Shady Acres is a small country bed and breakfast waiting for you just off of Interstate 95, perfect for a night’s stop or a week’s vacation. 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, wedding, anniversary or honeymoon, as well as, the ideal remote retreat for your vacation or business trip.
Shady Acres features luxurious amenities, spacious rooms, personal service and affordable rates in the historic area of Hanover and Caroline Counties only minutes north of Richmond, VA and 90 minutes south of Washington DC. Shady Acres combines the relaxing serenity of a countryside getaway with new amenities including wifi access, 42" HDTV and Sleep Number beds in every room to assure your bed is always “just right” for a good nights sleep.
Wake up to fresh-brewed coffee and home-style breakfast including fresh eggs from our resident free-range chickens.
Take in the panoramic scenery with flourishing flowers, farm fresh produce, resident chickens, deer, wild turkeys, bald eagles and other beautiful wildlife. Enjoy a serene stroll, bicycle ride, relax in the hammock or sit on the front porch with a good book.
Shady Acres is 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.
Hanover and Caroline Counties offer commercial districts and fascinating history. Visit historic battlefields, wineries, restaurants, quaint antique shops, golf courses, botanical gardens, event parks and learn about interesting Virginia people and stories, including the birthplace of the all-time favorite professional racehorse and movie inspiration “Secretariat.”
Shady Acres is an environmentally conscious Bed and Breakfast and is proudly classified as a Virginia Green Establishment.
We look forward to making your visit an experience to remember.