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Romance-Family-Friends Sunset View Hot Tub Hike Shen Natl Park River Canoe Swim

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 92 m²
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Queen Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Laundry, Hot Tub, Screen Porch, Fully Equipped Kitchen

MOUNTAIN MEADOW COTTAGE

540-742-0663

Getaway to the beautifully appointed Mountain Meadow Cottage nestled in the Shenandoah Valley just minutes from the Shenandoah River (canoe, tube, kayak rentals & swimming), George Washington Pond (fishing), Luray Caverns & Golf Course, & Shenandoah National Park (hiking).

Experience the comfort and convenience of a year-round luxury vacation home available for nightly and weekly rental perfect for a romantic holiday, a family vacation or a weekend away with friends. The cottage will accommodate up to four guests comfortably.

Enjoy a country sunrise from the covered porch positioned along the front of the property or spend time in the screened porch that leads to a large wrap around deck overlooking the George Washington National Forest. The cottage has plenty of comfortable outdoor seating located to maximize the beautiful views, encourage gatherings and grill time. The outdoor hot tub provides the best place to watch a mountain sunset and the open fire pit is perfect for roasting marshmallows and getting lost in the country’s night sky.

Inside, a cook’s kitchen is fully equipped with upscale finishes like white shaker cabinets, granite counter tops, glass-tile backsplash and stainless appliances. Kitchen is fully stocked with all your cooking and dining needs. We also supply paper towels, trash bags, cooking oils, salt/pepper, some herbs and spices, coffee/tea, coffee filters, sugar, dish sponge & soap. Our goal is to provide you with all you need so you don't have to pack it.

The living room features a stone, gas log fireplace with slate hearth extending the length of the room. Enjoy modern amenities like a large flat screen HDTV with built in surround sound.

The central bathroom includes solar tube lighting and large walk-in tiled shower with seamless glass enclosure and handrails and a built in bench seat. A front load steam washer and dryer included supplies are provided. Quality linens, towels, hot tub towels and robes are supplied as well as laundry pods and dryer sheets. Central heat and air conditioning provide year-round comfort.

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Amenities:

2 Bedrooms

Sleeps 4- TWO QUEEN BEDS

1 Bath walk in shower w/bench seat TP provided

Washer/Dryer (laundry pods and dryer sheets)

Covered Porch with seating

Outdoor Deck with seating

Charcoal Grill

Outdoor Jetted Hot Tub Spa

Modern Fully Equipped Chefs Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances

Flat Screen TV with surround sound

DVD Player (DVD's upon request)

Gas Log Fireplace

Hot Tub

Pergola with seating

Fire Pit with seating and pic-nic table

Some games and puzzles

Binoculars for bird watching

More Details

Property Manager
Brooke and Nathan Downing
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
12 November, 2017

About Brooke and Nathan Downing

We work and play outdoors. We made Luray our home with the dream of sharing it with others. We consider ourselves on a permanent vacation in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley.

Brooke and Nathan Downing purchased this cottage in 2013

Why Brooke and Nathan Downing chose Luray

Located in the Shenandoah Valley, surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and accented by the Shenandoah River’s flowing banks, Luray offers an impressive selection of recreational opportunities, major attractions, cultural history, and nature preserves. Minutes away from canoe, tube, kayak rentals, boat landings for swimming access, GW Pond for fishing, and many hiking trails.

What makes this cottage unique

Set on the hill side it offers both a view of the sunrise and sunset, open night skies seated around a campfire, peaceful environment, surrounded by nature. Minutes from canoe, tube, kayak rentals, boat landings for swimming access, GW Pond for fishing, and many hiking trails. We also provide all those items you hate buying at the store for a trip. Who wants to pack paper towels, sugar, seasonings, cooking oils, coffee/tea, saran wrap/foil, etc. Leave those little things to us and you bring the good stuff.

Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 92 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed ...
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure
  • Large tiled walk in shower with bench seating, hand rails and an adjustable shower head. Bath towels, hot tub towels, robes provided. Laundry Room-laundry pods, dryer sheets provided. Iron and Ironing board, hair dryer, curling iron, toilet paper.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
  • Queen Beds, alarm clocks, closets, dressers, linens provided, extra blankets and pillows.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
We have made it our goal to provide everything you need so you don't have to pack it along. If you find we have missed something please let us know we will make every effort to provide it to you and have it for future guests visits.

