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Virginia Mountain Chalet Luray *Secluded*Hike*WiFi

Entire chalet hosted by Lynn
6 guests2 bedrooms4 beds1 bath
Entire home
You’ll have the chalet to yourself.
Enhanced Clean
This host committed to Airbnb's 5-step enhanced cleaning process.
Great location
90% of recent guests gave the location a 5-star rating.
Great communication
90% of recent guests rated Lynn 5-star in communication.
House rules
The host doesn’t allow pets, parties, or smoking.
Rest assured, we follow Airbnb/CDC safe cleaning recommendations for your self check-in/no contact stay. Shenandoah National Park is open. Come discover why the Shenandoah Chalet -centrally located in the Shenandoah National Park, Skyline Drive, Massanutten Ski Resort, Luray area, is the area's best rental value.

The space

Come discover why the Shenandoah Chalet -centrally located in the Shenandoah National Park, Skyline Drive, Massanutten Ski Resort, Luray area, is the area's best rental value.

Escape to the serenity of the Blue Ridge Mountains and experience the magic of Virginia country living at our beautiful home. Whether you are looking for a romantic getaway, a special place to celebrate, or a weekend retreat, you've come to the right place. Experience nature by exploring our garden and woodlands. Enjoy the ever-changing mountain views from the chalet's deck.

The Shenandoah Chalet is always professionally cleaned, maintained and ready for your arrival. Central heat and central air-conditioning for your comfort. The chalet can accommodate up to 4 adults and 2 children. Two cots supplied for the kids.

As you enter the chalet, the gourmet kitchen is equipped so you can prepare your meals in style, such as a new Samsung convection oven and stove, Cuisinart microwave, Cuisinart coffee-maker, Tools-of-the-Trade cookware, Oneida flatware, Henchel chef knives, Pottery Barn dishes, Cuisinart toaster-oven, Bosch dishwasher, spices, refrigerator/freezer and more. Paper towels and trash bags provided. Complimentary coffee and gallon of spring water.

Enter into the great room which has a contemporary open floor plan combining the dining area and living room with a soaring cathedral ceiling with large sunny windows looking out to the spectacular Shenandoah National Park mountains. The great room features a swiss-style fireplace, for your entertainment a Samsung 43" plasma HDTV with DirecTV/satellite TV, DVD player and DVD library, new recliner couch. The dining area with antique country table seats four.

Both bedrooms feature firm queen beds with clean fresh linens (percale designer sheets), and for your health the pillows and mattresses are protected with allergen-free covers. The loft bedroom (open to the great room) has a down comforter, an air filter/ionizer, TV/DVD, and a view of the mountains. The main level bedroom has a CD/clock/radio. Plenty of blankets and pillows provided. We provide a phone (landline with long distance service). WiFi satellite internet service provided by Hughesnet (google Hughesnet internet for details).

Full bathroom with a tub and shower. We provide fresh clean towels, soap, and a hair-dryer.

Relax. Shenandoah Chalet has a robotic massage chair that melts away stress, muscle soreness, and tension better than a hot tub. Once you try it, you'll never want to leave!

We have a no pets policy, as we strive at providing an allergen-free environment. No smoking in the chalet, but is permitted outside. Some cell phones don't work here. We provide a land-line phone. Three acres of wooded privacy, two decks with chairs, Weber BBQ grill, family board games.

To ensure you enjoy a carefree stay, we are available 7 days a week to answer any questions you may have or resolve any issues that may arise. We live in Frederick, MD (about 100 miles from Elkton). We have both a local caretaker and a handyman 10 minutes from the chalet. We have been renting our chalet as a vacation getaway for over 10 years. You provide your own food and we'll take care of everything else.

The chalet is 100 miles from Washington DC, and 100 miles from Richmond. An easy drive on great roads. We keep the driveway plowed should it snow. We are 1 mile from hiking in Shenandoah National Park (Powell Mountain trailhead), 15 minutes to the nearest town, Elkton, and 25 minutes to Massanutten Ski Resort and waterpark.

Experience the amazing beauty of the surrounding countryside by visiting Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park and Luray Caverns, only minutes away. Visit award-winning wineries and explore the Blue Ridge by horseback. Take time to visit historic Luray. Come escape for a weekend or a week in our beautiful home in the Blue Ridge Mountains. We look forward to hosting your visit.

