Sitting & TV area in the bedroom with woodstove.Sitting area in the bedroom. Note the carved chairs are replaced now with a love seat couch.
Bali Suite (C) at White Lotus Eco Spa Retreat
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1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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Host David VanDerveer welcome you to enjoy various amenities on the 21 acre farm retreat.
*Enjoy our Silviculture Frisbee golf course.
*Relax in the wood fired Lunar Sauna
*Canoe on the Pond
*Organic Gardens

The space

_____________RATES_________________
2 night minimum weekends, Fri/Sat or Sat/Sun. Weekends are $110/night.

_________GREEN BARN - Bali Suite (Suite C)_________
Beautiful artistically designed suite in a 5000 sq ft, 2 story barn on 21 acres. Private patio & gas grill. Bamboo floors. Pine ceiling. Jacuzzi bath with marble tile surround. Granite top sink in bathroom. Separate coffee/dining area with sink & fridge. King size hand carved Balinese wood bed.

___________THE GROUNDS___________
Secluded setting with numerous ponds, canoe, a floating dock, nature trails, picnic area with a fire pit, shelter & grill (hickory wood provided), stone & cedar gazebo, wood fired lunar sauna, cool dip pool, frisbee golf course, establishing a organic vegetable farm. Lots of birds, bunnies & squirrels:) Map of the grounds provided in each room.

____________IN THE ROOM_____________
LCD HDTV with a BluRay player & free Netflix. NO cable or satellite channels in the rooms. GRACE AUDIO 18,000 station internet radio. Eco-friendly dimmable LED lighting. Wireless high-speed Internet. BREVILLE grind & brew coffee maker with locally roasted, organic, fair trade, coffee beans. Electric hot water kettle for tea, french press, all conveniently available in the room. Drinkable water from tap.

______SHARED SPACES IN THE BARN______
Fully equipped common kitchen with stainless steel cooking appliances, dishwasher, espresso/cappuccino maker & coffee grinder.
Massage room, sky lounge, game room and meditation room in barn accessible to all guests. Complimentary land line phone available for unlimited local & long distance calling in the common kitchen.
For group gatherings and multiple guests movie theater is accessible with advance notice and prior scheduling with the host. Guest rooms have netflix/TV provided in the rooms for individual viewing.

_______________YOGA_________________
With advance notice private yoga classes are available at our local studio. For availability/appointment & fees contact Kumud VanDerveer (Instructor/host) at (EMAIL HIDDEN) or (PHONE NUMBER HIDDEN).

___________________MASSAGE_____________________
With advance notice private massage can be scheduled both for couples and singles. For appointments let us know and we will connect you with the Massage therapists.

__________ADDITIONAL GUESTS________
Tree house, suite D & P, accommodating 6 additional guests available at 'The Castle'.
Suite A & B at the Zen barn, accommodating 4 additional guests at the Barn.

__________ ECO PRACTICES__________
*100% LED lighting in all Guest rooms & kitchen.
*All natural flooring(Maple, Marble, Bamboo & ceramic) & pine ceilings. Poplar wood from our property is used in our guest closets.
*All guest rooms & kitchen have 7" insulated walls. All guest rooms in the barn have Split AC/Heating with invertor technology.
*All our energy efficient windows & doors use thermal shades or curtains.
*We provide Organic, fair-trade, and locally roasted coffee. We have gold toned coffee filters in our coffee makers avoiding wastage of paper coffee filters.
*We provide organic teas & fair trade sugar for our guests.
*Our Mulberry farm follows all organic practices.
*We use an Energy Star ‘HE’ Washing Machine and Dryer. We prefer to use clotheslines on sunny day & when we can work around our visiting guests.
*All our laundry is washed with Ecos plus(HE), made in USA.
*The room has Energy Star LED TV & BluRay player.
*All hand soap, shower gel, shampoo & conditioner provided are made of bio-degradable ingredients, paraben free, SLS free, no animal ingredients or testing & no artificial fragrances.
*We use single stream recycling service & compost our coffee grinds for garden.
*We provide eco dishwashing liquid, which contains no petrol chemicals and is 100% biodegradable. We use Green Works toilet cleaner & Seventh Generation Dishwasher Gel.
*We provide 100% recycled paper napkins & 40% recycled toilet tissue.

__________Pet Policy__________
Due to allergy reasons we do not allow pets in any of our rooms or common/shared areas. No exceptions please. Hosts & other long term residents live on premises. Units are not independent cabins.

__________Children _______________
Our retreat is not appropriate for young children. Many of our guests are looking for a quiet getaway. Well-behaved children over the age of 14 are welcome, however we do not provide special beds or cots in the rooms for extra guests. Separate rooms have to be reserved for all additional guests.

_______MULBERRY ORGANIC FARM______
The farm is located across the road from the barn. Produce can be bought on site when/if available.

________NEARBY ATTRACTIONS________
We recommend you take the time to explore some of our many local attractions like Skyline Drive, check website hikingupward for hiking suggestions, Luray caverns,"Noon Whistle Pottery", "Fabio's Italian eatery", Mission Home Bake Shop" & numerous antique galleries in Ruckersville, just to name a few. Close proximity to 30 vineyards along the Monticello Wine Trail. 6 President homes including Monticello, Montpelier & Ashlawn. For a more comprehensive listing of attractions check the complete guide provided in the room.


15 minutes from the Charlottesville Airport
2 hours from Washington DC
15 minutes from Shenandoah National Park.

