River in backyard Hike Nat'l Park Hot tub w/ VIEWS
Vacation Home hosted by Sand And Snow
14 Guests . 5 Bedrooms . 3 Bathrooms


This Riverside Paradise--Where time stands still and vacation slows down so relaxation and tranquility abounds!! This charming riverhouse sits right on the Shenandoah River, with stunning views and adventures for days! Minutes from Massanutten Resort and Blue Ridge Parkway, close drive to James Madison University and convenient to Wineries/Breweries. This beautifully appointed 5 bedroom home that allows you to enjoy all the Shenandoah River has to offer, within minutes of Massanutten Resort.

Whatever season you're looking to come, there is an abundance of activities and points of interest to enjoy and take in while you're visiting!

Some of the highlights of this home:
*Abundance of space--5 Bedrooms and 3 bathrooms (A full bathroom on each level)
*Open floor plan with plenty of living space for entertaining and relaxing
*Spacious screened-in porch overlooking Shenandoah River with Hot Tub and rocking chairs, barstools to enjoy a cold beverage on a hot day overlooking the rive
*Newly renovated bedrooms and bathrooms, freshly painted, new lighting, updated kitchen and new flooring
* Updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances, abundance of cabinetry, custom built wood countertops, and stylish shelving. Fully stocked with crockpot, plates, cups, wineglasses, silverware, cookware, pots and pans, etc!
*Propane BBQ grill, Large Fire Pit, Propane outdoor heater, Corn Hole and Outdoor games
*Enjoy coffee/wine on the screened in porch--Keurig at the house for your stay!
*Cable TV/WIFI/Netflix/HULU/Pandora
*Kids "fishing themed" Bunk Room with TV (Your kids will never want to leave their room!)
*Upgraded linens and mattresses for a comfortable nights sleep!
* Fully stocked kitchen with all the cooking supplies you'll need
*Exclusive River Access for all of our guests to enjoy tubing, kayaking, canoeing, swimming, sightseeing and fishing, Tubes, Kayaks, Canoes all provided for your convenience and ALL included in the price!
*Minutes from Blue Ridge Parkway for hiking and outdoors galore
*Accommodates the fur babies ($25/per night, per pet fee)

The spacious 5 bedroom 3 bath home in located within feet of the Shenandoah River, within short proximity to Massanutten Resort amenities. This gorgeous home on a stunning backdrop is situated next to 5 acres of wooded field providing you privacy and solitude while enjoying the screened porch and hot tub overlooking the river. The kitchen is recently updated with SS appliances, plentiful storage and full stocked with pots, pans, kitchen supplies. The living room provides an open floor plan, comfortable furniture, and flat screen smart TV with Xfinity, Netflix, and Pandora.

Enjoy a dip in the hot tub on a lovely Virginia evening and have the opportunity to watch for wildlife and take in the beauty of the Shenandoah River. Make Smores, Hot Dogs, or enjoy a crisp fall or winter evening next to the fire pit. We also provide tubes, kayaks, canoes, paddle boat, and outdoor games to make your stay as enjoy as possible and all INCLUDED in the cost!!!

For those who enjoy outdoor cooking, this lodge comes equipped with a stainless steel propane grill, or you can rent our mobile oil-drum commercial smoker for an additional $100. This large smoker will be delivered to the house prior to arrival for your group to enjoy during your entire stay! Contact us for more information.

*Early check ins and late check outs are permitted but does incur a fee. It's subject to availability as well. Please inquire no more than 7 days prior to your check in date.

We offer exclusive experiences available at this premier home. These experiences include private meals prepared by our own chef, private massage services, daily housekeeping, grocery delivery service and NEW! local wine and beer tours!!

We offer an exclusive private chef, with unique, local, and freshly prepared meals served family style in the comforts of your vacation home. He is available for Brunch and Dinner! Pricing starts at $18/pp including two entrees, two sides, and a salad! All the meal prep, cooking, and clean up is taken care of for you! Inquire for more information of menu options or customization of a special menu offerings.

To make your vacation as stress-free and relaxing as possible, we now offer grocery delivery and set up upon arrival. Groceries can be ordered ahead of time and then delivered and organized for you on the day of your arrival. No need to rush to get to the grocery store prior to arrival. Let us take on this hassle! Inquire for more information!

We also have 30 and 60 minute private massage and Spa Manicure and Pedicure options--all in the comforts of your home!

Wanting to get the most LOCAL and FUN Shenandoah Valley experience? Try one of our local wine and beers tours. All the local tours are masterfully created by the owners themselves to give their guests the ULTIMATE experience! Enjoy half or full day tours with a local driver and a planned itinerary!! All you have to do is show up!

We also offer daily housekeeping services. The housekeepers will provide fresh towels, hand towels, washcloths, re-make all the beds with new linens, remove trash, sweep main level floor and wipe down counters, and freshen bathrooms. $50/day for housekeeping services, $140 for three days of housekeeping, weekly housekeeping special rate of $250.

