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#Depot - Grassy Creek Cabooses

Entire home/flat

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1 bedroom

2 beds
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Come spend some time in a real, completely refurbished railroad caboose or Cabin (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.

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Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
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Check Out: 11AM
Room type: Entire home/flat


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1 night minimum stay

9 Reviews

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RoseMarie User Profile
July 2017
Super peaceful setting. Donnie was easy to work with, and we would definitely recommend staying there! It was a great getaway with a lovely view.

Jen User Profile
January 2017
Beautiful scenery! Even in the cold January, it was enjoyable! The sky was clear and stars in abundance. Beautiful sunrise & sunset. Pay attention to Donnie's directions, though, and not your GPS. You will regret following the GPS. I have AT&T and did not have a signal, but I enjoyed unplugging for the night. My friend has Verizon and did have a signal.

Tiffany User Profile
August 2016
We've stayed with Donnie in the Cabooses before, but the depot was even better! Unexpectedly spacious and a beautiful marble floor bathroom with an oversize shower. Outside was the perfect place to sit and watch the sun set, heat up some food in the microwave and toaster oven, and enjoy the cool of the evening. I also liked that the ground around the perimeter of the building was lit and the grass was beautifully manicured. Very flexible with our arrival time and gracious and accomodating as always. We'll be back!
Donnie User ProfileDonnie is a superhost.
Response from Donnie:
Tiffany, Thanks so much for the nice review. We do enjoy you all coming up to visit with us, very good guests that anyone should enjoy hosting.
August 2016

Kevin User Profile
July 2016
My girlfriend and I found this wonderful gem spontaneously, ended up being the best air bnb I've stayed at. Donnie did an amazing job with the property and renovating the Depot and cabooses. Beautiful setting with all the amenities to be comfortable. Donnie was very welcoming and personable, I definitely intend on staying again and telling my family and friends about this mountain oasis.

John User Profile
July 2016
Our stay here was peaceful and relaxing, just as we expected. loved the scenic xtras, the water tower, "dynomite" car, etc. Although we didn't use them, the swings set up to overlook and watch the sunset were a nice touch.

Keesey User Profile
July 2016
Thanks Donnie, We enjoyed our time at your quiet mountaintop retreat - though our time there was far too brief! Loved sitting on the veranda in your rocking chairs. Thanks! -Keesey & Lynn

Kate User ProfileKate is a superhost.
September 2015
Donnie was right there to greet us and give us the key to the Depot. Easy to communicate with. Recommended a good place to eat not far away. The views from this place were awesome, just off the Blue Ridge Parkway.

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Fancy Gap, Virginia, United StatesJoined in April 2014
Donnie User ProfileDonnie is a superhost.

We bought the land around 1997 and built the entire business from the rails/ground up on our own. We started with 2 Nickel Plate Road bay window cabooses then a few years later we added the N&W cupola caboose for our third. We stripped down the interiors of the cabooses & refurbished them ourselves. Then we added the Depot a couple of years later to accommodate more guests. We're hoping to build something for the future for our children & grandchildren.

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