Lodging

With a variety of lodging facilities to chose from, visitors are sure to find their “Home Away From Home” in Highland County! Please contact any of our lodging facilities directly with your reservation request, and plan your trip to Highland County today! 


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::: Arbogast Inn • No Smoking • Pet Policy  
 Arbogast Innno-vac Relax in your choice of three spacious guest rooms, each uniquely furnished and ranging from the elegant to the whimsical. Choose from one of two king rooms (one has an adjoining private bath with shower & the other room has a private hall bath with claw-foot tub), or a room featuring two twin beds with adjoined private bath. Start off the day with a delicious breakfast featuring seasonal fruit, freshly baked muffins, and cereal in the dining room each morning. Our Inn also offers a variety of drinks such as hot tea, lemonade, orange juice, apple juice, soy milk, or a variety of K-cups freshly brewed with our Keurig coffee maker. We take pleasure in preparing meals to accommodate a variety of dietary needs; Vegetarian and vegan friendly. After breakfast, head out for a day of exploring downtown Monterey, partake in one of many outdoor activities, or relax on our wraparound front porch. Pick out a rocking chair and take in the spectacular mountain scenery. Treat yourself to the quiet beauty of Highland County, Virginia and plan your next getaway with the Arbogast Inn.

Hosts: Betty Cockerham, Innkeeper • 364 W. Main St • Monterey, VA 24465 • (540) 468-3278 • Email Website 

::: B&B at Trimble House • No Smoking • No Pets
 no-vac trimble-house-guest-roomsEnjoy the elegance and tranquility in Virginia’s “Switzerland” free of the hassle and gaggle of modern life. Trimble House is a stately Victorian home built in 1898 by C.W. Trimble, a timber merchant. It features wonderful woodwork throughout – window and doorframes, carved oak mantels, wainscoting, and hardwood chestnut floors. Today, the charming, peaceful and comfortable accommodations decorated with period antiques help you relax while marveling at Mr. Trimble’s skillful work. You will enjoy your “escape” in one of three large bedrooms with full access to the dining room and the living room .

Trimble House is within easy walking distance of restaurants, shops, community events, and Highland Center retreats and conferences. We can also nicely accommodate your private events, either with or without catering.

Trimble House specializes in 19th Century purities – bountiful breakfasts sourced locally and seasonally without chemicals and pesticides (or boxes or mixes) but always with a taste of maple syrup.  We also pamper you with bedding of natural fibers and toiletries using only healthy ingredients, including pure essential oils. You will never smell or feel caustic cleaning chemicals.

Trimble House welcomes you home to experience your personal sweet spot reminiscent of the Victorian time period in “Virginia’s Switzerland.”

Hosts: Terri and Wayne Walker • 202 Spruce St • Monterey, VA 24465 • (540) 468-1898 • Website 

::: Bath Villas at the Meadows • No Smoking • Pet Policy  
 bath-villas-pic-2green_leaf Bath Villas at the Meadows has everything from luxurious bedding to high-speed internet, fully equipped kitchens and Jacuzzi tubs, but the real magic is in the setting.

The entire greater Hot Springs area in Bath County, Virginia, is rich with scenery, history, and places to explore. An easy walk to the Jefferson pools (Spa pools from the 1800’s made famous by President Thomas Jefferson), you can also walk to the top of Warm Springs mountain and the breathtaking Ingall’s Overlook. It’s a nature lover’s paradise, yet the area also boasts great eateries, galleries, and even golf and shopping at the world famous Homestead Resort just a few miles away. This is the best of Hot Springs, Virginia, lodging, Warm Springs vacation rentals and Virginia mountain retreats.

101 Meadows Dr. • Warm Springs, VA 24484 • (540) 839-2124 • Website 

::: Blue Grass Cabin • No Smoking • Pet Policy  
no-vac Blue Grass Cabin editedIf you’re looking for privacy, our Blue Grass cabin is for you. Centrally located in the beautiful Blue Grass Valley on 16 acres of mature hardwoods, this cabin is an ideal place to observe the abundant wildlife and enjoy total peace and quiet. We are only 10 minutes to Monterey with its many festivals, and less than one hour away from the Snowshoe Ski Resort, Douthat State Park, Cass Scenic Railroad, Greenbriar Rail Trail, the Homestead Resort, the Jefferson Pools, stocked trout streams and so much more.

