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Historic, Quiet Studio Apt on the River Near Uva and Downtown.

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Last updated: 07/21/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Charlottesville bed and breakfast description

Serpentine Studio is a beautiful and quiet two room studio apartment located in the historic Woolen Mills neighborhood. It is a part of our 1830's brick home and is located only one mile from downtown Charlottesville and two miles from the University of Virginia (both can easily accessed by the nearby city bus line).

As a part of our property we offer a private dock with a hammock and deck chair overlooking the Rivanna River, a perfect spot to relax and watch the wildlife. The river setting offers a unique, peaceful environment where one is able to step back from the business of life, while simultaneously remaining close to the center of town. Our house is located near the Rivanna River Trail which winds along the river for 12 miles and offers wonderful opportunities for biking, hiking, birdwatching, and the possibilities of canoeing and fishing.

The studio apartment has its own easily accessed entrance, and is beautifully renovated with heart pine floors and exposed brick walls. There is an adjacent breakfast room overlooking the river with a water cooker, coffee maker and small refrigerator. We will provide tea, coffee, and a basic breakfast for your convenience. Both rooms are decorated with original artwork. The owner's nearby sculpture studio offers an artistic setting with sculptures in progress as well as original artwork placed throughout the house and extensive backyard. The bathroom offers a shower and an antique clawfoot bath tub.

Keywords: room, studio apartment, flat

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 525 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Bed And Breakfast


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome:

            Room for two adults and one child in the couch...moreless

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1


          • Small bathroom with claw foot bath tub/shower

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            Breakfast items such as good quality coffee, tea, milk, juice and fruit ...moreless

          • Dining:

            Breakfast room with sink and kitchen table...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            And a water kettle for tea...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Dishwasher
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Refrigerator
          • Seating for 3 people


          • Washing Machine:

            Ask if you are interested in the washer/dryer...moreless

          • Heating:

            Hot water radiators controlled by thermostat...moreless

          • Parking:

            Sreet parking...moreless

          • Babysitter
          • Air Conditioning
          • Linens Provided
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Towels Provided
          • Hair Dryer


          • Books:

            Two book cases full of fiction and art books...moreless

          • Stereo


          • Wireless Internet

          Outdoor Features

          • Deck / Patio:

            private dock on the Rivanna River ...moreless

          • Kayak / Canoe:

            One Kayak and one Canoe available...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill


          • Sports & Activities
          • Adventure
          • Romantic
          • Away From It All
          • Historic
          • Tourist Attractions

          Location & View


              • Cinemas
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Laundromat
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services
              • Fitness Center
              • Spelunking
              • Swimming
              • Mountain Biking
              • Fishing
              • Racquetball
              • Cycling
              • Kayaking
              • Golf
              • Basketball Court
              • Rock Climbing
              • Boating
              • Hiking
              • Shopping
              • Antiquing
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Playground
              • Synagogues
              • Winery Tours
              • Live Theater
              • Restaurants
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Autumn Foliage
              • Waterfalls
              • Bird Watching
              • Scenic Drives
              • Walking
              • Miniature Golf
              • Horseback Riding
              • Sight Seeing
              • Paddle Boating
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Tennis


              Write a review 4.7
              from 7 traveler reviews
              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Base Rate
              2 night min stay
              $115 $115
              Fri, Sat, Sun
              $773 $2,910
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates


              • Taxes Not included


              Payment by personal check: Please pay one nights deposit to make a reservation. The balance is paid upon departure.

              Cancellation policy: The refund is refunded if the cancellation is made at least 15 days prior to stay.

              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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              Last updated: 07/21/2014
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              10 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              2 Miles
              Nearest Train
              1 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              150 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Virginia Beach
              1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Moto Saloon
              40 Miles
              Nearest Ski
              2 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Pen Park
              1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Moto Saloon

              Car: Not Necessary

              Monticello is very close to our home a must-see any time of the year.

              Step outside the door and there are miles and miles of walking trails, many along the Rivanna River.

              Within 2 miles there are at least 25 restaurants, many of them great.

              Visit the University of Virginia, designed by Thomas Jefferson, it has a beautiful campus


              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1995

              About the owner: I am Swedish and my husband is from Los Angeles. We have lived in Charlottesville for the past 25 years and love it. I work as a sculptor and an art instructor but have always dreamt of running a bed and breakfast. Now that our daughter has moved out, the lower part of the house is empty and I am excited to share our great house and yard with other people. We still travel extensively but when we are at home we are looking forward to meet our guests.

              Why the Owner Chose Charlottesville:
              Our property is close to downtown and the University but is still situated in a country setting. Our back yard opens up to the Rivanna River where we have a dock and there are miles of walking trails along the river. It is a quiet romantic setting as you sit in a dock chair at dusk sometimes spotting the Bald Eagles that live down the river.

              The Unique Benefits at this Bed And Breakfast:
              The character and ambiance of this house is priceless. It was built in the 1830's and we have brought out the beauty of the original building materials, exposed brick walls and beautiful heart pine floors. As and an artist there is a lot of art in my life and you will find and abundance of original art in the rental property and around the yard.

              Contact us

              Speaks: english



              • Bedroom


              • The dock

                The dock

              • Backyard


              • breakfast/sitting room

                breakfast/sitting room

              • Bedroom


              • Front of house

                Front of house

              VRBO #349726

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              This listing was first published here in 2011.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, April 23, 2014

              $115 per night (USD)

              1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 3

              View calendar: Updated 07/21/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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              Speaks: english
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