Massanutten has numerous activities for your stay. The resort offers hiking, skiing, snowboarding, tubing, swimming, etc. There is also an indoor water park that is sure to provide great memories. Wonderful restaurants and theaters are available within a 10-minute drive.

Need a beautiful location to house your wedding party? Look no further! The River Chalet has the amenities, space, and comfort to house your wedding party for all the special festivities. Please contact us about specific details. Private Chef, Masseuse available for special occasions, advanced bookings required. Please contact for more information and pricing.

We do allow pets to accompany your group with approval and $25/nightly per pet fee

I am a licensed real estate agent in Elkton/Massanutten area! If you have interest in market information/vacation rentals around the area, feel free to contact me for more information!

Keywords: Lodge, Cabin, Resort, Haven, Chalet, Retreat, Massanutten, House, JMU, Shenandoah Valley, Harrisonburg, Wedding

Guests are able to access all of the home and property.

A short drive to Massanutten Resort, close proximity to Blue Ridge Parkway, James Madison University, Cross Keys Vineyard and Brix and Columns Vineyard.

There is a $25/nightly per pet fee. Please note--we also require additional documentation to be reviewed and signed for all reservations.
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Pets Allowed
Parking Included
No Smoking Allowed
Not Family/Kid Friendly
Not Wheelchair Accessible
Not Suitable for Events


Iron & Board
Clothes Dryer
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Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Laptop friendly workspace
Coffee Maker
Cooking Utensils
Smoke Detector
Fire Extinguisher

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Hello! We are both involved in real estate, Sara as a real estate agent and Brian as a real estate investor. We are from Harrisonburg, VA and both James Madison University alumnus! We have four boys who are active in sports and extracurricular activities. When we aren’t involved In our kids activities, we enjoy traveling, trying new restaurants, and enjoy traveling and hosting guests through airbnb. We currently own three homes in Harrisonburg, three homes in Massanutten Resort, three Riverfront homes, two properties in Waynesboro and one in Charlottesville, and a beach home in Hilton Head South Carolina. Our goal and desire is to ensure our guests thoroughly enjoy every aspect of our homes and their vacation and return for future visits. Please let us know how we can help you!!
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Additional documentation will be required to be reviewed and signed. The following is a list of Rules that MUST be adhered to by everyone in your party. By booking our home you acknowledge your responsibility for ensuring that everyone staying in and visiting the home you have rented in Elkton will abide by the following rules.  Rental occupancy shall be limited to 12-14 persons for River Paradise on overnight stay. This includes all guests regardless of age.  The primary Tenant must be at least 25 years of age.  Walking on street with alcoholic beverages is prohibited.  Lighting fireworks is prohibited.  Parking at this residence is limited to 5 cars.  No smoking in the home of any kind  Parking on the roadside is prohibited. All cars must be parked in area directly in front of River Paradise.  No truck, bus or other vehicle with a capacity larger than one ton shall be parked overnight on any lot in such a manner as to be visible to the occupants of other lots or the users of any common area. No mobile home, buses shall be parked on any lot overnight.  Loud and boisterous activity will not be tolerated. Please keep in mind that year-round residents live in the immediate vicinity of your rental home. Please be considerate of your neighbors. Loud, disorderly conduct, particularly in public areas (front porch, driveway, and back porch) is not permitted. Any calls from neighbors will be taken seriously. We will be visiting the property regularly and reserve every right to ask your group to leave, if we feel your behavior is considered unacceptable and disrespectful to the neighbors and/or to our property. We reserve the right to withhold full deposit or ask all guests to leave the premises.  No person shall permit any animal to run at large on common areas or property owned by other members. An animal is running at large if it is not within its caretaker’s immediate supervision and control.  All trash needs to be removed from house prior to departure. Trash can be placed in trash canisters on the property. If the cleaning company has to dispose of personal trash, their $50 fine will be passed along to the renters.  Many of the roads are curvy with blind spots. Please be careful and walk on the left shoulders facing oncoming traffic. Except otherwise posted, the speed limit within is 25 mph.  Trespassing on any private property, whether it is adjoining your rental property or not, is prohibited.  Return all chairs to firepit area. Return boats and kayaks to storage shed.  Kayaks and canoe use is permitted ONLY for guests over the age of 18.  All guests are required to wear life jackets  Littering is prohibited.  Feeding or harassment of wildlife is not permitted.  Any reservation obtained under false pretense will be subject to forfeiture of advance payment, deposit, and or rental money, and the party will not be permitted to check-in or will be asked to leave the premise immediately.  No refunds will be given due to weather. We do no refund due to road conditions. By reserving our home, you are agreeing to all terms and conditions of this rental addendum.
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River in backyard Hike Nat'l Park Hot tub w/ VIEWS is a Vacation Home located in Elkton, Virginia, United States. This Vacation Home is available for short term lodging and accommodates 14 guests
River in backyard Hike Nat'l Park Hot tub w/ VIEWS has 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and was listed on Houfy on Dec 2019

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