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1778 Federal

Orange, Virginia 22960

Willow Grove Inn, A Virginia Plantation

Willow Grove Inn, circa 1778
Willow Grove Inn, circa 1778
The original frame structure is c.1778 and the brick portion c.1820. "Willow Grove is an idyllic setting for Southern Comfort." quote THE NEW YORK TIMES
The Manor House along with 4 cottages have provided an 11-suite Inn for over 21 years. A manager's home is also located on the property of over 37 acres. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places and designated a Virginia Historic Landmark. The brick work was built by the same craftsmen chosen by Thomas Jefferson to work on the University of Virginia.
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Manor House
Manor House
Rear entrance which overlooks the back patio area and leads to the Cottages. "Willow Grove is pure Virginia." quote SOUTHERN LIVING MAGAZINE
Clark's Tavern
Clark's Tavern
The Tavern & restaurant and kitchen are located on the ground floor.
The Jefferson Library
The Jefferson Library
The Library is located on the second level. A corner room with a fireplace. "Willow Grove offers the unusual opportunity to experience the elegant yet unfussy life of the rural gentry." quoted WASHINGTONIAN
4 Stories
Bedrooms 11
Full Baths 11
Half Baths 3
Heated Sq. Ft. 9,860
Unheated Sq. Ft. 1,200
Acres 37


  • 2nd Staircase
  • Built-in Bookcases
  • Built-in Cabinets
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Fireplaces
  • Gas Logs
  • High Ceilings
  • Original wood windows
  • Wood floors
  • 12-foot Ceilings
  • Claw-foot Tub(s)

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Willow Grove Inn, A Virginia Plantation, Circa 1778

The Manor House - Approximately 5,200sf configured in four floors with extensive front and rear covered porches. Brick exterior walls, brick foundation, plaster walls and wooden floors.

There are four (4) Antebellum Cottages that provide six (6) bedrooms in total.

A Manager's Home built in 1999 consists of approx. 1,900sf with 3 bedrooms & 2 baths with views of the Blue Ridge Mts.

The Property consists of over 37 acres of rolling hills and pastures. Willow Grove enjoys great visibility without compromising privacy with over a mile of road frontage along James Madison Highway (State Highway 15).


Willow Grove is located in the Historic Town of Orange, Virginia. The County of Orange is filled with historic architecture including James Madison's Home, Montpelier.

Willow Grove is located across the street from the prestigious young mens prep. school: Woodberry Forest and is approx. 80 miles south of Washington DC.

Highway 15 is also known as the "Journey Through Hallowed Grounds" which is underway to promote the historical trail from Penn. to Thomas Jefferson's Monticello.

Archived in January, 2013

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