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Unique & Spacious Contemporary Home with Infinity Pool & Pool House.

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Space 4,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Set On 2 Acres - Luxury Living In The Country, Minutes From Everything!

The White Elephant Inn, located on Earlysville Road just east of 29N corridor, is minutes from the airport, the Historic Downtown Mall, and the University of Virginia. 4 bedrooms, 4 1/2 baths, living room, dining room seats up to 10, deck off the kitchen for morning coffee. The most amazing Infinity Pool with dining deck, pavilion and hot tub. Also included is the Pool House with full kitchen, laundry (beach towels provided), Queen Sleep Sofa (operates as the 5th bedroom when needed) and a full bath. The Pavilion provides covered outdoor entertaining and relaxing including a dining table, cushioned seating area, and both charcoal and gas grills.

The Pool and Pavilion make a beautiful backdrop to host events, including Engagement Parties, Weddings, Bridesmaid Luncheons, Wine Tours and more! Please contact us for event rates. Parties and Special events are prohibited without prior written consent from the Owners.

While the property offers many amenities, and the caretakers (pool and hot tub maintenance) live on the property, we consider The White Elephant Inn to be a Do It Yourself vacation rental.

More Details

Audrey Daggett
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017

About Audrey Daggett

Bill and Kathy Daggett purchased their Earlysville home in early 2000. Bill, after attending the University of Virginia, became an architect, currently focusing on humane animal shelter designs. Kathy, born and raised in Kansas, arrived in Charlottesville in the late 80's. A former insurance executive, she is now owner of Farley's Bar & Grill in her home town of Lindsborg, Kansas.

Audrey Daggett purchased this house in 2000

Why Audrey Daggett chose Central Virginia

With it's proximity to the airport and quiet country setting the home is a perfect choice for group and family vacations. Our close proximity to Charlottesville and Albemarle county allows you easy access to shopping, wine tours, UVA games and all the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

After their 5 children moved on to make their own families Bill and Kathy decided they would like to share their expansive home with people looking for a whole family alternative to traditional hotels.

What makes this house unique

Besides the obvious bonus of having a private pool and hot tub, The White Elephant offers an affordable alternative to families and those looking to have a more private group experience than traditional hotels can offer. With two full size kitchens and two outdoor grills the possibilities for a family style experience with all the amenities a home has to offer are yours for the taking!

Guestbook comments from the owner

My daughter had her wedding there this past weekend, and everything was lovely. You couldn't have a more beautiful setting, and the house is wonderful with every need and comfort provided. It's very close to the airport with grocery stores and drug stores within an easy drive. She said the owners were very nice and easy to talk with. A wonderful weekend!
Oct 2014
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Earlysville House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 4000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • 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 10 people
  • 5 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , Off main entrance and dining room
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower , Second floor, corresponds to Bedroom 4
    Pool House Bath - toilet , shower
    Master Bath - toilet , shower , jetted tub , French doors leading to deck overlooking pool
  • Each bathroom includes a hair dryer, toilet paper, hand soap, tissues.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king
    Bedroom 5 - 1 sleep sofa /futon , Sleep Sofa in the Pool House. Bathroom/Kitchen/Laundry incl.
  • Each bedroom comes with its own bathroom and flat screen TV.
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Private Pool ...
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • snowboarding
  • swimming
  • water tubing


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Unique & Spacious Contemporary Home with Infinity Pool & Pool House.
average rating of 4.967742 based on 32 reviews

Awesome location for a quick weekend getaway.

  • 5 of 5

The White Elephant Inn was the perfect place to stay for our Charlottesville girls' weekend! We loved the fact that each bedroom has its own bathroom in the house, and the kitchen was very spacious and perfect for our quick trip. The best part about the house hands down was the backyard and pool though! It seriously made out trip 10x better. The house was also a very short drive from downtown and near lots of grocery stores and restaurants, which made getting Ubers and food very convenient. We were able to get to some wineries as well with a short, 25-minute drive too. Perfect location for our weekend and would highly recommend!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Your group was fabulous! Thanks for the kind words and we would love to have you back! The pool and poolhouse are really perfect for entertaining and relaxing!
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Amazing experience!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely loved staying at The White Elephant Inn! Everything about the house was cozy and also beautiful. The pool area and hot tub was unreal and so relaxing. We would definitely recommend this house to anyone visiting the Charlottesville area!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Gorgeous, inviting, great for entertaining and group stays!

  • 5 of 5

The house and owners are both amazing. Lots of little amenities and conveniences provided. Check in and out were very easy. The pool area is so relaxing and secluded but great for entertaining as well. The owners provided great information on the area and were very welcoming! Our group had a wonderful weekend. Can't say enough good things!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect home

  • 5 of 5

Perfect place for our whole family attending a wedding in C'ville! Room for everyone and great place to relax by the pool. Wish we could have stayed a month!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Malvern, Pennsylvania

Beautiful oasis in Charlottesville

  • 5 of 5

Our family enjoyed a lovely stay at the White Elephant Inn. The home was perfect for us with a bedroom and separate bath for each family member. The indoor space was large and comfortable. But the outdoor space was the main attraction. A beautiful infinity pool surrounded with manicured lawn and gardens. The temperature was hot in Charlottesville during our stay, but you wanted to be outside at the pool ! If we are in the area again with our family group we would definitely stay at the White Elephant Inn. Thank you for sharing your home.

  • Submitted: Jul 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fairfax Station, VA

Great house and pool for a group

  • 5 of 5

Pool area is perfect. We had several families with lots of kids and everyone had a blast. Gorgeous large pool with great pool house with full kitchen and outdoor grill and lots of seating. Really a great place to stay. We would definitely go back.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! You guys were great and we love having kids & adults enjoy the pool. You were awesome guests and we would love to have you back!
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Nearest Airport
3 Miles
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Rock Salt. Travinia. Parallel 38. Sedona Taphouse.
Nearest Golf
5 Miles
Birdwood Golf Course
Nearest Train
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
3 Miles
29 North or South
Nearest Restaurant
3 Miles
Rock Salt. Travinia. Guadalajara. Flaming Wok.
Nearest Ski
30 Miles
Wintergreen Resort
Nearest Beach
182 Miles
Virginia Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59
Cleaning $250
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 11.0%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund