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