rose river farm - madison county, virginia - private water trophy trout fishing

Local Attractions

Services available

Massage and Spa Treatments
We have made arrangements with several local providers for massages and other spa treatments to be performed at the cabin. Nothing beats a sports massage after a long day on the water. Or while you fish let the non fishing spouse enjoy a facial and a deep tissue message. Email to arrange.

Restaurants and other services near the farm

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Fine dining
The Inn at Little Washington. 30 min
Thorton River Grill. 20 min
Fotis. 20 min
The Bavarian Chef 15 min

Two Brothers. 10 min
Vinnys. 20 min

Mountaineer cafe. 10 min
Frost Cafe 20 min

The Pig and Steak. 10 min
High on the Hog. 20 min

Piedmont Deli. 10 min
Subway. 10 min
Yoders. 15 min

Mandarin Express. 10 min next to Food Lion

Buffalo Wild Wings. 25 min

In Madison there is a Food Lion Grocery store located on 29 just north of the town of Madison-- 10 min.

In Culpeper there is a Safeway, a Walmart, and a very large new grocery called Martins. There is also a 4 screen Regal movie theater. All are on the main 29 business route through Culpeper.

Other activities

Golf courses
Meadows Farm: 27 holes including the longest hole in the US--40 minutes between Culpeper and Fredericksburg

Shenandoah Valley Golf Club: rated one of the ten best courses in Virginia, the Golf Digest four star course has 27 holes and is about 45 minutes away in Front Royal.

Charlotesville also has a number of golf courses that are all less than an hours drive.

There are also a number of private golf clubs nearby that can typically be played through an introduction of your club professional. These include Farmington Country Club, Culpeper Country Club and the Keswick Club.

Wing shooting
Rose Hill Shooting Preserve 25 min just outside Culpeper.


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There are a number of excellent wineries in Madison County and the surrounding area. A great wine day could include a combination of any of the following wineries:

DuCard Vineyards a great new winery run by a a good friend and fly fisherman Scott Elliff, 10 minutes

Sharps Rock one of the older wineries in Virginia, 10 minutes

Early Mountain arguably one of the most impressive wineries outside of Napa Valley. They also serve a light lunch, 15 minutes.

Prince Michel 15 minutes-- one of the largest wine producers in Virginia.

A great new winery located about 25 min away in Little Washington, Virginia - Little Washington Winery.

Other nearby wineries:
Grey Ghost Speryville
Barboursville Orange
Horton Orange

Eco Tulip Farm

Madison is home to one of the few organic tulip farms in America. Visit their website for all the info including their Tulip Festival every April

Painting lessons-- email for specifics
Photography classes-- email for specifics
Rod building seminars-- email for specifics
Swimming holes-- Check out "Old Rag Area"