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SERENE WOODED GETAWAY IN VIRGINIA HORSE & VINEYARD COUNTRY

Ryan Elliott

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Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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SERENE WOODED GETAWAY IN VIRGINIA HORSE & VINEYARD COUNTRY

Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Middleburg - Delaplane Depot

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom stone and redwood cottage on over 30 wooded acres

“Delaplane Depot” is nestled in 30 wooded acres, in the midst of picturesque Fauquier County, Virginia, just 2 minutes from Three Fox Vineyards and the historic train station where General Stonewall Jackson loaded his troops in preparation for the Battle of Manassas in 1861. Get away to this country estate and “unplug” for a peaceful country weekend or a week-long vacation. Delaplane Depot serves as an excellent home base while visiting Washington, D.C., or a great weekend escape for residents of the DC area.

The location is perfect for visiting the historic museums, battlefields and monuments around the DC area, or for exploring the hiking trails in Shenandoah National Park and driving the world famous ‘Skyline Drive’ in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The neighboring towns of Middleburg, Upperville and The Plains all offer a variety of high-end restaurants, shops, antiques and are within minutes of vineyards such as Delaplane Cellars, Glen Manor, RdV Vineyards, Barrel Oak Winery, Three Fox Vineyards and Naked Mountain Winery & Vineyards, as well as a dozen more. Delaplane's postal code comprises almost two-thirds of the Middleburg American Viticultural Area and contains more working vineyards than any other on the east coast of the United States.

Dozens of other area attractions include the 1,900-acre Sky Meadows State Park (known for the annual Strawberry Festival), horseback riding, and tubing on the Shenandoah River at historic Harpers Ferry, WV. The location is also within 20-30 minutes of larger stores, restaurants and drug stores in Front Royal or Warrenton. The 3-bedroom, 2-bath private house sits on a 5-acre clearing surrounded by 30 acres of pristine woods filled with deer, fox, owl and other wildlife, which can be enjoyed while playing a game of pool in the window-lined great room or sitting out on the back stone patio grilling on a summer evening.

In the warmer months, you can fire up the gas grill and eat out on the patio with your friends and family. Or, in the cooler months, make a fire and settle in by the huge brick fireplace in the great room or sit out around the outdoor fire pit and make s'mores. Winter is a great time to get “snowed in” at Delaplane Depot!

Have children? They will love the big kids’ room that sleeps up to 7, with double-sized bunks, pull-out trundle and a futon, and that features their own TV / DVD player, games, books and beanbag chairs. The house is only 45 miles from the DC beltway and 40 minutes from Dulles International Airport and is equipped with Wi-Fi and satellite TV. Delaplane Depot sleeps up to 11 people comfortably.

Come visit us soon!

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
Ryan Elliott (Owner)
Advertiser since 2014
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About Ryan Elliott

This property is a 3rd generation family homestead that was originally purchased and cleared in 1969 by our grandfather, who was a university president in the Washington, DC area. Currently, it is owned by the two grandsons and enjoyed by their families, who collectively have 10 children of their own.

Ryan Elliott purchased this cottage in 1969

Why Ryan Elliott chose Middleburg

This was the family homestead since 1969 and a place we came to visit as kids each summer. We tramped through the woods, made forts, watched the deer, fox and birds and ate grandma's homemade applesauce. So many good memories we hope we can pass on to others!

What makes this cottage unique

Windows line the entire great room, and open up to the scenic views surrounding the property. The room features a huge brick fireplace, a pool table and wood beamed cathedral ceiling.

Sleeps11
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 nights
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 10 holidaymaker reviews

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Serene Wooded Getaway in Virginia Horse & Vineyard Country
average rating of 4.9 based on 10 reviews
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Serene Wooded Getaway in Virginia Horse & Vineyard Country
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p574817vb
3177096835
Middleburg Northern Virginia - Washington DC
Wilmington, NC
5

Wonderful Family Getaway!

