Don is retired from Navy civil service and was an IT consultant supporting the Department of Defense. He worked over 32 years during his career mostly for the Navy and retired in 2003 while supporting the Naval Sea Systems Command at the Washington Navy Yard in Washington DC. After retirement, he went back to work as an IT consultant for Booz Allen Hamilton supporting the Dept of Defense for eight years. Don went into the army when he was 19 and served a year in Vietnam. He is proud to be a veteran and supports active duty military by offering a discount. If you are active duty military contact him prior to booking. Don and Bj have been married over 20 years and work as a team to make Garnerland in Luray a great vacation spot.
Bj has done administrative support for most of her career with several companies and has exceptional organizational skills. She went to school later in her career to become a veterinarian assistant due to her love of animals. She is an exceptional parent to her three sons, Don's three children, multiple grandchildren and our two dogs. She handles the hospitality at Garnerland in Luray and is the main part of our welcoming committee.
About the Vacation Rentals Garnerland I and Garnerland II
Garnerland I is a cozy and spacious log cabin Guesthouse and is situated along the Appalachian Mountains and near the fascinating Luray Caverns in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. A guest house off of a larger home inhabited by the owners. this log cabin will make vacationers feel right at home. It has the ability to accommodate up to six guests comfortably. Garnerland I boasts two bedrooms and one full bathroom with jetted tub and a walk-in shower. The master bedroom features a king-size bed, while the loft contains a queen-size bed and two twin-size beds. If guests require any additional sleeping room they can utilize the pull-out sofa bed found in the living area. The open plan great room on the first floor will be a welcome site after a long day of hiking in the hills. With a comfortable couch, plush reclining chairs, a 52" flat-screen television, and a remote controlled gas log fireplace. Guests will be able to finish a good book and rest their feet. Those who love to cook will enjoy preparing meals in the spacious kitchen, which is appointed with appliances such as an oven, stove, microwave, refrigerator (with icemaker), dishwasher, toaster, and a coffee maker, as well as necessary cookware, dishes, and cutlery. Meals can be shared either indoors around the dining table or outside on the spacious deck fitted with an additional dining set. A barbecue grill can also be utilized on the porch and a fire pit in the backyard, making it easy to spend enjoying each other’s company under the vast Virginia sky.
Garnerland II is a cozy Guesthouse we remodeled into a great two bedroom rental. It was completely finished in Oct 2019 and is a proud addition to Garnerland. This Guesthousehas accommodations’ for six people and has all new appliances including a washer/dryer, refrigerator (with ice maker), dishwasher, stove, microwave, coffee pot, etc. The guesthouse is decorated beautifully and has a combination of hardwood floors and tile. There is plenty of seating available and a 50 inch TV with WIFI. You will love this beautiful rental located above a huge garage with its own private entrance with plenty of privacy
Garnerland is a proud member of the Luray-Page County Chamber of Commerce