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Historic Old 1850's Stage Coach Inn - Close to I-81 - Walk to the River!

Bedrooms 1
Space 800 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Historic Old 1850's Stage Coach Inn Right Off I-81

This historic property was originally built as the Stage Coach Inn when the stage came through Mount Crawford in the 1850's.

Currently we have a one bedroom studio/loft style apartment set up with a king size bed. There is also a full size fridge, toaster, coffee maker and microwave to cook with. The bathroom is fully functional right now, but it still has unfinished sheet rock walls and all of the outlets have yet to be added (this should be done by the first week of December). There is a full size bathtub/shower, a toilet and a sink. The property is currently set up to sleep 4 in beds, but the maximum occupancy is 5 (meaning at least 1 guest would have to be a small child using a pack-n-play, sleeping bag or an air mattress (not provided). There is a Floor unit/portable ac/ heater combo. There is no central a/c at this time, but it will be added at some point, but the floor unit kept the property cool enough throughout the summer without any problems.

There will be a charge of $30 an hour for guests arriving more than 30 minutes later than the arrival time that they give us on the day of arrival. Arrival times must be sent in the message thread upon booking.

There is currently free WiFi at this property. There is a large 39 inch tv and Blu-Ray player for use now. The A/C is not added until late June at this property. The A/C unit is floor model unit and cools the bedroom/living area easily even on the hottest days. The heaters are floor units.

The rest of the house/property is unfinished, but as of right now we are only renting out the one room (plus the unfinished bathroom). Although you will be able to walk through the rest of the property since we do not have it blocked off currently.

Check-in time is 4:00 pm until 10 pm and checkout is 11 am. Early check-ins, before 4, or Late check ins, after 10 pm, and late check-outs, after 11 am, require a $20 per hour fee. Please ask in advance about late check-ins.

No smoking in the cabin. No beer pong or Hookahs. Noise must kept to a minimum and quiet hours are 9 pm to 9 am.

Guests are required to sign a rental agreement upon arrival and a photo ID. For this reason, the person who makes the reservation has to be the there at the time of check-in, unless the contract is signed and arrangements are made for someone else to check-in in advance.

The property also has a front porch which is located right on Main Street in Mount Crawford. Guests will have access to the North River which is a 1 minute walk out the back door. We own the property along the river and this spot is great for swimming, kayaking (kayaks not provided) fishing or tubing (tubes not provided).

Guests are allowed to use the fire pit out back of the property upon request. Firewood must be purchased on site for the current rate.

Beloved pets are welcome, but we do require a Pet Fee. Multiple pets are welcome so those with more than one pet are welcome to, pet requires a fee of $49 per pet per stay. Only one pet is charged for at booking. There is also a Property Damage Insurance charge of at least $49 in lieu of a cleaning fee or security deposit.

Rates will vary during peak and holiday seasons.

Pets are welcome at all of our properties. If you or someone in your group is allergic to pets or anything else (detergent, air fresheners, etc), please let us know in advance so we can discuss this prior to your booking and then also prior to your arrival. We will do our best to accommodate any special requests.

Because this is a real old house, there are things you should expect to find on occasion in an older real house such as spider webs (we clean them for every guest but they do reappear quickly), ladybugs, tiny critters and the occasional stink bug during certain times of the year

All pet fee(s), early/late check-in or late check-out, firewood or extra person fees are not refundable once paid.

Failure to show up/check in or contact owner before midnight of day of arrival will result in cancellation. Host reserves the right to rebook property if guest does NOT contact owner.

Illegal drugs will not permitted on our properties under any circumstances. Smoking is not permitted inside any house or cabin or on any screen porch. There will be a $750 charge for any smoking in either of these areas. Illegal drugs being used anywhere on the property will result in a $750 charge. Kegs and hookahs are not permitted anywhere on property under any circumstances. There will be a $500 charge should either of these items (kegs or hookahs) be found on the property (this includes outside areas too). If smoking (inside or on screen porches), illegal drugs (meaning what is illegal in Virginia), keg(s), hookah(s) or fireworks (there is a $500 fine for having fireworks or for shooting firearms at a property) are found on the property the guest will be asked to leave and there will be no refund whatsoever for any portion of the stay (including any future days/nights). Guests failing to check-out by 11 am agree to pay $50 an hour for a late check-out beginning at 11:01 am. If the guest is still there at 12:00 noon then then the charge is another $50 and so on with each additional hour the guest overstays their reservation. Late check-outs require prior written permission and Owners only have the right to cancel a reservation without refund for reservations made to check in or out on these days. If owners allow the booking, a charge of $100 will be charged to check-in on these days. applicable late check-out fees to be paid.

