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Converted Barn With Vintage Charm And A Modern Twist

Bedrooms 4
Property type barn
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 Bedroom, 4 Bathroom, Gorgeous Views

Original to the Civil War era, the Barn at Two Rivers has been newly renovated to provide a serene setting for health retreats and small conferences, family and group reunions, and special occasions. An open floor plan with original hardwood floors and large windows; a cathedral ceiling on the first floor with an expansive living area and kitchen furnished with gourmet-quality appliances; 4 bedrooms and 4 bathrooms, including 2 master suites, endow this beautiful space — vintage charm coupled with modern amenities. For larger groups, additional lodging is available at a pleasant motel just minutes away.

Nearby attractions include Harper’s Ferry, nestled between the confluences of the Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers, and the site of John Brown’s raid which began the American Civil War. Civil War enthusiasts are attracted to the battlefields that dot the surrounding countryside. The Shenandoah and Potomac Rivers draw many white water rafters, kayakers, canoers, and campers. The C&O Canal and The Appalachian Trail are also located here and attract bikers, hikers, campers and bird watchers from around the world.

Amenities include central air, dishwasher, granite counter tops, gas stove, washer/dryer.

More Details

Ali Safayan
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, spanish, Farsi
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
20 March, 2018

About Ali Safayan

I have an integrative medical practice in DC. My dear friend owned this property, and I enjoyed visiting her for many delicious dinners and delightful getaways over the years before she passed away. I purchased and renovated the barn in her memory, and still enjoy visiting with family and friends, and also use the facility to host educational retreats.

Ali Safayan purchased this barn in 2012

What makes this barn unique

It is perfectly centered among all of the area's fun and historic attractions, yet offers complete privacy in a beautiful natural setting. The barn itself has historic ambiance but is fully renovated with modern conveniences -- a very special place.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday barn rental in Knoxville

Property Type:
  • barn
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 13
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 14 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1st Floor - toilet , shower enclosure
    2nd Floor Master - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    2nd Floor - toilet , shower enclosure
    3rd Floor - toilet , bath with shower
  • Paper towels and toilet paper will be provided.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 13
  • 2nd Floor Bunk Beds - 1 bunk bed
    Third Floor Twins - 2 single bed
    1st Floor Master - 1 large double bed , 1 double bed
    2nd Floor Master - 1 large double bed , 1 single bed
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • festivals
  • recreation centre
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
The Barn is a perfect place to disconnect and recharge. There is no internet, TV, or cable, however there is cell phone reception. Events allowed on a case-by-case basis.


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Converted Barn With Vintage Charm And A Modern Twist
average rating of 5.0 based on 22 reviews

Wonderful Cozy space for our retreat

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in the barn, it was perfect for our retreat. The kitchen was great for our group.

  • Review Submitted: 22/01/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and peaceful spot

  • 5 of 5

The house is beautiful. There are lots of beds, but not much privacy if you have couples in a big group -- all of the rooms with queen beds have single beds in them as well. Kitchen and deck are great places to hang out and relax.

  • Review Submitted: 30/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful house, great getaway

  • 5 of 5

House is very lovely, perfect for a weekend getaway with some old friends from college. Very comfortable, nice amenities, good location for tubing, vineyards and breweries.

  • Review Submitted: 13/08/2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Weekend Birthday Getaway

  • 5 of 5

I made the decision I wanted to get out of the city for my milestone birthday and enjoy a more peaceful country setting. I was able to do just this at Ali's renovated barn in Knoxville, MD. I loved the rustic charm of the barn and appreciated the modern conveniences of fully stocked kitchen. The large deck and large glass windows offered crowd pleasing views of the countryside. We were blessed with beautiful weather during our stay and spent many hours on the deck. A good friend of mine catered paella dinner on Saturday night. I would recommend this to anyone wishing to escape the rat race and relax with nature for a weekend.

  • Review Submitted: 21/07/2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A true retreat and absolute gem--great for groups!

  • 5 of 5

The barn at two rivers was truly magical for my group of 8. If you're looking to spend some time together in a beautiful place and to really connect, this is the listing for you! The kitchen and common space are large yet intimate. Rooms are comfortable and elegant. Ali was the most amazing host: friendly, clear and timely in his communications. He spent time on the phone with me recommending local activities and even drew us a personalized map for a hike that begins right on the property.

We made amazing memories here. With any luck, we'll be back!

  • Review Submitted: 22/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: It was wonderful hosting your group. We hope to see you again. All the best. Ali
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Perfect for a large group weekend getaway

  • 5 of 5

A group of 11 stayed at this wonderfully adapted barn for a weekend. It slept the whole group comfortably; has a massive, well stocked kitchen; a large deck with a gas grill; and lots of indoor space.

Access to hiking in Harper's Ferry National Historic Park was a breeze and there were plenty of places close enough to stock up on groceries.

Ali was very prompt and helpful in arranging the rental and he has put together a very nice home away from home.

  • Review Submitted: 06/04/2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
38 Miles
Dulles International Airport
Nearest Barpub
8.4 Miles
Mad Horse Brewpub
Nearest Ferry
1.8 Miles
HI - Harpers Ferry
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Brunswick Train Station - MARC train
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Canal House Cafe
Nearest Ski
42.3 Miles
Whitetail Resort
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday barn in Knoxville

Rental Basis:
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$637.15
Tax Rate 12.0%

One week prior to your arrival, please contact me for further instructions about the barn, including address, the key lock box code, and guest rules etc.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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