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RIVERKEEPER INN, Waterfront Cottage on the Potomac – Home 7228419 Bungalow

  • 1 bedroom
  • 4 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

RIVERKEEPER INN, Waterfront Cottage on the Potomac – Home 7228419

  • Bungalow
  • 1 bedroom
  • sleeps 4
  • 3 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Child Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet Friendly
  • Private garden

Description from owner

Description

Cozy, quiet Potomac River location. Come and play on the river. Kayak, canoe, swim, water ski, tube, float, paddle board, or fish The sleeping quarters is a newly renovated detached garage converted into 2 level guest house. Located near Historic Harper's Ferry. This lovely waterfront bungalow has wonderful views any season, any time of day. Enjoy an evening cocktail and watch the sun go down over the Blue Ridge Mountains then view the stars from your private waterfront deck. Have your morning coffee on the secluded back deck where you may spot a grazing deer. Laze on the hammock and picnic in the shaded back yard. Fish for largemouth bass or enjoy a good book on your dock. Use the boat ramp to launch your boat or jet-ski. Go for a hike, bike ride, or horseback ride on the C&O Canal tow path located directly across the river. Relax in the natural water "spa" amongst the rocks. Shop in quaint nearby Shepherdstown where you'll find coffee shops and excellent dining. Watch thoroughbred horse racing or play the slots at Charlestown Races and Casino. Visit museums, explore history, or enjoy local festivals and farmers markets. Play volleyball or soccer on the large grassy field. Be whitewater rafting or enjoy the zipline nearby. Sip wine at numerous local vineyards. See for yourself and experience the fun of Wild and Wonderful West Virginia. This Place is Awesome!

Centrally located near Historic Winchester, Frederick, Hagerstown, Berkley Springs, and Martinsburg. Each about a 25 minute drive.

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Families

  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Queen Bed
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa beds
  • 1 Full bath

Amenities

  • Wireless Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Private garden
  • Grill
  • Patio
  • Waterfront
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Boat available
  • Bicycles available
  • Deck
  • Internet access
  • Fireplace
  • Fridge
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Washing machine
  • Clothes dryer
  • Iron
  • TV
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided
  • Towels provided

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Access

  • Parking
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Interaction with guest

Owners live on property and will usually check guests in and show you around.

Policies

Check in time: 15:00, Check out time: 11:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
Payment
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Smoking
No smoking at this property

Cancellations

Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Pet Fees Apply, $25.00 per Pet, with exceptions. Added after Instant Bookings

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About the owner

William W.
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
21 Jun 2021
Years listed:
5
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English

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Reviews

Very Good
20 reviews

Excellent
17
Very Good
1
Average
1
Poor
0
Terrible
1

“Fun and relaxation on the wide Potomac”

Reviewed 28 Aug 2020

We checked into our "tiny house" which was once a detached garage but has been tastefully renovated into a lovely little house that sits behind the main house. The little home is nicely deco… More

“Ok cottage, but not as advertised”

Reviewed 20 Nov 2018

I can't give more than 3 stars. We arrived about 7 pm after a long day's drive on icy roads with about 6 inches of snow on the ground to find that the owner had assumed we were not coming (… More

“Riverfront Awesomeness”

Reviewed 19 Oct 2018

This place - both location and little house - was perfect. My husband and I stayed for a long weekend to celebrate our 10th anniversary. As other reviewers said, it was immaculate. Comfortable furnitu… More

Response from the owner Wow that was truly wonderful, thanks for the kind words. You guys are awesome.

“Perfect quiet home away from home!”

Reviewed 21 Aug 2018

We had a wonderful time here! It was so quiet and peaceful and had almost everything we could ever need. The river was beautiful and we loved grilling by the water. We were close to everything we want… More

“Loved our trip”

Reviewed 11 Apr 2018

We had a GREAT time. Leslie still can't believe that she was able to pet a deer. We wish our trip was longer and can't wait til we can go back when the weather is nicer so we can bring the … More

“Don't be fooled by reviews”

Reviewed 30 Mar 2018

All the reviews are too far from our experience in March, 2018 when my husband and I went there for our 25th anniversary. Very small kitchen with no stove, broken refrigerator, smaller shower than RV,… More

“Perfect weekend getaway”

Reviewed 14 Feb 2018

The location is excellent - directly next to the river! This is a nice quiet respite away from the hustle and bustle of our nation’s capital. I would definitely book this rental again.

