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Huge Mansion - Great for Groups - Retreats - Yoga - Weddings - Sleeps 34!!!

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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
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Manchester Village chateau / country house description

This 24 room mansion is perfect for retreats, reunions, bridal parties, corporate gatherings and large groups that want privacy in a beautiful, natural setting in the heart of Manchester Village.

This enormous, 9,000 sq foot home features a grand ballroom, sun filled yoga studio, commercial kitchen, formal dining room, a large living room with a piano and other musical instruments, and a game room complete with a ping pong and giant chess table and 14 bedrooms- each with private bathroom – so bring the whole family!
There is even a two bedroom apartment with it’s own kitchen and an additional handicap accessible bedroom on the ground floor. This 9,000 square foot home includes free WiFi and satellite TV, 5 private acres of woods and streams, a winterized large gazebo.
Best of all, it is next door to the Hildene Meadow and Nature Preserve. You can enjoy stunning scenic footpaths and trails in the wildlife past streams and forests and meadows.

The Battenkill Valley Mansion is only half a mile from the Equinox hotel, but it feels a world away, surrounded by tall pines, and adjacent to the rolling fields of Hildene Meadow and the Battenkill River. Step outside your door for miles of scenic bike rides or runs along scenic River Road.

The historic Battenklill Valley mansion was built in 1904 as a wedding present for the daughter of the family who lived nearby at the Wilburton Inn. Guests of the Battenkill Mansion may now enjoy the amenities of the Wilburton Inn, including pool, tennis, and 28 acres of sculptures, flower gardens and breath-taking mountain views.
Manchester is a year round destination for sports, arts, and relaxation, less than 5 minutes away from designer outlet shopping, Orvis fishing, canoeing, tubing, hiking, and world-class golf. Bromley Mountain is only 10 miles away, and Stratton just 18 miles. The Dorset Summer Theatre Festival, Vermont Horse Show, Southern Vermont Art Center, Crafts Fair, and farmers markets are just a few of the fun nearby activities.

Guests are welcome to dine at the 1902 Wilburton Mansion where, for an additional fee, they can feast on a hearty country breakfast, evening cocktails or a gourmet dinner featuring artisanal whole-grain breads and dishes crafted with seasonal produce from the property's family-run organic farm.

The Wilburton Inn accommodates up to 125 guests in 8 buildings of different sizes and styles. It is an ideal private getaway for destination weddings, corporate retreats, family reunions, and private celebrations. Ask us how we can help you plan your next special gathering! We look forward to welcoming you.

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Property Type

  • Chateau / Country House
  • 9000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

      • Catering Available
      • Breakfast - Booking Possible
      • Lunch - Booking Possible
      • Dinner - Booking Possible

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Massage
      • Private Chef

      Suitability

      • Events Allowed
      • Groups
      • Long-Term Renters Welcome
      • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

        25...moreless

      • Children Welcome
      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Considered
      • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
      • Wheelchair Accessible

      Bedrooms: 14 Bedrooms, Sleeps 34, Beds for 34

      • Bedroom 2: 1 king

        large room...moreless

      • Bedroom 3: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

        ...moreless

      • Bedroom 4: 2 double

        bright room...moreless

      • Bedroom 5: 1 king

        suite space can be used as a bedroom, rollaway...moreless

      • Bedroom 6: 1 double, 1 twin/ single

        has jaccouzzi tub...moreless

      • Bedroom 7: 1 double

        pretty room, the only room without its own bathroom...moreless

      • Bedroom 8: 1 double

        nice bathroom ...moreless

      • Bedroom 10: 2 double

        has shower and tub...moreless

      • Bedroom 11: 1 queen

        large room in cathedral ceiling, skylights....moreless

      • Bedroom 9: 1 double

        has shower in bathroom...moreless

      • Bedroom 1: 2 double

        king bed & suite with pull-out sofa...moreless

      • Bedroom 14: 1 double

        on the ground floor, handicap single bedroom...moreless

      • Bedroom 12: 2 child bed

        smaller room in apartment...moreless

      • Bedroom 13: 1 sleep sofa /futon

        in the atrium of the kitchen of the apartment...moreless

      • King size beds (2), Queen size Beds (1), Double Beds (9), Twin or Single Beds (3), Child Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1) pack and play type, Sleep Sofa or Futons (4), Bunk Beds (2)...moreless

