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Derek Goebel

Member since: 2007
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Speaks: english

"Walden" Deluxe 1 BR Riverfront Cabin on 54 Acres with Hot Tub

18 Reviews
Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights

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Overview

Shenandoah Valley Cabin Rental Photos and Description

Deluxe 1 Bedroom Cabin with Hot Tub and Shenandoah Riverfront

”It is the marriage of the soul with Nature that makes the intellect fruitful, and gives birth to imagination.” Henry David Thoreau

Welcome to Walden! A place that combines the beauty of the natural world with the warmth of a modern cabin. Located on 54 acres along the historic Shenandoah River, Walden offers one of the most spectacular retreats in the valley.

Completed in 2013, Walden is a deluxe one bedroom cabin that is timeless. Nature prevails through every window with the sweeping views of the land that surrounds you. From the moment you arrive the feeling is captivating. Walden offers a spacious living room with natural wood cathedral ceilings, a gas log fireplace, flat screen (satelite) TV, DVD, High Speed Wireless Internet, Stereo and a queen sleep sofa. The kitchen is fully equipped and for dining you have the option of eating inside, or just a step away, you can dine outside on an 8x12 screen porch. The bedroom has a queen bed, ceiling fan and 14 foot cathedral ceilings. Walk through the patio door on to the front porch and settle into a warm, relaxing hot tub.

A gradual walk through the field will take you to the river where you can relax under the shade of the sycamore trees, dip your feet into the Shenandoah or have a relaxing evening around a fire. (The riverfront is solely for the use of our guests at Walden and Sundance, {VRBO#385043} Although Walden and Sundance share the riverfront, the two cabins are completely private from one anther.)

Walden is a place where you can understand what Thoreau meant when he wrote, “Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself the influences of each”

If we do not have your dates available in the Chalet, take a look at our other properties.

The Chalet VRB0# 119270

Sundance VRB0# 385043

The Cabin VRBO# 263770

Solitude VRBO# 706922

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Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Derek Goebel (Owner)
Member since: 2007
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Derek Goebel

I designed Walden to bring conform with its environment and bring the outside world into the cabin. This cabin, along with Sundance (VRBO 385043) are both designed and built by Woodside Cabins.

Derek Goebel purchased this cabin in 2013

Why Derek Goebel chose Shenandoah Valley

Walden is a brand new cabin that was just finished in February 2013. This deluxe one bedroom cabin offers all the modern amenities set in a unique private setting on the Shenandoah River.

What makes this cabin unique

Walden is located on the historic Shenandoah River bordering 54 acres of beautiful open land. Wildlife abounds on the property. A mowed path takes you to the river where you will find a firepit, chairs and easy access to the water. Wade into the Shenandoah and cast a line for some of the best small mouth bass fishing on the east coast.

Reviews

5
based on 18 traveler reviews

"Walden" Deluxe 1 BR Riverfront Cabin on 54 Acres with Hot Tub
average rating of 5.0 based on 18 reviews
5

Beautiful Cabin set amidst priceless scenery and open space

  • 5 of 5

This cabin is nestled right along the river on a vast piece of property. On the backroad to reach the cabin you pass quite a few other houses but once there you immediately forget that you're near anyone. For isolation, this can't be beat. The cabin is extremely well maintained. very clean and new looking - new appliances, DVD, DTV, etc. The gas fireplace is a nice touch although its warmth tends to emanate up rather than out. Big bedroom with porch door between you and really nice, comfy hot tub with room for four overlooking the land and the river. Mattress very comfortable. Firepit 20 feet from front door. 15 minutes to Luray (small town with groceries, few restaurants, coffee). Fifteen minutes from Front Royal (slightly bigger town). Half hour from entrance to skyline drive. Owner very thoughtful and available - left delicious cookies upon our arrival. Overall couldn't have been more pleased with the stay. Oh, and well-stocked kitchen!

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazingly cozy winter getaway!!!!

