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Family Camp, Jackson River; Fly fishing, Rafting, Kayaking, Hiking, Biking&Golf

Bedrooms 3
Space 116 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms/ 2 Baths, Sleeps 13

Cottage on Jackson River sit on four acres bordering the river. Great for fly fishing brown and rainbow trout. Kayaks and canoes are used often on the river. Three B/R's. First B/R has over/under bunk bed with twin on top and double on bottom and a slid out trundle under the double making a total of four sleeping spots. Upstairs B/R has king and two twins thus sleeping four. A sleeper/sofa in front of the fireplace has a queen mattress and sleeps two. The third bedroom is the master bedroom and has a king bed , and a queen sleeper as well as it's separate bathroom. The laundry room is off the hallway in the master bedroom, Separate bunkhouse has children's chairs and table and toys , but could house a queen futon moved from the porch and sleep two. Teepee along river is 20 feet by 18 feet and sleeps eight. A large fire pit is nearby for late nite talks or roasting marsh mellows or hot dogs. Great for kids.Both bathrooms in cottage have shower only. Large separate OUTDOOR shower is enclosed and 8 feet by 8 feet with hot water. Kitchen modern with range, micro, refrig/ice maker, and dish washer. Cottage is wifi with 50 inch TV in living room and 40 inch TV in upstairs B/R. Both H/D high speed cable multi channel. Laundry room has washer dryer. Cottage has fireplace with propane and remote control. Two car garage is detached and houses canoes, kayaks and rubber white water raft. The raft hold 6-8 people and is self bailing of water. Canoes, kayaks, white water raft, floats, paddles, and life jackets are all available to guests. There is a variety of sizes of lifejackets including infant, child ,teenager and adult. Great for family floats on the river. Bottom line is the cottage and grounds are fishing group or family group friendly .Floating, canoeing and kayaking are all very popular .The cottage is located north of Covington, Va. and is close to two well known Resorts. The Homestead Resort, located about 20 miles north on The Sam Snead Highway(route # 220 north) has world famous golf courses and features hot springs and is located in Hot Springs. The Greenbriar Resort is 25 Miles west on I-64 West and also has world famous golf hosting the national PGA tournament over the forth of July Weekend. Both resorts have horse back riding, falconry, guided fishing, boating,and hiking as well as tennis and golf. The Greenbriar also has a full Casino . Both Resorts have great shopping on the premisses or in the local area for the ladies to use while the guys fish. The cottage is good any season of the year and all seasons have their particular activities that are special to the time of year. The general area includes multiple ,hiking trails,rivers ,lakes, and State Parks. The Jackson River Trail is directly across the river from the cottage at about mile marker four. You can Google the trail and see the entire nine mile trail as it follows the river upstream towards the Gathright Dam. Also, Google the Gathright Dam, Douthat State Park and the Jackson River/Kings Grant Property for additonal areas of interest.

Owner / Property Manager , Mike Moldenhauer
Member since: 2013
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage rental in Covington, Virginia

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 116 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - shower enclosure
  • Bath #3 is an OUTDOOR 8 foot by 8 foot family shower which is great for warm weather and lots of kids. It has hot water.
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 2 single bed
    Bedroom 1 - over/under bunk bed with twin on top and double on bottom
    Teepee - Teepee (20ftx16ft)sleeps8
    Bedroom 3 - 1 extra lg. double bed , 1 sofa bed/futon , Master B/R also has queen sleep sofa plus the king bed
    Living room - 1 sofa bed/futon
    Porch - 1 sofa bed/futon
  • Three separate bedrooms in cottage. The master has a king bed and a queen sleep sofa and as full bathroom. The second is upstairs with a king bed and two twin beds. The third bedroom has a bunk bed that is a double bed on the bottom and single on the top with a trundle bed under the double. The den /living room has a queen sleeper. The screen porch has a queen futon. Also, outside along the river is a large teepee 18 x 20 that can sleep 8 in sleeping bags.
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles
  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
  • 1 bicycles
  • limited accessibility
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

Family Camp, Jackson River; Fly fishing, Rafting, Kayaking, Hiking, Biking&Golf
average rating of 4.8636365 based on 22 reviews
Columbus, Oh

Great River location, very homey cottage

  • 4 of 5

Great location on the Jackson River, a very functional and well supplied cottage for our fisherman group. A really good location for anglers heading down to Escatawba Farms

  • Review Submitted: Apr 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a great time during our stay. Our host coul

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in early March. We had a great time during our stay. Our host could not have been more helpful. The cottage was perfect and we really appreciated the fishing tips and the use of the raft for our float down the Jackson. The location of the cottage was perfect on the river and close to amenities when needed. We are looking forward to returning later this year.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Spot for Family Fun

  • 5 of 5

My sisters and our families spent a second Thanksgiving here-- what a great place to spend time together and enjoy the outdoors. Beautiful river frontage (we spotted an otter family swimming down the river!) and lots of outdoor games (cornhole, croquet, etc.) for all ages. We were so impressed that the owners had taken feedback from last year about a baby gate for the loft room and built a beautiful stair-guard! Everyone slept easy and went to bed tired! The owners put up 3-4 long folding tables in the sunroom so we could spread out our Thanksgiving spread-- that helped us maximize space and keep the kitchen tidy! If you're thinking about vacationing here-- book now-- you've found a true gem in a beautiful spot. Thanks so much for sharing your space with us!!

  • Review Submitted: Nov 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Absolutely an incredible spot. We loved hanging out at the river and fire pit.

  • 5 of 5

We had a long weekend with our two grown sons, daughter in law, and granddaughter. What a great place to hang out and spend time together. We will all be back this summer to swim and play in the river.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great Spot on the River

  • 4 of 5

This is a really nice property. House was clean, with plenty of linens for our large party. It is on a fantastic stretch of river. I was surprised by the amount of river front, and it is all nicely shaded. We made good use of the canoe and raft, putting in at Johnson Springs for a 4-5 hour float back to the property. The day before, some of us played golf at Cliff View Golf Club, which is about 5 minutes away. Others went mountain biking at Douthat State Park, which was a 30-40 minute drive. Owners were excellent to deal with; very responsive. Even though they had a lot on their plate, they made time to deliver the raft trailer to the property before our arrival. I recommend this rental.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlottesville, VA

a very welcoming, family oiented atmosphere

  • 5 of 5

For 3 nights a mix of family members from age 67 years to 6 months old stayed here and had a wonderful time. The kitchen was well stocked. The rooms were fresh and clean. The decorating was very tasteful. The property was beautiful and so much fun. The owner's description is right on! One suggestion is to have a latch on the sliding door of the smaller bathroom. The young teenager was very uncomfortable using a bathroom that didn't have a lock. The outdoor toys were great! We used the raft twice. Its not an easy excursion but lots of fun.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 17, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
70 Miles
Lewisburg,WVA 35miles Roanoke VA 70 miles


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Covington, Virginia

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
1 Apr 2017 - 11 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
August Special
12 Aug 2017 - 20 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
9 Sep 2017 - 3 Nov 2017
3 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving week
22 Nov 2017 - 26 Nov 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection A$78.93
Refundable Damage Deposit A$401.34
Tax Rate 6.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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