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Ham and Swiss Quiche

Fully Booked

We were fully booked Saturday night: two couples from Maryland were riding the Virginia Capital Trail; one couple from New Jersey was attending an engagement party; and one couple from Portsmouth, Virginia, was sightseeing in the area and decided to spend the night. Breakfast was juice, banana-strawberry smoothies, fresh berries with blueberry yogurt, ham and […]

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Virginia Capital Trail

Ride the Virginia Capital Trail and stay at Gracefield Hall! We are a quick 8 miles north and 4 miles east from the Charles City Courthouse parking lot, which is directly across from Cul’s Courthouse Grill; an excellent restaurant for lunch or a quick, cooling refreshment. We had a couple staying with us last night […]

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The World's Strongest Coffee

Trying new coffee

I am trying new coffee that my son and daughter-in-law sent me to try: Death Wish coffee; and Valhalla Java (yes, she’s Swedish). I tried the Death Wish this morning and it will definitely wake you up! Great flavor though. The package has the following warning: “The caffeine content is intense and may result in sleepless […]

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Bike Trails

Bike trails. The Cap2Cap bike race is this weekend on the Virginia Capital Trail. Gracefield Hall is a quick and easy 12 miles from the Charles City Courthouse parking lot on the trail. New Kent County also has 6 bike marked trails, all starting and ending at the NewKent Commerce and Visitor Center. Four of […]

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Virginia Capital Trail

Coming to Virginia to ride the Virginia Capital Trail? http://virginiacapitaltrail.org/ It is a beautiful bike trail running the length of Central Virginia. Gracefield Hall is a short 12 miles from the Charles City Courthouse parking lot on the trail. We offer special reduced rates to trail riders. There is plenty of overnight storage for bicycles. In […]

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Apple Blossom Plantation

Apple Blossom Plantation, Peggy Smith Snead, posted the following 5-star review on Google: “I had wedding guests staying at my bed and breakfast, Apple Blossom Plantation, this past weekend. We did not have enough room, so I recommended this lovely Inn to the family and friends of my bridal couple. They had a fabulous experience! […]

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Glowing review

Glowing review for Gracefield Hall received from Andrew and Bethany about their stay here on April 1st and 2nd: Andrew and I just wanted to thank you so much for our stay last weekend. While we were there for a wedding we both really needed to escape from the craziness of life. Gracefield Hall was […]

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Colonial House – Part 5

Colonial House This colonial plantation house is the house in which we now live, as though it had been built and expanded as just described. One important item we learned during our research is that there was no standard “cookie cutter” design; each property owner might have used the center passage plan but also applied individual […]

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