1926 C&O Guest Caboose


A train lovers dream vacation! All aboard the 1926 C&O Guest Caboose!


This caboose will accommodate a couple or a small family. The caboose has been fully renovated, has a galley with stovetop, convection microwave, sink and small fridge. This is a work of love and packs a lot into a small 200 square foot space.

Come and create memories in the "Valley of Virginia". This family friendly property sits on three acres in Virginia country with neighboring farms. The Blue Ridge Mountains are visible when you look east through the trees. Poague Run trickles down the right side of the property. Volleyball/badminton court, horseshoes, and campfire pits just right for roasting hotdogs and toasting marshmallows are available for guests' use. This is the perfect location for family vacations and site seeing or a restful getaway for couples seeking to unwind or visit the nearby wineries and breweries.

This caboose is a work of love and every bit is used so that it will be comfortable, fun and efficient. It is perfect for a couple or small family. The interior has been refurbished with western red cedar walls, cherry floors, and the original curved wood ceiling. Throughout the caboose are railroad memorabilia including signal lanterns, pictures of cabooses in action, marker lights and information about the history of cabooses. The bedroom has a double captains bed, custom made by Ohio Amish craftsmen with a memory foam mattress and drawers underneath. The bath has a shower with on demand hot water. In the front galley area there is a small "daybed" and TV, as well as a small kitchen area. In the hallway is a ladder leading to the cupola, where small children can sleep on mats or in sleeping bags.​ Outside there is a large brick patio with curved rock wall for outside activities. Here you will find a gas "Hobo Fire" pit for cool evenings. A large stew pot holds wood fires for cooking hot dogs or toasting marshmallows on the patio. There is a gas grill for cookouts. ​

AMENITIES INCLUDE: Bedroom with full-sized captain's bed, small "daybed", kid-sized mats in the copula lookout, indoor cooking area with mini refrigerator, stovetop, convection microwave, and coffeemaker, Full bath with shower, Flat screen TV & DIRECTV, Heat & air conditioning, Rear patio with outdoor seating, charcoal grill, and hobo fire pit.

This is the heart of the Shenandoah Valley with easy access to Interstate 81 and US Route 11. Only 2 miles from the famous Natural Bridge, Monacan Indian Village, Natural Bridge Caverns, Virginia Safari Park, Dinosaur Kingdom II, and the Pink Cadillac Diner. Just 12 miles north is Lexington, home of General Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson, and the impressive campus of Washington and Lee University and Virginia Military Institute. This area is rich in history! Take a horse drawn carriage ride through the streets of downtown Lexington.

Price includes 7% Rockbridge County Occupancy Tax and 5.3% Virginia State Tax.
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Additional Property Information

LATE CHECKOUT (1PM) available for $30 additional fee.
BREAKFAST BASKET available for $25 additional fee.

Accommodation, Features

1 Premier Member Caboose

Bedroom(s): 1 ( 4 Sleeps )
Full: 1, Sleep Sofa / Futon: 1

Bathroom(s): 1
Walk-in Shower: 1



Adventure, Family, Historic, Rustic, Tourist Attractions

Location Type

Mountains, Rural or Farm

Popular Amenities

Air Conditioning, Deck / Patio, Guided Horseback Rides, Keyless Entry System, Linens Provided, Telephone, Towels Provided

Indoor Features

Activities / Restaurant Guide, Coffee Maker, Cooking Utensils, Dishes & Utensils, Hair Dryer, Heating, Keurig/Espresso Machine, Kitchen, Microwave, Refrigerator, Stove, Toaster

Outdoor Features

Deck / Patio, Fire Pit, Lawn / Garden, Outdoor Charcoal Grill, Outdoor Furniture, Outdoor Gas Grill, Outdoor Grill, Picnic Table, Volleyball Court

Access & Parking

Parking Off Street


Activities & Adventure:

Antiquing, Bird Watching, Cycling, Fishing, Freshwater Fishing, Golf, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Horseshoes, Hunting, Mountain Climbing, Mountaineering, Photography, Rafting, Scenic Drives, Shopping, Sight Seeing, Spelunking, Volleyball, Walking, Water Tubing, Wildlife Viewing, Winery Tours


- Nightly rate Weekly Monthly Min. Stay Change-over
Week Weekend
Rate summary $195 - $200 - - 2 Nights -
11-Jul-2019 - 12-Jul-2029 Standard Rate $195 $200 - - 2 Nights -

Fees, Taxes, Deposit

  Type Price Charge Type
Lodging Tax Required 7% One time
VA Sales Tax Required 5.3% One time


Check in: 16:00, Check out: 11:00