110 ACRE ESTATE:FISH,POOL,TRAILS,HORSES,D.C.,SKYLINE DR

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Bedrooms 4
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Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights

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110 ACRE ESTATE:FISH,POOL,TRAILS,HORSES,D.C.,SKYLINE DR

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Lodge, 4 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8-10)

Bring your family together for fun on the farm! VIEWS! PRIVACY! SWIM in the large pool, sit around the CAMPFIRE and STROLL through the beautiful woods. Everyone is catching FISH in the 5 acre LAKE- we provide 5 rods. The farm 'GATOR' is a favorite with everyone to take a ride in, especially Grandparents, and Dad's are grilling up a storm. Guests who have never been near a firearm are shooting SKEET and having a 'blast'! PET HORSES, PADDLEBOAT, jump on a TRAMPOLINE, spot DEER and play who can spot the most wildlife!

At this very private estate, build a fire at the CAMPGROUND and enjoy smores as you gaze at the STARS-filled sky. Visit the HORSES by day- do not forget the carrots- and HIKE the trails. SWIM in the lg pool. SHOOT SKEET and do some FISHING! The SMOKER is a big hit with the gentlemen-ladies, take the night off! EAT BBQ made by a noted local, or purchase BUFFALO less than 2 mi away and take a free farm tour. WINEr's- it's always wine-tasting time at the numerous wineries. Your PRIVATE Lodge-awesome-see pictures-and equipped w/everything you could want. Read the review of previous guests to understand our commitment to guests.

Stone pillars w/perched foxes guide the way into a totally private estate, situated in the rolling hills of the Blue Ridge. Nothing to be seen but paddocks, horses, forests, trails, wildlife, lake, etc; and except for the owners in the Manor House, no other houses or people. The Lodge is a spacious and homey 1800sqft, authentic wooded walls, beamed ceilings, EIK, lg stone F/P in FR, 4BR; 2 downstairs ea./Queen beds and private bath; and up the spiral staircase, 2 additional bedrooms-1w/Queen and 1w/2 twins and shared full bath, all very charming. The entire Lodge has just been repainted and wooden floors sanded and varnished.

Things to do for all age groups: enjoy beautiful vistas w/a walk- 5mi of trails, visit the horses, fish in the stocked lake, shoot on the competition trap/skeet range, swim in the lg. ING pool, build memories along w/a campfire and cook and sleep under the stars, ride about in the 'Gator', rowboat/kayak/paddleboat on the lake, build boats and send them down the streams (kids love this!),jungle gym, trampoline, play croquet-with a competition set for #12- and horseshoes, BBQ w/gas grill, playhouse for the children, as well as a desk complete with markers, coloring books, small activities; build a fort, wildlife spotting, (heron, fox, deer, eagle, etc), wonder at the heavens-we have some of the best star-viewing in the East, Catch frogs, tadpoles, a chipmunk; who knows what? Fall colors are indescribable, Spring blossoms wondrous, and our mild winters make it easy to escape and enjoy the property or hibernate in front of the great stone F/P. The possibilities just need your desire to activate! Camera bug? The frames are endless- animals, skies, forests, landscape, lake, pond, and more. Just want to relax? You won't believe what peace,quiet and serenity with Mother Nature can do. Watch the sunrise, take an early morning swim, walk about the farm,(our pooches will be glad to accompany and protect you from the big, bad squirrels, etc), visit horses, read a book and picnic on 1 of the many perfect spots(lakeside or forest?), drop a line in the lake, return to wine and watch your favorite movies on the new 37' flat screen TV, or sit on the porch, relax, and really talk. Sit back, tell stories, relax, remember days past and plan for days in future.

AUTUMN? Gorgeous colors, your own lg stone F/P to cozy up to, Skyline Drive entrance a bucolic 25 mi drive, our own 5 miles of trails, the night sky and crackling campfire. Our pool stays open into Oct- contact for availability.

Do you seek romance, are you celebrating your wedding/anniversary and want to re-connect? This is the place!

Off-site:numerous award-winning wineries, Culpeper-1 of the 100 Best Small Towns in America, fine dining, antiquing, Civil War battlefields,Roller Skate, Bowl, the National Archives and Va. history-Montpelier, etc; the Skyline Drive-1 of the most beautiful drives in the country, hike, Air Circus-a fabulous show of daredevil stunts, skydiving-our son will tell you all about it-, ballooning, mtn. biking, a good public golf course, many seasonal activities in Culpeper, such as parades, concerts, fireworks, etc, foxhunt, bird shooting, attend a horseshow-tell us your interest and we will research it for you.

