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1820 Historic Home on 360 Acre Farm Minutes from Lexington

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Rose Hill - 1820 Home with bricks made on the farm. Good porch viewing of vistas

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Last updated: 12/04/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Lexington house description

Surrounded by a 360-acre farm with panoramic views of the Blue Ridge and Allegheny Mts, Rose Hill offers a private, inviting get away close to Lexington at exceptional value.

The 1820 brick home has original woodwork,windows,floors and 4 original fireplaces and a smoke house. Enjoy the conveniences of this spacious lovingly renovated home with the new kitchen/family room, HDT TV, broadband wifi, 2 bathrooms and sun porch. There is also a living room and dining room offering plenty of space for all. Curl up with a book on the sun porch or watch the squirrels scamper across the enormous 200 year old pecan tree shading the porch. It is a great family gathering place.

The master bedroom(queen)has a private dressing room and unique back stairway to the first floor.The guest room(queen & double) is well appointed with comfortable furniture. Imagine life of the early 1800's as you walk down the hall steps.
Guests love grilling outside on the deck overlooking the fields. Families love eating outside and spotting wildlife.(We have binoculars!) Wild turkey and deer roam amid the cows and calves. Numerous birds make the farm their home. Explore the wildflowers, trees and 1850 cemetery.

Enjoy the area's rich history, colleges,museums,galleries,vineyards,The Va Horse Center,Natural Bridge, Bluegrass and return to Rose Hill for some good old fashion sitting and sipping time. A fun, casual and romantic place close to town and nature that you won't forget.
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Property Type

  • House
  • 4500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Long-Term Renters Welcome
              • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

                age 25...moreless

              • Children Welcome
              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed
              • Unsuitable For Elderly Or Infirm
              • Wheelchair Inaccessible

              Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

              • Bedroom 1: 1 queen

                Master Bedroom, dressing room, private stairs, TV,fireplace ...moreless

              • Bedroom 2: 1 queen, 1 double

                Heirloom double bed & bureau. New Queen bed. Has fireplace. ...moreless

              Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

              • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

                ...moreless

              • Bathrooms are modernized and remodeled. Both showers have a seat Have removable shower heads that can be hand held. ...moreless

              Other Amenities

                  • Outside lawn furniture for dining out in Spring, Summer and early Fall. Binoculars for game watching. Local history books. Piano with some sheet music. Great hiking, wildlife and wild flowers around the farm. Wireless mouse and keyboard for lap top and wireless printer all in desk area of Kitchen Dining area. Piano in Living Room...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books:

                    Local books on history and natural history as well as general fiction & non-fiction. Books to remain at Rose Hill....moreless

                  • Books For Adults
                  • Books For Kids
                  • CD Player
                  • DVD Player
                  • Games:

                    Some board games, chess, cards, croquet, volley ball , badminton....moreless

                  • Games For Kids
                  • Music Library:

                    Piano in Living Room. Some sheet music. Variety of CD's...moreless

                  • Radio
                  • Satellite / Cable:

                    (3) HDT Flat Screen TV in Study HDTV in Kitchen & Master Bedroom...moreless

                  • Stereo
                  • Television:

                    Large Screen HDTV - study Medium HDTV - Kitchen Medium HDTV - Master bedroom...moreless

                  • Toys:

                    Basketball, volley ball, croquet, badminton, soccer ball, trucks, water pistols....moreless

                  • VCR

                  Theme

                  • Adventure
                  • Away From It All
                  • Family
                  • Historic
                  • Romantic
                  • Tourist Attractions

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Autumn Foliage
                  • Caves
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Coin Laundry
                  • Festivals
                  • Forests
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Pond
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Ruins
                  • Synagogues
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Waterfalls
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Hospital
                  • Laundromat
                  • Massage Therapist
                  • Medical Services

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Eco Tourism
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Horseshoes
                  • Outlet Shopping
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking
                  • Wildlife Viewing

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain
                  • Mountain View:

                    See Blue Ridge & Allegheny Mountains & House Mt from Rose Hill. Vistas of fields, forests and mountains seen from house on 360 acre farm. Abundant wildlife and birds as well as resident cow/calf herd...moreless

                  • Rural

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Cycling
                  • Equestrian Events
                  • Fishing
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Golf Privileges Optional
                  • Hiking
                  • Hot Air Ballooning
                  • Hunting
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Rafting
                  • Spelunking
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Water Tubing

