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Beautiful Country Estate Close to Dc

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Front portico overlooks the blue ridge mountains, a brook, fields and ponds

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Last updated: 06/16/2015

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  • Minimum stay:1-2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

The historic country estate of 'Mount Welby' just 60 miles West of DC (between Middleburg and Little Washington), was built in 1823 and totally restored in 2005. The private house has 6 fireplaces, 5 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths sleeping 10 comfortably. Breakfast and wine tasting are available as are the services of our private chef, daily maid, massage and yoga instructor, cooking classes, wellness retreat, business retreats. Hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hunting, shopping, antiquing and horseback riding are either onsite or just a few moments away. Mount Welby is great for events and weddings. Come and enjoy Mount Welby as your home away from home.

Mount Welby sits majestically atop a hill that overlooks the estate's meadows, a mountain brook, several ponds, gardens and nature trails. Native wildlife (deer, turkey/fowl, etc.) can be easily seen on the property. In the Spring and Summer, wildflowers paint the surrounding meadowlands and mountain ridges. In the fall, the autumn colors are vividly beautiful.

Enjoy the serenity here. Walk the grounds, hike our trails or just sit and relax. Whatever the occasion, Mt. Welby has something for everyone. Check out our website for more information and the calendar below for availability.

The home includes a large living room and separate dining room, a great room with an adjacent kitchen, a library and a study. Mount Welby has six fireplaces, numerous terraces, porches and patios, jacuzzi, state-of-the-art audio system and internet access.

If you like winetasting; Linden Vineyards, Rappahannock Cellars, Hume Vineyards, Desert Rose, Phillip Carter Winery, Three Fox Winery and Naked Mountain are a few of the local wineries that offer tours, wine tasting and lunch in a picturesque countryside environment just a few miles from Mount Welby. The house is next door to the Marriot Ranch and Trail Riding facility offering trail rides throughout the surrounding area. We have fishing next door as well.

The small villages of Flint Hill, Little Washington, Paris, Upperville, Middleburg and Sperryville are convenient to Mount Welby and offer dining, antique shops, art galleries and various other shopping opportunities. Front Royal is 10 miles away and has larger stores, restaurants and drug stores.

The Blue Ridge Mountain range, Shenandoah National Park and the world-famous 'Skyline Drive' are destinations in the area around Mount Welby and are less than ten minutes away. There you will also find hiking trails and breathtaking vista views along with tubing, rafting, spelunking and biking trails.

The historic residence at Mount Welby is fully accessorized with all the modern conveniences of home. Come and enjoy your private stay at this wonderful old estate located in the some of the most beautiful countryside that Virginia has to offer. Mount Welby in the heart of Virginia Wine Country.

Make Mount Welby your Home Away From Home.

Keywords: Single family 5 bedroom home on a large private estate with views, hot tub, gourmet kitchen, trails, Virginia wine country, weddings, anniversaries,

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 6800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef

Suitability

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

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Older children will enjoy playing in the fields, gardens and yards. Playing inside the different rooms and cubbies is also fun, enjoying games both inside and out...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    Large master bedroom has gas fireplace, sitting area, bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 king

    Bedroom 2 has fireplace, large sitting area and shared bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 3 king

    Cozy bedroom 3 has a double bed, fireplace and outside deck...moreless

  • Bedroom 4: 1 queen

    Bedroom 4 is surrounded by stone walls and has a shared bath...moreless

  • Bedroom 5: 1 queen

    Bedroom 5 is large with french doors to private patio...moreless

  • ...moreless

  • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (2), Double Beds (1), Sleep Sofa (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower, jetted tub, outdoor shower

    Beautiful Master Bath private or shared with other guests...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower, outdoor shower

    Bathroom 2 is a shared bath with marble shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

    Bathroom 3, shared by bedrooms 4 & 5 has a large shower...moreless

  • Bathroom 1: toilet

    The half-bath is located on the main floor near the kitchen...moreless

Other Amenities

  • 6 Fireplaces, cooking utensils, pots and pans, linens and towels, outdoor Shower, terraces, outdoor patios, ponds are all onsite...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    Most of the books are located in the library but additional books and magazines are throughout the living room, sitting room and great room...moreless

  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television:

    42' Sony television is located in the Living Room...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Mountain View:

    Wonderful views south and west toward the Blue Ridge Mountains, Skyline Drive and local creeks, hills and pastures...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Hunting Small Game
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Mountaineering
  • Rafting
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Dining:

    The dining room is 22 x 16 and has a large table with three leaves that extends to seat 12. Additional tables can be added in the space holding 24 comfortably....moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 12 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Free Long Distance
  • Gas Fireplace:

    Gas fireplaces are located in the master bedroom and dining room....moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room:

    The living room is 22 x 16 with seating for six. Additional chairs can be added if necessary. ...moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    Local and US long-distance calls are free...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace:

    Four wood burning fireplaces burn duroflame logs...moreless

Kitchen

  • Catering Available:

    Two very good local caterers are recommended as is the owner's private chef that provides extraordinary local food, fine wines and cooking classes. ...moreless