HORSES- the lodge is a perfect huntbox or place to stay while at Commonwealth, eventing or foxhunting, with a 9 stall stable w/matted 12x12 stalls & turn-out w/auto. waterers. You will have use of a 300x200 jump ring, dressage ring, & trails w/45 log type jumps.

FOXHUNTING- 6 clubs w/in easy distance: Rappahannock, Bull Run, Warrenton, Thornton Hill,

Casanova, & Old Dominion Hounds.

Keywords: farm,cabin,private,pool,lake,swim,woods,family,

horses,house,wineries,foxhunting,fish, camping, reunions, groups, washington,dc,nature get-away,quiet,escape

skyline drive, blue ridge parkway,fireplace

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • limited accessibility

Mrs. B

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Having lived in every region of the USA, we chose Culpeper to put down roots. The horse farm we have developed is so beautiful and private, just the place to retreat to in this busy world. Both my husband and me served in the Air Force-Alan retired as a Col, and have seen many places, but Fancy Fox has the best of all worlds. My 2 teens say we can never leave, and keep themselves happy with all the natural activities of the farm-the perfect antidote for stress. As 1 of 17 children, I have always been easy with a crowd, so come and see us!

Mrs. B purchased this estate in 2000

Culpeper was designated, 'One of the best small towns in America', for its quaint shopping, fine dining, civil war sites, 4 season beauty, moderate climate; all within 65 mi of DC and 45 mi to Charlottesville. It is in the center of the Fox Hunting world, a beautiful 21 mile drive to Skyline Drive and the majesty of the Blue Ridge and Shenandoah Valley, the area is dotted with farms, wineries, views and Southern manners and tranquility.

We are a totally private estate where you and family can feel safe and secure to roam about our many acres, with exhilarating freedom. The scenery, wildlife, and so many things to do please everyone.

From hiking to skeet, visit wineries, fish for over 6 lb bass, breakfast meet and greet to send off the hounds and foxhunters, secluded campground w/ fire pit, accompanied skydiving, play equine soccer, relax in seclusion, visit Civil war sites, nature hike on site, swim in 44x22 Gunite pool, jump on horse trails w/over 40 jumps, practice dressage in ring, use the 175x300 jump ring, sip cocoa in front of your gas FP, visit caves, trail ride, partake in a pre-arranged clinic of your choice, leaf peep on the Skyline Drive, etc.- people say they never run out of things to do.

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Property type estate
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights
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110 Acre Estate:Fish,Pool,Trails,Horses,D.C.,Skyline Dr
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110 Acre Estate:Fish,Pool,Trails,Horses,D.C.,Skyline Dr
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p259285vb
(540) 937-6121 (Virginia, USA)
Culpeper Northern Virginia - Washington DC
5

WONDERFUL EASTER WEEKEND

  • 5 of 5
We just spent a delightful Easter weekend at Fancy Fox farm. The place was perfect for 3 grandparents, 2 parents and one 9 year old boy. The property has many diversions, including exciting playground equipment for little ones & also a trampoline. There are opportunities for campfires, gator rides & hiking trails & of course the horses. For our young man however the only thing that mattered was the fishing lake from which he caught several fish that he fixed for supper. He was very proud of his bass. The property is beautiful & well maintained. All the flowering trees were in bloom including 2 huge old crabapple trees in wonderful pink blossoms. The house was very clean with comfortable beds & quality linens. The kitchen was well equipped with all basic utensils. The owner is very outgoing, friendly & accommodating. This is a place for relaxing. It is also near to enough attractions to keep you busy with day trips if you want to leave the farm for awhile. Highly recommended for multiple age groups. Although the first floor is accessible once you are inside, all entrances have at least one step, so would not work well for wheelchair bound people. Also the property is rolling hills, which if you are out of shape like we are, may cause some shortness of breath when walking.
  • Submitted: Apr 21, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: It is great to see our guests catch fish; watching children's reaction is better than catching yourself! It is true that this grandchild seemed never to leave the waterfront and the entire family joined in the fishing. We exchanged homemade bread-we Irish Soda Bread- theirs a delicious Italian loaf- and made friends in the process. Another thoroughly enjoyable family. For those wheelchair bound, we do install ramps to allow access to the house; please ask ahead of time.
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110 Acre Estate:Fish,Pool,Trails,Horses,D.C.,Skyline Dr
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p259285vb
(540) 937-6121 (Virginia, USA)
Culpeper Northern Virginia - Washington DC
Windsor, MA (Northwest MA)
5

