Festivals & Events

Swannanoa Open House

  • Swannanoa
    497 Swannanoa Lane
    Afton, VA 22920

  • September 15, 2019

  • 11:30 AM - 05:00 PM

Swannanoa is an Italian Renaissance Revival villa built in 1912 by millionaire and philanthropist James H. Dooley (1841–1922) above Rockfish Gap on the border of northern Nelson County and Augusta County, Virginia and sits high atop the Blue Ridge Mountains at Afton. The palace is open for touring on the weekend, and small group tours may be arranged at other times.

$8 for self-guided tour; $10 for guided tour; children 12 and under free.