Springtime in the mountains! A long weekend in this restored antique cabin. Mornings on the porch, evenings by the firepit. Coffee by the antique wood kitchen stove (there is a modern electric stove as well). Escape to the Blue Ridge Mountains in this historic restored 1880's log cabin, surrounded by 400+ acres of wide open forest. Experience the robust frontier setting near Charlottesville. Enjoy a week or long weekend with family and friends in this authentic restored 1880's dogtrot "double" log cabin - joined by a great room with folding glass walls. Enjoy the stone fire pit, surrounded by Adirondack chairs, firewood provided. (There is whole house central Air Conditioning and Heating, FYI.) WIFI, WIFI Calling, and satellite TV included.
Conveniently located to Washington DC, Northern Virginia, Baltimore, Philadelphia, New York, Pittsburgh, Richmond, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Roanoke, Charlotte, and points north and south.
One large, log cabin - full of ambiance - has been created by relocating and joining two historic cabins from the 1800's. A glass-walled great room with stone fireplace connects the two into one house. Perfect for extended families or multiple couples to enjoy.
Popular for getaway weekends for winery tours (centrally located to area wineries), family reunions, special birthdays, wedding groups/family, guys or gals weekends away, Charlottesville historic sites, UVA reunions, UVA game weekends, graduation weekend, Foxfield horse races, Monticello tours, Charlottesville Film Festival, college sports and tour weekends, Frontier Culture Museum, and much more.
Centrally located to area wineries. 6.6 miles to Pippin Hill Vineyards. 10.4 miles to Delfosse Vineyards and Winery. 14 miles to Bold Rock Cidery, Nellysford. 15 miles to Blue Mountain Brewery, Afton. 15 miles to Veritas Vineyard, Afton. 19 miles to Roseland Farm Vineyard, Crozet. 19 miles to Blenheim Vineyards. 21 miles to Jefferson Vineyards. Also Poplar Forest and Montpelier. Many music festivals throughout the year. And much MORE! Many have hired limo service for winery tours.
Immerse yourself in the ambiance of yesteryear on 400 mountainside forested acres. Hand hewn chestnut logs, reclaimed wood floors, restored antique stoves, furniture, and claw-foot tubs, - all contribute to the historic atmosphere, while folding glass walls, spacious rooms, central heating and air conditioning, and modern appliances provide the comfort and ease of modern day life.
The Great room features a wood burning stone fireplace, TV / blue Ray DVD with satellite, internet access, WIFI IS AVAILABLE. There are folding glass doors at both ends of the great room, so your entertaining can spill out onto the front porch or the back yard. Large comfy sectional sofa, rocking chairs. A long front porch is ample for dining and perfect for swinging on the antique porch swing and relaxing in rocking chairs.
The kitchen has modern appliances; electric range/oven, microwave, two standard drip coffee makers, an antique electric refrigerator, a freezer (plus an antique wood cook stove for the adventurous sort - though best used for ambiance on a cool morning while bonding over your morning coffee). The kitchen is arranged as the early kitchens were, with the table in the middle of the room.
The house is heated and air-conditioned with an electric, forced-air, whole house system. Plus there are a wood-burning fireplace, and three wood-burning stoves for ambiance.
An outdoor fire pit provides hours of entertainment for young and not-so-young alike.
This house is made up of two log cabins, one moved up from a lower location on the same mountain, and another moved in from another property, joined together by a great room. There are four bedrooms plus a bunk room, three full baths plus another with sink and tub only.
Hand made period quilts cover all beds.
The arrangement is perfect for two families to occupy with semi-privacy.
Bedroom 1 (main floor) - 1 queen & 1 double bed with a working antique wood stove for ambiance
Bedroom 2 (main floor) - 1 full & 1 twin bed (direct access to bath)
Bedroom 3 (second floor) - 1 queen & 1 double bed with a working antique wood stove for ambiance
Bunk area (second floor near bedroom three) - 3 twin beds. Kids love this room with its unusual doorway
Bedroom 4 / loft (second floor over kitchen with its own stairway) - 2 double beds and a narrow couch. This is a large room with a private stair. There is no door, but it feels quite private. (This is my favorite room.) and there is an adjoining bathroom. Air mattresses would fit in this room for extra people.
Bathrooms furnished with restored cast-iron sinks and claw-foot tub showers, and modern water-saving toilets.
Bathrooms 1 & 2 - main floor
Bathroom 3 - second floor
Bathroom 4 - second floor above kitchen
We suggest you grocery shop before arrival as the nearest full grocery is 25 minutes away. Kroger in Charlottesville at the intersection of Rt 29 and Rt 250 is the closest full grocery. There are also: Walmart, Trader Joes, Costco, Whole Foods, Harris Teeter, Giant, Food Lion, and various markets.
Come glimpse the best of life of our early settlers!
For a description of the architectural features and systems in this house, copy and paste this link into your browser: http://commonwealthhomedesign.com/1870s-log-cabin-restoration-project-in-virginia/
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