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Private House on 10 Acres Minutes from Monticello, Wineries and Charlottesville!

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Last updated: 11/29/2016
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  • Minimum stay:2 nights
  • Sleeps:8
  • Bedrooms:3
  • Bathrooms:3.5
  • Property type:Chateau / Country House
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

Chateau / Country House, 3 Bedrooms + Bedroom 4, 3.5 Baths (Sleeps 8)

Nestled down a 1/2 mile gravel road you will find a peaceful serene country home sitting on 10 acres of land without another house in sight. This beautiful country retreat comes with all the amenities of modern life such as HD Dish TV (3 flat screen TV's) high speed wireless internet, Blu-ray/DVD player, and stereo systems on two floors. The house features all hardwood flooring throughout and a very spacious carpeted basement. Upstairs there are three bedrooms. The master bedroom is very spacious and bright with beautiful views and also features a recently remodeled full bathroom and tub. The second bedroom features a queen bed and is very bright and airy surrounded by windows . The third bedroom features two twins and both of these bedrooms share a recently renovated bathroom which features fully tiled and glass enclosed shower. Finally, in the basement there full size sofa bed complete with its own also newly renovated bathroom and glass enclosed tiled shower.

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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Owner

Member since: 2014

Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/29/2016

Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 2800 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Suitability

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, Beds for 8

Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower

    Master Bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

    Upstairs Guest Bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 3: toilet

    Main Floor Guest Bath...moreless

  • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

    Basment Bath...moreless

Other Amenities

  • Guests can opt to pay a fully refundable $350 damage deposit in place of the non refundable $59 damage protection fee if desired. The $350 damage deposit is due by 30 days prior to check in and is refunded within 7 days of checkout. ...moreless

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room:

    Game table in Basement...moreless

  • Games:

    Assortment of Board games including Risk, Apples to Apples , Trivial Pursuit, Dominoes, Playing Cards, Poker Chips...moreless

  • Satellite / Cable:

    HD Dish TV with 250 channels...moreless

  • Stereo:

    Stereo / surround sound on main floor and basement...moreless

  • Television:

    Two 46 inch Flat Screens (Main Floor & Basement) One 40 inch Flat Screen (Master Bedroom)...moreless

  • Video Games:

    Wii console with multiple games...moreless

Theme

  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions

Attractions

  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Winery Tours

Local Services & Businesses

  • Groceries

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Photography
  • Scenic Drives
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Rural

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking

Dining

  • Dining:

    Can seat 8 if extension leaf is added ...moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Heating:

    Central Heat...moreless

  • Internet:

    High Speed Wireless...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Washing Machine in Basement...moreless

  • Wood Stove:

    Basement Wood Stove...moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker:

    A choice of the below: 2016 Keurig 2.0 Coffee Machine 12 Cup Cuisinart Percolator 2 cup French Press ...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items:

    Sugar, Flour, Salt, Pepper, Cooking Oils . Cooking Vinegars, Butter(in fridge) and an assortment of cooking spices! ...moreless

  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster:

    Toaster oven...moreless

Outside

  • Bicycles:

    Men's Bicycle (road or mountain) can be made available upon request for rental fee...moreless

  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf:

    Birdwood Golf Course is 7.8 miles away / Men's set/bag of King cobra Golf clubs available upon request for a rental fee...moreless

  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill:

    Stainless outdoor grill...moreless

  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Wintergreen resort is 37 miles away...moreless

 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Winter Rates
Jan 6 - Mar 17, 2017
2 night min stay
$445
$2,950
UVA Graduation 2018
May 18 - May 20, 2018
2 night min stay
$750
My Standard Rate
2 night min stay
$495
$3,150

Additional information about rental rates

Fees and Rental Conditions:

  • Property Damage Protection $59
  • Tax Rate 6%

Notes:

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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Last updated: 11/29/2016
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Location

19 Miles
Nearest Airport
Charlottesville
7.8 Miles
Nearest Train
Charlottesville Amtrak
5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Interstate 64
47 Miles
Nearest Ski
Wintergreen Resort
 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2011

About the owner: I grew up over on the Chesapeake Bay of Virginia in a very rural area (on a sheep farm) and 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. 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 where I needed to be.


Contact us

Speaks: english, german
Response time: Within 12 hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 11/29/2016

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Photos

  • Wood burning fireplace with piano and separate seating area

    Wood burning fireplace with piano and separate seating area

  • Master bedroom with Queen

    Master bedroom with Queen

  • Master Bedroom Bathroom

    Master Bedroom Bathroom

  • Bedroom # 2 with Queen

    Bedroom # 2 with Queen

  • Shared Upstairs Guest Bathroom with tile/glass enclosed shower

    Shared Upstairs Guest Bathroom with tile/glass enclosed shower

  • Newly remodeled basement bathroom

    Newly remodeled basement bathroom

  • Screened in porch with gas grill

    Screened in porch with gas grill

  • View of the coy pond with babbling brook and barn/garden in the distance

    View of the coy pond with babbling brook and barn/garden in the distance

  • Kitchen with gas stove

    Kitchen with gas stove

  • Dining room table can comfortably seat six

    Dining room table can comfortably seat six

  • Main floor half bath

    Main floor half bath

  • Master Bedroom Bath

    Master Bedroom Bath

  • Bedroom # 2 with Queen

    Bedroom # 2 with Queen

  • Bedroom # 3 with two twins

    Bedroom # 3 with two twins

  • Full basement with pull out sofa, game table, TV, Wood stove and full bath

    Full basement with pull out sofa, game table, TV, Wood stove and full bath

  • Newly remodeled basement shower

    Newly remodeled basement shower

  • View from back deck into the private woods

    View from back deck into the private woods

  • Table/chairs near the babbling brook for relaxing or outdoor meals

    Table/chairs near the babbling brook for relaxing or outdoor meals

VRBO #643448

This listing was first published here in 2014.

Date last modified - Wednesday, December 07, 2016

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