Serene, light filled cottage nestled on eleven acre estate with access to open fields, wooded trails, flora and fauna, stocked lakes, sandy beach, paddle boat, row boat and fire pit for campfires. Minutes from national parks, wineries, micro-breweries, UVA and Charlottesville. No children under age 12 and no pets.
A secluded and serene 1000 sq. foot cottage, nestled in an abundance of nature, perfect for a weekend or week adventure. You can relax and enjoy peaceful walks on a wooded trail, stroll on an open field with views of horses, dig your toes into the sandy beach, fish for small or large mouthed bass, swim in or explore the lake in a paddle or row boat on our private lake, build a campfire and roast marshmallows, enjoy a glass of wine on the porch and enjoy the peace. The cottage offers a comfortable "Coastal Country Cottage" theme (combining the hosts two passions) complete with a living room with two couches one being a pull out queen size bed, kitchen, bath with tub, and bedroom with a sitting area and a queen size bed. Visit the many wonderful wineries, breweries, the blue ridge parkway, historical sites including Monticello and Montpelier or attend the many cultural and sporting events at UVA and the JPJ center. No children under age 12 and no pets.
From a guest ... "The overall peace and quiet of watching the birds, seeing the tree's reflection in the water, listening to the wind, seeing the sun shine through the branches....the simple peace and quiet was just wonderful."
The Cottage and surrounding walking trails, the Sandy Beach with two lounge chairs, the Upper Lake (to enjoy fishing, a paddleboat, rowboat, fire pit) the field with walking paths ... And upon special request, access to the Lower Lake and dock. With advanced notice, A local personal fitness trainer and/or massage therapists can come to the property to train you or give you a massage.
Interazione con gli ospiti
We like to give our guests privacy to enjoy their secluded get-away. However, if you wish to meet us, we would be delighted to meet you and share the history of Country Cottage and our knowledge of the area.
Altre cose da evidenziare
You are provided with the ingredients for a breakfast. Once booked, we communicate with you as to what you prefer stocked in the fridge for breakfast (I.e. Bagels and cream cheese, eggs and bacon, cereal or oatmeal.) There is a Keurig coffee maker in the kitchen. We also provide a gift to you of either local wine, local six pack of beer or cider or something non alcoholic.
We are located 3 miles from Route 29 in the historic northern Albemarle County. The Country Cottage is convenient to a rich assortment of things to do and see. We are centrally located between three presidents' homes: Monticello (Thomas Jefferson), Ash Lawn-Highland (James Monroe), and Montpelier (James Madison). The University of Virginia “Grounds" (the local term meaning “campus") begins just 20 minutes South on Rt. 29. There are twelve wineries within 20 miles and 5 antique shops or “malls" within 10 miles. You can enter the Shenandoah National Park and drive Skyline Drive in 20 minutes, or in about the same time you can be horseback riding or hot air ballooning or play a round of golf. The Charlottesville area is also known for its exceptional dining options, and there are restaurants of all types as close as 10 minutes away.
For entertainment, check out the schedule at the John Paul Jones Arena, the Paramount Theater or the sprint downtown pavilion.
For out-of-state and business visitors we are about 5 miles from the Charlottesville Albemarle Airport and about 7 miles from General Electric Fanuc and the National Ground Intelligence Center (NGIC). We are about 4 miles from the University of Virginia Research Park where PRA International, MicroAire Surgical Instruments and Biotage are located.
No children under age 15 and no pets.
To enjoy their stay and show respect to our cottage and the nature surrounding it. No Pets. No children under age 15. No smoking inside the Cottage or porch. A written guide book about the Charlottesville area is provided in the Cottage.