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Five Peaks at Wintergreen-Pet Friendly Mountain Retreat

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,460 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedroom, 2.5 bath. Perfect blend of country life and modern sophistication.

The Space:

The home includes a private master suite on the main level with an ultra-comfortable king size bed, private deck with a two person hot tub, and a large master bathroom with heated floors and a huge walk in shower. The upstairs loft has a very comfortable queen sized bed, with a closet and amoire. Guests in the loft typically share the master bathroom for bathing, though there is a powder room available as well. All the beds are made with high quality designer linens and pillows. On the main floor you will find a truly awesome and well equipped gourmet kitchen with all the bells and whistles that every cook will love, plus a large dining area, great room and beautiful rock fireplace. Off the kitchen is a wonderful library with a large movie collection and an assortment of books for your enjoyment. You will also find high speed wireless internet, and a 55” flat screen TV with surround sound.

Our large deck is the perfect outside space with beautiful mountain views and screened in gazebo with a double hammock, perfect for lounging in the treetops.

On the lower level there is a large separate studio (not accessible from main house) which we've recently remodeled (June '14) to include a king sized bed and double futon couch. Cozy and light-filled, the studio also features a private entrance, beautiful rock wood burning fireplace, a full bath, and a private deck. The Studio serves as a second, private master suite, making Five Peaks very flexible – two couples can each enjoy a private suite, or larger groups can sleep two in the semi-private loft with queen sized bed, up to four in the Studio, with the king sized bed and comfy double futon, and two in the master suite. The Studio is never rented separately from the main house ensuring privacy for you and your party.

The studio will be made available only when the paid group includes four or more people, unless special arrangements are made in advance.

Guest Access:

Guests will have access to the entire home and property. You will have complete privacy from the moment you arrive. Guests will have access to all amenities, including the washer and dryer, and the garage with automatic door opener.

Interaction with Guests:

While we do not usually greet our guests, we will communicate extensively with you prior to your arrival and send you detailed driving directions, arrival instructions and a house manual. Once you arrive you will have access to us via phone and or email. If you need to meet us, we can be available to do so on short notice.

The Neighborhood:

There is great hiking on the nearby Appalachian Trail, and dozens of other wonderful hiking trails nearby. Or go biking on the beautiful country roads of Nelson County and the nearby Blue Ridge Parkway. Golf, Tennis, skiing, snowboarding, tubing, swimming, and rock climbing, are all right here at Wintergreen Resort. You can also find great fishing in nearby ponds and rivers. Kayak or canoe on the nearby Rockfish, Tye and James Rivers.

In the spring, summer and fall don’t miss the local farmers market, just a 5 minute drive down the road, where you can pick up fresh local meats, veggies, and crafts. Or visit one of the many local farms for fresh fruit and produce.

Getting Around:

You'll need a car to visit Five Peaks and to enjoy nearby attractions. There is no reliable public transit serving Five Peaks. Although you can bike to the farmers market, lake and hiking trails.

Other Things to Note:

Guests will have access to pools and tennis courts at the Wintergreen Resort. You'll need to present your guest passes, which you'll find upon arrival at Five Peaks. We love well behaved, house trained dogs, and their responsible owners. They are welcome at Five Peaks, but please read below (the Dogs Allowed section) for some reasonable restrictions when you bring your pet.

While Five Peaks is very, very private, she is located in a resort community, and we request that you respect the neighborhood's privacy during your stay.

Dogs Allowed:

We love well behaved, house trained dogs, and their responsible owners. They are welcome at Five Peaks. With more than 1 acre of wooded yard for your friends to play, and expansive, multilevel decks that can be closed off to keep your doggies close, your dogs will be as happy as you are that you've brought them to this special place. If you're bringing your well behaved dog, let us know and we'll provide comfy dog beds. and bowls. But the little varmints can be really hard on the furniture, so please understand that YOUR DOGS ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THE BEDS OR OTHER FURNITURE. If we find excessive dog hair on the furniture, or dog pee anywhere in the house, we will withhold up to $150.00 from your damage deposit depending on the damage. If just dog hair on the couches, the charge will be less. If the dog(s) pee in the house, the cost will be more.

