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Swannanoa Palace, Afton
(3.1/5 based on 55+ reviews on the web)
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TripAdvisor
  • This beautiful old mansion is worth the time to visit. Truly, the house is in disrepair and in serious need of an overhaul. It may not be a typical historic home tour, but the place is special. The st...  more »
  • Currently open for self-guided tours on weekends. Early 20th century, Italian-style marble mansion in an incredible location on Afton Mountain at the crossroads of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Skyline Driv...  more »
  • The house and grounds are well worth driving to and exploring. Sadly, the house in unfurnished and the lighting leaves loads to be desired. This home was once a gallant estate, but now it needs a lot ...  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