Guest access

Guest have access to common areas like lunar sauna, ponds on the map, picnic area with fire pit, stone gazebo, nature walk, lounges, frisbee golf course, meditation room, game room & massage room.

Guests are to observe all posted signage. Do not enter areas signed "Private”. Do not explore areas not listed in the pictures as there are other guests and residents on the property.

Interaction with guests

We would like to meet our guests during their stay and request that you give us a call after you are checked into your room from the land line provided in the common kitchen in the green barn.

Other things to note

Kindly note there is no good cell reception here and we recommend that you read up on all directions, check in information before arrival or print if necessary. You may not be able to access information on your cell phone on the grounds/parking on arrival.
Once in room wifi is available:) & also a landline provided for calling out.


Amenities
Wireless Internet
Kitchen
Free parking on premises

Prices
Cleaning Fee $25
Weekly Discount: 10%
Weekend Price $110 / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (2-12 years)
Check in is anytime after 4PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)

Strictly no smoking or pets in any rooms, decks, common/shared areas, inside the barn, or around the premises of the Mulberry Organic Farm.
Smoking permitted on the roads and driveway on the grounds.

Guests are to observe/respect all posted signage. Do not enter areas signed "Private". Do not explore areas not listed in the pictures as there are other guests and residents on the property.

______________Communal areas & rooms__________
We welcome guests to explore communal spaces/rooms on grounds. Please make sure to turn off all lights & shut doors behind you everywhere you go to help support the green practices at our retreat.
For group gatherings and multiple guests movie theater is accessible with advance notice and prior scheduling with the host. Movie theater is NOT self serve. Guest rooms have netflix/TV provided in the rooms for individual viewing.

Picnic area with fire-pit are available to use. Wood is provided for the fire pit. Please remove all trash and leave it clean after use.

-------------------------------4 Season Lunar Sauna.---------------------------
Seats 6 people & is located next to a pond. Wood is provided in the sauna with instructions to start the wood stove (If you need help please let us know much in advance). Please note 'NO ALCOHOL IN THE SAUNA'. This sauna generally heats up in 15-20 minutes.

Use the canoe & floating dock only if you know how to swim, no life preservers are provided. Kindly return the canoe as you find it with paddles inside it for other guests.

Shared kitchen is provided with all basic amenities & modern appliances, please leave it clean after every use for other guests.

You are welcome to hang out in the Gazebo, but no loud partying here please.

Friendly dogs & chickens from our neighbors homes roam the grounds and we request NOT to feed any outside animals.

Kindly do not operate any power tools or equipment in the barn without permission.


Cancellations

Safety features
Smoke detector
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher

Availability
On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 2 nights.

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Travis User Profile
September 2017
Where do I begin? The surrounding nature, the amenities, the room, the staff, the neighbors — everything here is out of a dream. Such an amazing place, so much bang for your buck. I will definitely be back.

Truman User Profile
August 2017
It was a very clean, cozy and comfortable room! The area was very relaxing and the restaurants were great. David was very helpful and friendly too.

Jamil User Profile
August 2017
Great and relaxing retreat. It's a quiet and peaceful retreat surrounded by nature and rustic environment. Would highly recommend and will look forward to booking a room again

Gail User Profile
July 2017
This place can be described as heaven on earth! The grounds, public areas, and scenery were better than the photos. We stayed in unit C and the kitchen was directly off of the suite. We enjoyed walking around the grounds and exploring all that the property has to offer. We greatly enjoyed the outdoor fireplace and luckily the weather got cool enough the 2 nights that we were there to light the fire while enjoying a game of Scrabble. We met the hosts who were very welcoming. We found the grounds to offer many picture opportunities. The suite was very nice, clean and comfortable. We are already want to plan a second trip to White Lotus for the cooler weather. I also think this would be an awesome place to have a family reunion. There are several wineries and breweries that are not too far off. This is an AWESOME place!

Lisa User Profile
July 2017
If you are looking for a reasonably priced stay in a very secluded private spot, with a clean room, this is the place for you. If you are looking for a resort type getaway with nice grounds and outdoor areas that are clean this would not be a good fit.

Brooke User Profile
July 2017
We loved staying at the White Lotus Eco Spa. David and his staff were all so welcoming and friendly. We were absolutely thrilled with the beautiful room, the gorgeous expansive property, and all of the communal spaces. We felt like we were dreaming the entire time we were there. We can not wait to go back soon! Hopefully in the Fall!

Andrew User Profile
July 2017
Our stay at David's was excellent. The room was spotless and had the largest bed I have ever seen. The barn itself is beautiful and the kitchen was very well equipped. The grounds surrounding the barn are nice for a short wander round and there are a few good places to eat nearby. All in all one of the best Air B and B's stays I've had.

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Stanardsville, Virginia, United StatesJoined in December 2012
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David VanDerveer, a native of central Virginia, founder and architect of The White Lotus Eco Spa Retreat has worked professionally as an electronic technician, D.J, videographer, chef, yoga instructor, builder, and heavy equipment operator, but he is perhaps best known around the world as "The Chainsaw Comedian" a one man juggling, comedy, power act. His passion for nature, people, and Integral Yoga, fuels his 30 + year project: a self-sustaining retreat center in Virginia's Blue Ridge Mountains. The White Lotus Eco Spa Retreat is a part of David's vision for our global community. A sharing of the area’s natural beauty, attracting people from different walks of life together to learn, play, and grow. Having traveled to 40 + countries David always enjoys meeting people from different parts of the World.

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