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Spend Some Spring Days at a Cozy Farm Cottage Just 10 Minutes from Lexington

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Half Baths1
Space 1,500 sq. ft.
Property type cottage

Overview

About the property

2 Bedroom, 1.5 Bath Historic Cottage - Idyllic Pastoral Mountain Farm Setting

The Granary is a charming getaway nestled in the mountains just minutes from Lexington, VA. With its idyllic location on a historic 100 acre farm, it provides a unique and pastoral setting that is perfect for your visit to the scenic Shenandoah Valley.

The Granary at Owl Moon Farm was originally constructed in the early 1900's and was operated for many years as part of a turn-of-the-century farm. It was completely renovated in 2007 to provide all of the modern comforts and conveniences of a mountain farm retreat, but with its exposed, hand-hewn beams, rough-sawn boards, and broad expanses of windows, it retains a unique and historic charm all its own.

The Granary comfortably sleeps seven people. There are two bedrooms, each with a queen-size bed plus a queen-size sleeper sofa in addition to a sleeping nook with a twin-sized, custom made daybed. One bedroom is located downstairs with an antique queen-sized platform bed, luxury bedding, walk in closet, reading nook and direct access to the private rear deck. The other bedroom is privately located upstairs and features a four poster queen-size bed with luxury linens, antique dressers and walk-in closet. There is a very comfortable, brand new queen size sleeper sofa located in the great room. The sleeper sofa has an extra thick mattress and luxury bedding to assure a comfortable night's sleep - even for adults! The twin sized day bed with a new memory foam mattress is located in a sleeping alcove of the great room and is great for kids. If you are traveling with an infant, we can also provide a crib with an organic cotton mattress and sheets - just give us a few days advanced notice.

Located on the main floor, are one and a half bathrooms. The main bath features a one-of-a-kind shower/tub combination, antique marble sink, radiant panel heating and a high efficiency washer and dryer.

The kitchen is large, bright and fully equipped with a coffee maker, toaster, microwave and gas range. For your stay, we provide locally roasted gourmet coffee, an assortment of teas, creamers and sweeteners, including local organic honey. Overlooking two of our smaller sheep pastures and a large historic barn is a sun-filled dining nook with built-in seating under the antique bay window.

The living area is a spacious great room with vaulted 20' ceilings and original exposed post and beams. Free WiFi, 40" LED TV with Blu-ray player, DVD collection, numerous games, puzzles and books are also provided.

The spacious and private deck reaches over a rock-strewn stream. There is a stainless steel gas grill for your use and plenty of seating for relaxing, star-gazing and listening to the evening calls of the many owls that make their home in the surrounding forest.

The Granary is nestled on the southern slope of Hogback Mountain between two ridges and is privately situated on a 100 acre working farm with barns, woods, fields and meadows. Walking trails abound throughout the farm and afford the opportunity to experience the abundant wildlife that includes, turkey, grouse, deer, bear, hawks and numerous regional and migrating birds, including many bluebirds and a variety of woodpeckers.

The Granary is perfectly situated to serve as your home base as you explore the Shenandoah Valley and area attractions. It is only 10 minutes from the renowned Virginia Horse Center and just 9 miles from downtown historic Lexington, Washington & Lee University and VMI. The Humphrey's Gap entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway is approximately 25 minutes away via US 60.

Please relax and enjoy the serenity, seclusion and beauty of our area. Walking trails through pastures and hardwood forests extend north, east and south of The Granary. There is direct access from the farm to 2500 acres of Virginia State Game Commission land.

More Details

Owner
Becky & Tripp
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About Becky & Tripp

We are a family and farmers in constant training. We are honored to be stewards of this land and members of the Lexington community.

Becky & Tripp purchased this cottage in 2014

Why Becky & Tripp chose Shenandoah Valley

We searched for well over 2 years and literally visited hundreds of farms in the mountains of Virginia before finding 'the one'. Owl Moon Farm, as it is now known, has truly become our family farm. We immediately fell in love with the pastoral seclusion, admired the history of the main home, the barns and the Granary guest cottage and were simply in awe of the views of the Blue Ridge mountain peaks from the farm. Although the farm is in a lovely, private location, we are less than 15 minutes from the historic city of Lexington where we have discovered several fine dining restaurants, a couple of excellent diners and cafes and even a fantastic local coffee roaster. We feel very fortunate to be a part of a thriving small American town and community and are humbled we have the opportunity to live and work on this magnificent property.