Check-in: 5:00 p.m.
Check-out: 1 p.m.

Note: amenities subject to change without notice.

What Past Guests Are Saying:

"First of all, no way was I expecting the chalet to have everything you needed. I was going to put it to the test. You PASSED. Everything you can imagine you would need, is there. Second, I was skeptical about having privacy or peace and quiet. It was so quiet a pin drop would be too loud. Absolutely private and quiet, we felt very safe. Third, My Husband said jesh, this is cleaner than most hotels we've stayed at. Overall we gave it "11" we will be back."
-Gary and Sue V.

"Lynn, Well we just got back and the first thing I had to do was e-mail you and let you know what a terrific time we had. I contacted you in hopes of finding somewhere we could get away from the hustle and bustle of the city, and we got just that. Your Chalet is absolutely amazing, it was exactly what the doctor ordered. From the moment we arrived to the saddened departure it was absolutely the best time we have had in a very long time. Your directions were exact and everything worked out exactly as planned. There was nothing better than sitting on the front deck with a glass of wine listening to nothing for a change, it was The touches of home did nothing but add to that feeling and it was amazing. Thank you from both of us for allowing us to stay at your wonderful get away, I can absolutely assure you that we will be contacting you again soon many times. Finally again thank you very much we had an amazing weekend, if you EVER consider selling your property PLEASE let me know, seriously there is not a place in the world that can fulfill exactly what we were looking for like yours did."
-Nick A.

"What a wonderful place! I have now stayed here twice and can't wait to go back. The chalet is in a perfect location nestled in the hills and not far from great hiking, restaurants and adventure. Whether a long weekend or a week, well worth it!"
-Guest Review from erik

"I just wanted to leave you an email that I forgot to send a long time ago. My girlfriend and I went up there the weekend of July 21st just to get away for the weekend. What she didnt know is that after having a wonderful day horseback riding and enjoying downtown Luray I was going to propose to her. So at sunset after a wonderful dinner I proposed to her on your deck of the chalet. We had a wonderful time, loved the location, loved the chalet and would definitely go back. Thank you again!"
-Jeff B.

"Just right!!! We have rented many cabins in many different areas. This cabin was just right. It felt very much like home. Some cabins are too rustic, or have to many unnecessary luxuries. This cabin, met in the middle, I did not pay extra for things I did not need, and yet was very comfortable."
-Len and Ri from Longwood FL

"Wonderful cabin, great price! Everything you need in this nice little cabin get-away. Surrounded by woods and wildlife. Great quite place to get away, enjoy nature, see deer, and take pictures. They had everything you could think of from dishes & coffee to DVD movies. Highly recomended. Great price. Only minutes from Skyline Drive and many caverns."
-Guest Review from JGdesigner

"My fiance and I spent Halloween weekend in your cabin. It was beautiful! I was impressed with how stocked the place is. it was just like being at home! We visited Luray Caverns and Skyline Drive while in the area, and the cabin was convenient to both. We just wanted to thank you for sharing your cabin with us. We hope to return soon!"
-Tanika M.

"Nice getaway. This chalet was exactly as described. The location was beautiful and the house was clean and very affordable. Thanks for the hiking suggestions as it was too warm for skiing. Lots to do in nearby Luray too."
-Guest Review from kreay

"Perfect and affordable Place to Get-A-Way from the Hussle and Bussle. We have stayed at the Chalet twice and just love it. The price is right and the house is spacious, clean, and very comfortable. We have used it as a get-a-way in the winter to leave the hectic pace of DC and love that there's no cable, internet, or cell phone coverage... we bring dvd's, lots of food and drink, hike during the day and cook and relax at night. This past trip, we hit a couple of close wineries, which was just a perfect touch. Highly Recommend!"
-Guest Review from dmiller

