Christopher's Riverside Cabin

Christopher's Riverside Cabin

Overview

Property Details

Updated: Oct 23, 2014
Cottage, 1 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, 6 Sleeps

You begin your vacation on the drive to the Cottage.See spectacular mountain views as you descend past Historic Fort Stover.

Once at the cottage you will open up to a lovely, well equipped kitchen.Enter the living area, with a gorgeous hand made rock fireplace.Go up the spiral staircase leading to the loft area,with large beams.

Open the doors to the sun room, bar area, and then on to the deck area.The deck overlooks the Shenandoah River.

The deck area calls out for romance and relaxation.There is a 2 person porch swing and a brand new 6-person hot tub with over 50 jets!For your barbecuing needs there is a large gas grill,or if cooking with sticks is more your style, go to the bonfire area,roast marshmallows under the stars.

Fish, Swim,Tube or just relax.

There is also the large yard for some touch football or fetch with your pooch.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 1 Bedroom
  • 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bath
  • Pets welcome
  • Accept Credit Cards

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Guestbook comments from the owner

So myself,soon to be wife,mother and stepfather spent an amazing Labor Day Weekend at this cabin.This was the first time my precious Buttercup met my mom and she APPROVED!!!!We spent countless hours siting by the fire,on the river,and just hanging out inside and having great conversations.I'm leaving today knowing without any regrets,doubts(i winder or What ifs),shes the "one & only"for me!We will spread the word about Christopher's Cabin and plan on bringing our boys back at a later date!

Thanks and we'll see you soon....

Dave & Chris
Sep 2012
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Reviews

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Christopher's Riverside Cabin
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7077801
+1 -866-469-6982
Luray Shenandoah Valley
Fairfax County,VA
4

Great place to get away from it all

  • 4 of 5
A very nice cabin. The kitchen and views were the best! And the fire pit was the extra touch. Didn't have any luck fishing but that happens. Only a few things that were a smaill issue (but did NOT take away from the stay)-the hot tub had no steps and the temp was impossible to lower, the bed in the downstairs bedroom really needs to be replaced and the road getting there-well it is unpaved and that says it all. I'd gladly say there again.
  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Romantic Getaway
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Christopher's Riverside Cabin
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7077801
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Luray Shenandoah Valley
Durham, NC
5

Very private and romantic!

  • 5 of 5
We loved staying at Christopher's cabin. Very pleased with the accommodations and loved being right on the River. There was so much to do there and we didn't fell the need to venture out to much. Best part was being able to bring our dog! Some of the wineries are dog friendly too. My only recommendation is to install a stackable W&D. We would love to come back in the Fall or Winter.
  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Romantic Getaway
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Christopher's Riverside Cabin
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7077801
+1 -866-469-6982
Luray Shenandoah Valley
5

Beautiful Getaway

  • 5 of 5
This is a beautiful and very well kept house in a nice secluded area of Luray. It was so nice to get away from the hustle and bustle rat race of Northern VA. Everything you need in the house is there for you (except towels and linens, unless requested) and as a bonus there is a nice hot tub. The screened in back porch was fabulous to sit out on in the morning with coffee and watch the river. The river is right in the backyard for tubing, kayaking, and canoeing. There is a nice large yard for dogs, volleyball, horseshoes, cornhole, or whatever outdoor games you want to bring. There is a nice firepit for a bonfire. The town of Luray is a nice little area with movie theater, ice cream shop and some fast food places. Once we got to the house, we didn't leave until our check out day. We packed all food and brought it with us. There are several grocery stores within 10-20 minutes. We had a wonderful time, wish we had stayed longer. Will definitely rent this property again. Thank you to the owner's for keeping such a nice rental property!
  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We have worked hard to make this property enjoyable.The better we get the sooner you need to reserve! We are booked almost every day in July and filling up for August,
thanks to all the repeat folks and the great reviews for making this possible!
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Christopher's Riverside Cabin
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7077801
+1 -866-469-6982
Luray Shenandoah Valley
5

getting away from it all

  • 5 of 5
We went as two couples and had an amazing time! You feel completely secluded even with the owner living right next door (who was great!). Everything about the cabin was perfect. Its so close to some amazing hiking trails and horseback riding. We loved our stay and are hoping to come back again in the fall.
  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Pet-friendly, Girls Getaway, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Christopher's Riverside Cabin
http://www.vacationrentals.com/listing/p7077801
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Luray Shenandoah Valley
Washington D.C.
4

Lovely setting, well cared for house

  • 4 of 5
The setting is absolutely idyllic and the cabin is well maintained. It was an easy drive from DC, and although it is easy to get to Luray and Front Royal, you really feel as though you are tucked away in the middle of nowhere.

However, the house is not really a 2 bedroom - it is a 1 bedroom and a loft, and the loft is open to the living room. Moreover, the house is very dark (poor lighting, dark decor), and with the exception of one wall of windows on the screen porch, there are not screens or screen doors any place, which means that you cannot open the house up to its beautiful surroundings.

However, you could not ask for a more lovely location, and other than what I believe is a misrepresentation regarding bedrooms in the listing, my other concerns could be easily addressed by the owners - and likely will be, given how clearly well cared for the house is. Also, please note that as of July 2013, the tap water tastes just fine - we were surprised by how good it tasted, having stayed in many houses in the area with "sulfur" water.
  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: HomeAway
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Luray Shenandoah Valley
Hudson, MA
5

Wonderful family getaway

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I and our 4 children stayed over Febreuary school vacation. We loved everything about the cabin; the secluded long driveway, the flowing river, the gorgeous cabin. People have written about the sulphur smell in the water, it was there, but the simple fix is to bring bottled water for drinking and cooking. The only other suggestion I could make would be to assemble a binder of local information and maps to coffee shops, grocery store, points of interest and good restaurants. Thank you very much. We will be back.
  • Submitted: Feb 29, 2012
  • Stayed: Feb 2012
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: NEW WATER!! I just want everyone past and future to know we have a new well,no more sulfur!

Location

Activity and Interests

* Boating (onsite)

* Grocery Store (8 miles)

* Hiking (10 miles)

* Canoeing (onsite)

* Gym/Fitness Center (8 miles)

* Pool (14 miles)

* Fishing (onsite)

* Playground (8 miles)

* Hunting (15 miles)

* Kayaking (onsite)

* Zoo (8 miles)

* Park (15 miles)

* Movie Theater (7 miles)

* Basketball Court (10 miles)

* Horseback Riding (25 miles)

* Restaurant (7 miles)

* Golf (10 miles)

* Winery (25 miles)

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  • Nightly Rate: $150 - $225

    Weekly Rate: $895 - $1050

    Monthly Rate: $0 - $0


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Amenities

Property Type

  • cottage

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Romantic

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub

Suitability

  • pets considered

Bathrooms

  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Half Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1

Bedrooms

  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1

Notes:

  • * accept credit card * air-conditioning * ceiling fans * Beautiful hand made fireplace. * paper towels * hot tub with 75 jets * Stereo system Kitchen: * Full kitchen * refrigerator * freezer * microwave * coffee maker * Dish Washer * stove top burners * cooking utensils * toaster * grill Outside: * outdoor grill Gas * patio stone/concrete * parking off street * walkway to water
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