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Convenient, Charming Country Cottage & Farm

Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 30 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 30 nights

About the property

Country Cottage and Farm in rolling countryside of Virginia.

Set on a mountain road near Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, Highlands and Morven, you will find our Rolling Meade Cottage & Farm. Enjoy a family friendly or romantic getaway at this beautiful farm just 9 miles from the City of Charlottesville and 8 miles to the historic town of Scottsville along the majestic James River. We are close to many wineries, 2 miles from the Jefferson Vineyard, and 5 miles down the road to (Dave Matthews) Blenheim Vineyard and Trump Winery. The central location is a great spot to visit the sites, explore Skyline Drive and the Shenandoah National Park, drive further 40 min. south to visit Richmond and Appomattox Court House and National Park. Enjoy modern day amenities in this bucolic haven.

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Anthony LaPlaca
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 18, 2017

About Anthony LaPlaca

Homeowner and Architect

Enjoy the beautiful Virginia countryside yet still be close to downtown Charlottesville for a night on the town or a concert. Perfect location in a bucolic setting.

On Site Manager.

Anthony LaPlaca purchased this cottage in 2012

Why Anthony LaPlaca chose Central Virginia

Our country home was renovated and remodeled to fit today's lifestyle. The area is close to city of Charlottesville but tucked in the hillside near Monticello near Ash Lawn Highland, Morven and numerous wineries and close to town of Scottsville along the historic James River with restaurants and shops.

What makes this cottage unique

A real 'home away from home.' Beautifully landscaped gardens and fenced in front yard of the cottage.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

Convenient, Charming Country Cottage & Farm
average rating of 5.0 based on 40 reviews
North Carolina

Great country retreat outside of Charlottesville

  • 5 of 5

This is a charming and very comfortable home located on a rural road between Charlottesville and Scottsville VA. The kitchen is extremely well stocked and the bathrooms very well appointed with comfortable towels etc. Everything was very clean and the owners made themselves available in case we needed anything (we didn't). All in all we were very happy with this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Annapolis, MD

Attention to the details gets this A+++

  • 5 of 5

I chose this property for its two bedrooms and two baths, since a friend was going to join me for a girls' getaway weekend. When she couldn't make it, my husband joined me instead, and it was still perfect for our needs. The cottage is absolutely charming, and as a collector of vintage items myself, I found the many vintage items delightful. But more importantly were the details, which so many rental property owners overlook completely -- good reading lights instead of low-wattage light bulbs. Good reading chairs. A fully equipped kitchen with things like aluminum foil so we didn't need to buy some for just a couple days. Kleenex in bathrooms AND bedrooms. We got a kick out of the goats bleating their greetings every time they heard us go in or out. The cottage is comfortable, the grounds are charming, and we will definitely be returning.

  • Submitted: Jul 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you enjoyed our cottage as your "home away from home". We love to keep our place as stocked as home. Hope you can return again in the near future, this area has many festivals, fairs and venues throughout the year. Visit Covesville Antiques on your next stay, which is where I love to shop.
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Perfect Getaway Spot

  • 5 of 5

Winding country roads and beautiful scenery led us to this lovely cottage and farm. Just up the road from Monticello and close to Charlottesville and Scottsville everything we wanted or needed was within a reasonably short drive. The cottage is spacious comfortable and well appointed with everything from fluffy towels and comfortable beds to a nicely stocked kitchen. If you are planning a get away trip to Western Virginia this is the perfect spot!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you were able to stay at our cottage and enjoy this lovely region of Virginia. We hope you can return again in the near future.
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  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed this delightful cottage - very comfortable, the owners have provided for every eventuality - great attention to detail.

Surrounded by beautuful rolling hills - Charlottesville offered so many excellent restaurants. Monticello really worth a visit.

The animals were the real delight!

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are delighted you were able to explore the region with your family and enjoyed our cottage and farm animals.
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Suffolk, VA

Beautiful and Relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This is our second stay at the beautiful Rolling Meade Cottage and Farm. The house is absolutely lovely with beautiful roses and other flowers in bloom at the entrance. It was a rainy weekend, but that did not take away from the tranquility and beauty of the place. We were there during graduation weekend and it was a nice place to come "home" to after many outings and celebrations. The goats are adorable and so much fun to watch as are the horses and donkeys.

This is a nice getaway for a couple or a family. Carter's Mountain is close as well as Monticello, Ashlawn, and several wineries. Scottsville is a neat little town, too.

My husband and I highly recommend this wonderful place. Thank you to the owners for a very warm welcome!

Bill and Susan

Suffolk, VA

  • Submitted: May 25, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so glad the weather held for graduation and you were still able to enjoy our home and gardens during your stay. We hope you can stay with us again when you want another get away! Best, Anthony & Tina
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Adorable, comfortable, quite cottage.

  • 5 of 5

We had the most amazing and relaxing stay. Comfortable and quite it was more then I had imagined. The outdoor living space was an additional bonus beautifully landscaped with a fire pit and the always entertaining goats. Can't wait to return! Thank you

  • Submitted: May 11, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Really nice to hear that you and your guests were able to spend some relaxing time outside and enjoy the fire pit and our funny goats. We do hope you can travel back again to the area and stay at the cottage again, there are many festivals and activities in the region throughout the year. Regards, Anthony & Tina
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Charlottesville, VA
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
The Tavern on James
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Charlottesville, VA
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
The Smokehouse Grill, Tavern on James, Sal's
Car: necessary

Visit nearby historic Monticello, home of Thomas Jefferson and Ash Lawn historic home of James Monroe. Visit nearby vineyards and wineries: Blenheim, Trump Vineyard, Jefferson Winery, Thistle Gate Winery, Keswick Vineyards and more!


Rates & Availability

Scottsville Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Mar 17 2017 - Dec 22 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
30 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Cleaning Fee $100

Renters must be 25 years of age with valid driver's license.
No smoking permitted inside of home. No additional guests permitted.
No large parties to be allowed on our farm.
Absolutely-No Firearms OR Fireworks to be used on our property!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Scottsville Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • Master Bathroom has tub/shower. Second Bathroom has shower and washer/dryer.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Master Bedroom has Queen Serta bed, separate walk-in dressing area and Master bathroom. Second Bedroom has Two Twin Serta beds, closet and dresser for storage.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing

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