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1780 Stone House in Historic Lexington, Va

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Space 800 sq. ft.
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4)

This 200 year old house has been restored and awaits your visit to Historic Lexington Virginia. Whether you are visiting the colleges, vacationing, visiting the Virginia Horse Center or 'whatever' it will be your favorite headquarters for a visit to our area. It is conveniently located on Main Street near the colleges and the Historic District and only 2 miles from the Horse Center. The new park at Jordans Point is down the hill 2 blocks! The Chessie Trail and Woods Creek Trail begin at the park. Access to the Maury River is here as well. The VMI sports facilities are but a short walk up Main Street.

My house is quiet inside its two foot thick walls. I have furnished it with interesting things and it is a special place. Linens are furnished as well as my ecclectic collection of kitchen ware. Come to Lexington and stay a spell at the Historic 1780 Stone House! Thanks, Tom Bradshaw

Keywords: Historic 1780 Stone House

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 1998
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2017

About The Owner

I have lived here for 35 years and love Lexington. I met Faye while I was a cadet at VMI and we have operated businesses here since I graduated from photography school. We have 3 vacation rental properties and are involved with managing 10 rental properties. I have enjoyed restoring old buildings and especially this 200 year old property. Our focus most recently has been to work on the landscape. Little by little it is improving.

The Owner purchased this cottage in 1996

Why The Owner chose Shenandoah Valley

I chose this property while looking for investment property next door. I told the realtor that I sure would like to own the Stone House next door. Several days later he called and said I just Listed it! My answer-'you just sold it'! We had previously built a log cabin as a vacation rental at Natural Bridge and enjoyed the vacation rental business and thought that an in town property might work.

What makes this cottage unique

One of the unique benefits of renting a house instead of a room is space to spread out. Also, uniqueness of the property--not a 'cookie cutter same as everywhere else' accomodation. we had stayed in a house in Williamsburg in the restored area and felt a part of the community even for only a few nights so we thought others might enjoy having a place of their own while visiting might have some appeal. Also, seemed important. the opportunity to bring pets

Amenities

Lexington Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace ...
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • There is a full bath on the second floor and another full bath on the main floor
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • VCR
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • forests
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • spelunking
  • swimming
Notes:
Fireplace with gas logs, central air conditioning, Gas BBQ, Nice grounds, Deck off master bedroom

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(32 traveler reviews)

1780 Stone House in Historic Lexington, Va
average rating of 4.875 based on 32 reviews
Rogersville, AL
5

Great Vacation home!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I and our 2 cats very much enjoyed staying at the stone house for a week. The house was perfect and the town of Lexington is great. The people are so friendly and willing to help and everything was just perfect, including the weather!

The fact that our 2 "children" were allowed to be with us made it even more special not having to worry about them being at home alone.

I would most definitely stay at the stone house again!

  • Submitted: Nov 11, 2009
  • Stayed: Nov 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Wonderful stone house

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed staying in the lovely stone house and especially the fact that it has a fireplace. We would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Jan 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
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5

Vintage Charm

  • 5 of 5

A lovely, cozy home on the edge of town - it was perfect for our weekend in Lexington! The 1780 Stone House is beautifully furnished with assorted antiques and comfortable furniture. The property is set on a dramatic rock face with a second-floor deck with a walkway to the top of the outcropping. The yard is terraced with stone walls and plantings- it's a lovely spot! Although right on the road, it feels private behind a tall wooded fence - inside it is quiet behind the thick stone walls. The gas fireplace added to the ambience.

  • Submitted: Oct 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Concord, NC
5

great!

  • 5 of 5

The house was perfect for us. Very neat and clean and a comfortable bed and pull out couch. Nicki side yard as well.

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Winston salem, NC
4

Thank you!

  • 4 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our comfortable stay at the Stone House this past weekend. We were in Lexington for the New Market Oath Cadet ceremony. Our two cadets appreciated the opportunity to relax, watch football, and eat a home-cooked meal.

Thank you!

  • Submitted: Sep 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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5

Charming, restful comfort.

  • 5 of 5

My husband, dog, and I had a very restful three days at the stone cottage. It provided a restful return after viewing the sites of Lexington. It isn't hard to fall in love with Lexington. We definitely fell in love with the stone cottage.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bistro on Main
"Bistro gets high marks from many guests. It is among the top restaurants in the area!"
Natural Bridge Zoo
caverns
The Palms Restaurant
James River Basin Canoe Livery
Southern Inn Restaurant
"One of the best restaurants in our area. George Huger is usually on site to see that guests..."
Hull's Drive In
Nearest Airport
45 Miles
roanoke- blacksburg regional airport
Car: recommended

Carriage rides, Walking tours of historic sites, Trails, horse shows, summer theatre, sports at the VMI sports complex across the street and up a block, Hulls Drive in theater on weekends, Virginia Safari Park, Blue Ridge Parkway, Appalachain Trail, Natural Bridge

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Rates & Availability

Lexington Cottage Rental Rates

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Owner accepts payment in:
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2 night minimum stay
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Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $20 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.3%

The rate is for two guests. Add $25 per night for each additional guest. Pets are welcome, add $10 per night per pet. Tax is added at 11.3%

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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