One of Central Virginia's Most Historic Private Residences(27 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Estate
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
2 bedrooms, 2 baths (Sleeps 4 Max occupancy 6)
This is your opportunity to spend a weekend at one of the most historic and private homes in Orange VA. This is the former residence of James Madison’s brother Ambrose Madison est 1783. The estate features 50+ acres of open fields and stream, 3 private ponds, walking trails, gorgeous sunset views, and was featured on the 2012 Garden Club of Virginia Historic Garden Week Tour.
Come experience the country side in this modern guest cottage. Complete with full kitchen, 2 bedrooms featuring a king size bed downstairs and 2 twin beds upstairs, 2 full bathrooms with walk in shower, living room, screened in porch, patio, private parking, and media area with cable TV. The cottage will sleep four very comfortably, over 1000+ square feet.
Minutes from Woodberry Forest School and downtown Orange, 25 minutes from Charlottesville, UVA and Scott Stadium, this is an ideal setting for a private getaway. The property has a central location in the up and coming Virginia Wine region; quickly becoming the Napa Valley of the east coast. Property has great fishing in the private ponds, manicured grounds, guided hunting, golf outings, and Wine Tours. The owners are local and can serve as great advisers and historians of the area. There are many local museums such as Montpelier, civil war battlefields, restaurants, antiquing and history to explore.
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Member since: 2012
- 1000 sq. ft.
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Considered
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Limited Accessibility
Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Away From It All
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Massage Therapist
- Bird Watching
- Horseback Riding
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
- Mountain View
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Mountain Biking
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Area
- Seating for 4 people
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer
- Linens Provided:
- Parking Off Street
- Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
- Catering Available
- Coffee Maker
- Cooking Utensils
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
- Deck / Patio
- Outdoor Grill
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2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Pet Fee $100
- Cleaning and Prep Fee $80
- Taxes Not included
Manager's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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The main house is potentially available for weekend rentals for Woodberry Forest Graduation, or a destination wedding. Please call if you have an interest.
Year Purchased: 2001
About: The owners are native and have a vast knowledge of the area, including, restaurants, shopping, wineries, restaurants, history, museums, civil war batttlefields, and antique stores, and auctions.
Why Orange, VA, USA:
The history, the ambiance, the peaceful and quite tranquil clean air of country living. The home features all the modern amenities one would expect without the bother of people coming and going from a hotel setting. This is as private a setting as you will find in the area.
The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
Full Kitchen, hardwood floors, central location.
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This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Saturday, May 27, 2017
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