      Bathrooms: 11 Bathrooms

      • Bathroom 3: toilet, shower

        Double headed shower...moreless

      • Bathroom 2: toilet, shower

        ...moreless

      • Bathroom 4: toilet, shower

        ...moreless

      • Bathroom 5: toilet, tub, shower

        ...moreless

      • Bathroom 6: toilet, combination tub/shower

        ...moreless

      • Bathroom 7

        no bathroom...moreless

      • Bathroom 8: toilet, combination tub/shower

        ...moreless

      • Bathroom 9: toilet, shower

        ...moreless

      • Bathroom 10: toilet, combination tub/shower

        this is the common bathroom for the apartment rooms...moreless

      • Bathroom 11

        first floor has two bathrooms, one is full, handicap accessi...moreless

      • Bathroom 12: toilet

        this is off the kitchen, main floor...moreless

      • Bathroom 13: toilet

        ...moreless

      • Bathroom 1: toilet, combination tub/shower

        Antique sunken marble bath tub...moreless

      Entertainment

      • Books
      • Books For Kids
      • CD Player
      • DVD Player
      • DVR
      • Game Room
      • Games:

        billards, chess, ping pong...moreless

      • Games For Kids
      • MP3 Dock
      • Music Library:

        piano, african drums, very creative setting...moreless

      • Piano
      • Ping Pong Table
      • Pool Table
      • Radio
      • Satellite / Cable:

        free satellite tv!...moreless

      • Stereo
      • Television
      • Toys
      • VCR
      • Video Library

      Theme

      • Away From It All
      • Budget
      • Family
      • Historic
      • Romantic
      • Sports & Activities
      • Tourist Attractions

      Attractions

      • Autumn Foliage
      • Churches
      • Cinemas
      • Festivals
      • Forests
      • Health/Beauty Spa
      • Library
      • Live Theater
      • Museums
      • Playground
      • Pond
      • Recreation Center
      • Restaurants
      • Synagogues
      • Waterfalls

      Local Services & Businesses

      • ATM/Bank
      • Babysitter
      • Fitness Center
      • Groceries
      • Hospital
      • Laundromat
      • Massage Therapist
      • Medical Services

      Leisure Activities

      • Antiquing
      • Bird Watching
      • Boating
      • Eco Tourism
      • Horseback Riding
      • Outlet Shopping
      • Paddle Boating
      • Photography
      • Scenic Drives
      • Shopping
      • Sight Seeing
      • Sledding
      • Walking
      • Wildlife Viewing

      Location Type

      • Mountain View:

        Gorgeous views, the home is on 5 acres of nature...moreless

      • Resort:

        Pool, tennis, concierge service at the Wilburton Inn all available for our guests. We offer vegetarian and country inn catering. ...moreless

      • River
      • Rural:

        Very peaceful. We're located on 5 private acres surrounded by tall Pine trees. Next door is a 40 acre nature preserve with a stream and woods paths and gorgeous trails thru wildlife....moreless

      • Village:

        Manchester is a picture perfect historic village – it’s in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the longest marble sidewalk. It is charming & rich with culture, sports, nature & shopping!...moreless

      Sports & Adventure Activities

      • Cross Country Skiing
      • Cycling
      • Equestrian Events
      • Fishing
      • Fly Fishing
      • Freshwater Fishing
      • Golf
      • Golf Privileges Optional
      • Hiking
      • Hunting
      • Hunting Big Game
      • Hunting Small Game
      • Ice Skating
      • Kayaking
      • Mountain Biking
      • Mountain Climbing
      • Mountaineering
      • Rafting
      • Rock Climbing
      • Roller Blading
      • Sailing
      • Ski Lift Privileges
      • Ski Privileges Optional
      • Skiing
      • Snowboarding
      • Snowmobiling
      • Swimming
      • Tennis
      • Water Tubing

      Dining

      • Child's Highchair
      • Dining:

        formal wood paneled dining room seats 20...moreless

      • Dining Area
      • Seating for 20 people

      General

      • Activities Guide
      • Air Conditioning
      • Alarm Clock
      • Basic Soaps
      • Clothes Dryer
      • Fireplace
      • Firewood
      • Free Long Distance
      • Hair Dryer
      • Heating
      • Internet:

        free wifi!...moreless

      • Iron & Board
      • Linens Provided
      • Living Room:

        with piano and oriental rugs, books, and couches...moreless

      • Local Activities Guide
      • Local Maps
      • Local Restaurant Guide
      • Parking
      • Parking Off Street
      • Telephone
      • Toilet Paper
      • Towels Provided
      • Washing Machine
      • Wireless Internet
      • Wood Fireplace

