Welcome to Deer Hideout Retreat! We are located in Palmyra, Virginia, with 2 acres of land. There's an abundance to see and to do around here, and we hope you choose our home for your stay. We are far enough outside of the city to enjoy the peace and quiet, but just a short drive to all the action. We are close to Monticello, James Monroe's Highland and 28 minutes away from the city center of historic Charlottesville. There are plenty of vineyards all around us and a couple of orchards, too.
Our guests will be staying on the lower ground level of our home. This has its own private entrance leading to a walk-out patio area with a coffee table, love seat and two chairs. The private guest suite also includes your own bathroom with shower, a wine cooler/mini refrigerator, and a bar area complete with a small sink. We have a queen size bed. If there are more than two guests, we will put out an additional queen size bed. (When booking, please select the number of guests so we can have the bed ready). We have provided a coffee machine (with coffee), tea, utensils, cutting board, plates, bowls, mugs, and glasses. Guests will have absolute privacy during their stay. If there is anything you might need, please let us know and we will do our best to make your stay more enjoyable.
We live on the top two floors of our home with our two dogs and two cats, so you may hear some noise and a few foot steps from time to time, but we always try to keep things quiet. You may also hear an occasional bark or meow. We do not allow our pets into the guest suite.
Guests will have the entire lower ground level of our home with its own private entrance. Guests will also be free to roam the property (2 acres). Our property is family-friendly, and there is a large grass area to let your children run and play.
We have provided a parking space just for our guests . There will be a grassy hill that leads our guests down to the guest suite entrance.
We plan on greeting each guest who stays with us and will show you down to our guest suite.
We do live on the property, however, we give our guests their complete privacy.
We are both more than happy to help out in any way and answer any questions you might have.
Other Things to Note
We have an automatic lock on the guest suite door, and the code will be given to you upon arrival. Please use this code when you are entering the door (there is no key). You will type in the four-digit code, and the door will unlock.
Upon checkout, please lock the door as normal. That is all we ask you to do. You may message us to let us know that you have checked out.
Our place is located in a quiet neighborhood surrounded by trees and deer. It is a wonderful place to take a nice evening walk while spotting some deer. We are located close to Monticello, James's Monroe's Highland, plenty of vineyards, a couple of orchards, Pleasant Grove Park, Rivanna River, and of course historic Charlottesville! We are far enough outside of the city for peace and quiet, but just a short distance to all the action. We also have a grocery store, gas station, and a few restaurants a couple minutes away. And make sure to try Wahoo BBQ during your stay! We are located just a few minutes from Layz S Ranch which is a wonderful place to get married! If you enjoy adventures, there are plenty of places to visit within an hour drive from us, such as James Madison's Montpelier, Richmond, Yoder's Country Market, Shanandoah National Park, Wintergreen Resort, and so many more places!
We do live in a rural area, so having a car is a must. Make sure to always watch for deer while driving! Our property is located 26 miles from Charlottesville Airport. We are located far enough outside of the city for your peace and quiet, but still close enough to the city to enjoy a night out. We are also close to plenty of vineyards, and of course Monticello!
We welcome you to make your self at home, we just have a few rules that we would appreciate if you followed them. We do not allow smoking or any type of drug use on the property. If it is wet outside, we would kindly ask you to take off your shoes when you enter. A boot tray has been provided. Please keep hands and legs away from dogs :) Our home runs on a septic tank, so please only use toilette paper. Thank you so much.
Pet(s) live on property - We have two dogs that live on the property. A Lab and a Border Collie. They will bark during arrivals and departures, but they are always fenced in.
Potential for noise - We live on the top two floors, so there may be noise at times, (mainly from the dogs). However, we will do our best to keep it to a minimum.
Surveillance or recording devices on property - There are numerous cameras on the property (outdoors only), for your safety and ours.
More About Us
We are a happily married couple who moved to Virginia in 2018. We enjoy traveling, gardening, walking our two dogs, and much more! We love sharing our Guest Suite with travelers from around the world! We hope that you choose our place to stay on your adventure. Hope to see you soon!
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