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Cary Hill, historic Charles City Plantation, reopens to public
CHARLES CITY – Located in the historic James River Plantation district and following in the half-century tradition of Kip Kephart, Cary Hill is once again available to the public. The freshly renovated and restored house (circa 1741) and grounds are now available for corporate events, ceremonies and private parties. Cary Hill reflects a succession of the owners and their love of history and art. The ballroom has been used for entertaining for almost three centuries. The iron fireplace back, dated 1741, is still in place. The warming closet, from which refreshments would have been served, continues to be used for parties and gatherings today. Gracious grounds include a deep swimming pool with an expansive bluestone slate surround and pool house, making it perfect for outdoor celebrations. In addition to the historic home and grounds, there is also a quaint (3 bedroom, 2 bath) cottage available to include in event packages for the perfect weekend retreat. Garden parties as well as any private family or corporate function will enjoy the peace and privacy that Cary Hill has to offer on this 60-acre estate.