This valley is for real; it's where we live, in the very
old house built by the Edge family in the early 1800's.
Our spring landscapes are
full of redbud trees, the flowering dogwood, and our daffodils
all seem to show off at the same time in the springtime.
We love to walk or ride the trails
from the floor of this valleythrough the orchards,
particularly when they are in spring bloom, and into the
cool of the heavy hardwood forests
in the heat of the Virginia summer.
But when the forests turn gold,
red, and orange in the autumn, it's spectacular as
There may be better places, but we have been all over
the world and have seen some wonderful spots, but there
really is no place like home, when home is in historic
and beautiful Virginia.
Dogwood in bloom
We drive horses
with our students
in our driving schoo
l, offer elegant
, horse-drawn heavy
, horse-drawn agricultural
, and small children's carousels
to event managers
movies, or still props. Once a year in the fall, we host
the Albemarle County Fair