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Address: 2138 Wentworth St, Reidsville, NC 27320-7304
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Trail Walking

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 3, 2016
Stoneville, North Carolina
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Stoneville, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

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 admission inside. The large property is excellent for biking and trail walking. With everything from mild to treacherous trails through the picturesque bamboo and... More 

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Summerfield NC
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

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 back.

1 Thank James G
Raleigh, North Carolina
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628 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 13, 2015

I had the opportunity to visit Chinqua Penn Plantation when it was open to the public and full of antiques, furniture and other treasures. I had read that there was an auction to try to recoup some of the money so all the plantation's history is lost. I happened to be near Reidsville recently and decided to drive to the... More 

1 Thank NCTraveler2015
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

My husband and I just moved to Reidsville and we are not far at all from the house. We road there it's for sale. I did get out and walk around. I took pictures didn't know if I could. I wished I had plenty of money to purchase the home. Maybe to have Wedding's or special occasions there. I am... More 

4 Thank Izzygi
North Carolina
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 22, 2015

After years of mismanagement and then being sold for 4+million dollars to tobacco tycoon who obtained the money to purchase buy fraudulent means-Its public record and was also in the local Greensboro News and Record (currently incarcerated) all the assets have been sold and it remains in a state of disrepair. It is for sale for around 1+million but all... More 

3 Thank Hoteladvisor88
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2014

Went with my Mom to visit and were pleasantly surprised by the wealth of the owners and the knowledge of the tour guides. Is a beautiful place and beautiful things.

Thank Charlotte C
Stokesdale, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2014

This attraction has been closed for sometime. There is still a great walking trail around some of the property with interesting historical info about the former grand country home. You can see the home from the trail. It was a gem in its day. Sorry mismanagement closed it forever.

3 Thank ComfortMallard
Burlington, North Carolina
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2014

Saw on the news ... Stripped of antiques .. Property is for sale!!! Unless your buying it is NO LONGER A PLACE OF INTEREST.. Very sad to report this :(

3 Thank Alona L
Triad, NC
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 6, 2014

...little waterfall on the property. ---a little lake on the property. ---an area where the family used to chillax next to the lake ---btw their lake fared much better than the richer, more pretentious rj Reynolds family lake in Winston ---woods ----trees ---and old moonshine still ----okay, not really a still ----pump house ----other hikers ----the family bbq pt where... More 

Thank PackLightAndGo
Durham, North Carolina
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2013

Chinqua-Penn Plantation is an English manor house near Reidsville built in the early twentieth century by mavens Betsy and Jeff Penn. In its glory days, the house was stuffed to the ceiling with the loot of the world, acquired by the Penns in extensive travels. After their deaths, CPP was bequeathed to the University of NC system, which could not... More 

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