Valley Meadow Farms in Beautiful Western Maryland

Vacation Rental      Hancock, MD 
For reservations, email or call (301)678-5023


Surrounded by the beautiful Appalachian Mountains just west of Hancock, Maryland is a family farm on Sideling Hill that welcomes you.


You decide -- morning mist walks or sunset trails.


Optional *B.Y.O.H. Bring your own horse "Bed & Barn" stay or just bring your favorite humans and enjoy being in the country together.  Voted a 2019 "FAVORITE HORSEY SPOT in MARYLAND" by Equiery Magazine readers.

"truly a very special place... a wonderful home and beautiful farm to visit again and again"


This Western Maryland 19th century farmhouse at family owned & operated Valley Meadow Farms is available for vacation rental year round. The tin-roofed home has 11 rooms including 4 bedrooms upstairs, 1 bathroom downstairs, fully equipped kitchen, dining room and family room and is surrounded by our 400 acre farm. The farmhouse is fully furnished and kitchen equipped with all necessary appliances including crock pot, toaster, pots & pans, dishes, a drip coffee pot and a gas grill on the porch. The beds are made for your stay and towels are provided.  Just bring your food and personal necessities.

Get away from it all and enjoy hiking, walking, birding, cycling and the outdoors as you enjoy walking near spring-fed ponds, wonderful woodlands and beautiful hillsides and meadows. The ideal place for bird watching and wildlife viewing. Enjoy the peace & quiet from the wraparound porch or strolling down the private, gated lane.

Rental rates for the farmhouse are $200 per night (2 night minimum) plus $100 cleaning fee and tax. Rates based on 1-4 people. Extra persons are $25 per person per night plus tax.  For guests wishing to bring their own horse(s) for the "Bed & Barn" option, add just $25 per horse per night.  Check-in at 3 p.m., check-out by 12 noon. A non-refundable deposit of one night's fee (check or money order) is required to guarantee and confirm reservation after placing a courtesy hold. Bed and bath linens are provided. The farmhouse is not easily accessible to handicapped persons.  Pets (other than horses) and smoking are not permitted.

DIRECTIONS: For GPS/mapping or directions, farmhouse location is 15006 Bottenfield Road, Hancock, MD 21750. Just 2 hours from Baltimore/Washington D.C. areas.

RESERVATIONS: To reserve a FARMHOUSE GETAWAY or a BED & BARN STAY, email or call (301)678-5023 (9am-9pm EST only please) to see if your dates are available and to request a courtesy hold. Mail deposit to Valley Meadow Farms, 14724 Stumpf Road, Hancock, MD  21750.

Guest comments:

"The absolute best spot in Maryland and region for a horse and rider getaway,  The views are absolutely spectacular and it's so quiet and tucked away. The trails are in the best shape I have ever ridden." -- Sara 
"Truly a special place! Thoroughly enjoyed our visit -- sitting on the porch & wandering down the lane and through the fields.  A great place to stay while biking the Western Maryland Rail Trail." — Sally & Jim
"We were looking for some relaxing time away and found it here!  The nature, solitude & zero chance of passing cars was wonderful." — Ian & Allison
"The farmhouse is ALWAYS a welcome retreat."  — Steve
"We've come more than 5 years and it's amazing -- our happy place." — Matt and Dana
"A wonderful home & beautiful surroundings. A very welcome escape from DC life.  Kids loved the swingset & butterflies and grownups loved sitting on the porch and listening to birds and bullfrogs." — Jeffrey & Leah
 "We strolled along the road and through the woods with the deer leading... a lovely family holiday." — Michael and Annette
"A birder's paradise - spotting over 32 species and heard more!" — Cheryl and Tim
"The quiet and stillness were unbelievable...the darkness absolute." — Margo and David
"Sitting on the porch absorbing a bit of God's creation has renewed our spirits. The quiet, natural surroundings have taken hold of our hearts. We leave with wonderful memories and a family drawn closer once again." — Connie and Earl
"The house was great, the surrounding land just beautiful and the leaves were every color of the rainbow.'" — Guy, Jim, Sherry, Pete and Cindy
"With the peace of this land, we left rested, refreshed and renewed." — Sharon, Gayla, and Lorraine 

Serene ponds on property.


Wildlife walks bring you alongside the best of nature.  Well... maybe not this close.

Dining Room with wrap around porch


Kitchen with main floor bathroom



 Trails are for guests only of Valley Meadow Farms.
Vacation Rental      Hancock, MD 
For reservations or to check availability, email

Click this link to see farmhouse location at 15006 Bottenfield Road, Hancock, Maryland

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