The cabin is fully appointed – just bring your favorite food/beverage and unlock the door. Amenities include three bedrooms (queen, full, single), two full baths w/all towels/linens. All rooms w/ individual electric heat, plus a fireplace w/ ample wood in the great room, full size W/D, large covered front porch w/swing, large deck adjoining the kitchen with a picnic table/additional seating and a fire-pit with a well-stocked wood rack. WIFI, TV for DVD/VCR and phone for local service/receiving outside calls.

Owners: Deborah and Steve • 6325 Blue Grass Valley Rd • Blue Grass, VA 24413 • (434) 249-0419 • Email 

::: The Buckhorn Inn • No Smoking • Pet Policy
The Buckhorn Inn

green_leaf Since 1811, The Buckhorn Inn has been offering its unique and warm hospitality to guests. Located in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley and backed up to the George Washington National Forest, The Buckhorn Inn is uniquely and ideally situated to see the many attractions of the Shenandoah Valley or simply get away from it all. You may be coming for the many historical facets of the valley, such as Civil War sites or antiquing, or coming to enjoy Virginia’s burgeoning wineries. Perhaps you like outdoor activities, such as hiking, fishing, or bird watching, or maybe you need a quiet place to just sit on the porch, read a book, and watch the hummingbirds.  Come and see for yourself our own little piece of heaven on earth. We have children of our own and love hosting families of all ages.  We particularly enjoy having multi-family groups stay with us.

Hosts: Garlan & Sylvia Yoder, Innkeepers • 2487 Hankey Mountain Hwy • Churchville, VA 24421 • (540) 337-8660 • Email & Website 

 
::: Cabin at Faraway Farm • No Smoking • Pet Policy
2green_leaf Nestled 5.2 miles north of McDowell, this beautiful cabin sits on 135 acres of wonderful forest and farmland. With a fully equipped kitchen, 2 bedrooms, one bath, living/dining room, and den with a sleep sofa, you will have all you need for a relaxing stay. Sit on the porch, hike, learn about sheep, or stomp in the stream. No matter what you do, you are sure to enjoy this amazing cabin.

Host: Sue Cornelius • 5235 Doe Hill Rd • McDowell, VA 24458 • (540) 396-4719 • Email & Website

::: Cabin on Back Creek • No Smoking • Pet Policy
no-vac Nestled in a grove of maple trees along the banks of Back Creek, this new log cabin offers rustic luxury. Located 16 miles from Monterey, this peaceful cabin offers two bedrooms (1 queen, 2 twins), bathroom with washer & dryer, fully equipped kitchen, and a living & dining area with wood burning stove. Watch us make maple syrup (or help if you’d like), take a hike, enjoy watching the wildlife, explore the creek, or relax on the covered front porch, on the deck, or in the hot tub! WiFi internet access; 2-night minimum stay. Pet Policy; no smoking.

Hosts: Valerie and Pat Lowry • 8551 Upper Back Creek Road • Monterey VA 24465 • (540) 499-2302 • Email & Website 

 
::: Cabin on the Cowpasture River  • No Smoking • Pet Policy

green_leaf Berriedale Farms & Cabin on the Cowpasture River is ideal for family vacations, father and son hunting trips, and mother and daughter get-a-ways. The log cabin is nestled in a mature forest & overlooks a great bend in the Cowpasture River. Berriedale Farms is surrounded by the George Washington National Forest on the east and the Highland Wildlife Management Area on the west. Access the cabin via a private gravel road with no other people, buildings or roads within 1/2 a mile. Amenities include: large sleeping loft with a queen-sized bed & 2 singles, small bedroom with a double bed, bathroom with shower, complete kitchen, wood-burning stove, 30-foot porch and grilling pit. Horses welcome.

Hosts: Lizzie Biggs & Nelson Hoy • 10245 Cowpasture River Road • Williamsville, Virginia 24487 • (540) 925-2308 Voice Land-line • Email & Website

 
::: Cherry Hill Bed & Breakfast • No Smoking

Cherry Hill Bed & Breakfastno-vac Located one block off Main Street, this Bed & Breakfast overlooks the town of Monterey. Open year round, Cherry Hill offers quiet, spacious rooms, private baths and lovely views. Full breakfast included.

