Prospect Hill Plantation Inn & Restaurant

2887 Poindexter Road Po Box 6909, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903
Innkeeper(s): Dr. Bobby and Paula Findley
 

1699 Boy's Log Cabin

$250.00 / $295.00 night

Rare even amongst the most historic plantations, our original cottage, The Boy’s Cabin, provides an unusual contradiction... guests report experiencing an exhilaratingly restful night’s sleep (due in part to the thick, hand-chinked walls) while their mind races (as they study the old cabin beams) imagining the realities of 18th century life. Enjoy a relaxing breakfast on the private rear deck that overlooks the swimming pool. Rustic, yet charming; small, yet intimate... a stay in this cabin is a most-unique, once-in-a-lifetime experience!

Amenities:

  • Private bath
  • Queen bed
  • Working wood-burning fireplace
  • Large luxurious whirlpool tub
  • Private deck 
  • Pet friendly
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1850s Carriage House

$340.00 / $395.00 night

Spacious and charming with huge windows, this is our largest cottage and is literally bathed in sunshine. Once housing the horses and carriages of our 19th century guests, The Carriage House is now a favored destination with its tasteful décor, private deck, and captivating views of the cascading grounds and pond.

Amenities:

  • King bed
  • Spacious room
  • Private bath 
  • Working wood-burning fireplace
  • Luxurious double-whirlpool tub
  • Private sun deck (with sweeping views of the grounds)
  • Separate sitting room
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1840s Groom's Quarters

$215.00 / $250.00 night

Beyond its original plank door lies a spacious bedroom featuring an uber-comfortable elevated bed and a charming sitting area which beckons you to pull out your favorite book. Nearly 175 years old, this popular “special occasion” room located on the second floor over the Carriage House has hosted hundreds of “groomsmen” (the carriage drivers, not wedding attendants) over the years. Enjoy great views of the lawn from its small balcony (with a café table and two chairs) nestled amongst the treetops.

Amenities:

  • Queen bed
  • Private bath (with tub/shower)
  • Working wood-burning fireplace
  • Small covered porch (with café table)
  • Separate sitting area
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1796 Uncle Guy's Loft

$165.00 / $195.00 night

Originally the sleeping quarters for fifteen field-hands, this private upstairs room (located above Uncle Guy’s House) is both cozy and quaint, while still feeling roomy and relaxed. Its period charm is accentuated by its vaulted ceilings, quilted linens, and creative nooks & crannies!

Amenities:

  • Double bed
  • Small private bath (with tiled shower)
  • Working wood-burning fireplace
  • Large dormer window
  • Shaded deck
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1796 Uncle Guy’s House

$275.00 / $325.00 night

This stately and handsome cottage is the oldest structure at Prospect Hill constructed expressly for housing slaves. As the foreman of the field hands, “Uncle Guy” held a position of trust and favor, thus earning him private living quarters. This first-floor cottage offers loads of period charm with gunstock beam ceiling and walls, original plank doors, worn floorboards, and a “necessary” door (originally providing easy access to the outhouse).

Amenities:

  • King bed
  • Private bath
  • Working wood-burning fireplace
  • Luxurious large whirlpool tub
  • Small private deck
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1870 Miss Marcie's Room

$235.00 / $275.00 night

Once the private bedroom of the last member of the Overton Family, this stately second-floor room exudes a charm that simply invites you to unwind and relax. With two comfortable chairs fronting a large picture window, you’ll be torn between curling-up with a good book or laughing at frolicking squirrels on the front lawns.

Amenities:

  • Queen bed
  • Private bath (with tub/shower)
  • Working wood-burning fireplace
  • Walk-in closet
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1720 Overseer's Cottage

$340.00 / $395.00 night

Built more than 20 years before Thomas Jefferson was born, this elegant cottage, with its bold colors and expansive windows will convince you that Spring is in the air... no matter what the time of year. A large, separate sitting room offers an abundance of overflow space, while the luxurious private bathroom, poster bed and crackling fire generate a sense of romantic ambiance and quite seclusion.

Amenities:

  • King bed
  • Private bath
  • Working wood-burning fireplace
  • Luxurious large whirlpool tub
  • Small covered patio with 2 old-fashioned rocking chairs
  • Small Sunny Deck (with café table)
  • Large sun-drenched sitting room
  • Pet friendly
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1870 Sanco Pansy's Cottage

$340.00 / $395.00 night

Originally the sleeping quarters of a loyal slave who would spend four years fighting alongside his master in the War Between the States. Now our most-secluded luxury cottage, it epitomizes Southern plantation living... elegance without being pretentious. A favorite among newlyweds and hopeless romantics!

