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Charming Tranquil Mountain Retreat Nestled in Wine Country

11 Reviews
Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

Linden Cottage Rental Photos and Description

3 bedroom, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 7

Sweetspire Cottage will charm you by it's original heart pine floors, stone fireplace and 18 foot tall window view into the wooded surroundings. It stands atop Blue Mountain central to the best the area has to offer. Such offerings include: Appalachian Trail (10-minute walks from the front door), Mt. Biking (See GR Thompson State Wild Life Management) , Road Biking, Sky Line Drive,Caverns, Wineries (Closest winery is 2 miles away. And at least 20 in a 20-mile radius), Deer Lake passes as part of our community, Shenandoah National Park, Shenandoah River, canoeing (Front Royal is the Canoe Capital of VA, tubing, fishing (fly fishing in Sayreville), Charles Town Casino less then an hour away,Skiing and Snow tubing within an hour, Antiquing, Washington, DC and N.VA museums, Battlefields, Local farm markets and pick your own fruit, Hunting – GR Thompson is 5 min. walk and is open hunting (GR Thompson is 4000 acres).

This home away from your home has everything you need. Just bring food and clothes. You will enjoy: The fully appointed kitchen, washer and dryer, dining room for 6, master suite first bedroom with queen, second bedroom with built-in bunk beds -double top & twin bottom, Open loft third bedroom with double bed, 2 full bathrooms, Living room with winter views, 32” flat screen TV, Xbox with games, DVD player, large wood FP (you supply wood), large deck, gas grill, fire pit, lower stone patio, hot tub, wooded privacy, books galore, high speed internet, dog friendly. Come to sit, stay and relax!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
owner (Owner)
Member since: 2011
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Speaks: english

Reviews

4.9
based on 11 traveler reviews

Charming Tranquil Mountain Retreat Nestled in Wine Country
average rating of 4.909091 based on 11 reviews
5

Wonderful tranquil retreat

  • 5 of 5

A very comfortable home nestled in the woods. Even with 5 people, it was very comfortable and had everything we need. Watching meteor showers from the hot tub was a huge highlight! The owner was incredibly responsive to all of our needs pre-trip and during the trip. The nearby roads are your country dirt roads - a bit of care needed during the winter months, but the owners made that very clear during the rental process so it wasn't a surprise. We would definitely stay there again and recommend it for a get-away!

  • Submitted: Mar 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was such a joy to host you! We look forward to your next trip!
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5

Serene, Tranquil, Perfect Getaway!

  • 5 of 5

The pictures don't do this cabin justice! My girlfriends and I took a trip for a weekend getaway in January 2015. The cabin was warm, cozy, and beautiful. The whole back wall of the cabin is a bunch of windows and the sunset is beautiful every night. Even with the windows the cabin is still very warm! We had the fireplace going each night and played games. We even visited a vineyard for a wine tasting and it was only about a mile away. Serene, tranquil, beautiful, and clean! Would definitely visit again.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Charming home in quiet Linden with a hot tub

  • 5 of 5

This charming A frame home is well cared for and has comfortable beds for a family of 5. Up to 7 ppl can stay if they share beds. No pull out sofa beds, comfortable beds with warm blankets and a variety of pillow. The kitchen is well equipped even with holiday platters and a soup tureen for our Thanksgiving meal we prepared. The owner is generous with sharing spices and condiments and leaves them for use by renters. The hot tub was warm and comfortable outside watching the night sky. We arrived to the home with 6" of snow. The owner called to warn us beforehand so we drove out 4WD vehicle to get up the 4mile paved road and navigated the plowed gravel road the last half mile to the house. Though there are neighbors close by, the house seems secluded. It is a beautiful are close to wineries, the Appalacian trail and Va horse country. It is one short hour from Washington DC. It is a great place to really get away.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing about your Thanksgiving stay at Sweetspire! It is almost magical on the mountain with a blanket of snow, don't you think? It pleased us greatly to host your family and to hear you enjoyed the time spent there.
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5

Great getaway

  • 5 of 5

Getting there at night is a bit of an adventure, but once we found the cottage everything was perfect. A great, quiet, well maintained place to hang out for a couple days.

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

excellent get away

  • 5 of 5

This is an excellent getaway cabin! The pictures don't do it justice. You really are in the middle of the woods with a beautiful jacuzzi, bon fire pit, BBQ/deck and large beautiful window. The cabin has everything that you need. Perfect for those looking for a quiet place with all amenities. Just bring your clothes and food to cook and you're all set! We loved that they already had fire wood underneath the home for guests to use.

  • Submitted: Aug 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sounds like you had a wonderful time! Thank you for sharing about it here! We look forward to hosting you again in the future!
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5

Great Jacuzzi!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with my mother and aunt who were visiting us for the summer. We live close to DC and needed a nice getaway place with a Jacuzzi. Lani and Garth's lovely cottage met our needs in every way.

They had enough towels, paper towels, toilet paper (although if you brought some, it will be nice to leave some for future guests!) and some bathroom amenities. If you need to go grocery shopping, Front Royal is within 20 mins. FYI: we shopped at Martin's and it was very clean with good selection of food.

Fox Meadow Winery wine tasting was very close. We bought wine there and enjoy dinner and wine at this cottage.

Jacuzzi had a light so you can still enjoy taking a hot tub at night. No problems with Jets and temperature. Not too many mosquito but I would recommend guests to bring bug spray.

Playground was my 5 yr old son's favorite! They enjoyed playing with toys in their bunk bed room. Beds in master and upstairs had comfortable mattress. Dining table was bigger than it looked in picture.

It took a while for us to get the key out from the box but once we figured it out it was easy.

There was an issue with my Paypal account which gave Lani and Garth a hard time to give us refund but they were very kind about it. We had wonderful time there and hopefully we can come back again next summer!

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Linden Cottage Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
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$3,450
 

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Three night Holiday rates are $575.00.

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Amenities

Linden Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Computer Available
  • Ducted Cooling
  • Ducted Heating
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Macintosh Computer
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Telescope
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Vacuum System
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double
  • Bedroom 2 has an upper bunk full bed and lower twin. Loft bedroom has a full and is open to the great room below.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Child's Swing
  • Courtyard
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub
  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sledding
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting

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