"Wonderful vacation in the historic Shenandoah. Being a Virginian any chance to travel the Shenandoah Valley is a pleasure. Rarely, due to work schedules, have my wife an I been able to stay for more than a day or two. This time I had seven whole days. I believe this was the first site that I visited yet it seemed to have all that I was looking for to relax and explore in detail parts of the Valley. Where else but among the folks of the valley could you arrive and check in with such ease. The setting is as beautiful as described with a wonderful view of the mountains saying good night at sunset and to awaken us at sunrise. The chalet was a delight with every thing we would need. Even phone service was provided since cell service is spotty at best. Being from the Washington area the last thing we needed was blaring media news. We came to the Shenandoah to get away from that. We used the chalet as a base camp to explore from Waynesboro to Winchester. Seven days of perfect weather did not hamper things while hiking the Skyline but even a steady rain would have been fun here. This is a great place inhabited by wonderful people. We will be back. We really did not want to leave today. Regards, Wilson F. Gaithersburg, MD."
-Guest Review from urspider68

"Thank you very much for your help with the cabin last weekend. We had a very nice time, the skiing was great, and the beds were very comfortable (after skiing, that is important!). So thank you very much and have a great weekend!"

"Wonderful winter getaway. Myself and a couple of girlfriends spent a weekend at the chalet. What I liked about it was that they had comfortable furnishings and yet felt like it belonged in the woods. It was quiet and peaceful. When looking for a place what stood out about the chalet was that we would be able to walk to a hiking trail within Shenandoah - and we did that while we were there. I would definitely go back again and would recommend it."
-K. A. from Globe Trekker

"I just wanted to drop you a note and let you know we had a pleasant stay at your cabin. The place was very clean and you thought of everything we need in the kitchen and bathroom. It was nice and relaxing to come back to such a nice place after our ski trip. This was a memorable Christmas for our family. We would definitely like to go back in the future."
-Yunhui & Family

"We had a most pleasant time at your Shenandoah chalet the past week. The accommodations/facilities were superb. We had a peaceful and quiet vacation and the weekday cost to rent was very fair. We also visited Massanutten Ski area for some snowtubing, Hiking to Rapidan Hoover Camp in Shenandoah National Park, The Mt. Powell hiking trails near your chalet, and on the way back home, we visited Montpelier - home of James Madison. Thank you for the opportunity to rent your most wonderful vacation home! We plan to rent your chalet again in the future. We look forward til the next time."
-Pio G.

"Lovely, quiet refuge from the craziness of urban life! This chalet is quiet, comfortable, and outfitted with everything we needed for a lovely long summer weekend. We had two teenaged boys with us, and they loved sharing the loft upstairs, away from us adults in the bedroom on the first floor. The chalet was outfitted with all the cookware we needed to prepare several different kinds of meals. The bathroom is roomy, clean, and came with plenty of towels for all of us. We enjoyed the quiet of sitting on the decks, sipping our morning coffees or just reading in peace and stillness. Overall, a delightful rental property, and we would request it again in a heartbeat."
-Cynde from Oak Hill, VA

"I wanted to send you a note and thank you for a wonderful stay at your cabin. We really enjoyed our vacation. You have a lovely cabin! I even saw some hummingbirds at your flowers outside and found a four leaf clover in the front yard. I miss it already! It is so peaceful there. ... Hope to stay again."
-Jennifer B.

"Just wanted to let you know we had a great time at your chalet. It was the most relaxing vacation we have every had. You had the place stocked with everything needed. It was just like being at home. I had brought things from home and you already had them there. The view of the mountains was spectacular. We will definitely be renting it again."
-Wanda and John B.

"Just a quick note to say that we had another awesome experience at the Chalet. The ability to unplug from cell phones, emails, and the constant news cycle so prevalent in DC just multiplies the relaxation factor... we are vowing not to let 3 years pass again before returning and maybe stay when the weather is a little warmer, even though the 6-8 inches of snow on Thursday was so beautiful and the perfect addition to the fire in the fireplace and the Christmas carols on the Ipod! (Not to mention the glass of wine in hand!) And I can't remember the last time that I started and finished a booked in 3-4 days! Our best to you and Steve for a wonderful holiday and a very happy New Year!"
-David M.

"Just wanted you to know how much we enjoyed our stay in the chalet. Everything was perfect and sitting on the deck, listening to the birds and the wind in the trees, was heaven. And I have to say that we've never rented a condo or cabin as well equipped as yours - just wish we could have stayed longer. Thanks for sharing."
-Ann D.

