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Clifton Inn.

Hotel and restaurant in a village. United States,Charlottesville

Unique in the world: Originally owned by Thomas Jefferson’s son-in-law, Thomas Mann Randolph, the property is said to have been the hideaway of the “Grey Ghost of the Confederacy”, Colonel John Singleton Mosby, during the Civil War

Ben Pfinsgraff and Lily West, Maîtres de Maison, present their property:

It was in Charlottesville’s Blue Ridge Mountains that three early presidents and founding fathers of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison and James Monroe, built their homes. Many others have fallen under the spell of this part of the world after a stay in this lovely historic hotel built in 1799. Originally owned by Thomas Jefferson’s son-in-law, Thomas Mann Randolph, the property is said to have been the hideaway of the “Grey Ghost of the Confederacy”, Colonel John Singleton Mosby, during the Civil War. Set in forty hectares of woods, Clifton is all understated elegance, with its charming interior design and the warm beauty of its rooms and suites. The murmur of the nearby Rivanna River, the gentle gurgle of the fountains and the soothing sounds of nature provide the soundtrack. On the programme are visits to historical residences such as Thomas Jefferson’s residence, Monticello, renowned vineyards, a culinary cabaret at the chef’s counter, a game of croquet and refreshing dips in the infinity pool.

Services

Disabled access

All rooms are air conditioned

High-speed Internet access

Children welcome

Car park

Wifi hot spot

Air-conditioned restaurant

Extra cost dogs (75 USD)

Sports & Leisure

On site

Swimming pool (Outdoor)

Tennis on site

Fishing

In the vicinity

Horse riding

Polo

Visit wineries and vineyards

Montpelier

Biking

Hunting

Skiing

Visit historic homes Monticello

University of Virginia

Mountain biking

Rafting

Hot-air ballooning

Ash Lawn-Higland

Historic Downtown Charlottesvilles.

Address

Clifton Inn,
Relais & Châteaux Member since 2006

1296 Clifton Inn Drive,

Charlottesville - Virginia
22911 United States

Tel.: + 1 434 971 1800

Fax: + 1 434 971 7098

E-mail: clifton@relaischateaux.com
Website:
Owners: Mitch and Emily Willey
Maîtres de Maison: Ben Pfinsgraff and Lily West
Chef: Tucker Yoder

How to get there?

Direction
Interstate 64 take exit 124. Route 250 East for 4.2 km. Turn right onto Route 729. Clifton is 400 m on the left.

Airports
Richmond (Intl) 60 km / Charlottesville 20 km

Helipad
N 38° 00' 26" O 78° 23' 50"

Local weather and time

Charlottesville

Virginia

-1.4°C29.5°F

FRI

9°C48°F

SAT

5°C41°F

SUN

9°C48°F

MON

6°C43°F

TUE

10°C50°F

WED

9°C49°F
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