Beaverdam Falls, The Earlehurst Cottage

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Entire cottage hosted by Beau

4 guests, 2 bedrooms, 3 beds, 1 bath
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Built for $500.00 dollars "back-in-the-day," the Earlehurst Cottage was inhabited by The Carters, a humble, cute old country couple. Here, they raised two daughters. Today, the house is tastefully appointed where expected - & comfortable to modern standards - yet, it has been left as charming & cozy as it had always been: with elements of the original decor, windows, plaster walls, etc., being preserved. The Earlehurst Cottage is the essence of a 1930s craftsman-style, well-appointed home.

The space
Nestled in the Alleghany Highlands of the Sweet Springs Valley of Virginia, Beaverdam Falls is an historic series of waterfalls at the headwaters of Dunlap Creek and is the terminus for the Sweet Springs. Surrounded by the verdant George Washington National Forest, our portion at the Upper Falls, displays a constant waterfall of around 40-feet in height and numerous beautiful cascades peppered throughout our creek. The 60-acre private tract of unparalleled Virginia countryside will simply astonish your expectations. As the source of the Falls, Sweet Springs Creek, serves as a long, unique trout stream of calcified rock, chalybeate water, and ancient beaver dams. Beaverdam Falls is a rare place for the lack of stone and the centuries of beavers who have left their trace in & on our creek—and swamp, the Stick Marsh, which has an active beaver dam. Be careful! They do bite!

Where you'll sleep

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds

What this place offers

Lake access
Kitchen
Wifi
Free parking on premises
Pool
Pets allowed
TV
Washer
Dryer
Security cameras on property

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Where you’ll be

Covington, Virginia, United States

Located just off SR-311, you are located in the middle of “nowhere.” Really...but that’s the point! No worrries though the supermarket and most essentials are less than 15 minutes away in Lewisburg/Union and White Sulphur Springs WV, and Covington, VA while the outskirts of Roanoke, VA are just 45 minutes away.

Hosted by Beau

  1. Joined in June 2020
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Having worked in many areas, I have much of my work experience & time in the service industry: managing at the restaurant level, and in events, & even at wineries as well. Although I love the service industry, my passion has always been teaching. But, I love working in nature, managing natural land, & restoring cars in my spare time. Most recently, I taught French in public schools, managed online learning programs in Richmond Public Schools, & I have my BA in French & Theatre, & my MA in French Literature from UVA. Born & raised in Florida, Melbourne/Ocala are both my home towns, but the Virginia’s have my heart! After finishing my MA & teaching French as an instructor at UVA, I ventured into ecotourism, camping & property/land management for my family properties. Currently, I operate an ecotourism business at our ranch & nature preserve, Beaverdam Falls in Alleghany County, Virginia. We operate glampsites through Tentrr, Airbnb rentals, among other things, & manage other lands & homes in WV and FL. I’m fortunate to do what I love, & to be in the great outdoors. We do not discriminate, & welcome ALL!
Having worked in many areas, I have much of my work experience & time in the service industry: managing at the restaurant level, and in events, & even at wineries as well. Although…

During your stay

Guests have complete enjoyment of the interior & porch of the house. They have additional access & recreation rights to visit the Falls Viewing area, swim in the creek or hike in the field. The environs of the house, mostly the rear and the adjacent barns & sheds are used by the host for property maintenance & for other camping sites on the property, so host is often working around the house. Host is usually on the property in separate lodgings and generally working on the property, but is not always present.
Guests have complete enjoyment of the interior & porch of the house. They have additional access & recreation rights to visit the Falls Viewing area, swim in the creek or hike in t…

Beau is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Languages: English, Français
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Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 1:00 PM
Self check-in with lockbox
Not suitable for infants (under 2 years)
No smoking
Pets are allowed

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Nearby lake, river, other body of water
Heights without rails or protection

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