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Avon Hill Lodge-Old Virginia Retreat- Book for Lockn Now

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Welcome to the Lodge-200 yr old custom rails and rockers await

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Last updated: 07/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Charlottesville estate description

The original deed of this property was granted by the King of England and has changed familial ownership only three times since the mid 1700s. At one time the Avon Hill Plantation totaled 1300 acres but today only 105 acres remain.

The original house at Avon Hill burned in the early 1800s and the current homes date from the mid 1800s with many improvements. A 1750s home was disassembled from the Williamsburg area of Virginia and reassembled and attached to Avon Hill’s late 1800s structure. After an 11 year ground up restoration Avon Hill is complete and serves as my home.

The adjacent farm (once part of Avon Hill) was purchased in 2009 providing access to over 1.5 mile of the Rockfish River where it then empties into the James River. Excellent fishing, canoeing, kayaking and tubing is available for those interested in some outdoor activities.

The 1860s house, now called Avon Hill Lodge, is now completed with a full ground up restoration. Avon Hill Lodge is open for weddings,rehearsal dinners, group events, meetings, social gatherings, and family reunions.

Perhaps the most lasting and beautiful impression that Avon Hill leaves visitors with is the English and American boxwood gardens. Many of these old world shrubs now reach over 40 feet in height. The “hill” used to be a boxwood farm. In 1932 the property owners loaded 22 flatcar trains with boxwoods which today are part of the landscaping of the Governor’s Mansion in Williamsburg Virginia. Join us for a Virginia Country experience!
We have just completed the finishing of 'The Overlook' which sleeps 16 in beds and has the best views on the property-pictures coming soon!

Property Type

  • Estate
  • 6500 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Wheelchair Accessible:

            Wheelchair access in Lodge only...moreless

          • Smoking Allowed:

            Only in designated area outside...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Events Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters

          Bedrooms: 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 43, Beds for 43

          • Bedroom 5: 2 twin/ single

            ...moreless

          • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

            Full Bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Full Bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 4: 1 double

            Full bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

            Full bath...moreless

          • Bedroom 7: 2 twin/ single

            access to full bath outside entry...moreless

          • The Overlook: 1 king, 3 queen, 6 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            The Overlook is adjacent to the Lodge and sleeps 16!...moreless

          • Lodge Lower Level: 4 twin/ single

            4 singles-shower-toilet-ping pong-w/frig...moreless

          • Pool House: 1 double, 2 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon

            3 minute walk to Lodge-kitchen-bath-deck-screened porch...moreless

          • Green Room in Lodge: 1 sleep sofa /futon

            Sitting Room-fold out queen- 1/2 bath-courtyard views...moreless

          • Tenet House Adjacent to Lodge: 1 king, 2 twin/ single

            King Murphy Bed-TV, kitchen, bathroom, sitting area, deck...moreless

          Bathrooms: 6 Bathrooms

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Oven:

            Pro cook oven with convection-3 racks in lodge and tenet house. Oven in pool house...moreless

          • Stove:

            Pro cook stove in Lodge-5 burner stove in Tenet house and one in pool house...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            Huge Kitchen in Lodge-full kitchen in tenet and pool house...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            Bunn in Lodge and Mr Coffee in Tenet, Pool and Overlook...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            2 in Lodge -1 in Pool House and 1 in Tenet House...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Toaster
          • Catering Available
          • Seating for 20 people

          Amenities

          • Wood Fireplace:

            1 in Tenet house;2 in Lodge-not working...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Linen/Towel/Cleaning Fee of 350 USD...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            One in Lodge and Overlook...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            One in Lodge and Overlook...moreless

          • Wood Stove:

            1 in Pool House...moreless

          • Heating
          • Towels Provided
          • Parking
          • Living Room
          • Iron & Board
          • Air Conditioning

          Entertainment

          • Television:

            60 inch flat screen and 32 inch in Lodge; 32 inch in Tenet house...moreless

          • Stereo:

            Audiophile quality surround sound in Lodge...moreless

          • Music Library:

            I Pod docking in Pool House and Lodge...moreless

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Ping Pong Table

          Communications

          • Internet:

            There is a cap on Internet use-large groups that are going to stream etc can purchase additional usage prior to arrival through owner...moreless

          • Mobile Phone
          • Broadband Access

          Pool & Spa

              • Private Pool:

                Available at owner's house. Pool house has a double and 2 twins with fold out couch-2 minute walk from Lodge/Tenet House...moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Lodge-purpose built for 20x30 and 10x20 tents-Deck with views in Tenet and Pool House; deck off of new 'Garage' outbuilding...moreless

              • Water Sports Gear:

                Tubes for Rockfish/James Rivers Float available...moreless

              • Balcony:

                entry way with rockers and mountain/river views...moreless

              • Kayak / Canoe:

                On James River-Rentals available...moreless

              Theme

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

              Location & View

              • Water View:

                James River Views in fall/winter...moreless

              • Mountain View

              Activities

              • Museums
              • Rafting
              • Mountain Biking
              • Kayaking
              • Hiking
              • Golf
              • Freshwater Fishing
              • Fly Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Skiing
              • Cycling
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • Walking
              • Sight Seeing
              • Scenic Drives
              • Eco Tourism
              • Antiquing
              • Festivals
              • Winery Tours
              • Groceries
              • Swimming
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              The Overlook
              Jun 30 - Dec 27, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $900
              Lockn Festival
              Sep 1 - Sep 1, 2014
              1 night min stay

