The Inn and Cottages at Orchard Gap

P.O. Box 355 4549 Lightning Ridge Road (VSR 608), Fancy Gap, Virginia 24328
Innkeeper(s): Sherry and Don Foster
  • Introduction

    The Inn and Cottages at Orchard Gap - Fancy Gap, VirginiaThe Inn at Orchard Gap was designed and built in the style of a traditional Colonial Virginia Inn. The views from the upper and lower porches are absolutely incredible! Relax in a rocking chair and enjoy the refreshing mountain air and countryside views, as well as the peace and quiet of the Blue Ridge area. You will never forget the pleasure you'll have from just sitting and enjoying the company of your loved one, or even the fun of quietly rocking while reading a good book!The Inn at Orchard Gap's common rooms feature a quaint Americana theme. Two dining tables, comfortable couches, TV and movies can all be enjoyed during the hearty breakfast, or at any time! Breakfast is served daily from 8:00 - 10:00 and can also be enjoyed on the covered porches, weather permitting.

    common rooms


    The Inn at Orchard Gap features four guest rooms that can accommodate one to two people. All rooms have outside entrances, private baths, queen beds, TV/VCRs, in-room microwaves, small refrigerators, coffeemakers with coffee and condiments, and individually controlled heat and A/C. The three upstairs guest rooms have gas fireplaces and open onto a large covered porch with rockers. All rooms have recently been remodeled and have wide-plank hardwood floors and comfortable sitting/reading areas and are furnished in a traditional style with antiques or reproduction pieces.



    Two cozy and comfortable cottages were added in 1999 to provide guests a bit of extra privacy. Decorated in a country cottage theme, each has hardwood floors, queen bed, gas fireplace, TV/VCR and stereo. The kitchenette in each cottage is equipped with a refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, toaster, and all items necessary for limited food preparation and serving. A full size sleeper futon allows each cottage to accommodate more than two people. The Birdhouse Cottage has a large whirlpool tub and separate shower in the bathroom. Outside, a gas grill and picnic table are available for use by guests in the cottages.


    The Inn and Cottages at Orchard Gap has beautiful landscaping andis the perfect backdrop for your wedding or other large outdoor party!

  • Weddings

    The Arbor

    The Gazebo


  • Area Attractions

    front porch view

    Area Attractions...

    • Hunting & Fishing
    • Hiking & Biking
    • Olde Mill Golf Resort
    • Deer Creek Golf Park
    • Crestview Golf Course
    • Skyland Lakes Golf Course
    • Canoeing
    • New River Trail State Park
    • Blue Ridge Parkway
    • Galax Fiddlers Convention
    • Hillsville Gun Show & Flea Market
    • Antique Shops
    • Wineries
    • Cherry, Apple & Peach Orchards


  • How to Find Us

    From I-77:
    Exit #8 at Fancy Gap, follow signs to Hwy. 52 South and Blue Ridge Parkway. Go north on Parkway approximately 4 1/2 miles. After milepost 195, turn at first blacktop road on left. (Route 608). At intersection turn left; Inn will be on right.

    From Hwy. 58:
    Take Blue Ridge Parkway south approximately 17 miles.
    After milepost 194, turn at first blacktop road on right (route 608).
    At intersection, turn left; Inn will be on the right.

    If Blue Ridge Parkway is closed just out from Fancy Gap, follow Route 608 (Lightning Ridge Road) approximately 5 miles to Inn on left.