No check-ins or checkouts on Thanksgiving or Christmas Day. Owners only have the right to cancel a reservation without refund for reservations made to check in or out on these days. If owners allow the booking, a charge of $100 will be charged to check-in on these days.

More Details

Katie & Steven Robert Jones
Member since: 2011
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
25 May, 2018

About Katie & Steven Robert Jones

We believe service is what sets us apart in the vacation rental industry. Katie & I personally own every cabin that we manage. We check-in all of our guests personally (sometimes even as late as 2 or 3 in the morning with prior approval). When you arrive, the lights will be on and you will be welcomed and shown around the cabin, unlike most other rentals where you access a lock box and walk into a dark cold house. This is all we do 24/7 and we want all of our guests to have an amazing stay. We would be honored if you would allow us the opportunity to serve you.

We came to Virginia from Texas so I (Steven) could finish my college degree, but got into the vacation rental business by accident. :) We have three daughters age 5 and under and another child on the way this fall. We have 6 rescue dogs, 4 rescue cats, 3 ponies, 11 goats & about 50 chickens.

Katie & Steven Robert Jones purchased this house in 2015


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house rental in Mount Crawford

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets considered
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Waterfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure , Bathroom is fully functional, but only has sheetrock on wall
  • The bathroom is fully functional now, and has shower/tub, toilet and sink, but it only has sheet rock on the walls. We'll be adding old barn-siding wood in place of the sheet shortly.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • This is a studio style loft space currently with a king size bed. There is also a pull out couch for extra sleeping. :) The property is currently set up to sleep 4 in beds, but the maximum occupancy is 5 (meaning at least 1 guest would have to be a small child using a pack-n-play).
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • horseshoes
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • ski
  • snowboarding
  • caving
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing


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Historic Old 1850's Stage Coach Inn - Close to I-81 - Walk to the River!
average rating of 4.6 based on 10 reviews

Location not inviting.

  • 3 of 5

More remote than advertised. Did not like staying in vacant building with only in unit able to be rented.

  • Review Submitted: 30/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Saint Louis, Michigan

Another Great Stay, as Always!

  • 5 of 5

Stayed at this property for the first time, as the cabin I usually book was unavailable. As always, a great stay! Owners are accommodating and gracious, and the property was fascinating. I encourage you to look up the history and look around while you're there. At the time I stayed, the property was still undergoing renovations, so it's a work in progress, but once it's done, it's going to be fantastic! I'm looking forward to staying here again once it's complete.

  • Review Submitted: 24/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

My girlfriend, puppy, and I had a great time. Short distance to JMU where we both graduated from. We also had a short drive to the George Washington National forest for a nice day hike. Loved the stage coach inn.

  • Review Submitted: 11/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Location For Our Honeymoon

  • 5 of 5

We spent several nights of our honeymoon here in this quaint little Shenandoah Valley town. Amazing king size bed and nice warm comforter. We really loved this space. It was nice and warm and the perfect place to read or relax. We really enjoyed the surrounding area whereas it was very scenic even in the winter. The owners very great and made sure we had everything we needed. The property was nicely decorated and we love what they are doing and plan to do with the property. We would love to come back when the rest of the property is ready to rent. This was a very honest listing with a nice detailed description. Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 27/11/2016
  • Date of Stay: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cool stay!

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed staying at your historical home. Your home was charming and we were quite comfortable in the bed! We were here for Jmu parents weekend and it worked out well. Wish you lots of luck as you continue to finish the rooms off.

  • Review Submitted: 02/10/2016
  • Date of Stay: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beckley, West Virginia

Great Property. Lots of History. Great Stay.

  • 5 of 5

This place was exactly as described in the listing! In fact, it was even nicer than the photos or the description made it out to be. We loved this space and all of the character here that you don't find in most other places. Super comfortable bed. Loved all of the real antiques that they furnished the property with. There was lots of natural light when you wanted it with the curtains open, but once the curtains were closed it was super private and the curtains really keep out the morning sun nicely. The amount of care and attention that Steven & Katie put into this place really shows. Anyone who reads the listing description should be MORE than pleased. The internet/WiFi worked great. Loved the beautiful river that was just a 90 second walk from the property. There was lots to do nearby too. Bluestone Vineyard is only 5 minutes away and the national forest was close by as well. There were lots of cute little shops & restaurants nearby. We could have probably stayed a week and not seen everything there was to do in the area. We cannot wait to come back and see the rest of the building once they finish some of the improvements they want to make to the other section of the property (the part that is currently not for rent). Highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: 31/07/2016
  • Date of Stay: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday house in Mount Crawford

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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$24 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$52.76 + Tax
Property Damage Insurace AU$39.57 + Tax

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made
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