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RECREATION & PARKS

Armour House & Gardens at Meadowview Park

4001 Clarendon Road | Henrico, VA   23223 | Phone: (804) 343-3506

Description

This Victorian style home is located directly behind Arthur Ashe Elementary School. The surrounding property boasts a scenic walking trail, tennis courts, a garden, flowing fountain surrounded by arbors with blooming vines, and children’s gardens and play areas.

Available for rent, The Armour House and Gardens is an ideal setting for small gatherings, celebrations, meetings, or retreats. A large shelter facility with a fireplace is also available for rent. A variety of classes and events are offered for both children and adults throughout the year.

History

Edmund Christian built the house at Meadowview in 1915. On the park grounds, archeologists identified two prehistoric American Indian sites. In the 19th century, Chief Justice John Marshall’s Chickahominy Farm was located nearby. The Armour family sold the property to Henrico County in 1999.

Hours of Operation

Business Hours
Monday-Friday: 8am-4:30pm

Rental & Program Hours
Monday-Saturday: 8am-10pm
Sunday: 1-8pm

Amenities

Hiking/Nature Trail
Open Play Area
Picnic Area
Picnic Reservations
Picnic Shelter
Play Equipment
Private Rental
Restrooms
Tennis

Programs

Free Activities

A Most Egg-cellent Egg-venture!
Sat, Apr 12, 2-3:30pm. Free
Join us for a fun family event this spring. With arts and crafts, face painting, and the great egg hunt for kids young and old, it’s sure to be a fun afternoon! Children must be accompanied by an adult.


 Classes

Title

Age

Date

Time

Fee

Spring Break Arts Workshop

13-16

Tu-Th, 4/15-17

1pm

$21.00

 

Title Age Date Time
Fee
Mosaic Bird House 18+ W, 5/7-28 6:30pm
$28
Screen-Printing 16+ Th, 5/8 6:30pm
$7
Window Box Gardening 16+ Sa, 5/10 10am
$7
Making Cheese 18+ Tu, 5/20 6:30pm
$15
Lego Crazy 4-5 Su, 6/29 10am
$6
Butterfly Gardens 18+ Su, 6/8 1pm
$6
Garden Discovery 4-6 Sa, 6/21 10am
$6
Here We Grow Gardening Camp 10-12 6/23-27 9am
$54
New Girl Guide "Painting" Badge 7-12 Tu, 7/1 10am
$7
"Trees" Badge 11-13 Tu, 7/1 2pm
$7
Concepts & Creations:Visual Art Camp 11-13 M-F, 7/7-11 9am
$65
Stained Glass 16+ Tu, 7/8-8/12 7pm
$75
Christmas in July with Fabric Envelopes 16+ Th, 7/10 6:30pm
$7
Pallets to Planters 18+ Th, 7/10-17 6:30pm
$14
Garden Discovery 4-6 Sa, 7/19 10am
$6
Wee Wonders Backyard Adventure Camp 5-6 M-F, 7/21-8/1 9am
$30
Garden Art - Rock Painting 16+ Th, 7/24-31 6:30pm
$14
Art From Recyclables 18+ Th, 8/7 6:30pm
$7
The Art of Bookbinding 16+ Th, 8/7-14 6:30pm
$14
Dragon Fly Garden Art 18+ Sa, 8/9 2pm
$10.50

 

Registration is required in advance for all programs with a fee.

To view a complete list of Recreation programs and register online, visit HCRP Connect.

Facility Reservations

The following spaces are available for rent:

  •  The first floor of house is comprised of 2 rooms and a sunroom and has a maximum capacity of 50 individuals standing and 30 seated. Rental of the first floor includes use of the kitchen.
  •  The beautiful gardens feature an incredible fountain and patio area perfect for any event. The maximum capacity for the house and gardens is 125 individuals.

The parking lot has 90 spaces.

Special Features

  • Garden
  • Children's Garden
  • Greenhouse

Map

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