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Stone Lodge on 25 ac., 1 mi. from downtown Fayetteville, 2 mi. from NRG Bridge

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 3,100 sq. ft.
Property type lodge
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

4 Bedroom, 3 Bathroom House Near New River Gorge

Beautiful stone lodge with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths upstairs and 1 bedroom and 1 bath downstairs. The house was completely remodeled in 2012/2013. Amenities include hardwood and tile floors, granite counter tops, gas log fireplaces, large covered porches on front and back, pool table in finished basement. The area is secluded with beautiful mountain views, yet within walking distance of many area attractions. Sleeping accommodations include a master bedroom with king bed and master bath, two bedrooms with twin beds upstairs share a second bath. A bedroom with 4 bunk beds and a full bath is located in the lower level. The living room has a queen size pull out couch and the basement has a queen size futon. The property contains an orchard and vineyard plus a stone fire pit and horseshoe court. Many of the restaurants and pubs in town are within a 20 to 30 minute walking distance. The national park boundary and New River Gorge bridge are less than 2 miles away.


Owner
Bill Wells
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
July 14, 2017

About Bill Wells

Bill and Sally Wells are the owners of the property and live nearby. Sally grew up on the property. Bill is a native of Upper St. Clair, PA and moved to WV in 1981 where he worked as a mining engineer. After living in several different states, we moved back to Fayetteville in 2012.

Bill Wells purchased this lodge in 2007

Why Bill Wells chose West Virginia

Sally's father built the house in 1955. We both love the outdoors and have vacationed here for many years. We were fortunate to be able to purchase the property for a weekend getaway in 2007. In August, we moved into a newly built home on the property. During construction of the new house, the original house was completely remodeled as a vacation rental.

What makes this lodge unique

The property contains 25 mostly wooded acres that are shared by the Ramsey Mountain Lodge, the Sugar Creek Chalet (vrbo #563229) and our residence. The house is secluded but is a short 20 minute walk into downtown Fayetteville where there are many unique restaurants, shops and pubs. The stonework on the house was completed by skilled Italian stone masons whose work can be seen throughout Fayetteville. The house has a roomy interior with hardwood and tile floors, stone fireplaces with gas logs, granite counter tops, hardwood paneling and many other features. A pool table is located in the finished basement and a stone fire pit and horseshoe court are in the yard. The house is located on the edge of the plateau and the view from the front porch is of the valley below and the adjacent mountains. The back porch overlooks an orchard and vineyard. Fruit grown on the property includes apples, peaches, plums, cherries, grapes, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and many more. One of our hobbies is wine making and we get all of our fruit from the backyard orchard and vineyard. The house is an excellent location for mountain biking or hiking. The National Park trail heads are only a few miles away. Larger groups of up to 29 can be accommodated by renting both the Ramsey Mountain Lodge and Sugar Creek Chalet (vrbo 563229).

Amenities

Fayetteville Lodge Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • lodge
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3100 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Master Bath Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • All bathrooms newly remodeled in 2012. Bathrooms are tile with granite vanity tops. Master bath has tile and glass shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Master Bedroom, bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 4 bunk bed
  • 3 bedrooms on ground floor, one bedroom in basement. The couch in the living room converts to a queen size bed and there is a double bed size futon in the basement.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • 19 garden chairs
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • 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:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
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Stone Lodge on 25 ac., 1 mi. from downtown Fayetteville, 2 mi. from NRG Bridge
average rating of 5.0 based on 42 reviews
5

Great Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Instead of heading to the beach again, we decided to have a "backyard" family vacation. Three generations (ages 21-75) gathered together for some good R&R time and also some exciting "Wild, Wonderful WV" time. Our family members enjoyed the change of pace and returning to their home state.

I was concerned that space (especially refrigerator) might be a problem for our group of 14, especially since we are a cooking family. We solved that with coolers. I also worried that the number of bedrooms might be a problem. The basement area made up for that and provided a wonderful place for our younger crowd. The pool table there was also well used. All the other amenities made up for anything that I was concerned about.

We felt like we were home. The house is well kept, very clean and meant for relaxing and having fun. We built a campfire, made s'mores, told family stories, and even sang. We laughed at how bad we had become at horseshoes. The spacious porches were occupied most of the time. The owners were so gracious and welcoming.

Some of our group enjoyed white water rafting. We failed miserably but had a great time at the Escape Room. The Ace Adventure Water Park was a fun day. The restaurants were good. The peace and quiet was refreshing.

