Karyn Wofford is a freelance writer in the fields of travel, eco-tourism, and wellness. She’s an avid traveler and Georgia native. She grew up with a passion for travel, exploring everything from the mountains to the ocean, and continues to find new and unique things to do in the places she travels.
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Housing an abundance of the Appalachian Mountains, West Virginia is breathtaking, with rolling hills, towering trees, rushing rivers, and most definitely lakes. These natural attributes make the state an ideal vacation destination during any season. In the summer, explore miles and miles of hiking trails, in the fall witness incomparable foliage, and in the winter, strap on the skis. All of those activities can be experienced from one or more of these jaw-dropping lake house rentals in West Virginia.
The tall skinny cabin defies the typical structure, and we love it! It’s unusual presentation makes it all that more endearing, and an absolutely perfect vacation rental. It’s nice to experience something kind of off-the-wall. But the interior meets all the comfort needs, with beautiful log furniture, comfortable bedding, and a large living room with plenty of windows that pull in the sunlight.
The rolling hills of West Virginia surround this cozy cabin. One of the prettiest features within this spacious farmhouse is the living room. Exposed beams immediately pull the eyes upward, while the stone fireplace has been gorgeously crafted. The kitchen is open and quite convenient for preparing everything from snacks to meals. The on-site ponds overflow with fish, like trout, bass, and catfish.
Come for the summer, stay for the winter! This cabin is incredibly perfect for hiking the surrounding trails in any season, or of course, taking on the slopes. Inside, there is a bright yet cabin-like ambience, with log furniture, a lovely gas fireplace, and other rustic accents. As an added bonus, guests here will have access to a private recreational area, Mirror Lake. Canoe, kayak, fish, you name it!
A handcrafted stone fireplace serves as the heart and center of this old barn, that is now a lovely vacation rental. It is an all-season escape, being close to ski resorts, and having its own water access. Guests can relax on the deck or under the gazebo to escape the summer sun. A hot tub also resides on site, so get ready to relax.
Honestly constructed of various woods, this cabin was built in 1965, making it almost as old as the lake itself, which was dug in 1960. Today, the lake is well known for its incredible fishing, thanks to being regularly stocked. Guests can enjoy the reflective waters from the porch or take the provided kayaks out onto the water.
Located a little ways down a wilderness trail, guests will truly get that private secluded experience they crave after working hard in the city. We love how luxurious the interior of this handcrafted cabin actually feels. But you can still detect that humble origin, and the simplicity of the materials that have gone into its construction. Relax on the porch and look outward to the serene pond, which is great for fishing if wanting to hook a bluegill or bass. Dogs are welcome to come along.
This resort is filled with so much adventure potential. Explore caves, go on a stunning fall hike or even give white water rafting a try. The truly attractive property is of course enhanced by stunning cabins. This antique cabin has been given some cowboy flair, and a little bit of polishing to really bring out the beauty.
It’s all about being outside at this retreat! The property technically has multiple cabins, some of which used shared facilities while others are a little bit more private. But little time will likely be spent inside. By the lake, there are sandy beach areas, a downright impressive fire pit, and even a woodfired sauna! Swim out to the floating dock, hop on the kayak, or play one of the numerous games with the family. There will be some serious memories made here.