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Restored 1790 Cabin, Secluded, Near Blue Ridge & Uva

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The Old Peddler's House - Built in 1790

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Last updated: 07/19/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Property description

Built in 1790 and beautifully restored, The Old Peddler's House has 2 bedrooms (sleeping 8), 3 full baths, a living/family room and dining room, a large kitchen with eating area and a laundry room with washer and dryer. There is a fireplace in every room with the living room fireplace usable. There are comfortable rockers on the front porch and a large deck with a dining table/chairs and Adirondack chairs overlooking a creek. The setting is peaceful, quiet and secluded, surrounded by woods and meadows and located at the end of a mile-long gravel lane.

The house was built in 1790, the same timeframe as Thomas Jefferson's Monticello and Colonial Williamsburg. It was originally a humble single-room farmer's cabin with a fireplace and a narrow staircase to a second room above. In 1830, a mirror-image cabin was built adjoining it, doubling its size. A smaller rear "shed" addition was added in the early 1900s. The cabin has been lovingly restored to keep its historical features intact and tastefully add modern conveniences, including washer & dryer, dishwasher, television and Internet.

The Old Peddler's House is a scenic hour's drive from the Appalachian Trail, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the homes of 3 Founding Fathers/Presidents (Jefferson, Madison and Monroe) and many Civil War battlefields (Appomattox, Fredericksburg, Wilderness, Petersburg). It is a little over a mile from fishing, canoeing, kayaking and tubing on the scenic James River and is about 2.5 hours from Colonial Williamsburg. It is 40 minutes from Charlottesville and the University of Virginia. There are 6 wineries within an hour's drive, including Donald Trump's and Dave Matthew's on Carter's Mountain, along with apple picking. Several apple cider places, including Bold Rock Cider, are about 40 minutes west.

The cabin is part of a 250-acres working cattle farm, home to grass-fed cows, horses, free-range chickens and friendly cats and dogs. The farm has a swimming pond and a children's' fort built in a copse of trees overlooking a creek for kids to explore and enjoy.

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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 1400 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered:

    We are pet friendly - There is a $50 pet fee Pets need to be crated if left alone in cabin. Crates can be provided. Please, no unfixed males ...moreless

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

  • Bedroom 2: 1 double, 2 twin/ single

    Trundle bed adjusts to 2 singles or king...moreless

  • Bedroom 1: 1 double, 2 twin/ single

    Trundle bed adjusts to 2 singles or king...moreless

  • Full bath and fireplace in each bedroom

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player

Theme

  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Festivals
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Babysitter
  • Fitness Center
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Paddle Boating
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural:

    Secluded in the woods at end of gravel road overlooking creek....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skiing
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water Tubing
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 10 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    Central heat and air...moreless

  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    There is a fireplace in each room...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio:

    Large deck overlooking creek...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

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Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$235
$1,300

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • Pet Fee $50
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Long term stays are available.

Refund given only if reservation is cancelled 60 days prior to check in date.


Owner's cancellation policy:

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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Last updated: 07/19/2016
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Location

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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Charlottesville
6 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Tavern On The James, Scottsville
3 Miles
Nearest Ferry
Hatton's Ferry
25 Miles
Nearest Golf
Charlottesville
25 Miles
Nearest Train
Charlottesville
3 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Virginis Rt. 20
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Scottsville
40 Miles
Nearest Ski
Wintergreen
120 Miles
Nearest Beach
Virginia Beach

Car: Necessary

The Old Peddler's House is within an hour of the Appalachian Trail, the Blue Ridge Parkway, the homes of 3 presidents (Jefferson, Madison and Monroe), many civil war battlefields (Appomattox, Fredericksburg, Wilderness, Petersburg). It is less than a mile from fishing, canoeing, kayaking and tubing on the James River and is about 2 hours from Colonial Williamsburg. It is 40 minutes from Charlottesville and the University of Virginia and there are 6 wineries within an hour including Donald Trumps new winery on Carter's Mountain.

 

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Photos

  • The Old Peddler's House - Built in 1790

    The Old Peddler's House - Built in 1790

  • The living room has a working fireplace.

    The living room has a working fireplace.

  • Back hall leads to a large deck that overlooks the creek.

    Back hall leads to a large deck that overlooks the creek.

  • Full equipped kitchen has a sunny sitting area.

    Full equipped kitchen has a sunny sitting area.

  • 2nd bedroom

    2nd bedroom

  • The house is located at the end of a mile-long gravel lane through the woods.

    The house is located at the end of a mile-long gravel lane through the woods.

  • The property includes this old red barn.

    The property includes this old red barn.

  • Woodhaven Farm - The Old Peddler's House is part of a 250 acre cattle farm

    Woodhaven Farm - The Old Peddler's House is part of a 250 acre cattle farm

  • The Old Peddler's House is part of Woodhaven Farm, a 250-acre cattle farm.

    The Old Peddler's House is part of Woodhaven Farm, a 250-acre cattle farm.

  • Woodhaven Farm's horses and stable.

    Woodhaven Farm's horses and stable.

  • You'll get a dozen fresh eggs when you arrive-- when our hens cooperate!

    You'll get a dozen fresh eggs when you arrive-- when our hens cooperate!

  • Watch the sunset from the front porch.

    Watch the sunset from the front porch.

  • A look into the dining room.

    A look into the dining room.

  • There are 3 full baths. This is the downstairs bathroom.

    There are 3 full baths. This is the downstairs bathroom.

  • Kitchen eating area with a view of the old barn.

    Kitchen eating area with a view of the old barn.

  • First bedroom

    First bedroom

  • A view of the lane from the front yard, where you park your car.

    A view of the lane from the front yard, where you park your car.

  • This creek runs through the property below the house.

    This creek runs through the property below the house.

  • Woodhaven Farm's chicken house

    Woodhaven Farm's chicken house

  • This pond is fed by 6 underground springs, part of Woodhaven Farm.

    This pond is fed by 6 underground springs, part of Woodhaven Farm.

  • New baby at Woodhaven Farm.

    New baby at Woodhaven Farm.

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Saturday, July 23, 2016

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  • Bedrooms
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  • Bathrooms
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  • Property type
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Restored 1790 Cabin, Secluded, Near Blue Ridge & UVA

Scottsville, VA, USA #473217

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