Elmo's Rest

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Elmo's Rest is a farm vacation rental operated by Nancy and Danny Johnson on the fifth generation family farm in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. There are 250 acres of orchards, pasture, woods, farm animals and ponds located in Bedford County, between Roanoke and Lynchburg. Located about 8 miles from the Blue Ridge Parkway and 7 miles from the National D-Day Memorial. Visit the onsite Peaks of Otter Winery and Johnson's Orchards. Everything is furnished but the food and you! Elmo's Rest comes completely furnished to accommodate groups, families and couples. The kitchen is equipped with the basics or you can dine out - (either gourmet or fast food)within 5-25 miles. The house is a roomy 1900's farm house furnished for comfort, convenience and a sense of history. We are also about 4 hours from Washington DC.

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  • Directions: Going South on Interstate 81: Take the US-11 exit- exit number 167- toward BUCHANAN. 0.1 miles, Turn LEFT onto US-11 S. for 1.4 miles, STAY STRAIGHT onto VA - 43 S. for 0.1 miles, Turn LEFT to stay on VA - 43 S. for 4. miles, LEFT ON BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY NORTH FOR 5 MI, RIGHT ON 43 SOUTH FOR ABOUT 4 MILES, RIGHT ON 682 FOR 3 MILES, RIGHT ON 680 AND RIGHT AGAIN ON 680 FOR 1 MILE, LEFT AT SIGN Going North on Interstate 81: TAKE EXIT 150 ONTO Alternate 220 SOUTH FOR 5 MILES, LEFT ON 460 EAST FOR about 21 MILES, LEFT ON 680 NORTH (ACROSS FROM RHINO) FOR 5.5 MILES, (if you get to the Bedford city limit sign, then turn around and come back 1/2 mile) Around 4.5 miles, watch for the dog leg intersection and remain on 680, Left at sign
  • Miles from I-81: 20
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  • Number of Double/Double Rooms: 3
  • Total Number of Rooms: 5
  • Points of Interest Nearby: Peaks of Otter Winery, DDay Memorial, Blue Ridge Parkway, Peaks of Otter, Poplar Forest, Smith Mountain Lake, Downtown Roanoke.
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  • Additional Information: This is a farm house that has 3 main bedrooms, a bunk room and children's nursery.
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