Harmony Hill Bed & Breakfast

929 Wilson Hill Road, Arrington, Virginia 22922
Innkeeper(s): Mark & Cherie Norris
 
  • Summary

    Romantic Getaway for Every Couple

    Take a break from hectic everyday life with a secluded getaway at a peaceful bed and breakfast in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia.

    Harmony Hill Bed and Breakfast of Arrington, Virginia is the ideal romantic getaway for two surrounded by beautiful and breathtaking views. For those couples that wish to venture out, Harmony Hill is just one mile from I-29, 30 minutes outside of Lynchburg and 40 minutes from Charlottesville in the other direction.

    While hiking and biking trails through the woods and along the rivers are withing walking distance of Harmony Hill, there are also several other popular attractions nearby. Experience the Civil War Era with a tour of former U.S. President Thomas Jefferson's home, Monticello.

    Cut your own fragrant lavender bunches and enjoy a picnic on the Inglewood Lavender Farm which houses ten acres dedicated to growing five different types of lavender and a renovated smokehouse shop full of hand-crafted, all natural lavender products.

    In the winter months, those looking to spend a day Wintergreen skiing are in luck. The 11,000-acre Wintergreen Resort nearby offers the best in skiing, snowboarding, and tubing for all levels of expertise and even continues to offer tubing in the summer months!

    Before you head out to all of these exciting activities, enjoy a full country breakfast each morning. When you return to Harmony Hill, an in-room HDTV, complimentary video library, wireless Internet access, and 24-hour complimentary freshly baked goods, cold drinks, and coffee await you.

     

  • Introduction

    Experience the charm of the Virginia Blue Ridge Mountain Area with a relaxing stay in a cozy log cabin Bed and Breakfast. All Bed and Breakfast rooms include HDTV, extensive DVD library, satellite TV, air conditioning, and high speed Internet. The Bed & Breakfast is located one mile from I-29 in Nelson County, just 30 minutes from Lynchburg and 40 minutes from Charlottesville. Virginia is for lovers and Harmony Hill Bed and Breakfast is for romance! The region and the accommodations are beautiful, breathtaking, and scenic. The perfect hideaway if you are looking for a retreat to enjoy one another in pastoral settings and a slow pace, "It allows a couple to focus on each other and what's ahead," says innkeeper Cherie Norris.

  • Insider's Info

     

    Travelers are always looking for memorable and relaxing experiences. Let’s discover more through the words of our innkeepers. Many thanks to Mark & Cherie Norris for sharing their own secrets with BBOnline.com!
    Why do most travelers stay at your inn?

    Travelers that say with us do so to spend a couple of nights in seclusion as a couple. Harmony Hill offers an intimate and unique adult/couple oriented retreat in the peaceful rural area of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

    What are you best known for? What makes your inn unique? What do you love most about your inn?

    The region and the accommodations are beautiful, breathtaking, and scenic. The perfect hideaway if you are looking for a retreat to enjoy one another in pastoral settings and a slow pace. The modern and cozy log cabin features geothermal heating and air conditioning, luxurious rooms, and great food.

    If someone has never been to your city, what is the #1 reason to come visit?

    The #1 reason to visit this area is for the Civil War attractions including Monticello.

    What’s the best compliment you have ever received about the inn?

    Best compliment - Husband received Gift Certificate for Harmony Hill B & B and used it for my birthday weekend. We have stayed at several B & B and this just top them all by far.

    What’s the best kept secret about the area?

    The ‘country’ culture in Arrington VA is friendly and welcoming wherever you visit.

    If a traveler is staying at your inn for 4 nights, what should he/she do in the area?

    Those staying longer than a weekend should consider visiting Jefferson’s Home (Monticello), 3 new Micro-Breweries, numerous wineries, Wintergreen skiing, Lavender Farm, and antique shopping.

    Is there anything within walking distance of your inn?

    The woods, rivers, and mountains are all within walking distance!

    What is your favorite restaurant/food in the area?

    We are partial to Vito’s Italian Restaurant.

    Any good area guides/websites that travelers could reference?

    www.nelsoncounty.com
    www.harmony-hill.com
    www.monitcello.org

    How many rooms does your inn have?

    We have a six rooms.

    Do you accept pets?

    We do accept pets.

     

  • Amenities

    Situated in a peaceful rural area of the Blue Ridge Mountains; close to restaurants, wineries, and the attractions of Charlottesville and Lynchburg, all Bed and Breakfast rooms feature pillow-top beds, soft-overstuffed pillows, and hand-made quilts. All rooms have private baths, free WiFi, HDTV, DVD players, satellite TV, air conditioning, and access to an extensive movie library. Select rooms have fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, wide-screen and HDTV televisions, and BluRay players. Complimentary cold drinks, coffee, and freshly baked goodies are available 24-hours per day. A full country breakfast is served every morning and is guaranteed to be more than you can eat.