Amenities:

  • King bed
  • Private bath
  • Working wood-burning fireplace
  • Luxurious double-whirlpool tub
  • Private, covered deck with sweeping views of the grounds, barns & pond
  • Separate sitting room
  • Private drive-up parking
  • Pet friendly
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1720 Summer Kitchen

$250.00 / $295.00 night
Students of history know that original plantation kitchens stood apart from their Manor houses... their over-sized fireplaces simply produced too much heat during the long Virginia summers. Now a charming guest cottage, the warmth of our Summer Kitchen is enhanced by the rich tapestry of colors in the two wingback chairs, hand-made quilts, and the cozy hand-hewn plank floors. With sweeping views of the rolling pasture from a panoramic bathroom window, you’ll be tempted to end your evenings unwinding in the two-person whirlpool tub.

Amenities:

  • Queen bed
  • Private bath
  • Large working wood-burning fireplace
  • Luxurious large whirlpool tub
  • Small, private covered deck
  • Pet friendly
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1873 Terrill Room

$250.00 / $295.00 night
Perched atop an antique winding staircase, this stately two-room suite drenches you with morning sunshine, as the bright windows overlook the majestic entrance grounds. Located in the Manor house, this room features an adjacent sitting area which beckons you to read, to write, or to relax.

Amenities:

  • Queen bed
  • Private bath
  • Working wood-burning fireplace
  • Luxurious single-whirlpool tub
  • Separate private sitting room
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1840 Miss Vashti's Room

$165.00 / $195.00 night
First working at Prospect Hill at age twelve, Miss Vashti Johnson was the last employee of the Overton family. This cozy upstairs room in the Manor House was her bedroom until Miss Marcie’s death in 1969. Guests still sleep on Miss Vashtie’s four-poster shaker bed and enjoy plantation views in three separate, sweeping directions.

Amenities: 

  • Queen bed
  • Private bath (with tiled shower)
  • Working gas-log fireplace
  • Small sun-filled breakfast nook
  • 270-degree views of the grounds
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  • Guest Rooms & Cottages

    Accommodations are in the restored outbuildings dating from 1699 to 1850 with their beamed ceilings, and squeaking floors and all with cozy working fireplaces and private baths, most with double Jacuzzis. Or in the manor house dating from 1732 with additions in 1840 and the 1880's with antique furnishings and quilts, the master bedroom with a private verandah overlooking the grounds.

    In the late afternoon delightful smells from the kitchen mingle with the sweet, clear country air...aaaah, to be in Virginia in the Summer (or Winter, Spring or Fall)... Each day at Prospect Hill begins with a full country breakfast served on a tray in the privacy of your own guest room or in the main dining room which offers an opportunity to visit with other guests.

  • Policies

    • Guests may check-in anytime after 3 p.m. (or earlier by request)
    • Check-out time is 11 a.m. unless other times have previously been arranged
    • Dinner is served on weekends (Friday and Saturday) at 8:00PM at $39 and up per person
    • Our four course pre-fixe dinners at tables for two are available by reservation served on weekends (Friday and Saturday) evenings at $39 and up per person and include our pre-dinner wine reception and the complete dinner including dessert. Our pre-dinner wine reception is offered one-half hour before the dinner bell rings
    • Breakfast is served between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. each morning either on a tray to your room or in the dining room
    • Two night minimum stays are usually required for Saturdays and holidays
    • Single night reservations are OK all other days
    • Special rates are available for small conferences and Garden Wedding Receptions for up to 200 person
    • Reservation deposits will be forfeited if you arrive after the date specified or depart before the final date of your reservation
    • Full refunds with no service charge will be made only if cancelled or changed fourteen (14) days in advance of arrival date or, if less than fourteen days, if the room is reserved by another party
    • It must be understood that your deposit insures you that your accommodations will be available as confirmed and also insures us that the accommodations are sold as confirmed. Therefore, when situations arise that necessitate your cancellation less than 14 days in advance, for example for illness or bad weather, we most certainly do sympathize, but we must maintain a business policy. Your deposit will not be refunded unless the room can be rebooked
    • Booking the entire inn for weddings, conferences, etc. requires 60 days notice of cancellation
    • If you have any questions regarding reservations, please feel free to call us on our toll free number, 1-800-277-0844 between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 p.m. every day eastern standard time