While Five Peaks is very, very private, she is located in a resort community, and we request that you respect the neighborhood's privacy during your stay.

IMPORTANT UPDATE ON FEES: The booking agency doesn't allow us have tiered rates so we need to put them here:

Cleaning rates: For groups of 3 our cleaning rate is 125.00. For groups of 4 or more our cleaning rate is 150.00.

The Studio (2nd Master) only rents to groups over 3 or if specially selected and there is a small up-charge.

More Details

Property Manager
Debra Ray
Member since: 2015
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, french, We have a house manual written in French.
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2017

About Debra Ray

We're serial re-modelers, and Five Peaks has been our focus for the past 14 years. Debra is a retired Technical Recruiter, passionate designer and Michael is a structural engineer. We have two wonderful dogs and love to travel. Our most recent overseas trip was to the south of France. We love to cook, and that shows in the gourmet kitchen at Five Peaks.

We love hosting guests, and get great pleasure when we know our guests are happy!

Debra Ray purchased this house in 2013

Why Debra Ray chose Wintergreen

We believe Five Peaks is the perfect blend of country life and modern sophistication. This thoughtfully designed private mountain hideaway is nestled in the treetops, and is the perfect getaway to the Charlottesville/Wintergreen Area.

What makes this house unique

The first time we saw Five Peaks, the flow of the house drew us in immediately. We added the deck and gazebo during our first year, which truly created a connection from the main living area inside, to an awesome living area outside. We have always found the home to be rejuvenating, relaxing, and romantic.

We decided to begin sharing Five Peaks with other guests in December of 2013, and have been overwhelmed with the positive response from our guests. Five Peaks is new to the Homeaway family, but not new to providing a wonderful guest experience. See the "Guestbook comments from the manager" just below for past guest reviews.

Guestbook comments from the manager

We have over 100 5 star Reviews and Testimonials at our other booking site and webisite. Please check out our website. WWW.WINTERGREENRENT.COM for more information.
May 2015
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Amenities

Wintergreen House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2460 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Master Suite Bathroom has heated floors, large walk in shower with 3 shower heads, separate large bathtub, 2 sinks. Second bath on main level is a half bath, and studio has a full bath, one vanity.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Sleeping loft with skylights
    Master Suite - 1 king , Master Suite with private deck with hot tub
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 1 double , King Bed, double futon, day bed, fireplace and full bath
  • The home includes a private master suite on the main level with an ultra-comfortable king size bed, private deck with a two person hot tub, and a large master bathroom with heated floors and a huge walk in shower. The upstairs sleeping loft has a very comfortable queen sized bed, with a closet and armoire. Guests in the loft typically share the master bathroom for bathing, though there is a powder room available as well. On the lower level there is a large separate studio (not accessible from main house) which we've recently remodeled (June '14) to include a king sized bed and double futon couch. Cozy and light-filled, the studio also features a private entrance, beautiful rock, wood burning fireplace, a full bath, and a private deck. The Studio serves as a second, private master suite, making Five Peaks very flexible.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • forests
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • ski privileges optional
  • skiing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
Our goal is to provide a luxury experience at an affordable to all. We have set up our privacy so that couples (we have had 5 engagements) can afford to spend a wonderful romantic getaway. Our pricing increases for families, but we are always flexible on pricing as our primary goal is to provide a wonderful, relaxing, memorable time for people, at a reasonable price. Comments are appreciated!!!

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(72 traveler reviews)

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Five Peaks at Wintergreen-Pet Friendly Mountain Retreat
average rating of 4.9722223 based on 73 reviews
5

Everything was perfect and all we could ask for in a getaway home!

