Afton Cottage:Uva, Monticello, Shenandoah Nat Park, Hiking, Wineries(145 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Afton Cottage is tucked in the woods and completely private. The design was inspired by a Japanese farm house.
Afton Cottage has Wi-Fi.
The kitchen is fully equipped. You will find Calphalon cookware and Sabatier knives.
The cottage is located 20 miles west of Charlottesville, home of the University of Virginia and Monticello. It is 25 minutes from Wintergreen, which offers golf, and skiing.
Staunton, which is renowned for its Victorian architecture, is 25 minutes west. In Staunton you will find The Museum of American Frontier Culture, the birthplace of Woodrow Wilson, and the Blackfriar's Playhouse, in addition to excellent restaurants and numerous other cultural and sightseeing opportunities.
The Shenandoah National Park and the Appalachian Trail are only 15 minutes away as are 3 breweries and 10, or more, wineries. We now have a distillery just down the road.
Numerous restaurants, offering everything from fine dining to good old country fare, are within 15 minutes.
Well behaved pets are always welcome. Please, no dogs under 1 year unless we have talked.
Our calendar below is current.
UVA Visitors: UVA Visitors, we are just 20 miles from Scott Stadium, John Paul Jones Arena and THE ROTUNDA. Most of that is Interstate 64.
Whether you are looking for a quiet retreat or a central location from which to explore Central Virginia, we think you will enjoy our little gem.
After hiking the Appalachian Trail, antiquing, touring the local wineries, or merely sleeping late, curl up in front of the fireplace with a good book or relax on the deck and enjoy the mountains and the stars in the dark night sky.
Golf: Afton Cottage is near 3 excellent golf courses. Wintergreen offers a course on the mountain and a course in the valley at Stoney Creek. Old Trail Golf course, the newest. is just 8 miles away. Special packages are available at each.
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Member since: 2007
- 950 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Events Allowed
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Minimum Age Limit For Renters:
- Children Welcome
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Audio Tape Player
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Games For Kids
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Autumn Foliage
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Ski Privileges Optional
- Water Tubing
- Dining Area
- Activities Guide
- Air Conditioning
- Alarm Clock
- Basic Soaps
- Ceiling Fans
- Clothes Dryer
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Laundry Soap
- Linens Provided
- Local Activities Guide
- Local Maps
- Local Restaurant Guide
- Paper Towels
- Parking Off Street
- Toilet Paper
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine
- Wireless Internet
- 4 Ring Stove
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Ice Maker
- Lobster Pot
- Deck / Patio
- Large Cooler
- Lawn / Garden
- Outdoor Grill
- Small Cooler
- Unscreened Porch / Veranda
- Wood Deck
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My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Taxes Not included
A security deposit equal to half the rent, up to $225.00, is due at the time the reservation is made. The rent is due in full 30 days prior to arrival.Two nights during the week are $440.00. A two night weekend (Fri & Sat or Sat & Sun) is $530.00. An additional night on either side of a 2 night stay is $120.00.
SINGLE NIGHT RATES:
Sun.-Thurs: $260.00 for 1-2 guests, $295.00 for 3-4
We do not accept single night reservations for Friday or Saturday.
Pets count as people for single nights.
FOR UVA GRADUATION, WE RENT FOR A MINIMUM SEVEN NIGHT STAY.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Afton Cottage is in a rural area 20 miles west of Charlottesville. The area is served by good paved roads which pass farms, fields and woods.
Other Activities: wildlife viewing, shopping, snowboarding, rock climbing
Year Purchased: 1996
About the owner: We are an empty nester couple in our 60s. Dick is a retired Realtor after 44 years. Veegie is the Branch Office Administrator for a stock brokerage firm in Charlottesville. We have 4 children and 4 grandchildren, 2 Cairn Terrierists, 1 hound named Louise. We moved to Batesville Rd in 1994.
Why the Owner Chose Afton, VA, USA:
We built Afton Cottage in 1996 as a rental unit. In October 2007 we decided to market it as a vacation home online through VRBO. Since that time, we have had over 350 reservations by wonderful folks, many of whom have returned multiple times.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
The great appeal of Afton Cottage is its location. It is located in a beautiful area and it is convenient to Charlottesville, Monticello, Staunton, & Wintergreen. Close proximity to the Shenandoah National Park, Appalachian Trail, 10+ wineries,5 breweries. distilleries, and cideries make it an ideal home-away-from-home for hikers,bikers, sightseers and wine and craft beer afficianados. The privacy and tranquility afforded by the cottage make it a wonderful getaway for those seeking a place to merely relax and unwind. It is a favorite of writers.
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Afton Cottage in the Spring
Living room view from the front door
Stream at the foot of the hill
Dogwoods in bloom
Fall/Winter view from the deck
Ferns in the woods
Our fawn is courtesy of friend and pledge brother, Bart DeForrest.
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