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Riverview Plantation On The James River

Bedrooms 5
Space 4,500 sq. ft.
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Riverview Plantation On The James River: 4500 sq ft 5 bedroom restored home

5 bedroom, 4500 sq ft antebellum home privately situated on the James River and bordering a bold creek. Historically restored and original outbuildings. 66 acres to explore and there is also a slave cemetery on the property as well as ruins of old cabins and an icehouse. It was originally a 1500 acre plantation owned by Samuel J. Walker who fought in the 174th Virginia Militia along with his brother Col. Benjamin P. Walker. His great nephew was major general Walton Walker, chief of staff for General Patton in WWII. A lovely and peaceful home surrounded by majestic oaks, yet only minutes to local attractions in Appomattox and only an hour from Charlottesville. Enjoy having your morning coffee on one of the screened porches with gentle breezes and views. Explore the property with it's old farm roads and historic ruins.

Owner/ Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, german, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
May 29, 2017


Gladstone Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 4500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 15
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Rural
  • Waterfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Front 2 bedrooms share this bathroom en suite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Downstairs off kitchen, also with W/D
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Down the hall from Bedroom #3, #4, #5
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 15
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Ensuite full bathroom shared with queen bedroom #2
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 2 queen , Bedroom #3, #4, #5 are separate on other side of house
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Beautiful views
    Bedroom 5 - 3 twin/ single , In the 'old dance hall' -the top level
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • rafting
  • swimming
  • water tubing
Pantry Can Be Stocked And Ready For You At Additional Cost. Private Chef Also Available With Notice.


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(5 traveler reviews)

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Riverview Plantation On The James River
average rating of 4.4 based on 5 reviews


  • 5 of 5

Excellent home to stay in. The owner was very accommodating and ensured our visit was incredible.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are happy your family enjoyed the peaceful setting Riverview has to offer!
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lovely home

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful historic home. Very secluded. Great as a base to visit Appomattox Court House which is very close, and other historical sites within an hour drive.

Owner was very accommodating.

  • Submitted: Jun 5, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We loved hosting you Donna! I enjoyed talking with you!
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  • 2 of 5

There's a paper mill near and visible to this property which hums loudly 24/7. But it is beautiful old house with enormous trees.

  • Submitted: May 20, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are sorry if the mill down and across the river made your stay less than optimal. Generally the hum is not noticeable. We are glad you enjoyed the home and the surrounding peaceful grounds .
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Very much the "Old Plantation" look and feel. Loved it !

  • 5 of 5

This property was every bit of what was advertised. Loved the character and history of the house. We had our daughter's wedding there and it was beautiful in this setting.

The owner was very helpful in explaining everything and the history of the plantation. The family all loved it as well. We would like to go back again for another family vacation and spend some extra time visiting some of the historical sites in the area. Would recommend this any and all.

  • Submitted: May 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We were honored to host your daughter's wedding! Your family were fabulous guests and we hope to see you again soon!
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Southwest Virginia

Tranquility at its finest!

  • 5 of 5

This beautiful home has been wonderfully restored and decorated with the history of Appomattox. It is the perfect place to unplug those electronics and have some good old fashioned fun. The grounds are beautiful and the James river is extremely convenient. We spotted deer grazing in the backyard and many bird and squirel sightings. The beds are extremely comfortable and the kitchen has everything one would need in their own home. Having 3 bathrooms is wonderful with a large group and the washer and dryer means less luggage. Their is a museum and shopping just a short drive away. Liberty University in Lynchburg is a 30 minute drive away. Lynchburg offers tons of shopping and had several restaurants. The James River National Park is about 20 minutes away and they offer kayaking, picnic areas, a playground, and horse trails. Visiting this home is becoming a family tradition and we already can't wait to return.

  • Submitted: May 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you!! We enjoyed hosting you! The property is very peaceful, but as you pointed out, there are many different and interesting possible day trips and activities close by!
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Lynchburg Airport
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Shadow Rodge Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
20 Miles
Car: necessary


Rates & Availability

Gladstone Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Property Damage Protection $99
Refundable damage deposit $500
Pet Fee $50

Discount for military families.

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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