The Inn at Mount Vernon Farm

147 Mount Vernon Lane , Sperryville, 22740 USA (Show map)
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In 1827 John Miller Jr, "Poplar John", purchased Mount Vernon Farm and built his home on a knoll overlooking the fields and the Shenandoah mountains. From the front porch he could watch over his herd and relax to the sounds of nature. Five generations later we invite you to join us on the farm and step back in time to a place where you can put the stress of modern life behind you and unwind in a beautiful setting. -- The Millers



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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service5.0
  • Value4.6
  • Cleanliness4.9
  • Onsite Dining4.8

Highlight of our mother/daughter weekend

5 on March 18, 2018

My daughter and I spent the weekend enjoying wineries and country drives in Virginia. The stay at Mt. Vernon Farm was the highlight!! We enjoyed the beautiful home, cocktail hour with our guests, the amazing breakfast, stars overhead in the hot tub at night and our lovely hosts. THANKS!

Exceeded all expectations for our 2 night getaway!

5 on March 15, 2018

Photos and description do not do this place justice! My husband and I, who have travelled to many lovely B&Bs both in the US and Europe, found this Inn to be a gem. My husband and I wanted a serene 2 night getaway from the kids and travelled here from Richmond, and found exactly what we had hoped for. The drive north from Charlottesville is so scenic, and the blue ridge mountains form the backdrop for a star-filled sky every night. The rooms are tastefully furnished and very clean, and the attention to detail is incredible, both in the decor as well as the sumptuous breakfast and the almond milk put in our mini fridge in our Cabin room when they noted my husband stays away from dairy products! The innkeepers are attentive and friendly. The property, which has been in the same family for eight generations, is beautifully restored and maintained. I can't wait to come here again.

Just fabulous!

5 on March 12, 2018

We had a wonderful time . We stayed in the cottage it was. a rainy weekend so lighting the fire was just perfect. The bed was so comfortable and all the attention to details was appreciated. The location is perfect . We highly recommend this Inn.

2 day getaway

5 on March 01, 2018

My husband and I can't say enough good things about our stay. It was just what we needed after not having a break since our daughter was born almost 6 years ago. Normally, I spend a lot of time researching various places to stay but when I came across this gem I looked no further. The house is just gorgeous! The attention to detail was very impressive to me. We stayed in the Owners Suite. There is a sitting room and an amazingly comfortable bed. My favorite part was the claw foot bath tub that had candles to be lit right above tub. Don't even worry about toiletries because they will supply you with quality products that smell wonderful! The innkeeper was very knowledgeable and kind. She made sure we had wine and cheese at 4 pm and have us thick blankets so we could sit on the porch and enjoy the sunset. For dinner we really enjoyed the Thornton River Grille which is only 5 mins away from farm. When we came back from dinner we relaxed in the cedar hot tub they had made in Maine. The experience was breathtaking because the stars felt so close I could grab them and the subtle smell of the cedar was wonderful. In the morning prepare yourself for a delicious home cooked breakfast by Mrs Lilian and the inkeeper. We enjoyed our breakfast talking to the owner Mr Miller. He was very friendly and personable. We felt like we knew him even though we just met. I found his stories very engaging and interesting. We look forward to returning in the Spring to enjoy the farm in full bloom and chatting with Mr Miller and his awesome staff!

Innkeeper Response
I am delighted to hear you were able to sit back and relax during your stay. We really strive to provide a comfortable, relaxing atmosphere and all the comforts needed to really un-wind. Just looking at the views from our porches can do wonders. We hope you can return and hopefully stay longer! Best!

- Cindy (innkeeper)

Great Getaway

5 on February 17, 2018

We enjoyed the cozy cabin and had a fantastic stay. Breakfast was amazing.

Just Lovely

4.6 on February 01, 2018

What a gem. The historic family home has been remade into a stunning inn with attention to maintaining the authentic Virginian upper class style and incorporating modern convenience. Favorite surprise - the magnificent shower! Good strong water pressure, unlimited hot water spacious shower - unusual in older establishments. The sheets were oh so soft and the bed extremely comfortable. Room was a bit chilly, but a fire in the fireplace warmed it right up. Inn keepers were very friendly but not intrusive; helpful with local places to visit. Was great to get to meet and visit with the owner who came by on Saturday to give us a tour of the historic barn. As farmer's ourselves, we thoroughly enjoyed hearing all about his farming improvements. Definitely a destination to return to.

