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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:
16 August, 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

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
average rating of 4.9473686 based on 95 reviews
5

Warm, gracious hosts and home in beautiful horse country

  • 5 of 5

Jan and Ina were the perfect hosts! They were always quick to respond to our questions, accommodated a last-minute doggy addition, and personally ensured we knew our way around their cozy and spacious home. We especially enjoyed nights in the hot tub and mornings on the patio spotting fox and deer. If you're staying in Middleburg, we wholeheartedly recommend you take the opportunity to be their guests. Thank you, Jan and Ina!

  • Review Submitted: Aug 6, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Molly and Damon. You were the perfect guests and good house keepers. Glad The Dutch Barn contributed to a successful family reunion. Looking forward having you back one day.
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5

Wonderful, peaceful location.

  • 5 of 5

Enjoyed watching falling stars from hot tub.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Denise that you caught 5 stars for this review.
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Purcellville Virginia
5

Beautiful and Peaceful

  • 5 of 5

This is a fabulous property--just two minutes to town of Middleburg, yet private with acres of green pasture, lovely gardens, and perfect outdoor dining/reading gazebos. The house is spacious, with everything you need (including wifi and two tvs with DVR). We love the eclectic decor with many items from the owners' travels and work stations around the world. Very clean and comfortable, the care taken to insure your visit is perfect is second to none.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Gail for your very positive review. It was our pleasure to have you as our guests and we are looking forward having you back.
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4

Comfortable, Peaceful, Interesting, beautiful landscaping

  • 4 of 5

House was very spacious, comfortable and well decorated. Landscaping and views from windows were beautiful. Owners were also nice and accommodating. They helped to obtain a pack & play for our toddler before we arrived. The house was extremely clean and fresh, though keep in mind it is a farm and occasionally rented by horse owners. Middleburg was gorgeous and very historic, as well as the surrounding areas. Not for fans of fast food and super stores - none are available within 10-15 miles.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Carter for your review. We wonder why you mentioned that "one should be aware that the house is occasionally rented to horse owners"? And just for the record: there are several new and good restaurants, supermarkets and a Walmart super store in South Riding just about 10 miles away.
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5

Beautiful Grounds and Spacious Home

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful stay at the Dutch Barn! It was way more spacious than we anticipated and very comfortable. Perfect for a wedding weekend, but wishing we could have stayed to enjoy the home longer. Checking in/out were extremely easy. My only complaint is all the towels smelled mildewy. Would stay here again!

  • Review Submitted: May 10, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Melanie and sorry to hear that the smell of the towels was not to your liking. Most had been machine washed just a few days ago and we cannot really explain why they smelled as you described. Possibly it is the well water that we use that is not chlorinated and may smell different from city water.
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4

Lots of space

  • 4 of 5

Quaint, well equipped for a short stay. Would recommend

  • Review Submitted: Apr 30, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks!
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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

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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
A$315
From
A$410
Fri,Sat,Sun
A$1,892
A$5,675
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee A$94.58
Pet Fee A$63.05

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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