  • 5 of 5

Everything was perfect and all we could ask for! We will most definitely be making another stay at the five peaks in the future, but next time we will definitely book a longer stay!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for such a wonderful review. I was very happy to read it and wanted to also thank you for being such wonderful 5 star guests. We would be thrilled if you were to return. Contact me directly so I can go over the calendar. Also, keep in mind, people book months in advance. Best Regards, Debra
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5

Another great weekend at an amazing house!

  • 5 of 5

This was our second time staying at Five Peaks and we had another wonderful time. We love the house and its amenities and the owners are very communicative and always make us feel very welcome. Everything was perfect; I'm sure we'll be back again!

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

beautiful location

  • 4 of 5

Everything was as described, beautiful mountain setting, easy access to great places within a 30-minute drive. Relaxing stay. Only downside was the studio was accessible only from the outside, not an indoor access.

  • Submitted: Nov 4, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Virginia is God's country

  • 4 of 5

The place was amazing and we built long lasting memories.

We did find the place a little dirty. The stink bugs were everywhere.

However I would revisit again in a heartbeat.

Thanks Deborah for meeting our every need.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

Modern amenities with a gorgeous view of the mountains! The home is well maintained and the perfect relaxing getaway. Would definitely recommend to anyone traveling to the area.

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

Great place

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay and even though it was a short time, we tried to take advantage of the hot tub, gazebo and hammock. All very relaxing, but we should've taken more time here. The one and only small issue was there seemed to be a strange smell when you entered the house, but after you were there for a bit, you didn't notice it. Everything else was perfect.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Devils Backbone Brewing Company
"Top Notch Microbrewery and Restaurant"
Wintergreen Nature Foundation
"Great place to get information about hiking, the nature foundation and other information."
Bold Rock Hard Cider
"Bold Rock is amazing, located on the Rockfish River, you will find amazing views and great c..."
Stoney Creek Golf Course
"Five Peaks is located within minutes of this great golf course. We have a limited number of..."
Wild Wolf Brewing Company
"Another great Micro Brew and Restaurant."
Basic Necessities
"Basic Necessities have wonderful wines,cheeses and breads, plus other goodies available. T..."
Wintergreen Resort
"We are part of the Wintergreen resort. Great skiing, a wonderful spa, golf, tennis, and hik..."
Nearest Airport
42 Miles
Charlottesville
Nearest Barpub
0.38 Miles
Wild Wolf Brewing
Nearest Golf
0.2 Miles
Wintergreen Resort
Nearest Train
34 Miles
Charlottesville
Nearest Motorway
0.38 Miles
151
Nearest Restaurant
5.8 Miles
Wild Wolf Brewery
Nearest Ski
10.3 Miles
Wintergreen Resort
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Lake Monacan, Sherando Lake
Car: necessary

There is great hiking on the nearby Appalachian Trail, and dozens of other wonderful hiking trails nearby. Or go biking on the beautiful country roads of Nelson County and the nearby Blue Ridge Parkway. Golf, Tennis, skiing, snowboarding, tubing, swimming, and rock climbing, are all right here at Wintergreen Resort. You can also find great fishing in nearby ponds and rivers. Kayak or canoe on the nearby Rockfish, Tye and James Rivers.

In the spring, summer and fall don’t miss the local farmers market, just a 5 minute drive down the road, where you can pick up fresh local meats, veggies, and crafts. Or visit one of the many local farms for fresh fruit and produce.

Five Peaks is at the center of a burgeoning local industry of breweries (Devil's Backbone, Blue Mountain, Wild Wolf, Star Hill, etc,), wineries, cideries (Bold Rock), and distilleries (Silverback). The "Brew Ridge Trail" is a very popular tour, including local breweries in Charlottesville. Follow the trail home to Five Peaks.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $150
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 5.0%

Rates are the same weekdays, weekends. However we require a 5 night minimum during Thanksgiving and Christmas, a 3 night minimum for all holidays including labor day, memorial day, 4th of July, Presidents Day, Easter, etc.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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