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Nestled in the Foothills of The Blue Ridge Mountains lies a mystical botanical paradise. Founded in 1990, Grelen germinated from a modest "seed" of inspiration and has since matured into a seamless fusion of enterprises devoted to nature, design, and unforgettable moments. Nourished by an unwavering passion and boundless adoration for the botanical realm, the Grelen journey persists, ever blooming and enchanting.



Grelen Nursery

Somerset, Virginia

Founded by Dan Gregg in 1990, Grelen Nursery is a distinguised grower of plants, shrubs & trees, all cultivated on a picturesque 1,000-acre farm in Somerset, Virginia.  In addition, this original Grelen business offers superior retail landscaping, hardscaping, and planting services throughout Virginia, as well as wholesale plant sales up and down the US East Coast. 

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OPEN Year Around

Monday - Friday 9 am - 4 pm



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The Market at Grelen

Somerset, Virginia

Founded in 2013 by Leslie Gregg, The Market at Grelen is a European Garden Shop set on Grelen Nursery's 1000-acre tree farm.  With a dedication to quality, high design and customer service, this hidden gem boasts a fabulous selection of plants, garden & home decor and unique gifts.  In addition, there is a casual cafe that specializes in farm to table fare and features Virginia beer, cider & wine.  Finally, six miles of free walking trails (which connect to James Madison's Montpelier Trails) and pick-your-own fruit make this a must see destination.  

OPEN:  March 1 - Dec. 23

Wednesday - Sunday

Shop open 10 am - 4 pm

Cafe open for lunch 11 am - 3:30 pm

CLOSED:  Dec 24 - Feb. 28


P.O. Box 159 (mail)
15091 Yager Rd., (shipping)
Somerset, VA  22972


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Grelen Downtown

Orange, Virginia

The sister shop to The Market at Grelen, Grelen Downtown is located on Main Street in Orange VA and is the "go-to" gift shop in Orange County! This women's boutique not only carries a fabulous selection of jewelry, bags and accessories, but has a stellar selection of gifts for babies, brides, hostesses, pets and more.  Known for it's amazing customer service, popular brands include Barefoot Dreams, HOBO, Julie Vos, Dave Davidson and more!  


OPEN Year Around except for Dec 24 - Jan. 2

Wed - Saturday 11 am - 6 pm

Sunday 12 - 4 pm

112 East Main Street
Orange, Virginia 22960​

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The Market at Grelen Weddings & Events

Somerset, Virginia

Shortly after the grand opening of The Market at Grelen, we received many inquiries about hosting weddings on the property. Fueled by this demand, we embarked on a journey to meticulously fashion a venue that would magnify our natural allure. With a vision to honor our surroundings, we embarked on crafting an unparalleled event experience.

Nestled just outside Charlottesville, Virginia, in the heart of Central Virginia, The Market at Grelen offers a serene sanctuary that transports guests to a world of tranquility. Our dedication to aesthetics seamlessly intertwines with our reverence for nature's splendor. We firmly believe that enchanting surroundings possess the ability to inspire, elevate, and forge indelible memories.

Through unwavering attention to detail and a commitment to exemplary customer service, we curate an ambiance of unrivaled beauty that elevates every wedding or special event. Our goal is to leave an enduring imprint on all who grace our venue, ensuring that your occasion is nothing short of extraordinary.

OPEN for Weddings & Events

March - December

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Spotswood Lodge
Lodging & Events

Near Gordonsville, Virginia

Nestled on an idyllic 11-acre farm with a natural pond amidst the rolling hills of Central Virginia's wine country, lies Spotswood Lodge, a true haven for all who seek serenity. In addition to being a stunning vacation rental, this property also doubles as an enchanting outdoor wedding venue. Its natural beauty, serene surroundings, and spacious layout make it an ideal setting for unforgettable gatherings and weddings. Originally constructed in 1788, the lodge was the very first farmhouse, exuding a distinct rustic-chic charm and elegant allure.

Set between the historic towns of Orange, Gordonsville, and Barboursville, and just a stone's throw away from Charlottesville, Spotswood Lodge offers an exclusive escape to this expansive countryside. Rent the Lodge, which sleeps up to 12 guests, and the accompanying Cottage, which accommodates up to 8 guests, and relish in your own private piece of paradise.

16280 Blue Ridge Turnpike
Gordonsville VA 22942

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Boxwood Villa
Lodging & Events

Orange, Virginia

Perfectly situatuated on 13.6 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and grounds, Boxwood Villa exudes an old-world charm that will transport you to a bygone era of elegance and sophistication. This garden wedding venue and historic property is named after the stunning boxwood bushes that encircle it, creating a magical and romantic atmosphere. One of the most romantic wedding venues in Virginia, Boxwood Villa was originally built in 1891 and is located just outside the town of Orange, Virginia. 

In addition to weddings, rehearsal dinners and special events, Boxwood Villa is a hidden gem for small group weekend getaways or wedding guest accommodation. Come and experience the enchanting beauty and timeless romance of Boxwood Villa, and create memories that will last a lifetime.

285 W. Main Street

Orange, VA 22960

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The Grelen Depot
 Lodging & Events

Orange, Virginia

With historic preservation, art and beauty in mind, this versatile property was thoughtfully renovated and designed by Grelen Co-Owner, Leslie Gregg. Her objective was to enhance the charm and character of the lovely Main Street by creatively restoring this classic old-world structure situated in the historic town of Orange, Virginia. The ultimate vision was to glamorize the exterior while creating a variety of small elegant indoor venue spaces that compliment The Market at Grelen.  The end result is a contemporary building that exudes warmth and a bit of European flair.  


The Grelen Depot boasts high ceilings, ample natural light, an art gallery, bar and lounge areas as well as a loft space with a range of seating options. Each space has its own distinct personality and all can be used for a variety of events including weddings, rehearsal dinners, holiday parties, workshops, corporate retreats, and more. To create the ideal guest experience, there are three distinct event spaces - The Gallery, The Lounge, and The Loft. The Gallery and Lounge complement each other perfectly for hosting wedding ceremonies and receptions, while also functioning as an Art Gallery that opens periodically for art exhibitions.  The Loft has a different vibe featuring whimsical neon signs and a retro lounge area that simply calls out for live music and fun!


Finally, The Depot also features a luxury suite, called The 118.  This space has a living room, bedroom and glamorous full bath. It was designed with honeymoon couples in mind, but makes for a perfect getaway for those looking to explore all that Central Virginia has to offer.

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118 E. Main Street

Orange, VA. 22960

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