Innkeeper Response
It was a pleasure having you stay with us and learning about your farming as well! We are happy to hear you enjoyed the property and do hope you will be able to return. Best!

- Cindy (Innkeeper)

So wonderful, we did not want to leave!

5 on January 10, 2018

The hospitality, food, scenery- everything was perfect! My husband and I stayed in the cabin during our anniversary weekend. We wanted a cozy spot with a fireplace that was not far from the Inn at Little Washington where we had dinner and this was the perfect choice. We arrived in the afternoon so that we could enjoy the scenery and walked over to the Copper Fox distillery- it was awesome to be able to walk over from the inn for a visit and there are breweries close by too. When we returned from dinner it was such a treat to sit by the fire- they had everything we needed all set up. There is a hot tub out back that is perfect to soak in while taking advantage of the prime spot for stargazing. Breakfast in the morning was delicious and so beautifully executed using local ingredients. They really do think of everything here and it shows- we loved our stay and think it would be fun to visit during all of the seasons to enjoy the beauty here.

A little gem in the Shenandoah Valley

5 on January 04, 2018

We stayed two nights in this beautiful inn. The view from the front porch was extraordinary and we loved our visit. The service, the hot tub, the breakfast were all terrific and we didn’t want to leave this cozy spot.

Just the best stay

5 on December 23, 2017

The Inn at Mount Vernon Farm was terrific. Rooms were lovely and cozy, staff couldn’t be nicer, walks around the property were special, hot tub was a bonus and breakfast was delicious. We are so happy we stayed and will be back.

Lovely, lovely

5 on December 04, 2017

We had a stay at this lovely Inn for a weekend. We stayed in the cabin which was gorgeous! Every night a wood fire was available to us to light in the fireplace if we wished to light it. The staff at the Inn couldn’t have been more helpful or friendly. The property is more than devine! Rich with history and beautiful scenery. We will definitely be back for another stay when we travel to the area next!

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Rooms & Rates

Fox's Lair

Second Floor, Two Queen Beds, Glass Shower, Individual Thermostat. Extra guests over 2 are $75 each. Adults and children 12 and over. The Foxes’ Lair is located on the second floor of the Inn, featuring two queen beds with Egyptian cotton, an individual thermostat, and a modern, renovated private bathroom. With views that oversee the east and the west, the guest can enjoy the morning and evening light playing off the mountains. The Foxes’ Lair is decorated in a tranquil green that invites the ultimate relaxation.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 2 Queen

Nightly Rate: $149 - $329

Brief Room

The Brief Room is one of the most charmingly cozy and personal rooms offered at the Inn. With a working fireplace, floor to ceiling book shelves featuring references to the Inn’s family history, reading nook, flat screen TV, private entrance and porch, built-in bar, and a spacious bathroom with a soaking claw-foot tub, the Brief Room is a home away from home. available.

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

Nightly Rate: $179 - $359


The Cabin, restored from an original summer kitchen, provides the guest with intimate and cozy privacy the minute you close the front door. Step into a completely furnished living room; complete with a working fireplace, leather couch, flat screen TV, kitchenette, accompanied dining room and library, and beautifully exposed wooden beams. The original, steep staircase opens into a wonderfully inviting bedroom with a king-sized bed and Egyptian cotton bedding. Enjoy a cocktail on the Cabin patio while you watch the sun disappear behind the rolling hills of Rappahannock County.

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

Nightly Rate: $199 - $379

Owner's Suite

The Owner’s Suite offers a king-sized bedroom and a luxurious sun porch with a queen pull out. A renovated bathroom comes with a claw-foot soaking tub and oversized glass shower. Egyptian cotton bedding, a flat screen TV, and views overlooking Old Rag Mountain ensure the ultimate state of relaxation.

