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High Meadows Vineyard Inn

55 High Meadows Lane , Scottsville, VA 24590 USA (Show map)
4.5
464 Reviews
$135 - $250
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High Meadows is the perfect spot for all your central Virginia activities...orchards, vineyards, breweries, cideries - let us plan a great 2 or 3 day itinerary. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places,and a Virginia Historic Landmark,High Meadows is an inviting farmhouse with cozy rooms,modern amenities,and fantastic food. Our Inn is located in the quaint Town of Scottsville,on the banks of the Great Horseshoe Bend of the James River. Monticello, Thomas Jefferson's home,is a mere 16 miles away.Wineries,cideries,breweries and distilleries are located all around us(over 30 within 20 miles of High Meadows Vineyard Inn),we count ourselves lucky to have such local bounty and to be a part of the farm-to-table movement. Our High Meadows Vineyard Inn breakfast menu reflects that - featuring local, seasonal recipes that honor Virginia's southern heritage...and it's included in your stay, of course. High Meadows is a country inn-on 13 acres of woodlands and gardens...with our 2 acre vineyard in transition now...new grapes? Hops? Berries? What will be next! The meadows and woods are home to deer, fox, and all sorts of other wildlife-we are on the James River Loop of the Virginia Birding and Wildlife Trail, too. King size beds, luxurious Anichini linens, great locally roasted coffee, and space to enjoy yourself - we give a modern twist to traditional B&B hospitality.Stay with us for a perfect home base to enjoy all that Charlottesville and Central Virginia have to offer!

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4.5

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  • Guest room4.4
  • Service4.7
  • Value4.4
  • Cleanliness4.6
  • Dining4.6

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High Meadows Vineyard Inn

4.2 on December 10, 2014

Our stay was exceptional. Nancy was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was wonderful.


Warm and cozy; Bright and friendly; Well worth a stay!

4.0 on December 10, 2014

Not sure why I couldn't give High Meadows Vineyard all 5 stars but I would rate all 5 categories a 5...the site would only allow me to rate them all a 4. We bought a Living Social for this B&B and would definitely go again! The house has such character and Nancy and Cynthia are extremely accommodating, friendly, and so knowledgeable. We stayed in the Cottage which was excellent and had all the comforts of home (frig, fireplace, view, space). The breakfast was plentiful and delicious! The Breezeway always was stocked with refreshments and the entire place is extremely clean. You will love the history of the house that Nancy is a great story teller. She is a wealth of information on Scottsville and the surrounding area and can recommend many great sites to visit in the area. We would definitely consider going back.


The perfect getaway.

5 on December 08, 2014

Our stay at High Meadows Vineyard Inn was more that we could possibly imagine. Nancy and Cynthia have created a beautiful retreat for travelers who want to get away and enjoy some peaceful time away. They truly gave us the weekend away that we were looking for. Their service was impeccable and the food delightful. We felt so at home in the historic bed and breakfast and we can't wait to make it a tradition to visit every year. We stayed in the Peony room and I would highly recommend this room for its beautiful charm and romantic setting.


Completely obsessed!

5 on November 17, 2014

I bought my stay from a deal on Living Social for a mini getaway for myself. The pictures and description won me over, and I couldn't be more happy with my decision to stay at High Meadows! Everything about it there is wonderful. The women are so friendly, the rooms are amazing, breakfast was delicious, and the entire place was just so warm, cozy, and welcoming. I could go on for days! I'm recommending it to all my friends and can't wait to back myself! Two thumbs up, five gold stars, and a million thanks for my wonderful stay!


I love this place and will be back!

4.8 on November 17, 2014

We only stayed one night and it was excellent


3rd Visit to High Meadows

4.8 on November 12, 2014

High Meadows is a wonderful getaway. It's cozy and quaint with lots of southern charm. The perfect place for a romantic adventure or a girlfriends weekend. The breakfast is spectacular! Nancy, the Innkeeper, has a wealth of information regarding local sightseeing highlights. She's is always up for an interesting chat. As an added bonus Nancy's son has a wonderful restaurant in Scottsville The Smokehouse Grille that you have to visit!


A lovely fall getaway

4.2 on November 06, 2014

My husband and I decided on High Meadows Vineyard Inn for a getaway from DC. It was the perfect time of year to visit wineries and see the leaves change. I highly recommend the wine package for a private tour through 4 different wineries. Ours included Blenheim, First Colony, Trump, but I can't recall the name of the 4th offhand. We stayed in the Peony room, which was lovely. There is a fireplace and a 2 person jacuzzi tub. It's worth noting that there is ONLY a tub (no shower) - and while this surprised us, it was kind of fun to switch gears for a few days. The king size bed (two twins pushed together) was very comfortable. It's the type of room where you don't mind hanging out and reading in bed for a few hours. Nancy put out wine in the evening, which I thought was a nice touch. She was quick to offer advice on where to go in town. Scottsville is small, but there are a few gems, including her son's restaurant The Smokehouse Grill. I would (and have) recommended this place to a friend!


Stay in October

4.2 on October 29, 2014

We stayed in the Cottage Room. Very cute room with a bath. Private entrance, separate from the house. Keep in mind, you enter a small foyer and to the right is the Cottage Suite and to the left is the Cottage Room. Also, no TVs...but don't need them because it's so pretty here! Beautiful, country grounds and loved the parlor and sunroom! The outdoor cats are so, so sweet! Nancy was a wonderful hostess! Very nice! We will definitely try to come back! Thank you!