Reviews

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Romance-Family-Friends Sunset View Hot Tub Hike Shen Natl Park River Canoe Swim
average rating of 4.9714284 based on 35 reviews
5

AWESOME Place

  • 5 of 5

The place was clean and neat - and well stocked with everything we needed (towels, stocked kitchen, bathroom), so we had a great time.

The bird feeders outside our house were the best part - woke up to tweeting birds each morning. There were more birds around the house than in Shenandoah national park!

The night sky was pitch dark and got to see a GREAT view of Jupiter with the binoculars provided by the host. (I had my own binocs - more powerful, to see the moons)

Seeing the sun set over the hills from the jacuzzi was great and relaxing.

Overall, great time and we will be back.

  • Review Submitted: 29/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank You, so happy you enjoyed your visit. It is heaven on Earth. We too love the birds and nigh time sky. Happy to share the beauty of the Shenandoah Valley with you and your family. Come back soon, you were great guests!
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5

Clean, comfortable, modern. Everything you could want for a mountain getaway.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed 4 nights and 5 days at the cottage in mid-April. We didn't know what to expect, but when we got there we were very pleasantly surprised. The cottage is newly remodeled and neat. The overall feel is modern, but also comfortable. We enjoyed s'mores in the pergola and a dip in the hot tub, not to mention grilling out several nights. (Everything you need—except for the food, of course—is in the kitchen.) There's also a new flatscreen TV for when you want to relax in the evening, though there is no WiFi that we discovered, but that may be a moot point as you are here to get away, right?

Each morning, we enjoyed watching the various birds arrive at the multiple bird feeders around the outside of the cottage, and the handy guidebook got us a little more involved each day. We had a rain day, and enjoyed it as much as the days we were out and about.

Speaking of out and about, there's plenty to do. The caverns and surrounding attractions occupied one day and a hike to Kennedy Peak was our adventure for another. We also located a very nice baseball field with a batting cage so our son could get some practice in while we were away. We wish we would have done a little more outdoorsy hiking, but we'll save that for our next visit.

The cottage is surrounded by other cottages, but all in all is very secluded, so you'll be driving about 20 minutes for groceries, restaurants, etc., but for us that was part of the charm of getting away.

Lastly, the owner was very responsive to emails

We highly recommend Mountain Meadows Cottage if you plan a getaway in the area. We plan on returning ourselves.

  • Review Submitted: 10/05/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Relaxing, Comfortable, Amazing views !

  • 5 of 5

Arrived Thursday afternoon and was very impressed by the appearance of the cottage. Very well maintained inside and out. Even though it rained through the night we still did a 5 mile hike on Friday. Then went downtown Luray and visited the town and all the little shops. Saturday we went to Luray Caverns and then drove up Skyline Drive and went to Skyland for late afternoon lunch. Every day dinner at home then relaxed by the fire and then hot tub before bed. Will definitley recommend this place to all my family and friends. The cottage had all the necessities, we didnt need anything else. Thanks Again for sharing your place. See ya next year !

  • Review Submitted: 03/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Wow, you sure made the most of your visit. Luray has so much to offer we do hope you will return in the future. Thank you for the lovely compliments! Happy to hear the cottage was comfortable and accommodating to all your needs. We look forward to having you as guests again.
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5

Such a peaceful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

What a great cottage! Brooke and Nathan were unbelievable hosts and the house had everything that we needed. Between soaking in the hot tub, sitting by the fire outside, grilling steaks and tuna, and sneaking in a quick round of golf it was everything that we needed. There was much more to do of course, but we just needed the break from the grind of DC, and relaxing was the key. Nice and quiet, and the sky at night looked like a planetarium...WOW!

We will be back very soon!

  • Review Submitted: 28/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You sure did take in as much as you could during your stay. And in the winter months too. Glad you had some spring time weather to golf. I too love the open view of the night time sky. We hope you will come back and enjoy the many other nearby activities. You are wonderful guests and we enjoy sharing our peaceful cottage with you. Thank You
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5

Valentine's Weekend Getaway

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful time at the cottage! Wished we could have stayed longer. The cottage had everything we needed for our stay. We enjoyed cooking in the gourmet kitchen, roasting marshmallows by the fire pit, relaxing in the hot tub, admiring the peaceful and beautiful surroundings, and cozying up by the fireplace. Thank you Brooke & Nathan for an awesome cottage experience!

