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Oatlands Historic House & Garden

Route 15, Leesburg, VA 22075
+1 703-777-3174
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Great tour

Ruth gave us a very interesting tour. Good thing we were on time. So much history in these homes... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2017
Los Angeles, California
via mobile
Outstanding Historic House

The tour of the house is just terrific. The docents are quite knowledgeable. I like being able to... read more

Reviewed 8 September 2017
Beth C
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A historic garden property administered by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“gift shop” (23 reviews)
“afternoon tea” (10 reviews)
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Route 15, Leesburg, VA 22075
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Ruth gave us a very interesting tour. Good thing we were on time. So much history in these homes. Only 2 families lived here so it preserves the structure.

Thank Starviagera
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

The tour of the house is just terrific. The docents are quite knowledgeable. I like being able to go through the upstairs on my own after having the tour of the main floor. The gardens are simply lovely with much diversity. I took my brother...More

Thank Beth C
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The terraced gardens are extensive and beautiful to walk through. The house has some really nice artifacts, but because of its long history, it interpreted its 20th century occupation more than I would like. It tried to cover several owners and periods at once, which...More

Thank Abby P
Reviewed 31 July 2017

As another reviewer stated, the term "historic house and gardens" is a means to be politically correct. This was very much a working plantation during the early 19th Century. It grew wheat and tobacco, and "oats" as, the name implies. Many slaves worked here, and...More

3  Thank Meade S
Reviewed 14 July 2017

I love visiting Oatlands Plantation. I visit often and think they have one of the most beautiful gardens around Loudoun County. So much to explore and enjoy.

Thank Susan M
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This place has all original walls, furniture. Very knowledgeable your guide... Gardens ouside lovely...no AC..recommend morning your in summer.

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This is an attraction all visitor to Loudoun County should visit. So much history and so well put together, it is a place all should visit. The gift shop is well done and the staff are the best with their knowledge of the area and...More

Thank Happytravler6
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Within an hour of DC, beautiful gardens and very interesting history of the home and family that built this Carter plantation home. Docent provided a good overview and house beautiful to tour. The gardens are breathtaking. Beautiful views, walkways, places to have a picnic or...More

Thank Donna20001
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We just came back from wonderful gardens in Charleston, SC and didn't realize that we had some as good if not better. The terrace garden was full of so many varieties. The house tour was fascinating to see a mansion in Virginia that wasn't burnt...More

Thank Bruce D
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

We came upon this by accident. It's a little off the beaten path but it was a fascinating look at history and gardens and architecture and family drama. There are several Vineyards nearby which make for a great trips after you've walk the grounds a...More

Thank digitalcarol
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Maryjo B
28 August 2016|
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Response from Kyle U | Reviewed this property |
not really the house and gardens dont appear to be set up.for wheelchairs
15 April 2016|
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Response from kittystu2000 | Reviewed this property |
Located on Route 15 a mile north of the Quattro Goombas Winery 3 miles north of the intersection of Route 50 and Route 15...its well sign posted as you are driving past and there are Historic Brown Markers to let you know... More
Eugene T
7 September 2015|
Response from Gary H | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I just got this at 6:00 am Tuesday morning. I hope you had a good time.