The Farmhouse at Veritas

72 Saddleback Farm , Afton, VA 22920 USA (Show map) Diamond Collection

Professionally Inspected & Certified Diamond Collection


The Farmhouse at Veritas was built in 1836 and is surrounded by vineyards and is in walking distance to Veritas Winery. It is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains with easy access to the Rockfish Gap Appalachian Trail. This area has recently been named as one of the Top 10 Best Wine Travel Destinations in 2012 by Wine Enthusiast Magazine. The house is comprised of six bedrooms all of which are beautifully appointed and en suite. The Farmhouse at Veritas combines excellence in service, fine dining, wine and ambiance.



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  • Guest room4.9
  • Service5.0
  • Value4.9
  • Cleanliness5.0
  • Onsite Dining5.0

Best B&B

4.0 on August 26, 2018

AMAZING is the only word that comes to mind when trying to describe The Farmhouse at Veritas and the complete experience. My husband and I have stayed at several B&B's throughout the states and Europe. Veritas is in a class of it's own. The property owners do not live in the actual farmhouse which made for a very comfortable stay. I didn't feel like I was invading a strangers home, which I have felt at other B&B's. 100% of the staff was super friendly and very, very welcoming. The decor is stunning, the food was simply FANTASTIC and did I forget to mention their Happy Hour, a complimentary bottle of wine with a pair of etched souvenir wine glasses and warm cookies! We had a lovely time relaxing while we strolled the vineyards and watched time pass away. Our sincere gratitude goes to the complete staff for making our stay at Veritas perfect in every way.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you for your review we very much appreciate your comments and I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us.

- Diane (innkeeper)

Beyond Perfect for a Romantic Getaway

5 on August 23, 2018

I wish we could have stayed forever. Everything about The Farmhouse at Veritas was absolutely exceptional, from the delicious food and wine to the friendly and accommodating staff to the beautiful and comfortable rooms to the gorgeous setting in the vineyards. I had very high expectations after reading a number of 5-star reviews and my husband and I were still blown away by how incredible The Farmhouse was—we started dreaming about our next trip before we even left. We could not more highly recommend!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you very much for your comments, I am so glad you enjoyed your time with us. Look forward to seeing you again.

- Diane (innkeeper)

such nice memories

4.8 on July 11, 2018

many thanks to the staff for the lovely time at veritas... and diane was delightful to meet as well... relaxing, tremendous setting, appealing indoor and outdoor sitting spaces.. food quite imaginative and tasty..staff was cheery, helpful ..but pleasing unobtrusive... enjoyed the info on the vineyard maintenance, yield per acre etc from diane and charming young man yesterday (ie tuesday morning) ...sorry i did not ask his name..hope that can be determined... thank you again..


5 on July 10, 2018

The Farmhouse at Veritas is perfection! The whole place is lovely and the staff could not be more accommodating and friendly. Loved the views and the peace and quiet. My new happy place is having coffee on the Farmhouse porch and watching the sun rise and set. The food was to die for. We will definitely be back often since it is only 2 hours from DC.

Perfect Weekend Away

5 on June 20, 2018

My husband and I left our 3 kids with my mom and drove to the wine country to celebrate Father's Day. As it turned out, I had booked the wrong day! We arrived on a Saturday but our reservation was for Sunday. Di worked her magic and got us a room and our very own private breakfast. The home is beautiful and quiet and perfect for a romantic getaway. Highly recommend The Farmhouse at Veritas. We will be back!


5 on May 15, 2018

Literally didn’t want to leave. We stayed the first weekend in May. Top notch food, service & scenery. It was everything we could’ve hoped for and then some. Plenty of wineries & breweries nearby inase you want to leave the farmhouse for a few hours during the day. Also, I strongly recommend booking horseback riding during your stay if you have the time. Needless to say we’ll be back.

Innkeeper Response
Thank very much for your review it is really appreciated. so glad you enjoyed your stay look forward to seeing you again.

- Diane (innkeeper)

A Day to Charish

5 on May 04, 2018

We stayed at the Farmhouse at Veritas the weekend of our daughters wedding. It was just to be a simple ceremony with the parents in attendance. When the planned wedding agenda had to be canceled that morning due to the weather, Dianna was gracious to allow the wedding ceremony to take place on the beautiful grounds of the Farmhouse at Veritas. I can't praise Dianne and the staff enough for their kindness and attentiveness in helping to give our daughter a wedding day she always dreamed of. I highly recommend the Farmhouse at Veritas for anyone who is looking for a relaxing get-way where the rooms are comfortable and attractive. Where one is surrounded by the beauty of the vineyards and landscape. Where one can be spoiled by the special treats and fine dining. And above all a wonderful staff that treats you more like family than a guest.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you very much for your lovely comments it is really appreciated. It was a privilege to be able to help. Thank you again.