  • Review Submitted: 13/02/2017
  • Date of Stay: February 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Amazing

  • 5 of 5

Truly Amazing. We were impressed from the moment we walked in the door. The cottage is a home away from home with everything you could possibly need. We reserved the cottage for a birthday weekend and enjoyed every minute of it. From baking the birthday cake in the truly "stocked" kitchen to relaxing in the amazing hot tub. The robes were a nice touch. It was great relaxing and watching the wildlife from the screened in porch. Nathan and Brooke were very responsive and ensured everything was set for our stay. We will definitely stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: 16/01/2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Happy Birthday! So glad you had everything you needed to make your stay wonderful and relaxing. The cottage is surrounded with the beauty of the valley and its nature, we are blessed and enjoy sharing it with all of you. Please visit us and relax and enjoy another season here in the Shenandoah Valley/Luray VA. We look forward to having you again. Thank You
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Map

Nearest Airport
9.6 Miles
Luray Cavern Airport
Nearest Barpub
9.7 Miles
Luray, Va
Nearest Golf
10.5 Miles
Caverns Country Club Resort
Nearest Motorway
10 Miles
US HWY 211, Rt. 340, I 81, I 66
Nearest Restaurant
9.7 Miles
Luray, Va
Nearest Ski
35.1 Miles
Massanutten Resort
Nearest Beach
15 Miles
Lake Arrowhead Beach
Car: necessary

Four Season Recreation Destination

Looking for miles of colorful countryside, civil war trails, vista overlooks, rivers, parks, and small town charm? A place where family car trips and weekend get-a-ways are closer than you think. Discover Luray, Virginia! Located in the Shenandoah Valley, surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains and accented by the Shenandoah River’s flowing banks, Luray offers an impressive selection of recreational opportunities, major attractions, cultural history, and nature preserves.

Luray is home to some of Virginia’s most famed attractions, such as Luray Caverns (link to Luray Caverns www.luraycaverns.com) and Shenandoah National Park www.nps.gov/shen. Each offers a unique experience, from sounds of the world’s only stalacpipe organ to the expansive Valley views on Skyline Drive. It is known that some of the best leaf peeping can be seen from Shenandoah National Park, host to Skyline Drive, during the second or third week of October. This drive stretches from north to south along a 105-mile crest of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Some 75 vista overlooks and 500 miles of hiking trials, including the famous Appalachian Trail (link to Mountain & Valley Shuttle Service www.HikeLodge2Lodge.com), provides enthusiasts a national park experience complete with visitor centers, exhibits, and ranger programs.

Explore the Valley by accessing the Shenandoah River. The south fork of this river flows through the entire length of the county, making it a playground for canoeing, tubing, fishing, and swimming. Local outfitters (link to Shenandoah River Outfitters www.shenandoahriver.com provide canoe and kayak rentals way into the month of November.

Luray-Hawksbill Greenway www.townofluray.com , a designated VA Birding and Wildlife Trail and Bird Sanctuary, follows a creek on a 4-mile paved, walking and biking loop with convenient entry and footbridge locations off Luray’s Main Street. Local outdoor stores and bike shops provide scenic ride and hike suggestions for all abilities Hawksbill Bicycles www.hawksbillbicycles.com , Appalachian Outdoors Adventures www.appalachianoutdoorsadventures.com .

Take pleasure in exploring the quaint town of Luray www.luraydowntown.com . Historic Luray draws visitors to its bustling downtown, a registered National Historic District, where festivals, performing arts, paved walking trails, museums and monuments are accessible year round. Century old buildings house many antique, boutique, and outdoor stores.

Luray also features a few seasonal attractions favored by the locals. Don’t miss the Luray Zoo www.lurayzoo.com , a rescue zoo, boasts an eclectic blend of exotic animals from around the globe. The Performing Arts of Luray www.performingartsluray.org features local theatre, open stage nights, and national acts.

Take a journey to Luray. Share in local traditions, relax in a country setting, and satisfy your need for adventure!

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday cottage in Luray, Virginia

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Manager accepts payment in:
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2 night minimum stay
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Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$197.7
Tax Rate 10.3%

Reservations can not be held until full payment is made.

Damage deposits are automatically refunded to your account through Home Away within 7 days after check out.

Seasonal Rates DO NOT APPLY to Holidays
New refund policy applies to bookings made after March 3rd.

REFUND POLICY: If cancellation is made within 30 days or more you will receive an 80% refund excluding holidays booking of which you will receive a 0% refund. If cancellation is made less than 30 days you will receive a 0% refund.

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