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The Mount

2 Plunkett St, Lenox, MA 01240-2704
+1 413-551-5111
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Great history, beautiful mansion and gardens

We enjoyed the gardens with a spring flowers. Well manicured and perfectly set-up gardens. The... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Wezie12
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Plymouth, New Hampshire
Beautiful Estate of Edith Wharton

Great place to spend a summer day. Grounds and gardens are well maintained. House is nice to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
BTL2010
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Albany, New York
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2 Plunkett St, Lenox, MA 01240-2704
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We enjoyed the gardens with a spring flowers. Well manicured and perfectly set-up gardens. The home must have been incredible 100 years ago with the views of the mountains off at a distance. Edith Wharton's background led her to dedicate her life to writing 40...More

Thank Wezie12
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place to spend a summer day. Grounds and gardens are well maintained. House is nice to visit now that it is furnished.

Thank BTL2010
Reviewed 5 days ago

The man selling tickets saw that I had a dog in the car and told me that I could bring my dog on the tour of the house as long as I held her. That's amazing! And so fitting because Edith Wharton loved dogs. I...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Do not miss this beautiful mansion and gardens. They have a very nice lunch bar and wine available on the patio. Sit, relax and enjoy the quiet of the area. & gardens with a view is calling us back. Yes, we did go back a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Edith Wharton lived here for only 10 years, but the extensive grounds and the well appointed mansion are grand to tour and appreciate. The administrating body for this treasure have done an amazing job of posting explanatory information around the whole mansion and the grandeur...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The grounds of this estate are just amazing. Ponds, aquaducts and beautiful landscaping are a photographer's dream. Explore the beautiful home of Edith Wharton. Ghost tours are available during the summer.

Thank Maxebird
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The garden/grounds are really beautiful, and the house tour is interesting. We had lunch on the terrace, and that added to our enjoyment.

Thank BlueBlue123
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Edith Wharton's home has so much to offer, whether it is walking around the beautiful grounds and gardens, admiring the outdoor art, watching a play, touring the mansion, or listening to free jazz. One of my favorite Berkshires activities in the summer is sitting on...More

Thank Julie A
Reviewed February 10, 2017 via mobile

Edith Wharton's home is an interesting place to visit in and of its-self, but if you are fortunate enough to be in the Berkshires during summer season and attend the Friday Night Jazz on the Porch series, with a little imagination, you will be transported...More

Thank Talkguy1
Reviewed February 5, 2017

The grounds of Edith Wharton's estate are enchanting. The gardens are beautiful and the tour of the mansion is very interesting. In the summer, there are free jazz concerts on the weekends. This is not to be missed. The views are magnificent and you won't...More

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mrpfk48
Is the house handicapped accessible for wheelchairs? elevator to the second floor? can a wheelchair be pushed thru the gardens? Thank you
May 14, 2017|
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Response from TheMountinLenox | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! The Main House is handicap-accessible for wheelchairs and there is an elevator to all three open floors of the house. A wheelchair can absolutely be pushed through the gardens. The sunken... More
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Roxana B B
for the 2017 Shakespeare performances, for Shakespeare performance, what if it rains
April 28, 2017|
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Response from TheMountinLenox | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry! The Shakespeare and Company performances at The Mount will typically be performed in inclement weather. If there is a weather-related cancellation, Shakespeare and Company will make the call... More
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lynne D
Will the ghost tour be available the weekend of May 5,2017?
January 31, 2017|
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Response from TheMountinLenox | Property representative |
Thank you for your question! Unfortunately, there will be no ghost tours in May. Ghost tours for 2017 will begin in mid-June. We should have all of the dates up for the summer and fall very soon - please feel free to... More
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