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Uphill House Bed & Breakfast

18248 Buzzard Hollow Rd. , Gordonsville, VA 22942 USA (Show map)
58 Reviews
$140 - $215
per night

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Quiet. Natural. Simple. This is our motto and our atmosphere when you join us at the Uphill House B&B! This beautiful B&B was owned and operated for the last four years by Lynn and Joyce Russenberger and we are proud to take over as the new innkeepers. Our modern bed and breakfast features five beautiful guest rooms and is situated on a secluded, wooded 11 acre property. While at the Uphill House you will enjoy amenities such as complimentary WIFI, in suite baths, plush robes and hairdryers, two convenient breakfast times, TV in the main living room and two guest rooms, homemade pastries and afternoon snacks, complimentary beverages, and a spacious back porch complete with swing and fire pit. Comfort is our number one priority and it is our pleasure to help you relax, so come on Uphill and let us take care of you! Scott and Samantha Darling



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  • Guest room4.7
  • Service4.9
  • Value4.7
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Dining4.8

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Uphill House Bed and Breakfast

5 on June 09, 2014

Wonderful hospitality, great cooking (English breakfast and homemade cookies). Rooms were immaculate and very comfortable.

Good experience. definitely worth the stay

4.8 on March 22, 2014

Generally, this B&B was an excellent experience, full of little niceties and surprises the whole time we were there. We went to a friend's wedding, and came back to a room both cleaned up and a bed turned down! Definitely full of charm.

Birthday Getaway

5 on February 11, 2014

I chose to stay here with my boyfriend and surprise him for his birthday in February of 2014. I emailed Lynn about a possible stay and she was quick to respond. When we arrived both ladies were very nice and gave us a nice tour of the house. Once in the room there was a plate of goodies on the bed and a small box of extra goodies for my boyfriends birthday. Lynn gave us nice suggestion for a place for dinner, Pomme, and they had 3 vouchers for us to visit wineries. Lynn even had a little map of wineries for us to tour. We really enjoyed the cheese and fruit tray in the evening and my boyfriend loved the sherry. The breakfast was extremely good and very fulling. We stayed in one of the smaller rooms and it was just enough. There was no TV in our room but that gave us a chance to talk before bed. I really loved the night cookies on our bed when we returned from dinner. We would recommend this place in a heartbeat and would stay again, hopefully with warmer weather next time!!!

Great Find!

5 on December 19, 2013

Outstanding in every way. What a Find. Joyce & Lynn were wonderful. New & comfortable B&B.

Uphill House Bed & Breakfast

4.8 on December 18, 2013

All was wonderful- very comfortable accommodations, extremely clean. Wonderful English breakfast- night-time (afternoon) snack.

Lovely Inn

5 on November 25, 2013

Lovely place and ladies. We felt like home! Great breakfast.

10th Anniversary Getaway

5 on November 04, 2013

We had the pleasure of staying with Lynn and Joyce. The rooms are lovely, the food delicious and our hosts more than gracious. They helped us plan out our activities in the area and set up our lunch reservation at a local winery. The evening wine and cheese was a nice way to wind down and we were able to take advantage of the nice weather to sit on the back deck and watch the birds at the feeders.

25th Anniversary getaway

5 on September 21, 2013

The food,service and hospitality that Joyce and Lynn provide at their B&B is absolutely fantastic!! We had a wonderful time. It felt like we were staying with relatives! The location was very close to all the places we wanted to visit. Hope to be back again soon. Thank you both so much for a very memorable weekend.


5 on September 09, 2013

Nice quiet location. Excellent hosts, delicious breakfast. Wonderful location, easy to get to the city. Would absolutely stay again!

Anniversary Trip

5 on September 05, 2013

We had a very enjoyable stay on our anniversary. Joyce and Lynn (the owners) had champagne and chocolates waiting for us. All the food was excellent. Cheese, crackers, and cookies in the afternoon and traditional English breakfast plus homemade breads and muffins. Joyce and Lynn were very warm and friendly and made us feel a part of their family. We will definitely go back.

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Location Type

Countryside, Wine country


Charlottesville, VA (CHO-Charlottesville-Albemarle) 18 miles

Directions to property:

GPS is pretty reliable, but... From Staunton - approx. 1 hour Take I-64 E to Charlottesville and then US-29 N. In 36 miles, turn right on US-33 E and in 8.5 miles turn right on State Rte 664 (Buzzard Hollow Road). We are about half a mile down on your right. From Richmond - approx. 1 hour 15 minutes Take I-64 W towards Charlottesville, but take Exit 136 for US-15 N. Continue 12 miles to Gordonsville and at the traffic circle take US-33 W (N Main Street) for 4 miles. Turn left on State Rte 664 (Buzzard Hollow Road) and we are about half a mile down on your right. From D.C. (and Fredericksburg) - approx. 2 hours (give or take traffic) Take I-95 S to Exit 130B and take VA-3 W towards Culpeper. In 12 miles, turn left on VA-20 S and in 22 more miles turn left on US-15 S. In 8 miles at the traffic circle in Gordonsville, take US-33 W (N Main Street) for 4 more miles. Turn left on State Rte 664 (Buzzard Hollow Road) and we are about half a mile down on your right.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Hot Air Balloon Rides, Arts & Crafts/Wine Festivals, Twice yearly horse racing, Horseback riding, Golf courses, Historic Presidential Estates, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, Ruins, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Board games, DVD Player, Fireplace, Movie library, Parking, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Videos , additional amenities include: refreshments available 24 hours, afternoon snacks, two convenient breakfast times, multi-course breakfast options, and complimentary wine tastings at local winery.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, In-room internet, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi

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  • Check In:: 3:00 pm
  • Check Out:: 11:00 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Smoking allowed on deck/use of ashtray required
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Limited Please call availability.
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No Unable to accommodate pets at this time. Local Kennel info.
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: We do not require a deposit.
  • Cancellations: For cancellations within 10 days of a visit, the customer will be charged the full amount for any rooms not able to be re-booked. We will do our best to re-book rooms so this charge is avoided. No shows will be charged the full amount of their reservation.



Samantha and Scott Darling and Suzanne Solomon

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About the innkeepers

Samantha (Sam) and Scott and Sam's mother, Suzanne, will be welcoming you at the Uphill House B&B! Sam and Scott love the outdoors and when not at the inn you will find them hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, SCUBA diving, or trudging around at the next mud run. Sam and Suzanne are the resident cooks and bakers and Scott is our handyman! All three have a green thumb as well. The main thing to know is that we are a close family and we love relaxing and having a good time.

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  • Time Served: 8:30am and 9:30am
  • Serving Location: Breakfast/dining area

Special meal options

Vegetarian , Vegan and Gluten Free (upon request)


18248 Buzzard Hollow Rd. , Gordonsville, VA 22942 USA (Show map)

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