About this listing
Enjoy a welcoming home-away-from-home in Midtown Charlottesville - located in close proximity to the University of Virginia, Downtown Charlottesville, historic Monticello and a plethora of shops, restaurants, music venues and parks.
Charming 2 BR/1 BA bungalow in Midtown Charlottesville - a mere 15 minute walk from the Downtown Mall and the University of Virginia and a 5 minute easy walk from the Amtrak Station and the free Charlottesville Trolley. The Do Drop is a charming house with a cozy, cottage-like feel offering a Master Bedroom with King Tempur-Pedic bed, a guest bedroom with a full bed, full kitchen, washer and dryer and 2 TVs with Directv plus a Roku player and Chromecast.
You'll enjoy the original artwork, eclectic sense of style and luxurious bed and bath linens.
The Do Drop Inn has a wonderful private, secret garden in the heart of the city that we have been lovingly cultivating for over ten years.
The Do Drop is walking distance or $5-$10 cab or Uber ride from multiple Midtown restaurants including Maya, Bella, 3Penny Cafe, Continental Divide, Blue Moon Diner, Orzo, Public Fish & Oyster, Oakhart Social and all of the wonderful restaurants on Charlottesville's Downtown Mall: Tempo, Commonwealth and Sky Bar, C&O, Mono Loco, Bang, The Alley Light, Downtown Grill and more! The Downtown Mall is also a great place to see a show at the Charlottesville Pavilion, The Jefferson Theater, the Southern Music Hall, Live Arts or The Paramount Theatre.
A 5-minute walk to Main Street allows guests to catch a free trolley which runs between the University of Virginia Corner and Downtown. Also within 5-10 minute walking of the Do Drop you'll find some terrific shops: Pearl's Bakery, JM Stock Provisions & Supply, The Organic Butcher, Seafood at West Main, Feast, Albemarle Baking Company, Gearhart's Chocolates, The Spice Diva, Cottage Antiques and lovely boutique Eloise.
Local attractions include historic sites such as Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, James Madison's Ash Lawn Highland, James Monroe's Montpelier and a slew of award winning wineries and breweries.
For the activist, the Saunders Monticello Trail and Rivanna Trails are both 10 minutes away and the Appalachian Trail and Blue Ridge Parkway are only a 35 minute drive away.
The "Do Drop Inn" is a charming, comfortable and affordable "home-away-from-home" in one of the loveliest cities in America!
Roku player / DVD in Master BR
Chromecast in LR
shampoo, conditioner, body wash, toothpaste, hand soap and lotion provided
juice and milk, coffee and tea
Please treat my home like you would your own.
Well behaved dogs are the only welcome pets - PLEASE NOTE THAT DOGS MUST BE PREAPPROVED BEFORE YOUR STAY.
No guests of guests please.
Smoking is allowed outside only on the back patio. Fires are not permitted in the living room fireplace or the patio chiminea, sorry.
Please lock up!
Trash cans and a large green and gray recycling can are located on the right side of the house (when facing the house). A kitchen composter is on the back porch with large composting bin in the back alley. Recycling and composting are encouraged.
Trash cans are located on the right side of the house (when facing the house).
We have 2 dogs but they will not be at the Do Drop during your stay.
Ann's cottage was perfect for our stay. It was charming and clean and well appointed. Beds were very comfortable. She left us provisions which were welcome after a long journey. Very close to all the local attractions, but I would drive, not walk after dark. (There might be some safety concerns. ) One more thing--after my daughter left her watch, Ann contacted me and has promised ro mail it back. A very gracious host and a lovely place.
This was an incredible experience! Ann's home was wonderful and a fantastic location for the weekend traveler. We took the train down from DC and walked just a few minutes from the station to the home.
I will definitely recommend and return!
A very comfortable home, conveniently situated in Charlottesville. Ann provided everything that we needed for comfortable stay. Highly recommended.
Ann's home is incredible! We had a blast, and would love to stay with her again.
Do Drop Inn is a terrific place and we loved it. Very convenient location and spotless in every regard. The cottage is suffuse with oodles of charm and warmth and we enjoyed staying there, short though our visit was. Ann is extremely thoughtful and made us feel welcome with fresh, local bread, fruit, fresh coffee, and other such assorted goodies. These may not sound like much, but, to me, the small things are what stand out and ultimately make for memorable experiences. The back garden is lovely and it was wonderful to just sit out there and drink in the coming day with morning coffee. That fact that our dog, Cooper, loved it too was icing on the cake. Overall, we would recommend Do Drop Inn to any visitor (to Charlottesville) and we certainly hope to be back soon (for a much longer visit, hopefully!). Thank you!
This was definitely our home away from home, filled with authentic southern charm and hospitality. We loved it from the moment we opened the door - antique furniture, lace curtains, a charming garden with a table to sit outdoors and drink coffee or wine, both of which our hostess left for us as a gift.
I traveled with my 85 year old mother and my sister - we enjoyed that the house was ranch, with no stairs (although there are stairs on the front walkway). The bathroom was also charming, small but with plenty of room to put our personal items and with a comfortable shower. The living room was spacious and the chairs comfortable. The scent of gardenias in the garden reminded my mother of her childhood.
Away from the hubbub, but only 5 minutes from excellent restaurants and other attractions. Thanks for a wonderful stay.
About the Host, Ann
Originally from Birmingham, AL, I have been a happy Charlottesville resident for 14+ years. A graduate from the University of the South in Sewanee, TN, I enjoy the outdoors, gardening, live music, theatre, delicious food and wine. Thank you for considering the Do Drop Inn for your Charlottesville stay!