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Watercress Cottage at Buffalo Gap

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Watercress Cottage at Buffalo Gap

6 guests2 bedrooms6 beds1 bath
6 guests
2 bedrooms
6 beds
1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the cabin to yourself.
Self check-in
Check yourself in with the keypad.
Great location
100% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.

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, swimming, kayaks, canoe, volleyball, bon-fire pits, fishing, creeks, a huge covered dance & concert pavilion (games otherwise), dining hall (with games), hiking / scenery. Firewood included. Kitchenettes well stocked in each cabin.


Air conditioning
Beach essentials
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

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



41 reviews
Luke User Profile
November 2019
Beautiful campsite in the Mountains of West Virginia. What many sites aspire to be, its the ideal location for a weekend getaway.
Janice User Profile
October 2019
Great location for rest and relaxation. We definitely enjoyed our stay and hope to return in the future.
Vincent User Profile
Response from Vincent:
Thanks so much for staying with us... and we were finally able to get a plumber in an fix / replace that leaky bathtub in the Watercress! Wish it had been sooner - but hopefully see you again next year!
October 2019
Susan User Profile
August 2019
This cottage is in a lovely place. We enjoyed the kayaking on the lake and using the wood supplied to toast marshmallows on the firepit. The house could use some improvements which would make it a better value for the money.
Kristofer User Profile
July 2019
Buffalo Gap is a lovely place to spend time in nature. The cabin was clean and the grounds are beautiful. We will definitely be back!
Madawn User Profile
July 2019
Our family loves and adores this place! If we aren't swimming in gorgeous spring feed lake or jumping off the dock, there's plenty of games/ books we borrow at the dining hall, trails to hike, berries to pick, and air hockey to play. Not to mention they added a delicious cafe on…
Jessica User Profile
July 2019
This cabin is an excellent base from which to experience all that the Buffalo Gap Camp has to offer! Our family had stayed at one of the tent camping sites previously, and loved returning to play with the addition of a little extra comfort! The cabin had everything we needed to…
CrystalJ User Profile
June 2019
Our week stay at the Watercress Cabin at Buffalo Gap was wonderful and relaxing. The cabin had everything we need to prepare our meals. My 8 year old niece got to try her hand at kayaking in the pond. We had a campfire every evening and enjoyed exploring the grounds. Vince,…

Hosted by Vincent

Capon Bridge, WVJoined in May 2016
Vincent User Profile
565 Reviews
A former graduate level Aerospace Engineer turned self-employed massage therapist (11 years the former, 15 years the latter). A former campground owner/ the outdoors, gardening, landscape design. I am an organic vegetarian, a pacifist, and very health conscious. …
Interaction with guests
Each cottage has a well stocked kitchen / kitchenette that includes: refrigerator microwave coffee pot 2 burner electric mini-range for cooking toaster oven all pots / pans / plates / cups / glasses / silverware / dish strainer / sinks / hot and cold water / dish soap / sponges…
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About this place
When you stay in an Airbnb, you’re staying at someone’s place.
This is Vincent’s place.
Dee and Barbara help host.

The neighborhood

Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 2PM
Checkout: 12PM (noon)
Self check-in with keypad
After 2PM
12PM (noon)

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • Pets are allowed
  • Parties and events are allowed