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A Bittersweet Retreat Rileyville, VA 2 Bedrooms

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
A Bittersweet Retreat is located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. This cozy cottage has wonderful views of the mountains and the Shenandoah River. A Bittersweet Retreat is the perfect getaway for a couple, or couple's retreat! This is the perfect getaway for a relaxing weekend, or activity filled week, as we are located close to everything that Page County's Shenandoah Valley has to offer, from the World Famous Luray Caverns to the Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive! Our 2 bedroom cottage offers amenities for 4 comfortably, and offers a kitchen with all the essentials, and a large bathroom that features a jacuzzi tub for 2! Enjoy the outdoors with a charcoal grill and Fire Pit with chairs! Every detail to make your stay enjoyable, comfortable, and unforgettable has been made! NE...A Bittersweet Retreat is located in the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. This cozy cottage has wonderful views of the mountains and the Shenandoah River. A Bittersweet Retreat is the perfect getaway for a couple, or couple's retreat! This is the perfect getaway for a relaxing weekend, or activity filled week, as we are located close to everything that Page County's Shenandoah Valley has to offer, from the World Famous Luray Caverns to the Shenandoah National Park and Skyline Drive! Our 2 bedroom cottage offers amenities for 4 comfortably, and offers a kitchen with all the essentials, and a large bathroom that features a jacuzzi tub for 2! Enjoy the outdoors with a charcoal grill and Fire Pit with chairs! Every detail to make your stay enjoyable, comfortable, and unforgettable has been made! NEW - WIFI access is available! LGBT welcomed. More
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About the Owner
Shar M
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:June 2011
Interaction with guests
Door code and directions provided to guests Owner lives close by WiFi code posted in cottage
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Reviewed 1 September 2018

MY wife and I had a very pleasant weekend on the river, where the only noises were heard was the river itself. We saw many people kayaking and fishing in the river as we sat on the screened in front porch and enjoyed a weekend...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Adventurer796209
Go399333, VR Owner at A Bittersweet Retreat Rileyville, VA 2 Bedrooms, responded to this reviewResponded 2 September 2018

Thank you so much for coming to A Bittersweet Retreat, Dennis & his wife were a joy to have here & took amazing care of the cottage. I hope they return, & you might want to Thank Dennis for connecting the Blue Ray with the...More

Reviewed 23 July 2018

We had a wonderful stay at A Bittersweet Retreat. Shar's hospitality and attentiveness were top-notch, and the house was perfect for my wife and I. We were looking for something relaxing, close to the river, and cozy, and this place had it all. We took...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank wplyon
Management response:Responded 24 July 2018

Hi Bill & Leda, You felt more like friends then customers, what a treat is was for me to have people like you. I wish all my customers were as nice as you & took such Good Care of the cottage, it was almost like...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a great place to unwind and relax, The amenities were top rate. From the jacuzzi tub, the screened in front porch, and the outdoor fire ring (just to name a few); we could not have been more pleased. The constant soothing sound of...More

Date of stay: March 2017
1  Thank Ron N
Management response:Responded 28 March 2017

I couldn't have ask for better people & Nani (the four legged baby) to have stayed at the cottage, there have been very few that left the cottage is such good shape. Had I not known better I wouldn't have thought anyone stayed there. They...More

Reviewed 1 September 2016

We stayed at Bittersweet Retreat for 3 nights and it was absolutely wonderful! The view is breathtaking! Char is absolutely wonderful! I suggest you definitely splurge on Char's amazing breakfasts! Delicious! I've already told my parents and brother and sister in law they need to...More

Date of stay: August 2016
1  Thank Carol N
Management response:Responded 1 September 2016

Thank you Carol for that wonderful review I really appreciate it! I must tell you that You Both were wonderful people to have stay in the cottage you took Really Good care of it, & I truly appreciate it. I am also looking forward to...More

Reviewed 24 November 2015

My wife and I and spent a long weekend in November at A Bittersweet Retreat and absolutely loved it. The owner, Shar, was most welcoming and was great about making sure we had everything we needed. The place was spotless when we arrived, though she...More

Date of stay: November 2015
1  Thank slatoct
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
DVD Player
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Hot Tub
Refrigerator
Porch
Alarm Clock
Water Views
Blender
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Freezer
Paper Towels Provided
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Books
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Ceiling Fans
Stereo System
TV
Parking
Microwave
Shared Garden
Mountain Views
Linens Provided
Wi-Fi
Internet Access
Toaster
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Are there nightlife options close to this holiday rental? YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
The Cottage is located on a Private Gravel Road that runs along the Shenandoah River. Area is located on Owners Private Property, with plenty of privacy. There is private parking and plenty of trees. Also plenty of mowed grass for pets to run and play. There is River access just across the road. The cottage is about 1 mile off Route 340. A Bittersweet Retreat is located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley and is close to all it has to offer. The Luray Caverns, Petting Zoo, Skyline Drive, Shenandoah National Park, New Market Battlefield, Luray's award winning Greenway with miles of walking trails with lots of ducks to feed! The River also provides lots of adventure from canoeing, swimming and even a lazy float on a tube! Lake arrowhead is also nearby offering paddle boats, fishing and...
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