Come visit newly remodeled “Green Gables Getaway“, a home away from home where you will find solitude and relaxation as you listen to the outdoor rhythms of the music made by distant frogs and wildlife.


Lounge on the deck, enjoy a glass of wine, cook out on the grill, play a game of horseshoes in the backyard, or sit by the firepit and roast marshmallows while enjoying good conversation.

Don’t worry about sharing your special moments with neighbors because you will be nestled in a very private spot with only the birds and bunny rabbits for company.


Green Gables Getaway boasts a 60″ inch t.v. in the living room and a cozy fireplace for snuggling  next to your loved one. The fully-equipped kitchen includes a Keurig coffee maker, rice cooker, blender, wave convection cooker, and boasts a variety of wine, margarita, and martini glassware to suit your needs. Enjoy the spacious kitchen‘s open floor plan as you prepare special meals with your friends and family.

Enjoy an after dinner competitive game of ping pong  or challenge the kids to a game of checkers on our game table located in our brand new game room, adjacent to our spacious living room. Choose from an array of board games, pick up some light reading, or pick from our many movies in our media armoire. There are many activities for your family to choose from when staying in or going out to enjoy our nearby attractions such as Oak Ridge Mansion & Estate, Crabtree Falls, Wintergreen Resort, numerous hiking trails, kayaking on the James River/Rockfish River, fishing at Lake Nelson, local horseback riding, visit our local wineries, brewery/Brew Ridge Trail, Walton’s Mountain Museum, our local coffee beanery, shops, art, and artisans. Located just 30 minutes from Charlottesville, you can catch a UVA (University of Virginia) home game, visit Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, the Virginia Discovery Museum, take in a movie, or enjoy the great eclectic shopping that Charlottesville VA has to offer.

Feel your muscles relax as you experience some real R&R in our garden tub before slipping into bed and falling into a deep sleep. Green Gables Getaway comfortably accommodates up to 8 people, with three bedrooms and a pull-out sofa located in the master suite that sleeps 2.

The living room sofa and loveseat are luxurious and deeply set, allowing you to sleep an additional 2 people (for a total of 10) if desired with extra bed linens and pillows provided.


Step into a time gone-by visiting the town of Shipman, Virginia.

Enjoy the beauty of our local 2014 Fall Foliage Tours, as Autumn turns the local leaves shades that the human eye  can hardly conceive and explore the Jefferson Heritage Trail with us.  The Jefferson Heritage Trail emerges as the link between Jefferson’s two homes, a way to honor the past, and translate his vision for the country into the future. From wine to food, art to history, hospitality and music, the Jefferson Heritage Trail encourages the exploration and discovery of the vast array of activities and attractions that the region has to offer. Experience the region’s fantastic wineries, restaurants, breweries, attractions, museums, antique shopping, art centers, live theatre, biking trails, nature walks and more as you enjoy the exceptional beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains on Route 29. We are conveniently located in the epicenter between Lynchburg, Charlottesville, Lexington, and many more frequented touch points in this region.

Green Gables is located 7 miles from the majestic Oak Ridge Estate, located in Arrington VA, which is home to many horse races and popular events such as Interlocken Music Festival and Jeep Week.

Do you want to sit back and do some fishing? Visit Nelson County Lake and get your “fish on”.


Whether you are simply looking for a romantic getaway, a family friendly space to hold a reunion or vacation, or  need a serene venue for a business retreat or team-building sessions, Green Gables Getaway is the perfect location to fit your needs.