              $2,500
              flat fee
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $1,500

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Refundable Damage Deposit $500
              • Taxes Included

              Notes:

              Tenet house King, 2 singles, full kichen and bath, 200 per night; "Garage" -8 singles 2 queens 1 full-kitchen 2 full bathrooms, deck overlooking mountians-next to Tenet house and Lodge-600.00 per night; Pool House-1 full 2 singles full bath and kitchen-300 per night


              Cancellation policy:

              Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 07/28/2014
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              Location

              30 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Charlottesville
              30 Miles
              Nearest Train
              Charlottesville
              200 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Virginia Beach
              15 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Wintergreen

              Welcome to Old Virginia-Avon Hill is a plantation home along the James and Rockfish Rivers. Country life but close to Charlottesville and Richmond for all the city amenities. Monticello, 17 Vineyards and Wintergreen are all within 30 miles of Avon Hill. Now offering additional Housing with 2 bedroom apartment upstairs and sleeps 8 downstairs!

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 1999

              About the owner: I am a history fanatic that has been in the service business space for over 30 years. Avon Hill Lodge is the culmination of years of planning and our strong desire for all visitors to have a memorable and historic experience.

              Why the Owner Chose Charlottesville:
              Avon Hill Lodge is Old Virginia. It will take you back in time and will leave you with special memories. My first time I climbed the drive way leading to Avon Hill I was immediately struck with by the obvious history and energy of this historic property. It was 1999, in search a new domicile. Through my experience living in England in the early nineties I developed a deep fascination for old and historic properties. Having looked at over 50 properties in the Charlottesville area, it was the first drive up the Avon Hill that I knew I was home.

              The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
              Celebrate Old Virginia with you next event. Surrond yourself with history, get away from vineyard events -find beauty and peace with the ones you love.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

              Links to more information:

               

              Photos

              • Welcome to the Lodge-200 yr old custom rails and rockers await

                Welcome to the Lodge-200 yr old custom rails and rockers await

              • Courtyard-gas lighting in entry-bathing the yard w/firepit and street lanterns

                Courtyard-gas lighting in entry-bathing the yard w/firepit and street lanterns

              • Purpose built deck for 20x20 and 10x20 tents-300 degree mountain views

                Purpose built deck for 20x20 and 10x20 tents-300 degree mountain views

              • Handicap ramp to main level from courtyard

                Handicap ramp to main level from courtyard

              • Kitchen leading to 1860s dining room

                Kitchen leading to 1860s dining room

              • Living Room-original family spinning wheels-opens to great room and courtyard

                Living Room-original family spinning wheels-opens to great room and courtyard

              • Family Room-audiophile sound, TV,converts to open area for events-opens to deck

                Family Room-audiophile sound, TV,converts to open area for events-opens to deck

              • Spirit Room-fireplace-full bath w/shower-river views-queen bed

                Spirit Room-fireplace-full bath w/shower-river views-queen bed

              • Upstairs bunks connected to master with spiral staircase

                Upstairs bunks connected to master with spiral staircase

              • Blue Room -mountain views-1860s heart pine flooring

                Blue Room -mountain views-1860s heart pine flooring

              • Courtyard Room-reclaimed heart pine flooring-en suite

                Courtyard Room-reclaimed heart pine flooring-en suite

              • Pool House-kitchen, screened porch,8 speakers w/Ipod doc/CD-full bath;deck

                Pool House-kitchen, screened porch,8 speakers w/Ipod doc/CD-full bath;deck

              • The Lodge from rear with courtyard and Tenet House

                The Lodge from rear with courtyard and Tenet House

              • Courtyard w/bbq area-20x40 tent fits nicely

                Courtyard w/bbq area-20x40 tent fits nicely

              • Deck is fully wired for sound and lighting-pro level speaker system

                Deck is fully wired for sound and lighting-pro level speaker system

              • Huge pro-kitchen-6 burner gas stove;soap-stone counters;built for group events

                Huge pro-kitchen-6 burner gas stove;soap-stone counters;built for group events

              • Dining Room adjacent to Kitchen and Living Room. Xtra Leafs seat 12

                Dining Room adjacent to Kitchen and Living Room. Xtra Leafs seat 12

              • Living Room with ample seating, fireplace and pro sound speakers

                Living Room with ample seating, fireplace and pro sound speakers

              • Green Room-Lounge overlooking courtyard-1/2 bath-fold out queen

                Green Room-Lounge overlooking courtyard-1/2 bath-fold out queen

              • Master Bedroom-King size bed-full bath with shower-connecting room with 2 bunks

                Master Bedroom-King size bed-full bath with shower-connecting room with 2 bunks

              • Blue room-sitting area-full bathroom with Shower-original heart pine flooring

                Blue room-sitting area-full bathroom with Shower-original heart pine flooring

              • Spiral Staircase-main floor-200 year old floors-2 bunks

                Spiral Staircase-main floor-200 year old floors-2 bunks

              • Euro sheets,pillows and terry robes in each bedroom

                Euro sheets,pillows and terry robes in each bedroom

              VRBO #436462

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Tuesday, July 15, 2014

              $900 - $1,500 per night (USD)
              5

              7 Bedroom / 6 Bathroom
              Sleeps 43

              View calendar: Updated 07/28/14
              Minimum stay: 2 nights
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