                  Communication / Internet

                      • Fax

                      Dining

                      • Dining:

                        Kitchen dinning table -6 . Sun Porch extendable dinning table -12. Sun porch glass table 4 to 6. Outdoor table - 6. Also 2 counter seats at Kitchen island....moreless

                      • Dining Area
                      • Seating for 16 people

                      General

                      • Activities Guide
                      • Air Conditioning:

                        Heat pump/ forced air upstairs and downstairs...moreless

                      • Alarm Clock
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Bottled Water
                      • Broadband Access:

                        broadband wifi...moreless

                      • Ceiling Fans
                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Filtered Water
                      • Fireplace:

                        Working fireplaces in each bedroom, living room.TV room has gas log fireplace...moreless

                      • Firewood
                      • Gas Fireplace:

                        Gas log fireplace in TV room...moreless

                      • Gas Heating
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating:

                        Heat Pump upstairs. Downstairs hot water baseboard heating from Oil furnace plus heat pump for AC and heat if needed....moreless

                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided:

                        Towels, sheets and kitchen linens...moreless

                      • Living Area
                      • Living Room:

                        Working fireplace, piano and very spacious. Study/TV room has large HDTV, sound system, books and gas log fireplace....moreless

                      • Local Activities Guide
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking:

                        Large parking area in front of home...moreless

                      • Parking Off Street:

                        You are on a private farm...moreless

                      • Secure Parking
                      • Shampoo
                      • Telephone:

                        Telephones in each bedroom, living room, and kitchen dining area....moreless

                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine:

                        New machine...moreless

                      • Wireless Internet:

                        broadband wifi...moreless

                      • Wood Fireplace:

                        (3) Fireplaces in Living Room, and both bedrooms...moreless

                      Kitchen

                      • Blender
                      • Coffee Maker:

                        12 cup electric coffee maker. Filters, creamer & sugar. Have regular & decaf coffee....moreless

                      • Cooking Utensils:

                        Well appointed Kitchen, casserole dishes,cookbooks,linens,coffee maker,electric tea pot,blender, can opener, toaster oven, baking essentials, serving platters,2 china sets, beverage coolers....moreless

                      • Dishes & Utensils:

                        fully equipped - silverware & dish sets, platters, bar glasses, baking supplies, sifter,measuring cups, salad bowls, cutting boards, ...moreless

                      • Dishwasher:

                        New - quiet dishwasher...moreless

                      • Ice Maker
                      • Kitchen:

                        Large Kitchen,newly remodeled, granite counter tops,opens to sun porch and is part of large family dining room area with TV. ...moreless

                      • Microwave
                      • Oven:

                        1 large oven , 1 small oven...moreless

                      • Pantry Items:

                        Regular & Decaf coffee & filters, creamer, tea, salt & pepper, selected spices, flour, sugar, vinegar, soda, cooking oil, napkins, paper towels, dish & hand soap...moreless

                      Outside

                      • Barbecue
                      • Binoculars
                      • Deck / Patio:

                        Deck overlooks a beautiful large pasture field. ...moreless

                      • Fully Fenced Property
                      • Large Cooler
                      • Lawn / Garden:

                        Large lawn surrounds house. Outdoor eating table & Chairs - outdoor lounges and plastic chairs....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill:

                        Kenmore Propane 4 burner grill with side burner....moreless

                      • Outdoor Grill Gas
                      • Porch / Veranda
                      • Small Cooler
                      • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
                      • Wood Deck

                      Payment Type

                      • Amex
                      • Discover
                      • Mastercard
                      • Visa

                      Forms Of Payment

                          • Accept Credit Card

                          House Cleaning

                              • Housekeeper Optional
                               

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                              2 night min stay
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                              $180 daily rate based on 2 people. Additional persons are $25 a night. Weekly rate of $1,080. Ask for Monthly rates. Ask about discounts.

                              College Parent Weekends - 3 night minimum Graduation 3 night minimum VMI and SVU - 5 night minimum W&L

                              Most Holiday weekends - 3 night minimum

                              Security deposit of $225, refundable if all conditions are met.

                              50% of rent is required to hold dates. Remaining Balance is due 30 days before arrival. Personal checks or major credit cards accepted. Check with owner for details.


