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Stony Point Retreat

3653 Gilbert Station Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902



Beautiful log cabin with modern amenities 20 minutes from downtown Charlottesville and UVA. Three acclaimed vineyards are within a couple of miles of the cabin, historic landmarks abound in literally every direction, as do golf courses and music venues - there is truly something for everyone. The cabin sits on four wooded acres with a stream and pond and borders a state forest providing privacy and natural beauty. There is one fenced acre with a smaller separate dog run and a cat/dog door that can be easily opened or kept securely shut depending on your pet. Humans might enjoy the screened front porch, back deck, two outdoor fire-pits and established plantings that provide fresh flowers and herbs three seasons a year.


Mountain views and lush forest offer a back-drop for family and pet fun or intimate romance. Three bedrooms sleep up to seven comfortably and the full bathroom (refurbished in unique style this year) includes a large bathtub. Funky mid-century modern decor blends with rustic exposed logs to create a warm, fun atmosphere and versatile space. Skylights, a spiral staircase leading to a balcony and an upstairs bedroom, a large stone fire-place, working wood-stove, cork floors and cobble-stone walls in the newly renovated kitchen, and cathedral ceilings in the master bedroom and living room add charm and an open feeling to the space. A large kitchen with all butcher block counters is perfect for entertaining or cooking for a crowd and there is a brand-new two-burner propane grill on the back deck for cook-outs with the spring peepers under the stars on warm Virginia summer nights. There is both a washer and dryer, each under a year old, easily accessible from the master bedroom but discreetly hidden in an attractive wooden side-board.


One bedroom includes a large partner's desk and fold-out futon couch if office space is needed. Firewood, kindling, and pine firestarter are provided as are towels, linens, basic toiletries, and basic kitchen seasonings, utensils and dishes. Flat-screen television, a DVD player, wireless internet, as well as books and games are available for entertainment and work. Other amenities and surprises are supplied for long-stays and over the holidays. Extra items for pets and children may be available in storage on-site as well, so feel free to make special requests. Perfectly located for events in Charlottesville, wine tours, visiting historic landmarks, exploring nearby communities and simply enjoying the quiet of the woods. A market which carries all basic groceries and has a small restaurant and bar, as well as occasional live music is less than two miles away. Come enjoy this lovely home with its unique location, private in feel yet accessible to all of the area's attractions. Perfect for couples, executives, visiting professors, families, or anyone who needs a retreat from the hustle and bustle.



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Facility Info
  • Description This is largely a vacation rental. However several parties/receptions have been hosted in the space - in warm weather when the outdoor fire pits and porches can be used, 50-75 people can be comfortable for a party. But again, it is a home, so it would be like having a party at a home. There is ample parking - two driveways, one with a turn-around and the neighbors are fairly ok with parking along the street for a few hours.
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  • Reception Capacity 50
  • Sleeping Rooms 3