Shenandoah Manor

325 Union run , Lexington, VA 24450 USA (Show map)


The historic B&B is nestled in the Shenandoah Valley between the Allegheny and Blue Ridge Mountains. Located on 10 acres, this art inspired B&B offers 8 rooms with full private baths, balconies, jacuzzi tubs, free wireless (WiFi), and air conditioning on beautiful grounds next to creek/pond. The Guest House (5 rooms) is a perfect setting for family reunions or class reunions. The Guest House also offers a honeymoon room with private entrance and a 2-person jacuzzi tub. During the summer it is an Art Destination with course offerings from the owner who is a professional artist. The inn showcases his art on the walls. A full gourmet breakfast is artfully prepared and served to you each morning. Local attractions- Natural Bridge, historic Lexington, canoeing, hiking & biking trails.



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

A quiet country get away

5 on August 11, 2015

A few miles out of Lexington, VA. Quiet, well kept. Each room has it's own theme. Was able to sleep with the windows open in late May. Owners very nice and breakfast was great.

an exellent getaway

4.4 on August 11, 2015

We were welcomed warmly. Soon after our arrival we got spoiled with a glass of white wine. Breakfast the next morning was delicious. It was a hearty breakfast with home-baked muffins for dessert. We stayed at this great b&b for one night. The Vermeer room was superb. The Jacuzzi tub is a great way to relax after a busy day out in beautiful Lexington. Furthermore, one can sit on the balcony and either enjoy the surrounding nature or gaze at the stars at night. Since there is hardly any light pollution, it is simply awesome. Only thing is: If you are used to AC, it might take you a moment to get used to the fact that it is an old traditional guesthouse with no AC but fans. Keep in mind, it is surrounded by nature and the evening breeze is totally making up for the missing AC. We definitely would go there again.

A quiet and comfortable weekend

5 on May 26, 2015

Our group had 4 rooms in the guest house and found this to be a comfortable and quiet place to stay for the weekend. The Boer's hospitality was gracious and the breakfast was gourmet. The rooms were nicely decorated with handmade quilts, antiques and original art. We recommend Shenandoah Manor when visiting the Lexington, Buena Vista, Natural Bridge, Rockbridge area.

great stopping place near Interstate 81

4.8 on October 16, 2014

We just spent one night at Shenandoah and we had a very nice visit. This is an interesting combination of B&B, art gallery, working studio, and art classroom. There were several other couples there and everyone seemed to be having a good time.The room was very clean and bed was comfortable. The breakfast was tasty and filling. The hosts were gracious and helpful. We made quick trip to nearby Lexington and found it to be an interesting college town. There does seem to be a vibrant art community in the area based on the number of galleries. Highly recommended.

A very relaxing place

5 on August 29, 2014

My wife and I spent three cozy nights at the Shenandoah Manor last week. We stayed in the Dali room for our honeymoon and we had a great time there; we particularly enjoyed the hot tub in the room where we relaxed with some Virginia wines each evening. We had a lot of privacy there and found the whole experience very relaxing. Nancy and Jan-Willem whipped up a nice breakfast each morning, with our favorite being a baked apple pancake. The next time we head back to the Virginia wine country, we plan on staying at Shenandoah Manor.

A night at the manor

4.8 on August 25, 2014

I spent a night in the Rembrandt room, very comfortable, very clean, very nice, unique decor, spacious bathroom. The room comes with a little balcony with a view to the pond and the woods. Excellent location to relax. A touch of European style in everything. Delicious breakfast and the hosts were extremely accommodating in terms of serving breakfast early (even on a Sunday).

Amazing Art themed retreat miniutes from Lexington VA

4.8 on July 24, 2014

Nancy and Jan-Willem were our hosts for three nights as we hiked House Mountain, Sharp Top Mountain and Crabtree Falls. We stayed in the Rembrandt room, each room features a famous master's name. While no Rembrandt's in the room, the whole Manor features the excellent modern art from Jan-Willem and family. The room was well themed with curated pieces and decorative touches to match the art hanging form the wall. The decorative effect made you feel like you were staying at an arts friend's home not at a B&B, which was great. Nancy and Jan-Willem were gracious hosts very willing to provide area information and recommendations. Breakfast was excellent featuring fresh fruit and veggies from their garden. Their grounds were open and featured a large pond with 3 amazing koi including a golden koi that looked like a mythic dragon. And there are 2 sometimes 3 grounds cats that are either hunting or rolling over for belly rubs. Only minimal down sides; you are about 10 min from downtown Lexington, the front rooms, while nice and breeze do pick up some road noise, and the shower pressure was a bit low, but nothing to take away from a great visit. We highly recommend visiting Shenandoah Manor. Don and Susanna

Va stay

5 on July 08, 2014

Clean, homely, serene views and all in all pleasurable experience

A Wonderful Experience!