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                              Last updated: 12/04/2014
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                              Location

                              45 Miles
                              Nearest Airport
                              Roanoke Valley Airport
                              4 Miles
                              Nearest Barpub
                              Lexington
                              4 Miles
                              Nearest Golf
                              Lexington
                              40 Miles
                              Nearest Train
                              Staunton, Virginia
                              8 Miles
                              Nearest Motorway
                              Interstate Highway 81 & Rt. 11
                              4 Miles
                              Nearest Restaurant
                              Lexington

                              Rose Hill is 6 minutes from Lexington, VA,listed as one of the 20 best small towns to visit in 2013 by Smithsonian Magazine. This area of the Shenandoah Valley is beautifully tucked in between the Blue Ridge & Allegheny Mountains, both of which you can see from Rose Hill.

                              Lexington is an historic Valley Town. It is home to Washington & Lee University (W&L) and Virginia Military Institute (VMI), both Historic National Landmarks. W&L was founded in 1749. George Washington helped to endow it. After The Civil War, Gen. Robert E. Lee became W&L's President until 1870. He lies in a crypt in the beautiful Victorian Lee Chapel. There is an excellent tour of the Lee Chapel on the college campus as well as a superb small museum at the lower level of the Chapel.Walk among the historic W&L colonnade and you will feel you have returned to the 1800's. VMI, known as the West Point of the South, is right next door to W&L. Be sure to go to the Chapel where a huge painting of the battle of New Market hangs. The VMI cadets fought with valor in that Civil War battle. There is a very good Museum at VMI with lots of history of General Stonewall Jackson of the Civil War, who was a teacher at VMI before the war. Other famous VMI graduates such as General Patton, General George C. Marshall and many others are showcased in the museum. Also on VMI grounds is the George C Marshall Foundation and an excellent museum about him and the WWII area. If you are lucky you can watch the Cadets march in full dress on the Parade Grounds. Quite a stirring experience.

                              Both Colleges offer many public events, speakers, exhibits and other cultural and educational outings. Most are free and open to the public. You may find many noted public figures such as Hillary Clinton or George Romney speaking at local colleges. ( They did) as well as noted authors, artists, editors, etc. It is a great addition to life in the Lexington area.

                              The City of Lexington has also many historically preserved architectural buildings on it's photogenic Main Street. There are many old restored Churches , the Courthouse Square and Lawyers Row and Inns. Great shopping as you stroll down the brick sidewalks with unique local shops. No chain stores here! Great book stores. The Wall St Journal awarded Best Chocolate Store, Cocoa Mill, also took honors as the best chocolate in VA.

                              There are Great and varied restaurants such as the Red Hen which serves fresh gourmet food from the local area. The arts are alive with many great galleries such as Studio 11 which offers art shows as well as art instruction. Carriage rides, walking tours, ghost tours and other historical places such as the Stonewall Jackson House offer lots of American history. A great town to shop, eat and walk through history.

                              Just north of Lexington is the VA State Horse Center. Well worth a visit to see some of the best equestrian events in the mid-Atlantic States. Most Horse events are free. Amazing facility with outdoor and indoor Show arenas. Also out of town are several wineries such as Rockbridge Vineyard where you can enjoy their tasting room. There are also several local Breweries, such as Blue Lab and Devils Backbone, worth a visit.

                              They say you can hear live Bluegrass music every night on somebody's porch. Definitely you are in Bluegrass country.Just check the newspaper for where local groups are performing.

                              Very close to Rose Hill Home is the Virginia Safari Park a great place to drive through with your children and feed over hundreds of free roaming animals. Continue on driving to Natural Bridge, one of the natural wonders of the world. Also take in the Natural Bridge Caverns into the East's deepest cavern. You can continue on down Rt 11 to Buchanan and take a canoe or kayak ride down the James River with local outfitters.

                              Other great outdoor recreational adventures are hiking the nearby Mountains. We have a hiking book at Rose Hill for your information. There is also stream and lake fishing in the area as well as tubing down some of the smaller rivers or creeks.

                              Some more unique local attractions are Hull's Drive In north of Lexington. Great old fashion drive- in operated by a non-profit group. Also for the dirt track car racing there is Natural Bridge speedway where you can see some fun car racing.