“A perfect, gorgeous weekend in beautiful West Virginia.”

Reviewed 5 Nov 2017

My husband and I visited Harpers Ferry last August (we stayed in town) and enjoyed ourselves so much that we decided to bring our kids for a visit in the fall. We needed a larger space than a traditio… More

“Mrs”

Reviewed 25 Oct 2017

The cottage was beautiful. Clean and well maintained. The owner keep the cottage well stocked with everything we needed. Great view of the Potomac. We enjoyed the kakaying and biking. Just being able … More

“Amazing”

Reviewed 16 Sep 2017

I can't say enough about this gorgeous cottage! Everything and anything that I could possibly want was already available to me. The location is stunning and I loved sitting on the water at nigh… More

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FAQs

How do I find more info about the property?

You can get in touch with William (the owner) through the contact form on this page.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to send the owner a message.

What if I have questions before I book?

Send William (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

How do I contact William (the owner)?

Send an email through the contact form on this page. Or if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

If you’ve already booked, go to Manage your booking to view William the owner's contact details or send them a message.

What's the difference between 'Book your stay' and 'Contact the owner/manager'?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online and send William (the owner) a booking request. You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then

Or send William (the owner) an inquiry through the Contact the owner/manager form if you’d like a quote or more info first.

What is a booking request?

When you pay online through the Ready to book? form, a booking request is sent to William (the owner). You’ll find out within 24 hours whether they’ve accepted - no money will leave your account before then.

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How do I know what it will cost for my stay?

Simply enter your dates in the Ready to book? form to calculate the cost of your stay.
Click Book now to see a full breakdown of the price.

You can also request a quote from William (the owner) through the contact form. The owner will email you the total cost for your dates and a link to book and pay online.

How do I know if my booking request has been accepted?

You’ll receive an email within 24 hours to let you know. Or you can check in Manage your booking. No money will leave your account unless it’s accepted.

How do I pay for my vacation?

Use the Ready to book? form to pay provisionally online. You can pay by credit/debit card or PayPal. William (the owner) will have 24 hours to accept the booking and no money will leave your account before then.

If you’ve been sent a quote, simply accept it and pay online through the email we sent you. You can also do this in Manage your booking.

Only bookings paid for through our site are covered by our trusted Payment Protection.

Why can't I call William (the owner) before booking?

You can exchange contact details with the property owner/manager once your booking is confirmed and you’ve paid in full. Paying and communicating only through our platform allows us to ensure that your booking is covered by our Payment Protection policy.

If you have any questions before booking, you can send the property owner/manager a message via the contact form on their listing. Once you’ve booked, you can discuss the rental and make arrangements for your trip by logging into Manage your booking.

How do damage deposits work?

In most cases, you don’t pay a damage deposit up front. Instead, we save your payment details securely and you’re only charged in the event of damage to the property.

Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

How can I view and manage my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to view all your booking details, pay the balance of your booking or cancel it if you need to.

How do I pay the balance of my booking?

You can pay the remaining balance of your booking at any point. Simply go to Manage your booking and click Pay now.

We’ll automatically charge the balance payment to the same payment method 10 days before it’s due. Go to Manage your booking to see when the payment will be taken.

How can I withdraw my booking request?

You’ll need to contact William (the owner) to do this. Send them a message in Manage your booking or through the contact form on this page.

How do I cancel my booking?

Go to Manage your booking to cancel your booking. Here you can view your cancellation policy to see if you’ll be refunded.

How do I make changes to my booking?

You can request to change the dates or number of people on your booking via the Manage your booking page. To change your dates use the Edit booking button. If you need to change the number of guests staying then send William (the owner) a message.

If William (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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