Belle Meade Bed and Breakfast

353 F.T. Valley Road , Sperryville, VA 22740 USA (Show map)

About

Our restored, spacious, 1909 Victorian farmhouse welcomes visitors to a beautiful valley. Watch the sun set over Old Rag mountain from the hot tub or the fields. Explore the farm and visit the cows, horses, pigs, chickens. Enjoy our fresh baked goods, eggs, produce, and meat from the farm. We practice sustainable farming, rotational grazing, pastured poultry, composting, recycling, line-drying.

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  • Guest room5
  • Service5
  • Value5
  • Cleanliness5
  • Onsite Dining5

Happy Memories of this Lovely B&B

5 on August 27, 2013

My husband and I stayed here for our first anniversary in 2007 as part of a special trip to a close-by "destination" restaurant. Although the restaurant was great, Belle Meade B&B was the star for me that weekend. I often think of the lovely, comfortable room, the serene farm setting, and amazingly welcoming innkeepers. We strolled along the grounds and enjoyed the farm and the animals. It was so quiet and peaceful. It's such a special place, that I hope to go back for our 7th anniversary this year!


Ideal for a Wellness Retreat

5 on April 10, 2011

Just led a Wellness Retreat at Belle Meade Inn and farm for the second year in a row. The rooms in the Inn are large, clean and comfortable for my participants. Half the participants returned after their enjoyable stay last year. The country breakfast is a highlight with farm fresh eggs and sausage and breads and waffles made with many whole grains ground fresh daily! The school house serves as an ideal space with large windows with expansive mountain views for the yoga classes, cooking classes and herbal workshops conducted during the retreat. Mike and Susan are warm and welcoming hosts and enjoy sharing the farm and all the beauty and gift it has to offer from the many trails, animals as well as pool and hot tub. During the summer months the vegetable garden is in full swing. So don't bring your cooler so you can return home with farm fresh eggs, meat , honey and veggies! A wonderful nurturing and inspiring location at the foot of Old Rag Mountain and minutes from the entrance to Shenandoah National Park. Great for couples, families or those interested in leading retreats!


breathtaking, serene getaway

5 on April 08, 2011

Upon driving up, Belle Meade was even more beautiful than we had imagined. This is an absolutely idyllic place, surrounded by the Shenandoah mountains and situated on a small, working farm with many happy animals. The house is really lovely and we stayed in the cottage, which was perfect. Susan and Mike were amazing hosts and it was great getting to know them. Really enjoyed just walking the grounds, saying hello to the animals, and taking in the pristine setting. Breakfast was made with their own eggs, susage & milk - freshest I've ever eaten! We fell in love with the area initially after visiting local vineyards and going to Skyline drive. After staying at Belle Meade though, we are planning to return even sooner with family, and have already recommended it to friends.


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Rooms & Rates

Redbud

Redbud is on the first floor of the 1909 Victorian addition. It is a large bay room with a four-poster queen and a single bed and features an original painting by local artist Sara Schneidman on hand-made paper.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $200 - $200

Maple

Maple is on the second floor and has a double window and a queen bed. It was part of the original farm house and has an antique mantel, dating from the late 19th century. Maple has brass decorations procured from the souk in Damascus, Syria and artwork by local artists.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath

Nightly Rate: $160 - $160

Dogwood

Dogwood is a second floor bay room in he 1909 Victorian addition and has a four-poster queen bed. It features aboriginal art, a watercolor by local artists, Tanya Richey, and a Guatemalan rug.

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

Nightly Rate: $180 - $180

White Oak

White Oak is a large, second floor bay room in the 1909 Victorian addition. It has a queen four-poster bed, a single bed, and a double claw-foot tub. The oriental carpet and Waterford cast-iron wood stove make this room especially comfortable and cozy in the winter.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $220 - $220

Cottage

The Comfrey Cottage, originally an outdoor wash house, was loving restored and moved to its current location behind the main house. You can sit on the front porch and look out over the pool and hot tub or relax on the large private back deck (not shown) and enjoy the spectacular view of the farm and surrounding mountains. Inside, the Comfrey Cottage has a queen bed with a large antique headboard.

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

Nightly Rate: $210 - $210

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Location

Location Type

Shenandoah National Park, Montecello, Countryside, Mountains, Wine country

Airport

Washington DC, DC (IAD-Dulles) 65 miles

Directions to property:

Directions from Washington D.C. Take I-66 west to exit 40, route 15. Take 15 toward Warrenton to join route 29 south. Follow business 29 through Warrenton. Turn right on Route 211 toward Skyline Drive. Sperryville is 26 miles. Route 522 will join 211. Follow 522 through Sperryville making two left turns. About a half mile beyond Sperryville, go right on 231 south. Belle Meade is 6.5 miles on the right. Directions from Richmond VA. Take Route 64 west to 15 north to Gordonsville. Then take 231 north. Belle Meade is 15 miles north of Madison on the left. Directions from Charlottesville VA. Take Route 29 north to Madison. Take route 231 north. Belle Meade is 15 miles north of Madison on the left.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, National/State parks, Nature area, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Farm

On-site amenities

Board games, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Piano, Telephone, VCR, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi , Outdoor Pool

Room amenities

Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Hairdryer, Library

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Canoeing, Fishing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Mountain Bike trails, Sight-seeing, Swimming

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3 pm
  • Check Out:: 11 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes
  • Childcare Provided: Limited if requested
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Yes in the cottage only

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: two-night minimun for Saturday night peak season
  • Accepted payments VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit card number or check for one night
  • Cancellations: If you must cancel, please give us more than 14 days notice. We will refund deposit minus a $25 fee. For cancellations within 14 days of the reservation, we will refund deposit minus a $25 dollar fee if the room is rebooked. The full deposit will be charged if the room is not rebooked.

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Susan Hoffman and Mike Biniek

Languages spoken

Dutch, English, French

Resident Pets

Cats , Dogs

About the innkeepers

We enjoy the outdoors, nature, hiking, biking, swimming, horse-back riding. We love growing and preparing creative food. Reading and travel are also favorites.

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Meals

Breakfast

Free

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

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian


Signature Dish

Mike's fritatta
Eggs from the farm with local/organic vegetables


Recipes