If you want to be in town where things are happening---stop reading now. Dixie & Scott run a scenic and quiet family farm B&B in the countryside 5-7 miles outside of Bridgewater,Va. Yes, they have chickens,goats,horses, 2 llamas, and an assortment of friendly cats. We stayed in the Blue Room cottage(former-life a smoke house) with a very comfortable king bed, and decent size bathroom with a tub my wife soaked in both nights of our stay. Con---very little space to store / set luggage,computers,clothes, toiletries, etc. One small pole to hang a few clothes,and a chest with small drawers. Pro- you will park about 7-10 steps from your front door, so leaving items in car to retrieve as needed solves storage space problem. Everything was very clean--caution don't leave your door open as curious cats will visit. We enjoyed going for walks around the farm,and down the lightly traveled road leading to the inn. Dixie produced two very tasty and filling breakfasts for us---enough we just had light snacks instead of lunch. Snacks,candy and water available at all times in the great room,and sweet snack available each evening. No phone in the room and the TV is only there to play DVDs--no reception---who cares when you're there to get away and relax. Do have wifi,and it worked reliably. Again, you're a 10-15 minute drive from town,so be prepared as there's not a 7/11 a block away. We had a delicious Italian dinner at Francescos in town and I suggest it for a great meal,good service, and a very reasonable price(separate write-up). We also visited Natural Chimneys regional Park nearby,where there's not only the natural beauty oh the stone pillars, but great level hiking area,that abuts the North River. Also,we visited the Mennonite shopping area near Harrisonburg that Dixie recommended,lots of neat indoor shops with unusual items,including my new cowboy hat. I highly recommend this B&B for good food,beautiful scenery and peace and quiet. You have 2 good hosts that want you to enjoy your stay--and we did.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Romantic getaway in the Shenandoah Valley. Quiet, peaceful property near nature, colleges, golf, skiing, and wineries. Chauffeured winery tours available and Virginia wine on premises. ... more less