Chinqua Penn Plantation is an English manor home mansion and national historic district near Reidsville, North Carolina in Rockingham County, (about 25 miles north of Greensboro, NC) and was built by Thomas Jefferson Penn ("Jeff", 1875–1946) and Margaret Beatrice Shoellkopf Penn ("Betsy", 1881–1965) in the 1920s. The name "Chinqua Penn" was derived from the chinquapin, a species of American chestnut that was once plentiful in the area.Chinqua Penn Plantation ranks high among North Carolina's finest well-preserved early 20th century homes, including Reynolda House, and Duke Mansion.Plan my day in Reidsville using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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This was a really cool place to visit at one time but sadly all that remains is the house and grounds which have been held privately a couple of times now. more »
A beautiful English house and gardens with a splendid view of the county side and the land. The house and adjacent buildings are beautiful and as if they are from a postcard if only they allowed admis... more »
This was a very beautiful house and garden, but time and neglect has caught up with it. I loved the mud room when they offered tours of the house. I hope someone will purchase it and bring its glory b... more »
Beautiful property. Gardens & art abound. Perfect patio for a glass of wine. Farmers Market nearby
Unfortunately, this place has closed. However, there is a trail that exists a few yards away. It is excellent.
I enjoy the free access to the trail. It's a great place to get some exercise, or walk a dog.
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