Built in 1900 by John A. Whitelaw, this home retains most of its original features and charms.

Hosts: Rich & Linda Holman • 224 W. Mill Alley • Monterey VA 24465 • (540) 468-1900 • Website

::: Country Roads Inn • No Smoking

Country Roads Inngreen_leaf Located in Franklin, West Virginia, (just 30 minutes from Monterey), Country Roads Inn provides four bedrooms with their own bath or a shared bath, a dining room with a light breakfast of bagels, muffins, or homemade breads, and all West Virginia-made jams, syrup and honey, coffee, and hot teas or enjoy the local charm at several cafes and restaurants, some within walking distance.

Host: Jenny Hartwell • Franklin, WV • (304) 902-9102 • E-mail & Website

::: Chestnut Cottage • No Smoking • Pet Policy

no-vac Chestnut Cottage is located high in the Appalachian Mountains near Blue Grass, Virginia. The cottage provides guests with a private, peaceful, romantic retreat. Well appointed, the cottage offers one bedroom (queen bed), full bath, washer/dryer, fully equipped kitchen, and living room with fold-out twin bed.

Host: Caroline Coe • Bluegrass VA 24413 • (804) 477-2913 • E-mail & Website

::: Eagle Annie’s Cottage • No Smoking

no-vac Stay at Eagle Annie’s Cottage in the heart of the Blue Grass Valley on the Virginia Birding & Wildlife Trail!  Located in the tiny, historic village of New Hampden, this 1920s cottage offers one bedroom (queen bed), living room with futon, dining room, kitchen, and bath, with a front porch for “porch-sitting”, and a deck in the back. Fully- equipped kitchen with w/d.  Suitable for 1 to 3 guests. Enjoy the beauty of all seasons in the Blue Grass Valley.  Open in winter. Your hostess, Patti, is an avid birder and can lead/direct you to local hotspots. Monthly and long-term rentals available.

Hostess: Patti “Eagle Annie” Reum • Blue Grass VA 24413 • (540) 474-3245 • E-mail & Website

::: The Farm House • No Smoking 

no-vac Enjoy the beauty of the mountains in this charming restored farmhouse situated on a 250 acre working farm near Monterey. Retreat from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the senic views of the mountains and valleys. Lend a hand with farm chores such as gathering eggs and feeding lambs. Hike through the mountain pastures or enjoy the stars while you gather around a campfire. The Farm House offers 5 bedrooms, a complete eat-in kitchen, dining room, comfortable living room and sun porch.

Hosts: Marty and Rodney Leech • 6467 Mill Gap Road • Monterey VA 24465 • (540) 499-2618 • E-mail & Website

::: Springwater Farm LLC/”The Fishing Cabin” • No Smoking • Pet Policy
The Fishing Cabin2no-vac Located just three miles south of McDowell, this secluded little cabin is great for all those who love the outdoors. Located on the banks of the Bullpasture River, it is the perfect spot to rest & relax from the distractions of busy lives. Enjoy fishing or hiking the river, read a book, sit by a campfire, enjoy good company, or take a nap. It’s all in a day’s stay at The Fishing Cabin. Amenities include full kitchen (coffee maker, small microwave, half-size refrigerator, electric stove), full bath, wood stove, deck with charcoal grill, and campfire ring.  Sleeps four with a full-size bed & bunk beds; five using a trundle bed. Available April – October. Sorry, not handicapped accessible.

Host: Lois Batten • 540-241-9875 • E-mail & Website

:::Freedom Hill Farm • No Smoking • No Pet Policy

green_leaf Located in southernmost Blue Grass Valley, this 52-acre farm has frontage on the spring-fed East Back Creek. A spring-fed pond offers fishing opportunities for Rainbow Trout. This converted, fully furnished barn sleeps six, with two bedrooms (2 queen beds; 2 single beds), two full bathrooms and fitted kitchen. Amenities include gas BBQ, TV, DVD player and phone. Private decks make for excellent viewing of local bird and wildlife. Freedom Hill Farm is within easy driving distance of the George Washington and Monongahela National Forests, Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Snowshoe Mountain Ski Resort, and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory.

