Benedict Haid Farm is a family-owned business open, mostly for weddings, for the past 30 years. It features a large, historic 1860s hand-hewn log home on 400-acres, adjoining 10,000 acres of undeveloped corporate property. This is a nice place to get away for a while, or host a small retreat. The nearest commercial building is six miles away. :-)
The property was built by Benedict Haid and was later used as a Girl Scout camp in the mid-20th Century. Benedict Haid Farm is mostly used as a wedding destination. It has two bedrooms and a sun room with queen size sleeper, and 1 1/2 baths. Living room and dining room each with fireplace. Gas heat, A/C, and all modern conveniences like a gas grill. Huge heated attached deck with outside fireplace and hot tub. Free firewood.
There is walking access to a pond, Margaret's Pond, roughly .75 mile from the Haid House. You will have access to the surrounding woods, Margaret's Pond, and the nearby farmland, if you want to make such arrangements. There is a cattle farm on the property that we can arrange for you to see. If you are interested in holding an event, please look up our website and contact us. The newly-renovated barn is available to be rented for events, as well. It was renovated using logs from historic log cabins formerly located in the South Hills section of Charleston.
Steve and Lee, the caretakers for the Benedict Haid Farm, live 100 yards away and can be contacted when necessary.
Dutch Ridge is a largely undeveloped area and contains some of the highest hills and mountains in this part of West Virginia.