Award winning/breathtaking country style venue within 1 hours drive from DC in fauquier county with breathtaking views! Just outside of the DC area this fun country retreat with modern amenities, accommodations from 2 to 25+; venue can accommodate 200 day guests onsite on new outdoor open air pavilion. Property is available for country casual style weddings, rehearsal dinners, corporate events, family gatherings, girl friend getaways, bachelorette outings, visiting the vineyards and more!
Full service & Ideal for larger groups, weddings, events, rehearsal dinners. We have hosted from 2 persons to 200. We have a new outdoor pavilion and also have on a one of a kind 35 to 40 person outdoor shaded dinner table no where else in the world you will find! :) Its AWESOME! You cant go wrong selecting this property for your fun upcoming stay/gathering.
Cheers & a warm welcome to our upcoming special guests!
NEW: Bundle packages, Experiences in wine country & Upgradable owners wing/suite that has a indoor 2nd Jacuzzi and spa bathroom. Ask us about these amazing new opportunities including the new 'SuperGuest' perks we offer.
Come experience the "Virginia is for Lovers Retreat" for your next friends/family or other group gathering! Situated on five breathtaking acres atop a mountain overlooking the Shenandoah Valley/Blue Ridge Mountains, the Virginia is for Lovers Retreat is your escape, ideal for getaways ranging from romantic moments to boutique gatherings, boutique rehearsal dinners/weddings or girls’ weekends. We will help with a fun wine tour, winery/brewery recommendations, star gazing on our automated pro-telescope, fine dining and much more... just ask. We are located just one mile off I-66 (Linden exit #13).
The retreat and property is equipped with ultra-high speed wireless internet with two 100mbps DSL lines. In addition, the entire property gets excellent cell service.
Enjoy your escape with us in our modern and comfortable country home, which includes our primary large private bedroom suite with California Queen on our upstairs level with your own private bathroom and iHome docking station for your iTouch, iPhone or iPad to charge or play back music. Also included are high speed Internet at 100 mgbs+, flat screen Ultra 4K 50” Smart TV, DirecTV™ & DVD system.
For additional guests we have another guest suite that has two full queen beds in a bunk format, and a trundle with a twin mattress that slides out from the bottom. Includes 40" LED TV with DirecTV.
The 2nd bunk room has 4 single bunk beds and that room also has a 50" Smart TV.
In addition, we have several new couches, two of which turn into full queen sleeper beds in separate living areas on the main living floor ( one in the den and another in the great room with a 75" Smart TV). The house also has multiple air mattresses that are comfortable for larger groups and those extra-extra or last minute guests.
We only rent to one family or group at a time; thus, you will never share the Retreat venue or residence with anyone else including the owners that do not live onsite.
Just under an hour drive from Washington, DC, the property is located in a double gated community, just one mile off I-66 in Linden in beautiful Virginia wine country, surrounded by scenic hiking and biking trails, Civil War sites and outdoor activities, including white water rafting, Skyline Drive National Park, horseback riding, golfing, ATV Adventures, zip lining, wineries, breweries, polo matches and much more! Other nearby destinations include antique shops and near the famed five-star Relais et Chateaux and the world-renowned Inn at Little Washington.
Outdoors, we have several fun walking trails onsite to walk yourself or your pet -including our "secret fire pit" located on one of the lighted trails complete with sitting area and multiple hammocks and even power throughout the back trails including outlets if you need to charge your phone or plug in your iPhone player for music. These outdoor trails are perfect for events as we have built outdoor bars along the trails. We are pet-friendly.*
House comes equipped with 10+ flat screen TVs (all with DirecTV™), a premium California spa/hot tub for 8 to 10 guests, gourmet kitchen, gourmet large outdoor grill with our cool outdoor patio lounge with a 50” outdoor smart TV, multiple LED cubes to create a cool vibe! The outdoor areas include many amenities such as our outdoor gas fire pit, multiple outdoor wood fire pits (small and large), outdoor picnic seating for small to large gatherings, multiple outdoor infrared heaters to keep the chill off at sunset, Italian lighted water fountain in backyard, indoor and outdoor original artwork, and large airy great room with a real wood burning fireplace, whole home sound system and a 75” smart TV.