Host: Tom Duncan • 6590 Mill Gap Road • Monterey VA 24465 • (540) 499-2627 •
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::: Germany Valley Overlook Cabins • No Smoking • Pet Policy
Cabin2green_leaf Secluded WV log cabins in the mountains of West Virginia with panoramic views of Spruce Knob, Dolly Sods, eastern slopes of the Allegheny mountains and an inside view of Germany Valley and the North Fork Mountain Range. They are a vacation destination cabins with each cabin being unique and set in its own secluded location far away from the highway. Each cabin offers awesome views from inside the cabin and from the deck. Surrounded by 170 acres of prime pasture land with cattle grazing near the cabins. These self catering log cabins are ideal for relaxing family vacations, weekend getaways, sportsman retreat or a secluded honeymoon. Best of all we are family friendly. You will find privacy, surrounded by God’s great natural beauty. The area supports many types of recreation such as rock climbing, caving, hiking, hunting and fishing, skiing, sightseeing, nature study, star gazing, photography, bird watching and enjoying sunsets and cool mountain breezes with a cup of coffee from your deck.

Hosts: Bill & Luci Raines • 1396 Teter Gap Road • Circleville, WV 26804 • (304) 668-6081 • E-mail & Website

::: Ginseng Mountain Lodging • No Smoking • Pet Policy
Ginseng Mountain Lodginggreen_leaf Ginseng Mountain Lodging is a comfortable two bedroom apartment atop Ginseng Mountain Store, an old time general store that is now a “new time” country store. Ginseng Mountain is located in a pastoral setting at the Forks of Water near the South Branch of the Potomac River.

The lodging has a fully equipped kitchen, dining/living room, bath with Jacuzzi, balcony porch, deck and backyard. Fly fishing packages are available. Nightly, weekly and monthly rentals. Nightly rentals include a continental breakfast. Located on US 220, 6 miles north of Monterey.

Hosts: Debora & Ske Ellington • Blue Grass VA 24413 • (540) 474-5137 or (540) 474-3663. Fax: (540) 474-3600 • E-mail & Website

::: Granny’s Guests • No Smoking • Pet Policy

no-vac Granny’s Guests, centrally located on East Main St., is tastefully decorated and known for it’s warm homestyle atmosphere. Relax and enjoy our comfortable 3 bedroom guest house which sleeps 8 and boasts of 2 Queen beds,1 full bed, and a Queen sleeper sofa.  The guest house includes a fully equipped kitchen, dining room, sunroom and 1 and 1/2 baths. Snowshoe and the Homestead Resort are a short drive away and Granny’s is within walking distance to restaurants, shops, and all Festival and Fair activities in Monterey.  Amenities include washer and dryer, flat screen TV, dvd player, microwave. Weekly and long term rentals available. 2 night minimum stay on weekends.

Host: Darlene Hill • 1404 Valley Center. Road • Monterey VA 24465 • (540) 499-2153 • E-mail & Website • Check us out on Facebook at Granny’s Guest House

::: Healing Waters Lodge • No Smoking

green_leaf Healing Waters Lodge is nestled on the side of Bull Pasture Mountain near the hamlets of Headwaters and McDowell. The Lodge consists of a log house, much of which predates the Civil War, which offers family-style living with four bedrooms, four bathrooms, dining and living areas, which include two separate gathering rooms, both with open fireplaces. Full kitchen access or food service is available if desired. The surrounding almost 200 acres is available for hiking and offers scenic views. Check our website for special programs. Massage therapy and guided hikes can be arranged.

Hosts: Vernon Sylvest • 714 Healing Waters Drive • Headwaters VA 24442 • (540) 396-3466 • E-mail & Website

 
::: The Highland Inn

no-vac Built in 1904 to lodge tourists escaping the heat of east coast cities, the Inn was known for its first 75 years at the”Hotel Monterey.” The Inn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is a Virginia Historic Landmark. Gracing Monterey’s Main Street for over one hundred years, the grand 3-story structure features two levels of architecturally significant Eastlake style porches. The hotel has 17 guest rooms and suites, each with a private bath. A deluxe continental breakfast is provided for guests. Dining is available in the Monterey Dining Room and Black Sheep Tavern. Please visit the Inn’s Web site to plan a historic trip.

