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Charming Historic Home on 36 Acres Near the Shenandoah River

Sleeps14
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview


Details
Property
farmhouse
Sleeps
14
Bedrooms
5
Bathrooms
3
Half Baths
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

About the property

Farmhouse, 5 Bedrooms and 3.5 Baths, (Sleeps 10-14)

Blue Hill is a charming historic country house on 36 acres of wooded land located in historic Clarke County, Virginia. The perfect getaway for everyone! You will feel that you are in a different time and place!

Blue Hill is located about an hour and a half west of Washington, DC, 20 minutes west of Middleburg, VA and 20 minutes east of Winchester, VA. The Blue Ridge Mountains separate Clarke County from Loudoun County & the Shenandoah River follows along the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Clarke County.

Blue Hill is perfect for family reunions, birthdays, bachelor or bachelorette parties, weekend getaways, retreats and much more.

Amenities include:

• a large wrap around porch, a deck with a hot tub, a gas and charcoal grill

• central air/heat

• Upstairs there are five bedrooms - Two large master bedrooms with in-suite bathrooms plus three additional bedrooms and another bathroom

• The kitchen has granite counter-tops and is fully equipped with a state of the art coffee machine and all cooking utensils, flatware, dinnerware, cups, glasses, etc.

• The dining room seats up to twelve people.

• The living room is large with comfortable seating and a Smart TV and DVD equipped with Netflix, Hulu, and more.

We are your base to explore Clarke County and Frederick County and all it has to offer - historic sites, Shenandoah National Park, the Shenandoah River, Sky Meadows Park, wineries, golfing, monastery, hiking, antique shops, shopping, thrifting, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Locke Country Store, Watermelon Park, and Arboretum of Virginia to name just a few ---- or just explore the picturesque country roads with views of farms & mountains or take a drive down scenic Skyline Drive. Plan a day trip to Shenandoah Nat'l Park, Harper's Ferry, Front Royal, Shepherdstown, WV or Charles Town WV.

Or just relax, enjoy a glass of Virginia wine with a book or sit in the hot tub. Come join us - we have something for everyone!

Keywords: farm house Virginia, weekend getaway, weekend retreat, Skyline Drive, Shenandoah River, historic, nature, hiking

More Details

Owner
Carla
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

Why Carla chose Shenandoah Valley

It offered us the chance to get away without having to travel far -- it's far enough way from the city but close enough if you need to go into the city!

What makes this farmhouse unique

Blue Hill is nestled in a rural country setting BUT it's close to Winchester and Middleburg and lots of activities or just choose to stay at Blue Hill and relax and enjoy the peace and tranquility surrounded by nature and we are pet friendly.

Blue Hill is also a great setting for receptions or weddings - please inquire about our wedding packages.

Guestbook comments from the owner

This place was absolutely perfect for our family getaway. The spaciousness and the provision of every need was so well thought out. We loved the porch, the hot tub and the closeness of the activities in town. We really enjoyed the 2 rooms with TV's so during the football games (those of us who aren't fans) had our escape room - haha! My sister (Cindy K) is not usually impressed with places, but she really liked this one and that made it so worth the cost. We will be back!

Thanks for all,
Oct 2016
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Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(28 traveler reviews)

Charming Historic Home on 36 Acres Near the Shenandoah River
average rating of 4.857143 based on 125 reviews
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Relaxing vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

A group of nine of us spent a long weekend here. The house is beautiful, well maintained, and full of comfy furniture. Carla is very accommodating, answers questions quickly, and was willing to allow a last minute change in our reservation. We hope to visit here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A Real Home Away From Home!

  • 5 of 5

We arrived at Blue Hill the day before Christmas Eve to spend the holiday with our extended family. Carla provided the perfect setting for our annual family Christmas get-together by decorating her home inside and out, including a Christmas tree and stocking for our niece! What a perfect welcome! The fenced in doggie yard provided a safe place for our dog to roam and explore. It was the first time that she didn't have to stay home alone with a pet sitter over the holiday. What an awesome benefit to staying at Blue Hill! Everything you needed for a comfortable stay was provided by Carla including nice quality linens and plenty of them! The kitchen was well stocked with cooking and dining necessities; the only thing I had to bring from home (I live local!) was a blender and cheese grater :-) (They were probably in the kitchen, but I couldn't find them!). The only suggestion I have would be to provide a way to watch dvds in the living room using that very nice TV...the family room was just a little small for us to watch movies - but then, there were 9 of us! We were not able to stream a movie to watch in the living room which was not surprising given the beautiful but remote location (wifi was just fine for everything else you needed...) Our family absolutely loved our stay and the chance to be together in a lovely, roomy, real home. I should also mention that it was a breeze to plan this year's get together with Carla - she always replied quickly to my many questions as we were planning our stay...a real benefit to the person in charge of planning a family holiday get-together!

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I am so glad everyone enjoyed their stay! Thanks for the DVD suggestion - will get that set up! Hope you can visit again, Carla
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Gorgeous home

  • 5 of 5

Absolutely fantastic place. This is my second stay and we will be back!

Fenced doggie yard. Comfortable and wonderful. Carla is a fantastic host!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Beautiful home

  • 5 of 5

Looks just as beautiful as the photos. Everything you might need was provided.

Loved our stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
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Loved the house!!! We will be coming back next year!!!