The entertainment/game room includes a lounge with multiple 60" TVs, a pool table, foosball, shuffleboard, air hockey, pinball machines, a popcorn machine and adjoining this room is a separated and mind blowing 88 Speaker THX™ George Lucas Home Cinema with luxury full reclining seats and a 12-foot screen showing movies or your DVD in HD on our Blu-ray player. This spectacular theater also has a PS3 & PS4 PlayStations with several games already onsite (you can also bring your own console or Xbox to connect to it).
Note: The Pool table can also double as an additional dining table or buffet table with custom mahogany covers.
For the wine enthusiast, we own a VIP limo party bus and a Black car service SUVs to take you on a tour of the area’s wineries, for an additional fee better than you can get from any outside service. (note: outside services prohibited and there is NO UBER in our community)
Special rates available for larger and longer term stays for our groups, especially when not everyone is spending the night (day guests). Day guests fees are $35 per person, per day in advance and $50 per person last minute and this fee is waived when using our personal chef services.
For “girlfriends getaway”, bachelorette party weekend or other groups we offer fun filled wine and/or brewery tours to our guests.
Our entertainment area now has a Karaoke PA/DJ system with microphone. We even have high tech automated laser/LED lights throughout the residence to turn the house into a makeshift dance celebration!
In addition to our glass door Sub-Zero™ refrigerator & state of the art Wolf appliances, we have backup new refrigerators and freezers and icemaker in the garage and extra coolers for all your extra beverages and food or for use for catering/special events/weddings, etc. (Note: we have our own personal chef, however we do welcome outside caterers onsite after they have visited and sign our catering rules sheet.)
For a romantic getaway, the master suite #2 upstairs is ideal for any couple. We also offer an upgrade opportunity to the Owners Suite w/indoor Jacuzzi tub for 2 and 2 person double headed shower.
We are pet friendly (*we do consider a pet as a extra person, so that fee does apply and respectfully and cleaning fees may apply if your pet damages our carpets).
We look forward to warmly welcoming you and assisting with your planning or event.
Virginia is for Lovers Retreat
SAFETY NOTICE: House is equipped with a state of the art centralized alarm system, fire alarm system and carbon monoxide detectors for your safety and protection. For your convenience we also have “RING” Door bells outside at our gate and front door so you can communicate with us upon your arrival for check in and with your other guests that will be coming. We also include a first aid kit, located in the guest bathroom on main living floor, one in the kitchen area, one in the entertainment bathroom and multiple fire extinguishers throughout indoors & outdoors.
NOTICE OF TAXES TO BE PAID/BILLED VIA AIRBNB: Per above, this is based on your final headcount and length of stay we will calculate the following to include and not be limited to: State taxes, Federal taxes, lodging taxes, transient taxes, county taxes and meals and beverage taxes and will be processed through the resolution center of airbnb within 24 hours before check in OR upon final report after check out based on the latest updated guest count and services provided. This is calculated once you provide your final headcount to us OR once we discover your true & accurate headcount. Please always keep us well informed on truthful/accurate headcounts of both overnight guests and day guests visiting and your menu selections when applicable.
Our staff are experts in hospitality and special events and we truly are thrilled you are going to be enjoying our venue for your next gathering of friends & family or business colleagues.
• Addendum Notice: Our full services guest options for wine related tours, menus, gift shop items, Amerigas propane tank exchange system, guest list, insurance and rare artwork advisory and/or for any of our premium guest add-on options we offer, you will need to fill out the last 3 pages of our detailed welcome kit to return in full when you receive it via email after your reservation is completed online.
Once your reservation is confirmed, you will receive the full welcome kit which automatically opens up via the AirBNB system on behalf of the Virginia is for Lovers Retreat via email automatically with your reservation confirmation that will provide detailed directions, dining and activity recommendations and details on house rules/procedures/entry codes, and some great options to make your stay memorable and fun!
