We are located in the boondocks, eight
miles south of Sperryville, Virginia. Senator Eugene
McCarthy says: "Rappahannock County is 75 miles and 75
years away from Washington D.C." The Conyers House is 45
minutes east of Luray (the famous caverns), 45 minutes
north of Charlottesville (The University, Monticello),
45 west of Warrenton (Gold Cup nearby), and 45 minutes
south of Middleburg (stable tour and races). We are one
hour east of US 81 at New Market and within 100 miles of
80% of all Civil War battlegrounds. The village of
Sperryville is known for its good antiquing. Many
vineyards are nearby and there are excellent restaurants
in the county
Fool Proof Directions:
From Washington, D.C., take 495 to 66 West, then exit on
29 South at Gainesville; drive 12 miles to Warrenton,
where you turn west on 211 and go 28 miles to
To find The Conyers House, turn left at Shaw's service
station on 522 South and then left again at the stop
sign. From 522, turn right on 231 (after the cemetery ~
three quarters of mile out of town). Beware of deer
crossing 231. Drive about eight miles, then turn left on
707, which is Slate Mills Road.
After six-tenths of a mile,
turn left into the north meadow driveway.
longer, but scenic route . . . . . .
Driving west on 66,
exit 40 at Haymarket. Left onto 15,
cross over 66, and turn right at the second
light onto 55. Drive five miles on 55 and
turn left onto Blantyre Road. At the end
of this lovely country road, turn left onto
17 and drive into Warrenton.
speed limit going into Warrenton on 17
Business is 25 mph. At the light turn
right onto 29 Business, then right again
onto 211 West. 28 miles later is Sperryville. Turn left at the big, old
red schoolhouse now called The Link on
522/211. Two seconds later, at the at the
tee junction admire the lovely maple on the
right in Tom Junk's yard, and turn left onto
522 in pursuit of 231.
Warning: The tee
junction is NOT a three way stop as one
About 3/4s of a mile from the
junction, having passed the cemetery on your
right, is 231. Right onto 231, see Old
Rag at the end, go eight miles to the first
cross road which is 707 or Slate Mills Road.
Left onto 707, and The Conyers House .6
of a mile on the left.
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