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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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This restored Gilded Age Mansion is breathtaking. The home’s interior is is classical as opposed to the heaviness of Victorian design. Edith Wharton’s love of design and gardens is evident in this beautiful home. The guides were knowledgeable and very friendly. We ate at the...More
We were so glad we added a visit to this estate to our itinerary. We have visited many many historic homes but never one where the docent said, "Only the things you can't pick up are originals" and invited us to sit on the furniture!...More
This is an interesting house with an interesting history. The guided tour is essential to have a true understanding of why the house is as it is.
There is a somewhat eccentric approach to the buildings design directly based on the owners tastes, feelings and...More
As a ninth grade student, I remember reading Edith Wharton's "Ethan Frome," and while I was too young to appreciate so much of this short novel, it always stayed with me, and has remained one of my favorite works of American literature. If you are...More
We’ve been to a bunch of guilted age homes. Edith Wharton’s home is the most intimate. Mind you, they still have the upstairs / downstairs aspect you come to expect, but you leave hoping, may be the downstairs folk were treated a little better here....More
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