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Outer Banks

Travelling to the Outer Banks of North Carolina or even Myrtle Beach farther south? Gracefield Hall is a perfect midway overnight stop if you are coming from Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, New York or one of the New England states. You might even want to tour Colonial Williamsburg the next morning on your way […]

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Come to the Jenna Bash Festival!

Come to the Jenna Bash Festival! Gracefield Hall Bed & Breakfast will have a booth at the Jenna Bash Festival at Rockahock Campground on Saturday, August 5th, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Stop by, say hello, and get information on our B&B. The Jenna Bash Festival is a fund-raiser for Proclaiming Grace Outreach and the New Kent […]

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Enjoying ice cold watermelon on the back porch

Watermelon on the back porch

It’s the perfect time of year to eat watermelon on the back porch at Gracefield Hall. Book your summer escape with us now! Our back porch in the afternoons is shaded and gets refreshing breezes. You can relax with a cool drink and a large cold slice of watermelon on the back porch and look […]

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“Group Activities” package

Check out our “Group Activities” package! Looking for a place for a quilting bee, scrapbooking session, knitting class, craft activity, ā€œgirls night out,ā€ or other group activity? Gracefield Hall is the perfect place for any group activity! We can accommodate up to 20 people between our Parlor and Dining Room and also have four guest […]

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5-star review

Here is another 5-star review posted on TripAdvisor by guests who stayed with us recently: We stayed overnight for a nearby wedding. Larry and Patricia had everything ready when we arrived. They were so cordial that we felt awkward running out to the wedding. To top it off, we had a family emergency and needed […]

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Multiple baskets

Turn TV series auction

Turn TV series auction. Turn, the TV series about Washington’s New York City spy network during the Revolutionary War, finished production on the third and final year. Much of it was shot in Colonial Williamsburg and Richmond. On Monday and Tuesday there was a 2-day on-line auction for over 2,000 furniture items, accessories, and props […]

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Larry & Patricia

Our Values are important to us

It is important that guests and prospective guests know our values. Our values are important to us and provide the standards by which we serve our guests. We want all of our guests and prospective guests to know our values so they understand how we will serve and interact with them. Gracefield Hall is actively […]

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Spring is coming

Spring is coming

Yes, Spring is coming. Well, maybe. Here at Gracefield Hall we are experiencing wild temperature swings; 70s one day and 20s the next. Go figure. But, the sun is warm and the grass in the field behind the house is starting to turn green and grow. That brings out the deer which have had little […]

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Fireboards

Thanks to Colonial Williamsburg, I was able to research 18th century fireboards (alternately also called chimneyboards) in the archives. Since our house is a historically accurate recreation of an 18th century Central Virginia plantation house, we want the fireboards to have historically appropriate scenes. How are they used? Colonial fireplaces did not have dampers to […]

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Gambrel Roof Structure

Learn about our unique gambrel roof structure

Learn about our unique true gambrel room structure on Gracefield Hall. Here is a stylized diagram of our roof structure. Some guests have inquired about how the roof was constructed. Rob Carter of Southern Traditions was able to have the roof designed so it could be a true colonial gambrel roof, with a knee wall […]

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