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Hunt Country Retreat near Middleburg, VA

Joan User Profile

Hunt Country Retreat near Middleburg, VA

Entire guest suite
4 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1 bath
4 guests
2 bedrooms
3 beds
1 bath
Great check-in experience
100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Great location
92% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Joan is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.

We sit in the little village of Unison, site of a Civil War battle, in the Middleburg hunt country, an area of wineries, a home to artist and writers, surrounded by open farmland and views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, east of the Shenandoah River.

Guests will have private quarters in the art-filled duplex home of a ceramic artist tile maker, and her husband, a novelist and New Yorker short-story writer.


Air conditioning
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
3 single beds

House Rules

No pets
No smoking, parties, or events


37 Reviews

Anne User Profile
December 2018
Joan's cottage is just lovely with many special and unique touches. We thoroughly enjoyed staying there and had everything we needed. Highly recommend staying there.
Janet User Profile
November 2018
The space is stunningly beautiful with furnishings and art objects collected by Joan, who is an accomplished artist. Joan's whimsical and inspiring art tiles are hung in the various rooms. It is a true pleasure to be surrounded by delightful art, wonderful books. and an eclecti…
Giselle User Profile
October 2018
Joan and John have an exquisite place on a beautiful property. The decor is mesmerizing- Wonderful little touches handmade by Joan. I traveled with my husband, 5mo old son, and parents for a family wedding. Our situation changed due to a hurricane, so much so that we missed o…
Heidi User Profile
October 2018
Wonderful home, quiet location, amazing hosts. Everything was easy - super clean and comfortable, and I had the best sleep ever! I only wish we stayed longer - and we will book again next time we are in Middleburg. It was perfect for my daughter and I. Thank you!!!
Babette User Profile
September 2018
Joan’s place has everything you could want and more! There was plenty of room, everything you could ever want or need, great amenities, wi-Fi that worked, and very clean and neat with artistic touches which was more than we could’ve ever expected. This was our first stay at an…
Susan User Profile
August 2018
Beautiful home decorated with her art tiles. Left us homemade bread, her own honey, and local goat cheese for snacks. Gorgeous peaceful countryside surroundings, not too far from nearby towns. Wonderful host, very kind and accommodating.
Jenny User Profile
June 2018
Joan place was perfect, super cute and really cozy . She welcomed us with fresh flowers all over the house and a warm loaf of homemade bread. She also put in the fridge eggs juice drinks , yogurt, butter and other ! She guide us around to find what we needed and baked us muffins …

Hosted by Joan

Unison, Virginia, United StatesJoined in January 2016
Joan User Profile
40 Reviews
Joan is a SuperhostSuperhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
I've been a potter/tile maker here in Unison VA since 1976, my husband John is a fiction writer ( John Rolfe Gardiner), he's written several novels, short story collections, many of his short stories first were published in the New Yorker. We have been keeping bees now for 10 yea…
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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