|Space||1,000 sq. ft.|
|Minimum Stay||2 nights|
MOUNTAIN MEADOW COTTAGE
Getaway to the beautifully appointed Mountain Meadow Cottage nestled in the Shenandoah Valley just minutes from the Shenandoah River (canoe, tube, kayak rentals & swimming), George Washington Pond (fishing), Luray Caverns & Golf Course, & Shenandoah National Park (hiking).
Experience the comfort and convenience of a year-round luxury vacation home available for nightly and weekly rental perfect for a romantic holiday, a family vacation or a weekend away with friends. The cottage will accommodate up to four guests comfortably.
Enjoy a country sunrise from the covered porch positioned along the front of the property or spend time in the screened porch that leads to a large wrap around deck overlooking the George Washington National Forest. The cottage has plenty of comfortable outdoor seating located to maximize the beautiful views, encourage gatherings and grill time. The outdoor hot tub provides the best place to watch a mountain sunset and the open fire pit is perfect for roasting marshmallows and getting lost in the country’s night sky.
Inside, a cook’s kitchen is fully equipped with upscale finishes like white shaker cabinets, granite counter tops, glass-tile backsplash and stainless appliances. Kitchen is fully stocked with all your cooking and dining needs. We also supply paper towels, trash bags, cooking oils, salt/pepper, some herbs and spices, coffee/tea, coffee filters, sugar, dish sponge & soap. Our goal is to provide you with all you need so you don't have to pack it.
The living room features a stone, gas log fireplace with slate hearth extending the length of the room. Enjoy modern amenities like a large flat screen HDTV with built in surround sound.
The central bathroom includes solar tube lighting and large walk-in tiled shower with seamless glass enclosure and handrails and a built in bench seat. A front load steam washer and dryer included supplies are provided. Quality linens, towels, hot tub towels and robes are supplied as well as laundry pods and dryer sheets. Central heat and air conditioning provide year-round comfort.
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Sleeps 4- TWO QUEEN BEDS
1 Bath walk in shower w/bench seat TP provided
Washer/Dryer (laundry pods and dryer sheets)
Covered Porch with seating
Outdoor Deck with seating
Outdoor Jetted Hot Tub Spa
Modern Fully Equipped Chefs Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances
Flat Screen TV with surround sound
DVD Player (DVD's upon request)
Gas Log Fireplace
Pergola with seating
Fire Pit with seating and pic-nic table
Some games and puzzles
Binoculars for bird watching
We work and play outdoors. We made Luray our home with the dream of sharing it with others. We consider ourselves on a permanent vacation in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley.
Brooke and Nathan Downing purchased this cottage in 2013
Located in the Shenandoah Valley, surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and accented by the Shenandoah River’s flowing banks, Luray offers an impressive selection of recreational opportunities, major attractions, cultural history, and nature preserves. Minutes away from canoe, tube, kayak rentals, boat landings for swimming access, GW Pond for fishing, and many hiking trails.
Set on the hill side it offers both a view of the sunrise and sunset, open night skies seated around a campfire, peaceful environment, surrounded by nature. Minutes from canoe, tube, kayak rentals, boat landings for swimming access, GW Pond for fishing, and many hiking trails. We also provide all those items you hate buying at the store for a trip. Who wants to pack paper towels, sugar, seasonings, cooking oils, coffee/tea, saran wrap/foil, etc. Leave those little things to us and you bring the good stuff.
What a great cottage! Brooke and Nathan were unbelievable hosts and the house had everything that we needed. Between soaking in the hot tub, sitting by the fire outside, grilling steaks and tuna, and sneaking in a quick round of golf it was everything that we needed. There was much more to do of course, but we just needed the break from the grind of DC, and relaxing was the key. Nice and quiet, and the sky at night looked like a planetarium...WOW!
We will be back very soon!
Arrived Thursday afternoon and was very impressed by the appearance of the cottage. Very well maintained inside and out. Even though it rained through the night we still did a 5 mile hike on Friday. Then went downtown Luray and visited the town and all the little shops. Saturday we went to Luray Caverns and then drove up Skyline Drive and went to Skyland for late afternoon lunch. Every day dinner at home then relaxed by the fire and then hot tub before bed. Will definitley recommend this place to all my family and friends. The cottage had all the necessities, we didnt need anything else. Thanks Again for sharing your place. See ya next year !
We had a wonderful time at the cottage! Wished we could have stayed longer. The cottage had everything we needed for our stay. We enjoyed cooking in the gourmet kitchen, roasting marshmallows by the fire pit, relaxing in the hot tub, admiring the peaceful and beautiful surroundings, and cozying up by the fireplace. Thank you Brooke & Nathan for an awesome cottage experience!
