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Rainbow View Cabin - Blue Ridge Mtn Retreat with Shenandoah Valley view & hottub

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 55 m²
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Blue Ridge Mountain Retreat with Hot Tub & Amazing Shenandoah Valley View

2 bedroom, 1 bath cabin in woods w/ awe inspiring view of the Shenandoah Valley (sleeps 4: 1 queen, 1 full) Dogs OK.

Welcome to Rainbow View Cabin, less than an hour from the DC beltway in the Blue Ridge Mountains of VA with magnificent views overlooking the Shenandoah Valley! Enjoy remote solitude just 9 miles from the historic village of Front Royal. Get away to another world of stress-free country living.

(And at an elevation of 1,738 feet it's always 10-15 degrees cooler than the city!).

<em>(If Rainbow View is booked or you need a 3BR, please see our other cabin - Valley Vista, listing 906064.)</em>

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                                        Warren County Conditional Use Permit 2012-10-01

                                        Member: Shenandoah Lodging & Tourism Alliance

There are 2 bedrooms, a full bath, a fully equipped kitchen (including icemaker, coffee maker & grinder, microwave, crock-pot, etc.), a washer/dryer, and fireplace*. Linens, towels and soap are providedǂ. All you need to bring is your food and clothes.

On the large deck, enjoy the hot tub and fire cauldron (wood supplied) with tables and chairs, and both gas and charcoal grills. (Charcoal is not supplied, but is usually left behind by previous guests.)

Convenient to local wineries, caverns, Shenandoah River and Shenandoah National Park/Skyline Drive.

We are a hands-on operation, living only 1/4 mile away, so your experience here will feel a bit more personal than at a typical vacation rental. We enjoy providing our guests with a special experience and hope that you'll appreciate the idyllic setting and all the little extras offered.

Self check-in time: anytime after 4 PM / Check-out time: anytime before 11 AM

SPECIAL CONSIDERATIONS:

The last mile of road is gravel. Check our website for a video.

We welcome well behaved dogs. There is a $30 pet fee. If the pet fee is not prepaid at booking, it will be deducted from your security deposit refund. Be advised that there is a county-wide leash law.

We welcome well behaved children.

No special safety considerations have been implemented for small children.

You should note as well that the environment is not particularly conducive to small children's enjoyment. There's no lawned yard to play in, the terrain is very steep and rocky, and the woods has poison ivy and snakes. Inside and on the deck we have not addressed any child safety issues as we have no experience in that regard and it's not been our focus clientele. There is no community playground, and the youngest kids in the neighborhood are of junior high age. The community lakes have no beaches, lifeguards, or restrooms. The closest playground is about 12 miles from the cabin in Front Royal .

Motorcycles are welcome, but even though neighbors on the road have them, every guest who has brought one has complained about the road, so just be advised.

In winter 4WD or AWD may be required. The County is diligent in plowing, but roads can remain icy long after a storm. VRBO offers trip insurance. Enterprise in Front Royal has RAV4s for $70/day. In the event the road is impassible even for 4WD, rescheduling is allowed for available dates of equal value. (We live on the same road so we can keep you advised of current conditions.)

ATVs, discharging firearms, outdoor fires before 4 PM, and disturbing noise after 10 PM are prohibited by various ordinances and covenants.

* Fireplace is for ambiance only. Continual use will cause bedrooms to become cold. It is for burning Duraflame-type logs only, and only one at a time. During cold weather, one log (a 3 hour burn) is furnished for each day of your stay. For a longer burn than that you should bring your own.

(Due to past issues, burning regular wood is allowed only in the cauldron on the deck. Filling the cabin with smoke may result in your security deposit being withheld.)

ǂThere is no extra charge for the number of guests (max 4), but we supply the cabin for your visit based on the number you tell us will be coming.

We do offer a 10% discount to active duty military and retirees. Please advise us at the time of your request and please be honest about your status. We have had issues in the past.

Please access and like our Facebook page - Rainbow View Cabin - as that is where we post info about local restaurants specials, events, info about Shenandoah Park and any discounts we are offering on the cabin.

More Details

Owner
Steve & Chris
Member since: 2012
Speaks english
Response time
Within an hour
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
12 December, 2017

About Steve & Chris

We live just down the road a piece.

Steve & Chris purchased this cabin in 2012

Why Steve & Chris chose Linden

We've lived in this little rural mountain community for 30 years, and we've long admired the view from this particular property, so when the opportunity arose to acquire it, we jumped at the chance!

What makes this cabin unique

From the world's largest concentration of wild trillium to the abundant wildlife, whether sledding the hills, or just whiling away a lazy afternoon at the winery, we always enjoy each and every day on this mountain. Now you can also enjoy the view from the expanded deck and the hot tub.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Thanks for all the thoughtful things you had that we forgot and everything you had ready for the stay. Beautiful, awesome view, home décor, hot tub. Just perfect home away from home.
Jul 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
50 Miles
Washington Dulles
Nearest Barpub
9 Miles
Front Royal
Nearest Golf
9 Miles
Warren County - 4 courses
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
Interstate 66
Nearest Restaurant
9 Miles
Apt 2G / The Element, Joe's Steakhouse
Nearest Ski
50 Miles
Massanutten Mountain
Car: necessary

On beautiful Blue Mountain less than 1 hour from the DC beltway and only 4 miles off of I-66. Within 30 minutes of several wineries, the Shenandoah River, Shenandoah National Park, Skyline Caverns, Appalachian Trail, Civil War historic sites, antiquing, 2 community mountain lakes, Marriott Ranch horseback riding, golf, flea market, swimming, fishing, canoeing, tubing, etc.

