Open yearly from the first of May through October 31st, this impressive Classical Revival home was built as the country home ... More
Mount - Estate and Gardens, the
Open yearly from the first of May through October 31st, this impressive Classical Revival home was built as the country home of Edith Wharton, the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The Mount, reminiscent of an English estate with a French courtyard and Italianate terraces, features 35 extraordinary rooms and now houses a cultural and educational center that focuses on the achievement of women and offers a lecture series in July and August. Self-guided tours are available at this National Historic Landmark.
By visiting the house and gardens that Wharton designed, a visitor can gain a much deeper understanding of this complex and intelligent writer. And even if you don't give a hoot about her, the property is absolutely lovely. It also makes an interesting contrast with the Victorian-style mansions in the area. Wharton's design shows a great leap forward to the cleaner, brighter, crisper decors of the later 20th c. We spent 4 hours there, including our picnic lunch on the huge verandah.
The Mount gives a full appreciation of Edit Wharton, her writing, her theories on decorating and gardening design, as well as a general appreciation of the whole "gilded age" in America. Its financial troubles have made headlines, but don't let those difficulties distract you from the inherent beauty of the estate and its grounds. See it while you can!
The Wagon Wheel Motel is located in the beautiful Berkshire Country in western Massachusetts. The hotel is 65 miles away
from the Albany and Bradley Airport. It is also central to many major attractions such as the Tanglewood Music ...
Situated in the quaint town of Adams, this four bedroom inn is close to all the attactions in the Berkshires,
but quietly tucked away from it all. Walk downtown and shop or dine, or hike the Ashwilticook Rail Trail ...
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