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Oak Grove Plantation

1245 Cluster Springs Road , South Boston, VA 24535-0045 USA (Show map)
4.4
8 Reviews
$100 - $150
per night

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About

If you like environmental-friendly, green lodging, you'll love our B&B, which is powered by photovoltaic solar panels, yet maintains our 200-year tradition of Southern hospitality. Oak Grove Plantation offers bedrooms with fireplaces, comfortable period furniture and family pieces. The elegant parlor and cheerful sunporch provide common space for music and reading. In the Victorian dining room you will be served a full country breakfast in the tradition of Southern hospitality. The plantation has 400 acres available to you for hiking and biking on farm roads and paths. Dogs welcome.

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4.4

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  • Guest room4.2
  • Service4.6
  • Value4.5
  • Cleanliness4.8
  • Dining4.1

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Oak Grove Plantation

3.8 on July 11, 2013

Enjoyable stay; friendly & helpful host; interesting family & home history. Nice place to stay in a pastoral setting.


A gem in Southside Virginia

4.8 on May 29, 2013

I apologize if this review appears twice. Submission error occurred the first time I wrote this. My wife and I had a wonderful time at Oak Grove Plantation. It looked very interesting online and offered dog-friendly accommodations so that we could take our Standard Poodle with us on this getaway. When we learned that the owner, Pickett Craddock, had two Standard Poodles, that sealed the deal for us. Virtually everything about our visit lived up to our expectations. The house was well-appointed and interesting from an architectural and historical perspective. Our room, the Library, was generous and well-appointed. I loved the built in bookshelves, and the separate entrance made it easy to deal with the dog when necessary. Pickett made delicious and healty breakfasts with lots of fresh ingredients, and the converation around the breakfast table was consistently enjoyable. The grounds were lovely, and we had an opportunity to hike some of the trails which wind their way through the property. The trails were wide and well-maintained -- no machetes needed! South Boston and Halifax were pleasant surprises for such small towns. There were a number of interesting places to visit (don't miss the Prizery in South Boston or the sculpture gardens). There were also several outstanding restaurants which would hold their own in any major metro. Finally, the dogs. Pickett's dogs, Bonnie and Niko, are total sweethearts -- friendly, playful and well-behaved. Our dog Jefferson had a blast romping with them in the yard. I think Bonnie and Niko had fun also. If you like dogs at all, those two will get away with you. One very minor quibble was that the mattress on the bed sagged in the middle, so that I felt like I was sleeping uphill. Not terrible, but not as comfortable as I would have preferred. Still, that is a minor flaw in what was an otherwise outstanding experience. We will definitely come back another time.

Innkeeper Response
We are so glad that you enjoyed your visit. It was a pleasure having you. After reading your comments, we have replaced the mattress and box springs. Thanks for the feedback.


Wonderful

4.8 on October 15, 2012

My mother and I enjoyed our stay very much - it helped to have a vivid imagination!


Peace and Quiet

4.2 on September 10, 2012

We had a stressful time at home and wanted to get away to a peaceful place to recharge. Oak Grove fit the bill. Nice rooms in a 100+ year old house decorated with ancient photos of the relatives. Great breakfast with the owners and other guests which took forever because we found so much to talk about. Sitting on the front porch, drinking wine and reading our mystery paperbacks. Priceless.


birthday treat

4.4 on June 20, 2012

We went for a weekend stay in Virginia and stayed at the Oak Grove Plantation B&B. This B&B is wonderful and we enjoyed the peace and quietness. Our hostess explained about the history of the plantation. Thank you for a wonderful weekend


What a find!

4.6 on June 14, 2012

For those who appreciate history and a touch of luxury, Oak Grove is a wonderful place to stay in this area. My room was spacious, well appointed, and the bed could not have been more comfortable. Pickett is a lovely and welcoming host and makes delicious breakfasts! I only wish I had had more time to roam the beautiful grounds, but I will make sure I do next time.


Visit with Girlfriend

5 on October 24, 2011

My best friend and I stayed at Oak Grove the last weekend in September and it was great and the Innkeeper was a fine hostest. The food was good and the companionship was even better. Would recommend this for anyone who would want to get away from the day to day activities and relax.


One of the best

4.0 on June 28, 2011

It was more than we expected.Hostess was gracious and very helpful.Rooms were clean.Breakfast delicious!Loved the soft bathrobe provided.Hope to go back!!1


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Rooms & Rates

Family Suite

The entire top floor of the inn is in this family suite with views of the rolling countryside. There is a fireplace in each room with a double canopied bed in the blue room and king bed in the green room. The bath has a shower and a soaking tub as well as a balcony overlooking the forest and fields. Rates are at double occupancy.

  • Maximum Capacity: 4
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Double , 2 Twin

Nightly Rate: $140 - $140

Nightly Rate: $140 - $140

Library

Book-lined shelves and an antique oak desk and lamp distinguish this first floor room. It has a view of oaks, flowers and greenery, and a door leading outside. There is a comfortable seating area and a queen bed with a handicapped accessible bath. This is my dog-friendly room.

  • Maximum Capacity: 2
  • Bathroom Private Bath
  • Beds 1 Queen

$90 - $90

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Location

Location Type

400 acre wildlife preserve, Countryside, Lakeside, Village

Airport

Raleigh Durham, NC (RDU-Raleigh Durham INTL 80 miles

Directions to property:

From Richmond, 100 miles southwest on U.S. 360 to South Boston, where it turns into U.S. 58. From South Boston, go 5 miles south on 501, turn right on 658, go 1 mile, B&B on the left. From Va/NC border, go 5 miles north on 501, turn left on 704 for 1/2 mile. At stop sign turn left on 658 and Oak Grove is 1/2 mile on the left.

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Beach, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Lake, Movie Theater, Museum, National/State parks, Nature area, Appomattox 90 min, Staunton River civil war battle 30 min, Patrick Henry home 60 min., Research Triangle 60 minutes, Danville, last Confederacy capital 30 min., Buggs Island/Kerr Lake 30 min, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery

Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

BBQ grill, Board games, Conference Rooms, Library, Radio, Telephone, Wedding Facilities , bikes, swing, Sandbox, climbing tree

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, In-room internet, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Private entrance, Wi-Fi

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Bicycles, Bird watching, Boating, Canoeing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Horseshoes, Kayaking, Mountain Bike trails, Reiki, local historical tours, wildflower walks, dog walks, Sailing, Shopping, Sight-seeing, Swimming, Swimming pool

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Policies

  • Check In:: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out:: 12:00 NOON
  • Open All Year Round: No
  • Smoking Allowed: Outside only Front porch
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided No
  • Suitable For Children: Yes Encouraged
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required dogs are allowed in the office for $25 per stay extra
  • Disabled Access Yes

Terms and Conditions

  • Accepted payments VISA, Mastercard, Personal checks, Travelers checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: first night payment required to hold the reservation.
  • Cancellations: one week notice before reservation date to recieve money back

Innkeepers

Name(s)

Pickett Craddock

Languages spoken

English, Spanish

Resident Pets

Dogs

About the innkeepers

I have been a preschool teacher for 42 years. I worked as a caterer for 3 years and I'm very interested in health & nutrition.

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Meals

Breakfast

Full

  • Time Served: 8 A.M. to 10 P.M.
  • Serving Location: Dining Room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian , Diet


Signature Dish

Lemon pancakes
A souffle like lemon flavored pancake.


Details

1245 Cluster Springs Road , South Boston, VA 24535-0045 USA (Show map)

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