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A quiet, lovely old farm on a beautiful piece of land near Shenandoah Park

People4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Separate WC's1
Property type farmhouse
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Parking
  • non smoking only
  • Barbecue
  • children welcome

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1.5 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

An intact 1880 farm on 55 acres of open rolling pastures. There is a small stream named Walnut Run that traverses the entire property.

Walnut Run Farm is 80 miles from Washington DC and just 10 miles from Skyline Drive and the hiking trails of Shenandoah National Park.

What makes Walnut Run Farm so special is the farm's location. The house is perfectly sited in a small bowl along a little stream. The farm is intact with a barn, smoke house, spring house, smoke house, well pump and storage shed. Visiting the farm is like stepping back in time. It is an exceptionally serene rural setting.

The house is clean, quiet and minimally decorated. There are two bedrooms. There is a queen bed in the master bedroom and two twin beds in the second bedroom. The kitchen is fully stocked and there is a large library of classical literature. There is a living room with a baby grand piano and a studio that opens onto a 50 foot screened porch. A perfect getaway to enjoy peace, beauty, and privacy.

I am fighting like mad to save this farm and every guest stay helps me protect this beautiful property. Thanks!

More Details

Owner
John Kirchner
Member since: 2014
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
24 March, 2017

About John Kirchner

I have been a professional artist, photographer and cinematographer for over 30 years.

John Kirchner purchased this farmhouse in 1992

Why John Kirchner chose Virginia

The property is simply beautiful. The house is perfectly sited on the land and there are endless views in all directions. There is a large, flat lawn below the house that borders a small stream called Walnut Run.

What makes this farmhouse unique

Peace and Quiet

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse in Woodville in Stonewall-Hawthorne

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 2500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • rural
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • All bedrooms are large and airy. I keep things super clean and provide linens and towels.
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
  • Garden ...
  • Barbecue
  • Tennis ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • autumn foliage
  • caves
  • forests
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
Notes:
What makes Walnut Run Farm so special is its location. The house is spectacularly sited. Whoever initially built the house tucked it away in the hills along a private stream. There is a half-mile drive up to the house and the nearest neighbor is about a half-mile away. There is privacy, quiet and beauty. In this crazy world it offers a unique peaceful sanctuary away from everything. Walnut Farm is also surprisingly intact. Not much has changed in the one hundred and forty years since it was built. There is a smoke house, a barn, a spring house, a corn crib and a tool shed. All original. A lot of people have told me it is like stepping back in time at the farm. I am trying like mad to hold on to this beautiful property and each stay helps me with the never ending bills and upkeep. Thank you so much. John

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(8 traveller reviews)

A quiet, lovely old farm on a beautiful piece of land near Shenandoah Park
average rating of 4.75 based on 8 reviews
5

Wonderfully Updated Old Farm House

  • 5 of 5

Situated in a lovely spot, but relatively close to DC with a nice little town nearby. House has most modern amenities, but retains the old charm with whimsical touches.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 19, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Wondeful. Perfect

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful. Idyllic

  • Review Submitted: Oct 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Farm with a lot of character

  • 4 of 5

The place are with a lot of character , great for someone who are looking for a differnt experience.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Excellent

  • 5 of 5

Quirky place with a lot of character. Nice and secluded. Silent and dark at night. We really enjoyed our stay.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 16, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Timeless

  • 5 of 5

"My ambition is limited to capturing something transient," the Impressionist painter Berthe Morisot proclaimed. And, like a painting by Monet, Walnut Run Farm is ephemeral and fixed simultaneously. The creek changes with the sunlight, the rain, and yet it is constant. This sense of timelessness pervades with clouds over the surrounding rolling hills and ample shade under the towering trees around the farmhouse and barns. John the proprietor said to me, "I like old things," and indeed antiques spanning the nineteenth and twentieth centuries are scattered throughout the house. An enormous screened porch allows for afternoon naps and beautiful views of the sunset. It is a wonderful place to lose oneself.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful charming house and country retreat -- we had a wonderful stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Charming house with beautiful land, but still close to everything!

  • Review Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday farmhouse in Woodville, USA

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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1 night minimum stay
£240
for 1 night
From
£240
£1,198
£2,794
 

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £160
Pet Fee £20

Perfectly house trained pets are allowed. There is a supplemental fee of $25/night for every pet.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Location

Nearest Airport
60 Miles
Dulles
Nearest Train
20 Miles
Culpeper
Nearest Restaurant
10 Miles
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