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Carol's Cottage- 3 miles from W&L and VMI! Walking distance to VHC!

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Space 1,400 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

3 Bedrooms and 2 Full Baths With Gorgeous Mountain Views.

Carol's Cottage, built in 1931, is situated just across the street from the Virginia Horse Center Cross Country Course. It was tastefully remodeled in 2010 to provide modern conveniences, while retaining all of it's charm.

We are conveniently located approximately 10-20 minutes from most of the wedding venues in the Lexington,Va area.

The Cottage sits on five acres of beautiful lawn that it shares with The Guesthouse, formerly the Rider's Rest B and B, which is also listed on VRBO. Both of the properties would sleep a total of 17, combined.

More Details

Owner
Bernie or Carol Shaw
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2017

About Bernie or Carol Shaw

Carol moved into the Cottage in 2011. She met the 'boy next door', Bernie. One thing led to another and the British guy and the American girl were married on June 1st, 2013 on the grounds of their lovely homes!

Bernie or Carol Shaw purchased this cottage in 2011

Why Bernie or Carol Shaw chose Shenandoah Valley

We both purchased our properties because we were drawn to the absolute beauty and peacefulness of the area and the wonderful people that live here.

What makes this cottage unique

The Cottage and the Guesthouse next door are the closest accomodations to the Virginia Horse Center. We are literally across the street from the Oak Hill Cross Country course.

We are located just 3 miles from the center of Lexington,Va.

Map

Southern Inn Restaurant
Salernos
Bistro on Main
Hull's Drive In
Chessie Nature Trail
Visitor Center of Lexington
Virginia Military Institute
Boxerwood Gardens
Niko's Grille
Brix -- CLOSED
Lee Hi
The Palms Restaurant
Nearest Airport
50 Miles
ROANOKE
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
DEVIL'S BACKBONE BREWERY-THE OUTPOST
Nearest Golf
8 Miles
VISTA LINKS-BUENA VISTA
Nearest Train
30 Miles
AMTRAK-CLIFTON FORGE, STAUNTON OR LYNCHBURG,VA
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
RT 39 VIRGINIA SCENIC BYWAY
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
RUBY TUESDAY, WAFFLE HOUSE
Nearest Ski
40 Miles
WINTERGREEN
Nearest Beach
150 Miles
VIRGINIA BEACH,VIRGINIA
Car: necessary

We are located three miles from Lexington, VMI and W&L and within walking distance to the Virginia Horse Center.Our place looks out onto the Cameron Farm/Oak Hill part of the VHC.

Amenities

Lexington Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Shower only in downstairs bathroom and tub/shower combo upstairs.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
  • First floor bedroom with full size bed and on-suite bathroom. Second floor master with queen bed and bedroom with two twins. Shared full bath.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
Notes:
Please inquire with the property owners regarding any events that you would like to have on the property. There may be a site fee depending on number of guests,cars,etc.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Carol's Cottage- 3 miles from W&L and VMI! Walking distance to VHC!
average rating of 4.8285713 based on 35 reviews
5

Cute cottage

  • 5 of 5

The property is conveniently located and clean. The owners were accommodating and we enjoyed a lovely stay in a charming town.

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Ellen!
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5

Fantastic retreat! Relaxing experience

  • 5 of 5

Carol and Bernie supplied all you need to feel right at home! We loved sitting out on the front porch for a quiet dinner and watching the fire flies light up at dusk! Just a few minutes away from the quaint town of Lexington , the cottage gave us easy access to shops and dining.

Thanks for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Louise!
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5

Simply fabulous!

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay - we were there for VMI graduation.

We loved the house - perfect location! Close to VMI, yet away enough to give everyone a "break". It was nice to be able to "eat at home" and not have to do the restaurant thing.

Thank you!!

  • Submitted: May 27, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks, Melissa!
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Beautiful location overlooking the valley.

  • 4 of 5

We had a great time and loved to eat dinner on the porch. It was a wonderful place to just sit and relax with our family. Bernie was quick to help us if we needed anything like opening the back door because we locked the key inside the home. Would definitely rent here again.

  • Submitted: Apr 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Cynthia
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5

A beautiful and relaxing get away! We will be back!

  • 5 of 5

The cottage was clean, comfortable and felt like home.

  • Submitted: Feb 5, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you, Melissa! We look forward to hosting you again in the future.
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Lovely Cottage for a relaxed stay in Lexington

  • 5 of 5

Carol's Cottage was very comfortable - and a perfect base for us to spend Thanksgiving with our daughter (at W&L Law). Carol & Bernie couldn't have been more welcoming and the house had all of the facilities we needed. Lovely place to stay.

  • Submitted: Dec 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $15 per person per night
Damage Deposit $250

PLEASE CONTACT US ABOUT RATES IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN A LONG TERM STAY.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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