The historic country estate of 'Mount Welby' just 60 miles West of DC (between Middleburg and Little Washington), was built in 1823 and totally restored in 2005. The private house has 6 fireplaces, 5 bedrooms and 3 1/2 baths sleeping 10-12 comfortably. Breakfast and wine tasting are available as are the services of our private chef, daily maid, massage and yoga instructor, cooking classes, wellness retreat, business retreats. Hiking, biking, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hunting, shopping, antiquing and horseback riding are either onsite or just a few moments away. Come and enjoy Mount Welby as your home away from home.
Mount Welby sits majestically atop a hill that overlooks the estate's meadows, a mountain brook, several ponds, gardens and nature trails. Native wildlife (deer, turkey/fowl, etc.) can be easily seen on the property. In the Spring and Summer, wildflowers paint the surrounding meadowlands and mountain ridges. In the fall, the autumn colors are vividly beautiful.
Enjoy the serenity here. Walk the grounds, hike our trails or just sit and relax. Whatever the occasion, Mt. Welby has something for everyone. Check out our website for more information and the calendar below for availability.
The home includes a large living room and separate dining room, a great room with an adjacent kitchen, a library and a study. Mount Welby has six fireplaces, numerous terraces, porches and patios, jacuzzi, state-of-the-art audio system and internet access.
If you like winetasting; Linden Vineyards, Rappahannock Cellars, Hume Vineyards, Desert Rose, Phillip Carter Winery, Three Fox Winery and Naked Mountain are a few of the local wineries that offer tours, wine tasting and lunch in a picturesque countryside environment just a few miles from Mount Welby. The house is next door to the Marriot Ranch and Trail Riding facility offering trail rides throughout the surrounding area. We have fishing next door as well.
The small villages of Flint Hill, Little Washington, Paris, Upperville, Middleburg and Sperryville are convenient to Mount Welby and offer dining, antique shops, art galleries and various other shopping opportunities. Front Royal is 10 miles away and has larger stores, restaurants and drug stores.
The Blue Ridge Mountain range, Shenandoah National Park and the world-famous 'Skyline Drive' are destinations in the area around Mount Welby and are less than ten minutes away. There you will also find hiking trails and breathtaking vista views along with tubing, rafting, spelunking and biking trails.
The historic residence at Mount Welby is fully accessorized with all the modern conveniences of home. Come and enjoy your private stay at this wonderful old estate located in the some of the most beautiful countryside that Virginia has to offer. Mount Welby in the heart of Virginia Wine Country.
Make Mount Welby your Home Away From Home.
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There are 12 wineries within 7 miles of Mount Welby and 25 within 20 minutes. Additional local activities of interest include; nature observation, hiking, biking, horseback riding, river rafting, canoeing, birding, golfing, sledding and various other sports.
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