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cabin rental in Linden, Virginia

Property Type:
  • cabin
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 55 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered ...
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Beautifully tiled bath/shower. Towels(for # of guests booked) and soap provided. Hair dryer provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • 2nd Bedroom - 1 double bed
    Master Bedroom - 1 large double bed
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • 1 bicycles
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Access to 3 community lakes and the Shenandoah River for swimming, fishing, canoeing, tubing and kayaking.

Reviews

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Rainbow View Cabin - Blue Ridge Mtn Retreat with Shenandoah Valley view & hottub
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5

Just a wonderfully relaxing weekend

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved out stay! The view is advertised, the property is clean and extremely well equipped. The only amenity we didn't have the opportunity to enjoy was the fire-pit; due to some high winds. However; just on the other side of the fire pit, was the perfect solution, a hot tub. Around the property are these wonderful notes, reading them in many cases was extremely entertaining. After one in particular, as we walked the dogs, we began looking for an upright walking, anterless buck, who responds to the name of Scooter; and laughed about it the entire way home. Although, other than the drive, we felt at home the entire stay.

  • Review Submitted: 19/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We enjoyed hosting all 4 of them - that is including the dogs. They left the cabin in great shape and we appreciate that they didn’t use the fire pit during the high winds. There was a wildfire in Shenandoah Park yesterday so don’t need one here. We look forward to your next visit.
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5

Second visit even better!

  • 5 of 5

After staying at Rainbow View just last month I couldn't wait to return. I have never felt more comfortable or at home anywhere I've stayed. I love how Chris and Steve are so easy to communicate with. They truly want to make your visit a memorable one. It was cold this week and the heating inside is very comfortable. I had a great fire outside each night while soaking in the hot tub. Came inside and had a cozy fire in the fireplace. The eggs.....OMG best I've ever had!! Thank you so much! Both times I have been a guest here I have felt like I was the first. That's important. The sparkling dishes and everything clean and fresh. I will certainly be back again and again. I'll keep an eye on the weather since I don't have a 4wd and those roads.....thank you both again!

  • Review Submitted: 17/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We really enjoyed hosting her for the second time and look forward to her future visits. Great communication and she totally respects the house and property. Thank you again!
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5

Excellent private getaway with a beautiful view!

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is well maintained and stocked with everything and more you need! It's comfortable, clean, and private. We were greeted with a wonderful bottle of wine from a local winery, which was such a nice gesture! Chris and Steve were extremely responsive when we needed to reach out to them and respectfully left the extra log we requested outside the front door. We found them to be very professional, helpful and kind. Highly recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 09/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place for some R&R!

  • 5 of 5

This cabin was just what the wife and I were looking for plus being dog friendly too. The owners added special touches on our arrival. Dog biscuits for the pups. A bottle of local wine plus a vintage anniversary card for our start to our celebration. Other items include s’mores making stuff, fireplace logs, hot tub preheated, and outside fire pit ready to be lit. This cabin is at our top of the list of all cabins we have rented. The owners show that their guests are #1 and well taken care of to enjoy. This time of year was awesome with the leaves changing and the views. Thanks again for a great several days.

  • Review Submitted: 04/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being our guests. We are glad we were able to provide the R&R experience you were looking for. We look forward to hosting you again.
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5

Captivating

  • 5 of 5

Relaxing and heavenly

  • Review Submitted: 29/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Perfect Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I'm not the kind of person who searches for negatives. Even if I was I doubt I would find a single one at Rainbow View! What a great experience! Thank you Chris and Steve for allowing me an early check-in. Thank you also for the tip about parking. My little Honda Fit appreciates it also! I was thrilled as soon as I went in. SO clean and fresh. All the notes and hints with humor and some sarcasm are awesome and really quite helpful. The kitchen had everything you could possibly want or need. The furniture was cozy and comfortable. Bed and linens and towels were heavenly. Loved sitting on the deck watching the birds come and go and a beautiful black cat that watched me watching it. I soaked in the wonderful hot tub every night and had a fire in the fireplace on the 2 chilly nights. Thank you for the duraflame logs! I haven't been so relaxed in quite awhile. I can't wait to return soon and come back to some peace, quiet, mountain air and friendly welcoming people. Thank you for sharing your piece of paradise with others

  • Review Submitted: 13/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cassie was absolutely superb. Great communications and she was totally respectful of the house and property. We were glad we were able to provide the R&R she was looking for. Can’t wait for her return visit. Thank you!
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Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$39.7
Damage Deposit AU$66.16

Rates are a flat fee per stay with no per guest charge, but the cabin may only be prepared & supplied for the number of guests you advise us are coming. The County stipulated occupancy limit is 4.
Rates are subject to change until Reservation is confirmed. If you don't advise of pets and prepay and we see signs that you had a pet, the pet fee will be deducted from the refund of the security deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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