  • 5 out of 5
This country home is a beautiful house in a lovely setting! Our grandchildren were over the moon about it, asking if all of us could live together there! The house is completely furnished with all you could want for a vacation, including a fully equipped kitchen. (My husband was very impressed with the "junk drawer!") The kids' room is a great feature....our grandchildren were delighted to sleep and play there. The yard is huge, and everything is very clean and well maintained. The surrounding countryside is beautiful, and Washington, DC is less than an hour away. It's truly a home away from home. Check out the pool table! The owner was very helpful in answering questions. The closest restaurant is the Ashby Inn and Restaurant. Food was elegant and delicious; the scenery around the restaurant is bucolic (cattle on the hill), landscaping gorgeous. Pricey, though. We thought it was definitely worth the price. This country home would be a great place for a family celebration.
  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you enjoyed your stay at Delaplane Depot, and especially that your grandchildren had a great time there! When we designed the children's room, it was so that this could be a little get-away for the kids (and the adults), so it sounds like that was a hit! Also, to your point about the "junk drawer," our firm philosophy is that every vacation house should have one...otherwise, it doesn't feel like home. Glad to hear you enjoyed the Ashby Inn & Restaurant. You are correct that it can be pricey, but it never fails to impress with the experience and quality of the food. Come back and see us again soon! - Ryan (Delaplane Depot)
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Serene Wooded Getaway in Virginia Horse & Vineyard Country
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p574817vb
3177096835
Middleburg Northern Virginia - Washington DC
Durham, NC
5

Wonderful Place to Stay!

  • 5 out of 5
We were looking for the perfect getaway place for our annual Sibling’s Weekend trip, halfway between NY and NC; Delaplane Depot was it and so much more. We spent our days exploring the areas unique towns and shops, watching our first twi-light polo match, and enjoying the Virginia Scottish Festival. The best was coming home in the evening and spending time around the fire pit. It was amazing to see so many stars in the sky. The home is beautifully maintained and very spacious; you could tell it was a beloved family vacation home. Thank you to the Elliott family for opening their home for us to enjoy.
  • Review Submitted: 02-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for the kind review and so happy your siblings and you were able to spend a wonderful week together in Delaplane! The amazing clear night sky is truly one of the highlights of the place, and so happy that you all could enjoy that around the fire pit. Thanks again and do come back and see us! - Ryan (Delaplane Depot)
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Serene Wooded Getaway in Virginia Horse & Vineyard Country
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p574817vb
3177096835
Middleburg Northern Virginia - Washington DC
5

Best Family Vacation in Years!

  • 5 out of 5
This property was amazing! We traveled from New Mexico to spend some time in "greenspace" and in the Northern Virginia/DC area visiting the monuments. What we expected was to have some family fun in DC tempered by the relaxation of being out of the mainstream. What we got?? An amazing 7 day family vacation that we will never forget! While our 5 kids (ages 9-13) were excited to visit DC and all of its' attractions, they ended up having more fun at the house and exploring the woods and interacting with the wildlife than going into DC. The house is classic: So relevant to the time it was built and very well maintained. The location is perfect: Just a couple minutes from I-66 with an easy drive to DC (you'd never know it though) or out to West Virginia for outdoor adventure. The owners: Can't say enough nice things about Ryan Elliott and his 1) attention to detail and 2) communication to ensure the visit was just as expected, if not more. So many things to do for all age ranges: rafting, tubing, hiking, vineyards, horseback riding, DC attractions, biking, drive-in...and much more. Our kids have already asked if we can go back next year and just stay at the house and do outdoor activites. What a wonderful way to end a hectic summer! Thanks for the excellent hospitality Ryan -- we'll be back for sure!
  • Review Submitted: 12-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are thrilled your family had such an amazing time staying at our property! It is great to see families with kids enjoying the woods and wildlife around the house in addition to getting out to see the sights in Shenandoah, W. Virginia and DC. We hope you'll come back and see us again! - Ryan (Delaplane Depot)
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Serene Wooded Getaway in Virginia Horse & Vineyard Country
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p574817vb
3177096835
Middleburg Northern Virginia - Washington DC
Woodstock, IL
5

Wonderful Family Vacation

  • 5 out of 5
This lovely cottage was the perfect getaway for our family, as we leisurely drove through the beautiful Shenandoah Valley with its parks, caverns, and horse country. Using this quiet cottage, we were able to visit Bull Run/Manassas battlefield and explore this history of the Civil War. Being only a short distance from D. C. we spent two wonderful days exploring the history-rich capitol, with all of its monuments. My entire family agrees that this was the best family vacation that we ever had, and it was largely due to this wonderful cottage. Thank you.
  • Review Submitted: 11-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: We are glad that your entire family enjoyed your time at our cottage and that you were able to see the caverns, battlefields as well as touring DC. Many thanks, and do come again! - Ryan (Delaplane Depot)
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Serene Wooded Getaway in Virginia Horse & Vineyard Country
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p574817vb
3177096835
Middleburg Northern Virginia - Washington DC
5

