Crossfields :: Extraordinary Gated Keswick estate with private pool, chef`s kitchen, and much more

5 bedrooms, 5 full baths, 2 half baths, sleeps 10

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Guests 10
Bedrooms 5
Bathrooms 7
Allows Pets No
Property Size 5,286 sq. ft.

Description

The drive to Crossfields, through the horse farms and countryside of Keswick, "has often been cited as one of the most scenic in America, " writes the New York Times. Crossfields` white fences invite guests in through the plantation gatehouse and along a landscape of rolling hills that hold the on-site farm.

The Crossfields main house comes into view after a bend in the road, revealing the red brick and white columns of distinctive Virginia colonial architecture. The front sunning deck and covered outdoor lounge offer views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Guests enjoy quiet, peacefulness, and privacy on the 23 acre estate.

Inside, Crossfields offers the best of Virginia hospitality. The living room, designed with a palette of pale blues and stunning parquet wood floors, is large and filled with light. A Steinway grand piano sits in the corner, ready to be played and enjoyed. Combined with the formal library and a dining room that seats 10 guests.

Guests at Crossfields often find that their favorite indoor spot may just be the Crossfields kitchen. The amenities for cooking and hosting are myriad, including a Sub-Zero refrigerator, Wolf Gas six burner stove and oven, a warming oven, wine fridge, and an outdoor gas grill just outside the back door. A butler`s door leads back into the dining room. Exposed wooden beams, wide-screen television, and gracefully-appointed seating areas create the ideal space for relaxing with friends and lingering over long conversations.

The second floor offers five bedrooms, each with its own private en-suite bathroom. With the finest mattresses and linens, a night`s sleep at Crossfields is always a good one. The four guest bedrooms include two queen beds, one king bed and a fourth bedroom with a set of twin beds. The master bedroom holds a gorgeous four-poster king sized bed, a sitting area, mountain views, and a generous walk-in closet. The master bathroom includes his and hers sinks and an indulgent bathtub for relaxing at the end of the day.

The grounds at Crossfields come with their own delights. The *private outdoor swimming pool, located just outside the main house, sits on the well-manicured side lawn. Though the estate offers a bucolic setting, Crossfields is located only 15 minutes east of Charlottesville, and is a short drive to an Arnold Palmer golf course, Martha Jefferson Hospital, a spa, the area`s best fine dining, and many local vineyards.

*Due to safety concerns and preservation of antiques, this property is not recommended for groups with small children.

*POOL OPEN AND CLOSE DATES
May 1 - October 1

Amenities

Sleeps 10:

2 King Bedroom
2 Queen Bedrooms
2 Twins in 1 Bedroom
5 Full Baths
2 Half Baths
Each bedroom has a private en-suite bathroom.

SubZero Refrigerator
Wolf Gas 6 burner stove and oven
Warming Oven
Gas Grill
Wine Fridge
Washer/Dryer
WiFi
cell service can be spotty however there is wifi and a landline. 

Indoor Dining For Ten

Outdoor Swimming Pool
Outdoor Covered Terrace
Grand Piano

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Rates

* Rates are subject to change without notice. Pricing excludes taxes, additional options and fees.
Vacation Rental Standard Pricing Night     Min Nights
Weekday $995     2
Weekend $1,095     2
Peak Season $1,495     2
Graduation (3 night minimum) $2,300     2

