“Absolutely Wonderful Place to Stay and Relax”

Recent guests from Oregon spent some time with our historian-in-residence touring Chancellorsville and Spotsylvania. They posted a nice review at AirBnB:

“Our visit to Stevenson Ridge and the Riddick House was a highlight of our two-week journey visiting several Civil War battlefields. Absolutely wonderful place to stay and relax. The owners of this beautiful property provide a unique experience for their guests, having relocated and modernized [within reason] a number of houses and cabins [all different], creating a private park-like




Scenes from the 2017 Bridal Open House: The Riddick House Basement

We’re still sharing scenes from our 2017 Bridal Open House, held February 26. The wedding coordinators got the basement of the Riddick House dolled up in 1950s style.

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You might be able to see the “45s” hanging from the ceiling. Another fun thing we noticed about this design is that the blue and red (and red and white) are the same shades of color that Dr. Seuss used in The Cat in the Hat!





Jennifer’s Baby Shower

Jenny Shower Invitefrom Jennifer

My friends didn’t have to look too far when they were deciding where and when to throw a baby shower for me. My husband and I are expecting a little boy in mid-March, so my friends and family decided on the last weekend of January in the Riddick House as the perfect time and place. Elizabeth and Bettina worked with one of my best friends from high school and with my mother to throw a wonderful shower.






Scenes from 2016 Bridal Open House: The Riddick House

Today, we offer more scenes from our Bridal Open House held last weekend. While most of the “starstruck” excitement took place in the Lodge, we had the basement of the Riddick House decked out in a woodlands theme so couples could see what a rehearsal dinner might look like in the space. Here are some photos, courtesy of Elizabeth:

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