View from the deck

View from the deck

Welcome to Helms Mountain Hideaway, 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 mile drive to the town of Luray.

Nearby attractions include:

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

View some comments from previous guests here.

Relax in the family room

Relax in the family room


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

 Fully Equipped Kitchen

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

 Outdoor Amenities

  •  Wrap Around Deck
  • Outdoor Hot Tub – 4 person
  •  Campfire Area – Firewood Provided

    Relax in the hot tub

    Relax in the hot tub

  •  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
  •  Hair Dryer
  •  Linens Provided
  • Washer/Dryer

Supplies you will need / want to bring with you:

  • bottled water
  • paper products
  • aluminum foil
  • soap/shampoo
  • trash bags
  • insect spray
  • flashlight
  • extra firewood
  • extra toilet paper/paper towels
  • beach towels
  • laundry supplies
  • dish soap
  • coffee and any other food supplies you may want
Mountain Views from the Property

Mountain Views from the Property

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.