Delightful Experience at High Meadows

4.2 on October 14, 2014

Our stay at High Meadows was a delight. We stayed in the cottage which was nicely appointed, quiet and serene. The breakfast was wonderful. Nancy, the innkeeper, regaled us at breakfast with a history about the property and stories of the surrounding area which in itself is beautiful. I would definitely recommend High Meadows Vineyard Inn for those looking for a peaceful, friendly setting close enough to Charlottesville to enjoy it's attractions yet far enough away to avoid it's bustle.


Our favorite Bed and Breakfast

5 on October 14, 2014

We have stayed in many bed and breakfasts, but this was by far our favorite. The main house is gorgeous, clean clean clean, and plenty to look at and see. Owners were very charming, interesting and perfectly friendly. Food was absolutely delicious. We stayed in the cottage, renting both rooms and just adored them - super super warm and friendly, comfortable and plenty of space and amenities. In the evening, we sat out with our friends in the gazebo and enjoyed some wine and beer we had purchased at the wineries and breweries....perfect perfect ending to the day. It was a great birthday trip and we look forward to staying at High Meadows again!


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Rooms & Rates

Dogwood (Attic Suite)

The entire attic floor of the Federalist house. Peaked ceiling, clawfoot soaking tub and handheld shower, separate marble tile shower, and a charming king round bed add to the peaceful sweetness of this room. Truly private, the Dogwood is accessed by it's own tall staircase and has 4 tiny windows on either end that look out into the dogwood branches. Pretty in any season - the leaves in fall turn a vibrant red.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Nightly Rate: $209 - $269

Nightly Rate: $209 - $269

Cottage Suite

The Cottage Suite is the right side of our woodland cottage. With a private sitting area and deck overlooking the back woods, the only sounds you are likely to hear are the birds. Painted to envoke a true cottage experience, this room has the space to spread out and enjoy just a night, or several - have dinner in your own room and curl up to relax with a good book.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Daffodil

Bright and sunny yellow, with a beautiful queen bed. An antique clawfoot tub and handheld shower invite a long soak...in front of the fireplace in fall and winter. Views of the side azalea garden and the front VA Pinoit Noir vineyard are a pleasant way to watch the sun go down.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $149 - $189

Nightly Rate: $149 - $189

Willow

Also on the second floor of the Victorian house, this room has a king bed, a large walk-in shower, and a cozy armchair to settle in with a good book, in front of the fireplace in fall and winter. Pale willow green walls are accented by chartreuse silk curtains and pillows, and luxurious Anichini linens.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Robin's Nest

Located on the second floor of the Victorian house, this room has an antique king, four-posted bed, a large walk-in shower and is a beautiful pale blue...the color of a robin's egg, as the room name suggests.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

Peony

This room is on the main level of the Victorian house. With a large bay window, a luxurious king bed, two-person whirlpool tub and fireplace, this is one of our most requested rooms. Many original finishes still exist on doors and trim, including the faux painted slate mantel and window shutters.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2

Cottage Room

Cottage Room...is the left side of our woodland cottage cabin. A king bed, generous stand-up shower and big window looking out into the woods - curl up on the loveseat and watch the birds!

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 King

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Location

Location Type

vineyard, river, Countryside, Mountains, Small town, Wine country

Airport

Charlottesville, VA (CHO-Charlottesville-Albemarle) 30 miles

Directions to property:

From Charlottesville, Route 20 south for 16 miles to High Meadows Vineyard Inn on the left, just before entering the town of Scottsville.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Monticello 15 miles, Monticello Wine Trail wineries within 6 miles, James River 1/2 mile, University of Virginia 17 miles, Ash-Lawn Highland 17 miles, Blue Ridge Parkway 25 miles, Performing Theater, Picnic area, River, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Bed and Breakfast, Country Inn, Historic Inn, Farm

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Ceiling fans, Conference Rooms, Copier, DVD Player, Desk, Fax Machine, Piano, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wet bar

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, CD player, Coffee/Tea facilities, In-room internet, Fireplace, Fridge, Hairdryer, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Library, Microwave, Private entrance, Radio, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bird watching, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking trails, Horseshoes, Kayaking, lounging, brewery tours, wine tasting, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming

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Policies

  • Check In:: 4pm - 6pm
  • Check Out:: 11am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No No smoking on inn property.
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No please call for information - only some rooms appropriate
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No We have lots of happy farm animals!
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: weekends, holidays 2-3 night minimum, non-refundable
  • Accepted payments Other, AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 50% deposit, balance due 10 days prior to arrival. Multiple-room reservations must be cancelled 30 days prior to arrival, and paid in full 30 days prior to arrival.
  • Cancellations: Deposit will be returned for cancellations less than 10 days in advance, if the room is re-booked, less $25 processing fee. For multiple-room reservations, refunds will be issued if rooms can be rebooked.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Nancy and Cynthia

Languages spoken

English

Resident Pets

chickens, bunny, peacock, cats

About the innkeepers

Both Nancy and Cynthia are avid gardners, and previously owned a small cafe and catering company in Asheville, NC. We lived in Vermont for 5 years before relocating to Charlottesville, primarily for the warmer gardening climate!

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Meals

Breakfast

local, organic, gourmet

  • Time Served: 7:30-9:30 am
  • Serving Location: porch, patio, Breakfast Room, Breakfast/dining area, Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , vegan, gluten free


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