Established as a seat of the Southall family, today the grounds also include Ashland-1835, Dower Quarter – 1835, Ladysmith – 1857, and Duck Church – 1917. The self-guided grounds tour includes exhibits, gardens and nature trail. On many Saturdays, or by appointment for groups, progressive guided “Tours-by-the-Owners” featuring all five historic buildings, and the gardens and grounds are offered.
Experience four centuries of history with a memorable overnight stay at an historic site. Enjoy arrival mint juleps, spacious guest rooms, wood fires, Virginia vintages, a forest-side pool, lawn games, and a candlelight plantation breakfast in the 1790 Log Room. Package plans with dinner and plantation touring are available.
Lush gardens, a garden arbor, gazebos and a collection of historic buildings, including the 1917 Duck Church, can provide a backdrop for weddings, receptions and corporate functions.
National Register of Historic Places
Civil War Trails site
Virginia Birding & Wildlife Trail site
Grounds and gardens open daily.
House tours by appointment only.