Our guests say it best....'a lovely family holiday'...'a birder's paradise'....'unbelievable quiet and stillness'....'a place where nature took hold of our hearts drawing our family closer than ever'... 'we left rested, refreshed and renewed.' This 11-room, tin-roof farmhouse with 4 bedrooms, kitchen, dining room, bathroom, wrap-around porch and den sits in a remote woodland and valley. By design, the farmhouse has no phones, no internet, no tv so guests enjoy peaceful meadows, streams and forests, scenic walking trails, quiet rests, and wildlife and bird watching during their visit. Over 32 species of birds have been recorded by prior guests. Spring-fed ponds, colorful foliage, hiking and picnicking await guests or families seeking this ideal rural getaway. Just 2 hours from Washington, D.C. or Baltimore, MD, Valley Meadow Acres is in the Appalachian Mts., 10 miles west of Hancock, MD. Nearby towns offer country dining, artisan boutiques and antique shopping
The perfect getaway - 2 hours from D.C. and Balto.: Completely furnished with a fully equipped kitchen. All linens are provided.
Nearby attractions include the C&O Canal, Rocky Gap State Park, Deep Creek Lake, Berkeley Springs, Country Inn Spas and Hot Springs, Potomac River, whitewater rafting, golf, tennis, canal hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, downhill skiing, bike, boat and canoe rentals, a scenic railroad, outlet shopping, auctions and antique shopping.
Recent guest book comments:: 'We strolled along the road and through the woods with the deer leading... a lovely family holiday.' — Michael and Annette
'A birder's paradise - spotting over 32 species and heard more!' — Cheryl and Tim
'The quiet and stillness were unbelievable...the darkness absolute.' — Margo and David
'Sitting on the porch absorbing a bit of God's creation has renewed our spirits. The quiet, natural surroundings have taken hold of our hearts. We leave with wonderful memories and a family that has been drawn closer once again.' — Connie and Earl
'The house was great, the surrounding land just beautiful and the leaves were every color of the rainbow.' — Guy, Jim, Sherry, Pete and Cindy
'With the peace of this land, we left rested, refreshed and renewed.' — Sharon, Gayla, and Lorraine
From Hagerstown, MD area travel 70 West, take Exit 1A - Interstate 68, travel 3 miles West, take Exit 77 - Woodmont Road, left on bridge to go over interstate, make right at stop sign onto Scenic 40, travel 5 miles, go under interstate overpass, turn immediate left on Bottenfield Road and travel 1 1/2 miles to farmhouse.
From Cumberland, MD area, travel east on Interstate 68 (approx. 30 miles) take Mountain Road/ Scenic 40 exit, turn left at stop sign and go under interstate overpass, turn immediate left on Bottenfield Road, travel 1 1/2 miles to farmhouse.
Other Activities: fishing offsite @ Potomac River public access
Golf: Deep Creek Area and Frederick, MD area
Ski: Wisp Ski Area
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2 night minimum stay
|Notes||From $150/night; rates based on 1-4 adults. Extra persons over the age of 12 are $25 per person per night.
Available Year Round.
Reservations must be guaranteed by check or money order. A non-refundable deposit (one night fee) is required within 7 days of making telephone reservation.
Payment is usually accepted in the quoted currency (USD) unless the currency and the amount is specifically agreed in advance with the owner / advertiser.