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Spring is here!This is the perfectly Relaxing Escape! (Hot tub,too)

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage


About the property

Cottage, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 6)

The Bella Vista -- a Cozy mountain cottage with back yard bordering National Forest and is close to the Shenandoah River for outdoor fun. Hike, fish, explore!

Inside cook your dinner, relax in the hot tub and then sit by the fireplace with the special ones or have a bonfire out back.

Plan your day's activities on the River at Shenandoah River Outfitters(April-Oct) or go over to Shenandoah National Park for hiking or explore Luray Caverns and the quaint town of Luray. So much to do so plan lots of time!

For Winter Fun, there are 2 ski resorts within an hour, and one has a Water Park. Horseback riding is 30 minutes away.

The cottage has a queen bed in an open room, a double bed in a bedroom and a double bed futon in the living room area. Most guests bring their own linens and towels. Otherwise there ia a $25/bed charge and you need to call 2 days ahead .

There is a full kitchen with all the dishes, pots,etc. Also there is a charcoal grill outside by the picnic table and the fire pit. You can pick up firewood/charcoal at the 7-11's in Luray. Cookouts and bonfires add to the enjoyment of the Bella Vista Cottage.

We do offer 4-night mid-week rates and 7-night rates for the longer stays.

This is a 'no pet cottage'.

Give us a call for the perfect get-away soon.

Keywords: fireplace, hot tub, views, river, full kitchen, Luray, Shenandoah River, Luray Caverns, Shenandoah National Park

More Details

Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 20, 2018

About The Owner

The Bella Vista mountain cottage is maintained by Shenandoah River Outfitters as a close by place to stay while enjoying the River with us by canoe, kayak, raft or tube.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1992


Luray Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Min of 2 nights on weekends
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking Off Street
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • jetted tub
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • 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:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


Very Good! 4/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

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Spring is here!This is the perfectly Relaxing Escape! (Hot tub,too)
average rating of 4.0 based on 8 reviews

Cute and Cozy Cabin

  • 4 of 5

Cute little cabin had everything we needed. The two beds and futon were all comfortable for sleeping. The kitchen had all the supplies we needed.

We enjoyed the fire pit outside under the trees.

The river is only a short 2-3 minute drive down the hill. My daughter and I parked at the boat launch area and fished in the mornings. Such a beautiful quiet spot on the river! We caught bass and bluegill and saw herons and eagles.

The location was great. We were only 20 minutes from the Luray caverns and other restaurants in town. We also went to Skyline drive twice which was about 25 minutes from the cabin.

Overall it was a great three nights in Shenandoah!

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: OH, we are so glad you enjoyed the cabin, the Shenandoah River and our area. Come back in the Winter for different view (ie no leaves)! Thanks
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Lovely space and nice amenities

  • 4 of 5

Overall, our experience was great! We had fun using the hot tub and the fireplace was wonderful! The only things I can even note that weren’t perfect was that there were a lot of flies and the house could have used an extra lamp or two and a chest of drawers so we didn’t have to live out of suitcases. Otherwise, the view was spectacular, there was some nice hiking out back and we had a great time unplugging with the kids for the weekend. We will definitely book again!!

  • Submitted: Feb 18, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay with the fireplace and hot tub! That is GW National Forest out the back door. Thank you for the suggestions on the lamp/dresser. We will look at that. Sorry about the flies. My home got hit by them too. The winter thaw brought them out. Come back again!
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We really enjoyed ourselves.

  • 5 of 5

The place was clean and well kept. Everything worked great. The only downside was that we lost power for a few hours during a storm early Sunday morning, but that is obviously no fault of the owners. In spite of that we had a great time.

  • Submitted: Nov 22, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good time. Didn't hear about the power outage and glad it didn't last. The fun of being in the country! Come again!
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Underwhelming experience

  • 1 of 5


The cottage is located in a nice area but the place needs attention to to many details. No light in the grill area, no light by the whirlpool. The grill ash can was filled up to the top and the cleanliness in the cottage was not up to standards, overall very dusty and China and Glassware were not properly cleaned.We couldnt have a shower in our 3 days/2 nights as the handle was broken, only option was fill the tiny tub and get a bath in there. Not nice at all. There was mold in the bathroom and the tiles were dirty. Bathtub has cigarette burns marks. we didn't use the whirlpool. Sofa is not in the best condition ever. We have been several times in Sennandoah and I won't recommend this place which by the way is not cheap. There are better cottages by Luray' s Arrowhead Lake.Our second night water stopped running in the afternoon. Not the best stay overall; however we love Sennandoah and we will be back again but not here.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice balance

  • 5 of 5

We really liked the location of the house; it was far enough up in the mountains to feel totally "away from it all," but close enough to drive in to Luray easily (10-15 minutes) and even Front Royal (about 40 minutes). The house itself is clean and charming, the beds were quite comfortable, and we enjoyed the hot tub off the bedroom quite a bit. A good value, and we'd stay here again.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you like our cottage. Hope you got to go out on the Shenandoah River while you were here. Winter is nice here too, especially if you come when it snows.... Thanks again for coming.
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Excellent property enjoyed our stay quiet and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

Quiet cozy cottage loved it could use some improvements to the heat not the best when really cold

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had an enjoyable stay. We will have the staff check the heating units to make sure they are working correctly. We do hope you enjoyed the wood burning fire and the hot tub! Do come again.
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Luray(local) and Dulles International
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Uncle Bucks & Speakeasy
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
Luray Caverns
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Luray area
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
Massanutten Ski
Car: recommended

Shenandoah River Outfitters, Canoeing, tubing, Civil War museums, Luray Caverns, Shenandoah National Park, wineries, Wine trails, ski resorts, water park,




Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.3%

Renters bring own linens and towels. If need to rent them, it is $25/bed/visit. Max of 6 persons in cottage.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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