About this listing
Fair Hill Farm is an historic house located on a 44 acre forested wildlife reserve near Crozet, Virginia, USA. The house, built in 1878, was the family home of Thomas Woodroffe, builder of Miller School. The members of the Woodroffe family were talented musicians and gave concerts in the great room at the back of the house for the Mechum River community during the 1880's. This room has continued to be used for recitals, meetings and workshops. The price is $100 per day.
The house is fully furnished with 2 queen size beds, 2 single beds, a pull-out sofa bed , several air mattresses, 2 baths, kitchen and laundry room. The house itself is smoke-free, but there is a smoking area on the (website hidden) is not available, but there are many books, VHS tapes and DVDs for the entertainment of tenants. There is also wireless Internet available for those that bring a laptop or smartphone. It is available year-round as a short term vacation rental for up to eight people. The house is not suitable for toddlers. Children age 4 years and older or infants with their own carry cot are welcome.
The price is $50 per person per night.
We are located less than 5 minutes by car from restaurants and shops in Crozet, VA. It is less than 20 minutes from Charlottesville, Virginia and the University of Virginia. Historic treasures like Monticello, Ash Lawn and Michie Tavern, as well as the natural splendour of the Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive, are all within a half-hour drive.
Tenants have found it a convenient location for day trips to Williamsburg, Shenandoah National Park, Washington D.C. and more.
Our visitors have also enjoyed exploring Fair Hill Farm, checking for wildlife at the pond and by the river on the bottom land. Animals sighted on the reserve include black bear, deer, red and gray fox, coyotes, bob cat, wild turkey, snapping turtle, black snake, water moccasin (non venomous), bald eagle, red-tailed hawk, heron, raccoon, opossum, skunk, ground hog and others.
This is a short-term furnished rental. Tenants will be responsible for their own housekeeping, food service and laundry. They are expected to leave the house as they found it. The house is smoke and pet free. There is parking space for 3 cars.
Tenants may explore the Fair Hill Farm wildlife reserve with the understanding that they do so at their own risk. It is important that they not interfere with or try to feed the animals. It is also important that they remain in Fair Hill Farm boundaries. Surrounding property owners do not welcome trespassers.
The fireplaces CANNOT be used. Chimneys are plugged up after several flying squirrel invasions.