Orange, VA 

Mayhurst Inn

 
12460 Mayhurst Ln
Orange, VA 22960 US

(540)672-5597
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Rates: $179 to $249
Total Rooms: 8
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (2 reviews)

Description

Circa 1859. Romance and relaxation await at this stunning 1859 plantation mansion. Meticulously restored to offer the best of contemporary comforts, it has retained yesterday's enchantment. Enjoy wine and cheese upon arrival. Ascend the four-story oval staircase to the fanciful cupola. Stately guest bedrooms boast double whirlpool tubs, fine linens, original Italian marble fireplaces, antique furnishings and period décor. Satisfying plantation breakfasts are served in front of the fireplace in the dining room, on the rear veranda or on the brick courtyard. Wander the 37 acres with summer kitchen, smokehouse and schoolhouse still standing amongst 200-year-old trees. Generals Lee, Jackson and Hill were guests when the Army's Northern Virginia Corps III headquartered here. Visit local wineries, three presidential homes and several major Civil War battlefields, all within 25 miles.Publicity and Awards: Old House Journal, Virginia Lifestyles Magazine, Washingtonian, Travel Virginia Magazine, Virginia Wine Lover Magazine, LA Times, OC Magazine. Virginia Living - Named one of Top Wedding Destinations in Virginia - Jan 2013., PBS Special, Road Trip to History - Orange, VA (2007), PBS Special on Mayhurst - 2009. National Geographic and History Channels - "Diggers" . Filmed historic Civil War "Dig" at Mayhurst. 271 artifacts found. First Aired Jan 2013.Location: Country and Edge of town.

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Rooms & Rates

Rates: $179 to $249
Payment types accepted include Visa, Master Card, Personal Checks, Travelers Checks, American Express, Discover and Cash.
Rooms: This property has 8 total guest accommodations with private bath, 8 with fireplaces, 2 with whirlpools, 2 two-bedroom suites, 1 cottage and 1 conference room.
The types of beds available include Twin, Double, Queen and King.

Policies

Minimum Stay Requirements: 2-day minimum on weekends
Cancellation: Refunds, less a $20.00 processing and cancellation fee, will be made if notice of cancellation is received at least 10 days before the date of arrival. Otherwise, deposits are not refundable unless the room is re-booked.
Pets: Pets Allowed, Innkeepers pets on premises and Pets in School House only.
Smoking: Outside Only.

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast, Hors d'oeuvres, Snacks/Refreshments, Wine and Special diets accommodated.
Types of meals: Full Breakfast, Catering Service, Snacks/Refreshments, Early Coffee/Tea, Picnic Lunches, Full Gourmet Breakfast, Restaurant off Premises, Banquet Service, Wine, Vegetarian Breakfast and Lunches/dinners available through several caterers. Dining room seats 30. Special diets can be accommodated.
Amenities In Room: Iron/Ironing Board, Bathrobes, DVD, Television, Reading Lamps, Central Air, Data Ports, Refrigerator, Turn-Down Service, Air Conditioning, Fireplace, Coffeemaker, Cable TV, VCR, Bath Amenities, Desk, CD Player, Hair Dryer, Wireless Internet Access, Clock Radio, Telephone, Ceiling Fans, Hot Tub/Spa/Jaccuzi, Free WiFi, Bottled Water and Chocolate Truffles.
Amenities On Site: VCR, Fax, Parlor Games, Handicap Access, Library, Laundry Facilities, Limited Handicap Access, PC, Copy Machine, Gift Shop, DVD, Television, Phone, Fireplace, Bass fishing on inn pond, 1.5 miles of mowed walking paths, Hammock and Picnic areas.
Business Traveler Amenities: Wireless Internet Access, Desk, Internet Access, Television, Hair Dryer, Flexible Check in/out Times, Daily Newspapers, Iron/Ironing Board, Gym Nearby, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services, High Speed WiFi and Meeting rooms available.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Body Scrubs, Body Wraps, Cosmetics, Facials, Hair Care, Manicures/Pedicures, Massages, Waxing and Yoga/Meditation.
Off-Site Spa Services Available
Nearby Recommended Spas:
Logans Spa
(540)672-5123

Paradise Spa
(540)661-0096

Specials

- One Night Free: This property is featured in Bed & Breakfasts and Country Inns published by American Historic Inns. This guide features a certificate for ONE NIGHT FREE with the purchase of one night. The dates this property will honor the certificate are Sunday-Thursday, January-March 31 and July 5-Aug. 31

Activities

Events Hosted: Honeymoons, Seminars, Meetings, Romantic Getaways, Weddings, Family Reunions, Catered luncheons, Wine pairing dinners, Weddings, Receptions, Rehearsal Dinners and Graduation Parties.
Other Activities: Wineries, Water Sports, Sports Events, Major College, Shopping (Local Crafts), Museums, Live Theater, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Art Galleries, Antiquing, 6 Civil War battlefields, 3 Presidential homes, Sky diving, Hot air ballooning (from Mayhurst), 10 of Virginia's finest Wineries, 5 golf courses, white water rafting, hiking and biking.

Historic Interest

National Register, Virginia Historic Landmark. Unique Italianate Victorian architecture. Built by John Willis, great nephew of President James Madison. HQ (Nov 1863-May 1864) for General A.P. Hill's Confederate Corp. Guests included Generals Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson and A.P. Hill.
Historic Awards: National Register (Granted), National Historical Site (Granted), State Historical Site (Granted) and State Register (Granted).
Historic Memberships: National Trust, City Historical Society and Local Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: James Madison's Montpelier (4 miles), Thomas Jefferson's Monticello (35 miles), James Monroe's Ashlawn (36 miles), Wilderness Battlefield (17 miles), Cedar Mountain Battlefield (12 miles), Brandy Station Battlefield (22 miles), Chancellorsville Battlefield (23 miles), Spotsylvania Battlefield (29 miles), Fredericksburg Battlefield (35 miles), Madison Museum (1 mile), Exchange Hotel Civil War Museum (10 miles, Mine Run Battlefield (12 Miles).

Romantic Interest

Unique architecture, history, style, quiet and beauty. The grounds offer numerous opportunities for intimate get togethers away from the city noises and stress. 12 fireplaces, 3 parlors, a library, and 8 luxurious guest rooms provide the perfect setting for a romantic stay. Special "Romance" packages, such as in-room massages, champagne and fine chocolates and dawn hot air balloon rides.