  • Coffee Maker:

    Two 12-cup drip coffee makers and a french press are available. Three coffee urns and sugar and creamers are also there....moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    The house is equipped with all the utensils one could ask for including garlic press, knives, serving utensils, catering utensils, steak knives, tongs, Japanese slicer, bbq set, etc....moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    Several sets of formal and informal dishes are available with cutlery and glassware for 50. ...moreless

  • Dishwasher:

    A quiet high-end Bosch dishwasher is equipped with soap ...moreless

  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    The gourmet kitchen has gas stove, microwave, 2 coffee makers, a french press, food processor, all glasses, pots, pans, dishes and flatware for 30...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove:

    New gas range and an additional hotplate, toaster and toaster oven are inside. A large gas BBQ is right outside the kitchen door....moreless

  • Toaster:

    A commercial 4-slice toaster works for toast and bagels....moreless

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Golf is located about 10 miles away in Front Royal...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Kayaking and Canoeing are located at the Shenandoah river 12 miles away ...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill

Pool / Spa

  • Hot Tub
  • Jetted Tub

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
October/November
Aug 15 - Nov 28, 2015
2 night min stay
$850
$3,950 $6,000

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $564 Nightly; 30 nights or more: $200 Nightly

* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • cleaning $150
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

A refundable damage deposit is required to reserve Mount Welby for your stay. The remainder of the rent is due 30 days prior to your stay. The deposit is refunded about two weeks after your stay via check to your mailing address.


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Location

38 Miles
Nearest Airport
Dulles
9 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Flint Hill
12 Miles
Nearest Golf
Front Royal
30 Miles
Nearest Train
Manassas (25 miles), Culpepper
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 66
9 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Flint Hill

Car: Necessary

There are 12 wineries within 7 miles of Mount Welby and 25 within 20 minutes. Additional local activities of interest include; nature observation, hiking, biking, horseback riding, river rafting, canoeing, birding, golfing, sledding and various other sports.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2000

About the owner: I'm a 50 year old professional in architecture design and real estate. I live in Washington DC and love to visit Mount Welby and the Virginia countryside. Mount Welby is magical and has so much to offer. Please enjoy your visit! Michel


Contact us

Speaks: english

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Front portico overlooks the blue ridge mountains, a brook, fields and ponds

    Front portico overlooks the blue ridge mountains, a brook, fields and ponds

  • Fields of flowers surrounded by stone walls are all around Mount Welby

    Fields of flowers surrounded by stone walls are all around Mount Welby

  • A great home for a wedding or anniversary -or just to relax with close friends

    A great home for a wedding or anniversary -or just to relax with close friends

  • The master bedroom has beautiful views of the ponds, garden and mountains

    The master bedroom has beautiful views of the ponds, garden and mountains

  • Formal Dining room with fireplace and dinner seating for twelve

    Formal Dining room with fireplace and dinner seating for twelve

  • The library is a wonderful place to do a  little work, research - or just read

    The library is a wonderful place to do a little work, research - or just read

  • Extensive herb and vegetable gardens to use for cooking, private chef available

    Extensive herb and vegetable gardens to use for cooking, private chef available

  • The west terrace is great for breakfast, sunset cocktails or private retreat

    The west terrace is great for breakfast, sunset cocktails or private retreat

  • Bedroom No. 3 is located on the upper level with double bed, fireplace and deck

    Bedroom No. 3 is located on the upper level with double bed, fireplace and deck

  • The 4th bedroom located in the 1823 portion of the house has a rustic queen bed

    The 4th bedroom located in the 1823 portion of the house has a rustic queen bed

  • The rear courtyard of Mount Welby offers great space for special occasions

    The rear courtyard of Mount Welby offers great space for special occasions

  • Living Room with fireplace, TV and stereo - 6 fireplaces throughout the house

    Living Room with fireplace, TV and stereo - 6 fireplaces throughout the house

  • The view of the blue ridge and fields from the front of Mount Welby

    The view of the blue ridge and fields from the front of Mount Welby

  • Views from the hill behind the house show the Blue Ridge Mountains

    Views from the hill behind the house show the Blue Ridge Mountains

  • Great Room w/gourmet kitchen,  seating for 10, six sets of doors open to patio

    Great Room w/gourmet kitchen, seating for 10, six sets of doors open to patio

  • The west terrace is great for breakfast, sunset cocktails or private discussions

    The west terrace is great for breakfast, sunset cocktails or private discussions

  • Bedroom 3 has king bed with hotel style linens with sitting room and fireplace

    Bedroom 3 has king bed with hotel style linens with sitting room and fireplace

  • Entrance to Mount Welby has a gravel courtyard overlooking the ponds

    Entrance to Mount Welby has a gravel courtyard overlooking the ponds

  • The 4th bedroom has two-foot thick stone walls

    The 4th bedroom has two-foot thick stone walls

  • The fifth bedroom located in the lower level has a queen bed and private patio

    The fifth bedroom located in the lower level has a queen bed and private patio

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  • Bedrooms
    5
  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Member since: 2006
Speaks: english
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  • Calendar last updated 06/16/2015
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