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Swannanoa Palace, Afton

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  • Was there once in the late 70"s when I was a teenager and received a 2 dollar tour from Lao Russell. I remember how grand the place looked with beautiful gardens out back complete with marble and gran...  more »
  • Checked website to make sure it was open. Drove from Richmond only to find it was closed. A young lady yelling out the car window informed us, I suppose someone had not updated the site. It is closed ...  more »
  • Used to be fun, but the "tour" now only includes a small handful of ground-floor rooms. Stay away! The owner was rude when I expressed my displeasure and asked for my money back.  more »
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  • Freaking awesome place. Would love to walk inside, but just gazing upon this beautiful castle leaves you in awe.
  • The mansion has beautiful architecture and is in a lovely setting! Inside, there is no furniture but you can see the magnificent fireplaces and an amazing, large Tiffany stained glass window! All the upstairs bedrooms are closed. A tour of the history is available also.
  • Beautiful grounds... Lots to explore... And tons of history! A breathtaking place for sure. If you want to feel like you're traveling back into Edwardian England mixed with Ancient Greece definitely check it out!
  • Wonderful place to visit. Loved the marble and all the interesting sites. Never knew this was right here on the Mountain.
  • Totally disappointed. Advertised tour. non-existent, the foyer and a couple of rooms is all u can view. Hard to believe someone would just let this beautiful home (at least at someplace in history) and the grounds waste away.

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