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Beautiful Mountain View, Secluded Romantic, Family Friendly WiFi

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

A Little Place in WV has everything you need for a quiet getaway stay. Beautifully sited on a secluded 5 acre wooded lot the hilltop location offers a graceful view across gently rolling hills to Cacapon Mountain in the near distance. Fog often divides the peaks and valleys in the early morning. Sun, moon, and stars rise to greet you, warming your morning or silvering your night. This cabin is a great place for a romantic getaway or an intimate weekend with your family. Secluded and completely surrounded by woods the site provides privacy in an open outdoor setting. Small groups of friends will enjoy the chance to hangout and visit in a beautiful setting--quiet, secluded and peaceful. The deck and one balcony look east to Cacapon Mountain with rolling hills between. A second balcony looks straight into the trees. The two bedroom cabin sleeps six comfortably. Recently renovated, the charming mix of colors, furnishings and natural light provide a warm cozy atmosphere. A gas fireplace will take the chill off an autumn evening and add an intimate feel to the living room. There are three TVs and DVD players, satellite TV, and a library of DVDs to keep you entertained. The cabin has free WiFi to keep you connected. The kitchen is fully equipped with stove, refrigerator, dishwasher and microwave, pots and pans, dishes and glasses. There is a washer and dryer in the basement. You can enjoy your meals inside or on the deck with views across the valley. The master bedroom suite has a queen size bed and sitting area. There are two balconies with wonderful cross breezes. The cabin has central air but you probably won't need it. The second bedroom has a double bunk bed. There is a futon in the basement den. Plenty of sheets and towels are available.


Owner
Sam Austell
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
October 16, 2017

About Sam Austell

I am in my mid-60s. I love walking outdoors and in recent years I have hiked in the Anapurna region in Nepal, been to Machu Pichu in Peru and most recently traveled the Colorado River for 21 days by rubber raft through the Grand Canyon. I own a small business in Baltimore and love visiting A Little Place in WV.

Sam Austell purchased this cabin in 2009

Why Sam Austell chose West Virginia

Several years ago my wife and I accidentally passed through Berkeley Springs. We had lunch at Tari's, looked around and decided to come back. We made several weekend trips staying in cabins in the area. We got lucky and found our cabin one very dreary but enchanting day in November. It was well built and had a wonderful view. But it was a mess. Nothing that a little bit of destruction and then construction couldn't take care of. I love a project. I hope you will enjoy the serenity and beauty of A Little Place in WV.

Amenities

Great Cacapon Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Sleeps two, Bunk Beds (1) This is a double bunk bed so it sleeps 4.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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average rating of 4.861111 based on 36 reviews
5

Pleasant woodland escape.

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place, tucked away in the woods but with a distant view of hills too. Beautifully appointed (great kitchenware for instance) and with managers just up the road if you happen to write down the entry details wrong! We would definitely return.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay. We love the cabin too. Sam
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Mechanicsburg, PA
5

Great place to unwind and spend time with friends

  • 5 of 5

This was my second time at this property. The owner is great to work with if you need any help. The place is a very nice cabin with a great deck and an awesome view. Great place to spend time with friends and unwind.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am glad to hear you had a good time at our cabin. We love the view too and miss it when we can't get up for a visit. Thanks for becoming one of our REGULARS. See you again soon. Sam
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5

Somewhere, Nowhere

  • 5 of 5

Somewhere, nowhere is what my wife called the house upon our arrival. A young deer was nearby to welcome us. The house was clean with all the conveniences. With a perfect of view of Mt Capacon across the valley/hollow.

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington, DC
5

Great place to get away

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful house with great views; and they're not kidding about the seclusion. It's exactly what we were looking for. The gravel roads headed back to the cabin are a bit scary the first time you see them, but we soon realized that even our little compact car could handle them without a problem (we did use low gear after turning onto Cedar Run Lane). The house itself is very clean and well set up, stocked with movies, books, and places to enjoy both or to just rest. There aren't a ton of pantry staples cluttering up the cupboards, so be sure to stop at the Food Lion in Berkeley Springs first. There's a closer convenience store on the road into town, Doris', but we didn't go inside to see what they offer.

  • Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wonderfully isolated and very well taken care of

  • 5 of 5

I highly recommend this place! Very isolated, beautiful view, close to Berkeley Springs and all it has to offer.

  • Submitted: Jun 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

I think since we are repeat vactioners to this wonderful place, that says it ALL!

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful place always offers us something new each and every time which we have come here. This was our 4th trip I believe. Early May, we relaxed for a long weekend, 4 days of doing nothing planned. The weather held us in surprise as we witnessed a thunderstorm rolling over the valleys and then a Beautiful RAINBOW!! We will continue to vacation here as Sam is very prompt to work with even at the last minute. We rented in less than a week of our stay and it was hastle free...Thanks Sam!!

  • Submitted: May 22, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Washington Dulles, and Baltimore Washington Int.
Nearest Barpub
12 Miles
Berkeley Springs
Nearest Golf
22 Miles
Cacapon State Park
Nearest Motorway
18 Miles
Interstate 70
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
Panorama at the Peak
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Whitetail
Nearest Beach
22 Miles
Cacapon State Park--Haha but true
Car: necessary

Berkeley Springs and the surrounding area are a mecca for visitors in the mid-Atlantic. Voted one of the top ten small art communities, there are galleries and The Ice House Community Art Center with live performances. There are two large antique stores and a number of small ones in town for those surprising finds. There are a number of restaurants in a range of styles and prices. Our favorites are Tari's and Panarama at the Peak. The Creamery for a quick sandwich and the Country Inn for a fine breakfast should be on your list. There are a couple of spas in town for the full range of pamper yourself delights. Our choice is the Atasia Spa. We have taken many wonderful walks in the area. The C&O canal is accessible at Paw Paw and Hancock. There is a beautiful trail from the parking lot at the Cacapon State Park scenic overlook. Its easy too. The Star Theatre shows recent movies Friday, Saturday and Sunday and has the best popcorn in three states made in a classic antique popcorn machine. Tari's, the Fairfax Coffee House and Earth Dog Cafe usually have live music one night a week. By the way you will get great coffee at the coffee house and the barbeque at Earth Dog is terrific. There are near-by Civil War sites at Gettysburg, Antietam and Sharpsburg. Skiing is at Whitetail. If you like the ponies the head on over to Charlestown. Then there is the cabin. A Little Place in WV is a lovely, peaceful place to just enjoy being alive. Let the sun warm you in the morning or the breeze cool you in the afternoon while reading a book on the deck. Three TVs, satellite and a library of DVDs are available for your enjoyment. Free WiFi is on site to keep up with the other world while you enjoy the real world. There are old fashion board games, remember them. If there is a chill in the air, the gas fireplace will warm you with its romantic glow. There is also a fire pit outside.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $50 + Tax
Tax Rate 10.0%

Part of the beauty of our cabin is that is a mile and a half down a dirt road. For that reason we do not rent the cabin January thru part of March. We welcome guests in late November and December. Should you feel uncomfortable with foul weather predictions please call me to discuss the situation. We want you to be comfortable and will be happy to give a full refund should winter weather threaten.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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