Shady Acres Bed and Breakfast

Shady Acres is a small country bed and breakfast in Hanover, Virginia just off of Interstate 95 featuring luxurious amenities, spacious rooms, personal service and full family-style country breakfast to complete your relaxing, rewarding visit in the historic area of Hanover and Caroline Counties.

Make Shady Acres Bed and Breakfast your choice for a one-night stop over, romantic mini-vacation or extended stay-cation. If you’re looking for a destination to lay your head for one night or planning a well-deserved get-away, Shady Acres Bed and Breakfast offers the perfect romantic getaway to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, intimate wedding venue, honeymoon destination, as well as, the ideal remote retreat for your vacation or business trip.

Centrally located between Washington D.C., Virginia Beach, the Blue Ridge Mountains and the Historic triangle of Williamsburg, Yorktown & Jamestown and only a short drive from Richmond, Ashland, Mechanicsville, Bowling Green and Fredericksburg, Virginia; Shady Acres combines the relaxing serenity of a country getaway while still being conveniently located to area attractions and offering luxury amenities including; WiFi access, HDTV, in-room charging for your mobile device, cozy fireplace, and Sleep Number beds.

At Shady Acres we pride ourselves on Farm to table freshness. Wake up to fresh-brewed coffee and a family-style breakfast including fresh eggs from our resident free-range chickens and seasonal-produce picked from our own gardens and orchard. Please let us know if you have dietary restrictions.

Visit local attractions or relax on the porch or in the hammock at Shady Acres while you take in the panoramic scenery with flourishing flowers, fruits and berries, farm fields and beautiful wildlife including deer, wild turkeys, bald eagles, hummingbirds, butterflies and in the spring…we always have newborn baby chicks wondering freely around the yard with their Mom’s. Savor local products such as award winning wine from local Virginia Vineyards including James River Cellars, complimentary Chocolates and Virginia grown Peanuts in your room, fresh-squeezed lemonade, home-made pies or other baked goods for snacks. You can add wine to your on-line room reservation.

Hanover and Caroline Counties offer both commercial districts and fascinating history; which means, there’s always plenty of things to see and do around Shady Acres. Visit historic battlefields, wineries, restaurants, quaint antique shops, golf courses, botanical gardens, Kings Dominion, The Meadow Event Park, the Virginia State Fair and NASCAR. Visit the birthplace of the all-time favorite professional racehorse and movie inspiration Secretariat.

Ask about our on-site Marriage Officiate for your elopement, small wedding or vow-renewal ceremony! We offer the convenience of adding local award winning wine or wedding officiate services to your online room reservation. Our Officiate services are available for events on-site, as well as, for off-site venues. For off-site events, please call for more information and availability. Book your favorite room on line or use our convenient mobile app!

For more ideas of things to do and places to see, visit our website or join our mailing list for regular notices of local “Up-Coming Events” and “Points of Interest”.

We look forward to making your visit an experience to remember.

Local Events

Your Hosts:
Gail and Ralph Olberg
Guest Rooms:
$139 - $245
Check In/Out:
4:30 pm - 8 pm/10:30 am
Extra Person Fee:
$35 for a child in the same room
Inn Amenities
Common Fireplace
Common TV Area
Complimentary Beverages
Complimentary Snacks
Copy & Fax Service
First Floor Rooms
Internet Access
Off Street Parking
Outdoor Guest Areas
WiFi Throughout
Room Amenities
AC, Central
Bath, Private Ensuite
Bed, King
Extra Bed Available
Fireplace, Electric
Hair Dryer
iPhone/iPod Docking Stations
Iron/Ironing Board Available
Private Entrance
Television, Cable/Satellite
Food Service
Breakfast, Full
Early Morning Coffee/Tea
Evening/Afternoon Snacks
Meal Options, Dairy Free
Meal Options, Gluten Free
Meal Options, Kosher
Meal Options, Vegan
Meal Options, Vegetarian
Area Activities
Farmers Markets
Fine Dining
Historic Sites
National/State Parks
Outlet Malls
Unique Shopping
Geographic Setting
Small Town
Well Suited For
LGBT Friendly
Romantic Escape
Inn Policies
Alcoholic Beverages Permitted
Cash Accepted
Checks Accepted
Credit Cards Accepted
Innkeeper Pet(s) in Residence
Smoke Free Property
Traveler's Checks Accepted
Cancellation Policy
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