                              To the East of Lexington is the small town of Buena Vista. There is a large golf course and public park, Glen Maury Park (often hosting Bluegrass musicians). It is home to Southern Virginian University.It is also the gateway to the Blue Ridge Parkway, a beautiful scenic drive along the tops of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

                              The area is enriched with many historical, cultural and recreational opportunities - too many to see and enjoy in a one time trip. So we hope to see you over the years at Rose Hill exploring the many fun and unique qualities of this special region.

                               

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                              • Rose Hill - 1820 Home with bricks made on the farm. Good porch viewing of vistas

                                Rose Hill - 1820 Home with bricks made on the farm. Good porch viewing of vistas

                              • Cows in field through front door.

                                Cows in field through front door.

                              • Living Room

                                Living Room

                              • TV room with gas log fireplace, HDTV, opens to kitchen & door to sun porch.

                                TV room with gas log fireplace, HDTV, opens to kitchen & door to sun porch.

                              • Casual dinning area open to kitchen & office area to left. Bathroom not shown.

                                Casual dinning area open to kitchen & office area to left. Bathroom not shown.

                              • Dining Table up to 10 on Sun Porch, plus glass table for 6

                                Dining Table up to 10 on Sun Porch, plus glass table for 6

                              • View from sun porch of 200 year old pecan tree, pasture and Blue Ridge Mts.

                                View from sun porch of 200 year old pecan tree, pasture and Blue Ridge Mts.

                              • Master Bedroom - working fireplace,  dressing room, queen bed, private stairs.

                                Master Bedroom - working fireplace, dressing room, queen bed, private stairs.

                              • Guest Room double bed. Queen bed to left.

                                Guest Room double bed. Queen bed to left.

                              • View on farm road of Allegheny Mts, farm pond and fields. House Mt also in view.

                                View on farm road of Allegheny Mts, farm pond and fields. House Mt also in view.

                              • Original Smoke House in yard of Rose Hill

                                Original Smoke House in yard of Rose Hill

                              • Sunset over farm pond and Allegheny Mountains

                                Sunset over farm pond and Allegheny Mountains

                              • Back of Rose Hill seen from Hay field.
Privacy, pastoral & Mountain views abound

                                Back of Rose Hill seen from Hay field. Privacy, pastoral & Mountain views abound

                              • Center Hall to Sun Porch-Liv rm to right, TV rm to left. Staircase to 2nd floor

                                Center Hall to Sun Porch-Liv rm to right, TV rm to left. Staircase to 2nd floor

                              • Living Room Sitting area. Piano not shown. Hall steps up seen through door.

                                Living Room Sitting area. Piano not shown. Hall steps up seen through door.

                              • Lots of comfortable seating for TV. Private stair to master bedroom. Books &etc

                                Lots of comfortable seating for TV. Private stair to master bedroom. Books &etc

                              • New  dream kitchen, fully equipped, granite counter tops, view of Blue Ridge Mts

                                New dream kitchen, fully equipped, granite counter tops, view of Blue Ridge Mts

                              • Sun Porch sitting area. Opens to deck with BBQ. Overlooks hay field and sunsets

                                Sun Porch sitting area. Opens to deck with BBQ. Overlooks hay field and sunsets

                              • Deck off sun porch & BBQ grill.Views of Blue Ridge, Hay field, fields & sunsets.

                                Deck off sun porch & BBQ grill.Views of Blue Ridge, Hay field, fields & sunsets.

                              • Guest Bedroom with queen & double bed, working fireplace, antique furniture.

                                Guest Bedroom with queen & double bed, working fireplace, antique furniture.

                              • A fall morning from the front door of Rose Hill before raking leaves.

                                A fall morning from the front door of Rose Hill before raking leaves.

                              • View of Blue Ridge Mts from road into Rose Hill. Red bricks of home behind tree.

                                View of Blue Ridge Mts from road into Rose Hill. Red bricks of home behind tree.

                              • Outdoor dining area in front lawn with views of farm & Mountains.

                                Outdoor dining area in front lawn with views of farm & Mountains.

                              • View from road in of Rose Hill and Blue Ridge Mountains on misty morning.

                                View from road in of Rose Hill and Blue Ridge Mountains on misty morning.

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                              2 Bedroom / 2 Bathroom
                              Sleeps 6

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