Looking for an extraordinary lodging experience near Staunton, VA but also want the feel-good warmth of a country home? Don’t stay in a cookie-cutter hotel when you can get extravagance and space framed by stunning views of the Alleghany Mountains! Just 12 minutes from Staunton, our guest house wraps you in serenity and privacy, but is near all the cultural, culinary, and outdoor recreation amenities of the Shenandoah Valley.
The Pool House is conveniently located for day trips to lots of Shenandoah Valley destinations, and you will be equally excited to come home to the opulent embrace of gorgeous wood, tile, and farmhouse-inspired décor. Whether your visit includes meandering nearby small towns, sampling amazing craft food and beverage options, taking a scenic drive, paddling a river, hiking/biking the wilderness, or following a historic trail – staying in this comfortable pool house will make your adventure exponentially better. In the area for business? Not to worry. We are close to all the business venues in the region. And don’t forget to charge up your electric car in the driveway before you head out for whatever your day holds in store!
At days’ end, catch a spectacular sunset or stargaze by the shared pool and common areas with a glass of local wine? Want to stay in? Take a dip, soak up some sun, have a rousing game of ping pong, croquet, or badminton, grill out or cook an amazing farm-to-table meal in the fully equipped kitchen, then curl up with movie. When it’s time to rest, sink into the plush queen size bed in the loft bedroom or on a comfy queen size memory foam pull out sofa, all fitted with lush linens! You will wake fully refreshed and ready to enjoy your coffee on the deck as the day begins.
Please note: Pricing shown here is a starting price and may fluctuate slightly due to market circumstances or time of year.
Getting to and from stores, towns, and attractions is very convenient from our location in Swoope.
8 minutes to Food Lion grocery store
12 minutes to downtown Staunton with many restaurant and shopping choices
9 minutes to Falls Hollow Trail to Elliot’s Knob, the highest point in Augusta County and one of the highest peaks in Virginia (NOTE: strenuous hike)
Augusta Springs Wetland Park – Augusta County
Middle River Outfitters – Staunton
Advanced mountain biking – Southern Traverse Trail & North Mountain Trail
Beginner mountain biking – Montgomery Hall Park, Staunton
Frontier Culture Museum – Staunton
Sunspots Studios glassblowing – Staunton
Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library – Staunton
American Shakespeare Center – Staunton
Grand Caverns – 35 minutes
Harrisonburg, VA – 40 minutes
Lexington, VA – 43 minutes
Charlottesville, VA – 49 minutes
**Before you stay with us, There are some very Important and helpful details to note about our property.** Also, as you plan your visit, we ask you to remember that although we do travel for work during the summer a good bit, the Pool House is on our own personal home property and the yard and pool are shared spaces and not private only to the Pool House if we happen to be home. If the following things change your mind about staying with us, please contact us immediately for a full refund and cancellation.
We live in the country and so bugs, bees, mice, etc. are to be expected from time to time. We do have active measures in place for pest control but it is not possible to avoid them entirely and still experience our beautiful, pastoral setting.
For our sake and the sake of ALL of our guests, we are a 100% smoke free and pet free property. Smoking is not allowed anywhere on our property. Guests who violate our smoking and pet restrictions will be asked to leave immediately with no refund. Damages will also be applied for additional cleaning and disinfecting.
It is very important to note that our Internet service can be a little sketchy! Guests who require consistent, strong internet service should consider other locations for your stay. Do NOT unplug the round white boosters you will see in the Pool House.
We have a very large refrigerator but please note there is NO FREEZER in the pool house. There is a portable ice maker available for our guests who would like ice.
We have a Traeger smoker grill and a gas grill for your use. There are extra pellets in the bin near the Smoker. Please be courteous and clean up after use.
We provide two beach towels with the property. Please bring any extra beach towels you may need. There is a Washer and Dryer for your use.
If you use the pull out beds, please remove all linens before you leave so the housekeeper’s know to wash them.
We have regular weekly maintenance done so you may occasionally see folks come and clean the pool, take care of the yard, etc. Of course, they will be as quick as possible and they will stay out of your way.
Thank you so much for respecting our home and we pray your stay is absolutely perfect!
Located in the rolling farmland of Augusta County Virginia, The Pool House is an ideal launching pad for enjoying the Shenandoah Valley’s pastoral beauty, natural wonders, and cool attractions. Get to know the scenery while you lounge by the shared pool or hop in the car to visit local treasures like the nearby Polyface Farm, Joel Salatin’s sustainable farming operation, or tons of other fascinating destinations. With so many quaint small towns, cultural attractions, and outdoor recreation opportunities available within minutes in each direction, you will not be short on things to do!
Upon booking, you’ll receive an email with your electronic access code with check-in instructions. You will have access to using the pool, grills & yard games during your stay.