    • Full country breakfast each morning.
    • In-room HDTV with access to the complimentary video library
    • Complimentary wireless Internet access
    • Pillow-top bed and take-the-chill-away comforters
    • Whirlpool tubs in some rooms
    • Fireplaces in some rooms
    • Complimentary freshly-baked treats, cold drinks, and coffee 24-hours/day
  • Meet the Innkeepers

    Mark & Cherie Norris have lived in various locations around the world. Most recently, they were career missionaries to the Middle East. Mark is retired from the Fire Department and Cherie has a background in travel and tourism, with a career working with the Marriott Corporation.

    We've Thought of Every Detail To Make Your Stay Unforgetable!
     
  • Area Attractions

    Explore and experience the many wonders and activities of the Blue Ridge Mountain area of Virginia. Harmony Hill Bed and Breakfast is centrally located between Charlottesville and Lynchburg. We will provide directions, advice, and assistance with reservations. We are here to exceed your expectations and help you to enjoy your visit to wine country.
    • Antique Shopping
    • Bike Trails
    • Golf
    • Hiking Trails
    • Horseback Riding
    • Hot Air Balloon Rides
    • Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
    • Fine Dining
    • Liberty Mountain SnowFlex Centre
    • Year Round Downhill Skiing
    • Snowboarding
    • Tubing
    • Picnicking
    • The Hamner Theatre
    • Lovingston Opry
    • Walton's Mountain Museum
    • Monticello
    • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Area Information

    Antiques

    Nelson County Virginia antique shopping will expose you to unusual and interesting treasures that can be found nowhere else in the country. Discover civil war memorabilia, furniture preserved from the Deep South, vintage quilts, and other Country collectables. You won't need to wander far from the B&B to begin your afternoon of treasure hunting.

    Biking

    From the rolling waters of the James River to the commanding views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Nelson County offers an all terrain experience. Explore the hundreds of miles of trails and watchable wildlife loops, cruising along the banks of the river or through the Shenandoah forests. Our favorite is the Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail, located just 9-miles from the B&B. You can bike, walk, run, or horseback ride through the pine/oak/cedar forests while following the banks of the Piney River. Exercise your heart while satisfying your soul with the beautiful scenery.

    Golfing

    From Harmony Hill Bed and Breakfast, you are only a short distance from several challenging courses. Call ahead to reserve your time at Devil’s Knob, Stoney Creek, Swannanoa, or Winton.

    Hiking

    From the rolling waters of the James River to the commanding views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Nelson County offers an all terrain experience. Explore the hundreds of miles of trails and watchable wildlife loops, strolling or running along the banks of the river or through the Shenandoah forests. Our favorite is the Virginia Blue Ridge Railway Trail, located just 9-miles from the B&B. You can bike, walk, or run, through the pine/oak/cedar forests while following the banks of the Piney River. Exercise your heart while satisfying your soul with the beautiful scenery.

    Hot Air Balloons

    Experience the exhilarating sensation of a hot air balloon ride. Feel the freedom of floating in an open gondola and ascending effortlessly above the beautiful Virginia countryside. You will talk about, remember, and treasure this lifetime memory. Choose our Ascend Package during your reservation, and we will take care of the details.

    Jefferson's Poplar Forest

    Part architectural masterpiece, part engineering marvel and part work of art. Poplar Forest is more than Thomas Jefferson’s personal retreat. It is the living embodiment of Jefferson’s genius: blending landscape and architecture, the first octagonal home in America is one of only two homes he designed and built for his own use.

    Restaurants

    There is a satisfying selection of local restaurants that will charm you with their country atmosphere and personal service. Choose the local tastes of Nelson County at Vito's Italian Restaurant, Thai Siam Take-Out, Devils Backbone, Traveler's Restaurant, or The Briar Patch. If you desire the really fancy, Lynchburg and Charlottesville have a wide selection to meet your cravings. For the non-travelers, Gourmet Picnic Packages are available.

    Shopping

    Nelson County Virginia antique shopping will expose you to unusual and interesting treasures that can be found nowhere else in the country. Discover civil war memorabilia, furniture preserved from the Deep South, vintage quilts, and other Country collectables. You won't need to wander far from the B&B to begin your afternoon of treasure hunting. Just 10 minutes from the B&B is Saunder's Brothers Farm Market.

    Theatre

    No need to visit the big city in order to enjoy professional drama! The Hamner Theatre is now in its' fifth season of producing plays and performances to residents and visitors of Nelson County. wine country. For musical acts from the local Blue Ridge area, visit the Lovingston Opry. A complete evening of entertainment is available in an intimate setting.

    Walton's Mountain

    The Waltons is the story of a large close-knit family living in rural Virginia during the Depression. Creator Earl Hamner Jr. based the series on his own childhood. CBS a created a series based on the Walton family that debuted in 1972. The show received 37 Emmy nominations and took home 13 of the golden statuettes. You can now visit the Walton Mountain Museum while staying at the B&B.

 
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