The Historic Bird Grove Farm" Circa 1823. Located in Amelia County

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Last updated: 10/28/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Come relax in our Circa 1823 Farmhouse situated on 75 acres in Amelia County. The main farmhouse has two bedrooms upstairs, one with queen bed and the other bedroom has a double and two twins. Each of the bedrooms has its own private bathroom. There is a detached studio sleeps two, but all bathrooms are in the main house. Sit out in the yard, overlooking our large pond and enjoy the wildlife. Don't forget your fishing poles for the property's large and private "catch and release" pond. Past guest have been know to release some very size able large mouth bass from the pond! ***PLEASE SEE VIDEO LINK AT BOTTOM OF PAGE****

Keywords: This historic house, with Civil War ties, is situated on 75 acres in Amelia County Virginia. Much of the house is still original and shows the craftsmanship used to build it almost 200 years ago. The property includes a stocked "catch and release" fish pond and four gentle horses for you picture opportunities. Bird Grove is also available for small weddings ($1,500) flat fee for up to 30 guest. Call property manager for details

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Farmhouse

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    Must be 21 years of age or older to rent this property....moreless

  • Children Welcome:

    Children welcome but their parents are responsible for their safety....moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    There is no smoking allowed inside any structure on this property. Extreme caution must be taken when smoking outside and please dispose of cigarettes properly, so that all can enjoy this unique property....moreless

  • Pets Considered:

    Dogs are welcome. Please, no cats....moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen


  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 2 twin/ single


  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms, 2 Half Bathrooms


  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Video Library:

    A selection of DVD movies in cabinet....moreless


  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic


  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Library
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Groceries
  • Massage Therapist

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake View
  • Water View:

    There is a 3 acre private pond on the property and easily viewed from the main house and summer kitchen/studio....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Rafting


  • Dining:

    We have three separate dining areas. One is very formal. We like eating outside best....moreless

  • Dining Area


  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    Or if you prefer, bring your own or bring your favorite pillow....moreless

  • Living Room:

    We only have one TV in the house and it is in the den. We cannot justify having cable at this time....moreless

  • Mobile Phone:

    Cell phone service here is very good for most providers....moreless

  • Parking
  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace:

    The only working fireplace is in the detached summer kitchen/studio. The house has 6 fireplaces, however none of them are working fireplaces....moreless


  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Kitchen:

    The kitchen is shared if you do not rent the whole house....moreless

  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Deck / Patio:

    The Historic house has three small porches, all with some seating....moreless

  • Outdoor Grill


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from 9 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Graduation Week
May 19 - May 20, 2017
2 night min stay

flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$185 $195
Fri, Sat

Additional information about rental rates


  • Cleaning Fee $59
  • Pet Fee $19

Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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Last updated: 10/28/2016
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Farm atmosphere, bird watching, fishing, near Lee's Retreat, Saylor's Creek Battlefield, Farmville is approximately 20 minutes away and has shopping, antique shopping, Longwood University and Hampton Sydney College.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 1986

About the owner: I've always had a love for horses and historic properties. In 1984 I decided to combine the two with the purchase this property. Then 25 years later built my dream home on this property, but still love to have guest to enjoy the historic farm house.

Why the Owner Chose Jetersville, VA, USA:
The history of this property and space for my horses

The Unique Benefits at this Farmhouse:
Quiet! End of a road property. So relaxing. Off the beaten path. This farm was formerly owned by the cartoonist, Jeff McNalley, of the cartoon 'Shoe' and he used the summer kitchen/studio to draw his cartoons.

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This listing was first published here in 2011.

Date last modified - Friday, October 28, 2016

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The Historic Bird Grove Farm" Circa 1823. Located in Amelia County

Jetersville, VA, USA #349777

2 BR  2.75 BA  Sleeps 6

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