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

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths2
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights


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

Chris Freese
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2018

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 Jetersville

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.


Jetersville Farmhouse Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • 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 ...
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • 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 ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Kitchen ...
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 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.
  • 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)
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 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


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The Historic Bird Grove Farm" Circa 1823. Located in Amelia County
average rating of 4.9411764 based on 17 reviews
Johnstown, PA, USA

Wonderful, historical home in a beautiful setting

  • 5 of 5

We traveled to the area to witness and participate in the birth of our new foal and thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the historic Bird Grove Farm, located in a beautiful, rural area west of Richmond! The home was very comfortable and nicely decorated as it might have been 150 years ago. The family was welcoming, accommodating and the property was clean, tidy and fully prepared for our arrival. I won't spoil the story, but be sure to look into the history of Colonel Thomas "Marse Tom" Booker and his wife Ann; it will enrich the experience. We fully intend to return.

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fredericksburg, VA

Charming, Historic, Absolutley Beautiful

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Bird Grove while in town for a wedding in a weekend in October. We were a party of 6 and one small dog. The owners are extremely friendly and welcoming, and addressed any issues we had in a timely manner. The beds were comfortable and the house was full of those wonderful creaks and noises you’d expect in an almost 200 year old farm house. One bedroom had a double bed, two twins and a full bath. The other master bedroom had a queen bed, but you do have to step down a short flight of stairs to get into the bathroom, as it in a part of the house that was an addition and not originally planned to connect to the main house. It was unique and charming, but may be difficult for people with physical limitations to manage the steps easily in the middle of the night. We spent a good deal of our time in the basement kitchen and dining area, cooking, grazing and playing some games we had brought, but the rest of our time was spent exploring the farm, petting the horses, and fishing in the pond. We truly did not want to leave!

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Richmond, VA

Lots to do with the kids - a lot of history, charm, and nature.

  • 5 of 5

We had a blast with our three boys and puppy. We caught lots of fish in the pond, went for hikes on the property, got some B.B. gun practice. The home is listed as having “outdoor grilling” but there’s really just a small camping size charcoal grill, which was our only surprise. We would definitely stay here again, but I would just bring my own grill - it was a wonderful long weekend on a great piece of farmland.

  • Submitted: Oct 9, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and peaceful

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Bird Grove while visiting our son for Family Weekend at Longwood. It was comfortable, clean and so beautiful! Mornings on the porches drinking coffee and listening to the birds were so relaxing! We loved visiting the horses. We brought a couple poles and got some fishing in! My husband caught a bass his first cast!! The owners came and welcomed us and said hello. They were very friendly and accommodating. The house is amazing. Definitely can feel the history that the house holds as you walk from room to room. It is lovely and so well kept. We would definitely stay here again!!

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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charming and unusual

  • 5 of 5

The property and house are beautiful. The house was definetly a throw back to a different time. I loved it!

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
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  • 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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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.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $59
Pet Fee $25
Damage Deposit $200

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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