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the salon with TV, mini fridge,micro wave, dinning area.

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Last updated: 07/26/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

Private, quiet accommodations set in mature garden, yet easy walk to excellent dinning and entertainment, perfect for a weekend getaway.
2 Bedrooms, 2 baths sleeps up to 4. Walk to farmer's market on Sat morning, enjoy free concerts at Fridays After 5 or take the free Trolley to visit UVA grounds. If you want something more low key, order in and relax in the comfortable lounge on the first floor.

The Queen Belmont Retreat is located
in the heart of Charlottesville's trendiest neighborhood, the Queen Belmont Retreat is a freshly renovated 2 story West wing of the home, perfect for a weekend vacation. Joan Schatzman, who lives in the East wing, the unofficial 'Mayor of Belmont' and a master carpenter, restored this 1880s house (originally the C&O engineer's home) and large garden herself. An international traveler, Joan has shaped her guest rooms into just what she would like to find: high quality linens, feather pillows and fine lambswool mattress covers make beds so inviting that you might not want to leave. But Charlottesville offers too many enticements to keep you indoors: our World Heritage site university (be sure to catch one of the student led tours of Jefferson's Academical Village), Monticello, Montpelier, Ash Lawn, music festivals, wineries, cideries and breweries tours, hiking trails and proximity to the Blue Ridge, kayaking and canoeing, antiquing. . . There is something for everyone to enjoy in our area, which consistently tops the '100 Best Places to Live and Visit' lists.
The QBR has 2 bedrooms, 1 with a queen bed and 1 with twin beds and a Juliet balcony . There is a shared bath between them, with a beautiful window view of Monticello Mountain and Mount Alto and Joan's gardens. Downstairs is a cozy salon where you will find a mini fridge, microwave, and coffee maker for your convenience. Down the hall is a full bath room.
The Queen Belmont is LBGT welcoming and is pet friendly (outside cat in residence). Larger outdoor parties may be held in the spacious garden (bonfire area and extensive vegetable, fruit and flower gardens), with prior discussion. It is a charming, sunny and safe alternative to a hotel chain, in a walkable, quiet neighborhood. You will be minutes away from 5 acclaimed restaurants and bars, 3 small provisions shops and a short stroll to the Downtown pedestrian Mall and the free trolley to UVa Grounds.
The Retreat's namesake, the late Queen of Belmont, is still present in woodcut prints around the house. The staircase up to the bedrooms showcases an art gallery of the owner's artwork, available for purchase. There is a private entrance and plenty of on-street parking, and the QBR provides Wifi and smart TV. Due to the age of the house, the rooms are not universal access and there are 2 sets of stairs. Coffee is provided. Guests will have the run of the wing.
The Queen Belmont and premises are smoke free.
Contact Joan, between 8 am-6 pm,or email anytime to make arrangements

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Property Type

  • House
  • 675 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Considered
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

  • Bedroom 1

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  • Bedroom 2

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  • First bedroom has one queen size bed,with 2 night stands and 2 reading swing lamps. wardrobe, writing desk with chair, comfy chair, windows on two sides one facing north and the other with southern exposure and mountain views. The Juliet room has 2 twin beds with night stands and reading swing lamps. 2 windows facing north and south with views of mountains and the gardens. A door on the west wall opens to the balcony over looking Douglas AV. There is a writing table and chair, comfy chair with end table and lamp....moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

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  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

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  • Upstairs is a ceramic tile shower and bathroom. Downstairs is a half bath with hand painted tiles....moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • Television:

    Samsong Smart TV with wifi for watching Netflix, Youtube and Pandora...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Horseback Riding
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Downtown:

    Five minute walk from historic downtown mall...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Basketball Court
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Equestrian Events
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Hiking
  • Hot Air Ballooning
  • Hunting
  • Ice Skating
  • Kayaking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Ski Lift Privileges
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Dining

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people

General

  • Air Conditioning:

    window units in bedrooms and living room. are most effective when doors to the rooms are kept closed...moreless

  • Heating:

    electric fireplaces in bedrooms and salon. electric heaters in bathroom are most effective when doors to the rooms are kept closed....moreless

  • Living Room:

    a cozy salon with sofa, 2 club chairs, smart tv, 2 bookcases with books, mini fridge, microwave, coffee maker, table and chairs, reading lamps. ...moreless

  • Parking:

    plenty on on street parking...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    100% cotton...moreless

Kitchen

  • Dishes & Utensils:

    ceramic coffee cups, wine glasses...moreless

  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Lawn / Garden
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summers, midweek
May 31 - Aug 31, 2016
2 night min stay
$200 $240
Fri, Sat

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest

2017 UVA Grad
May 19 - May 21, 2017
3 night min stay

$1,500
flat fee
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$250

Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest


Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

The rate includes accomadations, all taxes, and cleaning fees.

VRBO charges an extra service fee.

There is a nonrefundable 50% deposit to reserve your booking. However,the VRBO service fee would be refunded if the booking is canceled.

The rate is based on double occupancy, all guest must be registered. Each additional guest will be charged $15/per person per night due at check in.

This is a smoke free premises.