It was a good week. Even if something larger or more modern were available, I still would choose Ramsey Mountain Lodge. It just has personality and was a good fit.

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really enjoyed meeting and having Donna and her family as guests. The house is equipped with a full size refrigerator. The basement area has a bedroom with 4 bunk beds. There is also a futon in the basement family room. There are 3 bedrooms upstairs with a total of 5 beds (1 king in the master bedroom, 2 twin beds in each of the other bedrooms) plus a pull out couch in the living room. The house including the kitchen and bathrooms was completely remodeled in 2013.
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5

Awesome home and property

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed the time we spent at Ramsey Lodge. The owners met us and were very nice and made all of us feel at home. This was our first time using this service and it was a great experience. Thank you Bill and Sally for your hospitality

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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awesome house

  • 5 of 5

The property is gorgeous as well as the house is large and very well kept.

  • Submitted: Nov 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

Lovely setting. Very relaxing and quiet. Bill was very welcoming and helpful.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

A Wonderful Weekend Get-Away

  • 5 of 5

A group of us go white water rafting on the Gauley every year and have stayed in more places than we can count. We were able to get into Stone Lodge this year and it is by leaps and bounds our favorite to date. It has every amenity a large group could ask for, from plenty of towels right down to numerous pots and pans and most importantly... lots of wine glasses! The house itself is deceiving as it has much more space than photos would lead you to believe and EASILY fit eight of us with plenty of room to spare. The owners, Bill and Sally, have managed to keep the place spotlessly clean and it was just so homey and inviting. The property is gorgeous, extremely well maintained, and incredibly spacious. Given it sits on 25 acres, it also allows for plenty of privacy for those who don't like having neighbors right next door when on vacation. Bill and Sally came out to greet our group and could not have been any nicer or more accommodating. Not only would we highly recommend this home to future travelers to the area, we plan to rent it again during next year's Gauley weekend and are already looking forward to our stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful home, Peaceful setting!!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed here for 3 nights. The home is absolutely beautiful. There were 12 of us staying and we had plenty of space. It has all the convenience of home too. There was not one thing that we needed that we could not find already at the house. The back porch was a favorite for everyone. We loved just sitting out there in the peace and quiet and watch the deer. The owners are so nice. They stopped by the first night we were there to make sure we had everything we needed. I can't speak highly enough of both the house and the owners. We are already talking about making another trip to the Fayetteville area again and are planning on staying again!!

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
59 Miles
Charleston Airport CRW
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
The Grove and Elliotts
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Bridgehaven Golf Club
Nearest Train
17 Miles
Amtrak Station at Thurmond, WV
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
US Rte 19
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Secret Sandwich Society and Elliotts
Nearest Ski
39 Miles
Winterplace Ski Resort
Car: necessary

Fayetteville is the gateway to the New River Gorge and National Wild and Scenic River. Local activities include whitewater rafting, rock climbing, mountain biking, rail to trail biking, ATV trails, zip lines, horseback riding, golf, world class trout and small mouth bass fishing, hiking, birding, hunting, skiing and many other outdoor activities. Fayetteville is the home of the New River Gorge Bridge, the largest arch bridge in the Western Hemisphere. The bridge is nearly 800 feet high and walking tours across the bridge are available. You can walk from the house to many of the local attractions, including a number of excellent restaurants, the New River Gorge Bridge and trailheads in the New River Gorge National Park. The Bechtel Summit National Scouting Center is being built only 10 miles from Fayetteville and is home to the Boy Scout National Jamboree. Summersville Lake is located 30 miles to the north and Winterplace Ski Resort is 39 miles to the south.

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Rates & Availability

Fayetteville Lodge Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Summer
Jun 16 2017 - Aug 20 2017
3 night minimum stay
$450
From
$550
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,500
$8,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
November
Nov 1 2017 - Nov 16 2017
1 night minimum stay
$250
From
$3,500
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 17 2017 - Nov 26 2017
3 night minimum stay
$450
From
$550
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
December
Nov 27 2017 - Dec 14 2017
1 night minimum stay
$250
From
$300
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas Holiday
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 2 2018
3 night minimum stay
$450
From
$550
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
Winter
Jan 3 2018 - Mar 31 2018
1 night minimum stay
$250
From
$350
Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,500
$4,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$450
From
$550
Fri,Sat,Sun
$2,500
$8,000
 
Notes: Rates are based on 10 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Tax Rate 12.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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