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Renovated Belmont Bungalow, Walk to Restaurants, DT, UVA, Attractions

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 74 m²
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

2 Bedrooms, full Bath,sleeps 4(max)beautiful furnishings, AC, off street parking

THE BOXWOOD BUNGALOW is a perfectly restored 1935 bungalow on the BEST street in Belmont, one of the Charlottesville's more desirable neighborhoods. Appropriately named for the dozens of beautiful English Boxwoods that adorn the property, The Boxwood Bungalow is an ideal property for guests who want walking distance to downtown, UVA reunions/graduation weekends, top Belmont restaurants(Tavola, The Local, Lampo & MAS). Note rate is $295 a night for up to 4 guests, maximum allowed. An easy drive to the world renowned wineries: Keswick Vineyards, King Family, Barboursville, Pippin Hill, Jefferson Vineyard, Trump Winery to name just a few, as well as popular micro-breweries; Blue Mountain, Three Notched & Devils Backbone. This pristine Bungalow furnished with Irish & American antiques is a wonderful alternative to any local hotel with two nice sized bedrooms(one with extra long twins, other a Queen bed) one full bath with tiled tub/shower, comfortable living room and dining area equipped with microwave, coffee maker, fridge, utensils/glassware. Coffee, tea, cream, whole fruit, bottled water and snacks are all placed in the bungalow by the owner and are included in your nightly rate. Beds are fitted with luxurious linens, down comforters and pillows. Plenty of plush towels, shampoo, soaps, hair dryer iron & board make your stay 'spa like'. A large front porch offers a wonderful view of Carter's Mountain (a rarity), glorious sunrises, the perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee, glass of wine, or just relax and watch many native birds and enjoy the lush landscape. Personally maintained by the owner with 20 years in the hospitality business she ensures guest satisfaction and unsurpassed cleanliness. No pets, No parties and Non smokers only. The Charlottesville area is home to: Monticello(Jefferson's)Montpelier(Madison's) & Ashlawn-Highland(Monroe's). For casual dining in Belmont you also have The Belmont BBQ and La Taza Coffee House & Tiki Bar(in season). For guests who want to explore the city by foot, this bungalow is an easy 10 minute walk to the historic 7-block pedestrian mall, and the bungalow has one off street parking spot. I also manage a brand new one bedroom cottage next door so I could accommodate parties of 6 between the two properties. The pedestrian mall is home to The Paramount Theatre, Live Arts, Galleries, restaurants, street vendors, craftsman, farmers market, Ampitheatre, movie cinema, restaurants and bars to name just a few of the many reasons to stay within walking distance to downtown when visiting Charlottesville. UVA and the JPJ (John Paul Jones Arena) are approximately 2 miles from this property. Thomas Jefferson's Monticello, Jefferson winery and a 2 mile hiking trail are an easy 10 minute drive. Many of Virginia's world renowned wineries are all an easy 20-30 minute drive from this property. This bungalow offers a lot more space and privacy then area hotels. The nightly rate of $250 is based on double occupancy, $295 per night for 3-4 guests maximum in busy season. These rates do not include the VRBO surcharge. If the dates you are interested in are booked on the calendar, please inquire as I take a wait list and I manage two other similar properties.You wont find a nicer property for your stay in Charlottesville. A 50% non refundable deposit is required to reserve.

More Details

Owner
Janice Kavanagh
Member since: 2010
Speaks english
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
17 August, 2017

About Janice Kavanagh

Janice holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Massachusetts and has over twenty years experience in the hospitality industry. I love the Belmont neighborhood and have lived here since 1998. I hold the business license for the Boxwood Bungalow as the owner and I am a licensed Associate Broker with Nest Realty. So if your trip involves searching for a new home, or just want to speak to someone about the local real estate market, give me a call or send me an email. Look forward to hearing from you.

Janice Kavanagh purchased this bungalow in 1998

Why Janice Kavanagh chose Charlottesville

Charlottesville is a wonderful city which I call home and the Bungalow is ideally located, and easy walk to the city's downtown,shops,restaurants and farmer's market. I love the Belmont neighborhood with many beautiful homes and walk-able to just about everywhere in the city, UVA is approximately 2 miles away.

What makes this bungalow unique

On a quiet residential street, but only minutes by foot to just about everything in the city: restaurants, theatre, shops, trails,historic monuments, UVA and sporting arenas are close by. Monticello Trail that leads you to Monticello is just a five minute drive. Carter's Mountain which is adjacent to Monticello is clearly visible from the front porch of the Bungalow which offers lovely sunrises. You get the best of both worlds, close to the city so you don't even need a car, but you have the benefit of staying on quiet residential street without all the traffic and noise. Large front porch elevated off the street is ideal for relaxing, watching the sunrise and enjoying your morning coffee!

Amenities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday bungalow rental in Belmont, Virginia

Property Type:
  • bungalow
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 74 m²
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Noon / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • City Centre ...
  • Mountain View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Tiled Tub Shower Surround.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Twin Bedded Room - 2 single bed , Extra Long Twin Beds
    Queen Bedded Room - 1 large double bed , Queen Bed
  • Queen Bed (1), Twin or Single Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
Pool / Spa:
  • jacuzzi
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theatre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • hot air ballooning
  • mountain biking
  • caving
Notes:
Bungalow is completely renovated, has a dining area, living room, two bedrooms, full bath and a beautiful front covered front porch. Dining area offers refrigerator, coffee maker and microwave all utensils, coffee, juice, whole fruit, bottled water are all included in your nightly rate. Bungalow is an easy walk to downtown and Belmont's superior restaurants, with one off street parking spot . Guests can pay through Book It Now, or with personal check. I take a wait list and manage two other properties, so inquire if this one is booked.

