House Bed and Breakfast
9749 Thomas Nelson Hwy (Rte. 29)
Phone: (434)263-7747 / Email
Possible Tour Itinerary
Pollac Vineyards (Including lunch)
Optional drive to Lunch or Dinner
(Dinner or Lunch price not included)
Retreat Planning: PDF
Our typical group size for exclusive use of the Orchard House ranges from 6 to 12.
With the use of the three additional rooms at the Apple Blossom Farm House we can
accommodate up to 6 more for a total of 18.
We have a number of options available to
make your Bachelorette retreat special. We will work with you to customize your retreat
to meet your needs.
Our most popular package:
Two night exclusive use of the Orchard House
Chauffeured Wine Tour.
Relax and enjoy your two night stay at the
beautiful Orchard House Bed and Breakfast. You'll have exclusive use of the Inn and
all common rooms and outside areas and pool (in season).
Stay up late and catch up with old friends.
You're welcome to bring snacks, drinks, or order out. Our large dining room is available
for your use.
After an incredible breakfast at the Orchard
enjoy a brief class on:
"Wine Tasting 101 and finding your favorite wine."
Your chauffeur and tour guide Richard, the
innkeeper and owner of the Orchard House Bed and Breakfast, is a knowledgeable viticulturist
and vineyard owner.
You'll then depart and head directly to
the first of four local wineries. We will make all the arrangements for you. Enjoy
a picnic lunch (included) on the grounds of one of the wineries. Richard will gladly
chat about everything from planting to harvest, the history of Virginia wine-making
and recent trends making Virginia a favorite choice among wine lovers.
Feel free to ask the wine-makers and/or
staff any questions you like.
We will return to the Orchard House between
3:00 and 4:00 pm.
We assure you that your Wine Tour experience
will be like none other.
Includes a CD for the bride to be filled
with pictures of your tour.
We will have chilled bottle water available while
Tasting fees and wine purchases are not
Dinner: For your safety we can drive you
to dinner the night of your tour. For dinner we partner exclusively with Wild
Wolf Brewery. Wild Wolf will have your table ready for your arrival at
6:30. Enjoy a fantastic meal (not included in our price) then return to the Orchard
Lunch: In place of the picnic lunch and
instead of dinner, we can make an extended stop at any of the three breweries for
Backbone Brewery, Wild
Wolf Brewery or the Blue
Mountain Brewery. (Lunch fees not included).
Our second most popular package:
Two night exclusive use of the Orchard House,
Wine Tasting and BBQ:
If you choose not to do the wine tour, we can provide several other options as you
simply relax and enjoy the company of your friends.
We can arrange to bring one of the local wineries to do a private tasting right here
at the Orchard House. Included will be our exclusive class: "Wine Tasting 101 and
finding your favorite wine." You will be able to purchase wine by the glass or bottle.
After your wine tasting we can provide and serve a catered barbeque dinner. We work
with you to plan a menu that will work for everyone's dietary needs.