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Writer's Retreat

Summertime on the farm
4 reviews
Summertime on the farm
Comfortable country. elegant & inviting
great cross breezes, eat-in kitchen
a sitting bar & workable kitchen
Front Porch for Relaxing and Nature Watching
Loft Bedroom now has black-out curtains if needed
antique claw foot tub/shower
hand carved rooster watches over comings & goings
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1 Bedroom , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 2
Lexington, Virginia
The Writer's Retreat cabin is located on 250 acres of rolling farmland only 4 miles from downtown Lexington and it will delight you! It is larger than it looks, though the feeling you experience is that of a comfortable nook or nest. This is the place to 'recluse' from the fast pace of your life. With simplicity and charm - everything you need is provided. A very workable eat-in kitchen, bathroom with antique claw foot tub, Q bedroom, living room with leather sofa and chair and a signed art piece for a coffee table. Enjoy the morning sun coming through the bedroom window and the setting sun over the hay field from the kitchen and the front porch.The bedroom is nestled on the second floor loft area. The very comfortable queen sized bed (wool pillow top mattress and 4 pillows) provides a great night's rest from creative purs... Read more
About the Owner, Antonia A
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a day
Calendar Updated: 1 day ago
Listed since : Aug 2013
Overall rating: 4.5 / 5.0
Based on 18 reviews and 5 properties
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Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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Reviewed 20 March 2016 for a stay in March 2016
person found this review helpful

Stayed for one week in this cozy cabin , I was happy with the accommodations . The air was fresh, the surroundings were beautiful , we were quite isolated from the world.

Management response:

We appreciate your review & are happy that you enjoyed your time with us. Thank you :)


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Mary L
Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
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55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2015 for a stay in May 2015
person found this review helpful

My husband and I were looking for a different way to celebrate our 35th anniversary. We need to find someplace within a reasonable driving distance from the D.C. area. I went on Tripadvisor and found this wonderful cabin. WE arrived after dark so the ride up to it was a bit scary . As soon as we opened the door...

Management response:

We are so happy you enjoyed our Writer's Retreat. It is one of my favorite cabins for getting away and been a haven for many artists and writers looking for inspiration over the years. We hope it inspired you as well. Best, Lesley Management Team


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Charleston, West Virginia
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 4 June 2015 for a stay in May 2015

Comfy rustic cabin, but with some of the comforts of home, like air conditioning. The living room was comfortable, the kitchen well equipped. The front porch was nice for an evening sitting.

Management response:

Thank you for selecting our farm cabin for your special time away from home. We hope that you will find your way back when in need of some quiet relaxing time again.


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  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Central Heating
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Porch
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • Washer
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
    Check in: 3:00 PM
    Check out: 11:00 AM
South River Highlands Country Retreat has several styles of accommodations: log cabins, studios, guest suites. Some are child suitable, pet friendly, some are not. Please ask us...
    1 Full bath
    1 King
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R 1 671
R 1 671
R 8 353
Please note: rates may have been converted from the original local currency to South African Rand and are approximate rates that may change due to exchange rate fluctuation. Please contact the manager to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.
  • Damage Deposit: R 1 193 / stay - Deposit
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About the neighbourhood
Our 250 acre farm does not sit in the heart of downtown Lexington! The address you see listed is our business office in our Lexington home. We respect your privacy & safety therefore we do not give the exact address to your cabin until you pick up your information packet with driving instructions to the farm & your cabin. Follow it exactly & you will be putting your feet up in approximately 10 minutes :)

We are located on 250 acres of rolling farmland with gorgeous mountain views and many hikes and walks. The area is amazingly beautiful. From certain places on the farm both mountain ranges are visible, in some cases 360 degree views of both ranges are seen. There are lovely walks on the farm in addition to the 7 mile Chessie Trail just across the road. This trail runs along th...
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, There Are Tennis Courts Nearby.
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