- Diane (innkeeper)


5 on February 26, 2018

The Farmhouse at Veritas exceeded our expectations. If you're looking for scenic views, a luxurious yet cozy place, with stellar customer service, and delicious food, this is your place.

Innkeeper Response
Thank you! Your review is very welcome and appreciated. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay. Thanks again

- Diane (innkeeper)


4.8 on January 02, 2018

We have stayed at the Farmhouse multiple times and will be back again. The service is impeccable and the house is super comfy and welcoming. The bedrooms are nice and roomy and the bedding is so soft you'll sleep like a baby. Be sure to sign up for one of the dinners. The food is ALWAYS fantastic.

Innkeeper Response
So glad you enjoyed your stay, thank you for your review it is much appreciated.

- Diane (innkeeper)

My only regret...

5 on December 22, 2017 that we didn't stay longer. From the moment we arrived the hospitality was plentiful, authentic, and served in large doses. The reception in the gathering room before dinner was fabulous. Sparkling wine and tiny bits to gosh on. Our guests for dinner were also extremely impressed with the quality of the staff, the food, the dining area and the wine. The rooms were immaculate, bright and cheery. They were well decorated, and the entire farm house was covered in amazing Christmas decorations. It was as welcoming and warm as any place I've ever been. Stay an extra day, enjoy the countryside, the farm, and the food!

Innkeeper Response
Thank you kindly for your lovely words it really is appreciated.

- Diane (innkeeper)

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Location Type

Countryside, Mountains, Wine country


Charlottesville, VA (CHO-Charlottesville-Albemarle)

Directions to property:

Exit 107 (Crozet) off Route 64, 5 miles West on Route 250, 3 miles South on Route 151, 2.5 miles on Route 6 West/Afton Mountain Road, turn Right on Veritas Lane

Area Attractions

Antique Shopping, Historical interests, National/State parks, Nature area, Brewery, Cidery, Distillery, Appalachian Trail, Blue Ridge Parkway, Skyline Drive, Picnic area, Ski area, Vineyard, Winery

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Inn Details

Establishment type

Bed and Breakfast

On-site amenities

Conference Rooms, Copier, Fax Machine, Library, Secretarial services, Washer/dryer, Wedding Facilities , Three common sitting areas, Wrap around covered porch

Room amenities

Air conditioning, Alarm clock, Bath robes, Board games, Ceiling fans, Coffee/Tea facilities, Desk, Fireplace, Hairdryer, Internet Service, Ironing Board, Radio, Satellite/Cable TV, TV, Turndown Service, Wi-Fi, Wired internet

On-site activities

Bicycle riding trails, Billiards, Bird watching, Downhill Skiing, Fishing, Golfing, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Mountain Bike trails, Wine Tours, Ski rentals

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  • Check In:: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check Out:: 11:00 a.m.
  • Open All Year Round: Yes
  • Smoking Allowed: No We have a strict no smoking policy
  • Drinking Allowed: Yes
  • Alcohol Provided Yes
  • Suitable For Children: No
  • Childcare Provided: No
  • Guest Pets Allowed: Prior approval required We are able to accommodate a pet on a case by case basis
  • Disabled Access Limited

Terms and Conditions

  • Minimum Stay: There is a 2 night minimum
  • Accepted payments AMEX, VISA, Discover, Mastercard, Personal checks, Cash
  • Deposit Amount Required: In order to confirm your reservation we require a credit card deposit of the greater of one night or fifty per cent (50%) of the total charge for your visit. Unpaid balances are due in full at check-out.
  • Cancellations: Due to our small size, cancellations affect us significantly. Should you need to change or cancel your reservation we will gladly refund you, without penalty, at least ten (10) days prior to arrival. There is a $25.00 handling fee for cancellations made ten (10) days or more before your arrival time. If you do need to cancel or change your reservation within the ten (10) days prior to arrival, we are sorry, but we cannot refund any portion of your deposit. However, if we do obtain another guest for the room, we will issue a gift certificate to be used at a future date of your choosing. Early departures and no-shows are responsible for the cost of their entire reservation. Cancellations must be made by phone or email and are only valid with the receipt of a cancellation confirmation number issued by the Farmhouse at Veritas.
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Patricia and Andrew Hodson

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About the innkeepers

Food and wine

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Full service cuisine paired with wine.

  • Time Served: 9am to 11am
  • Serving Location: Kitchen (with the chef), Al Fresco (weather permitting), Dining Room, Guest room

Special meal options

Low fat , Restrictive , Vegetarian Food sensitivities

Signature Dish

Joel's Choice
Joel works with each guest to decide what best suits their appetite. He then takes his culinary expertise and wizardry in the kitchen to create anything from a simple soul-warming soup to a four-course meal paired with Veritas wines. So we say...the signature dish is what you desire, but ultimately 'Joel's Choice.'

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