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Watercress Cottage at Buffalo Gap

Entire cabin hosted by Vincent
6 guests2 bedrooms6 beds1 bath
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This is one of our less rustic cottages located within Buffalo Gap Retreat. With 2 bedrooms, A/C, a great front porch area, this cottage is also pond-front!
The retreat amenities include a lake w/ beach & beach house, a lake front wood fired sauna (by appointment), swimming, kayaks, canoe, volleyball, bon-fire pits, fishing, creeks, a huge covered dance & concert pavilion (games otherwise), dining hall (with games), hiking / scenery. Kitchenettes well-stocked in each cabin with everything needed to prepare meals and coffee or other hot beverages. Firewood bundles for sale at office cottage.

The space
This cottage house is insulated and includes baseboard heat and a fireplace.
It sits on a small pond and has some of the best views of the lake and beach area from the front living room windows.
A small porch on the front, and beautiful gardens and flowers around it... and a firepit, picnic table and charcoal grill outside -- bring your own charcoal.
The cottage has air conditioning too for hot days, fans in every room, a TV and DVD player with DVDs available at the beach house, 2 private bedrooms, full bath, and a big living room / kitchen area for congregation, cooking and socializing.
A wonderful stone fire pit, picnic table, and concreted park style charcoal grill, provides a great outdoor hang out area with firewood bundles for sale.
Kid and pet friendly.
What you may want to bring:
your own food and drinks, napkins or paper towels, coffee, creamer, paper plates if you don't like washing a lot of dishes, charcoal for your charcoal grill, a firestarter or two to make starting campfires outside easier in your firepit, flashlights or headlamps.

Guest access
• Front entrance gate is always open.
• Your cottage door has an electronic keypad lock -- you will be sent the code to your cottage in advance of your arrival.
• Sauna may be booked on a first-come-first-served basis at the Office Cottage so that we can maintain social distance guidelines and have a chance to disinfect sauna between each use.
• On-site manager available to handle any questions or needs.

Other things to note
Each cottage contains a 3 ring binder of "Things to Do" nearby as well as on-site -- including nearby eateries, hikes, nearby towns and places to check out nearby and what amenities are offered on-site in terms of games, lake options, hikes, sauna, etc
This is one of our less rustic cottages located within Buffalo Gap Retreat. With 2 bedrooms, A/C, a great front porch area, this cottage is also pond-front!
The retreat amenities include a lake w/ beach & beach house, a lake front wood fired sauna (by appointment), swimming, kayaks, canoe, volleyball, bon-fire pits, fishing, creeks, a huge covered dance & concert pavilion (games otherwise), dining hall (with g…
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Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 sofa bed

Amenities

Gym
Smoke alarm
Kitchen
Indoor fireplace
Carbon monoxide alarm
TV
Wifi
Bathtub
Heating
Pool

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Location

Capon Bridge, West Virginia, United States

The nearby town of Capon Bridge (10 minutes away) has:
( ) Farmer's Daughter - a great Farmer's Market / Butcher with wi-fi -- local, sustainably raised animals products and organic/ non-GMO produce, wine, beer...
( ) River House (cafe) -- a cafe with coffee and sweets and evening musical entertainment (Fri/Sat).
and several restaurants --
( ) El Puente Mexican (excellent)
( ) Gregs (diner like, great for breakfast) and
( ) Anthony's Jr. Pizza (excellent Sicilian deep dish pizza)
( ) Family Dollar
( ) Dollar General
( ) 24/7 Liberty Gas and Capon Valley Market convenience and hardware (sandwiches, deli, camp supplies) and
( ) 2 laundry mats
( ) Walmart about 35 minutes drive in nearby town of Winchester
The nearby town of Capon Bridge (10 minutes away) has:
( ) Farmer's Daughter - a great Farmer's Market / Butcher with wi-fi -- local, sustainably raised animals products and organic/ non-GMO produce, wine,…

Hosted by Vincent

Joined in May 2016
  • 1031 Reviews
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A former graduate level Aerospace Engineer turned self-employed massage therapist (11 years the former, 15 years the latter). A former campground owner/founder....love the outdoors, gardening, landscape design. I am an organic vegetarian, a pacifist, and very health conscious. I live an active, busy and happy life surrounding myself with nature and wonderful people. I am very multi-cultural and enjoy interaction with people from all walks of life, having traveled the world extensively including living in India for some time and having visited many places in the Middle East, Central America, and traveling nearly the whole USA. Love people and love hosting and meeting new people.
A former graduate level Aerospace Engineer turned self-employed massage therapist (11 years the former, 15 years the latter). A former campground owner/founder....love the outdoors…
Co-hosts
  • Barbara
  • Sean
During your stay
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 2:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
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Airbnb's social-distancing and other COVID-19-related guidelines apply
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm