Virginia Bed and Breakfast

A Country Bed and Breakfast Located in Hanover Virginia.


Experience the nature, serenity and intimacy of Shady Acres.

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Shady Acres Bed and Breakfast

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 for 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 pricing to complete your relaxing, rewarding visit in the historic area of Hanover and Caroline Counties only minutes north of Richmond, VA and 90 minutes south of Washington DC.

Sleep Number beds in every room assure your bed is always “just right” for a deep, soothing sleep so you will wake refreshed to traverse the town or continue your trip the next morning. Wake up to fresh-brewed coffee and a full home-style breakfast including fresh eggs from our resident free-range chickens.

Take in the panoramic scenery with flourishing flowers and berries, deer, wild turkeys, bald eagles and other beautiful wildlife. Shady Acres combines the relaxing serenity of a countryside getaway with the new amenities including free wifi access, 42-inch TVs and Sleep Number beds.

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 something for everyone with colorful commercial districts and fascinating history for the whole family. 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.”

The lemonade will be cold, the atmosphere warm and the rooms – clean and comfortable.
We look forward to making your visit an experience to remember.

Guest Reviews

Gail and Ralph, We really enjoyed our stay. Your hospitality is always outstanding. Teresa and I appreciate the special touch you gave to our anniversary. Thanks to you both, we look forward to our next visit. – Jerry J 6/19/2014