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Afton Cottage:Private, Wineries, Breweries, Uva, Monticello

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Afton Cottage and the Blue Ridge Mountains


Last updated: 08/30/2014
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  • Minimum stay:1 night
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Charlottesville cottage description


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

Afton Cottage has Wi-Fi.

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 3 breweries and 10, or more, wineries.

Numerous restaurants, offering everything from fine dining to good old country fare, are within 15 minutes.

UVA Visitors, we are just 20 miles from Scott Stadium, John Paul Jones Arena and THE ROTUNDA. Most of that is Interstate 64.

Whether you are looking for a quiet retreat or a central location from which to explore Central Virginia, we think you will enjoy our little gem. After hiking, antiquing, touring the local wineries, or merely sleeping late, curl up in front of the fireplace with a good book or relax on the deck and enjoy the mountains and the stars.


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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Cottage
  • 950 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Pets Considered:

            Well behaved pets are always welcome. Please, no dogs younger than 1 year....moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            We do not rent to people under 25 years old without prior approval....moreless

          • Children Welcome:

            Big yard and nice open woods to explore....moreless

          • Long-Term Renters Welcome
          • Events Allowed
          • Non Smoking Only

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 4-5

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Kitchen:

            We love to cook, so you should have everything you need. If not, give us a call and we shall run it down to you. ...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Calphalon pans and Sabatier knives....moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:


          • Dining
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Ice Maker
          • Pantry Items
          • Dishwasher
          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Microwave
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Seating for 6 people


          • Washing Machine:

            Detergent, Softener, & non chlorine bleach provided...moreless

          • Heating:

            Electric heat pump and gas fireplace...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            Two sets of sheets for each bed. ...moreless

          • Parking Off Street
          • Clothes Dryer
          • Hair Dryer
          • Living Room

          Other Amenities

              • Vaulted Ceiling in the living room and kitchen


              • Satellite / Cable:

                DirecTV with Premium channels!...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Books
              • Games
              • Television
              • Stereo
              • CD Player


              • Internet
              • Wireless Internet

              Outdoor Features

              • Ski & Snowboard:

                Wintergreen Resort is 20 miles from the cottage....moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                Wonderful, dark night sky from the deck....moreless


              • Romantic
              • Family
              • Away From It All
              • Tourist Attractions
              • Historic

              Location & View

                  • Mountain View:

                    A pleasant vista of the Blue Ridge Mountains....moreless


                  • Restaurants
                  • Medical Services
                  • Skiing
                  • Hunting
                  • Hiking
                  • Fly Fishing
                  • Freshwater Fishing
                  • Hunting Small Game
                  • Hospital
                  • Mountain Climbing
                  • Water Tubing
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Swimming
                  • Fishing
                  • Snowboarding
                  • Cycling
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountaineering
                  • Groceries
                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Antiquing
                  • Zoo
                  • Museums
                  • Winery Tours
                  • Theme Parks
                  • Live Theater
                  • Churches
                  • Festivals
                  • Library
                  • Photography
                  • Horseback Riding
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Walking
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Sledding
                  • Wildlife Viewing
                  • Golf
                  • Rock Climbing


                  Write a review 4.9
                  from 102 traveler reviews
                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  UVA graduation: 1 week minimum
                  May 15 - May 21, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  flat fee
                  My Standard Rate
                  1 night min stay
                  $195 $240
                  Fri, Sat, Sun
                  $850 $2,950
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates


                  • Taxes Included


                  The $480.00 wknd rate applies to Fri & Sat or Sat & Sun. A 3rd night on either side of a wknd will be $110.00 more. Additional nights are even less.

                  Sun-Thurs: $225 single week night:1-2, $245:3-4; $195/week night (min. 2 nights)

                  Fri & Sat: $265 single weekend night 1-2, $300:3-4;

                  Multiple pets count as people for single nights.

                  $850/week .. $1600/2 weeks...$2950/month

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                  Last updated: 08/30/2014
                  Check availability
                  23 Available
                  21 Unavailable
                  22 Today
                  23 Selected dates


                  35 Miles
                  Nearest Airport
                  Charlottesville Albemarle (CHO)
                  6.5 Miles
                  Nearest Motorway
                  20 Miles
                  Nearest Ski
                  8 Miles
                  Nearest Golf
                  Old Trail
                  9 Miles
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  La Cucina del Sol in Crozet

                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  About the owner: Jameson & Campbell assist me with reservations. As you can see, we are pet friendly.

                  Why the Owner Chose Charlottesville:
                  Afton Cottage is centrally located. Historical sites, golfing, skiing, hiking, wineries and breweries are nearby. The cottage is 2 hours from DC, 1 hour from Richmond, 30 minutes from Monticello to the East and Staunton to the West, 15 minutes from the Shenandoah National Park and Appalachian Trail.

                  The Unique Benefits at this Cottage:
                  You will find complete privacy and tranquility, a dark, starry night sky, and deer in the front yard. The interior is as well furnished and equipped as any year-round home.

                  Contact us

                  Speaks: english



                  • Afton Cottage and the Blue Ridge Mountains

                    Afton Cottage and the Blue Ridge Mountains

                  • 12 x 16 ft DECK

                    12 x 16 ft DECK

                  • the living room looking toward the bedrooms.

                    the living room looking toward the bedrooms.

                  • Twin Bedroom

                    Twin Bedroom

                  • One of our dramatic skies.

                    One of our dramatic skies.

                  • Summertime!


                  • Side yard

                    Side yard

                  • Our little Star is located right smack dab in the middle of everything.

                    Our little Star is located right smack dab in the middle of everything.

                  • Queen Bedroom

                    Queen Bedroom

                  • Snow on the Blue Ridge.

                    Snow on the Blue Ridge.

                  • Beautiful Fall

                    Beautiful Fall

                  • The stream at the bottom of the hill

                    The stream at the bottom of the hill

                  • Our fawn is courtesy of friend and pledge brother, Bart DeForrest.

                    Our fawn is courtesy of friend and pledge brother, Bart DeForrest.

                  VRBO #153165

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                  This listing was first published here in 2007.

                  Date last modified - Monday, August 25, 2014

                  $195 - $240 per night (USD)

                  2 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

                  View calendar: Updated 08/30/14
                  Minimum stay: 1 nights
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