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Vanquility Acres Inn Bed & Breakfast

105 Angus Terrace , Bedford, 24523 USA (Show map)
111 Reviews
$95 - $175
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New country home, on a 10 acre family estate, in a tranquil setting with fantastic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This is where you can enjoy a quiet relaxing stay. Accommodations include three suites with private baths and sleeps up to 14 guests. Complete with full country breakfast, WiFi, cable TV, hot tub, outdoor chimnea fireplace, electric fireplaces, en-suite coffee/tea centers, microwave, ceiling fans and lake with dock for fishing or relaxing while watching the sunset over the mountains. We have Nubian goats and many species of birds and wildlife. We serve home grown vegetables & herbs, fresh eggs from our chickens and sweet honey from our bee hives. The Inn is conveniently located 1 mile off Rt 43N, 8 miles to the Peaks of Otter, 2 miles to Bedford Historical Centertown, and minutes to the National D-Day Memorial, Lynchburg, Smith Mountian Lake and Roanoke attractions.



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  • Guest room4.8
  • Service4.8
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.8

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Definitely the best place to stay ... You won't find this in a hotel

5 on May 14, 2014

Thank you Ellen and John for letting us stay in your lovely bed and Breakfast. My husband and I are still talking about what a wonderful place it is and what a great time we had. We highly recommend it and hope to return in the fall next year. The view of the mountains from the back porch, especially early in the morning and late in the evening is beautiful and so relaxing. The rooms are all so pretty and very clean. We stayed in the Blue Ridge Room and it had everything we needed, including our own private bathroom. Ellen prepares delicious breakfasts and my husband said he might need a nap after such a huge, delicious meal. She is literally a wealth of information about the historical area. John shared many entertaining adventures about his experiences with his bees, the goats and his greenhouse. We felt right at home and felt like we had known them for years. We highly recommend Vanquility Acres to anyone who is going to be in this area and looking for an exceptional but very affordable place to stay. The Sewells, Lafayette, Louisiana.

"Ellen has thought of everything!"

5 on August 19, 2013

Why stay in a “never-knowing-what-you’re-going-to-get” hotel when you can experience the wonderful accommodations of Ellen & John’s Vanquility Acres Inn? As part of a recent vacation, we wanted to tour Bedford’s D-Day Memorial. For an overnight stay, we liked what we saw on the Vanquility Acres Inn website. We chose the extremely comfortable, spacious and beautifully decorated Blue Ridge Room. Ellen has thought of everything!! Her personal attention to detail matches how she “would want to be treated” herself. The bedroom and private bathroom are immaculately clean, with lots of conveniences. Before it got dark, we took a stroll around the quiet and peaceful neighborhood, enjoying the beautiful view of the mountains. For breakfast the next morning, we devoured Ellen's scrumptious homemade breakfast. On the dining room table, we discovered a bottle of John’s outstanding fruit-flavored honey, which came from his own bees in the backyard. During our meal, we enjoyed fun and interesting conversations with other guests and Ellen. If you have any special dietary needs, you only need to let Ellen know in advance. After enjoying more delightful conversation with Ellen, we packed up to leave for our day of touring. We both left the Inn feeling like we’d found a brother and sister, and would love to have stayed longer. Later that afternoon, we drove to Bedford’s Liberty Station restaurant for a tasty lunch. The restored historic railroad-station-turned-restaurant was highly recommended by Ellen and other locals. We already have recommended Vanquility Acres Inn to co-workers, family, friends, and neighbors. After such a positive experience, we both agree that when in the Bedford area, we wouldn’t think of staying anywhere else. -Debbie & Ronnie (Ashland, Va.)

Outstanding B&B

5 on June 18, 2013

A great place to really relax and foray out occasionally to the lovely small town of Bedford, to the Blue Ridge Mts. just a few miles away, and to some significant historical sites. Great food, beautiful view from our room. We loved the Nubian goats. Ellen was an excellent host to us.

Such a relaxing experience with genuine southern hospitality!

5 on April 16, 2013

We loved it! Our 3rd trip there and certainly won't be our last. Ellen and John provide such a relaxing atmosphere with fantastic views. The beds are comfy, the breakfast is better! Our daughter loves playing with the goats and chickens. We will definitely be back!

Vanquility Acres Inn B&B

5 on October 31, 2012

A welcoming and very comfortable B&B in a beautiful part of Virginia. A lovely view and excelent breakfasts.

