Sweet Briar Tourism

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Sweet Briar House, also known as Locust Ridge, is a historic home located at Sweet Briar, Amherst County, Virginia. The original house was built about 1825, and was a Federal style brick farmhouse with a hipped roof. The house was extensively remodeled in 1851 in the Italian Villa-style. The remodeling added a two-level arcaded portico with a one-story verandah across the facade and two three-story towers of unequal height and form. Also on the property is a late-19th century latticed well house. The house now serves as the residence for the president of Sweet Briar College. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.


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Facts and Stats for Sweet Briar*

  • Pollution Statistics in Sweet Briar

    Know the pollution level of Sweet Briar before you plan your visit.

    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Living in Sweet Briar - Quality of Life

    • Climate Index 77.71 (High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Sweet Briar

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Sweet Briar

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 32 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 71.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.27 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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