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Comfortable Accommodations for Your Stay

View our various room layouts to help plan your stay then download the room assignment forms to fill out.

Option #1

The Manor House

The Manor House is the original historic home at Chanco, offering three bedrooms. Two rooms are furnished with a pair of single beds and a double and a single bed are located in the third room. The Manor House has the best view of the James River, overlooking the bluff. The Manor House offers a full kitchen, dining room, living room, and sun porch. Two fireplaces make the Manor House cozy on even cold nights.

Option #2

Lodging Buildings A, B, C, and D

Buildings A, B, C, and D offer motel-styled rooms with a private bath. Each room is furnished with one double and one single bed. To increase occupancy, rollaway beds are available. Building C houses the Pipsico Bay Room meeting space and Building D houses the River View Room. Each of these meeting spaces offers a kitchenette featuring a refrigerator, sink, and microwave.

Option #3

The Watson Lodge

Watson Lodge has a total of eight bedrooms and eighteen beds. Rooms 1, 2, 3, and 4 have two double beds in each room. Rooms 5 and 7 have one double bed and two single beds in each room. Rooms 6 and 8 have one double bed and one single bed in each room. Watson Lodge is equipped with a full kitchen and three separate meeting areas. The large basement features a fireplace and ample seating for gathering.

Option #4

The Chalets 

Our Chalets are perfect for youth groups during the warmer months. Chalets have three bunk beds and sleeps up to six in a cabin. Each of our eight campsites features four Chalets. Three bathhouses are within walking distance and serve our campsites. Chalets are not available during camp sessions.

Host your next retreat with us

Chanco on the James hosts a number of retreats that promote the spiritual and physical wellness of God’s people. We also offer a place apart where you can have your own group or individual retreat. A ministry of the Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Southern Virginia, Chanco is open year-round to meet all of your retreat needs.


Contact Us


Chanco on the James
394 Floods Drive
Spring Grove, Virginia 23881

(888) 724-2626
[email protected]