Spacious 3 room suite in historic home on 144 acres- excellent wildlife viewing
Eric & Elise Sheffield
100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date. 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
A Pleasant and Restful Stay
Our stay at Old Glasgow House was very pleasant and restful. We found the furnishings and environs of our apartment to be warm, clean and comfortable. The apartment was spacious and filled with an eclectic collection of books, paintings,and other artistic creations, some of which were done by family members of out host Elise. The physical surroundings of the property were beautiful with the Blue Ridge Mountains looking down on the woods and pastures that are a part of this historic property. From our stone patio at dusk, we watched the young deer frolic and feed in the nearby pasture and the woodchuck family feed on the clover in the back yard. We especially enjoyed the drive in and out of the property along the banks of the South River. We found that to stay here is a trip back in time. One could not wish for more cordial and gracious hosts than Elise and Eric. They are an interesting couple who quickly responded to any questions that we had, but were careful not to intrude on our privacy or our quiet stay at there historic family home. Elise appears to have a great deal of knowledge about Rockbridge County. We found Old Glasgow House to be conveniently located, only a short distance from nearby Lexington, home to Washington and Lee University and the Virginia Military Institute with their historical and and artistic collections. It is also only a short drive to Buena Vista with its entrance to the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway and home to Southern Virginia University. We would highly recommend this property to anyone who is interested in a break from the hectic pace of modern living and looking for the quiet and peace that Elise and Eric offer at Old Glasgow House. We definitely intend to stay at this property the next time we visit this area.
Beautiful setting, comfortable accomodations
This rental was relaxing and beautiful- totally unlike a hotel room. We relaxed on the patio with coffee and breakfast in the morning. Rooms are not modern but are wonderfully eclectic and charming with all many of the amenities needed.
This is a rare find for those who appreciate history, nature, and art.
Peaceful easy feeling
Beautiful and comfortable interior. What I loved the most, though, were the peaceful surroundings. It is wonderful to sit out in the evening and watch the fireflies.
Quite and very nice...
Spent three days Glasgow house and it was wonderful. Everything you need to there and it is short drive to Lexington. If we get the opportunity we will stay again.
An oasis of country grace and charm. Eric and Elise have graciously shared their home and land.
This is tip top as a place to rest, recharge and enjoy Viginia’s beautiful countryside! The kitchen is beautifully appointed, WiFi is reliable, the bed is cozy. Countless details have been refined over their years of hospitality - original art and antiques in every room, fascinating reading material, a variety of CD’s and DVD’s as well as television options (which we didn’t use). Most important were the serene pastoral views from every window and the country rambles along the river, viewing abundant birds and wildlife. Of course they had field guides!
Glasgow House is 10 minutes away from the charming town of Lexington and convenient to dozens of hiking trails off the Blue Ridge Parkway and other parts of the state.
We spent one day in Staunton at Blackfriers Playhouse for Shakespeare, shopping and dinner, and another day hiking, buying produce and visiting a charming old general store.
We will most definitely return to this quiet, charming country home!
Thank you sharing your delight with Old Glasgow House & surrounding landscape, Suzanne. So glad we can offer our home as a haven from the busy-ness of life and that you've found a new base for adventure and R&R. We look forward to your return!
Wonderful stay in th country
We were visiting Lexington for a horse show at the Horse Center for 5 days. I am so happy that we choose Eric and Elise’s beautiful home. The rooms were very large and plenty of space. It was like stepping back into history with high ceilings and antiques. The kitchen was well appointed. The grounds were beautiful as well with deer, bunnies and cows! We would definitely stay again and recommend this highly.