What makes this cottage unique

The Granary has a charming and unique history all its own. The conversion of a 100+ year-old operational granary that was once an integral part of the community to a guest cottage was accomplished in a manner that remained true to its heritage while still adding the conveniences to enhance the stay of any modern traveler.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We stayed at the Granary for our sons graduation and felt right at home!!! The chickens and the sheep welcomed us as did Becky, Tripp and their cute family. Everything we needed was provided and the house was soo clean. Becky stayed in touch to make sure our stay was just perfect. We had a nice BBQ with my sons friends and family out on the beautiful deck. We would definitely go stay again!!! What a precious farming family!!
May 2015
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Amenities

Lexington Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 1500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8 ...
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet
    Bathroom 3 - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • The main bath is quite unique with its corrugated galvanized metal tub/shower surround, antique marble sink and faucet. This bathroom has a large heating panel in the ceiling with an an adjustable thermostat. Soap and shampoo are provided along with thick, cozy bath towels, hand towels and wash cloths. Tucked away in an alcove is a high efficiency washer and dryer pair for your use.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - Downstairs - 1 queen , 1 baby crib , Luxury linens provided, sitting area, walk-in closet
    Bedroom 2 - Upstairs - 1 queen , Ceiling fan, large walk-in closet, luxury linens provided
  • The bedding for the Granary Cottage is as follows: Downstairs BR: Queen Upstairs BR: Queen Sleeper sofa: Queen Sleeping Alcove (in Great Room): Twin Queen size raised air mattress is available A crib with organic cotton-covered mattress is available Bedroom Descriptions: The downstairs bedroom is replete with a a custom made 4 poster queen size bed and luxury linens. There is a walk in closet with dressing table and a separate sitting area/reading nook. An antique dresser, wash stand and an original Chesterfield chair complete the furnishings in this room. There is direct access to the private rear deck on which you can enjoy your morning coffee. The upstairs bedroom is a private oasis with an expanse of windows that provides views of the forested mountain side. A ceiling fan creates gentle breezes in the warmer months. Step through an original wood plank door into a large walk in closet with dressing mirror. An antique dresser from the Shenandoah Valley provides storage.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Private Chef
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • skiing
  • spelunking
  • swimming

Reviews

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Spend Some Spring Days at a Cozy Farm Cottage Just 10 Minutes from Lexington
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Unique and wonderful

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at the Granary to celebrate our 42nd wedding anniversary and couldn't have had a better experience. The Granary was unique, very comfortable and well located. While there, a solitary peacefulness is experienced and yet you are only 15 minutes from Lexington and its one of a kind shops, great restaurants and historical attractions. The interior of the Granary was spotless and the furniture and especially the beds and linens were exceptional. Attention to detail was evident throughout and very much appreciated. We have stayed at numerous properties through VRBO and would highly recommend the Granary.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Restful countryside

  • 4 of 5

We had a lovely stay at this cozy cottage in the country. The owners are generous with their assistance and attention to detail. The property is charming and comfortable. If you want a restful little stay in the country in a unique setting, this is your place!

  • Submitted: Oct 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Serene Stay

  • 5 of 5

We rented The Granary based on a recommendation from a colleague and fellow VMI parent. We were not disappointed...everything was perfect! We are looking forward to our next stay in a few weeks and have already booked for next year too!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quaint mountain cottage...Lovely...Breathtaking...Relaxing...Quiet

  • 5 of 5

The owners/ideal hosts literally thought of everything. Very well maintained. No detail was forgotten. There was fresh ground coffee available for brewing, with a nice selection of sweeteners (to include local honey). This property was perfectly located 12 minutes from downtown Lexington....very close, yet a world away.

If you are looking for a country getaway, The Granary is a wonderful choice.

  • Submitted: Sep 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Nice property and a great stay

  • 5 of 5

The property is located in a farm, which is peaceful and beautiful. The house is nice and well supplied. The owners are very friendly and responsive. Our family had a great time and we will be back again.

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
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5

Cozy Respite

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely two night stay at the Granary. Everything was clean and in pristine condition with thoughtful touches, like delicious coffee and toys/puzzles/games for the kids. The views were amazing and my kids enjoyed seeing the goats and chickens. I only wish we could have stayed longer!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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Map

Nearest Airport
47 Miles
Roanoke, VA
Nearest Barpub
8 Miles
The Palms
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Vista Links Golf Club
Nearest Motorway
4 Miles
I-64
Nearest Restaurant
8 Miles
The Red Hen
Nearest Ski
35 Miles
WinterGreen Resort
Car: necessary

The Granary is a charming getaway nestled in the mountains just minutes from Lexington, VA. It provides a unique and pastoral setting that is perfect for your visit to the scenic Shenandoah Valley. Idyllic location on a historic 100 acre farm. We love the pastoral seclusion of our farm. However, we are only 10-15 minutes from the historic city of Lexington where there are several fine dining restaurants, excellent diners and cafes and even a local coffee roaster!

The Granary is perfectly situated to serve as your home base as you explore the Shenandoah Valley and area attractions. It is only 10 minutes from the renowned Virginia Horse Center and just 9 miles from downtown historic Lexington, Washington & Lee University and VMI. If you are interested in an unparalleled scenic drive, the Humphrey's Gap entrance to the Blue Ridge Parkway is approximately 25 minutes away via US 60.

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Rates & Availability

Lexington Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
$195
$1,250
$3,500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 3 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $25 per person per night
Damage Deposit $300

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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