This little cottage is a sweet retreat/get-away located at the Ogles Creek Bridge on Old Midland Trail Road in Callaghan, Va. between the Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. and Covington Va. and within 20 miles of the Homestead Golf Resort, Hot Springs Va. Scenic areas such as Humpback Bridge Wayside and Falling Springs are minutes away. For Summer fun Lake Moomaw is a short drive where fishing, boat rental, camping, picnic areas, kayaks, and water sports are available. For Antique hunters, The Towns of Lewisburg and Clifton Forge are prime destinations. You will also find fine dining in near by towns of Iron Gate, Clifton Forge, Lewisburg, and White Sulphur Springs. Lexington and Charlottesville Va. are fun day trips away. Visit Tamarack in Beckley West Virginia for the best of West Virginia handmade crafts at their visitor-friendly craft arena where you can find thousands of handmade and locally made crafts.
The cottage is in a rural setting off the main road(Old Route 60, now called Midland Trail Road) and easy access parking for several vehicles, cars, trucks, and or trailers. It sits on 4 acres bordered by Ogles Creek, US Interstate 64, and Midland Trail Road. Basic shopping and gas are available within 2 miles of the house plus a bakery within close driving range. A great place to stay if attending the PGA in July or the W. Va. State Fair in August or for just a break along the way North or South. Interstate access is within a mile of the cottage. Many historic sites are close by as well as fly fishing within a few miles.
The house was built on a site that was once a 50’s streetcar diner (eventually donated to a transportation museum in Maine by the former owners). The Little House was built new in 2003 on the original footprint. It is a one-bedroom, open concept cottage. It has a “vintage” style bathroom with claw-foot tub and shower, a laundry closet with washer and dryer. The cottage has “city” water. Each of its spacious rooms has ceiling fans, including the bathroom. For the summer there are also 2 air conditioning window units for comfort. There is also manually operated baseboard heat for chilly mornings or nights. The kitchen boasts of a new stove and refrigerator, microwave, toaster oven, and coffee maker plus an island with two stools and a table with 4 chairs for sit down meals. There is also a table and chairs wrought iron set on the porch for outdoor sitting or dining convenience. Dishes, glasses, pots and pans, and utensils are supplied. There is one bedroom with a king-size bed and one twin and in the living area, there is a queen hide-a-bed couch. Linens are available for all beds and the bathroom. There is also a walk-in closet for clothes.
The house has an internet and basic cable TV. The television is a smart TV with Hulu and Netflix built-in so renters can easily access their own accounts for additional entertainment. The cottage is “pet friendly” (the porch is gated on both ends) though it is recommended that all pets have their own beds/crates, litter boxes, etc. and must be contained if left alone. Dogs over 75 lbs are discouraged and birds are prohibited.