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Prospect Hill
2887 Poindexter Road
Trevilians, Virginia 23093
Voice: 800-277-0844

Prospect Hill, The Virginia Plantation Inn, is the perfect place for a quiet getaway. The Sheehan family purchased and opened the inn in 1977. They have restored and renovated the manor house and outbuildings, all which date from 1699 to 1880. They have continued the tradition began by the Overton family of taking in guests.

William Overton, Jr. owned Prospect Hill when he returned from the Civil War. The once wealthy plantation owner was now broke. He married Nanny Giles in 1874. Nanny saw that the plantation was not making money and decided they should start taking in paying guests. They had three children, all of whom never married, that lived their entire lives at Prospect Hill.

Today, you have several rooms to choose from. There are five rooms in the 1732 manor house and eight rooms in the outbuildings that include the 1699 Boy's Cabin, 1720 Overseer's Cottage, 1796 Slave Quarters, and 1850 Carriage House. Each room has a private bath and fireplace. Some of the rooms have a Jacuzzi. When you arrive you will find wine and snacks in your room. You can choose to have your breakfast in bed delivered to your room or you can choose to enjoy breakfast in the dining room.

Dinner is a gourmet affair served in the romantic candlelit dining rooms. There is a pre-dinner wine reception where you can sit in front of the fire in the parlor or stroll through the gardens. When the innkeeper rings the bell, guests choose their table, and the five course meal begins. This is a prie-fixe dinner that changes daily, however they will always accommodate special dietary restrictions with advance notice.

The inn has received numerous awards through the years including three times as one of "America's Top Ten Inns", "10 Most Romantic Inns", "Best Food and Lodging", and "Uncle Ben's Inn of Distinction Best Inn of the Year". Tucked out of the way 15 miles east of Charlottesville, it is well worth the drive. The professional and friendly staff is awaiting you with their style of old fashioned hospitality. Come enjoy an experience to be remembered for a lifetime.



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