A Perfect Spot for an Artist,
Writer, or Family

A charming 1901 farmhouse located 35 miles south of Wytheville, VA, in rural Grayson County, on a 100 acre Christmas Tree Farm. This welcoming and cozy Victorian farmhouse is restored and fully furnished in cottage style. Available for rent by the weekend, week or by the month; it is a perfect retreat for an artist, writer, honeymooning couple, a family or nature lovers…anyone who appreciates the deep quiet and idyllic scenery of country life. Relax and enjoy the scenery from the front porch in the swing and rocking chairs or take advantage of the numerous outdoor activities which are available, such as hiking at Grayson Highlands, biking on the Virginia Creeper Trail, canoeing and tubing on the New River, or sightseeing and antiquing in historic Abingdon. See a list of other area attractions below.


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  3 Bedrooms Sleeps 6 to 8 2 Baths
  Linens Provided Full Kitchen Dishwasher
  Microwave Utensils Provided Gas Grill
  TV/DVD Phone Fireplace
  Garage Rocking Chair Porch Stocked Pond
  Christmas Tree FarmTour
No Smoking No Pets
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The Shepherd's Retreat is located 12 miles from Independence, VA.
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The Shepherd's Retreat Rates
(2 night minimum)
  (November 1 to March 1 add $20 per day fuel surcharge)


For more information or to check availability
Marty Rosser
April Billings


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Appalachian Trail Barter Theatre Virginia Highlands Festival
Galax Southwest Virginia Artisan Network Wayne C Henderson Music Festival
Grayson Highlands' Trails Wythe/Bland Artisans Trails WhiteTop Ramp Festival
Mt. Rogers National Recreational Area

Appalachian Trail Days Festival

Whitetop Mountain Molasses Festival
Whitetop Mountain Grayson County Fiddlers’ Convention WhiteTop Ramp Festival
Bird Watching -1 Grayson Highlands Fall Festival Whitetop Mountain Maple Festival
Bird Watching -2 Mountain Foliage Festival & Grand Privy Races  
Blueridge Travel Association Old Fiddlers Convention