Enjoy a restful getaway in our certified Wildlife Sanctuary. Relax in a lovely studio apartment with magnificent mountain views. Begin or end your day meandering on trails through our conservation fields and forest. Breathe deeply and refresh!
The spacious apartment for two is situated above my art studio and accessed via indoor stairs to second floor. It is furnished with a queen-sized bed, seating & dining area with magnificent views of the mountains in Virginia, West Virginia and Maryland. The bathroom and galley kitchen are located on the first floor adjacent to my art studio.
My art studio is off-limits to guests other than as a pass-through to the galley kitchen and bathroom.
We provide fresh towels and linens, basic condiments and snacks. Let us know if you have any dietary restrictions. The galley kitchen, located on the first floor, is equipped with coffee & tea supplies; a small refrigerator and microwave. PLEASE NOTE: The galley kitchen is not for cooking and meal preparation as in a full kitchen. It is for heating simple food and drink items in the microwave. The bathroom has a shower.
Artists and writers may find it a perfect setting for inspiration and meditations on their creative projects.
Meads Run Farm is near the Potomac River in western Loudoun County, Virginia's wine and horse country, minutes from the C&O Canal bike and hike path (on which you can bicycle to Harpers Ferry, WV only 12 miles away). Bring your hiking shoes and backpack for a day hike on the Appalachian Trail, minutes from our home. Taste local wines at one or more area vineyards, enjoy antiques shops and finish the day at an award-winning restaurant. Country fairs, festivals, farm and arts tours are other key features of this area. The historic towns of Leesburg, VA and Frederick, MD are only 20 minutes away by car.
We both love the outdoors and look forward to sharing our enthusiasm and knowledge about the area, including our interest in local agriculture & John's organic vegetable garden; native plants, birds and other wildlife.
Private entrance to the apartment.
Private nature trails and general outdoor areas.
Access to main house not included, except washer/dryer in laundry room available for emergency need.
Horse barn visits allowed only with owner.
Interaction with guests
We like meeting our guests on arrival to provide information and details related to your stay. While some guests enjoy conversation and visiting with us, we respect guests' privacy and individual preferences for interacting. We are available for questions and assistance and are generally on-site as our work is home-based. If during your stay you have questions, please don't hesitate to contact me on my cell phone if we are not home at the time.
If we are home, please feel free to knock on the door for any needs.
Other things to note
Consider bringing your bicycles for the C&O Towpath or your jogging gear.
Bring a canoe or kayak to paddle and fish on the Potomac River; entry at McKimmey's Landing on Lovettsville Road, minutes from Meads Run Farm.
If winter visit and we have snow, bring your snowshoes.
Always bring your hiking shoes!
Please remove street shoes before going upstairs to apartment.
Galley kitchen has microwave, coffee pot, electric water kettle, small refrigerator, sink. Welcome goodies are provided.
Art studio equipment and working area is off-limits to guests, except for pass through to bathroom and galley kitchen. However, I'm always happy to give you a tour of the studio and discuss my art with guests.
Please do not enter the horse pastures or barns without host.
Enjoy your stay!
My husband and I have lived here since 1988 and feel fortunate to enjoy what we consider the best of many worlds--easy access to D.C., Baltimore and NYC while living in the country and awaking to the chorus of birds, horses grazing in the pasture, gorgeous mountain views all around and seasonal beauties of our conservation fields and forest. We have enjoyed sharing our home with friends over the years and realized that we would also enjoy opening our home to others wanting a refreshing getaway.