Prospect Hill Plantation Inn

Select Registry member since 1979
An award-winning, full-service Country Inn located on a historic 18th-century plantation, just 15 miles from Jefferson’s Monticello and Charlottesville, Virginia. Thirteen guest accommodations throughout the 1732 Manor House and the original plantation dependencies (circa 1699 – 1850).
2887 Poindexter Road Charlottesville, VA 23093 US
Prospect Hill Plantation Inn

Welcome to Prospect Hill Plantation Inn, an award-winning, full-service Country Inn situated on a historic 1732 Southern plantation, just minutes from Jefferson's Monticello and Charlottesville, Virginia. Our historic guest accommodations include the Manor House, original 18th-century dependencies (dating from 1699 to 1850). Upscale amenities include romantic candlelight dining nightly (except Tuesdays), breakfast-in-bed, working fireplaces, whirlpool tubs, private balconies, nature trails, outdoor swimming pool, and "the brightest stars you've seen in a long time".
Nestled on 40 stunning acres in the midst of Virginia's burgeoning wine industry, the award-winning grounds at Prospect Hill are magnificently beautiful, with many of the original 1840’s tree plantings forming a 5-acre arboretum. Whether reclining under the pool's shade pavilion, reflecting by the garden gazebo, strolling the expansive grounds, or hand-feeding animals, the magic of Prospect Hill will make leaving difficult... and returning a near necessity!
We are honored to be named one of the "Top Ten Romantic Inns" in America by hospitality professionals and guest reviews at


Inn Amenities: Pool, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, Restaurant On Site, Pub/Tavern Site, National Historic Registry, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Wine/Spirits Available,

Food & Wine

Led by Executive Chef Elpidio, dining at Prospect Hill is a famed tradition known throughout central Virginia. Eclectic with his ideas, creative with his pairings, and artistic in his presentations, our Chef's creations will have you anticipating your next meal and longing to return... to Prospect Hill. Following a refreshing night’s sleep, you’ll awaken to a gentle tap on your door as our full gourmet breakfast is delivered right to your cottage... true breakfast in bed! Or you may elect to join us in our historic dining room, where soft music and the freshly-ground aromas of our custom-blended coffee will beckon you. Warmer months may even find you dining on our iconic Southern garden porch enjoying our hearty chef's-choice, 3-course breakfast. Romantic candlelight fine-dining is available each evening (except Tuesday) between 6 - 8 pm. With selections to please all, you'll savour our eclectic menu (prix-fixe on weekends, á la carte on weeknights). Special dietary restrictions are always accommodated.

Meals Offered: Breakfast , Dinner

Restaurant on Premises: Open to the public

Special Diets Accomodated: Yes

Breakfast: Complimentary

Breakfast Service: Full

Breakfast Seating: Individual Tables , Flexible Times

Pub/Tavern on Premises: Limited to overnight Guests

Alcohol Permits: Beer , Wine , Spirits

Dining Amenities: Complimentary Snacks

Rooms & Suites

Welcome to Prospect Hill Plantation Inn! Between the 1732 Manor House and the nine original dependencies (circa 1699 – 1850), we offer thirteen distinctively individual guest rooms and cottages. To label them unique is an understatement - by maintaining each cottage’s original function as intact as possible, our accommodations vary from elegant to rustic. All, however, are packed with character, brimming with history, and tell a purely Southern story of folklore and tradition. With private baths, working fireplaces, creaky floors, expansive views, private decks, and incomparable romantic charm... each room and cottage offers an intertwined yet individual experience.

Accommodations: Cabins, Cottages, Adjoining rooms/Suites

# of Rooms: 13

Beds: Queen, King

Room Entertainment: iPod Docking Statio

Safes: Front Desk

Handicap Accessible: Not handicap accessible due to historic nature of property

Room Amenities: Air Conditioning, Alarm Clocks, Antique Furnishing, Bathrobes, Feather-beds , Fireplace, Hair Dryer, Ironing Boards, Private Deck, Refrigerator, Rollaway Available, Whirlpool or Jacuzzi

Guest Services

Internet Service: Wireless, Complimentary, Limited

Front Desk/Security: Business Hours

Inn Amenities: Pool, Free Onsite Parking, Gardens on Property, LGBT Friendly, Green Environmentally Friendly, Restaurant On Site, Pub/Tavern Site, National Historic Registry, Tesla/Electric Vehicle Charging Station, Wine/Spirits Available

Location Type

Location Type: Rural


Minimum Stay Required: Peak Season

Pet Friendly: Limited

Innkeeper's Pets: Inside

Smoking Policy: Smoke Free

Family Friendly: Yes

Weddings & Events

Whether beginning a new life together or re-committing a marriage well-lived, our historic manor house and rolling, pastoral grounds may be the perfect setting for your Charlottesville, Virginia wedding. It is difficult to imagine a more stunning, natural, and historic setting to serve as the backdrop for the celebration of your marriage. Add fabulous food, superior service, and complete privacy... and you have all the ingredients for a magical and memorable wedding day! Weddings at Prospect Hill can be small or large (2 to 199 guests), indoors or outdoors, and can range from elegantly-simple to memorably-extravagant. The honored couple (and their immediate families and closest friends) may choose to reserve the entire inn. Significant advance notice may be required, so contact us soon to discuss your tailor-made wedding or schedule an on-site visit... and you’ll see for yourself why hundreds of couples have chosen Prospect Hill to host their wedding memories! We'll handle the wedding... you take care of the marriage!

Wedding/Events Capacity: 100-199

Events Supported: Private Parties, Ceremony, Receptions, Rehersal Dinner, Bridal Luncheon, Elopment

Wedding/Reception/Event Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor

Business Travel & Events

Offering the perfect balance of the necessities for a successful small conference or business retreat, we encourage you to leave the voicemails, the interruptions and the sterile boardroom behind, and see just how productive your team can become when you change your scenery and try some “blue-sky thinking”. Of course, we have the essentials... complimentary WiFi, private (and elegant) meeting room (comfortably seating up to 30 people), gourmet snacks & meals, and incredibly unique lodging (if needed). On the other hand, we have distractions, too. But our distractions tend to be the chickens strolling by the window; or the eagles flying overhead; the frogs chatting throughout the evening; or the deer... unfazed by your presence; or the brightness of the stars above; or the daydreaming our 300-year old plantation encourages; or perhaps your biggest distraction will simply be... the rare and elusive silence you will experience at Prospect Hill Plantation!

Meeting Types: Business Meeting, Retreats, Social

Meeting Amenities: Onsite Catering

Meeting Facilities: Indoor, Outdoor