Belle Meade Bed and Breakfast
We invite you to our peaceful bed and breakfast on our holistic farm near the village of Sperryville. Our restored Victorian farmhouse is on 138 acres of fields, woods, and streams. We offer four elegant guest rooms in our main house and a separate cottage just behind. Come with a partner, with your family, or for an individual retreat.
Savor our hearty breakfasts featuring food we have raised around our spalted maple dining room table designed by local craftsmen. Lively conversation with fellow guests, an antique English sideboard, hand-blown blue glassware from Syria, a watercolor by local artist Sally Nash, and a Yodel wood-burning stove all contribute to our dining room's ambiance.
Curl up in the parlor on the antique love seat or relax in the rocking chair constructed without nails by local craftsman, Richard Gordon. During the winter, we can build a fire for you in the 19-century cast-iron stove original to the house. Enjoy massage or Reiki in your beautiful guest room.
Relax and read by our 60-foot pool. Watch the sunset over Old Rag or gaze at the stars from the hot tub. Meander around the farm and experience the beauty of our valley surrounded by mountains. Canoe in our fresh-water pond. Enjoy the bountiful organic flower and vegetable gardens.
Stay a few days and enjoy the many local attractions. Hike in Shenandoah National Park or visit Skyline Drive. Go fishing or rafting. Explore a back road on your bike. Find antiques, art galleries, hand-blown glass, and small shops. Sample wine at a local vineyard. Discover the excellent, local restaurants. Wander farther afield to explore Luray caverns, visit Monticello or Montpelier.
Guests of all ages are welcome. rehearsal dinners, other events, whole house rentals, group retreats, and longer stays are available. We love it here and think you will too!
Our rooms have beautiful views and new private bathrooms. Bay rooms have views on three sides. Rates are for single or double occupancy and include a hearty breakfast, using food from the farm as available. Additional amenities include free wi-fi access in every room and use of the parlor and outdoor spaces including our swimming pool, hot tub and pond.
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. Check availability
...my favorite room among those in the inn was the downstairs suite. They are all lovely and comfy though. - AeOVA |Read review
White Oak: $220
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. Check availability
The White Oak room was very bright (windows on 3 sides) and had a great old wood-burning stove to keep warm when the evenings got chilly. - Adam R.
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. Check availability
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, Bonnie Lundy and Tom Pellegata. Check availability
Comfrey Cottage Exterior
Comfrey Cottage Interior
Comfrey Cottage: $210
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. Check availability
We are so lucky to experience a little of "heaven on earth" waking to this beautiful sunrise in the cottage bed with the fantastic sheets, pillows and lovely comforter while viewing a little of history in the pictures and stool map of "beginning Virginia". Thank you, thank you, thank you. - Judi & Bob from PA