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Staycation in Afton • Kath Eats

We took the boys on a Be Nonetheless Getaway to Afton, VA to remain in a renovated county retailer. Right here’s the recap!

Our Getaway to Afton, Virginia

We’re so fortunate to reside in Charlottesville as a result of there’s a lot to see and do in only a quick drive. I’ve lengthy mentioned that only a few minutes exterior of the town limits feels such as you’ve pushed hours into the nation. 

This previous weekend we took the boys, plus our nephew, Nash, for an in a single day at a renovated county retailer!

Be Nonetheless Getaways

My good friend Jamie owns Be Nonetheless Getaways and hosted us for the evening. Be Nonetheless Getaways was created in 2020 in Scottsville, VA on two farmstay properties, and rapidly scaled into boutique short-term leases and industrial trip leases. They now handle over 150 doorways! 

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The Afton Clubhouse

We stayed on the Afton Clubhouse, which was the historic authentic Afton County Retailer! The property has been renovated into a contemporary three-bedroom trip rental. 

The Nice Room + Kitchen

Paying attention to all of the black and white decor ; ) 

The first suite

The boys’ rooms


Cherished the gel eye masks! A lot of hooks! And soaps!

Outside Space + Hearth Pit

Jamie advised me the home is getting accent wallpaper, a grand farmhouse eating desk, and a HOT TUB subsequent week! A sizzling tub would have been so good on that deck. 

The Farmhouse

Subsequent door to the Membership Home is The Farmhouse, which has 4 bedrooms, and you could possibly hire each for a marriage or a bachelorette weekend! 

The Clubhouse Is Pet Pleasant!

Gus obtained to come back with us, and he was SO HAPPY!

Sardines + Pleased Hour

After we settled in, the boys explored the yard, and we performed a household sport of Sardines! (It’s like cover and search however higher). 

Thomas and I additionally cracked open a cider that Jamie left for us!

What To See And Do Close by 

There are a ton of wineries inside 10 minutes of the Clubhouse: Veritas, Cardinal Level, Afton Mountain, Flying Fox, and extra. We didn’t need to take the boys wine tasting, however this home would make such an incredible house base for that.

Or verify breweries alongside Nelson 151, go snowboarding at close by Wintergreen, or discover the Shenandoah Nationwide Park.

Take a look at these weblog posts in case you’re planning a visit:


Dinner at Blue Mountain Brewery

Our principal exercise was dinner at Blue Mountain Brewery! It’s one in all my favourite eating places for his or her superb “chopping board pizzas.”

The Hearth Pit

We remembered to pack our marshmallows and roasting stick for the hearth pit! It was nice on a cold night. 

Film Evening

We watched a documentary on Vancouver Island, after which after Birch went to sleep we watched Ace Ventura. What a hilarious film that one is! I really feel like Ace Ventura outlined all of the mannerisms of youngsters within the late 90s. 

Good morning!

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