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Swannanoa Palace, Afton

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  • If in the area, stop by and take a tour. Call ahead and see if they are open. At its zenith, the mansion was outstanding. Today, it is need of repair and millions of dollars to restore. Interesting to...  more »
  • This place was beautiful in the 70's; it's such a shame it's fallen into disrepair. The part you can go into has been kept up for the most part but there are quite a few places that you are not allowe...  more »
  • Visiting Swannanoa is a happy - sad event! It is a palace in a state of ruin with enough pieces still there you can imagine it in its heyday! I was hoping some hotel chain would purchase it and restor...  more »
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  • Beautiful mansion that is worth seeing. Admission fee is reasonable and details of home are exquisite. The Georgian white Marble is a show stopper. See the impeccable craftsmanship in the home and attention to details.
  • It's a breathtaking experience. Memories made!
  • Very sad to see how it was allowed to become run down. See it before you go to Maymont if you can.
  • Fascinating real estate. Rode (wint?) up, just out've curiosity, after a six-plus hr ride on the BRP. Plenty of strong energy radiating from this place. The broken Big Wheel along the side of the property lends volumes to the descriptive storytelling potential of this place (see Burnt Offerings).
  • Its a beautiful