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Monday, August 22, 2016

Fall Getaways to Keswick Hall and Golf Club

Keswick Hall and Golf Club – the Forbes Five-Star, 600-acre luxury resort set in Virginia’s scenic Hunt Country – announces two exceptional packages ideal for late summer and fall getaways in the area Thomas Jefferson once described as the “Eden of the U.S.”

The Full Cry Golf Package starts at $399 (per room). It includes a one-night stay in Keswick Hall’s elegant boutique hotel, one round on Full Cry (with cart and complimentary same day replay), and unlimited access to the resort’s premier practice facility and driving range. Perfect for a couple’s getaway, a second golfer may be added for $80.

Since opening in late fall of 2014, the thrilling-to-play layout has garnered accolade after accolade including being ranked No. 3 in Golfweek’s 2016 list of “Best Courses You Can Play” in Virginia as well as debuting at No. 47 in Golfweek’s “Best Resort Courses” in the U.S. Full Cry was also honored in Golf Digest’s prestigious “2015 Best New Courses.”

The Winery Tour Package starts at $604 per night for two people. The offer is ideal for wine connoisseurs and newcomers alike to explore the bourgeoning popularity of Virginia’s bucolic vineyards. Included are luxurious nightly accommodations at Keswick Hall, round trip transportation to the vineyards, guided tour with a wine expert, all tasting fees, and exclusive tasting of special vintages in at least one winery. The tour lasts approximately four hours and visits a choice of three area wineries: King Family Vineyards, Pollack Vineyards and Veritas Vineyards or Pippin Hill Vineyards, Jefferson Vineyards and Keswick Vineyards.

“Our Full Cry Golf Package and Winery Tour Package are both ideal to enjoy the many comforts of our world-class resort and have a true luxury getaway,” says Will Jones, General Manager. “We pride ourselves on our lavish customer care as we provide our guests with a ‘best of the best’ experience they will long savor.”

The region is also home to Jefferson’s Monticello, the University of Virginia and numerous outdoor pursuits, drawing history buffs, sports enthusiasts and nature seekers year-round. Keswick Hall and Golf Club additionally features an array of relaxing spa services, fine dining at Fossett’s, and myriad amenities. Highly decorated, it has attained Condé Nast Traveler “gold” status, and is one of Travel + Leisure’s 500 “World’s Best Hotels.”

Tee-times and accommodations are based on availability. The above package may not be combined with any other specials / offers. Taxes / additional fees are not included.

For more information on Keswick Hall visit www.keswick.com or call 434.979.3440.

About Keswick Hall and Golf Club

Set in the historic hunt and wine country of central Virginia, Keswick Hall is a 600-acre boutique resort featuring 48 private guest rooms. The northern wing of the luxury resort hotel contains historic Villa Crawford, once the Italianesque private estate of the Robert Crawford family built in 1912. In Feb. 2015, the resort received the Forbes Five-Star Award for its exceptional level of luxury and service.

A full complement of amenities and activities are available to guests, including: golf, tennis, three swimming pools, croquet, nature trails, on-site vineyard, garden / historic tours, spa and fine dining. Off-site excursions include wine tasting, Presidential home visits, University of Virginia tours, clay shooting and more.

The property is home to the historic Keswick Club, a members club introduced in 1948 when renowned architect Fred Findlay added its first nine holes of golf. The course expanded to18 holes in the mid-‘50s and was renovated in 1992 by Arnold Palmer. World Golf Hall of Fame architect Pete Dye was commissioned to create its new Full Cry layout which debuted at No. 47 in Golfweek’s “Best Resort Courses” list for 2016.

The country estate is a property of Richmond, Va.-based Riverstone Group under its Historic Hotels of Albemarle division. The company also owns and manages The Sanctuary at Kiawah Island Resort (S.C.), The Sea Pines Resort (S.C.), The Jefferson Hotel (Va.) and The Hermitage Hotel (Tenn.).

Keswick Hall – centrally located -- is an easy two-hour drive from the Washington D.C. metro area and just over three hours from Baltimore. Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO) is 30 minutes away. Richmond International Airport (RIC) is a 60-minute drive.

1 comment:

jopb said...

Well I am glad that I am not a golf fanatic because this place is too expensive for me. For wineries I can just drive out on Long Island,NY and visit several without paying so much money. However,it does sound lovely and has some historic sites nearby too,