68 Main Street • Monterey VA 24465 • (540) 468-2143 • EmailWebsite

::: Highland Meadow Cabin

green_leaf Highland Meadow Cabin sits in a sunny meadow with beautiful mountain views and two small creeks. Located just ten miles south of McDowell, the 13-acre property offers a secluded nature lover’s paradise with on-site birding, walking and stargazing. The delightfully modern cabin includes a master bedroom with queen bed, a loft bedroom with full bed, one bathroom with laundry, a fully equipped kitchen, living room and two covered porches

Host: Kathy Schultz • McDowell VA • (302) 593-6914 • E-mail & Website

::: Hizzoner’s Highland Haven

green_leaf The Potomac River headwaters run through this gorgeous location, set on seven-plus acres. Catch and release rainbow and brook trout, or watch and listen to the water flow over the rocks while the wonderful woodland birds sing. The farmhouse dates from the early 1800s and offers the following amenities: three bedrooms with queen beds, 1½ baths, fully equipped kitchen and two gas fireplaces. Front and back porches enjoy spectacular daytime views of Highland County’s beautiful mountains and evening views of the Milky Way galaxy as it fills the night sky.

Host: Angela McNamara • 703-522-4153 or 202-302-2268 • E-mail & Website

::: Laurel Point Bed & Breakfast • No Smoking • Pet Policy

green_leaf Laurel Point Bed & Breakfast features a restored 18th century log house located on 104 mostly wooded acres atop Jack Mountain, just east of Monterey.

Enjoy spectacular panoramic mountain views while you savor a full breakfast, complete with homemade breads and muffins. Make yourself at home in the comfortable, spacious surroundings. Hike nearby trails or just relax on the front porch or in front of the fireplace. All rooms have private baths and are comfortably furnished in country antiques. Handicap accessible.

Hosts: Jim & Lorraine White • 414 Sounding Knob Road, Monterey VA 24465 • (540) 468-3470 • Website

::: Laurel Run Cabin • No Smoking • Pet Policy

no-vac Laurel Run Cabin overlooks Laurel Run in sleepy Halterman Hollow. Rest on the front porch and let the calming sounds of the water wash your cares away. Enjoy the gazebo for outdoor dining and take a stroll on the 117 acres of beauty that are part of Riven Rock Farm. Perfect for a couple or an individual looking for peace and quiet, the cabin offers an efficiency kitchen, queen size bed, XM satellite radio, iPod docking station and DVD player. Located five miles from Monterey, we provide convenience to town along with the unique country experience of Highland County.

Hosts: Chuck and Lou Ann Neely • 890 Halterman Hollow Lane • Monterey VA 24465 • (540) 474-3022 • E-mail & Website

::: Rainbow Springs Retreat • No Smoking • Pet Policy

Rainbow Springs Retreatno-vac Rainbow Springs Retreat is an 1870’s log house that was remodeled the summer of 2014.  It is available March 1st through October 31st. 
This 62 acre addition to our farm has six ponds and over 1/2 mile of trout stream for fishing.  Walking paths around the property provide you with an opportunity to visit the beaver lodge and stroll through hay meadows and wildflower fields.  The groves of sugar maples and spruce trees offer homes for a variety of birds. We offer catch and release fishing on Strait Creek and stocked ponds.  The fees are $20.00 per person/per day.  The house sleeps 6 (1 Queen, one xl twin bed upstairs and 1 full, one twin sleeper loveseat downstairs). There is a full bath with shower upstairs and downstairs.  We have baseboard heat throughout the house and a working fireplace in the living room.
 
