Charlottesville, VA 

Inn at the Crossroads

Rural Route Box 6519
Charlottesville, VA 22906 US
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Rates: $129 to $219
Total Rooms: 8
Overall Rating: 5 hearts (2 reviews)


Circa 1818. Gracing four picturesque acres in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, this historic property has retained its original integrity and remains true to its 19th century heritage. Surrounded by open farmland and boasting spectacular mountain vistas, stroll to the gazebo to enjoy 270-degree views. The inn is appointed with antiques and Tom Seely Furniture. The walls are adorned with artwork by Warren Kimble. Each of the accommodations includes a private bath and individually controlled heat and air conditioning. The two-room Tavern Keeper's Suite features a living room and private entry onto a front porch. Stay in the secluded two-story Summer Kitchen Cottage, perfect for a romantic getaway or families with children. Breakfast features just-baked breads, coffee cakes or doughnuts, a fruit course and a main entrée such as pumpkin waffles or baked apple pancakes made from an authentic 1820s recipe.Publicity and Awards: Washington Post (1/19/05 article by John Deiner).Location: Mountains and Country.


Rooms & Rates

Rates: $129 to $219
Payment types accepted include Discover, Master Card, American Express, Travelers Checks, Personal Checks, Visa and Cash.
Rooms: This property has 8 total guest accommodations, 6 with private bath, 2 with fireplaces, 3 two-bedroom suites and 1 cabin.
The types of beds available include Queen and King.


Minimum Stay Requirements: Two-night minimum during peak season and during UVa events
Cancellation: See website for current policies

Services & Amenities

Meals Included in Rates: Breakfast.
Types of meals: Early Coffee/Tea, Continental Plus Breakfast, Full Breakfast, Catered Breakfast, Country Breakfast and Vegetarian Breakfast.
Amenities In Room: Wireless Internet Access, Refrigerator, Iron/Ironing Board, Hair Dryer, Fireplace, Coffeemaker, Bath Amenities and Air Conditioning.
Amenities On Site: Free parking on premise and Child Care.
Business Traveler Amenities: Wireless Internet Access, Off-site Dry Cleaning Services, Iron/Ironing Board, Internet Access, Hair Dryer, Gym Nearby, Flexible Check in/out Times, Flexible Cancellation, FAX On-site, Desk, Daily Newspapers and Free Wireless BG&N high-speed Internet service.
Transportation Services: Airport Pickup and Train Station Pickup.

Spa Services

On-Site Spa Services: Massages, Medical Spa Services, Private Trainer and Yoga/Meditation.
Off-Site Spa Services Available


Events Hosted: Meetings, Family Reunions, Romantic Getaways, Seminars and Weddings.
Other Activities: Wineries, Sports Events, Major College, Skiing Downhill, Skiing Cross Country, Shopping (Local Crafts), Parks, Museums, Live Theater, Horseback Riding, Hiking, Golf, Fishing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Bicycling, Art Galleries, Antiquing, Applachian Trail (15 minutes away), Blue Ridge Parkway and Skyline Drive.

Recommended Restaurant(s)

L'etoile, The Shebeen, Bizou..

Historic Interest

Built by Thomas Jefferson's nephew, Dabney Carr Jr. The Inn has hosted Thomas Jefferson, Martin Van Buren and Franklin D. Roosevelt. FDR gave speech from front porch in 1936. Martin Van Buren's 1823 guest book signature on display in the Dabney Carr room.
Historic Awards: State Register (Granted), State Historical Site (Granted), National Register (Granted), Local Register (Granted) and Virginia State Landmark.
Historic Memberships: State Historical Society, National Trust and City Historical Society.
Historic sites nearby: Monticello (10 mi), UVa Rotunda (10 mi), Merriwether Lewis (Lewis & CLark) Birthplace (12mi), Ashlawn-Highland (12 mi), Montpelier (18 mi) Museum of American Frontier Culture (22 mi), Woodrow Wilson's Birthplace (30 mi)

Romantic Interest

Cottage is secluded, complete privacy with wood-burning fireplace.