Whether you’re touring scenic Skyline Drive or the Blue Ridge Parkway, sampling the vintage of Central Virginia’s award-winning wineries, or getting away for a weekend of golf or skiing, Afton Mountain Bed & Breakfast offers the ideal location and amenities to make your getaway perfect. Located in the rolling foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in historic Nelson County, we’re convenient to Charlottesville and the University of Virginia, Monticello, and Wintergreen Resort.
Innkeepers Orquida and Dan Ingraham welcome you to their 1848 Victorian farmhouse, featuring numerous antiques, original heart pine floors and staircase, and a stained-glass entranceway to welcome you. All five guestrooms offer private baths, air conditioning, and luxurious beds for your maximum comfort. In the morning, you’ll wake to enjoy a delicious breakfast, beginning with homemade baked goods, fresh fruit, coffee, tea, and juices, and topped off by one of our entree specialties. After a day of sightseeing, hiking, or wine tasting, take a relaxing swim in our pool, enjoy some fresh-baked cookies and a beverage, or catch up on your reading on our of our large porches.
No matter what your reason for staying with us, you’ll always find a reason to come back to Afton Mountain.
When you arrive you will be warmly welcomed by innkeepers and owners Orquida and Dan Ingraham. Once you’ve had a chance to relax, they’ll gladly give you a tour of the house, help you find a favorite restaurant for dinner, or assist you with your day’s itinerary. If you’d like, take a fragrant stroll through the formal garden on your way to the swimming pool, complete with gazebo, umbrella-shaded tables and comfortable lounge chairs for sunning and relaxing. Our cutting garden provides fresh flowers used year-round throughout the inn.
In the morning, arise to the aroma of freshly brewed coffee and homemade breads. Breakfast at Afton Mountain is certain to be the highlight of your stay. Whether you choose to eat in our spacious dining room or on one of our porches, you’re sure to enjoy one of Orquida’s gourmet main courses, featuring farm-fresh eggs, accompanied by fresh fruits, homemade breads or muffins, cereals, juices, and a selection of teas and coffee.