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Fabulous Mansion, Pool, Tennis, 30 Acres, Weddings, Reunions, Corporate Retreats

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The dramatic Wilburton Mansion, built in 1902 in early Frank Llyod Wright style.

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Last updated: 03/24/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Impress your friends and be the Lord and Lady at this grand country mansion built in 1902. This is a high end vacation home for the most discriminating traveler. Stunning, panoramic mountain and valley views from every window of this Frank Lloyd Wright inspired Tutor Mansion. Tranquil 30 acre estate with pool and tennis.

This majestic home is an elegant 10 bedroom bed & breakfast that can be your own private home with a private 700' grand living room with a grand piano and wood burning fireplace and private 650' dining room overlooking the stunning Vermont mountains.

A personal chef is available to cater all your meals. Daily housekeeping is available.

Bedrooms are filled with antiques, oriental rugs, down comforters, and four poster beds. Every bedroom has a private bathroom. The ground floor offers a media room, library, private salon and dining room and living room. There are two floors of bedrooms.

This is the ULTRA EXTRAVAGANT, EXCEPTIONAL vacation rental for elegant, VIP guests.

The Wilburton Inn mansion was built in 1902 and was the largest private estate in Manchester. It's 2nd owner, James Wilbur, paid for the 1st stretch of paved road in the state of Vermont. His majestic home can now be yours.
The estate has Pool and Tennis and it's own museum quality sculpture garden.

Ideal location for elegant weddings, corporate retreats, and high-end travelers who want the finest vacation in Vermont.

The main house of the inn is a turn of the century arts and crafts period Frank Lloyd Wright elegant Tudor Mansion on Strawberry Hill, a 30 acre estate, commanding breathtaking panoramic views of the Battenkill Valley below and the Green Mountains; it is adjacent to twin project Lincoln's Hildene. It is located half mile away from the Equinox Hotel and spa, minutes from Bromley, Stratton, Glen Eagles golf course, the Falconry and famous fashion outlets.

The entire estate can accommodate 125 guests.

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Property Type

  • 3 story
  • Hotel
  • 16000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Bed And Breakfast
  • Bed & Breakfast

Meals

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

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Optional
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    25...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 11 Bedrooms, Sleeps 30, Beds for 22-30

Bathrooms: 11 Bathrooms

Entertainment

  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • VCR

Theme

  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic

Attractions

  • Autumn Foliage
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Coin Laundry
  • Festivals
  • Forests
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Library
  • Live Theater
  • Museums
  • Playground
  • Pond
  • Recreation Center
  • Restaurants
  • Synagogues
  • Theme Parks
  • Water Parks
  • 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:

    Sweeping views of Mt. Equinox, The Green Mountains, and the Battenkill Valley below the estate. ...moreless

  • Mountain View:

    Sweeping, breathtaking views of Mt. Equinox, The Green Mountains, and the Battenkill Valley below the estate....moreless

  • Resort:

    Pool, tennis, 30 private hilltop acres, concierge service...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 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
  • Whitewater Rafting

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining:

    The Wilburton Inn offers three handsome private dining rooms: The Billiard Room, The Garden Terrace Room, and the Floral Dining Room. Catering is available too....moreless

  • Dining Room
  • Seating for 40 people

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace:

    There are 3 oversized fireplaces on the main floor and 3 gas fireplaces in the guest rooms...moreless

  • Gas Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet:

    Free wifi throughout the house...moreless

  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone:

    Every guest room has a phone...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    Free wifi throughout the house...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace

Kitchen

  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo
  • Golf:

    nearby. Discounted golf fees as well....moreless

  • Kayak / Canoe:

    Battenkill Canoe nearby...moreless

  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden:

    30 acres of privacy and tranquility surrounded by the Green Mountains...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard:

    Stratton Mt. and Bromley Mt nearby...moreless

  • Tennis

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Optional
 

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Summer 2015
Jun 1 - Sep 24, 2015
2 night min stay
$3,500 $4,500
Fri, Sat
$22,000
Fall 2015
Sep 25 - Oct 18, 2015
2 night min stay
$3,500 $4,000
Fri, Sat
Christmas 2015
Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2016
4 night min stay
$4,000
$25,000
My Standard Rate
1 night min stay
$2,500 $3,500
Fri, Sat
$18,500

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • housekeeping & linens $1,000 + tax
  • Refundable Damage Deposit $1,500
  • Tax Rate 10%

Notes:

Holidays and Peak Foliage are an additional $1000/night

We love pets but do not accept them in the mansion.


Cancellation policy:

Policy available by contacting manager when booking.