5 on June 15, 2014

Not only were the rooms awesome, the owners friendly, and the breakfasts delicious, the setting was marvelous! A babbling brook, a pond with goldfish, and a lovely Gazebo were on the property. We took a walk down the road and enjoyed the beautiful countryside. Altogether, it was an perfect getaway for my sister and me. I definitely plan on returning.

Rural beauty and modern amenities

4.8 on June 02, 2014

Nancy and her husband Jan were hospitable and helpful. We loved everything about our two night stay. The setting is lovely and just moments outside of Lexington. Their inn is clean, comfortable and full of artwork and antiques. The breakfasts were delicious and enhanced by the company of other interesting guests around the table.

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Rooms & Rates

Vermeer Room

For discerning travelers, a beautiful queen bed with gorgeous quilt, a private bathroom with jacuzzi tub and impressionists paintings on the wall. Enjoy views of the pond from your private balcony. Free wireless high-speed internet.

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

Nightly Rate: $155 - $159

Rembrandt Room

Fit for the head of the house, this abundantly sized room boasts a queen size bed with a beautiful quilt, a full private bathroom with jacuzzi tub, and loveseat. Enjoy front yard views from your private balcony. Free wireless high-speed internet access.

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

Nightly Rate: $155 - $159

Van Gogh Room

Mission style hand carved oak furniture, artwork, and beautiful Amish quilted bedding, all add to this rooms charming feel. This room features a queen size bed, and a private bathroom with jacuzzi tub. Enjoy views of the gazebo and nature from your private deck. Free wireless high-speed internet access.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

Nightly Rate: $155 - $159

DaVinci Room

Elegant black furniture offers a soft and comfy queen bed, with private bathroom and jacuzzi tub, decorated with a Mediterranean flair. Free wireless high-speed internet access.

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $150

Hopper Room

Two single sized beds adorned with beautiful red-themed quilts; with private bathroom in a modern environment. Free wireless high-speed internet access.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $145 - $150

Monet Room

Decorated in soothing blue colors, this sunny room offers mission style furniture with a queen bed and private bathroom. Free wireless high-speed internet access.

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

Nightly Rate: $145 - $150

Picasso Room

An artistically decorated room with a full-size bed, a twin bed and a private bathroom. Free wireless high-speed internet access. $35 extra charge for 3rd person in room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 3
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double , 1 Twin

Nightly Rate: $145 - $150

Dali Room

"The Love Nest" - great for honeymoon couples or a special get-away. This room has a private outside entrance with its own private patio area. Inside room there is a two-person jacuzzi tub with romantic metal canopy bed.

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

Nightly Rate: $165 - $170

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Location Type

Airport, Countryside, Mountains, Rural, Wine country

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Live Music, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, The Natural Bridge, Scenic Goshen Pass, Blue Ridge Parkway, Safari Park, McCormick's Farm, The Virginia Horse Center, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Ruins, Vineyard, Winery, Zoo

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Amenities Basket, Board games, Computer, Copier, Desk, Fridge, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Kitchenette, Library, Microwave, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Piano, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities, Wi-Fi , Ironing Board on site, Hair Dryer on site, Iron on site, kitchenette on site.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Hot tub/whirlpool tub

On-site activities

Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Tennis courts, Tennis racket rental

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  • Check In:: 4 pm - 9 pm
  • Check Out:: 10:30 am
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: Limited
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: No
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: 2 night wkends May 1-Oct 31; holidays, college events; 1 night by availability
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Reservations must be secured with a deposit by check or credit card. 100% of stay required at reservation.
  • Cancellations: Apr 1-Oct 31: If reservation is cancelled at least 60 days prior to stay, deposit minus the $50 cancellation fee will be refunded. If cancellation is made within the 60 days, deposit minus the $50 cancellation (per room per night reserved) fee will only be refunded if room is re-booked. No shows and guests with early departure will receive no refund. Nov 1 - Mar 31: Deposit refunded minus the $50 cancellation fee (per room/per night reserved).
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Jan-Willem and Nancy

Languages spoken

Dutch, English, French, German

Resident Pets


About the innkeepers

Jan-Willem & Nancy moved to this lovely spot to create an Art Destination during the summer months, the Shenandoah Art Destination. This place reminds them of France, a place they have visited many times in their travels. Using art as a big part of the decor, you will find professional paintings on the wall and hand-made quilts on every bed. They both enjoy art, music, theatre, soccer and reading.

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  • Time Served: 8:30 am (flexible)
  • Serving Location: porch, patio, Dining Room

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