Reviews

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Brian
New York , US
Reviewed: Sep 27, 2016
Property Manager
The team was very helpful in answering questions
Property
The property was beautiful. Our group was blown away by the views from the bedrooms upstairs.
David
Los Angeles, US
Reviewed: Sep 24, 2016
Property Manager
Great welcome and very flexible!
Property
The place was immaculate and the host was extremely nice and helpful! It was great to learn that this is a family house and we felt very welcomed! We have annual family gatherings a and this house made this year's extra special! Plenty of room and the landscape was amazing!
Kinnery
Arlington, US
Reviewed: Aug 14, 2016
Property Manager
They were great to work with and very responsive. Tina met us at the house the day of check in for the tour and thereafter, my 2 year old daughter affectionately referred to the house at Tina's House. She has been asking to go back to Tina's House. :-)
Property
The Crossfelds house was fabulous. We throughly enjoyed cooking in the beautiful kitchen and playing out in the pool. The beds were comfortable. The views were breathtaking and there was ample room in the house. The house was also convenient to the Cedar Hill Cider Brewery as well as Keswick Winery, both of which we went to.
Jill
River Forest, US
Reviewed: Jul 1, 2016
Property Manager
Consistently good service, whoever I happened to reach by phone.
Property
Everything about this property was first rate. Would definitely stay here again. Great views. Nice pool. Well equipped. If I had to search for a suggestion it would be to add a shelf or small table in the bathrooms so guests have a place to set their things when working at the pedestal sinks.
Jennifer
Charlotte, US
Reviewed: Jun 1, 2016
Property Manager
Very pleased with all the communication and interaction.
Property
The perfect home for extended family and friends. Graduation from Woodberry Forest School in Orange.
Veronica
Miami, US
Reviewed: May 3, 2016
Property
Beautiful property, great for family reunion, had an amazing time
Meghan
Charlotte, US
Reviewed: Oct 22, 2015
Property Manager
Perfect!
Property
Such a beautiful home with so much space! We had plenty of room for a group of 10 for a bachelorette weekend. The house was very comfortable with everything you could possibly need and it is so stylishly decorated. We easily went into Charlottesville for dinner and had a great time on an all day wine tour. Great location - feels very secluded. We would definitely recommend this property.
Yolanda
Chaddford, US
Reviewed: Oct 11, 2015
Property Manager
Communication with house manager was responsive. We were able to arrange an early check in time.
Property
Crossfields is a stunning estate. Every design detail has been well though out. We could not have picked a more perfect rental for our group. The kitchen is amazing.
Scott
Williamsburg, US
Reviewed: Sep 2, 2015
Property
Mallory
Arlington, US
Reviewed: Aug 20, 2015
Property Manager
Anna and Hilary are lovely
Property
It was just lovely. I could not ask for more. Stay Charlottesville was a lovely agency to work with as well. The Monticello Wine Tour Company and our driver were PHENOMENAL, The personal chef that they recommended to us was beyond amazing. I was so pleased.
Julie
Fairfax, US
Reviewed: Jul 3, 2015
Property Manager
Everyone was extremely helpful both before and after. I had some questions the day I was arriving about whether the house had a blender and ironing board. Afterward, I wanted to know about the soap that was provided -- it smelled divine! I was able to get answers quickly about both!
Property
This property is amazing. The dcor of the house is calm and peaceful. The kitchen is stocked with every tool you could possibly want. The mountain views were gorgeous. Every room in the house was a delight. Check in was quick and convenient.
John
Reston, US
Reviewed: Mar 18, 2015
Property Manager
Very helpful
Property
The house is gorgeous and wonderfully suitable for our group of five couples
Katie
Washington , US
Reviewed: Oct 27, 2014
Property Manager
Your team was very responsive and helpful for every question and need that we had. We appreciated being able to easily share the payment of the house by calling ahead and dividing it among our family members.
Property
The property was absolutely amazing! We did not want to leave.
Janice
Knoxville, US
Reviewed: Sep 25, 2014
Property
This home is in a great location, is beautiful, and well appointed. The chef kitchen is fabulous! Loved everything about the home itself. Our only real complaint is the lack of necessary items such as paper towels, tissues, toilet paper, and enough bath towels to keep from doing laundry in four days.
Ellen
Macedonia , US
Reviewed: Sep 25, 2014
Property
Crossfields was amazing! set amidst the Blue Ridge Mountains and Monticello Wine Trail, this gorgeous, well equipped 5 bedroom estate is the perfect house for bringing the extended family together for a vineyard wedding or vacation! Each bedroom has it's own full bathroom. We were pleasantly surprised by an extra small bedroom off the laundry/garage wing which we dubbed t"the Maid's Quarters"! All you need to bring to this house is your family or friends, clothes, and groceries. The rest is all here!
