Romantic Bed and Breakfast in the Scenic Countryside of Rappahannock County, Virginia
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The bedroom features a custom-made queen-size bed, a free-standing stove, two upholstered chairs, a writing desk, a wardrobe, a ceiling fan, and windows that provide views of the bed and breakfast's garden and surrounding meadows. In the bathroom, guests will find a rainfall shower, a toilet, and a sink. Linens, towels, spa robes, and Gilchrist & Soames bath products are provided.
Other amenities include central heating and air conditioning, high-speed Wi-Fi, a hairdryer, and a lighted make-up mirror. In the dining room, guests will enjoy a complimentary breakfast every morning, and they can enjoy a dinner by reservation in the evening. Outside, they will find scenic grounds full of perennial gardens and peaceful meadows, set in relief by an equally scenic backdrop of rolling fields and the gentle slopes of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
- Queen-size bed
- Running water
- Dining room
- Linens and pillows
- Air conditioning
The bed and breakfast belongs to Virginia's Green Lodging Program and boasts a number of environmentally friendly facilities and practices, including energy-efficient central heating and air conditioning systems, a high-efficiency washer and dryer, low-water-consumption toilets, energy efficient light bulbs, and diligent recycling.
During their stay, guests are served a complimentary breakfast, the menu for which changes daily. A fixed-price, five-to-eight course dinner is also available to both guests and the public by reservation. The dishes utilize ingredients sourced from local farms, and guests can enjoy wines, beer, and spirits from local wineries, breweries, and distilleries.
- Electric car charger
A variety of flower and wine gift packages are available for anniversaries and romantic getaways.
Location + Surroundings
Here, guests will find more than 500 miles of trails that wind past cascading waterfalls, rock overhangs, mountain streams, wooded hillsides and valleys, 300 square miles of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and a vast array of forests full of 805 species of wildflowers and 331 species of trees, shrubs, and vine - from chestnut oaks and tulip poplars to cove hardwoods and spruce firs.
Flitting among these trees are more than 190 species of birds that live or seasonally visit the park, including Carolina chickadees, wild turkeys, barred owls, red-tailed hawks, and tufted titmice, which live in the park year-round. The park also provides habitats for more than 50 species of mammals, ranging from the more commonly seen white-tailed deer and gray squirrels to the more elusive black bears, spotted skunks, and big brown bats. Flitting among the trees, more than 190 species of birds live or seasonally visit the park,
With so much natural splendor so close by, guests will have a wide range of outdoor recreation options available. For indoor activities, guests will find an equally wide range of restaurants, shops, antique stores, art galleries, wineries, breweries, distilleries, spas, and theaters in the surrounding region. The location is about one and a half hours from Dulles, Virginia, where guests will find the nearest international airport.
- Wine tasting
- Wildlife watching
Guests will find a variety of outdoor recreation options at nearby Shenandoah National Park. For hiking, guests can explore more than 500 miles of trails, including a 101-mile stretch of the Appalachian Trail. For fishing, guests can cast their lines into more than 70 mountain streams and rivers for fish such as brook trout.
For wildlife viewing and birdwatching, guests can keep an eye out for the more than 50 species of mammals and 190 species of birds that live or spend of the year in the park. Another way to enjoy the natural beauty of the park is by biking or driving down the scenic Skyline Drive.
For dining, guests can enjoy both breakfast and dinner right at the bed and breakfast, or they can head to one of the many cafes, pubs, and restaurants in the area, such as the Country Cafe, the Flint Hill Public House Restaurant and Inn, and the Griffin Tavern. For antiquing, guests can head to stores such as Artifacts on Man, Antics and Antiques, and Antiques at Middle Street.
Guests can visit a number of art galleries and studios in the area, such as Glassworks Gallery/Oldway Art Center, Far Ridge Ceramics, Haley Fine Art, Middle Street Gallery, and Juba Mountain Pottery.
Guests can also visit a number of wineries, breweries, and distilleries, such as Gadino Cellars, Gray Ghost Vineyards, Pen Druid Brewing, and Copper Fox Distillery.
For music performances encompassing a wide range of genres, guests can attend concerts at The Theatre at Washington, Virginia. For film screenings and community theater performances, guests can attend events hosted by the RAAC (Rappahannock Association for Arts and Community).
Last but not least, guests can enjoy a variety of massage and spa services at Little Washington Wellness and Spa.
Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
Infants allowed Under 2 years old
Children allowed 2-12 years old