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Historic Italianate, Spectacular Mountain View

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Walkway View of the Main House

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Amherst house description

Fairview is surrounded by spectacular, panoramic mountain scenery and over 150 acres of rural farmland.

Listed on the National Historic Registry, Fairview is well known in the area as an historic landmark. Fairview's distinctive tower is a key signature of the Italianate style. The rich, unique architecture, is one of the most prominent examples of the Italianate style in the state. Noted architectural features include gothic arched windows, an ocular window, and intricate brick details throughout the exterior.

Fairview is a classic, country home offering 5 guest rooms, 4 private baths with luxury linens and furnishings. The interior is quite elegant and filled with European antiques, yet still maintains a comfortable atmosphere for guests to enjoy. The broad veranda in the back of the house faces a bold Blue Ridge mountain range, and is a favorite relaxing venue for guests.

Located in Piney River, VA, a small rural town in Amherst County, Virginia, Fairview was built shortly after the Civil War in 1867 by a wealthy doctor who valued the area for its breathtaking mountain views.

Guests may enjoy feeding and interacting with the white Arabian horses, and a one-of-a-kind outdoor aviary featuring an array of colorful peacocks.

A recently fully furnished Guest Cottage is also available with wonderful pastoral and bold mountain views. The Guest Cottage is available to larger parties, in conjunction with a Main House reservation.



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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Limited Accessibility
  • Non Smoking Only:

    Outside Only; Porches only...moreless

  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12, Beds for 5-12

Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library

Attractions

  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa

Local Services & Businesses

  • Fitness Center

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Sledding
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • Jetted Tub
 

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Year Round Rates .. $200/night .. $600/weekend .. $1250/week
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Year Purchased: 2000


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Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • Walkway View of the Main House

    Walkway View of the Main House

  • Fairview in the Fall - side lawn in front of the Ocular Window & Tower

    Fairview in the Fall - side lawn in front of the Ocular Window & Tower

  • Living Room at the Main House

    Living Room at the Main House

  • Downstairs Luxury Bedroom

    Downstairs Luxury Bedroom

  • Dining room which seats 10 comfortably ...

    Dining room which seats 10 comfortably ...

  • Full service kitchen w/ copper sink & brick floor ... perfect for gourmet meals

    Full service kitchen w/ copper sink & brick floor ... perfect for gourmet meals

  • Peacocks enjoying the view and the outdoor aviaries

    Peacocks enjoying the view and the outdoor aviaries

  • Fall in Love with Fairview ...

    Fall in Love with Fairview ...

  • Front View of Main House

    Front View of Main House

  • Bold Mountain View from the Back Porch

    Bold Mountain View from the Back Porch

  • Holidays at Fairview

    Holidays at Fairview

  • Peacocks in Residence

    Peacocks in Residence

  • Luxury, cozy bedroom facing the mountains ...

    Luxury, cozy bedroom facing the mountains ...

  • Prepare gourmet meals on our restaurant range and griddle for pancakes

    Prepare gourmet meals on our restaurant range and griddle for pancakes

  • Relax and refresh in the rustic sauna shed ...

    Relax and refresh in the rustic sauna shed ...

VRBO #196339

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Date last modified - Wednesday, April 08, 2015

  • Reviews
  • Sleeps
    12
  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
    4
  • Property type
    House
Owner
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
  • Response time: Within a few days
  • Response rate: 10%
  • Calendar last updated: 10/20/2014
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Historic Italianate, Spectacular Mountain View

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