Afton Cottage: Private, Wineries, Breweries, Hiking, Shenandoah National Park, UVA, Monticello
950 Sqft Cottage hosted by Richard
5 Guests . 2 Bedrooms . 1 Bathroom


The design of Afton Cottage was inspired by a Japanese farm house.
Afton Cottage has Wi-Fi.
The kitchen is fully equipped and offers coffee,oil, spices, condiments,& seasonings. You will find Calphalon cookware and Sabatier knives.
The cottage is located 20 miles west of Charlottesville, home of the University of Virginia and Monticello. It is 25 minutes from Wintergreen, which offers golf, and skiing.
Staunton, which is renowned for its Victorian architecture, is 25 minutes west. In Staunton you will find The Museum of American Frontier Culture, the birthplace of Woodrow Wilson, and the Blackfriar's Playhouse, in addition to excellent restaurants and numerous other cultural and sightseeing opportunities.
The SHENANDOAH NATIONAL PARK, BLUE RIDGE PARKWAY, and APPALACHIAN TRAIL are only 15 minutes away as are 5 breweries and 10, or more, wineries, a distillery, and several cideries.
Numerous restaurants, offering everything from fine dining to good old country fare, are within 15 minutes.
UVA Visitors, we are just 20 miles from Scott Stadium, John Paul Jones Arena and THE ROTUNDA. Most of that is Interstate 64.
Whether you are looking for a quiet retreat or a central location from which to explore Central Virginia, we think you will enjoy our little gem. After hiking, antiquing, touring the local wineries, or merely sleeping late, curl up in front of the fireplace with a good book or relax on the deck and enjoy the mountains and the stars.
Afton Cottage has more than 160 reviews on other sites. Ten are 4 stars, One is 3 stars, and all the rest are 5 stars.
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Sleeping Configuration

Queen Bedroom
1 queen bed
Twin Bedroom
1 single bed
2 Single beds


Pets Allowed
We are pet friendly but, please, no dogs under 1 year.
Family/Kid Friendly
We have a small library of children's books.
Children's books and toys
Parking Included
Plenty of parking!
No Smoking Allowed
No Smoking!
Not Wheelchair Accessible
Not Suitable for Events
Parties are not allowed without prior approval.


Washing Machine
Iron & Board
Clothes Dryer
Hair Dryer
Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Ceiling Fan
Air Conditioning
What we supply
We supply soap, detergent, and starter paper products including paper towels, toilet paper, & tissues.
Charcoal Grill
There is a charcoal grill on the 12 X 16 deck.
High Speed Internet
Satellite TV
Stereo/DVD Player
We have full Wi-Fi.
Full Kitchen
Ice Maker
Coffee Maker
Cooking Utensils
You will find ziplock bags, foil, a nice selection of condiments, and Sabatier knives and Calphalon cookware. All you need to bring is food.
Smoke Detector
Fire Extinguisher


Water tubing
Mountain biking
Mountain climbing
Fly fishing
Horseback riding

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Reviews (151)

Excellent based on 151 Reviews


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Policies and Rules

Check In 4PM - Flexible
Check Out11AM

We shall send driving and access directions in our rental agreement.

Minimum age limit for renters: 25
We do not rent to persons under 25 without prior approval.
House Rules
Smoking is not permitted inside the house. No illegal drugs will be used on the property. Do not use the cottage towels or washcloths if you use Proactiv or any other skin treatment which contains benzoyl peroxide. It bleaches the towels and makes them unfit for use. Renters will be referred to as Guest(s) throughout this agreement. The house will be clean when Guest(s) arrive. Guest(s) will leave it in good order. Owner will be notified promptly of any damage or problems that arise. Unless there is an emergency, Owner will notify Guest(s) in advance prior to entering the property during the rental period. This Rental Agreement will have the same force and effect as a fully executed lease beginning 30 days before scheduled arrival date.
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Payment Policy
A security deposit equal to half the rent, up to $225.00, is due at the time the reservation is made. The security deposit and the rent may be paid by personal check, Paypal, or credit card. The rent is due in full 30 days prior to arrival.

Two nights during the week are $440.00. A two night weekend (Thurs & Fri, Fri & Sat or Sat & Sun) is $530.00. An additional night on either side of a 2 night stay is $120.00.


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Refundable Damage Deposit
$225.00 refundable Security Deposit in addition to the quoted rent.
Cancellation Policy
Owner's Cancellation Policy
100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. Within 30 days, if we can get it re-rented, we will refund that portion of the rent.
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Afton Cottage is a Cottage located in Charlottesville, VA, United States. This Cottage is available for short term lodging and accommodates 5 guests
Afton Cottage has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and was listed on Houfy on Nov 2017

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