Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Located on the corner of Zachary Taylor Hwy and the 17 mile Crest Hill Road which is popular with cyclists and hikers alike. We are approximately 1 hour from D.C area, and are minutes to Front Royal and Luray. There are canoe and tube rentals, taking you down the Shenandoah river. Or the Caverns in Luray. Several hiking paths are also offered less than a mile from here. And of coarse, camping and many other levels of hiking nearby.
Our location is perfectly situated close to all activities, wine cellars and more. Yet, quiet for sleeping with the sounds of nature.
In the private room is one full size bed and one full
Sofa bed. We also offer a single futon if needed.
Down stairs is our cafe which is open Tues-Sun. 8-4
We offer coffee, smoothies, breakfast and lunch
Our staff arrives around 7:15. So don't be alarmed if you hear chatting and cooking in the early morning hours.
NEW: I now have a new household member. Her name is Serenity (Serri for short) she is a shi-poo. She weighs about 3lbs. Very quiet and friendly. I'm told her breed is allergy free breed. So, if you don't mind pets, well, not much is different. She welcomes you as do I.
You have access to parking, private side entrance, Full use of living area, porch, kitchen, restroom and shower. In kitchen we have coffee pot, hot water pot, small appliances & a small fridge which is provided with bottled water for you. We do not have a sink or stove in kitchen but provide paper and plastic plates and utensils. You are also welcome of course to come on down to our cafe,. ( please enter in front of building) and have your first cup of our popular local coffee on us.
We are also situated on several acres and upon request a small tent or camper may be permitted
Please only use door directly to guest house. Other doors are to our cafe kitchens.
Interaction with guests
There are 2 bedrooms in guest house one is mine, however I am out early, working in cafe. If you need anything, you can find me there. We have a friendly staff as well, so please let them know if there is something they can help with as well.
Should you need anything, one of us would be happy to help.
Other things to note
We have a private bathroom with shower. Our kitchen is equipped with small fridge, microwave, toaster oven, coffee pot, water boiler, small griddle plastic utensils and plates. We do not have a kitchen sink., or stove. We ask that you dispose of food and paper products in trash provided for you in convenient area. This is mountain country and those little critters find ways to share our space.
We are also a cafe. Hours are 8-4. Cafe is closed Mondays. Our guest house has a coffee pot and other small appliances. We do not have a kitchen sink in guest house. Provided are plastic and paper utensils, cups and plates. Each guest will receive a free coffee card for the cafe you may use if you wish. Although the guest house has a separate entrance from the cafe, we ask that all are respectful to our kitchen staff as well as customers of cafe. The cafe does not have a liquor license, but you are welcome to bring beer, wine or whatever you desire to enjoy in the guest house. There is also a very good restaurant across the street which is open for lunch, dinner and drinks. Check out their web site for times and dates for entertainment. ( they have some great bands) Griffen Tavern.
Noted in our listing is 2 beds. Please be aware that one is a queen pullout couch.
If you smoke please do so outside or porch and discard butts in water and trash.
If you bring a pet please ask for “bags” if needed. They are welcome to do their bathroom business/ walk/run in the large grassed area out back.
There are several other doors in house. One bedroom is mine and the other doors are storage and utility. Other than those rooms, feel free to use kitchen, appliances, living room, TV , porch bathroom, shower. Towels and other amenities are provided, if there is anything else you need just ask. I probably have it. Thanks for staying with us and we hope you have a great time.
From Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2017 the minimum stay is 1 night.