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Gorgeous Mtn Views, Perfect for Fall, Near Peaks of Otter, D-Day Memorial

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4BR, 2.5 Bath With Gorgeous Mountain Views

Country Farm House with magnificent view of Peaks of Otter and surrounding mountains located in Bedford County, VA.

Single family home, privately owned available as vacation rental in quiet neighborhood 5 miles North of Bedford just off Route 122.

Features and/or includes; furnished kitchen with small appliances, large Great Room, dining rooms, large breakfast room, two bedrooms with queen size beds in each on first floor, master bath with larger shower, washer and dryer, full bath with tub and shower on main level. New heat pump.

Second floor has two (2) small bedrooms, full size beds, with low ceilings and half bath between rooms.

Covered front porch and garage with sliding glass doors facing the mountains, large level yard and plenty of parking.

A great get-away or have a small wedding out door beneath the mountain views.

More Details

Preston and Judy Layne
Member since: 2014
Speaks english
Response time
Within 12 hours
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
28 May, 2017

About Preston and Judy Layne

Judy and Preston purchased family farm in 2011. They have lived next door for 44 years.

Preston and Judy Layne purchased this farmhouse in 2011

What makes this farmhouse unique

Gorgeous mountain views. You have to visit to see for yourself. Quiet and peaceful neighborhood. Large hay fields surround the home. View of two small farm ponds.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday farmhouse rental in Bedford, Virginia

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower enclosure , Washer/Dryer in Master Bath.
  • 2 Full bathrooms on Main Floor 1 Half Bath upstairs
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 large double bed
    Bedroom 2 - 1 large double bed , 1 cot
    Bedroom 4 - 2 single bed
    Bedroom 3 - 1 double bed
  • 2 Bedrooms on Main Floor with Queen Size Beds. 2 Bedrooms Upstairs one with Full Size Bed the other one has twin beds. Baby crib main level.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Game Room ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Toys ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • laundrette - not serviced
  • forests
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • sailing
  • ski
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
Two ponds located on farm. Walking trail through woods around farm of 65 acres. Great view of mountains. Beautiful setting for small outdoor wedding.


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(45 traveller reviews)

Gorgeous Mtn Views, Perfect for Fall, Near Peaks of Otter, D-Day Memorial
average rating of 4.866667 based on 45 reviews

Great place for a Family gathering

  • 5 of 5

Preston and Judy were terrific hosts. We enjoyed speaking with them and hearing the family history. The farm house easily accommodated our large family, and we had plenty to do. I grilled chicken outdoors while watching a nice sunset over the mountains. We walked the property, fished the ponds, hiked Sharptop, spent time by the firepit on the back patio (even roasted hot dogs), and enjoyed seeing all the stars. My 15 year old son commented, "I have never seen so many stars in my life!".

Our hosts made us feel welcomed. Almost as if were were extended family.

They have thought of every need. We have been booking through VRBO for years, and I must say that this was the best provisioned place that we have ever stayed. We will be returning when we can. Thanks so much, we had a great time.

  • Review Submitted: Feb 24, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are excited to meet all our wonderful guest and delighted you enjoyed your stay. We want to thank you for helping us with connecting our new TV. It's wonderful to meet people with talent just when we needed someone to help us. Please do come again and enjoy our mountains and color in the fall. Thanks,. Preston and Judy
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The view was amazing. The home was spotless and had everything we needed.

  • 5 of 5

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. The house was very comfortable and clean with plenty of room. The views were stunning. I would highly recommend this rental property. The owners are so kind and helpful. We truly enjoyed talking with them and learning more about their home and property.

  • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cozy home with gorgeous views!

  • 5 of 5

We were traveling from out of state for my husband's graduation, and decided that we would prefer to avoid overcrowded hotels during our weekend visit. There were seven of us (4 adults and 3 kids) traveling together, and we were all very comfortable in this lovely house! There was PLENTY of space for us to each have our own quiet space when we preferred, and also ample communal space to spend time together as a family. We absolutely loved our stay! We hope to return!

  • Review Submitted: May 17, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: CONGRATULATIONS on your graduation. We are happy you enjoyed your stay at our place and please come again. We would love to have you visit again. Preston and Judy
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A wonderful breath of fresh air

  • 5 of 5

This home is lovely in every way and nothing was lacking except a longer time to enjoy it. Thank you for sharing it with us!

  • Review Submitted: May 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you! We are happy you enjoyed your stay and maybe next time you can stay longer. We would love to have you. Preston and Judy
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Perfect family getaway with incredible views

  • 5 of 5

This 1930's improved farm house has the feeling of returning home to grandma's for the holidays. There was ample space for gathering in the "great room" living room, and with our family of musicians, we loved having the piano to play during our unplugged vacation. If you want digital connection, there is no internet (yet), but we had plenty of 4G signal with Verizon. There is a smart TV with a DVD player available. However, you will have plenty of natural beauty to see outside of every window in the house. Mountains surround your field of vision and the birds are plentiful.

The owners are kind and catering to your needs. The kitchen is well stocked with cookware and wraps. We had fresh condiments available in the fridge from the previous renters. There is a Mr. Coffee 10-cup with sugar and creamer for breakfast. The owners even left a basket of breakfast goodies! I enjoyed cooking on the 1960's stovetop in cast iron cookware with Sharptop and Flattop peak view outside the kitchen sink window.

The linens are provided for the two downstairs queens and the upstairs double and twins. Towels are amply provisioned as well.

The gas firepit was a bit tricky, but the lighter tool in the kitchen drawer helped us out. I recommend a firepit patio night in good weather there!

We stayed in spring, when we never needed to close the windows. The air was cool and crisp, which helped us sleep very well. I recommend a late afternoon nap in the master bedroom, when the warm sun and cool breeze come through the window. It's intoxicating!

In town, check out the Liberty Station restaurant for a nice meal. It's a converted train station and trains still roll by during dinner! The prices were moderate and food was nicely prepared with a good variety menu and drinks. We also enjoyed family time at the D-Day Memorial ($10.00 adults/$6.00 students). The tour guides were well informed.

Hiking trails at Peaks of Otter visitor center were about 8 minutes away, so we visited often. The lodge has a gorgeous view and a bar/restaurant if you want to take in the view with a nice meal. There are walking trails ranging from an easy stroll around the lake to the heart and hamstring workout of Sharp top mountain trial. Take lots of water! The Hearkening Hill hike was quite a workout at well, but the view is obstructed by trees at the top.

Overall, we loved this property and the owners were as nice as could be. We hope to return again with our family and maybe some friends!

  • Review Submitted: Apr 14, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy you enjoyed your stay at our Farm House and we forward to meeting you again. Thanks, Preston and Judy
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Beautiful and peaceful

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed the view and the comforts the house. It was easy to find and within minutes of a Food Lion. Great place highly recommended.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will come again. Thanks, Preston and Judy
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Nearest Airport
28 Miles
Lynchburg or Roanoke
Nearest Barpub
6 Miles
Liberty Station
Nearest Train
25 Miles
Amtrak Lynchburg
Car: necessary

D-Day Memorial - 6 miles away

LU - about 30 minutes away

Smith Mountain Lake - 40 minutes away

Peaks of Otter - 20 minutes away


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Bedford, Virginia

Rental Basis:
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Changeover Day: Friday
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add A$13 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable Damage Deposit A$133.78
Cleaning A$113.71

Call or email for more information. 540-586-1852, (cell) 434-610-9067 email

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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