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Comfortable And Spacious Home In Horse Country

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Half Baths1
Space 278 m²
Property type farmhouse
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Three bedroom, 2 and half bath and located in a rural area.

The Dutch Barn is located about 2 miles East of Middleburg on a quiet country lane off State RT 50 and in the heart of Virginia's hunt country. The previous owner developed and used it as a small horse breeding operation and there are now 6 indoor stalls (of which 4 are available to guests, including an indoor wash station), a run-in shed, paddock, exercise ring and riding area. It is an excellent place to bring your horse(s) as there is plenty of opportunity to ride on the property, the scenic rural road and beyond.

The family owned farm house is connected to the stables, covers about 3,000 square feet of living space including 3 bedrooms, a great room including living, dining and kitchen, TV room, exercise room, and a reading room. All are tastefully decorated with a worldwide collection of antiques, arts and crafts. There are 2 full bathrooms, one having an indoor Jaccuzzi bathtub as well as a half bath in the reading room. All rooms are comfortably outfitted with plenty of closet space. There are quality linens and towels and everything is neat and clean. A large deck with a 6 person's spa (open from spring into fall) overlooks the Bull Run Mountains. At the bottom of the property is a farm pond with a swing bench. There is lots of open space to feel relaxed and it is all quiet and restful. There also is plenty of parking space, including for horse trailers.

The town of Middleburg is very charming to explore. The town itself has some renowned restaurants including Red Fox Inn, The French Hound and Julien's, the world class Salamander Resort and Spa, several boutiques, antique stores and a Safeway supermarket. Also the National Sporting Library is here and worth a visit. Within a mile distance you will find a Polo field and a high end horse riding facility and historic Aldie Mill and Oatlands are nearby. Many trips can be made to explore the hilly rustic country side with lots of beautiful properties where horses are kept. Other attractions are the many wineries, the State Arboretum of Virginia, the Skyline drive, Blue Ridge Mountains, and Luray Caverns.

Washington D.C. is about 45 miles away and Dulles International Airport about 20 miles or less than half an hour drive. Part of the Smithonian Air and Space Museum (Udvar-Hazy Center) showing the larger planes and space vehicles (including space shuttle Discovery), is located near the airport.

All in all enough to do and see to make this property your home away from home.

More Details

Owner
Jan & Ina Pruntel
Member since: 2013
Speaks english, french, german, spanish, dutch
Response time
Within a few hours
Response rate
100%
Calendar last updated:
20 November, 2017

About Jan & Ina Pruntel

We are a retired couple and grew up in The Netherlands. We came to the Washington area in 1982 to join an international development bank and traveled extensively in Asia, Africa and South America. We decided to retire in the beautiful Middleburg area and live now close to the rental property.

Jan & Ina Pruntel purchased this farmhouse in 1985

Map

Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Dulles International Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Red Fox Inn
Nearest Golf
12 Miles
South Riding Golfer's Club
Nearest Train
40 Miles
Amtrek, Washington, DC
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
State RT 50 (John Mosby Highway)
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Red Fox Inn, Julien's, Thaiverse, Best Thai Food
Car: necessary

Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • farmhouse
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 278 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Rural
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower enclosure , jacuzzi
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , bath with shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed , Has a sitting area
    Bedroom 2 - 2 single bed , Includes a desk
    Bedroom 3 - 1 large double bed , 1 cot , Includes a work station and Pack n Play baby bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
Attractions:
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hot air ballooning
  • swimming
  • tennis

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
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Comfortable And Spacious Home In Horse Country
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5

Beautiful location and wonderful house

  • 5 of 5

Spacious rooms and beautiful grounds makes this a wonderful place to stay in northern Virginia

  • Review Submitted: 28/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Andrea and yes, please come back!
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Wonderful stay and lovely owners

  • 4 of 5

The property was very cozy and very well kept. There were wonderful little touches that were very thoughtful all over the property. I went with 2 friends for a weekend getaway but am considering returning with my family. The owners were lovely and very considerate.

  • Review Submitted: 12/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Cindy and you are welcome to come back with your family. We wonder though what we could have done better to have earned your fifth star?
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Excellent

  • 5 of 5

My bridesmaids and i went there for my bachelorette weekend. The pictures just dont do it justice. The house is breath taking and the owners are absolutely wonderful to work with. Would definitely stay there again and would definitely reccomend the home to anyone.

  • Review Submitted: 06/11/2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Ashley and we appreciate your kind words both in your review and guestbook. We are glad that The Dutch Barn could contribute to a successful bachelorete weekend.
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5

Great relaxing place close to wineries

  • 5 of 5

We cannot wait to get back..! As soon as we walked in we felt at home. They had a bottle of cava for us in the fridge along with some bottled water. They really made sure we had everything we needed. Jan & Ina instantly made us feel part of the family. The property is beautiful and we got to enjoy the hot tub at night as well as during the day. The views are amazing and the art that they have displayed all over the house makes it even that much more special.

The pictures don't do the place enough justice.

It has so many different nooks and rooms and since it's such a solid house you don't hear everything that is going on.

We hope to be back soon!

Kris, Lenneke, Calina & Xavi

  • Review Submitted: 29/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Lenneke and glad we could contribute to a relaxing and successful family come together. Thanks again for the goodies you brought for us which was very thoughtful of you. Hope you will be back soon.
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5

Wine trip on a beautiful fall weekend

  • 5 of 5

This is the third time our group of four couples have visited this beautiful property in Middleburg, Va.The house sits on a great horse property that is secluded yet close to Middleburg in Virginia wine courtry. Jan and Ina are terrific hosts and keep everything in tip top shape.We will definitely come back and highly recommend The Dutch Barn for a relaxing weekend in a quiet, comfortable setting.

  • Review Submitted: 27/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you William for this 100th review of our property, The Dutch Barn. We are glad you all enjoyed your 3rd stay. You are a fun group and we are looking forward having you back next year.
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5

Awesome Vacation Home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the Dutch Barn. The owners were super nice and accommodating. They even offered to walk our dogs for us while we went to a wedding, we didn't accept but it was a king and generous offer. Our two children, their spouses and our two grandchildren all joined us. The area was beautiful, lots of places to walk and exceptional accommodations. A exercise room, hot tub, fireplace , the works. Highly recommend this property to all.

  • Review Submitted: 09/10/2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Larry and we appreciate your recommendation. It was amazing how clean you left the house behind with such a large family with dogs. Hope to have you back!
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Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday farmhouse in Middleburg, Virginia

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
AU$333
From
AU$433
Fri,Sat,Sun
AU$1,998
AU$5,993
 

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee AU$66.58 + Tax
Cleaning fee per stay AU$99.88 + Tax
Tax Rate 7.0%

Until confirmation, rates are subject to change without notice. We ask our guests to sign a standard Virginia Waiver and Release From Liability and Pet/Horse Addendum where applicable. A Pet fee of $50 is charged for each pet for the whole stay. A Horse fee of $20 is charged per horse for each night. In July and August minimum stay preferably 3 nites or longer. Check in time 4 pm and check out time 11 am.
If because of an unavoidable and unexpected event (force majeure) the rental property is not available, renters will be notified and payments made will be returned in full.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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