56 Pine Hill Lane
Norwood, VA 24581
Trudy D. Hale
The Porches writing retreat welcomes writers and artists to a historic farmhouse built in 1854, on the James River in the Virginia countryside.
Spacious porches and large private rooms provide peaceful views of wooded river bluffs and pastures. After a day of writing enjoy sitting on the porches, sipping wine as you watch deer browse among the fruit trees.
Our mission is to provide writers and artists uninterrupted time in a unique historical space within an environment of natural beauty.
We are a half hour from the Appalachian Trail, 50 minutes from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, 3 hours from Washington, D.C. Compared to other writing retreats, Porches offers a unique experience.