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People Like The Rustic Interior Of This Old Cabin

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Take a look inside this rustic cabin originally built in the 1800s as a one-room hand-hewn cabin. This vacation property has been transformed over time into a welcoming getaway that many families have enjoyed. The two wings of this log cabin were added around 1946 using old telephone poles as the center supporting beams. There is a hidden unfinished loft in the main cabin and a bunk house on the property that both allow for additional sleeping space. The current owners have taken meticulous care of the cabin property while still valuing the original character. With the modern conveniences that have been added the cabin could even be used as a full-time residence.

The cabin has a new metal roof, insulation, gutters, vinyl windows with a lifetime warranty, all new electrical with 200 Amp panel box, pex pipe plumping, and sump pump in the bathroom. Easy winterizing in just a few minutes. The history of the Shenandoah Valley and Augusta county is rooted deep in this property and the land that surrounds it. Tucked away in the woods of the George Washington National Forest, you are surrounded by miles of trees and wildlife! Call your agent for a full list of updates. This log cabin property is currently for sale but won’t last long. The following are some of the things to do in the area.

Natural Chimneys Regional Park exhibits some of the incredible geology of western Virginia. Remnants of rock once carved by a shallow sea remind the visitor of the massive timeframes needed to create the formations you see today. The park also serves as a great place to search out wildlife. The open grassy areas around the chimney host open country species such as the eastern kingbird, eastern bluebird, American robin, American goldfinch, and chipping sparrow. The neighboring scrubby brushland and secondary forest support other familiar species such as eastern phoebe, eastern wood-pewee, Carolina chickadee, tufted titmouse, Carolina wren, blue jay, northern cardinal, and eastern towhee. The North River runs through the property and, when rainfall keeps it flowing, it supports a variety of water birds including herons and waterfowl. Look for butterflies around the park and at the pollinator garden, maintained by the local chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists. Butterfly species include eastern tiger and spicebush swallowtails, tawny emperor, and pearl crescent.

The Shenandoah Valley. Whether you are a history buff, a nature-lover, birdwatcher, runner, hiker, cyclist, photographer, adventurer, or just someone who enjoys a great setting for a memorable time with friends and family, there’s something for everyone on the grounds, and below the ground, at Grand Caverns. The park at Grand Caverns is filled with scenic trails for hiking, running, and biking. There are also picnic shelters, a pool, a miniature golf course, an updated playground, beautiful areas for fishing; and our fitness trail featuring exercise stations with instructions at each stop. Civil War. The Grand Caverns has been open continually since 1806. During the Civil War and the Valley Campaign, the cave was visited by both Confederate and Union soldiers. There are over 200 verified civil war signatures in the cave. The most famous signature is W. W. Miles.

 


 

 

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