Reviews

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Renovated Belmont Bungalow, Walk to Restaurants, DT, UVA, Attractions
average rating of 4.875 based on 24 reviews
North Carolina
5

Great property. Very clean and cute. Well supplied in great location!

  • 5 of 5

This was an awesome cottage in which to spend a weekend in Charlottesville. The property was extremely clean, the beds were very comfortable, and the owner supplied many extras that made it feel like home. The cottage is a short walk to the downtown mall, which has every type of restaurant you can imagine. We ate at Himalayan Fusion one night, had ice cream one day, took in a brewery, and enjoyed the music of several different street musicians. The mall is definitely a fun place to hang out. The cottage does not have a formal kitchen, but we only ate breakfast there, and the owner provided plenty of K-cups and water for the Keurig, as well as fruit, cups, plates, napkins, and utensils. There was a microwave and a small fridge, which was more than sufficient to eat breakfast or make sandwiches for lunch. The linens were very nice - plenty of fresh, soft towels, and the beds were very comfortable. The front porch was the best! Nice furniture with a great afternoon breeze, and a good place to eat breakfast too. The owner was very responsive to messages! Overall, a great weekend!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nancy, Glad you had such a nice weekend at the Boxwood Bungalow and in fabulous Charlottesville. I love living in Charlottesville, has a small town feel but with so much a big city offers too!. Hope to see you on a return visit
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Boxwood Bungalow review

  • 4 of 5

My daughters and I stayed in the bungalow for three nights in June. It was nice and very clean. The location was great for walking to the local restaurants and the market place. I would highly recommend it for parties of four or less except for the fact that there was only two dinette chairs. For the three of us we moved a small chair from the living room. Other than that, it was perfect for us. Charlottesville is a wonderful town to visit and enjoy the local history. We would definitely do it again.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great place and location

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful weekend trip to Charlottesville. The location was perfect. Everything was clean and in working order. Thanks!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 9, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Lovely, Charming, Comfortable Retreat

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the Boxwood Bungalow while visiting Charlottesville with a group of college friends. It was the perfect mix of modern comfort in a charming vintage setting. Janice provided everything we could possibly need for a relaxing weekend: comfortable beds and linens, coffee, tea and snacks. Everything was beautiful, clean, and up to date. The location was a huge draw, within easy walking distance of restaurants, cafes, and the downtown mall. We rented 2 other houses in Belmont for our group and enjoyed the convenience of walking everywhere. I highly recommend this house to anyone wanting to experience all that Charlottesville has to offer.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Tricia So glad you and your girlfriends thoroughly enjoyed your visit to Charlottesville and your stay in the Boxwood Bungalow. Hope to see you on a return visit to C'Ville. Thank you
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Clean & comfortable

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed staying at this property. It is very clean, comfortable and well located. Sitting on the front porch was very relaxing. It is nicely maintained. It's very easy to park on the street right in front. Overall, we were very pleased with this property. The only thing that could've been improved was the description, which doesn't clearly state that there is no kitchen (re-reading it now, it's implied) so we wouldn't have brought food.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Suzanne, The photos of all the interior rooms and the description of all the rooms have been described this same way on VRBO for over 8 years. My apologies that you were dissappointed at having no full kitchen. Thank you
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Great spot for a getaway!

  • 4 of 5

We rented this beautiful little bungalow for a small bachelorette party! It did not dissappoint. It is a short walk to some very cute, very popular restaurants. But we spent the majority of our time on the front porch, which was glorious! A nice breeze, a good book, and some beautiful views make for a very relaxing afternoon after the wineries! Janice was very helpful and quick to respond with anything we needed while we were there. Parking was easy for more than one car! The inside of the bungalow is very cozy!

The only downside was the lack of kitchen. Of course, this is made known to you in the details of the rental. However, there is not a sink to properly wash a dish and only a mini fridge for snacks and drinks. Despite this small inconvenience, we made it work, and had a great time! I would rent this property again for more exploring in such a wonderful place!

  • Review Submitted: May 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Brittany, So glad you ladies had a great time! Congrats to the Bride.
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Map

Nearest Airport
8 Miles
Charlottesville
Nearest Barpub
0.15 Miles
The Local, MAS, Tiki Bar
Nearest Train
1.5 Miles
Amtrak
Nearest Motorway
2 Miles
Interstate 64
Nearest Restaurant
0.15 Miles
Tavola, The Local, MAS
Car: not necessary

The Boxwood Bungalow is located within a 10 minute walk to the downtown historic mall and the grounds/Rotunda at UVA. A very short walk up the street are three of the city's best restaurants: Tavola, The Local & MAS. A short drive to local wineries: Keswick Vineyards, Jefferson Vineyards, Glass House Winery, Blenheim, Trumph and others. Thomas Jefferson's Monticello is within 5 miles of the Bungalow. Some of central virginias best golf courses are within 15 minute drive: Spring Creek, Glenmore, Old Trail, Birdwood, Stoney Creek.

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Additional information about rental rates

Standard nightly rate is $250 for 2 guests, $295 for 3-4 guests, children under 5 are free, maximum number of guests allowed is 4. these rates include all taxes, cleaning fees, and one off street parking spot, no other charges apply. I take personal checks also, if you pay deposit with check your balance is owed on departure. If you use "Book it Now" balance is due 14 days prior to arrival and becomes nonrefundable. I manage two other great properties so if I am booked ask, may have another suitable property for you!

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • No refunds for cancellations made after payment is made

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