Eco-friendly vacation cabins and country retreat overlook small lake in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, 15 miles NW of Charlottesville, only 15 minutes from Crozet and 40 minutes from Jefferson's Monticello.
Our air-conditioned A-frame vacation cottage is perfect for a couple and small families. It will sleep up to 6 people. The fully equipped kitchenette has modern appliances including microwave. Living room with double futon, bedroom with queen size bed, sleeping loft with twin beds, full bath, and deck overlook lake. Linens and towels are included along with complimentary shade grown organic coffee and teas. Books and Games. TV/Dvd Player in A-Frame & #1 Cottage.( Bring your own DVD'S) No phone in individual cottages. Phone available in office for guest use. Rates include Free WI- FI available at our office for guest use.
Hiking trails meander through this beautiful, unique property of 129 acres with a lake and 2 other stocked fishing ponds. Canoe available for guest use. Mountain Bikes for Rent. Pets allowed. Montfair's rustic lodge is available for a variety of events from weddings to retreats and reunions.
We are approximately 40 min. from Monticello and Ashlawn. Both are well worth the drive! We are 30 min. from Charlottesville and the University of Virginia with its great campus, art museum, galleries, restaurants, historic downtown mall and Ivy Creek Natural Area. Access to the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive are only 20 min. from Montfair. We are also 30 min. from Waynesboro, The Va. Wildlife Center & the Frontier Culture Museum. 45 min. away, Rodes Farm Stable at Wintergreen Resort offers horseback riding lessons & trail rides.
Spend time getting to know our neighborhood. Crozet is just 15 min. away with the Famous Crozet Pizza (noted in the National Geographic Guide Book, 2 pick your own Orchards, public pool, the Crozet Great Value store has a natural food selection as well as local produce. White Hall Vineyard is just a half a mile up the road from us and there are many closeby Vineyards to visit.
The best Organic eggs are available from Innisfree Farm in Crozet. Visit Innisfree Village Farm to experience beautiful local organic vegetable, herb and flower gardens just a mile up the road on Walnut Level Rd (call Innisfree to arrange a weekday tour).
The Shenandoah National Park Entrance is only minutes away on Sugar Hollow Rd. and offers great hikes, swimming holes and fun rocks to play on for the whole family. Mint Spring Park offers lake swimming with white sandy beach and lifeguards on duty.
We have a small lake to swim ( this is rustic country pond swimming, no fancy white beach swim!) and canoe in and 2 other fishing ponds and hiking trails and lots of wildlife! Keep an eye open for Blue heron, black bear, and deer. The beaver often swim just across the bank at the lakes’ over flow and will some times swim up to the canoe. Organic Shade Grown Coffee is in the freezer. And please call with any questions or concerns, we are glad to help in any way.
*Farmer’s Markets on Saturday Morning in both Charlottesville and Crozet. Nearby Horseback riding by appointment
Enjoy the mountain air and quiet.
Keywords: Cottage, cabin, bungalow, retreat, vacation rental, Eco-resort, horseback riding, mountains, lake, river, fishing.
Hiking trails and Stocked Fishing Ponds On-site. Wineries, Vineyards, Organic farm tours and Farmers Markets, Cideries nearby as well as the Monticello Wine Trail, many nearby vineyards and Pick Your Own Orchards, Berry Patches & breweries.
Complimentary Organic Coffee, Teas and Spices. Nice Book collection in each cabin. Canoe and Mountain Bikes available. All Laundry washed with Unscented Bio- Clean Eco-friendly Laundry detergent.Surrounded by Orchards and Vineyards. Nearby Horseback-riding. Classes in Rustic Furniture-making, Painting and cooking available for individuals and groups.
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