Winterham Plantation

Winterham Plantation Winterham Plantation is a Richmond Virginia bed & breakfast and wedding venue. Winterham is an elegantly restored historic Jefferson family mansion.
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Winterham is a B&B and Event venue. B&B guest rooms, each with private bath and remote controlled fireplaces: 1) The Princess Amelia room, decorated in the18th century style, 2) The New Market Cadet Room with its Civil War theme and 3) The Jefferson Suite, the epitome of luxury, with its two large 16 x 20 ft. rooms and a spa bathroom with an air-jet Ultrabath, double shower/steam room, twin pedestal sinks and French Bidet. There is also the Lake Cottage, a historic outbuilding, which features a steam/spa/jacuzzi shower and private porch. All come with a full southern country breakfast. (See website for photos and booking.) While you are here, you may also wish to rent our large clear-span tent with its Brazilian walnut ballroom floor. It is great for special occasions, such as family reunions, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, graduations or business retreats.

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We adore every detail of this wedding! Are you planning a summer wedding? You will find some beautiful inspiration from ...
11/26/2017
Jessie & Dallas

We adore every detail of this wedding! Are you planning a summer wedding? You will find some beautiful inspiration from Jesse and Dallas's Winterham Wedding!

Jessie & Dallas

06/12/2016
Natalie & Harry wedding film 5/21/16

Natalie & Harry 5/21/16
Winterham Plantation is an enchanting place where love is always magical!

It was a beautiful spring day, the sun was out and there was not a cloud in the sky. A far cry from the weeks of rain that preceded this one. And walking out into…

04/13/2016

Good morning, we have been working on merging Winterham Plantation business pages without keeping old accounts active. Finally with the help of FB support, it's done and accomplished. The only problem is, all the recent reviews are gone. If you've visited Winterham, we would like for you to take the time to write a quick review for us. I apologize to those who have already written beautiful reviews for us, unfortunately they are gone, but still very much appreciated. Thank you to everyone for your support.

07/03/2012

July comes with hot weather and cool weddings here at Winterham! We are looking forward to the Shenoy- Shardein wedding in a few weeks. Don't forget about our special still running for the month of July. FREE TABLE AND CHAIR RENTAL WHEN YOU BOOK YOUR WEDDING HERE!

04/14/2012

Good Morning B&B'ers and Wedding Guests!
We are gearing up for a fantastic wedding season here at Winterham Plantation. The flowers are blooming, the birds are all excited to have new guests comeing to their home and are ready to show off for you! Menus for Spring and Summer are alive with fresh new treats. We can't wait until we see our Brides and Grooms coming through our doors with their partys and gorgeous attire! There's nothing like a heaving party here at Winterham.

01/20/2012

Hello Brides, The wedding season is fast approaching and we are so excited for our new brides. We're looking forward to fabulous weekends and receptions with wonderful food and friends. There are many of our past brides that are getting ready to have babies! We wish them all them best!

04/04/2011

Congratulations to Chris and Maria! We are happy to announce that they will be wed on May 12, 2012 here at Winterham Plantation, Amelia Virginia. We look forward to helping make their wedding wonderful!

02/11/2011

Enjoyed a weekend at the BBAV Conference in Charlottesville! Met lots of other innkeepers and learned a bunch!

Address

11441 Grub Hill Church Rd
Amelia Court House, VA
23002-4943

Conveniently located just 1.5 miles north of Rte 360, 35 miles southwest of downtown Richmond, a 2 1/4 hr. drive from Washington, D.C., Norfolk, Roanoke and Raleigh.

General information

Gary and Kathy Hadfield are native Utahans who met in New York City. Kathy had worked and studied there for several years, where she pursued graduate studies in art history at Columbia University and Hunter College (after graduating from the Univ. of Utah in anthropology). She also worked at Spanierman Galleries in NYC. Gary was pursuing post doctoral studies in pathology (Cornell U.), neuropathology (Montefiore Hosp./Eistein School of Med.) and neurochemistry (NYU) (after graduating from BYU in French and the U. of Utah in Medicine). The couple came to Virginia in 1970 when Dr. Hadfield joined the faculty of the Medical College of Virginia in Richmond. The Hadfields bought Dykeland, a sister plantation, in 1971, restored it and placed it on the National Register. Mrs. Hadfield's 1979 volume, 'Amelia County Virginia Building Survey' was a preservation effort aimed at halting the destruction of historic buildings. Winterham was in dire need of preservation, so they took it on. The original Winterham, built by the Booker family in the mid 18th century, stood nearby. The present replacement structure, designed by Thomas Tabb Giles, was built for a cousin of Thomas Jefferson, John Garland Jefferson and his wife Otelia, ca.1855. The original architectural drawings are held by Virginia Historical Society. The Jeffersons had several slaves working their large plantation. The last family members to occupy Winterham were Judge Jefferson and his sister, Mary, who built a large Jefferson house in Amelia Courthouse. The Winterham acreage has been used as a dairy and cattle farm, more recently owned by a German, Herr Ritter, who sold it to Watkins nursery, ca 1998, for their nursery operation. The Watkins sold the house and 15 acres to the Hadfields in 1999. It is hoped that the current extensive restoration, finished in 2003, will see the manor home through another sesquicentennial. Winterham lay gutted, shuttered and empty for over twenty years until Dr. M. Gary and Mrs. Kathleen Hadfield bought the property in 1999. After a year of careful architectural studies, restoration began. The entire house was lifted on hydraulic jacks to excavate and create a new home under the existing historic home (The large Garden Terrace family- friendly 'Home Away' suite that you are booking). This also permitted room for modern HVAC, humidifying and water treatment equipment and to shore up the beams under the old home. After three years of toil and careful craftsmanship, Winterham was restored to its former glory and beyond. This is the third home that the Hadfields have placed on the national register, including their residence, Dykeland, nearby, built in three eras (1770, 1820 and 1860) and a pioneer home and cabin in Provo, Utah, the Johnson-Hansen home. Winterham has now become popular as a preferred wedding venue/B&B getaway.

Telephone

(804) 561-4519

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