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“Perfect for our Thanksgiving gathering!”
Your very own mansion! 5 acre estate in Manchester Village - privacy, sleep 34 guests!
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Your very own mansion! 5 acre estate in Manchester Village - privacy, sleep 34 guests!
Battenkill Valley Mansion in Winter. Ski Stratton and Bromley in minutes!  4 fireplaces too! The Battenkill Mansion in Summer
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Your very own mansion! 5 acre estate in Manchester Village - privacy, sleep 34 guests!
Battenkill Valley Mansion in Winter. Ski Stratton and Bromley in minutes!  4 fireplaces too!
The Battenkill Mansion in Summer
The vast living room with a piano, big TV, and lots of couches and games for hanging out.
the ballroom which can also be a meeting room, ballroom, wedding venue
Enormous kitchen with great pantry space too.
Incredible kitchen with 2 ovens, 10 gas burners, 2 refrigerators and lots of pantry space.
the wood paneled formal dining room seats everyone - plus there's an adjacent kids room. Fireplace!
Master suite on 2nd floor with 2 doubles, one twin, sitting room with couch and marble sunken tub.
master queen bedroom on 3rd floor shares a bathroom with kids room
King bedroom features a wood burning fireplace, sitting room, clawed foot tub.
Another angle of the king bedroom master suite.
King bedroom on 3rd fl.
The only bedroom without a private bathroom. This shares with another room with 2 beds.
Queen bedroom 3rd fl.
2 double beds on 2nd floor with private bathroom with shower.
Bedroom with 2 fulls on 3rd floor and private bathroom.
Children's room with 2 bunk beds.
Twin room on ground floor with beautiful wood carved armoire.
Queen bedroom on ground floor.
The 3rd floor master apartment.
master bath with sunken marble tub
clawed foot tub
Bathroom with clawed foot tub and shower for 2nd floor king suite.
Bathroom for 3rd floor room with 2 doubles.
Bathroom with jacuzzi for king bedroom 3rd fl.
The ballroom can also be a great family game room with ping pong.
the ballroom is a perfect space for yoga
This family came for 10 days to celebrate a 60th birthday.
the house lit up for your celebration
Harvard University uses our mansion for multiple graduate student retreats each year.
We can cater your feast or you can host a formal party at the Billiard Room in the Wilburton Mansion
Big living room for hanging out with friends and multi generational family reunions.
yoga retreat
yoga retreats a specialty
formal dining room with wood burning fireplace
Ideal for corporate groups and retreats. We can host up to 125 guests in our whole property.
great for family fun
40th birthday special weekend.
guests enjoy the ball room to celebrate a big birthday weekend with friends
Use one of the bedrooms for massage
Our sister mansion 1/2 mile away, the Wilburton Inn offers pool, tennis & farm restaurant in summer.
Enjoy the pool 1/2 a mile away at the Wilburton Inn
tennis at the wilburton inn 1/2 mile away
Let us make your celebrations special!
River Road is the perfect scenic biking outside your door.
serene private pine tree entrance
fall campfire
beautiful wood details through the mansion
We can cater your family feast!
Wonderful space for reatreats
guests cooking together
Santa comes to visit
These guests had a weeklong Brown University Reunion
Church group retreat.
the ballroom was used as a crafting room for a week long retreat.
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14 Bedrooms, 14 Bathrooms, Sleeps 34
Manchester, Vermont

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cjr0925
Florida
1 review
“Perfect for our Thanksgiving gathering!”
Reviewed 4 December 2015 for a stay in November 2015

Our 31 person family gathering for Thanksgiving at the mansion was amazing! We had 3 generations there, and everyone had a great time. The ballroom was used for the Thanksgiving dinner, karaoke, yoga, crafts, and more. Outdoors, we had awesome bonfires at the fire pit, played some catch, and we took walks both right from the mansion and also on trails about a mile away. The roads are also excellent for those people that are joggers. The inside of the mansion is awesome… beautiful woodwork, large rooms, bathrooms for each bedroom, and excellent hiding places for the kids’ hide-and-seek games. We had a few minor problems when first arriving, but they were repaired as soon as we reported them. Great service! We have had three prior Thanksgivings at the mansion (every other year), and we have plans for another one in 2017. We love it!!

