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Lyndhurst

635 S Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591-6499
+1 914-631-4481
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An amazing Gothic mansion with beautiful grounds, great views of the Hudson river, an interesting... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2011
njgramps
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NJ
Gothic Beauty on the Hudson

During a visit to the Sleepy Hollow area, we drove only a few minutes south of the Tappan Zee... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2011
snivvy
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nj
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Overlooking the Hudson River in Tarrytown, New York, is Lyndhurst, one of America’s finest Gothic Revival mansions. Designed in 1838 by Alexander Jackson Davis, its architectural brilliance is complemented by the park-like landscape of the estate and a comprehensive collection of original decorative arts. Its noteworthy occupants included: former New York City mayor William Paulding, merchant George Merritt, and railroad tycoon Jay Gould. Lyndhurst is a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
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  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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635 S Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591-6499
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Reviewed 18 November 2011

An amazing Gothic mansion with beautiful grounds, great views of the Hudson river, an interesting history and a window on the past. Best to visit in a season when more of the facilites are open.

1  Thank njgramps
Reviewed 6 November 2011

During a visit to the Sleepy Hollow area, we drove only a few minutes south of the Tappan Zee bridge for a tour of the 67 acre Gould estate Lyndhurst. Our weather was perfect for walking the grounds while waiting to take a tour of...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2011

We learnt a lot when we visited Lyndhurst, it is an old manor which has been preserved very well. The rooms are beautiful, with a lot of history, and the guided tour is done quite professionally. The outside area is very quite, serene good place...More

1  Thank soaringtree
Reviewed 15 October 2011

Having spent two weeks (most enjoyably) in the hustle, bustle and frenetic 24 hour noise and activity of The Meatpacking District of Manhattan and Atlantic City, the arrival at Lyndhurst early afternoon on a Friday was absolute pure magic and a contrast in pace of...More

1  Thank BOUGHTON1
Reviewed 16 September 2011

Twice a year, in the spring and the fall, Lyndhurst has it's arts and craft fair. I always look forward to this event. I prefer going solo since I love to stop and linger at the various different booths without someone saying 'come on'. This...More

2  Thank ListWestchester
Reviewed 10 September 2011

Lyndhurst offers a comprehensive view of the Gilded Age and how the Robber Barons lived. The main building is beautiful. There are amazing views of the Hudson River from various places and there are lots of places to walk. Also there are special holiday celebrations...More

1  Thank robrobe
Reviewed 4 August 2011

I came here after a visit to Kykuit which is only a few miles away. There were much fewer visitors and you can explore the ground freely. The mansion itself is richly decorated and you can even take a cell phone tour at your own...More

7  Thank sunjh
Reviewed 1 August 2011

Visited here during a weekend getaway to Tarrytown. The grounds and building are awesome. Took the tour - which lasted about an hour. Very nice rooms and displays. Gives a great glimpse of the past. A must see when you come to the Tarrytown area!

1  Thank jespo2
Reviewed 27 July 2011

While staying at the Doubletree in Tarrytown, my 5 year old son and I decided to take a walk down to the river. We came to a path in the woods which headed that direction so we took it. The woods ended at the edge...More

2  Thank HollyGio
Reviewed 21 June 2011

Words cannot describe how special this architectural treasure is. Designed by renowned American architect Alexander Jackson Davis and then expanded and renovated by him 30 years later, allowing him to refine the home for his wealthy client. Overlooking the Hudson River with expansive grounds including...More

2  Thank Dan S
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Carol T
8 September 2017|
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Response from whiskey3pa | Reviewed this property |
I believe that you can. there are 2 separate fees for the property. one is a grounds admission, which gets credited towards the house tour, if you take it.
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HappyJW76
7 August 2017|
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Response from Katy L | Reviewed this property |
I've honestly never been to Kykuit but Lyndhurst history Acritetcture and land is absolutey amazing and very affordable!
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Hugh S
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Response from CastleBee | Reviewed this property |
We flew into Westchester, NY and took a cab to our hotel - the Doubletree Hilton - which is very nice and within walking distance of Lyndhurst. Hope you have a chance to go there - it is a beautiful house and grounds and... More
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