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Beautifully appointed log cabin features mountain views, river, trails

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Private Master Suite, Loft Bedroom (2 Bdrm) (2 Bath) sleeps up to 10

Beatifully-appointed 1850's authentic log cabin is fully restored with a new, great-room addition. An elegant and private master suite features a double-size shower for two. A working, stone fireplace adds to the master suite's romantic atmosphere -- appeals to the the passionate at heart!

A Sweet Water Hot tub for 6 and firepit adds to the cabin's outdoor attraction. Deck with handicap ramp features million dollar views of Kennedy's Peak and the famous Blue Ridge Mountains. Walk to a secluded fishing pond without leaving the property. Surrounded by nature, wildlife, with US Inland Fisheries and G.W. National Forest close by; affords easy access to G.W. National Forest for Horse Loverz (with short trails on site). We are Pet Friendly.

Massanutten Boat Landing is walking distance - bring your own motor boats, jet ski with rentals available from local outfitters.

Be our personal guest at #1 Rock Tavern River Kamp - less than 15 min away- canoeing, kayaking, tubing, motor boating at Massanutten Boat Landing - even Antique Tractor / Hay wagon rides available just inquire for details.

Make it a day on the river!

Taskers Gap within 25 min of cabin; 16 and over: bring ATV's and ride in the G.W. National Forest!

G.W. National Forest: Trailer your horses within 25 minutes and ride all day in the G.W. National forest. -- on horse trails or at close-by riding stables. See packages available. Ask about our Introduction to Horses.

The Virginia By-Way -- the scenic trail for bicyclist - is at your front door when you stay at Massanutten Springs. Egypt Bend Rd is a designated trail where bicyclists and motorcyclists travel through Fort Valley. Civil War History sites are located within 15 min of property. Visit the Luray Caverns Museum for a taste of the Civil War history; stay at Massanutten Springs to experience a touch of pre-Civil War living in our totally restored, absolutely beautiful, 1850's authentic cabin.

Handicap Accessible: Massanutten Springs has been designed to accomodate families taking care of elderly parent (s ). Bring all of the family on a vacation where everyone may be comfortable -- from young children to elderly family members who may need special care. The great room is set up with Queen sleeper (additional mattress provided) with handicap accessible (ADA approved) bathrooms. Couples have total privacy in master suite. A loft bedroom adds additional sleeping space and an open floor-plan kitchen is totally accessible to everyone.

A unique property - whether you water ski, canoe, fish, hike, golf, bicycle, horseback ride, shop for antiques, research civil war history, v isit museums, listen to bluegrass music, hunt, ride atvs, motorcycle, etc. Massanutten Springs is close to it all.

More Details

Annette Cates
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2017

About Annette Cates

This was a project... although the end result - absolutely beautiful, with lots of customized features thru out our cabin. I started this project because I was taking care of my Mom and I needed to hire additional we decided to restore this 1850's originally built cabin ... Charlotte G Kibler (my mother) passed away before I was finished however I know she would be proud of how it has turned out...I have designed cabin to accomodate the elderly and handicapped. We all need a vacation...It is hard taking care of your loved ones and this is when you deserve the vacation the most. So bring all and all will be comfortable...

Annette Cates purchased this cabin in 2010

Why Annette Cates chose Shenandoah Valley

I decided on this property for renovation because of the historic uniqueness and where it is located.

What makes this cabin unique

It's totally unique - there are so many benefits in staying here to list a few: private yet close to everything....


handicap accessible....

Originally built in the 1850's - date is still in the original chinking made of horse hair...just to list a few


Luray Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View ...
  • River
  • Ski-Out ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linen Rental Possible
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Master bathroom offers a 6 foot soaking tub along with a double shower / handi-cap accessible
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • 1 Queen size Bed in Master Bedroom 1 Queen size bed in upstairs bedroom with a futon Sleep Sofa and Futon (2) Full Sleeper Sofa Double thick Mattress futon Full Size in Great room
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • DVR
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Deck Furniture
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Motorboat
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Furniture
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Wood Deck
  • Yard
  • 1 bicycles
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Massage
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
walk to a secluded fishing pond on property walk or drive to Massanutten Boat landing (Shenandoah River Access) Deep Water for motor boats -approx. 8 mi stretch ATV - Tasker's Gap - within 25 min G.W. National Forest - Trails for Hiking, Biking, Horseback riding within 15 min 200 acres US Inland Fisheries close by A historic original log cabin (1850) totally restored with a grand addition Luray Caverns Golf Course within 5 min Luray Caverns within 7 min Shenandoah National Park within 20 min Civil War Re-enactments held within 7 min


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(14 traveler reviews)

Beautifully appointed log cabin features mountain views, river, trails
average rating of 5.0 based on 14 reviews

Luxury In Isolation

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is the perfect combination of quaint yet luxurious and nostalgic yet modern. The soaking tub with the candelebra is almost decadent, especially if you share it with that special someone and a glass of wine! The wood finish and spiral staircase, master bathroom and fireplace are just breathtaking! The customer service was outstanding and the cabin is clean and well- stocked, nestled in a quiet clearing with a mountain view! I'm glad this wonderful vision exists and it was a privilege to stay here.