Sarah
Phildelphia, US
Reviewed: Sep 25, 2014
Property
Overall, the stay was excellent. The house was beautiful and very well set-up for entertaining. The kitchen was really phenomenal. The house was clean, the bedrooms all very nicely decorated. The internet situation was a bit lacking though. The router wasn't working and when we called to get help, the advice to restart the router/modem was not adequate. We decided to forego further phone-calls and just enjoy our weekend off, but for the money that was a little disappointing. Also, more as an FYI to future families: the pool has no shallow part at all so a bit difficult with small kids - bring floaties.
Maria
Charlotte, US
Reviewed: Sep 25, 2014
Property
We gathered many old friends together to attend the Oregon v. Uva Football game this fall, with people flying in from all over for a long weekend. Crossfield Estate was simply perfect. I had expected it to be great but amidst other homes etc. I had no idea it would be such a breathtaking pastoral setting, private and at the same time expansive and breathtaking. The sunsets over the hills, enjoyed from the Crossfield verandas were among the top I've seen in my lifetime. Even with multiple couples and a few singletons, everyone felt like their bedroom and own bath was a master style room. Every room is stunningly appointed, well maintained, elegant, clean, I just cannot say more. Staying in the true master suite felt like I was in a dream. The kitchen is incredibly well stocked with everything we needed for cooking amazing dinners, cocktail hours, breakfasts etc. All systems worked perfectly. The pool is well maintained and was fabulous. The grounds are impeccable. The home itself is graceful and fabulous. We had the time of our lives, and several of us are planning and plotting a return for a longer more leisurely vacation. We were easily able to travel to and from UVa for the game via taxi cabs so that we were safe on the road. Using our own cars to and from the grocery/liquor stores/restaurants etc. was a breeze. The Keswick area is so incredibly beautiful, and an easy 20 minute drive outside of Charlottesville. Our only complaint was having to leave! Driving away from such a wonderful home and experience was heartbreaking! Lease this amazing estate. You will be so very glad you did. I cannot say enough about it's beauty, style, comfort and elegance. A truly remarkable place!
Ryan
Costa Mesa, US
Reviewed: Sep 25, 2014
Property
We joined six other family members and stayed here to attend a wedding for a nephew. The eight of us had so much room and extra space we invited the mother and father of the groom over after the wedding for a relaxed "home cooked" dinner. The house is awesome, huge rooms, huge bedrooms, kitchen is to die for with all the upscale cooking pots and pans you need. I would stay here again in a minute. The house appears newly remodeled, very clean, and fully stocked with most of what you might need. I guess my only complaint would be the lack of water pressure. We had one of the guest rooms and there was clearly a lack of water flow from the sink and shower. However, there was plenty of hot water so we made do. I know one other couple mentioned it being a problem, but still nothing you can't live with for a week or so. Besides, having fresh "brown" eggs delivered in the AM made up for it.
Jay
Yorktown, US
Reviewed: Sep 25, 2014
Property
First rate. Home is beautiful , love those high ceilings and all those french doors. Even the library got a lot of use. Caught the biggest large mouth bass that i have ever seen down at the pond. Nice touch with the fishing cabin. Owner even gave us the use of the working golf cart for a day. Enjoyed the fresh eggs delivered by the farmer. All in all a great time very relaxing beautiful views and great location for wine tastings.
Janet
Roanoake, US
Reviewed: Sep 25, 2014
Property
We stayed at Crossfields for 3 nights for our son's wedding which was at a venue just a few miles away. The house was perfect for us with large rooms and patios for members of the family and wedding party to gather. The kitchen area was fabulous. Bedrooms and baths were lovely and very comfortable. Our only regret was not booking the house for several more days to relax in the beautiful setting after the wedding festivities were over.
Megan
Arlington, US
Reviewed: Sep 25, 2014
Property
We stayed here over our wedding weekend, beautiful property, impeccably done, we'll be back!
Terrell
Richmond, US
Reviewed: Sep 25, 2014
Property
I hosted all my bridesmaids at this lovely home and it couldn't have been more perfect! All 9 bridesmaids comfortably got ready for the wedding here as well as enjoyed the entire weekend in the home. The kitchen was spacious and cozy the the decor was inviting and made me feel at home. I would gladly rent here again.