Loft with double bed
two hours from DC & Baltimore!
Near Berkeley Springs, West Virginia
within a 75 acre forest and wetland preserve.
4678 Cherry Run Road
Hedgesville, WV 25427
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Only a twenty
minute drive from Berkeley
Virginia, O'Briens Cabin offers a secluded cabin
on 75 acres of oak and pine forested nature preserve.
Two miles of hiking trails, streams and a clean one acre pond
are perfect for swimming, tubing and reflecting. Private,
free pond ecotalk and guided nature trail walks are available.
creatively owner built cabin has a living room, basic kitchen, bedroom
with queen size bed, loft with double bed, full bathroom and deck,
designed for couples, but can sleep four. On chilly nights, for
the romantic, light up a woodstove with free firewood. For your
added comfort there is also electric heat. An additional antique
clawfoot tub on a deck surrounded by woods exemplifies the privacy.
Towels, linens and cooking utensils are provided with complimentary
coffee, tea and granola.
with queen size bed
Clawfoot tub on deck
for a week's stay:
~ Nature walks on 2 miles of trails through forest, streams and gentle hills with Master Naturalist Kris. (Property trail maps available in cabin for self-guided walks.)
Tuesday ~ Relaxing soak in antique clawfoot bathtub on private deck with beautiful view. Bathing soap and amenities provided.
~ Swimming and tubing in clean, maintained acre-size pond with firm clay and shale bottom, private for guest use.
~ Learn about organic gardening, herbs, edible wild plants with Master Naturalist Kris.
~ Tubing and canoe trips on scenic Potomac River.
~ Tour Berkeley Springs with theater, antique shops, great restaurants,
mineral baths, massages and special weekend activities in diverse
~ Hike on nearby access to C&O Canal Towpath along picturesque Big Pool to Fort Frederick State Park.
~ Evening swims under stargazing panorama, streams and pools
for observing and reflecting, bike rentals on C&O Canal Towpath,
20,000 acre Sleepy Creek game preserve, Prospect Peak, Paw Paw Tunnel
Cabin with bath,
kitchen, living room, bedroom with queen size bed and loft with
Basic kitchen with pots,
pans, utensils, and dishes, coffee percolator, toaster; woodstove
with glass doors; firewood; towels and linens. Complimentary
coffee, tea, milk and granola.
Rates: 2 night min:
2 weekend nights - $270, 2 people, 3rd + nights $100 plus tax
2 weekday nights - $220, 2 people, 3rd + nights $100 plus tax
Week – 7 nights - $670, 2 people plus tax
Note: Additional person $20 per night, 2 max.
|Available: March through December.
Recommended 4 weeks in advance
for weekends, 2 weeks in advance for weekdays. Minimum stay is
2 nights on weekends. A 50% minimum deposit and personal checks
accepted. Cancellations must be made 10 days or more in advance
of arrival. No refunds within 10 days of reservation arrival time.
Call (304) 754-9128 to book your stay.
Restrictions: Up to 2 children. No hunting. No smoking. No pets.
and Activities Swimming,
tubing and hiking on property; canoeing, biking, hiking
and fishing nearby. Guided ecological tours on property
available free with two night stay.
Attractions and Special Events: Berkeley
Springs, the country's first spa: mineral baths, massages,
great restaurants, antiquing, vintage Star Theatre, Ice
House Art &
Community Center, summer concert series in the state park. Sleepy
Creek, a 20,000 acre wildlife preserve with hiking and 200 acre
lake for boating and fishing. Historic C&O Canal, Rail Trail,
Paw Paw Tunnel, Prospect Peak, canoe and bike rentals. The cabin
is 1-1/2 miles from public access to Potomac River boating,
swimming and fishing. For more information, visit the Berkeley
Springs/Morgan County ecotourism
size pristine pond
is enjoyment of nature through
education and conservation while protecting and enhancing
Guests, at no charge, are welcome to share:
nature identification walk with Kris O'Brien - birds, trees, shrubs,
wildflowers, edible wild plants - on two miles of trails.
Conservation at O'Briens
- Pond ecology
workshop and walk with Dave O'Brien (Sat or Sun at 10am)
- Guide books,
educational materials, maps and binoculars for self-guided walk
- Solar panel energy informational talk with Dave at home.
Solar energy powered home and cabin.
reuse, reduce and buy green products.
of Civil War era log house and 1906 farmhouse addition.
wildlife with several hundred pounds of food, especially in winter.
wild growth with native species instead of lawns.
pesticides or herbicides in flower and vegetable gardens or forestry
toilets in our home and pond bath house.
maintenance as nature preserve first and business second.
in volunteer environmental work.
About The O'Briens