Private Retreat on 10 Acres Minutes from Monticello, Wineries & Charlottesville!(52 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:2 nights
- Property type:Chateau / Country House
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:No
About the Property
Chateau / Country House, 3 Bedrooms + Bedroom 4, 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 8)
On the main floor there is a TV/sitting room with large bay windows, a piano and wood burning fireplace. The kitchen is bright and large and well equipped a large sink, dishwasher, gas range and an assortment of cookware such as Calphalon pots/pans, Henkel knives and cooking essentials.. For coffee lovers there is a new 2016 Keurig Machine (bring your own k-cups) or for bigger crowds there is a 12 cup Cuisinart Percolator which makes fantastic coffee and does not require a filter. Also provided are a large variety of spices and basic cooking necessities such as sugar, flour, salt, pepper, cooking oils, vinegars, etc. The kitchen has its own breakfast seating area for the casual meals or you can wander out the back door and relax in the screened in porch. The kitchen overlooks the dining room which comfortably seats six (although you could squeeze eight) and this room is also surrounded by windows.
There is a full walk out basement complete with its own TV area which features a stereo surround sound system. The couch in this room pulls out to a full size bed. In addition there is a dart board, poker/game table, wood stove and recently remodeled full bathroom with tiled shower. This is a great area for board games, dart competitions or just to settle in to a movie.
You may enjoy taking one of the walking trails through the woods or inspecting the full garden which is surrounded by fruit trees and berry trellises. Depending on your timing you may find blackberries, raspberries, apples, peaches, pears, figs and a variety of fresh veggies which are organically grown in raised beds. Or you may simply relax with a cocktail or book in the outdoor seating area by the fish pond to the sounds of babbling water in the background while the afternoon sun relaxes you under the tall oak trees.
This is truly a 'get away' retreat and you will leave feeling relaxed and recharged!
Check in time is 4pm and checkout is 11am, although special arrangements can be made if the schedule allows for it.
Nearby Attractions include:
Jefferson Vineyards - 1.3 miles
Jefferson's Historic Monticello - 2.6 miles
James Monroe's Ash Lawn - 2.6 miles
Michie Tavern - 3.9 miles
Carters Mountain Orchard - 5.5 miles
Downtown Charlottesville - 6.8 miles
Trump & Blenheim Wineries - 6.7 miles
Notes to mention:
Maximum of 8 adults (No parties or events permitted)
Fresh Bed Linens/Pillows/Towels are all provided.
A complimentary local bottle of wine is included with each booking!
Firewood is split and stacked outside the doors during the winter for use.
The 1/2 mile gravel road leading to the house is private and therefore not plowed in the winter. The road is flat but you may wish to have a 4 x 4 in the event of winter weather.
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Member since: 2014
- Chateau / Country House
- 2800 sq. ft.
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
- Children Welcome
- Non Smoking Only
- Pets Not Allowed
- Wheelchair Inaccessible
Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8
Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom
- Satellite / Cable:
- Away From It All
- Tourist Attractions
- Winery Tours
Local Services & Businesses
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Mountain Biking
- Air Conditioning:
- Clothes Dryer:
- Hair Dryer
- Iron & Board
- Linens Provided
- Living Room
- Coffee Maker:
- Dishes & Utensils
- Deck / Patio
- Lawn / Garden
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Jan 6 - Mar 17, 2017
2 night min stay
UVA Graduation 2018
May 18 - May 20, 2018
2 night min stay
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Fees and Rental Conditions:
- Property Damage Protection $59
- Tax Rate 8%
Guests can opt to pay a fully refundable $350 damage deposit in place of the non refundable $59 damage protection plan (non-refundable) if desired. The $350 damage deposit is due by 30 days prior to check in and is refunded within 7 days of checkout.
Owner's cancellation policy:
50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Year Purchased: 2011
About the owner: I grew up on a farm in very rural eastern VA (northern neck) learned to find pleasure in life of very simple things. After graduating from college I left for the big city down south (Atlanta) where my eyes grew wide as I approached the skyline and knew this was going to be home for the next phase of life. There I stayed for a very fast 8 years and did a quick stint out in San Diego for 2 years before feeling the call to return back to the home state of VA. Charlottesville was a completely new experience but one that I was quite certain would be a very welcomed change which it was. Since moving I have completely fallen for this town, the way of life here, the culture, people and the proud sense of community.
Why the Owner Chose Charlottesville, VA, USA:
As I approached my mid 30's I couldn't disregard the calling to return to a rural setting and embrace slowing things down a bit. I was anxious to get my hands in the dirt and grow my own food and hear the crickets and frogs at night and leave the lights of the big city behind. After buying the property I quickly realized this was exactly the perfect fit!
The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
Spending just a few days here always recharges my batteries for new challenges or traveling for work. Whether I am working in the garden, cutting wood, cooking a fresh grown meal or just relaxing outside soaking up the afternoon sunshine this place is the perfect getting away and enjoying the simplicities of life.
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Large Kitchen with gas stove
Dining room table can comfortably seat six
Wood burning fireplace with piano and separate seating area with wingback chairs
Master bedroom with Queen
Master Bedroom Bathroom
Bedroom # 2 with Queen
Shared Upstairs Guest Bathroom with tile/glass enclosed shower
Newly remodeled basement bathroom
Screened in porch with gas grill
View of the coy pond with babbling brook and barn/garden in the distance
Main floor half bath
Master Bedroom Bath
Bedroom # 2 with Queen
Bedroom # 3 with two twins
Full basement with pull out sofa, game table, TV, Wood stove and full bath
Newly remodeled basement shower
View from back deck into the private woods
Table/chairs near the babbling brook for relaxing or outdoor meals
This listing was first published here in 2014.
Date last modified - Thursday, January 19, 2017
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