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Linwood Home -1800's Secluded Farmhouse located at the base of Garr Mountain.

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bedroom, 3 bath farmhouse on 100+ acres, nearest neighbor 1/2 mile away

Remodeled in 2014. 1800's farmhouse located in Madison County, Virginia. Sleeps 9. Three new bathrooms and a kitchen. All Beds have new mattresses in 2014. Master Bedroom (1-King) first floor has full bathroom with a walk in shower for two. Three bedrooms upstairs (1-Full, 1-Queen, 3-Twins) Two full baths upstairs(1- Bath/Shower, 1-Shower). Pack n Play for babies and toddlers. High chair. Baby Gate. Baby Monitor. Some toys. Kitchen has new appliances and is stocked. Kitchen seats 6 (4-table, 2-bar). Dining Area seats 6. Family Room has reclining leather sofa and loveseat. DVD player and 32' flat screen TV (only has local channels) Sun room seats 4. 5GB Hotspot WiFi in the home for internet. The front porch has four seats and a porch swing. Propane Grill. 2 benches and a chair at a table outside. Fire Pit and four chairs. The home is located at the base of Garr Mountain on the eastern side. The sun sets about an hour early.

Enjoy the peacefulness of this property. Enjoy hiking the deer trails on the property, hike to the top of the mountain and enjoy the views, explore the small streams on the property. Property has many black walnut trees. Animals seen on the property - Angus Cow, Deer, Wild Turkey, Black Bear, Squirrel, Fox, Coyote, Ground Hog, Bald Eagle. Bring your bike and ride the country roads.

More Details

Owner
Jan Henshaw
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 24, 2017

About Jan Henshaw

I was born and raised in Madison County. I have worked at my family's business for 20+ years as the bookkeeper and secretary. I also help with the family beef farm that surrounds the property and manage the Linwood Home. I have been married for 14 years. We have two children. I am a strong believer in feeding my family natural, fresh & organic food. If you are interested I am happy to prepare meals for you and your family during your stay! Please contact me about pricing.

Jan Henshaw purchased this farmhouse in 1987

Why Jan Henshaw chose Central Virginia

The home was purchased in 1987. In 2006 it was sold for retirement. The property went into foreclosure and my family was able to obtained the property in 2012. We decided to make the home a vacation rental because we enjoy escaping to the property and we feel that others will too. We are continuing to make improvements to the property.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Linwood Home is a peaceful and relaxing escape from today's fast pace. The only sounds you will hear are the birds and wildlife. Enjoy gazing at the stars at night. Grab a book and read on the front porch swing. Sleep peacefully while the rain hits the tin roof.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The house is beautiful and it has everything you need.(the kitchen is amazing well equipped. It felt like home! All the rooms are very clean , new and bigger than they look in the pictures. The outside porch has a swing and amazing views. We arrived on freezing Friday night and It was super nice because the house was warm and Jan left a welcome note and a pumpkin cake :) She was very nice from the beginning, helping us find plans for the weekend and giving us tips to make the most of the house. The area is great; Shenandoah is very close if you like hiking,you can see a lot of different animals! If you come from a city, you will be pleased with the beautiful environment, the mountains and the fresh air, it is worthy! We are looking forward to come back in summer and try the barbecue! :)
Feb 2015
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Amenities

Madison Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 3 (Upstairs) - toilet , shower , This bathroom is adjacent to the bedroom with the 3 twins
    Bathroom 2 (Upstairs) - toilet , combination tub/shower , Upstairs in hall
    Bathroom - Master Bath (Downstairs) - toilet , shower , Walk in shower for two, bathroom adjacent to the master bed
  • Bathrooms remodeled in 2014
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Upstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double , Upstairs
    Bedroom 4 - 3 twin/ single , Upstairs
    Bedroom - Master Suite - 1 king , 1 baby crib , Downstairs, Pack N Play for Baby or Toddler
  • All Bedrooms are air conditioned and have electric baseboard heat. A pack n play with a sheet is available for babies and toddlers.
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • festivals
  • library
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
Notes:
20 minute drive to hiking at Old Rag Mountain, White Oak Canyon Falls. 15 minute drive to Early Mountain Vineyard, Prince Michel Vineyard, DuCard Vineyard. 10 minute drive to the Farmer's Market on Sat. mornings at Hoover Ridge. Hoover Ridge also has hiking trails, picnic pavilion, Frisbee golf.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Linwood Home -1800's Secluded Farmhouse located at the base of Garr Mountain.
average rating of 5.0 based on 23 reviews
Ann Arbor MI
5

7/12/2017 Spacious, Quiet, Comfortable, Clean, Secluded

  • 5 of 5

Staying in the Farmhouse was like stepping into a ready made home. The house was clean, WELL stocked, spacious, super private, and beautifully furnished. We chose to go into Shenandoah National Park for our first hikes so it took us about 45 minutes to get to our first trailhead (Bear Fence Mountain) and a beautiful drive. White Oak Canyon's alternate trailhead (not inside the park) is much closer. The area is absolutely stunning and the property the house sits on is ideal. We were able to pick up groceries in Charlottesville on our way in, so that was super convenient. Culpeper was only a short 15 minutes away for a cute downtown and restaurants. Jen was extremely prompt in answering emails for general questions or local info, etc. So pleased with our stay. We would rent this house again if we get back to the area.

