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1900's Farmhouse with Blue Ridge Views

Bedrooms 3
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

Old School Farm

(built about 1900)

The former headmasters home of Locust Dale Academy in Locust Dale, Virginia. In the heart of horse country with spectacular Blue Ridge views - close to vineyards, civil war battlefields, the presidential homes of Madison and Jefferson, and about 90 miles from Washington DC.

Lots of possible activities depending upon the time of year including:

Shenandoah National Park

Skyline Drive

Civil war battlefields


Charlottesville and UVA

Monticello (Jefferson) and Montpelier (Madison)

New Smithsonian Film Archive (Culpeper)


Hiking - Old Rag, Blue Ridge, AT

Incredible Road Biking

Horse back riding/horse rental

Commonwealth Park Nearby (about 10 miles)

Fox Hunting - Near four or five clubs

Washington DC within 90 miles\

Woodbury Forest School (3 miles)

Most activities would require coordination and additional costs associated. In other words, we should talk about activities in which you are interested ahead of time. We have hosted small weddings. There are larger inns and a hotel about 10 minutes away.

Please know that this is not a rental property. The house is a family home - updated and equipped. Recent economic times have forced us to open our home to you.

Keywords: Farm House

More Details

Eric Conti
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 26, 2017

Why Eric Conti chose Locust Dale

This house is not a rental. It is my home.

What makes this house unique

Peacefulness and vegetables from my neighbor's garden.


Locust Dale House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Wood Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • Upstairs, tub only
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
  • Books
  • Outdoor Grill
  • alternative lifestyle
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
Fenced pasture for horses, riding trails, claw footed bathtub


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(5 traveler reviews)

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1900's Farmhouse with Blue Ridge Views
average rating of 5.0 based on 5 reviews
Budapest, Hungary


  • 5 of 5

We loved this place! We were looking for a calm, relaxing place where 2 families with young children could just hang out and have fun for a couple of days. This house was perfect! The kids ran around in the yard and fed the horses. We sat on the front porch swing and barbecued out back. It is very homey and spacious and we fit very comfortably. Nice and clean, great kitchen, photos were accurate. Owner very responsive and helpful. Would definitely recommend and stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2012
  • Stayed: June 2011
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Williamsburg, Virginia

Fabulous Place

  • 5 of 5

I cannot say enough about our stay here. We were there for the Woodberry-EHS Big Game Weekend and this was perfect for all of us!! Very very comfortable and just lovely. So close to Woodberry and having the washer/dryer was helpful to get my son's laundry done. Kitchen was perfect for our dinner for 8 and the large dining room was perfectly appointed. Kids loved hiking and especially the horses. Thank you so much Eric and Anne!!! See you in May for graduation...

We will come back long after our son graduates!!

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2010
  • Stayed: November 2010
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bethesda, MD

Lovely historic property

  • 5 of 5

I am sorry to have taken so long to write a review, I thought I had done it last Summer. We stayed at the house with my daughter while attending the horse shows. This is a lovely home ot relax in. It is in the middle of horse pastures with pleanty of peace and quiet. Was wonderfule to watch the foggy morning and horses in the field. Good central location to Culppepper and close enough to visit historic areas. Property was very clean and loaded with interesting books and a charming sitting area. Wonderful people to deal with.

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2010
  • Stayed: July 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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My family and I view this...

  • 5 of 5

My family and I view this farmhouse as a peaceful country paradise. The views are breathtaking! Our three young children have taken full advantage of the ample property for play, hiking, watching the cows and horses, and stomping in nearby rivers. The house is a gorgeous combination of historic and modern, and it's comfortable. We love it!

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2009
  • Stayed: January 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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My children and I stayed ...

  • 5 of 5

My children and I stayed at The Old School Farm in April of 2008, as my daughter was attending a horse show at the Commonwealth Park nearby. The house is a very comfortable place to stay. The bedrooms are cozy and the kitchen very comfortable. In addition, we had some time to walk around some of the surrounding fields, and it's a very beautiful location. I would definitely stay there again the next time we are in that area.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2009
  • Stayed: January 2009
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Civil War Battlefields, Historic Homes, New Smithsonian Film Archive, Several Rivers, Parachuting, Hot Air Balloon Rides, Close to Commonwealth Park (about 10 Miles), Woodbury Forest (3 Miles)


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Damage Insurance $59

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.