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Grassy Creek Cabooses (Depot)

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Depot
Depot with our replica water tower
Kitchenette
2 person jacuzzi in bedroom
One of the sunsets
Mining cars out of the old Austinville lead mines, mines were opened in 1756 by Col. John Chiswell
Baby deer & turkey looking at each other beside house
Looked like 2 giant aliens behind cabooses
Turkeys in the driveway
Bright yellow sunset
Cabooses in the snow
Rather ominous looking cloud behind cabooses
Nice contrast sunset
Low lying morning fog
Full moon rising over snow behind cabooses
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Overview
Cabin -
1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Fancy Gap, Virginia
Come spend some time in a real, completely refurbished railroad caboose (with all the modern amenities) just off the Blue Ridge Parkway at Orchard Gap, approximate mile 193.5. Probably the most unique lodging along the Blue Ridge Parkway. Grassy Creek Cabooses are cabooses renovated into cabins for lodging/rental in the Blue Ridge mountains near Fancy Gap Virginia with private bath, kitchenette, 2 person Jacuzzi's, 32” flat screen satellite TV (w/over 145 channels), heat and air in each unit. We are convenient to I-77 near the NC/VA state line or highways 52 & 58. We're family owned and operated (live on site). Please tell your friends, family and coworkers about us.
Relive a bygone era when train travel was fun and elegant. Come relax in a real caboose built by Nickel Plate Road or Norfolk Western and reminisce about the simp...
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Listing #FKN2377761
About the Owner
Donald Y
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Beautiful rural setting, stunning sunset, and quaint experience of staying in a refurbished caboose.

1  Thank Sansodhaka
cabooseman, VR Owner at Grassy Creek Cabooses (Depot), responded to this reviewResponded 21 November 2017

Thank you for the nice review. Glad you enjoyed your stay with us.

Reviewed 23 October 2016

We loved our stay here! So glad I ran across it on TripAdvisor. Clean, comfortable, wonderful views and so very quiet. Anything we needed was provided. I kept thinking how much our kids would have enjoyed it (they are adults now). Comfy bed, roomy shower,...More

1  Thank 146dennisg
cabooseman, VR Owner at Grassy Creek Cabooses (Depot), responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2016

Thanks for the nice review, we're glad you all enjoyed your stay with us. Our cell service works fine up here, some carriers don't seem to provide enough coverage to their customers.

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Reviewed 10 September 2014

If you are looking for something out of the ordinary, AND extraordinary, please consider staying at this wonderful place!!! Off the beaten path, but still close to many great attractions, you will find relaxation and peace in a beautiful setting....we chose the Depot for the...More

1  Thank HillbillyChick24
Management response:Responded 18 September 2014

Thanks for the nice review. We're glad you all enjoyed your time with us.

Amenities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Central Heating
  • Deck
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • DVD Player
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Hot Tub
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Queen Beds:(2)
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
House rules
    Ask about kids
    Ask about pets
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 2:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
Bathrooms
    1 Full bath
Bedrooms
    2 Kings
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$159
US$109
$159
US$109
$1,113
US$763
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About the neighbourhood
Located in a high mountain meadow setting around 2700+ feet in elevation. Nice open, rural landscape with great views and sunsets. Near Mount Airy NC & Hillsville, VA just off the Blue RIdge Parkway. A listing of some things within 30 minutes of us. -

Dining:
Lakeview Restaurant ($),
Rap’s Bar & Grill ($),
Hillsville Diner ($),
Hungry Farmer ($),
Chateau Morrisette ($$$),
Olde Mill (Maples Restaurant) ($$$),
Galax Smokehouse ($$),
Numerous other restaurants in Hillsville
and Mount Airy -

Orchards:
Levering’s Orchard (cherries, peaches, apples),
Ayer’s Orchard (cherries, peaches, apples) -

Wineries/Breweries:
Chateau Morrisette,
Blacksnake Meadery,
Foggy Ridge Cider,
Old North State Winery & Brewery,
Shelton Vineyards,
Stanburn Winery,
Villa Appalaccia...
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Access
Car recommended
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