Virginia Horseback Riding Vacation
The Inn at Willow Grove, which borders the Blue Ridge Mountains in the heart of Virginia’s horse and wine country, has unveiled the final touches of a nearly 24-month restoration and renovation. Here, accommodations, replete with butler service, welcome travelers seeking sophisticated, yet understated five-star services and accommodations.
The Inn at Willow Grove, owned by David and Charlene Scibal, rests on a 37 acre estate dating back to 1778 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The Inn’s renovations included a
complete refurbishment of existing facilities, as well as the creation of 11 designer guestrooms and cottage suites and a fine-dining restaurant, Vintage.
Urban Meets Plantation during this Horseback Riding Vacation
Interior designs created by Charlene Scibal, reflect an “urban meets plantation” vibe with elegant décor infused with 18th century architecture . Guestrooms and suites feature Anichini linens, wet-bars, gas fire places, Jacuzzi soaking tubs, private sitting rooms, porches, king size beds, flat screen televisions and complementary Wi-Fi.
Executive Chef Jason Daniels oversees Vintage, the Inn’s 50 seat restaurant and tavern that specializes in farm-to-table fare utilizing local products.
Find the Spa after Horseback Riding
After your horseback riding vacation, find your way to the Spa,a full-service, on-site retreat housed in the property’s original smokehouse. In addition to trail riding with Oakland Heights Farm and fox hunting at Bull Run Hunt, nearby activities include wine tasting at local vineyards, hot air ballooning, hiking, nature treks, steeplechase races, and tours of historic sites, including Montpelier Plantation and civil war sites.
The Inn at Willow Grove is situated a few short hours by car from Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Richmond and Philadelphia. Charlottesville Airport is located 45 minutes from the Inn.
Nightly rates at The Inn at Willow Grove range from $295 to $695 on weekends and holidays with special rates available mid-week.
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If You Go:
Inn at Willow Grove (540) 672-7001
14079 Plantation Way
Orange, Va 22960