Virginia Is For Airbnb Lovers: 9 of the most UNIQUE Airbnb’s in VA

If you're looking for an unforgettable Virginia vacation, why not stay in one of these unique Airbnb rentals? From a converted train car to an elegant treehouse, there's something on this list for everyone. So take a look and start planning your next getaway!


Travelers seeking the peak of luxury and fun in Virginia should look no further than these 9 incredible Airbnbs and vacation rentals. Whether you're looking for a family-friendly rustic farmhouse, a private secluded cabin or a luxurious ocean-view manor, there is something for everyone. You'll enjoy breathtaking mountain views, miles of sand beaches and lush woodlands – all within easy reach. Hosts provide thoughtful amenities like games and decks for outdoor lounging and nearby activities for shopping and dining out. Not only that, but each property comes with its own unique charm to make it special - whether it's a relaxing hot tub or an original vintage Dutch-style windmill! There's no need to keep looking; reserve your Virginia vacation today and have the experience of a lifetime!


Whether you’re a history buff, oenophile, or an avid hiker, these vacation rentals and Airbnbs will help you experience Virginia like a local.


Why you should stay: A beautiful Airbnb has been meticulously rebuilt from a historic structure (perhaps an old post office).


  • Spotsylvania Courthouse is the closest city.

  • 2 Beds

  • A one-night minimum stay

  • Starting at: $175 per night


The Post Office is a classic one-bedroom cottage with contemporary facilities that evokes the past. Spend your days relaxing in the two-person tub or cuddling up close to the wood-burning fireplace. The loft has a queen bed that sleeps two people, but there is also a pull-out sofa bed that can accommodate two more visitors for a modest cost.


Daily housekeeping, complimentary toiletries, and unique add-on packages, such as a wine and chocolate box or a tour of the neighborhood's history, are offered to guests. The house is equipped with water bowls, a puppy blanket, and snacks, and pets are also welcome.



Why you should stay: This enchanted, Hobbit-inspired Airbnb lets you mingle with dragons, wizards, and elves.


  • Town closest to: Fairfield

  • 4 Beds

  • A one-night minimum stay

  • Starting at: $257 per night


At All the Comforts of Home, a well regarded vacation rental that offers more of a fantasy trip than just a place to sleep, live out your own story. Look for magical features like the dragon floor mosaic, exposed wooden beams, and round entrances as you make your way through the round entrance way that is lit up with lights. It is so close to being on a movie set. Middle Earth, anyone?


You'll love the tiny details more than the incredibly cozy bedroom and the fully equipped kitchen with a Keurig. The hosts offer customized seminars that are tailored to fit the atmosphere of the home and are available for advance reservations. Among other things, have fun learning how to carve your own wizard staff or trying your hand at becoming a blacksmith for a few hours.



Why you should stay: A modern home created from the ruins of a historic cabin from the 1800s.).


  • Vesuvius, the closest city

  • 8 Beds

  • a 2-nights minimum stay

  • Starting at: $275 per night


The Sanctuary, which lives up to its name, offers visitors a tranquil retreat. Due to its location on 60 acres, down twisting gravel roads, this large wooden cabin is genuinely off-the-beaten-path. However, it's still close to the Wintergreen, which has a ton of restaurants and stores to keep you busy during the weekend. This two-bedroom house seems cozy and welcoming inside because of the tall windows, exposed beams, and vaulted ceilings.


The walls of the living room are supported by antique timbers from a historic cabin, and the fireplace is framed with its original stones. A gourmet kitchen with a stone sink, an elevated deck with stunning views, and a barrel vanity in the downstairs bathroom are some further distinctive features. Families who want to ski at kid-friendly Wintergreen Resort or enjoy the Blue Ridge Parkway can consider staying at The Sanctuary.



Why you should stay: Enjoy 360-degree vistas while sleeping in a four-story silo that has been rebuilt.


  • The closest city is Independence

  • 2 Beds

  • A 2-nights minimum stay

  • Starting at: $163 per night


On the top two floors of a former dairy farm silo, The Dream Rock Silo is an apartment that has been meticulously maintained. You'll get a taste of farm life while you're there because cats, dogs, and chickens are allowed to wander free on the grounds. The main door leads to the second story of the silo, where there is a comfortable sitting space with a TV, refrigerator, and coffee maker. A copper sink and circular tin shower are featured in the bathroom, which is in a small silo that is attached to the house.


A comfortable, round king size bed can be found on the top floor, which can be reached through the spiral staircase. The spherical inside of the silo is lined with windows, letting plenty of natural light flood in to highlight the stunning valley scenery. The farm's screened-in kitchen, which is accessible with other Airbnbs on the property, is included with your reservation.



Why you should stay: A beautifully decorated apartment with gothic-glam accents.


  • Richmond is the closest city.

