Speedway
Nearest Restaurant
17 Miles
Mimslyn Inn
Nearest Ski
44 Miles
Massanutten Resort
Nearest Beach
23 Miles
Lake Arrowhead
Car: recommended

Located in Luray outside of town in the gorgeous Shenandoah Valley. Luray Caverns, Shenandoah National Park/ Skyline Drive, Massanutten Resort, Mimslyn Inn, and Wisteria Vineyard are all located within and hour from the cabin.

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Rates & Availability

Luray Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
July-Labor Day
Jul 1 2017 - Sep 4 2017
3 night minimum stay
$225
From
$275
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
September-November
Sep 5 2017 - Nov 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
$200
From
$250
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
December-New Years
Dec 1 2017 - Jan 1 2018
2 night minimum stay
$185
From
$225
Fri,Sat
 
Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$200
 

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $20 per person per night
Pet Fee $20
Damage Deposit $100

Additional guest rate of $20.00 applies to over 4 adults. If you add 6 to the number of guests when inquiring and 2 of them are children, please message us with that information so we can adjust the quote prior to you requesting to book. Once you request a booking we are unable to edit the quote but we can adjust it for an inquiry. The cancellation fee is to cover expenses incurred through HomeAway for processing payments.

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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