Balcony Downs Historic Home Near River Access

Property ID: 470714Buena VistaVAUS
Sleeps 124 BR2.5 BA


Plan an exceptional getaway to reconnect with nature at this lush Buena Vista vacation rental sitting on 50 acres of private land. Boasting southern charm, this spacious 4-bedroom, 2.5-bath escape has room for everyone to enjoy themselves. If you're traveling with a larger group, look into booking the other rentals on-site. Lounge by the river or relax on the shared deck at nearby Haven Hills to take in the Blue Ridge Mountains. While secluded, you’ll only be a short drive from town!


  • Deck
  • Wireless Internet (WIFI)
  • Washer
  • Essentials
  • Kitchen
  • Free Parking
  • Self Check-In


Location Details

GREEN SPACES: Maury River (access via sister property, Haven Hills, ~6 miles), Reservoir Hollow Trailhead (7.7 miles), Natural Bridge State Park (7.8 miles), Punchbowl Mountain (12.7 miles), Chessie Nature Trail (14.4 miles), Jordan’s Point Park (14.5 miles), Brushy Hills Trailhead (18.2 miles)

LOCAL HOT SPOTS: Event Barn (wedding venue, on-site), Dinosaur Kingdom II (7.8 miles), Virginia Safari Park (9.0 miles), Jackson House Museum (13.9 miles), Washington & Lee University (14.0 miles), Virginia Military Institute (14.3 miles), VMI Museum (14.5 miles)

OFF THE VINE: Great Valley Farm Brewery & Winery (9.1 miles), Lexington Valley Vineyard (21.7 miles), Rockbridge Vineyard & Brewery (26.8 miles), Ankida Ridge Vineyards (29.2 miles), Blue Ridge Vineyard (31.7 miles)

AIRPORT: Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport (46.0 miles)


14 reviews
  • Family Vacation


    the house is beautiful and spacious. The kids loved running around the property, The wedding venue is beautiful. Would recommend. My only draw back would be curtains on the bedroom windows. Close to everything we wanted to do and the establishments everyone was very friendly.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Susan G.
    Published October 3, 2023
  • Great house and property


    We enjoyed our stay at Balcony Downs. The property is beautiful, with lots of history and plenty of areas to explore. They also have a sister property you can use located on the Maury River which is great for fishing and lounging.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Jason M.
    Published August 15, 2023
  • Great Memories in a Beautiful Setting


    We stayed here this past weekend with my family from out of town and had a wonderful time. We loved the beauty of the property, woods, and creek, and of the beautiful historic home and we will definitely return. The property manager was extremely quick, responsive, and helpful, and we thoroughly enjoyed all of our stay.

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Kathyrn G.
    Published August 8, 2023
  • Great property!


    Loved the property and history!

    Published July 6, 2023
  • Great property!


    Amazing location. Beautiful grounds. Perfect for our weekend away!

    *This review was originally posted on Vrbo

    Carrie W.
    Published July 11, 2023
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  • This property has a maximum occupancy of 12 guests, not including infants.
  • Pets are not allowed at this property.
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