  • 2 Beds

  • A 2-nights minimum stay

  • Starting at: $90 per night


The Nocturnal Gardens have a dark, quaint beauty that is reminiscent of a bygone era. Jewel tones, velvet drapes, and vintage details give the apartment's living areas a distinctly distinctive and opulent vibe. Two complete living areas with plenty of seats, a workstation, and quick Wi-Fi are available to support productivity when necessary.


A wide variety of coffees and teas are also available, and the memory foam king mattress will be appreciated when it's time for bed. The house is located in the peaceful North Highland Park area, only ten minutes from Richmond's busy downtown. If rides on roller coasters and/or learning about American history are more your style, Williamsburg is also only a little over an hour away.


Why you should stay: Travelers who like to party hard during the day and unwind in style at night should stay here!


  • The closest city is Rockbridge Baths.

  • 4 Beds

  • A 2-nights minimum stay

  • Starting at: $269 per night


An elegant and high cabin getaway is the Maury River Treehouse. It has a luxurious design with upscale amenities like heated bathroom floors and anti-fogging mirrors, electronic blackout curtains in the bedroom, and a magnificent river-stone fireplace in the living area. The house also boasts a sizable screened-in porch with a TV and a comfy sofa. additionally a sizable deck outside with a barbeque.


The front door is only a few yards from the Maury River, so you may anticipate beautiful river views. Plan to fish, kayak, or stroll along the river's banks to take advantage of the area's proximity to the waterway. The Goshen Pass or the wineries and breweries at Rockbridge Baths are both only a five-minute drive from the property.



Why you should stay: From this lofty cottage overlooking the Shenandoah River, take in breathtaking mountain vistas.


  • Most nearby city: Maurertown

  • 6 Beds

  • A 2-nights minimum stay

  • Starting at: $175 per night


The Bear Den is a delightful off-the-grid getaway with everything you need to have a good time, nestled high above the valley on the edge of a national forest.


The cabin's wrap-around terrace with 360-degree views of the Shenandoah Valley, wood-burning fireplace, and bonfire circle with tree-trunk benches are sure to make your visit in Virginia one to remember in addition to the small things. Parts of the surrounding Massanutten Circuit Trail, a single-track trail with stunning views, should be explored by experienced mountain cyclists. Keep in mind that the driveway is rather steep, therefore you must have a 4WD or AWD car.



Why you should stay: A posh (16-foot-high) treehouse near to the North River's flowing water.


  • Town closest to it: Bridgewater

  • 2 Beds

  • A 2-nights minimum stay

  • Starting at: $199 per night


The Joshua Tree House, a beautiful modest house amid the trees, is one of the most well-known Airbnbs in Virginia. It has a complete tiny kitchen, a living area with a gas fireplace, and a full bathroom, so as treehouses go, it's rather opulent. A dramatic walnut spiral staircase in the center of the living room leads to a lofted bedroom with a queen mattress, a hanging wicker chair, and skylights that provide a cozy place to sleep.


The gorgeous holiday home also has a large balcony with two chairs and a bubbling hot tub, as if that weren't enough. Visitors can unwind by the bonfire or on a deck by the river with a hammock at ground level. If you want to take a trip down the river, there are two kayaks and a canoe available.



Why you should stay: A charming cabin in a private forest overlooking the Appomattox River.


  • Closest city: Appomattox

  • 2 Beds

  • A 2-nights minimum stay

  • Starting at: $199 per night


This charming cabin on the riverfront was built in the 1800s but has been tastefully restored with lovely modern furnishings. The hosts offer thoughtful things like guest robes and toiletries in the elegant bathroom, as well as welcome snacks and free tea and coffee, as a warm welcome to their house. The house also features a fire pit and a charming little porch with views of the flowing river and beautiful vegetation.


You can go on as many twisting hikes as you like because the lodge is situated on 50 private acres. Holiday Lake, High Bridge Trail State Park, and the Appomattox Courthouse National Historic Park may all be reached in less than 30 minutes.

Virginia is a beautiful state, offering many amazing destinations for a getaway. From the colonial charm of Williamsburg to pristine beaches along the Chesapeake Bay, or an outdoor adventure in Shenandoah National Park, Virginia has something to offer everyone. It's close enough to allow for a weekend trip but engaging enough that one could spend weeks exploring Virginia's scenic beauty. With its diverse ecosystems and rich history, Virginia truly is the perfect place to enjoy a getaway!


Virginia is a beautiful state that offers plenty of activities and breathtaking scenery no matter what time of year you visit. And with so many unique Airbnbs to choose from, you’re sure to find the perfect rental for your next getaway. Whether you’re looking for a cozy cabin in the woods or a luxurious beachfront property, Virginia has it all. So what are you waiting for? Start planning your dream vacation today!

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