Located only one hour from Washington, DC, the Glen Gordon Manor is a stately retreat suitable for royalty. Frequently visited by the British royal family for hunts and balls, the eight room bed and breakfast offers captivating views situated on 45 acres of gardens and green lawns. The bed and breakfast is decorated in a countryside theme and remains true to its roots as it was originally a Wells Fargo stagecoach stop built in 1833. With touches like a fire-lit entrance hall, baronial oak hunt room, stone wine cellar, and country kitchen, the manor reminds visitors of its nostalgic past. The rooms are decorated similarly with luxury fabric and antiques, while still including all of the modern amenities a guest will need. Each room is uniquely decorated and some of the rooms come with an iPad, fireplace, or mini-fridge.
Glen Gordon Manor is home to the award-winning Houndstooth Restaurant where guests can experience a five-course dinner with the option of wine pairing. Guests are also served a complimentary multi-course breakfast that includes warm pastries, fresh fruit, and farm-fresh eggs. Food lovers can try the Epicurean Package, which includes a one hour lesson about food from a world-class chef, wine and cheese tasting, an apron, and a dinner at Houndstooth Restaurant. Glen Gordon Manor also offers other spa and relaxation packages as well as a Wine Country Date Night, which includes a room upgrade, wine tasting at Rappahannock Cellars, and gourmet meals. For outdoor lovers, the manor has a hiking package, where guests can enjoy a picnic packed inside of a hiking backpack.
The Tack Room Spa at Glen Gordon Manor offers an intimate setting where couples can have massages. Located next to the horse stables, the spa retains its country theme while providing ultimate relaxation. Guests can choose between 60 minute or 90 minute massages and couples massages are also available. There are also many activities that guests can enjoy outside of the bed and breakfast. Glen Gordon Manor is situated in the beautiful Shenadoah Valley, where guests can find hiking, horseback riding, and many world renowned wineries. The famous Appalachian National Scenic Trail is only eight miles down the road, while wineries such as Linden Vineyards, Glen Manor Vineyards, and Sharp Rock Vineyards are all a short drive away. The region is also has a rich history and there are Civil War battlegrounds and museums within a short driving distance that history lovers can visit.
For those looking for a true countryside experience while still retaining ultimate luxury suitable for the British Royal Family, Glen Gordon Manor offers it all. From the stunning views of the Blue Ridge mountains to the gourmet meals at Houndstooth Restaurant and spa treatments at the Tack Room Spa within the bed and breakfast, Glen Gordon Manor is the perfect countryside getaway for those coming from near or far.