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R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery

307 Main Street, Corner of Piedmont & Main Street, Washington, VA 22747
+1 540-675-1411
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Beautiful Things

This gift show stocks a beautiful array of home and personal items, perfect to pick up a bauble for... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
maryellenruff
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Alexandria, Virginia
Soaptastic!

Amazing collection of French and British creams and soaps and lots more! Very nicely presented and... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
travellin45
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Vancouver, Canada
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Est. 1997 ~ Award-winning shop & gallery located in the historic town of Little Washington, Virginia. Two floors filled with an artful & eclectic mix of fine gifts, French Table Linens, unique vintage items, regional & international fine art, sculpture and oriental rugs.
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307 Main Street, Corner of Piedmont & Main Street, Washington, VA 22747
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

This gift show stocks a beautiful array of home and personal items, perfect to pick up a bauble for a memorable weekend, hostess gift or fine art.

Thank maryellenruff
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Amazing collection of French and British creams and soaps and lots more! Very nicely presented and well worth a visit!

1  Thank travellin45
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

A lovely little shop with many beautiful items. Perfect for your own home or a thoughtful gift. The staff is knowledgeable & very friendly

Thank Bruce P
Reviewed 6 May 2017

We visit friends in the Washington area once or twice a year, and we never miss a trip to Ballard's. And,we never leave without a purchase by one or two in our party. This last time it was a gorgeous 4by6 rug designed by a...More

Thank Friends04107
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Small, quaint and wonderful and it's the #1 ranked spot for Things to Do in town? Agree on all points but its time for another underutilized storefront property to become a second outpost. Little Washington has little list of activities but another fine shop would...More

Thank doublemdoublet
Joanie B, Owner at R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2017

Dear Mr. Doublemdoublet, Thank you for your review, we appreciate your comments. We opened another business across the street from our shop & gallery four years ago. It is an outdoor venue of sculpture and architectural elements. In answer to your questions regarding other shopping...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

We've been in this store a number of times. They have a great selection of linens, tableware, candles and other gifts you can't find at many places. They also have an art gallery downstairs which features the owner, Richard Ballard's own artwork as well as...More

Thank NoVaStephen
Reviewed 11 March 2017

We first visited R. H. Ballard Shop & Gallery a year before, and were so impressed by both the items, and the service, that we used a long layover at IAD, to drive to Washington, VA, just to visit again. We recognized some of the...More

Thank The_Loup_Garou
Reviewed 4 March 2017

We found so many interesting and unique offerings at this shop on Main Street! The selection was very diverse--everything from original art pieces, handmade imported rugs, fine linens (some featured treated fabrics that permitted use outdoors), soaps/scented oils, books and assorted gift items (to name...More

Thank pj100002017
Reviewed 26 November 2016

This is a must if you are in Washington, VA. We purchased some glasses,home fragrance that my husband even liked and napkins. I would definitely go back again.

Thank lmw27
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

R. H. Ballard' s is a special type of gift shop and galleryThey have a wide range items. Everything is of the highest quality. Most of the items are very unusual and hard to find elsewhere. It's difficult to go in and not buy something....More

Thank Constance O
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