"We had a wonderful time in your cabin. It was so attractively and comfortably furnished. We loved watching the sun set behind the mountain from the deck and watching the resident rabbit nibbling on the grass in the back."
-Alice S.

"We absolutely LOVED our stay. What a lovely cabin! Thank you for making us feel so comfortable and pampered. Having pancakes with fresh maple syrup and delicious coffee while looking out at the beautiful mountains will be one of my favorite memories. We will definitely be recommending your beautiful cabin to our families and friends. Thanks you so much for everything!"
-Christine C.

"Our stay at the chalet was lovely, thank you. It was comfortable, extremely well appointed, and the little touches of hospitality (pancake mix and firewood) were much appreciated. I would definitely recommend the chalet to others."

"We had the most wonderful time in the cabin over the weekend. My mother and I absolutely loved it-- both the breathtaking views and the very comfortable interior. We hope to come back!"
-Natalia B.

"The cottage was great. We had a wonderful time.... We are both mountain folks by heart just not location, so it was nice to get away for a while."
-Julie S.

"Just got home and wanted to send you an email letting you know that Monica and I had wonderful weekend at your Chalet. It was so relaxing, and we fell in love with your place. We most certainly will be visiting again. It was fantastic!!!!"
-John and Monica

"I just wanted to thank you for the days that we spent at your chalet. We had a very good time and it was exactly what we were looking for. Everything was perfect! Hopefully we'll be back soon."

"Everything was superb - the linens, bed, nice couch, wonderful magazines, nice landscaping, grill, views. we spent a lot of time out on the deck, reading and just enjoying the remote-ness and beauty. thanks again."

"Just a thank you for allowing us the privilege of enjoying the hospitality of your chalet. The pancake mix was a great addition to our mornings on the panoramic deck. It was a wonderful weekend for us both and are planning a return trip sometime later. Take care and thanks again for a most enjoyable stay in the mountains."
-Melissa and Daniel

"Your Chalet was absolutely fabulous. My wife and I could not have asked for a more cozy place for our anniversary. The bay window sealed the deal, its going to be hard for me to top this next year. Thank you again."
-Aaron W.

"Just wanted to drop a quick note to say we had a fabulous time and your chalet is beautiful! thanks a bunch!"

"My uncle, Harry Robinson, rented your cabin this past weekend for my sister, her husband, my husband and me. We are from NC and since he was married Sunday, he wanted us to be close by. (His house is also on Overlook Mountain Road) We really enjoyed our stay in your chalet. My husband and I stayed in the loft and loved the openness of it and enjoyed the deck. Once we arrived Friday night, we didn't leave Overlook Mountain Road until Sunday morning!"

"I wanted to let you know that we really enjoyed our stay at your cabin. My wife and I were both due for a much needed getaway from our jobs and your cabin made a nice home base for sightseeing around the area and the park."
-Jim Z.

"Truly wonderful experience, especially for our honeymoon! Our stay was amazing. We couldn't have asked for a better cabin or a better location. It was great to get away and not have to worry about a thing."
-Heather from Cumberland, MD

"Lil Chalet in the woods. Very comfy, was heated and warm when we arrived at 2am. Keys were exactly where we were told we would find them. Very nice for 2 couples wanting to get away from it all. Kitchen was excellent for cooking, very comfy bedding."
-Sandy from Levittown PA

"My fiance and I were here for a week and loved it. Price is very good, clean, open space."
-Ramish from Chicago

"Romantic and Relaxing. The Shenandoah Chalet is a place we'd like to retire to... cozy, comfortable, and clean. I forgot peaceful - really peaceful. We enjoyed our entire experiences, our pancake breakfasts, our hikes, our all-night game of scrabble. It's going back to simpler times without shopping, traffic or craziness. When can we move in?"
-Jackie & family from Rockville, MD

"Excellent getaway choice near Shenandoah National Park. The Shenandoah Chalet is a very good choice as a home base for exploring the Shenandoah Valley or the National Park. Many other interesting places to explore are nearby, with Charlottesville and Monticello about an hour away. The chalet is situated a few miles from the Western park border northeast of Elkton Virginia and convenient to Skyline Drive and, further South, the Blue Ridge Parkway. Although some might see it as a disadvantage, the Chalet is rather isolated, well off the beaten path several miles off Highway 340. However, we really enjoyed the peace and quiet when not out sightseeing. The Shenandoah Chalet is perfect for a quiet getaway and would easily accomodate 3-4 people. The cabin has a fully equipped kitchen with a great variety of cooking utensils. The loft bedroom has a very comfortable queen bed and the small downstairs bedroom could accomodate another person or couple. The owners were very helpful, answering our email questions very promptly. Highly recommended!"
-Boilermaker_91 from Oxford, Indiana

