Owls Nest Farms

321 Old Colonial Rd , Fries, VA 24330 USA (Show map)


Owl's Nest Farms is an operating farm (345 acres) in the mountains of Southwest Virginia (8 miles from Fries off US 58) adjacent to the Jefferson National Forest. Aside from the bucolic attraction of a mountain farm, we cater to trail riders and other outdoor activities, including hiking, fishing and hunting. Wildlife is abundant and includes deer, bears, turkeys, rabbits, grouse and many songbirds.


Location Type

There are 4 separate venues at Owl's Nest Farms: Bed and Breakfast in Farmhouse 92 bedrooms and a bunk room (6 bunks), 3-bedroom cottage; 1-bedroom cabin and 2 bedroom bunkhouse. All facilities are fully furnished with kitchen and bathroom(s)., Countryside, Mountains


Roanoke, VA (ROA) 90 miles

Directions to property:

1. (From Galax, VA)--proceed +/-3 miles west of Galax on US 58; turn right onto Route 94 toward Fries; proceed 4 miles and turn right at Riverside Outfitters (continuing on 94 toward Fries; proceed 2 miles and turn left onto Spring Valley Road; proceed 6.1 miles and turn right onto Old Colonial Road; 0.3 miles to entrance to Owl's Nest Farms. 2. (From Wytheville, VA)--proceed south on US 21 toward Speedwell and Independence; about 21 miles south of Wytheville turn right onto Spring Valley Rd; proceed about 6 miles to Old Colonial Road and Turn left; 0.3 miles to entrance to Owl's Nest Farms. 3. (From Charlotte, NC)--take I-77 to exit 14 (US 58 West) in Virginia; proceed west through Galax and turn right onto Route 94 toward Fries (Look at Item 1, above). 4. (From West Virginia or Tennessee)--go to Wytheville on I-77 or I-81 and follow direction in item 2, above. 5. (From Washington, DC and points North)--go to Roanoke and follow I-81 to Wytheville and then follow item 2, above. 6. (From Greensboro/Winston-Salem, NC)--Get to I-77 the best way from your location and then follow directions from Charlotte, item 3, above.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Live Music, National/State parks, Nature area, The New River Valley and Twin Counties area is known for outdoor activities and Virginia's Crooked Trail of Mountain Music. In addition to the normal (for the area) types of outdoor activities, Owl's Nest Farms boasts a remote waterfall bursting down the mountain from Jefferson National Forest., Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Other, Private Home Bed and Breakfast, Cottage, Farm, Cabin

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Clothes dryer, Fax Machine, Library, Outdoor grilling, Parking, Washer/dryer , Kennel option for dogs that are not appropriate for inside stay.

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, CD player, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Computer, DVD Player, Fridge, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Microwave, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Telephone, Videos, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Hunting, Kayaking, Owl's Nest Farms is an operating farm. All activities listed are either available on the farm or with a short drive. Owl's Nest Farms is adjacent to the Jefferson National Forest in 2 locations and is perfect for many outdoor activities. Owl's Nest Farms boards horses and has kennels for dogs, as necessary., Sight-seeing

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  • Check In:: 2 pm
  • Check Out:: 10 am
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: No May smoke in areas reserved for smokers
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Bunks for children; nothing special for infants
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required Kennels available on-site; appropriate pets allowed inside
  • Disabled Access No

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: Credit card security swipe required.
  • Cancellations: We ask for at least 48-hour advance notice of cancellation failing which a one-day's stay will be charged unless waived by innkeeper.



Charles Seabolt

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  • Time Served: 7:00-8:30
  • Serving Location: Breakfast is included in the room rate at the Bed and Breakfast only. Each other venue is fully furnished with kitchen and dining areas. Upon request, breakfast can be available for additional consideration for the cottage, bunkhouse and cabin to be served at the farmhouse dining room., Dining Room

Special meal options

, For special events, catering services can be arranged to be served at the farmhouse dining room.