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Location

70 Miles
Nearest Airport
Albany, NY
Manchester Center
Nearest Barpub
Wilburton Inn
2 Miles
Nearest Golf
Equinox Golf Course
27 Miles
Nearest Train
Rutland, Vt
1 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Route 7
Manchester Center
Nearest Restaurant
Wilburton Inn
10 Miles
Nearest Ski
Bromley, Stratton

Car: Necessary

Manchester Village has been charming guests for over 250 years. It was recently profiled in the NY Times! http://bit.ly/Manchester_VT_New_York_Times_Travel_Section

There is an equal abundance of:

SPORTS (skiing, golfing, hiking, horse back riding, and canoeing/ tubing/fishing on the Battekill.)

CULTURE (Southern VT Art Center, Dorset Theatre Festival, Weston Playhouse, on site Museum of the Creative Process)

ADVENTURE (Bromley's Alpine Slide + Zip Line, British School of Falconry, Land Rover Off Road Driving School, Orivs Fly Fishing School)

SHOPPING (fantastic designer outlet shopping.)

The Wilburton's hilltop estate offers elegance + tranquility. It is located on River Road, 1/2 a mile off the main road, Route 7, so you truly feel away from it all. It is:

1/2 a mile to Abraham Lincoln's son's history estate, Hildene.

1/2 a mile to The Equinox Hotel, spa, and pool.

3 miles to Manchester's outlet shopping.

10 miles to Bromley Mountain.

18 miles to Stratton Mountain.

Sculpture and Museum Collection on the grounds.

8 miles to Dorset Theatre.

Go for bike rides and jogs and strolls on River Road, right out our door.

 

Manager info

Year Purchased: 1987

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 Center:
This estate combines, history, arts, ideas, a farm and a bakery. Just what the turn of the century robber barons aspired for when they built a number of mountain retreats in the Berkshires and in Vermont. We have put it all together for us, for them and for you.

The Unique Benefits at this Bed And Breakfast:
The Wilburton was built in 1902 by Albert Gilbert on a 1200 acre estate. He was a good friend of Robert Todd Lincoln, who also built his summer cottage next door on a 400 acre estate. The Wilburton commands superb panoramic views and two historic mansions, one on the hill and the other in the farm below, which was known as the Old English Inn and is now renamed as the Battenkill Valley Mansion. 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 dramatic Wilburton Mansion, built in 1902 in early Frank Llyod Wright style.

    The dramatic Wilburton Mansion, built in 1902 in early Frank Llyod Wright style.

  • The Wilburton Mansion is nestled in Vermont's Green Mountains

    The Wilburton Mansion is nestled in Vermont's Green Mountains

  • The Wilburton Inn in Summer.

    The Wilburton Inn in Summer.

  • Stunning setting for a wedding.

    Stunning setting for a wedding.

  • Our private 30 acre estate has plenty of room to run!

    Our private 30 acre estate has plenty of room to run!

  • Our 400 sq foot bridal suite

    Our 400 sq foot bridal suite

  • Our grand living room salon with wood burning fireplace and piano.

    Our grand living room salon with wood burning fireplace and piano.

  • Enjoy a summer swim!

    Enjoy a summer swim!

  • Our formal Billiard Room dining room - perfect for conferences and celebrations.

    Our formal Billiard Room dining room - perfect for conferences and celebrations.

  • Our property hosts the Museum of the Creative Process and the sculpture gardens.

    Our property hosts the Museum of the Creative Process and the sculpture gardens.

  • ground floor floorplans

    ground floor floorplans

  • 3rd floor floorplans

    3rd floor floorplans

  • Our hilltop location brings sensational views from every window in all 4 seasons

    Our hilltop location brings sensational views from every window in all 4 seasons

  • The Wilburton Inn ablaze in Fall.

    The Wilburton Inn ablaze in Fall.

  • Perfect for Corporate Retreats & Think Tanks.

    Perfect for Corporate Retreats & Think Tanks.

  • A bride comes up the maple lined driveway in style.

    A bride comes up the maple lined driveway in style.

  • The beautiful view of our lawn in summer.

    The beautiful view of our lawn in summer.

  • 2 double beds in our gracious suite.

    2 double beds in our gracious suite.

  • Tea time on our front porch.

    Tea time on our front porch.

  • Our sunny dining room seats 60.

    Our sunny dining room seats 60.

  • A multigenerational family reunion to celebrate a 50th anniversary.

    A multigenerational family reunion to celebrate a 50th anniversary.

  • 2nd floor floor plans

    2nd floor floor plans

  • Let us cater your event

    Let us cater your event

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  • Sleeps
    30
  • Bedrooms
    11
  • Bathrooms
    11
  • Property type
    Bed And Breakfast
Manager
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english
  • Response time Within 12 hours
  • Response rate 80%
  • Calendar last updated 03/24/2015
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