"Romantic anniversary getaway. The cabin was incredible, The morning view when you wake up is breath taking. We enjoyed it very very much."
-Happy Hearts from Richmond, VA

"Pre-Baby Get away. My wife and I rented the Chalet while my was pregnant just as a getaway before my son came. The cabin is very charming and we had everything that we needed. There is an awesome view from the front of the cabin. Further, you can hear the nearby stream in the background. A very picturesque setting. I would definitely recommend this to anyone as a quiet getaway in the hills."
-Zee from Silver Spring, MD

"The cabin was really peaceful and easy to find, spending three nights there after our wedding in the area. We explored nearby swimming holes and flea markets and had a wonderful stay."
-Leia P.

"Wonderful cabin. Exactly as described. Even with the huge storm that moved through we didn't lose power unlike the neighboring town. which was great. Would recommend to anyone."
-Frank C.

"Just as advertised. I would recommend to a friend."
-David N.

"What a beautiful place! Stunning house and we had a very peaceful and relaxing stay. The house has everything you need and the directions make it easy to find. Lovely."
-Laura F.

"Great cabin and an enjoyable stay. Thanks!"
-Jiasi C.

"The place was very clean and cozy. It is in a really good location if you are interested in visiting Shenandoah National Park."
-Lauren B.

"My girlfriend and I had a wonderful, relaxing time this past weekend. The cabin had everything, all we had to bring was ourselves and food. I definitely recommend anyone who is interested in getting away for the weekend to stay here."
-James B.

"Very clean, comfortable, and peaceful. Beautiful setting. Everything we needed was there: towels, utensils, etc. We are very light sleepers and this chalet was very quiet. Nice appliances in the kitchen."
-Catherine W.

"Hi Lynn,
I just wanted to thank you for the use of your cabin this past weekend. We had an amazing time. It was exactly as described on your website and completely lived up to my expectations. We all had a great bonding experience which was precisely what I had hoped for.
Thanks again, Jessie N."


Location: Elkton, Virginia USA

Guest access
Guests have use of entire Chalet on 3 acres.
Rest assured, we follow Airbnb/CDC safe cleaning recommendations for your self check-in/no contact stay. Shenandoah National Park is open. Come discover why the Shenandoah Chalet -centrally located in the Shenandoah National Park, Skyline Drive, Massanutten Ski Resort, Luray area, is the area's best rental value.

The space

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Sleeping arrangements

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


Free parking on premises
TV with standard cable
Air conditioning
Patio or balcony
Indoor fireplace
Children’s books and toys

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4.46 out of 5 stars from 318 reviews



Elkton, Virginia, United States

Remote mountain forest area.

Hosted by Lynn

Joined in December 2011
  • 318 Reviews
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Lynn likes to cook, run, ride horses, hike. Our favorite things to do and see at Shenandoah Chalet: romantic getaway, scenic Skyline Drive, ski at Massanutten Resort, explore Luray Caverns, hike in Shenandoah National Park, horseback riding at Skyland in the park, visit Civil War sites, over a dozen wineries to taste, antiques shopping...
Lynn likes to cook, run, ride horses, hike. Our favorite things to do and see at Shenandoah Chalet: romantic getaway, scenic Skyline Drive, ski at Massanutten Resort, explore Luray…
During your stay
To ensure you enjoy a carefree stay, we are available 7 days a week via phone/email/airbnb message to answer any questions you may have. We live in Frederick, MD (about 100 miles from our chalet). We have both a local caretaker and a handyman 10 minutes from the chalet.
To ensure you enjoy a carefree stay, we are available 7 days a week via phone/email/airbnb message to answer any questions you may have. We live in Frederick, MD (about 100 miles f…
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Check-in: After 5:00 PM
Checkout: 1:00 PM
Self check-in with keypad
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
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