Historic Home on 650 Acre Estate W Pool,Tennis Ct & Lake

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Last updated: 09/10/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-7 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Enjoy your own retreat at 'LaVallee', a 650 acre property granted by George II in 1715. Easily accessible but secluded with a beautiful pool, tennis court, 6 acre lake and stunning views. Tour central Virginia's wonderful sites - only 40 minutes from Charlottesville and Richmond, an hour and 20 minutes from Williamsburg and 2 hours from Washington DC.

For the History Buff:

Jefferson's Monticello - Charlottesville
Madison's Montpelier - Orange
Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, Yorktown
Civil War Battlefields - Richmond, Fredricksburg, & Appomattox
Museum of the Confederacy - Richmond
Also you'll be staying in the former home of the Quartermaster
of the Confederacy!

For Children:

Kings Dominion - Doswell VA
Busch Gardens & Water Country USA - Williamsburg
Science Museum of VA (IMAX Theater) - Richmond
Children's Museum - Richmond
Virginia Beach

For the Whole Family:

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (Top 10 in the country!) - Richmond
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden - Richmond
Shopping at Short Pump Town Center (A huge mall with a
Nordstroms, Macy's, a 20 screen theater, lots of restaurants - only
20 minutes away)
University of Virginia - Charlottesville
Blue Ridge Parkway & the historic Shenandoah Valley
Luray Caverns
Many wineries all around the Charlottesville area

Of course, you could just relax by the pool, enjoy the idyllic views, play a little tennis and simply recharge the batteries. A large living area with Flat screen TV and a separate library provide ample opportunity to relax, or enjoy sitting in the shade under a magnificent 250 year old pecan tree.

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Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must have one renter above age 30...moreless

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Master bedroom with single bed sleep sofa & private bath ...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 3 twin/ single

    Kids bedroom...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 2 twin/ single

    Large bedroom with 2 twin beds & TV...moreless

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • Private Tennis Court, horseshoes,badmitten,croquet and 3 full baths


  • Books:

    Lots of books in the library...moreless

  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Library


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


  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View:

    Lovely views in all directions over rolling fields and woods...moreless

  • Lakefront:

    Large 6 acre lake with dock and excellent fishing & only a 2 minute walk from the house( fishing rods & tackle provided)...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Dining:

    Additionally 2 card tables and chairs for overflow guests. Dining table has 2 extensions to seat 12...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items


  • Boat:

    Paddle boat for the lake is tied up to the fishing dock...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Private Pool:

    Large beautifully maintained in ground pool with diving board and shallow end for children. ...moreless



Write a review 5
from 16 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
May 27 - Sep 2, 2017
7 night min stay

My Standard Rate
2 night min stay


Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
  • Tax Rate 2%


There is a cleaning fee of $160 for weekly rentals. We rent full weeks only in June, July and August

A $500 deposit is required at time of reservation. We accept checks but not credit cards.

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 09/10/2016
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Speaks: english


  • Summer in the country

    Summer in the country

  • Spring view of lake from the back yard

    Spring view of lake from the back yard

  • Kitchen


  • Early spring

    Early spring

  • View of the lake from the pool in Winter

    View of the lake from the pool in Winter

  • Early spring picture of the 200 year old pecan in the front yard

    Early spring picture of the 200 year old pecan in the front yard

  • Library


  • Kids bedroom

    Kids bedroom

  • Living Room

    Living Room

  • View from the front field

    View from the front field

  • View from the front porch

    View from the front porch

  • Spring view of part of the lake

    Spring view of part of the lake

  • View of the front fields from the yard

    View of the front fields from the yard

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This listing was first published here in 2009.

Date last modified - Tuesday, October 25, 2016

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