Here you have a grand old Louisiana Plantation Style farm house located on Indian Ridge facing Indian Valley. It’s in Floyd County, Virginia. The farm house has been turned into a lovely Bed & Breakfast. It sits on 100 wooded acres with walking trails that you can use to leisurely explore the streams, ponds, pastures, pear trees and White Pine.
You stay in one of the six beautiful suites and have access to the parlor, formal dining room, Tea Room and Library.
One of the fun features of the Inn at the Hope Springs Farm is the farm is used to breed and raise alpacas. The alpacas are raised for their fine fiber and share the farm a few free range chickens, dogs and cats.
A few of the many nearby attractions include Wohlfahrt Haus Dinner Theatre, The June Bug Center (theater, puppetry, music, dance), New River Trail State Park and Château Morrisette Winery.
Petersburg has so much to offer; museums…national Civil War battlefields…period architecture…“Lee’s Retreat” & “Lee vs. Grant” driving tours…historic neighborhoods…specialty dining, shops, boutiques spas, salons, coffee houses, antiques…performing arts…bed & breakfasts…art galleries…historic churches…festivals and 400 years of history.
Petersburg sits along the beautiful Appomattox River. Some nearby attractions include Pamplin Historical Park, the 17th century Citie of Henricus, Historic Hopewell and the museums at Fort Lee. In the third weekend of April you can watch the 1781 Revolutionary War Reenactment. The Farmers Market is open from May through October.
The parkway, built just after the Great Depression, stands as a monument to the people of the region. It is without a doubt the most beautiful parkway in the nation. The Northern Shenandoah offers beautiful farms and is the apple growing capital of Virginia. Along the way enjoy stop at the Luray and Shenandoah Caverns, antique shops along Rt. 11 or the Natural Bridge.
See history come alive in Jamestown, Yorktown and Colonial Williamsburg, the largest living history museum in the world. Spend the day with early settlers and Native Americans at Jamestown, or perhaps a few days in the 18th century capital of Virginia at Williamsburg. Drive the “Plantation Route” west to Richmond and visit a variety of historic plantations along the James River.
The Eastern Shore stretches 70 miles from north to south and enjoys the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Chesapeake Bay to the west. Explore island life on Chincoteague Island. See the world famous Chincoteague ponies on the Assateague Island. Enjoy nature’s finest at the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge. Relax in the beautiful bayside communities of Onancock and Cape Charles. Dine on the freshest seafood at casual restaurants, kayak the many waterways and unwind in Eastern Shore style.