ANNUAL FAMILY SUMMER VACATION

  • 5 of 5
We have for the past 4 years met at a location with our 3 adult children, and their families (11 people in total).
This was by far the best place that we have stayed at! We enjoyed the pool, fire pit, fishing lake, rides in the gator & feeding the horses. Our grandkids played on the jungle gym and in the sandbox every day. We went to the shooting range one evening and had a great time hitting (sometimes) clay pigeons.
The home is well taken care of and very up to date with appliances. We sitting out on the patio in the evenings and enjoying the many butterflies that would come in.
It is definitely a place that we will frequent again!
The hosts are very friendly, accommodating and desire to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.
We had virtually no concerns, but a power outage did occur and the owner came and quickly found out that a switch had been turned off to that room that supplied the power.
It was very warm the week we were there, but the air conditioning was sufficient for the need.
I would not hesitate recommending this fine facility to anyone.
Culpeper is a few miles away and there are coffee shops, Wal-Mart, pizza restaurants, movie theater, and many small shops that one can spend all the time necessary to find something to take home as a reminder of the special time.
The property is very well maintained, comfortable, and able to accommodate easily our family of 11.
It was a relaxing and refreshing time that we will appreciate for quite a while yet.
  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2013
  • Stayed: Jul 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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110 Acre Estate:Fish,Pool,Trails,Horses,D.C.,Skyline Dr
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p259285vb
(540) 937-6121 (Virginia, USA)
Culpeper Northern Virginia - Washington DC
5

GRADUATION VACATION 2013

  • 5 of 5
We had a fantastic vacation at Fancy Fox Farms. This trip was for 2 Seniors that graduated in May from high school. We love the country. So we loved all that we were able to do on the farm. Country girls and guys, Moms, Dad, Grampa and Gramma all had a blast. Grampa caught so many fish that he stopped counting. Gramma fished on day caught 8. The girls caught fish, lost count and the guys lost count. I know you think this is a BIG FISH STORY, but let me tell you the biggest bass I have ever seen, is of course the one that got away. On an 8 lb test line MJ caught a bass so big it jumped up out of the water and he wrestled it till it wrapped him up in the lilly pads. Then he and Grampa got in the paddle boat and tried to get to him but he broke the line right before they got it in the boat. Oh well, he is still in the pond just waiting for someone to catch him. After fishing each day we would go for a swim in an excellent pool. I loved the pool. We took a day trip to Rockville, Md on Thursday to "Go Ape" what a blast! Then on the way back to the farm we stopped at the Tram station in Rockville and parked our car. Rode the tram into Washington, DC for the day. Just not enough time for everything. We went riding on the gator along the perimeter and went to the shooting range the last day to shoot. All in all it was OFF THE HOOK!!! If you are looking for a place to crash and have a relaxed time Fancy Fox Farms is great. Thanks to you Ms. Collen, Al and the girls for some precious memories.
  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Jun 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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110 Acre Estate:Fish,Pool,Trails,Horses,D.C.,Skyline Dr
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p259285vb
(540) 937-6121 (Virginia, USA)
Culpeper Northern Virginia - Washington DC
Glen Burnie, MD
5

GREAT GET-AWAY

  • 5 of 5
Within a couple of hours of home, this place offered all we needed to get out of the fray, kick back and relax. We paddle boated, we shot trap, we fished, we hiked, we played pool, rode the gator, fed the horses, jumped on the trampoline and tossed a few snowballs at each other! Our hosts were quite a pleasure along with the rest of the family who made us feel right at home. Good people who could not be more friendly and accommodating.

The home was very clean and very cozy. Kids loved to sit in front of the fire and bake while watching old episodes of Bonanza. The kitchen was also well appointed and the views were wonderful.
  • Submitted: Jan 1, 2013
  • Stayed: Dec 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities
Owner's Response: Feelings for this family are mutual. Wonderful to see their loving interactions, and all the different ages having fun in different ways. Thank you for staying with us!
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110 Acre Estate:Fish,Pool,Trails,Horses,D.C.,Skyline Dr
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p259285vb
(540) 937-6121 (Virginia, USA)
Culpeper Northern Virginia - Washington DC
Gettysburg, PA
5

WONDERFUL MEMORIES !

  • 5 of 5
My sister and I were looking for an ideal place to gather our children and husbands together to celebrate our mother's birthday. There could have been no better choice than this one ! The home accommodated us along with our mother and father. We were busy the entire time, hiking, swimming, boating, among many other things. Truly, it was a fit for the oldest to the youngest. The hostess was tremendous and the rest of her family was delightful and helpful. For us, the very best part was the privacy. It was just us ! No crowds to fight, no crowded pools or lines to wait in. Many special memories were made for all of us ! We would return in a heartbeat !
  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2012
  • Stayed: Sep 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children
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110 Acre Estate:Fish,Pool,Trails,Horses,D.C.,Skyline Dr
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p259285vb
(540) 937-6121 (Virginia, USA)
Culpeper Northern Virginia - Washington DC
Virginia
5

REALLY, WHAT'S NOT TO LIKE?