Truly Amazing. We were impressed from the moment we walked in the door. The cottage is a home away from home with everything you could possibly need. We reserved the cottage for a birthday weekend and enjoyed every minute of it. From baking the birthday cake in the truly "stocked" kitchen to relaxing in the amazing hot tub. The robes were a nice touch. It was great relaxing and watching the wildlife from the screened in porch. Nathan and Brooke were very responsive and ensured everything was set for our stay. We will definitely stay here again!
Our stay at the cottage couldn't have been better. This cozy and modern home was just what we needed for a few days outside of DC. As others have already noted in their reviews, Brooke and Nathan really have thought of everything that guests could could ever need or want. The well stocked kitchen had every appliance we needed. The fancy washer/dryer was easy to use and handy to have when we came back to the house with dirty hiking clothes. We enjoyed playing card games that were in the living room, working on one of several puzzles, and keeping warm outside in the hot tub. A quick 15-20 minute drive had us in George Washington National Forest for a serene hike through the woods. Unfortunately, Mother Nature conspired against us and it was quite cloudy, foggy, and a bit rainy so we didn't get to see the sunset either night. But that just gives us a reason to come back! Thank you for having us at your perfect retreat.
We had a great New Years stay at this property! The home is even more beautiful in person than in the photos. We enjoyed lots of outdoor time in the hot tub, by the firepit, and using the charcoal grill. Inside, we enjoyed watching many college bowl games in front of the gas fireplace. Brooke and Nathan were very hospitable and responsive to all of our questions. We would definitely stay here again.
Four Season Recreation Destination
Looking for miles of colorful countryside, civil war trails, vista overlooks, rivers, parks, and small town charm? A place where family car trips and weekend get-a-ways are closer than you think. Discover Luray, Virginia! Located in the Shenandoah Valley, surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and accented by the Shenandoah River’s flowing banks, Luray offers an impressive selection of recreational opportunities, major attractions, cultural history, and nature preserves.
Luray is home to some of Virginia’s most famed attractions, such as Luray Caverns (link to Luray Caverns www.luraycaverns.com) and Shenandoah National Park www.nps.gov/shen. Each offers a unique experience, from sounds of the world’s only stalacpipe organ to the expansive Valley views on Skyline Drive. It is known that some of the best leaf peeping can be seen from Shenandoah National Park, host to Skyline Drive, during the second or third week of October. This drive stretches from north to south along a 105-mile crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Some 75 vista overlooks and 500 miles of hiking trials, including the famous Appalachian Trail (link to Mountain & Valley Shuttle Service www.HikeLodge2Lodge.com), provides enthusiasts a national park experience complete with visitor centers, exhibits, and ranger programs.
Explore the Valley by accessing the Shenandoah River. The south fork of this river flows through the entire length of the county, making it a playground for canoeing, tubing, fishing, and swimming. Local outfitters (link to Shenandoah River Outfitters www.shenandoahriver.com provide canoe and kayak rentals way into the month of November.
Luray-Hawksbill Greenway www.townofluray.com , a designated VA Birding and Wildlife Trail and Bird Sanctuary, follows a creek on a 4-mile paved, walking and biking loop with convenient entry and footbridge locations off Luray’s Main Street. Local outdoor stores and bike shops provide scenic ride and hike suggestions for all abilities Hawksbill Bicycles www.hawksbillbicycles.com , Appalachian Outdoors Adventures www.appalachianoutdoorsadventures.com .
Take pleasure in exploring the quaint town of Luray www.luraydowntown.com . Historic Luray draws visitors to its bustling downtown, a registered National Historic District, where festivals, performing arts, paved walking trails, museums and monuments are accessible year round. Century old buildings house many antique, boutique, and outdoor stores.
Luray also features a few seasonal attractions favored by the locals. Don’t miss the Luray Zoo www.lurayzoo.com , a rescue zoo, boasts an eclectic blend of exotic animals from around the globe. The Performing Arts of Luray www.performingartsluray.org features local theatre, open stage nights, and national acts.
Take a journey to Luray. Share in local traditions, relax in a country setting, and satisfy your need for adventure!
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
|Refundable damage deposit||$150|
Reservations can not be held until full payment is made.
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Seasonal Rates DO NOT APPLY to Holidays
New refund policy applies to bookings made after March 3rd.
REFUND POLICY: If cancellation is made within 30 days or more you will receive an 80% refund excluding holidays booking of which you will receive a 0% refund. If cancellation is made less than 30 days you will receive a 0% refund.
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