Meetings, Retreats, Team Building in the Virginia Blue Ridge at Graves
Warm Winter Retreat with Fireplaces for a Cozy Country Meeting by Shenandoah Park in Blue Ridge
Where Are We?
Syria, VA. In heart of Blue Ridge, right next to Shenandoah National Park on Rose River.
. . . Washington DC - 2 hrs, 92 miles
. . . Charlottesville - 1 hr, 38 miles
. . . Richmond - 2 hrs, 95 miles
. . . Charleston WV, Raleigh -Chapel Hill-Durham 4.25 hrs
What Are We Like?
1100 Acres of Blue Ridge Forest and Meadows - a working farm and orchards
3 Lodges with meeting spaces
As many deer, foxes, turkies, bear, cattle, and apple trees as you can find
In Rose Valley by the Blue Ridge, - nearest town (very small) is 10 miles, yet we are near Washington DC - 1.5 to 2 hrs drive - for meetings and retreats.
Quasi-disconnected with limited cell - only available through Internet to Cell/Cell to Internet connection (not hard to set up and usually automated through phone settings).
Modest - not fancy
Country style. We are not luxury. No spa or golf course here. Rather hiking, fishing, riding, monopoly, camp-fires, s'mores, local music, and front porch rocking chair life.
Accommodations, again modest, not fancy
- 55 Lodge Rooms with 36 double queens and 17 kings or two twins
- 16 Cabins - log cabins to farmhouses - from 1 bedroom to 8
Meeting Spaces - 17
14 Indoor Total SF 9500 - boardrooms. Break out and general
2 Outdoor/Indoor SF - 8000 picnic pavilions and surround along the river
1 Outdoor "special event site" 40,000 SF plus parking for 2000 cars in adjoining fields
Team Building by Andy Nichols
Indoor and/or outdoor training locations.
Andy will build exactly to the group's goals, time allotment, and budget.
All Inclusive Day Meeting Package Available
All Inclusive Overnight Meeting Package Available
Build Your Own Meeting Escape-retreat here with our team's assistance
Shannon Minton, Director of Sales
Missy Graves - Sales and Detailer
Barbara Waga - Sales and Detailer
Gail - Catering & Conference Services
All there Is To Do
13 outdoor activities - from hiking, to fishing (2 streams and 2 ponds) on to nature walks and a local musician concert with camp fire and s'mores.
Just no golf here.
7 Indoor group activities from Monopoly tournament, movie shows, to wine and beer tastings and vineyard trips on to just hanging out by a fire in a rocker.