About this listing
Our peaceful mountainous retreat is the perfect romantic getaway for an escape from city life. Wake up to the serene sounds of nature and have coffee overlooking the treetops and mountains in the distance.
NEW* Come bottle feed our three new baby goats-Belle, Joey and Rabbit! Property is mostly wooded on the side of Gillums Mountain, property and location are conveniently located on outskirts of Charlottesville, VA . Located within 10 miles of UVA just West of Charlottesville, VA. Also 15 minutes to Monticello. We are a 10-15 minute drive away from many award winning Wineries, Breweries and Cideries-Nelson 151 Trail. Guest House is separated from main home and has its own private entrance. It is above unused garage, PLEASE NOTE: there are 11 stairs. Parking is off-street at the top of our very large paved parking area. Area is very safe and private. Pastoral views and sounds of farm life. One bedroom with a queen sized bed and freshly clean sheets, full bathroom, large soaking tub with extra sets of clean fresh towels, kitchen with refrigerator, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker, toaster, and 4 complete setting of plates glasses, cups and silver flatware (Please note: There is NO stove or oven). However, there are many delicious dining options very close by which we are happy to recommend. Nicely furnished with leather sofas, cafe-style dining table, and wireless internet. Cell phone service is excellent. Please note: There is NO TV. Modern style with long breakfast bar. Great natural lighting, skylight in every room.
We have a mini farm: barn, outbuildings, goats, and chickens....please leave all gates as found. Animals free range in fenced in pasture, there is open access to benches and small pond. Please feel free to visit with the goats and chickens. They love meeting our guests! Our goats especially love raisins...There are multiple sitting areas throughout the property. We have a large deck with tables, chairs, shade, grill, tiki lights exclusively for your use.
Interaction with Guests
We like to personally greet for check-in. We are locals. There's not much about area we don't know and we are happy to provide unique dining recommendations and day trip ideas. We live in the main house beside guest house. If there are any issues I can respond quickly. I am also very responsive via phone or text if needed. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you need anything.
Our home is located in Ivy, VA on a scenic country road. We are not located in a subdivision and there is very little traffic that comes through. It is very quiet and peaceful.
Parking is provided for you at the very top of the driveway on the right hand side. If you need directions just ask us!
Please remove shoes upon entering living space. No smoking. Sorry but no pets due to livestock. You are welcome to walk over all property but please return all gates to the conditions originally found.
We are a happy family of three and live on the outskirts of Charlottesville and Ivy, VA. We are lucky to be surrounded by many trees and animals on our humble, mountainside retreat. We have two dogs, a cat, many fish, many chickens and four goats. We are outside people, always working on the yard or gardening. We like hiking, walking and whitewater river rafting. We love meeting new people!