      Kitchen

      • Catering Available
      • Coffee Maker
      • Cooking Utensils
      • Dishes & Utensils
      • Dishwasher
      • Freezer
      • Grill
      • Ice Maker
      • Kitchen:

        2 kitchens on ground floor, additional kitchen on third floor...moreless

      • Mini Refrigerator
      • Oven:

        8 gas burners!...moreless

      • Pantry Items

      Outside

      • Barbecue
      • Beach Chairs
      • Canoe
      • Deck / Patio
      • Gazebo
      • Golf:

        nearby at Equinox Hotel and Manchester Country Club...moreless

      • Kayak / Canoe:

        Can be rented nearby...moreless

      • Lanai / Gazebo:

        brand new winterized large gazebo for all year use!...moreless

      • Lawn / Garden:

        5 private acres, plus the house in adjacent to miles of private Hildene Meadows and the Battenkill stream....moreless

      • Outdoor Furniture
      • Outdoor Grill
      • Outdoor Grill Gas
      • Ski & Snowboard:

        Bromley and Stratton are nearby...moreless

      • Tennis:

        At the Wilburton Inn...moreless

      • Tennis Court
      • Terrace
      • Walkway To Water
      • Yard

      Pool / Spa

      • Communal Pool:

        Pool at the Wilburton Inn, Private Pond to be completed summer 2013 behind the Battenkill Mansion....moreless

      • Jacuzzi
      • Private Pool:

        The pool is located at the Wilburton Inn, just down the road. It is possible to reserve it for a group upon request....moreless

      • Jetted Tub:

        (2) whirlpools in the bathrooms...moreless

      Forms Of Payment

          • Accept Credit Card

          House Cleaning

              • Housekeeper Optional
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Christmas - New Years 2014-15
              Dec 19 - Jan 4, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $1,750
              $8,750
              Ski Season 2015
              Jan 5 - Jan 15, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $1,200 $1,650
              Fri, Sat
              $6,900
              Martin Luther King Weekend
              Jan 16 - Jan 19, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $1,750
              Ski Season 2015
              Jan 20 - Feb 12, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $1,200 $1,650
              Fri, Sat
              $6,900
              Presidents Week 2015
              Feb 13 - Feb 22, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $1,750
              $8,750
              Ski Season 2015
              Feb 23 - Mar 21, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $1,200 $1,650
              Fri, Sat
              $6,900
              Spring Savings 2015
              Mar 22 - Apr 2, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $1,000 $1,250
              Fri, Sat
              $5,500
              Easter 2015
              Apr 3 - Apr 5, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $1,750
              Spring Savings 2015
              Apr 6 - May 21, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $1,000 $1,250
              Fri, Sat
              $5,500
              Memorial Day Weekend 2015
              May 22 - May 24, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $1,750
              Summer 2015
              May 25 - Sep 24, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $1,200 $1,650
              Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun
              $8,150
              Fall Foliage 2015
              Sep 25 - Oct 25, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $1,750
              $8,750
              Fall Foliage Savings 2015
              Oct 26 - Nov 8, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $1,200 $1,650
              Fri, Sat
              $6,900
              Fall Savings 2015
              Nov 9 - Nov 24, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $1,000 $1,250
              Fri, Sat
              $5,500
              Thanksgiving 2015
              Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $1,750
              Fall Savings 2015
              Nov 30 - Dec 17, 2015
              2 night min stay
              $1,000 $1,250
              Fri, Sat
              $5,500
              Christmas 2015
              Dec 18 - Jan 3, 2016
              3 night min stay
              $1,750
              $8,750
              My Standard Rate
              2 night min stay
              $1,200 $1,650
              Fri, Sat
              $7,995 $26,000
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Pet Fee $125
              • Refundable Damage Deposit $750
              • linens - towels & sheets $350 + tax
              • Housekeeping fee $600 + tax
              • Tax Rate 10%

              Notes:

              This is an extraordinary home for retreats, special birthday celebrations, workshops, family reunions, and graduate school groups.

