One of Central Virginia's Most Historic Private Residences

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Last updated: 11/28/2015
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This is your opportunity to spend a weekend on property at one of the most Historic and Private homes in Orange VA. This is the former residence of James Madison’s brother Ambrose Madison est 1783. The estate features 50+ acres of open fields and stream, 3 private ponds, walking trails, gorgeous sunset views and was a 2012 Virginia Garden Club Historic Garden Week featured home.
Come experience the country side in this modern guest cottage. Complete with full kitchen, 2 Bedrooms featuring a king size bed and 2 twin beds, 2 full bathrooms with tub, living room, screen in porch, patio, private parking, and media area with cable TV. Cottage will sleep four very comfortably, over 1000+ square feet.
Minutes from Woodberry Forest School and downtown Orange, 25 minutes from Charlottesville, UVA and Scott Stadium, this is an ideal setting for a private getaway. The property has a central location in the up and coming Virginia Wine region, quickly becoming the Napa Valley of the east coast. Property has great fishing in the private ponds, manicured grounds, potential for guided ATV rides, guided hunting, golf outings, and Wine Tours. The owners are local and can serve as great advisors and historians of the area there are many local museums, civil war battlefields, restaurants, and History.
Come enjoy the peace and tranquility of the country, while being minutes away from all the activities the area has to offer. Why stay in a hotel when you can take a step back in time and enjoy a timeless piece of American History.


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Property Type

  • Estate
  • 1000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Private Chef


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:


  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms


  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television


  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic


  • Botanical Garden
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseback Riding
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Surrounding Views are protected by the Scenic easement...moreless

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Golf


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 4 people


  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Brand New ...moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Coffee, water and tea...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Outdoor Grill


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from 8 traveler reviews
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Pet Fee $100
  • Cleaning and Prep Fee $80
  • Taxes Not included

Cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 11/28/2015
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25 Miles
Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Nearest Golf
Spring Creek
25 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 64
7 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Willow Grove
40 Miles
Nearest Ski
200 Miles
Nearest Beach
Virginia Beach

Car: Recommended

The main house is potentially available for weekend rentals for Woodberry Forest Graduation, or a destination wedding. Please call if you have an interest.


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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Sunday, November 29, 2015

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