The Magical History Tour

  • 5 out of 5
Our two families with 10 total, spent a week in this beautiful country estate. We had been planning a history trip to the Va/DC area for months and this home fit our needs perfectly. The beauty of this home and property grab you from the time you pull in the driveway. The home and grounds are well maintained, clean and in order. We used the home as our home base for daily trips into DC and other area attractions. The home is about 48-50 miles down 66 right into downtown DC and is about an hour drive if you avoid rush hours. The area around the home is rolling farmland filled with civil war history and multiple vineyards. We have runners in our group and they particularly enjoyed the trails at the state park down the street. The home is very spacious with room for everyone to spread out. The king beds were very comfortable, and we appreciated the extra refrigerators in the laundry room. Ryan was excellent to work with and he provided answers to all our questions about the home and traveling into DC by car. Ryan also contacted us several days before check in to see if we needed anything before our arrival, (which is a first for the half dozen VRBO homes we have rented)! Would definitely recommend the home to anyone looking to get away from it all and to enjoy all of the region's offerings. Thanks!
  • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much! It sounded like a spectacular week of historical tourist spots, time to relax on the property and getting some cross country running in as well! Glad to enjoyed and hope to see your family again soon! - Ryan (Delaplane Depot)
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Serene Wooded Getaway in Virginia Horse & Vineyard Country
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p574817vb
3177096835
Middleburg Northern Virginia - Washington DC
Oceanside, CA
5

Multi-family extravaganza!

  • 5 out of 5
We just spent 4 days in this lovely country getaway house with three families - 13 of us in all, and everyone over 15! We used the pull-out sleeper in the couch in the common area, as well as a couple air-mattresses, but there was plenty of space for everyone, and we all loved being able to spread out and spend time together hanging out.

No one ever got bored - the kids loved playing pool, hanging out around the fire pit at night eating s'mores, walking in the woods, playing soccer in the yard, and playing games indoors. We also loved taking walks in the neighborhood, down to the country store and antique shop in Delaplane (especially when a train was coming through!) and to the Three Foxes Winery.

The owners were great, and were very flexible with us as we changed our plans after making the initial booking. The house was very clean, and had plenty of utensils, pots & pans and plates to make dinner with, and 3 refrigerators, which was very handy as we had lots of beverages that needed to stay cool. We also loved the Keurig coffee maker and the large variety of flavors that were provided for free.

We would definitely stay at this house again when visiting Virginia. There is so much to do in the area, and we feel like we just scratched the surface.
  • Review Submitted: 02-Jul-2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, People with Disabilities, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: Wow! Thanks so much for the review. I have to admit that I thought it might be tight with that many people (13 in total), but it sounds like you made it work for your group and enjoyed the time there. Glad you were able to explore the surroundings and the local setting. It truly is a historical place and it does take multiple trips to take it all in. We do hope you come back again! - Thanks, Ryan (Delaplane Depot)
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Location

Location

Nearest Airport
42 Miles
Dulles International Airport
Nearest Train
28 Miles
Amtrak - Manassas, VA (MSS)
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
I-66
Nearest Golf
20 Miles
Front Royal Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
11 Miles
Girasole - The Plains
Car: necessary

“Delaplane Depot” is nestled on 30 wooded acres, in the midst of picturesque Fauquier County, Virginia just a few minutes from Three Fox Vineyards and the historic train station where General Stonewall Jackson loaded his troops in preparation for the Battle of Manassas in 1861. Get away to this country estate and “unplug” for a peaceful country weekend or a week long vacation. It serves as an excellent home base while visiting Washington, D.C. or a great weekend escape for residents of the DC area.

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Availability & Rates

Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday cottage in Middleburg, Northern Virginia - Washington DC

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2 night minimum stay
$502
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$1,523
$5,051
 

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $49
Tax Rate 5.3%

Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday cottage in Middleburg in Northern Virginia - Washington DC

Property Type:
  • cottage
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 2200 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Rural ...
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Internet ...
  • Fireplace
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Parking
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Oven ...
  • Microwave
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • Dining ...
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Guest Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 11
  • Master Bedroom - 1 king , Large master bedroom with sitting area.
    Guest Bedroom - 1 king , Bedroom with sitting area and closet space.
    Kids Nook - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Kids Bedroom sleeps 7
Entertainment:
  • Television ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Games ...
  • Books ...
  • Pool Table ...
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
Attractions:
  • festivals
  • winery tours
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • walking
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • equestrian events
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hunting small game
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • golf
  • rafting
  • kayaking
  • swimming
  • cycling
  • hiking
  • fishing
  • hunting
  • rock climbing
  • spelunking
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