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Charming Country Cottage

SuperhostFree Union, Virginia, United States
Entire cottage hosted by Mark & (Mary)Scott
4 guests2 bedrooms3 beds1 bath
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You’ll have the cottage to yourself.
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This cottage was built in 1910. Originally served as a country doctors office. Located in the hamlet of Free Union about 9 miles from UVA, Charlottesville, VA and Charlottesville/Albemarle Regional Airport (CHO).

Baby sitting available by request.

The space
Built in 1910, this unique cottage was originally a country doctor's office, Dr. W.A. Kyger's . He lived in the our farmhouse next door. We have found Indian arrow heads in the yard which is littered with Quartz.

Guest access
Guests will have the Cottage to themselves. There is an office that is closed off and not used during your stay. You have access to a large yard, fire pit, gardens, private patio, own driveway, own full kitchen. The yard includes the use of yard games; ladder golf, bocce, croquet, kadima, badminton, frisbee.

Other things to note
BREAKFAST/MEAL INFO: You have a full working kitchen to prepare meals. Coffee and tea are provided with filters, sugar, and creamer. There is a country store directly across the street that sells eggs, milk, bread etc. They are usually open M-F 7am-6pm and Saturday 7am-5pm. Closed Sunday. NOTE: Hours may vary.

PETS: If you are bringing a four legged friend: we have a dog bed, water and food bowls and poop bags (in the kitchen drawer). Please pick up after them in the yard. There is also a 20' long tether for the yard in the shed if you want to relax while your pet is outside.

If you are coming in late, grab some food on your way in from Charlottesville (great foodie town) and bring it back to enjoy at the cottage.
This cottage was built in 1910. Originally served as a country doctors office. Located in the hamlet of Free Union about 9 miles from UVA, Charlottesville, VA and Charlottesville/Albemarle Regional Airport (CHO).

Baby sitting available by request.

The space
Built in 1910, this unique cottage was originally a country doctor's office, Dr. W.A. Kyger's . He lived in the our farmhouse ne…

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
2 single beds
Common spaces
1 couch

Amenities

Wifi
Kitchen
Free parking on premises
Cable TV
Iron
Hangers
Dedicated workspace
Essentials
TV
Hair dryer

Accessibility

Getting inside

Well-lit path to entrance

Bedroom 2

Extra space around bed

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Free Union, Virginia, United States

Located in the heart of Virginia wine country. You will be enchanted by the views and countryside as you drive around the area. We have an incredible location with Charlottesville 9 miles in one direction, Crozet 11 miles in another direction and the airport/Earlysville area 9 miles in yet another direction. You can get to the entrance of Shenandoah National Park in 34 minutes (23 miles) or be hiking at Humpback Rocks on the Blue Ridge Parkway in 42 minutes (29 miles). Our location is excellent!

There is a one room post office, a unique country store* (closed on Sunday) and family doctors office all walking distance.

*Get a Free Union T-shirt or a Free Union (FU) Sticker.
Located in the heart of Virginia wine country. You will be enchanted by the views and countryside as you drive around the area. We have an incredible location with Charlottesville 9 miles in one direction, Croz…

Hosted by Mark & (Mary)Scott

Joined in June 2015
  • 113 Reviews
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We moved here after 10 years in Los Angeles and 8 years in New York City to raise our 3 daughters in the Charlottesville area. Mark is an entertainer (Mark Nizer) and (Mary) Scott is a Yoga teacher and former actress and dancer. Scott has performed on Broadway, in many TV Commercials, Sitcoms and Soap Operas. She loves to cook, travel, knit, garden, read and entertain. Mark is an entertainer who takes his one man show around the world. He is an inventor, juggler, technology and computer nerd, web designer and show control geek. You can hear his podcast on iTunes called The Cue. We live in the house next to the "Charming Cottage" in Free Union with our youngest daughter Ruby, our dachshund Hugo and mutt Huckleberry.
We moved here after 10 years in Los Angeles and 8 years in New York City to raise our 3 daughters in the Charlottesville area. Mark is an entertainer (Mark Nizer) and (Mary) Scott…
During your stay
We are happy to share our love and knowledge of beautiful and historic Albemarle County/Charlottesville. Yet we respect our guests' need for down time and privacy and will take their lead on how much interaction they desire.
Mark & (Mary)Scott is a Superhost
Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
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Things to know

House rules
Check-in: After 2:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
No smoking
No parties or events
Pets are allowed
Health & safety
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