Flutterby is located at the head of the Rockfish Valley at the southern terminus of the 151 Brew Ridge Trail. It is 1.2 miles from Devils Backbone Brewery, 2.5 miles from Bold Rock Hard Cider, 9 miles to the slopes at Wintergreen, 7.5 miles to the beautiful Blue Ridge Parkway and the Appalachian Trail! There are over a dozen wineries, three Breweries, four Cideries, and three distilleries within an easy 20 minute drive. Flutterby, though, offers so much more. Come explore the beauty of Nelson county. Cycle the Blue Ridge Parkway or the MANY cell free back roads. Hike the Appalachian Trail or the MANY other trails accessed by the Parkway. Trout fish any of the stocked Nelson County streams or venture into the National Forest for the elusive Brook Trout. Stay in the Valley during the Winter for an easy 12 minutes (9 miles) drive to the slopes of Wintergreen. In the summer, take a dip in a hidden National Forest swimming hole. As locals to Nelson we can point you toward the adventure you crave!
Flutterby has 3 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, two sleeper sofas and sleeps 6 adults comfortably with extra room for 4 children. Two of the beds are Kings and one queen. There is a full bathroom on all three levels of the house with the half bath located off the kitchen on the second, or main floor. Additionally, there is a full sized memory foam sleeper loveseat in one of the King bedrooms and a Queen sized memory foam sleeper sofa on the first floor. The first floor also has a pool/ping pong table and a large screen smart TV with ample seating for large groups. In the winter, the wood stove helps make this a favorite place to gather. The second floor is the “Main floor” with kitchen, dining, one of the King bedrooms, a full bathroom and a half bathroom. It also has a large screen Smart TV. The third floor has a King and a Queen bedroom. The King has a full memory foam sleeper sofa. Also on the third floor is a full bath and the laundry room.
Flutterby has high speed fiber optic internet with speeds that average 75mbps upload and download. Perfect for getting work done should the need arise. It is outfitted with two Smart TVs, meaning you can watch all the programming normally available through a cable provider or you can stream your favorite music and movies from your personal accounts like Netflix or Pandora. It has a beautiful billiards table with a ping pong table topper. It is also flush with countless board games and puzzles should you encounter a rainy or lazy day.
There are countless fruit trees and bushes on the property as well as active raised bed gardens. Everything is grown organically, no pesticides and no weed killer. As a guest at Flutterby, you are more than welcome to respectfully help yourself to anything that might be in season.
Flutterby sits on 3.5 acres at the end of a 1/2 mile gravel road. If it is seclusion you want, please look no further. The back deck provides a Webber propane grill, outdoor table/chairs, and amazing winter views! It is oriented due East and sits on a knoll. This means that you have direct line of sight to the wonderful, unforgettable really, sunrises. Additionally, if you are lucky enough to book on a full moon, and the skies cooperate, the full moonrise is a special treat as it creeps up above the not too distant mountain ridges. As the sun sets on the opposite side of the house, these same undulating mountain ridges provide the backdrop for a dance between light and shadow, changing by the second as the sun drops below Three Ridges Wilderness area. There is also a back patio with seating and a raised fire pit.
Verizon coverage is great if you need to stay connected.