North River Cottage at Buffalo Gap


Entire cabin hosted by Buffalo Gap

  1. 4 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 3 beds
  4. 1 bath
Self check-in
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This 500 square foot efficiency is one of our many rustic cottages located within Buffalo Gap Retreat.

The space
North River Cottage is a whole cabin rental with a private entrance. North River is separated from Cacapon Cottage by a locked door with latches on both sides (North River can be rented in conjunction with Cacapon and the doors can be unlocked). North River also shares a wall with Potomac Cottage (forming the North River/Cacapon/Potomac triplex).

• With 1 Queen Bed, 1 Twin Bed, and 1 Trundle Twin Bed, North River is a pleasant cottage for smaller families, individuals, or couples.
• North River has a private bathroom and a well-stocked kitchenette (includes hot plate, electric griddle, microwave, toaster oven, coffee maker, pots and pans, plates and glasses).
• This cabin includes its own parking spot, private fire-pit, grill, and outdoor table.
• Please note, linens and towels are not included in the Airbnb price. Linens and towels can be rented from the Office for an additional charge.
• North River is one of 20+ cabins available for rent at
• Amenities at Buffalo Gap include a private lake with white sand beach, Lakeview Cafe and Bar, 0.7 acre fenced-in dog park, swimming, catch-and-release fishing, spa (massages available for a fee), lakefront wood-fired sauna (fee), on-site hiking trails, volleyball, basketball courts, complementary use of kayaks and canoes, and various lawn games.
• Firewood is located outside of the office cottage and is sold by the bundle. Please deposit payment at the black drop box on the left side of the office cottage porch.
• When not privately rented, the open-air pavilion and Beach House offer games such as ping-pong, pool, and cornhole for guest use.
• Buffalo Gap is a pet-friendly destination; the pet-fee is $20 for up to two pets per cabin.
• Wi-fi is available at the Lakeview Cafe and Bar but is not accessible from the cabins.

Where you'll sleep

1 queen bed, 2 single beds

What this place offers

Beach access – Beachfront
Free parking on premises
Shared sauna
Pets allowed
Air conditioning
Security cameras on property
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm

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Where you’ll be

Capon Bridge, West Virginia, United States

North River Cottage is located within the 70 acre Buffalo Gap Retreat. On-site amenities include the Lakeview Cafe and Bar (open on weekends), a spa (massages available by appointment), off-leash dog park in the woods, authentic wood-burning Sauna (reservations required), spring-fed lake with swimming, fishing, kayaking, canoeing, outdoor air pavilion, indoor basketball gym, and on-site hiking.

The nearby town of Capon Bridge (10 minutes away) includes several local restaurants, including:
- Farmer's Daughter: boutique grocer and butcher serving lunch Tuesday - Saturday (burgers were voted Best Burger in WV in 2021 by West Virginia Living), offers free wi-fi.
- River House: a cafe serving coffee and light fare; often has evening musical entertainment on weekends.

Capon Bridge offers convenience stores such as the Family Dollar, Dollar General, and the Liberty Gas Station/Capon Valley Market convenience and hardware store. The closest full-service grocery stores are Walmart (Winchester, approximately 20 miles East) and Food Lion (Romney, approximately 20 miles West).

Other nearby attractions include Ice Mountain (hiking), Cacapon Resort State Park (golf, restaurant, lake/beach swimming, kayak rentals, hiking), Paw Paw Tunnel (hiking), Potomac Eagle Scenic Train, various wineries (e.g., Briede Family Vineyards, Valerie Hill Vineyards), Berkeley Springs State Park (mineral baths, massage), City of Winchester.

Hosted by Buffalo Gap

  1. Joined in May 2016
  • 1,560 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost


  • Sharyn
  • Barbara
  • Sean

During your stay

Due to Covid 19 standards for safety and health we ask that you respect social distancing, and maintain recommended safe practices.

On-site manager available to handle any questions or needs.

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 2:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with keypad
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed

Health & safety

Airbnb's COVID-19 safety practices apply
Security camera/recording device Show more
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
May encounter potentially dangerous animal
Carbon monoxide detector not required Show more

Cancellation policy