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The Historic Bird Grove Farm" Circa 1823. Located in Amelia County

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Half Baths2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Farmhouse, 2 Bedrooms, 2.5+ Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

Come relax in our Circa 1823 Farmhouse situated on 75 acres in Amelia County. The main farmhouse has two bedrooms upstairs, one with queen bed and the other bedroom has a double and two twins. Each of the bedrooms has its own private bathroom. There is a detached studio that sleeps two, for an additional fee, but all bathrooms are in the main house. Sit out in the yard, overlooking our large pond and enjoy the wildlife. Don't forget your fishing poles for the property's large and private "catch and release" pond. Past guest have been know to release some very size able large mouth bass from the pond! ***PLEASE SEE VIDEO LINK AT BOTTOM OF PAGE****

Keywords: This historic house, with Civil War ties, is situated on 75 acres in Amelia County Virginia. Much of the house is still original and shows the craftsmanship used to build it almost 200 years ago. The property includes a stocked "catch and release" fish pond and four gentle horses for you picture opportunities. Bird Grove is also available for small weddings ($1,500) flat fee for up to 30 guest. Call property manager for details

More Details

Owner
Chris Freese
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
June 29, 2017

About Chris Freese

I've always had a love for horses and historic properties. In 1984 I decided to combine the two with the purchase this property. Then 25 years later built my dream home on this property, but still love to have guest to enjoy the historic farm house.

Chris Freese purchased this farmhouse in 1986

Why Chris Freese chose Amelia

The history of this property and space for my horses

What makes this farmhouse unique

Quiet! End of a road property. So relaxing. Off the beaten path. This farm was formerly owned by the cartoonist, Jeff McNalley, of the cartoon 'Shoe' and he used the summer kitchen/studio to draw his cartoons.

Amenities

Jetersville Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Lake View
  • Water View ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Fireplace ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Kitchen ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Half Baths
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • All bathrooms have a sink, also.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 2 twin/ single
  • Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • rafting

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(12 traveler reviews)

The Historic Bird Grove Farm" Circa 1823. Located in Amelia County
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews
5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Loved the home and the property as well. The antiques throughout the house were also beautiful. The hosts were very nice. If they read this ,they will know what we mean by it's a small world. We really want to come back.

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful property, peaceful time!

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful experience! When we arrived, we were warmly greeted - and the house was perfect. It's clear that this family cares for the property and it made for an amazing calming vacation. Land was perfect for long walks, porch was perfect for rocking and couldn't ask for nicer hosts!

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Va Beach VA
5

Wonderful getaway!

  • 5 of 5

We were attending a wedding in nearby Powhatan Co. and loved this wonderful home -spacious for the four adults and 3 children in our group. The setting is so peaceful and the kids loved feeding the horses. The kitchen was well equipped - it was easy to prepare meals. Can't say enough wonderful things about this amazing vacation rental!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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Beautiful, historic, serene

  • 4 of 5

This historic home is at the end of a dirt road at the far side of Jetersville, VA -- very quiet and bucolic. We stayed here for parents weekend at Hampden-Sydney College which is about 30+/- minutes away. The house has everything you'd need, especially the kitchen where I did a little baking. The only problem for us is that there are horses on the property and my husband is very allergic! I thought they'd be a little further away from the house but they are basically in the "front yard". Other than the horse allergy, we had a lovely weekend.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

The Historic Bird Grove Farm was an amazing place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

My family and I stayed at the farm over Easter weekend to spend time together and experience something different.

On arrival, the house and landscape was even more beautiful than expected! The house was full of historical character. Every window had an amazing view of the farm with the owners four horses in the background. We had fun reading about the farm's history and exploring the home. The host was very helpful and gave us plenty of privacy. The beds were extremely comfortable.

The farm is only twenty minutes away from the city of Farmville and the local colleges. There are quite a few good restaurants to choose from. Farmville also has an entrance to the High Bridge Trail State Park. We enjoyed hiking the trails and walking the historical High Bridge.

We had a great time and plan on visiting again. I would recommend this vacation farm home to families who are looking to experience history and enjoy the outdoors.

  • Submitted: Apr 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Media, PA
5

Beautiful and secluded!

  • 5 of 5

It was a pleasure to stay somewhere rich with history. It is a beautiful property with so many original architectural details. I could almost picture the belle of the ball walking down the main hall stairs in her hoop skirts!

Yes there are only two bedrooms, but they are VERY large, and each had its own bathroom. Oh, and the beds are very comfortable. The kitchen had all the crockery, glassware, and utensils one needed.

Ruth was very easy to communicate with, and sent excellent directions.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
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Farm atmosphere, bird watching, fishing, near Lee's Retreat, Saylor's Creek Battlefield, Farmville is approximately 20 minutes away and has shopping, antique shopping, Longwood University and Hampton Sydney College.

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Rates & Availability

Jetersville Farmhouse Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
$185
From
$195
Fri,Sat
$1,155
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $59
Pet Fee $19
Refundable damage deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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