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Summer at Picturesque Blue Ridge Mountaintop Retreat (3bd/2.5ba)

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 2,400 sq ft
Property type chateau / country house
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

3 bed, 2.5 bath at Summit of Flattop Mountain with all the amentities of home

Escape the heat and humidity this summer in the Shenandoah and Virginia wine country!

Gorgeous 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath vacation retreat at the summit of Flattop Mountain. Panoramic views from every room of the Blue Ridge and piedmont below. An hours drive to downtown Charlottesville and the University of Virginia. An hour and 10 minute drive to James Madison University and Harrisonburg. Property backs up to Shenandoah National Park, the Appalachian Trail, and Skyline Drive. Enjoy numerous vineyards and breweries in the area.

The property offers an open floor plan with a spacious entertaining area, loads of comfortable seating, fully equipped kitchen, wet bar, and multiple outdoor spaces to relax and entertain. Enjoy autumn vistas in front of the great room fireplace.

Spacious master suite features a king bed with walk in shower, large soaking tub, and his and hers vanities. Enjoy a glass of wine while soaking in the tub and taking in the views.

Two upstairs bedrooms with queen beds share a Jack and Jill bath with a walk in shower, making it a perfect home to get away with friends or the family.

Other property amenities:

- Dual zone heat and AC

- Two car garage

- Wine refrigerator

- Full size washer and dryer

- Ample closet space throughout

- All linens and towels provided

- BBQ grill (charcoal)

- Outdoor fire pit for nights around a campfire under the stars

Located just outside of Charlottesville on the Blue Ridge puts all of the following within an easy hour's drive along scenic country roads:

- Shenandoah National Park

- Monticello

- Skyline Drive

- Wineries/vineyards

- Breweries

- Restaurants

- Crozet

- Early Mountain Vineyard

- University of Virginia

- Barboursville

- Cideries

- Appalachian Trail

- John Paul Jones Arena

- Jefferson Vineyards

- Starr Hill

- Old Rag Mountain

- Massanutten Ski Resort

- Harrisonburg

- Stinson Vineyard

- Devil's Backbone

- Brew Ridge Trail

- Blue Mountain Brewery

More Details

Owner
Tony Lenzi
Member since: 2014
Speaks english, arabic
Response time
Within 2 days
Response rate
90%
Calendar last updated:
20 September, 2018

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday chateau / country house rental in Free Union

Property Type:
  • chateau / country house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , main floor powder room off the living area
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , 2 private vanities with sink, 1 for each upstairs bedroom
  • Master bath with soaking tub and walk in shower Upstairs jack and jill bath with walk in shower, private vanities Powder room off the dining room
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed
  • 1 King (Master), 2 queen beds (upstairs)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • limited accessibility ...
Attractions:
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
Notes:
Fire pit in the back yard may be used during appropriate conditions.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.8461537 based on 26 reviews
5

The home and property were gorgeous and clean.

  • 5 of 5

It was a very,very tricky journey up and down the mountain. All wheel drive is a really good idea. We were greeted by Daisy, the neighbors lab, when we got to the house and she sat with us for an hour on the porch to make sure we were settled before heading home. The house was amazing. Open, clean, beautiful views. We had a relaxing retreat.

  • Review Submitted: 15/08/2018
  • Date of Stay: August 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Awesome house

  • 5 of 5

Great view, beautiful house. Make sure to have everything you need. It is a difficult road up and down and no close stores! The winery on the way up the mountain is great too!!!

  • Review Submitted: 27/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful property, hidden away

  • 5 of 5

The property is beautiful, spacious, and well-equipped. Best for a retreat or a true get-away. Tricky drive up the mountain, but once you make it, you'll be well-rewarded.

  • Review Submitted: 25/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful mountain home with great views!

  • 5 of 5

This house was exactly what we were looking for. The almost new house was large and spacious with room for everyone. Home was nicely furnished and the kitchen was well stocked with everything you need. Views were amazing and a little different each day, in the clouds, above the clouds, hazy, and clear. Enjoyed the fire pit outside, and rocking chairs on front porch. Inside the oversized sectional sofa was great with the gas fireplace and giant TV. Actually enjoyed the drive up and down mountain, but 4wd is a must. Tony was great with questions we had before and during the trip. Fantastic place to relax, visit Virginia wineries, historical Charlottesville sites, and Shenandoah NP. Everyone enjoyed the trip.

  • Review Submitted: 09/06/2018
  • Date of Stay: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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very comfortable and beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed our Stay very much, the winery down the road was great as well as being close to Charlottesville

  • Review Submitted: 21/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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TERRIBLE to say the least

  • 1 of 5

The owner does display in pictures that there are NO curtains for the vast majority windows, the only exception the bedroom on the main floor. But there not curtains for the bathroom with shower in the first floor. So if you walking in the living room, bathroom, kitchen on the main floor any one can see you especially at night. There are no curtains for the second floor at all. My guest and myself immediately left for it was NOT appropriate accommodation! Our extensive efforts to get any enumeration (refund) was NEVER responded to by the owner. I would NOT every stay there. Renter be WARY!

  • Review Submitted: 18/05/2018
  • Date of Stay: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are sorry that our property did not meet your expectations, and would like the opportunity to address your concerns. We reached out several times via VRBO ahead of, during, and after your stay to provide our welcome guide, ask about your check in, and post stay and never received a response. Thus we were surprised to see this review 5 months after your reservation. We also provide our phone numbers at the house so that guests can contact us with any questions or problems. We never received a call from you during your stay. The house does not have curtains in the master bathroom as it is located on 13 acres and backs to the woods. The shower mentioned is a walk-in with no windows. Most of our guests enjoy the forest and valley views, so we do not obstruct them with extra curtains. There are blinds for privacy in the master bedroom. In addition, there is a walk-in shower upstairs in a bathroom that has no windows. Finally, we provide pictures of the entire property that are accurate.
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Map

Nearest Airport
21 Miles
Charlottesville (CHO)
Nearest Train
27 Miles
Charlottesville Amtrak
Car: necessary

Located just outside of Charlottesville on the Blue Ridge puts all of the following within an easy hours drive along scenic country roads:

- Shenandoah National Park

- Monticello

- Skyline Drive

- Wineries

- Breweries

- Restaurants

- Crozet

- Early Mountain Vineyard

- University of Virginia

- Barboursville

- Cideries

- Appalachian Trail

- John Paul Jones Arena

- Jefferson Vineyards

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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday chateau / country house around the Free Union

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
AU$274
From
AU$412
Fri,Sat
AU$1,921
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add AU$69 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit AU$1,372.2
Cleaning Fee AU$171.52

No smoking, no pets. No renters under the age of 25, no bachelor or bachelorette parties.

All wheel drive vehicle recommended to reach the home. Full refund available during winter months in the case of snow/weather related issues.

Nearest grocery store is about 30 mins from the house.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if cancelled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if cancelled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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