              Holiday weekends are an additional $150/night and have a 3 night minimum


              Cancellation policy:

              Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 2002

              About: My wife and I have been the owners and innkeepers of The Wilburton Inn for the past 25 years. My wife is from Brooklyn, NY. Her sister, Wendy Wasserstein, honored her by naming Madeline Kahn’s Tony Award winning role, Gorgeous, after her in the Broadway play, The Sisters Rosenswieg. I am a psychiatrist from Athens, Greece. I am interested about art, education, religion, and conflict resolution. I look forward to giving a TED talk on the future of creativity this summer. We bought our first home in VT in 1972 because the mountains reminded me of my days at medical school in Switzerland. It is our pleasure to see our children and grandchildren now take an interest in running the inn. We enjoy welcoming travelers to our beautiful homes. We love introducing them to the history and beauty of Vermont and The Wilburton Estate.

              Why Manchester Village:
              This robber baron estate has evolved through the 20th century from a private home, to a prep school, to an inn and now to an inn that celebrates life as a farm, a bakery, and a museum advancing creativity to become the core of education. This is a spectacular, huge home where guests can relax and truly get away from it all.

              The Unique Benefits at this Chateau / Country House:
              Tour our outdoor sculpture trains that show the history of love and the evolving images of women through cross cultural myths. Visit our son's Earth Sky Time organic farm and bakery less than 3 miles from the house.


              Contact us

              Speaks: english

               

              Photos

              • The Battenkill Valley Mansion

                The Battenkill Valley Mansion

              • Versatile ballroom w/ wood burning fireplace can be meeting space/ wedding site

                Versatile ballroom w/ wood burning fireplace can be meeting space/ wedding site

              • The Ballroom set up as a game room for kids with full size ping pong table

                The Ballroom set up as a game room for kids with full size ping pong table

              • Huge kitchen and pantry - plenty of space for cooking together

                Huge kitchen and pantry - plenty of space for cooking together

              • Wood paneled living room with a piano, books, games, and comfy couches.

                Wood paneled living room with a piano, books, games, and comfy couches.

              • Clawed foot bathtub opens onto an art filled sitting room.

                Clawed foot bathtub opens onto an art filled sitting room.

              • Brass beds - most of the rooms feature 2 beds

                Brass beds - most of the rooms feature 2 beds

              • Enjoy FREE Tennis in the Mountains 1 mile away at the Wilburton Inn

                Enjoy FREE Tennis in the Mountains 1 mile away at the Wilburton Inn

              • 75 acre nature preserve is adjacent to the mansion for wonderful strolls

                75 acre nature preserve is adjacent to the mansion for wonderful strolls

              • on site campfire

                on site campfire

              • yoga fun on the nature preserve

                yoga fun on the nature preserve

              • 2nd floor floor plan

                2nd floor floor plan

              • The Battenkill Valley Mansion nestled in the Mountains in Fall

                The Battenkill Valley Mansion nestled in the Mountains in Fall

              • The ballroom can be a yoga studio

                The ballroom can be a yoga studio

              • Formal wood paneled dining room with working fireplace.

                Formal wood paneled dining room with working fireplace.

              • Our HUGE kitchen has double stoves, refrigerators and sinks. GREAT FOR COOKING!

                Our HUGE kitchen has double stoves, refrigerators and sinks. GREAT FOR COOKING!

              • A newly renovated bathroom with marble sunken tub.

                A newly renovated bathroom with marble sunken tub.

              • Huge bedroom features wood burning store and sitting room

                Huge bedroom features wood burning store and sitting room

              • Room #6, 2 double beds and private bathroom

                Room #6, 2 double beds and private bathroom

              • Enjoy a great pool 1 mile away at our sister mansion, 
the Wilburton Inn

                Enjoy a great pool 1 mile away at our sister mansion, the Wilburton Inn

              • The mansion was built in 1904 + features handsome details + high ceilings.

                The mansion was built in 1904 + features handsome details + high ceilings.

              • This family of 30 staged a murder mystery for their weekend fun at the house

                This family of 30 staged a murder mystery for their weekend fun at the house

              • 3rd floor floor plan

                3rd floor floor plan

              • ground floor floor plan

                ground floor floor plan

              VRBO #233674

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              Date last modified - Saturday, December 20, 2014

              $1,000 - $1,750 per night (USD)
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              14 Bedroom / 11 Bathroom
              Sleeps 34

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