Afton Cottage: Private, Wineries, Breweries, Hiking, Shen.Natl.Pk, UVA, Monticello

The design of Afton Cottage was inspired by a Japanese farm house.

The kitchen is fully equipped and offers coffee,oil,spices,condiments,& seasonings. You will find Calphalon cookware and Sabatier knives.

The cottage is located 20 miles west of Charlottesville, home of the University of Virginia and Monticello. It is 25 minutes from Wintergreen, which offers golf, and skiing.

Staunton, which is renowned for its Victorian architecture, is 25 minutes west. In Staunton you will find The Museum of American Frontier Culture, the birthplace of Woodrow Wilson, and the Blackfriar's Playhouse, in addition to excellent restaurants and numerous other cultural and sightseeing opportunities.

The SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK, BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY, and APPALACHIAN TRAIL are only 15 minutes away as are 5 breweries and 10, or more, wineries, a distillery, and several cideries.

Afton Cottage is pet friendly but, please, no dogs under 1 year.

  • Cottage
  • 950 sq. ft.
  • 1 Bathroom
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Queen size Bed
  • Two Twin Beds
  • Air Conditioning
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Microwave
  • Pet Friendly

Places to visit

Woodrow Wilson

One of the major points to see in historic Staunton, Virginia is Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum. The birthplace of President Woodrow Wilson, the mansion offers numerous experiences for travelers of all ages. Take a self-guided tour of Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library and Museum to retrace the inspiring journey of the President.

Sherando Lake Fall

Looking for a family-friendly spot? Visit Sherando Lake Fall. A popular venue for families, large groups and couples, Sherando Lake Recreation Area intrigues visitors with its spellbinding beauty. The shaded areas entice families to enjoy picnics. The 25-acre lake offers ample trails for walking and strolling. The recreation area provides eye-pleasing vistas.


Situated on the Lawn of the University of Virginia, the Rotunda is a renowned building designed by one of the leading architects of America, Thomas Jefferson. The building commemorates Jefferson and his conviction in the separation of education and church. Inspired by the Pantheon in Rome, the Rotunda is considered as the most significant architectural work of Jefferson.

Shenandoah National Park

A part of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Shenandoah National Park is famous with travelers interested in skyline drive and backcountry camping. The national park is narrow and long. Step inside the park to get lost in the wilderness, lushness and many more attractions. The tallest waterfall in Shenandoah National Park is 6.5 miles.

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