Last Updated August 6, 2021 8/6/2021

Top 12 West Virginia Lakehouse Rentals

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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.

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The Cottage at Shepherds Cove - Shepherdstown
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The Cottage at Shepherds Cove

The Cottage at Shepherds Cove - Shepherdstown

While also located on the Potomac River, this adorable cottage has its own pond that comes right up to the porch. We love that you could just sit outside and look at the blue water all day. However, the fire pit is a wonderful place to spend nights as well. Inside, guests will find ultra comfortable accommodations to accent the amenities.

Centrally Located to All Winter Attractions - Davis
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Centrally Located to all winter attractions! Adorable

Centrally Located to All Winter Attractions - Davis

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.

Cozy Farm Cottage with a View - Odd
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Cozy Farm Cottage with a View

Cozy Farm Cottage with a View - Odd

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.

Steps to Timberline Mountain's New Lifts - Davis
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Steps to Timberline Mountain's New lifts! Comfortably sleeps 5 couples

Steps to Timberline Mountain's New Lifts - Davis

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!

Unique Yankee Cabin with Sweeping Views - Davis
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Unique Yankee Cabin with Sweeping Views

Unique Yankee Cabin with Sweeping Views - Davis

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.

Lakefront Getaway at Cheat Lake - Morgantown
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Lakefront Getaway at Cheat Lake

Lakefront Getaway at Cheat Lake - Morgantown

Cheat Lake breaks off into the Cheat River, and this wonderful abode has access to both, with incredible views of the river. The unusual shaped home makes for some gorgeous high ceilings and other interesting interior attributes. The deck down by the water is huge, so bring your lounge chairs, fishing poles and some good snacks and just relax the day away.

Lakeview at The Woods - Hedgesville
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Lakeview at The Woods

Lakeview at The Woods - Hedgesville

Come immerse yourself in the Appalachian Mountains of West Virginia. The townhome has two master bedrooms, so it will be super easy to travel with other couples, as each will have their own ensuite bathroom. However, you’ll have to flip a coin for the one with the jetted tub. The rental is located in a community with golfing, and other amenities like a spa.

The Log Cabin at Warden Lake - Wardensville
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The Log Cabin at Warden Lake

The Log Cabin at Warden Lake - Wardensville

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.

Secluded Luxury Cabin on a Fishing Pond - Triadelphia
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Secluded Luxury Cabin on a Fishing Pond

Secluded Luxury Cabin on a Fishing Pond - Triadelphia

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.

Cowboy Cabin - Four Fillies Lodge - Peterstown
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Cowboy Cabin - Four Fillies Lodge

Cowboy Cabin - Four Fillies Lodge - Peterstown

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.

Want to Get Away, Truly Connect with Your Partner - Springfield
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Want to get away, truly connect with your Partner

Want to Get Away, Truly Connect with Your Partner - Springfield

The small log cabin has the coziest touches, and the hosts even include coffee and delicious bread for the morning. Another option is having them stock your freezer with various meat selections from Farmers Daughter. Outside is a recreational haven. Numerous games are there for guests to enjoy, and the lake is full of fish for catch and release purposes. Not into fishing? Enjoy the lake from the paddleboat available for guest use.

Cabin #3 Buffalo Gap Retreat - Capon Bridge
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Cabin #3 Buffalo Gap Camp, West Virginia

Cabin #3 Buffalo Gap Retreat - Capon Bridge

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.

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