Servants' Cottage on 600 Acre Working Horse/Cattle Estate(18 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:1-2 nights
- Property type:Cottage
- Pets considered:Yes
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Cottage, Studio, Bath (Sleeps 4)
At Wolf Trap Farm, we have been offering our Manor House and Pond House to travelers since 2004 - to rave reviews. This new offering is ideal for couples or families with a few small children (who can use the queen-sized sofa bed) or even for two couples who do not need privacy (the sofa bed is at the opposite end of the room from the queen-sized bed).
Our guests are always thrilled by the opportunity to enjoy such a large and beautiful pastoral setting. Our entry road is almost a miles long, and you pass ponds, cattle pastures and through cedar-lined sections. At the top of the hill, you find our farm complex, with the Manor House (with this Servants' Cottage snuggled in behind), our bell-roofed barn (former dairy barn), our 1856 bank barn, and other farm buildings. The Pond House and the Dairyman's house are also within view, as is the training ring for our stables. There is a wonderful fishing pond full of bass and bream, and we supply the fishing equipment. And there are miles and miles of woodland trails, two impressive rope swings, horseshoe pits, a hot tub, views of the mountains, ancient boxwoods, and horses and cows to watch. Our wild residents include geese, turkeys, deer, fox, badgers, racoons, coyotes (sadly), thousands of frogs, and the occasional snake, skunk. and field mouse.
So come enjoy the farm, and create a memory that will last forever.
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Member since: 2006
- 600 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 4
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome:
- Pets Considered:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4
- This living area, dining area and bed area are all one large room.
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- Cozy cottage getaway for a couple, or farm adventure for the family with a few younger children. Great for visiting Monticello, Montpelier, the Wineries, UVA. Fish in our ponds. Walk in our woods. Go trail riding at a neighboring farm. Go tubing or rafting on the James. Go tandem skydiving or hot air ballooning. Eat at fine restaurants in the village of Gordonsville. Pretend you live on this beautiful and vast estate. ...moreless
- DVD Player
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Horseback Riding
- Outlet Shopping
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Freshwater Fishing
- Hot Air Ballooning
- Water Tubing
- Whitewater Rafting
- Dining Area
- Seating for 6 people
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room:
- Pantry Items:
- Deck / Patio:
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2017
1 night min stay
UVA Graduation Weekend
May 19 - May 20, 2017
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Tax Rate 7.3%
Winter Rates do not apply at holidays. Discounts offered for 3 night bookings and for 5 nights or longer.
Special rates offered if you are filling an unbooked date less than a week from the date of your reservation.
Single night bookings on Fridays or Saturdays generally allowed only while winter rates are in effect or within one week of your booking.
Owner's cancellation policy:
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Thirty minutes from World Heritage Site - Monticello. Fifteen minutes from restored home of James & Dolley Madison - Montpelier. Numerous award-winning wineries, including Barboursville, Horton, Keswick, Jefferson. Outstanding scenic drives in heart of Virginia's horse country. Local trail riding. Charlottesville area is one of the top places to retire & live in the entire country. Gorgeous countryside.
Year Purchased: 2003
About the owner: I have been a lawyer in Norfolk, VA since 1979. For the past 20-some years, we have also bought and renovated run-down properties. We have three adult children and four grandchildren so far.
Why the Owner Chose Gordonsville, VA, USA:
In 2003, while searching for a little mountain getaway cottage of some sort, I overshot and ended up buying this 600 acre rundown farm. The Charlottesville area has special charm for anyone who knows Virginia, and the village of Gordonsville is just impossible to beat. Also, at the time, I was riding quite a lot, and this area boasts some of the best fox hunts in America.
The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
This farm has the beautiful rolling landscape that is suitable for picture postcards. It is so secluded, but you are also just a few minutes from civilization of the best type (quaint villages). Everywhere you drive in this area you are passing gorgeous historic estates. Having restored one of those estates and being able to offer it to the public for vacation use is quite a thrill.
- Primary: +1 5408321803
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Servants' Cottage - Circa 1856
Living Area, with Queen-Sized Sofa Bed. That leather chair is a recliner.
Dining Area, Inside.
Looking out from the patio on an early fall day.
View of the farm coming up the back drive.
Our Bell-Roofed barn.
Over 300 Acres of Woodlands laced with trails.
View from the back window.
Queen-Sized Bed; Hand-Sawn Ceiling Boards from 1856 are a foot wide.
Full Kitchen in New Addition.
Patio and Back Entrance
Porch Swing & Gas Grill on Patio
Watch the fog disperse as you sip your morning coffee on the patio.
Mountain Views. The sun sets on the left side of this picture.
This listing was first published here in 2012.
Date last modified - Monday, March 27, 2017
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