The Retreat does have different cleaning event fees for each reservation since the property is unique and larger than normal and is a very special venue; it is based on the length of the stay or number of guests, we are explicitly stating this and our cleaning fees are full service and are the following: Housekeeping fees, per our online listing is required to be hired for your check in/check out. Required housekeeping "service fees" are the following: $200 for couples staying 1 night, $225 total for 2 nights, Guests over 4 persons: $275; Large groups of any kind $350 for up to 10; Over 10: $450 or over 20: $550. Type of event/length of stay and # of guests will increase cleaning fees and higher fees apply for weddings, bachelor parties and large groups/events. See your welcome kit for terms and conditions. Note that any impact to venue including hot tub change/refill fees will be applied; Weddings & Major Special Events start at: $550 to $1,000 dependent on # of day vs. overnight guests. Other events will have higher cleaning and service fees based on length of stay, # of guests, events ordered & personal chef services ordered. Once you are booked, we will include this in a special offer resolution price. Holidays and special weekends surrounding holidays of any kind do have surcharges. Weekends in high season have a two night minimum (Friday thru Sunday). Special weekends may have a 3 night minimum. Reduction in headcount size is based on your original intended booking and not allowed to drop below based on your original intended booking based on what you originally communicated it would be; per our settings here the reservations are set at strict here on airbnb. Groups that request rentals or a outdoor tent are required to order from us due to insurance and liability reasons as we own certain tent sizes. Self tent setups or outside tent providers are strictly prohibited. We own and provide any necessary rentals, if needed, from a company we own. Furthermore, we are here to explain (any additional - beyond cleaning) fees or purchases made from our gift shop are to be paid at check-in or at time of purchase if by mail order. Please see how to alter your reservation in the airbnb FAQ: www.airbnb.com/help/question/50
That being said, along with the any security deposit for the reservation that will be required per our house rules welcome kit and per the terms and conditions of our listing on airbnb, the housekeeping and/or events cleaning fee is required to be paid based on the size of your group and type of event,
(i.e. Weddings, Receptions, Rehearsal dinners, Bachelor Party, Bachelorette party, Corporate Event, Day guest # vs. overnight guests to include but not be limited to similar events)- through the reservation payment resolution processing system which is processed using the airbnb secure payment system after your reservation is made in a separate transaction based on your type of event you are holding at the Virginia is for Lovers Retreat. (i.e. corporate event, bachelorette outing, weddings, rehearsal dinners, etc.) Wine related tours, excursions with our 3rd party company or other gift shop sales to include but not be limited to alcohol or wine related gifts/openers, cuban cigars, firestarters, T-shirts, coffee mugs, souvenir wine glasses, gift blankets, the Amerigas Propane tank exchange system for our larger groups/events, any excursions, winery or sightseeing activities will be processed via the Connoisseur Wine Programs or events or direct via the regional wineries or breweries.
NOTE: Those guests booking the Virginia is for Lovers Retreat here on airbnb, must be the actual guests staying at the retreat and must be present upon check in. If you are booking and part of a family of the wedding party or a corporate event or DMC this can be waived upon request; However, you are ultimately responsible for any of your guests that stay. Guests that are under the age of 30 will require a security deposit. Those guests under the age of 30 or any higher risk gatherings and will incur at anytime during planning a higher risk security deposit and may be subject to pay for one event staff person to be onsite during "event" times based upon what type of event is occurring. Departure/Check outs will require a walk thru, thank you.
*Please Note: A security deposit is different than a retainer used against unpaid or uncollected taxes and onsite purchases from the gift shop, F&B, police appearances for noise violations or other areas. If fire dept. police show up for any issues/fire alarm/noise/ etc. and is set by accident or a result of gross negligence, a fee of $1500 will apply.
The security deposit is collected via resolutions within 14 days of checkout and only when related to accommodations portion of airbnb. Everything else per airbnb that is not accommodation related is handled via the winery direct or any wine related 3rd party for any event/winery/wine programs and are all separate payments when applicable and not part of airbnb due to strict Virginia laws related to these transactions being separated. This venue is fully authorized to collect payments outside of airbnb for non-accommodations related matters and our account is notated as such. Thank you for your cooperation.
Binder retainer towards uncollected taxes, gift shop sales, F&B, 3rd party alcohol related events/winery tours/excursions/rentals/ et al schedule:
Bachelor/ette partys that are groups under 10: $1,000
Bachelor/ette partys that are groups over 10: $1,500
Weddings/Partys/Corporate events that are groups under 10: $1,000
Weddings/Partys/Corporate events that are groups over 10: $2,000
Guests 30 and younger: $1,500 for groups under 10 / $2,500 10 or more guests
Guests 25 and younger: $2,500 for groups under 10 / $3,000 10 or more guests / $5,000 20 or more guests
Our staff are experts in hospitality and special events and we truly are thrilled you are considering our venue for your next gathering of friends & family or business colleagues.
We hope you enjoy your stay at the Virginia is for Lovers Retreat and we are here to make your event memorable!
Thank you & Cheers!
We are large groups & event friendly.
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Casa de camp
Linden, Virginia, Estats Units