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Shady Acres Bed and Breakfast

Your host(s):
Gail and Ralph Olberg
Web Site:
33124 Discover Lane
Hanover, Virginia 23069
Guest Rooms:
2Bathrooms: 2
$112 - $245
Check In/Out:
4:30-8:00 PM - 10:30 AM
Extra Person Fee:
$35 for a child in the same room
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Shady Acres Bed and Breakfast

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

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 or honeymoon, 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 countryside getaway while still being conveniently located to area attractions and offering new amenities including wifi access, 42-inch HDTVs and
Sleep Number beds.

At Shady Acres we pride ourselves on Farm to table freshness. Wake up to fresh-brewed coffee and   home-style breakfast including fresh eggs from our resident free-range chickens and seasonal fruit and berries picked fresh from our own back yard orchard.

Visit local attractions or relax on the porch or in the hammock while you take in the panoramic scenery with flourishing flowers, fruits and berries, and beautiful wildlife including deer, wild turkeys, bald eagles, hummingbirds and butterflies while you savor local products such as wines from local Virginia Vineyards such as James River Cellars, Virginia made Chocolates, Virginia grown Peanuts, fresh-squeezed lemonade, home-made pies and other baked goods.

Hanover and Caroline Counties offer colorful commercial districts and fascinating history. Visit historic battlefields, wineries, restaurants, quaint antique shops, golf courses, botanical gardens, Kings Dominion, The Meadow Event Park, the Virginia State Fair and NASCAR. Learn about interesting Virginia people and stories, including the birthplace of the all-time favorite professional racehorse and movie inspiration Secretariat.

For more ideas of things to do and places to see, visit our website for "Up-Coming Events" and "Points of Interest".

Shady Acres Bed and Breakfast welcomes you any time of year with easy access to reservations online to book your favorite room.

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

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Packages & Specials Your Black Friday Deal is waiting for you at Shady Acres Bed and Breakfast, Hanover, VA - 115.00
Give a perfectly unique, yet affordable, gift everyone will love; Whether you are searching for a special gift for a special occasion or a great deal just for you; We have the perfect suggestion for every occasion! Christmas,Hanukah,New Year; that well-deserved mini-get-away; Birthday,Anniversary,Wedding Gift; New-Parent mini-vaca; Have you been thinking of Proposing Marriage to that Special Someone? or Thinking of Eloping? We even have an on-site Marriage Officiant waiting just for you! Book early & $ave! 3 night minimum; must check-in by May 1; Coupon Code:ADVPURCH

Small Wedding Ceremony at Shady Acres - 400.00
Small Ceremony at Shady Acres: $400.00 (Wedding with up to 20 guests)(Ceremony Only)Our country setting offers an intimate,relaxed atmosphere, ideal for an out-door/open-air ceremony with up to 20 guests. This package is for couples who wish to include a small group of family & friends without the stress & expense that accompanies a larger wedding. $400.00 for ceremony held at Shady Acres Bed & Breakfast or outside Historic Hanover Courthouse.(subject to availability, price includes;use of grounds for ceremony only & Officiate Services (does not include seating, decorations, music, etc.)

Monthly Special
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Elopement / Wedding Ceremony for two at Shady Acres - 150.00
Ceremony just for Two at Shady Acres: $150.00 (Ceremony Only) Our country setting offers an intimate, relaxed atmosphere for the perfect elopement or vow renewal ceremony. This package is for couples who wish to alleviate the stress & expense that often accompany a larger wedding. $150.00 for ceremony held at Shady Acres Bed & Breakfast or Historic Hanover Courthouse. Fee may vary for other locations throughout Virginia, call 804-994-5940 for rates and availability. This package is for the Bride & Groom only & up to 4 guests. Package includes; use of grounds for ceremony & Officiate Services.

Cancellation Policy

We recognize unforeseeable events occasionally arise that make it necessary to re-schedule or cancel reservations. Since we are a small bed and breakfast, cancellations affect us dramatically; however, we will do our best to accommodate our guests in these situations without imposing financial strain on our business.

All cancellations must be made by e-mail notification.
= Cancellation with 14 days or more notice prior to arrival date will be charged at the full rate of expected stay with a gift certificate issued good for redemption within one year from cancelation date.

= Cancellations made within 14 days scheduled for arrival or
= no show will be charged at the full rate of expected stay with no gift certificate issued.  

Area Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Biking
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Galleries
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Historic Sites
  • Hunting
  • Kayaking
  • Museums
  • National/State Parks
  • Outlet Malls
  • Theater
  • Unique Shopping
  • Wineries

Food Service

  • Accommodates Special Diets
  • Continental Breakfast
  • Continental Plus Breakfast
  • Early Morning Coffee/Tea
  • FLOSS (Fresh, Local, Organic, Seasonal, & Sustainable)
  • Full Breakfast

Geographic Setting

  • Rural
  • Small Town
  • Suburban

Inn Amenities

  • Common Fireplace
  • Common TV Area
  • Comp. Beverages
  • Comp. Light Refreshments
  • Comp. Wine/Cheese
  • Copy Service
  • Gardens
  • Green Friendly
  • Internet Access
  • Off Street Parking
  • Outdoor Guest Areas

Inn Policies

  • Alcoholic Beverages Available
  • Alcoholic Beverages Permitted
  • American Express - Not Accepted!
  • Cash Accepted
  • Checks Accepted
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Innkeeper Pets in Residence
  • Pets Limited/Inquire
  • Smoking Not Permitted
  • Traveler's Checks Accepted

Room Amenities

  • AC/Central
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Extra Bed Avail.
  • Fireplace/Electric
  • Hair Dryer
  • iPhone/iPod Docking Stations
  • Iron/Ironing Board Avail.
  • King Bed
  • Luxury Linens
  • Private Bath
  • Shower
  • Television
  • Wi-Fi

Well Suited For

  • B&Bs for VETS - Veterans Day
  • Business Travel
  • Elopements
  • Gay Friendly
  • Honeymoons
  • Romantic Escape
  • Single Traveler
  • Vacation Getaway
  • Weddings