About this listing
Escape to the Blue Ridge Mountains. View overlooking Shenandoah Valley above village of Linden, 5 miles from Front Royal, gateway to Skyline Drive/Shenandoah National Park. Nearby wineries, canoeing, caverns & historic sites.
In rural area surrounded on 3 sides by the 1200 acre conservation wilderness. 2 miles from the 4,000 acre G Richard Thompson Wildlife Management Area. At 1,738 ft, it’s always 10-15 degrees cooler than the city!
Fully equipped. You bring food, clothes & personal toiletries.
Deck is gated for pet convenience.
Fireplace is for ambiance only and is not an efficient heat source. Duraflame-type logs are provided and burning regular firewood in the fireplace is not allowed due to repeated occurrences of guests filling the cabin with smoke.
Outdoor fire cauldron on the deck is the only place burning regular firewood is allowed. Firewood is provided.
The hot tub will be checked daily and serviced as needed. We will try to do this while you are away, and if you're there we will try not to disturb you.
Self check-in is via lockbox by the door. Upon booking we will send you your unique access code.
Interaction with guests
We live about 1/2 mile away if you need anything.
Other things to note
(Rates include 7.3% local taxes)
You're coming to rural semi-wilderness. There are no sidewalks. The last mile is gravel road, which can be variously muddy, dusty, potholed, and icey - conditions which can change overnight. We have deer, wild turkeys, possums, racoons, bear, fox, snakes, everything from hawks to hummingbirds... and yes, even the occasional bug.
Rainbow View Cabin
(Additional detailed info is posted in the cabin, but here are the basics.)
Duraflame-type logs are provided. Burning regular wood in the fireplace is not permitted due to repeated instances of guests filling the cabin with smoke.
Smoking is not permitted inside the cabin. If you smoke outside, please don’t litter the mountain with butts.
We’d appreciate you picking up after your dog. There is a County leash law.
There is no trash pickup on the mountain, and a County sticker is required to deposit in the dumpsters. Do NOT leave trash outside as it will attract bears. We will take care of it after you leave. Or we’ll be glad to pick it up during your stay – just give us a shout anytime. There’s a recycle bin in the laundry room.
If you’re not familiar with septic systems, please read the information sheet in the Welcome Binder. In brief – you can’t put anything down the drain that’s not biodegradable.
***Deck, Hot Tub & Outdoor Rules***
No dogs in hot tub!
"Mode" buttons access the settings which regulate the chemical balance. PLEASE DO NOT adjust any of these.
DO NOT close more than two jets at a time or you'll burn out the motor).
Residual laundry soap in swimsuits can cause excessive foaming when jets are on high. Therefore running suits through an extra rinse cycle is greatly appreciated.
Please close cover when not in use, & snap in 2 front latches if high winds are forecast.
Please use only plasticware on the deck.
(broken glass and barefoot tubbers are a bad combo.)
Please put the seat cushions away in the chest during inclement weather
(but only if they’re dry - If they’re wet, leave them out.)
Please DO NOT throw ANYTHING off the deck.
~ kindly pickup after your dog, & don’t litter the yard with cigarette butts.
Outdoor fires are illegal prior to 4 PM, & not safe in wind.
(if you can’t wait for the fire to die out, please DO NOT pour water on itCover it with the Weber grill cover.)
(if you empty ashes from the cauldron or the Weber,
DO NOT dump them in the yard. Use the Ash Can.)
Please respect Mother Nature and the plantings in the yard.
~ “kids will be kids” and unsupervised children can be very destructive.
~ every “weed” on the mountain actually blooms at some point, so please safeguard them for future guests to enjoy.
is in the old metal milk box on the deck. Rinsing it off before hottubbing will alleviate greasy film on top of the water and will help the filter last longer.
When hiking around the surrounding area, please follow the wilderness code: leave only footprints.
Please honor the 15 mph speed in Shenandoah Farms. (Gunfire and ATVs are illegal, but don’t be too alarmed if you witness either.)
The County noise ordinance stipulates quiet hours between 10:00 PM and 7:00 AM.
We and future guests will greatly appreciate your attention to these points.
Enjoy your stay and contact us if you need anything. We’re only five minutes away.
Chris & Steve
Rainbow Views LLC
Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund plus service fees back.
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We've been operating for 4 years, but we're brand new to Airbnb. Check out our website: browser search for "Rainbow Views vacation cabin". (Sorry - Airbnb won't allow us to include an actual link.)
In fact, we've built such a reputation and demand that we've just opened another cabin just down the road from this one. Check out Valley Vista Cabin! (But two is our limit - We never intended for this to become a booming business venture! We're supposedly retired! :-) )