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Tranquility, Wonderful View From The Sun Room,In The Historic Shenandoah Valley

Sleeps3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview


Details
Property
apartment
Sleeps
3
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
2 nights

Description

Raphine Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3

Blueberry Hill Farm vacation suite is located midway between Staunton and Lexington, in a serene country setting yet convenient to I-81 and easily found. Described as 'informal but elegant' by a recent guest, the suite is in the upper part of our large home with a separate entrance via the upstairs porch which is for your private use. Our exceptional feature is the year-round sun room/sitting room where you have a wonderful tree-top view of the farm, gardens, pond, distant mountains, and at night the stars. The suite also includes an air-conditioned bedroom with an antique queen bed and a daybed, fully equipped kitchen, and bathroom with shower. Linens, towels, kitchenware, tableware, basic staples, coffee, tea, creamer and sweeteners are provided. You are free to use the outdoor gas grill and picnic table. A TV and DVD player are available. Children 12 and over are welcome. The suite is not suitable for pets.

We invite you to enjoy the farm: Wander through the woods and wildlife habitat around spring fed streams and two ponds. Go row boating on the larger pond or bring your gear and go fishing. It is stocked with large mouth bass and catfish. Guests report great fishing! Enjoy the flower gardens. Help yourself to fruits and vegetables, blueberries and wild berries in season. Bring your field glasses to watch birds, and other wildlife.

There is so much to do in this area! In Lexington take a horse drawn carriage tour of the historic town, or attend events at the Virginia Horse Center. In Staunton take in a play at the American Shakespeare Center’s Blackfriars Theater, or visit the Frontier Culture Museum. Nearby, go for a tour and tasting at Rockbridge Vineyard, hike mountain trails, bike along picturesque country roads, go 'antiquing', or take a scenic drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway (just 15 minutes away). We have information, directions and maps in the suite for your use in planning your activities and we will be glad to help you in any other way we can.

More Details
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Jean and Frank Debrot
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 10, 2016

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

Tranquility, Wonderful View From The Sun Room,In The Historic Shenandoah Valley
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
5

Quiet, clean, and relaxing

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautifully furnished, cozy atmosphere. It was quiet and clean and just what we were looking for. The beds were comfortable and we had everything we needed. We would definitely come and stay again. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Nov 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
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5

Very Pleasant Stay

  • 5 of 5

The suite was a comfortable place to stay. The owners supplied extra touches and amenities, such as coffee, tea, spices, shampoo, soap, etc. There was a nice view off the back porch. There were some interesting sound effects in the area: goats bleats, church bells, and a coyote howls. The owners are nice people who offer to help however they can. Though I had already planned a head of time what sites I wanted to visit in the area, the owners supplied a lot of brochures of area attractions. The location is conveniently close to the Blue Ridge Parkway. The suite seems better suited for a couple rather than families, but there is a day bed if the couple has one child. My only complaint was that I wish the

TV in the suite was a little larger.

  • Submitted: Nov 3, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Beautiful peace

  • 5 of 5

Great hospitality and exactly what I was looking for in a work retreat.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
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5

Quaint farmhouse

  • 5 of 5

Blueberry Hill Farm was a great little place to stay for the weekend. It was a nice break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The back porch was where we spent most of our time, drinking coffee, enjoying the quiet and star gazing at night.

Thank you for sharing your farmhouse with us.

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
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Peaceful Get Away

  • 4 of 5

A great location for a weekend escape to the Shenandoahs. The suite is equipped with a nice size bathroom, kitchen, and two comfortable beds! The view from the sun-room is absolutely breathtaking and the farm provides a sheer sense of serenity. Jean is a pleasure to work with as well. I definitely recommend Blueberry Hill Farm to anyone traveling to this area. It undoubtedly beats staying in an overpriced hotel!

  • Submitted: Oct 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
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5

Perfection!

  • 5 of 5

When looking for a hotel outside of Charlottesville, I found this charm and we could not have been more pleased. I would stay here over a hotel room any day. Jean and Frank's rental was comfortable, relaxing, clean and well kept. Having the farm as your vacation background was the icing on the cake. Jean thought of every detail in this rental, you wont need anything but clothes and food. If you are looking for a relaxing getaway this is it, I have missed waking up on their farm every morning since we left. There are many great local attractions and amazing landscapes to enjoy. Highly recommended!

  • Submitted: Nov 13, 2014
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
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Rates & Availability

Raphine Apartment 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
$105
$500
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.3%

$10 less per night for single occupancy

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Raphine Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children ...
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • museums
  • pond
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • hunting

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