|Edgewood Plantation does weddings, Victoria teas...and elopements!|
In the past 150-odd years, this quaint plantation has had many incarnations, including a restaurant, a church, a nursing home, a post office, and a signal post that allowed the Confederates to spy those darn Yankees.
Edgewood Plantation also offers weddings and "elopement packages," Victorian-themed teas, and birthday parties. For evening more relaxation, they offer a massage therapist on call. Edgewood Plantation phone number: (804) 829-2962. Edgewood Plantation website: http://www.edgewoodplantation.com/
This romantic weekend getaway includes an elaborate breakfast served by candlelight. Special refreshments at Piney Grove plantation to pamper you include mint juleps and hot toddies depending on the season. During the day, you can enjoy their outdoor pool, play lawn games, stroll along their scenic nature trail, or just spend time viewing their farm animals.
In the evening, you can pop on over to Indian Fields Tavern for one of their lovely candlelight dinners.
This James River Bed and Breakfast inn hosts a variety of seasonal and holiday "Progressive Candlelight Plantation Tours & Dinners which allow you to tour the plantation, and enjoy an four-course candlelight dinner. The meals are $55 per person, plus $2.75 tax).
They also offer themed progressive dinners, including Ghost Tour, Thanksgiving, and Christmas Carol dinners. Piney Grove phone number: 804-829-2196. Piney Grove website: http://www.pineygrove.com/index.htm
Northbend (circa 1819)
Northbend Plantation is bills itself as a "Greek-revival" house, complete with several fireplaces, romantic canopy beds, and a billiards (pool) room. Their amenities include an outdoor pool, playing horseshoes, or riding bicycles around the estate (all 850 acres of it!).
Like Edgewood Plantation, they offer wedding packages and allow you to rent out the house for special events.
Northbend phone number: 804-829-5176. Northbend website:
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