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for the wonderful words Michelle. A very helpful review for others thinking of staying at Linwood Home. Your family and you were excellent guests. I do hope you visit again. Jan
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5

Amazing property and house.

  • 5 of 5

We stayed for three nights. The property is beautiful, the owners are very friendly and the house is very well stocked. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone.

  • Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful home! Amazing owners!

  • 5 of 5

The house was beautiful! Views were breathtaking! Mrs Jan is a great person! I'd hope to make this a Christmas vacation every year!

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Quiet, cozy home for a weekend getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We loved this cozy home. It had everything you could need to make your stay comfortable - even if you plan on cooking all your meals. :) The house is very clean and the grounds are very well kept. We were very comfortable staying here (our party included 8 adults) with enough space for everyone to spread out. Communication with the owners was seamless. I would recommend this house to anyone looking for a place to getaway.

  • Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent place for a getaway!

  • 5 of 5

This cozy cabin is perfect for a weekend getaway. This was hands down the cleanest cabin we’ve ever stayed at in our travels. The cabin is equipped with everything you could possibly need. 

Jan, the owner, was so thoughtful and left us tons of information on things to do around the area; she even left a pumpkin roll in the fridge along with water bottles and plenty of firewood. 

The cabin was spacious, neat, and the rooms and baths are large. Beautiful surroundings and although it is a bit secluded, it has easy access to the local grocery store. We definitely recommend this home and hope to come back again.

Thanks, Jan, for being an excellent host.

  • Submitted: Oct 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Amazing

  • 5 of 5

This is a fantastic gem of a home! Situated in the midst of trees at the end of a long, curvy drive. Our family of 9 enjoyed the tranquility and seclusion, while at the same time being just a handful of miles from the grocery store and main road. Madison was a great location to use as a base for daily excursions. We stayed 7 nights and made trips to Shenandoah National Park (just 30 minutes to one of the entrance points) and were delighted to see a few black bear :-) We also took day trips to Mount Vernon, DC and Monticello.

Jan and family were very friendly and accommodating, taking great care of their guests and the property. They gave us such a wonderful impression of Virginian hospitality. We would love to return again someday!

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Kristyn it was so nice to host you all and it was wonderful meeting you. Your family is beautiful. Thank you for the lovely review. I do hope you visit again & if we are in your area we will stop by. :)
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Map

Nearest Airport
24.7 Miles
(CHO) Charlottesville, VA
Nearest Barpub
3.6 Miles
Pig N' Steak
Nearest Golf
15.1 Miles
Green Hills Club
Nearest Train
21.1 Miles
Amtrak Station - Culpeper (CLP)
Nearest Motorway
1.9 Miles
North Blue Ridge Turnpike (231 North)
Nearest Restaurant
3.5 Miles
Mountaineer Cafe, Pig N Steak, Madison Inn, Deli
Nearest Ski
38.7 Miles
Massanutten Resort
Nearest Beach
41.7 Miles
Lake Anna State Park
Car: necessary

In the heart of Virginia, where the Blue Ridge Mountains meet gently rolling hills lies The Virginia Piedmont. A region rich in natural beauty, American history, farmlands, quaint towns and inns, wineries and fine dining, the Piedmont is less than an hour’s drive from Northern Virginia/Washington D.C., Fredericksburg or Charlottesville.

Follow scenic roads through expanses of farmland, orchards and horse farms bordered by centuries-old stone fences. Walk the main streets of the region’s historic towns and villages, and explore the restaurants, from casual to elegant, the galleries, antique shops and other stores. Sample Virginia’s award-winning wines at the many vineyards of the region. Early Mountain, DuCard, and Prince Michael Vineyard are all within ten minutes of Linwood Home.

Visit the Shenandoah National Park. Hike the White Oak Canyon Falls and Old Rag Mountain. (only a 20 minute drive)

Relive American history as you walk the trails of Civil War battlefields, visit the home and 2,700 acre estate of President James Madison in Orange County and visit numerous other historic sites.

Bring your canoe enjoy the Rappahannock and Rapidan rivers or enjoy a leisurely afternoon of fishing on the Rose or Robinson. http://www.thevirginiapiedmont.org/

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Rates & Availability

Madison Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$190
$1,140
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Tax Rate 5.0%

This home is non smoking but you may smoke outside as long as cigarette butts are properly disposed of. You must be 25 years of age to rent this property. Linens provided at no additional cost. 5% Occupancy Tax and Cleaning fee of $100 will be added. No security deposit required.

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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