Hosts: Chuck and Lou Ann Neely • 890 Halterman Hollow Lane • Monterey VA 24465 • (540) 474-3022 • E-mail & Website
::: Rushing Waters Cabin • No Smoking • Pet Policy – 2 Night Minimum

Rushing Waters Cabin
no-vac Rushing Waters Cabin rests in the heart of the mountains of Highland County, Virginia, alongside the flowing Jackson River, an excellent rainbow and brown trout stream. Guests will enjoy the stunning, tranquil grounds surrounding the cabin as well. There is plenty of room for many outdoor activities. Newly renovated in 2015, this three-bedroom, two-bath cabin is appointed with fine antique furnishings from Highland County, phone, satellite television, blu-ray and wireless internet. Wildlife abounds here.  Guests love seeing the eagles fly overhead as well as the many small birds and water fowl that visit. Deer can be seen grazing or crossing the Jackson River.  Turkey, Black Bear, bobcats, foxes, squirrels and more give viewing enjoyment. TWO-NIGHT MINIMUM.
 
Host: Linda Webb • 12777 Jackson River Rd • Monterey VA 24465 • (561) 371-1078 •
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::: Spruce Hill Cottage • No Smoking • Pet Policy
thumbnail picgreen_leaf Spruce Cottage is a comfortable, classic rural Virginia cape situated on a lovely half acre lot above the charming village of Monterey, VA.  It is an ideal space for a couple or small group of family or friends. The open downstairs consists of a convenient, well-stocked kitchen and pantry, dining and living spaces, and a den with full-size futon.  Upstairs is a large master bedroom with queen size bed and full bath.  A heated and carpeted outbuilding sleeps two adults or two to three children (no bath).

The cottage has front and side porches which offer exceptional views. Cool in summer and snug in winter, Spruce Cottage is a wonderful place to read, paint, cook, spend time with friends and family, enjoy nature, and refresh.

Owners: Jane Boatner & Dudley Doane • Spruce Street • Monterey, VA 24465 • (434) 202 2653 • Email Website 

::: South Branch Farm • No Smoking • Pet Policy
green_leaf Circled by a private nature trail with panoramic views of the Blue Grass Valley, this fully modernized 4 bedroom farmhouse is perfect for a vacation or weekend getaway. Enjoy 45 acres of meadows, pastures and woods; beautiful antique and contemporary furnishings; 1 1/2 baths; a 400 sq ft deck; full kitchen and laundry; flat screen TV w/BluRay DVD player and Wi?Fi.
 
Manager: Patti “Eagle Annie” Reum • Hightown VA 24465 • (540) 474-3245 • E-mail & Website
::: Thompson’s Motel 
thompsons-motel-picgreen_leaf Located on routes 33 & 220 in Franklin, West Virginia, and open all year, Thompson’s has 40 reasonably priced motel units. In addition, Thompson’s Café Bella restaurant is adjacent to the motel for convenient dining.

For motel reservations, call 1-800-338-3351.
 

::: Vance’s Country Guest House
no-vac Enjoy the charm of a country farmhouse in the beautiful Bullpasture valley. Built in 1885, the house sheltered an old Highland county family and raised eight children during the Depression. Beautiful renovations brought the house back to life after several years of loneliness, making it a delightful place for you and yours to rest and relax. Situated on 150 acres south of McDowell, the house oversees chickens, horses, and cows on a daily basis. The Bullpasture River flows through the property, offering wading, swimming, fishing, and general outdoor fun. Depending on the season, you can experience making hay, pressing apple cider, harvesting vegetables, gathering eggs or making maple syrup. Cozy enough for two or spacious enough for a family, the house features a full kitchen, dining room, living room, two full baths, guest laundry, and four bedrooms to sleep nine.  No smoking and no pets, please.

Hosts: Nancy & Robin Vance • McDowell, VA 24458 •  540-396-3370 • E-mail Website

::: The Wilson House • No Smoking • Pet Policy

no-vac Located 6 mi. southwest of Monterey, this very nicely furnished farmhouse comes with 80 acres for your hiking pleasure. It’s perfect for vacation getaways of family and friends. The house offers 4 bedrooms, a large kitchen, living room, dining room, and numerous amenities. Sleeps 10. Enjoy lovely scenery in a perfect hideaway.

Owner: Mary Wilson Lovelady • (702) 869-4843 • E-mail & Website

 
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During the Highland Maple Festival, our Chamber Member lodging facilities fill up pretty quick! If you’re having trouble finding available accommodations, take a look at our Maple Festival Overflow Lodging page.