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Lovely Cottage on Historic Estate

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Overview
5 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
10 guests
2 nights minimum
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Vine Cottage located on the historic Forest Oaks estate is conveniently located near Lexington, the Natural Bridge, Virginia Safari park and zoo. Completely restored to original charm with modern amenities, well suited for small or large parties. Five bedrooms situated on two floors, fully functional eat-in kitchen, formal dining and living room. Wi-Fi throughout cottage, flat screen TV with DVD movie library selection. Beautiful views of the Blue Ridge mountains and the lovely country-side....Vine Cottage located on the historic Forest Oaks estate is conveniently located near Lexington, the Natural Bridge, Virginia Safari park and zoo. Completely restored to original charm with modern amenities, well suited for small or large parties. Five bedrooms situated on two floors, fully functional eat-in kitchen, formal dining and living room. Wi-Fi throughout cottage, flat screen TV with DVD movie library selection. Beautiful views of the Blue Ridge mountains and the lovely country-side.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
Cliff D
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2015
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Reviewed August 14, 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our stay at the cottage. We had everything we needed as well as some extra treats that was waiting for us. There were books and games the children got to enjoy also. The house was very spacious and well organized. The owner...More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank Tyra B
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Our group of 6 college friends from the '60's enjoyed a perfect 3 nights in this beautiful cottage! It is only 20 minutes from Lexington, where we explored everyday, shopping, enjoying many restaurants, VMI and W&L. The cottage has everything you need, and is so...More

Date of stay: October 2017
Thank Edie M
Reviewed May 11, 2017

We were very surprised at the beauty of the cottage and the items in it and the decor. There was everything you needed with extra and if we had a question we would call and get an answer right away. It was very comfortable, homey...More

Date of stay: May 2017
Thank 78retired77
Reviewed April 15, 2017 via mobile

We stayed in the cottage 4/8-4/12/2017 and it was the perfect weekend getaway. Every year we try to explore new places close to home (2 hours from RVA) and we found an incredible place here at Forest Oaks. The Cottage was well appointed, Cliff and...More

Date of stay: April 2017
1  Thank spillmannatalie
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Our group of four stayed at Vine Cottage, located on the historic Forest Oaks Estate this weekend. If we could give it more than the "5" rating we would. The cottage was extremely well appointed. Everything from comfortable bedding and plush towels to a well...More

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank Happy_Newfie
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Date of stay: July 2016
Management response:Responded July 8, 2016

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Reviewed May 28, 2016

My family spent four days in the cottage of this historic estate for our son's Washington and Lee graduation. We were only 15 minutes from campus, but it felt as if we were deep in the hills with nothing but nature around us. With soft...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank katbrown14
Management response:Responded May 29, 2016

It was a pleasure to host Kathleen and her charming family while here to celebrate their son's graduation from W&L University. We do hope Kathleen will return to visit us in the future to stay again in the cottage, or in the Manor House itself.

Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

We had 4 adults and 3 toddlers and were extremely comfortable. The property was beautiful and well appointed. The owners were fantastic at getting any questions we had answered. We will absolutely be back! The only suggestion I would have for you is to go...More

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank Courtney O
Management response:Responded April 20, 2016

It was a pleasure to have Courtney and her family and friends stay with us. We hope to have them back with us soon. There are a few small general type grocery stores just a few minutes near by for basic grocery needs. Large full...More

Reviewed April 19, 2016

Absolutely wonderful!!!! Highly recommend this beautiful cottage with all the amenities you will need for your stay. Located on the scenic Forest Oaks Estate it is the perfect place for a relaxing get away. Convenient to local attractions and good shopping! Definitely going back!

Date of stay: April 2016
Thank Linda P
Management response:Responded April 20, 2016

It was a delight having Linda and her group stay with us. Wonderful charming ladies. We hope to have them all back with us again soon.

Reviewed March 29, 2016

Very clean and well kept cottage. The owner really goes out of his way to make sure you have everything you need. My family really enjoyed our stay and plan to go back!

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank Ryland H
Management response:Responded March 30, 2016

It was a pleasure to have Ryland and his family stay with us. They were very respectful to the home and good communication. We hope to have them with us again very soon.

Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Balcony
Grill
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Iron
Linens Provided
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Porch
Secure Parking
Staffed Property
Stove
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
City Getaway
Corporate Bookings
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighborhood
Natural Bridge is nestled in the Shenandoah Valley at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Conveniently located near the historic town of Lexington, Washington & Lee University and VMI, Natural Bridge is the perfect location to explore all that the area has to offer. Explore the nearby Blue Ridge Parkway, escape to the natural beauty of the George Washington & Jefferson National Forest or kayak on the James River all within minutes of the property. Other attractions in Natural Bridge include the historic Natural Bridge, a geologic marvel once owned by Thomas Jefferson, the Natural Bridge zoo, Virginia Safari park and the local caverns.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
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