Farm Experience-1750's Log Home- Near U. Va, Wintergreen & Vineyards.(38 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2-3 nights
- Property type:House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
4 bedroom, 2 bath with living room, dining room and kitchen and Mountain Views
To enjoy an aerial view of the house and farm click on the video tab in the picture above.
The GPS address is, 5114 Dick Woods Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903.
Are you looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of 21st century living, step back in time 200 years in order to enjoy the rhythms of nature? Come listen to the rain on a tin roof and sleep in the morning until you are finished.
You and your children can feed the chickens, collect eggs, milk goats or hold a day old chick in your hands. Due to bio-security and health issues we have a strict no pet policy.
You can meet Sir Galahad, the Great Pyrenees, ring the dinner bell or hang out in the "Man Cave" with the 42 inch flat screen TV. Come away and relax with a glass of wine in the cool of the evening as all the stars in the Milky Way pop out to greet you.
The most amazing part of this saga is that it is available only a short 14 minute drive from the Rotunda at University of Virginia. Quarters Farm is also only 15 minutes from Pippen Hill Vineyard, King Family Vineyard and Pollack Vineyard. We are 45 minutes from Wintergreen and close to many fine restaurants.
One new addition is a catering service provided by close friends. They can have the frig stocked when you arrive, or cater a meal during your stay. Prices and information sent upon request.
The history of the farm only adds to the mystique. In 1745 King George of England granted 1800 acres to the Mills family who moved to Virginia and had a three story home built with 6 rooms for themselves and their three sons. This home predates the beginning of construction on Thomas Jefferson's Monticello by 18 years. In the 260 years since then, wings and additions have been added on to the original stone and log construction
My father purchased 180 acres, along with the house, in 1952. It is now a sustainable farm selling grass fed beef, pastured eggs, honey, and other products which are all available to our guests. My wife and I live in a house close by and run the farm.
A beautiful kitchen attached to a large screened-in porch, along with a second story porch for enjoying the mountain views with your favorite beverage. 4 bedrooms and two bathrooms will comfortably meet your needs
We believe that you will find this home truly inviting and relaxing, well furnished with antiques and beautiful furniture. The house has a whole house generator, so you will not have to leave in the case of a power outage.
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Member since: 2014
- 2500 sq. ft.
- Max. occupancy 11
- Events Allowed
- Children Welcome
- Pets Not Allowed
- Vacation Rental
- Catering Available
- Breakfast - Booking Possible
- Lunch - Booking Possible
- Dinner - Booking Possible
Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11, Beds for 9-11
Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms
- Satellite / Cable
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Medical Services
- Scenic Drives
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Equestrian Events
- Fly Fishing
- Freshwater Fishing
- Pier Fishing
- Child's Highchair
- Dining Room
- Seating for 8 people
- Coffee Maker
- Dishes & Utensils
- Pantry Items
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
May 18 - May 20, 2017
3 night min stay
May 17 - May 20, 2019
3 night min stay
May 15 - May 18, 2020
3 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Cleaning Fee $150
- Tax Rate 10.3%
Owner's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting owner when booking
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We are 12 miles from University of Virginia, 18 miles from Monticello, home of Thomas Jefferson, 20 miles from Wintergreen ski and golf resort. There are many winery tours, micro brewerys and restaurents.
Year Purchased: 1952
About the owner: I grew up in Waynesboro, Va. and my wife grew up in Lynchburg, Va. We have both lived overseas in Ireland and Thailand, as well as Mississippi and Atlanta before returning to central Virginia 15 years ago. I graduated from N. C. State and Reformed Theological Seminary, my wife graduated from M.C.V. in Richmond and Belhaven College in Jackson, Mississippi. Our son graduated from James Madison University this past May.
Why the Owner Chose Charlottesville, VA, USA:
This farm has been a working cattle farm for 62 years. In the last 15 years I have added, goats, honey bees, laying hens and Great Pyrenees. We have lawns and gardens and enjoy living in Central Virginia
The Unique Benefits at this House:
We believe the history, location, pastoral setting, and working farm make this home unique and a place that your family or group will remember for years to come.
- Primary: 4342936982 Best to call between 8 am and 9 pm.
Links to more information:
The front of the old farmhouse
The Dining Room with seating for 8
Bathroom off the Master Bedroom
East Bedroom-Queen bed
West Bedroom-Queen bed
Den-This basement room has the original fireplace used for cooking.
Fall view of the lake from the gazebo.
Bee Loud Glade with Purple Cone Flowers
A nice-shady porch, off the kitchen. Enjoy looking at the view of the farm.
Master Bedroom-King size bed on the main floor.
Closet Room, off the Master Bedroom.
Day Bed with Trundle in the East Bedroom
The South Bedroom- Twins
The upstair full bathroom.
Fall view from the porch of the farmhouse
British Whites in pasture
Abigail with her kid.
Sir Galahad, our Great Pyrenees relaxing.
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Monday, April 24, 2017
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