Gaie Lea, Spacious Family Home, Stunning Mountain Views, Private Pool & Tennis(22 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:3 nights
- Property type:Estate
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
sleeps 15, 3.5 bathrooms, 200 acres, private pond, pool & tennis
Gaie Lea means Happy Meadows as translated from old English. The name suits. Built in 1952, Gaie Lea was the dream home for a growing family. Situated at the center of an operational farm, the home remains in the care of the family who grew up inside its walls. The house is big with lots of room to have fun. The yard is big. The pool is big. The farm is big. The view, on the other hand, is absolutely grand.
This is a destination home with 16 rooms, 11 beds, 3.5 bathrooms, 200 acres, a private pond, private pool, private tennis court, and more on-site activities than you can shake a stick at. There's also an optional personal chef (separate fee).
If you're into sight seeing, local attractions include Shakespeare's Blackfriars Playhouse, PLENTY of vineyards, Woodrow Wilson's Birthplace, the American Frontier Culture Museum—and that's just within a ten minute drive. After dark, visit any number of restaurants and bars in downtown Staunton or just crank the volume on our turntable, and dance to Motown until the sun comes up. Be sure to check the bustling cities of Harrisonburg (I-81N, 20min) and Charlottesville (I-64E, 40min) for interesting activity. Check out our website. It's www.gaieleacom.
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Member since: 2013
- 4500 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 15
- Events Allowed
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Long-Term Renters Welcome
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 6 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15, Beds for 15
- The home is ideal for eight adults and seven children.
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- DVD Player
- Game Room:
- Music Library:
- Ping Pong Table
- Away From It All
- Sports & Activities
- Tourist Attractions
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Bird Watching
- Eco Tourism
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Golf Privileges Optional
- Ice Skating
- Mountain Biking
- Pier Fishing
- Rock Climbing
- Dining Area
- Seating for 8 people
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Ice Maker
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $1,000
- Cleaning $600 + tax
- Tax Rate 12%
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Manager's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 1952
About: Gaie Lea was built during the 1950s as the dream home of a growing family. Lovingly upgraded over the years, Gaie Lea exudes the casual elegance of the swinging 50s. Situated at the center of an operational farm, the home remains in the care of the family who grew up inside its walls. Availability is limited due to frequent family functions and events.
Why Staunton, VA, USA:
While there's an abundance of cultural and outdoor activities within minutes of Gaie Lea, we recommend making time to explore Bells Lane. Our little country road is 3-miles long and quite a popular dog-walking and jogging destination for locals. Even the local high school cross country team trains here!
The Unique Benefits at this Estate:
Gaie Lea has something for everyone: ping pong, badminton, hike through the fields, canoe and fish in the stocked pond, take a dip in the luscious swimming pool overlooking the Blue Ridge mountains, or play tennis on the home’s private court.
- Primary: 540-292-5435
playroom with ping pong table
The Guest Room, sitting room, sleeps 2 (downstairs)
John's Room, two twins, sleeps 2 (upstairs)
Mother & Daddy's Room, King plus sitting room, sleeps 2 (upstairs)
Private Tennis Court, view facing house, behind 280 degree mountain view (yard)
Did we mention the view?
The TV Room and Library (downstairs)
The Guest Room, King plus sitting room, sleeps 2 (downstairs)
The Guest Bathroom, soaking tub with shower (downstairs)
Tootsie's Room, two twins and one daybed, sleeps 3 (upstairs)
The Girls Room, one full and two twins, sleeps 3 (upstairs)
The Green Bathroom, soaking tub with shower (upstairs)
Back Yard Buddies, your only neighbors are the cows adjacent to the yard (farm)
This listing was first published here in 2013.
Date last modified - Wednesday, April 12, 2017
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