  • 5 of 5

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  • Submitted: Dec 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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Charming old farm house nestled on a little hill top in a lovely bucolic setting.

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay in this old farm house with a lot of charm. Very private with few neighbors. We really got the peaceful getaway we were hoping for. Nice property to be outside, walk around, play fetch with dog. Another farm next door, and a working farm right across the road with roaming cows and horses. Was lovely to be surrounded by the bucolic setting. Was only a few minutes into Winchester, VA for shopping or a restaurant when we didn't want to cook.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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Nearest Point of Interest
Blue Hill
Nearest Point of Interest
Locke Country Store
Nearest Point of Interest
State Arboretum of VA
Car: necessary

Blue Hill is located in beautiful Clarke County an oasis for travelers! Here is a sampling of what you can do and see:

• The Shenandoah River follows lazily along the foot of the Blue Ridge Mountains and provides both great scenic views and an up close experience with nature. The American Bald Eagle, Blue Herons, Deer, Red Tail Hawks and Osprey are just a few of nature’s guardians that rule this special landscape.

• Burwell-Morgan Mill established in 1785

• Long Branch Historic House and Farm

• Blandy Experimental Farm & the State Arboretum of Virginia

• Small Town USA - Berryville

• Veramar Vineyards

• Tour Route 11 Potato Chip

• WILSON'S WILD ANIMAL PARK

• Winchester CiderWorks - hand crafted apple cider

• Family Drive Inn Theater

• The Fire House Gallery

• Watermelon Park for canoeing, tubing, fishing, swimming

• Berryville Main Street Summer Crafts and Farmers Market

• Nalls Farm Market - best apple dumplings!

• Berryville Monastery - try the jams made by the monks

• Thrifting

• Shopping

• Dinosaur Land

• Shen-Valley Flea Market

• Carter Hall

• Belle Grove Plantation

• Barns of Rose Hill

• Shenandoah Caverns

• Crystal Caverns

• Endless Caverns

• Great Country Farms

• Blue Ridge Hot Air Ballons

• WWII Fighter Rides

• Front Royal

• Front Royal Canoe Company

• Marker Miller Orchards

• Butler's Farm Market

• Mount Airy Farmer Market

• Middleburg

• Bear's Den

• Shenandoah National Park - Front Royal North Entrance only 32 mintues away

• Sky Meadow Park

• Old Town Winchester

• Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum

• Shenandoah Museum and Gardens

• Eagle Rider Winchester - rent a motorcycle

• The Wagon Wheel Ranch - trail rides

• Royal Horseshoe Farm

• Luray Cavers

• Luray Zoo

• Old Rag Mountain - Shenandoah National Park

• Golf

• Summit Point Raceway

• The Ashby Inn & Restaurant

• Glen Burnie Estate

• Old Courthouse Civil War Museum

• Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum

• Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

• Mosby’s Confederacy Tour Half

• Ghosts of Old Town Winchester

• Visit Strasburg, Va - stop by the historic Hotel Strasburg

• Patsy Cline Historic House Winchester

Nearby Restaurants

• Locke Modern Country Store Millwood, VA

• Focaccia Italian Grill 15 Crow Street 540-955-9005

• Camino Real Mexican 16 Crow Street 540-955-4730

• The Berryville Grille 9 East Main Street 540-955-4317

• The Cookie Guy 23 Crow Street Berryville, VA 22611

• Fox Pizza 616 E Main Street 540-955-3697 (delivers)

• Red Fox Inn 2 East Washington Street 540-687-6301

• Hidden Horse Tavern 7 West Washington Street 540-687-3828

• Hunter’s Head Tavern 9048 John Mosby Highway 540-592-9020

• Lone Oak Tavern 12696 Lord Fairfax Hwy 540-837-1210

• The Chocolate Bar Restaurant 3111 Valley Avenue 540-535-0010

• Violino Ristorante Italiano 181 North Loudoun St 540-667-8006

• Patsy’s Pastry Pizzas 158 North Loudoun Street 540-545-4150

• Lloyd’s Tropical Island Coffee and Café – Jamaican cuisine & coffee 39 West Picadilly St 540-905-802

• Espresso Bar & Cafe Free WiFi - 165 N Loudoun Street 540-686-7209

Or just relax in the hot tub at Blue Hill and watch monarchs, finches, swallowtails and deer and the occasional wild turkey!

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Rates & Availability

Boyce Farmhouse Rental Rates

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Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $40 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $225
Tax Rate 4.5%

The weekly rate is for up to 8 guests. After 8 it is $35 per guest per night. For weekly stays children under 12 are free.
For weddings or receptions please ask about our wedding packages.

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Amenities

Boyce Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 3984 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet , First floor
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
  • Towels are provided.
Bedrooms:
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , in suite bathroom
    Bedroom 5 - 1 queen , in suite bathroom
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double
  • Bed linens are provided. One Double Inflatable mattress are available
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard
  • Tennis
Suitability:
  • Events Allowed
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Hot tub, Weber charcoal grill, Gas grill, Fire pit, Pet Friendly, WiFi, Kitchen appliances - stove is electric, toaster oven, waffle maker, iron and board, Kuerig and regular coffee maker, coffee grinder, microwave, pots and pans, flatware, plates, mugs, glasses, kitchen towels. towels and bed linens provided, toilet paper products, garden, terrace, cooler, activities guide, central heating, Radiator Heat, local activities guide, local maps, events allowed, Catering (please inquire for details)

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