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Jack’s Place

Jack Thomas was a Norfolk, Virginia, public school principal when he purchased Annie Carrs Cabin in the 1970s. He tried roughing it for a while but ultimately decided that a more modern dwelling was more suitable to his needs. So in the early 1980s he built a one-bedroom mountain chalet right behind Annies Cabin.

Jack's Place was remodeled in Feburary of 2014.  The new cabin features a beautiful, comfortable living area that has a sofa, a large comfortable rocking chair and a TV with a DVD player for watching movies if you desire to bring any (there is no satellite in Jack's).  It has heating and airconditioning.  All of the kitchen has been upgraded with brand new appliances.  There is a full size refrigerator, a stove, oven and all other small appliances such as a coffee maker and microwave. There is also plenty of cabinet space. A dining table and four chairs are provided. Basic pots, pans and tableware are provided.

The new bedroom features a full bed, nightstand and lamp and a chest of drawers and a beautiful antique mirror. Bed linens, blankets and pillows are provided.  Off of the bedroom, there is a private bathroom with a brand new tub/shower combination as well as a granite topped vaniety. Guest towels are provided.

The staircase to the loft is very steep and is not recommended for older guests or the very young. The loft has a catwalk down the middle of the roofline and a small sleeping area at each end. A double bed is located on both sides of the upper loft.

The porch offers gorgeous views of the mountains and there is a set of Adirondack wooden furniture and a porch swing for lazy summer afternoons. A Weber Smokey Joe grill and grilling utensils are provided for barbecuing. Off to the side of Jacks Place is a stone fire pit for building campfires and a wooden picnic table for eating alfresco. (Chopped firewood is available for purchase from the office.) The chalet is located only about fifteen feet from Annies Cabin, which is nice if you have a group and want to have everyone nearby. The grounds are beautifully landscaped and maintained with indigenous fruit trees and flowering plants.

For all weekends, we do have a two night minimum for each cabin (you must book a Thursday and Friday, Friday and Saturday, Saturday and Sunday stay).  

To see our Cabin Availability, please click "Book Now" under any Cabin page.  Clicking this will bring you to our calendar.

"Jack's Place was beautiful and perfect. The newly remodeled cabin was clean, well equipped, and we could tell how much energy was invested into making it as nice as it is. 

The falls were gorgeous and spy rock might possibly be the best scenic view in Virginia.

Thank you for allowing us to visit and we hope to return in the foreseeable future."
-The Menting Family

Jack's Place rents for $213.64 per night with an additional 10% VA State and Nelson County Lodging Tax for a total of $235 per night.  (Additional online processing fees apply, please call or text 571-918-1268 to avoid online processing fees).

There is NO CELL PHONE RECEPTION on the mountain.  There are no phones in individual cabins.  There is a guest phone available for use located inside the Priest View Internet Lounge, located beneath Tony's Place.  Please plan accordingly.  Complimentary wifi is available in the internet lounge.

If you are looking for a small mountain chalet with most of the conveniences of home, Jacks Place may be the place for you.

$235/night BOOK NOW

Includes Virginia State Taxes (5%) and Nelson County lodging tax (5%) for a total of 10%. Pets are welcome in Barb's Tony's Jack's and Annie's with an additional $25/night surcharge. Guests are responsible for pet related damage. All deposits are fully-refundable until fourteen days prior to stay, after which, deposits become non-refundable. Minimum stay is two nights, but most weekdays can be booked as single nights. Contact us for details.


We loved our stay in the neat log cabin, in an excellent location, with lots of quiet moments in pure beauty.... peaceful stay. We will definitely come again in the future. Owners were very friendly and around to give great pointers about the area. -Jennifer J. via TripAdvisor