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Elmo's Rest at Peaks of Otter Winery

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5 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
12 guests
3 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Retreat to a secluded getaway vacation farm rental house in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Enjoy waking up to the rosters crow and the cows low. Forget about the smoke and the smog, breath deeply of the fresh air that flows down the side of the famous Peaks of Otter in Virginia. Hike through the hills on the trails that have been used for many centuries BY both man and beast. Watch a baby sheep or calf look for momma. Return to that time that was a little bit slower and colors brighter. Visit for a week and remember for a lifetime. ELMO'S REST --It does it all, Spring, Winter, Summer and Fall. When you visit, you not only carry some of Elmo’s back with you but, part of your Heart remains in these beautiful valleys and mountains with us. Join us in memories. The rambling 19th-Centur...Retreat to a secluded getaway vacation farm rental house in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. Enjoy waking up to the rosters crow and the cows low. Forget about the smoke and the smog, breath deeply of the fresh air that flows down the side of the famous Peaks of Otter in Virginia. Hike through the hills on the trails that have been used for many centuries BY both man and beast. Watch a baby sheep or calf look for momma. Return to that time that was a little bit slower and colors brighter. Visit for a week and remember for a lifetime. ELMO'S REST --It does it all, Spring, Winter, Summer and Fall. When you visit, you not only carry some of Elmo’s back with you but, part of your Heart remains in these beautiful valleys and mountains with us. Join us in memories. The rambling 19th-Century farmhouse is furnished as if someone stepped out in the 1930's or 40's, yet it has all the modern conveniences of home. The farmhouse is completely furnished to accommodate groups, families, and couples.The home has 5 bedrooms and sleeps up to 14 guests. Three of the bedrooms each have 2 double beds, one bedroom has 2 bunk beds (4 beds), and another bedroom has a single bed and a twin baby bed. The house also has a living room, dining room, 2 bathrooms, and plenty of porches for sitting. The fully-equipped kitchen has a dishwasher, coffee maker, microwave, dishes, and pots and pans. The home also has a washer/dryer, phone, TV, central air and a VCR. Linens and towels are provided. In the early 1900's, Elmo Johnson and his wife Freddie lived and raised their family in the house. They planted their first apple tree in 1919. The secluded home is in the middle of 250 acres of orchards, lush pastures, and shady woods. It is located a ½-mile from the nearest dwelling. It is surrounded by the animals that you would expect to find on a self-sufficient farm of that era. Animals include cattle, horses, burros, dogs, cats, pigs, goats, sheep, chickens, rabbits, and turkeys. The property has a children's playhouse, barbecue grill, horseshoes, and a seasonal farm store. It also has creeks for wading, and ponds for fishing. There is an on farm winery also on the farm. OUR RATES: **find us direct on google and save!** $139 per night for 2 guests. $12 per night for additional guests 25% off weekly rate! Plus $50 Cleaning Fee and 12.3% State and Local tax Reservations: $250 deposit required to hold dates. Deposit is non-refundableMore
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths
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About the Owner
danny j
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:67%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

We spent a weekend at Elmo's Rest meeting up 1/2 way with family. It was the perfect gathering spot. Peaceful, serene and plenty of space for everyone both inside and outside. The natural beauty is astounding and farm animals are friendly and fun to feed....More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Catherine T
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Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: October 2017
Management response:Responded 14 October 2017

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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

We had a great time . Boy enjoyed fishing . The house was very nice . It was very relaxing stay. I would come back again

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank carlamongley
Management response:Responded 13 June 2017

Thanks so very much danny

Reviewed 27 June 2015

This trip was unbelievable. You will rent from Danny, a country gentleman who grew up in the house and currently lives up the road and runs the farm/ winery. It is a working farm that grows apples, grapes and peaches that they use in their...More

Date of stay: June 2015
3  Thank c0lby70
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Grill
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dryer
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Parking
Playground
Porch
Private Fishing Lake/River
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Telephone
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
VCR
Washer
Fishing Nearby
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Horse Riding Nearby
There Are Tennis Courts Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Cycling Trips
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
The home is 8 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway and 7 miles from The National D-Day Memorial. On the farm is Peaks of Otter Winery which makes 'Fruit of the Farm Wine.' Nearby you can find fast food and gourmet restaurants.
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