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

Nightly Rate: $199 - $379

Queen's Room

The Queen’s Room finds the sweet spot between simplicity and luxury. Located on the first floor of the Inn, the guest is met with a spacious, light-filled, tranquil room with touches of history. The reading nook provides the perfect spot to bask in the warmth of the sun, and a king-sized bed complete with Egyptian cotton will guarantee the ultimate peace of mind. The Queen’s Room also features an oversized shower and working fireplace.

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

Nightly Rate: $179 - $359


The Music Room sums up everything there is to love about the Inn. Located on the second floor, the Music Room offers the guest a cozy, private retreat that is rich with the history of the property, including a private library and sitting area. A queen-sized bed is complemented by reading light fixtures, an individual thermostat, a modernized glass shower, and an original washing sink. Views of the Blue Ridge Mountains add a breathtaking touch to the experience of the Music Room.

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

Nightly Rate: $149 - $299

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Location Type

Mountains, Rural, Secluded, Small town, Wine country


Washington DC, DC (IAD-Dulles) 61 miles

Directions to property:

From Washington DC - Head West on I-66 exiting at Exit 43A towards Gainesville/Warrenton. Continue till US-15 Bus/ US-211 W ramp and exit toward US-29 Bus/ Warrenton, following the signs to Shenandoah National Park. Turn R onto Frost Ave/ US-211 W. Continue on 211-W for 26 miles. When 211 merges from 4 lanes to 2 make a U-turn at Sons Road. (Waterpenny Farm will be on R) You will now be heading E on 211. Take 1st R onto Mount Vernon Lane and follow signs to the Inn From Richmond - Head West on I-64. Merge onto US-15 N via EXIT 136 toward Gordonsville/Orange. Go 12.16 miles. At roundabout and take the 2nd exit onto N Main St/US-33 W/VA-231. Turn right onto Blue Ridge Turnpike/VA-231. Continue to follow VA-231. Go 16 miles to US-29 N/VA-231. Turn slight left onto S Main St/US-29 Bus N/VA-231. Turn slight left onto N Blue Ridge Turnpike/VA-231. Continue to follow VA-231. Go 20 miles and turn left onto Sperryville Pike/US-522 N. Take the 3rd right to stay on Sperryville Pike/US-522 N. Turn right onto Lee Hwy/US-522 N/US-211 E. Take the 2nd right onto Mount Vernon Lane and follow signs to the Inn. From Charlottesville - Take US-29 North towards Madison. Turn slight left onto S Main St/US-29 Bus N/VA-231. Turn slight left onto N Blue Ridge Turnpike/VA-231. Continue to follow VA-231. Go 20 miles and turn left onto Sperryville Pike/US-522 N. Take the 3rd right to stay on Sperryville Pike/US-522 N. Turn right onto Lee Hwy/US-522 N/US-211 E. Take the 2nd right onto Mount Vernon Lane and follow signs to the Inn.

Area Attractions

Art Galleries, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Live Music, National/State parks, Nature area, Birding, yoga, hiking., Performing Theater, Picnic area, River, Tours, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Historic Inn

On-site amenities

Board games, Coffee/Tea facilities, Fireplace, Hot tub/whirlpool tub, Library, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Satellite/Cable TV, Telephone, Wedding Facilities

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Amenities Basket, Hairdryer, Ironing Board, Wi-Fi

On-site activities


Check Dates


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

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Diners club, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: 100%
  • Cancellations: 7 Day Cancellation Policy : Full refund for cancellations outside 7 days. No refund for cancellations inside of 7 days but you will have one year to use the amount paid towards another booking.



Cliff Miller

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About the innkeepers

The current owners of Mount Vernon Farm are focused on preserving and improving the land. The farm employs best management practices to protect the watershed and soils. In 2012, the Mount Vernon Farm was awarded the Rappahannock River Basin Grand Award, one of many other recognition it has received for sustainable farming and conservation. The farm includes 840 acres of rolling hills filled with warm and cool season grasses, orchards, forests, and meadows teeming with wildlife.

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

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Gluten free

Signature Dish

Lamb Hash - Sausage and Egg Casserole
Our breakfasts include coffee, tea, fresh fruit, homemade pastries, and a hot dish featuring lamb, beef, or pork pastured here on the farm without the use of hormones and antibiotics. Our eggs also come from free range chickens raised here on the farm.