Creekside Midcentury Tiny House @Camp Bearwallow


Tiny house hosted by Ashley

  1. 4 guests
  2. 1 bedroom
  3. 2 beds
  4. 0 baths
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Welcome to Camp Bearwallow an experience in simpler living!

Escape to mid century Appalachia -- Everything you need to step back in time while still having the luxury of electricity & access to a main road.

Experience heating water on the stove for baths & coffee, keep your drinks chilled in the refrigerator, & still have the experience of an outdoor toilet, bathing in a wash basin & cooking outdoors over a fire.

20 min to Harrisonburg

The space
Camp Bearwallow is an experience!

Enjoy the peaceful setting at Camp Bearwallow and relaxing in nature. Our cabin's location offers access to a stream, hiking and mountain biking in the neighboring national forest, and simply relaxing with nature!

Step back in time while still having the luxury of heat, electricity, a kitchen and easy access to the road!

The kitchen has the major appliances: refrigerator with freezer, oven, stove, microwave, toaster, and coffee maker. In the pantry and surrounding kitchen cabinets you will find pots, pans, dishes, utensils, a French press and coffee grinder.

It even has “running water” with 5 gallon water jugs and a camp water pump, making dish washing easy! We stock the water in 15 gallon jugs. If you need more for your stay, we will bring more if you are running low, just let us know when you're switching over to your last bottle.

The bedroom has a comfy full size bed on the bottom. There will be fresh linens on the beds. If needed, there will be extra linens stored for the beds and linens for the living room futon.

Kitchen towels and dish cloths, bath towels, hand towels, wash cloths and “dirt towels” (dark towels for wiping off the dirt from the day), are provided.

There is a wash basin for bathing in the bedroom with soap, shampoo and conditioner provided. Extra bath towels and wash cloths are stored below; along with toiletries you may have forgotten. In the warmer months, there is the option of an outdoor shower.

The living room has front porch access, and is equipped with a futon that folds out just larger than a twin bed.

There is also a well worn in green reclining chair that is original to the cabin, the perfect place to read, or nap!

A play-kitchen with play food and dishes is also in the living room, a great indoor activity for the children on rainy days or sleepy mornings.
We keep a stock of local interest books, maps and tourism attractions; as well as a few novels. You’re welcome to take the novels with you, if you’re not done reading. If you can, leave one behind!

There is no indoor toilet. The toilet is a clean Johnny house, with toilet paper and cedar shavings, to keep things fresh.

There is extra toilet paper, in the cabin, which you may want to take out with you — on cool winter nights, warm toilet paper is nice. :-)
There is a battery powered lantern (and extra batteries) in the cabin to light the way to the outhouse, as well as motion-sensor solar lights.

Cleaning products are located in the kitchen, if you need them, but we have a cleaning team, just leave the place broom swept, with dishes clean, we’ll take care of the rest!

Where you'll sleep

1 double bed
Living room
1 sofa bed

What this place offers

River view
Mountain view
Free parking on premises
Pets allowed
Air conditioning
Private patio or balcony
Private backyard – Not fully fenced

2 nights in Dayton

Feb 19, 2021 - Feb 21, 2021

4.91 out of 5 stars from 121 reviews


Where you’ll be

Dayton, Virginia, United States

The Weaver Cabin is one of three nearly identical cabins constructed in 1957, as a family camp, Camp Bear Wallow, by Shenandoah Valley natives. This mid-century, cinderblock dry Cabin, is situated in the middle of the three cabins, on it's own 2.5 wooded acres, with a stream running through the middle.
Camp Bear Wallow is at the base of the mountain, just one mile from the National Forest.

The closest convenience stores and gasoline are:

Dry River Store - 1228 Clover Hill Rd, Dayton, VA 22821
(A 5 minute drive or 15 minute bike ride)
Food, convenience items, beer, wine and gasoline.
There's also a public toilet there, if you need a break from the outhouse.
Open 6am - Midnight, 7 Days per week.

257 Grocery - 6939 Briery Branch Rd, Dayton, VA 22821
(A six minute drive, or 19 minute bike ride)
Gas, Grocery, Lottery, and MTO kitchen.
Open 5am - 9:30pm, 7 Days per week.

The closest restaurant:

Hall Of Fame Sports Grill (aka The Clover Hill Bar)
2264 Clover Hill RdDayton, Virginia 22821
(a 4 minute drive, or 13 minute bike ride)
Amazing BBQ & Brisket, super casual atmosphere, Great live music weekend nights!
Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday 4pm until typically midnight; and Sundays 11am until typically 4pm for Lunch.

Hiking/Mountain BikingTrails:
- Union Springs Rd: an easy going gravel road climb, and easy downhill walk back to the cabin
- Blueberry Trail: a beautiful 6.6 mile loop, with a nice intermediate climb, and an amazing downhill ride! Up Union Springs Rd just 2.9 miles away
- Hone Quarry Mountain Trail: a steep rocky trail, but it is only .5 mile to a scenic overlook with views of Shenandoah Mountain and another .3 mile to a second overlook.
- Hidden Rocks Cliff: a moderate 2.4 mile hike featuring a river.

Hosted by Ashley

  1. Joined in December 2011
  • 316 Reviews
  • Identity verified
  • Superhost
As a host: You’ll be chatting with me on Airbnb; but we host and manage our property as a family. You can see our whole bunch in my profile photo! If problem arises during your stay, the first of us that’s available will come by to help! About me: I am a wife and mother who spends my days managing our commercial photography business (Swartz Photography), and working as a consultant, and Commercial Realtor. I'm the one in the far right of the profile picture, that's my husband Ryan, next to me, and our daughters (4 & 5 years old) standing in front of us. We live in the Shenandoah Valley, 10 miles west of Harrisonburg, VA at the base of Cooper's Mountain (just 10 minutes from Camp Bear Wallow). About our team: Ryan, my husband, works as a commercial photographer (Swartz Photography), and as a wood-worker and furniture maker, committed to keeping the craftsmanship alive with Virginia Craftsmen. Jared and Adam, Ryan's cousins, both live within a mile of Camp Bear Wallow, with their wives and children. By day, Adam operates his business, Dry River Tree Service, and Jared manages the Tree Service, and works as a mechanic. Between those three guys, they can fix, solve, or create just about anything! Together they manage and maintain our listings; while we ladies collaborate on the details of hosting. :-)
As a host: You’ll be chatting with me on Airbnb; but we host and manage our property as a family. You can see our whole bunch in my profile photo! If problem arises during your sta…


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During your stay

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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Self check-in with lockbox
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
Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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