Welcome to Helms Mountain Hideaway Vacation Cabin Rental, a private 25 acre wooded mountain in the shadows of the Shenandoah National Park just outside Luray, Virginia. At Helms Mountain Hideaway you can escape from the ordinary and discover an ambiance of seclusion.

Our accommodations offer a well-maintained, clean cabin with comfortable beds, full kitchen, plasma satellite television, DVD, and modern amenities for comfortable living. Relax and enjoy the wonderful view of the mountains. We provide an atmosphere welcoming to all, so your “escape” is an unforgettable experience.

You are in the country, so expect everything the country has to offer such as wild life animals, insects and dirt.

Helms Mountain Hideaway is South of Luray off Ida Rd near the town of Stanley, VA. You can expect a 10 minute drive to the town of Luray (Luray Caverns and downtown) and a 15 minute drive to entrance of Shenandoah National Park.

Nearby attractions include:

  • 10 minutes to Luray Caverns
  • 15-20 minutes to Luray – Thornton Gap Entrance to the Shenandoah National Park
  • About 30 minutes to New Market Civil War Battlefields, Endless Caverns, Shenandoah Caverns
  • 20 minutes to Shenandoah Speedway
  • Massanutten Resort is 30 minutes away with an indoor water park as well as other activities

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  • Sleeps 2-6
  • 2 Bedrooms 1.5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Queen Bed
  • 1 Full Bed
  • 1 Full Sized Sleeper Sofa (living room)
  • Central AC/Heat

 Fully Equipped Kitchen

  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster
  • Blender

 Outdoor Amenities

  • Wrap Around Deck
  • Outdoor Hot Tub – 4 person
  • Pavilion  with campfire Area – Firewood Provided 
  • Outdoor Swing
  • BBQ Grill – Propane Type
  • Patio Table & Chairs
  • Nature Trail from cabin
  • Secluded Beautiful Mountain Views

Other Amenities Provided

  • Flat Screen TV
  • Basic Satellite TV
  • DVD Player
  • Washer/Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Hair Dryer

Supplies you will need / want to bring with you:

  • Paper products
  • Aluminum foil
  • Dish soap
  • Trash bags
  • Extra toilet paper/paper towels
  • Laundry supplies
  • Soap/shampoo
  • Beach/Pool towels (for hot tub)
  • Insect spray
  • Flashlight
  • Coffee, sugar and creamer
  • Food for Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Snacks
  • Drinks & bottled water

Please be advised this is a Mountainous Property.

The main and secondary roads are paved. However there are many side roads which are gravel or hard packed dirt surfaces.

You may experience potholes, ruts, steep inclines and rough terrain. Most front wheel drive vehicles have no trouble accessing the property from these roads as long as you drive safely and slowly.

We do not recommend low profile vehicles such as sports cars or motorcycles.

During inclement weather such as snow or ice you may be required to have 4 wheel drive or tire chains. We also recommend Travel Insurance during winter months.

Note: We do not give refunds for road conditions that are out of our control. We strongly recommend a 4 wheeled drive vehicle or a truck to access this property during all seasons.