Belle Grove is located in the northern Shenandoah Valley near Middletown, Virginia. It is an authentic 1797 Manor House, was built by Major Isaac Hite and his wife Nelly Madison Hite, sister of President James Madison. Major Hite, grandson of Shenandoah Valley Pioneer Jost Hite, expanded his original 483 acres to a prosperous 7500 acre plantation, growing wheat, raising cattle and Merino sheep, and operating a large distillery and several mills.
Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Sunday 1 p.m. until 5 p.m.
Belle Grove is closed for daily tours from January - March.
Group tours are available by reservation in advance throughout the year.
Admission Fee: Tours: $10 for adults, children 5 and under free; other discounts may apply
Last Updated: 9/27/2011 3:20 PM