“My family enjoyed the trails and being able to cook out each night. Fireflies and cows – a bonus touch!”
– Jaimie in Spring House
“The grounds were beautiful and wonderfully kept. Building a fire in the fire pit every evening and gazing at the sunset on the deck was the highlight of our stay. “
– Greta in Fox House
“This place has become one of my favorite places on the planet. The setting, the home, the good energy in the walls. It is the PERFECT spot for a retreat or gathering of dear friends. All of the folks at Fox Haven make hosting and being here so easy. If you have the chance to come through, trust me when I say: do it without hesitation. You won’t regret it.”
– Alana in Spring House
“The beautiful old house, the warmth, the fireplace, the terrific kitchen, the gorgeous landscape combine to create an atmosphere for joyful contemplation. “
– Carol Kelly
“This is the power of gathering: it inspires us, delightfully, to be more hopeful, more joyful, more thoughtful: in a word, more alive.”
– Alice Waters
A FRESH PERSPECTIVE
Need to step out of the routine for new inspiration? Fox Haven is an incredible setting for your next getaway, social gathering, conference, workshop, or business meeting. Our three houses, barn, and dairy parlor have been beautifully renovated, with all the amenities to make your stay a rejuvenating, rewarding, and unforgettable experience.
Enhance work or leisure. Wander our gardens and woodlands, meditate by the gurgling stream, birdwatch in our birders’ paradise, laugh by the campfire. We’ll help you create a special personal experience with the addition of a customized private class or event.
We have varied educational experiences to offer, including garden tours and tea tastings, beekeeping basics and honey tastings, and guided nature walks.
Chestnut House is a restored early 19th century farmhouse cradled by beautiful rolling hills on a gravel country road. A creek gurgles in the front yard, woods loaded with birds. It sits on the same part of the farm as the learning center, a repurposed Dairy Parlor, herb farm and orchard, and a big red barn – no animals. Walking trails and the country road provide breathtaking views, birds of all sorts, and the Catoctin Creek is home to big blue herons, eagles, beaver, and plenty of rich plant life – a feast for the senses! Frederick is only 15 minutes away, with all of the fine dining, fine arts, performing arts, wonderful shops and entertainment you need. Antiques, civil war history, rock climbing, canoeing along the Potomac or Shenandoah Rivers, outlet shopping, mountain biking and so much more are all within 15-20 minutes of the house. Washington D.C. is about a 50 minute drive, as is Baltimore. So close, yet you feel so far away.
- Sleeps 11, 3 bedrooms, 9 total beds
- One cozy bedroom with double bed
- One huge bedroom with 5 twin beds
- One master suite with queen bed, two twin beds, and large bathroom
- Fully equipped kitchen, 2 large rooms for gathering and meeting
- 2.5 bathrooms, large covered porch and fire ring
Peaceful countryside surrounds you with woods, streams, and pasture. The house itself is a restored farmhouse with loads of room and porches where you can soak in a sunrise and a sunset. A fire ring with benches awaits. Birders paradise! Harper’s Ferry, Frederick, Shepherdstown offer loads of fun and history. Two other houses, a repurposed Dairy Parlor, and Big Red Barn are available for retreats too. The restored farmhouse is in a tranquil location, surrounded by fields, forests, and trails. Wide-planked wooden floors, found treasures from the farmland and creek, beds piled high with handmade quilts, and porches with views that immediately lower your blood pressure and make you sigh, “aah” create a haven for a weekend getaway, family vacation, working retreat, and learning adventure.
- Sleeps 16, 5 bedrooms, 13 total beds
- Birders paradise!
- Porch views and fire ring
- 2.5 bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen
Lovely views of South Mountain and our farm from a huge back deck. Perfect for overnight retreats, a family or friends getaway, or even day long business retreats. 3 more farm houses out here to rent too. Country road, creek, bird songs, peace. Appalachian Trail, Harper’s Ferry, C&O bike bath, Catoctin Nature Center, Greenbrier Lake, Rivers, galleries, shops, antiques, and restaurants of Frederick, minor league baseball, Ski Liberty are all within 15 – 50 minutes of Fox Haven Organic Farm.
- Sleeps 14, 5 bedrooms, 11 total beds
- Small but cozy dry sauna on location!
- Walking distance to the Fox Haven Learning Center
- Ping pong, large porch, and plenty of games
Fox Haven’s creatively repurposed Dairy Parlor, where cows were once milked, is an ideal location for meetings, retreats, yoga, speakers, workshops, movie nights, reunions, and gatherings of all kinds. The Dairy Parlor holds up to 99 people, has a kitchenette and bathrooms. There are folding rectangular tables, a large handmade wooden table, 5 round tables, and folding chairs. Two outdoor patio areas allow for fresh air breaks. Plenty of yard space for team building activities. We are happy to include a garden and/or orchard tour and tastings, as part of your experience at Fox Haven.
- Great for corporate events and presentations.
- Perfect for yoga, bodywork, and spiritual gatherings.
- Includes projector, screen, and loudspeaker.
- Centralized location at the heart of Fox Haven
Call 240-490-5484 to reserve the Dairy Parlor or Big Red Barn
Come enjoy all Fox Haven has to offer. Contact us to discuss the retreat ideas taking form within you.
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