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Westover Plantation

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A Gem on Route 5! Wonderful Place to visit and walk the grounds!

I have been here many times taking pictures of the home and gardens and love how quiet and serene... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2018
Don W

My husband and I visited quite a few plantations during our stay in Virginia and I must say this... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Richmond, Virginia
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7000 Westover Rd, Charles City, VA 23030-3329
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

I have been here many times taking pictures of the home and gardens and love how quiet and serene the home and gardens are. Right on the water, it is a beautiful location for a mansion. Everyone who I have met at the mansion has...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Don W
Reviewed September 16, 2018

My husband and I visited quite a few plantations during our stay in Virginia and I must say this was the best! This house is breathtaking! Not only the house itself, but the amazing view of the James river! Thank you so much Andrea for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 1, 2018

My fiance and I only paid $5 each to visit the grounds and out buildings of this beautiful plantation. What a steal! Ms. Erda has done a wonderful job of providing an interesting and insightful tour at such a low cost. She and her family...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 23, 2018

Beautiful house, outbuildings, and grounds, but you can’t go inside the house. That wasn’t quite clear to me after visiting their website. That was disappointing. The formal garden was very nice. The original eagles on the gates were fascinating. We loved the ice house-never seen...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Starr K
Reviewed June 11, 2018

This house is beautiful with a gorgeous view. However, the grounds are not well kept...big spider web on the door to the kitchen. Biggest complaint was a dog tied up on a 2 foot chain in a small fence against the house. Not sure who...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Wendi C
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Andrea Erda, the owner of Westover Plantation, is a direct descendant of some of the line of owners of this beautiful property. She was raised on the property, as she is raising her own children. And, as she grew up, she never dreamed she would...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Miuaiga
Reviewed April 17, 2018 via mobile

Visit an historical home every year for family Easter. Owner/Guide, Andrea Erda was awesome in assisting with our visit. The family of 5 live there which made this tour very special. You are greeted with Georgian architecture, the James River, a working farm, and lush...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mawlegg
Reviewed April 3, 2018 via mobile

Did I ever think I’d lead a review with an outhouse? Nope, but here I am. Westover has an amazing history and what’s most incredible is that it is still a home! Tours of the first floor happen on a regular basis so be sure...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jillikin
Reviewed March 20, 2018

We were able to schedule a tour with Andrea, the current owner. She's an awesome mom of three who keeps things real while shouldering responsibility for maintaining this house, a true national treasure. Wonderful person, wonderful house, wonderful tour.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Robert M
Reviewed December 21, 2017 via mobile

Reservations a must for the house tour!Grounds only $5. House and grounds $25. The house tour takes about 45 minutes, and add another 15 to 30 for self guided grounds. Stunning structure, intriguing history. The position on the James river is gorgeous. Take short 1/4...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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