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Welcome to Historic Avenel

Rent the house and its unique wraparound porch.
Elegant and Affordable

The Avenel Foundation 1985-2025
40 years of service


Photo credit: Calder Loth/DHR 1994


Located in the heart of the town of Bedford, Avenel has been a centerpiece of social, cultural, and political life for over 185 years.


Avenel is listed in the National Register of Historic Places and the Virginia Landmarks Register.

Weddings, receptions, class and family reunions, private parties, community events, non profit and fundraiser events, and afternoon tea have all been celebrated in Southern Style here at Avenel.

Support The Avenel Mission

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Your tax deductible gift to the Avenel Foundation will help rescue, preserve, and protect Historic Avenel, a Bedford legacy and unique landmark, for educational and community enjoyment.

Mail your Tax Deductible Donation to:

PO Box 686

Bedford, VA 24523

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