  • 5 of 5

We had an absolutely amazing stay at Walden! We have stayed at many cabins in the Shenandoah area and this was one of our favorite ones yet! From the hot tub to the panoramic views from the porch to the two fire pits and finally, to the amazing river views, our short trip could not have been more amazing!

We are always looking for our new go to getaway cabin within two hours of DC and I think we finally found it!

Thanks so much Derek!

  • Submitted: Feb 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Washington DC.
5

Love It Here!

  • 5 of 5

We try and visit Walden twice a year (April and November) to get away from the DC for a few days and love it every time!! The cabin is lovely, clean, has just what you need to relax, and is just a quick drive from the city. Our greyhound loves to run in the field and we all enjoy reading and relaxing by the river. The cabin has a great view of the sunrise/set and if you sit on the porch or use the hot tub around dusk you can watch deer in the field (can't beat that!). Derek is incredibly helpful when booking the cabin and if you have any questions during your stay. We are thrilled to have found such a great vacation space and look forward to going back in the spring!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fredericksburg, VA
5

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

What a fantastic cabin!!! The view is awesome with a large meadow, mountain and river views. The cabin was so clean upon our arrival with freshly made cookies waiting for us. The cabin had such a rustic feel yet we had all ameneties including Wifi, cable, DVD player and a fantastic hot tub looking out at the great view. When we wandered down to river we found a fantastic set up with chairs and a fire pit perfect to hang out or fish. Thank you to Derek with Woodside Cabins for a great weekend!! We are already looking forward a return trip.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
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5

Peace & Quiet

  • 5 of 5

Walden's setting is lovely, presenting a mesmerizing landscape of mountains with fields gradually sloping down to the river-- beautiful to experience in any season. Clean, efficient living, it's a perfect space for reflection and renewal with easy access to many natural adventures along the south fork of the Shenandoah River and in Shenandoah National Park and George Washington National Forest.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Newport News va
5

Our cabin experience

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying at this cabin. It was even better then we thought it would be. We will definitely be back!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Washington Dulles International
Nearest Barpub
7 Miles
Luray
Nearest Golf
7 Miles
Luray Caverns Country Club
Nearest Motorway
25 Miles
Interstate 66
Nearest Restaurant
7 Miles
Luray
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
Massanutten Ski Resort

Walden is located 7 miles north of Luray. We are convenient to local attractions such as Civil War Battlefields, Luray Caverns, Shenandoah National Park, Skyline Drive, Antiquing, Canoeing and Tubing on the Shenandoah River, Shenandoah River State Park, Horseback Riding and more.

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Rates & Availability

Luray Cabin Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Labor Day Weekend
Sep 2 2016 - Sep 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
$198
 
 
Columbus Day Weekend
Oct 7 2016 - Oct 10 2016
3 night minimum stay
$198
 
 
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 2016 - Nov 27 2016
4 night minimum stay
$188
 
 
Christmas
Dec 23 2016 - Dec 26 2016
3 night minimum stay
$198
 
 
New Years
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
$198
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$198
From
$220
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$1,050
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $50
Tax Rate 10.3%

***VRBO has recently applied a Service Fee to all bookings made through their site. If you do not wish to pay this fee, call us directly at (540) 743-3373 to make your reservation.***

NO WEEKLY RESERVATIONS FROM SATURDAY TO SATURDAY

Linens provided upon request for a fee of $50.

3 Night minimum on all holiday weekends (excluding Thanksgiving)
4 Night minimum for Thanksgiving

Cancellation Policy
- Full refund of deposit (Less a $40 cancellation fee if cancelled more than 30 days prior to your stay)
- No refund of your deposit if cancelled within 30 days.
- Cancellations made within 14 days of your arrival will be liable for full amount.
- No refunds due to inclement weather

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Amenities

Shenandoah Valley Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Custom tile shower with rain style shower head
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • The bedroom offers a queen bed, dresser, 14 foot cathedral ceilings and a patio door to porch and hot tub. (Additional Full Sleep Sofa in Living Room)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing

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