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A Bittersweet Retreat Rileyville, VA 2 Bedrooms

River and Mountain View from the screened in porch!
21 reviews
River and Mountain View from the screened in porch!
Screened In Porch
Jacuzzi Tub for 2
Bathroom with Jacuzzi Tub, Standing Shower and Sink.
Comfortable Tastefully Decorated Living room and Breakfast Area
Tv, and Stereo!
Loft Bedroom with Queen Size Bed, Great views from window looking at river and mountains!
Front View of Cottage
Living room and Spiral Staircase to Loft Bedroom. Sliding glass doors to Screened in Porch.
1st floor bedroom with Full Size Bed
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
Rileyville, Virginia
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Owner lives close by
WiFi code posted in cottage
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Ron N
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 for a stay in 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 rushing water on the river, seeing and hearing the best of nature, from birds to...

Management response:

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 were just the most delightful people to have . I truly hope they do come...


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Carol N
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 for a stay in August 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 take a vacation there! I will definitely be back!!

Management response:

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 your return! Sincerely, Shar Mayne


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Alexandria, VA
2 reviews
Reviewed 23 November 2015 for a stay in 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 was apologetic over a small area rug not being vacuumed before we got there. For...

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Double Beds:(1)
  • DVD Player
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Private Garden
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Garden
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets allowed
    Smoking not allowed
Smoking on screened in porch or patio only. Children under 2 years of age free 10% discount for military and veterans 10% discount for returning guests Pet fee: $25/pet/day + taxes
    1 Full bath
    1 Full
    1 King
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13 Feb 2018 -
18 Feb 2018
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  • Processing fee: €12 / stay - Fee
  • Cleaning fee: €29 / stay - Fee
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10.3% Local and State Lodging Taxes are added to Rate
Pet fee $25.00 per pet per day up to two pets plus taxes
5.7% administrative fee to total lodging taxes added
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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...
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