Area Attractions

Chateau Morrisette

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Distance: 1 mile

Released its first vintage in 1980. From that time, Chateau Morrisette has become one of Virginia's premier wineries offering award winning white, blush, and red wines.

Click here to visit their website: Chateau Morrisette

Villa Appalaccia

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Distance: Next Door!

A short walk located directly behind the Rock Castle Cottage featuring Italian grape varieties. Villa Appalaccia wines include Grigio, Pinot, Cabernet, Franc, Malvasia, Sangiovese, and Primitivo.

Click here to visit their website: Villa Appalaccia

Valhalla Winery

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While not in the immediate area it is still a popular winery located just inside Roanoke.

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Other area attractions

Trails to hike on

Walking distance

2 miles

5 miles

7 miles

17 miles

20 miles

30 miles (25 minutes)

36 miles (30 minutes)

38 miles (45 minutes)

50 miles (1 hour)

The Blue Ridge Parkway's Animals

This area is home to MANY species. At the cottage many have been spotted, including bears, deer, coyotes, raccoons, opossums, rabbits, snakes, eagles, falcons, hawks, foxes, and turkeys.

Don't forget to be consious of the wildlife surrounding you when you enjoy your stay with us.

picture of a bear