Your pet must be on a leash and walked out side the garden.


Owner's cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting owner when booking


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Last updated: 07/26/2016
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Location

10 Miles
Nearest Airport
CHO
0.01 Miles
Nearest Barpub
The Local
4 Miles
Nearest Golf
Birdwood
1.2 Miles
Nearest Train
Amtrak
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
I 64
0.01 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
MAS, Local, LaTaza, Tavola, Belmont BBQ, Gibson's
20 Miles
Nearest Ski
Wintergreen ski resort
175 Miles
Nearest Beach
Virginia beach

Home away from home, Perfect for a weekend getaway. Or University of Virginia events.

2 Bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, sleeps up to 4.

The Queen Belmont Guesthouse

In the heart of Charlottesville's trendiest neighborhood, Downtown Belmont. The Queen Belmont Guesthouse is a freshly renovated 2 story wing, perfect for a weekend vacation. Joan Schatzman, the unofficial 'Mayor of Belmont' and a master carpenter, restored this 1880s house (originally the C&O engineer's home) and large garden herself. An international traveler, Joan has shaped her guest rooms into just what she would like to find: high quality linens, feather pillows and fine lambswool mattress covers make beds so inviting that you might not want to leave. But Charlottesville offers too many enticements to keep you indoors: our World Heritage site university (be sure to catch one of the student led tours of Jefferson's Academical Village), Monticello, Montpelier, Ash Lawn, music festivals, wineries, cideries and breweries tours, hiking trails and proximity to the Blue Ridge, kayaking and canoeing, antiquing. . . There is something for everyone to enjoy in our area, which consistently tops the '100 Best Places to Live and Visit' lists.

The QBG has 2 bedrooms, 1 with a queen bed and 1 with twin beds and a Juliet balcony . There is a shared bath between them, with a beautiful window view of Monticello Mountain and Mount Alto. Downstairs is a cozy salon where you will find a mini fridge, microwave, and coffee maker for your convenience. Down the hall is a powder room.

The Queen Belmont is pet friendly (outside cats in residence) and gay friendly. Larger outdoor parties may be held in the spacious garden (bonfire area and extensive vegetable, fruit and flower gardens), with prior discussion. It is a charming, sunny and safe alternative to a hotel chain, in a walkable, quiet neighborhood. You will be minutes away from 5 acclaimed restaurants and bars, 3 small provisions shops and a short stroll to the Downtown pedestrian Mall and the free trolley to UVa Grounds.

The Guesthouse namesake, the late Queen of Belmont, is still present in woodcut prints around the house. The staircase up to the bedrooms showcases an art gallery of the owner's artwork, available for purchase. There is a private entrance and plenty of on-street parking, and the QBG provides Wifi and smart TV. Due to the age of the house, the rooms are not universal access and there are 2 sets of stairs. Coffee and a selection of teas are available, as well as fresh fruit, granola bars and popcorn. Guests will have the run of the wing.

The Queen Belmont and premises are smoke free.

Contact Joan, between 8 am-6 pm,or email anytime to make arrangements.

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 1992

About the owner: i bought the property in 1992. Over the years I slowly renovated the house and grounds doing a major project every year. What was once a grass yard is now a mature garden designed planted and maintained by me. I wanted year round produce and flower blooms.No mater what time of year it is I can cut flowers for my table or pick veggies for my dinner. A bee hive pollinates my 9 tree apple orchard, vegetables, flowers and fruit bushes. I 'rob' the honey every June. Inspired by Thomas Jefferson's Monticello gardens I created grassy paths for a parkland walk around the perimeter, the slower you go the more you will see. Twice a year i have an annual garden party the first Sunday in May and third Sunday in September.

Why the Owner Chose Belmont, Charlottesville, VA, USA:
In 1989 I moved on to Douglas AV across the street from 204 Douglas. 'If it ever comes up for sale I will buy that big old farm house on a generous double lot.' In 1992 I closed the deal. The very first thing i did was move my garden to my new home. I cut windows into walls that had none to flood light into every room. I've added a screen porch, decks, patios and a fire pit. My goal was to make my home as comfortable, cozy, and self sufficient as possible.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
The best thing about my house and guest wing is a slice of beautiful cozy quiet in the heart of the city. Five restaurants are a one min walk to the top of the street. The Historic Downtown Mall and Music pavilion is a five minuet walk. Park your car and explore during your stay at Queen Belmont Guesthouse.


Contact us

Speaks: english

 

Photos

  • the salon with TV, mini fridge,micro wave, dinning area.

    the salon with TV, mini fridge,micro wave, dinning area.

  • the Juliet room with balcony

    the Juliet room with balcony

  • Entrance to Queen Belmont Guesthouse

    Entrance to Queen Belmont Guesthouse

  • downstairs half bath, next to salon

    downstairs half bath, next to salon

  • the queen room

    the queen room

  • tile shower and bathroom, second floor

    tile shower and bathroom, second floor

  • foyer to bedrooms upstairs

    foyer to bedrooms upstairs

  • Queen Belmont Guesthouse and gardens

    Queen Belmont Guesthouse and gardens

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This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Thursday, July 28, 2016

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