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Gorgeous James River retreat home

Gorgeous James River retreat home

10 guests
5 bedrooms
5 beds
5.5 baths
10 guests
5 bedrooms
5 beds
5.5 baths
Sparkling clean3 recent guests have said that this home was sparkling clean.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.
Indoor fireplaceThis is one of few homes in this area that has this feature.

Unique restructured barn home overlooking the James River on 13 acres of pristine woodland in Charles City, 25-minutes from downtown Richmond, 40 minutes to Williamsburg and directly on the new Capital Bike Trail. A "work of art"... 5 bedrooms, 6 baths-- this home is amazing and peaceful!


Free parking on premises
Cable TV
Indoor fireplace

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed
Bedroom 3
1 queen bed
Bedroom 4
1 queen bed
Bedroom 5
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 floor mattress

House Rules

No smoking
No parties or events
Check-in time is flexible
Check out by 1PM


26 Reviews

Heide User Profile
May 2018
This is a rare and unique property -- the homeowner handcrafted this home from a barn in Pennsylvania, and added beautiful English touches. Such a treat to stay in this home, with 5 large bedrooms (each with a private bath), and a wonderful kitchen/great room for sharing convers…
Ashley User Profile
January 2018
Marie's home is absolutely beautiful! It was such a luxury to stay in such a unique home. The kitchen, living spaces and rooms are all top notch. The view and property is breathtaking. And Marie was such a kind and communicative host. You'll love your stay here!
Vasilis User Profile
November 2017
What a great house to spend a weekend with friends in! Everything was exactly as described, and Marie was very quick and helpful in responding to our questions. Apart from the five very comfortable bedrooms, this house has great common spaces for chatting in front of the fireplac…
Mary Jo User Profile
Mary Jo
November 2017
It was our first time to the Richmond area. We attended a wedding at Upper Shirley Plantation a few miles up the road. It was also easy to Uber/Lyft into city. The house offered a fabulous view of river and lots of birds. The easy access to the Capital Trail was an added bonu…
Mike User Profile
October 2017
My brothers and sister were able to spend a rare and great weekend together in a beautifully place. The house was comfortable and the architectural details and furnishings interesting. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and highly recommend the property.
Marie User Profile
Response from Marie:
So glad it worked out for you and your family! We would welcome you back anytime!
October 2017
Alexandra User Profile
September 2017
Marie's place is so beautiful - exactly like the pictures showed. Historic and rustic. The beds were comfortable and the outdoor space was so gorgeous.
Ariel User Profile
August 2017
Marie has an absolutely wonderful home. The home is secluded off of the main road, and the backyard opens into a scenic view of the James River. The house contained everything that we needed, and it was perfect for our group. Only caveat is sometimes ubers aren't available to get…

Hosted by Marie

Virginia, United StatesJoined in August 2013
Marie User Profile
75 Reviews
My name is Marie, originally from New Jersey, I've lived and traveled around the world...and am now happily settled in Richmond, VA. My partner, Graham, is a wonderful Brit who has made his home here for over 30 years now! We are warm and welcoming and appreciate a good laugh!
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within a few hours
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Charles City, VA, United States

13 acres of peaceful relaxation directly on the James river... a "retreat" with eagles soaring, fish jumping...and sunsets galore.

Getting around

You'll need a car, for sure!!! The closest super market is 15-20 minutes away...

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