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4th Of July Weekend - Update

Since the 4th of July is on a Thursday this year, the Federal Holiday 3 day minimum stay requirement has been relaxed and all days over this weekend period have the normal minimum stay of 2 days.

Great news!

We have completed the room renovation project! All 4 rooms and associated bathrooms have been updated! The bathrooms have been totally redone, all now have heated floors, new, tiled, walk-in showers, new vanities, modern back-lit mirrors and virtually clog-free European style toilets.  Turquoise and Gold rooms were done last year so joining them this year are Sapphire and Ruby completing the project.  The reaction to the Turquoise and Gold renovations have been extremely positive so we’re looking forward to hearing more good things about Sapphire and Ruby.

Along with the completion of the renovation is a change in the look and feel of the rooms themselves.  The motif moving forward is travel oriented.  Each room now has a distinctive feel of a faraway place! As a way of emphasizing this change, the rooms are getting new names that align them with their individual motif; North, South, East and West.

Leading the pack is our flagship room, Turquoise which is now North.  The North room is the only ground level room and is also the largest of our rooms. It has a king bed with a canopy overhead reminiscent of a royal bedchamber. The room is decorated with drawings and paintings from Adelheid’s neck of the woods, Northern Germany, hence the “North” name.

Next in line is the other king bedroom, Sapphire that is now going to be West.  The West room has a beautiful view of the Blue Ridge Mountain and spectacular sunrises.  It now is decorated with things we’ve picked up on our travels from Central America and sports that flare and also has a new canopy over the bed.

The Gold room is now South, with lots of trappings from Africa. The queen bed is adorned with a canopy of light mosquito netting that is essential equipment in Africa! There is a ‘king chair’, a two-piece traveler’s chair and a real African drum from Accra, Ghana.  South also boasts a great view of the Blue Ridge and amazing sunrises. 

Formerly Ruby, the East room is cozy with a new, unique, purpose-built queen bed that was created from wooden carved filigree Indian room dividers. It also got a new sliding door closet whose doors are re-purposed from the originally shared bath between it and the West room.  Two Chinese farmer’s paintings and Moorish style nightstand lamps round out the highlights of this room.

Located Near Luray Caverns and Skyline Drive in the Town of Luray, VA

South Court Inn Bed and Breakfast is only 90 miles (about 2 hours) from the Washington DC metro area and nearby most everything Virginia's historic Shenandoah Valley has to offer.  Hiking? Wine Tasting? Exploring Luray Caverns?  It's all nearby and we have specially priced packages to help make our B&B your home base for fun while visiting the Shenandoah Valley and Skyline Drive. 

If you are wondering what there is to do in Luray, VA,  See our Attractions pages. You can even see Mike's airplane building project! Check out Discover Shenandoah for information on the "Blue Ridge Whisky Wine Loop", a convenient grouping of specially selected local wineries, eateries, antique shops and yes, even a distillery right here in the heart of Virginia!

The town of Luray is quaint and very visitor friendly.  You will find numerous antique shops, food and drink from ice cream and coffee shops to food shacks, great bar-b-cue and gourmet dining, all within walking distance.  You can even get legal moonshine at the local ABC store! Yea-Ha!  If you want to work off those luscious calories you can take a stroll on the town 'Greenway' walk along the Hawksbill Creek, a short walk in itself from the South Court Inn.

Come for a visit.....and plan to relax when you get here.

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