River Rock Cottage is a fully furnished 3 bedroom Victorian style home. The 2nd & 3rd bedrooms are adjoining and entrance to the upstairs bath is through twin bedroom. Youll have the entire home for your family and friends. The inviting front porch is a great place to unwind and enjoy the sights and sounds of small town living. Our kitchen is fully equipped for your convenience and has everything you need to prepare a meal should you choose to eat 'in.' We have a grill for outdoor cooking and picnic table in the backyard. Our large dining room table will accommodate your large family gatherings! We have wireless internet as well as cable TV in 3 rooms, with flat screen TV. We offer 3 bedrooms, one with a queen bed, 1with a twin bed & trundle, 1 with a full size bed accessed through twin bedroom but can close doors for privacy plus an additional twin bed roll away. Our downstairs bath has a tub and tiled shower. There is a new bath with shower on 2nd floor.. River Rock Cottage has all you need for your family. From the time you walk up onto the nice & homey front porch until you leave, your needs will be met with all the amenities provided. We believe your stay at River Rock Cottage will hold many memories and bring you back time and time again and that you will be happy to share your discovery with your friends! The cottage is located 1/2 block from Historic Harmar District. Just up the street you will be able to cross over into historic Marietta, OH where you will find "shopping till you drop" and many restaurants, including outdoor dining & pizza pubs. At the end of the bridge, you may rent a bike to ride the 'walking trail' and cool off with an ice cream or cold drink at the snackbar there. Just across the street you will find Harmar Tavern, famous for 'fried bologna sandwiches' and they have a nice outdoor terrace! On the corner is the upscale Italian restaurant which offers terrace dining, Spagnas. Busy Bee Restaurant, on the corner at Harmar District is a local favorite to grab a quick bite and a hearty breakfast! The Aquatic Park is near and you can walk to it on the walking trail in about 45 minutes. Seneca Lake is within driving distance if your prefer outdoor lake activities. Be sure to check out the museums that tell of the historic beginnings of Marietta. Marietta also holds an annual Sternwheelers Festival in September with the BEST fireworks ever! We hope to hear from you soon and can't wait for you to enjoy our little gem...River Rock Cottage!!!
- House1500 sq. ft.
- Half Baths0
- Min Stay2 nights
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
- Calendar last updated:
- Oct 14, 2018
About Peggy Boring
My husband and I are retired and we use the cottage to visit family and friends while in Marietta. I love people and enjoy the outdoors. My husband likes to garden and hunt. He is a retired WV coal miner of 37 years and a Viet Nam war veteran. We currently reside near Morgantown, WV.
Peggy Boring purchased this House in 2014
Why Peggy Boring chose Marietta
I fell in love with this house the minute I saw it. It was in need of TLC but was basically a one owner home of a lady who used to walk to work on the 'old' railroad bridge at historic Lafayette Hotel! We have worked very hard to bring beauty back to this home. It has been a labor of love and we love River Rock Cottage and offer it with the confidence that you will love it too!
What makes this House unique
This home is perfect for history lovers and nature lovers. The Muskingam and Ohio Rivers meet here..a 2 minute walk up the street will bring you fantastic views of this meeting!! Shopping, hiking, bike riding, swimming, antiquing, flea marketing, and dining all right at the front door!!!! A hometown feeling with so much to do!!
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Check-in: 4:00 PM
Check-out: 11:00 AM
100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
Location and ambiance....perfect !!!
If you are looking for a great getaway to Marietta, stay with Peggy at River Rock Cottage. This house is in an historic area and is walking distance to downtown and great food! You can’t beat this cottage for location ! We parked in front of the cottage and were able to walk to most of our destinations. Peggy is great to address anything you need and boy has she thought of everything for your convenience. I have never had a VRBO so well stocked for us! If you book Peggy’s cottage, you will be spoiled !!! As they say “ try it you will like it “ Thanks for everything Peggy.....we will see you again someday.
Thomas, it was so nice to host you at River Rock Cottage! I am so glad to have been a part of your vacation experience! Thank you for being great guests! I look forward to hosting you again!
Home away from home.
Great Family Weekend Getaway in Marietta
This was a great place to stay while in Marietta for the weekend. House is very clean, close to things to do and all the extras that the owners leave for you is so nice. We walked to a Ghost Tour of the Mansion very nearby, then walked to dinner at Spagna's which was absolutely great. Wonderful atmosphere, great food and so close to the house. We also had a very short walk to Busy Bee which is a must for breakfast, lunch or both. We brought bikes and rode all over Marietta. It was so much fun. We have kids ages 11, 13, and 15 and they enjoyed it as well. Their favorite thing was the Ghost Tour. We highly recommend the Ghost Tour of the mansion. They have other tours around town and i would go to those if we come back (and I hope we do) but if you can only do one, the mansion is probably the best. Check out their options online.
Clean, comfortable, convenient, and charming
The house was perfect for our small family of three. The location is tough to beat with quick and easy access to everything. The house itself was charming and the owners made you really feel welcome (groceries bought, shampoo and soaps, snacks, etc.). We’ll likely stay here every time we visit the area.
Cozy and Clean.
The home was in a perfect location for our needs. We can't say enough about the attention to details that the owner has taken for guests to this home. Walking distance to everything....museums, restaurants, sites, bikes, walks.....wonderful. Very clean and comfy.
Super cute house and great host
The house was adorable. Much larger than it looks. The breakfast items and snacks provided were a nice surprise. I would definitely stay here again.
Thank you for choosing River Rock Cottage! You were wonderful guests! We would love to host you again!
Marietta was the earliest settlement in the NW Territory. There are many museums and historic homes to tour, many within walking distance. Marietta has many annual events, the most well attended being the annual Sternwheelers Festival, which draws sternwheel boats from many states. There is also a large indoor/outdoor flea market that is within walking distance of the cottage. There are also national parks and historic places in nearby Parkersburg, WV. Blennerhassett Island is a wonderful family place to visit and an easy drive and boatroad.There are numerous local fairs and festivals. Information about these can be found on Marietta, OH visitors web site http://mariettaohio.org/index.php
We have a NO Pet Policy. There will be additional fee added if there are more than (2) adults staying. The additional fee will be $10 per night, per additional adult....I will add that to the reservation when you request to book.