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Hot tub, Campfire ring and great location!

Sleeps10
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 185 m²
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, sleeps 10 (6 adults + 4 children)

Our second vacation home, 'The Battlefields Inn' was completely renovated in March 2012 and is available for your enjoyment! Our other vacation rental in Harpers Ferry is #373437 if you'd like to see it as well. This home has been restored with the same level of care and is next door making it convenient for larger groups to rent both homes for their vacation, holiday, or outing.

Central Heat and Air Conditioning, Washer/Dryer/Linens Provided, gas fireplace in living room, King Beds in each master bedroom, 2 sets of bunk beds, Convertible Bed: sleeper sofa in living area.

Entertainment:TV (Cable/Satellite): digital tv/VCR, CD Player, Stereo System

Kitchen: Full Kitchen: ready for some serious cookin'! Cooking Utensils Provided, Refrigerator: full size side by side refrigerator with ice maker, Microwave, Gas Stove, Dishwasher

Outdoor Features: Gas BBQ Grill, Deck/Patio: outdoor seating and HOT TUB

Broadband Internet-WiFi (Wireless Internet)

Other Amenities:outdoor patio and covered porc

Near Appalachian Trail; kayaking, hiking, fishing, biking, tubing, rafting, zip line/canopy tour, antiquing, civil war history, 5 minutes from Charles Town Races and Slots (shuttle available through River Riders)

Complimentary Boat Launch and River Access at the Harpers Ferry Campground, 2 minutes by car or 10 minutes walk to Harpers Ferry National Park

More Details

Owner
Laura Knott
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within a day
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
16 July, 2017

About Laura Knott

We have been in the tourism industry since 1994 and the Battlefields Inn is our second vacation rental property. We also operate the Harpers Ferry Campgound. Because of our long history in the industry we understand the needs and desires of vistors to our area. Although we operate several other businesses, the vacation rentals are my primary focus personally so you will get the attention to detail you deserve.

Laura Knott purchased this house in 2011

Why Laura Knott chose West Virginia

We purchased this home in 2011 and over the winter of 2011-2012, we totally refurbished this historical home to bring it up to modern standards. It is conveniently located near other Harpers Ferry attractions and our other vacation rental making it an easy combination for larger groups. The house has a huge yard and field out back which gives plenty of area for relaxing or playing. Every year in May we host the Harpers Ferry Half Marathon and kids fun run nearby. The starting line is right out front of the home.

What makes this house unique

The home has been beautifully restored while maintaining the historical character. It is convenient to all the Harpers Ferry attractions some of which are within walking distance yet the home is in a semi rural setting. We have 2 master bedrooms with king beds, one on the main floor that is handicap accessible. We also have an internet ready big screen tv, a hot tub on our covered back porch, gas fireplace in the living room, and a large front porch with rocking chairs for relaxing.

Guestbook comments from the owner

"Our two families had a wonderful time in your beautiful home. We toured the area and Thanksgiving day was enjoyed with our grandson and three of his college friends from Patrick Henry College around your dining room table. We loved having the assortment of spices to enhance our meals!!"
Nov 2013
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Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Harpers Ferry

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 185 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain ...
  • River ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Rustic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • local restaurant guide
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • water cooler
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Downstairs Bathroom - toilet , shower enclosure , wheelchair accessible
    upstairs bathroom - toilet , bath with shower , private entrance from master bedroom 2
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Master Bedroom 2 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Childrens' Bedroom - 4 single bed , 2 sets of bunk beds
    sleeper sofa - 1 sofa bed/futon
  • Master bedroom one is on the first floor and is wheelchair accessible Each master bedroom has an adjoining bathroom.
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Barbecue
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Canoe
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • patio
  • Veranda / Loggia ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • wooden decking
  • 1 bicycles
  • 4 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • long term rentals available
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • caving
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
outdoor equipment of all types available next door at River Riders. Harpers Ferry Canopy Tour and Adventure Parks are within walking distance. Complimentary river access and boat launch included with rental at the neighboring Harpers Ferry Campground

Reviews

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Hot tub, Campfire ring and great location!
average rating of 4.642857 based on 38 reviews
5

Perfect for large groups, and the location is amazing

  • 5 of 5

5 stars!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Awesome house! Perfect for our group size and River riders adventure Park was on our backyard!

  • 4 of 5

Fun July 4 the weekend!!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great location; cute house

  • 5 of 5

Great for our group of 3 women and 4 teenage boys (13 and 14 year olds) for a weekend! Close to all River Riders attractions and Charlestown, as well as wineries in Purcelville. Well-appointed house.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Exactly as described.

  • 5 of 5

Very clean, plenty of towels. We had to call to get a new propane tank but it got fixed right away!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 18, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

We loved it!

  • 5 of 5

We were in town for a friends wedding. We are from NYC and were a little weary as we didn't know the area at all and are not familiar with West Virginia. It was a wonderful place to stay- super easy to check in up the hill. Got a walk through of the house and there was always someone to call if ay problems. Just super easy and the house is MUCH nicer in person than in the photos. Everything was very clean and in great working condition. Just perfect. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice house in great location.

  • 5 of 5

Had a fun stay, everything clean and as expected. Would definitely stay here again.

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
39 Miles
Dulles International
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Vista Tavern
Nearest Ferry
34 Miles
Whites Ferry
Nearest Golf
3.5 Miles
Sleepy Hollow Golf Course
Nearest Train
3 Miles
Harpers Ferry Train Station
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
US 340
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Vista Gourmet
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Whitetail and Ski Liberty
Nearest Beach
22 Miles
Greenbriar State Park, Boonsboro, MD
Car: recommended

The 'Battlefields Inn' is located in the center of the School House Ridge Battlefield where the largest surrender of Union Troops occurred during the Civil War. Stonewall Jackson's troops marched right through the area where the Inn is located during the Battle of Harpers Ferry in September 1862.

The Inn is also near River Riders offering whitewater rafting, zip line canopy tours, aerial adventure parks, tubing, kayaking, canoeing, biking, teambuilding, summer camps for your kids, hiking, climbing, and fishing.

Free access to the deep water Potomac River for your boat at the Harpers Ferry Campground is included with your rental.

It is 5 miles to the Hollywood Casino at the Charles Town Races, 2 miles to the town of Harpers Ferry, and 15 minutes to Shepherdstown. The Appalachian Trail and entrance to the Harpers Ferry National Park are about 1 mile away.

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Harpers Ferry

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Peak Season
25 May 2017 - 4 Sep 2017
3 night minimum stay
A$347
From
A$379
Thu,Fri,Sat
A$2,020
 
Notes: Rates are based on 8 guests; add A$32 per night, per additional guest
 
Fall Season
5 Sep 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
A$379
A$2,020
 
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
A$378
A$2,020
A$5,047
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$32 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$126.34 + Tax
Pet Fee A$31.59
Refundable Damage Deposit A$631.7
Tax Rate 6.0%

$25 per pet per night additional fee for small pets. $250 additional security deposit required.
$25 per person per night for over 8 guests.
$100 for additional cleanings during the week.
4 NIGHT MINIMUMS AND WEEKEND RATES APPLY TO ALL HOLIDAY PERIODS
4 NIGHT MINIMUMS JUNE. JULY AND AUGUST

Owner's Cancellation Policy

No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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