Awesome Fall Getaway!

5 on October 17, 2012

We have been here three times so far and each time is special in a different way.It is awesome here in Spring also.Ellen and Tom have a gift of hospitality that is manifested by warm greetings,funny and entertaining real life stories,mouth-watering big breakfasts and kindness to guests and others they know.The location is perfect-hidden away it seems in the mountains yet close to many attractons and downtown Bedford.We always want to stay months!The rooms are so clean and beautiful and,well,you will have to come and see the rest for yourself!! Mark and Terry from Portsmouth,Va.

Great place to stay

5 on September 30, 2012

We could not have chosen a nicer place to stay while visiting the D Day memorial in Bedford Va. The garden suite was well appointed, very clean and offered a wonderful view. John and Ellen shared our interests in bee keeping, canning and soap making. ( Be sure to get some of Ellen's homemade goat milk soap and John's honey.) A hardy, healthy breakfast was served with a fine sampling of Ellen's jams, jellies, preserves and honey. They would prepare whatever you wanted. We really had a wonderful two day stay. Absolutely recommend these guys. John and Ann from Waterloo, SC

Just what we needed!

5 on August 20, 2012

...a home away from home where we could unwind before and after a large family event close by. The rooms are lovely. The food and service excellent. The views outstanding. There are so many things to do in Bedford County, besides visiting family, we were amazed. Thanks to our hosts for making us feel so comfortable.

Our Second Wonderful Stay!

5 on July 22, 2012

Our recent two night stay in June 2012 at this lovey B & B was as enjoyable and relaxing as our previous visit in August 2011. As during our first stay, owner & Innkeeper Ellen Everett's breakfasts were delicious with her very special seasonal selections. We highly recommend Vanquility Inn B & B to anyone visiting the Bedford VA area. Rod & Karen


5 on June 26, 2012

Me and a friend visited Vanquiality Acres Inn for a second time and I must say, again we were impressed. The view, the cleanliness, the rooms, hospitality and breakfast was wonderful. Ellen and John have created with love a beautiful, peaceful place. You definitely get what you came for and more! From goats to bees and chickens, you can purchase Honey, gifts, etc... I highly recommend stay here, you come as a guest and leave as a friend. A tip worth giving, especially when you enjoy a good night's rest! Thank you, Satisfied guests :)

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Location Type

Fishing Pond, Outdoor Bon Fire, Countryside, Mountains, Small town


Roanoke, VA (ROA) 35 miles

Directions to property:

Off Rt 460 Bedford, turn onto 460 Business (Main Street) Follow to center of town, turn onto N. Bridge Street (follow signs for Rt 43 N) turn left onto Peaks Street go 1.6 miles, turn left onto Three Otters Rd go 8/10 miles, turn right onto Ottari Rd. then left onto Angus Terrace. Go thru the grove of trees, house is on your right with pond in the back.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, National D-Day Memorial, Peaks of Otter/Blue Ridge Mountains, Smith Mountain Lake, Jefferson Popular Forest, Historic Lexington - Civil War, Historic Appomattox - Civil War, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Rodeo, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

Inn Details

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Movie library, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Pool, Telephone, Videos, Wedding Facilities, Wheelchair access , Full country breakfast, Off street parking, Fishing poles

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, DVD Player, In-room internet, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, VCR, Wi-Fi

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  • Check In:: 4:00 - 6:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: Limited Advanced notice
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: Weekends during the months of May, July and October
  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: One night stay is required to hold the reservation or your credit card.
  • Cancellations: Refund of the deposit will be returned if cancellation is received within 7 days less a $20.00 processing fee.



Languages spoken


Resident Pets

Nubian goat farm

About the innkeepers

Cross Stitch, crafts, cooking and volunteering

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Full Country Breakfast

  • Time Served: Between 8:30am - 9:00am
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Gluten Free

Signature Dish

Ulitimate Vanquility Eggs Frittata
An egg dish (eggs from our chickens) with fresh vegetables: green peppers, zucchini, mushrooms,tomato, onion, broccoli and cheese, served family style with potatoes, biscuits or fresh cinnamon raisen bread with our homemade jellies, jams and natural honey from our bee hives. Top it off with fresh pastries, muffins or coffee cake.

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105 Angus Terrace , Bedford, 24523 USA (Show map)

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