Really, what's not to like?
  • 5 of 5
Look around. Seriously, where else can you have so diversified a vacation? My wife and I (just the two of us) were looking for something a little bit different for vacation this summer than just going to the beach. We found it at Fancy Fox.
We rode our bicycles, (some great rolling hills) rode horses (haven't done THAT in years), 'caught some rays' and played in the pool. I even used the shooting range! I shot the shotgun (and more) my dad got me as a boy for the first time in years. My wife shot them as well. (GOTTA love that!) We had a great time at the place. We went into town and ate great meals (try Foti's, It's about Tyme, and just down the road at Sonny's BBQ). We also cooked out on the grill. Colleen, AKA 'Mrs. B' is about the as good a hostess as one could wish. When we arrived, she took us on a 'gator' ride around the property, and made sure we were well cared. My wife and I are pretty 'low maintenance' people, and she can be flexible as needed. The place looks to be outstanding for families. I probably forgot something, but hope this is enough to help others. Be sure to feed the horses with some apples and carrots. Good fun. :-)
Two thumbs up ^^
  • Submitted: Aug 30, 2012
  • Stayed: Jul 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Dulles
Nearest Train
10 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Barpub
10 Miles
Multiple
Nearest Golf
10 Miles
South Wales Public Course/Culpeper Golf
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
Multiple
Car: recommended

Feed Horses! Bring your carrots to feed our many horses! Shoot Skeet! Babysitting, Children's Indoor Play Area w/ Desk complete with markers, crayons, coloring books and small activities,stuffed animals, games, Wig-wam, Lg game selection. Quality billiards table and ping-pong. Lake fishing, Hike 5 mi of trails. In Culpeper, 10 mi away, go the the Roller Rink, Family Bowling Center or treat yourself to one of our chef-owned great restaurants. Many of Va's award winning vineyards are very close by w/frequent wine tastings. Skyline Drive is just 22mi W.

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Culpeper Estate Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Off Season Rate
Nov 1 2014 - Mar 31 2015
2 night minimum stay
$300
$1,500
 
 
My Standard Rate
6 night minimum stay
$1,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

25% deposit to make reservation. Balance due 30 days prior to stay. For Example: A standard 7 night stay = $1750 + 5.3% Tax = $1842.75; a 25% deposit of $460.69 is needed to make the reservation; a balance of $1382.06 is due 30 days prior to your stay.
Tax Rate 5.3%
Notes Minimum 6 night stays only from 1 April - 31 October. The Weekly Rate is for 6 nights or more. Extended stays contact owner for pricing. All guests to the property must be identified to the owner. No overnight guests; and daytime visitors must be approved by the owner.
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Amenities

Culpeper Estate Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • estate
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Lake View ...
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Fireplace ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Air Conditioning
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Heating
  • Gas Fireplace ...
  • Clothes Dryer
Kitchen:
  • Ice Maker
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - toilet , tub , shower , Private
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , New
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Large handicap shower w/bench; double sinks
  • 3
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Private Bath
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Private Bath
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Shared Bath
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen , Shared Bath; Private entrance
  • Queen size Beds (3) 3 Queens in 3 different bedrooms. 2 have private baths., Twin or Single Beds (2) 2 twins in a single bedroom, adjacent to the playroom.
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Ping Pong Table
  • DVD Player
  • CD Player
  • Games ...
  • Books
  • Video Library
  • Pool Table ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Golf ...
  • Boat ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Tennis ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 10 garden chairs
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed ...
  • limited accessibility ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • live theater
  • restaurants
  • churches
  • library
  • playground
  • winery tours
  • festivals
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • horseshoes
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
  • Babysitter
  • massage therapist
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hot air ballooning
  • rafting
  • hiking
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • mountain biking
  • hunting
Notes:
44'x22' ING Gunite Pool, 5-acre lake with 6 lbs Bass to include boat and dock, 25-acres pasture, 85-acres of forest that include 5-miles of trails w/ 40+ horse jumps, rifle/pistol/archery range, fully automated skeet range, Children's Jungle Gym, campfire w/firepit, abundant wildlife. Use of Gator for accepted drivers. Paddleboat, John Boat, Kayak. Fishing lake and 5 rods to fish. Game room in Manor House w/quality pool table and ping-pong. Lodge sleeps 8. Additional bedroom with oversized queen bed & bath in Manor Home. 22 mi to Skyline Drive. Totally private; no other people other than our family.
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