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow I am just in awe at the wonderful compliments. Thank you for taking the time to share with others' your experience. Thank you for choosing our cabin. Annette Cates (owner)
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Wardensville, WV

Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

An absolutely GORGEOUS cabin. One of the cleanest places we have ever reserved. (When you have mid-age couples that consists of two police officers, a registered emergency room nurse and a pharmacy tech stay, we tend to be pretty critical lol) Everything you would need is at your finger tips. The cabin is laid out nicely with large open concept family room / dining / kitchen area. With one large bedroom upstairs and a large master down, we still had our own space as well. We had everything we needed for a relaxing weekend. Great getaway! Would absolutely recommend!! Annette made the reservation process pain free as well and was always only a phone call away when we had questions 😊

  • Submitted: May 22, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cornwall, CT

Beautiful Cabin and Property

  • 5 of 5

This cabin had everything; beautiful inside and out. Great views from them outside patio and decks. Beautifully decorated inside, with a nicely equipped kitchen. The property is great for walking with a nice small private pond in the back. Close to all attractions in Luray. We enjoyed our stay.

  • Submitted: May 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking time to review our cabin. I am glad to hear you enjoyed your stay. Annette
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Fantastic Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

Everything was just as good, or even better, than described. The location is great - we spent time kayaking the Shenandoah River, mountain biking in George Washington National Forest, and hiking in Shenandoah National Park. The cabin was a wonderful and relaxing place to stay during our getaway and the history of it added a real nice touch. After a day out it was nice to come back and prepare our own meal in the well-stocked kitchen and then soak in the hot tub. I don't think I'd consider staying anywhere else when I next visit Luray.

  • Submitted: Mar 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! Annette
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Richmond, Virginia

Great Getaway Location!

  • 5 of 5

Wow -- this cabin is THE place to stay when visiting Luray and the surrounding areas. It is so well decorated you won't want to leave. Our Valentine's weekend retreat was special in lots of ways but it all started with having such a neat place to stay. The Mimslyn Inn hosted a wonderful Valentine's dinner and dance which we thoroughly enjoyed. We also visited the Shenandoah Vineyards for a special Valentine's wine tasting and food pairing which was delightful. Even more important to us was the oppotunity for some R&R from very demanding jobs. We enjoyed relaxing in the hot tub, bath bombs in the deep and spaceous bathtub, showers in the 2 person shower stall, and spending some quiet time alone. We highly recommend this cabin and we will be back in the future when the opportunity presents itself!

  • Submitted: Mar 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad our cabin helped make your Valentine's special ...this is so awesome! Annette
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Virginia Beach

What a lovely visit!

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed a family vacation in Luray and we absolutely loved every minute of our stay here! Annette's attention to details (puzzles, books, games, candles by the tub) show that it's important to her that your stay isn't missing a thing! She even sent an email ahead of time with "tips", things to bring and a list of places to see. Be sure to visit Storybook Trail! Amazing views for those who aren't avid hikers. Luray Caverns is also a must see! The cabin is beautifully renovated while still keeping to it's rustic charm. Enjoy s'mores by the bon fire then a long soak in the soaking tub! ( ladies, bring your bubble bath!!) Annette, thank you so much for providing an amazing home away from home!!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Awesome! I am so happy to hear of a great family stay -this is what our cabin has been designed for. Thank you Annette
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Nearest Airport
5 Miles
Luray Caverns Airport
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Speak Easy and Uncle Bucks
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Luray Caverns and Shenvalee Golf courses
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
Egypt Bend Rd and 211
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Mok- n- She's
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Bryce Resort and Massanutten Resort
Nearest Beach
10 Miles
Lake Arrowhead Beach / Park
Car: recommended

Property is located on Egypt Bend Rd which is designated VA BY-WAY (scenic roadway)

Massanutten Boat landing (deep water for motor boats)

Bass Fishing Tournaments held annually


Rates & Availability

Luray Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Shoulder season
Feb 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
May 1 2017 - May 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Summer /Peak Season
May 23 2017 - Aug 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
Sep 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $15
Tax Rate 10.03%

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A security deposit of $300.00 will apply Min stay on Holidays and Holiday weekends is 3 nights. Additional Holiday fee of 25.00 for that night.

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