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Liked best: Provided space for fun for everyone!
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway People with disabilities
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
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Management Response
21 Jan 2016
We loved welcoming you and seeing your family grow! We've saved Thanksgiving 2017 for your 4th visit at the Battenkill Valley Mansion!
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Adam W
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Love this place!”
Reviewed 13 July 2015 for a stay in June 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Had the fine fortune of staying here during this year's summer Wanderlust Festival. What an incredible place! Such a nice change of pace (for someone who's not exactly accustomed to staying in Mansions, of course). The estate itself simply beautiful! The house we stayed in was incredibly unique. There were 10 of us total, so we had plenty of space to move around and not feel crammed whatsoever. We marveled at the layout, the space and the vibrant personality of each room. We loved the quite time - being tucked away from main roads is such a perk. Perfect for big groups of people. Bonus: It's a short drive (30mins) to Stratton MT where we spent the majority of our days.

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Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
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Management Response
3 Aug 2015
We loved welcoming your group during Wanderlust at Stratton. it was a pleasure getting to know you all - and I love my Sanuk sandals that you guys make from recycled Yoga mats! It was win-win - you discovered the Battenkill Valley Mansion and I discovered the most comfortable shoes for summer!
Can't wait to see you all next year.
Melissa
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10as123
New York City, New York
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Family Reunion”
Reviewed 10 July 2015 for a stay in July 2015
1
person found this review helpful

My extended family (3 generations) held our first ever family reunion at the Battenkill Mansion and Reunion House. Melissa made booking the properties for our event a breeze. The properties were so lovely and charming, especially the Mansion, stocked with games and lots of space in the dining area, sitting room, and ballroom for the family to mingle. We especially loved the ping-pong table and access to the tennis courts & swimming pool at the Wilburton Inn. Manchester is such a quaint and charming town, close to lots of outdoor activities.

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Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
People with pets
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Management Response
3 Aug 2015
We loved welcoming your whole clan of 50! Tomorrow we say good bye to another family of 50 that rented our Battenkill Valley Mansion and Reunion House so thank you for starting a trend!
We are so glad you enjoyed our homes and pool and charming town of manchester.
We look forward to hosting you again!
Melissa and family
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Terry S
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Fabulous House!”
Reviewed 20 May 2015 for a stay in May 2015
1
person found this review helpful

We just returned from VT for a long weekend wedding held in Manchester. My family stayed at the Battenkill Mansion. It was spectacular! The house is on a large property, with no neighbors. Every bedroom has its own bathroom and all mattresses were new! There are three floors, which spreads everyone over a large area, providing lots of privacy and quiet. The kitchen has an eight burner gas stove and double ovens, large enough to feed an army! The dining room also seats a large group of people. In addition to a sizable living area, there is a ballroom that can accommodate a large group activity. It currently contains a ping pong table, which my family spent many hours competing on! If you are a serious ping pong player, bring your paddle and balls (the house provides some, just a little rough from wear and tear). The house is just a mile from downtown Manchester Village, where there are many cute restaurants, and loads of outlet shopping. Beautiful place to ride bikes, hike, play golf and swim. I highly recommend this house to anyone trying to accommodate a larger group of people.

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Liked best: Privacy and spaciousness of the house
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Large groups
People with pets
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Management Response
26 May 2015
We are so delighted that you all had such a great time at the house! We did in fact just add all new beds to the mansion - so we are thrilled that they were a hit! We love playing ping pong as a family and just ordered a whole new collection of paddles and balls, so thanks for the excellent suggestion. We're going to add tetherball and a basketball hoop too so there will be even more fun things for families to enjoy when they visit.
We truly look forward to welcoming you all again!
Best wishes,
Melissa Levis and family
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29dick
Moultonborough, New Hampshire
2 reviews
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“Great Time ! Great place! Great Family Fun !”
Reviewed 31 October 2014 for a stay in October 2014
1
person found this review helpful

The Mansion and also the Inn were excellent for our family reunion. Accommodations were roomy and very comfortable and the kitchen well appointed. Inn only minutes away was great for our overflow. Greta service by cleaning and Inn staff. Outdoor area surrounding the Mansion great for games ,hiking and fire pit was meeting place for the whole family. Enjoyable time had by all. Will definitely be repeating in the future.

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Liked best: Mansion and Inn combination provded for additional family members now and in the future
Liked least: Nothing comes to mind at this time
Travelling group: Large Group
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Older travelers Families with young children
Large groups
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
  • Was your security deposit returned on time?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
14 Feb 2015
We loved welcoming almost 40 of you for your extended family reunion. We love that you checked out and immediately rebooked it for next fall! Our parents bought the Wilburton Inn and vacation villas 27 years ago, and since we are a 3 generation family run business we just love welcoming multigenerational family groups like yours to enjoy this beautiful Vermont piece of heaven.
See you next Fall!!
Melissa and family
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