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The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

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Worth the stop

We were staying in the area for a weekend escape and The Mount was near our inn. We decided to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Amy P
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Beautiful setting and stately mansion

We took the tour and our guide was great... Ann with the gray hair and glasses! It was obvious she... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Stephanie G
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A day at The Mount is an opportunity to experience the beauty and splendor of Edith Wharton’s beloved country estate. We offer guided tours of the house and gardens, a Backstairs Tour, and our popular Ghost Tour. There are no velvet ropes and...more
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2 Plunkett St, Lenox, MA 01240-2704
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We were staying in the area for a weekend escape and The Mount was near our inn. We decided to visit and are we ever glad we did. There is both a house and garden tour. We only did the house tour but learned a...More

Thank Amy P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We took the tour and our guide was great... Ann with the gray hair and glasses! It was obvious she was into her job and the entire Wharton experience. The gardens and paths were splendid and the gardens gorgeous!

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed 4 days ago

A beautiful house in a superb setting of gardens and woods. The history of the house and of Edith Wharton is really fascinating.

Thank MG1944
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the house tour and also the garden tour, and wandered around the grounds. It happened to be the day when several horse drawn coaches arrived at the house, which made the visit even more special. If you like classic homes and lovely gardens,...More

Thank Steve G
Reviewed 6 days ago

Knowledgeable tour guide, who was very friendly and included lots of detail while still answering questions. A lovely house and grounds, and nice you can either take the tour OR do the walk yourself.

Thank B C
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great walk outside and within the building. I suggest the guided tour of the home. Edith Wharton lived a verrrryyy interesting life. The guides are knowledgeable and inject humor respectfully. I recommend a visit even if you're not a fan of Edith Wharton's work.

Thank Kurt M
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the opportunity to visit "The Mount", Edith Warton's home located in the Newport Vermont, in the Berkshires. The home is a three story mansion that Edith designed and spent about seven years at before moving to Paris. The home has been restored and...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been fortunate to have visited Edith Warton's home in Newport so we thought we would visit this one as well. The home is wonderful, easy to live in, the staff was great and knowledgeable. The grounds and that history was remarkable.

Thank steve f
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although from money and part of Gilded Age the house showed that Edith Wharton used her money to spread some good to others. Although knew of her as a writer didn't realise how prolific she was. Grounds and waljs adds to the visit

Thank MICHAEL C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are interested in gardens, architecture and American literary history, this is well worth the time. The Mount, Edith Wharton’s home, has a wonderful history that is quintessential Berkshire’s. Tours of the home are offered on the hour. But garden tours are offered on...More

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schrambo54
June 29, 2018|
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Response from mare0 | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is. This question was asked on our tour!
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kfoster1717
June 16, 2018|
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Response from miamimimi2018 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late response, was traveling. No, Unfortunately I do not recall the color of the dining and have no photos either. But, if you were to call them I am sure you would receive a precise answer. Good luck
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parlor102aveb
March 27, 2018|
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Response from TheMountinLenox | Property representative |
Hello, we're so sorry this response is delayed! Leashed dogs are absolutely welcome on the grounds.
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