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Beautiful Home Overlooking Shenandoah River

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Last updated: 07/25/2016
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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

The Play Garden is a charming newly renovated country home located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in historic Clarke County, Virginia. Nestled in the heart of Horse/Hunt country, the house is surrounded by wineries and historic sites lying just over an hour west of Washington, DC, 10 min from Millwood, 10 min from Berryville, 20 min from Upperville , 25 min from Middleburg, VA and 20 min from Winchester, VA. The Main house was built in 1908 as the primary residence of a local family. It has had two family owners subsequently who have maintained it with loving care, and is completely renovated...

Amenities include a large stone terrace with a million-dollar view of the curving Shenandoah River, as well a swimming pool and total privacy from the outside world. The Main house has three bedrooms (one King, one queen, and one with twin beds), a sleeper sofa in the den, two full baths, two half baths, and a large kitchen with double oven, electric range, etc
The optional Guest house has one full bath, a king bedroom and 2 sleeper sofas. Both are tastefully furnished..Guest house can not be rented by itself, rather in addition to Main house..the property is equipped with wireless internet, satellite tv, net flix, plastic kayaks for adults and kids, inner tubes, games for adults/kids, and more...

There is easy access to horseback riding for all ages, horse events (Blue Ridge Hunt and Upperville Horse Show) many wineries, hiking, biking, fishing, kayaking, tubing, Civil War battlefields, great restaurants, lots of antique stores, as well public tennis and golf.



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Property Type

  • House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only:

    smoking allowed outdoors on the porch...ashtrays provided...moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    we have an extra deposit for pets, and an small extra fee...moreless

Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7, Beds for 6-7

  • Bedroom 1: 1 king

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 2 twin/ single

    ...moreless

  • bedroom, separate guest house: 1 king, 2 sleep sofa /futon

    ...moreless

  • MAIN house: 1 King size bed, 1 Queen size bed, 2 single beds , and 1 sleeper sofa GUEST house which you can rent in addition has 1 King size bed and 2 sleeper sofas..ask about extra rate for guest house if interested...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • wine/beverage cooler, hairdryer, game closet for kids of all ages, 7 plastic kayaks, inner tubes, 2 bikes...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books:

    a nice collection of books in the den/library/tv room...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable:

    5 total flat screen TV's with 200 channels via satellite and netflix...moreless

  • Stereo:

    2 self contained iPod/iphone stations...moreless

  • Television:

    4 tvs in main house, 1 tv in guest house...moreless

  • Toys:

    various lawn games like croquet , bacci ball, etc...moreless

  • Video Library

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Arboretum
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Village:

    Village of Millwood,Va circa 1792, is 3 miles away, 10 min drive...moreless

  • Water View:

    Our property goes right up to the Shenandoah River, and the house sits on top of a plateau looking out over the river with the Blue Ridge Mountains lying just across...moreless

  • Waterfront

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    more dining on the porch...seats up to 12...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Garage:

    there is ample parking as well a single carport...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Dish Network...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone:

    free long distance...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    and electric teapot...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Kitchen in main house: double oven, seating for 9 at breakfast table and counter...The kitchen in the guest house seats 4 and more dining on the porch...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Oven:

    new double oven...moreless

  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles:

    upon request and signing a waiver...hybrid mountain bikes...moreless

  • Deck / Patio:

    Outdoor dining for up to 12 on the river view porch...moreless

  • Golf:

    various public courses in the general area, including Jack Nicholas course near Middleburg...moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

Reviews

Write a review 4.9
from 28 traveler reviews
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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season
Apr 15 - Nov 14, 2016
3 night min stay
$485
$3,100 $10,000
Low Season
Nov 16 - Apr 14, 2017
1 night min stay
$385
$2,100 $6,000
Thanksgiving
Nov 23 - Nov 27, 2016
5 night min stay

$1,700
flat fee
Christmas
Dec 23 - Dec 27, 2016
5 night min stay

$1,700
flat fee
New Year's Eve
Dec 30 - Jan 1, 2017
3 night min stay

$850
flat fee
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Cleaning $200 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $600
  • Tax Rate 5.3%

Notes:

Rates do not include the guest house. Additional rate of $85 - $110 per night depending on date or $510 - $660 per week plus additional $50 for cleaning. Guest house is only available for rent to people who are already renting the main house. It will not be rented out without the main house.


Manager's cancellation policy:

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.


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Calendar

Last updated: 07/25/2016
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21 Unavailable
22 Today
23 Selected dates
 

Location

50 Miles
Nearest Airport
Dulles
5 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Ashby Inn and Restaurant

Car: Recommended

wineries

harper's ferry

civil war battlefield tours

revolutionary war sites

horse shows

horseback riding

skyline drive

hiking

kayaking/tubing

fishing

golf

fine dining

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1920

About: I'm one of the family owners, including my brother and 4 cousins

Why Boyce, VA, USA:
was my great uncle's house

The Unique Benefits at this House:
the view and the general area


Contact us

Speaks: english, german, spanish, portuguese, italian

Links to more information:

 

Photos

  • Looking over the Shenandoah River

    Looking over the Shenandoah River

  • North view from the porch

    North view from the porch

  • looking out towards south from house

    looking out towards south from house

  • View from the pool

    View from the pool

  • looking up to the house from the river road

    looking up to the house from the river road

  • living room with fireplace

    living room with fireplace

  • Twin bedroom

    Twin bedroom

  • View to Pool

    View to Pool

  • Kitchen

    Kitchen

  • more of kitchen

    more of kitchen

  • Porch overlooking river

    Porch overlooking river

  • winter view from porch

    winter view from porch

  • North Garden Steps

    North Garden Steps

  • Pool

    Pool

  • the beautiful Shenandoah River

    the beautiful Shenandoah River

  • the dining room looking into the living room

    the dining room looking into the living room

  • master bedroom

    master bedroom

  • Queen Bedroom

    Queen Bedroom

  • den/library with pull out couch and 1/2 bath

    den/library with pull out couch and 1/2 bath

  • panoramic picture from porch

    panoramic picture from porch

  • the kitchen breakfast area

    the kitchen breakfast area

  • den in the optional guest house, which also includes king bedroom and bath

    den in the optional guest house, which also includes king bedroom and bath

VRBO #219948

This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Monday, July 25, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
    4
  • Bathrooms
    3.5+
  • Property type
    House
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Speaks: english, german, spanish, portuguese, italian
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Boyce, VA, USA #219948

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